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Polaroid Wants to Free Your ‘Trapped’ Digital Photos with New Fotobar Stores Polaroid Wants to Free Your ‘Trapped’ Digital Photos with New Fotobar Stores

Polaroid is hoping that people have a desire for the revival of physical photos. Sure, having thousands of photos online is great (in fact, it’s amazing), but for those great photos, the ones that truly mean something – don’t you …

Microsoft Drags YouTube Back Into Google Antitrust Fight Microsoft Drags YouTube Back Into Google Antitrust Fight

2012 taught me one thing – Microsoft really hates Google, especially when it comes to search. Microsoft’s Bing service consistently called out Google on what it perceived as anti-competitive actions with the latest being its “Scroogled” campaign. Now Microsoft has …

Jimmy Fallon Is Part Teenage Girl Jimmy Fallon Is Part Teenage Girl

Jimmy Fallon hosted teen blogger Tavi Gevinson on his “Late Night” show recently, and in doing so learned that he has an inner teen girl just screaming to get out. Gevinson, who created the online magazine TheStyleRookie, talked about how …

FTC May Announce Google Decision This Week FTC May Announce Google Decision This Week

Here we are into 2013, and still no public decision on the Google antitrust investigation from the FTC. That may change soon, however (I know, we keep hearing that). All Things D is reporting, citing “multiple sources” that the FTC …

Dead Space Recap Video Summarizes the Series’ Considerable Backstory Dead Space Recap Video Summarizes the Series’ Considerable Backstory

The Dead Space games, like some other survival horror titles (not to mention science fiction franchises), has a rather convoluted backstory. In fact, without paying close attention and grabbing various log entries within Dead Space and Dead Space 2, even …

Chandler Style Is Your Inevitable Friends/Gangnam Style Mashup of the Day Chandler Style Is Your Inevitable Friends/Gangnam Style Mashup of the Day

You thought Gangnam Style was dead, didn’t you? Well, it kind of is – at least according to PSY. But fear not, another dance craze is ready to rise up and take its place. OPPA CHANDLER STYLE. Comedy Central UK …

Powerball Jackpot At $50 Million For First 2013 Drawing Powerball Jackpot At $50 Million For First 2013 Drawing

A Florida ticket won the $50 million Powerball jackpot last week. Now, it’s at $50 million again. The last drawing was on Saturday, 12/29. With drawings taking place on Saturdays and Wednesdays, tonight will bring the first drawing of the …

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt: Secretly Married? Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt: Secretly Married?
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who famously have six children together (three of whom are adopted), are rumored to be married after a Christmas Day ceremony in Turks and Caicos. After Pitt was spotted in November picking out a gorgeous …

Linux Fans Rejoice: Ubuntu Smartphones Are Coming This Year Linux Fans Rejoice: Ubuntu Smartphones Are Coming This Year

Back in November, it was announced that Ubuntu would be coming to Android phones. The app would allow any Android phone to be turned into a mini-PC when plugged into a monitor. Now the makers of Ubuntu are taking it …

Amazon’s Appstore Name Is Not False Advertising Says Judge in Ruling Against Apple Amazon’s Appstore Name Is Not False Advertising Says Judge in Ruling Against Apple
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As Amazon planned to launch their own Appstore for Android, Apple decided that the name “Appstore” was too similar to their own App Store – and therefore a lawsuit was in order. Apple attempted to prevent Amazon from launching their …

Giant Planet Formation Revealed in New Observations Giant Planet Formation Revealed in New Observations
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Astronomers have spotted a system that could reveal a key stage in the formation of giant planets. For the first time, images of vast gas streams flowing across a gap in the accretion disc of a young star have been …

Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle for Barış Manço (sometimes spelled Baris Mancho) on its home page in Turkey today. The Turkish rock singer/songwriter, who also became a television producer, was born on this day in 1943. While we don’t get …

Facebook Slowly Conquering the World, Still Trails in Russia, China Facebook Slowly Conquering the World, Still Trails in Russia, China
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It’s Facebook’s world – every other social network is just living in it. Big blue’s virus-like spread has been well-documented, as the company has spent the past three years making up ground in countries like Brazil, Mexico, India, and more …

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Looks Like The Cheap Cash In Nobody Wanted The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Looks Like The Cheap Cash In Nobody Wanted

Telltale’s The Walking Dead is winning Game of the Year awards left and right, and for good reason – the adventure game is phenomenal in almost every way. It was the kind of adaptation that we rarely see in gaming …

LEGO Announces New Free-to-Play Online Game LEGO Announces New Free-to-Play Online Game
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LEGO and Warner Bros. today announced a series of new video games based on the Kingdom of Chima LEGO sets. The series will include games for mobile platforms, the Nintendo 3DS, and a “massive” free-to-play online game. “We are doing …

Fantasia: Gay Marriage Comments Rile Up Web Fantasia: Gay Marriage Comments Rile Up Web
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“American Idol” alum Fantasia Barino has a lot of angry fans on her hands after some comments she made on her Instagram account regarding gay marriage went viral. Barino, while on a rant about the things the media says about …

Google Wants You To Pledge To Go Paperless Google Wants You To Pledge To Go Paperless
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Google is part of a group of companies called the Paperless Coalition. There are seven companies in all including Google (Google Drive, specifically), HelloFax, Manilla, HelloSign, Expensify, Xero, and Fujitsu ScanSnap, and they want you to go paperless in 2013. …

Facebooked: The Top 10 Internet-Using Idiot Criminals of the Year Facebooked: The Top 10 Internet-Using Idiot Criminals of the Year
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2012 was a banner year for idiotic criminals who idiotically use the internet to commit or propagate their idiotic crimes. From #YOLO to assassination tweets, and from stupid Facebook photos to botched Apple Store robberies – these are your top …

Stroke Medication Approved by the U.S. FDA Stroke Medication Approved by the U.S. FDA

A new anti-clotting drug has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Called apixaban and marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer as Eliquis, the drug has been approved to reduce the risk of stroke and blood clots for …

Use Internet Explorer 8? You’ll Want This Zero-Day Exploit Fix Use Internet Explorer 8? You’ll Want This Zero-Day Exploit Fix

Microsoft would love it if you used Internet Explorer 9, or IE10 on Windows 8. That’s not going to happen, however, as many users are still on Windows XP where Internet Explorer 8 reigns supreme. Those users are now under …

Amazon Third-Party Sellers Saw Tremendous Sales Over The Holiday Season Amazon Third-Party Sellers Saw Tremendous Sales Over The Holiday Season

Businesses selling their goods on Amazon had their best holiday season yet, according to Amazon. The company has over two million third-party sellers on Amazon Marketplace, and unit growth from U.S. sellers grew over 40% year-over-year. “We value the breadth …

Intel TV Service Delayed by Cable Companies Intel TV Service Delayed by Cable Companies
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Intel‘s new push into the cable TV arena could be delayed significantly, if cable companies have their way. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Intel’s plan to offer cable TV over the internet is on hold until content-licensing agreements …

Sofia Vergara’s Fiance Tossed Out Of Miami Club Sofia Vergara’s Fiance Tossed Out Of Miami Club

Sofia Vergara and fiance Nick Loeb were involved in a scuffle on New Year’s Eve at a Miami club that led to Loeb being thrown out, according to The New York Post. Vergara and her soon-to-be husband were partying with …

Neil Armstrong Lied About Famous Words? Neil Armstrong Lied About Famous Words?
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When Neil Armstrong uttered his famous first lines on the moon in 1969, millions of Americans were stunned speechless by the history they were watching–and hearing–unfold on their television screens. But now, over 40 years later, a documentary featuring the …