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Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 Get Ubuntu Developer Preview On February 21 Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 Get Ubuntu Developer Preview On February 21
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Canonical announced last week that Ubuntu Mobile would be launching across certain markets in October. The company didn’t say if the U.S. would be included in the initial launch, but U.S. based developers can start developing apps for the platform …

Cruise Ship Bus Breaks Down: The Nightmare Won’t End
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For thousands of passengers on the Carnival cruise line that had to be towed to shore this week, a vacation turned into a miserable, stinky experience that ended after five long days when the ship made it to shore in …

Facebook Throws Its Weight Behind LGBT Tax Equity Legislation in California Facebook Throws Its Weight Behind LGBT Tax Equity Legislation in California
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Facebook is throwing its weight behind a proposed California law that would provide tax equity for the state’s LGBT couples. AB 362, proposed by Democratic Assemblymember Philip Ting (San Francisco), would provide tax relief for employees who receive reimbursement from …

Harrison Ford Rumor: He’ll Play Han Solo Again
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Harrison Ford, who famously played Han Solo in the original “Star Wars” series, is set to reprise the role for the new movies according to several sources. The rumors appear to have started with a blurb about the new films …

Free Crib To Babies Born In 9 Months, IKEA Says
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IKEA Australia is getting a lot of attention today after they announced on Valentine’s Day that they would give away a free crib to any parents whose child is born nine months from now, on November 14th. The company has …

FCC Report Shows ISPs Are Mostly Delivering What You Pay For FCC Report Shows ISPs Are Mostly Delivering What You Pay For
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Once a year, with no specific schedule in mind, the FCC offers up a report on broadband quality in America. It’s part of the Commission’s National Broadband Plan that seeks to study broadband growth in the U.S. and ways to …

Rare Tiger Born at San Francisco Zoo

The San Francisco Zoo this week announced that a rare sumatran tiger cub was born on Sunday, February 10. The cub hasn’t been named yet and even its gender won’t be known for some time. It is currently spending time …

Playing Games With A Wiimote Makes You More Hostile

Nintendo prides itself on making family friendly entertainment that anybody can enjoy. The Nintendo Wii was the best selling console in the last console generation largely due to it broad, casual appeal. That being said, a new study has found …

View Various Valentine’s Vine Videos

Twitter’s Vine app asked users to send them some creative Valentine’s Day-themed Vine videos, and said that the best ones would get a retweet: Here are the four that they felt were worthy of that honor. Considering Vine’s little run …

Kris Humphries’ Lawyer Wants To Quit

Kris Humphries, who has been locked in a legal battle with ex-wife Kim Kardashian for over a year now as the two try to finalize their divorce, is facing another setback in the case after his attorney Marshall Waller filed …

Google Hires Mars Rover Driver (And He’s Very Concerned About Evil) Google Hires Mars Rover Driver (And He’s Very Concerned About Evil)
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Google has hired NASA Mars rover driver Scott Maxwell, saying he will be working on “high-reliability” software. We’re happy to welcome Mars rover driver Scott Maxwell to Google! He’ll be working on high-reliability software: goo.gl/6MbJH — Life at Google (@googlejobs) …

Deamfall Kickstarter Updated With New Gameplay Footage

Last week, Red Thread Games Kickstarted the sequel and finale to its The Longest Journey series. The developers promised to create Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey, a new tale featuring protagonist ZoĆ« Castillo. The game will supposedly feature three different …

People Seem To Be Enjoying This New Chevy Ad People Seem To Be Enjoying This New Chevy Ad
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People really seem to be enjoying this new ad from Chevy, uploaded to YouTube a few days ago. YouTube has it in the “Trending Topics” right alongside things like the ever-popular Harlem Shake and Asteroid 2012 Da14. Given how much …

New Star Trek Video Game Footage Shows Stealthy Spock

Earlier this week, Namco Bandai released an action-packed trailer for the upcoming Star Trek video game based on the rebooted J.J. Abrams movie franchise. It appeared to imitate A new look at the game released today shows that the game …

That Bigger iPhone Won’t Be Out This Year [Rumor] That Bigger iPhone Won’t Be Out This Year [Rumor]

Despite claims to the contrary, it’s pretty much all but confirmed that Apple is working on a bigger iPhone. Previous reports had pegged the launch of this larger iPhone for next year, and a new report further corroborates the story. …

Colbert Report & The Daily Show Do the Harlem Shake

I know, I know. We’re all sick of the Harlem Shake. Like any semi-enjoyable thing, the Internet has run it into the ground. There’s no need to mourn it. What was created by the internet must eventually be destroyed by …

Google Ventures Is The Third Most Active VC Firm In The U.S. [Report] Google Ventures Is The Third Most Active VC Firm In The U.S. [Report]
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Google Ventures is now the third most active venture captial firm in the U.S., according to the New York Post, citing info from CB Insights. Google Ventures launched in 2009 with the goal of “discovering and growing great companies,” and …

Tamagotchi is Back, Now on Android Smartphones

Anyone over the age of about 25 will remember Tamagotchis. The little electronic keychain pets became very popular for a few year in the late 90s. Caring for, disciplining (smacking), and eventually neglecting the virtual animals was a short-lived fad …

Facebook Obliterates Other Social Sites in Battle for Your Eyes Facebook Obliterates Other Social Sites in Battle for Your Eyes
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We know the Facebook is the most popular social network in the U.S., and even in the world in terms of total active users. In fact, it dominates. But just how big of a lead does Facebook have on other …

Nintendo Sells Less Than 100,000 Wii U Units In January

The latest NPD numbers for January were just released, and things aren’t looking good for Nintendo. The company that recently vowed to sell 4 million Wii U units by the end of March only managed to sell through less than …

LG Sells Over 100 of Its 55-Inch OLED TVs LG Sells Over 100 of Its 55-Inch OLED TVs

That seems like a silly headline until you realize that LG’s 55-inch OLED TVs sell for over $10,000. That means those 100 TV sets brought in over $1 million for LG. The Korean electronics manufacturer has begun selling pre-orders for …

Google Gives Us A Street View Tour Of Lucas Oil Stadium Google Gives Us A Street View Tour Of Lucas Oil Stadium
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Google has posted an interactive photo tour of Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts. The company says this is the first imagery of of inside an NFL stadium in Google Maps, leading us to believe there will be …

‘Hallelujah’ Expertly Played on Wine Glasses
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This is simply stunning. And it proves that there really is no bad way to cover Leonard Cohen’s beautiful masterpiece. Well, unless you’re Bono.

Conan Has An Idea For Those Star Wars Spin-Offs

There’s been a lot of talk about the upcoming Star Wars spin-off movies. Lots of fans have ideas of where they’d like to see these go. Conan O’Brien has an idea as well…