Last time we checked out one of Tony Hawk’s crazy skateboard tricks, he was skating the world’s first horizontal loop. Last time we watched a spectacular zero-gravity video, we were enjoying a new OK Go out-of-the-box music video. But what happens when you combine Hawk’s mad skating skills with zero G, and record everything on video?
In your living room, there’s no such thing as a TV that’s too big. If you can find a model within your price range that occupies an entire wall, get it. But elsewhere in your home, you might not want to feel like you’re at a drive-in movie. Of course, you still want a decent size screen and a good quality set, but you definitely don’t want to spend a lot of money.
Meet your next TV, the LG Electronics 43LH5700 43-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (2016 Model), which is on sale right now on Amazon for just $367 with free Prime shipping. That’s a killer price for a brand new 2016 model HDTV. More →
Chromebooks are already growing more popular with each passing quarter, having recently surpassed MacBook sales for the first time ever. These Chrome OS powered machines are already likely far more capable than you think, but their utility is about to increase exponentially. Beginning this fall Google’s Chrome platform will add support for Android apps, instantly giving users access to millions of new applications found in the Google Play store.
But not all Chromebook models will gain Android app support this fall. More →
One of the more frustrating aspects of air travel is when an airline loses or damages your luggage. Even in instances when an airline misplaces your luggage and successfully tracks it down to another city, retrieving it can often be an exercise in frustration. All the more so if your luggage contains items that you need immediately or if you’re only on a short vacation and don’t have the luxury of waiting a few days for your luggage to finally reach you.
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have been flirting around each other like teens at a high school dance. But thanks to Sanders’ appearance on Kimmel last night, we’re finally getting a look at whether this debate is going to happen, and what Sanders thinks it should look like.
An elderly hiker who wondered off a trail in the Appalachian mountains in 2013 was found dead two years later, but her story wouldn’t end there. A journal recovered with her body details an ordeal that would last at least 26 days before she finally perished due to lack of food and exposure. More →
We’re already through five new Game of Thrones episodes, which brought us some amazing events including Jon Snow’s resurrection and Hodor’s death, to name just a few. But five episodes still remain in season 6, and we can’t wait to see the next one. HBO already released a trailer for episode 6, set to air Sunday night in the US, but now we have a series of fresh images from the set that offer us a sneak peek at the new episode titled Blood of My Blood.
The new photos might not tell us much about the upcoming plot twists, but if you want to avoid spoilers at all costs, you know the drill: Stay away from what follows below.
Netflix can be so cruel. The company’s streaming video service completely changed the way we watch movies and TV shows, and we’ve now grown accustomed to being able to open the app on any laptop, smartphone, tablet or TV and stream whatever we want. Of course, Netflix strikes licensing deals with content owners for the rights to stream their movies and TV shows, and those deals are never open-ended. Current content disappears almost as quickly as new content is added each month, and in June it’s worse than normal since Netflix is losing hundreds of movies from Miramax as the pair’s 5-year, $100 million deal is set to expire.
You can’t watch 600 movies between now and June 1st, which is when all those Miramax titles are set to vanish along with some more content from other studios. Don’t worry though, because we’re here to help. More →
If Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice taught us anything, it’s that there is a massive disconnect between film critics and fans when it comes to superhero movies and similar fantasy genres. In fact, critics might just be useless. The movie was panned by nearly every critic who reviewed it, and it went on to pull in more than $870 million at the box office. What’s more, there’s 40% discrepancy between the film’s critical rating and its fan rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Fast forward to today, and there’s a new big-budget fantasy movie hitting theaters that has also been completely torn apart by critics. Did they get it right this time around or is X-Men: Apocalypse destined to break records just like Batman v Superman did? More →
What do you get when you cross a full-rate ADSL 2/2+ modem, a 4-port switch and a 300 Mbps wireless-N router? A very happy home internet user and a very angry ISP, that’s what.
We’ve told you a number of time how internet service providers add bogus modem rental fees to your bill each month, and we explained how to eliminate those fees. All you have to do is purchase your own compatible modem and call up your ISP, then they have to help you set it up. Once that’s done, you can return your ISP’s old modem and knock anywhere from $96 to $120 off the annual cost of home internet service.
Typically when we discuss this important topic, we highlight cable modems that work with popular ISPs like Comcast and Time Warner cable. But what about DSL users? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered — the Actiontec GT784WN Wireless-N ADSL Modem/Router is on sale from now through the end of the month for just $49.95 with free shipping from Amazon. More →
A government-funded study was released this morning which somewhat shows a link between cellphones and cancer. The results are catnip to the paleo-vegan anti-vaxxer crowd, who see the $25 million study as vindication for an irrational fear of technology.
But while the results are certainly interesting, they absolutely do not show that your cellphone is going to give you a brain tumor.
Another long week is drawing to a close and there’s no better way to wrap things up than with a list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Friday’s batch includes 11 iOS apps in total, and they’re all free downloads for a limited time. Thursday’s post also has some remaining freebies, so be sure to check that one out as well. More →
When designing the Model X, Tesla went more than a little bit overboard in trying to trick out its crossover SUV with as many bells and whistles as possible. Not only did Tesla’s overly ambitious development delay the launch of the Model X, it has arguably resulted in a noticeably higher number of quality control issues than we’re accustomed to seeing. Hardly a controversial point, even Tesla CEO Elon Musk has conceded that the company was far too zealous when developing the Model X.
Over the past few weeks, the number of complaints involving the Model X have continued to roll in at a steady pace. For starters, Tesla this past April issued a recall for every Model X on the road due to a faulty locking hinge. Next, Consumer Reports published a report calling the Model X’s reliability into question. More recently, Fortune’s review of the Model X, while mostly positive, found some worrisome safety and fit and finish issues with the vehicle.