A few years ago Ben Heck made a breath-operated controller to substitute for the kick drum pedal of the Guitar Hero drum set, allowing a wheelchair-bound player to rock out. This time, the master modder made…
Amazon has gone live with a new feature for Kindle Fire devices called Login with Amazon. As you might expect, this allows developers to automatically use Amazon’s log-in credentials when users sign in to an app. The standard is OAuth...Show More Summary
Shoot-em-ups are an old, old genre. It's not unreasonable to say that they are the oldest genre in video games, actually. They were huge, everyone made one, and then some time later, they were no longer huge. Not long after that, they were nearly extinct. They've enjoyed a minor renaissance in recent years thanks to
We write about airplane drama a lot at SocialNewsDaily, but we’re not really the type to go ahead and make an airline recommendation for our frequent-flyer readers. Just kidding, it’s Southwest. Always fly Southwest. Why? Bags fly free for one, and for two, they just have … what should we call it … personality. Published […]
For some kids, it’s soccer. For some kids, it’s playing the piano. No, not me. For me, it was the abacus. If you don’t know what that is, it’s bunch of beads you move around to signify digits. Believe it or not, you can do addition, multiplication, subtraction, and division. Of course, I was a […]
Twitter acquired two companies focused around social TV analytics last month, and today added social data company Gnip to its team for an undisclosed sum. Gnip is one of the largest providers of social data, and first partnered with Twitter in 2010 at a time when the social network was really hitting its stride. To […]
Amazon has continuously pushed the cloud envelope since entering the scene in 2006, making a whopping 42 price cuts over the last eight years and rolling out 280 new products and features in 2013 alone. Today, Amazon boasts a dominant … Continue reading ?
The Fine Brothers, Benny and Rafi, have a wildly successful YouTube channel. A lot of their videos are hilarious, and this one (which Quartz's Christopher Mims tweeted) is no exception. Here, the kids react to cassette players, or, walkmans. Show More Summary
Nokia teams up with Fabien Cousteau in his historic daring underwater mission. Fancy joining him? The adage that humanity knows more about outer space than...
The pioneering Nokia imaging experience continues to evolve as a new way to view your memories on your Lumia arrives. We caught up with Sami...
Vsauce, the master answerer of life's toughest questions and professional blower of minds, tackles something so philosophical in his latest video that you'll start to wonder what in the hell our purpose is on this Earth. And if it's any different than a purpose of a rock. Show More Summary
There are few legal things that can teleport you to another world as well as an excellent long film take in a movie. When those happen—think of those scenes in Children of Men or Goodfellas—you don't feel like you're watching a movie anymore, you feel like you're seeing it happen in real life. Show More Summary
When a semi-trailer truck carrying a rig filled with toilet paper crashes into a bridge, what happens? A giant mess. A giant mess that someone has to clean up. This timelapse shows a city clean up crew picking up all the crap, repackaging it for another truck and getting the streets clean so that no one would know what's going on. Show More Summary
This is bizarre. A 16-year-old girl saw a giant black ring in the sky above England and captured it on video. After three minutes of floating around like a cloud, the black ring disappeared completely. So far, experts have no idea what it was. Read more...
Family Guy is one of those shows you either love or hate. You love its humor, whether it’s offensive or not, with some pretty memorable characters (Greased Up Naked Deaf Guy? C’mon). Or you hate it, think it’s stupid, and can’t understand how a show like that is on the air. Whatever your view, Family
All anyone ever wanted to talk about for the past few months has been Frozen. It's so fun! The songs are so good! We want to lip sync them! Disney Animation is better than Pixar now! And so on and so on. Was it really that good, guys? HISHE thinks it could have better. Show More Summary
The selfie trend doesn't seem to be ending anytime soon, so it's a good thing people with a nice imagination are getting in on it. If anything to help us forget that "selfies at funerals" ever made it into the public consciousness. Over...Show More Summary
Do you still have technical difficulties with your microwave? Never know how long to put that half eaten hot-pocket in for? With the nextWAVE (trademark pending) you don’t need to know! Simply scan the bar code and let the nextWave do...Show More Summary
Now that folks are able to get their hands on the new Samsung Gear Fit along with the Galaxy S5, Samsung has taken to YouTube to post a commercial showing us all how we should be using the device on a daily basis.
Time for true confessions...again.... Here goes: From the mountain.... I spent an entire weekend with entrepreneurs, doers of cool and great things; creative creator types; people who care about people, the world and the environment;...Show More Summary