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Safari Makes Google Searches Encrypted, Distorts Analytics Safari Makes Google Searches Encrypted, Distorts Analytics
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Mobile Google searches are more secure from Safari on iOS 6 than they were in previous versions of iOS or from other mobile browsers. Apple is reportedly routing Google searches through the SSL version of Google, which Google made the …

Zynga, Hasbro Launching FarmVille, CityVille, & Words with Friends-Themed Board Games Zynga, Hasbro Launching FarmVille, CityVille, & Words with Friends-Themed Board Games
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If you are looking for a new type of board game to play over the course of the holiday season, Zynga and Hasbro hope that you’ll give their new offerings a chance. Social gaming company Zynga and longtime physical game …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales Ban Lifted In United States Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Sales Ban Lifted In United States
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To say that Samsung had a rough August would be a massive understatement. The company lost a major patent battle against Apple to the tune of $1 billion, and now faces the possibility of a sales ban being brought against …

iPhone 5 Initial Sales Will Be Included In Apple’s Q4 Earnings Release iPhone 5 Initial Sales Will Be Included In Apple’s Q4 Earnings Release

Apple will release its Q4 FY12 earnings release on October 25, when the company will hold a conference call to discuss the financial results of its fourth fiscal quarter. It falls on a Thursday, and the call will take place …

Justin Bieber Throws Up, Taiwanese Animation Style Justin Bieber Throws Up, Taiwanese Animation Style

Everyone’s favorite news reimaginers Next Media Animation have a history of taking everyday events in the tech, pop culture, and world news arenas and turning them on their heads. If you’ve ever seen Steve Jobs kill RIM in a drive-by …

HTC Announces “Refreshed” One X+ Smartphone HTC Announces “Refreshed” One X+ Smartphone

HTC today officially announced its One X+ smartphone, a “refreshed” version of its flagship Android device, the One X. The company’s launch of the HTC One X did not propel the smartphone to “must-have” status in the U.S. The device …

iPhone 5 Added to Samsung Patent Lawsuit iPhone 5 Added to Samsung Patent Lawsuit
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Samsung had already announced in a court filing that it was going to take on the iPhone 5 for suspected violations of patents it holds, and the company has stayed true to its word. Apple Insider is reporting that this …

Jimmy Hoffa Results Due In, Here’s What Twitter Thinks About It Jimmy Hoffa Results Due In, Here’s What Twitter Thinks About It
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Last week, authorities took two soil samples from a home in Roseville, Michigan, in hopes that progress could be made on the everlasting search for Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa’s body. Today, the results from the samples are due to be …

Google Webmaster Tools Will Now Email You About Critical Site Issues Google Webmaster Tools Will Now Email You About Critical Site Issues
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Google announced today that Webmaster Tools will start letting you know when it discovers critical issues with your site, by sending you an email with more info. The company says it will only notify you about issues that it thinks …

The Pirate Bay Did Not Get Shut Down The Pirate Bay Did Not Get Shut Down
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The Pirate Bay went down for quite some time today. Whenever the site goes down for more than five minutes, people begin to fear the worst. There was also the small coincidence of The Pirate Bay’s former host being raided …

The McRib, Wayne’s World, and Taylor Swift The McRib, Wayne’s World, and Taylor Swift

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

22% of U.S. Adults Own a Tablet Device 22% of U.S. Adults Own a Tablet Device

The iPad ushered in the new age of tablet computing in the spring of 2010. In the two-and-a-half years since, the market for tablets has exploded, as if people were just waiting for such a device to offered. There are …

Google Sheds More Light On Freshness As A Ranking Signal Google Sheds More Light On Freshness As A Ranking Signal
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There’s a new Webmaster Help video from Google’s Matt Cutts. In this one, he talks specifically about freshness as a ranking signal. The video is a response to the following user-submitted question: Google has expressed in the past that frequently …

DIY Gun Project Put On Hold As Creators Have Their 3D Printer Seized DIY Gun Project Put On Hold As Creators Have Their 3D Printer Seized
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Do you remember the Wiki Weapon project? It was a collection of individuals united a common banner – Defense Distributed – whose goal was to create the first fully 3D printed gun. They were inspired by the creation of a …

Hospital Set to Live-Tweet a Cochlear Implant Hospital Set to Live-Tweet a Cochlear Implant

In an effort to raise awareness and to provide the public more information on cochlear implant surgery as a viable treatment for hearing loss, the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle is set to combine surgery with social media. On Tuesday, …

Michael O’Hare Dies at 60, “Babylon 5″ Actor Michael O’Hare Dies at 60, “Babylon 5″ Actor
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If you were a prominent Babylon 5 watcher back in the late 1990s, I am sure you remember the character “Commander Jeffrey Sinclair” played by Michael O’Hare. Unfortunately, Michael O’Hare passed away this past Friday (September 28th, 2012). Prior to …

iPad Mini Event Invitations Due October 10th [RUMOR] iPad Mini Event Invitations Due October 10th [RUMOR]

They’re coming. We know they’re coming, and we know most of the details, yet Apple continues to tease us with their tight-lipped policy about commenting on leaks. As if Apple’s success hasn’t turned a quarter of the tech press into …

Google Is Now The World’s Second Largest Tech Company Google Is Now The World’s Second Largest Tech Company
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Everybody knows by now that Apple is the world’s largest tech company. As far as market value goes, it can’t be beat. Microsoft was at a distant second, but it has finally been usurped by Apple’s greatest nemesis – Google. …

Taylor Swift Doesn’t Want To Know What John Mayer Thinks Taylor Swift Doesn’t Want To Know What John Mayer Thinks

Taylor Swift has a pretty big reputation for taking her broken hearts (yes, plural) and turning them into super successful country-pop songs that the world will hear, but she says it’s hard for her to find out what certain people …

Forza Horizon Launch Trailer Revealed Forza Horizon Launch Trailer Revealed

Today Microsoft and Playground Games released a launch trailer for the upcoming Forza Horizon. Though this “launch” trailer seems a bit premature (the game will launch on October 23 in the U.S. and on October 26 in the U.K.), fans …

Have You Addressed That Coldfusion Fix Yet? Have You Addressed That Coldfusion Fix Yet?

Last month, Adobe released a fix for a Coldfusion security vulnerability. On the Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) blog, Adobe posted: Today, a Security Bulletin (APSB12-21) has been posted in regards to a security hotfix for Adobe ColdFusion …

Seth MacFarlane is Your New Oscars Host and His Father is Unimpressed Seth MacFarlane is Your New Oscars Host and His Father is Unimpressed

Ladies and Gentlemen, the 85th Oscars now officially have a host. The Academy has tapped Seth MacFarlane to helm the broadcast. It will be his first time hosting an event as large as the Oscars. Recently, MacFarlane MC’ed the Comedy …

Motorola Pulls A Sony: Atrix 4G Won’t Be Getting Ice Cream Sandwich Motorola Pulls A Sony: Atrix 4G Won’t Be Getting Ice Cream Sandwich
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Sony caught a lot of flak earlier this year when they failed on their promise to upgrade the Xperia Play to Android 4.0. They cited technical difficulties as the cause, but the comments on our original story showed that consumers …

Malin Akerman Is Pregnant And Already Craving Things Malin Akerman Is Pregnant And Already Craving Things

Malin Akerman, the actress perhaps best known for her roles in “The Watchmen” and “The Heartbreak Kid”, has announced that she and rocker husband Roberto Zincone are expecting their first child next spring. Akerman says she and her husband are …