Samsung S8 Launch Event: ‘Unpacked 2017’ Puts Galaxy Phone Rumors To Rest

Samsung’s S8 launch event, “Unpacked 2017” was held yesterday simultaneously in New York and London. The rumors and leaks leading up to the conference were of an abundance never seen before a smartphone release. Renowned and reliable leaker, Evan Blass seemed to uncover numerous sources willing to divulge features and specs for the public to […]

Galaxy S8 Phone Release Date Pushed Back, Samsung Price Point Too High?

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s release date may have been pushed back. Although there has been no release date officially announced, the rumor was that the device would hit shelves on April 21, 2017. However, Venture Beat‘s Evan Blass reports that the release date will now be April 28. Although that has not been confirmed either, […]

Apple: WikiLeaks’ CIA Hacks Will Not Work On Current Versions Of iOS And OS X

Apple claims that the CIA hacks released by WikiLeaks in its Vault 7: Dark Matter cache are obsolete and pose no threat to current iPhone and Mac users. The WikiLeaks documents list several projects meant for use on OS X devices (Macs) and one project, NightSkies v1.2, intended for implementation on the iPhone. According to […]

‘For Honor’: Ubisoft Lashes Out Against Claim That Game Perks Cost Over $700

Ubisoft’s For Honor has recently come under fire for price gouging players on in-game purchases. According to TechSpot, a Reddit user spent the weekend crunching numbers and determined that it would cost $732 to unlock everything in the game. According to redditor Bystander007, it requires 91,500 “Steel” (the name of the in-game currency) to unlock […]

Apple iCloud Hackers Demand Ransom For Hacked Accounts: How To Protect Yours

A hacker group calling themselves the Turkish Crime Family is demanding that Apple hand over a ransom or they will start wiping iCloud accounts that they claim to have compromised. The news broke Tuesday when Motherboard reported that it had been contacted by one of the hackers and had been shown pictures of email correspondence […]

Facebook Live Now Has Options And Tools For Video Game Streamers

Facebook has broadened the scope of its Live platform to accommodate those who stream video games. According to Digital Trends, users of Facebook Live will now be able to stream gameplay footage from their computer directly to Facebook. This is a clear attempt to tap into a market that has already established itself as an […]

Microsoft Forcing Windows 7 And 8 Users To Upgrade To Windows 10 Once Again

Microsoft is at it again with what some are considering “heavy-handed tactics” by forcing Windows 7 and 8 clients into upgrading to Windows 10. According to the blog HotHardware, “Microsoft is blocking Windows 7 and 8 updates for Intel’s seventh generation Core i3, i5 and i7 (Kaby Lake), AMD’s Ryzen (Bristol Ridge) and Qualcomm’s 8996 […]

PlayStation ‘Killing Floor 2’ Free One-Week Trial And Discount On Full Game

PlayStation is offering Killing Floor 2 for 33 percent off, plus you can try the game for free, but both offers are valid for this week only. When the PlayStation Store offers trial versions of a title, usually it is a one-hour trial of the full game. After the trial timer ends, you receive the […]

Sony Ends Production Of PlayStation 3 And Expands Its PlayStation Now Service

Sony’s PlayStation 3 has quietly begun its slip into retirement. According to BGR, production of the 10-year-old console will soon cease in Japan. The end of Japanese production “is always the first and most impactful nail in any PlayStation’s coffin,” the report stated. The Independent reports that Sony has not officially or publically announced the […]

PlayStation 4 Network Problem: How To Fix Connection Issue After The 4.50 Update

PlayStation 4 network problems have had users yanking their hair out since last week. The troubles began after Sony rolled out Update 4.50. The network issues seem to be affecting only those who connect to the internet through WiFi routers. Problems ranging from no network connectivity at all to severe lag when playing online games […]

Forget The Potatoes, Budweiser Plans On Building A Beer Brewery On Mars

What would go good with an order of french fries on Mars? Ketchup? No. Beer. Budweiser announced plans to take its brand to Mars at the South By Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas. Digital Trends has highlights of the event, which was hosted by Kate Mara, who starred in the movie The Martian, and featured […]

‘Outlast 2’: Sexual Content Gets Game Banned in Australia, Will US Follow Suit?

