Music shopping spree! Microsoft is giving away 100 free albums, from Eminem to U2

Users of Windows 8/Windows Phone can access 100 free albums for download from the tech giant, as well as a selection of 50 "box sets" for under $3 each.


Windows 10 adds support for the popular FLAC audio format

Windows 10 will cater to exigent audiophiles with native support for FLAC audio file playing. Here's exactly what that means.


Here’s where you can see the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser this weekend

The studio has released the full list of 30 theaters where you can see the 88-second teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens over the holiday weekend.


RIP iPhone 5C: Apple may discontinue the colorful phone in 2015

Apple will reportedly discontinue the iPhone 5C and 4S in 2015 after promotional campaigns end. The colorful , plastic iPhone will have a shorter life than expected.


FTC calls out Sony on false advertising for Vita, demands payback for early adopters

Sony has been ordered by the Federal Trade Commission to compensate early adopters of the PS Vita because of advertising that was deemed misleading about the system's capabilities.


HTC's Desire Eye isn't just the best selfie cam ever, it's a damn fine phone

We review HTC’s Desire Eye. Its 13-megapixel front-facing camera makes it great for selfie enthusiasts, but those who just want an attractive, powerful mid-range phone should…

  • Pros: Dual 13-megapixel cameras , Attractive, water-resistant…
  • Cons: Battery life isn’t great , Cameras are good, but not the…

Amazon’s Fire Phone is officially one helluva deal at $200 unlocked with 1 year of Prime

Amazon offers a Fire Phone for $200 unlocked from its website. The deal also comes with a one-year Amazon Prime membership. The phone is heavily discounted at AT&T, too.


Bad news, performance fans: Saleen says it’s out of money, and owes millions of dollars

Saleen has ambitious plans, but it may not be around to see them through. The company says it owes millions of dollars, but only has $7,261 in the bank. It's seeking a very rich buyer.


Fans uncover yet another secret ending for Far Cry 4

After a series of cryptic tweets from creative director Alex Hutchinson, fans have uncovered yet another secret ending in Ubisoft's open world shooter Far Cry 4.


Toshiba’s pre-Black Friday laptop deals leave plenty of room for other holiday expenses

Toshiba has dozens of laptops and convertibles on sale early for Black Friday, the biggest discounts being offered on top-shelf Qosmio gaming systems.


Get your quick fix of Game of Thrones with Season 5’s first teaser trailer

HBO gives a very quick glance at Westeros in the first teaser trailer for Game of Thrones Season 5, starring Arya Stark.

Home Theater

Netflix nabs Tina Fey comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt in two year deal

It was originally created for NBC, but Netflix has snagged exclusive rights for 2 seasons of Tina Fey-created comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, starting March 2015.

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Guillermo del Toro’s got a script that explores the occult side of the Justice League

Hellboy director Guillermo Del Toro has finished his script for the long-rumored Justice League Dark movie and sent it to Warner Bros. for review.


IDC predicts PC sales will continue to struggle

The latest sales forecast from IDC predicts PC sales will continue their downturn global trend this year and next despite the anticipated release of Windows 10, but sales in mature markets are stabilizing.