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Google Maps For Android Update Makes Public Transit Data More Useful Google Maps For Android Update Makes Public Transit Data More Useful

Google announced the launch of a new update for Google Maps For Android, which makes transit information more useful. For one, the Transit Lines layer now lets you select a specific mode of public transportation to display on the map, …

George Zimmerman is Out of Money and Living in Hiding
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George Zimmerman is in hiding and nearly broke, his lawyer, Mark O’Mara, said this week. In a statement to the Orlando Sentinel, O’Mara stated that Zimmerman’s legal-defense fund is down to around $50,000, with around $20,000 in payments due. Zimmerman …

iPhone 5: Apple May Sell 250 Million Units, Says Analyst iPhone 5: Apple May Sell 250 Million Units, Says Analyst

Like the few months leading up to any big Apple product launch, the last few months have been jam-packed with speculation concerning Apple’s upcoming iPhone – and a whole hell of a lot of buzz. Whether it launches as the …

iPhone 5 To Come With 4G LTE Support, As Korean Operator Talks Suggest [Report] iPhone 5 To Come With 4G LTE Support, As Korean Operator Talks Suggest [Report]

The next version of the iPhone, which may or may not be called the iPhone 5 (most likely not), is expected to be released the third or fourth week of September, following an expected September 12 unveiling. So, we should …

Jodie Foster: Back Up Off Of Kristen Stewart, Media
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Jodie Foster has been a pretty big star for a lot of years, and a good deal of those years were her formative ones. She was a child star before that term even really existed, a little tow-headed kid who …

Anonymous Probably Didn’t Hack The PSN Again

Here we go again. The Twitter feed for YourAnonNews just alerted everybody to a PasteBin dump that claims to have hacked the PSN. The guy behind it says that he’s not on Twitter, Facebook or IRC. I’ve never heard of …

Nellie Gray Dies at 88, “March For Life” Founder

The premise of abortion has always been a controversial topic, and according to our society, one that must not be heavily advertised or brought into the limelight. Nellie Gray did not see abortion this way, and was one of the …

David Copperfield, Dubstep, and Self-Driving Cars

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 …

Mobile Pay Options About To Increase With Merchant Customer Exchange Mobile Pay Options About To Increase With Merchant Customer Exchange

A group of retailers, including Walmart, Target, 7-Eleven, Best Buy, CVS, Lowe’s, Shell, Publix, Sears, Alon, Darden, HyVee, Michael’s and Sunoco are teaming up to offer customers another mobile payments option. The initiative is called Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX). The …

Kris Humphries Serves Kanye, Drags Out Divorce
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Kris Humphries is reportedly not backing down on his goal to prove his brief marriage to Kim Kardashian was a sham predicated on lies in order to boost the ratings of her show, “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”. In fact, …

New Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation Info and Trailer From Gamescom

Gamescom 2012 is shaping up to be the best gaming conference of the year. While developers and publishers teased gamers at E3 with hints of what is to come, Gamescom is becoming a show-and-tell-all event. Of course, part of the …

India Announces Mars Mission One Week After Curiosity Landing
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It was expected that NASA, and by extension the U.S., would be the envy of the world after they successfully landed the Curiosity Mars Rover on the red planet last week. Nobody expected that envy to materialize into a real …

Matt Cutts: Google Updates Will Be Jarring For A While Matt Cutts: Google Updates Will Be Jarring For A While
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Google Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts made a surprise appearance at the Search Engine Strategies conference in San Francisco this morning, dropping a fair amount of knowledge on the SEO community. Bas van den Beld at State Of Search has a …

Galaxy Note 10.1 Release Date, Price Announced Galaxy Note 10.1 Release Date, Price Announced
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While the competition in the mini-tablet market won’t truly heat up until the iPad Mini is released this fall, the competition in the full-size tablet market is already hot (and has already come to blows), and Samsung has just taken …

Watch 5th-Graders Describe the Internet with Mind-Blowing Precision…in 1995 Watch 5th-Graders Describe the Internet with Mind-Blowing Precision…in 1995

The internet is our telephone, our TV, shopping center, and workplace – this is all true. And a 1995 Public Service Announcement featuring a class of 5th-graders accurately predicted these things about the internet – back in 1995. The PSA …

Facebook Integration Still Confusing? Check Out These Sample Apps Facebook Integration Still Confusing? Check Out These Sample Apps
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It seems like every app these days has some kind of Facebook connectivity. You can share status updates, high scores, open graph stories and much more through simple Facebook integration. For some, however, that integration isn’t so easy. That’s why …

What Do “Mean Girls” And Miley Cyrus Have In Common?
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As a huge fan of the movie “Mean Girls”–it struck my funny bone in just the right places–I nearly squee with delight when I find something related to it these days. It’s become a cult favorite, one of those movies …

Netflix Solves an Ultimate First World Problem with New “Post-Play” Feature Netflix Solves an Ultimate First World Problem with New “Post-Play” Feature
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I (and you as well) should probably blame our sloth, impatience, and general inability to say no to anything on Netflix Instant. I’m so used to watching TV series in marathon blocks of 5, 6, 7, and even 10+ episodes …

Lady Calls 911 Over Crappy Cheeseburger
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It’s happened to just about all of us at some point; you go through the drive-thru at a fast-food joint where the employees are too busy talking to one another to make your food, or maybe they just can’t get …

The Walking Dead Movie Reportedly Being Discussed

There are no official talks for the release of a feature film of AMC’s The Walking Dead, as far as we know, but according to prominent horror movie news site Bloody Disgusting, there are non-official talks, or “rumblings,” among those …

Guy Tracks Bike Thief Via Craigslist, Sets Up Sting [VIDEO]
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Well, that’s one way to get your stolen property back. When Simon Jackson’s (alias) bike was stolen from his home in Portland, Oregon, he began searching the internet for it. When he eventually found it listed on Craigslist 160 miles …

Gamescom 2012: Metal Gear Rising Revengeance Seeks To Redefine Action Games

Gamescom is sometimes like a really bad sequel to E3. Some of the announcements seem rushed or they just show the exact same footage that we saw just a few months ago at E3. This year, Gamescom has been different. …

Oklahoma Execution Carried Out as Supreme Court Remains Silent
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The execution of an Oklahoma death row inmate took place as planned at 6:00 pm on Tuesday. According to an Associated Press (AP) report, the inmate, Michael Hooper, had tried to escape his death sentence by challenging Oklahoma’s lethal injection …

Kim Kardashian, Prison Orange, And Honey Boo Boo
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Kim Kardashian has made a few appearances on the show “Drop Dead Diva”, but she’s about to make one in a very unlikely costume: a prison jumpsuit. Kim plays Nikki Lepree, a woman who steals Stacy’s life savings rather than …