October 30, 2012 Titan, potentially the world's fastest computer, comes online at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The supercomputer is designed to do more than 20,000 trillion calculations a second, allowing researchers to model everything from black holes to nuclear reactors. And they'll have video gamers to thank for its blazing speed.
October 29, 2012 We've pulled together a selection of storm-tracking maps, graphics and animations from across the web to help keep you abreast of the storm's developments.
October 26, 2012 Digital gadgetry and on-demand media are changing the way we watch TV. Why wait for next week's episode when you can download a whole season from Netflix? Graphic design critic Jessica Helfand wants to harness that impatience and come up with more compelling short-form media.
October 25, 2012 Oh, the horror! Frightful apps like iMut8r — which transforms the people in digital portraits into zombies, vampires, witches or demons — can liven up the Halloween season. Other apps let you stream classic horror films or prank your friends with scary sounds when they least expect it.
October 25, 2012 The new, touch-friendly operating system is a big gamble for the company. It's also the biggest remake of the industry-standard OS in 17 years.
October 25, 2012 There are more ways than ever to watch TV programs on the Internet, from Netflix and Amazon to Hulu. But many viewers discover that watching TV on the Web can be frustrating, as their favorite show might suddenly stop and stutter, the victim of a lack of bandwidth.
October 24, 2012 If you shopped recently at those stores and used a credit or debit card there's a chance that thieves got hold of data about about your accounts and your PIN. Check the list.
October 24, 2012 Despite its status as a device that defines the modern age, the television has its roots in the 19th century, when radio pioneers suspected they could also transmit images. Even the word "television," combining Greek and Latin roots to mean "far-sight," stems from the 1900 world's fair.