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Samsung Galaxy Camera Launches In US On November 16 Samsung Galaxy Camera Launches In US On November 16

The Galaxy Camera, Samsung’s attempt at merging the Android OS with a high-end digital camera, was announced for AT&T back in early October. Since then, the device has launched in the UK, but there was still no word of a …

Report: FTC Gives Google A Few Days To Offer A Proposal Report: FTC Gives Google A Few Days To Offer A Proposal

Last month, reports came out indicating that the FTC would reveal its formal decision about whether or not to file an antitrust suit against Google. Here we are waiting, but not for long, from the sound of it. Bloomberg is …

New Hitman: Absolution Trailer Digs Into 47′s ICA File

Last week’s “Ultimate Assassin” trailer seemed as if it might be the last Hitman: Absolution trailer coming from Square Enix and IO Interactive before the game’s launch trailer. It covered all of the different aspects of the game and introduced …

Google Background Images Are Going Away, People Not Happy Google Background Images Are Going Away, People Not Happy
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Google has been shutting down services like crazy since Larry Page took the reins as CEO last year. Some are killed with little noise. Others are killed with a great deal of backlash. Remember Super Poke Pets? People using background …

Louis C.K. and HBO Reunite For New Comedy Special Louis C.K. and HBO Reunite For New Comedy Special

Last year, comedian Louis C.K. famously bucked the trend in comedy and successfully cut out the middleman. Instead of relying on a network like HBO or Showtime to distribute his standup special Live at the Beacon Theatre, Louis C.K. decided …

Matt Cutts Talks Guest Blogging (Again) And Article Spinning Matt Cutts Talks Guest Blogging (Again) And Article Spinning
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Last month, Google put out a Webmaster Help video about guest blogging, and its effects on links. Now, Matt Cutts (who discussed the topic in that video) has appeared in another related video. This time, he responds to the following …

Acer And Google Unveil An Even Cheaper Chromebook Acer And Google Unveil An Even Cheaper Chromebook

Google began to aggressively pursue its Chromebook business again last month with a $250 Chromebook from Samsung. At the time, Google said that the new cheap notebook was for everyone. The $250 price tag may have been a bit too …

Smoking Laws Cut Deaths, Hospitalizations Shows Analysis

A new analysis conducted at the University of California San Francisco has shown that laws preventing smoking at work and other public places, such as restaurants and bars, result in fewer hospitalizations for heart attacks, strokes, asthma, and other respiratory …

Mitt Romney: Losing “Likes”, Gaining Tattoos
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Mitt Romney must have had quite a few fair-weather supporters during his campaign, because it looks like since the election, he’s lost thousands upon thousands of Facebook fans. He’s gained, however, a fan so hardcore he was willing to tattoo …

John McAfee, Creator Of McAfee Antivirus, Is Wanted In Connection With A Murder In Belize John McAfee, Creator Of McAfee Antivirus, Is Wanted In Connection With A Murder In Belize
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John McAfee, the creator of McAfee security software is reportedly wanted by Belize police as the prime suspect in the murder of builder Gregory Faull ,who was found shot to death on Sunday. Update: McAfee has been talking (from hiding), …

Facebook Has a Link That Lets Users See “All” Friend Activity in Their News Feed Facebook Has a Link That Lets Users See “All” Friend Activity in Their News Feed
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If you feel that there’s a lot of content that you’re missing and you want to receive more stories on your news feed, there’s a location for that. Facebook is now allowing users to browse a jam-packed news feed. If …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Another Massive Update
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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has proven to be a hit beyond anybody’s expectations. The success is great, but it means that 4J Studios has to work extra hard to get out new updates to players wanting more out of their …

New Mass Effect Game Being Developed by Bioware Montreal, Details Revealed

BioWare Montreal Studio Director Yanick Roy took to the Bioware blog today to highlight the studio and reassure fans that the Mass Effect franchise is in good hands. BioWare Montreal will be creating the next Mass Effect game, and is …

They’re Not Better, But These Songs Sure Are Funnier Without Music
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In yet another display of how YouTube has changed (improved) life for everyone, you can find plenty of well-known songs out there with the background music stripped out, and the vocals at full volume. Sometimes, it’s very unpleasant. Other times, …

Retweets Do Not Equal Clicks, According to Study Retweets Do Not Equal Clicks, According to Study
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Good news – your tweet exploded across the Twitterverse! Hundreds of people retweeted your latest article, how awesome is that! Although social media can drive plenty of traffic to your site and you should always be happy when your content …

Jeff Gordon Fight Draws Cheers From Crowd
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A whole lot of testosterone plus a disagreement on the track made for a tense situation on Sunday during the AdvoCare 500, when Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer got into a vehicular shoving-match before a physical fight broke out. It …

One More Day to Get Plants vs. Zombies For Free
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Last month, PopCap Games, the makers of Plants vs. Zombies, teamed up with the American Dental Association to “stop zombie mouth.” The campaign distributed over 1 million Plants vs. Zombies trading cards and educated kids on the importance of dental …

Mozilla Rewards Digital Literacy With New Webmaker Badges Mozilla Rewards Digital Literacy With New Webmaker Badges

Over the weekend, Mozilla launched Mozilla Webmaker Badges to “recognize the skills that you learn” while making “awesome webmaking projects” (and for participating in the Mozilla Webmaker community and events). Here are the badges you can earn: “As users complete …

Microsoft Surface Sales Are Off To A ‘Modest’ Start Microsoft Surface Sales Are Off To A ‘Modest’ Start
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As far as Windows 8 tablets go, Microsoft’s Surface seemed like a hit. It sold out in less than a day on Microsoft’s online store. Since then, there’s been no sign as to how well the device is performing, until …

NASA Celebrates Cassini Mission With an Interactive Timeline

Like many NASA space vehicles, the Cassini-Huygens probe has completed its primary mission but continues to provide a wealth of information for scientists on Earth. In the past month, data from Cassini has revealed a “hot cross bun” structure on …

Google Book Scanning Legal Saga Continues Google Book Scanning Legal Saga Continues

Last month, Google announced that after seven years of litigation, the company finally reached a settlement with the Association of American Publishers regarding book scanning. The saga, however, is not over yet. On Friday, Google filed a brief in New …

This Rube Goldberg Machine Is Powered by Athletes
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Fresh off of dropping a guy from 24 miles up in the stratosphere, Red Bull has now created a pretty incredible human-powered Rube Goldberg device, or according to them, a Kluge. Either way, various athletes from various sports serve as …

Wes Anderson Takes On “Star Wars”

What would “Star Wars” be like if Wes Anderson directed it? Quirky and funny with lots of dry humor and oddly lovable characters? More than likely. The people over at “Conan” decided to see for themselves what it would look …

BlackBerry 10 Is Set To Launch On January 30 BlackBerry 10 Is Set To Launch On January 30
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RIM is in a bad place, and the company’s last hope lies in BlackBerry 10. It seemed strange then that the company would delay the launch until after the holidays when most consumers are buying new phones. Even then, we …