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Josh Wolford is a writer for WebProNews. He likes beer, Japanese food, and movies that make him feel weird afterward. Mostly beer. Follow him on Twitter: @joshgwolf Instagram: @joshgwolf Google+: Joshua Wolford StumbleUpon: joshgwolf
San Francisco Bar Giving Free Drinks to ‘Outcast’ Glassholes San Francisco Bar Giving Free Drinks to ‘Outcast’ Glassholes

Let’s say you’re walking around San Francisco, donning a pair of Google Glass, when some guy comes up to you and asks you to stop filming him, lest he “beat the shit out of you”–or something like that. Let’s say …

Snail Mail Still Integral to Marketing Campaigns, Says USPS Snail Mail Still Integral to Marketing Campaigns, Says USPS

As traditional snail mail marketing campaigns continue to be replaced with email and social media campaigns, the US Postmaster General is trying to let businesses know that the USPS is still a valuable tool to keep in their marketing toolbox–and …

Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports

Amazon’s long-awaited video streaming device will hit stores next month, according to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal. The streaming device, which has been rumored for years, will reportedly hit Amazon.com as well as a handful of brick-and-mortar retailers …

SXSW Hipsters Pretend to Know Bands So Obscure They Don’t Even Exist SXSW Hipsters Pretend to Know Bands So Obscure They Don’t Even Exist

If you ask the crowd at SXSW about some hot new bands like “DJ Heavy Flow” and “What the Fuck Bruce Jenner,” they’ll probably tell you that they not only know of their music, but are pretty into it too. …

Man Offers to Shoot Someone for 100 Retweets, Promptly Arrested Man Offers to Shoot Someone for 100 Retweets, Promptly Arrested

The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old man for making criminal threats after he tweeted that he would shoot someone if he received 100 retweets. “100 RTs and I’ll shoot someone walking,” tweeted Dakkari Dijon McAnuff alongside the …

Jonah Hill’s Mom Wants You to Sign Up for Obamacare Jonah Hill’s Mom Wants You to Sign Up for Obamacare

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is dwindling, as the March 31st deadline is fast approaching. Let’s call this part two of the White House’s celebrity-oriented campaign to get people to sign up in the next two …

Guy Who Shot Texting Moviegoer Was Also Texting Guy Who Shot Texting Moviegoer Was Also Texting

Back in January, 71-year-old Curtis Reeves shot and killed Chad Oulson in a crowded movie theater during a screening of Lone Survivor. Reeves shot Oulson after an altercation the sprang from the latter texting in the theater and refusing to …

Mark Zuckerberg Called Obama to Express Frustration ‘Over the Damage the Government Is Creating for Our Future’ Mark Zuckerberg Called Obama to Express Frustration ‘Over the Damage the Government Is Creating for Our Future’

Earlier this week, reports emerged that said the NSA posed as Facebook to infect computers with malware. The revelation came from none other than American fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden, who claimed that the security agency had “tricked users computers into …

Shaq Says He Spends $1000 a Week on Apps Shaq Says He Spends $1000 a Week on Apps

“I’ve always been a techie,” said Shaq in a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal as SXSW. ‘I’m not ashamed to say I’m a geek at heart.” Shaq does love his tech–especially social media. Not only is he incredibly …

Facebook’s Video Ads Are Here: 15 Seconds, Autoplay, and Silent Unless Clicked Facebook’s Video Ads Are Here: 15 Seconds, Autoplay, and Silent Unless Clicked

They’re heeeeeere. Actually, they’ve been here for a while, but today Facebook has announced that their long-awaited (and long-bemoaned) video ad product is going wide, with a limited group of advertisers. The company first started testing the autoplay ads back …

Amazon Prime Price Increases $20, Now $99 Per Year Amazon Prime Price Increases $20, Now $99 Per Year

Well, you can’t say they didn’t warn you. Amazon has officially announced that the price of an Amazon Prime membership is going up. It’s a $20 increase, meaning that an annual subscription to the service that offers free two-day shipping, …

‘The After,’ ‘Bosch’ Among Series Greenlit by Amazon ‘The After,’ ‘Bosch’ Among Series Greenlit by Amazon

Good news for fans of Amazon’s recent round of pilots–4 of them have been greenlit for full series runs. The shows that have been picked up include X-Files creator Chris Carter’s post-apocalyptic series The After; Bosch, based on the Michael …

Should Scrabble Add ‘Selfie’ to the Official Dictionary? Should Scrabble Add ‘Selfie’ to the Official Dictionary?

