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Vessel premium video service is now live, giving YouTube some competition

Vessel premium video service is now live, giving YouTube some competition

By 23 January 2015

Hulu's former CEO has launched a direct competitor to YouTube, called Vessel, following an open call last month for creators to join. Jason Kilar dreamed up Vessel because he wanted to overhaul the online video business. He, along with former execs from... >>

If you use one of these 25 passwords, better change it now

If you use one of these 25 passwords, better change it now

By 21 January 2015

Although it's 2015, you'd be surprised how often people use "password" as a password. There are some basic ground rules when it comes to computer safety and security, and chief on that list includes picking a password that's hard for anyone, including... >>

You need 600 HD screens to display this titanic Andromeda image from NASA

You need 600 HD screens to display this titanic Andromeda image from NASA

By 20 January 2015

NASA has released a mammoth panorama captured by the Hubble telescope. It is a bird’s-eye view Andromeda galaxy, our galactic next-door neighbor more than 2.5 million light-years away. Although it is described as the largest picture ever, Hubble could... >>

Netflix called out by minister to offer same UK content Europe-wide

Netflix called out by minister to offer same UK content Europe-wide

By 20 January 2015

If you've travelled abroad and watched Netflix from your account you may have noticed different content available to you. UK business secretary Vince Cable wants this changed and has urged Netflix to offer the same content Europe-wide for UK travellers.... >>

The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

By 19 January 2015

Cabling the world to spread internet access is an expensive and time consuming process, especially when taking to the skies for wireless coverage is far easier. That's why Google, Facebook and now Elon Musk's SpaceX are all heading towards the stars to... >>

What is SpaceX's Falcon 9, and why did it crash?

What is SpaceX's Falcon 9, and why did it crash?

By 17 January 2015

Elon Musk isn't a shy guy. He likes to share, sometimes a bit too much, and the latest example of that took place on 16 January, when he tweeted and even posted videos of his space company's Falcon 9 rocket crashing into a drone ship. Most executives... >>

YouTube celebrities are a thing: Here are the top ones and tips on how to be the next PewDiePie

YouTube celebrities are a thing: Here are the top ones and tips on how to be the next PewDiePie

By 16 January 2015

Let's talk about YouTube for a minute. If you only use YouTube to look up funny cat videos or how to brine a turkey, then you're probably unaware of this thing called YouTube celebrities. It's not really a thing...it's a fact. There are people on YouTube... >>

Brit arrested for Lizard Squad attacks on PSN and Xbox Live, also accused of 'swatting'

Brit arrested for Lizard Squad attacks on PSN and Xbox Live, also accused of 'swatting'

By 16 January 2015

UK police have arrested a man alleged to be a member of Lizard Squad and part responsible for the hacking attacks that took down PlayStation Network and Xbox Live over Christmas. In addition, the man has been accused of taking part in "swatting", the... >>

Richard Branson's Virgin Group will help OneWeb launch internet satellites for global web access

Richard Branson's Virgin Group will help OneWeb launch internet satellites for global web access

By 15 January 2015

OneWeb is building an internet service powered by hundreds of satellites, thanks to funding from Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Qualcomm. OneWeb, formerly called WorldVu Satellites, wants rural and emerging markets to have access to internet service.... >>

12 of the best slo-mo videos on YouTube

12 of the best slo-mo videos on YouTube

By 15 January 2015

You're bored and looking for something to watch on YouTube. Right? No problem. We've got you covered. Pocket-lint has scoured Google's video-sharing site for some of the coolest, funniest, cutest, nastiest, and most beautiful videos. But there's a catch:... >>


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