Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master's Degree in International Relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    Olloclip and Incase Have Teamed Up for the Ultimate Mobile Video Pack

    Olloclip has been making terrific photography accessories for smartphones for a while now. With tons of external lenses, lighting add-ons, and stabilization tools, the only tricky part has been storing everything for travel! Now they’re fixing even that problem with the help of Incase, releasing a handy accessory kit for the iPhone 7 and iPhone […]

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    Ryan Gosling Gets Thrown Through a Wall in the New Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

    The second trailer for Blade Runner 2049 dropped yesterday, and among other things, it confirms that Dave Bautista is a pretty big guy. Ryan Gosling’s Officer K tries to take Bautista’s character in and gets thrown through a wall for his trouble, but from the looks of the new trailer, it’s Jared Leto’s character that he’ll […]

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    Huawei Made a KFC Phone Just for China

    Internationally, the only fast food chain as easy to find as McDonald’s is KFC, and that certainly holds true in China. There’s enough appreciation for the Colonel there to warrant a special edition smartphone. If only Happy Meal toys were this good! Unfortunately, the phone doesn’t come for free with the order of a 20-piece […]

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    The Cast of the Live Action Aladdin Movie Has Been Confirmed by Disney

    Guess those rumors about Disney and director Guy Ritchie struggling to find leads for the live-action Aladdin remake were just that. The main cast was revealed at the D23 fan expo over the weekend, along with bits of news about a slew of other film projects Disney is working on. The casting process got started in […]

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    These Swanky Speakers Are Built Partly from Wood Used for Yachts

    Living that bougie life? If you’re all about yachting it up in the summertime (or any time), you can now get a little piece of that life in your speakers. Bossa Sound purports to make high-end speakers, and that means both sound and construction. You might see a bit of space age in them too, […]

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    Doctor Who Reveals the 13th Doctor Is a Woman for the First Time

    After over 50 years and 12 dudes (13 if you count the War Doctor), Doctor Who has finally cast a woman in the title role. In a short teaser aired after Wimbledon, the BBC revealed that the 13th Doctor will be played by Jodie Whittaker, who will likely debut in the role at the end of […]

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    LG Tone Free True Wireless Earbuds Review

    Ever since the likes of Bragi and Earin introduced us to true wireless earbuds, we’ve seen a deluge of competition from giants like Apple, Samsung, and Jabra to crowdfunded efforts like Skybuds. We’ve gotten to try a handful of them over the past year or so, but none of the products on the market have satisfactorily […]

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    PayPal Can Finally Be Used to Pay for iTunes Purchases

    Apple and PayPal have finally decided to cooperate — starting last week, Apple is now rolling out PayPal as a payment option for purchases made through their services, including iTunes and Apple Music. That means PayPal can be used to buy songs, books, movies, and apps from iTunes, as well as pay for the monthly subscription […]

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    Canada Has Been Enjoying Boozy Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream This Summer

    Chalk up yet another sweet treat that Canada gets to lord over our heads. First they get the Oreo-filled Cadbury Eggs, and now they’ve got a whole line of booze-flavored Häagen-Dazs ice cream that they’ve been enjoying since at least May. It’s just not fair! Don’t miss NEW Häagen-Dazs SPIRITS – exträaordinary combinations of decadent desserts […]

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    Funko Has New Figurines from The Shining, and One of Them is Just the Coolest

    It’s been all work and no play for Funko this summer. They’ve been prepping loads of new figurines to ship out this summer, including some horror-themed sets. Well, here’s another set of scares — a small new group of Pop figurines from The Shining. The figurines are based on Stanley Kubrick’s classic adaptation of Stephen King’s horror novel, […]

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    Vertu, Makers of Ridiculously Blinged Out Phones, Has Closed Down

    Where is the world going to get its $10,000+ phones now? Vertu, which incredibly started off as a Nokia experiment, has reached the end of its long, strange road. After a tumultuous 2017, the luxury phone maker has closed down and is liquidating assets in the face of debts totaling over £100 million, with 200 jobs […]

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    Disney Just Previewed Their Billion-Dollar Star Wars Disneyland Expansion

    A galaxy far, far away is getting brought down to Earth. Since Disney bought Lucasfilm in 2012, they’ve been kicking around ways to integrate Star Wars with all other things Disney, with the biggest example being a whole section of their theme parks dedicated to the franchise. Construction at both Disneyland and Disney World is […]

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    Millions of Verizon Customers’ Personal Information Was Exposed, But They Weren’t Hacked

    Usually when we talk about millions of customer records getting exposed, we get to make wild gesticulations towards anonymous hackers. Not so with Verizon’s latest security gaffe — the information of 14 million customers, including some PINs, were made available online because an employee goofed up. ZDNet broke the story, revealing that the customer records were made […]

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    Google’s New Desktop App Can Backup and Sync Folders to Their Cloud Storage

    If you’re a heavy user of Google Photos or Google Drive or you’re looking for an easy way to back up your computer, good news today — Google Backup and Sync is finally ready to go. After some delays, the new desktop program can help you backup and continuously sync individual folders on your computer, keeping […]

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    DuckTales is Getting Funko Pop Figurines Ahead of the Premiere of the New Cartoon

    The new DuckTales series starting next month has everyone seeing gold! Funko is joining the party with their first set of DuckTales Pop vinyl figurines, featuring Scrooge, his grandnephews, and (in her new starring role) Webby! Judging from their outfits, it looks like Funko took more inspiration from the original series than the new one. Webby still has […]