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Kindle Fire 2 Release Date Expected To Be Announced On September 6 Kindle Fire 2 Release Date Expected To Be Announced On September 6

What is up with the first two weeks of September? Every major tech company on the planet is making some kind of huge announcement next month one right after the other. Windows Phone 8 news will hit on September 5 …

Google Launches Links API For Affiliate Network Google Launches Links API For Affiliate Network

Google announced the beta launch of a new Links API for the Google Affiliate Network today. “Since we launched our first set of API’s, we’ve consistently heard from publishers that they want an automated, flexible way to access and serve …

Facebookers Force Fed Terrible Android App in the Hopes It’ll Make Them Want to Fix It Facebookers Force Fed Terrible Android App in the Hopes It’ll Make Them Want to Fix It

One down, on to the next one I guess. Today, Facebook unveiled its slick, blazingly fast new iOS app. Facebook is touting its impressive speed – over twice as fast as previous versions they say. And I’ll be damned – …

You Can Kind Of Play Quake 3 In Chrome Right Now You Can Kind Of Play Quake 3 In Chrome Right Now

HTML5 continues to expand as it aims to take over the entire Internet in the next few years. One major stumbling block, however, has been the development of core games in HTML5. It’s easy to create games like platformers and …

Bad Tattoo Ink Caused Infection Outbreak in New York Bad Tattoo Ink Caused Infection Outbreak in New York
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A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine this week shows that an outbreak of bacterial skin infections in upstate New York is linked to a bad batch of tattooing ink. The outbreak of Mycobacterium chelonae infections occurred …

Facebook for iOS v.5.0 Finally Brings Some Speed to the App Facebook for iOS v.5.0 Finally Brings Some Speed to the App
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You wanted it. You really, really wanted it. And now it’s finally here. Facebook has just launched version 5.0 of their iOS app and it’s faster. A lot faster. Rumors of the “entirely rebuilt” app started back in June, when …

Best Buy Buyout Bid Talks Said To Resume Best Buy Buyout Bid Talks Said To Resume
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Talks between Best Buy and its founder, who has expressed interest in buying back the company, are reportedly back on, after a brief hiatus. Earlier this month, Best Buy Founder Richard Schulze announced an offer to buy back the company …

Madonna, Elton John Are Totally BFF Now, Except The Opposite Of That Madonna, Elton John Are Totally BFF Now, Except The Opposite Of That
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Madonna and Elton John have quite a history of cattiness between them, which came to a head recently when John sat down for an interview and proceeded to call Madonna a c**t who dresses like a “fairground stripper”. Apparently he’s …

Menopause Happens Because You Hate Your In-Laws Menopause Happens Because You Hate Your In-Laws

I’m always told by women that I should be thankful I don’t have to go through menstrual cycles or menopause. I am thankful for that, but it doesn’t mean that I’m apathetic to the female’s plight. Neither is science as …

OnLive Debt Revealed to be $30-40 Million OnLive Debt Revealed to be $30-40 Million

The OnLive reorganization and layoffs last week were bizarre. The company issued no official statements at the time of the incident, leaving it to Twitter to break the story and allowing confusion and seemingly conflicting reports to spread. What actually …

AIDS-Like Disease Sweeping Asia, Parts Of U.S. AIDS-Like Disease Sweeping Asia, Parts Of U.S.
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An AIDS-like disease which attacks the immune system has swept Asia and parts of the U.S. in a bizarre pattern, bewildering doctors and researchers. The disease, which doesn’t appear to be contagious, doesn’t spread through a virus, unlike AIDS. So …

Planned Parenthood Funding to be Cut in Texas Planned Parenthood Funding to be Cut in Texas
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A federal appeals court this week lifted an injunction on a Texas law cutting off state funding for Planned Parenthood. According to an Associated Press (AP) report, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the temporary injunction be …

Google Adds Search To The Android Camera With Goggles Update Google Adds Search To The Android Camera With Goggles Update

Google has released a new update for Google Goggles on Android. The features primarily deal with making it a better shopping tool. New features include improved recognition of products, the ability to browse similar products, and easier search from the …

Facebook for Android Update Brings Faster Photo Uploading Facebook for Android Update Brings Faster Photo Uploading
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Let’s face it – Facebook isn’t known for their ability to craft superbly functioning mobile apps. Both iOS and Android users have similar complaints when it comes to accessing Facebook via the official apps (although you hear it more from …

Google Creating A Red Team To Protect You From Themselves Google Creating A Red Team To Protect You From Themselves

Google has always had the personal motto of “Don’t Be Evil.” That motto has become a joke among people in the tech industry lately as Google has been caught violating privacy rules in both “Safari-gate” and their collection of private …

L.L. Cool J’s Mama Had Nothing To Do With This L.L. Cool J’s Mama Had Nothing To Do With This
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L.L. Cool J seems to be a pretty laid back guy. He’s a family man, an actor, and a veteran in the music business, which has earned him quite a bit of street cred over the years. Plus, Ladies Love …

Google+ Expands Vanity URLs To Thousands More Google+ Expands Vanity URLs To Thousands More
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Last week, Google announced that it had started rolling out custom URLs to a limited set of verified Google+ users, like Google+ power user Hugh Jackman. Google announced today that it is expanding the URLs to thousands more users, though …

New Dishonored Trailer Shows off the Game’s Stealth System New Dishonored Trailer Shows off the Game’s Stealth System

Bethesda showed off a gameplay trailer for Dishonored at E3 that highlighted two very disparate ways to play the game: stealthy or psycho. Since then, the game’s developers have released a steady stream of trailers and screenshots that reveal details …

These Are The Top 50 Web Properties In The United States These Are The Top 50 Web Properties In The United States

comScore has released its Media Metrix rankings for the top 50 web properties in the U.S. in July. And here they are: Google sites were up from last month, at over 190 million unique visitors in the U.S. compared to …

Another Day, Another Awesome Breaking Bad Remix Another Day, Another Awesome Breaking Bad Remix

Funny, catchy, impressive, inspired; everything a great remix should be. Today, I present the best Breaking Bad remix that you’re likely to hear this week. I say this week because not only are remixes popular on the interwebs, but Breaking …

Michigan Powerball Winner Comes Forward Michigan Powerball Winner Comes Forward
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The Michigan Powerball winner who has a stake at a $337 million prize has contacted the lottery office, but officials say they won’t release the identity of that person until the money is actually claimed. The winning ticket–the only one–was …

Netflix Brings “People Search” to Xbox 360; Makes Library Searchable by Actor, Director Netflix Brings “People Search” to Xbox 360; Makes Library Searchable by Actor, Director
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Earlier this month, Netflix launched an update to its Xbox 360 app that brought the “Just for Kids” platform to the console. “Just for Kids” is a section that highlights programming that’s appropriate for youngsters so parents can feel confident …

The Wiki Weapon Project Aims To Create The First Fully 3D Printed Gun The Wiki Weapon Project Aims To Create The First Fully 3D Printed Gun

You may remember last month when a 3D printer enthusiast created the lower-receiver of a gun with a 3D printer from the 90s. He then used after market parts to create a fully working gun. It brought up the question …

Ray Bradbury Honored With Mars Rover Landing Site Ray Bradbury Honored With Mars Rover Landing Site

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced yesterday that it has dubbed the landing site of the Mars rover Curiosity “Bradbury Landing” in honor of sci-fi author Ray Bradbury. It was the Curiosity science team that chose to honor Bradbury, who passed …