Justin DesLaurier

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Star Citizen reaches $14 million in funding

Cloud Imperium's space combat and exploration sim <i>Star Citizen</i> reached $14 million in funding through the game's official website Roberts Space Industries and Kickstarter campaign, according to an announcement on the site.<p>At the time of writing, more than 211,077 backers have contributed $14,015,877 …

Handbrake, The Best Video Conversion Tool You've Never Used

For some bizarre reason, you’ve probably never used Handbrake, arguably the world’s best video transcoder. Maybe you’re too young to have ever used a DVD (“Grandpa, tell me about the time when Netflix sent those DVD things via that thing called ‘the mail'”). But more likely you just didn’t know …

Gael Monfils hits an absurd, totally unnecessary trick shot

What on Earth just happened?<p>This, via The Changeover, is going to make your brain hurt a little:<p>I really can't comprehend what I'm looking at, but I do know that Gael Monfils is a special individual and only he is capable of such nutty wizardry.

Usain Bolt beaten in 100 metres by American Justin Gatlin at the Diamond League Golden Gala in Rome

Justin Gatlin promised Usain Bolt “a dog fight” this summer only to be dismissed by the triple Olympic champion as someone who talks a bit too much. Now he had better start listening.<p>As 50,000 spectators at the Rome Golden Gala voiced a collective gasp when the result of Thursday night’s men’s …

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Shutterstock launches new learn-to-code site, Skillfeed

Skillfeed is the latest site to capitalize on the white-hot learn-to-code trend.<p>This new contestant hails from the bowels of stock photography site Shutterstock, an online behemoth with a $1.5 billion market cap.<p>Skillfeed’s curriculum covers such topics as CSS and MySQL. It also has some basic …

Why the creator of the most realistic gaming gun ever isn’t backing down

Video games lead to violence. They warp impressionable young minds because titles like Call of Duty and Battlefield are so realistic that players can’t tell the difference. They are worse than guns.<p>We’ve all heard these extreme claims from the National Rifle Association, from politicians, and from …

Gmail wages war on inbox clutter with new design for mobile and desktop

Three years after Priority Inbox, Google tries another approach at managing email overload<p>Google begins rolling out a redesigned Gmail today with an eye on removing inbox clutter, separating bulk emails from the main feed with new tabs for messages from social networks, deal sites, businesses, and …

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'Legends Of Gaming': Jovenshire And More Are In A New Gaming Show, And It Looks Awesome

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Pokémon Go<p>Sure, the game has quickly eaten society. But it's helping us see the world …

Yahoo Tumblrs for Cool: Board Approves $1.1 Billion Deal as Expected

The Yahoo board has approved a massive $1.1 billion all-cash deal to buy Tumblr.<p>It’s not clear when the official vote was taken, but sources close to …

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The Elder Scrolls Online gameplay trailer is for digital explorers and robbers

The latest gameplay trailer for upcoming MMO <i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> offers a look at the level of interaction players can have with the in-game world.<p>The new in-game footage demonstrates the various ways players can entrench themselves, including the ability to loot everything in the game world, …

Nvidia Shield pre-orders start today, shipping in June for $349

Three days earlier than expected<p>Nvidia is starting orders of its new Android-powered handheld console, Shield, today. After announcing a $349 price tag and June release date earlier this week, the gaming company has decided to move its pre-order date forward from Monday 20th. The handheld can be …

Metal Gear Rising confirmed for PC

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is coming to the PC, series creator Hideo Kojima announced during a recent podcast (via Joystiq).<p>News of the port was later confirmed by Platinum Games creative producer Jean Pierre Kellams over Twitter.<p>No further information about the PC version of Metal Gear Rising: …

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