PSN Down: PlayStation Network error code 8002a537 and PS3 Sign in issues

According to the latest online chatter, the PSN is down for some PS3 and PS4 users tonight. Fans are reporting 8002a537 PlayStation Network error codes popping up when trying to sign in. Others are also confirming being signed out of their current PSN session on PS4 and PS3 consoles. “I’m trying to play GTA Online, […]

calc.exe is now open source; there’s surprising depth in its ancient code

Enlarge (credit: jakeandlindsay) Microsoft’s embrace and adoption of open source software has continued with the surprising decision to publish the code for Windows Calculator and release it on GitHub under the permissive MIT license. The repository shows Calculator’s surprisingly long history. Although it is in some regards one of the most modern Windows applications—it’s an […]

Cabin crew secrets: Flight attendant reveals what this cryptic code word means

Flights always start with passengers being welcomed on board the plane by at least one member of the cabin crew. As any flier knows, these flight attendants greet the traveller, check their boarding pass and possibly indicate where they’ll find their seat. However, when you board the plane, the cabin crew are also on the […]

Cruise ship secrets: Be wary of crew using THIS code word – it could mean there’s a fire

Cruise ships sail far and wide, from European destinations such as France and Germany to more exotic locations like the Caribbean. Cruises these days offer a host of luxuries, including onboard zip lining and water parks. But no matter how big or how opulent a cruise ship is, things can still go wrong. Brandon Presser […]

Cruise secrets: The secret code word that you'll NEVER want to hear crew say REVEALED

Touring the world in a cruise can be one of the greatest experiences you can have. And, the pleasure for globe-trotting on a luxurious cruise ship doesn’t tend to come cheap. But, as with the majority of restaurants, it can be customary to add a tip for cruise workers to enjoy, if they have delivered […]

Flight secrets: Cabin crew use THIS code word if they fancy you – but you’d never guess it

Flights require cabin crew to serve food to passengers and attend to all their needs. However, they don’t always want the fliers to know what they are talking about – whether it’s a serious problem or a joke between the crew. They often use code words to secretly communicate with each other, it has been […]

Al Lowe reveals his Sierra source code collection—then puts all of it on eBay

Metal Jesus Rocks Al Lowe, one of Sierra On-Line‘s seminal game creators and programmers, has been sitting on a pile of his original games’ source code files for over 30 years, fully convinced that they are worthless. “I’m 72 years old, and none of my kids want this junk!” Lowe said in an interview with […]

An Australian Instagram star with 2 million followers has some pretty intense dress code requirements for guests attending her wedding

Shutterstock Wedding guests of Instagram star Pia Muehlenbeck have been told to wear “muted earth ones.” The instructions were issued with a mood board on the couple’s wedding website. They are due to marry in December. You only get married once (in an ideal world), so brides and grooms can be forgiven for wanting to […]