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Skyhooks May Prove More Deadly Than Guns In BioShock Infinite

Painkiller wouldn’t be what it is without its titular weapon – the Painkiller. It’s a small device with three spinning blades that causes all kinds of havoc on the battlefield. I’m not saying that BioShock Infinite flat out copied anything, …

Google Offers ‘First Steps’ Cheat Sheet for Beginning Webmasters Google Offers ‘First Steps’ Cheat Sheet for Beginning Webmasters
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Google has just released a new single-page guide for beginning webmasters that features information on looking good in Google search results through page titles, proper domain names and sub-pages, and meta descriptions. It also offers a brief primer on images …

Miranda Kerr: Car Crash Leaves Model Shaken, But OK

Victoria’s Secret supermodel Miranda Kerr was involved in a traffic accident on the Los Angeles freeway on Wednesday, March 13. After the model was spotted wearing a neck brace, spokesperson for the model told Reuters that Kerr experienced some pain …

Yahoo Mail’s Vivek Sharma Leaves The Company [Rumor] Yahoo Mail’s Vivek Sharma Leaves The Company [Rumor]
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Vivek Sharma has been in charge of Yahoo Mail and Messenger since 2009. After three years of working on the product, Sharma may have decided that it’s time to move on. All Things D is reporting that multiple sources have …

‘Price Is Right’ Lawsuit Verdict Overturned
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Do pregnancy discrimination laws extend to employment that is based on a woman’s physical attributes? Brandi Cochran thinks so. Unfortunately for her, a judge believes she will have to argue her case a second time. The Associated Press is reporting …

Google Reader Shutdown Prompts Plethora of Petitions Google Reader Shutdown Prompts Plethora of Petitions

As you may have heard, Google has just announced that they are closing the doors on their 8-year-old RSS aggregator Google Reader. The company cites declining usage and a need to focus on other products as reasons for the shutdown. …

Does Congress Even Understand The Cell Phone Unlocking Debate? Does Congress Even Understand The Cell Phone Unlocking Debate?
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You should have the right to unlock your cell phone. Any reasonable person would agree that it should be a basic consumer right. The problem is how one goes about making cell phone unlocking legal. Lawmakers have come forward with …

Twitter Finally Launches Native Windows 8 App Twitter Finally Launches Native Windows 8 App

After promising Windows 8 users that a native app was on the way, Twitter has finally delivered. Twitter for Windows 8 has just hit the Windows Store. Twitter first announced that they were working on an app for Windows 8 …

Jeff Gordon Prank Ad Isn’t Real, But it is Fun
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This week, Pepsi released an ad designed for viral marketing online. It features Nascar driver Jeff Gordon dressing up with a fake beard and moustache, which is ridiculous enough on its own. He then proceeds to supposedly prank a used …

Google’s Spring Cleaning Shutters More Than Just Google Reader Google’s Spring Cleaning Shutters More Than Just Google Reader
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Google is continuing its habit of announcing product closures in bulk with another round of “spring cleaning.” The first “spring cleaning” actually happened in the Fall of 2011, when Google axed things that you probably don’t even remember at this …

Medieval Knight Found Underneath Car Park
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Knights today are romanticized in pop culture as noble warriors and defenders of chivalry, but the real thing has been found this week in Scotland. A medieval knight has been found buried underneath a car park in Edinburgh this week. …

Google Reader Is Shutting Down July 1st Google Reader Is Shutting Down July 1st
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One of the most popular feed readers around is shutting down this year – due to declining usage. Google Reader, the platform Google first launched in 2005, is simply one of the many Google services on the chopping block this …

‘Game of Thrones’ Gets the Mid-90s Sitcom Treatment

Last week, we showed you the incredible re-imagining of AMC’s hit series Breaking Bad as a mid-90s sitcom. At that time, I told you of my fondness for these types of things. So it should come as no surprise that …

Nintendo Bringing Flipnote Studio 3D To 3DS This Year
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One of the more popular apps on the Nintendo DSi was Flipnote Studio. It allowed artists to create frame-by-frame animation on the handheld device, and share the animations with the world via the Web. Now Nintendo is bringing an updated …

Paltrow Elimination Diet Book Cuts Out Meat, Wheat, and Sugar

Gwyneth Paltrow may be most famous for her acting abilities, but the oscar-winning actress would really like you to know just how meticulously she plans her diet. The star and co-writer Julia Turshen will soon release a cookbook filled with …

Adobe Phasing Out Boxed Retail Copies Of CS6 Adobe Phasing Out Boxed Retail Copies Of CS6

Do you still purchases boxed retail versions of software? If so, you might want to grab a boxed copy of Adobe’s Creative Suite 6 as the company is beginning to phase out its retail offerings. Adobe told multiple outlets today …

Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets on the Web Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets on the Web

In how in the hell was that not already a thing news, Twitter has just added support for line breaks on the web. Before, users could only experience the great fun of fragmented tweets on mobile, but starting today you …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Makes Its Way To Retail In April

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has already proven to be the best selling Xbox Live Arcade title ever released on the platform. Now the indie hit has a chance to become the best selling retail Xbox 360 game of the year. …

New Pope Chosen, @Pontifex Twitter Account Reactivated New Pope Chosen, @Pontifex Twitter Account Reactivated
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With a plume of white smoke, the papal conclave has just selected Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a cardinal from Argentina, as the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. He will be called Pope Francis and is the first ever pope …

Bieber Hamster Dies While in Fan’s Care
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Last December, pop star Justin Bieber gave his pet hamster, Pac, to a grateful fan in Atlanta. This week, that fan sadly announced that Pac the hamster has died. Tori McClure, the girl who received the hamster, tweeted out this …

Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Gets A Permanent Price Cut, Launches In Europe And Japan Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Gets A Permanent Price Cut, Launches In Europe And Japan

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ launched late last year for a rather affordable $300. To perhaps undercut the competition even more, Amazon has decided to make its flagship tablet even cheaper. Amazon announced today that the 16GB Kindle Fire HD …

Twitter to Launch Standalone Music Discovery App Born Out of Recent Acquisition [REPORT] Twitter to Launch Standalone Music Discovery App Born Out of Recent Acquisition [REPORT]

Twitter is working on a standalone music app that could be released on iOS as early as the end of March, according to a report from CNET. The app will reportedly be called “Twitter Music” and will be built upon …

Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google
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Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, has been in charge of the Android team at Google since his company was bought by the search giant in 2005. Since then, Android has matured into the most used mobile operating system on the …

Lamar and Khloe: Puppy Added to the Family

Khloe Kardashian‘s marriage seems to be strong and happy. This is in contrast to her sister, who is in the midst of a contentious divorce from her legal husband, Kris Humphries, while currently pregnant with R&B singer Kanye West’s child. …