When a Mousepad Becomes a Wireless Charger

Logitech has produced a mouse pad with a built-in wireless charger. One downside is that it’s a proprietary technology. Seeing your wireless mouse run out of battery is certainly one of modern computing’s annoyances, often prompting the realization that you didn’t quite get around to recharging a spare battery and you’re going to have to […]



Sony To Include ‘Clean Versions’ Of Movie Downloads

Sony is to make a “clean version” of 24 movies available for family home viewing. They’ll come alongside rather than in place of the original. For now at least, the edited versions will only be available on digital download services, namely iTunes, Vudu and Fandango Now. They’ll be free of charge to download when you […]

Windows 10 Insiders Warned Of Mistaken Update

Microsoft has apologized after mistakenly sending out preview versions of Windows 10 that weren’t ready and could cause problems. In some cases they even went to people who aren’t in the Insider test program. The company says the blunder happened because of “an inadvertent deployment to the engineering system that controls which builds/which rings to […]

Twitch Viewers Become Stock Traders

The stock market is the latest cooperative game for Twitch viewers, with one brave software developer putting up $50,000 for users to invest with their collective wisdom. While it’s primarily a platform for watching others play games, Twitch has had several experiments for collective play, including users coordinating chat room commands to complete an entire […]