Avast is a popular anti-virus program that you can download and use entirely for free, with the company hoping that you'll like their product enough to buy a full license. Despite the try-it-forever price of $0, people still pirate the full version, and rather than freaking out about this, the company decided to just watch what happened as one particular license key got stolen like crazy.
Do we really need another browser? Well, the team behind RockMelt thinks so. This new startup's browser tightly integrates social networking into the browser itself, making it easier to share what you're surfing with all of your friends.
In honor of The Walking Dead premiere and Halloween, we bring you Zombie Reports.
For some, the vision of Tokyo's tech-driven metropolis also includes the city's ubiquitous "Shibuya gals." But one look at this new iPhone app and at least part of that dream will be shattered forever.
The recent Tokyo Game Show revealed a great new crop of gaming titles, but in terms of "only in Japan" weirdness it's the Wii-enabled LovePress virtual massage system that delivered the creepy otaku oddness we've come to expect from the event.
Do you fancy a sleek new smartphone, but you're still working off the contract on that old dumbphone you got last year? A technology called acoustic fingerprinting might be just the ticket to make your low-tech phone seem just a bit less dumb.
Once again Japanese schoolgirls are popularizing bleeding-edge technology, this time via Japan's latest photo booths that zap anyone with instant photoshop magic designed to make even the homeliest poser cute as a puppy.
For dedicated beat makers, Reason is legendary for its ease of use and power. Now the company behind this ground breaking software has ported the software to a giant pad bank essentially making it the biggest drum machine on the planet.
In recent times movie theaters and television manufacturers have been banking on 3D, often with horrible results, but a new system that offers "touchable 3D" could be the virtual answer we've all been hoping for.
We've seen the amazing augmented reality icing now possible with edible cookies, but one Japanese tinkerer has come up with a way to add an actual sense of flavor to the digitally enhanced cookies.