Outlast 2‘s sexual content has gotten the title banned in Australia. Banned might not be the right word since that indicates that there is some official sanction against the game. What has happened is the Australian Classification Board (CB) has refused to rate the game. Under Australia law movies, games, and other publications cannot be […]

Ubisoft Bans ‘For Honor’ Cheaters: 1,500 Players Suspended In Crackdown

Ubisoft’s For Honor is a hack-and-slash massively-multiplayer online (MMO) game where gamers choose a faction and fight in battles with other factions. The title was just released last month, and cheaters have already plagued the title. The cheating comes in the form of AFK farming. AFK (away from keyboard) farming is when players rig their […]

General Mills’ Honeybee Campaign Looks To Boost Awareness And Declining Sales

General Mills initiated a multifaceted PR campaign with the hashtag #BringBacktheBees that they hope will boost declining sales and save honeybee populations at the same time. In case you have not noticed, BuzzBee, the Honey Nut Cheerios mascot has gone missing. He has been replaced by a white silhouette on the box. The packaging change […]

NASA Mandated To Send Potato Farmers To Mars In 2033 With A $19.5B Incentive

Why would NASA send potato farmers to Mars? Because apparently, potatoes can grow there. According to TechSpot, a recent study conducted by CIP, the Centro Internacional de la Papa (International Potato Center in English), showed that potatoes can grow and survive the harsh conditions on Mars. In February of last year, CIP, assisted by NASA, […]

Electronic Arts ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Begins Preloading On Consoles Today

Electronic Arts began preloading Mass Effect: Andromeda today on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 for those who have preordered the game. It is a good thing too; according to users on Reddit, the file size on both consoles is over 42 GB. That is huge. Just for comparison, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, which was […]

Porsche Recall: Three Safety Defects Sideline 18,000 Vehicles

Porsche has issued three separate recalls of some of their vehicles due to safety concerns. One of the issues pertains to windshields while the other two are due to problems with the airbag systems. Altogether the recalls affect over 18,000 vehicles of various models. While these problems only occur during a collision and are not […]

Blizzard Entertainment: No ‘Diablo 4’, But ‘D3’ Gets New Necromancer Hero Class

Blizzard Entertainment is preparing to release the next big installment to the Diablo franchise. At BlizzCon 2016 last November, Diablo fans were hoping to hear of the imminent release of Diablo 4. In fact, there was a wild conspiracy theory that the sequel game would be announced that sprang forth from some misprinted roleplaying dice […]

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer: Fan-Made Teasers Will Have To Do For Now

A Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer is here, but it is not official. The teaser above was made by Star Wars fan and YouTuber TerraStone. The production quality is top notch. The trailer is even good enough that some fans on social media thought it was the official trailer until someone pointed out that […]

‘Better Call Saul’ Season 3 Spoilers: AMC Series Expected To Top Itself Again

Better Call Saul Season 3 is right around the corner, which means it is high time for spoilers and speculation on the upcoming episodes. Up to this point, the AMC series has been carrying its weight, and to some, Season 2 was a smash hit. According to Mobi Picker, “Fans absolutely loved it as it […]

Oreo Cookie Drones Flown Over New York In National Oreo Cookie Day Promotion “Look! It’s a U.F.O.!” No. It’s an O.Re.O., Oreo cookie drones to be precise. Did you know March 6th was National Oreo Cookie Day? Neither did we until Nabisco, maker of “milk’s favorite cookie,” filmed a stunt over New York’s East River. In probably one of the most elaborate and tedious to set up […]

