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The Phantom Pain Trailer Gives Off Metal Gear Vibes

Over the weekend, Spike TV hosted its annual Video Game Awards. There were few surprises outside of an announcement for Dark Souls II, but one trailer in particular is still causing fierce discussion and speculation across the gaming world. On …

Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome

Google Now may soon be part of the Chrome web browser. A note was discovered on the Chromium (the open source project on which Chrome is based) site, indicating that such an integration is being buit. CNET, which points to …

Jackson Fined For Tweet, Must Pay $25,000
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Stephen Jackson, a forward for the San Antonio Spurs, recently used Twitter as a means to vent about another player. But unfortunately for him, social media sites are often the cause of trouble for those in the spotlight, and once …

Instagram Photos Now Completely Gone From Twitter Instagram Photos Now Completely Gone From Twitter

Last week, Instagram took a shot at Twitter by cutting off Twitter cards support, which basically meant that Instagram photos posted to Twitter appeared less-than-optimal when expanded in users’ streams. It’s clear that Instagram wants Instagram users to use Instagram …

Patrick Moore Dies: Astronomer Was 89

Patrick Moore, astronomer, novelist, and BBC television host, passed away on Sunday at his home at the age of 89. The eccentric sky-lover had a great circle of friends and admirers, including Queen guitarist Brian May, who actually co-wrote “Bang! …

NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8 NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, plays a pretty big role during the holidays. The organization tracks Santa on Christmas Eve and delivers live updates to children around the world on where Santa is and where he’s heading next. …

The Last of Us: Release Date, Trailer, and Pre-Orders
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One of the most impressive games from Sony’s 2012 E3 presentation has finally gotten a release date. The Last of Us will be released for PlayStation 3 on May 7, 2013. The news was revealed at the Spike Video Game …

Here’s Video Of John McAfee’s Q&A With Press Here’s Video Of John McAfee’s Q&A With Press

John McAfee took to YouTube on Sunday to engage in a Q&A session with press to set the record straight about his situation in Guatemala, and the whole series of events that led up to his detention. The first video …

Twitter Photo Filters Coming Your Way by Christmas [REPORT] Twitter Photo Filters Coming Your Way by Christmas [REPORT]

Twitter wants your lo-fi photos of roast beast and your sepia-toned cans of Who hash. The holiday season is upon us, and Twitter knows that the amount of photos posted to any and all social networks will jump, significantly. And …

Adele Baby Fine: New Mom Has To Pay Up
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Adele, who had her baby boy in October, apparently never got around to registering the birth through the proper channels, and now she owes a hefty fine. In the U.K., births must be registered within 42 days; it has now …

Nook Video Now Available In The UK Nook Video Now Available In The UK

The Kindle Fire HD has been available in Europe since October 25. The device came with Amazon’s own LOVEFiLM which streams movies and TV shows directly to users’ devices. Nook, the ever present rival to Kindle, is now just catching …

Diabetes Drugs: Coffee Could Reduce Type 2 Risk
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A new report from the Institute for Scientific Information of Coffee (ISIC) shows that drinking three to four cups of coffee per day could lower a person’s chances of developing type 2 diabetes. During the 2012 World Congress on Prevention …

Jenni Rivera Dies In Mexican Plane Crash
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Singer Jenni Rivera, renowned for her Banda style, was killed in a plane crash over the weekend in Mexico. She was 43. Rivera was headed to Monterrey for a performance, which she’d posted about on Twitter on Friday. The plane …

Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle
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Google is running a homepage doodle honoring Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (otherwise known as Ada Lovelace). Google doesn’t talk that much about all of its doodle subjects, but Ada Lovelace got a blog post on the Official Google …

Apple Maps Now Stranding People in the Middle of Nowhere, Australia Apple Maps Now Stranding People in the Middle of Nowhere, Australia

UPDATE: Apple has partially fixed the problem. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Yeah yeah, we all know that Apple Maps suck. But apparently the problem is worse than adding a few extra minutes to your commute or getting you lost in an unfamiliar …

Censoring The Internet Won’t Stop Terrorism Censoring The Internet Won’t Stop Terrorism
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Terrorists are on the Internet. It’s just a fact. Just like you and I, members of radical fringe groups use the Internet to communicate ideas and spread information. It’s hard to combat the message when it’s online due to the …

Court Orders Yelp User To Change Review. Slippery Slope? Court Orders Yelp User To Change Review. Slippery Slope?
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This week, a Virginia judge ordered a Yelp user to change a negative review. Before we get into the specifics, just think about that for a second. Do you use Yelp (or any other service for that matter) to discuss …

Only 2% of Facebook’s Local Business Pages Are Using Promoted Posts Only 2% of Facebook’s Local Business Pages Are Using Promoted Posts
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Back in May, Facebook began allowing page owners to pay to give their posts extended visibility in their fans’ news feeds. With Promoted Posts, Facebook gave business owners a way to make sure the right people see the right content- …

Chandler Bing, Facebook, and Nicotine Gum
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Here’s Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Interview On Rock Center Here’s Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Interview On Rock Center
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Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared on Rock Center with Brian Williams this week in a rare television interview. As Williams points out, Cook is able to walk around public places without being recognized. Pretty incredible, considering the popularity of the …

Growing veggies on Mars a Goal For Chinese Biodome
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One of the major hurdles to sending humans to Mars is their pesky predilection for eating. The amount of food needed for astronauts during a months-long trip to Mars and back would weight too much to make such a mission …

Wreck-It Ralph 2 Is All But Confirmed To Be In The Works

Have you seen Wreck-it Ralph yet? If you haven’t, you need to go out to the movies this weekend and see it. It’s by far the best animated film of the year. It captures the kind of Disney magic that’s …

Adobe Adds Game Developer Tools To Creative Cloud Adobe Adds Game Developer Tools To Creative Cloud
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Back in February, Adobe published a white paper that outlined the future of Flash Player. The company said that it would be refocusing its efforts on gaming and Web video after discontinuing work on the mobile version for Android. Almost …

Love GIFs? Here’s an Incredible Video on Their History Love GIFs? Here’s an Incredible Video on Their History
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GIFs now power the internet. Can you even imagine trying to accurately express your emotions or reactions without them? The format is so popular now, that the Oxford American Dictionaries recently named GIF their word of the year. It beat …