The 10 best Super Bowl commercials of 2016 (and the 1 worst Super Bowl ad)
Super Bowl 50 might have been boring, but the ads definitely weren't...
Unlike laptops, a desktop computer can really provide you with a sizable screen, so how about an all in one desktop computer with a 19.5 inch HD screen? The certified refurbished 2016 HP 19.5 Inch All in One Desktop Computer is for sale on Amazon for $319 with free shipping. More →
After The Pirate Bay incorporated Torrents Time support in its website a few days ago, Kickass Torrents is now supporting the plugin that lets you stream any movie or TV show you desire in a browser, rather than downloading it and playing it on your computer. Mind you, these services offer access to illegal content, and movie studios are hardly happy with this development.
In fact, the new Torrents Time service that was unveiled only recently, delivered a new blow to copyright holders, as the simple innovation allows anyone to create their Netflix-like Popcorn Time experience. More →
Just when we thought that Netflix is about to lose the first fight against VPN service providers that help international users access any Netflix movie catalog (especially the U.S. one), we learn that the popular streaming service is getting some unexpected help from another popular online service: PayPal.
The payments company announced that it’s cutting off payments support for VPN sites on copyright infringement concerns. That means you can’t pay with your PayPal account for the VPN service you need to unblock Netflix USA content.
It also means you can’t pay with PayPal for VPN services regardless of what the purpose of VPN use is. More →
You might think Derek Zoolander and Hansel are just stupid male models who don’t pay attention to world events and politics. But it turns out they’re pretty well informed. They know there’s a presidential election coming up and they can totally explain the fashion behind it. Furthermore, they’re very much aware that Donald Trump came in second place at the Iowa “couscous,” and they recently joined the Internet in mocking him.
Thanks to the modern day smartphone, nearly everyone is a photographer these days. From Instagram and Facebook to Snapchat and Flickr, society today spends more time behind a camera lens and viewing photographs than at any other time in history. In fact, it’s been estimated that more than 1/3 of all the photos ever taken over the last 189 years or so were taken within the last 2 or 3 years.
Touch ID functionality on the iPhone is incredibly powerful and convenient. Not only does it make the unlocking process much more efficient, it also powers Apple Pay which enables users to pay for goods and services using only a fingerprint. Because Touch ID plays such an integral role in the iOS user experience, Apple has naturally enacted a number of security measures around the feature.
Unfortunately, those security measures can sometimes have unintended consequences, something that many iPhone 6 owners have reportedly started learning the hard way. According to a number of reports that began surfacing last week, iPhone 6 owners who had the Touch ID component of their iPhone repaired by third-party contractors are finding that their iPhones have become bricked after upgrading to either iOS 9 or later, only leaving users with a mysterious “Error 53” message.
Solar power obviously isn’t the solution for every place on Earth, but for regions that largely consist of arid deserts it can deliver a lot of juice. Such is the case with the Noor Concentrated Solar Power that just switched on in Morocco and that is projected to produce enough power to meet the needs of 1.1 million people by 2018. More →
Back in November, Jeff Bezos and his private space flight company Blue Origin blew us all away by completing the first ever reusable rocket landing. New Shepard, as the rocket is called, successfully landed once again last month, but this past weekend, Blue Origin released a never-before-seen video of the landing from the rocket’s point of view.
Imagine spotting the laser beam from the fictitious Death Star of “Star Wars” fame as you scan a distant galaxy.
That comes close to what an international team saw as they surveyed the Pictor A galaxy. Not only did they find a supermassive black hole in the galaxy about 500 million light years away but were able to study something even more stunning – a huge amount of gravitational energy streaming from the black hole and forming a visible beam or jet.
The beam, compromised of particles traveling nearly the speed of light into intergalactic space, stretched for a distance of 300,000 light years – three times the diameter of the entire Milky Way. More →
I know that there are plenty of people out there who love Superman. I have never been one of them, however.
When it comes to superhero stories, there’s something so much more compelling about the tortured soul of Bruce Wayne, who must rely on his intelligence and guile to save the day. Superman, on the other hand, is just way, way too powerful and his “mild-mannered” alter ego of Clark Kent has just never really done anything for me.
In The Atlantic, writer Asher Elbein argues that Superman is still a great character and he can be redeemed if used the right way. I remain skeptical of this argument but it’s very interesting nonetheless. More →
We’re just over a month out from the next season of Daredevil, but the wait has been excruciating for fans of the blind superhero.
After all, Marvel diehards binged all thirteen episodes of Jessica Jones three months ago, and the next Marvel movie doesn’t hit theaters until May, so you can understand why even the shortest teaser would have fans excited. More →