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Google And Asus Are Making Bank On The Nexus 7 Google And Asus Are Making Bank On The Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 was Google’s first attempt at the extremely competitive tablet market. Our own review found the device to be pretty fantastic and worth your money. It seems that many consumers felt the same way. SlashGear reports that ASUS …

Star Wars YouTube Channel Offers “Special” Anakin Skywalker Presentation

The latest to come out of the Star Wars YouTube channel was this clip of George Lucas talking about selling to Disney. He said that when he was making the first film, everybody said it should have been a Disney …

HIV Test For Babies Tested For Developing Nations

A clinical trial of a new HIV drug test could improve the lives of both mothers and children in developing nations. The test delivers results in under one hour – far faster than conventional tests – and researchers hope it …

Megan Fox, Marine Biologist, Stars in Acer’s New Ad

Acer’s new line of Ultrabooks, the S7 series, is the first set to boast touchscreens. Acer’s ad line for the new line has called them “the world’s thinnest touch Ultrabooks,” and the new computers will run on Windows 8. In …

George Lucas: When I First Made Star Wars, Everybody Said, “This Is A Movie Disney Should Have Made”

As you have no doubt heard, George Lucas has sold Lucasfilm (and Star Wars) to Disney. A new Star Wars is coming out in 2015. More on the deal here. George Lucas talks about the deal and his thoughts about …

Gene Hackman Punched A Homeless Man
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Gene Hackman may be 82-years old, but he’s no lightweight when it comes to defending himself and his lady. When Hackman and his wife were walking through downtown Santa Fe yesterday afternoon and found themselves approached by a homeless man, …

Borderlands 2 Sells Through 5 Million Copies
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Borderlands 2 was a big deal for both Gearbox and Take-Two Interactive. The game received rave reviews, and it was expected to be a top performer for Take-Two’s bottom line. Take-Two just released its second quarter financial results, and Borderlands …

Google Analytics Gets Cost Data Import Tool Google Analytics Gets Cost Data Import Tool

Google announced that it has launched a Cost Data import tool for Google Analytics, so users can import cost data from any digital source, including paid search providers, affiliates, email, social and organic traffic. The tool is in public beta. …

Star Wars: Episode 7 To Be Original Story?

Since the announcement was made yesterday that Disney has bought LucasFilms, rumors have been flying around the web, with Twitter blowing up at the mere mention of a new Star Wars film. Obviously, with the level of love hardcore fans …

Mythbuster Adam Savage Built Patton Oswalt a Doc Ock Halloween Costume After a Desperate Twitter Plea
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Comedian Patton Oswalt’s daughter wanted to be Spider-Girl for Halloween, which is a reasonable request. Being awesome, Oswalt wanted to make her costume extra special (and also rock his own cool costume). So he decided that he wanted to be …

Smartphones Linked to Teen Sex, Says Study
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A new study shows that the use of smartphones is associated with an increased likelihood both of teens being solicited for sex via the internet and of having sex with someone they met online. The study was conducted by researchers …

Apple Stock Is A Lot Lower Than It Was Last Month [AAPL] Apple Stock Is A Lot Lower Than It Was Last Month [AAPL]

It wasn’t all that long ago that we were reporting that Apple stock had hit an all-time high. When the company launched the iPhone 5, shares skyrocketed, sending them over $700. Now, shares are a bit closer to Earth at …

Octomom In Rehab For Xanax Addiction
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Octomom Nadya Suleman recently showed off her new, sprawling home and seemed happy to be able to provide such nice living quarters for her 14 children, but she has secretly been battling an addiction to doctor-prescribed Xanax for a while …

California Warns App Makers Ignoring New Privacy Law California Warns App Makers Ignoring New Privacy Law

The state of California is getting tough with “scores” of app developers by shipping out non-compliance notifications to many companies that are reportedly in violation of state privacy law. Back in February, the Attorney General’s office announced a new initiative …

Fake Storm Photos From Hurricane Sandy Shouldn’t Get Too Far, Thanks To Social Media Fake Storm Photos From Hurricane Sandy Shouldn’t Get Too Far, Thanks To Social Media
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As you’ve no doubt seen, photos from Hurricane Sandy have flooded (no pun intended) the Internet on social media and photo sharing sites like Flickr and Instagram. Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom told Poynter on Monday that there were 10 pictures …

Borderlands Legends Out For iPhone, iPad

It’s Halloween, and that means Gearbox and 2K Games have released the mobile version of the Borderlands franchise. Borderlands Legends is now available for iOS devices, and costs $5 for the iPhone or $7 for the iPad. The game features …

Windows 8 Is Already Bringing Out The Patent Trolls Windows 8 Is Already Bringing Out The Patent Trolls
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Every new technology brings with it the risk of patent litigation. It’s an unfortunate reality that we must face. Windows 8 may have a broken a record, however, as its already on the receiving end of patent litigation after being …

Deadly Craigslist Scheme: Teen Faces Life In Prison

Although 17-year old Brogan Rafferty says he only went along with the murder of three men because he was afraid for his life, a jury has found him guilty of aggravated murder; he will be tried as an adult. Rafferty …

Kickstarter Finally Goes Live for UK-Based Projects Kickstarter Finally Goes Live for UK-Based Projects

Back in July, crowdfunding site Kickstarter told everyone that they would soon open up in the UK, allowing the people in the region to launch projects on the site. Earlier this month, Kickstarter set October 31st as the official launch …

Happy Halloween! Google Doodle Query Hides Halloween Easter Egg Happy Halloween! Google Doodle Query Hides Halloween Easter Egg
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As reported on Tuesday, Google is running an interactive Halloween doodle on its homepage. It hit the other side of the world first, as usual, and today, it’s live here in these parts. You can read more about the nature …

Jeremy Lin Upsets Teammate With Text Message
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Jeremy Lin had nothing but the best of intentions when he texted a teammate who had just been traded to Oklahoma City, but the message–which read “Goodbye and good luck”–got sent to someone else instead, causing a moment of panic. …

Mars Rover Curiosity’s First Mineralogy Analysis Shows Basaltic-Like Soil
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NASA today announced the results of Mars rover Curiosity’s initial analysis of the soil it has been scooping now for weeks. The results show that the Martian soil around the “Rocknest” area resembles weathered basaltic soils of volcanic origin in …

Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App

Over the past week, Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 8 is built around the individual. The sentiment was even stronger during its Windows Phone 8 event. Part of appealing to the individual is a strong connection with social …

Facebook Allows Advertisers to Target by OS, Device Facebook Allows Advertisers to Target by OS, Device

If your business makes trendy iPad covers, it would make sense that you spend most of your advertising dollars on customers with iPads, right? Or maybe market research has shown that your restaurant is really popular with Android users, but …