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Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK
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It’s been said before and I’ll say it again – Kinect isn’t just for video games anymore. Ever since the release of the Kinect for Windows SDK last year and the official Kinect for Windows hardware this year, developers have …

Jack White To Live Stream Solo Concert Directed By Gary Oldman

Former White Stripes’ frontman Jack White always has so many projects going on, I can’t keep up. But when one of them involves actor Gary Oldman, I sit up straight and perk up my ears Scooby-Doo style. White, who has …

Spotify For Android Gets Big Update, But Users Want More Spotify For Android Gets Big Update, But Users Want More

Spotify for Android just got a big update. For now, it’s only available in preview mode for users with premium subscriptions (though premium subscriptions are available for 30-day trials). The update supports Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and comes with …

Sheree Whitfield Leaving Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Tweets Decision

“The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” is one of Bravo’s most popular shows, perhaps not so much because it gives a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the rich and pampered, but because there’s always drama to be found between the …

Nokia Reports $1.7 Billion First Quarter Loss Nokia Reports $1.7 Billion First Quarter Loss
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Nokia has released their first quarter earnings report and the news is, to say the least, not good. Despite posting net sales of €7.3 billion ($9.6 billion), the company suffered net losses of €1.34 billion ($1.7 billion). The company cited …

Catalog Spree to Plant One Tree for Each Downloaded App Catalog Spree to Plant One Tree for Each Downloaded App

Approximately 53 million trees are cut down annually to produce the 3.6 million tons of paper required for the 19 billion catalogs mailed in the U.S. each year. For consumers, tablets offer a way to enjoy sustainable and immediate access …

Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet

Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet So they’re throwing billions of dollars at the problem to make sure you get it. Setting: You’re sitting there waiting on your bus/waiting on your fajitas/waiting on your spouse to get …

Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic] Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic]
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Android development has had a rough time of it over the past few weeks. There’s been reports of developers jumping ship and just losing interest in the platform. All this information has come from surveys that looked into developer interest …

Are Facebook and Apple Really a Threat to the Open Net? Are Facebook and Apple Really a Threat to the Open Net?
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently made some mildly incendiary comments to The Guardian about how companies like Facebook and Apple are a threat to the openness of the internet. In the interview, Brin denounced the highly protected practices by the …

Halo 4 Tweets Foreshadowed Conan O’Brien & Andy Richter In-Game Voices

The tweets sent out yesterday by Halo 4 insiders about the “big” Halo 4 news to be revealed on Conan last night turned out to be slightly tongue-in-cheek. Though the big announcement that Halo 4 will launch on November 6th …

Biggest IT Security Hacks [Infographic] Biggest IT Security Hacks [Infographic]

The folks at Background Check have put together a chart describing some of the largest IT security breaches ever. Verizon has been tracking online security since 2004, and posted 174 million hacks in 2011, the second highest ever. The chart …

Fark’s Drew Curtis In TED Talk: Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists (Patent Trolls) Fark’s Drew Curtis In TED Talk: Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists (Patent Trolls)
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TED has posted a new video with Fark Founder Drew Curtis, which Fark, of course has shared with its audience. He talks about how Fark was sued, along with Yahoo, Reddit, MSN, AOL, TechCrunch and others by Gooseberry Natural Resources. …

Nickelback, Dick Clark, and CNN’s News Ticker

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

New iPad Adoption Heaviest In Coastal States New iPad Adoption Heaviest In Coastal States
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When the new iPad debuted last month analytics firm Chitika Insights developed a tool to that tracked its adoption in realtime. Since then, Chitika’s iPad tracker has provided some interesting insights about the new iPad’s popularity. For example, after a …

eBay’s First Quarter Forecasts Continuation of Year Over Year Profits eBay’s First Quarter Forecasts Continuation of Year Over Year Profits
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eBay Inc. was pleased to report today that revenue for Q1FY12 increased 29% to $3.3 billion, compared to the same period of 2011. They recorded Q1 net income on a GAAP basis of $570 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, …

Google Isn’t as Privacy-Friendly as it Once Was Google Isn’t as Privacy-Friendly as it Once Was
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When Google was first incorporated, their unofficial motto was “Don’t be evil”. And, for the most part, they stayed true to this philosophy. During the search engine’s leaner years, I used to sing its praises to anyone who would listen. …

Metal Gear’s Cut-Scenes By The Numbers [Infographic]

When exactly did Metal Gear Solid become more about the story and less about the gameplay? I remember playing part 2 on my PS2 and there were cutscenes thrown in there, but I cannot remember it ever being as bad …

Google’s Larry Page Evasive with Oracle Attorney Google’s Larry Page Evasive with Oracle Attorney

It was recently reported that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison seemed a bit confused while answering questions from Google’s legal team, while on the stand during the Oracle/Java, Google/Android trial that commenced this week – and when it was Google CEO …

Warren Buffet Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Berkshire Hathaway Inc issued a press release to shareholder yesterday explaining that Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer. The financial legend reports that he feels great and that the cancer hasn’t been found elsewhere in his …

Lickable Wallpaper Mimics Willy Wonka’s Idea

Do the snozzberries taste like snozzberries? In things that fall under the category of “most awesome idea ever”, a British chef and a public relations company–Mischief PR–have joined forces to create lickable wallpaper that tastes just like Jaffa Cakes, a …

Facebook Introduces Preferred Marketing Developer Program Facebook Introduces Preferred Marketing Developer Program
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Facebook has offered two programs – the Preferred Developer Consultant and the Marketing API Program – over the past three years that have helped brands work with developers on Facebook specific campaigns. It appears to have been a wildly successful …

Beer: How to Drink for Maximum Enjoyment

This infographic from Frugal Dad tells you the best way to enjoy your favorite beverage. The number one rule: Don’t drink it cold; drink it coldish. Certain aromatics do not disperse at really cold temperatures, leaving certain flavors untasted below …

“The Avengers” Posters By Mondo Are Amazing

“The Avengers” comes to theaters on May 4th. Is it going to be a huge movie? Um, I’d venture to say that this movie is going to be the biggest movie in years and has a real chance to knock …

iPhone 5 May Be Getting A Liquidmetal Body iPhone 5 May Be Getting A Liquidmetal Body
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Apple may be exploring the possibility of using a liquidmetal rear panel for the next iPhone in place of the glass panel that has been present in the past two models, the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. Instead, Apple may …