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If You Want An Xbox One, Now Is Definitely The Time To Buy

In any console generation, even one that’s seen as staggering a jump in consoles shipped as this one, there are plenty of gamers who wait for a deal. And with the Xbox One, it’s unlikely you’re going to find a deal better than this.<p>Microsoft has debuted a new Spring Bundle at a limited-time $350 …

Gaming Consoles

You’ll Be Able To Stream ‘Deadpool’ Weeks Before The Home Video Release

Yes, you read that correctly; Ryan Reynolds says that… <i>Deadpool</i> will be streaming two weeks before it’s available on home video. The recent, R-rated masterwork in mature superhero cinema wowed audiences earlier this year, raking in more money than anyone in Hollywood ever thought that an R-rated …

Ryan Reynolds

Nikki Sixx launches campaign to get YouTube to ‘do the right thing’ over music royalties

Mötley Crüe and Sixx:AM co-founder wants to swell the chorus of criticism of Google service from musicians and persuade it to up its payouts<p>Mötley Crüe co-founder Nikki Sixx is the latest musician to criticise YouTube over the royalties it pays out for music video streams. Sixx’s call for the video …

Games and films become members-only as Amazon pushes Prime

The online retailer’s members’ service is growing, with popular games and films moving behind the velvet rope<p>Amazon’s push to encourage the whole world to sign up to its Prime members’ service continues: the online retailer has started to make blockbuster movies and games, including Birdman and …

eCommerce

Crowdfunding project of the week: Jiffy will keep your devices charged with no outlets

It is the weekend and we know you are expecting your dose of crowdfunding awesomeness. Like every Sunday, we have a featured crowdfuding project of the week coming from sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Both host great campaigns, powering amazingly innovative technology, but they are also full …

Crowd Funding

This $20 accessory lets you connect a wireless controller to the original Nintendo

Dubbed the Retro Receiver, the $20 accessory acts as a Bluetooth receiver, letting you connect wireless controllers to the original Nintendo or AnalogueNT without any internal modification.<p>This product is a collaboration between AnalogueNT and retro-inspired controller manufacturer 8bitDo, so …

Retrogaming

Update on Apple Music vs. Spotify

I’ve been an Apple Music subscriber ever since it was introduced last June. I really like the idea of an all-you-can-eat music subscription for checking out new artists and songs, but I’m not totally happy with Apple Music as it is right now. I did spend some time with Spotify last year and quite …

Lady Gaga Pays Tribute to Prince on Instagram: God 'Needed You Upstairs to Innovate in Heaven'

Lady Gaga believes that even after his death, Prince will continue to impact the music industry.<p>Paying tribute to the late musician, who died at his …

Lady Gaga

EVERYTHING CHANGED AGAIN & AGAIN!

YouTube

Can PewDiePie grow up without alienating his fans?

The biggest star on the internet is sad. “This is going to be a hard video to make,” Felix Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, said to the camera in a recent video. “This is going to be a hard video to make because I am already kind of upset. I, uh, I’m not going to cry. But I think you can tell …

YouTube Star PewDiePie Can Now Win a Primetime TV Emmy

PewDiePie already boasts the largest following on YouTube, and now the popular creator could add another accomplishment to his list: an Emmy …

Advertising Industry

Felix Kjellberg (a.k.a. PewDiePie)

The first time my stepson showed me a PewDiePie video, it made me feel old. Most of the screen was a video game—except a small box in the corner, …

News | SXSW Conference & Festivals

Each year, musicians from all over the world converge on Austin, Tx in March to perform for an international audience […]<p>By Hayden Bagot, …

Top 10 British YouTubers - TopX Ep.31

Why GE is sponsoring a 22-year-old British YouTube star

How does General Electric (GE), a 123-year-old technology behemoth, reach out to millennials and rebrand as an innovation leader? YouTube, of …

4 British guys with terrible diets started a YouTube cooking channel and now it's a real business that's about to open a cookery school

The company behind the four British schoolfriends-turned-cheeky-online-chefs has amassed more than 1.3 million YouTube subscribers, the boys are the stars of YouTube's latest advertising campaign, and they recently returned back home after a three-month food tour of America which picked up so much …

Advertising

First-ever Google Play Awards to be announced on May 19 at I/O 2016

Google will give out the awards at this year’s I/O conference, which starts on May 18. The awards winners will be announced on May 19.<p>Google has …

Google Play

Smartphones are dead part III: How Microsoft, Apple and Google are preparing for the shift

There's a shift occurring in the mobile phone industry, and Microsoft, Google, and Apple each believe they have a plan to meet the evolving personal …

Google reportedly starting an in-house startup incubator

Google has a plan to retain some of its top talent. According to <i>The Information</i>, the company is looking into starting an in-house startup incubator. Known internally as "Area 120," the plan is to allow entrepreneurial Googlers and their teams to develop their ideas with Google's support and funding …

Entrepreneurship

We have no idea how well Microsoft’s and Google’s ambitions to challenge AWS are going

On Thursday, Microsoft boasted that its “commercial cloud” annual revenue run rate currently exceeds $10 billion. Some reporters, given little other good news in Microsoft’s latest earnings statement, pointed to that statistic as a bright spot.<p>The problem is that this cloud figure is abstract; it …

Women in Tech

Apple's Absolute Advantage Over Android

A large part of the ongoing battle to keep a mobile device secure is to ensure that users’ devices are kept up to date with patches for exploits, bug fixes, and keeping the software secure; then the latest numbers from the two main platforms show a huge chasm in the protection offered.<p>Apple’s own …

Mobile

X-Men: Apocalypse Gets A Fun Viral Video With a Conspiracy Theory Theme

The titular villain of <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> is terrifying because of his history. If the stories are true, he was the first mutant and has been around …

David Schwimmer Hasn't Seen The Viral Video Of Him Saying 'Juice'

After only the first four episodes of "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" aired, David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian had already said the word "Juice" over 30 times.<p>This feat may not have been immediately noticeable to you while casually watching the show the first time around. In …

Captain America: Civil War: Leslie Bibb returns for fake Avengers news report

Actress Leslie Bibb entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe as reporter Christine Everhart in <i>Iron Man</i> and <i>Iron Man 2</i>. At the time she was trying to get …

The Team Behind the Rogue One Trailer Trolls the Internet With Their Own Reaction Trailer

It’s inevitable: when a new trailer for something like Star Wars hits the internet, fans will turn to the internet to broadcast their reactions. The …

Are There New Limits for Artists in China?

Last fall, Papi Jiang, a 29-year-old graduate student in Beijing, began posting short, satirical and occasionally profane monologues about daily life …

China

Fine, I'll say it: Apple updated the wrong MacBook

I hate to say it, but I have to: Apple updated the wrong MacBook. While I love the 12-inch MacBook — and enjoy the recently updated specs — it’s not what we needed.<p>We need a new MacBook Pro.<p>In fact, we’ve been in need of a new Pro for some time. The last time Apple made meaningful updates to the …

MacBook

Chloe Moretz defends her tweets to Kim Kardashian about that nude picture

Chloe Moretz has defended her tweets against Kim Kardashian<p>The 5th Wave actress told InStyle magazine about the Twitter beef, as she was one of few …