Latest Articles for Author: Pamela McMillan

Mountain dew glow stick- geek insider fyi

Mountain Dew Glow Stick- Geek Insider FYI

Ever wonder about certain videos and recipes on the internet and if they work? Well, Geek Insider doesn’t want you to waste your time when you could be out doing something much more interesting; like participating in a pizza eating contest or having a guitar solo dual. So, let us ask you; does this little…

Health benefits of gaming – geek insider fyi

Health Benefits of Gaming – Geek Insider FYI

Video games have been getting a bad rap for a while now. If they aren’t being blamed for violent behavior, depression, or addiction then it’s something else. Maybe it is time to focus on the good things that video games do for us. A Great Workout The way gaming can improve a player’s eyesight, response…

Geek insider fyi: how to block facebook game requests

Geek Insider FYI: How To Block Facebook Game Requests

So maybe you’re safe from all those ads and pop ups, thanks to Geek Insider’s list of the best Google Chrome extensions, but now you’re being hassled by Aunt Mary and her daily invites to join her on FarmVille. Are you are tired of getting excited every time your smart phone pings and you think…

Geek insider fyi: browser shop virus removal

Geek Insider FYI: Browser Shop Virus Removal

Noticing that when you browse there are tons more advertisements on the pages you visit? Maybe there are more pop-ups, banners to questionable sites, and underlined key-words that promise coupons? Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you’ve been infected with the Browser Shop virus. Oh joy. Common Symptoms The web pages you visit…

Geek insider fyi: the secret to a successful kickstarter

Geek Insider FYI: The Secret to a Successful Kickstarter

Kickstarter has opened up an opportunity to any and all aspiring creators, artists, directors, and people who need crowd-funding to push their project from dream to reality. Since launching in 2009, over 6 million people have joined this popular crowd-funding site, pledging over a billion to 67,000 projects. In 2012, it expanded to cover the…

Geek insider fyi: best extensions for google chrome

Geek Insider FYI: Best Extensions for Google Chrome

Ever wonder what more Chrome could be doing for you? Geek Insider has found the best extensions for Chrome to allow you to shop, surf, and browse faster and smarter. Best of all- they’re free! Make Your Browsing More Enjoyable Disconnect Named one of the 100 best innovations of the year by Popular Science and…

‘the expendables 3’ leaked 3 weeks before release

‘The Expendables 3’ Leaked 3 Weeks Before Release

A DVD quality version of the action film; The Expendables 3, starring Sylvester Stallone, has been leaked onto various torrent sites three weeks ahead of the premiere, on August 15th. Lionsgate, which is distributing the movie, has declined to comment on the incident. The film’s cast includes Jason Statham, Antonio Banderas, Jet Li, Arnold Schwarzenegger,…

Major league baseball bashes fcc’s “fast lane” internet proposal

Major League Baseball Bashes FCC’s “Fast Lane” Internet Proposal

Recently, Geek Insider discussed the reason why everyone should be saying ‘yes’ to net neutrality. Now, another company has come forward publicly to denounce the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to allow internet service providers (Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner) to offer different speeds at a price for different online services. A Major Contender Against Internet Fast…

Geek insider’s fyi: the innovation of cloud storage

Geek Insider’s FYI: The Innovation of Cloud Storage

The cloud sounds like something cute and fluffy but in reality, it’s an amazing service that can make your life so much easier. No longer will people be chained to their hard drives or USB sticks. The freedom to access your data and files wherever and whenever you want is now. What is Cloud Storage?…

Chinese tesla fan builds crowd-sourced charging network

Chinese Tesla Fan Builds Crowd-Sourced Charging Network

Sometimes all it takes to start something big is a dedicated fan. Tesla Motors Inc. started selling its Model S sedan in China earlier this year and Zong Yi, a businessman living in China’s southern Guangdong province, just bought himself his very own Model S electric sedan. The Chinese government hopes to have over 500,…

Syfy’s 12 monkeys reboot: will it crash and burn?

SyFy’s 12 Monkeys Reboot: Will It Crash and Burn?

SyFy has decided to start a series based on 12 Monkeys, Terry Gilliam’s 1995 time-travel movie (also a remake based on the original 1962 short, La Jetée)  starring Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt. Set to release in 2015, fans will have to wait and see if this reboot will embrace the unique themes, iconic weirdness,…

Horror master shinji mikami’s ‘the evil within’ to be released

Horror Master Shinji Mikami’s ‘The Evil Within’ To Be Released

Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax company, has announced that it is planning to release The Evil Within, a survival horror game developed under the direction of none other than Shinji Mikami. Designed By The Master of Horror Survival Games For those who don’t know, Mikami is the father of the survival horror genre and creator of…

Saying yes to net neutrality

Saying Yes To Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is a pretty vague term. What does it really mean to everyday internet users? What makes it so good? What Is Net Neutrality? Put simply, net neutrality is the idea that internet service provider, like AT&T and Time Warner, should treat all data on the Internet as equally as possible. All the data,…

Celebrate the ghostbusters’ 30th anniversary in fantastic 4k

Celebrate the Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary in Fantastic 4K

There is some great news for all those hardcore Ghostbusters fans out there. In celebration of the original Ghostbusters’ 30th anniversary, there will be a restored and remastered theatrical re-release coming back to the big screen in 4K for a short amount of time. An Amazing New Trailer The re-release will last only a week…