Student used ‘USB Killer’ to destroy $58000 worth of computers

In a rather bizarre tale, a former MBA student who attended the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York recently destroyed nearly 70 college-owned computers in various campus computer labs. His m… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 2 days ago

SpaceX’s Starhopper completed its first mini-launch ‘hop’

Between tests of its Crew Dragon spacecraft, regular launches for commercial clients, and the impending second launch of the massive Falcon Heavy rocket, SpaceX has a whole lot on its plate these d… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 10 days ago

Stephen Hawking spent final days attempting to solve parallel universe mystery

Stephen Hawking pushed off of this mortal coil last week, but the world-famous physicist was pondering some of humanity’s most puzzling questions right up until the end. Hawking spent decades… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 14 days ago

Microsoft is finally fixing one of the worst things about Windows 10

Ever since Microsoft launched the first version of Windows 10, the company chased market share at the expense of user experience. Many PC owners found their systems upgraded to Windows 10 out of th… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 16 days ago

Qlearly catapults Chrome bookmarks and tabs into the future

As of February of this year, Google’s Chrome desktop web browser owned a remarkable 65% of the global browser market, according to market research firm NetApplications. Microsoft’s Inte… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 27 days ago

Apple veteran who worked on Mac for 14 years will help Google ‘kill’ Android

Tech fans are probably well aware that Google wants to replace Android and Chrome with a unified operating system that would work just as well on smartphones, tablets as it would on laptops. Fuchsi… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 2 months ago

Turn any speaker into an Alexa smart speaker for only $19.99

Amazon’s latest lineup of Echo speakers is by far its best yet. Even still, not everyone wants an Echo speaker. If sound quality is a priority, there are so many speakers out there that sound… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Someone slipped a gun past the TSA in Atlanta and flew with it all the way to Tokyo

The TSA’s army of screeners who make sure passengers adhere to security procedures before boarding flights at airports around the country are, of course, among the some 800,000 federal employ… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Here’s what NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft sees as it orbits Bennu asteroid

It’s only been about a week since NASA successfully inserted its OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe into orbit around the large space rock known as Bennu, after initially arriving in early December. T… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Brand new ‘Captain Marvel’ trailer may reveal the origin story of the Avengers

After two trailers and two TV spots for Captain Marvel, Marvel on Monday released an extended look at the upcoming superhero movie during the College Football Playoff National Championships. The cl… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

IBM was the top patent recipient in 2018 for the 26th year in a row

For the 26th year in a row, IBM earned more patents than any other US company in 2018 — 9,100, to be exact, with more than a third of those the result of the computing giant’s work in artific… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Samsung's 2019 TV lineup will include new iTunes Movies and TV app

As Apple continues to make a significant push into services, Samsung earlier today announced that their upcoming lineup of 2019 smart HDTVs will, for the first time, allow users to buy or rent movi… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Tesla haters are parking their pickup trucks at Tesla Supercharger stations

Tesla’s emergence as a revolutionary automaker over the past few years hasn’t exactly been a smooth ride. Between Elon Musk’s antics and a long history of production issues —… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Scientists invent a way to turn copper into a gold analog

Gold is one of the most highly sought after materials on the planet, so inventing a way to turn a much more abundant material, like copper, into the precious metal would be a huge accomplishment. S… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

This $80 smartwatch is better than an Apple Watch Series 4 in four important ways

Many people out there think that the Apple Watch is the only smartwatch worth considering, and it’s true that Android watches leave much to be desired. There’s an entire world out there beyond iOS … | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Many people out there think that the Apple Watch is the only smartwatch worth considering, and it’s true that Android watches leave much to be desired. There’s an entire world out there beyond iOS … | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Microsoft says Surface hardware with all-new form factor is in the works

Some of you might consider it an upside down world that sees a high-profile Microsoft executive interviewed and praising the company’s well-regarded, successful line of hardware, at a time wh… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 3 months ago

Apple’s Face ID wipes the floor with Android’s facial recognition

The launch of Face ID on the iPhone X last year was accompanied by a little bit of skepticism. And with good reason: Touch ID at the time had advanced to such a point that some people questioned if… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 4 months ago

TheNest Cam IQ has incredible face recognition tech… so does this $50 home cam

The Nest Cam IQ’s nifty facial recognition feature is fantastic. It knows if people in your home are familiar or not and it can respond accordingly. It’s great indeed, but is it really worth $300? … | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 4 months ago

Busted: Samsung caught pretending a DSLR photo was captured by its own camera phone

Oops! Samsung has had a rough couple of days in the public eye, it would seem. Earlier this week, the company was caught using an iPhone to promote its Galaxy Note 9 on Twitter. Of course the idea … | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 4 months ago

British cops want to see if AI can prevent crimes, like ‘Minority Report’

Governments and entities around the world are starting to venture deep into Minority Report-land, giving serious attention to the use of artificial intelligence and scoring databases to assign risk… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 4 months ago

NASA wants to know how much pot Elon Musk smokes

When Elon Musk appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast and had a taste of the host’s joint, it was totally on-brand for the risk-taking CEO. Musk is a brilliant guy, but he also likes to push t… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 5 months ago

A popular YouTuber was able to bend the new iPad Pro easily

Apple unveiled its newest iPad Pro models a few weeks ago, which come in 11-inch and 12.9-inch variations. Both models come with new all-screen designs, Face ID support, and a monster A12X Bionic c… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 5 months ago

Rumors Float Claiming AirPods 2 Are Still Coming This Year

Apple’s AirPower wireless charger that’s meant to simultaneously charge the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods is still not ready, which is why Apple never mentioned it during its iPhone and iPad pre… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 5 months ago

Early Instagram employee on IG: Like‘a drug that doesn’t get us high anymore’

