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Verizon Droid Razr M Gets Android Jelly Bean Upgrade Verizon Droid Razr M Gets Android Jelly Bean Upgrade
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Verizon today announced that its customers using Motorola’s Droid Razr M smartphone will soon be getting an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The upgrade will be pushed out to customers today, and those who would prefer a manual download …

It’s Thanksgiving: Your Holiday-Themed Masterpiece from the Guy That Brought You Rebecca Black

Well, I thought this might be the new “Friday,” but it didn’t become as popular as I imagined it would. Now, on Friday, we have another candidate to be the next worst song ever. Where Rebecca Black sang her way …

Google Products Blocked In China As Communist Party Selects Leaders Google Products Blocked In China As Communist Party Selects Leaders
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Google saw its services blocked in China on Friday. GreatFire.org, which monitors Chinese Internet censorship, says it’s the first time since it started tracking it back in February of last year, that this has happened. The block reportedly includes google.com, …

Retail Video Game Sales Continue to Plummet
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In another sign of both the dying retail video game merchants and the slow death of the current console cycle, new numbers show that retail sales of video games, video game hardware, and video game accessories in October were down …

Black Friday 2012 Is Coming: Be Kind
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For a lot of people, Black Friday is a day to bond with family members on a harrowing-but-sweet shopping trip, snatching deals on incredible items for Christmas. For others, it’s simply the best way to save money on expensive toys …

8 Terrifying Robot Videos From DARPA 8 Terrifying Robot Videos From DARPA
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Have you ever just stopped and taken a few minutes to peruse DARPA’s YouTube channel? There’s a good chance you’ve seen some of these before (maybe all of them), but some of this stuff is just downright spine tingling for …

Alabama & Mississippi Win the Most-Racist-on-Twitter Award Surrounding the Election Alabama & Mississippi Win the Most-Racist-on-Twitter Award Surrounding the Election
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Twitter, you can be so great and so disappointing at the same time. It probably shouldn’t surprise anyone that social media is a haven for imbeciles. So much hateful garbage is spewed out in 140-character snippets that it’s easy to …

Cholesterol Disorder Medication “Shows Promise” in Study

A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has shown that lomitapide “substantially and stably” reduced levels of LDL cholesterol in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH). Lomitapide is a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) inhibitor that works …

Twitter Reminds You to Upload a Header Photo with an Animation Twitter Reminds You to Upload a Header Photo with an Animation
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Back in September, Twitter unveiled a pretty significant redesign of user profiles which gave you three different photos to worry about: your profile picture, your header photo, and your background image. The header photo is that giant new option that …

Linda McMahon Opens Up About Huge Campaign Loss
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The McMahon family are no strangers to controversy; patriarch Vince has been the CEO–among other things–for drama-riddled WWE for many years, building his fame along with a good-sized fortune. When word got around that his wife, Linda, wanted to run …

Court Orders Silicon Knights to Destroy Copies of Too Human, X-Men: Destiny
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A U.S. District Court has ordered Silicon Knights to stop using Epic Games‘ Unreal Engine and destroy all of its works containing licensed Epic Games technology, including unsold copies of Too Human, X-Men: Destiny, and other unreleased titles. The destruction …

Facebook May Beep at You When You Get a Notification Facebook May Beep at You When You Get a Notification
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“Da-do!” Someone just liked your status! Facebook thinks that the visual cue of that little red number at the top left corner may not be enough, so they’re testing a new feature that would guarantee you never miss another notification. …

Google Shopper Gets An Update On iOS And Android Google Shopper Gets An Update On iOS And Android
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Google Shopper (not to be confused with Google Shopping) just received an update. Google launched version 3.0 for Android and iOS. The app was first launched for Android in 2010, and eventually made its way to the iPhone about a …

Hole-y Sh*t! You Can Now Sign Up for a Goatse Email Address

Do you remember where you were the first time your snickering friend directed you to goatse.cx? I sure do. The memory is burned into my brain – the first in a long line of introductions to disgusting internet memes like …

Google Makes Some Improvements To Cloud SQL, Launches Trial Offer Google Makes Some Improvements To Cloud SQL, Launches Trial Offer

Google announced some updates to Google Cloud SQL, which will enable users to work with bigger and faster MySQL databases. Google has increased the amount of available storage to 100GB, which is ten times more than before. They’ve also increased …

Texas Man Executed For Brutal 2002 Murder
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A Texas inmate was executed on Thursday for the brutal murder of a woman in 2002, the motive for which appeared to be burglary. However, prosecutors say they believe the man was on his way to many, many more killings …

Google Updates Chrome OS, Chrome Has A Hot Dog Google Updates Chrome OS, Chrome Has A Hot Dog
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Google has pushed a new Stable channel update for Chrome OS. This would be version 23.0.1271.84 (Platform version: 2913.168.0), and is specifically for the new Samsung Chromebook. The update fixes an issue in which the black screen is sometimes seen …

New “Super Earth” Planet Discovered in Six-Planet System
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U.K. and German Astronomers announced this week that they have discovered a new “super Earth” planet that could, conceivably, have an Earth-like climate. The planet exists in the habitable zone of a nearby star called HD 40307 and is part …

Freshman Player William Wayne Jones III Dies at 19
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Many football fans are saddened to learn about the sudden loss of William Wayne Jones III, a great Tennessee State University football player who instantly collapsed during practice this past Wednesday. William Wayne Jones III, 19 years old from Smyrna, …

Reese Witherspoon, Baby Out And About

Reese Witherspoon has been the topic of fascination for many during her pregnancy and in the weeks immediately following; as one of Hollywood’s darlings, any big news in her personal life makes front page headlines. While she kept us guessing …

Bram Stoker Books: Google Shopping Results MIA The Day After The Doodle Bram Stoker Books: Google Shopping Results MIA The Day After The Doodle

On Thursday, Google ran a doodle on its homepage celebrating Bram Stoker’s 165th birthday. If you clicked on the doodle, it took you to search results for the query “Bram Stoker Books”. We analyzed the search results page a bit …

Hitman: Absolution “Ultimate Assassin” Trailer Released

It’s Friday, and that means another Hitman: Absolution trailer has arrived. Today’s trailer – dubbed “Ultimate Assassin” – is the last in Square Enix’s and IO Interactive’s series of trailers that reveal the details of just about every aspect of …

Priceline Buys Kayak: What Does This Mean For Fairsearch? Priceline Buys Kayak: What Does This Mean For Fairsearch?
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On Thursday, Priceline announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Kayak. The deal is worth about $1.8 billion. “Kayak has built a strong brand in online travel research and their track record of profitable growth is demonstrative …

New York Gas Rationing Begins in Storm’s Wake
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week signed an emergency order establishing gas rationing throughout the city. The implemented system uses odd-even license plate numbers to designate alternating days on which customers can purchase gasoline and diesel fuel. Commercial …