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The Future Of Smartphone Control May Lie In Simple Hand Gestures The Future Of Smartphone Control May Lie In Simple Hand Gestures
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Smartphones started out with buttons, and then moved into a combination of buttons and touchscreens. Now most smartphones are controlled entirely with multi-touch panels that continue to evolve into more impressive pieces of tech. So what’s next after we exhaust …

Smartphone Sales Jumped Nearly 50% in the Third Quarter of 2012 Smartphone Sales Jumped Nearly 50% in the Third Quarter of 2012

Research firm Gartner today released the results of it’s analysis of third quarter 2012 smartphone sales. According to its data, worldwide sales of smartphones are up 46.9% from the third quarter of 2011 and account for 39.6% of all mobile …

Here’s What’s Working In Email Subject Lines Here’s What’s Working In Email Subject Lines
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Adestra put out an interesting report on what works in email subject lines and what doesn’t. Character count, word count and the keywords themselves are all key ingredients, and the study compares variables across different types of emails. For the …

National Unfriend Day Is Saturday and Jimmy Kimmel Has Some Suggestions National Unfriend Day Is Saturday and Jimmy Kimmel Has Some Suggestions

The holiday season is fast approaching, and before you go into food coma mode for Thanksgiving and practice your pretend-to-be-thrilled reaction for Christmas, Jimmy Kimmel has another national holiday he wants you to celebrate. Saturday, November 17th is the third …

Vonn In Hospital, Tests Ordered For Intestinal Pain

Lindsey Vonn has entered a Vail hospital to undergo testing for what she describes as “severe intestinal pain”, worrying her coaches and the racing directors for the upcoming Aspen slalom. “There’s been no news, so we’re kind of worried,” Head …

Doherty Calls Cops On Suicidal Twitter Fan

Shannen Doherty recently had a strange encounter with a woman on Twitter, who said she was such a fan that if Doherty didn’t call her, she was going to hurt herself. After giving the “Beverly Hills, 90210″ star her phone …

Place Your Bets Now On How Julian Assange Will Escape The Ecuadorian Embassy Place Your Bets Now On How Julian Assange Will Escape The Ecuadorian Embassy
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Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, is still holed up inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He’s been there since June, and it doesn’t look like he’ll be leaving anytime soon despite being granted political asylum. What if he did leave …

Steve Wozniak and Danny Trejo Team Up for New iOS Game

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is about to become an action hero, as he is set to star in an upcoming iOS game called “Woz with a Coz.” His costar for the video game is legendary movie badass Danny Trejo, who …

EA Opens New Development Studio, Ghost, in Sweden

It may seem odd, but over the past few years Sweden has become quite a haven for game development studios. In addition to larger developers such as Starbreeze Stuidos (the developer of Syndicate and the Chronicles of Riddick games), indie …

New Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Unveiled

The second trailer for Grand Theft Auto V has finally arrived. There hasn’t been much video of the game since a teaser trailer for the title was released over one year ago. A few weeks ago the title was announced …

Keira Knightly: “A Feminist Who Objectifies Herself”

Keira Knightly spoke up about some rumors recently related to her possibly being anorexic, which she adamantly denies…but the opinions of others, she says, did make her look at her body differently. “The anorexic stuff—it’s always going to have an …

Nintendo Talks About The Wii U’s Online Network And Miiverse

We’re now less than a week away from the launch of the Wii U. Nintendo is gearing up for a massive launch in North America, but it’s also taking some time to explain some of the more finer details of …

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Morning Wood [SFW]

Guys of every age know all about it – girls too, by association. It’s morning wood, and it’s a problem/gift for all males from the uterus to the grave. Of course, we know the what and when of it. But …

In Case You Want To See A Bob Dylan Song Performed By Printers… In Case You Want To See A Bob Dylan Song Performed By Printers…

Let’s just get right to it. Here is Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changing’” played by an orchestra of printers: PRINTER ORCHESTRA from Chris Cairns on Vimeo. Chris Cairns explains on Vimeo, “We, and by we I mean isthis.gd, …

Animal Rights Group Posts New Butterball Turkey Abuse Investigation Video To YouTube Animal Rights Group Posts New Butterball Turkey Abuse Investigation Video To YouTube
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Animals rights group Mercy For Animals has uploaded a new investigation video to YouTube claiming to show recent turkey abuse at Butterball factory farms. Last year, YouTube banned a video from the group, which featured hidden camera footage of workers …

ESPN Graphic Typo Calls Roethlisberger A Drunk
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Sometimes, in the heat of the moment, it’s easy to make an error which will later be construed as a colossal screw-up. ESPN is now apologizing for such an error after an unfortunate typo on their ticker. The graphic labeled …

No, Facebook Black Isn’t a Real Thing; You’re Being Scammed No, Facebook Black Isn’t a Real Thing; You’re Being Scammed
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As more and more people join social networks like Facebook and Twitter, it only gets easier for scam artists to pick off a few non-discerning users. The latest scam that’s making its way across Facebook offers to change your user …

You Can Get A 3D Printed Model Of Yourself In Japan You Can Get A 3D Printed Model Of Yourself In Japan
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3D printers have been used for some strange things, but the strangest has come from Japan. Back in July, we reported on a Japanese company that would recreate a fetus via 3D printing. It was a little strange, but there’s …

Wal-Mart Goodies: Gourmet Snacks Delivered To Your Door Wal-Mart Goodies: Gourmet Snacks Delivered To Your Door

Wal-Mart isn’t generally the first thing one thinks of when gourmet, artisanal snacks come to mind, but the hugely successful chain store is looking to change all that. The company is launching such a service today via Goodies Co., which …

Devil May Cry Demo Arrives November 20
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Whatever your opinions on Dante’s new short-cropped hair, it’s clear from the screenshots and trailers that the new Devil May Cry (DmC) certainly has imaginative art direction. The weird urban, cyber-punkish settings and the dizzying set pieces that have been …

Google TV Gets Big Update With Voice Search, PrimeTime Guide Google TV Gets Big Update With Voice Search, PrimeTime Guide

Google announced a new update for Google TV, which adds Voice Search, a revamped TV & Movies app called PrimeTime, and integrates YouTube mobile pairing. “Instantly access the power of Google TV, simply by using your voice,” Google says in …

Bronco Bama Girl Is Happy That President Obama Won
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Remember that cute little 4-year-old girl who became the country’s unofficial spokesperson for how sick we all were of the 2012 Presidential election? Sure you do – her mother uploaded a video of her crying over how tired she was …

Google Now Has A Windows RT Search App Google Now Has A Windows RT Search App

Google has finally launched a search app for Windows RT, weeks after the Windows 8 app was released. Here are the features as listed in the Windows Store: Google Searchbox – Type your search right from the app home screen, …

Barnes & Noble Releases Nook App For Windows 8 Barnes & Noble Releases Nook App For Windows 8

Microsoft has a vested interest in Barnes & Noble. That’s why the company invested $300 million into the book retail giant earlier this year. The deal resulted in both companies spinning off the Nook business into its own subsidiary that …