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HTC Cuts Shipment Outlook, Suspends Development on Some New Models HTC Cuts Shipment Outlook, Suspends Development on Some New Models

DigiTimes, a Tiawanese publication that monitors technology manufacturing supply chains, reports this week that HTC has shifted its product outlook for 2013, preparing investors for a tough coming year. Citing unnamed “industry sources,” the report states that the device manufacturer …

George Takei Reads “50 Shades Of Grey”

George Takei, of “Star Trek” and Awesome Human Being fame, recently took the time to read portions of “50 Shades Of Grey” out loud to us, because he’s rad like that. Takei’s deep voice and surprised inflection when he reads …

Fruit Ninja IRL, with Bonus Dubstep (and a Cat) [VIDEO]

Slow-motion, an oversized ninja, horses, fruit, swords, dubstep, swords, FLYING CATS. Why are you not already watching this? Seriously, stop reading this. If you keep reading this I’m just going to gradually turN It iNtO sUPeR aNnOYiNG FAcEBooK gIRL tYPe… …

We Might Be Waiting A While For That Facebook Ad Network We Might Be Waiting A While For That Facebook Ad Network

It appears that Facebook is prolonging the inevitable. The industry has been waiting for Facebook to launch an ad network that would rival Google’s AdSense for years at this point, and finally since the company went public, it was starting …

See Jelly Bean’s Photo Sphere Feature In Action See Jelly Bean’s Photo Sphere Feature In Action
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One of the coolest features found in Android 4.2 is Photo Sphere. The software lets users take multiple pictures and combine them into an IMAX-like image. It’s one thing to hear about a feature, however, and an entirely different thing …

Mark Cuban, Notch Donate 500K For Patent Reform Mark Cuban, Notch Donate 500K For Patent Reform
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a nonprofit organization that champions the public intrest in digital rights battles, today announced that it has received two huge donations from very different entrepreneurs. Mark Cuban and Markus “Notch” Persson have each donated $250,000 …

Grimm’s Fairy Tales Get The Google Doodle Treatment Grimm’s Fairy Tales Get The Google Doodle Treatment
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Google is running a homepage doodle celebrating Grimm’s Fairy Tales in parts of the world where it is already Thursday (presumably, we’ll be seeing it here in the United States when the date changes). It’s been a while since we’ve …

The White House Currently Has 48 Successful Petitions Waiting on Responses, Further Ensuring the Site’s Legacy as a Total Joke The White House Currently Has 48 Successful Petitions Waiting on Responses, Further Ensuring the Site’s Legacy as a Total Joke
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The We the People White House petition site opened up in the fall of 2011, as a place for Americans to rally other Americans behind causes that the U.S. Government could then respond to. It’s been in the news lately …

THQ, Publisher Of Saints Row, Files For Bankruptcy

After a successful run with the Humble Bundle and a few solid releases this year, it looked like troubled publisher THQ could stay on top of things. That assumption may have been too optimistic as the company has just filed …

Tantrum Over Burger: He Didn’t Order Cheese
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A Pennsylvania man who received a botched order at McDonald’s last week went on a rampage, reportedly throwing chairs and hurling an employee’s cell phone across a parking lot when she attempted to call the police…and all because his burger …

Sam Donaldson: DUI Gets Him Shamed On Twitter

Veteran news anchor Sam Donaldson was pulled over and arrested earlier this month in Denver for driving under the influence, according to TMZ. It happened in Denver when he veered off the road and onto the shoulder, then failed a …

New Crysis 3 Trailer Asks If You’re The Hunter Or The Hunted

As part of the marketing campaign leading up to the launch of Crysis 3, Crytek is releasing seven short trailers called the “The Seven Wonders of Crysis 3.” The first episode detailed combat against human opponents, but episode two features …

Mars Rover Curiosity Prepares to Drill a Rock

Nearly all of the instruments packed into Mars rover Curiosity‘s frame have been utilized, but once crucial test has yet to be performed. NASA scientists will soon use Curiosity’s percussive drill to powder the interior of a rock for analysis, …

Rob Parker Tweets Apology About RG3 Comments

ESPN analyst Rob Parker made some controversial statements about Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (RG3) last week in a rare conversation on the show First Take that did not center around the New York Jets or Tim Tebow. Here’s a …

ICP Thinks Gangnam Style Is So Fresh That They Can’t See How Anyone Would Think Otherwise
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Insane Clown Posse loves Gangnam Style. They like the video. They like the song. They like PSY. They like PSY “pinching a loaf” in the video. Basically, Gangnam Style is fresh and if you don’t think so then you can …

60-Vehicle Pileup On I-5 Causes Several Injuries
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Bad weather is plaguing drivers in California this week, with freezing roadways and foggy conditions leading to a 60-car accident on I-5 in Siskiyou County on Tuesday night. Thankfully, no one was injured in the pile-up, but several reports of …

Matt Cutts Offers Holiday Security Tips, Impersonates Dinosaur Matt Cutts Offers Holiday Security Tips, Impersonates Dinosaur
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Google has put out a new Webmaster Help video. This time, it’s just Matt Cutts offering some “holiday tips,” which simply advise you to take security precautions with your data, and use Google’s Chrome browser. As an added bonus, he …

Video Looks At “What Brought Us Together” In 2012

People will never see eye to eye on every issue, but Jean-Louis Nguyen has attempted to showcase the events of the year that “brought us together”. Unfortunately, it involves a great deal of heartbreak. Still, it’s a pretty powerful video. …

FTC Updates Child Online Privacy Rules FTC Updates Child Online Privacy Rules

The United States Federal Trade Commission announced today that it has adopted final amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (otherwise known as COPPA Rule). According to the Commission, parents are to have greater control over the personal info …

BlackBerry Fans Think BlackBerry 10 Is Awesome BlackBerry Fans Think BlackBerry 10 Is Awesome
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BlackBerry 10, RIM’s last chance at staying relevant, won’t be available until early next year. Until then, the press and analysts can only anxiously wait to see how the new OS and handsets perform. That was the case at least …

Angry Birds Trilogy DLC Released Today
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Rovio, the creators of the highly popular Angry Birds franchise today released the first downloadable content (DLC) for the recently released Angry Birds Trilogy. The “Anger Management” pack will feature 130 new levels from mobile episodes such as Ham ‘O’ …

Twitter Suspends Top Anonymous Account for Terms Violation [UPDATED] Twitter Suspends Top Anonymous Account for Terms Violation [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: They’re back. And yes, it was the leaking of Westboro members’ personal info that did it. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: @YourAnonNews, online hacktivist group Anonymous’ most popular Twitter account, has been suspended. It appears to have happened just before noon ET. …

Kim Kardashian Haircut: Something Different For The New Year
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Kim Kardashian is one celebrity who hasn’t taken too many risks with her look; in fact, she’s kept basically the same hairstyle for quite some time, only veering away from it every now and then before going back to what …

Robert Bork Dies: Famed Conservative Was 85
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Robert Bork, who lost a seat in the Supreme Court after a Democratic uproar over his nomination, died today from complications brought on by heart disease. He was 85. Bork was a highly-regarded figure in the political world of the …