Briefly: Asus MeMO Pad 8, Ryu Pwns Taylor Swift, The GIF Awards

The Academy Awards Of Gifs Should Be A Good Time

Brief news items of note for Likehacker readers including: Ryu crashes Grammy awards, Asus MeMO Pad 8 released in Australia, cast your vote in the 2013 .GIFYs.

  • Asus has announced the availability of its 8-inch MeMO Pad 8 tablet in Australia. The tablet features a 1280 x 800 resolution and a quad-core processor running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The Asus MeMO Pad 8 is currently exclusive to Harvey Norman, priced at $329.
  • BlackBerry has released a new software update for its BlackBerry 10 OS. Version 10.2.1 will be available to BlackBerry 10 customers on Optus and Vodafone networks from today, with Telstra customers to follow in a couple of weeks.
  • Taylor Swift's musical performance at this year's Grammys was notable for her unusual head jerking while playing the piano. The insertion of Ryu from Street Fighter has made the footage all the more disturbing/hilarious. Click here to see the video.
  • Just how bad was the Batman & Robin movie from 1997? Let CinemaSins count the ways.
  • Ken Block and GoPro presents have released the 6th installment of their Gymkhana stunt car series. Click here to watch Block complete the GRID obstacle course on an abandoned airfield and then collect your jaw off your lap.
  • The .GIFYs are an award that celebrates the year's best animated GIFs in a range of categories. You can check out the shortlist and cast your vote here. [Note: The idiots in the above GIF only suffered minor injuries, so feel free to laugh at them.]


    On the GIF awards page, what is that one with the animal being thrown down stairs?? Is it a live animal??

      It was actually a raccoon that was attacking the thrower's dog at the top of a stairwell.

    "The idiots in the above GIF"??

    The only idiot I see is the driver of the boat.

      Casually standing on a speedboat going that fast is pretty idiotic.

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