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Windows Phone Marketplace Gets Strict With Submissions Windows Phone Marketplace Gets Strict With Submissions
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If there’s one complaint one could levy against the iTunes app store and Google Play, it would be that both are filled with a lot of trash. Little developers create an obviously lazy attempt at cashing in on the app …

Justin Upton Defends Brother, Blasts ESPN On Twitter

In the grand scheme of Twitter “meltdowns,” Justin Upton’s was rather tame, if not perfectly accurate. But, controversy is always a hit with the trend-following Internet crowd, so here we are. What we have is the Upton brothers, both of …

Skype Investigating Exploit That Reveals Users’ IP Addresses Skype Investigating Exploit That Reveals Users’ IP Addresses

Skype announced today that it’s looking into a new tool that retains a user’s last known IP address. The tool, for which instructions were posted on Pastebin last Thursday, reveals a person’s IP address without the need to add the …

Apple’s Big Business In Perspective [INFOGRAPHIC] Apple’s Big Business In Perspective [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’ve been paying even a little bit of attention to the goings-on in the tech world, you know that Apple is a pretty big deal. Once primarily a maker of computers – in which market they were a distant …

The Dark Knight Rises Trailer #3 Arrives Online
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Grab a clean pair of underwear, fanboys, because the third trailer for Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated summer blockbuster “The Dark Knight Rises” has made its way online. I have nimbly avoided most of the behind-the-scenes footage for the flick simply …

EFF Thanks Reddit For Increased Donations EFF Thanks Reddit For Increased Donations

This week on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) Deeplinks blog, the organization put out a special thank you to redditors and friends for a recent surge in donations. Earlier this week a redditor named Hectorial posted a question to the …

Google Paid Inclusion Results: Sponsored, But Not Ads? Google Paid Inclusion Results: Sponsored, But Not Ads?
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It would appear that some companies get the privilege of paying to be featured in Google search results that most others don’t. Obviously anyone can pay for AdWords ads, but Google reportedly has a new presentation for a certain kind …

Superhero Alphabet Saves Other Alphabets From Lameness

Superhero alphabets come and superhero alphabets go. In my opinion, this superhero alphabet is here to stay. If no other reason than it has WWE superstars the Undertaker and Edge in it! The alphabet was put together by RenĂ© Mambembe …

America’s Tablet Computer Habit [Infographic] America’s Tablet Computer Habit [Infographic]
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Just like Modern Family’s Phil Dunphy (picture courtesy of ABC), America is crazy about technology gadgets. With half of America already on smartphones and a growing number of people choosing tablets over conventional desktops, mobile devices are becoming as much …

South Korean, Argentinian Google Antitrust Probes Nothing New South Korean, Argentinian Google Antitrust Probes Nothing New

It was recently reported that Google revealed in a SEC regulatory filing that it’s been under investigation in South Korea and Argentina for possible antitrust practices for some time now, and the search giant has been cooperating with the proceedings. …

Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again
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While people love to crack jokes about Internet Explorer and it’s multiple problems, it still is the world’s most popular Web browser. While it may have taken a hit in market share for a few months, it’s on the rise …

Obiwan Kenobi Arrested For Felony Hit And Run
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If you’re going to legally change your name to that of a fictional Star Wars character for a radio station contest, you should probably make your fifteen minutes of fame really, really boss. Like, saving a child from a burning …

Skyrim Kinect Support Now Available, DLC Info On The Way
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UPDATE: Oh look – DLC alert! Hey Skyrim players: have you been working on your shouts? That Kinect support that Bethesda promised in early April has officially arrived. Now, when you yell at your TV, something might actually happen. The …

Instagram Surpasses 50 Million Users Instagram Surpasses 50 Million Users

Looks like the debacle over people wanting to get rid of Instagram after the Facebook acquisition turned out to be just talk. Either that, or Insagram doesn’t really need the people that quit, because they now have over 50 million …

RIM Admits Responsibility For “WAKE UP” Campaign RIM Admits Responsibility For “WAKE UP” Campaign

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has admitted that they were behind the “WAKE UP” protest outside a Sydney, Australia Apple Store last week. Initial reports linked the campaign to Samsung, which will be unveiling their Galaxy S III smartphone at …

Bullied Dolphin Takes Shelter in Huntington Beach: Twitter Reacts
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Bullied dolphin: Just saying those two words aloud fills me with some sort of bizarre, misplaced sadness. And, no, this isn’t some sort of publicity stunt for a new animated film from Dreamworks. The next time someone is giving you …

Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray in July

CBS this week announced the release date for the Blu-ray edition of the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. A six-disc Blu-ray set will be released on July 24. The show has been remastered from original film elements …

This Custom Action Figure Ain’t Got Time To Bleed

For any long time fan of the original Predator movie; they’ll tell you that while it is remembered mostly for Ah-nold’s performance, many would argue Jesse Ventura’s turn as the XM214 Automatic Gun wielding Blaine was just as memorable. Which …

Should You Be Concerned With CISPA? Should You Be Concerned With CISPA?
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By now, if your awareness level concerning Internet regulation bills like CISPA and its SOPA/PIPA predecessors hasn’t increased, you’re doing yourself a disservice. It could be the fact that after SOPA was defeated, people thought the fight was over. Or …

Google Street View “Rogue” Engineer Identified in Spying Scandal Google Street View “Rogue” Engineer Identified in Spying Scandal

When basically anything you want to know about the world is out there on the internet and all you need in order to find it is some gumption and know-how, is anybody surprised that the concealed identity of the engineer …

Washington Post Hires Digg Tech Team Washington Post Hires Digg Tech Team

Some thought it was going to be an acquisition, others thought it would just be talent acquisition, but it turns out, the Washington Post is just hiring some members of Digg’s technology team. The Next Web initially reported that the …

Facebook Bikini Pics Wind Up On Porn Sites…Again Facebook Bikini Pics Wind Up On Porn Sites…Again
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It appears that Facebook photos keep making unwilling porn stars out of people, as a Singapore mom is incensed after pictures she uploaded to the site wound up on pop-up ads advertising various porn and dating sites. One of the …

Kathy Bates As Charlie Sheen’s Ghost: Twitter Reacts
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I’ve never understood the popularity of Two And A Half Men. There. I said it. I’ve never actually watched an entire episode, either, but that’s largely because the three minutes I’ve seen of the show was enough for me to …

Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock

Google CEO Larry Page has been mentioned in various lawsuits of late, recently taking the stand in the search giant’s copyright infringement trial with Oracle, where his demeanor was described as being evasive – and now Bloomberg reports that Page …