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iPad App of the Week: Stephen Hawking’s Snapshots of the Universe

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link …

Apps

Would You Like An iGrill To Go With Your New iPad?

Just in time for the new iPad Mini, iDevices — the company best known as the makers of the iGrill wireless meat thermometer — has announced the launch of its new iGrillmini, an ultra-compact version of the device equipped with Bluetooth smart technology.<p>The new model offers a range of performance …

Roku LT (2013) review: The best budget streaming-video box - CNET

MSRP: $49.99<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Roku LT</b> offers nearly the full Roku experience for $50. More than 1,000 channels are supported, including Netflix, Amazon Instant, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Pandora, MLB.TV, Amazon Cloud Player, and Vudu. It also has cross-platform search that scours several major TV and movie …

Televisions

NBA Game Time for iPad Updated for iOS 7 & New Season

<b>NBA Game Time for iPad 2013-2014</b> is the freshly updated, latest greatest version of the NBA’s official app for the iPad.<p>The app has just been updated to Version 5.1 at the beginning of this week, right on time for the new NBA season that kicked off yesterday. This update brings support for the new …

Basketball

Rolando McClain: I felt like I wanted to kill somebody

Getty Images<p>It’s been five months since linebacker Rolando McClain told Baltimore Ravens president Ozzie Newsome he was retiring from the NFL. …

Did You Know? – The French Government Invented the ‘App Store’

When I think of the French, I think of delicious sauces and gravies, fine wine, the Eiffel Tower, and the French Underground. I do not think of them …

Lions' Matthew Stafford Fake Spike Turns into Game-Winning TD Run

With his team trailing 30-24 and the clock running with under 15 seconds to play, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford decided to call a fake spike and run the ball himself for the game-winning touchdown.<p>Here's a look at Stafford getting his players to the line quickly, courtesy of BuzzFeed …

Football (U.S.)

League ditches exclusive helmet deal with Riddell

Getty Images<p>At a time when the highest bidder can be the “official” anything and everything of the NFL, the NFL will no longer will have an …

Interactive map for GTA V app review: all the tips and tricks you need for the Los Santos map

Introduction<p>Now that Grand Theft Auto V has hit the shelves for consoles and we've all plunged hours into our virtual crime sprees, we still haven't …

Steve Young Will Make $1 Million in 2014 from USFL Deal Signed in 1984

Before Steve Young became a member of the San Francisco 49ers, before he won three Super Bowls and before he established himself as one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all-time with a Hall of Fame career, he played in the USFL.<p>You're probably either thinking A) What is the USFL? or B) How in …

Football (U.S.)

How The iPad Mini Stacks Up Against The Competition [Chart]

Apple unveiled the new iPad mini with Retina display yesterday along side the iPad Air, and while we were expecting a bump up in resolution, we also got some nice internal hardware upgrades in the form of the A7 processor, M7 co-processor, improved cameras and faster WiFi.<p>We still think the iPad …

St. Louis Rams Should Take a Shot and Sign Tim Tebow

Do you hear that sound? That is the sound of all of the Tim Tebow detractor's running to the forefront to bash him and any possibility of him playing quarterback in the NFL again. Let's have everyone take a step back and look at this situation for a moment because Tebow could be just what the St. …

NFL

Broncos activate LB Von Miller

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos have activated All-Pro linebacker Von Miller following his six-game drug suspension.<p>To make room, the Broncos …

Jim Irsay: 'Shame it got to this'

INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning's return to Indianapolis to face the Colts and Andrew Luck, the player who replaced him as the face of the franchise, …

Former NFL coach O.A. “Bum” Phillips passes at 90

Getty Images<p>O.A. “Bum” Phillips, one of the most colorful coaches in NFL history, has passed away. Phillips was 90.<p>“Bum is gone to Heaven,” his son, …

Apple Hires CableLabs Executive, Will Work On “Something Big”

