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John Koko, Bass Player and Vocalist for Makaha Sons, Dead at 51
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John Koko, vocalist and bass player for the influential Hawaiian group Makaha Sons, died as a result of heart problems on Monday. John was 51. According to the Associated Press, Koko was looking into a heart transplant around the time …

Tornado Kills Mom While Protecting Her Daughter

Have you ever heard a parent tell you that they would die so their child could live? A mother in Florida actually did die protecting her daughter on June 25th. As tropical storm Debby was barely anything with just 45 …

Anonymous Launches #OpJapan Against Law That Would Imprison People Over Watching YouTube Anonymous Launches #OpJapan Against Law That Would Imprison People Over Watching YouTube
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Do you want to know the secret to getting on Anonymous’ bad side? Try passing a law that punishes people for watching YouTube videos. Japan just recently passed a law that would fine and imprison people for watching YouTube videos …

Scarlett Johansson: Nude Pics Hacker Receives Sentence

Christopher Chaney, the man who hacked into several celebrity email accounts to retrieve nude photos and other personal information in order to distribute it, has received his sentence: restitution in the amount of $150,000 and five years in jail. Chaney …

An Early Photographic View Of Google I/O, Courtesy Of Google+ An Early Photographic View Of Google I/O, Courtesy Of Google+

Google has been pushing Google+ as a place for photography. It certainly helps that photographers flocked to the service pretty much as soon as it launched last year. Now, Google even has conferences for it. Naturally, as Google I/O, the …

Microsoft European Commission Fine Upheld at $1.1 Billion Microsoft European Commission Fine Upheld at $1.1 Billion

The General Court of the European Union has held up a regulatory fine against Microsoft in the amount of €860 million ($1.07 billion). Microsoft had appealed the 2008 decision which levied the record-breaking fine against the company for failing to …

iOS 6 Lets You Move Your Apple TV’s Icons iOS 6 Lets You Move Your Apple TV’s Icons

If you’ve paid much attention to the news surrounding iOS 6, you know that the next version of Apple’s mobile operating system will be bringing a whole lot of new features for Apple’s fleet of devices when it launches alongside …

Amare Stoudemire Fined For Tweeting Gay Slur
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The NBA has fined Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for calling a fan a “fag” on Twitter. The fan originally tweeted “you better come back a lot stronger and quicker to make up for this past season mannnnnn deadasss!!!” So Amare’s comment …

Huffington Post and Ustream Strike an Exclusive Deal Huffington Post and Ustream Strike an Exclusive Deal

Today, Ustream Inc., and the Huffington Post struck an exclusive deal that gives Huffington Post access to live-streaming videos from the site’s citizen journalists. It’s a unique opportunity for both organizations. Ustream’s coverage can now be viewed by the Post’s …

Earn Money For Your iPhone Photos With Foap Earn Money For Your iPhone Photos With Foap

The rapid advances in smartphone cameras over the last couple of years mean that for many of us, our go-to camera isn’t made by Canon or Nikon. It’s made by Apple or Samsung. Some of us – myself included – …

Teach This Droid How To Dougie [Google I/O] Teach This Droid How To Dougie [Google I/O]

At Google I/O, MokiMobility has an Android that will perform various dance movies upon request. They’ve set up a site at MakeDroidDance.com, where you can request specific dances for the droid to perform. “So why are we doing this? Well, …

Louis C.K. Gives Ticketmaster The Finger, Sells Tix Himself

Comedian Louis C.K. is pretty well known for doing things however the hell he wants to do them, and when it comes to selling tickets to his stand-up shows, he’s not just going to acquiesce to the man (i.e. Ticketmaster). …

The Facebook Police Call 187 On Your Crappy Status The Facebook Police Call 187 On Your Crappy Status

With all of the stupid, banal, borderline maddening stuff that people post on Facebook, don’t you wish that the “report story” option carried a bit more weight? What if clicking it triggered a swift response from a unit dedicated to …

Android Developers Can Now Better Leverage The Power Of Snapdragon Android Developers Can Now Better Leverage The Power Of Snapdragon

Unless you’re one of the few owners of an Nvidia Tegra powered Android device, you’re probably using a Qualcomm processor. The company’s recent line of Snapdragon S4 processors operate as a system-on-a-chip and can be somewhat difficult to develop for. …

Youtube App For PS Vita Now Available

I have written quite a bit about the problems that the Playstation Vita has been having. Since the launch of the handheld system, the numbers of units purchased has been completely underwhelming. Besides the complete lack of abundant AAA titles …

Steve Wynn Donation: He is the “Anonymous” United Way Donor
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Steve Wynn donated 4,000 gift cards valued at $500 each to needy families in southern Nevada. Six months ago he anonymously donation of 2,000 gift cards valued at $500 each to the United Way. He matched that donation with a …

Will Code 4 Latte: Homeless Woman Looks for IT Work
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A “Will Code 4 Latte” sign is sure to draw some attention, both good and bad. Which, of course, is to be expected, particularly when someone who claims to be homeless is holding a makeshift shift cardboard sign with an …

The Amazing Spider-Man Debuts With Playable Stan Lee and Bruce Campbell

The video game tie-in for “The Amazing Spider-Man” movie has officially been released. The game is now available in North America for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, and Nintendo 3DS. It will become available in Europe …

Do You Like The Google Experience Better This Way? Do You Like The Google Experience Better This Way?

If you’re not a fan of the black bar that appears at the top of the page when you use Google, there’s a trick to getting rid of it. Techno-net posted the following video showing it off (hat tip Barry …

T3Media Allows You to Sell Your Original Photos and Videos online with Paya T3Media Allows You to Sell Your Original Photos and Videos online with Paya

Tese days everybody is looking for a way to make some extra cash. Some people have a yard sale or sell things on ebay. Others are looking for a more unique way to get paid. T3Media out of Denver is …

“Deserve To Die” Campaign: Hipsters And Cat Lovers Are Going Down

A new campaign with a sneaky motive has caused something of an uproar in several American cities as posters go up in public spaces depicting rather shocking statements. The “Deserve To Die” campaign is cloaked in mystery but is certainly …

This A-hole Robot Wins Every Game Of Rock, Paper, Scissors This A-hole Robot Wins Every Game Of Rock, Paper, Scissors

Does anyone else recall that childhood friend that used to cheat in rock, paper, scissors? Let’s say that the next turn in Super Mario 64 was on the line and you decided to settle a score with a quick best …

Instagram Brings The Likes To Android Instagram Brings The Likes To Android

Even though Instagram is now part of the Facebook family, it’s still business as usual over at image sharing social network. The developers put out a new version on iOS on Monday, but left Android owners wondering when they were …

iPhone: $150 Billion In Revenue In First Five Years iPhone: $150 Billion In Revenue In First Five Years

What were you doing five years ago this Friday? Let’s put things in a little bit of perspective: George W. Bush was President of the United States, Pixar’s Ratatouille was in theaters, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was less …