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Dumb Companies Talkin’

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Presented without comment… Twitch responds to YouTube Gaming . @YouTubeGaming Welcome Player 2. Add me on Google+. #kappa — Twitch (@Twitch) June 12, 2015 Rdio responds to Apple Music Welcome, Apple. Seriously. #applemusic — Rdio (@Rdio) June 8, 2015 Rhapsody responds to Apple Music “It’s flattering to watch new competitors bring a product virtually identical to the one we’ve had in market for years. We know better than to […]

Class President-elect Barack Obama tries to go viral on Buzzfeed

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Like a teenager attempting to be school captain, Barack Obama is continuing his rein of putting Coke-in-the-bubblers by talking to millennials through sites such as YouTube and Vox. Today, though, his voyage to reach a particular pop-politics audience, Obama has found himself on the Buzzfeed homepage, just above a ‘Reality Check’ article called 14 Texts You Send In Your Early 20s Vs In Your Late 20s. In the pandering viral video, Obama […]

Official YouTube app for Windows Phone is here(ish)

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Earlier this year, Microsoft released an official YouTube application for Windows Phones, complete with account login and video downloading. During it’s initial release, it was thought that the rivalry been Microsoft and Google had finished (or at least, an agreement had been made). But this wasn’t the case as shortly after, Google had sent a letter to Microsoft asking for it’s removal due to breaking the terms of service. After […]

YouTube rolls out a brand new look with video, not subscriptions, the new focus

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YouTube is about to roll out a brand new design today, reducing some clutter and making the video the main focus point, with everything else now moved below the video – including the metadata, like, and subscribing to the user’s video. “The video is right at the top of the page and the subscribe button, social actions and video information are all combined directly below the player,” according to Josh […]

VIDEO: Man proposes… with some help from internet memes

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Just before we break for the Christmas holidays, we want to share this with you. A man has used (like a boss) internet memes to assist him in his proposal to his girlfriend in Malaysia. And for those who want to know the answer, you’ll have to watch the video after the jump. Timothy Tiah sneaked up, with some help of their friends, to interrupt a dinner his girlfriend Audrey […]

TECHGEEK Tips 2.4: Downloading YouTube Videos using Google Chrome

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Finally, the next installment of TECHGEEK Tips. And this episode we focus on downloading YouTube Videos using a great plugin for Google Chrome. If you have ever needed to download a YouTube video in full 1080p quality or convert that Rebecca Black parody to MP3 for your Windows Phone 7 device, then this is the perfect plugin for you! Listen to find out more. We will hopefully have the next episode to […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 38: That’ll be $78 Trillion, please

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James Wilson, holding his new partner at the iPad 2 Launch (Image: Stewart Wilson/ Despite the fact that Tom, James and Stewart aren’t on, the TECHGEEK Weekly Podcast still lives on, and we discuss the launch of the iPad 2, talk about the BlackBerry Playbook to come with Android applications and the fact that Duke Nukem Forever is delayed (again!). We also find out that Tom, James and Stewart really […]

New version of Minecraft to have pet wolves

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Minecraft users can expect another upgrade sometime soon this year. And a little glimpse of what’s coming has hit the internet, with programmer Jens Bergensten, or “Jeb”, releasing a video showing off a new feature coming soon to the beta – pet wolves. Yes, now you can lead a pack of wolves. And while the sound effects for the wolves have not been finalised yet, you can use them as […]

Mario… a First Person Shooter?

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Ever wonder what happened if Super Mario Bros became a first-person shooter? No, me neither. But now, you can now imagine it. The people from Facerocker have modelled and animated what would happen in Mario became all Wolfenstein on a Goomba’s behind. Yes, I know. Those references were a bit too much. You can see the video after the jump. (via Boing Boing, via Facerocker)

Upgrading from Windows 1 to 7 – with everything in between

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Ever thought about upgrading to Windows 7, but all the way from Windows 1.0? You may be asking, what? Well, a Youtube user has had some spare time (and by the time it took him to upgrade, a lot) to take this challenge and upgrade from Windows 1.0 to 7 – with every single OS in between, with the exception of one. But it’s not that hard to guess. Anyway, […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 34: Two Girls, One Wii

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The little Wii gets a bit more intimate with a brand new game, Mortal Kombat banned in Australia and the MacBook Pro gets a little hardware revamp – and we make a big deal about it and the new Thunderbolt. Wait, what? That’s all this week on the TECHGEEK Weekly podcast with the return of James Wilson plus one guest – Matt Rossi. Who? Matt Rossi, a friend of one […]

New ad reveals the next generation is f**ked

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PHD, a marketing company, has copped some flack over its new video campaign titled “We are the Future”. Why? Because it reveals the extent of how PHD or other advertising companies will help its clients interact with “the next generation”. The video, however, has gotten some flack across the internet. [blackbirdpie url=”!/aliceroberts/statuses/40919827140984832″] [blackbirdpie url=”!/stephenfry/status/41371009651183616″] Why is it bad? Despite the fact it is a very bad ad, it reveals some […]

Egypt Protests: Social networking sites blocked, journalist beaten, Anonymous threatens govt

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Egypt authorities have blocked many social networking sites – including Twitter, Facebook – in an effort to contain any news coming out of the country, as riots escalate. Meanwhile, the group Anonymous have threatened denial-of-service attacks on the Egyptian government over its censorship. While Twitter has confirmed that its site has been blocked, other sites have been periodically blocked as Australia slept. The Next Web is claiming that YouTube, Facebook […]

Kinect modded to play Angry Birds

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Well after it was revealed that the Kinect could be modified to do almost anything, a whole new community has emerged to try and hook things up to see if the Kinect could recognise the gestures. And now, we have seen some of the results of their mods – one of them happens to be Angry Birds. Using some software – called the KinEmote, which allows your gestures to be […]