Blizzard Forecast New York

Lonely New Yorkers scour Craigslist for ‘makeout buddies’ during the big storm

Lonely New Yorkers scour Craigslist for ‘makeout buddies’ during the big storm

By about 6 hours ago.

Life can be pretty lonely during a big blizzard, which is why some New Yorkers are looking for love in some questionable places ahead of this week’s massive snowstorm. Business Insider has spotted some ads on Craigslist for people searching for “blizzard boyfriends” and “blizzard girlfriends” to help them pass the time while they’re trapped indoors. More →

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Puzzlephone Puzzlecluster Modules Computer

What could happen to smartphone modules when they die

What could happen to smartphone modules when they die

By about 8 hours ago.

Google’s Project Ara isn’t the only modular smartphone concept out there, though Google is closer than anyone else to actually selling such devices. Puzzlephone is one such other device, though the team behind it has a different approach than Google when it comes to modules. More →

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Fox X-Men TV Series

Awesome news for comics fans: Fox is planning to bring a live-action X-Men series to TV

Awesome news for comics fans: Fox is planning to bring a live-action X-Men series to TV

By about 9 hours ago.

Marvel and DC are about to go to war at the box office, but it looks like Marvel might have the smaller screen on lockdown for the foreseeable future. According to TV Insider, Fox confirmed on Monday that it’s looking into producing a live-action X-Men series for television. More →

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MythBusters Video Games Special

The MythBusters are bringing their expertise to video games

The MythBusters are bringing their expertise to video games

By about 10 hours ago.

The MythBusters have taught us just about everything we’d ever need to know about the real world, so now they’re taking their talents to a fictional one.

This Saturday, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will host a special video game-themed episode of their show, during which we’ll finally find out whether or not we could actually perform the same extraordinary feats as our favorite digital heroes. More →

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Game Changers

The Pirate Bay Return

Mark your calendars: The Pirate Bay returns on February 1st

Mark your calendars: The Pirate Bay returns on February 1st

By about 11 hours ago.

Torrent downloads fans anxiously waiting for The Pirate Bay service to be resurrected will surely be happy to hear the team behind it has updated the site to add definitive proof that The Pirate Bay is coming back in some form. More →

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iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus vs. iPhone 5s Sales

Apple may have sold a mind-blowing 73 million iPhones in last quarter

Apple may have sold a mind-blowing 73 million iPhones in last quarter

By on January 26, 2015 at 5:15 PM.

Apple on Tuesday will announce its financial numbers for its fiscal Q1 2015, and a well-connected analyst who’s been very accurate about the company in the past thinks they’re going to be off the charts.  KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has penned a research note flagged by AppleInsider that says the iPhone maker may have sold even more iPhones during the period than the most optimistic estimate. More →

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Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge

Carrier apparently confirms both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge

Carrier apparently confirms both the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge

By on January 26, 2015 at 4:50 PM.

It’s no secret that Samsung will launch its sixth-generation Galaxy S model in the coming months, and it’s not likely the company will call it anything but the Galaxy S6. However, reports have constantly claimed that Samsung will have two distinct Galaxy S6 models in stores this year, including a regular model and a Galaxy Note Edge-like version that could have up to two Edge displays. Dutch publication Galaxy Club reports that Vodafone Netherlands has unwittingly confirmed both new flagship devices by listing product names on its website.

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Microsoft’s Surface just hit a major milestone

Microsoft’s Surface just hit a major milestone

By on January 26, 2015 at 4:26 PM.

It turns out that flooding the airwaves with product placements for the Surface Pro 3 might finally be paying off for Microsoft. Microsoft on Tuesday reported that it sold $1.1 billion worth of Surface tablets in its fiscal Q2 2015 earnings, marking the first time ever that the company sold more than $1 billion in Surfaces. Last quarter, the company generated $908 million in Surface revenues, which have grown significantly ever since the launch of the Surface Pro 3. More →

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KFC Double Down Dog

KFC is trying to kill you

KFC is trying to kill you

By on January 26, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

Good God, KFC. What have you done this time? The fast food chain, which in the past has brought us horrors such as the KFC Double Down and the KFC Famous Bowl, has come out with what might be its most nauseating concoction yet: A hot dog that’s wrapped up in an entire piece of greasy fried chicken.

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The Legend of Zelda World Record

Watch someone beat The Legend of Zelda in 30 minutes by skipping screens, clipping through walls

Watch someone beat The Legend of Zelda in 30 minutes by skipping screens, clipping through walls

By on January 26, 2015 at 3:35 PM.

It’s surprisingly exhilarating to watch someone blast through a video game in minutes that would take a normal person hours to beat. We couldn’t take our eyes off of the ridiculous Super Mario World speedrun last week, good enough for a world record, but just days later we’ve been distracted by another record-setting run of a classic Nintendo game. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Specs Processor

The mystery deepens around one of the Galaxy S6’s key specs

The mystery deepens around one of the Galaxy S6’s key specs

By on January 26, 2015 at 3:10 PM.

When the Galaxy S6 launches later this year, just what chipset will it be packing? Although it’s been widely expected that Samsung’s next flagship phone would come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor, we’ve read reports saying that Qualcomm may be having trouble manufacturing enough Snapdragon 810s to meet high demand for the chipset. And now Phone Probe directs our attention to a new benchmark that only deepens this mystery. More →

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Learn Arduino: The world’s greatest open-source electronics platform

Learn Arduino: The world’s greatest open-source electronics platform

By on January 26, 2015 at 2:45 PM.

Learn basic principles in electronics design with the Arduino Beginner Course. Dubbed as the world’s greatest open-source electronics platform, Arduinos are microcontrollers that make the creation of interactive electronic devices accessible to everyone.  This course is so easy to understand, you don’t even need to have any prior experience with electronic design or building to excel at it. More →

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Need for Speed: No Limits

EA comes up with an ingeniously sleazy new way to milk money from gamers

EA comes up with an ingeniously sleazy new way to milk money from gamers

By on January 26, 2015 at 2:20 PM.

The freemium game industry just took a twist for the worse — although you can’t help but appreciate the ingenuity of developers in this particular case. EA has decided that players will need gas for their car races inside Need for Speed: No Limits, and the company will sell it to you via in-app purchases. More →

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