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Mobile Ad Revenue Jumped 83% In 2012 Hitting Record $8.9 Billion Mobile Ad Revenue Jumped 83% In 2012 Hitting Record $8.9 Billion
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Mobile ad revenue in 2012 was up a whopping 82.8% hitting $8.9 billion, according to newly released findings from the U.S. IAB Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence, IAB Europe and IHS. In 2011 it was just $5.3 billion. Search led …

Sony is Offering PS4 Dev Kits to Universities

Sony devoted significant portions of both its February PlayStation 4 announcement and its big E3 conference to its embrace of game developers, including indie game developers of all sizes. These announcements have built good will for Sony with both developers …

Hang W/ Live Streaming App Hits Android Hang W/ Live Streaming App Hits Android

MEDL Mobile, makers of the Hang W/ app that garnered 100,000 users in its first six weeks on iOS earlier this year, announced that the app is now available for Android. A spokesperson for the company describes the app as …

Amanda Bynes: Her Week In Tweets Amanda Bynes: Her Week In Tweets

Amanda Bynes, as I’m sure we all know by now, has made her Twitter account into a thing of legend. Between her declarations of celebrity ugliness, her updates on plastic surgery, and her unique sentence structures (every word capitalized), her …

Royal Baby Watch Underway Outside Hospital

As Kate Middleton and Prince William anxiously await the arrival of their baby, members of the press have already begun camping out in front of St. Mary’s Hospital in London, which is where Will himself came into the world. The …

Somebody Is Actually Making A Documentary About The Power Glove

“I love the the Power Glove – it’s so bad.” The above words, spoken by Lucas in 1989′s The Wizard, weren’t just an expression of 80s opposite slang, but a prophetic voice declaring to the world that Mattel’s NES peripheral …

Felon Posts Gun Pics to Facebook, Gets Arrested Felon Posts Gun Pics to Facebook, Gets Arrested
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If you’re a felon that’s prohibited from owning or operating firearms, there are basically three ways in which you can avoid going to jail. First you could simply stop playing with guns. But if you have to play with guns, …

HP, Microsoft Team Up to Get Businesses Off Windows XP HP, Microsoft Team Up to Get Businesses Off Windows XP

Over one decade from its release and three new versions of Windows past, Windows XP remains one of the most popular operating systems in the world – and for good reason. XP was a stable operating system with loads of …

Gmail Brings Back Phone Calls Via Hangouts Gmail Brings Back Phone Calls Via Hangouts
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When Google recently transitioned Gmail’s chat feature to Hangouts, it got rid of voice calling, but Google announced that is back as part of Hangouts. In addition to that, calls to the US and Canada are free from all countries …

Samsung’s Rumored Smartwatch Gets The NMA Treatment Samsung’s Rumored Smartwatch Gets The NMA Treatment

At this year’s Mobilebeat conference, Samsung said that it was investing heavily in wearable computers. The company will start out with smartwatches, but it thinks we’ll soon have computers in our clothing. Now, we could bore you with a bunch …

Zach Braff Helps Guy Propose, Removes All Chance of Her Saying No

Another day, another jerk making us all look bad by staging an elaborate marriage proposal and then putting the whole thing on YouTube. But seriously, this one’s pretty cool. It involves Zach Braff, some pets, some friends, some family, and …

Scribblenauts Unmasked Launches September 24

Back in May, Warner Bros. and 5h Cell announced that the next Scribblenauts title will be DC Comics-branded. The game, titled Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, will feature over 2,000 characters from the DC Comics universe. 5th Cell even …

Cat Parasites: Watch Out For That Litter Box

Cat poop is, as poop goes, pretty gross. Pregnant women have been warned for years now not to get near it because of the bacteria it holds, which can cause dangerous infections and pose serious threats to a fetus. But …

Japanese Officials Confuse Google Groups Privacy Settings, Leak Internal Trade Memos Japanese Officials Confuse Google Groups Privacy Settings, Leak Internal Trade Memos

It appears that some government officials in Japan have found themselves scrambling after a Google Groups privacy misstep allowed internal memos to be open and available for anyone to browse at their convenience. According to the AFP, the incident occurred …

Google, Microsoft Find More Allies In Fight To Release Surveillance Data Google, Microsoft Find More Allies In Fight To Release Surveillance Data

Google, Microsoft and other major tech companies work with the NSA whenever the agency wants details on a target. That much is known. What’s not known is the scope of these requests for data as any information related to them …

Google Kills Latitude, Launches New Maps App Google Kills Latitude, Launches New Maps App
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Google announced on Wednesday that it is launching a new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets. It will soon come to iOS. Along with this app comes the news that Google is finally killing its Google Latitude location …

HTC Windows Phone 8 Launching July 19 on Sprint HTC Windows Phone 8 Launching July 19 on Sprint

Though Microsoft has not been able to make Windows Phone 8 the iPhone and Android competitor it may have wanted, the company is still muscling its way into the smartphone market. Sprint today announced that the HTC 8XT, the carrier’s …

Caylee Anthony’s Belongings Sold In Yard Sale
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Caylee Anthony, the 2-year old whose mother went on trial–and was ultimately found not guilty–for her murder, left behind some belongings with her grandparents, George and Cindy Anthony. Those belongings–including toys, jewelry, and clothing–were laid out in a yard sale …

Foursquare Expands Its Reach with New Nokia App Foursquare Expands Its Reach with New Nokia App

Foursquare has just expanded its reach in a big way, possibly bringing its app to millions upon millions of people around the world who have never had access to it before. Starting today, there’s now a Foursquare app for Nokia …

Sarah Palin Might Run for Senate in 2014 Sarah Palin Might Run for Senate in 2014
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Sarah Palin appeared on Sean Hannity’s radio show on Tuesday and said something that will likely be repeated, analyzed and parsed for some time to come. Palin was asked by Sean Hannity whether she would run for Senate from Alaska, …

Dead Patient Wakes To Doctors Harvesting Her Organs

It was like something out of a B horror movie. Caroline Burns opened her eyes and looked around. The first thing she saw were the operating room lights above her. Doctors were busy — busy on her. Someone noticed that …

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaving ‘The View’ for Fox
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According to a report on TheWrap, Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving The View to join the team at Fox News. Back in March, Hasselbeck was rumored to be leaving, particularly because her conservative views did not mesh well with the other …

Proposition 8 To Receive HBO Documentary

For those unfamiliar with Proposition Eight (or, as it’s usually referred to, “Prop 8″), how is life underneath that giant rock? Sorry I haven’t dropped by for a visit yet, I’ve just been so busy lately and, well, you know …

The Lone Ranger Reviews Rip The Film A New One
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Disney’s modern-day re-imagining of the classic radio-serial-turned-television-show “The Lone Ranger” is facing a gratuitous amount of harsh feedback from critics. The film, which released in theaters on June 22, is facing criticism for being too long, riddled with incomplete and …