Google has certainly outdone themselves this April Fool’s Day, as they have issued a Pokémon Challenge to all Android and iPhone users who have Google Maps installed on their phones. Since 2000, Google has been having more fun on April Fool’s Day than Christmas with all of the creative pranks they have pulled on the Internets. But this one takes the cake. Check out the details on how you can become a Pokémon Master at Google after the break. Continue reading
Picture this, you’re out and about and come across something that piques your interest that words could not describe in a relevant Google search, but you managed to snap a picture of said object. How do you go about finding out what this object is? Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has introduced, in his mind, the next big thing in search engines, Jelly. Hit the jump to get a closer look at the app that boasts a new and more fun way to search.
Software updates for mobile apps can be a gift and a curse. Sometimes they may benefit the user with better features; and other times they can bog down the experience. Recently, Facebook attempted to acquire Snapchat for a low sum of $3 billion and was shot down by the picture sharing tycoons. In the wake of said incident, the social media giant has found another route to capture Snapchat’s users by integrating their own form of Snapchat within Instagram. Learn more about this feature and how it affects everyone’s favorite app after the jump. Continue reading
Around this time last year, Candy Crush Saga hit Facebook timelines like a raging virus, oozing from every orifice the social site could offer. Soon after, the viral spread took to smartphones all over the world. One year later, the popular mobile app has surpassed 500 million downloads, making it one of the most successful games of all time. Hit the jump to get a look of one of the year’s most successful apps and the company behind it.
Instagram announced this past week that they will begin incorporating advertisements into their app very soon. Although the company claims to believe that the integration of ads will not interrupt the user experience, this may not bode well with some of the apps over 150 million users. Hit the jump to see what you can expect in the upcoming months. Continue reading
If Vine, and now recently Instagram weren’t enough, enter MixBit into the video sharing arena. From the co-founders of YouTube comes the latest instant video-sharing app technology for Apple iOS and soon to be Android. Not only is Mixbit a video sharing app, but it is the first site that allows users to collaborate with each other and remix videos uploaded by the community. Take a look at the rest Mixbit’s features after the break. Continue reading
Anyone looking to capitalize on deals even earlier this year will be embraced by the loving red and khaki arms of Target. Forget spending the holidays with your family, indoors, enjoying delicious turkey and mashed potatoes, Target is opening their doors at 9pm on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. See the multitude of their Black Friday deals after the break. Continue reading
‘Tis the season, once again, to prepare your wallets for Black Friday on November 23. In an effort to prove who has the larger cojones, retail outlets and online stores are announcing their Black Friday sales prices early this year. Previous years we have had to scour the Internet hoping to find leaked ad flyers, but not this year. Retailers are more generous than ever, so we might as well embrace it with open arms! After the jump take a look at the Black Friday deals at Best Buy. Continue reading
Here we are. The Big Kahuna. It will begin on this day, Thursday, July 12. With Preview Night offering a taste of the con, the real deal is here. Could the Mayans be right? Could this be the last Comic-Con ever? Well if it is, I better make the most out of it! Comic-Con is a smorgusbord of all things geek ranging from comics and gaming to film and television. There are many panels, seminars, and tons of hands-on playtime for any nerds freak flag to fly high. Let’s check out Thursday’s schedule shall we! Continue reading
Videogaming has always come second nature to me whether it involved sports, FPSs, RPGs, action, and all the rest. I have always been fond of the videogaming industry and this year I was able to catch all of the major announcements from Microsoft, Ubisoft, EA, and Sony today thanks to the lovely people at G4. Many big surprises and some disappointments. Mostly, I’ve found this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo is somewhat average, thus far. I don’t own a Playstation 3 or an XBOX 360, but a lot of games they showed today really made me want to buy them, but nothing huge has struck my fancy. Read on and see what I thought of today’s events.