For the past ten years, the most conservative man on television has delighted liberals all across the United States. No, not Bill O’Reilly — I’m talking about Stephen Colbert, one of the most beloved TV characters of the past decade. Colbert was the foil to Jon Stewart’s level-headedness, and his show has been a beacon of (in)sanity for a decade. But it’s time to move on.
From the first alpha all the way up to its most recent update, Minecraft has never stopped growing. To this very day, Mojang is still consistently improving upon and adding to what has become one of the biggest games of the decade, but people still want to know what’s next. We finally have an answer… sort of. More →
Halloween might be spooky, but there’s no time of the year quite as terrifying for PC gamers as the Steam Holiday Sale. On Thursday, Valve launched the biggest PC gaming sales event of the year on its digital download platform. From now until January 2nd, Steam will feature hundreds of sales, but you’ll have to check back fairly frequently if you want to get the best deals. More →
What better way to celebrate the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies than to remember all the poor orcs, humans, elves and ents who perished in the previous films? Digg has cobbled together a six-minute recap of every death scene in the original trilogy, from the first battle scene to the fall of Sauron, and it’s pretty remarkable. More →
Microsoft stole the spotlight earlier this month after announcing that the Xbox One had finally topped the PlayStation 4 for the month of November in the U.S and the U.K., but based on the latest data from VGChartz, Sony wasn’t far behind.
The photos you upload straight from your phone to Facebook typically aren’t works of art, but starting this week, you don’t have to worry about tinkering with them to make them look better. TechCrunch reports that Facebook is now automatically enhancing photos uploaded on iOS devices, with Android soon to follow. More →
It’s no secret that Windows 8 hasn’t exactly been Microsoft’s most successful operating system, but the company is looking to turn things around next year with the release of Windows 10. According to the latest update on the Windows blog, over 1.5 million users are now registered for Windows Insider. Even more impressive: 450,000 of them are “highly active” on Windows 10. More →
One of the most convenient features of many popular music and video streaming services is the ability to download music, movies and TV shows for offline viewing. Subscribers have waited years for similar functionality to come to Netflix, but it might be time to finally give up on that dream once and for all. More →
The third week of the Holiday Sale on the PlayStation Store has arrived, and it’s the best selection of cheap games yet. This week, some of the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita games are being discounted up to 60% for regular users and up to 70% for PlayStation Plus subscribers. The discounts aren’t quite as steep as last week’s, but the amount of recent AAA releases should make up for that. More →
Samsung’s marketing department has initiated about half a dozen campaigns for the Galaxy Note 4 since its launch, some more successful than others, but the #NoteMyDay videos might be the most clever the company has published so far. Partnering with two of the biggest names in social media, Samsung’s latest ad campaign might just turn your frown upside down. More →
What better way to celebrate the end of 2014 than with a bunch of discounted games? Starting this Tuesday, Microsoft will be offering daily and weekly deals on Xbox One and Xbox 360 games until the clock strikes midnight on December 31st. If you’ve been waiting for an opportunity to fill up your hard drive, now’s your chance. More →
This week, Apple announced that its Apple Pay service has grown once again to support dozens of new businesses, including banks, grocery stores, big-box retailers and even Orlando’s Amway Center. With 10 more banks signing on, Apple says that it now supports the cards which constitute about 90% of all credit card purchases in the United States. More →