Quantcast
Microsoft’s Next Kinect May Feature Finger Tracking Microsoft’s Next Kinect May Feature Finger Tracking
· 2

It was rumored that the original Xbox 360 Kinect would feature finger tracking. The feature was obviously absent from the original accessory’s launch, but there’s still hope that a future iteration of the device could provide the kind of precision …

Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist

Now that the Nexus 7 has been deemed a success, Android app developers are taking a new look at porting over their smartphone applications for the tablet market. To help make sure things look right on the Nexus 7′s sexy …

Facebook In Final Testing Phase For Native Android App Facebook In Final Testing Phase For Native Android App
· 3

Do you use the Android Facebook app? Are you constantly frustrated with how slow and buggy it is? The app has seen a few updates that have alleviated some of the problems, but it’s still a mess. iOS users got …

Twitter Has A Fairly Unusable User Directory Twitter Has A Fairly Unusable User Directory

If Twellow serves as a Yellow Pages for Twitter, than a new directory from Twitter must be the white pages. Twitter has launched (without any formal announcement) a new profile directory, which will allow you to browse through Twitter users …

Rosie O’Donnell Wants To Meet Honey Boo Boo Rosie O’Donnell Wants To Meet Honey Boo Boo
· 5

Rosie O’Donnell says she is “obsessed” with Alana Thompson–a.k.a Honey Boo Boo–and her entire family, and wants to meet them, hang out with them, and buy them a house. “I love Mama June. I love Sugar Bear. I love Chubbs,” …

Google, Apple and Others Team Up To Promote Web Standards Google, Apple and Others Team Up To Promote Web Standards

In some ways, the Web is like the lawless Wild West that you see in movies and television. There are no rules or standards for how things operate. Some organizations like W3C have tried to bring some form of order …

Borderlands 2 Mechromancer Class Teased in Videos Borderlands 2 Mechromancer Class Teased in Videos

Back at PAX East in April, Gearbox revealed that a fifth class would be joining the new vault hunters already revealed for Borderlands 2. Though not much was known at the time, we now know that the mechromancer will be …

People In Haiti Read #FirstWorldProblems Tweets People In Haiti Read #FirstWorldProblems Tweets
· 3

Ad Agency DDB New York has teamed up with nonprofit WATERisLIFE to take advantage of all those #FirstWorldProblems tweets and spread an actual message: Your “first world problem” aren’t problems. The effort has led to a bunch of videos of …

Cancer Treatment Kevetrin Begins Clinical Trials Cancer Treatment Kevetrin Begins Clinical Trials
· 7

Today the Cellceutix Corporation announced that its new anti-cancer drug candidate Kevetrin will soon be entering clinical trials at the Harvard Cancer Center’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Cellceutix is a biopharmaceutical company focused on small …

Jessica Ridgeway Search Expanded After Clues Found Jessica Ridgeway Search Expanded After Clues Found

Jessica Ridgeway, the 10-year old girl who went missing in Colorado on Friday morning, has a lot of people searching for her. The teams–over 100 volunteers–are now expanding their search area after her backpack was found in a neighborhood over …

Google TV Is Finally Getting Google Play Movies, TV Shows And Music Google TV Is Finally Getting Google Play Movies, TV Shows And Music
· 1

Google announced today that Google Play Movies, TV shows, and Music are rolling out to Google TV over the course of the coming weeks. Users will be able to buy or rent content directly through the Google Play Store on …

Andrea Jung: Avon Says She’s Out Andrea Jung: Avon Says She’s Out
· 1

Andrea Jung, former Executive Chairman of Avon, will be stepping down from her position by the end of the year, the company confirms. Jung has had a successful run with Avon, beginning in 1999 when she began to re-brand the …

Facebook Is Really Slow Today For A Lot Of People Facebook Is Really Slow Today For A Lot Of People
· 2

Are you having some trouble with Facebook today? You’re not alone. It’s been incredibly slow for us all morning, and it turns out that there are tons of people complaining about this. Here’s a sampling from Twitter: Follow @candiceherhu candice …

Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature Facebook Tests New “Collections” Feature
· 1

Facebook has begun testing a new feature called “Collections,” which will let retailers provide new ways for Facebook fans to share products they like with their friends. It comes in the form of a new type of Page post that …

“Die Hard 5″: The 007 Of Plainfield, NJ “Die Hard 5″: The 007 Of Plainfield, NJ

Valentine’s Day, 2013 is A Good Day To Die Hard, according to Bruce Willis. The fifth installment of the action franchise is due out on February 14th, and there’s a new gun-toting, chaos-filled, one-liner packed extravaganza waiting for us fans. …

House Intelligence Committee Says Chinese Telecoms Pose Security Threat House Intelligence Committee Says Chinese Telecoms Pose Security Threat
· 1

China has two major telecom companies – Huawei and ZTE. Both companies create networking devices and Android phones. The latter are becoming more popular in the US as they make some of the smallest phones on the market. That popularity …

iPhone 5 Lightning Adapters Begin Shipping iPhone 5 Lightning Adapters Begin Shipping

Apple’s new Lightning connector is elegant, necessary, and was inevitable. The old 30-pin connector was bulky compared to the mini USB cords that are now ubiquitous for a variety of mobile and wireless devices. Don’t mention that to someone who …

Apple on iPhone 5 ‘Purple Haze’: You’re Doing it Wrong Apple on iPhone 5 ‘Purple Haze’: You’re Doing it Wrong

With every new iPhone comes a series of complaints about issues that simply weren’t caught during Apple’s undoubtedly rigorous product testing. Who can forget “Antennagate,” when customers reported poor reception from their new iPhone 4s. Apple, at first, maintained its …

Declassified Documents Show Air Force Was Working On UFOs Declassified Documents Show Air Force Was Working On UFOs
· 4

Everybody loves a good UFO story. The fascination with alien spacecraft has been documented throughout the centuries with stories dating all the way back to 10th-century mentioning the circular flying machines. Flying saucers really took off in popular culture in …

The Walking Dead Series 2 Action Figures Are Coming This Month The Walking Dead Series 2 Action Figures Are Coming This Month

A new series of The Walking Dead action figures is about to be released from McFarlane toys. The toy maker has teamed up with AMC to create the latest series, which includes main characters Shane and Rick, as well as …

Lady Gaga Vomits Onstage Several Times Lady Gaga Vomits Onstage Several Times

Lady Gaga must have whatever Justin Bieber had last week; Mother Monster got a little queasy on Saturday while performing in Barcelona and hurled while onstage, trying to hide it as best she could. Luckily, the show was almost over …

HTC Profit Tanked in the 3rd Quarter of 2012 HTC Profit Tanked in the 3rd Quarter of 2012
· 2

Today the Wall Street Journal reported that HTC’s most recent quarterly profits are down 79% from last year. The company reported a third-quarter net profic of $133 million. Though the company still made money, its quarter 3 2012 reports its …

Toilets Are Like Facebook According To This Parody Of Facebook’s “Chairs” Commercial Toilets Are Like Facebook According To This Parody Of Facebook’s “Chairs” Commercial

Last week, Facebook announced that it surpassed a billion monthly active visitors. To celebrate this landmark in social media history, the company also launched its first-ever television ad. In the ad, Facebook compared itself to chairs. This, naturally, led to …

Crazy Taxi Is Coming To iOS Devices Soon Crazy Taxi Is Coming To iOS Devices Soon
· 1

What is the greatest arcade game ever made? If you said anything besides Crazy Taxi, you would be wrong. For many years, Sega’s taxi sim has been one of the first things you should look for when entering an arcade. …