If You've Been on the Fence About Roku, Today's a Good Day to Get One

If you need a good streaming box for any of your TVs, the excellent Roku 3 is down to $77 today on Amazon, which is within a few bucks of an all-time low. » 3/09/15 9:45am 3/09/15 9:45am

Meet A Teenager Who Says He's A Swatter

A Runescape player was recently swatted while 60,000 people watched. When he tried to record a video about it, he broke down crying. A 19-year-old in Las Vegas was arrested for coordinating a swatting in Illinois. What motivates someone to take this dangerous step? I tracked down a self-professed swatter to find out. » 2/17/15 12:12pm 2/17/15 12:12pm

ESPN Didn't Expect This Many People To Stream U.S.-Germany

If WatchESPN crapped out on you during today's World Cup matches, you weren't alone. ESPN wasn't prepared to handle the deluge of online support for the U.S. » 6/26/14 2:25pm 6/26/14 2:25pm

How Players Actually Make Progress in 'Twitch Plays Pokémon'

When more than 80,000 people band together to try to control a single Pokémon trainer via Twitch chat—and then manage to actually make progress—the question that immediately comes to mind is: just how in the world are they accomplishing it? » 2/18/14 3:32pm 2/18/14 3:32pm

The 20 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix Tomorrow

When the clock strikes its last midnight in 2013—or somewhere around there, anyway—dozens of movies will disappear from Netflix streaming. Fortunately, you've still got some time to churn through the ones you'll miss the most. Here's a list of the very best of the movies that'll be gone in 2014. » 12/27/13 10:32am 12/27/13 10:32am