1. Sprint holds onto No. 3 spot in wireless — but at a cost
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-05 at 08:36:50

The carrier adds 1.2 million customers in its latest quarter, but aggressive promotions to win new subscribers have come with mounting losses.

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2. Singapore’s Prime Minister Has Published His Own C++ Sudoku Solver
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-05 at 06:00:00

Everyone needs a hobby. For Lee Hsien Loon, that happens to be writing C++ Sudoku solvers and publishing them on the Internet. Lee Hsien Loong also happens to be the Prime Minister of Singapore.Read more...

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3. PlayStation Now brings game streaming to the PS3 at last
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-05 at 08:02:45

The launch on the PlayStation 3 brings things full circle for Sony's subscription-based service, which got its start bringing PS3 games to other devices.

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4. How to Fix Most Any Computer Glitch By Yourself
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-05 at 07:30:00

Knowing the difference between HDMI and USB qualifies me as the local tech “expert,” so folks often invite around to fix their computer problems. I’ll let you into a little secret, though: Most of the time, I’m not doing anything all that impressi...

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5. Best mobile games of April 2015 (pictures)
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-05 at 00:50:46

Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here's our pick of the best released in April 2015.

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6. Crazy-cool vintage vacuum cleaners (pictures)
     Published by CNet on 2015-05-05 at 07:00:02

Back in the day, vacuum cleaners looked like everything from spaceships to wagons.

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7. Is being addicted to Football Manager a medical condition?
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-05 at 03:30:00

Sometimes, I worry about the effect that Football Manager has had on my life. I’ve had girlfriends I haven’t loved as much as my Uefa Cup-winning Southend United side (CM97-98). So I went to see a doctor Continue reading...

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9. Volkswagen Debuts Connected Car App on Apple Watch [iOS Blog]
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-05-05 at 09:18:59

Following in the line of automobile companies offering connected Apple Watch apps to control aspects of their vehicle, like Porsche Car Connect, German car manufacturer Volkswagen today announced a similar Apple Watch app that will bring most of the featu...

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10. Pigs May Eat Crap, But We Shouldn’t Treat Them Like It
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-05 at 05:00:32

Out today is Mark Essig’s new book exploring humanity’s long relationship with swine, Lesser Beasts.
The post Pigs May Eat Crap, But We Shouldn’t Treat Them Like It appeared first on WIRED.

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11. NASA’s New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane
     Published by Wired on 2015-05-05 at 05:00:54

NASA researchers have built a prototype 10-foot-wide, 10-engine drone that can take off like a helicopter and fly like a plane.
The post NASA’s New 10-Engine Drone Is Half Chopper, Half Plane appeared first on WIRED.

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12. Elance-oDesk Rebrands As Upwork, Debuts Slack-Like Chat Platform
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-05 at 07:30:08

 A new chapter starts today for Elance-oDesk, a platform where 4 million businesses connect with 10 million knowledge worker freelancers to fill contract jobs. More than a year after the two competitors merged to form one freelancer powerhouse, and f...

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13. "In The Shower Eating Cherries" and More Tales of Nightmare IT Calls
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-05 at 08:33:00

We asked for your worst stories of working IT phone support — and boy, did you ever answer our call. You have the patience of saints and the fortitude of soldiers. We’ll never look at a phone the same way again.Read more...

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15. Dropbox for iOS will create Microsoft Office files from scratch
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-05-05 at 09:00:00

If you've ever wanted to start a report on your iPhone and save it straight to Dropbox, you're in luck. The cloud storage outfit is rolling out an iOS update in the next few weeks that allows you to create Microsoft Office documents and save them onl...

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16. Louis C.K. to direct, write, and star in new indie film I’m a Cop
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-05 at 02:52:50

Louis C.K. has already earned critical acclaim as the director, writer, and star of the FX series Louie. Now, he's looking to apply that same formula to the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the comedian has signed on to direct,...

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17. This Vampire-like Suction Device Lets Patients Draw Blood At Home
     Published by Gizmodo on 2015-05-05 at 10:00:00

Patients dealing with cancer or infectious diseases require frequent blood tests to monitor their conditions. And though important, frequent trips to the doctor to give samples can be very time-consuming. But a small device called the HemoLink that uses g...

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18. Apple and Microsoft’s visions for the future are delightfully different
     Published by The Verge on 2015-05-05 at 07:35:19

Microsoft’s evolution over the past few years has brought it closer to Apple than ever before. Just like its old nemesis, the Windows company now sells its own phones and tablets, gives away OS updates for free, and runs a large network of re...

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20. Snapchat Tries To Jumpstart Discover By Letting You Send Clips To Friends
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-05-05 at 08:03:01

 Snapchat’s Discover feature feels like the awkward guy in a nice suit at a casual party. Discover’s professionally made content from CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, and others is too polished to be naturally bolted onto the app. But ...

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