MythBusters Video Games Special

The MythBusters are bringing their expertise to video games

By on January 26, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

The MythBusters are bringing their expertise to video games

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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The Legend of Zelda World Record

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.

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

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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The Witcher 3 Gameplay Video

Watch 15 minutes of live gameplay from The Witcher 3, the most anticipated RPG of 2015

By on January 26, 2015 at 1:55 PM.

Watch 15 minutes of live gameplay from The Witcher 3, the most anticipated RPG of 2015

There aren’t many upcoming games that have RPG fans more excited than The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The new-gen entry to one of the most critically acclaimed series in recent history has been getting a ton of press ever since the developers first began showing of the game’s vast open world, and now the team is back to give us another peek inside the world of The Witcher.

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Guide to the 2015 Blizzard

Everything you’ll need to get you through 2015’s first massive blizzard

By on January 26, 2015 at 10:49 AM.

Everything you’ll need to get you through 2015’s first massive blizzard

If you live in the northeast region of the United States, you’re probably beginning to see the first snowfall of what could be an unprecedented blizzard. But don’t panic! In this article, we’re going to help you make it through this storm alive, without losing your mind in the process.

Below, we’ve collected some of the gadgets you’ll absolutely want to have on hand before the blizzard sweeps in on Monday night, as well as a few precautions worth taking in case the power goes out. More →

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Taking LSD with Steve Jobs

Revealed: The untold story of what it was like dropping acid with Steve Jobs

By on January 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM.

Revealed: The untold story of what it was like dropping acid with Steve Jobs

One of the most fascinating aspects of Steve Jobs life outside of technology was his interest in psychedelic drugs. This month, CNN took the time to sit down with Daniel Kottke, a friend of Jobs’ at Reed College and a fellow hallucinogen enthusiast. He didn’t want to discuss these trips when Jobs was still around, but he feels more comfortable talking about them now. More →

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Skype Windows 10 Preview

See what Skype will look like on Windows 10

By on January 23, 2015 at 8:30 PM.

See what Skype will look like on Windows 10

This week has been packed with Windows 10 news already, but Microsoft isn’t done showing off its new operating system quite yet. On Thursday, the Skype team revealed what its chat service will look like on Windows 10 and discussed how the program will be improving as it makes its way to the next generation of Windows devices. More →

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LG G3 Lollipop Update

LG: Android 5.0 Lollipop update is ‘coming soon’ to the G3

By on January 23, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

LG: Android 5.0 Lollipop update is ‘coming soon’ to the G3

It’s been a long, arduous wait, but the good news is that it’s nearly over. LG announced on Friday that the Lollipop update for G3 smartphones is “coming soon.” How soon, we’re not sure, but considering the fact that the update is already live on the G3 in other territories (and has been for weeks), it shouldn’t be much longer. More →

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Bad Lip Reading NFL 2015

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Bad Lip Reading takes on the NFL

By on January 23, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Bad Lip Reading takes on the NFL

There are very few YouTube channels with as much universal appeal as Bad Lip Reading. For nearly four years, the creators of the Bad Lip Reading videos have been twisting pop culture touchstones into an unrecognizable and hysterical mess, replacing the words of songs, movies and presidential debates with their own off-kilter dialogue.

After three weeks of waiting, the group has finally released its first video of 2015, and it was well worth the wait. More →

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Ubisoft Grow Home

Despite a disastrous 2014, Ubisoft has a big chance to redeem itself this year

By on January 23, 2015 at 3:51 PM.

Despite a disastrous 2014, Ubisoft has a big chance to redeem itself this year

There has been a great deal of animosity directed toward the video game industry as of late, and most of it deservedly so. 2014 was a year that we couldn’t wait to leave behind, but now that it’s gone, a lot of us are still dwelling on it. So before the big releases start landing, let’s do our best to begin focusing more equally on the good as well as the bad.

Let’s start with Ubisoft. More →

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Windows 10 Preview Download

Download the latest Windows 10 preview right now

By on January 23, 2015 at 1:29 PM.

Download the latest Windows 10 preview right now

Just two days after the latest Windows 10 event, Microsoft has made available the January build of its Windows 10 technical preview. If you liked what you saw on Wednesday, you’ll have the opportunity to test some of those features out, including Cortana on the desktop, an improved Start menu, the new Settings app and even the Xbox app. More →

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Apple Phone Activations Q4 2014

The iPhone annihilated the competition in the fourth quarter of 2014

By on January 23, 2015 at 1:15 PM.

The iPhone annihilated the competition in the fourth quarter of 2014

If you’re in the U.S. and you activated a phone in the last quarter of 2014, chances are good that it was an iPhone. Based on the latest analysis from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), Apple’s phones accounted for 50% of all phone activations in Q4 2014, an astounding 28% jump over the previous quarter. More →

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Kim Dotcom MegaChat

Kim Dotcom’s new encrypted MegaChat service will compete with Skype

By on January 22, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

Kim Dotcom’s new encrypted MegaChat service will compete with Skype

It’s about a year late, but Kim Dotcom’s encrypted audio and video calling service has finally arrived. Dotcom and the Mega Conspiracy Team announced on Thursday that MegaChat has officially entered public beta, allowing users to place video calls and share files with their contacts over a secure line. More →

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Telltale Games Game of Thrones

Your first look at the second episode of the Game of Thrones adventure game

By on January 22, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

Your first look at the second episode of the Game of Thrones adventure game

As our impatience for the impending fifth season of Game of Thrones reaches a boiling point, Telltale Games is doing everything it can to keep us from exploding. On Thursday, the development studio released the first footage of the second episode of its well-received adventure game, set in the same universe as the show. More →

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