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New e-sports app gives ‘TheScore’ on League of Legends, Dota 2, and more

E-sports are becoming a huge deal, and now a new app is making them easier to follow.<p>TheScore eSports showcases breaking news, live scores, video highlights, and stats. It covers popular competitive games like League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter-Strike, Call of Duty, StarCraft II, and Hearthstone: …

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Will Feature Approximately 20 Minutes Of Sex Scenes

As Universal is set to toast our loins for Valentine’s Day with the release of the big screen adaptation of E.L. “SnowQueens IceDragon” James’ <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>, there might be a little confusion over just how hot and steamy of a movie this will be. After all, it was once rumored to be in danger …

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Call of Duty Zombies Presentation Coming Wednesday

Call of Duty developer Treyarch Studios on Monday released the image above through Twitter and Facebook, hyping up its talk at the annual D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas this Wednesday.<p>During this presentation, titled "Treyarch's Zombies: Following the Fun to Win Hearts...and Brains," studio head Mark …

NVIDIA's newest GPU crams in tons of power without a hefty price

If you've been tempted by NVIDIA's high-end GTX 970 and 980 video cards, but couldn't justify their high prices, the company's latest entry is made for you. NVIDIA is rounding out its Maxwell family of video cards today with the GTX 960, a desktop GPU that it describes as hitting the "sweet spot" …

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Protect Your Privacy: 70% Off the VPN Unlimited Premium Plan

Whether you’re working, shopping or socializing online, your Web activity should always be private, secure and safe from hackers and identity thieves. With VPN Unlimited, you can count on total security online, across your devices, and with no compromise on speed or bandwidth.<p>VPN Unlimited lets you …

You can now play Minesweeper in Notification Center!

Although it’s a Windows game, I’ve never met anyone without a sweet spot for <i>Minesweeper</i>, the addictive little puzzle game that Microsoft debuted in Windows 3.1. Sadly, though, it never came to the Mac.<p>But if you love a good game of <i>Minesweeper</i>, we’ve got some great news. You can now play it right …

This Entrepreneur Quit His Day Job To Make A Little Rubber Thing For Your Headphones

A cursory search under “headphone management” will bring up virtually hundreds of products. Spoolee’s novel contribution to the category is a twig adrift in an ocean of competition. This seems like a small and unusual product for us to cover but there are three things that make this product stand …

Entrepreneurship

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Has Microsoft suddenly pushed us into the age of "Star Trek" and "Minority Report"? For those confused about what's actually going on with the company's new head-mounted gadget, here's the rundown.<p>Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft's hologram glasses change the way you see the world

Microsoft's hologram headset is real, is absolutely coming to market, according to the company, and, for the most part, does what it says it does: creates interactive holograms in a user's view of the real world.<p>Early builds of the HoloLens device allowed me to walk on the surface of Mars and talk …

Nvidia targets MOBA market with GeForce GTX 960

"I don't know if you've watched <i>League of Legends</i> much, but you know it's probably the number-one PC game in the world."<p>That's how Tom Petersen, distinguished engineer at Nvidia, began a presentation to Polygon last week, during which he introduced the company's latest graphics card: the GeForce GTX …

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Nemesis draft is coming to League of Legends

<i>League of Legends</i>' public beta is getting a new draft pick mode that lets players choose the champions played by the enemy team, Riot Games announced in the official forums.<p>The Nemesis Draft, as it's called, is <i>League</i>'s first featured game mode for the year for the Summoner's Rift map. In it, each …

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are out of this world

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are made in Nashville, Tenn., come with a five-year warranty and sound downright terrific, says the Audiophiliac.<p>Chances are, you've never heard of Aurisonics, so here's a little backstory<b>:</b> it's a company based in Nashville, Tenn., founded in 2011 by audio …

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Will Ferrell Applies To Join The Crenshaw Kings In The New Trailer For ‘Get Hard’

Kevin Hart will soon go from pretending to be Josh Gad’s best man in <i>Hitch 2: This Time It’s About Weddings</i>, I mean <i>The Wedding Ringer</i>, to helping Will Ferrell prepare for San Quentin in <i>Get Hard</i>. Ferrell plays a wealthy man sentenced to hard time in one of the meanest prisons on the planet, so he …

