In what may be the biggest case of mass hysteria ever experienced in the history of the internet, everyone in the planet speculated tonight about what's the color of a stupid dress. Some people even claimed it changed color.* Others looked for Photoshop analysis or scientific explanations. Here is the true color.
Sploid readers Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson—part of the California-based production group Lucky Treehouse—sent this excellent short about lost love and new beginnings, which they defined as "one part Moonrise Kingdom and two parts Raising Arizona." The Moped Diaries is the title—and it's excellent.
Embarrassing open mic nights, topical parodies, gaming tutorials—these are the YouTube videos we know. The ones we replay and the ones we send to our friends, coworkers, families, and everyone we know. But YouTube has another layer. One where view counts sit at zero and bizarre bits of film rot away in indifference.…
In amongst the new features ushered in with Android KitKat was a screencasting capability—a native tool for capturing on-screen activity in a video file. Whether you want to show off your app, share your Angry Birds prowess or start a series of Android troubleshooting videos, it's not difficult to get the…
Microsoft unveiled its newest version of Windows last week. While the company was more than happy to tell us abouta bunch of new features, naturally they left a few out. Here are some of the best things we found while poking around with the new OS.
Recently, Google made the first batch of Android apps available for Chrome. It was only a matter of time before some clever users gave that power to everyone. Now that time has come. Here's how to install (nearly) any Android app on any operating system.
Nintendo, best known as the creator of the dog from Duck Hunt, turns 125 today, and if that doesn't seem very old, consider this: when Nintendo first started, the U.S. had 38 states, and the president was Benjamin Harrison.
If you're looking to save some money on video games, you have plenty of options, from local stores to huge online retailers, all offering gently used games for all platforms, as well as consoles and handhelds as big discounts. This week we're looking at five of the best spots to grab good deals on used gaming gear,…
I am a gamer. I am also a feminist. Two different ideologies hate me right now, because I dare to be two things at once. Two things that are, definitely, not in any conflict that is not strictly manufactured. After a few days of reflection, and a few conversations about the "big issues" across various media, I feel…
The corded version of the Xbox 360 controller for Windows was one of the unsung heroes of the last generation of hardware. Combining the reliability of a wired connection with the fantastic design of the 360 pad itself, it managed - for the first time ever - to establish a standardised control pad for the PC.
iOS 8 is almost here for your iPhone and your iPad. A shiny new operating system is fun, but you probably have some questions. Here are the answers you need.
There's something about the villager. Something sinister. Something hilarious. Something, frankly, troll-ish—which means he's a blast to watch in action now that the game is out.
If you're running Windows and run into a problem, don't take it to a store that charges for repairs. You can get tech support, diagnostics, virus removal, and tune-ups for free at any Microsoft Store.
Mp3 players aren't nearly as popular as they used to be, but Instructables user BrittLiv's MP3 player-inside-of-a-cassette is cool enough that it might be worth making regardless.
If you want a laptop that can play graphically intensive games, you're in a tough spot. Generally you can opt for something crazy expensive but portable, or something hulking and a little but cheaper. MSI's new GS30 Gaming Shadow notebook offers a middle ground: Take a slim laptop on the go, and plug into a…
Minecraft has a genre of maps, called Complete The Monument or CTM, where you have to collect a set of items while overcoming various challenges, be that defeating bosses or getting through an obstacle course. In Diversity 2, there's ten challenges to beat—and each of them is wildly different.
Wikipedia would tell you that GamerGate is something to do with ants. Wikipedia, this week, is wrong. GamerGate, the latest name for an ongoing saga in and around the gaming community, is about a bunch of other things. Let's discuss, shall we?
Police in Ferguson, Mo., started wearing body cameras this Saturday during the most recent protest following the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown Jr. by one of the city's police officers, Darren Wilson.
Security researcher Brian Krebs gets sent some pretty weird stuff from fans. His latest in bizarre snail mail booty: A packet full of fake cash.