If you’re a big proponent of emojis, there’s a brand new trick on the rise. As it turns out, you can now tweet at Google with your favorite emoji and get local search results in return.
What would happen if your laptop was stolen or damaged? You can always get another computer, but you definitely don’t want to lose your photo library, home movies, and work documents. That’s not a risk worth taking! It’s smart to invest in online storage, and StackSocial is currently offering a 1TB lifetime subscription to Zoolz cloud storage at a massive discount.
A few weeks ago all of us here at the Geek.com office lived out our nerd dreams when astrophysicist, game developer, cartoon, BoB nemesis, and beloved celebrity smart guy Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped by. Watch the lengthy discussion we had with him on our sister site PCMag.com. But once our official cameras stopped rolling, the conversation kept going. And since the heir to Carl Sagan is an authority on all things space, naturally we talked about Star Trek (after we got him to sign our phasers). Tyson even shared an amusing anecdote about his favorite Trek captain, and fortunately, we recorded it.
Have you ever tried to figure out how to fit a relaxing spa day in with a full day of thrills? Well, it looks like creatives in Japan have come have reached the perfect answer. The officials in Beppu City, Japan must think an awful lot like I do, because they’ve come up with a very special idea for an amusement park in the same vein, and I must say, I’m very impressed.
Last week, we were treated to a new, and extremely, mind-trippy trailer for Death Stranding. For fans of Hideo Kojima, this was a cause to celebrate since nothing for the game has been shown since this summer’s E3. One fan was so happy about the new trailer’s release that he decided to commemorate the occasion by making a hilarious (and borderline creepy) Metal Gear Solid V PC mod that stars Death Stranding‘s Norman Reedus and the aforementioned Hideo Kojima dancing in the rain.