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Author Archive for: ‘Chris Gabbard’

Scout Willis Arrested for Open Container, Fake ID

Scout Willis, daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis, was arrested in New York for drinking beer and giving police a fake ID. The 20-year-old was arrested at 6:30 PM in Manhattan’s Union Square and charged with two misdemeanors: criminal impersonation and a violation of an open container law. The arrest happened when an officer saw Willis drinking an 8 …

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Sheryl Crow Reveals She Has a Benign Brain Tumor

Sheryl Crow has made public the news that she has been diagnosed as having a benign brain tumor. She tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal about making this discovery after becoming concerned about her recent memory loss. “I worried about my memory so much that I went and got an MRI. And I found out I have a brain tumor,” Crow …

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Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning’s Airtime Launch

Airtime, the next big thing from Napster Co-founders Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker officially launched to the public today. The service is a Facebook web application for person to person calls, similar to Skype, but with a trwist. Airtime focuses on matching people with common tastes through access to your Facebook likes pages, not necessarily people you already know. The …

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Toshiba Launches Ultralight Ultrabook: Portege Z935

Earlier, we talked about the new Satellite U845W Ultrabook Toshiba is launching in July. It is the first ultrabook with a widescreen 21:9 display, and probably one of the most interesting Ultrabook releases we have seen recently. Well, there is another release we think is noteworthy, and that is the Portege Z935. Portege Z935 is being called the world’s lightest …

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Toshiba U845W Takes the Ultrabook in a New Direction

Toshiba announced today the arrival of several new slim ultrabooks to add to this ever growing market. Normally, this would be nothing special, as all the major laptop makers have now entered the market. What makes Toshiba’s line-up special is the addition of the ultra-wide-screen U845W. This variant of the Satellite U845 ultrabook is unique in that it comes with …

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IPad Kills the Competition in Customer Satisfaction

In a new survey, ChangeWave Research finds that iPad owners are twice as likely to be satisfied with their tablet purchase than those that bought a competing brand. The survey compares the New iPad, the iPad 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Amazon Kindle Fire, and a catch-all category for all other tablets on the market. The winner was clearly the New …

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Amazon Acquires Avalon Books Back Catalogue

Amazon made the announcement today that they have acquired the publishing rights to over 3,000 Avalon Books. These titles are predominately in the categories of Ramance, Mystery, and Western. Avalon Books was established in 1950 by Thomas Bouregy, and has since been home to writers in these categories. Holly Jacobs, Carolyn Hughey and Carolyn Brown have all found their home …

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Sony Introduces ‘Wonderbook’ With Harry Potter Title

Sony gaming concentrates mostly on teens and adults. Correction: the whole gaming industry is geared toward teens and adults. However there is a new title coming out that offers an innovative spin in the kid’s gaming genre. It’s called Wonderbook. Wonderbook is an augmented reality book that kids (and adults) can interact with on the TV screen in interesting ways. …

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Kindle Update Improves Contrast and Parental Controls

Amazon has announced a software update for the $79 kindle, the most affordable and the most purchased of the Kindle line. The changes are said to improve the reading experience with the device. The update will be delivery automatically with the devices wi-fi connectivity the same way that new ads are delivered. The reading font will be improved, offering higher …

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Yahoo CEO Faces More Legal Troubles

Ross Levinsohn, interim CEO of Yahoo, is facing more than just the continuing patent struggle with Facebook in terms of lawsuits. According to TechCrunch, This week could see a decision in a case that has Levinsohn as the defendant. The case accuses Levinsohn and other investors of fraud, breach of Contract and 10 other accusations. It was brought forth by …

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Microsoft E3 Conference Reveals Black Ops 2 Game Footage

Over eleven minutes of gameplay footage for Black Ops II was featured at Microsoft’s E3 event. L.A’s freeways become a warzone in Treyach’s much anticipated sequel to Call of Duty: Black Ops. Set in a future where America’s unmanned military assets are used against us, the game will explore new possibilities in modern warfare. The scene (possibly opening scene?) of …

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South Park: The Stick of Truth Unveiled at E3

Obsidian entertainment and the creators of South Park have officially announced the long anticipated South Park RPG at this year’s E3. The RPG is dubbed The Stick of Truth, and will be released on March 5, 2013. The announcement took place during Microsoft’s E3 press conference, which saw the introduction of new games and new concepts in gaming. Fans were …

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