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PlayStation Vita Price Drops in Japan PlayStation Vita Price Drops in Japan

For the handheld console market, price is everything. Both the games and the portable consoles themselves cost less than their living-room counterparts. Both the Nintendo 3DS and the PlayStation Vita were considered overpriced when they launched, and both consoles failed …

Downton Abbey Makes Patton Oswalt Want To Set An Arby’s On Fire Downton Abbey Makes Patton Oswalt Want To Set An Arby’s On Fire

There are a lot of people talking about Downton Abbey on Twitter today, now that PBS has run the season finale here in the U.S. While many had already seen the episode, a lot of American fans only got the …

Cardinals Barred from Twitter Use as They Select the New Pope Cardinals Barred from Twitter Use as They Select the New Pope
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Twitter-using Cardinals are going to have to shutter their devices when they all convene to select a new Pope to replace the outgoing Benedict XVI. The 117 Cardinals who will participate in the upcoming Papal Conclave will be barred from …

Halo Creators Unveil Their New Game, Destiny Halo Creators Unveil Their New Game, Destiny
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When Bungie abandoned the Halo franchise, gamers worried that the future of the series would be in jeopardy. Luckily, Halo landed in the capable hands of 343 studios, and the legend of Master Chief will continue for years to come. …

Pistorius Cricket Bat: Rumors Of Bloody Evidence Abound Pistorius Cricket Bat: Rumors Of Bloody Evidence Abound
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Oscar Pistorius is facing some serious charges after the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last week, despite initial reports that the Olympics star accidentally shot her thinking she was an intruder. Details of that night are sketchy at best …

Microsoft Confirms Windows Blue Via Job Posting Microsoft Confirms Windows Blue Via Job Posting
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Soon after Windows 8 came out, it was rumored that Microsoft would move the operating system to an annual release cycle called Windows Blue. It was to be a cheap, inexpensive option that would see Windows becoming more like Apple’s …

Mobile Twitter Users Use Twitter More [Infographic] Mobile Twitter Users Use Twitter More [Infographic]

Twitter has released an infographic based on a Compete study, looking at mobile users in the U.K. Last week, the company shared some findings from Compete about mobile users in the U.S. The companies found that primary mobile users are …

Killed Same Day Sister Sat Behind Obama: Teen Girls Shot Killed Same Day Sister Sat Behind Obama: Teen Girls Shot
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A Chicago woman whose sister sat just behind President Obama as he gave an anti-violence speech was shot and killed later that same day, in a tragic twist of fate. Janay McFarlane, an 18-year old mom, was apparently caught in …

SNL’s Djesus Uncrossed Sketch Prophesied by Reddit SNL’s Djesus Uncrossed Sketch Prophesied by Reddit
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ICYMI, Saturday Night Live aired a nice little sketch over the weekend called “Djesus Uncrossed,” which featured host Christoph Waltz taking on the role of revengeful Jesus Christ and going on a killing rampage to right the many wrongs done …

New PlayStation Could Offer Cloud Gaming [RUMOR] New PlayStation Could Offer Cloud Gaming [RUMOR]

Backwards compatibility is a popular feature for new game consoles. The ability to have one console under the TV that can play multiple generations of games is valuable for a certain kind of gamer. The rumored hardware architecture of Sony’s …

Sony Gives Us A Crash Course In PlayStation History Sony Gives Us A Crash Course In PlayStation History

Sony is planning to reveal the PlayStation 4, or whatever it’s called, this Wednesday. Before that happens, however, Sony has created a little history tour through PlayStation’s past. If you need to catch up on your gaming history, this is …

Alabama Shakes Own “Saturday Night Live” Alabama Shakes Own “Saturday Night Live”

If you ask a lot of people who still watch “SNL”, the show hasn’t seemed to be able to find its footing in recent years, with the exception of a few talented cast members and an injection of new blood …

Google Takeout Adds Blogger, Google+ Pages Google Takeout Adds Blogger, Google+ Pages

Google announced the other day that it has added Blogger and Google+ Pages to Google Takeout, meaning that users can more easily export their data out of these services if they would like to leave. K├íri Ragnarsson from Google’s The …

Best Buy Adopts Online Price-Matching Best Buy Adopts Online Price-Matching

Over the holiday season, Best Buy began offering its customers price-matching on products that can be found for lower prices at online retailers. The move was meant to curb incidences of “showrooming” – the term that refers to customers who …

Katy Perry: Ring Sparks Engagement Rumors Katy Perry: Ring Sparks Engagement Rumors

Katy Perry was spotted wearing a heart-shaped rock on her ring finger recently, prompting rumors to fly that she and perpetual heartbreaker John Mayer are engaged. Perry’s reps haven’t commented on the situation, and a source told People that it’s …

Google May Be Working To Cut Off Funds To Pirate Sites Google May Be Working To Cut Off Funds To Pirate Sites
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For the longest time, the media industry has lobbied Google to censor its search results in favor of “legitimate” Web sites. Google gave in a little last year when it introduced a new ranking signal that puts pirated content lower …

Google Retail Stores On The Way? Google Retail Stores On The Way?
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Google is planning on opening up retail stores in major metropolitan areas by the end of the year, according to a report from 9to5Google. Seth Weintraub, who notes that Google already has a retail presence in a number of Best …

Nicolaus Copernicus Google Doodle Celebrates Heliocentrism Nicolaus Copernicus Google Doodle Celebrates Heliocentrism
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Today, I’d say that we’re at least fairly certain that the Earth (and all the other planets) revolve around the sun, and not the other way around. I don’t want to rule out some crazies out there, I mean, the …

Mindy McCready Dead Of Apparent Suicide Mindy McCready Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Mindy McCready, whose star seemed so bright when her country career took off in 1996, endured a series of pitfalls in the past several years. After a suicide attempt following her ex-boyfriend’s arrest for attempted murder–he beat and then choked …

LinkedIn Updates its Job Search Engine LinkedIn Updates its Job Search Engine

LinkedIn, the social network for professional networking, is set up to be the online, social alternative to the old resume system. Though the website as a whole is set up to get people hired, the social network also provides a …

Sega To Release Retro Themed Notebook PCs In March Sega To Release Retro Themed Notebook PCs In March
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Sega bowed out of the hardware race in 2001 after the Dreamcast couldn’t keep up with Sony’s PlayStation 2. Since then, fans have prophesied the return of Sega hardware every September 9 in honor of the Dreamcast’s original release date …

Facebook: We Were Hacked, But Your Info Is Safe Facebook: We Were Hacked, But Your Info Is Safe
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Facebook has just announced that last month they were targeted by a “sophisticated attack” that saw some of its employees let malware onto their systems after visiting a compromised site. Not to fear, though. Facebook says that they have found …

The Joker Introduces Lex Luthor To A Crowbar In The Latest Injustice: Gods Among Us Matchup The Joker Introduces Lex Luthor To A Crowbar In The Latest Injustice: Gods Among Us Matchup

Last week, WB Games started up the Injustice Battle Arena where fans of the upcoming fighter could vote to see who fights who in weekly match ups. The first week saw Batman face off against Bane and Wonder Woman face …

Amanda Bynes Shares Her Love Of Rolexes & Diet Coke Amanda Bynes Shares Her Love Of Rolexes & Diet Coke

Amanda Bynes has seen nearly as much headline time in the past year as Lindsay Lohan, which is saying a lot. The 26-year old (former?) actress has been followed by controversy since she was pulled over and arrested on suspicion …