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Windows Phone 8 Event: Microsoft Talks The Future Of Smartphones Windows Phone 8 Event: Microsoft Talks The Future Of Smartphones

Hurricane Sandy canceled all of the major events on the East Coast this morning. Microsoft held the Windows 8 launch event in New York City this past weekend, but smartly decided to launch Windows Phone 8 in San Francisco. Microsoft …

Google Announces Its New Line Of Nexus Devices Google Announces Its New Line Of Nexus Devices
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Google’s Android event set for this morning was canceled due to the vicious weather currently hitting New York City in the form of Hurricane Sandy. Some wondered if Google would also delay the expected announcements such as the Nexus 4 …

Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings Foursquare Adds to Its Connected Apps Offerings

If you haven’t tried connecting third-party apps to your Foursquare account, you’re doing Foursquare wrong. Sure, Foursquare offers plenty of information on the locations at which you check-in, but having the right connected apps can help you make the best …

C++ Is Powering The Future Of Robots And Dance C++ Is Powering The Future Of Robots And Dance
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Developers and programmers use a variety of programming languages to get things done. C++ is one of the more complicated languages to learn, but its use can lead to some pretty amazing applications. For instance, the language is being used …

Stock Markets Closed With Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Closing In Stock Markets Closed With Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Closing In
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As previously reported, major stock trading has halted today thanks to Hurricane Sandy (aka: Frankenstorm). Fears related to the storm have shut down the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ. Both announced that they would be closed today, and …

“Banned” iPad Mini Promo Makes Sure We Know It’s Not an iPod Touch “Banned” iPad Mini Promo Makes Sure We Know It’s Not an iPod Touch

Making fun of those white-background Apple product launch videos is one of the internet’s favorite parody styles, and the iPad mini with its disappointing (to some) sets of specs and high price tag is ripe for such ridicule. No retina …

September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading
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ComScore, a leading online media metrics company, today released its online video rankings for September 2012. Unsurprisingly, Google leads the internet in both unique viewers and video ads. According to the new rankings, Google websites, led by YouTube had over …

Toni Braxton Accused Of Fraud In Bankruptcy Case Toni Braxton Accused Of Fraud In Bankruptcy Case
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Toni Braxton has seen no end to her financial woes since 2010, when she filed for bankruptcy. Now, she’s facing legal troubles after being accused of transferring a large sum of cash to her estranged husband, Keri Lewis, in an …

Consumers Don’t Even Know Windows 8 Exists Consumers Don’t Even Know Windows 8 Exists
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What’s the biggest threat facing Windows 8 in today’s marketplace? Is it the rise of Apple? Is it perhaps the move away from desktop computing? All of these things may be contributing, but the biggest threat may just be that …

Hurricane Sandy Request from FEMA: Text and Facebook, Don’t Talk Hurricane Sandy Request from FEMA: Text and Facebook, Don’t Talk

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy is set to begin its assault on the east coast, millions of people are preparing for what is likely to be a huge weather event with far-reaching consequences. Of course, this involves the basic emergency prep …

It’s Apparently Not Out Of The Question That Google’s Link Disavow Tool Could Be Used For Ranking Signals It’s Apparently Not Out Of The Question That Google’s Link Disavow Tool Could Be Used For Ranking Signals
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Earlier this month, Google launched the Link Disavow tool, which webmasters can use to tell Google to ignore certain links they believe to be bad. While Google will only do so at its own discretion, some may be wondering if …

Avril’s Ex Has A Stunning Halloween Costume Avril’s Ex Has A Stunning Halloween Costume

If you were once married to Avril Lavigne and then had to bear the burden of watching her shenanigans with new future hubby Chad Kroeger (of Nickelback fame), you’d probably be a little bitter. Well, Halloween is the perfect time …

Facebook Cancels NYC Gifts Event Ahead of Hurricane Sandy Facebook Cancels NYC Gifts Event Ahead of Hurricane Sandy

In light of the imminent landfall of “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Facebook has become the next company to postpone scheduled events in the city. Earlier this month, Facebook sent out invitations for a November 1st event set …

New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Highlights “Dynamic” Audio New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Highlights “Dynamic” Audio

Square Enix and IO Interactive want gamers to know every detail of Hitman: Absolution before its release. Already, trailers detailing over-the-top bad guys, varied weapons, assassination methods, and silly costumes have been released. Today’s trailer demonstrates how the audio in …

Robert Downey Jr. And Jack Black Are Soldiers Of The Future Robert Downey Jr. And Jack Black Are Soldiers Of The Future
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It’s only a few weeks until the launch of Call of Duty: Blacks Ops II on November 13. Until then, Activision will be bombaring the Internet and television with ads for the latest blockbuster title. Much like Modern Warfare 3, …

Windows 8: Is It Worth The Upgrade? Windows 8: Is It Worth The Upgrade?
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Windows 8 has been at the forefront of discussion for the weeks leading up to its launch on Friday. The company says that Windows 8 is the future – a world where traditional desktop computing and touch computing can live …

Short Film Explores the Perils of Being “Hooked” on Facebook Short Film Explores the Perils of Being “Hooked” on Facebook
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It’s much easier to lie about yourself (or embellish, if you will) on the internet than it is in person. How do you know that a person really “likes” a certain band or brand? How do you know that profile …

You Might Be Waiting Months To See Effects From Google’s Link Disavow Tool You Might Be Waiting Months To See Effects From Google’s Link Disavow Tool
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If you were hit by the Penguin update, you should probably use Google’s new Link Disavow tool, particularly if you can’t get bad links removed. That’s the message we’re getting from Google’s Matt Cutts. Cutts and Google really emphasized that …

Natina Reed Killed In Atlanta: Twitter Reacts Natina Reed Killed In Atlanta: Twitter Reacts
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Singer and actress Natina Reed, who was a member of the R&B group Blaque and appeared in the popular cheerleading film “Bring It On”, was struck by a car and killed on an Atlanta highway over the weekend, just two …

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair
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Microsoft launched its first foray into tablets – the Surface – on Friday. It’s possible that a new Surface owner has already broken the screen. What are they to do? It’s probably still under warranty, but more adventurous users may …

Stocks Halted as Hurricane Sandy Hurtles Toward New York Stocks Halted as Hurricane Sandy Hurtles Toward New York

Major stock trading is halted today as fears about Hurricane Sandy continue to shut down nearly the entire Northeastern U.S. Both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ have announced their U.S. stock exchanges will be closed today, and …

Marco Rubio’s Daughter Home From Hospital Marco Rubio’s Daughter Home From Hospital
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Senator Marco Rubio’s 12-year old daughter, Amanda, was rushed to the hospital on Saturday after a golf cart she was riding in was involved in a collision. She was taken to Miami Children’s Hospital and treated for a concussion, but …

Hurricane Sandy Prompts Paywall Takedowns at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal Hurricane Sandy Prompts Paywall Takedowns at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, a few online news sources have decided to make their content freely available to everyone with an internet connection. That means tearing down those paywalls The New York Times is …

Skyrim Premium Edition Spotted on Amazon Skyrim Premium Edition Spotted on Amazon

Aside from Dishonored, Bethesda doesn’t have a huge title hitting store shelves this holiday season. Instead, it appears the company is preparing to offer last year’s hit Skyrim in a special “Premium Edition” bundle. At least in Germany, that is. …