Brad Schmidt

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It's Time to Stop Arguing About the Pronunciation of 'GIF'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's time we took some advice from George Gershwin and stopped bickering over the right and wrong …

Diving into <s>Metro</s> Windows Store app data

Software publisher <b>Soluto</b> made a PR splash last month when it issued its first PC purchasing guide, concluding that a Macbook was the best laptop for running Windows ... mostly because running Windows on Mac requires a clean install of the OS, unlike most default Windows laptops, which include …

Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy S4 and Google Now to Patent Infringement Claims

- May 22, 2013<p>Apple has added five new patent infringement accusations to its ongoing litigation against Samsung. The latest targets are the South …

The HTC One Isn't Saving HTC from the Facebook Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Despite all the glowing reviews of the HTC One, including all the reviews for the Samsung Galaxy S …

Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr means old people will soon swarm this place

Yahoo’s purchase of Tumblr means old people will soon swarm this place. But it’ll help you prepare for a world dominated by the elderly. <b>#CrackedClassic</b>

3 Amazing Details of the Most Embarrassing Spy Scandal Ever

Here’s why the recent arrest of an alleged American spy in Russia had less in common with <i>Skyfall</i> and more with a straight-to-DVD sequel to <i>Austin Powers</i> starring an unknown and irritable Cockney truck driver (which would obviously be titled Austin Powers in <i>Oi! That’s Me Lorry!</i>).<br>…<br>Just look at him. That isn’t the face of a man who has just been arrested for spying. That’s the grimace of a man who realized that he left his coupon for 90 rubles off at Yakov’s Little Dutch Boy Wigs and Pervert …

If the sight of a little plastic pistol doesn’t scare an intruder, he’ll certainly run away when your hand explodes all over his face

If the sight of a little plastic pistol doesn’t scare an intruder, he’ll certainly run away when your hand explodes all over his face.<p>The first gun made entirely of 3D-printed parts recently debuted, and despite the best efforts of its creators, it looks pretty stupid. When your gun looks like something an 8-year-old built out of LEGO bricks, you’re not gonna intimidate anyone (except maybe some other poor bastard 8-year-old whose parents bought him Mega Bloks).<p>But obviously, aesthetics aren’t …

Projecting Tennessee Titans' Most Heated Roster Battles This Offseason

In the 2013 Draft, the Titans selected two players at positions that had established starters, and they did it early on.<p>Justin Hunter gets added to an already talent stacked wide receiving corps, and Brian Schwenke finds himself drafted early to a position where the Titans had just used a second …

Tennessee Titans: 6 Players Feeling the Most Pressure Heading into Camp

With the start of the regular season still over three months away, you can still bet that some players are feeling the pressure more than others during this offseason.<p>The Tennessee Titans have plenty of those types of players considering all of the moves the front office made to fix what was a …

Tennessee Titans: What to Watch for at OTAs

The Tennessee Titans will begin the first of a series of organized team activities on May 29 in what will be the first opportunity during the 2013 offseason for all the new faces from the team's roster overhaul to take the field together with the coaching staff.<p>With all the new additions to the …

How Does the Titans' Offseason Stack Up Against the Rest of the AFC South?

So the draft is done. Undrafted free agents have been added. Most of the free-agent signings are done, and team rosters are coming together.<p>Minus a few stragglers in free agency and cuts, teams are getting close to getting in shape for the season.<p>So now, with the offseason almost completely wrapped …

Tennessee Titans Promise to Have New Look Offense in 2013

With my recent opinion article on Jake Locker's growth and development being key to the Titans' success in 2013, I'm now taking this opportunity to review what the offensive schemes might look like for Locker and company going forward into this season.<p>The changes around Baptist Sports Park have …

Jake Locker's Growth Will Be Key for Tennessee Titans in 2013

Much can be said about having a young quarterback starting for any franchise in the NFL. In a day and age where the learning curve seems to get steeper and steeper, but the need to expedite the youth movement of NFL rookies becomes more critical, it's hard to not push a guy to start and contribute …

Football (U.S.)

Photographer Turns His Grandmother Into a Not-Yet-Retired Superhero

When most people try to lighten their grandmothers’ spirits, the effort often takes the form of Sunday afternoon phone calls and perhaps the occasional visit. Not so with Sacha Goldberger, however. After the French fashion and advertising photographer found out his nonagenarian grandmother was …

4 charts that show the slow but steady progress of electric cars

It’s not all bankruptcies and lost government loans in the world of electric cars. Beneath the headlines about hard times for the companies, there’s …

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Trent Franks Uses Kermit Gosnell Case To Push 20-Week Abortion Bill

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) told reporters on Wednesday that there is a "good chance" House leadership will bring his nationwide 20-week abortion ban to the floor this year for a full vote in light of the Kermit Gosnell trial.<p>While Franks' bill, which only applied to the District of …

How Xbox One's New Kinect Could Reinvent TV Navigation

The companion device, which was introduced yesterday at the Xbox One unveiling at Microsoft‘s Redmond campus, is a blocky little bar with a small camera and highly-sensitive microphone that looks pretty much like the first-generation Kinect.<p>But inside, it’s a much different beast. Using a custom …

The Motorola 'X Phone' and what's next in smartphones

Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Sundar Pichai, who heads both the company's Android efforts as well as its Chrome OS, has downplayed expectations of new …

Google Introduces Conversational Search For The Desktop With “Hotwording,” Prompting It With “OK Google”

Today, Google announced that its conversational search that is available for its Android and iOS apps would be coming to the desktop within the Chrome browser. Until now, you could search for things using your voice…but you couldn’t ask questions.<p>Now, you’ll be able to keep your mic open without …

HTC in disarray: staff departures, 'disastrous' First, and production problems cloud company's future

Internal upheaval comes at a bad time for the struggling phone maker<p>HTC CEO Peter Chou<p><i>The Verge</i> has learned that HTC's Chief Product Officer, Kouji Kodera, left the company last week. Kodera was responsible for HTC's overall product strategy, which makes the departure especially notable on the …