Apple continues hiring augmented and virtual reality experts

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been hinting at Apple’s interest in augmented and virtual reality all year, and it seems that interest continues to grow. Business Insider spotted two people who were hired by Apple over the summer after working at a pair of the biggest names in field: one at …

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Microsoft closing Skype office in London, laying off employees

Microsoft plans to close Skype’s London office and lay off most of the nearly 400 people employed there, according to the Financial Times. Microsoft confirmed the layoffs to an extent, telling the Times that it has “made the decision to unify some engineering positions, potentially putting at risk a number of globally …

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iPhone 7 home button doesn't work with most gloves

Here’s something that could be a little frustrating come winter: the iPhone 7’s home button doesn’t seem to work with most gloves. It turns out, Apple’s new home button works more like a touchscreen than a button, requiring direct skin contact in order to know that it’s being pressed. Relay …

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The Psycho-Pass game feels like a great new episode of the anime

Before you decide to play Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness, you have to ask yourself an important question: how much do you love the cyberpunk anime series about a dystopian future governed by thought control? If you’re unsure about the show, or haven’t seen it at all, this game isn’t for you. …

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What to do when pop culture forgets your favorite meme

YouTube’s Arf, who did not want to be named for this article, loves Gabe the Dog. “Gabe is far and above my favorite meme,” he told The Verge on the phone. “Usually you like a meme for a week and then it becomes so oversaturated that everyone kind of moves …

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Why do we like hot peppers?

Summer is over and the weather is getting chilly, so it’s time to turn to spicy foods to warm up—“taco trucks on every corner”, anyone? For some, the spice is the best part while for others (the weaklings) spice makes tacos unbearable. It’s true that for those who didn’t grow …

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