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Andrew Kunesh | Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013<p>Last month Apple hired Jean-François Mulé, the former senior vice president of Technology …

Logitech’s Upcoming Gamepad For The iPhone Looks Pretty Nice

With iOS 7, Apple added official support for third-party game controllers. The new framework is part of the company’s MFi program, and we’ve already seen some Made-For-iPhone controllers in the wild. Logitech teased its own iPhone gamepad just last month along with ClamCase, and now Logitech’s …

Dangerously Fun Flight With The Micro Drone | Cult of Mac Deals

<i>Please note: this promotion is available to ALL countries except for Brazil, Russia, North Korea, & Turkey. Shipping will cost an additional flat rate of $9.95 after purchase on Extreme Fliers website.</i><p>THE REMOTE CONTROLLED HYPERSPEED STUNT FLIER<p>It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a flippin' …

The Complete Guitar Lessons Course | Cult of Mac Deals

THE GOODS<p>Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar? The problem is we all just don't have the time these days, right? Well, think twice. Erich Andreas has taught 1,000s of lessons and now he's bringing them to you so you can learn how to play the guitar at your own speed - not to mention …

New book contends Mike Webster considered killing NFL officials

AP<p>The tour has commenced for the book that will accompany the documentary titled <i>League of Denial</i>, the comprehensive attack on the NFL’s failure to …

Someone Shouted 'Papa John's' Before Peyton Manning Pass, and We Want Answers

Better offense. Better quarterback. Papa John's.<p>Business Insider's Cork Gaines reports on a peculiar phrase shouted right before Peyton Manning snapped the ball on Sunday.<p>ESPN's Darren Rovell spotted some tweets and simply had to find out what was being shouted in Sunday's game between the …

NFL

How NFL Teams Assume the Identities of Their Hometowns

It’s no accident that the Pittsburgh Steelers have always resembled the blue-collar, hard-nosed toughness of Pittsburgh's citizens. Nor is it a coincidence the Raiders have embodied the grit and intimidation common in both Oakland and Los Angeles.<p>Was there ever a more perfect landscape than that of …

NFL

Amazon vinyl sales up 745 percent since 2008, but it won't save music

Vinyl sales are up big industry-wide, but still represent a tiny sliver of overall sales<p>Here's more fodder for those who argue that a large number of consumers still want physical media: vinyl sales at Amazon are up 745 percent from five years ago, the company said this morning. "Vinyl is the …

Von Miller reportedly has yet another legal issue, with an open warrant for his arrest in California

What in the world is Von Miller thinking?<p>On Wednesday morning, there was a report that the Denver Broncos' star linebacker was cited for driving with …

Roger Goodell Comments on Outrage Surrounding Washington Redskins' Nickname

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has appeared to have softened his stance on the Washington Redskins' nickname and what it stands for.<p>According to CBS DC's Chris Lingebach, Goodell spoke with Lavar Arrington and Chad Dukes over the radio on 106.7 The Fan on Wednesday and discussed the importance of …

Football (U.S.)

Best Twitter Responses to Ndamukong Suh's $100,000 Fine for Dirty Hit

Ndamukong Suh managed to grab the headlines for his dirty play in the first game of the season. I hate to say I told you so...but hey, I told you so.<p>A guy doesn't find himself constantly on the receiving end of multiple personal fouls and unnecessary roughness calls by accident. Suh is a bona fide …

Football (U.S.)

Report says Mark Sanchez likely to have season-ending surgery for torn labrum in shoulder

It appears Mark Sanchez's career as a New York Jet effectively ended in a meaningless preseason game, as he got pounded behind the backup offensive …

Why Chip Kelly's Offense Will Revolutionize the NFL

There was no shortage of speculation during the offseason about how Chip Kelly would adjust to the NFL level.<p>Can he keep the uptempo pace?<p>Is Michael Vick the right quarterback for this offense?<p>Is the Oregon offense a gimmick?<p>Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles answered critics and skeptics alike …

Football (U.S.)