Walking Dead FPS confirmed for Wii U, out this March - new screens
Game also shuffling onto Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Activision has confirmed that a Wii U version of The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct will launch alongside the previously announced Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (digital-only) editions. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesTiger Woods PGA Tour 14 release date, details and trailerFuture of Xbox is 'cloud centric', games on multiple devices - HarrisonMicrosoft offering 800 Points for trying Now TVAliens Colonial Marines trailer: The Alien Hiv...
Oscar Snubs Leave Twitter Fans Disappointed
While many in the film industry celebrated their nominations for 85th Academy Awards on Thursday, some Twitter users felt that others had been robbed. The biggest snub appears to be Ben Affleck's absence from the nominees for Best Director. Many users, including Piers Morgan, felt that Argo made Affleck a worthy contender. Kathryn Bigelow and Quentin Tarentino were also hot topics among missing Best Picture nominees. SEE ALSO: Oscars 2013: Here Are the Nominations What do you think of this year'...
The Saturdays Do Their First American TV Interview On ‘Chelsea Lately’
Ahead of the January 20 premiere of their new US series Chasing The Saturdays, UK girl group The Saturdays hit up their fellow E! mate Chelsea Handler‘s talk show last night to promote their reality program. The quintet announced on air that it was a big deal, as this was their first US TV interview. Still, they really didn’t get a word in edgewise, given all the quips and zingers Chelsea slung at them. “So it’s kind of like the Spice Girls, right? A new improved Spice Gi...
Nexus 7 dock goes on sale this month for $39.99
In two weeks, you’ll finally be able to do something with those external charging pins on your Nexus 7 . Asus is expected to finally start selling its official dock accessory for the popular tablet before the month is over. Asus has also slapped a suggested retail price of $39.99 on the Nexus 7 dock. [...]
FreeBookSifter Catalogs Free Kindle Titles
There are over 35,000 free Kindle titles just waiting for you to download them–rather than slogging through Amazon’s web portal and trying to find them yourself, let FreeBookSifter do the heavy lifting. The site isn’t going to win a beauty contest, but it’s more than functional enough when it comes to searching by categories, sorting by rating volume and rank, and otherwise picking through the tens of thousands of free Kindle titles available at any given moment. Hit up ...
Oscar Nominations 2013: The Snubs and Surprises
Shocking omissions and inclusions are all but built into the Oscar nominating process. How could it be otherwise, when there are up to 10 possible Best Picture candidates but only five for Best Director? Someone was bound to wake up this morning, hear Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announce the nominees, and go back to bed feeling slighted. But still... No Kathryn Bigelow? No Marion Cotillard? And on the upside, who expected so much love for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and "Amour"? "Beasts,"...
Amazon AutoRip reboots the CD with free cloud MP3s
Amazon has just unveiled a new feature called AutoRip, which grants customers free MP3 version of CDs they buy from Amazon. It's perhaps intended to lure people back to buying CDs and cut out the pesky iTunes middleman by removing the need for the disc to ever see the inside of your computer. The MP3 versions are stored in your Amazon Cloud Player online and can be accessed from a computer, your smartphone, your tablet or whatever else you may have hacked to play MP3s. VintageThe other obvious b...
Streetline Raises $25M Round Led By True Ventures To Bring Real-Time Parking Data To Cities And Drivers
“Smart parking” platform Streetline just announced that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding. The round was led by True Ventures, with participation from new investors Qualcomm Ventures and Citi, as well as past backers Sutter Hill Ventures, RockPort Capital Partners, and Fontinalis Partners. The company has now raised a total of $40 million, and it says it recently obtained a $25 million credit facility from Citi, too. Streetline’s technology helps drivers find empty ...
Samsung stuns with 8-core Exynos 5 Octa processor, the heart of its future flagship mobile devices
Samsung has announced the Exynos 5 Octa processor at CES 2013, an eight-core chip built using ARM's interesting big.LITTLE concept for improved power and lower energy consumption.
Microsoft offering 800 Points for trying NOW TV
Nab another 1600 Points if you decide to pay for another month afterwards. Microsoft and Sky are offering free Microsoft points as an incentive to get more people to sign up for Sky's NOW TV streaming video service. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesWalking Dead FPS confirmed for Wii U, out this March - new screensBorderlands 2 PC patch fixes weapon bugsTiger Woods PGA Tour 14 release date, details and trailerFuture of Xbox is 'cloud centric', games on multiple devices - Harrison...
"Lincoln" leads pack with 12 Oscar nominations
BEVERLY HILLS (Reuters) - U.S. presidential drama "Lincoln" led the pack of Oscar nominees on Thursday with 12 nominations including a nod for best picture, in the race for the world's top film honors. ...
Justin Timberlake Is Actually Releasing New Music, Supposedly
Sometimes, doesn’t it seem like Justin Timberlake is just punking all of us? Like, he makes two of the best pop albums of the last decade as a solo artist and then decides he wants to be a serious actor, and an entrepreneur, and a golfer, and the person to reinvent MySpace? MySpace, for God’s sake! It all seems like a cruel joke, most of the time. But hey! Timberlake’s set to make a big announcement today, and it’s either new music, or he’s trolling all of us mercil...
Barcelona's Adriano out of Copa del Rey game due to injury
Barcelona defender Adriano will miss the Copa del Rey game on Thursday against Cordoba because of a leg injury.
AITA claims rebel players are split on playing Davis Cup
AITA chief executive Hiranmoy Chatterjee told IANS that he was hopeful that by Friday noon when the selection committee sits down to pick the six-member squad all rebel players will fall in line.
The History of Nintendo: A Video Retrospective
From the NES to the Wii U, this video montage highlights the consoles and characters that put Nintendo on the map. [via Neatorama] How to Use NTFS Compression and When You Might Want To HTG Explains: Why You Shouldn’t Host an Open Wi-Fi Network How to Downgrade Windows 8 Pro to Windows 7 ...
Teens <3 Tumblr More Than Facebook
A new survey bucks conventional wisdom and says more teens interact on image-based social network Tumblr than Facebook. A survey of young Net users between 13 and 25 by Posterous cofounder Gary Tan has turned up some very surprising, and potentially explosive information. While 55% of 13- to 18 year-olds and 52% of 19- to 25 year-olds liked Facebook for social networking interactions, supporting the conventional notion that Facebook is the world's dominant social net, 61% of the young grou...
Google’s FieldTrip Integrates Location-Based Offers From Scoutmob
Last September, Google surprised many of us when its Niantic Labs launched the location-based app Field Trip for Android. FieldTrip runs on the background an automatically alerts you when it detects interesting and relevant information about places around you. Today, the company announced that it is partnering with Scoutmob to help FieldTrip users find deals based on their location. The nice thing about Scoutmob’s model is that its commitment-free and that its users get incentives for tryi...
Ready for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration? Be sure to bring your ‘social media butler’
So you're going to the Inauguration but you have a little more money to burn. Something like $47,000 worth? You may want to hire a social media butler to Instagram you drinking champagne
Future of Xbox is 'cloud centric', games on multiple devices - Harrison
Microsoft exec explains the vision that influenced him to join the firm. The future of the Xbox brand is "cloud centric" rather than "device centric", according to Phil Harrison, corporate vice president of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesHalo 4 DLC release plans outlinedGran Turismo 5's best players in televised professional racing tournamentWalking Dead FPS confirmed for Wii U, out this March - new screensBorderla...
Apple developers can't change app screenshots on App Store at will
In an announcement on its Developer blog, Apple has affirmed that app screenshots will now be locked in iTun...