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Man sick of playing Xbox 360 during home detention asks for prison

A New Zealand man said to be "sick of playing Xbox" while on home detention was granted his wish to serve the remainder of his sentence in jail, the New Zealand Herald reports.<p>According to senior constable Paul Nicholas, the 19-year-old rang the police asking to serve the remaining month of his …

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On the Charts: Throwbacks Rule: Alice In Chains, John Fogerty Debut Strong

Daft Punk Stays on Top<p><b>WINNER OF THE WEEK:</b> Throwbacks. Daft Punk's <i>Random Access Memories</i> repeated at Number One this week, but the big chart surprises …

Two Door Cinema Club Peace touring this fall, second NYC show added (updated dates BrooklynVegan presale)

<b>Two Door Cinema Club in Austin recently</b> (more by Sarah Frankie Linder)<p><b>Peace @ BVSXSW 2013</b> (more by Amanda Hatfield)<p><b>Peace</b> are currently on their first …

Apple Secures Warner Music Group Rights for Streaming Music Service

Catalog to be included in a yet-to-launch iTunes extension<p>On Sunday, Apple and the Warner Music Group reached a licensing agreement to stream the …

Parquet Courts On World Cafe

Nonchalant raw riffage and perfect off-the-cuff lyrics are what attracted me to <i>Light Up Gold</i>, the second full-length album from the Brooklyn indie-rock band Parquet Courts.<p>On this edition of <i>World Cafe</i>, we were lucky enough to hear three new songs that were written after the release of <i>Light Up Gold</i>. …

Paul McCartney to Headline Special 'Colbert Report'

One-hour episode will include performance and interview<p>Paul McCartney will appear for an interview and performance on an extra-long episode of <i>The</i> …

Who Charted? Alice in Chains Reigns Once Again While Macklemania Persists

<b>First!</b> Those meddling ‘droids and their blasted synthesizers aren’t letting anybody get away with anything. Daft Punk’s <i>Random Access Memories</i> tops …

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RadioShack trade-in program gives you up to $300 towards Samsung phone

The RadioShack trade-in program is a good way of getting up to $300 off a new Samsung device purchase (maybe that brand new Samsung Galaxy S4?).<p>It would seem that trade-in programs are pretty popular among companies lately (remember the program HTC has done for the One). That can only be a good …

Mobile

Will Ban On iPhone 4 U.S. Imports Cost Apple $1 Billion?

The International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Apple violated Samsung patents and banned Apple imports to the U.S. of its offending products. Will that ban slice Apple’s iPhone revenue by $1 billion?<p>The “good” news for Apple is that the ITC ban on imports — which matters since Apple makes …

Google's Next Cloud Product: Google Blimps To Bring Wireless Internet to Africa

Not content with offering super-fast broadband in Austin and Kansas City, Google has plans to use blimps to deliver wide-area wireless internet connectivity in Africa and other emerging markets, according to reports in the the Wall Street Journal and a post on Google’s Africa blog.<p>(Not to be …

Pandora embraces web standards for the living room, launches on Xbox 360 and PS3

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Pandora (s P) is finally available on the Microsoft’s (s MSFT) Xbox 360 and Sony’s (s SNE) Playstation 3, thanks to a new web …

British Airways adds Passbook support for digital boarding passes to iPhone app

We knew from a previous announcement last year that British Airways has been working on integrating Passbook integration for its digital boarding passes, much like American Airlines and a long list of other major airlines have done already. Today the airline has officially rolled out an update to …

Analog for Mac receives Analog Camera filters, on sale through Sunday

Analog for Mac received an update today that includes the eight beautiful filters from Analog Camera for iPhone which we reviewed at launch last week.<p>If you haven’t already tried Analog for Mac, it allows you to edit and add filters with varying intensity, frame and crop, and share photos on your …

Yahoo revamps search with new look that 'combines utility with beauty'

Yahoo has redesigned its search page for those in the United States, claiming that the new look "puts your results front and center." Search results are now placed higher on the page, according to a Tumblr post on the visual makeover, and Yahoo is also promising faster performance thanks to some …

Russian newspaper claims Apple has applied for ‘iWatch’ trademark in the country

While Apple typically uses a shell corporation abroad to register for trademark names of upcoming, unreleased products, Russian newspaper <i>Izvestia</i> (via <i>AppleInsider.ru</i>)reports that the company has filed for the “iWatch” trademark in Russia, further fueling speculation that “iWatch” will be the name …

App-Only Horror Movie “Haunting Melissa” Challenges Traditional Storytelling

“Haunting Melissa” wants to challenge the boundaries of filmmaking by putting a ghost in your (iOS) machine. Created by Neal Edelstein, producer of “The Ring” and “Mulholland Drive,” and Hooked Digital Media, the app-only horror film’s aim is to create a visceral reaction in viewers as soon as they …

Sorry, you can’t hide in the dark from Google Glass any more

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Thomas Hawk<p>If you thought you could slip into the shadows and go unnoticed by someone wearing Google Glass(s …

World’s Smartest Street Sign Can Point You to Almost Anything

Ever stood slack-jawed on a street corner with a friend trying to figure out where to go to throw back a beer? Or debated whether it'd be better to …

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WWDC 2013 Rumor Roundup: iOS 7, OS X 10.9, iRadio, and New Macs

With Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicking off next Monday, June 10 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time with a keynote address, it's time for a roundup of rumors about what we might see at the event.<p>In announcing the conference back in late April, Apple unsurprisingly revealed that it …

Schadenfreude With Friends: Zynga’s Rivals Explain Why They’re Not Also in Trouble

It hasn’t been a great week for Zynga. The company has been in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons, with 18 percent of its workforce laid off, …