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Virgin Mobile Gets The iPhone 5 On June 28 Virgin Mobile Gets The iPhone 5 On June 28

The iPhone 5 is a mythical device that supposedly boosts the fortunes of any carrier lucky enough to offer it. T-Mobile was only just recently allowed to the carry the sacred device, and now Virgin Mobile is the latest to …

Even After Yahoo Defends Itself, Security Expert Still Calls Email Address Plan ‘Trash’ Even After Yahoo Defends Itself, Security Expert Still Calls Email Address Plan ‘Trash’
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Yahoo has raised a pretty good amount of concern regarding account security with a recently announced move to shut down inactive Yahoo IDs and email addresses and give them to other users that desire them. As previously reported, security experts …

Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets
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Back in April, Samsung re-branded all of its laptops under the ATIV brand. The manufacturer’s ultrabooks, all-in-ones, and smart PCs now go by ATIV Books, ATIV Ones, and ATIV Tabs with different numerical monikers. In case that’s not confusing enough …

General Zod Is The Latest Injustice Combatant

Injustice: Gods Among Us continues its quest to add every major character from the DC Universe to its repertoire of fighters. The latest should be very familiar to those saw Man of Steel last week. General Zod – warlord from …

Twitter May Be Prepping Tighter Geo-Targeted Ads Twitter May Be Prepping Tighter Geo-Targeted Ads

Twitter currently allows marketers who send out promoted tweets to target users based on their interests, gender, device, and even keywords. Twitter also has some form of geo-targeting – but it’s not too specific. Twitter only lets promoted tweeters target …

Russell Brand Calls Out Unprepared MSNBC Anchors
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Russell Brand was interviewed on Monday by the people over at MSNBC, and it didn’t go over well. At all. Most people who are familiar with Brand–or who bother to do any sort of mild research into his comedy acts–know …

Here’s a Nice Map of NBA Finals Facebook Buzz Here’s a Nice Map of NBA Finals Facebook Buzz

According to Facebook, there were over 100 million interactions (posts, comments, likes) about the NBA Finals before Thursday night’s Game 7. And 70% of the buzz about individual players belonged to none other than LeBron James. In fact, James was …

Google Celebrates The Legacy Of The Manchester Baby Google Celebrates The Legacy Of The Manchester Baby

The computer, smartphone or tablet you’re reading this on owes its existence to one very special machine. Today, Google is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the Manchester Small Scale Experimental Machine – or the Manchester Baby as it’s become know. …

New Watchdogs Multiplayer Gameplay Revealed

Last week, Ubisoft revealed some details on the multiplayer features included in its upcoming open-world Grand Theft Auto-with-hacking game Watch Dogs. Instead of another multiplayer mode with arenas for players to shoot each other in, Watch Dogs will contain a …

Sprint Ups Clearwire Acquisition to $5 Per Share Sprint Ups Clearwire Acquisition to $5 Per Share

In December 2012, Sprint Nextel announced that it would acquire the 50% of Clearwire that it did not already own for $2.2 billion. Sprint would pay $2.97 per share of Cleawire, valuing the company at around $10 billion. The acquisition …

Ok, Instagram Video, 15 Seconds Feels Really, Really, Really Long Ok, Instagram Video, 15 Seconds Feels Really, Really, Really Long
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I’m an Instagram user. Not a heavy user or anything, just your average user who’ll snap a picture of a nice, rare steak or my dog – if he’s being particularly cute or something. I have about 100 followers and …

First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia) First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia)
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It’s the first day of winter in some parts of the world, and Google is showing a doodle where appropriate. Well, almost. Google is showing this doodle in Brazil, Australia, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Paraguay, New Zealand, Bolivia and Argentina. In …

Summer Solstice 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle Summer Solstice 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Today is the Summer Solstice (or the official first day of summer) in many parts of the world, and Google is showing a doodle on its homepage in the appropriate countries to celebrate. The countries that are getting this doodle …

Watch Jimmy Fallon And Elijah Wood Play Call Of Duty: Ghosts
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It’s Video Game Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and he’s been having some of the biggest names in the industry to stop by. On Thursday night, Infinity Ward’s Mark Rubin came on the show with the E3 demo …

Giant Hogweed Plant: Beware, It Will Blind You
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An invasive plant is taking over parts of Indiana, and the Department of Natural Resources is warning people to stay away from it as oil from the flowers can cause skin trauma and even blindness. Giant hogweed, or heracleum mantegazzianum, …

Carly Rae Jepsen: Media Is “Brutal” With Bieber
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Carly Rae Jepsen sat down for an interview with Billboard recently, and along with talking about her new album, she dove a bit into the way the media treats her buddy Justin Bieber. Bieber had a hand in discovering Jepsen …

SentinelAgent Launches New Prime Program For VARs SentinelAgent Launches New Prime Program For VARs

Cloud-based Windows monitoring system SentinelAgent is now offering a PRIME partner and referral program for MSPs and VARs specializing in network managed services. SentinelAgent says it aims to transform how SaaS resellers and referral agents work with their vendor partners …

Nvidia Announces SHIELD Price Drop

While the video game world is primarily focusing on the upcoming iteration of the console wars–PS4!!! No!!! XBox One!!!!–some other companies that are making moves of their own, all in effort to bring PC/mobile gaming to additional outlets. One such …

Daft Punk Excited About Abrams-helmed Star Wars Film

French electronic duo Daft Punk recently sat down with Los Angeles radio station KROQ for a rare interview. During the interview the pair talked about a wide variety of topics, but spent a lot of time discussing their optimism for …

Zimmerman Jury Selected: All-Female Jury To Decide Zimmerman’s Fate

George Zimmerman’s jury has finally been seated after a lengthy selection process, according to Zimmerman’s attorney. The six jurors seated are all women, and nearly all (five of the six) are white. Of the four alternates, two are women and …

Edie Falco Talks About Love Affair With James Gandolfini
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Edie Falco mourned the sudden passing of onscreen husband James Gandolfini today, and said that it was difficult to separate the love affair her character had with his from real life sometimes. “It was weird to sit down at a …

XCOM Hits iOS, Launch Trailer Released

As incredible as it sounds, the full experience of 2k’s and Firaxis’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown has now hit mobile platforms. The game is available today through Apple’s App Store for iPad and iPhone. XCOM was released last year for consoles …

Colin Stretch to Replace Ted Ullyot as Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch to Replace Ted Ullyot as Facebook General Counsel
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Last month, Facebook announced that longtime General Counsel Ted Ullyot was on the way out. And today, the company has announced his replacement. Taking over for Ullyot will be Colin Stretch, a three-year veteran of the company. He will serve …

Miley Cyrus Wants To Erase Her Old Songs
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Miley Cyrus says she’s evolved from who she used to be as an artist, and she hates that she can’t magically make her older music disappear. “Right now, when people go to iTunes and listen to my old music, it’s …