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Tag: News

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs Revealed: Price and Release Date to Come

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs Revealed: Price and Release Date to Come
Samsung tonight revealed the much-anticipated follow up to its insanely popular Galaxy S3 smartphone, the Galaxy S4, which will ship with the latest build of Android Jelly Bean, 4.2.2.

Fire Facial Treatment ‘Burns’ Wrinkles off – and Maybe Your Face – in the Process

Fire Facial Treatment ‘Burns’ Wrinkles off – and Maybe Your Face – in the Process
Now here’s another weird beauty treatment that might just overshadow Kim Kardashian’s gruesome-looking blood facials. No blood is going to be drawn or injected when these facials are done, although your face will be covered with a towel and set on fire in the middle of the whole process.

Socialmatic Camera Going from Concept to Reality

Socialmatic Camera Going from Concept to Reality
Remember the Socialmatic camera concept by ADR-Studio? It’s been almost a year since they unveiled the instant camera basically takes Instagram to a whole new level. It took a while, but they’re going ahead with production for the Socialmatic, which is expected to launch early next year.

Dita von Teese Flaunts 3D-Printed Dress that Was Designed on an iPad

Dita von Teese Flaunts 3D-Printed Dress that Was Designed on an iPad
3D printing technology is amazing. People are already using 3D printers to make cookie cutters, gadgets, replacement parts, toys and even robots. Now they’re moving forward into the realm of fashion by printing full-length dresses. Here’s burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese sporting a custom and truly one-of-a-kind 3D-printed creation.

Carrie Fisher Says She Will Be Returning in Star Wars: Episode 7

Carrie Fisher Says She Will Be Returning in Star Wars: Episode 7
Carrie Fisher recently conducted an interview with a publication called Palm Beach Illustrated. During that interview, she was asked if she would be returning to Star Wars: Episode 7 as Luke Skywalker’s sister. All Fisher had to say about the question was, “Yes.”

iPhone Not Selling Well for Leap Wireless

iPhone Not Selling Well for Leap Wireless
There were a lot of people who were excited when prepaid wireless carrier Leap Wireless, who operates the Cricket Wireless mobile phone brand, announced that it would be offering the iPhone 5. I think a bunch of people forgot that carriers like AT&T and Verizon offer big subsidies to get people to purchase the phones and sign up for new contracts.

EA Plans to Use Micro-Transactions in All of Its Games

EA Plans to Use Micro-Transactions in All of Its Games
I’ve been a gamer for a long time, and I’ve never been a fan of micro-transactions in games. These are the little paid add-ons that allow you to buy upgrades and other items that you might not have access to at all or at least not until you achieve higher levels otherwise.

Vulcan in the Lead to Become the Name One of Pluto’s Moons, Spock Approves

Vulcan in the Lead to Become the Name One of Pluto’s Moons, Spock Approves
Pluto may not be an official planet any more, but that hasn’t stopped space geeks from being excited over the recent discovery of several new moons orbiting the former planet. As for the discovery of the new moons, scientists reached out to space fans to ask them to help pick a name for the moons.

Thousands of Mysterious Purple Spheres Discovered in the Desert

Thousands of Mysterious Purple Spheres Discovered in the Desert
In Tucson, Arizona, locals have discovered a strange collection of purple spheres in the middle of the desert. It’s not yet certain what these spheres are, but analyses are being made to ascertain their exact nature.

Sony PS4 Specs and Games Announced, Console Not Shown

Sony PS4 Specs and Games Announced, Console Not Shown
After months of anticipation, Sony today announced their next-generation PlayStation console, the PS4. Despite showing off the controller (which we’ve already seen,) Sony continues to be evasive about showing off the console itself, or discussing pricing.

Swedish Concept Hotel Lets You Sleep Like the Homeless Do

Swedish Concept Hotel Lets You Sleep Like the Homeless Do
Would you pay a hotel so they’ll set you up with non-accommodations so you can sleep like a homeless person? It sounds far out, but that’s what Faktum Hotels, a Swedish concept hotel, is currently offering to interested patrons.

We Likey: Woman Finds Biological Mother, Thanks to Facebook Shares and ‘Likes’

We Likey: Woman Finds Biological Mother, Thanks to Facebook Shares and ‘Likes’
There are a lot of things you can do with Facebook: make new friends, re-connect with old acquaintances, meet your match, and even find your biological parents. That last one seems to be a bit out there, but it’s something that Jenessa Simons of Salt Lake City actually did through Facebook.

Ultimate Poser: Prankster Recreates Users’ Profile Photos, Then Sends a Friend Request

Ultimate Poser: Prankster Recreates Users’ Profile Photos, Then Sends a Friend Request
If you share the same name as Redditor CasinoRoy, then chances are you’ve already been pranked by him. You see, what he does is search for people who share his name (“Ryan Roy”) on Facebook. After checking out the profile photo of his would-be targets, he re-does their picture and copies their hair, clothes, poses, and location.

Chinese Man Sells Canned Air to Raise Smog Awareness in Beijing

Chinese Man Sells Canned Air to Raise Smog Awareness in Beijing
Beijing isn’t doing so hot right now. I don’t mean their weather, and I’m not talking about their economy either. Rather, I’m talking about the alarming reports regarding the state of their smog-laden atmosphere, which news agencies have been covering non-stop since a week ago.

Sources Claim HBO Go Coming to Apple TV by Mid-2013

Sources Claim HBO Go Coming to Apple TV by Mid-2013
I think pretty much every geek out there’s familiar with HBO Go. This is the app and website which allow you to watch every episode of your favorite HBO series and movies the network shows on your computer, mobile device, and on some set top boxes.

Rockstar Delays Grand Theft Auto V Launch

Rockstar Delays Grand Theft Auto V Launch
If you’re one of the legions of Grand Theft Auto fans who has been anxiously waiting for the Spring to roll around for the next game in the franchise, disappointment time is here. Rockstar has announced that Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed.