Apple TV with Wi-Fi problems? You could get a free replacement
Owners of the third-generation Apple TV who have experienced Wi-Fi connectivity problems may be able to obtain a replacement from Apple, even if the device was purchased more than a year ago. According to 9to5Mac, which obtained documents sent to retail AppleCare employees, Apple has initiated a replacement program for the set-top box thanks to these Wi-Fi issues. The replacements will be available for free for up to two years after the original purchase date The third-gen Apple TV wa...
Monster Hunter 3 update adds cross-region online play
Plus support for off-TV GamePad play. Capcom has released a new Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Wii U update enabling cross-region online playClick here to read the full articleRelated StoriesAnimal Crossing 3DS XL bundle coming to the UK, retailer saysRespawn trademarks TitanDishonored DLC: The Knife of Dunwall out nowFears over ban on UK games tax breaksMetro Last Light video: Ranger Survival Guide, chapter 2    ...
Massive earthquake hits Iran; track developments online
Iran has been struck by the strongest earthquake the country has seen in nearly four decades, with tremors and aftershocks being felt across Pakistan, India and the Middle East.The 7.3 magnitude quake is believed to have originated near the...    ...
Leap Motion teams with HP for 3D Motion Control integration
If you were thinking that Leap Motion’s motion control experience was only going to be created as a stand-alone experience, you might need to think again. Today HP has announced a relationship with Leap Motion, this deal showing up thus far as a bundled Leap Motion Controller existing with several HP products through the future. Can you imagine motion control coming with your desktop products as a matter of fact from here on in? You’ll find that with Leap Motion aboard, HP will bec...
Skylar Grey’s “Final Warning”: Hear The Sinister Single
After the darkly playful irony of her lead single “C’mon Let Me Ride,” Skylar Grey is going for the jugular with her newest effort “Final Warning,” a skittering midtempo ballad that’s not playful or ironic — it’s just dark. Produced by her frequent collaborator Alex da Kid, the track evokes Grey’s biggest hit as a songwriter — Eminem and Rihanna‘s “Love the Way You Lie” — toying with themes of violence and vengeance. (“Someo...
Black Menu for Chrome puts all your Google services a click away
If you rely heavily on Google services, as so many small-business users do these days, you're probably familiar with the black toolbar that spans the top of various Google services. It provides quick and convenient access to apps like Search, Gmail, Calendar, and so on. Ah, but what happens when you're viewing a non-Google site? No toolbar, that's what. Black Menu for Chrome puts all Google services just a click away. Once installed, this extension adds a button to your browser that reveals...
IPL stats: Sunil Narine becomes first Kolkata bowler to bag hat-trick
Sunil Narine has recorded the first hat-trick by a bowler from Kolkata - the tenth overall at the IPL. Amit Mishra and Yuvraj Singh are the only two bowlers to have produced two hat-tricks each at the IPL.
IPL LIVE RCB vs DD: Royal Challengers to bowl first
Live coverage of the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils in Bangalore.
Fly Photo Editor Touch Up your Photos before you Share on Facebook
Today Facebook has become a part of day to day activities in our life. People share all their life events, world happenings and pictures in their Facebook account. The real social networking has emerged only after Facebook came into existence. Today you can easily find anyone on Facebook using their details. It has created a great platform for webmasters, bloggers and many web entrepreneurs to promote their business. Facebook has an option to upload unlimited pictures and videos in the user acco...
The Gaming Industry’s Infinite Loop
In case you haven’t been in a toy store lately, Hasbro has released a board game based on the smash online game Bejeweled. Ridiculous as that sounds, it pales in comparison to Zynga, which bought the company that turned Scrabble ... ...
How to Instantly Find Files on Flash Drives, Network Shares, DVDs, and More
You don’t have to be a computer power user to amass a pile of backup discs, removable drives, USB hard drives, and other non-localized media. Finding a file in that mess, especially when it’s not directly accessible by your computer anymore, is a headache. Read on as we show you how to build a lightning fast file index.     ...
Sheryl Sandberg Claims That, With Smartphones, Mobile Advertising As Important As TV
Quicklink Attribution:  Fast Company With rumors that Facebook has placed a $1 million price tag on video advertising, Sheryl Sandberg explains just why the social media firm values mobile advertising so highly. But will marketeers agree with her? Sheryl Sandberg told Londoners yesterday just how important mobile advertising is--and not only to Facebook, but to the marketing biz, in general. The CEO of Facebook was addressing journalists at the firm's London offices yesterday, a...
People just like Google more than they like Bing
Some new research has shown that internet users give Google the thumbs up over Bing, regardless of the actual search results returned.Survey Monkey asked 641 people to choose which page of search results they preferred - some received a set of search results labelled Google and some received a set labelled Bing. The Google branded page was chosen by the majority of respondents - but here's the thing! Some of the Google pages included Bing's search results, and some of the Bing pages included onl...
With Smartphones, Consumers Think Brand And Price First, Carriers Second, Finds Compete/Google Research
The growth in smartphone usage — supported by ever-faster mobile network speeds — is also giving rise to a much more competitive landscape among carriers, handset makers and other phone retailers targeting consumers on the hunt for new devices. Google today is releasing a report it compiled in partnership with Compete to show how that is playing out in one market in particular, the U.S. It shows that while carriers may still hold the key to making a call or getting online with a smar...
Microsoft's Terry Myerson Sees Windows Phone As A “Well-Funded Startup,” Downplays Smartphone Rumors
Microsoft Windows Phone chief Terry Myerson took the stage at the D: Dive Into Mobile conference this morning, and wanted to make it very clear that he sees Windows Phone a little differently than others might. Given that Windows Phone is still an underdog when it comes to the mobile OS arms race, it’s not exactly a surprise to hear Myerson characterize the WP team as a scrappy (albeit “incredibly well-funded”) startup operating within Microsoft — especially since Myerson...
Metro Last Light video: Ranger Survival Guide, chapter 2
Tackle human and mutant foes using stealth or assault tactics. Deep Silver has released the second 'survival guide' video for Metro: Last Light.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesSony learnt pricing lessons from PS3 launch, exec suggestsBlack Ops 2 DLC: Uprising hits Xbox Live - gameplay videosAnimal Crossing 3DS XL bundle coming to the UK, retailer saysRespawn trademarks TitanDishonored DLC: The Knife of Dunwall out now    ...
Police search for leads after marathon blast rocks Boston
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston-area apartment was one focus of a wide-ranging police investigation on Tuesday as authorities pursued clues into who carried out a bombing attack that killed three people and wounded more than 100 others at the storied Boston Marathon. ...
French cardinal warns gay marriage law risks violence
PARIS (Reuters) - France's top Catholic bishop warned the government on Tuesday that legalization of same-sex marriage risked inciting violence at a time the country had more pressing economic and... ...
Researchers develop microscopic sponge to soak up toxins in the blood
Researchers from UC San Diego have invented what’s described as a microscopic sponge. The tiny sponge is design to circulate in the bloodstream and mop up toxins such as drug-resistant bacterium and even toxins such as snake venom. The researchers call the tiny sponge the nanosponge. So far, the microscopic sponges have been tested only in mice. The researchers say that the tiny sponge works well when injected into healthy mice that were then infected with a toxin from the strain of Stap...
Beyonce’s Mrs. Carter Show World Tour Opens In Serbia (With No New Material): See The Setlist
Hey — Beyonce is on tour! The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, to be exact, and it’s a massive global tour that comes, rather inexplicably, on the heels of no new album. Her buzz track “Bow Down” and the Pepsi commercial tune “Grown Woman” aren’t really a sufficient peg for such a huge undertaking. So what is Beyonce doing? Nobody knows! But, if we had to guess, we’d say that she’s just being Beyonce and doing whatever she wants, convention be damned, ...