The Taliban Mistakenly Outed Every Single Person on Its Mailing List

If you didn't already know that the Taliban had a mailing list, your mind is already blown. But here's a solid one-upper: the Taliban spokesperson accidentally CC'd everyone on that list in an otherwise pedestrian email, outing some people who likely didn't want the world to know they were subscribers. » 11/16/12 10:43am 11/16/12 10:43am

Lytro Images Will Soon Have 3D Perspective Shift and Live Filters

Lytro's founder Ren Ng has always maintained that there was potential in light field photography far beyond the main refocusing trick that the Lytro Camera launched with. And when the latest Lytro desktop software update hits on December 4th, we'll get to see a couple more of those tricks: perspective shift and… » 11/15/12 6:30pm 11/15/12 6:30pm

5 Things To Love About Nokia's New Maps

Nokia's rebranded mapping service will soon arrive on iPhones and and Android devices, under the moniker of Here. For Android users this isn't a huge deal, but for iPhone owners living in the age of iOS 6, it could change a lot. Nokia's maps, on other platforms, have been fantastic. » 11/14/12 4:20pm 11/14/12 4:20pm

Scosche Now Has Lightning Accessories for Damn Near Any Situation

Think about anything you need to do regarding your gadget charging needs. Need to power an iPhone 5? What about a fourth-gen iPad? An Android phone? Some weird gadget with a strange USB port? Need to charge at home? In the car? Hate tangled cables? Scosche has addressed all of these scenarios with its latest line of… » 11/14/12 10:04am 11/14/12 10:04am

Tech's New Most Meaningless Spec: PPI

HTC's new Droid DNA smartphone has plenty of qualities that make it intriguing. It has a quad-core Snapdragon chipset. It crams a 5-inch display in a body nearly the size of a One X or Galaxy S III. Its Super LCD 3 technology trumps the Super LCD 2 that made the HTC 8x display so lovely. By all accounts it's a… » 11/13/12 1:53pm 11/13/12 1:53pm

What Are You Reading While You Wait in Line to Vote?

If you believe in the power of voting, chances are you're going to head to a polling place sometime between now and the end of the day to cast your ballot. You'll probably be waiting a few minutes as well. With that in mind, we tossed together 10 election day pieces for you to save to Instagram/Pocket/Readability to… » 11/06/12 3:40pm 11/06/12 3:40pm

Have You Had Any Problems With Electronic Voting?

It's election day. Some of you have the fortune of being able to vote electronically, thus removing any confusion over whether or not that chad was hanging. Well it's supposed to remove confusion in theory. Have you voted yet? Was it some form of an electronic ballot? Did you notice anything sketchy? Let's talk about… » 11/06/12 1:40pm 11/06/12 1:40pm

NYC Residents Can Vote at any New York State Polling Place Tomorrow

If you're a resident of NYC or Westchester, Long Island and Rockland counties, you can submit an affadavit ballot for the presidential and US Senatorial elections at any polling place in the state of New York you like tomorrow. You can't vote in local elections, but it's still useful for those who's living and… » 11/05/12 6:13pm 11/05/12 6:13pm

Web-Based Instagram Profiles Are Here and They're VERY Facebook-esque

Up until now, Instagram profiles have only been viewable from the app (or through some sort of a third-party site/client). But AllThingsD reports that you'll now be able to fire up any web browser and have access to any public Instagram account, making it approximately 1000000% easier to stalk people using the… » 11/05/12 2:13pm 11/05/12 2:13pm

ShadowMe Lets You View Anyone’s Twitter Feed From Your iPhone

Stop pretending like you're not a social media stalker. That person you have a crush on. That head honcho you interviewed with. That celebrity you're utterly obsessed with. Thanks to ShadowMe, you can now use your iPhone to see what they see on Twitter. It's similar to what Tweetdeck already does, but, you know,… » 11/01/12 2:44pm 11/01/12 2:44pm