Hit show ‘Supernatural’ will end after 15 year run on The CW

Hit show ‘Supernatural’ will end after 15 year run on The CW

Hit television series Supernatural will be ending after its 15th season, marking the end of The CW's longest running scripted series. News of the show's end was revealed by series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Misha Collins on social media this week. The final season won't be cut short, the team has confirmed, so viewers can expect a proper 20 episodes.

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Netflix expands mobile-only plan test, but you probably can’t get it

Netflix expands mobile-only plan test, but you probably can’t get it

Netflix has expanded tests of its inexpensive mobile-only plan, according to sources, underscoring its exploration of other business models. News of the tests first surfaced out of Malaysia late last year, and according to a new report, Netflix has expanded that test into other countries. Under the plan, subscribers have access to Netflix's content, but only through the mobile app.

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Firefox for iPad gets split screen support, tab tiles, and more

Firefox for iPad gets split screen support, tab tiles, and more

Mozilla has revealed a new version of Firefox for iOS that enables iPad owners to better control their browsing experience. The new version brings support for a number of features, including split screen, and improves convenience in other areas, such as offering one-click access to Private Browsing mode. As part of its announcement, Mozilla acknowledged that "iPads aren't just bigger versions of iPhones."

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Consuming high-potency weed found to increase psychosis risk

Consuming high-potency weed found to increase psychosis risk

A new study has found an association between consuming high-potency cannabis and increased risk of experiencing psychosis. The research builds upon past studies that have found a link between consumption of highly concentrated THC products and negative mental health outcomes. In this latest study, researchers found a link between cities that sell high-potency cannabis products and a large number of new psychosis cases.

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This smart toilet seat has built-in sensors to detect heart failure

This smart toilet seat has built-in sensors to detect heart failure

Imagine if your toilet seat could detect the signs of congestive heart failure -- it's an unusual idea, yes, but one that researchers have turned into reality. Researchers with the Rochester Institute of Technology have developed a smart toilet seat able to measure biometrics while the patient is seated, including heart rate, how much blood the heart is pumping, and more.

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Fortnite gets iOS stability update, but voice chat remains disabled

Fortnite gets iOS stability update, but voice chat remains disabled

Epic Games has released Fortnite update 8.11.1 for iOS, bringing a number of important stability bug fixes. The update is part of an ongoing process to address performance issues that have plagued the iOS version of the game since Season 8's arrival. The update comes only days after Epic restored voice chat functionality on the Android version of Fortnite.

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It’s no secret that ‘chickenpox parties’ are a terrible idea

It’s no secret that ‘chickenpox parties’ are a terrible idea

Earlier this week, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin set off a firestorm of criticism after revealing that he had deliberately exposed his nine children to chickenpox as an alternative to getting them vaccinated. Bevin is currently the face of what remains a popular, troubling activity among certain groups: 'chickenpox parties' aimed at infecting healthy children on purpose.

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You can leave Facebook now, so says I

You can leave Facebook now, so says I

It's time to quit Facebook, in my opinion. I have a number of reasons why, and today we're going to go through them, one by one. This should be a quick sort of pros and cons session about leaving the social network, but mostly without the pros. Other than the fact that you're already there, and it's easier just to stay than to prepare to go.

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Nintendo Labo’s new VR kit looks even better in action

Nintendo Labo’s new VR kit looks even better in action

Earlier this month, Nintendo unveiled the Nintendo Labo VR Kit, which is the fourth Toy-Con kit to launch for Labo. As the name suggests, the VR Kit allows you to make a pair of VR goggles out of cardboard, which are then powered by your Switch console. Today, Nintendo is giving us a closer look at what's all included in the VR kit, and it seems like there'll be quite a few add-ons users can build for those VR goggles.

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Antidepressant failure linked to out of shape brain cells

Antidepressant failure linked to out of shape brain cells

When antidepressant medication works as intended, the results can be life-changing for patients suffering from depression. For around 30-percent of sufferers, however, the popular class of antidepressant medications called SSRIs simply does not work. Researchers have puzzled over this unexplained failure for years, but a new study may finally have the answer: out of shape neurons.

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Boeing uncrewed test flight for NASA may be delayed until August

Boeing uncrewed test flight for NASA may be delayed until August

Boeing has delayed its first uncrewed test flight under the NASA Commercial Crew program, at least according to sources claiming to have knowledge of the matter. The delay would be the latest in a long number of setbacks impacting the space agency's program. In contrast, competitor SpaceX successfully conducted its first uncrewed test flight in early March, putting it a full milestone ahead of Boeing.

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Beats wireless earphones tipped as AirPods 2 alternative

Beats wireless earphones tipped as AirPods 2 alternative

Earlier this week, Apple made a few different product announcements, first announcing a new iPad Air and iPad mini, then the next day upgrading the iMac with some new silicon. The company topped off its string of product announcements by revealing a pair of 2nd-generation AirPods on Wednesday. Even with these new AirPods out in the open, Apple may not be done launching wireless earphones, as a new rumor claims that Beats is gearing up to release a truly wireless version of its PowerBeats earphones.

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