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Tablet Owners Prefer to Multitask With TV, Shows Survey Tablet Owners Prefer to Multitask With TV, Shows Survey

A new survey by NPD DisplaySearch has shown that 88% of tablet owners use their tablet while watching TV. 82% of smartphone owners also multitasked online while watching TV. The analyst firm’s “Quarterly Multi-Screen Usage Study” found that the most …

DARPA Robot ATLAS Has More Coordination Than You
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Whenever there is news about strides in artificial intelligence, or a futuristic robot capable of performing various feats in the cycle, inevitable jokes about Terminator, Cyberdyne Systems, and the Matrix’s robot revolution are soon to follow. However, after watching ATLAS, …

South Korea’s FTC Clears Google Of Unfairly Using Android For Search South Korea’s FTC Clears Google Of Unfairly Using Android For Search

It looks like Google has won another antitrust battle, this time in South Korea. The country’s antitrust watchdog has reportedly decided to acquit Google on charges that it has used its Android operating system to gain an unfair advantage for …

ICANN Says Amazon Can’t Own .Amazon Domain Name ICANN Says Amazon Can’t Own .Amazon Domain Name
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ICANN finally wrapped up the application process for new generic top level domain names last year. The results of which are still far from over, however, as the nonprofit now has to sort through all the applications and decide who …

iOS’ Deus Ex: The Fall Patched To Run on Jailbroken iPhones

Whatever your position on mobile device/touchscreen “serious” gaming, the kind that goes beyond the arcade-like Angry Birds/Candy Crush Sagas of the world, there is no denying these devices have become a viable destination for games with a more serious tone …

Netflix Shows Net 14 Emmy Nominations Netflix Shows Net 14 Emmy Nominations

History has been made in television land as original shows from Netflix have received a total of fourteen Emmy nominations. This is significant on a historical level, because it marks a new era of TV show consumption – one that …

Nokia Revenue Falls, 7.4 Million Lumia’s Sold in Q2 Nokia Revenue Falls, 7.4 Million Lumia’s Sold in Q2

Nokia today released its second quarter 2013 earnings report. Though predictions for the company were not hopeful, Nokia managed to post a mixed bag of financial signals. The company posted a €115 million loss in operating profit, a massive improvement …

Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets Twitter’s Mobile Apps Now Warn You of ‘Sensitive Media’ inside Tweets
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Twitter, unlike Facebook, doesn’t censor much of its “sensitive” content. It’s not hard to find gratuitous nudity, violent images, and even outright pornographic content on the network. “We do not mediate content, whether that content is an image or text,” …

License Plate Scanners: You’re Being Tracked
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These days, most people are aware that because of smartphones and surveillance cameras, very little public activity goes unrecorded. If you’re outside your home and live close to a decent-sized city, chances are good that you’re on camera somewhere, whether …

eBay Has A Strong Second Quarter, Pulls In $3.9 Billion In Revenue eBay Has A Strong Second Quarter, Pulls In $3.9 Billion In Revenue

eBay has been doing pretty well for itself over the last few years. It’s latest financial results report doesn’t disappoint as the online auction house has reported another quarter of increased revenue. On Wednesday, eBay reported revenue for the second …

Angry Birds Star Wars Coming to Consoles This Fall
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While mobile devices will be getting the new Angry Birds Star Wars II this fall, consoles will finally be getting the original Angry Birds Star Wars as well. Rovio, the developer behind the Angry Birds series, today announced that Angry …

Justice Department Finally Admits That It Collects All Phone Records Within U.S. Justice Department Finally Admits That It Collects All Phone Records Within U.S.
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When the NSA spy programs were first revealed, the government told us that it was only collecting records that were relevant to terrorism investigations. Further leaks contradicted that claim, but the government didn’t address it. Now one government official has, …

Verizon Meets Earnings Expectations, Adds 1M Subscribers Verizon Meets Earnings Expectations, Adds 1M Subscribers

Verizon Communications today released its second quarter earnings report. The U.S. telecom company managed to meet Wall Street’s expectations, posting a $0.73 earnings per share – a 14% increase over the second quarter of 2012. The earnings came on revenues …

New Corvette Stingray Is A Fuel-Saver

The new Corvette Stingray is set to be released in August, and auto lovers are amped up to see the latest incarnation of the car. Just the third model to carry on the name of Stingray, the 2014 C7 has …

Wanted Man Nabbed After Posting Comments to Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page Wanted Man Nabbed After Posting Comments to Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is part of a growing movement in law enforcement – one that involves a social media strategy of posting photos of wanted criminals on Facebook in the hopes that it will help generate leads. Last …

Versace Mansion On the Auction Block

In 1997, Italian fashion designer and mogul Gianni Versace was flying high. He had just shot some scenes for the Spice Girls movie, Spiceworld. His business was booming. And on July 15, at the age of 50, he went out …

5 Tips for Protecting Your Online Presence
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There are a few commonsense ways to help protect your reputation online. Some companies offer such a service for a fee, but you can do a lot yourself to keep your reputation sterling. The first step for anyone should be …

Women Will Share Personal Info For a Price Women Will Share Personal Info For a Price
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While, on one hand, our nation is in the middle of a great debate over privacy and what gets seen by whom, on the other hand, retailers are trying to find more ways to get people to give up their …

Detroit Pension Fund Files Suit to Stop Bankruptcy

Detroit has been beaten every which way over the past few years. The economic downturn of 2008 and beyond has left huge parts of the city a shell of its former self. In an effort to get the city out …

American Company Building Super-Gun

A company called TrackingPoint, that previously made the world’s first Precision Guided Firearm (PGF) system, has announced it is working on a new “Super Gun” capable of consistently hitting a target at over 3,100 yards, or farther than the longest …

Follow the Pope’s Tweets, Get Time Off Purgatory

The Guardian is reporting that the Catholic Church is putting together a something-old-something-new combination that they hope catches on. They are pairing indulgences with social media. You remember indulgences from history class in school? It was one of the points …

LeBron James Wins Best Male Athlete ESPY, Again

As most athletes hope to do, LeBron James has made a habit of winning. Whether it is winning his fourth NBA MVP award or his second championship with the Miami Heat, he seems to like repeating his accomplishments. With this …

Talia Castellano Passes Away at 13
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This Tuesday, July 16, the world lost a beautiful young girl who inspired millions with her story of positivity and unyielding hope. Talia Castellano, who went by TaliaJoy18 on YouTube, was an honorary covergirl, makeup guru, and tutorialist, all at …

Domino Artists Break World Record

Every kid enjoys watching dominos topple one another and serpentine their way across a room. As I child I would spend upwards of an hour setting up elaborate patterns and then watch in wonder as it all collapsed together in …