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Android Dominated Smartphone Shipments in 2012 Android Dominated Smartphone Shipments in 2012

Industry analyst Canalys this week revealed its fourth quarter 2012 estimates for mobile phone shipments. Unsurprisingly, it estimates that the worldwide smartphone market grew 37% from the fourth quarter of 2011. Smartphones, according to Canalys made up almost half of …

Nazi Salute Photo, Tweets Get Girls In Trouble

Three high school girls in Maine are in trouble this week after an anonymous letter was sent to school administrators detailing their anti-semitic tweets. The letter included a photo of the girls giving a Nazi salute while in their basketball …

TED iOS App Gets Big Translation Upgrade TED iOS App Gets Big Translation Upgrade

TED has launched a big update to its iOS app, adding faster speed and streaming subtitles. While users will no doubt appreciate the speed improvements, TED is really excited about the latter feature, which the organization calls “the real star …

Gmail Now Has a Bunch of New Emoticons (Yay?) Gmail Now Has a Bunch of New Emoticons (Yay?)
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Google has just given you the ability to make your emails much cuter or much more annoying, depending on who you ask. Gmail has just added over 1,000 new emoticons for your smiling, frowning, and winking pleasure. Before the big …

The Pirate Bay Documentary Now Available Via Paid Download, Free Download And YouTube The Pirate Bay Documentary Now Available Via Paid Download, Free Download And YouTube
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We brought you word last month that The Pirate Bay documentary – TPB AFK – would be launching sometime in early 2013. That day has finally come, and the film is now available to all those who want an inside …

Tori Spelling Stranded With Four Kids And A Dog

Tori Spelling, who famously added a new baby to her brood just months after having daughter Hattie, had a rough time recently when her car broke down with the entire family in it. The reality star looked pretty over it …

Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey is Being Kickstarted

Continuing the trend of Kickstarter game projects, Red Thread Games today began a Kickstarter project for Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey. The game is a sequel to the adventure games The Longest Journey and Dreamfall: The Longest Journey. The Kickstarter …

Unbelievable Video Game Collection Hits eBay, Starting Bid $550,000
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As of right now, you have just under 10 days to place your bid on one of the most fascinating collections of video games, consoles, and accessories that has ever been offered on the internet. One eBay user has put …

Nintendo Brings Wii U ZombiU Bundle To North America On Feb. 17

When the Wii U first launched in Europe, it got a ZombiU bundle that included Ubisoft’s excellent launch title and a Wii U Pro Controller. That bundle is now coming to North America with an added value in the hope …

Google Drive Gives More Love To Third-Party Apps Google Drive Gives More Love To Third-Party Apps

Google announced some new changes to Google Drive today, aimed at helping users discover and use Drive-enabled apps more easily. The Create menu now puts third-party apps at the same level as Google’s own apps (Docs, Sheets, etc.). This is …

Earth-Threatening Asteroid to be Visited by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx

One week from today an asteroid will swing within just 17,200 miles of Earth – closer than geosynchronous satellites that orbit the planet. While there is no chance of an impact event on February 15, there are other asteroids that …

Timberlake Adds Beer Executive To List Of Titles Timberlake Adds Beer Executive To List Of Titles

Justin Timberlake can add Beer Executive to his list of titles, which also include: Singer, Musician, Actor, Investor, and Entrepreneur. Actually, the real title is Creative Director, as Anheuser-Busch has appointed him as such for its Bud Light Platinum brand. …

Teenager Building His Own 3D Printer Out Of LEGO Teenager Building His Own 3D Printer Out Of LEGO

LEGO has proven its versatility time and time again with projects as impressive as a working jet engine to a complex ball delivery machine that still blows my mind to this day. One thing that LEGO has not yet conquered, …

You Probably Have Time for Sweet Brown’s New Dental Ad

Internet legend Sweet Brown has just starred in a new ad for Tulsa-based dentists Shortline Dental. We’re happy that Sweet Brown can turn her memedom into cash. You should be too. A toothache? Ain’t nobody got time for that. [Shortline …

Jagjit Singh Honored With Google Doodle In India Jagjit Singh Honored With Google Doodle In India

Google is paying homage to Indian Ghazal singer/musician Jagjit Singh with a doodle on its home page in India. Singh died in 2011. Today would have been his 72nd birthday. Here’s a performance: The Economic Times reports that Jagit Singh …

Origin For Mac Officially Released

Love it or hate it, if you want to play Dead Space 3, Crysis 3, or SimCity on a PC or Mac, you are going to have to download EA’s Origin platform. It’s been only one month since EA released …

Facebook Pages Manager for Android Update Brings the Ability to Promote Posts and More Facebook Pages Manager for Android Update Brings the Ability to Promote Posts and More
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Facebook has just released an update to their Pages Manager for Android app that brings new features to make the app a lot more useful to page owners. Pages Manager for Android arrived in the U.S. early last month after …

Blizzard Talks Up New Features In StarCraft II: Heart Of The Swarm
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StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, the next game in the StarCraft II trilogy, is quickly approaching. Some players may be content to keep playing Wings of Liberty, but others will want to jump on board the latest title to …

Steven Tyler To Testify On Behalf Of Celebrities
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Steven Tyler is one of several celebrities who are trying to make Hawaii a safer place for stars. The Aerosmith frontman is expected to testify today at a Honolulu hearing for a bill Tyler himself initiated which would crack down …

White House Sees First Online Petition Cross New 100,000-Signature Threshold White House Sees First Online Petition Cross New 100,000-Signature Threshold
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The White House will be forced to respond to its first online petition since upping the signature threshold to 100,000. Created on January 24th, the petition has crossed the 100,000 signature mark in just two weeks. So, what does it …

New LEGO City Undercover Trailer Goes Undercover
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The announcement yesterday that Rayman Legends will be delayed to September and will no longer be a Wii U exclusive was a huge blow to early adopters of the Wii U. The title was one of the most anticipated games …

Update Flash Now: Abobe Just Patched Two Security Holes Update Flash Now: Abobe Just Patched Two Security Holes

Java and Internet Explorer have both been rocked with some pretty nasty zero day exploits earlier in the year, but they’re not the only software that gets hit with exploits. Adobe’s Flash is frequently targeted by hackers as well, and …

Fashionista Suicide Comes After Facebook Exchange
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A 22-year old woman jumped to her death from the George Washington Bridge on Wednesday night, leaving behind a note detailing the “friends” who had been upsetting her recently. In the note–which was left in her purse on the bridge’s …

Facebook Bug Shows Facebook’s Power Over Your Site (And Your Business) Facebook Bug Shows Facebook’s Power Over Your Site (And Your Business)
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Facebook experienced a glitch late on Thursday, which took down a whole lot of sites temporarily, illustrating just how much power Facebook holds over the web. Users would visit a site, and then it would redirect to an error message …