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Tag: News

Facebook’s Midnight Message Delivery Lets You Usher in a Spammy New Year

Facebook’s Midnight Message Delivery Lets You Usher in a Spammy New Year
Be the first to greet your friends and spam the heck out of their inboxes on New Year’s day! If greeting the people closest to you when the ball drops is something you’ve always done every year, then you might find Facebook Stories’ new Midnight Message Delivery service useful.

A Proposal in an iPad Box: Better than a Tablet?

A Proposal in an iPad Box: Better than a Tablet?
I got a ton of presents this Christmas, and I hope you did, too. There were some I liked, some I didn’t, and some that I absolutely loved. But regardless of the actual gift in the box, it’s the thought that counts, so I guess I can say that I loved everything I got.

Sony PS2 Goes Quietly into the Night

Sony PS2 Goes Quietly into the Night
Any gamer that has been around for more than a few years will remember the Sony PlayStation 2 and will have fond memories of countless hours spent gaming on the console. Throughout its 12 years of life, the venerable PS2 was one of the best-selling videogame consoles ever produced with over 150 million units sold since it debuted in 2000.

Five-year-old Gets Nintendo 3DS for Christmas, Preloaded with Porn

Five-year-old Gets Nintendo 3DS for Christmas, Preloaded with Porn
I think most parents who go to GameStop or other places where they sell used game consoles expect those devices to have been inspected and cleaned of any digital content before being resold. It looks like in at least one case, that notion is completely incorrect.

Handcuffs of the Future Will Shock and Inject You If You Misbehave

Handcuffs of the Future Will Shock and Inject You If You Misbehave
Future tech is, for the most part, useful and innovative. However, a patent for some futuristic handcuffs seems more scary than fun, although it is still pretty innovative. They look like the handcuffs we have today, but with two marked differences.

Slice Keyboard Replaces Your Virtual Keyboard With a Couple of Pies

Slice Keyboard Replaces Your Virtual Keyboard With a Couple of Pies
If the typical QWERTY keyboard just doesn’t cut it for you, then you might find a worthy alternative in the Slice keyboard. Slice is rotary keyboard where users are expected to keep at least two of their fingers on-screen while they type.

Australian Police Deem iOS Maps Unsafe & “Potentially Lethal”

Australian Police Deem iOS Maps Unsafe & “Potentially Lethal”
OK, so maybe iOS Maps won’t kill you, but the police in Victoria, Australia have issued a warning to motorists, advising them not to rely on Apple Maps for directions in the town of Mildura.

Nintendo Blames German Law for Bizarre Wii U eShop Content Restrictions

Nintendo Blames German Law for Bizarre Wii U eShop Content Restrictions
If you’re a European owner of the new Nintendo Wii U game console, you may have noticed some odd limitations in the eShop for downloading digital content. If you happen to try and purchase any game content that’s rated for 18 years and over during daytime hours, you may have noted a message telling you that you can’t view this content.

Canoodle Dating Site Finds a Suitable Pair By Pairing up Your Facebook Likes

Canoodle Dating Site Finds a Suitable Pair By Pairing up Your Facebook Likes
Online dating sites are a dime a dozen nowadays. In order to get noticed, a site really has to up their game and offer something that others don’t. For example, Trekkie Dating is a site that specializes in pairing Star Trek fans with other fans.

Wine-Infused Ice Cream: Get Häagen-Dazed

Wine-Infused Ice Cream: Get Häagen-Dazed
Drinking wine from long-stemmed glasses is so yesterday. Add some fun and festivity to your holiday celebrations this year by saying cheers – with your parfait cups and waffle cones filled with scoops of wine-flavored ice cream from Mercer’s.

Twitter Parody Accounts Hail the Eventual Arrival of the #royalbaby

Twitter Parody Accounts Hail the Eventual Arrival of the #royalbaby
So it’s official: Prince William and Kate are having a baby. To some, it’s great news. To the curious, it’s information worth knowing. To the vast population, it’s merely news that doesn’t have anything to do with them.

3D-Printed Gun Fires off Six Shots Before Going Kaput

3D-Printed Gun Fires off Six Shots Before Going Kaput
Everyone’s going crazy over 3D printing these days, and understandably so. The concept seems like it’s something from the pages of a sci-fi book, and now researchers have managed to turn it into a reality.

Fox Answers Lost iPhone, Sends Text Message

Fox Answers Lost iPhone, Sends Text Message
Humans are always trying to push the boundaries and extend technology, even in places where they don’t belong and to species who shouldn’t have to deal with them in the first place. Case in point: Lars and his fox texting experiment.

Wil Wheaton’s Doodled-on Wesley Crusher Card up for Auction

Wil Wheaton’s Doodled-on Wesley Crusher Card up for Auction
Wil Wheaton has a gnarly sense of humor. Maybe that’s something you sort of develop if you play a character that creators loved but audiences loathed on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Yes, folks, Wil Wheaton is the guy who played Ensign Wesley Crusher.

World, Meet Baby Hashtag; Hashtag, Meet the World!

World, Meet Baby Hashtag; Hashtag, Meet the World!
The first act of cruelty that some parents inflict on their children is giving them weird names or names that they can never live down. For example, magician Penn Jillette named his daughter Moxie Crimefighter. There’s also that actor, Jason Lee, who named his son Pilot Inspektor.

Facebook Took Down Elbow Photo Because It Looked Like a Boob

Facebook Took Down Elbow Photo Because It Looked Like a Boob
Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, the elbow boob existed. It was an innocent thing – nothing but a joint, but Facebook saw fit to take down any images of it because, well, it looked too much like a female breast.