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Tempted by the tempests, chasers converge on Colorado

<i>CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misidentified the storm chaser from California who has been chasing storms since 2009. His name is Tim Dolan. The story has been corrected below to reflect that.</i><p>KARVAL, Colo. — The storm comes in fast, a cold downdraft blasting the crowd of people …

Plex media client is coming to the Xbox One

Plex, one of the best apps for media consumption on a large screen is coming to the Xbox One, after Microsoft announced support for universal applications at BUILD earlier this week.<p>A user on the Plex forums under the name of ‘Tyson’ confirmed the news, saying that “Microsoft has approved the …

Google reveals Android Wear, an operating system for smartwatches

Smartwatches coming soon from Motorola, Samsung, LG, and more<p>Google is officially getting into wearables. The company has announced Android Wear, a version of the operating system designed specifically for wearable devices. To start with, the system is made for smartwatches, and Google is moving …

SNES emulator slips onto App Store, shoots straight to No. 1

A storage app that also happens to run Super Nintendo games by emulation has managed to get on the App Store and is the top-selling app.<p>A storage app that also happens to work as a Super Nintendo emulator has managed to slip by Apple's reviewers and has shot to the top of all paid applications.<p>The …

Apps

Xbox One To Launch Exactly Eight Years After the Xbox 360—But After The PS4

The release date for Microsoft’s new Xbox One is here at long last: November 22. The date primes Microsoft for the holiday season—<i>you don’t say!</i>—but also puts it a week behind rival Sony, which will launch its PlayStation 4 on November 15.<p>Microsoft’s new console is now timed to launch on exactly …

Google Nexus 7 review (2013)

I make a lot of aspirational purchases. I constantly buy books I really <i>ought</i> to read, subscribe to magazines that are <i>so</i> good the one time a year I actually get around to opening them, and add movies like <i>Schindler's List</i> to my Netflix queue because it's an important cultural touchstone. My credit …

Loom: a better Photo Stream for iPhone and Mac

An 'infinite camera roll' to hold every photo you've ever taken<p>For Jan Senderek, every week used to end the same way: a grueling 10-step process for importing the week’s photos to his computer and syncing them to his iPhone and iPad for browsing. "I would take my DSLR, compact camera, and iPhone, …

VLC for iOS returns to App Store, plays all your video formats for free

The renowned open source video playback app VLC has just returned to iOS after a very public withdrawal back in 2011. The app plays all of the file types supported by its desktop counterpart, including .mkv and .avi, as well as network streams, and includes Dropbox integration, support for …

US visa bureau says 'League of Legends' is a professional sport

High-level <i>League of Legends</i> players can now be awarded the same visas as more traditional pro athletes, says publisher Riot Games. On July 11th, Riot e-sports manager Nick Allen told GameSpot that the company had convinced US immigration services to recognize <i>League of Legends</i> as a professional …

Google retiring Latitude on August 9th, pushes Google+ instead

As Google rolls out its updated mapping experience for iOS and Android, the company has announced it will retire one of its older location services: Google Latitude. In a post on its support website, Google says all of its Latitude properties — which include mobile apps, website, API, and badges — …

HTC One Android 4.2 update kills the awful menu bar, adds Instagram to BlinkFeed

The long-awaited Android 4.2 update for the HTC One has been slowly making its way around the world over the past week or so, but thanks to <i>Android Central</i>, we now have a good look at what's on tap in it. Essentially, HTC addressed many of the complaints we had with Sense 5 on Android 4.1, and even …

FYI: What Would Happen If You Shot Off Fireworks In Space?

