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Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Its First Expansion Next Year
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Despite all the TORtanic jokes, the move to a hybrid free-to-play model was the right move for Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game keeps all of its loyal subscribers and is able to attract new players at the same …

Samuel L. Jackson Defends Movies In Gun Debate
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In the past few days, debates over gun control have raged harder than ever as the nation grieves along with Newtown, Connecticut, and the question of whether or not violence in movies and video games is once again at the …

Game of Thrones Beer: Winter (Ale) Is Coming

A blonde ale, really. But the news is nevertheless exciting: you’re going to be able to enjoy a beer specifically designed for the hit HBO series on the night it returns to primetime. Awesome. That beer will be called Iron …

Most TVs To Be Internet-Connected by 2016, Predicts Analyst Most TVs To Be Internet-Connected by 2016, Predicts Analyst

The tech research firm Gartner is predicting that almost 85% of all flat-panel TVs made in 2016 will be internet-enabled “smart TVs.” Worldwide production of “smart” flat-panel TVs is also predicted rise to 198 million units in 2016, up 35% …

Kardashian Christmas Card: Who’s Missing?
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Every year, the Kardashian family gives us all the gift that keeps on giving: a perfectly posed, well-orchestrated photo of themselves designed to be a Christmas card for America. Although some were hoping for a Kanye-appearance with this year’s offering, …

That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular

Back in September, LinkedIn launched Endorsements, a way for people to endorse others in their network for specific skills, making them more attractive candidates for various positions and/or projects. The company announced today that it has seen over 550 million …

Russell Brand Talks to Westboro Baptist Church [VIDEO]
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The Westboro Baptist “Church” has been spewing garbage for years, using their constitutionally-protected free speech rights to sling ridiculous, hateful nonsense at everybody from the LGBT community to dead American soldiers. They really don’t discriminate in their hate and are …

Cisco Announces Yet Another Acquisition: BroadHop Cisco Announces Yet Another Acquisition: BroadHop

Cisco announced today that it intends to acquire BroadHop, a provider of policy control and service management technology for carrier networks. “With global IP traffic projected to increase threefold over the next five years – after having increased eightfold over …

Tumblr Android App Now Supports Tablets Tumblr Android App Now Supports Tablets

Social networks that sprung up and became popular before the mobile boom are now working to move onto mobile. One such service is tumblr and its mobile presence just got a little stronger on Android. Tumblr announced today that it …

NASA Looks Back on a Historic Year in Space [VIDEO]

This year, as usual, was a historic year for NASA, spaceflight, astronomy, and space exploration. Though NASA’s share of the U.S. federal budget has been falling for years now, the agency has an uncanny knack for stretching its budget and …

Alison Brie And Danny Pudi Bust A Rhyme

“Community” fans are having a hard time adjusting to this seemingly never-ending hiatus the show seems to be on, but the stars know how to keep us wanting more when it does return; Alison Brie has been especially visible lately, …

Google Launches Special Holiday Hangout Features Google Launches Special Holiday Hangout Features

Google is encouraging people to use Google+ Hangouts during the holidays, and has partnered with the creators of Wallace and Gromit to offer special invitations builders and a holiday effects app. If you go here, you can schedule a holiday …

IPHONE Launches In Brazil As An Android Device IPHONE Launches In Brazil As An Android Device
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The iPhone 5 just recently launched in Brazil last week as Apple’s flagship device made its way into 50 more countries around the world. At the same time, a local Brazilian electronics manufacturer is going to compete with the iPhone …

Twitter Hits 200M Monthly Active Users, or “Pulses of the Planet” Twitter Hits 200M Monthly Active Users, or “Pulses of the Planet”

Twitter has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 200 million monthly active users. Twitter has reached this milestone in less than seven years of existence. Back in March, Twitter officially turned six years old (it was the anniversary of the …

New Fuse Trailer Explains Character’s “Rules”

EA and Insomniac Games today released the latest trailer for Fuse, a team-based sci-fi shooter set to launch sometime in March. The trailer is titled “Dalton Rules” and goes over one of the main character’s three tongue-in-cheek “rules” that he …

Apple Looking at Foursquare to Help with Apple Maps [REPORT] Apple Looking at Foursquare to Help with Apple Maps [REPORT]

Everyone is looking for a way to incorporate personalized, local results into their location services. The new Google Maps for iOS features ratings, price, location, hours, and photo information for hundreds of thousands of businesses. Facebook just launched a huge …

Dogs Sent To Newtown To Provide Comfort To Victims

In the aftermath of such a massive, tragic loss, the survivors of horrific events like the Newtown shooting must find a way to cope with their grief, whether it’s by talking to other survivors or spending time with friends and …

Google+ Community Managers Can Now Easily Add Moderators Google+ Community Managers Can Now Easily Add Moderators
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Earlier this month, Google launched a new Communities feature for Google+. It’s basically the Google+ answer to Facebook Groups. Google has now added a new feature that will let community managers easily add moderators. Google’s Brian Glick explains in a …

Objet Makes A Revolving Ferris Wheel With A 3D Printer Objet Makes A Revolving Ferris Wheel With A 3D Printer
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Objet is a personal favorite when it comes to 3D printers because the company just makes things. Sure, it’s a glorified advertisement for its Connex printers, but very few other 3D printing companies just make things for the heck of …

Zooey Deschanel Divorce Finalized
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Zooey Deschanel, everyone’s favorite quirky gal, finalized her divorce from Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard last week after two years of marriage. Court documents state “irreconcilable differences” as the cause for the separation. The couple split a year …

NASA Probes Smash Into Moon Mountain as Planned
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NASA’s GRAIL project spacecrafts, Ebb and Flow, crash-landed on the surface of the moon yesterday afternoon. The impact had been pre-planned, and occurred as predicted at 5:28 pm December 17, 2012. The landing site has been named in honor of …

The Meebo Bar Is Now A Google+ Tool The Meebo Bar Is Now A Google+ Tool

Earlier this year, Google acquired Meebo, which let users “create an interest profile to get new and timely information about the things that matter most” to them. The company’s other products shut down, but its flagship Meebo Bar stuck around. …

Microsoft Being Investigated In The EU For Potential Privacy Violations Microsoft Being Investigated In The EU For Potential Privacy Violations

Microsoft hasn’t had the best of luck in the EU in 2012. The company was previously under investigation for potential antitrust issues, and now its privacy policy is under fire. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft’s recent service agreement update to its …

Adam Lanza’s Hard Drive Yields No Answers
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Adam Lanza, the 20-year old who tore through Sandy Hook Elementary School on a violent, murderous rampage last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut, destroyed his computer’s hard drive before the shootings, and police have been valiantly trying to recover anything from …