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Unlike the terrible trio of preening popstars that is Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, and Lady Gaga, us normies can never hope to gain millions of followers on Twitter. Famous people can rely solely on their name to get them followers; were they never to tweet they’d still rack up enviable numbers. Thankfully fame isn’t the […]
Apple’s cult status is confirmed, Netflix and YouTube are shown to suck, Apple Maps steals users away from Google Maps, a new WoW expansion pack is revealed, and Blockbuster claims This Is The End.
What follows is a list of 8 movies featuring technology which all geeks should watch at least once.
An Xbox One escapes into the wild, Intel acquires education startup Kno, Digg Video arrives to waste your time, curvier iPhones could be next for Apple, and the co-founder of YouTube attacks Google+ comments.
37signals helps you work remotely, Silk Road 2.0 is launched, the Internet Archive is damaged in a fire, the innards of the PlayStation 4 are exposed to the world, and an iPad Air gets badly beaten up.
Microsoft edges closer to naming CEO, a computer-generated girl tempts predators, Apple forces Apple stock to shut down, YouTube comments lose their edge, and Doctor Who’s TARDIS is shown to be theoretically possible.
One talentless celebrity (Katy Perry) recently overtook another even more talentless celebrity (Justin Bieber) to become the most popular person on Twitter. They both surpassed one Lady Gaga (I think she’s related to the British Royal Family) earlier this year. The number of followers these people have amassed is mind-boggling, with Perry having 46 million […]
Google Helpouts starts, Everpix dies, Nintendo announces Wii Mini, Chrome is malware-busting, Apple will return to America, Google’s augmented reality game opens, Microsoft goes after Google, and video games are good for us.
The Web is a place full of content that is far too easy to miss. This column has one simple aim: to collect the best weird and wonderful content that appears on the Web.
Do you hate using phones the way they were originally designed to be used? You know: actually calling someone’s number and talking to them when they pick up. If so, you’re probably a huge fan of messaging in one form or another, whether it’s by way of trusty SMS, sending an email, or utilizing one […]
Find out how good the new Nexus 5 really is, watch the BlackBerry soap opera unfold, discover that Windows Phone isn’t dead, see Steam Machine put through its paces, and hear about Coursera’s plans.
The latest craze in the world of dieting is intermittent fasting. We pull together some of the best resources online related to this popular method for losing weight and getting healthier.
The secret behind Google’s floating barge is revealed, Instagram adds ads, smartphone patent wars intensify, Netflix tests Ultra HD, Amazon launches Kindle MatchBook, Google+ appeals to vanity, and tickets for wearing Google Glass.
This is a list of seven rather embarrassing hashtag fails that demonstrate how this simple shorthand can go horribly wrong. Thankfully, there are lessons to be learned here.
More and more people own smartphones with each passing day, and no matter which platform they choose to use – iOS, Android, Windows Phone, or another – one of their main uses for the device is likely to be messaging people. So much so that a proportion of the population vastly prefers messaging someone to […]