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Amazon Adds Dramedy ‘Really’ to Next Round of Pilots Amazon Adds Dramedy ‘Really’ to Next Round of Pilots

Add another interesting pilot to Amazon Studios’ next (third) round of originals – the company has just announced Really, “a funny, extremely honest behind-the-curtain look at the psychological and emotional complexities of marriage, and the charged dynamics of a tight-knit …

Plane Crash? Nah, Just a Google Internet Balloon Returning to Earth Plane Crash? Nah, Just a Google Internet Balloon Returning to Earth

As it turns out, giant, falling internet balloons kind of resemble a crashing plane. Emergency responders (including a rescue helicopter!) were called to an area in New Zealand’s South Island Friday morning after reports of a plane crash. But when …

Watch Google Glass Confuse, Amaze Old People Watch Google Glass Confuse, Amaze Old People

“It’s like I’m in a different world all of the sudden! Technology just rolled over me like a big ol’ steamroller!” I’m not sure if the older subjects of this video will be running out to join the Google Glass …

Chelsea Handler’s Netflix Talk Show Is Going to Suck or Not Suck Chelsea Handler’s Netflix Talk Show Is Going to Suck or Not Suck

As you probably heard, Chelsea Handler’s next talk show-hosting gig after E!’s Chelsea Lately will take place in the world of on-demand streaming – Netflix. Her new show will debut some time in 2016, and according to Netflix will “feature …

Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Picks Up Another Cast Member Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Picks Up Another Cast Member

Earlier this month, we learned that Pedro Pascal, fresh off a memorable turn on Game of Thrones, will star opposite Wagner Moura in Netflix’s upcoming series Narcos. Deadline is now reporting that Manolo Cardona has also joined the cast as …

Netflix Has Yet to Find Its One-Series-Fits-All Netflix Has Yet to Find Its One-Series-Fits-All

Judging by the buzz shows like Orange Is The New Black and House of Cards enjoy in all corners of the internet, you might think that Netflix has totally knocked it out of the park already in the original content …

Google Now Lets You Delete Documents From The Editor Google Now Lets You Delete Documents From The Editor

It’s hard to believe this wasn’t already a thing, but Google announced in a Google+ post on Wednesday evening that you can now delete files from Docs, Sheets, and Slides without having to leave the editor. Just go to file, …

Martin Sheen Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’ Martin Sheen Joins Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’

Grace and Frankie, the upcoming Netflix comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, has cast its first male lead – Martin Sheen. Sheen will play a man who plans to leave his wife for another man, who is married …

Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix with Talk Show Debuting in 2016 Chelsea Handler Lands at Netflix with Talk Show Debuting in 2016

As is often the case, the rumors turned out to be anything but lies. Netflix has announced a ‘multi-tiered deal’ with Chelsea Handler, the comedian/talk show host who’s ending her seven-year run with E!’s Chelsea Lately in August. Netflix is …

Netflix Wants More Original Comedies, Horror Netflix Wants More Original Comedies, Horror

Netflix is very interested in launching more original comedies, and is thinking about westerns and more horror shows as well. The Hollywood Reporter has an extensive interview with Cindy Holland, the company’s head of original content. Asked about what genres …

Sense8, The Wachowskis’ Netflix Show, Finally Begins Filming Sense8, The Wachowskis’ Netflix Show, Finally Begins Filming

When Netflix first announced that Andy and Lana Wachowski were making their first foray into television with a sci-fi series called Sense8, the company slated it for a late 2014 release. But things moved along kind of slowly for the …

Amazon Unveils Fire, Its Long-Awaited Smartphone Amazon Unveils Fire, Its Long-Awaited Smartphone

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just unveiled the company’s long-anticipated smartphone, and it’s called the Fire Phone. The device looks vaguely iPhone-esque, but should appeal to fans of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets. It uses Gorilla Glass 3 and a rubber frame …

BlackBerry Adds Amazon Appstore To New OS BlackBerry Adds Amazon Appstore To New OS

BlackBerry announced that the Amazon Appstore will be available with the launch of the next version of its operating system BlackBerry 10.3. This will come in the fall, and will be a significant increase in availability for Amazon’s offering. “With …

‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2: The Closest Look Yet ‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2: The Closest Look Yet

Last week, Netflix gave us the first official trailer for its upcoming second season of Hemlock Grove, and it didn’t disappoint. Now, Extra has a behind the scenes look at the season with comments from cast and crew, including Mr. …

Elon Musk Is Pretty Concerned About Skynet Elon Musk Is Pretty Concerned About Skynet

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, often referred to as the real life Tony Stark, can envision a world where we are all overtaken by our robot overlords. Specifically, the whole Terminator scenario. CNBC’s Julia Boorstin and Kelly Evans recently …

Wikipedia Gets A Revamp On Tablets Wikipedia Gets A Revamp On Tablets

The Wikimedia Foundation unveiled a new look for Wikipedia and its other properties for tablets. There are similarities to the mobile web version you’ve already been seeing on your smartphone, but there are also some differences. For one, they’ve increased …

Hulu Original ‘Deadbeat’ Heads To DVD Hulu Original ‘Deadbeat’ Heads To DVD

They don’t get as much media attention as Netflix’s, but Hulu has original shows too. One of them, Deadbeat, is reportedly heading to DVD later this summer. The official description from Hulu is as follows: Deadbeat is an all new …

Game of Thrones, Once Again, Sits Atop the Iron Throne of Piracy Game of Thrones, Once Again, Sits Atop the Iron Throne of Piracy

The season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones has shattered a piracy record, previously held by…Game of Thrones. According to torrent trackers, over 254,000 people were, at one point, sharing a single torrent for the season four finale episode, “The …

Middle Finger Emoji to Address the Most Common Emotion Felt When Texting Middle Finger Emoji to Address the Most Common Emotion Felt When Texting

The Unicode Consortium, the group that regulates the industry standard for emoji and other types of text across multiple platforms (like iOS and Android), has just announced the Unicode Standard version 7.0, which consists of 2,834 new characters – including …

Breaking Bad Now Available In Ultra HD 4K On Netflix Breaking Bad Now Available In Ultra HD 4K On Netflix

Netflix’s Joris Evers announced on Twitter that Breaking Bad is now streaming in Ultra HD 4K everywhere the service is available. The company had said in the past that the show would be available in 4K in June, and has …

Smart Thermostats: Honeywell Announces the Lyric Thermostat Smart Thermostats: Honeywell Announces the Lyric Thermostat

The smart thermostat business has held promise for quite a while now, with even companies such as Google investing heavily in the technology. Now one of the most popular thermostat makers in the world has entered its own smart thermostat …