NASA scientists report successful rebooting of Curiosity after the Mars rover suffers a software glitch.
Microsoft's co-founder claims that an IBM keyboard designer created the function and wouldn't allow a single button to access the log-in screen.
Mark Licea's helping us out on the engineering board for the week, and today he'll help us answer two questions: has anyone ever taken a good photo of a live band, and is it possible to lose weight playing video games?
Harmony's awesome remote controls come with one big limitation: how many devices they can command. That limit is arbitrary. Here's how to circumvent it.
Media artists embark on "Under the HUD," an animated Web series made with the aid of Microsoft's motion controller.
Watch Dogs lets players hack and control a highly connected vision of Chicago.
Johnny Lee, formerly a "core" member of the Kinect development team, says he was the one who came up with the idea for a bounty for the first person to successfully hack Microsoft's Kinect motion controller.
This week: Gawker gets hacked, and some of us are among the victims. Play along at home as we search for our e-mail addresses in the leaked username database. Later, we've got some more holiday gift ideas, and even a cool collection of prank packages to hide your goodies in.
At a 2001 event celebrating the PC's 20th anniversary, IBM engineer Dave Bradley talks about how the control-alt-delete keystroke came to be, quipping that, though he invented it, Bill Gates made it famous.
Control-Alt-Hack is a new card game created by computer security professionals to teach high school and college students that white hat hacking can be fun and accessible.