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  • The Internet’s 5 Billionth Device Will Soon Go Live
    By on August 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    According to IMS, the internet will see its five billionth device plugged in sometime this month – I would presume, of course, that their projection excludes the possibility of any humanity-extinguishing catastrophes.

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  • Top 50 Worst Ways to Die In Video Games
    By on August 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    May we never again kick the bucket at the bottom of a spike pit.

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  • Shaq Claims He Hasn’t Panicked Since 1981
    By on August 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    ​The amount of hilarious nonsense that comes from the mouth of former Phoenix Suns big man Shaquille O’Neal is only rivaled by that of another former Suns star: Charles Barkley.

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  • Google Starts Charging a Signup Fee For Chrome Extension Developers
    By on August 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    trooperer writes “On Thursday, Google introduced two significant changes in the Google Chrome Extensions Gallery: a developer signup fee and a domain verification system. The signup fee is a one-time payment of $5. The announcement says its purpose is to ‘create better safeguards against fraudulent extensions in the gallery and limit the activity of malicious developer accounts.’ Developers who already registered with the gallery can continue to update (more…)

  • 10 of the Most Widely Believed Video Game Urban Legends
    By on August 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Growing up, in the days before the internet answered all our questions, video game urban legends flew around from kid to kid like a virus. Before there was any real way to verify whether these things were actually true, we had to take the word of our friend who “swears his cousin could do it.”

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