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Author Archive for: ‘Chris Richardson’

Thor: The Dark World Gets A Character Poster

With Iron Man 3 signifying the official start to Marvel Studio’s Phase Two, the next leg leading up to The Avengers sequel, Thor: The Dark World, is due out on November 8. With that in mind, it’s about that time for promotional materials pushing the Thor sequel to start popping up. While there’s no specific order dictating how these materials …

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Katey Sagal Discusses New Season of Sons of Anarchy

With the new season of Sons of Anarchy a little over a month away, it’s time for the marketing push to begin in earnest. This, of course, consists of new trailers, interviews with the show’s stars, and appearances on the convention circuit, among other things. As the push begins with the crew from SAMCRO, creator Kurt Sutter indicates when Season …

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Riley Cooper’s N-Bomb Gets the Taiwanese Animation Treatment

You knew this would be making an appearance sooner or later–actually, “later” is a bad term in relation to the folks at NMA–and these creations seem to mark the closing moments for the popularity of whatever story they are covering. Not that the Taiwanese Animation crew is a trend killer or anything. It’s more like, they show up and place …

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DuckDuckGo Had Over 100 Million Searches In July

As terms like “NSA” and “PRISM” start to embody the modern-day bogey man for many who take ideas like privacy seriously, a small, but increasing amount of web users alter their behavior accordingly. This means leaving popular services like Google, Microsoft, and Facebook behind in an effort to find a place that respects a user’s right to have a secure, …

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Riley Cooper Apologizes To Media, Gets Fined By The Eagles

Say what you will about the Sad Saga of Riley Cooper, but one thing’s for sure, it’s life cycle has been extremely quick. In the course of a few hours, Cooper’s video went viral, he apologized on Twitter, the NFL Player’s Union issued a damning response, he met (and again apologized) with the Philadelphia media, and he’s already been fined …

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How Many Teammates Did Riley Cooper Just Alienate?

So yeah, Riley Cooper at the Kenny Chesney concert happened, and it appears as if the Internet is currently tripping over its collective self in an effort to respond. In case you missed it, the wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles had an incredibly stupid screw up during the show, and naturally, it was captured on video and posted for …

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Bon Jovi Keyboardist Wears Google Glass On Stage

It appears we have a new use for Google Glass: making concert movies from the perspective of the band. Instead of having camera men run around while hunched down, trying to stay out of the picture, we can just slap a Google Glass headset on the band and let them film the entire thing, rehearsals included. Can you imagine how …

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A Look Behind The Scenes At Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

With the announcement for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows dropping a little while back, complete with a teaser trailer, it’s time to get people’s interest level up. What better way to do that than releasing some actual in-game footage of what consumers can expect? In a world where vociferous gamers will use any platform necessary to voice …

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Viral Marketing Push for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Begins

Whatever words that will be written about Marvel’s viral marketing push for the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, the only thing people are going to take from the content are the Sentinels, which is understandable, because, well, this is the freaking Sentinels we are talking about. Now, if you aren’t that familiar with the X-Men beyond the movies, you …

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New Army Training Simulations Licensed To Use Unreal Engine

Using video game-like simulations to train fighting forces is not a new concept by any means; however, what is normally discussed in science fiction lore is also a very real capability used by the United States military. In this case, we are focusing on the United States Army, but such training is certainly not restricted to that particular branch of …

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Mozilla Introduces New Developments Focusing On Web Security

Make no mistake about it, Mozilla is committed to making the web a safer place for its users. Although browser security remains somewhat dubious–all of the main browsers perform well in various security tests tests, although, questions about NSA backdoors persist–for their part, Mozilla has been very outspoken against government surveillance programs. In an effort to back up such rebellion …

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Spotify Helps Dramatically Reduce Music Piracy In The Netherlands, Norway

While music piracy may not be the buzzworthy topic it was in the days of Napster and Limewire, an idea given life by the RIAA’s decision to stop suing downloaders, that doesn’t mean it’s a forgotten issue. The RIAA’s vehement support of things like SOPA, ACTA, and CISPA indicates as much. Furthermore, a quick look at the RIAA’s site reveals …

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