Alpha, the geek-friendly streaming service from Nerdist and Geek & Sundry, is shutting down

Another overly niche streaming service is closing up shop. On Friday, Alpha – a geek-friendly streaming service that focused on TV, pop-culture, sci-fi, comics, video games and more – anno

Instagram launches an alpha testing program on iOS and Android

Are you an early adopter? Okay, but are you a really early adopter who likes to test new, experimental things even if it means you’ll experience crashes and bugs? Then you may be interested to k

Sony debuts the new Alpha 9 mirrorless camera with 20fps continuous shooting

Minutes ago, Sony announced the new Alpha 9 flagship with and a new G Master telephoto lens. The Alpha 9's cherry on top is a new digital 35mm full-frame stacked 24.2MP CMOS sensor, with 20fps continu

After a decade of R&D, MaidSafe’s decentralized network opens for alpha testing

Not many startups have spent a decade fine-tuning their tech platform prior to launch. But not many startups are trying to radically rethink the structure of the Internet...

Ryan Block Leaves AOL Alpha For Something New

GDGT co-founder, Engadget founding editor and VP of Product at AOL, Ryan Block is leaving the company for parts undisclosed. Block came to AOL with the acquisition of GDGT in 2013 and has headed up AO

In Starlike, Faves And Likes Take On A Life Of Their Own

Apps like Flipboard, SmartNews, Nuzzel and a rush of others have tapped into the rise of social networking to offer a new way of discovering things to read and see online. Now add another app to the

The Surprisingly Comfortable Mio Alpha Heart Rate Watch Does Away With Those Pesky Chest Straps

The <a target="_blank" href="">Mio Alpha</a> made a bit of a splash on Kickstarter earlier this year when it promised a heart rate-sensing watch that didn't use che

Sony Updates Alpha And NEX Line With NEX-5N, NEX-7, A65, A77

It's been difficult to avoid news about Sony's new line of digital cameras these past few months. Leak after leak has exposed body designs, lenses, sensor sizes, and other specs. They're all official

Sony Going All In With Translucent Camera Mirrors

<img src="" />Sony made a surprising announcement today in Spain, saying that all future models of its Alpha line of <a href="http:/

In addition to point-and-shoots and camcorders, Sony Alpha DSLRs to do video

<img src="" />Looks like Sony is pulling out all the stops in its imaging department. Not only are we getting some hot new <a hre

Sony to replace A700 with rumored A800?

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Sony A900 finally official, still not here until November

The Sony Alpha A900 DSLR, which some people might feel like they’ve been waiting for forever, has finally been officially unveiled by Sony. Pre-orders for the $3,000 24.6-megapixel camera begin tomo

Sony Japan releases limited edition Digital SLR camera α350

If you are a camera fan with a penchant for exclusivity, here is your chance: Sony announced the release of a special version of its α350 digital SLR camera and DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6 lens. Priced at $9

Sony A300 and A350 pics leaked

Some enterprising site-digger has gotten the above pictures of the Sony Alphas. The A300, you’ll notice, has a swivel LCD and 10.2 megapixels. The A350 has 14.2 megapixels and, I’m going t

Sony Alpha DLSR, Myth Or Reality?

A little competition is healthy, right? Well, let’s hope Nikon sees it that way when Sony releases the next Alpha series later this fall. If you didn’t already know, Sony makes the sensors for Nik

Mysterious Sony Digital SLR to Be Announced Soon… Maybe

You see this Sony digital SLR? Its designation is a complete and total MYSTERY to us all. (Yes, we’re conveniently ignoring the giant Alpha logo. But so is everyone else so that makes it OK.) We

Aquaish Version of OpenOffice is Released for OS X

Who hates Microsoft Office? Google Docs not getting the job done for you? Well, Mac users are in luck because OpenOffice has released an alpha version for OS X that runs outside of X11. OMFG!!! Keep i

Want Some Free Joost?

Om Malik and his blog New Tee Vee are giving away 100 invites to Joost for Mac users. Those of you rockin’ an Intel-based Mac can register for Joost and download the alpha version of the program