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This Is What You’ll Get If You Buy A PS4 This Year
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The PS4 launch is still a few months away, and as such, there are still a few mysteries about the console. What’s the full launch lineup going to look like? What accessories will Sony and third parties have available at …

Monsters University Creators Talk At Google Monsters University Creators Talk At Google
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Monsters University director Dan Scanlon ad producer Kori Rae recently stopped by the Googleplex to talk about the film, which opened this past Friday. Google has now made the conversation available for those interested: The discussion, which was moderated by …

Beast, Zuck’s Dog, Gets His Own Stickers in Facebook Chat Beast, Zuck’s Dog, Gets His Own Stickers in Facebook Chat

Mark Zuckerberg’s Puli (a type of Hungarian Sheepdog) has to be one of the most popular dogs in the world – at least one of the most “liked.” Back in 2011, Beast Zuckerberg got his own Facebook page (in clear …

Disney Infinity Has No Right To Look This Cool

At first, Disney Infinity seemed like a shameless attempt to copy Activision’s Skylanders franchise. As more information is revealed, however, Disney Infinity seems to have only taken the idea of physical toy tie ins. Everything else is looking pretty amazing. …

Street View Hits Google Earth Apps For Android, iOS Street View Hits Google Earth Apps For Android, iOS

Google announced a new Google Earth update today (7.1) for Android and iOS, which brings Street View to the experience. Somehow this wasn’t already a part of it. “Whether you’re on foot looking for the best sushi place in a …

Lisa Lopes Replaced On New Version of “Waterfalls”
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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their group, TLC is releasing a new album that will include a redone version of their hit “Waterfalls”, and standing in for Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes will be Japanese pop star Namie Amuro. The Lopes …

Assassin’s Creed IV Fans to Appear in French Painting
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Ubisoft today announced an unusual offer for fans of the Assassin’s Creed series. The game publisher has commissioned an oil painting from the Beaux-Arts school in Paris, France to commemorate the release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and some …

Sony Opens An Indie Games Store On The PlayStation Vita

The PlayStation Vita has been pretty much abandoned by the major publishers and developers of the world. Indie developers, however, have been very proactive in supporting the platform. To celebrate the indie developers keeping the Vita alive, Sony has opened …

Newt Gingrich Gets Google Glass, Must’ve Figured Out the Whole Smartphone Thing Newt Gingrich Gets Google Glass, Must’ve Figured Out the Whole Smartphone Thing

Ok, so you know how there’s an exclusive Google Glass setup shop located on the 8th floor of Chelsea Market in Manhattan? Well, Next Gingrich was just there getting set up with his own pair of Google Glass. So here’s …

Lauderhill Mall Fight: Teens Use Social Media To Act Out Violence Lauderhill Mall Fight: Teens Use Social Media To Act Out Violence
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Social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter are great places to keep in touch with friends, but they have been criticized recently as also being potential havens for bullies and mean-girl behavior. This latest story probably won’t dispel those feelings. …

Facebook Updates Ads Manager Reports Facebook Updates Ads Manager Reports
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Facebook just announced some new updates to Ads Manager Reports. The company says this is the latest move in its recently announced efforts to simplify its ad products, which included reducing the number of available ad units by over half. …

Teen Fitness Linked to Lower Suicide Risks, Shows Study

A new study has found that being fit as a teenager could be linked to a reduced risk of suicide as an adult. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg looked at a study of over 1.1 million Swedish men born …

Google Search Android App Gets New Google Now, Voice And Offers Features Google Search Android App Gets New Google Now, Voice And Offers Features
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Google has launched an update to the Google Search app for Android with some new Google Now features, Voice actions and Offers integration. There are new Google Now TV cards. Google explains in a Google+ post, “If you have an …

Microsoft Adds Native 3D Printer API To Windows 8.1 Microsoft Adds Native 3D Printer API To Windows 8.1
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Windows 8.1 is fixing a lot of the problems people had with Microsoft’s newest operating system last November, but it’s also adding a lot of really cool features. Case in point – a native 3D printing API. So, how big …

Next Angry Birds Update is Russian-Themed
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Though the Angry Birds brand has embraced new seasons, movie tie-ins, and even Star Wars, all of the game series’ success can be traced back to the original Angry Birds game. Released in 2009, the game dominated Apple’s App Store …

Facebook: We’re Not Giving User Data to the Turkish Government Facebook: We’re Not Giving User Data to the Turkish Government

Facebook wants to make it clear that they are not handing over user data to the Turkish government, even if some reports may suggests otherwise. Not only that but Facebook says that they intend to “communicate strong concerns” to Turkish …

Microsoft Creates Bing Platform For Developers, Launches New Developer Services And Bing Apps Microsoft Creates Bing Platform For Developers, Launches New Developer Services And Bing Apps

Today has been a big day for Microsoft. The company made a slew of announcements at the Microsoft Build event, where Steve Ballmer highlighted Microsoft developer momentum and some new opportunities for those taking part. Among the new announcements were …

NASA Ion Engine Completes 48K Hours of Successful Testing

NASA this week announced that its advanced ion propulsion has completed 48,000 hours (five and a half years) of successful testing. This makes it the longest-tested space propulsion system in NASA history. The NASA Evolutionary Xenon Thruster (NEXT) Project has …

Alaska Volcano Disrupts Nearby Flights

An Alaska volcano which has been slowly erupting for the past several weeks found new vigor on Tuesday, throwing ash and glowing cinders 5 miles into the sky. Pavlof Volcano–located almost 600 miles southwest of Anchorage–erupted with such force yesterday …

You Can Now Apply To Pay $400 For The New Kinect For Windows Sensor You Can Now Apply To Pay $400 For The New Kinect For Windows Sensor

Microsoft is really onto something with the Kinect. Sure, it’s not that great for games, but developers are doing some amazing things with it in the application space. It’s only going to get more amazing next year as the new …

Twitter Tests Thumbnail Image Previews Inside Tweets Twitter Tests Thumbnail Image Previews Inside Tweets

It appears that Twitter is looking to give users more context about the photos others share in tweets – or at least make it easier to determine whether or not “clicking to expand” is worth their time. A small number …

Nicole Scherzinger Will Probably Get Married Soon

Nicole Scherzinger, former Pussycat Doll and “X-Factor” judge, may be getting married within the next year. Scherzinger and her boyfriend, Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton, have been denying rumors of impending marriage for a while now, which is almost a …

Google Launches New ‘Cloud-Free’ Satellite Imagery For Maps, Earth Google Launches New ‘Cloud-Free’ Satellite Imagery For Maps, Earth
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Google announced that it’s launching new satellite imagery for Google Maps and Google Earth, and says it’s “virtually cloud-free”. This, of course, means clearer and more accurate imagery. Google Earth Engine tech lead Matt Hancher writes in a blog post, …

Windows 8.1 Preview Is Now Available Windows 8.1 Preview Is Now Available
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As promised, Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 Preview to the world as part of its annual BUILD developer conference. The preview includes a number of updates that will make Windows 8 more palatable for even the most diehard Windows …