Teens React to Mega Man

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Teens react to one of the best NES games ever

By on December 15, 2014 at 4:55 PM.

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Teens react to one of the best NES games ever

As a general rule, video games aren’t as difficult as they used to be. In the dawning era of home consoles, finishing a game took hours and hours of practice, requiring memorization of enemy spawn patterns and exceedingly quick reflexes. That’s not the case with most modern games, which explains why a bunch of teenagers would have trouble beating the original Mega Man. More →

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Amazon 12 Days of Deals

Amazon unveils 3 more fantastic holiday tech deals, but you need to act fast

By on December 15, 2014 at 3:15 PM.

Amazon unveils 3 more fantastic holiday tech deals, but you need to act fast

It’s might seem hard to believe, but there’s only one full week of shopping left before Christmas. If you were smart, you might have finished your holiday shopping before the middle of December, but if you’re anything like me, you now have ten days to figure out what to buy your friends and family members.

Don’t fret, there are still some great deals worth looking into. More →

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New Netflix Instant Releases

Here’s all the great new content you can stream on Netflix this week (Dec. 14 – Dec. 20)

By on December 15, 2014 at 11:15 AM.

Here’s all the great new content you can stream on Netflix this week (Dec. 14 – Dec. 20)

It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new content on Netflix for your streaming pleasure. A lot of your time is wasted by looking around Netflix for something you haven’t seen yet, so this update will save you some precious ticks on the clock. More →

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Microsoft PC Gaming Plans

It sounds like PC gamers will love what Microsoft has in store for Windows 10

By on December 12, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

It sounds like PC gamers will love what Microsoft has in store for Windows 10

Microsoft has had a checkered past when it comes to supporting one of its most valuable communities. PC gamers are part of the reason that Microsoft is still doing as well as it is in the desktop market, but the most the company has had to offer in recent years came in the form of the abysmal Games for Windows Live platform, which did far more harm than good.

Most gamers have lost faith that Microsoft will ever do anything worthwhile for PC gaming, but with the release of Windows 10 around the corner, the company has a chance to change that perception.

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Google Chat and Hangouts Tricks

Here are some Google Chat and Hangouts tricks you should check out

By on December 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM.

Here are some Google Chat and Hangouts tricks you should check out

Whether you only use Google Hangouts on occasion or it’s your primary means of online communication, there are probably a few tips and tricks within Google’s popular platform that you haven’t seen. Business Insider published a feature on Friday pointing out several of these tricks, from undocumented emoji to simplified language translation. More →

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Battlefield Hardline Preview Hands On

Battlefield Hardline preview: A risk worth taking

By on December 12, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

Battlefield Hardline preview: A risk worth taking

Building a franchise is a risky proposition. Change too much from game to game and the hardcore fans start to turn against you. Change too little and the casual fans begin to get restless. It’s something that Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Battlefield have each grappled with for the past several years, but Visceral Games decided to throw caution to the wind with Battlefield Hardline. More →

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Cheap Mobile Accessories

Three limited-time Amazon mobile deals you don’t want to miss

By on December 12, 2014 at 2:15 PM.

Three limited-time Amazon mobile deals you don’t want to miss

Over the past few months, at least one of your friends or family members has probably upgraded to a new phone, whether it’s the Galaxy Note 4, the iPhone 6, the Xperia Z3 or something from earlier in the year.

Whichever phone they chose, they probably wouldn’t mind a few accessories to go along with it, which is why we’ve prepared a small collection of mobile-minded gifts from Amazon that you might want to consider. More →

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Xbox One vs. PS4 November 2014

Xbox One breaks PS4’s hot streak, wins November with 1.2M units sold

By on December 12, 2014 at 12:25 PM.

Xbox One breaks PS4’s hot streak, wins November with 1.2M units sold

Microsoft’s aggressiveness finally paid off. According to the NPD results for November, the Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in the United States for the first time since January. Microsoft’s console also topped Sony’s in the U.K., another huge achievement for the Xbox One. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Leaked Prototype

Leak: This could be our first look at the Galaxy S6

By on December 12, 2014 at 11:10 AM.

Leak: This could be our first look at the Galaxy S6

Rumored features and specifications of the Galaxy S6 have been leaking on a relatively consistent basis over the past few weeks, but the latest reveal could be one of the biggest yet. On Friday, Toptienmobiel.nl published what it claims is our first look at the prototype of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone. More →

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Video Best Games of the Year

Video: Watch dozens of the year’s best games in just two minutes

By on December 11, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

Video: Watch dozens of the year’s best games in just two minutes

2014 was a busy year for gaming. Unless you have a PS4, an Xbox One, a Wii U, an above-average PC and more time than you know what to do with, it’s unlikely that you had a chance to play every major release this year, but don’t worry — YouTube user Malcolm Klock has got you covered. More →

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Netflix on Cable Box

2015 could be the year that Netflix invades your cable box

By on December 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM.

2015 could be the year that Netflix invades your cable box

Netflix has been steadily chipping away at cable TV for years now, but the popular streaming service is all too aware of how valuable a partnership with the biggest names in cable could be.

On Wednesday, Gigaom reported that sources with knowledge of the company’s plans say that Netflix is closing in on a deal with one of the country’s biggest cable providers, and an announcement could come as soon as early 2015.

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Amazon Surprise App

Amazon just turned holiday shopping into an insanely simple one-step process

By on December 11, 2014 at 3:50 PM.

Amazon just turned holiday shopping into an insanely simple one-step process

If you hate holiday shopping as much as I do, you need to give Amazon’s new app a try. It’s called Surprise! and it takes all of the hassle out of finding gifts, wrapping them and delivering them to your friends and family members. With Surprise!, you can simply put together a cute e-card, attach an Amazon.com Gift Card and leave the heavy lifting to the recipient. More →

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Google iOS Material Design

iPhone users can search in style with Google’s gorgeous new Material Design update

By on December 11, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

iPhone users can search in style with Google’s gorgeous new Material Design update

Over the past few weeks, Google has been updating its apps with the highly anticipated Material Design interface that Android fans have been waiting for. Interestingly, iOS users are receiving the updates as well, which is the case again this week after the latest update for the official Google app on iPhone and iPad. More →

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