Xavier Harding
at 11:27 AM Feb 12 2016
Gaming // 

Learning to code is increasingly becoming an important part of education in the 21st century. Knowing the basics of code is nearly as important in the world of the web as knowing one's ABC's. But in the world we live in, new apps and games release constantly—there's almost no time for teachers to keep students current while simultaneously teaching old, but necessary, lessons. That's what Games For Change hopes to address.

G. Clay Whittaker
at 08:29 AM Feb 11 2016
Gadgets // 

This week Nerf is announcing a behemoth addition to one of its iconic series: a bow measuring 4 feet in height, with totally redesigned, 27-inch composite arrows that can fire up to 100 feet, and aims truer with the first adjustable sight for the line. It's the largest bow ever from the company by more than a foot, and it fires arrows the farthest of any toy they've ever made.

Xavier Harding
at 09:45 AM Feb 10 2016
Mobile // 

The Samsung Galaxy S7 release date is still a mystery, but the fog is clearing. The company revealed their Galaxy S6 smartphone last year back in March and followed with updates to the Galaxy Note and Tab mobile products. Now the company's ready with the 2016 version of the flagship phone: the Samsung Galaxy S7.

Annabel Edwards
at 09:36 AM Feb 10 2016
Gaming // 

In the event of a zombie apocalypse, Amazon wants to make sure users are still able to use its new 3D game engine software.

Dave Gershgorn
at 11:13 AM Feb 9 2016
Gadgets // 

Home security systems are great for knowing when people are entering your home or even for preventing them from doing so. But they don't really protect what's inside and they aren't exactly portable. You can't take them with you to a coffee shop to protect your laptop when you are standing in line ordering a drink.

Alexandra Ossola
at 16:23 PM Feb 8 2016
Fitness // 

This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a controversial report about pregnancy and alcohol use. “More than 3 million US women are at risk of exposing their developing baby to alcohol because they are drinking, having sex, and not using birth control to prevent pregnancy,” the CDC web site reads. And while their recommendations in part are directed to women who are trying to get pregnant, 75 percent of which reportedly continue to drink, it's the implication for women who might accidentally get pregnant that is igniting fury online.

Dave Gershgorn
at 09:37 AM Feb 5 2016
Gaming // 

In the past few years, keyboard makers have used sharp, angular designs that match the fantastical aesthetic seen in modern gaming to pitch their gaming keyboards at “stereotypical gamers.”

 
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