Best Buy now sells a $200 per year tech support subscription

Best Buy has launched a $200 per year subscription version of its Geek Squad service called Total Tech Support, which — despite the name — is anything but total, and is probably also a questionable value for tech support. The service offers subscribers 24/7 tech support over the phone or …

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Happy World Goth Day: an ode to the cybergoth dance meme

On September 7, 2011, the internet was blessed with a diamond in the rough: a home movie of a crew of German cybergoths gathered beneath a concrete overpass, enthusiastically demonstrating their best electro-industrial dancing skills. On this day, the 10th annual celebration of World Goth Day, we humbly thank them …

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Disney’s human-scale ‘Stickman’ robot can do backflips

Humans can be great acrobats, but what about Disney robots? Disney Research has one such human-scale robot — called Stickman, because it’s literally a robotic stick — that is capable of aerial acrobatics, like backflips. Just as certain human inventions take after nature (like body armor), it seems as if …

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1Password for Mac gets its first paid upgrade in five years

1Password for Mac is getting its first paid upgrade in five years with today’s release of 1Password 7, via MacRumors. The updated version of the app offers a newly designed sidebar, meant to make it easier to find your passwords and move them between different groups. There’s also the option …

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