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Recommended Reading: The rise and fall of "Mortal Kombat"

'Mortal Kombat's' 1997 Was the Opposite of a Flawless Victory Matt Gerardi, AV Club The Mortal Kombat franchise was riding high... and then 1997 rolled around. AV Club takes a look at the hot streak before the release of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetAug 12th, 2017

Eclipse Science: From Galloping Giraffes to Solar Wisps

The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused. At the Nashville Zoo, visitors watched and recorded how the animals behaved when the sky turned dark during Monday's total solar eclipse. And there was.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News5 min. ago

Sorry Facebook: Teens Prefer Instagram and Snapchat

Research firm eMarketer has warned that there is a risk that Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) could lose the grip it has on teenagers in the United States to rival Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP). Analysts at the research firm have predicted that the biggest social n.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News5 min. ago

A look back in IPO: Facebook’s trailing profit and mobile intrigue

 In our series A Look Back In IPO, we’re diving back into the S-1 documents of tech’s biggest players. What were today’s giants like back when they first filed to go public? After looking into Amazon, Microsoft and Google,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 min. ago

Google launches Chrome Enterprise subscription service for Chrome OS

 Google is launching a new enterprise service for large businesses that want to adopt Chrome OS devices. The new Chrome Enterprise subscription, which will cost $50 per device and year, is essentially a rebrand of Chromebooks for Work, but with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 min. ago

Over a third of millennials say they’ll pay for Disney’s streaming service, survey finds

 Beyond the fact that it’s Disney, a brand with innumerable assets to be leveraged and a studio production arm ready to pump out exclusive content, Disney’s forthcoming streaming service may be able to carve out a niche for itself be.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 min. ago

Google Maps suggests BlaBlaCar for long-distance rides

 Google Maps on Android and iOS now has a new transportation option. If you’re living in a country where French startup BlaBlaCar operates, you can now open the BlaBlaCar app and book a ride straight from Google Maps. Google isn’t ad.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 min. ago

Chevy"s new crossover takes shape

Chevrolet's newest crossover, which will slot between the Equinox and Traverse, has been spotted testing alongside a Nissan Murano, suggesting it will be more crossover than SUV......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 min. ago

Nintendo shows off the SNES Classic Edition’s new ‘rewind’ feature

The latest trailer for Nintendo's SNES Classic Edition shows off the system's brand new "rewind" functionality, and offers up an extended look at the never-before-released Star Fox 2. The post Nintendo shows off the SNES Classic Edition’s new &.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 min. ago

Verizon will start throttling smartphone video to 480p or 720p

Verizon's unlimited plans are about to get a lot less unlimited. On August 23, the carrier will begin throttling video streams on its network to lower resolutions for existing and new customers. The post Verizon will start throttling smartphone video.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 min. ago

Google may take on Surface and MacBook laptops with the Chromebook Pixel

Google may have moved over some of its Project Bison plans to a newly rumored Chromebook Pixel laptop. If true, it would mean new competition for the likes of Apple's MacBooks and Microsoft's Surface range. The post Google may take on Surface and Mac.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 min. ago

British shop uses 3D-printing tech to restore the rarest Jaguar in existence

We've often heard that modern technology and classic cars don't mix, but a British shop just proved that's not true. Classic Motor Cars restored the rarest Jaguar with the help of a 3D printer. The post British shop uses 3D-printing tech to restore t.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 min. ago

How to watch a pair of Nintendo Direct live-streams during Gamescom

Nintendo will host a pair of Nintendo Directs during Gamescom. We will get a new look at two worlds inside Super Mario Odyssey and an in depth look at Metroid: Samus Returns. Here's how to watch both conferences. The post How to watch a pair of Ninte.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News29 min. ago

ICYMI - The Walking Dead: Season 7 Review

With The Walking Dead: Season 7 hitting Blu-ray and home video, here's a refresher on IGN's review of the season......»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News37 min. ago

Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars Review

Nostalgia, decent action, and a pair of welcome returns isn’t enough to overcome a weak script. Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars is now available on Digital HD and hits 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD September 19. Warning:.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News37 min. ago

Nintendo adds PayPal support to the Nintendo Switch

 Nintendo has added a new payment option for eShop purchases on the Nintendo Switch and on its website. Starting today, you can now link your Nintendo account to your PayPal account and pay for future purchases using your PayPal balance or any p.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated News37 min. ago

A word processing software for wannabe novelists

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Microsoft Word may be the 800-pound gorilla of word processors, but that doesn't necessarily make it the best. It’s slow, bloated, and expens.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News37 min. ago

That "racist" meme of Samuel L. Jackson and Magic Johnson in Italy isn"t what it seems

It's certainly a zany story with a catchy headline — Italians mistake actor Samuel L. Jackson and legendary basketball player Magic Johnson for "lazy migrants." But there's much more to the story than a clickbaity title, and it taps into a wide.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News37 min. ago

New game "Biomutant" is basically Rocket Raccoon adventuring in a beautiful open world

We don't know much about the upcoming game Biomutant, but our first look at gameplay shows a beautiful, promising, and weird-in-an-awesome-way game. Biomutant was revealed with a cinematic trailer at Gamescom earlier this week, starring a raccoon.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News37 min. ago

Banks are more worried about Amazon and Facebook than actual fintech startups

Fintech startups are trying to disrupt banking. Turns out, their efforts aren't really what have major banks worried.  Legacy financial institutions are more concerned with the threat of tech giants like Amazon and Facebook than about startups t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News37 min. ago

"Final Fantasy XV" mobile game looks like an adorable version of the console game

What... is this? Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition looks like — and seemingly is — a cutesy re-skin of the hit 2016 game from Square Enix. It's a re-telling of the console game's story for your Android, iOS, and Windows 10 mobile devic.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News37 min. ago