Well, well, well, look who’s back? After all the Motorola-Google drama, it looks like a new Droid is on the way. The usually reliable Hellomotohk has shots of a brand-new Motorola handset, and it doesn’t appear to be a China-exclusive phone.
PayPal has just taken its very first baby step towards allowing Bitcoin payments for goods, thanks to a partnership with payment processors BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin.
Pay as you go internet provider Karma has just shown off a new LTE Wi-Fi hotspot that it says uses Sprint’s network to provide internet coverage “anywhere in the United States.” The beermat-sized device, called the Karma Go, works like a gas tank in a car: users can add as much data access as they like at a cost $14 per gigabyte. There’s no contract required, and once added, the data never expires.
I don’t know how mash up star Kutiman keeps making such kick ass music just using YouTube clips. And this new song No One In This World might be the best yet. The musical magician lifts random clips off YouTube and seamlessly blends them together into something so stunning, you’d think it was recorded in a professional studio.
On Tuesday morning, The Washington Post published an opinion piece by Ronald T. Hosko, a former assistant director at the FBI, about how Apple’s new encryption techniques would’ve lead to the death of a victim in a case he oversaw. Turns out he was totally wrong. The newspaper just issued a correction.
Souq.com, often tagged as the “Amazon of the Middle East,” has just released their official app for Windows Phone. They offer more than 400,000 products across categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, household goods, watches or perfumes. Souq gets over 23 million visits per month and now customers with Windows Phone devices can shop with the official app!
As far as car accessories go, we have to admit this one looks pretty silly. But the Samsung scientists who made it could also be onto something. The flapping tongues inside are actually coated with gold, and when they rub up against a smooth plate, electricity is created through something called the triboelectric effect. It could be a whole new way to harness wind energy.
Defense Grid 2 is now available for Xbox One. Never played the original Defense Grid on your Xbox 360? Then you missed out on a really fun tower defense games. You can now redeem yourself by grabbing Defense Grid 2 (DG2) for your Xbox One.
Exactly 20 years ago today, Pulp Fiction hit theaters for the first time. No one had quite seen anything like the Quentin Tarantino masterpiece and its multiple layers of amazing. And who could ever forget the insane overdose scene that ends with John Travolta stabbing an adrenaline shot into Uma Thurman’s heart?
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 needs so much fixing that the folks at HISHE saw it fit to pretty much re-write the entire movie. Too bad the people making the movie didn’t feel the same way because they left us with an electric turd of a superhero sequel that ruined everything charming about the first movie.
Age of Empires: Castle Siege has just picked up a little update on Windows Phone. The Xbox enabled game launched on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 just last week and has already built up an enthusiastic fanbase.
What’s new in Cortana? Microsoft has just detailed a few changes and additions they’ve recently made to your favorite digital assistant. We’ve already covered a few of them, like the new NFL game predictions, but it’s nice to see Microsoft give Cortana a “changelog” of sorts.
Kendrick Lamar released a track today called “i”, his first new track since good kid, m.A.A.d city. It’s… something else. It’s upbeat and all about self-love and also just a little off. Listen to “Cartoons and Cereal” instead.
Following on from the hugely successful The International 4 tournament this summer, Valve’s Dota 2 is soon going to get one of its biggest makeovers since its release. The headline figure for patch 6.82 is the Shadow Fiend hero, who’s getting a big cosmetic redesign, but there are more important changes afoot on the map upon which this game of swashbuckling and sorcery is played. Unlike most online multiplayer games, Dota 2 is played on only a single asymmetric map, and familiarity with its nuances is part the game’s strategic depth. The Roshan pit has been repositioned slightly, along with small terrain and path alterations all over the map.
Other notable hero changes include the addition of new skills for the Bloodseeker and Phantom…