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New Netflix App Runs on Wi-Fi to Avoid Wireless Data Caps New Netflix App Runs on Wi-Fi to Avoid Wireless Data Caps
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Many carriers are doing away with their unlimited data plans, putting caps on everything. This has all but eliminated any chance of streaming video becoming popular among smartphone users and putting a damper any money being made by streaming video …

Publishers Strike Back at Amazon Publishers Strike Back at Amazon

It was recently reported that the U.S. federal government is suing Apple and book publishers Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster, on the assumption that they’d worked together to raise the prices of e-books. Three of the merchants …

Green Lantern Gay: Twitter Reacts
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Green Lantern gay? Apparently that’s the case, according to the Associated Press. When the second issue of “Earth 2″ hits newsstands and comic book shops next week, readers will be treated a completely revamped version of DC’s long-standing superhero. However, …

Piranha 3DD Swims To Facebook VOD Piranha 3DD Swims To Facebook VOD

If you’re tired of browsing through your friends’ boring status and annoying baby pictures, you can now watch some seriously pissed-off fish tear through some lakegoers in 3D without even having to leave Facebook. That’s because today, Piranha 3DD becomes …

Tomb Raider Reboot Gets A E3 Trailer, Release Date

What’s old quickly becomes new again, especially in a video game industry that absolutely loves capitalizing on well known brands, regardless if the demand is there or not. The thinking is in line with “they don’t know they want it …

Military Moms Breastfeeding In Uniform A No-No
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Two breastfeeding moms who were photographed in uniform this week say they are surprised at the amount of backlash the pictures have received, as some people are calling it a “disgrace to the uniform”. Terran Echegoyen-McCabe and Christina Luna were …

Internet Explorer 10 First Browser With ‘Do Not Track’ by Default Internet Explorer 10 First Browser With ‘Do Not Track’ by Default
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When Microsoft’s Windows 8 arrives to a computer near you it will have Internet Explorer 10 in tow, and with that browser will come a “Do Not Track” feature that will automatically be turned on. The privacy tool, which was …

Chagas Disease: Epidemic Currently Spreading Throughout the Americas

Chagas disease has been making headlines as of late, often being described by medical professionals as journalists alike as the “new AIDS”. At present, there are thought to be more than 8 million people living with the disease in Latin …

Apple Facing Patent Suit Over iOS Developer Program Apple Facing Patent Suit Over iOS Developer Program

On Tuesday evening Tim Cook gave an interview during the opening session of AllThingsD’s D10 Conference. During that interview he spoke at some length about patent litigation, which he called “a pain in the ass.” That very same day, it …

Google Translate For Android Gets Text-To-Speech In 40 Languages Google Translate For Android Gets Text-To-Speech In 40 Languages
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I’m sure you’re all familiar with Google Translate by now. The admittedly flawed tool does its best to provide an accurate translation of Web pages for those of us who couldn’t pay attention during our classes on ancient Latin and …

Dishonored Trailer is Dystopian Steampunk Ultraviolence

It’s pre-E3 teaser trailer day, and along with Metal Gear Rising, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, and Lord of the Rings: Guardians of Middle Earth, Dishonored now has a new teaser trailer available online. Bethesda seems to have gone the extra …

Google’s Book Scanning from the Library Project May be Subject to Lawsuits Google’s Book Scanning from the Library Project May be Subject to Lawsuits

Back in 2004, Google started a projection in cooperation with several major research libraries to scan digital copies of existing book collections into an archive online. The project was titled, the Liberty Project, and was operating under the principles of …

LEGO Lord of the Rings Trailer: YOU SHALL NOT PASS
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Last month, a premature listing on a UK retailer’s website and the announcement of a line of themed toys tipped us to the fact that a Lego Lord of the Rings game was in the pipeline. We expected the unveiling …

Cheyenne Woods Headed to the U.S. Women’s Open
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Cheyenne Woods, niece of troubled golf great Tiger Woods, is on her way to the U.S. Women’s Open. Woods, who played golf at Wake Forest University for four years, qualified to participate in the golf tournament at Carolina Trace Country …

Karla Homolka: Her Connection To Zombie Stories
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Karla Homolka’s name may sound familiar to people here in the states, for a very specific and horrifying reason; the Canadian woman was convicted of the brutal sexual assault, murder, and/or dismemberment of two teen girls along with her husband, …

Can You Use Twitter To Make Smoothies? Can You Use Twitter To Make Smoothies?

Can you use Twitter, or at least the content within various tweets, to make a delicious fruit smoothie? If you can manipulate Twitter’s API to target mentions of various fruits and other smoothie ingredients, you absolutely can. Thanks to the …

Sony Using Gaikai To Stream PS2 and PS1 Games

Yesterday we reported that Sony was going to acquire high profile cloud gaming service Gaikai. What wasn’t exactly sure is what they would use this service for exactly. Would it be to stream PC games to the PS3, or to …

Matt Cutts On Google’s New China Search Messages Matt Cutts On Google’s New China Search Messages
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As you may have read, Google is now showing messages to users in China, when they try to perform certain queries that it will not work. Users have been getting errors, as illustrated in this video: Google says the problems …

StatCounter Reports that Chrome is #1 Browser StatCounter Reports that Chrome is #1 Browser

Independent website analytics company StatCounter has just reported that Google Chrome has overtaken Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as the most popular browser online, for the first time over the span of an entire calendar month. Chrome first exceeded IE for one …

Seth MacFarlane’s Rejected Trade Ad

Seth MacFarlane tried to run this ad in the entertainment-trade papers in L.A. a couple of days ago. They rejected it. Instead he sent out mailers with the above on the front and this image on the inside: (image) This …

Boost Mobile May Be Next Carrier To Get The iPhone Boost Mobile May Be Next Carrier To Get The iPhone
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UPDATE: A Boost spokesperson declined to comment on the rumors, saying “We don’t comment on rumors or speculation on our product portfolio.” ORIGINAL STORY: Yesterday we brought you news that prepaid wireless carrier Cricket Wireless had announced that they would …

Guardians of Middle Earth Trailer Revealed
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The E3 teasers just keep coming. It’s hard to follow the news of LucasArts’ new game, Star War 1313, but Warner Bros. is trying its best and has released a trailer for Lord of the Rings: Guardians of Middle Earth. …

Google Files EU Complaint Against Microsoft, Nokia, & MOSAID Google Files EU Complaint Against Microsoft, Nokia, & MOSAID

Google has filed a formal complaint with European Union and wants regulators to look into what they are calling, collusion between Microsoft, Nokia, and notorious patent troll MOSAID. Nokia recently transfered over twelve hundred patents to MOSAID which were mostly …

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Gets Amazing New Trailer
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I will be the first to say that I was skeptical when Metal Gear Rising was first announced. I didn’t know if Kojima Productions had the chops to make a full-out sword-based action combat game. It turns out I was …