Thomas McMullan

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
Unity is making it much easier to make films from games

Unity is making it much easier to make films from games

At Unity Unite 2017, a PC game is pulled apart and made into a film set.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 28 2017, 11:16AM
Mario in augmented reality looks like a Nintendo-fuelled acid trip

Mario in augmented reality looks like a Nintendo-fuelled acid trip

A developer has made the first level of Super Mario Bros. for Microsoft HoloLens.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 23 2017, 10:40AM
Amazon files sinister patent for its physical stores

Amazon files sinister patent for its physical stores

Amazon’s “Physical Store Online Shopping Control” prevents in-store users looking at competitors’ prices.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 19 2017, 10:07AM
Touching friends, lovers and the dead with virtual reality

Touching friends, lovers and the dead with virtual reality

Haptic bodysuits and “sensory” VR promise a digital world of touch – even with the dead.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 19 2017, 9:49AM
The best announcements of E3 2017 (so far)

The best announcements of E3 2017 (so far)

From a co-op prison break to Fallout 4 VR, here's our pick of the most interesting announcements at E3 2017.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 14 2017, 12:11PM