Offline? Sure. Local? Yes. Chrome packaged apps bring many gifts for users and developers. We explore them via UberConference, an early arrival in the Web Store.
All signs point to the possibility of the existence of life outside of our solar system (or even in it), and while not actually proof, CSIRO’s (the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) discovery of a “single-burst of radio emission of unknown origin” made me sit up and pay attention.
In today's edition of GeekBytes, we look at a giant light show, some new Google+ goodness, and some serious research into gaming.
This end-of-the-week edition of GeekBytes is all about awesome things. That’s not to say that it isn’t always about awesome things, mind you; just that today there’s almost too much awesome to contain.
Happy Friday! Here are some apocalyptic bits of news we didn't cover that are sure to cheer you up (maybe).
DARPA will hold a conference for security professionals to discuss how to defend U.S. Internet infrastructure from attack.
This new game in the works could satisfy your need to obliterate your opponents.
Want to update the firmware on your Android phone, but lack the expertise? The OTA Update Center service and app make it easy.
In a blog post, Valve details how it made Left 4 Dead 2 run faster on Linux than on Windows.
How does free broadband sound to you? Google is offering some fairly insane bundles as part of its Google Fiber program in Kansas City.
Thinking about encrypting your Apple or Android tablet? The process can be daunting, but here's how to do it.
No Jelly Bean? No problem. Modders over at the XDA-Developers forum figured out how to get Google Now to run on Ice Cream Sandwich.
Should you use Google+ Events to plan your next get-togehter? We take a closer look at Google's new party-planning tool.
An international group of researchers hope to better understand how solar storms work, and help keep them from causing widespread damage on Earth.