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Netflix Brings “People Search” to Xbox 360; Makes Library Searchable by Actor, Director Netflix Brings “People Search” to Xbox 360; Makes Library Searchable by Actor, Director
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Earlier this month, Netflix launched an update to its Xbox 360 app that brought the “Just for Kids” platform to the console. “Just for Kids” is a section that highlights programming that’s appropriate for youngsters so parents can feel confident …

The Wiki Weapon Project Aims To Create The First Fully 3D Printed Gun The Wiki Weapon Project Aims To Create The First Fully 3D Printed Gun

You may remember last month when a 3D printer enthusiast created the lower-receiver of a gun with a 3D printer from the 90s. He then used after market parts to create a fully working gun. It brought up the question …

Ray Bradbury Honored With Mars Rover Landing Site Ray Bradbury Honored With Mars Rover Landing Site

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced yesterday that it has dubbed the landing site of the Mars rover Curiosity “Bradbury Landing” in honor of sci-fi author Ray Bradbury. It was the Curiosity science team that chose to honor Bradbury, who passed …

Regular Guy Tricks NYC into Thinking He’s a Huge Celebrity [VIDEO] Regular Guy Tricks NYC into Thinking He’s a Huge Celebrity [VIDEO]
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It’s undeniable that Americans are a celebrity-obsessed bunch. Take a look at what’s trending on Twitter or Yahoo, or any other online service that tracks buzz and you’l notice a trend; Kim Kardashian, Khloe Kardashian, Katie Holmes, Snooki, Snooki’s baby, …

Playable 16-bit Borderlands “De-Make” Revealed Playable 16-bit Borderlands “De-Make” Revealed

Gearbox has certainly given its marketers free reign to be as creative as they can be. The Borderlands 2 launch trailer featured some ridiculous promises such as “870 GAJILLION MORE GUNS” and even more ridiculous dubstep. The Wimoweh trailer might …

Mel Gibson: New Girlfriend Models Scandalous Jeans Mel Gibson: New Girlfriend Models Scandalous Jeans
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Mel Gibson was spotted recently with an attractive young lady, and now rumors are flying that the two are an item. The woman in question, Nadia Lanfranconi, is a model and aspiring musician from Italy whose resume includes wearing some …

Microsoft Turns Your Xbox into an Elections Hub Microsoft Turns Your Xbox into an Elections Hub

Microsoft is getting into the Campaign 2012 coverage game in a big way. Today, they’ve announced the new Election 2012 on Xbox LIVE hub, which will bring live streaming coverage and a few other election goodies to the game console. …

Vivienne Jolie-Pitt: New Movie Star In The Family Vivienne Jolie-Pitt: New Movie Star In The Family
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Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, the youngest of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s children, will make her film debut alongside her mother in 2014′s “Maleficent“. She’ll be the first of their children to appear in a movie. The movie is a re-telling of …

iPhone 5 Rumor: These Are The Insides Of Apple’s New Wonder Phone iPhone 5 Rumor: These Are The Insides Of Apple’s New Wonder Phone
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The iPhone 5 is surely to go down in history as the most leaked electronic device ever made. Every part from the front panel to the SIM card has been leaked by one party or another. Of course, all of …

The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day

If Facebook’s underperforming stock value has made you think that the social media giant is withering away into nothingness, think again. The network is still a well-oiled machine, a beast of data processing that has some impressive numbers to back …

Sony Mobile Announces 1,000 Layoffs Sony Mobile Announces 1,000 Layoffs

The late summer layoffs just keep coming. Sure, it was expected that RIM would be laying off many employees, but who saw the gutting of Motorola Mobility coming? Game companies have had it even worse than device manufacturers, though. PopCap …

Former FTC Chairman Doesn’t Think An FTC Antitrust Suit Against Google Would Work Former FTC Chairman Doesn’t Think An FTC Antitrust Suit Against Google Would Work
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There has been talk about a possible antitrust investigation into Google by the FTC for over a year. Earlier this year, the FTC hired Beth Wilkinson, a high-profile antitrust litigator, which many assumed signaled that this scenario would soon come …

Katie Holmes To Show At New York Fashion Week Katie Holmes To Show At New York Fashion Week
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Katie Holmes, who just had her divorce from Tom Cruise finalized, is moving on to bigger and better things soon; she’ll show her clothing line, Holmes and Yang, at New York Fashion Week. Holmes has been involved with the line …

Facebook Releases The Sponsored Results API Facebook Releases The Sponsored Results API

It was reported yesterday that Facebook’s sponsored search results had gone live. The new ads let marketers direct people to Facebook pages within the search bar. Developers can use it to push their apps to the top of search results. …

Netflix, RADiUS-TWC Ink Deal for Indie Films Netflix, RADiUS-TWC Ink Deal for Indie Films

Netflix is making a move to add more content to its streaming lineup, this time in the form of indie films from an arm of The Weinstein Company. Today, Netflix and RADiUs-TWC are announcing a multi-year deal to bring a …

Google Takes Street View To New Northern Extreme Google Takes Street View To New Northern Extreme

Google announced that it is setting out on a new mapping mission, sending its Street View team up the furthest north in Canada it has ever gone, in order to map out Cambridge Bay in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut …

New Logitech Keyboard is Washable, Spillproof New Logitech Keyboard is Washable, Spillproof
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This week Logitech began taking preorders for its new washable keyboard. And when Logitech says “washable” they mean the entire keyboard can be submerged in water and survive. The keyboard, branded the Logitech Washable Keyboard K310, has been designed to …

Michael Strahan: “Live!” News Gets Mixed Reactions Michael Strahan: “Live!” News Gets Mixed Reactions
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Michael Strahan is now rumored to be the co-host who will fill the chair beside Kelly Ripa on “Live!”, and while the network won’t announce who got the job until September 4th, many are already congratulating the former New York …

Facebook/Instagram Deal Gets the FTC’s Blessing Facebook/Instagram Deal Gets the FTC’s Blessing

Everything looks a-ok with Facebook’s acqusition of photo-sharing app Instagram, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC has just ended their investigation into whether or not the proposed deal violates any laws with a resounding “not that we can …

Google Gives AdSense Interface An Update Google Gives AdSense Interface An Update

Google has revealed a new redesign for the AdSense interface, which it is rolling out this week. “Your account will still have the same general structure, but you’ll notice some gradual updates to introduce cleaner design elements,” says Arlene Lee …

Windows 8 Phone Might Be Getting Serious About Gaming Windows 8 Phone Might Be Getting Serious About Gaming

Windows 8 Phones are still not out yet, but support for the platform is growing. To be really successful, Microsoft is going to need to get game developers on board. People flock to iOS and Android for the gaming experience …

Over 27% of the Top 10 Twitter Accounts’ Followers Are Fake Over 27% of the Top 10 Twitter Accounts’ Followers Are Fake
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Fake Twitter followers are on everyone’s mind. Last month, GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s Twitter followers jumped substantially overnight, leading some to accuse the campaign of buying followers. They denied it of course, but it led to a much more …

Should Facebook Monitor Chats to Help Snag Child Predators? Should Facebook Monitor Chats to Help Snag Child Predators?
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Let’s face it; social media and privacy are always going to be two warring parties. Sure, privacy controls help users define who can see what on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest (and some sites offer simpler, more accessible privacy …

Chrome For iPhone, iPad Gets First Update Chrome For iPhone, iPad Gets First Update

Google announced its first update for Chrome on iPhone and iPad in version 21 / 21.0.1180.77. The update adds the ability to share directly from Chrome to social networks and email. Other features include: “more actionable” sync sign in error …