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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.
DARPA Robot ATLAS Has More Coordination Than You DARPA Robot ATLAS Has More Coordination Than You
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Whenever there is news about strides in artificial intelligence, or a futuristic robot capable of performing various feats in the cycle, inevitable jokes about Terminator, Cyberdyne Systems, and the Matrix’s robot revolution are soon to follow. However, after watching ATLAS, …

iOS’ Deus Ex: The Fall Patched To Run on Jailbroken iPhones iOS’ Deus Ex: The Fall Patched To Run on Jailbroken iPhones

Whatever your position on mobile device/touchscreen “serious” gaming, the kind that goes beyond the arcade-like Angry Birds/Candy Crush Sagas of the world, there is no denying these devices have become a viable destination for games with a more serious tone …

Game Mod Brings Dishonored Abilities To Skyrim Game Mod Brings Dishonored Abilities To Skyrim
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The alter, change, or build upon PC game code to add features, content, and/or, desired improvements is, of course, known as modding. Thanks to the largely unpaid efforts of these “amateur” programmers, many a game has been given new life, …

McAfee’s Most Toxic Superheroes In Relation To Web Surfing McAfee’s Most Toxic Superheroes In Relation To Web Surfing

Do you ever wonder what superhero has the most threatening websites related to a search conducted for their particular name? No, me neither, but the folks at McAfee did, and just because it may not be something you first think …

“First Impressions” Fan Film Proves Making A Quality Wonder Woman Is Possible “First Impressions” Fan Film Proves Making A Quality Wonder Woman Is Possible

While we are indeed in what appears to be the golden age of converting well-loved comic books into movies and television shows, there’s one iconic character who has happened to miss out on the fun. Yes, there have been rumblings …

Riding The “Sharknado” Wave, SyFy Will Bring Us “Ghost Shark” Next Riding The “Sharknado” Wave, SyFy Will Bring Us “Ghost Shark” Next

So yeah, Sharknado was a bigtime social media success, and SyFy/NBC Universal are clearly eager to catch that particular brand of lightning in a bottle, which brings us to Ghost Shark, the creation seen in the above trailer. While Ghost …

The Trailer for Dear Mr. Watterson Released The Trailer for Dear Mr. Watterson Released

It’s hard to deny the impact of Bill Watterson’s incredible Calvin and Hobbes comic strip has had on the new generation of content creators. The references and nods to Watterson’s legendary duo are almost too much to count, but considering …

Gameplay Video Offers An Extended Look at Payday 2 Gameplay Video Offers An Extended Look at Payday 2

While the upcoming Payday 2 may not inspire rabid reactions in the vein of whatever iteration of Modern Warfare you’re enjoying, it’s hard to deny the appeal of the game that lets players cooperatively take down valuable scores. With the …

Gareth Bale Chosen For Cover Of FIFA 14 UK Gareth Bale Chosen For Cover Of FIFA 14 UK

On this year’s cover of EA’s FIFA 14, Lionel Messi is the feature athlete. However, instead of just featuring one athlete, EA is putting twosoccer players on the FIFA cover: the aforementioned Messi and one standing behind him. These cover …

Reddit Demonstrates Power Of Social Media, Sends Pizza To Children’s Hospital Reddit Demonstrates Power Of Social Media, Sends Pizza To Children’s Hospital
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For the uninitiated, Reddit may seem like a collection of video gaming porn freaks who like cat images, and while that’s certainly a component of the site, it doesn’t begin to encompass the entire Reddit population, a group that is …

IMDb Upgrades App, Now Allows Movie Ticket Purchases IMDb Upgrades App, Now Allows Movie Ticket Purchases

For those who you are tired of apps like Fandango and Flixster and are looking another mobile application that allows you to buy tickets, IMDb has something you’ll be interested in. No longer is the IMDb mobile app only useful …

Virtual Reality Porn Arrives On The Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Porn Arrives On The Oculus Rift
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While Rule 34 dictates that if it exists, there is pornography of it, perhaps there should be an amendment or a subsection we can add to it; one that reads, “if it is capable of displaying porn, someone will make …

