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Ultra-colorful quantum dot displays aren't quite ubiquitous yet, but that could change soon. Taiwanese optics company, QD Vision, has introduced a new piece of quantum dot optics, which could allow for LCD monitors and all-in-one PCs with better color than we've ever seen. QD Vision's updated Color IQ tech uses 2mm-thin optics, which, compared to the previous standard of 3mm, will allow quantum dot to come to screens that are smaller than the one in your living room TV. A new buzzword, quantum dot is a technology that allows for full-gamut color.
If you sit on your couch and do nothing but watch every episode of AMC’s Breaking Bad back to back with no break, you’ll run through the entire series in 2.6 days, or 45.5 hours without any commercials. The same mission would take just 41 hours with every Game of Thrones episode that has aired on HBO so far, and the entire Sopranos series would take you 3.6 days. If you’re planning to binge-watch these or any other TV shows anytime soon, there’s only one site you’ll need in order to find out exactly what you’re in for. DON’T MISS: 5 great free Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t BingeClock.com is a website that serves one purpose, and
Cybercrime has become as big a threat to Europe's security as terrorism, the head of the continent's policing agency warned Friday. It is now the number one security concern, alongside terrorism," Europol chief Rob Wainwright said. Wainwright was speaking on the sidelines of a global cyber conference ending in The Hague, which focused on issues such as Internet freedom, safety and security. More than 1,500 delegates from almost 100 countries, civil society and tech industry giants such as Microsoft, Facebook and Cisco gathered for the two-day Global Conference on CyberSpace (GCCS) in the Netherlands.
Virtual private networks (VPNs) aren’t some wild-and-crazy piece of hacker technology — in fact, anyone who’s ever worked remotely has likely connected to corporate email through a VPN many times before. However, VPNs can also be used to fool video streaming services such as Netflix into thinking you’re actually living in a different country, which can give you unauthorized access to streaming content that’s not available in your market. Because of this, entertainment studios have been making a big push on both ISPs and streaming services to crack down on VPN use, as two stories that broke this week demonstrate. RELATED: How to set up a VPN – and why you should, if you care about privacy In the first story,
A few weeks ago, Google showed us a host of new Chrome hardware as well as a few upcoming tweaks to the underlying Chrome OS software, including a new app launcher that brings Google Now information to the forefront. Assuming Google hasn't changed things from what we saw last month, the app launcher button in the lower left side of your screen will now bring up a window that closely resembles Google's homepage. You can then click through to get your full app list or scroll down to pull up Google Now info. Google Now has been integrated into Chrome's notification system for a while now, but this new view much more closely resembles what you get when using Google Now on Android or iOS.
The Justice Department is close to taking a step toward blocking the $45 billion Comcast-Time Warner Cable mega-merger, Bloomberg reports. What's more, the department reportedly won't consider a deal to approve the merger, even if Comcast agrees to regulatory conditions. Although Comcast was — and, at least publicly, is — bullish on approval, the prospects for the deal have looked increasingly less sure since the merger was first proposed in February 2014.
The Zero G case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has already made an impression on Kickstarter fans, raising almost $70,000 with 12 days left in the campaign. But, unfortunately, the case that can adhere to any flat surface without falling was initially only compatible with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, meaning users who prefer other phones wouldn’t have been able to use one. DON’T MISS: Roommates hospitalized after stabbing one another during heated iPhone vs. Android debate Luckily for some of them, that’s about to change because Zero G manufacturer Mega Tiny Corp. is ready to support two more products. The company on Friday revealed that Zero G versions for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge
Blaire and Matt are soon barged in on by the rest of their friend group, all of whom should be familiar to anyone who's seen more than one teen horror film in their lives: the vain slut, the drunk jock, the funny fat guy. We learn that it's the anniversary of the death of their classmate Laura Barnes, who was driven to suicide after a particularly gnarly drunk video of her was spread around on social media.
Health officials in California declared today that the measles outbreak that started in Disneyland is finally over, reports the Associated Press. The last case linked to the theme park was reported on March 2nd, according to the California Department of Health. Measles is a highly infectious disease that was declared eliminated from the US in 2000. More than 130 cases have been reported by California residents since December.