Dragon Age: Redemption Trailer (ft. Felicia Day)

Dragon Age: Redemption is a six-part web series set in the world of the Bioware RPG Dragon Age. The series tells the story of Tallis, an Elvish assassin, who gets a last chance at redemption when she’s sent to capture a rogue Qunari mage intent on wreaking havoc in the world. The series launches October […]

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Cool Tee: Nyan Cat Toaster

Sick of Nyan Cat? The Internet (mostly) feels your pain. To make it perfectly clear, you can pick up one of these from from BustedTees: No, not the model (probably). The Nyan Cat Toaster shirt. It’s $20USD, and probably the best use of a Pop Tart cat image ever. [bustedtees]

Facebook adds real-time link scanning

Facebook has partnered with a web security company to automatically scan all outgoing links that appear on the site. It’s an attempt to combat spam links that understandably flourish on Facebook. The tool being used is the impressively sounding Websense ThreatSeeker Cloud powered by the Advanced Classification Engine. (There’s a TRITON in there somewhere as […]

Facebook fallout continues over privacy issues

Recent revelations about Facebook’s use of cookies may attract the attention of the Federal Trade Commission. Meanwhile Spotify has launched a “private listening mode” in response to complaints about its integration with Facebook. We noted on Tuesday that Australian blogger Nik Cubrilovic had uncovered the fact that Facebook was continuing to use personally identifiable tracking […]

Glitch is open! Go pet a pig.

Have you heard of Glitch? It’s an MMO, or a “social game,” just not like the ones you might traditionally think of. I’ve seen it described as not World of Warcraft and not Farmville, and it maybe falls somewhere in between, with a big dose of whimsy that you don’t see in either. Having been […]

Facebook: you can check out but you can never leave

Facebook has agreed to fix a an issue with its system that meant it continued to track the online activity of users even after they had logged out of the site. The issue was discovered by Australian security blogger Nik Cubrilovic, who wrote this week about Facebook’s privacy settings after a debate broke out about […]

Stop Forwarding that Crap to Me [Video]

On behalf of all Internet Citizens (myself included), Weird Al is begging: stop forwarding that crap. Ten bucks says this’ll hit my inbox in two years.

Beta Test Facebook’s Timeline Feature

Getting antsy about all the changes on Facebook? Well, there’s a way for you to take a sneak peak now before the new feature launches next week! David Daw overĀ  at PC World magazine lays out the step-by-step instructions on how to hack your way into Facebook’s new Timeline.