Scrabble and Merriam-Webster are about to publish the first new edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary in over 9 years, and they want Facebook users to vote on one word that they must have included. Fans of the game …

Apple’s iPhone Return Window Shrinks to 14 Days Apple’s iPhone Return Window Shrinks to 14 Days

For a while now, Apple has allowed customers to return any iPhone they purchased 30 days ago or less at an official Apple store (or online)–considering the phone wasn’t screwed up and it had all of its accessories with it. …

Obama’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ Tactic Leads to Healthcare.gov Traffic Spike Obama’s ‘Between Two Ferns’ Tactic Leads to Healthcare.gov Traffic Spike

Let’s just assume that President Obama had reasons to sit down with Zach Galifianakis on “Between Two Ferns” other than showing the country that he could expertly pull off a fat joke. Of course, Obama’s move to star in one …

Amazon’s Streaming Box Will Reportedly Launch with Netflix, Hulu Apps Amazon’s Streaming Box Will Reportedly Launch with Netflix, Hulu Apps

Amazon’s still unconfirmed set-top streaming device will launch with third party apps, according to sources quoted by GigaOm. We’re talking a couple of big names here–Netflix and Hulu Plus–meaning that Amazon is choosing to make the device more appealing to …

Obama Gets to Watch Game of Thrones’ New Season Before You Do Obama Gets to Watch Game of Thrones’ New Season Before You Do

A couple of weeks ago, we heard that President Obama asked HBO CEO Richard Plepler if he, as the most powerful man in the world, could please pretty pretty please get some advance episodes of Game of Thrones and True …

Instagram Says It’s Now Much Faster on Android Instagram Says It’s Now Much Faster on Android

Instagram for Android users are being treated with an app update today, one that the photo-sharing service claims will boost overall speed and simplify visuals that will benefit both smaller and larger devices. “Today, we’re excited to announce improvements to …

The SAT Will Stop Penalizing You for Wrong Guesses, Return to 1600-Point Scale The SAT Will Stop Penalizing You for Wrong Guesses, Return to 1600-Point Scale

In the spring of 2016, the SAT is going to look quite a bit different. The College Board, the private nonprofit who administers the standardized test that many colleges and universities factor into admissions, will make a handful of significant …

Selfies Really Are As Mind-Numbingly Popular As You Perceive Them to Be Selfies Really Are As Mind-Numbingly Popular As You Perceive Them to Be

If you asked me, my off-the-cuff answer to “what percentage of your Facebook feed consists of selfies” would be about half. Same goes for Instagram. Turns out, that isn’t that ridiculous of a statement. People really do love their selfies, …

Winklevoss Twins Are Going to Space Thanks to Bitcoin and Richard Branson Winklevoss Twins Are Going to Space Thanks to Bitcoin and Richard Branson

Following in the footsteps of notable names like Lance Bass, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are pursuing a trip into space–and they are paying their way with bitcoin. “Cameron and I have decided to use our bitcoin to take the plunge, …

Roku Debuts New $50 Streaming Stick Roku Debuts New $50 Streaming Stick

Roku has just announced a new streaming device that is clearly aimed at competing with the highly-popular Google Chromecast and the like. It’s called the Roku Streaming Stick, and it’ll run you $49.99. Oh, the Streaming Stick already exists? True. …

HBO GO on the PS3 Finally a Reality, Still Waiting on a PS4 App HBO GO on the PS3 Finally a Reality, Still Waiting on a PS4 App

In oh, really, that wasn’t a thing already? news, today is the day that HBO GO, HBO’s on-demand streaming video app, finally lands on the PS3. “Watch every episode of every season of the HBO’s best shows, including True Detective, …

Apparently, in Florida, You Can ‘Drive Off’ Your Drunk Apparently, in Florida, You Can ‘Drive Off’ Your Drunk

If you’re super messed up and being an annoying asshole, your wife might tell you to go “sleep it off.” That’ll work, given enough time. You might think you can go “walk it off” or perhaps “Waffle House it off.” …