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Amazon Fire Remote

Amazon Fire TV Voice Remote Gets New Face and New Buttons

By: Nick Gambino I hate the remote for my Fire TV cube. It’s probably my fault for buying the thing the week it launched. It’s sticky, clunky and I just hate...
Jack Dorsey Tweet

Jack Dorsey Sells First Tweet Ever as an NFT for $2.9 Million

By: Nick Gambino Twitter founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, made history by selling his first and the first tweet ever for a cool $2.9 million. More specifically, it was sold as an...

NFL Signs $100 Billion Media Deal and Gives Amazon Thursday Night Games

By: Nick Gambino The NFL has just signed on the dotted line for a new media rights deal worth $100 billion over the next 12 years. Most of the rights agreement sees...
YouTube Shorts

Google Launches YouTube Shorts to Compete with TikTok

By: Nick Gambino Social media platforms are notorious for copying or straight up ripping off the features of other popular platforms. Instagram Stories and Reels are basically Snapchat and TikTok respectively....
arcade machines

Top Home Arcade Machines: How to Build a Home Arcade in Minutes

by: Scott Steinberg Just because you don’t have time to comb Internet auctions for deals, restore vintage arcade cabinets, or haul heavy machinery cross country doesn’t mean you can’t recreate classic Chuck E....
Cassette Tape Inventor

Inventor of the Cassette Tape Dies at 94

By: Nick Gambino The Dutch inventor of the cassette tape, Lou Ottens, has died at the age of 94. His genius and forward-thinking gave generations of music lovers an escape into the...
Instagram Lite

Facebook Launches Instagram Lite

By: Nick Gambino Facebook just started rolling out the Instagram Lite app to 170 countries. You might remember there was an earlier version of this minimal social media app that launched...
TikTok Q&A

TikTok Adds Q&A Feature

By: Nick Gambino Interaction is an important element of social media and especially for those influencers looking to forge a presence on any of the various platforms. In the spirit of...
Virtual Comic Con

Comic-Con to Remain Virtual in 2021

By: Nick Gambino Comic-Con has been the go-to for Hollywood geekdom and other properties that appeal to the nerds of the world, from Marvel to DC and Stars Wars to Walking...
Mars Rover

NASA Receives First Video and Audio from Mars

By: Nick Gambino When the NASA rover Perseverance touched down on Mars last week, we were promised video and audio would arrive back on Earth in short order. And now it’s...

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Teleport to the Other Side of Earth with Google AR Portal

By: Nick Gambino You know how when you were little people would say if you dug deep enough through the ground beneath your feet you’d...

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