Good news: they'll explode! Bad news: they might not be the prettiest fireworks ever.<p>Launching fireworks in a near-zero-oxygen environment is completely feasible, says Stefan Bossmann, a chemist and rocket enthusiast at Kansas State University: "That would be no problem at all. They have an …

Overwhelm The NSA With Vice's New Spam Generator

"Hello, NSA" is a fun plan to befuddle U.S. spies, but will it work?<p>With characteristic subtlety, yesterday Vice launched "Hello, NSA", a site that generates keyword-laden, tweetable messages designed to overwhelm the National Security Agency with false reports. The fundamental principle behind …

Official Plex Blog | Media Server News & Articles

April 27, 2018 14 Comments<p>It’s been close to two years since we released Plex Media Server v1.0, and we figured it was time to highlight just a few …

New Mexico's 'Atari Dump,' a Midden of Video Games, to Be Excavated

JC Penney's 'Hitler Tea Kettle' Sold Out in Hours Because This Is the Internet

That's one way to move merchandise.<p>You know who else used illusions to sell things?<p>I'm just kidding. JC Penney isn't anything like Hitler. But its Michael Graves Stainless Steel Tea Kettle is. The fact that its profile looks eerily like the Fuhrer's mien caused a stir online Tuesday, forcing the …

Jean-Claude Van Damme's 'Timecop' targeted for possible remake

The sci-fi films of the 1980s and '90s have been ripe for remakes lately — and the latest project that could be reinvented is none other than Jean-Claude Van Damme's time-travel action flick <i>Timecop</i>. According to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>, Universal Pictures is putting a reboot into development, with …

Xbox One games will require regular authentication checks, used games won't have a fee

The Xbox One will not require gamers to pay a fee to reactivate a used game, but it will require a regular online spot check to verify the authenticity of games being played, according to sources familiar with the system.<p>While an internet connection will be required for the console, the company is …

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past sequel coming to Nintendo 3DS this holiday

Nintendo will release a new Legend of Zelda game for Nintendo 3DS based on the world of <i>A Link to the Past</i> later this year, the company announced today. A sequel to the Super NES original, the game will feature new mechanics, including the ability for Link to become a 2D drawing and move along walls.<p>…

Epic debuts Infiltrator, the new tech demo for Unreal Engine 4

Epic has made it something of a tradition to bring new technology and new demonstrations of their Unreal Engine to each year's Game Developers Conference. 2013 has proven to continue that tradition, as Epic debuted its new "Infiltrator" technical demonstration to partners, press and prospective …

If You’re Always Busy, You May Just Be Procrastinating

There's a difference between being always busy and having a lot to do and not enough time to do it in. You probably know at least one person at work …

Time Management

Facebook invites us to check out its 'new home on Android' on April 4th

Facebook has something big up its sleeve planned for April 4th. In an invitation it sent to the press, the company invites us to “come see our new home on Android.” While it’s not immediately clear what the “new home” will be, it’s possible that the company could be taking the wraps off a …

Amazon to acquire Goodreads, a social network for book recommendations

Goodreads to be incorporated into Kindle e-readers; deal likely to close in the second quarter of 2013<p>Amazon will acquire book recommendation site and readers' social network Goodreads, according to an Amazon press release issued Thursday.<p>"People love to talk about ideas and share their passion for …

Game designer Jason Rohrer designs a game meant to be played 2,000 years from now, hides it in desert

The designer of <i>Passage</i>, <i>The Castle Doctrine</i> and <i>Diamond Trust of London</i>, Jason Rohrer, has developed a game designed to be played by people he'll never know. Rohrer hasn't played it himself, he says, and has buried the game — designed to survive thousands of years — in the Nevada desert, making it …

First 'express' flight to the International Space Station cuts travel time from two days to six hours

Typically, trips from the earth to the International Space Station take about two days — but today, the first manned "express" flight to the ISS took off and expects to make the journey in only six hours. The flight, manned by one NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, took off today at 4:43 PM …

NOOWIT (Web) - Imagine a digital magazine that can edit itself to match the whims of each reader and Cut The Noise!

Learn more about using ErliBird for your beta testing projects.<p>NOOWIT featured in Pandodaily just 3 days after it launched on private beta via …

Foldify Unfolds Color Book Mode For More Papercraft Fun

The fun papercraft app Foldify has just received another major update. If you're not familiar with the app, then it's high time to rectify that. Stop …

Apple Said To Be Working On Ultra HD Television

We’ve heard very little about Apple’s so-called iTV in recent months. However, now the folks at Digitimes have offered some new details about …