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Apple HDTV on Hold as Cable Companies Balk Apple HDTV on Hold as Cable Companies Balk

Last month it was reported that Apple was in talks with cable companies over changing the current cable TV model with the upcoming Apple HDTV. Rumor had it that these talks were unlikely to yield results due to the cable …

Amazon Wants To Help You Make Kindle Fire HD Apps Amazon Wants To Help You Make Kindle Fire HD Apps
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The Kindle Fire HD is pretty awesome, isn’t it? The new 7 and 8.9-inch tablets are likely to give Apple a run for their money. Like all hardware, however, the true strength of these new tablets are in the apps. …

President Obama’s Speech Sets New Political Tweets Record President Obama’s Speech Sets New Political Tweets Record
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Last night in Charlotte, President Obama accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination to run for a second term. This (and a few other high-profile speeches) made the final night of the DNC the most buzzed-about night across both conventions, in terms …

Kellen Winslow Rumors Aren’t True Kellen Winslow Rumors Aren’t True

Kellen Winslow, who was released from the Seahawks last week, didn’t fail the physical given by the Patriots, although they didn’t end up signing him. The news that he was passed over for failing due to bum knees was reported …

Caroline Kennedy: Obama And JFK Are A Lot Alike Caroline Kennedy: Obama And JFK Are A Lot Alike
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Caroline Kennedy spoke up on behalf of President Obama on Thursday at the DNC, following up on her support of his campaign four years ago by saying he has something her own father admired: courage. Kennedy made it clear that …

Jerry Jones’ Glasses Get Their Own Caretaker Jerry Jones’ Glasses Get Their Own Caretaker
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is a very rich man, and, according to some, that means he can afford to have a personal eyeglasses cleaner during games. As Jones sat in his comfy suite watching his team defeat the Giants, …

Google Fiber Gets $40 NFL Redzone Package Google Fiber Gets $40 NFL Redzone Package

Google announced today that in addition to carrying NFL Network, Google Fiber will also carry NFL Redzone. In a post on the Google Fiber blog, senior product manager Larry Yang writes: You’re probably already excited that the Google Fiber TV …

Bill Clinton, LivingSocial, and The Ring Bill Clinton, LivingSocial, and The Ring

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Netflix Gives Android Users WiFi-Only Option Netflix Gives Android Users WiFi-Only Option
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Netflix just launched the ability stream content on Wi-Fi networks only from Android devices. In a brief post to the Netflix US & Canada blog, director of product management, Roma De, wrote: We know many of you love to watch …

Amazon Announces Whispersync For Voice and Gaming Amazon Announces Whispersync For Voice and Gaming

Amazon today announced the new Kindle Fire, two Kindle Fire HDs, and the Kindle Paperwhite, along with some amazing pricing that could seriously challenge Apple in the tablet space. However, if you weren’t paying close attention to the news coming …

Google’s Matt Cutts On Why Ads Can Be More Helpful Than Organic Results Google’s Matt Cutts On Why Ads Can Be More Helpful Than Organic Results
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Some people think Google’s search results pages are getting too cluttered. There’s no question that Google has been adding more elements to them over the years. In fact, just today, Google announced that it is expanding the “Knowledge Graph Carousel,” …

Google Affiliate Network Aims To Make It Easier To Get Links Google Affiliate Network Aims To Make It Easier To Get Links

Google has launched some new features for the Google Affiliate Network, which it says will simplify the process of creating relationships and getting links. For publishers, the “Recommended” sub-tab is now the default view for the Advertisers tab, and features …

Kobo Announces A New Android Tablet To Take On Amazon Kobo Announces A New Android Tablet To Take On Amazon
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Would anybody be so bold to announce a new line of eReaders and Android tablets the same day as Amazon’s big press event? The Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite are immediately impressive, but is there an alternative? Kobo thinks they …

Joe South Dies at 72, “Games People Play” Singer Joe South Dies at 72, “Games People Play” Singer
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The music world mourns today as we lose another great favorite and talented musician, Joe South, who passed away on September 5th, 2012. Joe South (born as Joseph Souter) was a well-known session guitarist, and played guitar for other well-known …

Google Apps Vault Now Available For New Customers Google Apps Vault Now Available For New Customers
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Google announced today that Google Apps Vault is now available online to new customers. The product was launched earlier this year as a new governance solution for Google Apps for businesses of all sizes, but certainly for businesses at the …

Twitter Adds Manually Promoted Tweets, Reporting to Self-Service Ad Platform Twitter Adds Manually Promoted Tweets, Reporting to Self-Service Ad Platform

Today, Twitter is announcing two new features to their self-service advertising platform for small businesses – one focuses on functionality and the other on analytics. First, Twitter now lets businesses have more control over which tweets you promote. Before, they …

LinkedIn Mobile Apps Get Company Pages, More Notifications LinkedIn Mobile Apps Get Company Pages, More Notifications
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LinkedIn has launched some updates for its iPhone, Android and iPad apps. In a post on the LinkedIn blog, Joff Redfern writes, “1year, 21 days ago we launched an entirely new LinkedIn mobile experience for iPhone, Android, and the mobile …

Google Finally Launches Demographic Targeting Options For Display Network Google Finally Launches Demographic Targeting Options For Display Network

Two years ago, Google launched demographic targeting in beta for the Google Display Network, and finally, the company is expanding it to more advertisers. The feature simply lets you show ads based on certain demographic categories like age and gender. …

Next-Gen Xbox Console Could Be Delayed [RUMOR] Next-Gen Xbox Console Could Be Delayed [RUMOR]
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Everyone is expecting a new game console from Microsoft next year. Nintendo is set to kick off the next console cycle with the Wii U later this November. The beautiful games shown at this year’s E3 make it painfully obvious …

eBay Acquires Social Shopping Site Svvply.com eBay Acquires Social Shopping Site Svvply.com
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eBay announced that it has acquired online shopping site Svpply.com for an undisclosed sum. The site is described as a “curated collection of the world’s best products and stores.” It’s a community-driven site listing 1.1 million products in its shop. …

Here Are Some Legendary GIFs Set to Music [VIDEO] Here Are Some Legendary GIFs Set to Music [VIDEO]

This. This is really good. What do you get when you pair some of the internet’s finest GIFs with an appropriate/highly inappropriate soundtrack? You get the subreddit r/gifsound (or YTMND, in some circles). Now, what happens when you take some …

Drew Peterson Found Guilty Of Murder Drew Peterson Found Guilty Of Murder

Drew Peterson, who has been a person of interest in his fourth wife’s disappearance since 2007, was found guilty of murder today for the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004. Savio’s official cause of death was ruled …

New Kindle Fire Devices Get X-Ray For Books, Text Books And Movies New Kindle Fire Devices Get X-Ray For Books, Text Books And Movies

Amazon, as you may know, had a lot of Kindle-related announcements. Go here for a rundown. Among the announcements is the launch of X-Ray for Moves and X-Ray for Textbooks, which are exclusively available on the new family of Kindle …

Kindle Fire HD Challenges Apple’s Dominance Kindle Fire HD Challenges Apple’s Dominance

Amazon announced a lot of Kindles today at their press event. The Kindle Paperwhite is already looking pretty sweet and the cheaper standard Kindle is much appreciated. Despite all these great new Kindle announcements, the star of the show was …