Han To Shoot First On Blu-ray?

According to Comicbook.com, Disney plans to release the original Star Wars trilogy on Blu-ray in its original, non-special edition form. Whether anyone believes that is another matter. For its part, the site says that “two independent reliable sources” say: According to our sources, Disney has plans to release the original cut of the Star Wars […]

Facebook Testing ‘Satire’ Tag

Facebook has confirmed it is experimenting with labelling some links as satire to help users confused by spoof headlines. Arstechnica’s Sam Machkovech spotted that “[Satire]” has been added to the start of the text in some links to the Onion. At the moment the text only appears in the related articles section, which shows three […]

Scam Warning: Facebook Color Change

Facebook messages claiming to give you the chance to change the color of the site are, perhaps unsurprisingly, a phishing scam. Cheetah Mobile has the details: Once clicked, it leads users to a phishing website. Cheetah Mobile researchers have found this issue to be happening due to a vulnerability that lives in Facebook’s app page […]

Fish Aims To Beat Pokemon [Link]

  You may remember that earlier this year more than a million players worked together to beat Pokemon by issuing commands in a chat window of gaming streaming site Twitch. Now a fish is attempting to do the same, though it probably doesn’t know it: Two students have hooked a camera up to a fishbowl, divided […]

How Fast Is Your State’s Internet? [Link]

Communications firm Broadview has put together a map of the average broadband speeds (apparently for downloads, though that isn’t clear) for each state. Using Akamai’s “State of the Internet” Report, we were able to find the average internet speed in each state.   The speeds are measured in megabits per second (mbps) which is simply a measurement […]