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If you thought floppy disks were a thing of the past, then you should think again. At least if you plan on working for the US Federal Register. Why? Because the Federal Register still uses the outdated tech to receive documents from other government entities.…Read More »
The government in South Australia has unveiled a new facet in their war on gaming and this one focuses on gambling. According to them, if you gamble in a video game as a kid, it will lead to a gambling addiction later in life.…Read More »
“Those fish sure are acting funny every-time you try to dial up.”Read More »
Ben Krasnow, who works at Valve as a mechanical and electrical engineer, has designed two new, interesting, and yet very unconventional controllers. One is controlled in your mouth and the other essentially by your bum.
The tongue mouse is similar to a retainer, works by biting down on it to click the mouse, and you move the cursor by using your tongue to rub it against the plastic, which has a built in sensor.…Read More »
After teasing us with tiny glimpses, we’re finally getting a look at what to expect from Sherlock’s return to television. The third season of the award-winning show arrives next month on January 19th, and the BBC has released a new trailer.…Read More »
During the weekend, the annual VGX (formerly VGAs) was streamed across a variety of websites online. What used to be known as the Video Game Awards has always featured much more than acceptance speeches, and is known mostly for all the new trailers and big game announcements.…Read More »
Some trolls on 4chan have left instructions that supposedly unlock new features on the Xbox One, but in reality, once applied, throw the console into a constant cycle of reboots which essentially destroys the system.
The prank involves several steps and starts by accessing the Developer Console menu and after being followed leaves the Xbox in a state that it cannot recover from.…Read More »
We are thinking the root cause of the problem in this particular story is between the chair and the keyboard.Read More »
Boba Fett in the leading role? Nothing can ever go wrong. Let’s hope Disney is taking notes.Read More »
It has just been confirmed that Telltale will be working on a video game series for Game of Thrones.
Though details are hazy at this point, it is known that Telltale wants to get it out next year and that it will be based more off the television series than the books.…Read More »
It seems like rumors about a Warcraft movie have been around for years, with even Sam Raimi being attached to work on it at one point. Recently it was revealed that Duncan Jones has been brought in as the director and now we have details on six more cast members.…Read More »
In case you missed the newest Tomb Raider and also have the Xbox One of PS4, you will be able to play a version designed for the newest generation of consoles with Tomb Raider: The Definitive Edition.
The newest iteration in the long running video game franchise took the origin story approach and featured a Lara Croft who was younger and not fully come into her own yet.…Read More »
Nice try Gandalf, but no cigar.Read More »
This dude went ahead and built a Jaeger from Pacific Rim called the Brooklyn Typhoon.Read More »
After a series of requests from the Food and Drug Administration to comply with research standards and a letter to cease and desist testing, 23andMe has finally complied, sort of. The company which offered home genetic testing has stopped offering health-focused testing and is instead, offering ancestry testing and raw, uninterpreted genetic data.…Read More »
My computer speaks to me, please stop it — I can’t take it anymore… gaaahhh.Read More »
What will you do to get an Xbox One, the ultimate NSA spy kit, in your living room?Read More »
Guys, you probably want to avoid this one at all costs.Read More »
Never seen a mistake of this caliber before. Perfect stuff.Read More »
Before she goes, allow her to kiss Nightcrawler ’till his life goes missing forever.Read More »
Kaveh Kamooneh was arrested in Georgia and kept for 15 hours after he “stole” 5 cents worth of electricity from the Chamblee Middle School.
Kamooneh had parked his Nissan Leaf and was charging it at a nearby outlet while watching his son play tennis when a police officer, who was clearly on a very important mission to stop people from taking even the barest amount of electricity without paying for it, told him to stop and then filed a report.…Read More »
Applebee’s has reported a plan to purchase 100,000 tablets for 1,800 of its US locations and using them to allow customers to order without having to actually talk to someone.
They plan on buying their tablets from Presto, who specialize in making food service tablets; each tablet will have a normal credit card reader and near field communication (NFC) capabilities that will allow you to connect the tablet to your mobile wallet applications.…Read More »
The first full trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released today, and boy was it worth the wait. If you’re a fan of the recent reboot, you’ll be pleased to know that the sequel looks like more of the same — on a much bigger scale.…Read More »
It has just been revealed that Ouya, the company which created the mini-console with the same name, will now be accepting Bitcoin as payment.
The Ouya was released earlier this year and allows people to play Android-based games on their TVs.…Read More »
Blockbuster has announced that it will be closing 62 more stores in the United Kingdom. This will also mean that 427 previous employees of the company will now be out of a job.
The closure will take place in just a few days, on December 8th, just a month after it was reported that 72 other Blockbusters would be closed.…Read More »
When the Man of Steel sequel was announced, many weren’t expecting a Batman vs. Superman movie. Two of DC’s biggest superheroes are set to clash in a movie the company is hoping can compete with The Avengers in 2015. But now it’s been confirmed that we’re not only getting Batman and Superman, but Wonder Woman as well.…Read More »
Ever heard of the Intel Web Tablet, also known as Intel IPAD? No? Then you’re not alone. A decade before Apple unveiled their highly popular iPad, Intel developed a tablet of their own. Or sort of a tablet, as it wasn’t anything like the popular tablets we are used to seeing today.…Read More »