As we discussed in a recent post, iPhone and iPad owners who are willing to jailbreak their devices are treated to countless features, tweaks and upgrades that everyone else will never see, but for many users, it’s just not worth the hassle. After all, your iPhone probably already does everything you need it to anyway, including play Nintendo DS games without a jailbreak. More →
After winning us all over with memorable roles in Friday, Rush Hour and The Fifth Element, Chris Tucker basically vanished from the public eye altogether. He made a brief resurgence for the universally panned Rush Hour 3, but it wasn’t until he found a part in Silver Linings Playbook that anyone really believed he might make a genuine comeback.
Sharing photos quickly with friends and family is easier than ever now that we all have Instagram on our phones, but the popular app has never been the first choice for photo enthusiasts. Filters are great, but what photographers have always wanted is access to the high-res versions of their shots. Years later, it looks like they’re finally getting what they want. More →
If reports that a man was instantly killed after lighting a firework on his head wasn’t enough to make you think twice about firework safety, the government’s safety demonstration video should do the job. Published early last week, this video from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) showcases just how terrible a firework incident can be.
The long wait for Windows 10 is nearly over. Sources close to the matter tell The Verge that Microsoft is planning to finalize its upcoming operating system this week, with an official release to manufacturing (RTM) build expected to roll out to the company’s PC partners before the end of the week. More →
Because GoPro’s camera weren’t small enough already, the company has decided to shrink its product once again with the GoPro Hero4 Session. It’s 50% smaller and 40% lighter than the flagship Hero4 Black and Silver cameras, but still maintains the high image quality and performance you expect from a GoPro device.
We’re lucky to make it more than three months without a new comic book franchise hitting the theaters in 2015, but superhero movies were much harder to come by a few decades ago. In fact, some didn’t even get made, including Superman Lives, a now legendary project helmed by Tim Burton with Nicolas Cage (yes, that Nicolas Cage) in the lead role. More →
Running Android apps on your Mac desktop just became easier than ever with the official release of the BlueStacks emulator this week. BlueStacks was previously only available on PC, but after an extensively beta test period, it’s finally available for every to download for free from the BlueStacks website. More →
What better way to kick off the holiday weekend than with an unbeatable sale. This week, Poweradd is offering dozens of its best iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge cases for $2.99 or less on Amazon. Discounts this steep are relatively infrequent, so if you’re in the market for a cheap case for your new phone, it’s worth taking a look. More →
New trailers are hard to come by in the weeks following E3, so we’ve had to get a little creative to keep this feature up and running.
Last week, we shared our favorite gameplay videos from E3 2015, some of which weren’t made available until after the show came to an end. This week, we’re going to choose 10 of our favorite ID@Xbox trailers for Xbox One indie games from the 124 (!) that have been published on the Xbox YouTube page over the past few weeks. More →
It’s been several weeks since we last shared a free browser game to occupy your free time, but thanks to a tip from The New York Observer, we finally have our next recommendation. The game is called Arrow Hero, and like all good browser games, it’s both deceptively simple and highly addictive. More →
Without any notice or fanfare to alert its users, Amazon has suddenly begun offering substantial discounts on new games to Prime subscribers. Destructoid was the first site to note that Prime members will begin seeing lower prices on games at checkout, even though there’s no real indication beforehand of how far the price is going to drop. More →