SlingPlayer app arrives for Windows 8, costs $15 after free trial runs out
13 Dec 2013, 1:09 pm
If you happen to own a Slingbox media streamer and a Windows 8.1/RT device, it's your lucky day. After announcing last month that a SlingPlayer app for Windows was on the way, it's now in the Windows Store, ready for download. Like the iOS and ...
Eventually, Google's Niantic Labs will have to wind down Ingress' storyline. However, that won't be the end of the developer's augmented reality efforts. Niantic tells The Verge that it's working on programming kits that would let aspiring coders ...
If you ordered one of Lomography's Petzval lenses on Kickstarter for as little as $300, you'd be forgiven for feeling a bit smug right now. First off, you may get it soon since the first 500 have now shipped, and secondly, it's put the brassy glass ...
Eager to go on a driving trip to an exotic locale? You'll be glad to hear that Google Maps Navigation is now available in 25 more countries. Most of the additions are in Africa, including Libya, Somalia and Tunisia. The rest of the coverage is ...
The State of the Digital News Publishing Industry, According to the Internet
There must be something in the air, maybe the end of a crazy year, that’s making writers introspective. In the past week alone, there have been some very good analyses of the state of the digital publishing . Since it’s cold outside (unless you live in a place where it’s not cold o
Lately, there’s been talk of an emerging phenomenon that gives a whole new meaning to the term computer-assisted reporting.
New technology being tested and used by huge names in journalism allows computer programs to parse complex data and statistics and compose the information into a readable
If you’re looking for something other than cute animals or faux civil rights controverseries to inspire you on the internet, it’s arrived. It’s called NationSwell, a new media company that focuses on good things. Forget if it bleeds, it leads; NationSwell’s headlines are abou
If it turns out to be a slow news day, you can always tune into Sagework’s free, hour long, webinar today at 2pm EST. Last month, we wrote about their resources for journalists to better read financial documents. Today, Chairman Brian Hamilton will continue on that theme in the webinar on
There Is A Brilliant New Card Game About Group Sex
It’s called Clusterfuck! And it’s free!
Cards Against Humanity, the disgusting, profane, hysterical party game released in 2011, has become an actual cultural phenomenon—our unshockable generation's Uno.Now, in collaboration with the highly-re
Four of the top 10 most geotagged locations were in New York City, according to Instagram.
Hunter Schwarz / BuzzFeed / Via Times Square: instagram.com, Disneyland: instagram.com, Bellagio Fountains: instagram.com, Disney World: instagram.com, Staples Center: instagram.com,
Update: Twitter has rolled back the changes after widespread backlash.
UPDATE: Twitter has rolled back the changes to its blocking system "after receiving feedback from many users." The original post explaining the changes, and the backlash, is below.Posts claiming that Twitter has reset all
Martha Stewart Lays Off 100 Before Holidays (Report)
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is laying off roughly 100 employees in a round of holiday season layoffs, the New York Post reports.
The company declined to comment on the newspaper’s report, which said that new CEO Daniel Dienst, a scrap metal executive and former MSO board member, ordered th
“Hardball’s” Chris Matthews was just a warm up for President Barack Obama. The real test comes on Friday when he sits with Steve Harvey at the White House for his syndicated daytime show.
Harvey plans to speak with the POTUS about the hard-hitting topics of “family, fatherhoo
Jeff Mook will step down as executive vice president and chief human resources officer at the end of Decemeber, 21st Century Fox COO Chase Carey told employees this week. His position will be eliminated.
21st Century Fox brass decided to structure its human resources operations differently after it
Miss the good ol’ days when Hollywood regularly sunk money into beloved family-friendly classics such as “E.T.,” “Flight of the Navigator,” or “The Goonies”? Relativity Media has released the first teaser trailer for “Earth to Echo,” and it