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Scout Willis Arrested for Open Container, Fake ID 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 …

Sheryl Crow Reveals She Has a Benign Brain Tumor 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 …

Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning’s Airtime Launch Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning’s Airtime Launch
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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 …

Toshiba Launches Ultralight Ultrabook: Portege Z935 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 …

Toshiba U845W Takes the Ultrabook in a New Direction 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 …

IPad Kills the Competition in Customer Satisfaction 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 Acquires Avalon Books Back Catalogue 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 …

Sony Introduces ‘Wonderbook’ With Harry Potter Title 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. …

Kindle Update Improves Contrast and Parental Controls Kindle Update Improves Contrast and Parental Controls
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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 …

Yahoo CEO Faces More Legal Troubles 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 …

Microsoft E3 Conference Reveals Black Ops 2 Game Footage 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 …

South Park: The Stick of Truth Unveiled at E3 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 …

Fraggle Rock Movie in the Works: Writers Hired Fraggle Rock Movie in the Works: Writers Hired

A Fraggle Rock movie has been talked about for a while, but now it is finally getting kickstarted with the hiring of two writers to come up with an original screenplay. The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Jim Byrkit (Rango) …

Reebok Gets Marvel Superhero Inspired Line of Shoes Reebok Gets Marvel Superhero Inspired Line of Shoes
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Reebok is coming out with a whole line of retro models outfitted for all you superhero fans out there. Collaborating with Marvel comics, they have come up with shoes for some of the company’s most iconic figures. The collection features …

Guy Ritchie to Direct Treasure Island Guy Ritchie to Direct Treasure Island

Guy Ritchie (Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Sherlock Holmes) has been hired to direct a new rendition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. A relatively unknown writer by the name of Alex Harakis is attached to write the script. …

Olympic Swimmer Decides Not to Quit Twitter Olympic Swimmer Decides Not to Quit Twitter
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According to a story published in the Sporting News yesterday, Rebecca Adlington, the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Britain, said she was giving up Twitter during the Olympics because people were making fun of the way she looks. Adlington said …

XBox 360 Owners Can Sign Up For Skyrim: Dawnguard Beta XBox 360 Owners Can Sign Up For Skyrim: Dawnguard Beta
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Skyrim players for XBox 360 can now sign up to play the beta version of Dawnguard, the first expansion to Skyrim. All you have to do is go to the Dawngaurd website and register. Bethesda wll pick players for the …

EA Reveals Games to Be Shown at E3 EA Reveals Games to Be Shown at E3

Electronic Arts has announced some of the games they will be featuring at next weeks E3 event, June 5-7. Along with Battlefield 3, Medal of Honor, Crysis 3, Madden NFL 13, FIFA 13, Star Wars: The Old Republic, and SimCity, …

Dick Beals: Voice Actor For Gumby Dies at 85 Dick Beals: Voice Actor For Gumby Dies at 85

Dick Beals, the TV and radio voice actor who’s character list includes Gumby and Speedy Alka Seltzer has dies in Southern Callifornia. He was 85. Beal’s was the voice of Gumby on the original “The Gumby Show”, which first aired …

Amazon Offers ‘Never Before on DVD’ Store Amazon Offers ‘Never Before on DVD’ Store

For all the film buffs out there that love to talk about rare and unreleased movies comes a new collection from Amazon that showcases rarely seen “classics” (with quotations) and classics that never made it to DVD. All of the …

New Netflix App Runs on Wi-Fi to Avoid Wireless Data Caps New Netflix App Runs on Wi-Fi to Avoid Wireless Data Caps
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Many carriers are doing away with their unlimited data plans, putting caps on everything. This has all but eliminated any chance of streaming video becoming popular among smartphone users and putting a damper any money being made by streaming video …

Seth MacFarlane’s Rejected Trade Ad Seth MacFarlane’s Rejected Trade Ad

Seth MacFarlane tried to run this ad in the entertainment-trade papers in L.A. a couple of days ago. They rejected it. Instead he sent out mailers with the above on the front and this image on the inside: (image) This …

Study: IPhone Users Hog All the Data Study: IPhone Users Hog All the Data
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The Huffington Post is reporting a study that finds iPhone users comprise 80 percent of the top 10% of data users. The report comes from consulting firm Analysys Mason, who revealed that among the smartphone users that fall in the …

20-Year-Old Woman Sentenced to Death by Stoning in Sudan 20-Year-Old Woman Sentenced to Death by Stoning in Sudan
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A 20-year-old woman in Sudan has been sentenced to death for adultery and is being held in Khartoum. Intisar Sharif Abdalla was sentenced by Ombada criminal court on April 22. Lawyers and activist groups are condemning the sentence, saying it …