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Android To Hit 1 Billion Device Shipments This Year Android To Hit 1 Billion Device Shipments This Year
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Google is fiercely proud of Android. That much was apparent when the company announced at its annual developer conference that over 900 million Android devices had been activated since its introduction in 2008. At the time, Google said it was …

Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams Feud In Overdrive
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Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams aren’t letting go of the feud that’s been bubbling between them for some time now, and things are getting especially heated now that they’ve brought boyfriends into the mix. Williams, who is fresh off some …

Here’s What 200 Calories Looks Like in Different Foods [VIDEO]
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We know that humans (depending on many factors, of course) require somewhere between 2000 and 2700 calories per day to maintain. But sometimes it’s hard to know just how many calories you’re putting in your body. Volume simply isn’t a …

Vaccines Don’t Cause Guillain-Barre, Shows Study
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A new study published in the latest issue of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases has found no link betweek vaccinations and Guillain-BarrĂ© syndrome. The disease is a neurological disorder that affects a person’s nervous system, leading to weak hands and …

Google Webmaster Tools API To Soon Let You Retrieve ‘Search Queries’ And ‘Backlinks’ Data Google Webmaster Tools API To Soon Let You Retrieve ‘Search Queries’ And ‘Backlinks’ Data
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Today’s Webmaster Help video from Google includes something of an announcement. Matt Cutts reveals that the company is working on some upcoming changes to the Webmaster Tools API. The video is a response to the user-submitted question: Can you tell …

Game of Thrones Is Your Most-Pirated Show of the Year Game of Thrones Is Your Most-Pirated Show of the Year
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Apparently, the Game of Thrones pirating army is one that even Khaleesi could be proud of. When it comes to the Spring television season, HBO’s hit show sits atop the iron throne. With an estimated 5.2 million downloads per episode, …

Lisa Robin Kelly: “That ’70s Show” Actress Arrested For DUI

Lisa Robin Kelly, who played Eric Foreman’s sister on “That ’70s Show”, can’t seem to stay out of trouble with the law. The 43-year old actress was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Saturday in southern California after her car …

Google Groups Gets An Update, Proving Google Still Cares Google Groups Gets An Update, Proving Google Still Cares

Google announced today that it is retiring the old Google Groups interface, and is making the new one available to everyone. The company has been busy updating the product over the past year, and now all users can experience the …

Payday 2 Gets A Web Series Ahead Of Its Release

Payday: The Heist was one of the more interesting games to come out in recent years. It took the concept of cops and robbers to a new level by pitting teams against each other with one trying to coordinate a …

Spinning Statue Can’t Be Explained By Museum
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The Manchester Museum in England can’t explain why a small statue made as an offering to Osiris–the Egyptian god of death–has suddenly started spinning on its own. In a story that sounds straight out of an “Are You Afraid Of …

New Killer is Dead Trailer Shows Off Boss Fight Gameplay

Plenty has already been seen about Killer is Dead the next game from infamous developer Goichi “Suda51″ Suda (Lollipop Chainsaw, No More Heroes). Past trailers have showed off the game’s crazy art style, as well as the large-breasted women who …

Shark Week 2013 Gets an Incredible, Brutal Ad

R.I.P Snuffy the seal. You died a brutal, terrifying, amazing death for the sole purpose of getting all of us hyped about Shark Week. Discovery has unveiled an incredible new advertisement for Shark Week, the channel’s week-long celebration of all …

This “Homemade Lightsaber” Is As Close As You’re Gonna Get To The Real Thing This “Homemade Lightsaber” Is As Close As You’re Gonna Get To The Real Thing
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Even if you don’t like Star Wars, you have to admit that lightsabers are awesome. The expanded universe sought to explain lightsabers as pseudo-magic crystals that emit light beams, but it really is just a powerful laser. That powerful laser …

FakeBlock Is A Real App Available For Android And iOS [Thanks Netflix & Arrested Development] FakeBlock Is A Real App Available For Android And iOS [Thanks Netflix & Arrested Development]
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Gobias Industries has launched the official FakeBlock app, as seen in Netflix’s Arrested Development Season 4. It’s pretty much what you expect – a virtual wood block, though not as full-featured as the one George Michael Bluth envisioned. It does …

Sony Is Saving Some PS4 Game Announcements For Gamescom

Sony may have “won” E3, but it didn’t really show anything new as far as games are concerned. The hardware maker revealed The Order 1886, but that was about it. Some Sony fans may be disappointed by the lack of …

Montenegro Bus Crash: Death Toll Climbs After Plunge Into Ravine

A deadly bus crash in the tiny republic of Montenegro has claimed 18 lives, officials say. 16 Romanians were initially reported dead on Sunday after a bus slid off the road and plunged into a 160-foot deep ravine, but two …

Microsoft Drops $700M on Des Moines Data Center Microsoft Drops $700M on Des Moines Data Center

The Des Moines register has reported that Microsoft is investing nearly $700 million in a massive new data center in West Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Economic Development Authority Board has approved around $20 million in tax credits for the …

Vodafone To Buy German Cable Giant Kabel Deutschland In $10 Billion Deal Vodafone To Buy German Cable Giant Kabel Deutschland In $10 Billion Deal

Vodafone is buying German cable company Kabel Deutschland for about $10.1 billion dollars. The company announced its takeover plans today, which include Vodafone acquiring all shares of Kabel Deutschland Holding AG by way of a voluntary public takeover offer. Earlier …

Snapchat Launches Kid-Friendly Version That Doesn’t Allow the Sending of Messages Snapchat Launches Kid-Friendly Version That Doesn’t Allow the Sending of Messages
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Ephemeral messaging app Snapchat is unveiling a new version of its service designed for all the youngsters out there – those under the age of 13. It’s called “SnapKidz,” and it comes along with a new iOS update. Basically, it …

Caroline Kennedy Leads Family Visit To Ireland
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Caroline Kennedy recently led a family pilgrimage to Ireland to celebrate the 50th anniversary of JFK’s visit and visited the Limerick village of Bruff, which was the birthplace of ancestor Tom Fitzgerald. Bruff residents were extremely excited to welcome back …

Flash Pro For Creative Cloud Gets Major Update Flash Pro For Creative Cloud Gets Major Update
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In early May, Adobe said that it was moving its creative suite exclusively to Creative Cloud so that it could provide faster updates. It turns out developers and artists didn’t have to wait long after all as Adobe has released …

Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon’s LoveFilm Streaming Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon’s LoveFilm Streaming

LoveFilm, a streaming service owned by Amazon, today announced that members from the U.K. and Germany can now stream a variety of CBS programming, including some Showtime original series. “We’re excited to partner with LoveFilm and their terrific subscription service …

Weather Girl Has Totally Appropriate Reaction to a Giant On-Screen Spider

When I was a kid, I loved nature books. But there was one problem with the larger-than-life photographic representations in the arachnid section – the problem was that they were still creepy, even though they were just photographs. I wouldn’t …

Facebook Adds Quick Like Reply to Mobile Messages, Prevents You from Having to Use the Dreaded ‘K’ Facebook Adds Quick Like Reply to Mobile Messages, Prevents You from Having to Use the Dreaded ‘K’
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It’s a small update, but an interesting one. Facebook has added a new like button reply option inside mobile messaging that lets you confirm, like, agree with, basically give a generic positive affirmation to any message with one tap. The …