Galaxy Note 7: Battery Malfunction Due To ‘Aggressive Design,’ Remaining Devices Rumored To Be Disabled Remotely

The Galaxy Note 7 had what was probably the shortest run in cell phone history. Samsung’s flagship phablet launched on August 19. The company issued a voluntary recall notice less than a month later on September 15. About one month later, on October 13, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) stepped in and issued […]

Supreme Court Ruling Favors Samsung: Apple’s Patent Lawsuit Is Far From Over

A Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday gave Samsung some breathing room in its fight against Apple over patent violations. It marks a small victory for the Korean electronics firm, but the battle is far from over. In 2011, Apple filed suit against Samsung over several patent and trademark violations. According to Techdirt, the lawsuit contained […]

Maggots In Veteran’s Wound: Four VA Hospital Workers Resign, What Trump Plans To Do About It Might Lead To Top Brass Eliminations

The Veterans Administration has faced a lot of controversies recently due to substandard care and services, but news out of the Oklahoma City has reached an outrageous new low. According to Fox News, a 73-year-old veteran, Owen Reese Peterson, was in the VA hospital in Oklahoma City for 21 days before succumbing to sepsis. Peterson […]

iPhone 8 Rumors: Apple Set To Reinvent The Smartphone — Edge-To-Edge Curved OLED, Wireless Charging, And More

The iPhone 7 has only been on store shelves for a little over two months, and rumors of the iPhone 8 are already plentiful. Usually, it takes a bit longer for reliable leaks to develop, but with sales figures for the iPhone 7 estimated to be lower than the 6S, according to AppleInsider, perhaps the […]

‘No Man’s Sky’ False Advertising Update: ASA Clears Hello Games And Valve Of Misleading Consumers

A No Man’s Sky false advertising investigation has come to a favorable close for developer Hello Games. No Man’s Sky has had its share of problems since releasing last August. Besides the mixed critical reviews and the terrible consumer assessments, the independent development studio was facing accusations of false or misleading advertising in the Steam […]

‘No Man’s Sky’ Foundation Update In-Depth Look: Is It Enough To Redeem The Game Or Is It Too Late?

No Man’s Sky received its first significant update since the game’s release last August. The update is the first the public has officially heard from Hello Games since the alleged “No Man’s Sky was a mistake” hack. Back in October, a tweet was posted on the Hello Games official Twitter account stating, “No Man’s Sky […]

‘Super Mario Run’ Launches On iPhone And iPad Amid Massive App Store Purge

Super Mario Run’s release date is set for December 15, 2016, for iPhone and iPad users. As the iconic mascot of Nintendo, Mario has seen over 100 unique titles over the last several decades, and as a property is the longest running franchise in video game history. In fact, 2016 marks Mario’s 35th birthday. Mario […]

Matt Harrigan Forced To Resign For Death Threat Comments Against President-Elect Donald Trump

Matt Harrigan, the CEO of cyber security firm PacketSled, has been forced to resign after commenting that he would assassinate President-Elect Donald Trump. During the election, Harrigan participated in a private Facebook discussion. While the discussion was private, someone invited to the chat took screenshots of his comments and posted them publicly. TechSpot reported that […]

‘Final Fantasy XV’ Spoilers: Conan O’Brien Pans ‘FFXV’ While Elijah Wood Plays The Game On Clueless Gamer [Video]

The Final Fantasy XV release date is right around the corner, so the folks at Square Enix have been out promoting their newest creation. The gaming community has been treated to Final Fantasy XV trailers, music videos, and mini movies. Yesterday, the latest game in the series was featured on Clueless Gamer. Clueless Gamer is […]

‘Beware The Slenderman’: Trailer For HBO Documentary Is Creepy For All The Wrong Reasons [Spoilers]