HBO Asks Google To Remove VLC Player Link In DMCA Filing HBO Asks Google To Remove VLC Player Link In DMCA Filing
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In what appears to be a case of either mistaken identity or guilt by association, in one of their recent DMCA filings, HBO included a takedown request link pointing to the VLC media player. For those who are not aware, …

Grown Ups 2 Getting Smashed By Critics Grown Ups 2 Getting Smashed By Critics

Adam Sandler has never been a critical darling, at least for movies that come from his Happy Madison company. That being said, Sandler’s movies normally perform much better than expected pretty well, even if they are getting bombed by reviewers. …

NHL ’94 Will Be A Playable Feature In NHL 14 NHL ’94 Will Be A Playable Feature In NHL 14

Aside from improved goalie play, EA’s upcoming NHL 14 is going to feature something that may, in fact, overshadow the primary feature: a playable version of NHL ’94, a game that finished second in ESPN’s “Best Sports Game of All …

Microsoft Allows NSA/FBI To Access Outlook, Skype, Other Communication Software Microsoft Allows NSA/FBI To Access Outlook, Skype, Other Communication Software
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Over at the YouTube page for Microsoft’s Your Privacy is Our Priority video, the description features the following promise: The lines between public and private may never be perfect, but at Microsoft we are going to keep on trying, because …

The Steam Summer Sale Is Here; Steam Currently Getting Crushed The Steam Summer Sale Is Here; Steam Currently Getting Crushed

If you’re a gamer, or, if you don’t like titles, someone who enjoys playing video games, today is something like Christmas. At least it should be. The reason for the “Christmas in July” feeling is, quite simply, because it has …

Rambo: The Video Game Looks A Little Dated Rambo: The Video Game Looks A Little Dated

In the video game industry, striking while the iron is hot is nowhere near as important as the strike being one of quality. Don’t tell that to those who oversee the Call of Duty franchise, mind you. With that in …

How Much Will Google Spend To Market The Moto X? How Much Will Google Spend To Market The Moto X?

The details about the upcoming Motorola’s Moto X, the first smartphone to be released by the company since being acquired by Google, are still of a grapevine-only version. The veil is, however, being pulled back as the Moto X gets …

Soccer Hooligan Brawl Gets The David Attenborough Treatment Soccer Hooligan Brawl Gets The David Attenborough Treatment

A couple of weeks ago, a YouTube video of a soccer fan brawl hit the trend cycle. This one, however, isn’t just the traditional footage of fans pounding on each other in the stands until the security guards intervene. No, …

Red-Band Trailer For Oldboy Remake Hits Red-Band Trailer For Oldboy Remake Hits

In 2003, Chan-wook Park, the brilliant movie director who hails from South Korea, graced international movie fans with the incredible Oldboy. The movie told a captivating, disturbing tale of imprisonment and revenge, among other things. Aside from that, Oldboy also …

Payday 2 Gameplay Video Shows How Not To Rob A Bank Payday 2 Gameplay Video Shows How Not To Rob A Bank

There’s still little over a month before the sequel to the PC game hit, Payday, becomes available on Steam. To get us ready, the developers are inviting various publications into their fold, giving them a go at Payday 2. In …

Justin Bieber Pirates Off The Internet, Just Like The Rest Of Us Justin Bieber Pirates Off The Internet, Just Like The Rest Of Us
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So, what do you do if you are a multimillionaire pop music idol and you want to watch Anderson Silva get KTFO’d, but you don’t have the Pay-Per-View broadcast handy? Well, if you aren’t a big money teenage dreamboat, you …

Yasiin Bey (Formerly Mos Def) Takes Part In Force-Feeding Demonstration Yasiin Bey (Formerly Mos Def) Takes Part In Force-Feeding Demonstration

Yasiin Bey, the rapper formerly known as Mos Def, is known for being one of the more gifted rap lyricists to ever pick up a microphone. Beyond his performing excellence, Bey is also an outspoken Muslim, and has openly disagreed …