‘Paranormal Activity 4’ Teaser Crams a Lot of Creepy Into 13 Seconds

Not much happens in this 13-second trailer teaser for Paranormal Activity 4, but there’s enough creepiness to get fans excited. The grainy home surveillance footage should be familiar to those who saw the first three installments of the thriller series. The fourth is set to Read More …

Here Are 8 Awesome Documentaries That Actually Won’t Depress You.

As a huge fan of documentaries, I have found a recurring theme amongst all of the films I’ve watched. That theme is that they are all horrendously depressing. Most documentaries aim to tackle serious issues and with that comes a lot of weight. Sometimes, I’d Read More …

Mobile Entertainment Consumption Soared 82% in One Year

Thanks to the growth of smartphones and tablets, entertainment consumption on mobile devices has grown 82% from 2010 to 2011, a new study suggests. According to a Millennial Media and comScore, this growth outpaced the 55% increase in overall smartphone ownership within the same period. Read More …

Customize Classic ‘Godfather’ Clips With Klondike’s New Facebook App

At first blush, Klondike, the Unilever ice cream brand, and the classic 1972 film The Godfather appear to have little in common. Well, maybe on second blush as well, but Unilever has apparently made Paramount Digital Entertainment an offer it couldn’t refuse and has let Read More …

Where Does Consumer Tech Go to Die?

Samsara, a new documentary directed by American filmmaker Ron Fricke is “a non-verbal guided meditation on the cycle of birth, death and rebirth.” The film explores many layers and components of the cycle of life, one of which investigates the demise of tech hardware after Read More …

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Has a Not-So-Amazing Bing Product Placement

Peter Parker — also known as “The Amazing Spider-Man” — is many things: a science-loving nerd, social outcast and secret superhero. But is he a Bing user as well? A scene in the new movie that shows Parker doing a Bing search is already being Read More …

Interactive ‘Electric City’ Web Series From Tom Hanks Debuts

The first 10 episodes of Electric City, an animated web series about a post-apocalyptic world, debuted Tuesday on Yahoo. Electric City is a 20-episode science fiction series starring and created by actor Tom Hanks. Hanks, a two-time Oscar winner for Best Actor, unveiled the scripted Read More …

5 UX Lessons From Tom Cruise

As Steve Jobs once said, “The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better designs we will have.” And the better the design, the more your company will thrive. But how can we clarify some basics of User Experience for the masses? The easiest Read More …

The New Kindle Fire Has Ads and You Can’t Opt Out

We hope you like the screensaver ads on Amazon’s new Kindle Fire lineup because you’re stuck with them. Amazon is including its Special Offers and Sponsored Screensavers in its updated Kindle Fire as well as its Kindle Fire HD tablets. As Amazon states, these offers Read More …

Cord cutting accelerates as 150,000 cancel TV service

Almost 150,000 people canceled pay-TV service in the three months ended in June, according to new estimates by Leichtman Research Group.Image: Flickr, Cakesquared Cord cutting is accelerating as more people in the U.S. turn to Internet services such as Netflix, Hulu and YouTube to watch Read More …