The above trailer is from the documentary Beware the Slenderman. Slenderman, also spelled Slender Man, is arguably one of the most frightening of modern urban legends. As the legend goes, Slenderman appears as a tall, thin-limbed human with a ghostly-white, featureless face. His arms are exceptionally long and are sometimes described and depicted as multiple […]

iPhone 911 Bug: Security Flaw In iOS WebView Allows Hackers To Dial Numbers While Locking User Out

The iPhone 911 Bug is a serious security issue that has been discovered in iOS 10. It is not a new flaw in design, but rather one that has reemerged. The bug can auto-dial numbers and lock the user out so that they cannot cancel the call. In 2008, a similar flaw in iOS Safari […]

California 2016 Election Results: Propositions 65 And 67: Lawmaker’s Ponzi Scheme Backfires To The Benefit Of Grocers And Consumers

The Califonia 2016 election results for president were not surprising. Hillary Clinton had no trouble defeating Donald Trump in the longtime Democratic stronghold. Clinton received 61 percent of the vote to Trump’s 33 percent. Another result that was entirely expected was that a Democrat would be elected to take over for retiring senator, Barbara Boxer. […]

PlayStation 4 Pro Release Date Approaches: What Games Will Carry 4K Support On Launch Day?

The PlayStation 4 Pro’s release date is only about a week away, and the console’s success is still in question. According to Game Rant, Sony is calling it “the world’s most powerful gaming console” in a new commercial. That might be true for now, but it is already known that the Xbox Scorpio will house […]

BleachBit Cloth Or Something Gag Gift Becomes Viral Money Maker For Independent Software Producer

BleachBit made international headlines when it was revealed as the software that was used to wipe all the data from Hillary Clinton’s private email server. According to the Blaze, Trey Gowdy disclosed to the public that the software was used to delete emails from the server in such a way that “even God couldn’t read […]

How To Download The PC Version of ‘Watch Dogs 2’ For Free Without Breaking Any Laws

Watch Dogs 2 will be released this month on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and the game has already gone gold with pre-order sales alone. While console users will get the game on schedule, PC gamers will have to wait since the free-roaming hacker sandbox has been delayed for computers by two weeks. However, […]

‘No Man’s Sky’ Mistake: Strange Tweet From Hello Games Ends Company Silence But Spurs Bizarre Exchange Between Media And Sean Murray

“No Man’s Sky was a mistake,” read a tweet on the Hello Games Twitter account. The post was quickly removed, but not before stirring up controversy and confusion in the gaming community. The tweet was long-awaited for a media that has been starved for comment from the company since its game released to highly critical […]

‘Skyrim Special Edition’: Is The Remastered Classic Worth $60? Answer — Mods!

The release of Skyrim Special Edition is only a few hours away. Can Bethesda’s remastered masterpiece live up to the hype? Will fans and newcomers be happy that they shelled out $60 on a five-year-old title? These are questions that Bethesda Softworks has surely answered satisfactorily for itself. Otherwise, it would have never moved forward […]

Nintendo Switch: Stocks Fall After Recent Reveal Video — Are Hybrid Consoles The Future Or Just Another Nintendo Flop

Nintendo gave us a look at the Switch last week, and like previous Mario-and-company consoles, it showed off its innovative design. When the Switch was first announced, Nintendo stock rose 3.3 percent, which is good for a company that often seems to struggle to keep third place in a three-way race. However, after the recent […]

Samsung Explodes: ‘GTA V’ Modder Creates Galaxy Note 7 Bomb — Company Issues Takedown Notice To YouTubers

Exploding Samsungs are the bad press gifts that keep on giving. Even after two recalls and a full discontinuance of the Galaxy Note 7, people are still dealing with Samsung explosions. However, this time it is the company that is on fire and not the phone. The uproar started shortly after a Grand Theft Auto […]

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date Announced, But Somebody Do Something About That Name

Rockstar Games has officially announced a Red Dead Redemption 2 release date. The forever rumored sequel to the 2010 smash hit, Red Dead Redemption, will finally see the light of day in 2017. Rockstar was clever about the way they announced the game. Over the last few days, the development studio posted a series of […]

Julian Assange Death: WikiLeaks Founder Rumored To Be Dead, But Is It True?

