Jean Gionet

25 Added | 1 Magazine | 99 Likes | 7 Following | 1 Follower | @JeanGionet | A Day in the Life

Star Wars Canon: Luke’s story “before The Force Awakens”

What you’re about to see is a glimpse of the awesomeness that is the Disney and Lucasfilm archives-approved comic series “Star Wars: Before The Force …

This One Picture Can Determine If You Need Glasses — And It's Fascinating

It's like "the dress" all over again.<p>Is this eye test the new "the dress"?<p>According to Daily Mail, students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created an optical illusion that's also a test to determine vision impairment. Basically, if you see Marilyn Monroe in the picture below from a …

Star Wars wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Star Wars Celebration ends today after a lot of stirrings in the Force. During the previous few days, both the newest Episode VII and Battlefront …

iOS

Buy the last great plasma TV while you still can

Samsung's PNF8500, the last great plasma TV, is now cheaper than ever. If you're shopping in the high end of the TV market and care about picture quality, buying one now is extremely appealing despite the advent of 4K.<p>Earlier this year I called the Samsung PNF8500 series the last great plasma TV.<p>In …

Smartphone Addiction Now Has A Clinical Name

According to data from the Pew Research Center, 90% of Americans have a cell phone, while a full 58% of them own smartphones.<p>More surprising, though, is the percentage of people who have developed a psychological attachment to their phones.<p>It's called "nomophobia" (short for no-mobile-phone …

Drug Addiction

How to Remove Scratches From Your Phone

Image: Mashable, Isar Chang<p>Whether it's from the car keys in your pocket or an accidental drop, our phones are bound to be victims of scratches and …

Google may be looking to buy Songza, and the reason is curation

Google is reportedly eyeing a purchase of Songza, a music streaming app that places a huge focus on curation and finding the right song for any moment. But apparently Mountain View isn't willing to spend much; the <i>New York Post</i> claims that Google is offering only around $15 million for the …

Chrome Is Now More Popular Than Internet Explorer

Google Chrome has edged out Microsoft's Internet Explorer in the ongoing battle of the browsers, according to Adobe Digital Report (ADI) data.<p>The …

Google Releases Hangouts Extension For Microsoft Outlook

Not wanting to leave Microsoft Office users behind, Google has released a Hangouts extension for Outlook to help them schedule calls using the service.<p>The move appears to be in order allow those that don’t use Google’s web interface as their primary email client to schedule meetings from Outlook …

Video Game of Thrones: Super Mario World

Retrogaming

Wife gives husband best geeky anniversary gift ever

Take note, ladies. In this ad from visual-effects whiz Bruce Branit, a woman gives her "Star Wars"-loving hubby the most incredible gift imaginable.<p>Anyone with a significant other knows it can be difficult to find the perfect gift for that person for holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries. Not so …

Amazing Jailbreak Tweak Brings True Multitasking Support To The iPad

One of the biggest selling points that Microsoft has against Apple is the fact that the iPad lacks the ability to operate two or more apps simultaneously, but a new jailbreak tweak shows that the iPad is more than capable of doing two things at once.<p>The new tweak, which recently hit Cydia is called …

OneDrive Gets Bigger Thumbnails, Video Posting to Facebook

Microsoft today updated its OneDrive service with four new features for its Web app as well as significant improvements to its Android app. You can check out the former at onedrive.live.com and the latter by getting the latest version from Google Play.<p>First up, the Web app now has bigger thumbnails …

Google Play Music comes to Canada at last (update: iOS app)

Canadians are used to getting short shrift on internet media services compared to their American neighbors -- just ask them how little Netflix content they get. They're receiving better treatment today, though, as Google Play Music has finally arrived in the true North strong and free. You can now …

The Ultra-Dense Seagate Fast 4TB Portable Drive Is A Speedy Hunk Of Storage

With the rise of the cloud, external hard drives have nearly gone the way of the dodo. After all, who needs a fiddly, easily broken hard drive in an era of always on, high-speed Internet. But sometimes you want a super-dense, high-speed hard drive for backups and storage and the $299 Seagate Fast …

iOS Now Alerts You When Your Kids Are Free To Spend All Your Money On Fake Cat Food

Apple has apparently learned a lesson. After several high profile stories of children spending literal fortunes on virtual nonsense, the latest version of iOS now reminds users of Apple’s policies towards in-app purchases.<p>Following an in-app purchase, such as virtual coins or fake cat food, a …

Lego Robot With a Smartphone Brain Shatters Rubik's Cube World Record

Cubestormer 3 is a robot with just one job—to solve a scrambled Rubik's Cube as swiftly as possible. Today, at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham, UK, …

What, you didn't know it's National Pancake Day? http://nydn.us/1eSvi4D And that IHOP is giving out free pancakes? (Not a sponsored post.)

RT @TheSimpsons: .@TheEllenShow Oscar® Selfie: A wider view. #thesimpsons http://t.co/4rOSejhycW

Which side of your brain is more dominant? Take the popular ③⓪-second brain test and compare the result with your friends! ☕ Start your brain test now

Which side of your brain is more dominant? <br>The 30-Second Brain Test<p>In which direction is the dancer turning?<p>Nobuyuki Kayahara ©<p>Choose the color, not …

This Washing Machine Cleans Clothes With Plastic Beads Instead of Water

While today's high-efficiency washing machines use far less water than their predecessors, they still consume between 10 and 24 gallons of water per …

Snorkeling

Gmail adds unsubscribe button to rid your inbox of promotions

Google is making it a bit easier to rid your inbox of spam. It's beginning to add an unsubscribe button to Gmail that will automatically appear in the header of emails that it detects might be unwanted messages from marketers. IDG News Service reports that Google announced the new feature at an …

Google

Get Password Depot password manager (Win) for free

Normally $36, this robust utility will not only manage your existing passwords, but also generate new and potentially much safer ones.<p>A password manager is such an essential tool nowadays, I'm surprised Apple and Microsoft don't build one into OS X and Windows.<p>Because, seriously, virtually …