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Harry Potter For Kinect Coming This Fall

Kinect Star Wars did really well for LucasArts. Despite being one of the most critically panned games of the decade, droves of people still bought it. In essence, it’s pretty much like the video game version of the Star Wars …

Hit and Run Driver Was Downloading App When He Struck a Pedestrian

Texting while driving is a well known danger. Communities across American have introduced laws that prevent people from doing so. But, with the increasing popularity of apps for smartphones, they may want to consider amending laws to include other cell …

Nielsen Reveals Top Online US Brands & Travel Sites Nielsen Reveals Top Online US Brands & Travel Sites

Nielsen is always slaving away to find out what’s hot and what the latest trends tell us about consumer behavior. This time they were looking at who the top online brands were in the United States. They also examined who …

Sony Filed a Patent for In-Game Commercials

There is a lot of current experimentation when it comes to video game revenue models. Publishers and developers are adding disc-locked content, day-one downloadable content (DLC), and overpriced collector’s editions everywhere you look. Mobile games and MMO‘s alike are free-to-play, …

Angry Parent Starts Fake Porn Profile for His Son’s Principal
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Revenge, they say, is a dish best served cold. However, sometimes it comes with a side of warm porn, which, as we all know, makes just about any scheme that much better. Until you get caught, of course. Meet 34 …

Google Moog Doodle Songs Showing Up on YouTube

As you might expect, ever since the Bob Moog Google Doodle showed up–it’s still up on Google, ala, the Les Paul Doodle–folks have been uploading songs covered by the playable synthesizer. The results are about what you’d expect: digital songs …

Apple iTV Announcement To Come In December? Apple iTV Announcement To Come In December?

It seems that rumors surrounding the HDTV Apple may or may not be working on (sometimes called the iTV, sometimes just the Apple TV) have been coming more frequently of late. Today we’ve learned that analyst Gene Munster of Piper …

Robot Fish Will Clean Polluted Waters, Render Pool Boys Irrelevant Robot Fish Will Clean Polluted Waters, Render Pool Boys Irrelevant
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In every science fiction movie or book or television show, this is where it always starts. We build intelligent robots to help us out with things but, by the end, we end up working for them. Before we get cozy …

Motorola’s New Mega-Tough DEFY XT 535 Smartphone Motorola’s New Mega-Tough DEFY XT 535 Smartphone

Hong Kong is being treated to Motorola’s latest innovation in Smartphones with the introduction of the newly designed XT 535 DEFY smartphone. Possibly the greatest thing about it is the Gorilla Glass brand impact and scratch resistant, touch-screen from Corning. …

Tumblr Breaks Into comScore’s Top 50 Websites Tumblr Breaks Into comScore’s Top 50 Websites

comScore has just released its top 50 ranking for web properties in the U.S. for the month of April, and microblogging platform Tumblr earned a spot in the field, coming in at #47, with roughly 23.5 million unique visitors. According …

Groupon Reportedly Testing Payments Product Groupon Reportedly Testing Payments Product

Groupon is reportedly testing a new payments offering, and is giving merchants complimentary iPod Touches and card readers. Rocky Agarwal at VentureBeat says he was forwarded an email from a business who was solicited for it. Agarwal reports: The pricing …

Zombies To Take Over Brooklyn This Weekend

No worries, Brooklynites; I don’t have knowledge of any deadly blood-borne diseases that turn people into brain-eating monsters. I do happen to know, however, that the sixth annual NYC Zombie Crawl is coming your way on Sunday, and more than …

Pinky And The Brain Do Star Wars?

Well, kind of. What we have is another take on telling the story of the original Star Wars triology, via the medium of radio. But that’s been done, you say? While that’s true, it hasn’t been done quite like this: …

Android Developer Questions Answered During Office Hours Android Developer Questions Answered During Office Hours
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Android development is one of the fastest growing parts of Google. After coming off of a successful win over Oracle, Android’s only competition is Apple. Developers starting out are going to want advice on how to best take advantage of …

Flickr Groups Gets a New View, Sidebar, and API Methods Flickr Groups Gets a New View, Sidebar, and API Methods

Flickr today announced that several features have been added to Flickr Groups including a new view with a sidebar and better API methods. The announcement came on the Flickr Blog, where the company has been announcing quite a few recent …

iOS 6 Jailbreak Already In The Works iOS 6 Jailbreak Already In The Works

With this morning’s news that the untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 was finally available, you would think that those responsible for it might be inclined to rest on their laurels for a while. Apparently you’d be wrong. Several members of …

AOL Informs Starboard their Nominees are Useless AOL Informs Starboard their Nominees are Useless

Things haven’t been stellar for AOL lately, but they are performing better than many expected. Months ago, Starboard, one of AOL’s major shareholder, voiced their concerns over AOL’s performance and what could be done to unlock shareholder value. More recently, …

Guy Custom Mills Vintage Fischer Price Record to Play Stairway to Heaven

Although this video is a little hipster-ish, we have to admit, it’s still pretty cool. If you were a kid in the seventies, clear out your parents attic or basement and chances are you might run into one of these …

Lady Gaga Stirs Up Thailand On Twitter

Surprise, surprise. Lady Gaga is stirring up controversy. The singer, whose outrageous costumes, sexually charged lyrics, and suggestive stage routines have earned her ridicule in several countries, can’t seem to keep herself out of trouble. Upon arriving in Thailand on …

Google Analytics Social Reports Move To Traffic Sources Google Analytics Social Reports Move To Traffic Sources

Google recently announced some new social reports, and now the company has announced that it’s consolidated the locations of social reports in general. Specifically, the Social Engagement, Social Actions, and Social Pages reports, which were previously listed in the Audience …

Sony Releases Music Unlimited App For Iphone Sony Releases Music Unlimited App For Iphone

Spotify, Sony is throwing down the musical gauntlet…..kinda. Today Sony released their Music Unlimited service for the iOS. The app will allow you to listen to music on the go ala Spotify. And just like Spotify you have to pay …

Game Industry Rallies Together To Find Jobs For Laid Off 38 Studios Employees
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I’ve been hesitant to cover the recent news regarding Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios and Big Huge Games, developers of the excellent Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, and the state of Rhode Island. The hesitation wasn’t out of any feeling that the …

Apple, SimpleAir Reach Settlement In Patent Lawsuit Apple, SimpleAir Reach Settlement In Patent Lawsuit

Apple and SimpleAir have reached a settlement in their ongoing patent infringement lawsuit, according to a joint motion filed in court yesterday. The specifics of the agreement are not known, but it appears that the two companies have entered into …

Bing Maps, Nokia Team to Provide Traffic Info, Geocoding Bing Maps, Nokia Team to Provide Traffic Info, Geocoding

Bing Maps and Nokia have been developing their maptastic relationship since the partnership was announced last year. In February, the two companies collaborated to give Bing Maps a fabulous new aesthetic upgrade. Now, the pair have added a couple of …