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ThinkGeek’s website will shut down next month, but don’t panic

ThinkGeek, the online destination with a vast catalog of nerdy and otherwise unique items, will close its website next month, the company has announced. The products aren’t disappearing, but will instead be made available under parent company GameStop’s website in a dedicated ThinkGeek section. The company revealed all of the details ahead of the site’s […]

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The race for the gaming subscription crown: What it means for gamers

This year’s E3 signaled a shift in the coming years of gaming. The event wasn’t just about video games, but how we would get hold of them. It seems every publisher and their dog wants to implement a subscription service for video games – a Netflix for gaming of sorts. Google, EA, Microsoft and Ubisoft […]

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Verizon Total Mobile Protection price will increase on June 27

Verizon offers a coverage plan for smartphones called Total Mobile Protection, something that originally cost $11 per month before a past price increase bumped it to $13 per month. The wireless carrier has announced plans to once again increase the rate, and the new price is scheduled to go live later this month. A small […]

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Apex Legends starts penalizing players who quit matches early

In early April, news surfaced that Respawn would start penalizing players who left a match early. The quit penalty has been requested by players since the battle royale game’s launch, the idea being that a single team member who quits the game can leave the rest of the remaining players at a strong disadvantage. The […]

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Researchers made old mice live longer using blood from young mice

Research out of the Washington University School of Medicine reveals that scientists enabled older mice to live longer by using the blood of young mice. The process didn’t quite mirror that of mythological stories involving young blood, however, instead focusing on a specific protein that is found at higher levels in young mice and lower […]

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Netflix plans prank show with Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo

Netflix plans to offer a hidden camera prank show called Prank Encounters, the company has announced. The show has reportedly been in the pipeline for months with plans to debut on the streaming service some time later in 2019. The company has tapped Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo to host the show and serve as […]

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Next generation gaming consoles: What can we expect?

Would you believe it? The time has come to talk about next-generation consoles again. The PS4 and Xbox One have been in service for almost eight years and it’s time for a new phase of gaming machines. While Microsoft and Sony have been rather tight-lipped about their upcoming consoles, the recent E3 press conference in […]

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FDA warns fecal transplants may contain deadly drug-resistant bacteria

The FDA has issued a new advisory that reveals one patient has died as a consequence of an investigational fecal microbiota transplant (FMT). Though the agency doesn’t oppose these investigational studies into the potential benefits of FMTs, it warns that there are serious risks associated with undergoing the treatment, namely the transmission of bacteria that […]

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Pixel 4 appears in the wild days after Google shares official image

On June 12, Google gave the public an official look at its upcoming Pixel 4 smartphone in excellent quality, confirming some leaks and speculation that had existed in recent weeks. The official image reveals the previously leaked square camera cluster, something we see again in two images captured of the Google Pixel 4 in the […]

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Fortnite NERF Rocket Launcher gets an early limited release

Months ago, Hasbro revealed that it teamed up with Epic Games to release a line of NERF and Super Soaker toys with themes based on popular weapons from battle royale game Fortnite. The items went up for pre-order initially, and a number of items are already available to purchase. In an announcement today, Epic revealed […]