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This ‘iphone’ From Brazil Runs Android, Much To Apple’s Chagrin This ‘iphone’ From Brazil Runs Android, Much To Apple’s Chagrin

Most of us know the iPhone to be Apple’s prized smartphone – the device that ushered in the current mobile era we’re experiencing. Unfortunately for Apple, a different company has the rights to the “IPHONE” name in Brazil. That company …

The Sims 3 University Life Previewed in New Walkthrough Video

Last month, Maxis teased The Sims 3: University Life with a trailer that showed off frat parties, bonfire keggers, and beer pong. Today, the developer of The Sims games has released a much longer preview that delves into the details …

Touch Friendly Firefox For Windows 8 Now Available Touch Friendly Firefox For Windows 8 Now Available

Mozilla was one of the first browser vendors to announce support for Windows 8 in March of last year. At that time, the company said it would be take advantage of the Metro UI to create a touch-enabled version of …

Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added some new features to Google Now with a new update. For Movie cards, Google Now will now include ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, and let you purchase tickets through Fandango (a feature that …

A Successful Transition From VAR To Cloud Service Provider A Successful Transition From VAR To Cloud Service Provider

Trustmarque, a “VAR turned service provider” thinks VARs need to up their game in services to succeed in the cloud computing world, according to a report from ChannelBiz. The publication quotes CEO Scott Haddow: The successful transition from reseller to …

NetCom Launches New Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Course NetCom Launches New Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Course

NetCom has launched a new Microsoft SharePoint 2013 course aimed at preparing attendees for the certification exa for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in SharePoint 2013 (MCSE). SharePoint 2013 is part of Microsoft’s recent “era of productivity” software rollout. “The new …

Killer Issued Razor Before Suicide, Authorities Say

Alleged serial killer Israel Keyes, who gave up the location of Alaskan barista Samantha Koenig’s body before he committed suicide in December, reportedly had been given a razor blade by prison authorities before his death. Keyes had tried to escape …

Randi Zuckerberg Snags a Two-Book Deal from HarperCollins Randi Zuckerberg Snags a Two-Book Deal from HarperCollins

Randi Zuckerberg, former marketing head at Facebook and sister of CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has just finalized a two-book deal with HarperCollins. The first book will be called “Dot Complicated,” which happens to be the name of a modern lifestyle newsletter …

Fox Hires Scott Brown to Comment on Politics
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Fox News this week announced that former U.S. Senator Scott Brown has been hired to provide political commentary across a variety of Fox News programs. He will appear on both daytime and primetime programming for the cable news network. Brown …

Watch Miyamoto Talk Up Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

Nintendo declared 2013 as The Year of Luigi this morning during its Nintendo Direct broadcast. Kicking off the celebration will be the release of Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon for the Nintendo 3DS in March. The UK Nintendo Direct just wrapped …

Like Google’s Doodles? Watch This Hangout With The Doodlers Like Google’s Doodles? Watch This Hangout With The Doodlers

The hangout features some Google doodlers, including Ryan Germick, who leads the Google Doodles team, as well as a judge from Doodle for Google contest, a member of Google Education team, and some Google-certified educators. Google is running a popular …

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Comes Out June 9

Today’s Nintendo Direct may have been all about the “Year of Luigi,” but a few non-Luigi games did slip through into the presentation. In particular, details on the release of the new Animal Crossing title were revealed. Fans of the …

RFK Jr. Arrested At White House Protest
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Robert Kennedy Jr. was among the dozens of protestors who were arrested yesterday after chaining themselves to a White House gate to make their voices heard regarding the Keystone Pipeline. The project, which would put in 1,700 miles of conduit …

Nintendo 3DS eShop Gets A Number Of Unique Titles This Spring

The Nintendo eShop for 3DS has been a bastion of creativity and innovation since it first launched in 2011. Nintendo’s own studios have created a number of unique titles for the service that don’t conform to the conventions set by …

Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding

Kickstarter has picked Valentine’s Day to debut their first-ever mobile app. The app, launching today on iOS, features tools for project browsers, backers, and creators alike. Browsing projects feels simple and streamlined with the new app. You can look by …

George Ferris Google Doodle Comes To The Rest Of The World George Ferris Google Doodle Comes To The Rest Of The World
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Google is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Google Doodle honoring George Ferris, the creator of the original Ferris Wheel (and the source of its name). As previously reported, the doodle hit the other side of the world as it became …

Hugh Jackman Rumors Anger His Wife

Hugh Jackman has faced rumors for years that he’s gay, and now he’s speaking out about it, saying it’s upsetting his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness. “Just recently, it bugs her,” he said. “She goes: ‘It’s big. It’s everywhere!” The rumors may …

LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins Previewed by Nintendo

Today’s Nintendo Direct was almost entirely 3DS-related, and the “Year of Luigi” theme carried through most of the presentation. There was, however, an interlude in which non-Luigi games were featured and a longer look at LEGO City Undercover: The Chase …

Watch This Morning’s Luigi Powered Nintendo Direct
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This morning, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata sported a rather fetching Luigi hat and announced 2013 as the year of Luigi. He said it’s about time the character got his due after being a supporting character for so long. Of course, …

Facebook Suggests You Give Your Valentine a Facebook Gift Facebook Suggests You Give Your Valentine a Facebook Gift
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Facebook is doing one of those top-of-the-news-feed topical promotions today – for Valentine’s Day of course. This time, Facebook is suggesting that you remember to surprise your Valentine with a cool gift. And as you may have guessed, they’re using …

Amazon GameCircle Drives Engagement And Monetization In Kindle Fire Games Amazon GameCircle Drives Engagement And Monetization In Kindle Fire Games

Amazon introduced GameCircle in July of last year as a way to help developers easily add features like achievements, leaderboards and more into their Kindle Fire games. In a recent study, Amazon has found that GameCircle integration has proven to …

Alyson Hannigan Gets Death Threats, Restraining Order

Alyson Hannigan, who rose to fame on the immensely popular Joss Whedon show “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and now stars on “How I Met Your Mother”, recently obtained a restraining order after a fan began posting death threats against her …

Gas Powered Games Bought by Wargaming.net
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Earlier this week, developer Gas Powered Games cancelled its Wildman Kickstarter project. Though the developer is well-known for its Dungeon Siege games, the Wildman Kickstarter was only around half-funded with a few days left to go. The $1.1 million goal …

YouTube’s Valentine’s Day Playlists Speak to the In-Love, Broken-Hearted, and Misanthropic YouTube’s Valentine’s Day Playlists Speak to the In-Love, Broken-Hearted, and Misanthropic

Working on the theory that you either really hate Valentine’s Day or you really love Valentine’s Day (there is no middle here), YouTube has put together a bunch of Valentine’s Day playlists featuring videos that will make you feel gushy …