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Fin: Criminal llamas, disasters at “Fifty Shades” and live long and prosper

On a CNN New Day recap this morning about Thursday’s epic llama chase, the two llamas were referred to as “the Bonnie and Clyde” of llamas.” I guess I missed the part where the llamas killed people and robbed banks. I’m trying to understand what the average-joe argument against net neutrality is. I get Comcast more »

CW planning another super spinoff in Flash-Arrow universe

Deadline reports that CW thinks its shared superhero universe has at least one more show in it. The proposed spinoff would feature Ray Palmer’s Atom character introduced on Arrow, Firestorm and the Sara Lance version of Black Canary. Yes, Sara’s dead, but we’re talking about comic books here. Wentworth Miller’s Captain Cold will be featured more »

Is the Pornhub Wankband real?

We’ve stated before that Pornhub, that YouTube-style website for you-know-what, is unbelievably media-savvy. Whether it’s through social media mastery or a graphics research arm on par with that of FiveThirtyEight or Vox, Pornhub has an outstanding ability to get stories into the mainstream news. Now, Pornhub has placed a story that’s rattled the technology Internet: more »

An ode & a review of “Solo Stick” by the Millennial who won’t get off your lawn

From GadgeTell I opened the mail package and, upon realizing what was enclosed, immediately took off around the office like a boomerang. I think my co-workers would describe me as a hybrid between a cheetah and that four year old boy everyone comes across in Disneyland-- the one with volume control problems and discipline issues. That's me with this selfie stick. I have never been so excited in my life. Here's a small sample of the photos that resulted in the following hours days. Read the full post on GadgeTell »

Searching for a Genesis Planet, after the death of Leonard Nimoy

In the closing moments of “Star Trek II, The Wrath of Khan,” Mr. Spock dies. It’s possibly the most famous moment in the entire “Star Trek” canon. But then, following his death, Mr. Spock’s body lands on something called the “Genesis Planet,” where he undergoes a slow resuscitation throughout the running time of the subsequent film, more »

Leonard Nimoy, who lived long and prospered, dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, who originated the role of Mr. Spock on the original Star Trek TV series in the 1960s and played the part in various movie and TV incarnations of the series for the next five decades, died Friday at the age of 83. Born in 1931 in Boston, Nimoy was an actor from an more »

NBA Live 15 joins the EA Access Vault

From GamerTell I wish I was a little bit taller, I wish I was a baller. But since I'm not, I'll be content to play NBA Live 15 with EA Access. Read the full post on GamerTell »

Blu-ray Review: Supernova

Science fiction movies are somewhat tough to come by these days. Usually requiring substantial budgets and having somewhat of a lesser audience than others, it’s tough to get these made unless there’s a way to do it on a shoestring. One of the biggest examples of science fiction in the late nineties was MGM’s “Supernova”, more »

Cats, babies, dancing and no profit: 10 years of YouTube

YouTube celebrated its tenth anniversary last week, and on the occasion YouTube user Luc Bergerson (known as Zapatou) has put together a video of the service’s greatest moments: As you can expect, there are lots of cats. And babies. And people dancing. And cats and babies dancing. Plus various world-historical things you remember (the Boston more »

‘Community”s Rob Schrab set to direct ‘The LEGO Movie Sequel

While it was snubbed by the Oscars, few in ‘The LEGO Movie‘ camp have real reason to complain, frankly. The film did $468 million at the box office, spawned a hit single (“Everything is Awesome”) and has now turned the Danish toy building blocks into an international movie franchise. First, we learned there would be more »

Sony’s Spring Fever promotion has lots of goodies for PS4, PS3 and Vita

From GamerTell Sony's getting Spring Fever, and that means we're getting some great games. Read the full post on GamerTell »

What the “Modern Family” computer episode gets wrong about perfect airport Wi-fi

ABC sitcom Modern Family earlier this week aired a remarkably inventive episode, set entirely on the Macbook of one character, as the characters communicated with each other on various electronics devices. Yes, it was Apple-centric- with Macs, iPhones, and FaceTime featured prominently- and pretty blatant product placement. But the tech also included a bunch of more »