MLB Net Neutrality Comments

MLB trashes ISPs, doesn’t like the FCC’s ‘fast-lane’ plan one bit

MLB trashes ISPs, doesn’t like the FCC’s ‘fast-lane’ plan one bit

By about 3 hours ago.

The net neutrality debate is far from over, especially since the FCC is still sorting through more than one million comments on the matter. Quartz reports that one of those comments comes directly from Major League Baseball, which argues against allowing for Internet “fast lanes” despite the fact that its own MLB Advanced Media (BAM) platform could benefit from such a scheme as long as MLB agreed to pay the proper fees to ISPs.

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PS4 PS3 PS Vita Free Games August

Here are all the free games PS4, PS3 and PS Vita owners can download in August

By about 5 hours ago.

Here are all the free games PS4, PS3 and PS Vita owners can download in August

Not to be outdone by Microsoft’s increasingly attractive Games with Gold program, Sony has announced the August lineup of the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus subscribers on the PlayStation Blog. This month, PS4 owners will be treated to the brand new downloadable title Road Not Taken for free on the day it releases. Road Not Taken is a roguelike puzzle game from Spry Fox, the creator of Triple Town, and will be available on the PlayStation Store on August 5th. More →

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Hit List

Xperia Z3 Compact Pictures Leak

Pics of Sony’s Xperia Z3 Compact shown in new leak

By about 6 hours ago.

Pics of Sony’s Xperia Z3 Compact shown in new leak

Sony likes to move quickly when it comes to hardware releases, but if the latest leak is to be believed, it might be time for Sony to pump the brakes. On Wednesday, Xperia Blog published images of the alleged Xperia Z3 Compact, a miniature version of the next-gen flagship which is expected to be revealed alongside the Xperia Z3 at IFA 2014 in September. The only problem? Sony still hasn’t confirmed the existence of the Xperia Z2 Compact. More →

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PlayStation Now Open Beta for PS4

PlayStation Now beta open to all PS4 owners in the U.S. and Canada

By about 7 hours ago.

PlayStation Now beta open to all PS4 owners in the U.S. and Canada

Sony’s PlayStation Now game streaming initiative is moving closer to launch, as the company is ready to allow any PS4 owners in the U.S. and Canada to try it starting today. The company on Wednesday announced on its PlayStation blog that while the open beta is available only to PS4 buyers for now, a beta option will be coming to PS3, PS Vita, PlayStation TV and select 2014 Sony TVs. More →

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Game Changers

Hulu Free Streaming On Android

Here’s how you can stream a bunch of Hulu shows without paying a dime

By about 7 hours ago.

Here’s how you can stream a bunch of Hulu shows without paying a dime

Earlier this year, Hulu announced that it would be bringing free streaming to mobile devices at some point this summer, but a precise release date wasn’t revealed. This week, Hulu finally launched the update for Android phones and tablets which will allow mobile users to access select content from from Hulu Originals, Anime, Kids, Movies and Latino. Network shows from NBC, Fox, Comedy Central and others will be available as well. More →

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World's Stupidest Criminals Google Glass Thief

Watch this idiot steal Google Glass and then go to a rave without realizing he’s being recorded the whole time

By about 8 hours ago.

Watch this idiot steal Google Glass and then go to a rave without realizing he’s being recorded the whole time

If there’s one thing we love writing about, it’s moronic criminals. The latest brain-dead felon comes to us courtesy of Business Insider, which brings us the story of a tourist named Mike Geller (no relation to our own Boy Genius) who decided to bring Google Glass with him during his trip to New York, only to have it stolen by a man who asked to try it on and then ran off with it the minute he got it in his hands. More →

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Maps Made Easy Kickstarter

This brilliant Kickstarter will let you make maps that put Google and Bing to shame

By about 9 hours ago.

This brilliant Kickstarter will let you make maps that put Google and Bing to shame

This Kickstarter campaign is for anyone who has ever looked at Google Maps or (especially) Apple Maps and thought: “I could do better than that.” Because with Maps Made Easy, you’re finally going to have that opportunity to make your own maps capable of putting big tech companies to shame. Drones Made Easy, the team behind Maps Made Easy, is working to build a website that will allow users to upload raw images captured during a drone’s flight and process them into high quality stitched images that fit seamlessly together to build interactive photo maps, like the ones you see on Google. More →

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Samsung Galaxy Mega Bulletproof

Man survives getting shot after his massive Samsung Galaxy Mega stops the bullet

By about 9 hours ago.

Man survives getting shot after his massive Samsung Galaxy Mega stops the bullet

Samsung has a new way to market its gigantic phablets — they’re now apparently able to take a bullet for you. 9to5Google points us to a story in Chinese website AppleDaily that describes how a man survived getting shot because the bullet happened to strike his enormous Galaxy Mega 6.3 phablet. More →

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iPhone 6 Vs. Galaxy Note 4

Samsung execs will be dancing in the streets if the iPhone 6 gets delayed until October

By about 9 hours ago.

Samsung execs will be dancing in the streets if the iPhone 6 gets delayed until October

The iPhone 6 has been largely anticipated to debut mid-September, much like iPhone 5c and 5s, which arrived on September 20th last year. But this week, it suddenly started looking like the iPhone 6’s debut may be pushed to October 20th. There are several reasons why this might put Apple in a tough spot. More →

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Xbox One China Launch Price

Did Microsoft just botch another Xbox One launch?

By about 10 hours ago.

Did Microsoft just botch another Xbox One launch?

Microsoft’s exclusive deal with China Telecom to bring the Xbox One to a huge new market could be the boost the company needs to begin catching up with the PlayStation 4, but one major detail might be curtailing sales before the console even launches: The price. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Xbox One (without Kinect) will cost 3,699 yuan ($600) when it releases in China on September 23rd. More →

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Best Music Streaming Services

5 awesome alternatives to Spotify and Pandora

By about 10 hours ago.

5 awesome alternatives to Spotify and Pandora

When we think about music streaming services, we typically think of either the ones being offered by tech giants such as Google and Apple, or we think of the ever-popular third-party apps such as Spotify and Pandora. However, LifeHacker’s Alan Henry has put together a great list of music streaming services that he says you should use instead of the service you’re currently addicted to. More →

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Apple iWatch Release Date

iWatch production delay confirmed by most solid source yet

By about 10 hours ago.

iWatch production delay confirmed by most solid source yet

Were you hoping to get an iWatch this fall? If so, then you might have to hold out until Christmas. AppleInsider points us to a new research note written by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a very solid track record with Apple rumors and who now says that Apple will start mass producing the iWatch in the second half of November and not in September as he previously reported. More →

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