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Steam For Linux Out Of Beta, Celebrated With Sale

For the past few months, Valve has been testing its Steam client on Ubuntu, the most popular Linux distribution. During that beta period, many of the games were locked away in beta testing leaving those not invited high and dry. …

“Trick Shot Titus”: Watch This Toddler’s B-Ball Skills

There’s a video making its way around the web today, and for good reason: the toddler in it has mad basketball skills. We’re not just talking making the shots; he does trick shots, makes several shots in a row while …

Katie Couric: 911 Calls From Late Husband’s Phone Baffling
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Katie Couric has reached out to some friends in high places in order to try and find out why 911 calls are being made from her late husband’s telephone line. Couric says at least three calls have been placed from …

Asteroid Flyby to be Live-Streamed by NASA
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On February 15, tomorrow, an asteroid named 2012 DA14 will fly within several thousand miles of the surface of the Earth. At its closest approach the asteroid will come within 17,200 miles of the Earth’s surface – a harrowingly close …

Anything You Can Bump With Your Phone, You Can Now Bump To And From Any Computer Anything You Can Bump With Your Phone, You Can Now Bump To And From Any Computer

Bump announced an update to its web version, which makes it possible for users to bump any files that they could from iOS and Android to and from any computer. “Photos, videos, contacts, files…everything,” Bump says in a blog post. …

Ronald Dworkin Dies: Famed Legal Scholar Was 81

Ronald Dworkin, a scholar and law expert who taught at New York University and University College London, has died of leukemia. He was 81 years old. Dworkin was highly regarded in his field of study and was often quoted on …

Justin Timberlake’s New Black & White ‘Suit & Tie’ Video Is Directed by David Fincher

After a little bit of a wait, the official video for the new Justin Timberlake single “Suit & Tie ft. JAY Z” is here. It’s black & white, stylish, and directed by The Social Network‘s David Fincher. It’s not strange …

Google Removes Unofficial Nexus 4 LTE Support In Latest Update Google Removes Unofficial Nexus 4 LTE Support In Latest Update
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In November, it was discovered that Google’s Nexus 4 had a LTE chip in it. Some users were able to get the 3G-only phone onto 4G LTE networks in Canada, but it wasn’t exactly a widespread exploit. It apparently was …

Miss America Pageant Returns to Atlantic City

New Jersey officials confirmed this week that the Miss America Pageant will be returning to Atlantic City. The pageant had been held in Atlantic City for its first 85 years, but was moved to Las Vegas in 2006. “We are …

Idera Launches Three New SQL Server Tools Idera Launches Three New SQL Server Tools
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Idera announced the availability of three new free tools for SQL Server DBAs and IT administrators: Server Backup Free, SQL Backup Status Reporter and SQL Permissions Extractor Free. Idera CEO Rick Pleczko says, “Idera has made a commitment to providing …

Canadian Parliament Says No to Zombies, Officially [VIDEO]
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After the Centers for Disease Control in the U.S. acknowledged and then issued a quick response guide for the possible zombie apocalypse, Canadian MPs knew that they had to get in line. As they say, zombies know no borders. It’s …

This ‘iphone’ From Brazil Runs Android, Much To Apple’s Chagrin This ‘iphone’ From Brazil Runs Android, Much To Apple’s Chagrin

Most of us know the iPhone to be Apple’s prized smartphone – the device that ushered in the current mobile era we’re experiencing. Unfortunately for Apple, a different company has the rights to the “IPHONE” name in Brazil. That company …

The Sims 3 University Life Previewed in New Walkthrough Video

Last month, Maxis teased The Sims 3: University Life with a trailer that showed off frat parties, bonfire keggers, and beer pong. Today, the developer of The Sims games has released a much longer preview that delves into the details …

Touch Friendly Firefox For Windows 8 Now Available Touch Friendly Firefox For Windows 8 Now Available

Mozilla was one of the first browser vendors to announce support for Windows 8 in March of last year. At that time, the company said it would be take advantage of the Metro UI to create a touch-enabled version of …

Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added some new features to Google Now with a new update. For Movie cards, Google Now will now include ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, and let you purchase tickets through Fandango (a feature that …

A Successful Transition From VAR To Cloud Service Provider A Successful Transition From VAR To Cloud Service Provider

Trustmarque, a “VAR turned service provider” thinks VARs need to up their game in services to succeed in the cloud computing world, according to a report from ChannelBiz. The publication quotes CEO Scott Haddow: The successful transition from reseller to …

NetCom Launches New Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Course NetCom Launches New Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Course

NetCom has launched a new Microsoft SharePoint 2013 course aimed at preparing attendees for the certification exa for Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in SharePoint 2013 (MCSE). SharePoint 2013 is part of Microsoft’s recent “era of productivity” software rollout. “The new …

Killer Issued Razor Before Suicide, Authorities Say

Alleged serial killer Israel Keyes, who gave up the location of Alaskan barista Samantha Koenig’s body before he committed suicide in December, reportedly had been given a razor blade by prison authorities before his death. Keyes had tried to escape …

Randi Zuckerberg Snags a Two-Book Deal from HarperCollins Randi Zuckerberg Snags a Two-Book Deal from HarperCollins

Randi Zuckerberg, former marketing head at Facebook and sister of CEO Mark Zuckerberg, has just finalized a two-book deal with HarperCollins. The first book will be called “Dot Complicated,” which happens to be the name of a modern lifestyle newsletter …

Fox Hires Scott Brown to Comment on Politics
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Fox News this week announced that former U.S. Senator Scott Brown has been hired to provide political commentary across a variety of Fox News programs. He will appear on both daytime and primetime programming for the cable news network. Brown …

Watch Miyamoto Talk Up Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon

Nintendo declared 2013 as The Year of Luigi this morning during its Nintendo Direct broadcast. Kicking off the celebration will be the release of Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon for the Nintendo 3DS in March. The UK Nintendo Direct just wrapped …

Like Google’s Doodles? Watch This Hangout With The Doodlers Like Google’s Doodles? Watch This Hangout With The Doodlers

The hangout features some Google doodlers, including Ryan Germick, who leads the Google Doodles team, as well as a judge from Doodle for Google contest, a member of Google Education team, and some Google-certified educators. Google is running a popular …

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Comes Out June 9

Today’s Nintendo Direct may have been all about the “Year of Luigi,” but a few non-Luigi games did slip through into the presentation. In particular, details on the release of the new Animal Crossing title were revealed. Fans of the …

RFK Jr. Arrested At White House Protest
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Robert Kennedy Jr. was among the dozens of protestors who were arrested yesterday after chaining themselves to a White House gate to make their voices heard regarding the Keystone Pipeline. The project, which would put in 1,700 miles of conduit …