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About Heather Campobello

Prior to working as a Staff Writer for WebProNews I was an English Instructor at various colleges in New York, Colorado, and Wyoming. I have a Master of Arts in English from the SUNY of New York at Buffalo and have been working in marketing, clinical research, and education for the past five years. Google:+Heather Campobello
Apple’s iPhoto is Capturing the World Apple’s iPhoto is Capturing the World

The iPhoto available today from the App Store for $4.99 and the editing features look pretty amazing. Lots of tools to tweak your photos. iPhoto for iPad supports photos up to 19 megapixels. Also includes automatic comparison features and sharing …

Oprah Interview, Tweets Suggest Houston’s Daughter May Not Be Safe

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has released a video preview of Oprah’s Sunday interview with Whitney Houston’s daughter, brother and sister-in-law, in which Winfrey asks Gary Houston how he felt about his late sister’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown. The love of …

Researchers Confirm that Alaska is not Facing the Wrath of an Alien Blob

The appearance of a strange orange goo in an Alaskan village led many to spout rumors that the substance was extraterrestrial and toxic. For the past year scientific researchers have analyzed the goo and formulated theories as to its exact …

Amazon to Create Original Series? Amazon to Create Original Series?

New Amazon VP’s LinkedIn profile changed from VP of original series at Amazon to VP of Production leading reporters to believe that Amazon will be joining Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube in creating original shows. Lewis is a new executive to …

Middle Tennessee State University Professor to Drive Across the Country on Less than 10 Gallons of Gas Middle Tennessee State University Professor to Drive Across the Country on Less than 10 Gallons of Gas
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Cliff Ricketts, Professor of Agricultural Education at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is attempting to drive across the country on only ten gallons of gas by modifying his car to run on hydrogen. He will start his journey in Savannah, …

Will Hover Boards Be Ready in 2015? Will Hover Boards Be Ready in 2015?

YouTube user dondula7 designed a hover board that actually hovers and showed it off by making the following video: The board can support the weight of a few salt shakers at this point but further development of the board could …

Twitter Users Quarrel Over Sexist Comments in Trousers’ Care Instructions Twitter Users Quarrel Over Sexist Comments in Trousers’ Care Instructions
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“Machine wash warm inside out with like colors. Use non-chlorine bleach. Tumble dry medium. Medium not iron. Do not iron, Or, GIVE IT TO YOUR WOMAN– it’s her job;” these are actual care instructions for a line of beige chinos …

Google Science Fair to Reward Winners Handsomely
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Winners of the Google Science Fair, the world’s largest online science competition, will be handsomely rewarded for their efforts: prizes include “once-in-a-lifetime experiences like a scientific trip to the Galapagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions, unique scholarships, and real-life work …

Krispy Kreme Apps, Now You Know When You Can Get a Free Hot Original Doughnut
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Who doesn’t love a free Hot Original Glazed doughnut that has just come off of the line? But waiting for the neon glow of the “Hot Now” lights isn’t feasible for most people. Well a new app from Krispy Kreme …

TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams

TripAdvisor has been teaming up with Facebook to help millions of travelers plan the best trip of their life by featuring recommendations from their FB friends. The decision was based off of a Nielsen research study,”U.S. Advertising Spend and Effectiveness,” …

Sheldon Moldoff Perishes, Immortalized as a Titan of Golden Age of Comics Via Tweets

Batman artist Sheldon Moldoff passed away from kidney failure on February 29th at the age of 91. Moldoff started his career as a freelancer for DC Comics when he was only 17 years old. DC Comics released a statement saluting …

Google Plus Promotes Open Education Resources Google Plus Promotes Open Education Resources

Open Education Resources (OER) “are teaching and learning resources that anyone can share, reuse and remix” and it is predicted that they will play a huge role in helping students gain the skills they will need in the 21st century. …

Nas Will be a Speaker at 2012 SXSW Festival in Austin Nas Will be a Speaker at 2012 SXSW Festival in Austin

Every year people flock to Austin to attend the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW) to become informed about a range of music genres and topics. This year Nas will be one of the high profile speakers at …

Cyber Attack on Sony May have Resulted in Loss Of Michael Jackson Music Catalog Worth $250 Million Cyber Attack on Sony May have Resulted in Loss Of Michael Jackson Music Catalog Worth $250 Million

Sony Entertainment’s online businesses were shutdown by hackers in April of last year and may have lost their entire catalog of Michael Jackson’s unreleased tracks including a duet with Will.i.am and a track with dead Queen singer Freddie Mercury. One …

Sri Lankan Man Dies After Burying Himself Alive, Earns Darwin Award Nomination on Twitter
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Twenty-four year old Sri Lankan man, Janka Basnayake, perished on Saturday after trying to set a record for the longest time that anyone has been buried alive. Basnayake’s final attempt may have been up to 6 1/2 hours; he was …

Charlie Sheen, DirecTV and Fiat Capitalize On Once “Winning” Image Charlie Sheen, DirecTV and Fiat Capitalize On Once “Winning” Image
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Fiat and DirecTV have banked on the visibly aged Charlie Sheen’s bad boy reputation in the hopes of boosting their sales. Sheen capitalizes on his wild past and cheesy 80s movie personas by driving a tiny Fiat 500 Abarth in …

Amazon Moves Towards E-Book Non-Exclusivity Amazon Moves Towards E-Book Non-Exclusivity
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James Atlas will be selling a series of short (25,000-40,000 words long) biographies for Amazon called “Amazon Lives.” He will buy and edit at least 12 of them. Aside from the Kindle Store, these books will be sold through eTail …

Tablet for Children Coming Soon from ARCHOS Tablet for Children Coming Soon from ARCHOS
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Children tablets are becoming more popular and ARCHOS has just announced its comparatively inexpensive ($129) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet called the Child Pad. ARCHOS has won awards for mobilizing innovation in consumer electronics and its Founder and CEO, …

Shutterfly Soars with Pending Kodak Gallery Acquisition Shutterfly Soars with Pending Kodak Gallery Acquisition

After buying TinyPrints last year for $300 million, Shutterfly is about to acquire parts of Kodak’s online photo service for $23.8 million dollars. Kodak is parting out its Gallery after filing for bankruptcy. The agreement will transfer U.S. and Canadian …

Google Street View Image is a Real Pisser, Man Sues

A Google Street View photo has made a man in France the joke of his village after he was caught urinating in his garden. While the picture was blurred, the man came from a very small town located in the …

NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders
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Tumblr has been applauded by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for taking a stand against the promotion of eating disorders on its site. Tumblr’s Media Watchdog program has been flagging pro-anorexia/bulimia websites and directing keyword searchers of this disorder …

Versus Invites People to Share Stance on the War on Drugs in Google+ Hangout Debate

Versus is a new debate series that’s using Google+ Hangouts to allow users to participate in global debates. Other Google+ hangouts have helped people connect under the sea with +World Oceans Summit and interview President Obama. Some people were able …

Springsteen Contributes to Search for Missing Boston College Student Springsteen Contributes to Search for Missing Boston College Student

World renowned rocker, Bruce Springsteen, wrote songs about people who have gone missing and the sorrow that their loved ones suffer in their absence. Bruce Springsteen has taken his concerns about missing persons to a whole new level by posting …

Americans are More Likely to Use Tablets for Making Purchases Americans are More Likely to Use Tablets for Making Purchases

New research from Nielsen has found that smartphone and tablet owners from the United Kingdom, Italy, and Germany are more apt to make online purchases on their PCs after viewing ads on their mobile devices than Americans. Italians were the …