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School Shooting In Connecticut Leads To Different Ryan Lanzas Being Mistaken For Shooter School Shooting In Connecticut Leads To Different Ryan Lanzas Being Mistaken For Shooter
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Once CNN released the name of alleged shooter Ryan Lanza (reports are now saying it was his brother), a mad media scramble ensued to look for this person’s social media profiles. One Facebook profile in particular seemed to fit the …

Motorola Atrix HD Gets Jelly Bean On AT&T Today Motorola Atrix HD Gets Jelly Bean On AT&T Today

Motorola angered its Atrix 4G customers back in October when the company said that it wouldn’t be bringing a promised Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade to the device. Two months later, the Atrix 4G’s big brother, the Atrix HD, gets an …

Memphis Police Shooting: One Officer Dead Memphis Police Shooting: One Officer Dead
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It has been a day of unspeakable tragedy concerning gun violence after an elementary school shooting in Connecticut, and now a report out of Memphis tells of more families in mourning. Two police officers were involved in a shootout when …

President Obama Speaks on Connecticut Shooting [VIDEO] President Obama Speaks on Connecticut Shooting [VIDEO]

President Obama has just wrapped up his statements on the terrible tragedy that took place in Newtown, Connecticut this afternoon. A mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school has left upwards of 30 people dead, a majority of them children. …

NASA Video Shows Three-Mile-Long Asteroid Swing By Earth NASA Video Shows Three-Mile-Long Asteroid Swing By Earth
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On Wednesday, December 12, the three-mile-long asteroid named “Toutatis” made its closest approach to earth. NASA scientists working at the Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, California were able to capture radar images of the object as it swung by. …

American Texters Send and Receive Over 41 Texts Every Day on Average American Texters Send and Receive Over 41 Texts Every Day on Average

Pew Research just looked into the texting habits of American adults and surprise: people like to text. What’s not to love, right? The fact that you don’t have to actually speak to another human being is reason enough to peck …

Bing Updates Social Sidebar On iPad Bing Updates Social Sidebar On iPad
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Bing has been tweaking its search results interface for the past week or so. First, they added people and places information to the middle column (Snapshot). After that, they launched a redesign of the social sidebar. Today, Bing has updated …

Google Drive SDK Team Answers Your Questions Google Drive SDK Team Answers Your Questions

Are you one of the many developers that create apps for Google Drive? If so, you’re in luck. The development team behind the SDK recently held a hangout to answer the questions that developers have posed to them on Google+. …

There’s No Time to Explain, But You Need to Watch This Supercut There’s No Time to Explain, But You Need to Watch This Supercut

Quick, get in the van. There’s no time to explain. Quick, come with me. There’s no time to explain. You’re in danger. There’s no time to explain. Seriously, it seems like it may be the most overused line in cinema. …

School Shooting In Connecticut: Shooter Identified School Shooting In Connecticut: Shooter Identified
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The suspect in the Connecticut school shooting which took at least 20 lives has been identified as Ryan Lanza. The death toll has not been confirmed, but CNN is reporting that it could be closer to 30 than 20, and …

Flu Season Could Improve, Thanks to New Virus Study Flu Season Could Improve, Thanks to New Virus Study

New research into the evolution of viruses could change the way humans control infectious diseases such as the yearly flu. The new study, published this week in the journal Current Biology, reports that researchers were able to successfully manipulate a …

Google Spends 30 Minutes Defending The New YouTube Design [Video] Google Spends 30 Minutes Defending The New YouTube Design [Video]
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Google has posted a 30-minute hangout discussing the new YouTube design. Four Googlers discuss the changes and answer user-submitted questions. As with most redesigns of major products, there has been a fair amount of backlash from users about the changes. …

PayPal Starts Offering Prepaid Cards Just In Time For The Holidays PayPal Starts Offering Prepaid Cards Just In Time For The Holidays
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It’s a given that many people will be using PayPal to make transactions over the holiday season. The service, however, is strictly limited to those who either have a credit/debit card or bank account they’re willing to associate with their …

Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG Yahoo Has A New Search Deal With AVG
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Antivirus maker AVG announced on Thursday that it has formed a new Search and Distribution relationship with Yahoo. AVG’s Secure Search offering is now powered by Yahoo. This is interesting, considering that Yahoo’s own search is powered by Bing. AVG …

New The Last of Us Character Revealed in Behind-the-Scenes Trailer New The Last of Us Character Revealed in Behind-the-Scenes Trailer

May is still a long way off, but Naughty Dog is finally opening up about the characters and setting of the realistic post-apocalypse game The Last of Us. The latest reveal expands upon a character revealed in the story trailer …

YouTube Creators Can Now Customize the Text Accompanying Their Shared Videos YouTube Creators Can Now Customize the Text Accompanying Their Shared Videos
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YouTube has just announced a new feature that makes it easier for video creators to share their videos with a message. Starting today, creators can now customize the text that follows your shared videos around – both on YouTube and …

Google Calendar Android App Suggests Locations For Events Google Calendar Android App Suggests Locations For Events

Google has launched an update to the Google Calendar app for Android. New features include: the ability to call and go to a map directly from notifications, location suggestion on even creation and quick event creation from month view. The …

Breaking Bad Meets Downton Abbey and Cooks Up One Hilarious Cup of Tea Breaking Bad Meets Downton Abbey and Cooks Up One Hilarious Cup of Tea

Thanks, Colbert Report. Thank you for this wonderful brew of two great shows. Thank you for getting the cast of Downton Abbey to participate. And most importantly, thank you for getting Lord Grantham to say “mo money, mo quandaries.” If …

Next iPad Mini May Have A Retina Display [Rumor] Next iPad Mini May Have A Retina Display [Rumor]
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The iPad Mini has not exactly been the big hit that Apple had hoped for. Perhaps one reason is that the device isn’t technically on par with its competitors – the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD. The iPad Mini …

Vodka Saves Elephants From Frostbite Vodka Saves Elephants From Frostbite
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Fans of Russian vodka will rejoice at this story: When two circus elephants were trapped in a trailer that had caught fire in Novosibirsk, their trainers were able to get them out to safety…only to realize they were being exposed …

First Gameplay Footage Released For Dirty Bomb, a Free-to-Play FPS First Gameplay Footage Released For Dirty Bomb, a Free-to-Play FPS

Splash Damage today revealed the first gameplay footage from Dirty Bomb, an upcoming PC-only free-to-play first person shooter. Splash Damage is the British developer best known for last year’s tepidly-reviewed Brink. Dirty Bomb may remind gamers quite a bit of …

iPhone 5 Release Date Is Here For These Countries iPhone 5 Release Date Is Here For These Countries

Earlier this month, Apple announced that the iPhone 5 would be released in over 50 countries in December. It’s already been released in South Korea, and today 33 other countries are getting the popular device (sure to be even more …

Mozilla Looks Back On A Year Of Open Web Development Mozilla Looks Back On A Year Of Open Web Development

2012 has been a momentous year for the Internet despite the best efforts of lawmakers and International groups to knock it down a peg. Google and Facebook have already looked back over the year, and have shared some stats on …

Google+ Gets A Bunch Of New Features Google+ Gets A Bunch Of New Features
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Google announced the release of a slew of new Google+ features today. Guy Kawasaki must be ecstatic. Google VP of Engineering Dave Besbris announced them in a Google+ post pointing to a page on the Google+ Project. For Android, Google …