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Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses

Why does Mozilla always have to spring a new version of Firefox on me while I’m at work? Now I can’t wait to get home and try out the new Firefox features. Oh, excuse me, I’m getting a little ahead …

Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery

Facebook just announced that it is bringing social app discovery channels to native Android apps with the latest version of the Facebook for Android app. “This update will help drive additional growth for Android apps by making it easier for …

Google Street View Visits Ukraine, Drives Fearlessly Google Street View Visits Ukraine, Drives Fearlessly
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Earlier this year, Google Maps expanded its Street View gallery to Poland in order to offer ground-level panoramic imagery of Warsaw and Cracow ahead of this summer’s 2012 European Football Championship. Now, Google Maps has added cities in Ukraine, which …

Carlton Leads Flash Mob in the ‘Carlton Dance’
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Alfonso Ribeiro of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air led a group of thousands in a flash mob rendition of the hipster beloved Carlton dance this past weekend. The flash mob was part of a viral marketing campaign by Body …

AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up
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AT&T just announced their first quarter financial report for their mobile business and things are looking pretty good. They added 726,000 new subscribers during the last three months and broke a record for first quarter smartphone sales with over 5.5 …

Apple’s Q2 Revenues Top $39 Billion Apple’s Q2 Revenues Top $39 Billion

With just half an hour before Apple’s quarterly earnings call, The Loop’s Peter Cohen has posted that Apple will report profits of $11.6 billion and $39.2 billion in revenue. The revenue report tops recent Wall Street estimates. Cohen’s numbers, however, …

Google Analytics Gets New Site Speed Report, User Timings Google Analytics Gets New Site Speed Report, User Timings
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Google announced today that it has added a new site speed report to Google Analytics, called User Timings. The report lets users track custom timings, and shows the execution speed or load time of any hit, event or user interaction. …

Harvard to Offer Book Metadata for Search Harvard to Offer Book Metadata for Search

Harvard University is set to release the metadata of over 12 million books, audio recordings, manuscripts, videos, images, maps and other media that presently sit inside its 73 libraries. To clarify, only metadata will be disclosed, as the entire contents …

LinkedIn Open-Sources its iPhone Navigation Code LinkedIn Open-Sources its iPhone Navigation Code

LinkedIn, the popular business and career networking social network, announced that it would be releasing the navigation code from its simplified iPhone app as an open source library. Sudeep Yegnashankaran, a mobile software “imagineer” for LinkedIn, made the announcement in …

Heart Attack Grill May Have Claimed Second Victim
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Heart Attack Grill sounds like a very menacing place. When someone willingly ingests food from an establishment with such a dangerous-sounding name, it’s kind of pointless for them to complain about any problems they may suffer as a result of …

Jason Lee’s Photos Get Amazingly Creative With Photoshop
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As an amateur photographer, I look at Jason Lee’s portraits of his daughters as adorable, brilliant, creative, and, most infuriating, something I wish I’d thought of first. Lee (not to be confused with Jason Lee the actor) decided to start …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon-ish. Maybe. iOS 5.1 Jailbreak Coming Soon-ish. Maybe.
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If you’re a member of the iOS jailbreak community, you know that sometimes a jailbreaking a new version of iOS can take awhile. While Apple is legally required to tolerate jailbreaking – and by “tolerate” I mean “not sue jailbreakers” …

Google TV’s First Hackathon Was A Success Google TV’s First Hackathon Was A Success

Google announced a few weeks ago that they were going to hold the first ever Google TV hackathon. It was a pretty novel concept since smart TVs are still not really that widespread. All the better too since this will …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Leaked Home Button Hints At New Design iPhone 5 Rumor: Leaked Home Button Hints At New Design
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It looks like the rumor cycle for the iPhone 5 (or, more likely, “the new iPhone”) has just hit a major milestone: the first component leak. Chinese website specializing in replacement parts for various kinds of gadgets briefly put up …

The Glass Castle Movie Is On The Way, May Star Jennifer Lawrence
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Jeannette Walls’ 2005 memoir The Glass Castle has sold several million copies and stayed on the New York Time Bestseller list for over 250 weeks. It’s already achieved instant-classic status, and has been read by countless teenagers in schools across …

AdWords Introduces Account Labels AdWords Introduces Account Labels

Google Adwords announces Account Labels for those of you who love to organize, group, and filter data to make it easily searchable and visible across a wide spectrum of custom categories. Google is always working to give you a more …

Gmail Now Offers 10 GB of Free Storage Gmail Now Offers 10 GB of Free Storage
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With Google Drive officially going online today, the company is celebrating the launch by increasing free Gmail storage to 10 GB, up from roughly 7.5 GB. According to the Gmail Blog, the changes will take effect over the next 24 …

Google Drive SDK Available To All Day One Google Drive SDK Available To All Day One
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After months, maybe even years to some, of waiting, Google Drive is finally upon us. We already went over the basics of the service and even its potential relevance in search results, but the most interesting prospect of Google Drive …

Path.To Aims To Be The “eHarmony For Jobs” Path.To Aims To Be The “eHarmony For Jobs”

Path.to announced the launch of a new online job service for those in development and IT, which the company deems the “eHarmony of Jobs.” It takes into account users’ social graphs, personalities and skills/experience, when matching them with potential employers. …

Video Of Young Draft Hopeful’s Amazing Jump Goes Viral

Justin Bethel is a young NFL draft hopeful from Presbyterian College, a defensive back with an amazing talent: he can do a standing jump over 60 inches straight up into the air. If you haven’t seen the video, it probably …

Artist’s Rendition of Muppet Fairy Tales
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Artist David Patterson created this brilliant concept artwork for muppet versions of the classic fairy tales: King Arthur, Peter Pan, Robin Hood and Snow White. Any of these would make an amazing animated feature. King Arthur (image) (image) (image) Peter …

Valeria Lukyanova Wants to Be a Human Barbie Doll: Twitter Reacts
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Valeria Lukyanova, in this writer’s humble opinion, is one seriously scary individual. I may lose some credibility amongst my fiercely heterosexual friends, but the Ukrainian model gives me the creeps. Maybe its her giant, glassy eyes, or, perhaps, her impossibly …

Thinking Outside the Box of Banner Ad Clicks Thinking Outside the Box of Banner Ad Clicks
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Think seriously for a moment: when was the last time you legitimately saw an ad online and clicked on it to find out more about the product being advertised? Unless you said, “Never,” you are lying because nobody clicks on …

Bing Desktop Brings Bing Search and Images to Your Desktop Bing Desktop Brings Bing Search and Images to Your Desktop
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The same day that Google is releasing its new cloud storage service, complete with a search function, Bing is releasing its new Bing Desktop. The Bing Team at the Bing Community blog announced that the new service will put the …