Technically Incorrect

Chris Matyszczyk brings a fresh and irreverent perspective to the tech world.

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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

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Samsung shows Apple how to open a store (well, maybe)

A video showing the opening of a Samsung store in Brazil has music and dancing -- maybe too much dancing.

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Geeks tend to be Democrats, says DeGrasse Tyson

The "Cosmos" presenter and astrophysicist muses that Republicans are desperate to attract the nerd set.

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Teen wakes up to smoldering Galaxy S4, dad blames battery

A 13-year-old in Texas wakes up to smoke and discovers her Samsung phone melting. The culprit appears to be a replacement battery.

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HP settles with Chubby Checker over manhood-length app

After the famous singer brought a lawsuit accusing a Palm app of trademark infringement, the two parties come to an agreement.

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

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Old Casio is Apple's iWatch, say fanboys fooled by Kimmel

Continuing a shtick that may be past its time, the late-night host asks people what they think of Apple's smartwatch.

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Finally, Microsoft is sexy

Parodying LMFAO's "Sexy and I Know It," Microsoft engineers create a dance video that's better than the Surface launch ad.

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US Facebook average is 40 minutes a day, says CEO

A tiny joy embedded in today's earnings call makes Facebook more important to Americans than quite a few things.

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Man says Southwest kicked him off flight for critical tweet

A Southwest Airlines passenger isn't impressed with a gate agent and tweets about it. Then, he says, he's prevented from reboarding his flight unless he deletes the tweet.

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Jon Stewart launches $10 billion 'Kickstarter' to buy CNN

"The Daily Show" host creates LetsBuyCNN.com, a mock Kickstarter site that seeks to buy one of Time Warner's jewels.

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Comcast admits service rep did what he was trained to do

In an internal memo, Comcast's chief operating officer says a customer service call recorded by tech journalist Ryan Block was painful to listen to. He promises changes.

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