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iPhone 5S Manufacturing Costs Estimated at $199 iPhone 5S Manufacturing Costs Estimated at $199
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After the launch of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C last week, Apple (predictably) sold record numbers of the smartphones over the weekend. This is despite rumors of low manufacturing yields due to difficulties surrounding the new fingerprint scanner in …

Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HD Refresh, Ships October 2 Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HD Refresh, Ships October 2

Last year, Amazon entered the HD tablet market with the Kindle Fire HD. It was a 7-inch tablet with a 1280×800 resolution, and some decent specs. Now that very same tablet is getting a refresh to become the cheap entry …

Lamar Odom Defends Kardashians On Twitter
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Lamar Odom, who in recent months has made headlines with rumors of drug addiction and impending divorce, took to Twitter on Tuesday to clear up some things about his family. Odom spoke both about his father, Joe, and his in-laws, …

BlackBerry Patent Portfolio Could Draw Interest BlackBerry Patent Portfolio Could Draw Interest

Back in August, following another dismal quarterly report, BlackBerry announced that it was exploring “strategic alternatives” – including the possible sale of the company. Earlier this week that possibility became a reality, with a consortium led by FairFax Financial offering …

Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Amazon Announces Kindle Fire HDX, Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″
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Just like every other consumer electronic device, the Kindle Fire HD was expected to get a refresh at some point this year. It was just that nobody expected Amazon to suddenly unveil them without any word of warning. Amazon suddenly …

Sexist Gorilla Replaced By Breakdancer

A gorilla who has lived at the Dallas Zoo for the past 18 years is being moved to a South Carolina facility, where he can receive one-on-one care for his behavioral problems, and the zoo says they’re putting a viral …

Yahoo Adds ‘Not My Email’ Button For Users Getting Other People’s Emails Yahoo Adds ‘Not My Email’ Button For Users Getting Other People’s Emails
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As previously reported, some Yahoo Mail users that took advantage of Yahoo’s recycled email addresses offer have been getting emails intended for the previous account holders. InformationWeek ran an article on Tuesday talking to a handful of people with users …

Puppy Doe: Boston Animal Rescue League Waits
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Puppy Doe’s attacker is still on the loose, and now the Boston Animal Rescue League is offering a $5,000 reward for info. Puppy Doe was a young (1-2 year) female pitbull puppy that was found alive August 31, 2013, in …

Prem Watsa: Who is the Guy Behind Fairfax? Prem Watsa: Who is the Guy Behind Fairfax?

Just over a year ago, Prem Watsa, who some say is Canada’s Warren Buffett, said BlackBerry was a “Canadian success story,” a good buy and a likely turnaround story even though its market share was tumbling. As soon as Prem …

Sarah Hyland Dishes on New Vampire Academy Movie
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Sarah Hyland has been trying hard, but thankfully not Miley Cyrus hard, to shed her (somewhat) innocent image created by the hit show, Modern Family, in which she stars as the middle child. So, what better way to achieve that …

Will Ferrell Presents Awards with Cute Kids

Comedian Will Ferrell announced the big, final prizes Sunday at the 2013 Emmy Awards with his three sons in tow. And, yes, those were his actual kids. Ferrell and his clan (Magnus, 9; Mattias, 6; and Axel, 3) were dressed …

Android Tablet: How Miracast Works Android Tablet: How Miracast Works
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More and more often, as of late, devices are supporting “Miracast.” Making its way into the mainstream, Miracast is a magnificent feature that could possibly wipe out other video streaming standards in a very fragmented Android market. Miracast acts like …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, “Bodybuilding Is Not My Thing”
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is not going to be entering any bodybuilding contest anytime soon. The 32 year old, star is also making his feature film directorial debut in the upcoming romantic comedy, “Don Jon”, opening this weekend discusses how he had …

Adam Levine Calls out Lady Gaga in Twitter Rant

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine obviously feels some kind of way about the ‘fame monster,’ Lady Gaga. On Friday, Levine allegedly took to Twitter to state his level of disdain in regards to the musicianship and artistry of her craft. While …

Teyana Taylor Blasts Rihanna on Twitter, Things Get Out of Hand
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First lady of G.O.O.D. Music, Teyana Taylor became one of the most controversial topics of today after verbal shots were fired between her and Rihanna earlier today on Twitter. According to BET, this particular Twitter rant began with an Instagram …

Peyton Manning Does It Again, Breaks Record
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For those who believed that Peyton Manning was finished after being dropped by the Indianapolis Colts two years ago, you gave up too soon. If anything, Manning will continue to prosper as an NFL quarterback even more than he has …

Food Fight Whataburger: Texas Students Apologize
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They say everything is bigger in Texas, and apparently this applies to high school food fights, too. Dozens of students from O’Connor High School and Brandeis High School participated in a crazy food fight at a Northwest San Antonio Whataburger …

Diabetes Linked To Anti-depressants

A recent study shows that antidepressant medications can lead to type 2 diabetes. A team of researchers from the University of Southampton reviewed medical records and case studies and determined that two were connected, although neither was proven to cause …

Low-fat Fries? Burger King Has Them

Are you trying to eat healthy but keep getting tempted by fast food? Burger King may be able to help you enjoy the best of both worlds. They recently released a new type of fry that promises to be less …

AT&T Expands International Market AT&T Expands International Market

AT&T has partnered with Spain’s Fon, which will provide AT&T customers with more international possibilities as well as being mutually advantageous for Fon’s customers. AT&T presently has more than 30,000 hotspots within the United States in venues such as book …

Ellen Pompeo Slams 2013 Emmys For Lack Of Diversity

This year’s 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards made a lot of headlines over the past few days, including various highlights, such as: Glee star Cory Monteith’s tribute, the really short Emmy acceptance speech by Merritt Wever, and Edie Falco’s tribute …

Government Shutdown- Truth and Rumors
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Time is running out for the Democrats and Republicans. If they don’t make a decision by September 30, the government will shut down on October 1. There are a lot of rumors about what a shutdown could mean, and it …

Brett Favre Could Play in the NFL Today
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Could Brett Favre come out of retirement, again? Don’t get too excited Favre fans, or too upset if you’re a hater. The former NFL quarterback isn’t making another comeback, but his agent thinks he could play if he wanted to. …

Kings of Leon Return with Rockin’ New Album

Alternative Rock band Kings of Leon have returned to the scene with a new album. The album is the band’s 6th, and is titled “Mechanical Bull”. The album came out today via RCA Records and fully reflects the decade that …