The day after she learned that Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger were abruptly leaving the company, Bailey Richardson decided the time had come. Like almost 70 percent of America… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 5 months ago

Russia to build reusable nuclear rocket

Elon Musk and SpaceX won’t be leading the reusable rocket space race long, at least not if Russia has anything to say about it. Russia’s Keldysh Research Center has been working on a re… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 5 months ago

Now there's something wrong with NASA's Chandra spacecraft, too

It’s been something of a rough week for NASA. First, news broke that the legendary Hubble space telescope has been forced to enter a safe mode in order to diagnose an issue with its gyroscope… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 6 months ago

Almost a quarter of Android owners are planning to switch to iPhone

Over the past few years, Apple’s iPhone lineup has consistently accounted for the majority of profits across the smartphone industry. Still, there’s no denying that Apple’s share … | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 6 months ago

Apple Watch Series 4 might be more powerful than the iPhone in your pocket

Many people compared the Apple Watch Series 4 to the iPhone 4 while explaining the major design update Apple delivered this year. But Series 4 is perhaps more comparable to the iPhone 5S when it co… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 6 months ago

Samsung just launched a phone with a triple-lens camera

Samsung on Thursday came out of left field with a phone that’s not a flagship, but which happens to sport a few features unseen on Samsung flagship handsets. The new device isn’t part of the iconic… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 7 months ago

Robot jellyfish could save the world’s coral reefs

The world’s coral reefs are in dire need of some love. Global warming and ocean temperature spikes have left massive stretches of vital coral reefs damaged, possibly beyond all repair, and if… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 7 months ago

Google in China censors results for democracy, human rights, or free speech

Early in August, a report from The Intercept claimed that Google was working to make a China-friendly version of its search engine that would censor results to make the government happy. A number o… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 7 months ago

Apple’s most exciting new phone of 2018 will be the iPhone XS Max

With just a week to go until Apple announces the next wave of iPhone models, there’s not much left for us to figure out. We’ve seen what all three phone look like, we know that the desi… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 7 months ago

Report: Tesla failed to manufacture 6,000 Model 3 units per week in August

To the surprise of many, Tesla this past June actually managed to meet its stated goal of manufacturing 5,000 Model 3 units per week. While Elon Musk initially claimed that Tesla would reach that p… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 7 months ago

Apple may be working on an always-on mode for Apple Watch

Ahead of Apple’s annual event next week that will include a showcase of new products like iPhones, watches and more, a new patent for Apple Watch has been found that’s leading to specul… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 7 months ago

Scientists may have discovered first ‘ghost’ black hole from different universe

It’s common knowledge that, because of the speed at which light travels, we can see things in space that aren’t even there anymore. If we peer at a distant galaxy we’re really onl… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 7 months ago

NASA finally figured out what this ‘foreign object’ on Mars actually is

Despite what so many people would love to believe, NASA hasn’t discovered any evidence of past or present intelligent life on Mars. So, when the Curiosity rover stumbled upon what appeared to… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 8 months ago

Chrome may soon add a feature that will speed up the entire internet

Google’s Chrome browser is the most popular web browser on the planet by a massive margin. According to market research firm Net Applications, Chrome’s share of the global web browser m… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 8 months ago

NASA’s Opportunity rover still hasn’t woken up from a Mars dust storm

NASA’s Opportunity rover has had an incredible career already, spending years upon years studying the Martian surface and proving to be an incredibly reliable and hardy piece of hardware. Unf… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 8 months ago

Facebook is shedding massive traffic – and it’s apparently flocking to YouTube

Four billion. That, according to a new study shared with CNBC by market research firm SimilarWeb, is how many monthly page visits Facebook has shed in a slow-drip but nevertheless huge decline over… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 8 months ago

Tim Cook’s refusal to help FBI hack iPhone is validated by ‘WannaCry’ attack

The proliferation of the WannaCry ransomware last week unequivocally justifies Apple’s steadfast refusal to help the FBI break into an iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists. … | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 8 months ago

Google Maps added a new feature that’s equal parts genius and creepy

It’s no secret that Google Maps is one of the must-have apps on any smartphone, even on iPhones since Apple’s alternative isn’t as good. Google just updated the Android version with a new design an… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 8 months ago

Google Maps new features battery life indicator location sharing

It’s no secret that Google Maps is one of the must-have apps on any smartphone, even on iPhones since Apple’s alternative isn’t as good. Google just updated the Android version with a new design an… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 8 months ago

There’s no way to recover data from the new MacBook Pros

Earlier this month, Apple quietly rolled out a set of internal updates to the MacBook Pro range. Some of those changes, like updated Intel processors, were obvious and welcome. Others, like the new… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 9 months ago

Record-breaking fine this week could put Google’s business model at stake

European regulators are expected to hit Google with a multibillion fine on Tuesday or Wednesday, an announcement that’s being closely watched not because of the anticipated size of the penalt… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 9 months ago

You can now test Google’s biggest Chrome redesign in years

For the past several months, Google has been releasing updates for its Chrome browser in preparation for a massive redesign. We’ve seen bits and pieces of the next Material Design overhaul al… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 9 months ago

Netflix’s app is getting a cool new feature, but only on Android

Just like other streaming apps, Netflix lets you download movies and TV shows on your smartphone or tablet so that you can watch your favorite titles even when there’s no Wi-Fi. That’s a great way … | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 9 months ago

Apple to deploy 1Password to all 100,000 employees, acquisition talks underway

Apple acquires an average of 15 to 20 companies a year, according to CEO Tim Cook. Of that number, we only hear about a couple, as most of these acquisitions or aqcui-hires are not consumer-facing,… | Continue reading


@bgr.com | 9 months ago