Huawei caught cheating performance test for new phones

UL, the company behind the tablet and phone performance benchmark app 3DMark, has delisted new Huawei phones from its “Best Smartphone” leaderboard after AnandTech discovered the phone mak

The Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal signs from the Yankees

Here's another innovative use case Apple can mention when they  announce the next Apple Watch: The device has reportedly played a key role in a baseball sign-stealing scheme run by the Boston Red Sox

Pokémon Go cracks down on cheaters with lifetime bans

Pokémon Go cheaters will now be permanently banned from playing the popular game, according to updated wording in the game’s terms of service. Niantic Labs, the game’s developer, writes t

How Software Helps Keep Online Learners Honest

People often express worry that the relative anonymity of online learning environments and the disconnected nature of being in a MOOC (massive online open course) leads to more opportunities for acade

Shock: Students using mobile phones to cheat

<img src="" />There was a report on the local news here yesterday about students using their mobile phones to cheat in school. My fir

So You Cheated. Now What?

Technology has made it easier than ever to get caught cheating. Tiger Woods may have been the latest to get caught with his text message and voicemail pants down but many celebs and non-celebs have go

Good riddance: 2,500 cheaters banned from Modern Warfare 2

<img src="" />What is the allure of cheating in video games online? Who takes team deathmatches so seriously that he needs unlimited ammo,

Iraq war veteran catches Wii-fe touching Wii-Wiis with another man… through the Wii!

An Iraq war veteran came home in April 2007 and suspect his wife of cheating on him with another guy. A few months later, he ran through the collection of Miis on the Wii and found an odd — and

But Sleep Won't Come the Whole Night Through/Your GPS Will Tell On You

It’s about time that movie GPS technology has finally hit the mainstream. This odd little device uses 2 AAA batteries and captures GPS tracking data for up to 8 weeks on one charge. The device i

Hardest Mario Level Ever, As Played By a Lying Cheater

After we saw the Hardest Mario Level Ever we were fascinated and/or in awe. BoingBoing uncovered a walk through of the level along with three other hard levels and then uncovered that this is actually

Chess Player Caught Cheating With a Bluetooth Headset

Chess player Umakant Sharma has been banned playing in All India Chess Federation tournaments after judges discovered a Bluetooth headset sewn into his cap. A friend had been playing a computerized si

How to Never Lose at Roulette Again

In the UK, gamblers are rushing to buy a £1,000 ($1,879) device that allows them to win at roulette. How does it work? Well, the gadget is made up of a time recorder, a hidden computer and an earpiec