Rumors of Julian Assange’s death began circulating social media yesterday when three mysterious tweets emerged from the WikiLeaks Twitter account. The tweets contained vague references, and each one had a unique 64-digit code attached to it. pre-commitment 1: John Kerry 4bb96075acadc3d80b5ac872874c3037a386f4f595fe99e687439aabd0219809 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 16, 2016 pre-commitment 2: Ecuador eae5c9b064ed649ba468f0800abf8b56ae5cfe355b93b1ce90a1b92a48a9ab72 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October […]

Galaxy Note 7: Samsung Facing PR Disaster And Sobering Losses After Pulling The Plug On Its Flagship Smartphone

The Galaxy Note 7 looked like a promising new upgrade to Samsung’s flagship smartphone. According to Business News Daily, the new phone sported a Quad High Definition AMOLED Gorilla Glass display capable of a resolution better than 720p. It had an iris scanner, which Samsung claimed was more secure than fingerprint scanning technology. Plus it […]

Motorrad Vision Next 100: BMW Unveils Crash-Proof Motorcycle [Video]

Motorrad Vision Next 100 is the moniker of a concept motorcycle from BMW. The temporary name literally derives from BMW’s vision for the next 100 years. The iconic automobile manufacturer is celebrating its 100th birthday. Part of this celebration is an event called “Iconic Impulses. The BMW Group Future Experience.” Magazine Motorrad hosted the show […]

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Release Date Leaked — Did Dark Horse Comics Accidentally Spill The Beans?

While Mass Effect: Andromeda’s release date has never been officially set, it seems Dark Horse Comics may have inadvertently revealed when the game will hit store shelves. Dark Horse has published and produced many Mass Effect comics in the past and is contracted to publish an officially licensed book titled The Art of Mass Effect: […]

Samsung’s New AI Assistant Will Be From The Creators Of Siri, But ‘Viv’ Is Already Light-Years Ahead Of Its Cousin

The artificial intelligence (AI) market is just beginning to heat up. Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, Amazon’s Alexa, and Google’s Assistant are all running to become the top AI assistant in the smartphone industry. Where is Samsung in all of this? Samsung uses the Android operating system’s built-in and hugely inferior voice controls. However, don’t count […]

Apple Loses Lawsuit: Company Ordered To Pay Damages To VirnetX In Patent Infringement Case

Apple lost a patent-infringement lawsuit last Friday that will cost the company $302 million, and that is just the beginning. A federal jury in Tyler, Texas, ruled that Apple must pay damages to VirnetX, a company that specializes in virtual private networks (VPN), for violating two of its patents. According to Silicon Valley Business Journal, […]

‘No Man’s Sky’ Scandal: U.K. Authority Investigates Hello Games For False Advertising

There is a No Man’s Sky scandal brewing in the United Kingdom. Reports out of England say the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is investigating whether or not the game’s advertising page in the Steam store is misleading. A spokesperson for the ASA told the BBC that it had begun an investigation into allegations that […]

Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Not So Lucky As Developers Pull Support For Rift Over Political Views

Palmer Luckey is feeling the heat as developers threaten to cease developing games for the Oculus Rift. The boycott began after the Daily Beast ran an article that connected the co-founder of Oculus to an unofficial Donald Trump group called Nimble America. “[Nimble America is] group dedicated to ‘sh**posting’ and circulating internet memes maligning Hillary […]

‘Call Of Duty’ Beta: Infinite Warfare Release Date Nears As Game Enters Final Phase Of Testing

The Call of Duty beta is only a few weeks away. Beta testing is the first sign that a game is almost ready for release. While some beta testing is done either in-house or with a select group of testers (closed beta), beta versions of a game are sometimes released to the public (open or […]