Twitch rolls out video uploads, clip editing on iOS and Android

Twitch rolls out video uploads, clip editing on iOS and Android While Amazon-linked Prime features are the big news out of TwitchCon, the livestreaming service is bringing some long-promised new features to users. Starting today, users can upload videos directly to Twitch. That means streamers can apply their vid… Source: Engadget Link: Twitch rolls out […]

Ludicrous Patent of the Week: Rectangles on a computer screen

Ludicrous Patent of the Week: Rectangles on a computer screen Rights warriors gives their two cents on Tencent’s nonsense Pic  Chinese internet giant Tencent is the newly minted holder of a US design patent on the concept of placing rectangles on a display screen.… Source: The Register Link: Ludicrous Patent of the Week: Rectangles on […]

Hit Dating Game Mystic Messenger Makes A Game Out Of Emotional Labor

Hit Dating Game Mystic Messenger Makes A Game Out Of Emotional Labor The Korean dating simulator Mystic Messenger has become somewhat of a sensation among over a million women worldwide. It’s an “otome” game (literally, “maiden game”) that offers female players a harem of anime boys to court. These suitors are all charming in their […]

FCC keeps secret Google TV landgrab under wraps forever

FCC keeps secret Google TV landgrab under wraps forever While comms commish faces a doxing for defying Silicon Valley Analysis  US broadband regulator the FCC dramatically cancelled the much-anticipated vote on its secretive TV set-top box plan on Thursday – and it’s keeping the details confidential.… Source: The Register Link: FCC keeps secret Google TV […]

GLM unveils its exotic electric G4 concept car

GLM unveils its exotic electric G4 concept car Green Lord Motors, better known as GLM, has been called the Tesla of Japan on more than one occasion. Founded in 2010, GLM has quietly been producing its own electric vehicle platform paired with a third-party body much in the same way Tesla launched… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Why We Love Listening to Sad Music

Why We Love Listening to Sad Music Music affects our brains in all kinds of wonderful ways. Upbeat music is great for working out and classical music can help you focus, but even sad music has its perks. Here’s why we love listening to sorrowful songs, and why they deserve to be on your playlists. […]

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

What Are You Playing This Weekend? It’s the weekend! I have so many chores to do: laundry, grocery shopping, cleaning the bathroom—which means I’m going to think about doing those things and then just play some video games instead. Read more… Source: Kotaku Link: What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Internet handover is go-go-go! ICANN to take IANA from US govt

Internet handover is go-go-go! ICANN to take IANA from US govt Judge refuses injunction, handover of global DNS etc at midnight The most significant change in the internet’s functioning for a generation will happen tonight at midnight.… Source: The Register Link: Internet handover is go-go-go! ICANN to take IANA from US govt

Twitch announces ad-free streaming for Amazon Prime members

Twitch announces ad-free streaming for Amazon Prime members Today at Twitch Con 2016 in San Diego, Amazon and the world's biggest livestreaming platform announced a new perk of their deepening relationship. It's called Twitch Prime and starting today Amazon Prime members get ad-free viewing on Twitch, plus ex… Source: Engadget Link: Twitch announces ad-free streaming […]

The Sims 4 Players Who Are Being Haunted By Glitch Ghosts

The Sims 4 Players Who Are Being Haunted By Glitch Ghosts In this week’s episode of The Save Files, we look at the ridiculous ways people have tried to exorcise ghosts in The Sims 4, a mystery within Binding of Issac, and the latest on Resident Evil 7’s finger. Read more… Source: Kotaku Link: The […]

Build a Portable Movie Theater In the Back of a Pickup Truck

Build a Portable Movie Theater In the Back of a Pickup Truck The best part of camping for some people is getting out in the middle of nowhere and looking at the stars. For others, it’s just getting together with friends and having a good time. Over on Tested, Adam Savage goes for the latter […]

The Internet Gave Me $240 to Listen to Meghan Trainor's Entire Discography

The Internet Gave Me 0 to Listen to Meghan Trainor's Entire Discography Monday night, while blogging about a group of record labels suing Youtube-to-mp3.org who listed “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor as an example of a frequently pirated song, I pondered whether a song worse than Trainor’s hit single exists. Jokingly, I then […]

BMW teases an all-electric future with Mini and X3

BMW teases an all-electric future with Mini and X3 BMW's outline to reinvent itself as an automaker of the future has a new wrinkle to it. The company plans to sell electric versions of the X3 SUV as well as an EV Mini, according to Reuters. There isn't a timeline for the former, but the […]

Porn Plays on Electronic Billboard During Traffic Jam [NSFW]

Porn Plays on Electronic Billboard During Traffic Jam [NSFW] Around 1pm today in Jakarta, commuters were treated to an impromptu porn screening. Sadly, police were able to cut power to the jumbotron billboard after approximately five minutes. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Porn Plays on Electronic Billboard During Traffic Jam [NSFW]

See How Forza Horizon 3's Graphics Really Compare To Other Driving Games

See How Forza Horizon 3's Graphics Really Compare To Other Driving Games Forza Horizon 3 has us pretty fired up over photorealistic graphics and its extensive list of cars. But to get a really direct comparison of how it visually stacks up to other driving games, you’ve got to try the same car and conditions […]

Pangolins, Earth’s Most Beautiful and Trafficked Creatures, Finally Get Protection

Pangolins, Earth’s Most Beautiful and Trafficked Creatures, Finally Get Protection The pangolin is the only known mammal with scales. Pangolins are beautiful, precious little creatures, often likened to an artichoke with legs. According to NPR, they’re also the world’s most trafficked mammals. Luckily for these little cuties, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, […]

The Pax Era aims to be the Keurig of vaporizers

The Pax Era aims to be the Keurig of vaporizers Out of all the ways to ingest THC, oil concentrates are far and away the messiest, stickiest and most irritating method. Unlike shatter, crumble or even wax, all of which maintain their shape and texture to some degree, oils have a knack for getting… Source: […]

The Series That Broke Your Hearts Out of Nowhere

The Series That Broke Your Hearts Out of Nowhere Earlier this week, we opened hailing frequencies and asked you, our beloved readers, about the books, comics, movies, games, and shows that you never expected would give you a sudden dose of the feels. We’ve compiled your responses, and here are the moments that made you […]