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Proof That The Exorcist Would Have Been A Hilarious Sitcom In The 80s

When we see things like this, we are reminded of how much life has been improved with the advent of YouTube. You’ve seen plenty of other movies and shows recut as 80s sitcoms, no doubt (Breaking Bad is still a …

Facebook Imposes New Rules For The Notifications API Facebook Imposes New Rules For The Notifications API

Developers have been seeing some pretty positive results from the Notifications API. That’s the report today from Facebook as the social network updates us on the latest numbers from those participating in the beta that was announced back in August. …

Emanuel Steward Dies at 68, Boxing Legend
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Yesterday (Thursday, October 25th, 2012), we reported that the announced death of boxing legend Emanuel Steward was a false rumor (as confirmed by his family); however, it is now confirmed (by various sources) that Emanuel Steward has died. Steward started …

Samsung Nexus 10 Tablet Photos Leaked Samsung Nexus 10 Tablet Photos Leaked
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In the current tech climate, it’s a given that no device will stay truly secret until its announcement. This is especially true with Apple, where nearly every detail of their devices is known before they are announced. As Samsung continues …

The Latest On Google’s Battle With Publishers Who Want To Be Paid For Links The Latest On Google’s Battle With Publishers Who Want To Be Paid For Links
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A week ago, we wrote about the battles Google is facing with publishers, specifically in France and Brazil. In France, lawmakers have poposed a law which would require search engines like Google to pay publishers to license content just so …

G4 Canceling All Of Its Gaming Programming, Including X-Play And Attack Of The Show
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G4, and Tech TV before it, was the one-stop destination for many gamers looking to find something even remotely relevant to their interests on television. The quality had gone downhill over the years, but at least X-Play and Attack of …

Bing Ads To Get Landing Pages By Match Type Bing Ads To Get Landing Pages By Match Type
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Bing announced that it will soon launch unique landing pages by match type for Bing Ads. “Want to assign a unique destination URL for each of your bidded keyword match types within the same ad group?” writes Pruitt, on the …

Google App Engine Has Outage Issues Google App Engine Has Outage Issues

Google App Engine is experiencing issues today, causing problems with various services across the web. There have been numerous reports of various outages. Business Insider mentions Instagram, SlideShare, Sina Weibo, and Orkut. There have also been reports of Dropbox and …

Lena Dunham Compared To Putin With Obama Video
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Lena Dunham, who created and stars in the highly controversial show “Girls”, has made a little pro-Obama video which is garnering massive attention, mostly because in it, she says Obama was her “first”. She’s referring, of course, to the first …

Google Launches Chrome For Windows 8 Google Launches Chrome For Windows 8
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Google announced the availability of its new Google search and Chrome web browser apps for Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, which hit the market today. The Google Search app was spotted previously. We talked it about it here, but …

iPad 3 Resales Jump After New iPad Announcement iPad 3 Resales Jump After New iPad Announcement
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Following Tuesday’s announcement of the iPad Mini and new new iPad (iPad 4), it appears that Apple fans are cashing in their current new iPads (iPad 3) in anticipation of purchasing the latest and greatest version. A Wall Street Journal …

Nintendo’s Wii U Console to be Sold at a Loss Nintendo’s Wii U Console to be Sold at a Loss

Earlier this week Nintendo revealed its third quarter earnings and things aren’t looking good for the company that’s name is synonymous with video games. The company, which posted its first ever annual loss earlier this year, posted more losses and …

Frankenstorm 2012: Space Station View Is Insane
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Hurricane Sandy, or “Frankenstorm” as it’s been renamed, is quickly making its way toward the Eastern seaboard and is sending many into a panic. While it’s always good to be prepared in a situation like this–where hurricane-force winds merge with …

Bing Launches Its Own Elections Site Bing Launches Its Own Elections Site

Bing announced the launch of Bing Elections at Bing.com/elections. It includes “real-time” algorithmic news results from what Bing calls “key national, partisan and non-partisan sources.” It also features an interactive map with national, state and local election results from the …

Hormone Therapy May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk
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A new study published this week in the journal Neurology showed that women who begin taking hormone therapy within five years of menopause may reduce their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. However, the study also found that women who start …

Wall-E, BigDog Inducted Into the Robot Hall of Fame
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This week four new robots were inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame. The 2012 induction class includes Aldebaran Robotics’ NAO, iRobot’s PackBot, Boston Dynamics’ BigDog, and Pixar’s WALL-E. WALL-E, the industrious robot from the Pixar movie of the same …

Google Games Chat Talks Horror Games For Halloween

I absolutely adore horror games. Silent Hill is still one of the finest gaming experiences you can find. It seems that the Google Games Chat panelists agree with the sentiment. They even filmed an entire episode around horror games and …

Oldest Facebook User Ousted By New Mexico Woman Oldest Facebook User Ousted By New Mexico Woman
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The world’s oldest Facebook user–as proclaimed and celebrated by Mark Zuckerberg himself this summer–has been ousted by a New Mexico woman who claims to be 105 years old. Florence Detlor, who turned 101 this year, was given special attention by …

Pinterest Launches Website Verification Pinterest Launches Website Verification
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Pinterest announced that it is launching website verification, in order to let users verify when they are the owner of the site associated with their Pinterest profile. As Pinterest becomes a bigger player in ecommerce, this feature is going to …

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Coming To iOS And Android

Rockstar Games made me feel old today by announcing that Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is nearing its 10th anniversary. Widely regarded by many as the best in the series, the game took players into the neon drenched Miami of …

Mass Effect Anime 9-Minute Sneak Peak Released
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Last month a trailer for Mass Effect: Paragon Lost was released. The movie is an animated tale set in the Mass Effect universe. It follows the story of James Vega, who leads an Alliance special forces squad against the Collectors. …

Mr. Rogers Infographic To Complete Your Friday
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If you’re of a certain age, Mr. Rogers played a big part in your life. The characters he helped create and voice still live on in our memories and nostalgia, and PBS knows just how important he was to generations …

Bing Shows Off Its Windows 8 Apps Bing Shows Off Its Windows 8 Apps
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Windows 8 is now upon us, and the third-party apps are coming out of the woodwork. Here, we looked at StumbleUpon’s Windows 8-specific experience, for example. Here’s a look at Google’s. Here’s Netflix. And Kindle. It’s not a third party, …

Twitter Launches “90% Accurate” Gender Targeting For Advertisers Twitter Launches “90% Accurate” Gender Targeting For Advertisers

Twitter does not have the kinds of targeting capabilities Facebook has when it comes to advertising. Twitter simply does not know as much about its users as Facebook does. It’s not really the way Twitter operates. However, as the company …