While I was trying to find info on an obscure game console called the Halcyon, I came across these vintage episodes of The Computer Chronicles — produced by KCSM from 1983 to 2002 in Mountain View, CA, now the home of the Googleplex. These shows are a real treasury of weird, kludgey old technologies that were almost… » 7/28/15 1:34pm Today 1:34pm

Android Update: Massively Rewritten Edition!

UPDATE! So due to tons of additional information that has come about in the last few hours and during my lunch break I have decided to rewrite the post mostly in full, minus the OnePlus Two stuff. Please read it in full if you’re so inclined so as to get the most up to date information possible that I can share with… » 7/28/15 10:36am Today 10:36am

Bad Wolf TV ready to take over the world

The BBC are reporting that two of the people behind the relaunch of Doctor Who, Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter, have formed Bad Wolf, a company dedicated to “high-end film and television drama.” In the absence of Satellite Five, boom town Cardiff has been selected as a ready source of slave labour. Just don’t sign up… » 7/27/15 8:27pm Yesterday 8:27pm