While the Internet burned with the ongoing problem of the Heartbleed bug, which forced people everywhere to reset their passwords and double check their drives, the tech world chugged along in bizarre fashion. Everything from lab-grown sex organs to an Oculus Rift nature documentary made headlines, though you might have missed these stories in the avalanche of worry-mongering. To help catch you up, here’s nine tech stories from this week that you might have missed but definitely shouldn’t have.
Michael Thomsen is Complex's tech columnist. He has written for Slate, The Atlantic, The New Inquiry, NewYorker.com, Billboard, and is author of Levitate the Primate: Handjobs, Internet Dating, and Other Issues for Men. He tweets often at @mike_thomsen.