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Top Nerdcation Destinations For The Geek In All Of Us
When I had the chance to take an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas, I was more than a little peeved that my travel buddies didn’t want to “waste” any of the vacation by taking the one-day bus trip to Lake Meade, the Hoover Dam, and the Grand Canyon. They... Read more
8 Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed
I absolutely love looking through the online gadget collections, the ones that spout off about the coolest tech gear to hit the market in the next few months. There’s really only one problem with those: if I had an extra $5,000 lying around, I wouldn’t spend it on a... Read more
Windows 10 Will Log You In Using Your Biometric Data
Are you looking forward to Windows 10? Many people are thanks to the resounding disappointment Windows 8 seemed to be with the masses. The last Windows version I used was 7, and I have to say I thought it ran smoothly and I don’t remember any problems with it.... Read more
9 Ways to Repurpose That Old Smartphone
In the market for a new smartphone? Whether yours has taken a splash in the pool one too many times or you’re just ready to take advantage of the hottest new device releases coming up in the next few months, you may be wondering what to do with your... Read more
Top 5 Products from Wearable Technology Show 2015
Wearables are everywhere these days, they even have their very own show! At this year’s Wearable Technology Show, held at the Excel Centre in London UK, the field has been opened up wide in all sorts of areas. From medical technology and sport and fitness through to augmented reality,... Read more
Our Pick Of The Best Fails On The Net
It’s inevitable that if you fail badly enough, it will have been caught on a camera somewhere, either by your not-so-best friend or worse a security camera. It is also inevitable that the footage will end up on the Internet for the whole World Wide Web to see. Rather... Read more
Incredible Things You Can Do With Your Smartphone
As smartphones get increasingly smarter, it makes sense that we should be able to control more things from just one place. So here are some cool products that you can pair with your smartphone, which will hopefully make your life a bit easier. ICEdot's Crash Sensor Image 1 of... Read more
The Most Extreme Selfies Yet!
Just when you thought you’d seen everything there was to see in selfies, think again. There are more daredevils out there than we thought possible and thankfully they just love sharing their risks exploits with the rest of the world. Here is our collection of even more extreme selfies... Read more
The Best Viral Moments Of 2014 That Broke The Internet
2014 was certainly the year of the selfie, with celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Beyonce stealing the limelight when it came to Instagram and Twitter. However, who can forget the amazing Oscar selfie courtesy of Ellen DeGeneres or the scandal involving naked pictures and numerous celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence... Read more
Windows 10 Will Be Free, And All The Details From The Windows 10 Event
Microsoft’s event has finally revealed all its secrets surrounding Windows 10; some were expected, while others not so. There is clearly something to appeal to everyone in this major update, whether you are a heavy Internet browser or a gamer. Microsoft’s focus seems to be set on providing cross-platform... Read more
Windows 10 May Come With A New Web Browser
Microsoft is working on a new web browser for Windows 10, code-named Spartan, to replace the ageing Internet Explorer. First reported by ZDNet, Microsoft will reportedly ship both web browsers in Windows 10, to test the waters with Spartan. Internet Explorer’s team will be downscale internally, to the point... Read more
Top 10 Windows 7 Tips
Have you ever wondered just how some people really get, what seems like, full use of their computer?  Sure we all played Minesweeper and wrote the occasional Word document when we first started out using computers.  Nowadays computers are a regular part of everyday life.  From playing games to... Read more
The 19 Most Bizarre Things On Google Street View
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle once said that “Life is infinitely stranger than anything the mind could invent” and once you’ve viewed these images captured on Google Street View, I’m certain you’ll agree! I think this woman got her hand measurements wrong when picking her 'horse'! Image 1 of 19 Read more
Why you Should Never Take Photos Using iPads!
It wasn’t until Apple released the iPad 2, with its front and rear-facing cameras, that people started taking photos with iPads. Now it seems to have become an epidemic with people thinking it’s ok and cool to thrust a large rectangle device into the air, blocking everyone else’s view.... Read more
The Strangest Things Ever to be Auctioned on eBay
eBay has a few weird auctions in the past decade, with everything from job seekers to cornflakes to chewed pencils getting sold, packaged and delivered to various buyers. We take a look at five of the weirdest auctions eBay has ran: Atari E.T. Landfill Cartridges Image 1 of 5... Read more
10 Futuristic Inventions That You Can Get Right Now
With hoverboards finally on the way, it seems the future has arrived. So let’s take a look of some of the cleverest futuristic inventions that you can get your hands on right now. MakeyMakey Image 1 of 10 Make anything you want with this great invention kit. Turn a... Read more
12 Sports People Failing So Badly It Hurts!
We all love a good fail, they remind us that we’re all human and capable of making a complete fool of ourselves. Even sports stars fail from time to time and as you’ll see from these short videos, sometimes it’s not just egos that get hurt! Forget belly flop,... Read more
21 Mind Blowing Accidental Optical Illusions!
Our last collection of optical illusions may have left you wondering if you needed to get your eyes tested, however our latest selection of accidental optical illusions will leave you wondering whether you need to get your head tested! These incredible but funny well-timed pictures will have you scratching... Read more