Ryan Rokicki

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Why you should pre-order Gran Turismo 6

The sixth edition of the Gran Turismo videogame is coming out on December 6th, 2013. Until now I have bought each version of this game at a local …

The Last Of The V8’s, Formula One Edition

Last weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix marked the end of an era. Since 2006, Formula One has required the “formula” of a 2.4 Liter, 90-degree V8. …

Samsung to spend $14 billion on ads and marketing for Galaxies, other products this year

Samsung is apparently on track to spend $14 billion this year on advertising and marketing in order to sell more Galaxy handsets and other products, but ads will not always work in its favor.<p><i>Reuters</i> reports that the Samsung’s promotion budget this year is actually bigger than Iceland’s entire GDP, …

Marketing

AT&T's Galaxy S 4 starts receiving Android 4.3 (again), Galaxy Gear gets compatibility update

Earlier this month, AT&T began rolling out Android 4.3 to its variant of the Galaxy S 4, only to have it pulled in order to focus on "potential improvements." Here's the good news: the Rethink Possible carrier today started the process of, once again, bringing the Jelly Bean updates to Samsung's …

A single Bitcoin was worth $10 a year ago — today it’s worth $1,000

The value of a single Bitcoin surpassed $1,000 on popular Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox today. A year ago, it was worth $10.<p>The value of the crypto-currency has increased by more than 100X since then, and gone up by 500% since the beginning of November.<p>Saying we are in the midst of a Bitcoin boom is …

Sochi Will Be The Most Expensive Olympics Ever — And It's Not Even Close

The upcoming Games in Russia will cost a record amount of rubles.

The Chicago Cubs Want Fans To Get Drunk Before They Even Get Into Wrigley

Wrigley Field is one of Major League Baseball’s few remaining classic ballparks, as it is an annual destination for baseball fans who want to visit but not “sit with those crazy drunks in the bleachers.” But because this sport is also a business, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and his family are …

Watch comet ISON hurtle toward the sun in stunning NASA video

From a camera far out in space, NASA has captured comet ISON's stunning first trip past the earth. The video, which you can watch below, shows comet ISON from November 20th up until November 25th, traveling by both Mercury and Earth on its path toward rounding the sun. The comet will begin rounding …

The Higgs boson does a new trick (probably)

At a seminar at CERN this morning, Aliaksandr Pranko announced an interesting new result on the Higgs boson from the ATLAS experiment.<p>In brief - we know the Higgs boson is there, and is involved in giving mass to some fundamental particles. Today we saw strong evidence that it gives mass to all of …

Netflix may have 20,000 or more customers in Australia—where it hasn’t even launched

Netflix counts more than 9 million customers as paying international subscribers, but there could be many more of them buried in its measure of US subscribers, which are approaching 30 million.<p>The internet streaming service has been available outside the US since 2010—first in Canada, the UK and …

News Corp

Lamborghini Aventador Shooting HUGE Flames!

Cobb County commissioners approve Braves stadium

The Braves' move northwest to Cobb County, Georgia has been approved by local county commissioners.<p><b>Related:</b> Braves to move to the suburbs, starting …