Must See HDTV (September 30th – October 6th)

As we begin to experience the post-Breaking Bad era, there are a few other options to check out on TV this week. That said, the series finale was good enough that we wouldn’t argue if you just kept replaying it every night this week. It’s fall premiere season, so new shows continue to arrive including ...

Visualized: a hydrogen bond seen for the first time

Chalk one up for atomic force microscopy. As detailed in a paper published recently in the journal Science, researchers in China have used the imaging technique (as opposed to scanning tunnelling microscopy) to capture an image of a hydrogen bond for the very first time. As io9 explains, hydrogen bonding is common in nature — ...

Grand Theft Auto Online server worry

As Grand Theft Auto Online gears up for launch today, the game’s creator Rockstar North hopes its extra servers can cope with the expected flood of players. Powered by WPeMatico

VorpX turns BioShock Infinite, Mirror's Edge (and more) into Oculus Rift-ready games

Irrational Games’ blockbuster BioShock Infinite and EA DICE’s Mirror’s Edge weren’t built with the Oculus Rift in mind, but both are part of a huge list of games supported by a new piece of software available today: VorpX. The still-in-beta, $40 application promises to convert a variety of games from monitor-exclusive experiences to Oculus Rift-ready ...

Another wall tumbles: The Dallas Morning News dismantles its paywall, plans to focus on premium content instead

When the San Francisco Chronicle said that it was demolishing its news paywall in August, we wondered whether it might be the beginning of a paywall rollback trend. Now a second metro newspaper has decided to go the same route: the Dallas Morning News announced that its news content will once again be free to ...

gdgt's best deals for September 30th: Fujiilm FinePix JX650, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 Cameras

Ready to save some cash on your tech buys? Then you’ve come to the right place. Our friends at sister site gdgt track price drops on thousands of products every day, and twice a week they feature some of the best deals they’ve found right here. But act fast! Many of these are limited-time offers, ...

gdgt's best deals for September 30th: Fujiilm FinePix JX650, Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80 Cameras

Ready to save some cash on your tech buys? Then you’ve come to the right place. Our friends at sister site gdgt track price drops on thousands of products every day, and twice a week they feature some of the best deals they’ve found right here. But act fast! Many of these are limited-time offers, ...

Libratone introduces wireless, wall-mountable Loop speaker

There are plenty of wireless speakers out there, but few are as versatile as the new Libratone Loop. It connects wirelessly to virtually any device via Apple’s AirPlay, DLNA, or Libratone’s own PlayDirect. And it can be mounted on a wall or balanced on a kickstand and placed anywhere throughout your home. At $499.99 it’s ...

How to find the right data-protection solution in the cloud era

Outages and data loss reinforce the critical importance of thorough disaster recovery and business continuity.Today’s cloud-based solutions, however, are limited — something data protection vendors have been addressing. Related research and analysis from GigaOM Pro:Subscriber content. Sign up for a free trial. Powered by WPeMatico

3Doodler 3D printing pen starts shipping to Kickstarter backers, retail models arriving in early 2014

It’s not news every time a Kickstarter product starts shipping to backers, but in the case of 3Doodler, it’s worth a mention. At last count, the startup had raised $2.3 million to fund its 3D printing pen, and with a cost of $99 per device, well, you do the math: that’s a lot of people ...