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Reading Rainbow App Comes to iPad Reading Rainbow App Comes to iPad

When Reading Rainbow aired its last episode back in 2006, millions of teens and 20-somethings shed a nostalgic tear for one of their favorite childhood TV shows. Now those same kids-at-heart can relive those childhood memories and interact with them …

Google Maps Brings Traffic Coverage to 7 More Countries Google Maps Brings Traffic Coverage to 7 More Countries

When you next take yourself on a gnarly voyage, Google Maps maintains that it wants you to encounter as little resistance as possible, so to smooth the edges off of your trips it offers real-time coverage of traffic conditions in …

Facebook Uses Check-In Data To Find World’s Top “Social Landmarks” Facebook Uses Check-In Data To Find World’s Top “Social Landmarks”

It’s summer and that, of course, means travel. And when people go places, the common thing for them to do in the last few years is check-in and let all of their friends know exactly where they are and what …

Julian Assange Applies For Political Asylum In Ecuador Julian Assange Applies For Political Asylum In Ecuador

It was only a few weeks ago that Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, lost his appeal to the UK Supreme Court. It seemed like it was all but certain that he would be extradited to Sweden over charges of sexual …

PayPal Gets a Much Needed Website Makeover PayPal Gets a Much Needed Website Makeover
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No doubt PayPal is a leader in the payment industry, but many thought the website could use a little refresh. Apparently so did PayPal, because today they are expected to unveil a much needed redesign of their main website. According …

Google Makes Webmaster Tools Data Exporting Easier Google Makes Webmaster Tools Data Exporting Easier

Google announced that it has included a new option for exporting data to a Google Spreadsheet in Google Docs. Users can now choose between the CSV and Google Docs download formats. “Choosing ‘CSV’ initiates a download of the data in …

Highest-Paid Actress: Kristen Stewart Tops Forbes List Highest-Paid Actress: Kristen Stewart Tops Forbes List

Highest-paid actress honor goes to someone you may not expect. Unless, of course, you’re a diehard “Twilight” fan who follows every single step that its female lead takes. Kristen Stewart, otherwise known as Bella Swan/Cullen, has risen to the top …

Waze Updated To Help You Save On Gas Waze Updated To Help You Save On Gas

Waze, the ridiculously handy navigation app that uses real-time traffic data to get you where you need to go on time, has just added a new feature that helps you save on gas, too. Waze, in case you’re unfamiliar with …

Mike Tyson About To Make His Broadway Debut Mike Tyson About To Make His Broadway Debut
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Mike Tyson, who is almost as well known for his record of violence out of the ring as in it, is bringing his one-man-show “Truth” to Broadway. The show has been a Vegas hit since its debut in April, perhaps …

Okami For PS3 to Get an HD Remaster w/ Move Support Okami For PS3 to Get an HD Remaster w/ Move Support
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The rumor that an HD remastered edition for the artistic hit Okami is coming soon has been confirmed. The news broke late yesterday that the game will be ready for purchase in Japan this fall. This lead to speculation that …

Twitter Cuts Out Replies From Verified Accounts’ Timelines Twitter Cuts Out Replies From Verified Accounts’ Timelines

One of the most endearing qualities a celebrity, brand, or otherwise verified Twitter account can have is user engagement. Sure, it’s interesting to follow them for the humor, the information, or the insight into their day-to-day lives. But if Twitter …

Okami HD Announced For PS3, Coming This Fall Okami HD Announced For PS3, Coming This Fall
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I’ve always argued that there was never a better Zelda game than Okami. Clover Studios’ epic will always hold a very special place in my heart. That’s why I’m so excited that Capcom has finally realized the potential of an …

Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search Bing Tops Google, Ties Yellow Pages for Best Local Search
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Bing’s local search tool recently received a 500cc injection of good, wholesome vitamin Yelp to boost the quality of search results for local businesses. The Bing Local “Powered by Yelp” combo looks to go a long way in improving local …

Facebook Ditches Credits In Favor Of Real Money Facebook Ditches Credits In Favor Of Real Money
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Facebook is launching subscription payments and local currency support for in-app payments, while getting rid of Facebook Credits. According to Facebook’s Credits page (pictured above), only 852 people liked Credits anyway. “With subscriptions, you can establish a recurring revenue stream …

Google Apps Improves Its Security Google Apps Improves Its Security
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Google announced today that it has implemented two new security features into Google Apps. One enables tighter password verification for businesses, and the other enhances Microsoft Active Directory integration. The announcement came from Rishi Dhand, product manager for Google Apps, …

Every Juicy Bit Of Sex & Nudity From Game of Thrones…Need I Say More? Every Juicy Bit Of Sex & Nudity From Game of Thrones…Need I Say More?
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[Obligatory but totally obvious NSFW tag] The second season of HBO’s insta-classic drama series Game of Thrones has come to a close, which of course elicits feelings of anguish, rage, depression, and despair. Like any emotional-draining experience, we eventually find …

Google Gets Stunning Hawaii Street View Imagery Google Gets Stunning Hawaii Street View Imagery

Google has expanded its Street View coverage of six Hawaiian islands, including panoramic imagery of beaches, rainforestes, lava fields and oceanfront resorts. With Google Maps, you can now find such imagery for the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii (Big Island), …

Cisco Rebrands Collaboration Apps: Introducing WebEx Social and WebEx Telepresence Cisco Rebrands Collaboration Apps: Introducing WebEx Social and WebEx Telepresence
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Cisco’s Quad app has been rebranded as WebEx Social. Refinements to the app include a new unified post function that makes creating a post as easy as writing an email. Users will now also be able to collaborate using any …

Susan Tyrell Dies: “Cry Baby” Actress Was 66 Susan Tyrell Dies: “Cry Baby” Actress Was 66

Susan Tyrell, known for her eccentric appearances in films such as “Cry Baby” and “Fat City”–which earned her an Oscar nomination–has died. She was 66 years old. Tyrell began her acting career as a teenager in the stage production of …

Battlefield 3 Conquest: Fan Films At Their Best Battlefield 3 Conquest: Fan Films At Their Best

No, this is not a case of someone simply posting actual footage from the Afganistan front line. Instead, it’s a live-action recreation of a game of Conquest from Battlefield 3, courtesy of YouTube user, ThereIsaCanal. It’s such a good recreation …

Xbox Live Summer Of Arcade Dates And Prices Announced Xbox Live Summer Of Arcade Dates And Prices Announced
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I’m going to be forthright with you, I’m a big Sony and Nintendo fan. I love the Xbox 360, but the red ring got me and I don’t really miss it… That was kind of a lie as I miss …

Former TSA Agent Charged With Battery After Enduring Improper Search Former TSA Agent Charged With Battery After Enduring Improper Search
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A woman on the way to her brother’s funeral says that she was groped by a female TSA agent during a security pat down. Now she is being charged with assault and battery for demonstrating how she was groped to …

Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher

Hebrew National Hot Dogs are pretty darned tasty, in my opinion. Since my wife introduced me to the brand several years ago, I can’t go back to regular hot dogs. The texture is different, the taste is different, the quality …

GigaOm For Sale, According To Rumors GigaOm For Sale, According To Rumors

This is certainly only in rumor stage at this point, but Business Insider is reporting that popular tech blog network GigaOm may be for sale. Nicholas Carlson reports that a couple “insiders” have said GigaOm is “on the block,” with …