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Larry Page Hasn’t Posted A Public Google+ Update Since Late May, So It Must Be A Ghost Town, Right? Larry Page Hasn’t Posted A Public Google+ Update Since Late May, So It Must Be A Ghost Town, Right?
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Sound the “Google+ is dead” alarm. Larry Page hasn’t posted a public update since May 25. Just in case it isn’t crystal clear, I was being sarcastic. Paul McNamara at NetworkWorld posted today that Google CEO Larry Page “isn’t” using …

Padres Ball Girl Makes a Great Catch and Becomes a YouTube Hit
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We have all seen the plays when there is a foul ball hit and the ball person who is on either side of the field to help shag in between foul balls tries to get to the ball and ends …

Breathing Robot With Perfect Posture Patented by Samsung

Samsung this week was issued several patents (1, 2, 3, 4) relating to walking robots. The patents describe a walking robot that moves in a natural, human way, and maintains a good posture. Of course, the robot, which you can …

SEC Investigates Nasdaq and NYSE After Facebook IPO Breakdown SEC Investigates Nasdaq and NYSE After Facebook IPO Breakdown

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) isn’t buying that Nasdaq’s much publicized computer glitch on the opening day of Facebook’s IPO was the root cause for all the confusion. In fact, they have seen a couple other cases of so …

Lightning Strikes New York’s Empire State Building

Lightning pictures are always a great sight to see, especially at night or in low-light scenes. Today, Twitter user @KeithOlbermann shared a picture with the rest of the world that is so captivating, it is starting to become viral around …

Jimmy Wales Really Wants You to Start Editing Wikipedia Articles Jimmy Wales Really Wants You to Start Editing Wikipedia Articles

As part of Wikipedia’s goal to reverse the decrease in input from the site’s editors and actually increase the pool of editors to 200,000 within the next three years, the world’s most popular encyclopedia has launched a new and simplified …

Facebook Follows Suit, Commits To California User Privacy Initiative Facebook Follows Suit, Commits To California User Privacy Initiative
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Facebook has become the seventh company to sign California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Joint Statement of Principles, which means that Facebook is on board to officially require app developers to “conspicuously” display privacy policies in apps used by Facebook users. …

EGOS Illustrated Radness Pairs Up For Superhero Fun

(image) The fight between good and evil is a battle that has been raging since the beginning of time. God fighting Lucifer and casting him down to hell, The Olympians fighting the Titans, the Rebellion fighting the Empire. These are …

Porn Stars Say They’ll Make Good on #TeamBjNBA Promise
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While we were finishing up the “NBA players following porn stars on Twitter” fun yesterday, we were reminded of the #TeamBjNBA movement started by two of the porn stars in question, Sara Jay and Angelina Castro. The terms of the …

HTC Pulls Out Of Brazil, Terminates Plans For HTC One Line HTC Pulls Out Of Brazil, Terminates Plans For HTC One Line

I have a HTC phone and I like it well enough. It’s a good Android phone and has served me well. It seems that Brazil doesn’t have as many fans. A representative from HTC has confirmed to AndroidPIT that the …

Judge Tells Apple, Samsung To Keep It Simple Judge Tells Apple, Samsung To Keep It Simple

Judge Lucy Koh, the U.S. district judge presiding over the U.S. edition of the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung, has ordered the two companies to keep things brief in the upcoming trial. The goal is to keep the …

Ben Affleck Cuts Down on Work to Avoid Unwanted Attention
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Ben Affleck, once upon a time, was fodder for the blood-thirsty tabloid press. During his days as Jennifer Lopez’s main squeeze, the “Reindeer Games” actor couldn’t take two steps without running into either a paparazzo armed with a camera or …

Anna Faris Reveals Baby’s Sex At Samsung Galaxy S III Launch
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Anna Faris let slip the sex of her baby at a recent event for the Samsung Galaxy S III, which attracted several stars as well as tech fans. “He’s doing great!” Faris said. “We’re growing everyday.” This will be the …

Mountain Lion Release Date: Vacation Ban Gives Clues Mountain Lion Release Date: Vacation Ban Gives Clues
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Earlier this week we told you that Apple might be launching OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion on July 19th. New information that has surfaced today may lend some weight to that date. According to a report from MacRumors, employees at …

Is Google About To Maim Amazon Cloud? Is Google About To Maim Amazon Cloud?

I don’t like to use the word “kill,” when it comes to tech competition. Rarely does one product actually come out and kill its competitor. That goes especially for when the competitor is a market leader, and an Internet giant, …

These Are The Sh*ttiest How-To Videos On YouTube, And They’re Amazing

There are legitimate how-to videos all over YouTube, and many of them have helped me and people I know personally with some of the odd challenges that pop up in everyday life. Ever tried to properly tie a bowtie with …

Nintendo 3Ms Art Pieces Save The Day

Mario Nintendo is know for a lot of things, but the one thing they are really famous for is introducing us to some of the most iconic characters in the video game universe. Donkey Kong, Simon Belmont, Link, Kirby. But …

Enjoy This “Ted” Restricted Featurette

It’s been a couple of months since we saw the red band trailer for “Ted”. the video became something of a viral hit on the internets. If you were one to watch and share it with all of your friends, …

“#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban “#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban

Pealk, the company that runs what it calls the “#1 hunting app” for LinkedIn, is in danger of having its app disabled because of LinkedIn’s decision to cut off its API access. The company posted a message to its website …

Lunar Orbit Trip For You To Cost $100 Million Lunar Orbit Trip For You To Cost $100 Million

SInce the dawn of human space flight, I would highly doubt that there is a single human that hasn’t at least once in their life looked at the moon and thought, “I’d love to go there.” With new advances in …

Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday

One of the major problems facing the technology industry today is a lack of women. Every position from management to the coders are predominantly male and that’s a problem. All the lady geeks I know are fantastic at what they …

Tony Parker Sues Club Following Chris Brown/Drake Scuffle

Tony Parker has sued the club where the infamous Chris Brown/Drake showdown took place, according to the New York Post. Parker, who is scheduled to play in the 2012 Summer Olympics, was in the club when the fight broke out. …

Katy Perry Movie Documents Her Failing Marriage
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Songstress Katy Perry, who has managed to win over the hearts of millions with her love of candy-colored hair, makeup, and clothes, often puts heartfelt lyrics to a catchy, bubblegum beat, using her danceable music to deal with larger issues. …

After a Flood of Lost Customers, Google Maps Sticks a Finger in Dike After a Flood of Lost Customers, Google Maps Sticks a Finger in Dike

Here’s a question everybody knows the answer to: when you start losing customers because they’re opting for cheaper or even free alternatives, what do you do? Answer: You lower your prices. That answer appears to be what Google Maps has …