Gamer’s Thrombosis: How Playing Too Long Could Be Deadly


A young man in New Zealand developed life-threatening blood clots in his leg after four days of playing PlayStation games, according to a report of his case. Perhaps playing video games, which involves sitting still for long periods of time, should be added to the list of ways people may increase their risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), the doctors More...

December 13th, 2013
November 10th, 2013

Paging Doctor Siri: A Hands-Free Way to Ask All Your Medical Questions

A new app called TalkToDocs lets you ask medical questions aloud, and responds in the same way — just as Siri might answer your question about the closest movie theater. The new software is designed by HealthTap, More...

October 19th, 2013

Fitbit Force Is the Smartest Fitness Tracker Yet

  The Fitbit Force has only been on the market for about a week, and it’s already making all other fitness wearables look out of date.  The Force, which is available via Fitbit.com for $129.95 and will More...

August 28th, 2013

Daughter’s iPad charger ‘explodes in father’s hand’ giving him a huge electric shock that ‘would have killed her’

  Tim Gillooley was ‘thrown across the room’ when he went to unplug device He believes daughter Chloe, 8, would have been killed by the shock Last month a Chinese woman was reportedly killed after More...

August 27th, 2013

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Tried To Blow Up The Yahoo-Tumblr Deal In May

  Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg tried to ignite a bidding war with Yahoo over Tumblr as reports of the impending acquisition started to trickle out to the press. According to Nicholas Carlson’s More...

August 24th, 2013

Xiaomi (Or ‘The Apple Of China’) Is The Most Important Tech Company You’ve Never Heard Of

  You’ve probably never heard of Xiaomi. But if you know someone in China, chances are pretty good that person is a fan of the company. Xiaomi is easily one of the most interesting tech companies right More...

August 13th, 2013

Larry Ellison says ‘we already know’ Apple is doomed without Steve Jobs

  An Apple without Steve Jobs? Larry Ellison dismissed the idea with a wave of his hand. On tomorrow’s episode of CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose asks the Oracle CEO how he thought the computer company More...

August 13th, 2013

Apple to release iPhone 5S and 5C on October 25

  Over the weekend, we brought word of Apple’s anticipated September 10 announcement date for its new iPhone models, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. Now, an October 25 release date has been tipped as well More...

July 19th, 2013

Apple Patents Touchscreen Car Dashboard

Apple is branching out into a new area: your car. The company was granted a patent last week for a new car dashboard that would make most of the manual controls in your vehicle digital, letting you control everything More...

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July 15th, 2013

Eric Schmidt shows up with Motorola Moto X

  Rumors about the Motorola Moto X have been getting more and more intensive theses days and we even managed to get a glimpse of the upcoming smartphone from the Google-owned company. The latest More...