Thomas McMullan

Adult VR app SinVR exposes names and emails of thousands of users

Adult VR app SinVR exposes names and emails of thousands of users

Security researchers have uncovered a serious vulnerability in the pornographic VR game
By Thomas McMullan Jan 16 2018, 9:53AM
Human memory may be the result of a 400-million-year-old viral infection

Human memory may be the result of a 400-million-year-old viral infection

Scientists have observed a crucial protein for long-term memory acting like a HIV virus
By Thomas McMullan Jan 12 2018, 10:00AM
“The most thrilling nose-controlled game ever”

“The most thrilling nose-controlled game ever”

The potential of Apple’s TrueDepth camera is finally realised
By Thomas McMullan Dec 15 2017, 11:07AM
Apple confirms it's buying Shazam and there's a very good reason why

Apple confirms it's buying Shazam and there's a very good reason why

Apple's acquisition plans for Shazam point to one thing: Siri.
By Thomas McMullan Dec 12 2017, 12:11PM
Nintendo's Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp lands 22 November

Nintendo's Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp lands 22 November

Soon you'll be able to pay Tom Nook with in-app purchases. Yay?
By Thomas McMullan Nov 21 2017, 10:44AM
Qualcomm snubs Broadcom's "unsolicited" buyout proposal

Qualcomm snubs Broadcom's "unsolicited" buyout proposal

A statement from Qualcomm said that the proposal was not in the best interests of shareholders.
By Thomas McMullan Nov 14 2017, 10:30AM
Samsung's DeX dock is now compatible with Linux

Samsung's DeX dock is now compatible with Linux

Samsung DeX turns your Galaxy S8 and Note 8 phone into a desktop PC.
By Victoria Woollaston, Thomas McMullan Nov 10 2017, 11:51AM
Snapchat plans to "overhaul" its app

Snapchat plans to "overhaul" its app

Snap's latest earnings call makes uncomfortable reading for its investors.
By Thomas McMullan Nov 9 2017, 12:48PM
Nintendo reveals Animal Crossing for smartphones

Nintendo reveals Animal Crossing for smartphones

Now you can pay Tom Nook with in-app purchases.
By Thomas McMullan Oct 26 2017, 10:21AM
Netflix plans to use its recent price hikes to invest $8 billion in original films and anime

Netflix plans to use its recent price hikes to invest $8 billion in original films and anime

Netflix has previously said it wants 50% of its library to be original content in the next few years.
By Thomas McMullan Oct 18 2017, 12:47PM
Google unearths evidence of large-scale Russian interference during the US election

Google unearths evidence of large-scale Russian interference during the US election

Google has reportedly uncovered Russian-bought ads on Gmail and YouTube.
By Thomas McMullan Oct 10 2017, 12:36PM
Google to scrap contentious paywall policy

Google to scrap contentious paywall policy

Changes at Google could spell the end for free articles on paywalled news sites.
By Thomas McMullan Oct 3 2017, 12:31PM
Hands-on Preview: Skyrim VR and Doom VFR

Hands-on Preview: Skyrim VR and Doom VFR

Bethesda has given some of its biggest games a VR makeover. Are the results any good?
By Thomas McMullan Sep 20 2017, 1:02PM
SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX has skirted Hurricane Irma to send a top-secret military shuttle into space...
By Thomas McMullan Sep 8 2017, 12:46PM
Explainer: VR, AR and MR - What’s the difference?

Explainer: VR, AR and MR - What’s the difference?

What we talk about when we talk about VR... and AR and MR.
By Thomas McMullan Aug 29 2017, 9:52AM
Watching porn does have an impact on how men view women

Watching porn does have an impact on how men view women

Researchers surveyed 330 men, between 17 and 54 years old, about their first encounter with pornography.
By Thomas McMullan Aug 7 2017, 10:34AM
Samsung accidentally 'reveals' Galaxy Note 8

Samsung accidentally 'reveals' Galaxy Note 8

Samsung may have prematurely lifted the lid on the Galaxy Note 8.
By Thomas McMullan Jul 17 2017, 10:12AM
Microsoft’s Seeing AI app helps the blind 'see' everything around them

Microsoft’s Seeing AI app helps the blind 'see' everything around them

Microsoft has released an AI-powered app that can speak about what it sees in front of it.
By Thomas McMullan Jul 14 2017, 12:33PM
A projector for tree shadows is nostalgia for nature

A projector for tree shadows is nostalgia for nature

Fake plastic tree shadows.
By Thomas McMullan Jul 10 2017, 12:36PM
Elon Musk’s “Godot” drill is making a tunnel under Los Angeles

Elon Musk’s “Godot” drill is making a tunnel under Los Angeles

The Boring Company’s Beckett-inspired machine is making subterranean holes.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 30 2017, 1:03PM