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Watch An iPhone 5 Get Dropped From 100,000 Feet [Video] Watch An iPhone 5 Get Dropped From 100,000 Feet [Video]
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If you’re the kind person who likes to watch phone drop test videos, you’ve probably seen a few for the iPhone 5 by now. But have you seen one in which the device was dropped from 100,000 feet? G-Form has …

Adele Does It Again With Chart-Topping “21″

Adele now officially has the only album to hit number one two years in a row on Billboard’s Best-Selling list since the company began charting sales in 1991. The British sensation wowed music lovers in 2011 with “21″, an album …

Android Is Finally Free Of Gingerbread’s Deathlike Grip, ICS And Jelly Bean Quickly Catching Up Android Is Finally Free Of Gingerbread’s Deathlike Grip, ICS And Jelly Bean Quickly Catching Up
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At the beginning of December, Gingerbread was on the cusp of finally dropping below 50 percent in terms of Android distribution numbers. The holidays provided a perfect opportunity for later versions of Android, like Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean, …

Bing Tests Weird Competitor Links Under Google Search Result Bing Tests Weird Competitor Links Under Google Search Result
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Well, this is interesting. Bing ran a test, placing links to Facebook, Craigslist and eBay underneath its result for google.com when the user searched “google”. Matt McGee at Search Engine Land noticed what he thought was a bug, until he …

Samsung Galaxy S IV Image Leaked [RUMOR] Samsung Galaxy S IV Image Leaked [RUMOR]

A purported image of Samsung’s next flagship Android smartphone appeared online today. Courtesy SamMobile, the above picture depicts a device that is similar to the Galaxy S III, but with a few notable alterations. SamMobile credits an “insider at Samsung” …

Idiot Facebooks His Drunken Hit and Run, Promptly Arrested Idiot Facebooks His Drunken Hit and Run, Promptly Arrested
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Let’s say you have a few too many and make the decision to get behind the wheel. Ok, you’ve already made a mistake. But just for the sake of argument, let’s allow you to continue on your journey. Next, you …

Kelly Clarkson: Gay Rumors Don’t Bother Her
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Kelly Clarkson, the very first winner of “American Idol”, was single for six years before she began dating her fiance, Brandon Blackstock, and she thinks that’s why many people assumed she was gay. But it’s just not the case, she …

Women Beat “Rape Politician” After Alleged Assault
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A group of women in India–the state of Assam–took justice into their own hands when they learned a local politician had been accused of rape, stripping and beating him in public before the police took him away for an investigation. …

Yelp Reviews Ruled Free Speech Until Proven Defamatory. Right Call? Yelp Reviews Ruled Free Speech Until Proven Defamatory. Right Call?
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Last month, in a case of free speech vs. business reputation, a Virginia judge ordered Yelp (and Angie’s List) user Jane Perez to change negative reviews on the sites, which cast a contractor as a thief. The contractor, Christopher Dietz …

jOBS, the Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs One, Gets April Release Date jOBS, the Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs One, Gets April Release Date
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After screening as the closing night selection at Sundance, the Ashton Kutcher vehicle jOBS will open to the public some time in April. At least that’s the target according to makers Five Star Feature Films. They’ve also announced a distribution …

Demon’s Souls is Coming to PSN Next Week

It’s taken a while, but game publishers have finally come back around to the realization that gamers really are gluttons for punishment. Where early games such as Mega Man and Metroid were difficult and took many hours to master and …

Consumer Watchdog Inevitably Weighs In On The Google FTC Decision Consumer Watchdog Inevitably Weighs In On The Google FTC Decision
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The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it has closed its investigation into Google, and Google opponents are not thrilled. We looked at FairSearch’s response here. Consumer Watchdog, the consumer rights group, which also challenged Google’s FTC settlement over “Safari-gate,” …

Surprise: Android And iOS Were The Only Mobile Platforms To See Growth In November Surprise: Android And iOS Were The Only Mobile Platforms To See Growth In November
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The mobile market isn’t exactly thriving with competition. In reality, it’s dominated by Apple and Google as iOS and Android continue to butt heads over marketshare. Other competitors, like Microsoft and RIM, can only hope to grab a few morsels …

Inmates Sue Beer, Wine Companies For Being Addictive
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Five inmates who are currently incarcerated in an Idaho prison are suing various alcohol companies to the tune of $1 billion, claiming they were not aware that alcohol can become addictive. “I have spent a great deal of that time …

Giant Asteroid “Speckles” Analyzed by NASA’s Dawn

New images released by NASA have provided scientists their best view yet of the black spots seen on the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta. The new research suggests that the protoplanet may have received the carbon-rich material through large …

Town Schedules ‘Violent Video Game’ Burning Party Because That’s Obviously an Appropriate Response to Anything
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The town of Southington, Connecticut apparently thinks that destroying “violent” video games, music, and movies is an act of “responsible citizenship.” On Saturday, January 12th, the town is sponsoring a “Violent Video Games Return Program” that asks people to bring …

For $850K, This Company Will Bring Broadband Wi-Fi To Rural America For $850K, This Company Will Bring Broadband Wi-Fi To Rural America

The Internet is universally important to all Americans, and that’s especially true to rural Americans who are denied access to broadband Internet. The ISPs say it will cost too much to extend service to backroad homes and hard to reach …

Meredith Vieira Can’t Quit With The Potty Mouth
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Meredith Vieira seems like a pretty refined person; she always looks perfectly put-together with rarely a hair out of place or overly done makeup. So when she starts cursing on live television, it’s that much more awesome. Vieira and the …

Apple HDTV Not Coming in 2013, Though Apple Radio Might [RUMOR] Apple HDTV Not Coming in 2013, Though Apple Radio Might [RUMOR]

Rumors about Apple’s mythic HDTV have been swirling for nearly two years now. The rumors could simply be written off as wishful thinking that Apple might swoop in and change the TV industry for the better (the way it did …

Facebook Messenger Now Supports Voice Messaging, VoIP Calling in Canada Facebook Messenger Now Supports Voice Messaging, VoIP Calling in Canada
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Today, Facebook takes another step in fashioning itself as the premier way to message your friends. An update to their standalone iOS and Android Messenger app will allow users to send voice messages for the first time, and they’re testing …

FairSearch: FTC’s Google Decision ‘Disappointing And Premature’ FairSearch: FTC’s Google Decision ‘Disappointing And Premature’
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Now that the Federal Trade Commission has formally announced the conclusion of its investigation into Google’s business practices, commentary from “experts,” analysts, and various groups are coming out of the woodwork. We knew we’d be hearing from one group in …

The Nintendo eShop Update Is Full Of RPGs This Week

Wii U owners must be a little frustrated by the apparent lack of content hitting the console’s eShop since its launch, and that trend is going to continue for a while longer. Until then, those who own a 3DS will …

Girls Spike Parents’ Milkshakes to Bypass Internet Curfew
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No, you haven’t stumbled upon The Onion. When I was a teenager, my favorite comeback to my mom’s overblown understandable berating over my many trivial totally disrespectful missteps was to tell her she’s lucky I’m not on drugs. You see? …

World’s Shortest Escalator Is Five Steps Long

The official World’s Shortest Escalator is located in Kawasaki, Japan and is only five steps long…which begs the question, “Why?” At just under 32 inches high, the escalator made it into the Guinness Book of World Records and is located …