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Everything You Need To Know About Your TV's New BFF, The Xbox One
Fans of streaming media and video games alike, we've got news for you! Microsoft has just revealed the next-gen follow-up to their Xbox 360: the Xbox One. Building off some of the most popular and successful features of the former version, One actually promises to be a lot more inclusive to non-gamers… Read More
Marissa Mayer Promises Not To "Mess Up" Tumblr
In today's news on websites missing an "e," Yahoo! promises not to mess things up with its recent, sensational Tumblr acquisition — oh, and Flickr, too. CEO Marissa Mayer promised to preserve the integrity of Tumblr and even improve the photo-sharing service that's already beloved by professionals… Read More
Yahoo's Tumblr Buyout Has Us Tumbling Over!
This past week, news had been swirling over whether Yahoo and Tumblr were in talks for a buyout, and now it's officially confirmed that the Web giant has indeed claimed the much-beloved blogging site. Our go-to destination for hilarious GIFs, like Whilst In S.F., has pocketed a cool $1.1 billion in… Read More
The Decoded Details On Google's Latest Announcements!
Google's I/O is the yearly developer-focused conference held right here in S.F. Last year, Google debuted its augmented-reality headset Glass, and so expectations were reasonably high at this year's show. However, instead of focusing on any new hardware announcements, the digital giant turned its focus… Read More
The Fancy Functional iPhone Case We've Waited For, A La Giovanna Battaglia
You've seen your precious iPhone take a tumble enough times to know that a sturdy case is non-negotiable. And even fashion's coolest ladies can commiserate. Thankfully, Giovanna Battaglia, the former D&G model (who went on to become the editor of L'Uomo Vogue and contributing fashion editor to W… Read More
The Six Anxieties Brought On By Social-Media Outlets
You know it's true. More Likes, Followers, and re-Tweets give you a little self-esteem boost, whether or not we like to admit it. But as any social-media addict knows, the constant push of information can also send a person spiraling down a neurotic rabbit hole. It's gotten so bad that now, each of… Read More
BBM? Blackberry Brings Back Its Messaging Feature For iPhone!
Before iPhones blew up on the cellular scene, it was the Blackberry that was ripe and fresh for the picking. Now that we’ve moved on to more advanced devices (and features like FaceTime), we admittedly have a nostalgic side for the Blackberry and its super convenient BBM messaging abilities. Luckily… Read More
9 Awesome Cases To Protect That Sweet, New iPhone 5
If you're planning to get every last drop out of your trusty, last-generation iPhone, we don't blame you. But, if you're an early adopter or simply due for an upgrade, you're probably already pretty stoked about the new iPhone 5. Slimmer, lighter, and sleeker, it's the tech equivalent to a summer beach-bod… Read More
If This Map Is True, The East Coast May Be Less Open-Minded Than You Think
Above: Map showing Tweets containing homophobic slurs meant as an insult. If you didn't already know it, the Boston Marathon tragedy was proof that while Twitter can be wonderful and supportive and informative, it's also often a pretty hateful place. We used to like to think that kind of bigotry… Read More
A Photo App For Fashion Fanatics Only? Prepare To Get Obsessed With Trendabl
Don't lie — the last time you checked Instagram, Snapchat, or Vine was, what, five seconds ago? The last thing you and your productivity might need is another photo app, but when something truly useful (and addictive) pops up, you know you'll somehow find that extra five minutes a day. Our newest… Read More
Alert: Pinterest Could Be Causing All Of Your Problems
You'd think that browsing through endless pictures of perfectly iced cupcakes and serene, all-white bedrooms would make you feel just blissfully happy and calm — but no. Pinterest is killing you with its nagging suggestion to be perfect, even more perfect than any non-catalog human being could ever… Read More
Today In Gross: Your iPhone Is Dirtier Than A Toilet
Okay, pull out your iPhone (or Android...anything with a big glass screen). Think about where it has been today: in our bags, in our hands, maybe even in our back pocket. And then, like, we put it on your face. Thanks to the modern condition and the fact that, hey, if we can't see it, it might not… Read More
Google Glass: What Is It, & Why Should We Care?
Forget flying cars and hoverboards— the future is wearable, interactive, and has officially arrived. Google has been touting its Internet-enabled headsets, called Google Glass, for the better part of a year. Now that they're out in the hands (and unfortunately, showers) of journos, technologists… Read More