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New ‘Gravity’ Trailer Previews Disaster

Fall movie-goers are used to Halloween horror flicks, including torture porn and zombies. This fall, however, the scariest flick may not have a monster of any sort. Gravity is set to release the first weekend in October, and promises to …

Nvidia Is Bringing The Power Of PC Graphics To Mobile Nvidia Is Bringing The Power Of PC Graphics To Mobile

Compared to PCs and consoles, mobile graphics are a little dated. Nvidia sees this as a problem, and it aims to fix it in the near future. At SIGGRAPH, an annual conference dedicated to computer graphics, Nvidia unveiled its new …

JWoww, Snooki Take To Twitter About Spinoff Drama
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JWoww and Snooki, of “Jersey Shore” fame, are looking for a new place to crash for their spinoff show and are eyeing a home on Pelican Island, but residents are actively trying to keep the girls away. Attorney Ron Gasirowski …

Orange Is The New Black Is Off to a Better Start Than Arrested Development or House of Cards Orange Is The New Black Is Off to a Better Start Than Arrested Development or House of Cards

Although Netflix (frustratingly) doesn’t like to divulge specific viewership stats, the company will occasionally drop a little tidbit of info concerning a particular show’s popularity. During their earnings call earlier this week, they did just that – and it’s quite …

FDA Warns Companies Selling Fake, Illegal Diabetes Treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week announced that it is “taking action” to remove illegal diabetes treatments from store shelves. The agency has sent letters to 15 companies, notifying them that their products illegal. “The FDA is …

“Duck Dynasty” Gets Premiere Date Amid Salary Negotiations

“Duck Dynasty” is coming back to A&E on August 14th, despite rumors that the network couldn’t work with the stars’ salary demands. The breakout hit–which focuses on the Robertson family–earned a massive following last season, with 9.6 million viewers tuning …

YouTube Celebrates All Things Geek with a Week of Exclusive Content YouTube Celebrates All Things Geek with a Week of Exclusive Content
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According to YouTube, over half of its top 20 non-music channels are dedicated to geek culture. And with that in mind, the video site decided that it was high time they hosted an international geek week. “There’s never been a …

Groupon Breadcrumb POS iPad App Gets Major Updates Groupon Breadcrumb POS iPad App Gets Major Updates

Groupon announced some updates to its Breadcrumb POS app for iPad on Wednesday, including new customization features. “Ultimately the Breadcrumb POS v.1.2 upgrade allows hair and nail salons, spas, studios, wine bars, cafes and retail establishments to now have their …

Best Buy Jumps The Gun On New Nexus 7 Pre-Orders, Confirms Android 4.3’s Existence Best Buy Jumps The Gun On New Nexus 7 Pre-Orders, Confirms Android 4.3’s Existence

Google will be hosting an event this morning with Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai. We all kind of assumed it would have something to do with Android, but the specifics were still a mystery until Best Buy jumped the …

AT&T Becomes the Official Wireless Carrier For Disney Parks AT&T Becomes the Official Wireless Carrier For Disney Parks

AT&T announced this week that it has become the official wireless provider for The Walt Disney Company’s theme parks, including Disneyland and Disney World. As part of the agreement, AT&T will get Disney-related marketing and branding opportunities, including sponsorship of …

Facebook’s U.S. Mobile Use Exploded in Q2 [REPORT] Facebook’s U.S. Mobile Use Exploded in Q2 [REPORT]
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With Facebook set to reveal their Q2 earnings later today, one of the big numbers that people will be looking at is just how much Facebook grew in terms of mobile use over the past few months. And when those …

Feedly Fixes A Bunch Of Stuff, Says Mini Toolbar Will Be Back In The Fall Feedly Fixes A Bunch Of Stuff, Says Mini Toolbar Will Be Back In The Fall

Feedly announced a bunch of fixes it has made to various features, and that it is working on bringing the mini toolbar back. The feature which went missing weeks ago (around the time Google Reader finally went down, actually), was …

Carlita Kilpatrick, Wife Of Former Detroit Mayor, Loses Home

Carlita Kilpatrick, wife of disgraced former Detroit mayor Kwame, has lost her job and her home, which she’s shared with her three children since Kwame was charged with 24 corruption charges in March. He is accused of racketeering, fraud, and …

Smartphone Shipments Up 6.6% in Second Quarter, Samsung Tops List by Wide Margin Smartphone Shipments Up 6.6% in Second Quarter, Samsung Tops List by Wide Margin

The most recent quarterly financial results have now rolled in from most major tech companies, and it seems as if everyone is waiting for the big fall product launches. Looking back over the past quarter, TrendForce has now released its …

Twitter Busted Using Fake Tweets From Real Users To Promote New TV Ad Targeting Twitter Busted Using Fake Tweets From Real Users To Promote New TV Ad Targeting
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Back in May, Twitter announced its new TV ad targeting capabilities for advertisers. On Tuesday, the offering officially left beta as Twitter announced general availability in the U.S., along with some new analytics to go with it. This is an …

Edward Snowden May Finally Be Able To Enter Russia [Report] Edward Snowden May Finally Be Able To Enter Russia [Report]

One month ago, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden arrived in Russia from Hong Kong after leaking numerous secret NSA spy programs to the press. Since then, he’s been confined to the transit zone of the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport as the …

“Happier” Is Social Media For Optimists “Happier” Is Social Media For Optimists
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Social media has become a steadfast part of many people’s lives; millions of people log on to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and similar sites each day, all with the express purpose of exploring their interests, sharing their views, and communicating with …

Alligator Stolen by Being Crammed Under T-Shirt
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A man in West Virginia stole a baby alligator by smuggling it under his t-shirt. There’s a lot to worry about in that sentence given that gators are native neither to the Mountain State nor to t-shirts, so let’s set …

Jay-Z Wrapped Up in College Football Blooper
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Jay-Z might have put the University of South Carolina’s 2013 football campaign in jeopardy. “Inside the League,” a football insider website, has taken note of potential inappropriate interactions between Jay-Z’s sports agency and junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, a star …

Lady Gaga Takes Top Spot On Forbes Under-30 List

Lady Gaga recently underwent hip surgery to repair a labral tear, most likely caused by her intense dance schedule. It is that work ethic that helped her top this year’s Forbes list of the top earners under the age of …

Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank Have Awkward Performance
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The rhythm and blues group, TGT, comprised of Tyrese, Ginuwine, and Tank, may not be morning people. TGT were guests on WLNY’s “The Couch” on the morning of July 19, and many viewers felt they gave an awkward performance. Tyrese …

Russia’s Anti-Gay Laws Provoke Olympic Committee

In the midst of American victories for marriage equality and other LGBTQAI+ issues, it is important to both recognize and publicize issues of unjust and ignorant behavior in other parts of the world. Echoes of Martin Luther King Junior’s famous …

Pope’s Car Makes Wrong Turn, Hits Mob

The LA Times reports that Pope Francis’ car took a wring turn yesterday and ended up smack in the middle of a mob of people. Pope Francis has been in Brazil for several days, celebrating World Youth Day and visiting …

Man Gets Max Jail Time for Stolen $5M Lottery Ticket

Despite being told in advertisements that it is “only a game”, people take the lottery very seriously. A man in Illinois won a million-dollar scratch-off ticket back in January. The day after he got his winnings, he dropped dead of …