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Twitter Finally Launches Native Windows 8 App Twitter Finally Launches Native Windows 8 App

After promising Windows 8 users that a native app was on the way, Twitter has finally delivered. Twitter for Windows 8 has just hit the Windows Store. Twitter first announced that they were working on an app for Windows 8 …

Jeff Gordon Prank Ad Isn’t Real, But it is Fun
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This week, Pepsi released an ad designed for viral marketing online. It features Nascar driver Jeff Gordon dressing up with a fake beard and moustache, which is ridiculous enough on its own. He then proceeds to supposedly prank a used …

Google’s Spring Cleaning Shutters More Than Just Google Reader Google’s Spring Cleaning Shutters More Than Just Google Reader
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Google is continuing its habit of announcing product closures in bulk with another round of “spring cleaning.” The first “spring cleaning” actually happened in the Fall of 2011, when Google axed things that you probably don’t even remember at this …

Medieval Knight Found Underneath Car Park
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Knights today are romanticized in pop culture as noble warriors and defenders of chivalry, but the real thing has been found this week in Scotland. A medieval knight has been found buried underneath a car park in Edinburgh this week. …

Google Reader Is Shutting Down July 1st Google Reader Is Shutting Down July 1st
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One of the most popular feed readers around is shutting down this year – due to declining usage. Google Reader, the platform Google first launched in 2005, is simply one of the many Google services on the chopping block this …

‘Game of Thrones’ Gets the Mid-90s Sitcom Treatment

Last week, we showed you the incredible re-imagining of AMC’s hit series Breaking Bad as a mid-90s sitcom. At that time, I told you of my fondness for these types of things. So it should come as no surprise that …

Nintendo Bringing Flipnote Studio 3D To 3DS This Year
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One of the more popular apps on the Nintendo DSi was Flipnote Studio. It allowed artists to create frame-by-frame animation on the handheld device, and share the animations with the world via the Web. Now Nintendo is bringing an updated …

Paltrow Elimination Diet Book Cuts Out Meat, Wheat, and Sugar

Gwyneth Paltrow may be most famous for her acting abilities, but the oscar-winning actress would really like you to know just how meticulously she plans her diet. The star and co-writer Julia Turshen will soon release a cookbook filled with …

Adobe Phasing Out Boxed Retail Copies Of CS6 Adobe Phasing Out Boxed Retail Copies Of CS6

Do you still purchases boxed retail versions of software? If so, you might want to grab a boxed copy of Adobe’s Creative Suite 6 as the company is beginning to phase out its retail offerings. Adobe told multiple outlets today …

Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets on the Web Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets on the Web

In how in the hell was that not already a thing news, Twitter has just added support for line breaks on the web. Before, users could only experience the great fun of fragmented tweets on mobile, but starting today you …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Makes Its Way To Retail In April

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has already proven to be the best selling Xbox Live Arcade title ever released on the platform. Now the indie hit has a chance to become the best selling retail Xbox 360 game of the year. …

New Pope Chosen, @Pontifex Twitter Account Reactivated New Pope Chosen, @Pontifex Twitter Account Reactivated
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With a plume of white smoke, the papal conclave has just selected Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a cardinal from Argentina, as the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church. He will be called Pope Francis and is the first ever pope …

Bieber Hamster Dies While in Fan’s Care
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Last December, pop star Justin Bieber gave his pet hamster, Pac, to a grateful fan in Atlanta. This week, that fan sadly announced that Pac the hamster has died. Tori McClure, the girl who received the hamster, tweeted out this …

Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Gets A Permanent Price Cut, Launches In Europe And Japan Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Gets A Permanent Price Cut, Launches In Europe And Japan

The Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ launched late last year for a rather affordable $300. To perhaps undercut the competition even more, Amazon has decided to make its flagship tablet even cheaper. Amazon announced today that the 16GB Kindle Fire HD …

Twitter to Launch Standalone Music Discovery App Born Out of Recent Acquisition [REPORT] Twitter to Launch Standalone Music Discovery App Born Out of Recent Acquisition [REPORT]

Twitter is working on a standalone music app that could be released on iOS as early as the end of March, according to a report from CNET. The app will reportedly be called “Twitter Music” and will be built upon …

Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google Andy Rubin No Longer Head Of Android, Starting “New Chapter” At Google
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Andy Rubin, co-founder of Android, has been in charge of the Android team at Google since his company was bought by the search giant in 2005. Since then, Android has matured into the most used mobile operating system on the …

Lamar and Khloe: Puppy Added to the Family

Khloe Kardashian‘s marriage seems to be strong and happy. This is in contrast to her sister, who is in the midst of a contentious divorce from her legal husband, Kris Humphries, while currently pregnant with R&B singer Kanye West’s child. …

Facebook Launches One-Column Timeline with More Focus on Interests Facebook Launches One-Column Timeline with More Focus on Interests
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It looks like the news feed isn’t the only Facebook product getting a major refresh. For the past few months, Facebook has been testing a one-column Timeline layout that puts all your posts in one, larger column and everything else …

Stratasys Built A 3D Printer Exclusively For Dental Labs Stratasys Built A 3D Printer Exclusively For Dental Labs

We’ve already seen how 3D printers are revolutionizing dentistry, but the technology is still out of reach for many smaller clinics. Stratasys is hoping to remedy that with a new 3D printer built just for orthodontic labs. Say hell to …

Peter Banks Dies; Yes Guitarist was 65

Peter Banks, the original guitarist for the rock band Yes, has died at the age of 65. According to a BBC report, the English guitarist was found in his home on March 8, apparently dead from heart failure. Banks, along …

FTC Gets Specific on Guidelines for Third-Party Twitter Ads FTC Gets Specific on Guidelines for Third-Party Twitter Ads

The Federal Trade Commission has just released some revisions of its decade-old online advertising guidelines, alliteratively titled “Dotcom Disclosures.” In it, the FTC lays out more specific rules for “space-constrained” ads, which you and me would probably just call Twitter …

Galaxy S IV Flash Mob Is Unleashed On Times Square Galaxy S IV Flash Mob Is Unleashed On Times Square

How does Samsung let us know that the Galaxy S IV will be unveiled tomorrow? Do they send out a press release? Or plaster ads all over Times Square? That’s all too easy and predictable. Samsung has instead employed the …

Student Brings $20K to School, Begins Handing it Out to Classmates
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Teachers have been known to chastise students over contraband by sarcastically asking students if they have brought enough for the whole class. What if, instead of chewing gum, the contraband in question was a large stack of money? The ABC …

Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix Teens Are Increasingly Turning To Smartphones For Their Internet Fix

Kids these days take the Internet for granted. When I was their age, I had to wait my turn to use the family desktop in the kitchen. Even then, it was on a painfully slow 56k dial-up connection. The accelerated …