Boomer Phelps’ Instagram is the best thing about social media these days

If social media usage ever becomes an Olympic sport — which is truly not that unthinkable at the rate we’re moving — there will be but one participant worthy of a gold medal: Boomer Phelps. The one-year-old son of Olympic legend Michael Phelps and his wife, Nicole, first captured the hearts of America while cheering on […]

The Grammys finally make the switch to online voting

Singer Adele during The 59th Grammy Awards in 2017.Image: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS By Nicole Gallucci2017-06-14 22:19:39 UTC Welcome to the future, Grammys! Great to have you. For the first time in the show’s history, it’s doing away with traditional ballots and switching over to online voting. Very hip, Grammys. Nice move. According to […]

In honor of Trump’s birthday, we dug up his completely real MySpace profile

President Donald Trump contemplating how to properly order his MySpace Top 8.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci and Chloe Bryan2017-06-14 13:18:59 UTC To acknowledge Donald Trump’s 71st birthday, we decided the ultimate present would be to dig up his rarely seen and completely real* — honest — MySpace profile for everyone to enjoy. Sure, […]

New York Times is using Google’s AI to expand online comments

Google is helping the New York Times expand its online article comments with an advanced tool designed to fight internet trolls.  Using Google’s Perspective — an API created by Jigsaw (a subsidiary of Alphabet) — the Times lets readers post comments on all top stories and opinion pieces during business hours. Previously, readers were limited […]

The ‘Covfefe Act’ is now a thing that exists, because of course it does

Today in “things we really wish didn’t need to happen,” Democratic Representative Mike Quigley has introduced the Covfefe Act.  No, we’re not kidding. The Illinois congressman shared a statement on his website on Monday morning explaining that the Presidential Records Act has been expanded to include any social media posts shared by the President of […]

The creepiest videos from the robotics company Google just sold

Run, robot! Run!Image: youtube/boston dynamics By Nicole Gallucci2017-06-09 18:14:08 UTC Google has released the bots. And by that, we mean Google just sold off Boston Dynamics — the company that designs and engineers all those creepy-looking, terrifyingly capable robots. After putting it up for sale in 2016, Japanese tech company Softbank finally purchased Boston Dynamics […]

iOS 11 will no longer track you when you’re not using an app

Sick of apps tracking your every move? Apple’s highly anticipated iOS 11 will hopefully give you some much needed peace of mind. At the company’s WWDC keynote on Monday, Tim Cook and team showed off a trove of new and updated devices, and gave the world a sneak peek at the wonders of its new […]

Michelle Obama just made her WWDC debut, and she dropped some major wisdom

Former FLOTUS Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention in 2016.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images By Nicole Gallucci2017-06-06 18:31:20 UTC Michelle Obama did Tim Cook a serious solid for WWDC this year. Cook announced on Monday that attendees would be getting a big surprise for day 2 of the company’s annual developer conference: a fireside chat […]

Amazon Alexa finally supports iCloud calendars

If you use Amazon’s trusty AI, Alexa, for all your scheduling needs, we have some good news for you. Amazon announced on Wednesday that Alexa-compatible devices now finally support Apple’s iCloud calendars. While Alexa has previously synced with other major calendar services — including Google Calendar, G Suite, Outlook, and Office 365 — the AI […]

Apple designer made a $12,000 hourglass and honestly WHO is going to buy this?

If you’ve got $12,000 to blow and already own every Apple product under the sun, we’ve got great news — you can now buy this impeccably sophisticated hourglass to fill the void in your life. Channelling the tech company’s innovation, Apple designer Marc Newson revamped the traditional hourglass to create this ridiculously expensive, limited-edition product […]