Tag Archive: Fire


Buy an iPhone 5s for $79 or iPhone 5c for $0.79 at Walmart’s iPhone fire sale

It’s that time of year again! The weeks before a new iPhone launch are always marked by big box retailers trying to clear their stock of the soon-to-be-older models at steep discounts. Right now, that big box retailer is Walmart,…Read more ›

Buy an iPhone 5s for $79 or iPhone 5c for $0.79 at Walmart’s iPhone fire sale

It’s that time of year again! The weeks before a new iPhone launch are always marked by big box retailers trying to clear their stock of the soon-to-be-older models at steep discounts. Right now, that big box retailer is Walmart,…Read more ›

Why Halt & Catch Fire is must-see geek TV (and why we can’t let it die)

Halt and Catch Fire isn’t Silicon Valley where the presence of a woman in a skirt sends the coders into a tailspin. This is the dying cry of the zipless f**k, before everyone got spooked about AIDS. This is hot…Read more ›

Flappy Bird is back, but only on Amazon Fire TV

Dong Nguyen’s runaway viral hit mobile game, Flappy Bird, is back in a new form, but this time it’s only on Fire TV, Amazon’s answer to the Roku and Apple TV devices. The new game, titled Flappy Birds: Family, is…Read more ›

Flappy Bird is back, but only on Amazon Fire TV

Dong Nguyen’s runaway viral hit mobile game, Flappy Bird, is back in a new form, but this time it’s only on Fire TV, Amazon’s answer to the Roku and Apple TV devices. The new game, titled Flappy Birds: Family, is…Read more ›

Early reviews pour cold water on Amazon’s Fire Phone

Jeff Bezos may be ready to roast the Galaxy and iPhone with his much-discussed Amazon Fire Phone, but judging from the first round of reviews, the handset is more of a damp squib than a firestarter. Ahead of the smartphone’s…Read more ›

True Blood is an unapologetic killer with “Fire In The Hole”

True Blood’s seventh and final season continues tonight with the third episode of the season: “Fire In The Hole.” Death comes to us all, and that’s no empty promise with this series. Reverend Daniels calls it out: “Death is a…Read more ›

Parking app under fire pleads its case to San Francisco officials

SAN FRANCISCO — When they learned they were next in line for a cease-and-desist letter from the City Attorney, three young entrepreneurs made haste to City Hall to salvage their dream of making circling the block for parking a thing…Read more ›

First impressions of Amazon’s Fire Phone plus iMac gets cheaper (and slower) on The CultCast

There’s a fire in the Amazon! I’m so sorry. Bad jokes aside, on this week’s CultCast we’ll tell you what we love and don’t about Amazon’s much-buzzed debut mobile phone. Plus: the iMac just got a lot cheaper… and slower;…Read more ›

How Fire Phone’s fancy features might take on iPhone 6

After years of work on its first mobile phone, Amazon has finally revealed the Fire Phone. Boasting an extensive recognition system known as Firefly and 3-D features powered by something called Dynamic Perspective, the device is now available for pre-order.…Read more ›