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Chris writes about the Internet, in all of its unpredictable glory. You can find him on Google+, Twitter, and, of course WebProNews.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer Takes Us Back To Middle Earth The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer Takes Us Back To Middle Earth

Say what you will about Peter Jackson’s decision to take a 310-page book and turn it into a three-part, almost nine-hour excursion that’s being released over the course of three holiday movie seasons, but the fact remains, his gift for …

Wonder Woman Fan Film Succeeds Where DC, Warner Brothers Fail Wonder Woman Fan Film Succeeds Where DC, Warner Brothers Fail
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Whenever the subject of a Wonder Woman movie or TV show is discussed with those behind bringing DC’s heroes to the live-action screen, words like “tricky” and “getting her right” are often used, and meanwhile, fans are left, well, wondering …

Battlefield 4 Open Beta Is Now Available For Preloading
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The holiday shopping season is a time to shine for the video game industry, especially 2013. Because of the overwhelming hubbub generated by such things as releases as GTA V and the impending launch of the Xbox One and the …

Assassin’s Creed 4 Gets A New Trailer, Confirms Launch Days

With Ubisoft’s commitment to delivering a new Assassin’s Creed title every year, you can expect these kinds of updates for the foreseeable future. They usually start around the annual E3 and continue up until the holiday shopping season officially begins. …

Breaking Bad Finale Already Breaking Online Piracy Records Breaking Bad Finale Already Breaking Online Piracy Records

As the Internet went wild watching the final moments of Walter White’s existence in the land of television–an existence that will no doubt live on in streaming reruns–folks who didn’t have access to the episode made sure they didn’t have …

Grand Theft Auto V Mythbusters Searches For The Truth

As you might expect, the overwhelming popularity of Grand Theft Auto V–a billion dollars in three days is astounding–has led to the creation of user-generated content celebrating the game and all the things you can do. reddit, is, of course, …

Pixar Is Coming To TV With Toy Story of TERROR! Pixar Is Coming To TV With Toy Story of TERROR!
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In case you might have missed the news, Pixar is making a Halloween special for ABC (which is owned by Disney) using the gang from Toy Story, which should be all you need to get excited. The special airs on …

PS4 To Include HDMI-Enabled Video Capture

While this isn’t locked into a concrete-like state, it certainly appears as if the PlayStation 4 will support HDMI-enabled video capture, which means we will soon be getting an absolute avalanche of YouTube uploads from PS4 owners all over the …

Grand Theft Auto V Special Edition Contains A Hidden Message
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Rockstart made sure to include lots of expected extras with their The Grand Theft Auto V Special Edition copy of the game, including bonus weapons, additional character outfits, and a collectible book that includes artwork from the game. Again, this …

The MPAA, RIAA Target Google Again The MPAA, RIAA Target Google Again
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By now, it’s pretty clear the governing bodies behind the entertainment industry will not be happy unless Google turns over their search engine index over to the RIAA and the MPAA, allowing them to remove whatever infringing content they see …

GTA V Launch Day Isn’t Without Shenanigans, Violence

As gamers across the world tuck into their latest serving of Rockstar’s critical and commercial masterpiece, Grand Theft Auto V, which officially hit the stores yesterday. By many accounts, the highly anticipated launch went smoothly enough; although, there were a …

Samuel L. Jackson Is To Blame For Everything

Violence in entertainment content is the low-hanging focal point for many pundits when society’s ills are discussed. Do video games lead to violence? What is the effect of extended exposure to violent content for developing children and young adults? How …

The Lead Actors For GTA V’s Main Characters Pose Together

With the launch of the latest edition in the Grand Theft Auto series, the Internet is lighting up with giddy reaction for what looks to be Rockstar’s magnum opus. The reviews for GTA V have been incredibly positive, which acts …

Peyton Manning Is Also A Brand Of Colorado Marijuana Peyton Manning Is Also A Brand Of Colorado Marijuana
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Peyton Manning is quickly becoming one of the kings of Colorado. Not only does the most prolific NFL advertiser lead the state’s beloved Denver Broncos on the field, he’s also brand name for one of the state’s most popular plant, …

Retro Video Game Screens Make For Awesome Animated Gifs

While some may still want to have the “are video games art?” discussion, others have moved on to showing the masses just how artistic video games can be. Normally, that can be done with an in-depth tentpole release; something like, …

GE Uses Vine To Complete The World’s Longest Apple Drop GE Uses Vine To Complete The World’s Longest Apple Drop

To help celebrate the recent #GravityDay throughout social media, GE enlisted the help of some gravity conscious Vine users. The idea behind the crowdsourced video was to capture the world’s longest apple drop on video, and the result is something …

An Internet Without Net Neutrality Looks Pretty Damn Scary An Internet Without Net Neutrality Looks Pretty Damn Scary

Even though the network that gives life to the Internet is considered an interstate communications service, and therefore is under the regulatory watch of the FCC, companies like Verizon, AT&T, and Time Warner are trying their hardest to have these …

AT&T’s 9/11 Tweet Doesn’t Go Over Well AT&T’s 9/11 Tweet Doesn’t Go Over Well
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While the mobile industry is being owned by Apple’s iPhone Event, one of the primary distributors of Apple’s flagship device is making news as well. The problem is, it’s not the for the same reasons as the upcoming iPhone 5S/C. …

Apple Close To Crossing ‘The 700 Million iOS Devices Shipped’ Barrier Apple Close To Crossing ‘The 700 Million iOS Devices Shipped’ Barrier
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Apple’s iPhone event is the talk of the Internet at the moment–well, for those who aren’t talking about Miley Cyrus getting kind of naked in her new video–as people huddle around the modern-day transistor radio, waiting breathlessly for any nuggets …

Now This Is How You Do An iPhone 5 Price Drop Now This Is How You Do An iPhone 5 Price Drop

So Apple should be commended for introducing a more-affordable model of their newest phone upgrade; in this case, the iPhone 5C. Apparently, the “C” stands for “Cheaper model Consumer-friendlier” because it is clearly being showcased as the less expensive cousin …

Vimeo Introduces New Features For Its On Demand Service Vimeo Introduces New Features For Its On Demand Service

Vimeo’s On Demand service is an exceptional place to discover new independent movies that circumvent the traditional movie-making/distribution process. The service does a fine job showcasing its independent content, but more than that, the goal is to give filmmakers a …

Google Rejects DMCA Request, Keeps The Pirate Bay Homepage Google Rejects DMCA Request, Keeps The Pirate Bay Homepage

In case you are new to the anti-piracy crusade, one of the biggest players on the side copyright keepers is the British Phonograph Industry, or, the BPI. While they may not be as well known as the RIAA, at least …

C. G. P. Grey Posts An Informative Love Letter To reddit C. G. P. Grey Posts An Informative Love Letter To reddit

How do you answer the “what exactly IS reddit?” question? Is it simply a link aggregation site that features an active audience, or is it a window to many of the wonders offered by the Internet and the world in …

New Trailer For ‘The Evil Within’ Looks Crazy, Disappears Quickly

The fact that Shinji Mikami, who created the Resident Evil series, is making a brand new horror survival game is, of course, worth any gamer’s attention. Hence the collective geek scream of joy that was overheard when The Evil Within …