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Google Puts A BufferBox Locker In A San Francisco Coffee Bar Google Puts A BufferBox Locker In A San Francisco Coffee Bar

Back in November, news came out that Google acquired BufferBox, a locker service for people receiving packages from online retailers. A Google spokesperson said at the time, “We want to remove as much friction as possible from the shopping experience, …

Google Publishes Official Google Glass Tech Specs Google Publishes Official Google Glass Tech Specs

The first wave of Google Glass hardware is complete and shipping off to developers soon. Google has also released the API so those developers can start making apps for it right away. The last piece of the puzze then is …

Mystery Man on Roof Over Explosion Starts Twitter Trend
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With all of the professional and amateur media that caught the Boston Marathon bombings on video, it was only a matter of time before amateur investigators began to piece together their own story. Within minutes of the explosions, Twitter user …

Patton Oswalt Tweets, Facebooks Thoughts On Boston Marathon Explosions
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Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt, a frequent Twitter user on a day-to-day basis, took to the medium following Monday’s tragedy in Boston to offer some brief thoughts, as many other celebrities and ordinary people did. But Oswalt really opened up …

Google Glass Mirror API Now Available Google Glass Mirror API Now Available
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It was revealed yesterday that the first round of Google Glass devices are finished. Google will start shipping to those who pre-ordered the device at Google I/O last year first, and those developers will presumably start building apps for the …

Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily Snapchat Sees an Incredible 150 Million Photos Daily
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Are you snapping ephemeral photos with the Snapchat app? If not, you may be quickly becoming the minority. Apparently, Snapchat is processing more photos daily than Instagram. And not just more – nearly four times as many. The figure was …

Other Wife Found on Facebook: Bigamist Caught by Social Media Other Wife Found on Facebook: Bigamist Caught by Social Media

Keeping a double life organized must be hard enough without the intrusion of social media. One man learned the hard way this week that Facebook only allows users to link their relationship status to one person at a time. According …

Funny or Die’s iSteve Delayed Until April 17th
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In the wake of the terrible attacks at the Boston Marathon on Monday, Funny or Die has decided to delay the release of their Steve Jobs biopic, iSteve, for a couple of days. The film, a rare foray into feature-length …

Google Launches Person Finder For Boston Marathon Explosions Google Launches Person Finder For Boston Marathon Explosions

Google has set up a tool to help people find loved ones after the explosions in Boston today. This is part of Google.org’s Person Finder project. The tool can be used both to try and locate a person and to …

Child Pornographer’s Sentence Overturned After Judge Goes On Strange, Irrelevant Rant About Facebook, Zuckerberg Child Pornographer’s Sentence Overturned After Judge Goes On Strange, Irrelevant Rant About Facebook, Zuckerberg

An 8-year prison sentence for a convicted child pornographer has been vacated and remanded for resentencing following a procedural error that involved the judge in the case going off on a completely unnecessary rant about Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg. The …

Garth Brooks Sued, Accused Of Fraud
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Television and movie producer Lisa Sanderson is suing Garth Brooks. A complaint was filed on Monday for violation of Labor Code Section 201, breach of oral agreement, breach of implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and fraud. The …

Senate Judiciary Committee To Debate ECPA Reform This Week Senate Judiciary Committee To Debate ECPA Reform This Week

ECPA, or the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, has long been in need of an update. The Senate tried last year, but ran out of time. Now it’s a priority and it will hopefully get the time it deserves this week. …

Boston Marathon: Explosions Rock the Finish Line; Injuries, Deaths Reported
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(Image courtesy Dan Lampariello) [UPDATE 5:] It is now being reported that three people, including an 8-year-old boy, have died. Over 150 people were injured in the blasts. [UPDATE 4:] Boston Police have stated that the explosion at the JFK …

U.S. State Department To Kick Off Google+ Hangout Series U.S. State Department To Kick Off Google+ Hangout Series

Google announced today that the U.S. Department of State is launching a series of Google+ Hangouts, starting Friday, April 19 with one featuring Secretary of State John Kerry. The series follows various hangouts this year from members of the Obama …

Paris Jackson: Surgeon Could be Her Career Choice

While her brother Prince has begun a career on-screen as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, Paris Jackson still has a few years to decide where she wants her life and fame to take her. The 15-year-old high school student this …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Launches April 26 On AT&T [Rumor] Samsung Galaxy S4 Launches April 26 On AT&T [Rumor]
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AT&T will be opening up pre-orders for Samsung’s latest flagship device – the Galaxy S4 – tomorrow. There still isn’t a launch date for the device just yet, but rumors from last week suggested that we’d be seeing it sooner …

Lightroom 5 Beta Now Available On Windows, Mac Lightroom 5 Beta Now Available On Windows, Mac

Are you a professional photographer traveling the world looking for that perfect shot? Or are you an amateur photographer taking pictures of your dog on the weekends? In either scenario, you’re going to need some photo editing software to really …

YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming

YouTube has just released version 1.3 of their iOS app, and it finally brings live streaming to the mix. Along with live streaming users can now enjoy their “My Subscriptions” feed on the Guide, which gives them access to the …

Bing Rolls Out Updates To Windows 8 Apps Bing Rolls Out Updates To Windows 8 Apps

Microsoft announced that it is rolling out updates across its six Bing apps for Windows 8 (News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps Travel). The updates focus on personalization. Users can now customize the Bing News app to keep track of specific …

Billy Joel’s Daughter Gets Protection From Cyberstalker
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Earlier this week it was revealed that singer Billy Joel’s daughter, Alexa Ray Joel, had been cyberstalked via Facebook. According to a report from the New York Post, the stalker sent dozens of messages to Alexa, some including references to …

Chi Cheng Dies, Mother Shares Statement

Deftones bassist Chi Cheng has passed away after years of recovery from a car accident. He reportedly died on Sunday morning at the age of 42. Cheng’s mother, who goes by the name Mom J on the OneLoveForChi.com site posted …

Facebook Timeline Designer Leaving the Company Facebook Timeline Designer Leaving the Company

Nicholas Felton, a Facebook product designer who helped to create the Timeline, has announced that he is “moving on” from the company. Felton, who began working on the new Facebook Timeline project in April of 2011, says that he’s proud …

Pistorius Partying as Trial Date Approaches
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Oscar Pistorius has been keeping a low profile in recent months, after being charged with the murder of his girlfirend, Reeva Steenkamp. However, it seems that the olympian has now rejoined Johannesburg nightlife. According to a report in the tabloid …

30 Skiers Complete Record Hand-in-Hand Backflip [VIDEO]

What did you and your friends do this weekend? These guys successfully performed a 30-person backflip, on skis. The world record attempt took place in Quebec, Canada. Check it out below (this was their second attempt): According to the reddit …