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Angry Birds Star Wars Official Trailer Released

All the current talk about Star Wars is either how Disney will either improve or ruin the franchise and whether Carrie Fischer and Mark Hamill will be cast in Episode 7. Regardless of the future of Star Wars, two things …

Find Your Voting Location on Google, Facebook Find Your Voting Location on Google, Facebook
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Tomorrow, November 6th, is election day in the U.S. If you haven’t already voted and need to know where you should vote tomorrow, both Google and Facebook have tools to make it incredibly easy. Google has provided a quick answer …

Google Channels The Life Aquatic For Its New Nexus 7 Ad Google Channels The Life Aquatic For Its New Nexus 7 Ad

We’re only a few weeks away from the official beginning of the holiday shopping season. As such, Google is starting to kick its advertising machine for its line of Nexus products into high gear. The first ad focuses on Google’s …

Samsung Has Sold 30 Million Galaxy S IIIs Samsung Has Sold 30 Million Galaxy S IIIs

Samsung today announced that it has sold 30 million units of its flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The smartphone was released 150 days ago in Europe. This isn’t quite an Apple-level number (almost 30 million iPhone 5s have …

2-Year Old Killed At Zoo: Fell Into Wild Dog Pen
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An outing to the Pittsburgh Zoo turned into tragedy on Sunday when a woman put her young son on top of a railing so he could get a better look at some wild African dogs. Officials are still trying to …

You Can Now Receive Twitter’s “Best-Of” Emails Daily, If That’s Something You’re Into You Can Now Receive Twitter’s “Best-Of” Emails Daily, If That’s Something You’re Into

Back in May, Twitter decided that weekly emails highlighting the “best of” content on the site would be a good way to promote more user engagement. The email digests showcase individual tweets from people users follow, as well as popular …

Microsoft Rumored To Be Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype Microsoft Rumored To Be Axing Windows Live Messenger In Favor Of Skype

Windows Live Messenger has been Microsoft’s IM client for the past 13 years. It has served the company well, but it might a little redundant now that Microsoft also owns Skype. It appears that Microsoft is thinking the same thing. …

Skyrim ‘Dragonborn’ DLC Trailer Released
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It’s been nearly a year since The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was released to universal acclaim, and Bethesda has kept the game alive through the Dawnguard and Hearthfire downloadable content (DLC) packs. This is in addition to the PC modding …

John Cusack: Rush Limbaugh Film In Early Stages
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John Cusack is reportedly involved in a film about ultra-conservative Rush Limbaugh, in which the well-known liberal actor will portray him. Cusack’s production company, New Crime Productions, is taking on the project and says the script is being polished right …

Does Google Even Need Newspaper Publishers? Does Google Even Need Newspaper Publishers?
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In case you haven’t been following, Google has been battling traditional media publishers in a number of countries for years. Publishers want Google to pay to license their content so they can point to it in search results. In Brazil, …

Parents Troll Their Kids by Pretending They Ate All of Their Halloween Candy [KIMMEL]
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Jimmy Kimmel has been asking parents to unleash their inner troll for a couple of years now, and the product is always entertaining. For the second year in a row, the late night host made a simple request: tell your …

New Super Mario Bros. U Gets A Launch Trailer

The Wii U doesn’t come out until November 18, but Nintendo is finally kicking the console’s ad campaign into overdrive. We already saw the console’s ad that showed off a number of first-party titles, but separate games have not received …

Julio Iglesias Jr. Weds Model In Madrid
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The famous son of crooner Julio Iglesias married his longtime sweetheart in Madrid over the weekend, disappointing female fans everywhere. Iglesias and Belgian model Charisse Verhaert were engaged for seven years before taking their vows and celebrated the night before …

iPad Market Share Falling, Samsung & Amazon Rising iPad Market Share Falling, Samsung & Amazon Rising
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New shipment data from IDC shows that Apple’s share of the overall tablet market has fallen to just over 50%. Meanwhile, Samsung, Amazon, and Asus have seen their shares of the tablet market explode. The entire market for tablets grew …

YouTube Calling on Citizen Journalists to Document Their Vote YouTube Calling on Citizen Journalists to Document Their Vote

During the 2012 campaign season, Youtube has been involved in providing people access to the videos that they need to be better-informed voters. They streamed both political conventions in their entirety, as well as all four Presidential and Vice Presidential …

Anonymous Celebrates Guy Fawkes Day With Defacements, Leaks And Protests Anonymous Celebrates Guy Fawkes Day With Defacements, Leaks And Protests

“Remember, remember the fifth of November.” It’s these words that mark the beginning of V for Vendetta, the 2006 film inspired by Alan Moore’s graphic novel of the same name. In it, an anarchist fights to bring down a fascist …

“Boy Meets World” Sequel In The Works
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For those of a certain age, “Boy Meets World” was a regular part of Friday night; we grew up with Cory and Topanga and Shawn over seven seasons, went to high school, college, and beyond with them, and now, we …

Fulfillment by Amazon Launched in Canada Fulfillment by Amazon Launched in Canada

Amazon today announced that it has launched the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) program for amazon.ca. The service provides third-party sellers access to Amazon’s fulfillment and customer service resources. Sellers who use the program can have Amazon pack and ship their …

Twitter Will Soon Add Native Photo Filtering [REPORT] Twitter Will Soon Add Native Photo Filtering [REPORT]

Across the entirety of Twitter, you’re likely to stumble upon plenty of tweets containing photos, and a large percentage of those photos will include some sort of filter. I mean, your lunch simply doesn’t look epic enough without a sepia …

The Electoral College Explained (In TED Video)
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TED has put out a new video explaining the Electoral College, for those of you who would like to see how it works. It’s not a usual TED Talk-style video, but rather a five-minute animated clip with a voice over …

Police Helicopter Crash Kills 2: Investigation Pending

Atlanta is dealing with a terrible loss today as the city mourns two police officers who were killed when their search helicopter lost control and crashed into a street. Shawn Smiley and Richard Halford were involved in an air search …

NASA Spots Comet Breaking Up in the Inner-Solar System

Astronomers following the progress of the Hergenrother comet through the inner-solar system are now reporting that the comet is breaking up. Over the past few weeks the comet has been generating “outbursts” of dusty material, and now the object’s nucleus …

New iPad Sales Double Those Of Last iPad For First 3 Days New iPad Sales Double Those Of Last iPad For First 3 Days
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Apple announced this morning that it sold a total of three million of its new iPad models – the iPad mini and 4th generation iPad – in their first three days of availability. That is twice as many sales as …

Twitter Now Shows You When It’s Yanked a Tweet for DMCA Twitter Now Shows You When It’s Yanked a Tweet for DMCA

Twitter has just made a significant change in their privacy policy that they say will increase transparency across the site. Now, instead of removing tweets flagged with a DMCA copyright notice, they are simply “withholding” them. Twitter will normally respond …