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Facebook will let users log into third-party apps anonymously

On stage at Facebook's F8 developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg just announced that Facebook's users will soon be able to sign into third-party apps anonymously without revealing their personal details. "Some people are scared of pressing this blue button," Zuckerberg said of the "login with …

Why The Ending of Every Pokémon Game Is Garbage

You go through the trouble of collecting all 8 badges and defeating the Elite Four—and in some cases, sometimes you even try to catch them all. But …

Pokémon

Twitter's Problem Isn't A Lack Of Tweeters

There’s a good chance if you use Twitter, you’ve never tried to distill your wisdom into that 140-character window and pressed the tweet button. This is not, never has been and never will be a problem for Twitter, which doesn’t rely on you, me or anyone in particular to send out pithy bits of news …

Nintendo's Strange 'Super Smash Bros.' Release Strategy

Yesterday, Nintendo devoted an entire forty minute Nintendo Direct presentation to this year’s Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS. It was the largest, longest look at the game yet, and full of information about new characters (Greninja!), returning ones (Yoshi! Charizard!), along with new game …

20 Artists Eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Next

The Notorious B.I.G.<p><b>Year Eligible:</b> 2019 <b><br>Debut Album:</b> <i>Ready to Die</i> (1994) <b><br>Why He Should Be Inducted:</b> Big in life and big on record, the man who went by …

Music

Windows XP: Buried But Terrifyingly Undead

Microsoft stopped selling Windows XP in 2008 and, as of Tuesday, finally stopped supporting the 13-year-old operating system. It’s gone, buried, but …

It's Bliss: behind the iconic Windows XP photo

<b>"It's because of her that we've got the photograph."</b><p>Although it will forever be associated with Windows XP, <i>Bliss</i> was actually the by-product of a …

The House that Inspired the Movie "Up"

Does this house look familiar to you? Fans of the Pixar film <i>Up</i> might recognize that it looks remarkably like the house in the movie, which similarly occupied a lone space in the middle of rapid change and development that unfolded around it. The filmmakers were allegedly inspired by the story of …

Your favorite band recreated as Legos

Call it just another extension of our nostalgia-happy culture, but Lego has made a huge comeback. Not only are they in our movies and video games, …

If Iconic Pop Culture Vehicles Were Transformers

This is 'If They Could Transform', a series of digital paintings by artist Darren Rawlings imagining famous pop culture vehicles as Transformers. …

Pocket Goes International, Adds Support For 6 New Languages

Pocket, formerly known as Read It Later, has gone international thanks to an update adding support for <b>six</b> additional languages. You can pick up the …

Games That Defined the Nintendo Gamecube

<b>Presented by: Omerta, Prfsnl_Gmr, Flake, and Racketboy</b><i>Also, check out the rest of our Defining Games series and the Hidden Gems of the Nintendo</i> …

Trick Photography eBook and Video Course

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

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How To Get Out of a Gaming Funk

Can't find anything to play? Nothing really clicking for you right now? It's okay. This sort of thing happens. We're here to help you out of your …

Handy

The New Godzilla Movie Looks Incredible

Reboots have disappointed us greatly in the past so we try to taper our expectations. That said, the new <i>Godzilla</i> movie looks fan-freaking-tastic. So …

So You're Dating a Designer? Ten Things You Need to Know.

Melbourne-based creative studio Yoke recently came out with a hilarious series for anyone who's dating a designer. Yes, this list isn't for designers themselves, rather it's for the ones who have fallen head over heels in love with an actual designer. Not only has Yoke created some images that go …

Relationships

5 Quick Tips for Photographing People Outdoors

So, let me guess…your pictures of your friends, parents, children, or grandchildren don’t always come out the way you’d like, and you are frequently …

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

Magical Tokyo Cityscapes Seen Through Colorful Bokeh

In this ongoing series, photographer Takashi Kitajima blurs the details of Tokyo's buildings and bridges into beautifully abstract landscapes. He creates each gorgeous composition by standing on observation decks of high-rise buildings or overpasses throughout the city.<p>By gaining a bird's eye view …

And Now, an 8-Bit Super Mario Version of the New York City Subway Map

Like most everyone who was born after, say, the mid-70's, we're big fans of Super Mario—see figs. 1, 2, 3—so we're definitely digging Robert Bacon's …

36 Years Of Console Prices, Adjusted For Inflation

If you thought the PS4 and Xbox One's launch prices were expensive, well, they kinda were! But not as expensive as the NES. Or Neo Geo. Or Saturn, Or …

Retrogaming

The Xbox One could be huge if Microsoft stopped fooling itself

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Back before Microsoft announced the Xbox One, everyone assumed that the next Xbox was going to be the first choice among gamers. With the Xbox 360, Microsoft …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

The Real Walter White, The True Story of the Best Meth Cook in Alabama

When you hear the name “Walter White” combined with the word “methamphetamine” in the same sentence, the first thing that comes to mind is the main …

Crime

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

This was the first-ever "selfie," taken in 1839

It didn't have the cringe-inducing moniker to go with it, but the first recorded photographic self-portrait was taken in 1839 by chemist and …

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Beautiful Self-Portraits by Martin Reisch

Here’s another beautiful post from Instagram and we are featuring the self-portraits of Martin Reisch. Martin also known as safesolvent, is a …

Photography