Author Archive for: ‘Chris Richardson’

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 as confirmation for Rockstar that their development/marketing money was well spent. As you might imagine, the launch of GTA V …

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Peyton Manning Is Also A Brand Of Colorado Marijuana

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, the now-decriminalized marijuana. Speaking of which, pretty soon, marijuana vendors will soon be legally advertising in Colorado. It’s hard not …

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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, say, Bioshock Infinite. Another side of the “of course video games are art” coin is trying demonstrate the artistic merit …

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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 Sir Isaac Newton would be proud of. For those of you who don’t get the significance of the apple dropping …

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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 powers stripped in what some are calling a plan to “ruin the Internet.” While that may come across as misguided …

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AT&T’s 9/11 Tweet Doesn’t Go Over Well

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. Instead, AT&T tried to leverage the significance behind the day’s date (9/11) for commercial reasons, and issued a truly misguided …

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Apple Close To Crossing ‘The 700 Million iOS Devices Shipped’ Barrier

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 of information regarding their next mobile device. With the announcement of some iPhone 5 updates, Apple once again delivered some …

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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 of the upcoming iPhone 5S. I guess the “S” stands for “the expenSive model.” Digression aside, did Apple miss out …

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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 platform to display and monetize their creations. From the On Demand about page: Vimeo On Demand is an open self-distribution …

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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 in the United States, they are every bit as prolific when it comes to DMCA takedown requests to Google. With …

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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 general? The simple answer is yes, reddit is all of that and a lot more; although, not all of it …

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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 was announced. While it isn’t scheduled for release until next year (2014), the delay only gives the anticipation more time …

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