The History Behind Microsoft XP’s “Bliss” Background

This month marked the end of an era when Microsoft officially ended support for one of the most popular operating systems of all time. A casualty of this undertaking was Bliss, the default wallpaper of Windows XP. The iconic photograph is considered to be the most viewed image of all time and features a serene […]

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Sony Unloads 9.5 Million Shares of Square Enix, Future of Company is Uncertain

UPDATE: Tech Radar mention has been rewritten for clarity.  In an effort to cut costs, Sony has announced they are selling their entire stake of video game company Square Enix. The message was delivered yesterday on a very short press release written in Japanese and doesn’t delve into any details. Sony had been an investor in […]

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Microsoft Reveals Personalized Cards for Bing

Microsoft has been proving to be a viable contender with Google and Apple as of late, on multiple fronts. The Windows Phone 8.1 news revealed several features that many should find very helpful. Cortana, Microsoft’s version of the personalized assistant, aspires to keep Google Now and Apple’s Siri on their digital toes. And today, keeping […]

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My Spleen Hurts. Honey, Can You Print Me a New One?

Necessity is the mother of invention. Once upon a time, when a man needed a tool or utensil of some kind, he’d go into his woodshop or metal shop, tinker around for a while, and craft it. That was technology – the tools to carve out and construct what you needed. Now, we make machines […]

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Skull-Implanted Antenna Device Allows Color-Blind Man to See Color

Neil Harbisson, a 31-year-old artist, was born with a medical condition known as achromatopsia (ACHM), a condition which affects one in 33,000 people. ACHM is a vision disorder that makes it impossible to distinguish colors. Currently, there is no known cure — but Harbisson has found a solution: surgically implanting a cyborg into his skull. […]

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Google Enters Drone Arms Race

Google entered the drone wars on Monday with its acquisition of New Mexico-based drone maker Titan Aerospace. Google did not disclose the details of the purchase, but Facebook was previously interested in buying Titan for a reported $60 million. Titan Aerospace is in the business of creating near-orbital, solar-powered drones. These jet-sized drones can potentially […]

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Google Opens Explorer Program for One Day Only

If you’ve wanted to wrap some Google Glass around your head, now’s your chance to buy a pair. For a limited time (today only), Google is opening up their Explorer Program to anyone that is interested. Previously, participants in the Glass program had to join a waiting list and receive an invitation code to purchase […]

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Learning to Code is as Easy as Raspberry Pi [Updated Promo Link]

It’s estimated that by the year 2020 there will be more computer science jobs than computer science students. This is mind-boggling because computer science is one of the highest paying careers in the world. With over a million jobs waiting to be filled, this is an untapped $500 billion opportunity for those that want to […]

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Unscrambled Eggsclusive: Behind-the-Scenes Pictures from PAX East 2014

For those that couldn’t make it to PAX East this year, Unscrambled has you covered with snapshots you won’t find anywhere else! Enjoy.

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Businesses are Desperately Clinging to XP, Why Won’t It Die?

Earlier this week, Microsoft abandoned support for one its most popular operating systems of all time. In the months leading up to the inevitable end date, XP users were urged to upgrade their computers to a newer OS if they still wanted to receive security updates and technical support. Although millions of people heeded the […]

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