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Grand Theft Auto V features real-life gangster voice-overs

Rockstar, the game's developer, wants the title to be authentic so it allegedly brings in "real-life gangsters" to record the voices for characters.

By September 4, 2013

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Vintage letters to the editor show girls always loved comics

Letters from young fans of comic star fashion model-cum-amateur sleuth Toni Gayle from the 1940s are both endearing and fascinating.

By November 11, 2014

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Apple snuffs out popular pot-dealing app

After smoking the top of the charts on iTunes this week, Weed Firm has been kicked out of Apple's App Store.

By May 21, 2014

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Apple-approved drug-dealing game tops iTunes chart

Weed Firm is a game for thoughtful people, those who know how to plant, plan, and sell -- and it's rocketed to the top of iTunes.

By May 19, 2014

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Samsung hires soccer star Messi to save us from aliens

In an ad that must be seen to be understood, the world's greatest soccer player dribbles around apparent gangsters before being presented with an even greater challenge: saving us from green people.

By November 12, 2013

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GTA Online launches -- right into an 'online' roadblock

As Rockstar predicted, an influx of eager "gangsters" and limited server space have thwarted some players from being able to load the title.

By October 1, 2013

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Nokia slaps Apple with backhander during iPhone event

Nokia takes a look at the colorful iPhone 5C and sees, well, itself. It has to tweet what it sees. Then its UK arm decides to mock the gold 5S.

By September 10, 2013

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The 404 1,245: Where we print with fire (podcast)

"FireWriter" is a far sexier way to describe an inkjet printer that uses a butane-filled blowtorch to spray pixelated images onto a variety of surfaces, so we'll just call it that.

By April 9, 2013

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Cheerleader assaults centurion? Must be a new Samsung ad

How else do you show your new TVs are really, really smart? Well, with UFOs and wars and a cheerleader who kicks a centurion in the privates.

By April 1, 2013

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Police said to use Facebook to stop punk rock house parties

Using the alias of "Joe Sly," the "Boston Punk Zombie," the Boston Police Department is allegedly sleuthing out illegal DIY indie-rock shows on social media.

By March 31, 2013