Comedy

Someone Finally Made An All-Female Porn Parody For ‘Archer’

If you’re the type of <i>Archer</i> fan who watches the beloved FX animated series and often wonders what those zany spies would look like if they were human, then you might want to read on. However, if you’re the type of <i>Archer</i> fan who watches the series and wonders what those spies would look like if they …

Wi-Fi

Oculus Rift gets more virtual reality porn with Red Light Center

Adult entertainment and technology have gone hand in hand throughout history. That’s why Utherverse Digital is announcing today that its 3D animated virtual world, RedLightCenter.com, will soon run on the Oculus Rift virtual reality platform.<p>RedLightCenter.com is an X-rated world where players can …

What Is It Like To Work As A Programmer For Riot?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is it like to work as a programmer for a company like Blizzard or Riot?</i><p><i>Answer by Michael Shao, software engineer, gamer, nerd, on Quora</i><p>I was a “Software Engineering Intern” for Riot Games this past summer (May to August 2014), so hopefully my post …

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Razer's 24-hour sale gets you up to 50 percent off everything

Starting today, Razer will offer all gaming gear and systems for up to 50 percent off for 24 hours, the gaming tech company confirmed on Facebook.<p>The massive Razer sale, which you can find at the official Razer Store, starts Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. PST and runs until Jan. 13, 5:59 p.m. PT, with all gear …

These are your first Smite world champions, watch them win $1.3M

The first ever <i>Smite</i> World Championships kicked-off on Friday, with teams from around the world descending on Atlanta, Georgia to see who would take home a share of the $2.5 million price pool.<p>The event wrapped up Sunday with Cognitive Prime defeating Titan 3-2 in a five game set of matches, taking …

Cracked Pirate Bay mystery code says, 'I'll be back'

A mystery code placed on The Pirate Bay's holding page has been cracked. It leads to a YouTube video of Arnold Schwarzenegger uttering variations on the famous line, "I'll be back."<p>Once one of the world's foremost file sharing destinations, The Pirate Bay was closed down in December last year, …

I Tried The iPhone Keyboard That Lets You Type More Than 100 Words Per Minute

There are plenty of keyboard apps out there to help you type faster, but I've never seen anything quite like Nintype, the new iPhone keyboard that promises typing speeds up to 130 words per minute.<p>Nintype uses a combination of methods to achieve this speed. It's designed to be used with two hands …

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Watch the creation of mobile's first gorgeous series in The Art of Infinity Blade

Earlier this week, the Infinity Blade franchise celebrated its fourth anniversary, and the developers at Chair Entertainment created a video that explores the art behind a series that blurs the line between mobile and console graphics.<p>Press play above to watch the featurette, which Chair shared …

Minecraft Lands on Windows Phone for the First Time

Just a few months ago, Microsoft acquired Mojang, the developer behind the extremely popular Minecraft game. Today, it’s making the game available for Windows Phone users.<p>Minecraft: Pocket Edition is available now for Windows Phone users in the Microsoft store for $6.99. The game includes the …

Trying to Decide if You Want a Short or Long Cable? Get Both with CordCruncher!

I recently added a new car stereo and it comes with a USB port for charging and music playback. I love it because the sound quality is better than Bluetooth, and I can keep my iPhone charged while on long trips. I have been on the lookout for the right sized cable that's not too long and not too …

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Comcast Makes It More And More Difficult To Opt-Out Of Internet Sharing

As we learned back in June, Comcast has decided to turn every cable router on its network into a public wi-fi access point. While this may sound like a good idea – free Internet for all Comcast subscribers everywhere is the goal – the reality clashes with the Internet user’s sense of freedom and …

Wireless charging for tablets is finally coming next year

We're still waiting for the Rezence standard to bring wireless charging to laptops, but Freescale is taking a big step towards making that a reality. It just announced a new wireless product that's powerful enough to recharge tablets, portable medical devices, and other large gadgets. The 15-watt …