Game of Thrones beer is almost here

There’s an old proverb about how a tree that grows fast grows weak, but a tree that grows slowly grows strong. In the case of Game of Thrones, the show’s following has been steadily growing stronger and stronger, and the third season debut on March 31 should take things to an even greater level than ever. 

Anonymous gets documented at SXSW


A documentary chronicling the rise of the hacktivist collective Anonymous has premiered at SXSW in Austin, Texas.

SXSW: Homeless people are now 4G hotspots

A major controversy has erupted over a plan to transform the homeless into 4G hotspots at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas.



Marvel Comics debuts augmented reality app



Marvel Comics has debuted a free augmented reality app for mobile iOS and Android devices at SXSW 2012 in Austin, Texas. 


Unplugging: The SXSW countdown begins

Spring break is upon us, and as MXDWN packs up and heads to Austin for the hugely popular SXSW Festival, so do many music moguls.

Unplugging: Festivals dominate the music world

If work’s got you down, look ahead, because so many music festivals are right around the corner. Yes, the summer festival circuit is about to commence, and we at MXDWN and TG Daily couldn’t be happier.

Unplugging: SXSW lineup heats up

Artists and music lovers across the world come together for several days each year in Austin, TX for the famed South by Southwest Festival.

Unplugging: GWAR's Flattus Maximus is no more

We are psyched that Austin, TX will be welcoming many musical acts in the coming months, kicking off with this weekend’s Fun Fun Fun Fest, and SXSW next spring.

Trends & predictions for SXSW 2012

Heading to the airport in a pick-up truck with the windows down, blasting country music, I thought about the week I spent in Austin, Texas. What was this year’s SXSW all about and what’s in store for next year?

Location-based apps take center stage at SXSW

SXSW is a show defined by minds and ideas, rather than the announcement of new consumer electronics.

4Chan founder talks "Canvas" at SXSW

4Chan founder Christopher Poole (aka Moot) plugged his new "Canvas" project this weekend at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. 

SXSW raises money for Japanese quake victims

The SXSW (South by Southwest) community has kicked off fund-raising efforts in conjunction with the Red Cross to help raise funds for Japanese quake and tsunami victims.

Texas or bust: I'm headed to SXSW

A tech tradeshow is usually just a tradeshow; that is unless you’re headed to SXSW.

All aboard the SXSW startup bus!

Bus rides are usually spent catching up on your tweets and reading trashy magazines. That is, unless you’re on the Startup Bus.

What is Foursquare doing at SXSW?

Ah, South by Southwest in Austin. Dude, it's like 9 days of music, film, tattoos, pierces, moshing and body surfing. And let us not forget the uber-cool hipster tech, coded by companies like Foursquare (or is that 4square?) which will be offering...

Coachella announces 2011 Lineup [Unplugging]

After countless rumored artists, high anticipation, and painful waiting, the Coachella 2011 music festival lineup has been revealed. This year’s lineup includes such artists as Arcade Fire, the Chemical Brothers, Kanye West, Animal Collective and the reunion of Death From Above 1979.

Who needs CES when you have SXSW?

Less than a week after CES, tech fanbois and fangirlz are already talking about SXSW, the Austin, Texas-based festival that combines movies, music, and all things digital.

SXSW 2011 Performing Artists Lineup Announced + more [Unplugging]

It's time to check in on the world of music with this week's Unplugging column. This week we have news on the early announcement of SXSW 2011's artist lineup and much more!

Opera boasts one million iPhone downloads in a single day

Opera has confirmed that its Mini iPhone browser was downloaded more than one million times during the first day of its availability.

Digg reinvents itself with instant submissions

Digg is reportedly preparing to launch a revamped version of its popular service that will allow users to quickly submit "instant" Diggs without logging in.