Monthly Archives: March 2011

DirecTV, Comcast, Vudu could start offering ‘premium VOD’ $30 movie rentals in April

Despite the questionable appeal of watching movies two months after they come out in theaters for $30 a pop, The Hollywood Reporter reports Warner Bros., Sony, Fox and Universal are going ahead with their premium video on-demand scheme. According to … Continue reading

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The iPad Apps Everyone Should Have March 2011 [Apps]

The iPad 2 came out this month! Which means a lot of apps have joined our list of the best iPad apps. Who are the big winners in March? Who gets the boot? More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/_I_uGHJyrqg/the-ipad-apps-everyone-should-have-march-2011 Juan Pablo Montoya Nigel … Continue reading

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BlackBerry OS 6.1 due this spring, will bring massive upgrades

When the BlackBerry Torch debuted, public reaction was cooler than RIM anticipated — and that didn’t sit well with the Canadian company. During its annual year-end call, however, RIM revealed that it had been working away at a major update … Continue reading

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Ask DLS: Cross-platform multiplayer games that work on Android and iOS

Here’s one for our knowledgeable commenters: I recently bought my girlfriend an iPad. I, on the other hand, own an Android device. And now we’re looking for games we can play using both devices. There’s no dearth of multiplayer games … Continue reading

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This year’s hottest pocket mirror is also a USB 3.0 multi-format card reader

We always knew that the worlds of technology and popular culture were on a collision course of epic proportions, and if this isn’t proof… well, you might say that proof simply doesn’t exist. Brando‘s newest gizmo has an identity crisis … Continue reading

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XXX top-level domain finally approved, 300,000 domains already reserved

After 7 years of rigorous back-and-forth mass debating over the creation of the .XXX top-level domain (TLD), ICANN has approved its introduction. You can reserve domains through its sponsor, ICM Registry, and .XXX domains will cost at least $60 to … Continue reading

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Boomshine is a soothing-yet-frustrating time waster

One click; just one single well-aimed click. That’s all you get in Boomshine. That single click triggers a chain reaction; circles start exploding, and other circles colliding with the shockwaves explode as well, creating their own shockwaves, which then catch … Continue reading

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These Pictures of Afghanistan Were Shot in Secret [Photography]

The Atlantic’s In Focus has a really great set of pictures taken in Afghanistan. Because of recent targeted attacks against journalists there, using a snazzy camera out in the open can get a little dangerous. So in order to take … Continue reading

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Give Blood Like You’re In An 80s Sci-Fi Comic [Culture]

In the days following the Tohoku Earthquake, Japanese people across the country began doing what they could for the relief efforts by rolling up their sleeves and giving blood. Just days after the quake hit, the Japanese Red Cross blood … Continue reading

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Google Reaches Agreement On FTC?s Accusations Of ?Deceptive Privacy Practices? In Buzz Rollout

Google just settled with FTC over agency’s accusations of “deceptive privacy practices” in the rollout of its social communications tool Buzz. The FTC issued a release here (we’ve pasted it below) and you can also access Google’s Blog post on … Continue reading

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