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You Can Now Brew Coffee With Your iPhone, iPad You Can Now Brew Coffee With Your iPhone, iPad
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In what can only be described as the apotheosis of living in the most industrialized and pampered era that has ever existed, now there is this: gourmet coffee shop-style beverages that you brew from a control panel on your iOS …

Apple Sued By Cequint For Patent Infringement Apple Sued By Cequint For Patent Infringement

Apple’s legal troubles are once again making news today as the company has been sued by Cequint, a mobile communications company specializing in the technology related to caller ID. The suit, filed in US District Court in Delaware, alleges that …

All Facebook Employees Required To Have Facebook Accounts All Facebook Employees Required To Have Facebook Accounts
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This may seem obvious, but all Facebook employees are required to have Facebook accounts. Facebook Director of Engineering Andrew “Boz” Bosworth confirmed as much on Quora. In response to the question: “Are there people at Facebook that do not have …

Chrome Sync Comes Out Of Beta, Becomes Sign in to Chrome Chrome Sync Comes Out Of Beta, Becomes Sign in to Chrome

Google has introduced an update to its Google Chrome browser that will allow multiple users to sign into one browser, allowing them to synchronize their user experience with their Chrome-powered devices. Over at the Google Chrome Blog, the stable release …

Microsoft Releases Kinectimals for iOS Microsoft Releases Kinectimals for iOS

Microsoft software on Apple devices is hardly anything new. Office for Mac is one of the best-selling Apple software packages available. Neither is Microsoft software in the Apple App Store anything particularly new. The company has a number of apps …

Nationwide Ban On Cellphone Use While Driving Proposed By NTSB Nationwide Ban On Cellphone Use While Driving Proposed By NTSB

According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), “distracted driving is becoming the new DUI; it’s becoming an epidemic.” And in order to combat this, they are recommending a nationwide ban on cellphone use while driving. This would include text …

WordPress 3.3 Launched With Some UI Improvements WordPress 3.3 Launched With Some UI Improvements

WordPress has launched a new version of the WordPress software – version 3.3. Its nickname is “Sonny,” named after the jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt (not entirely sure why). WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg says WordPress has had over 65 million downloads …

Maker of Maligned ID-making App Fires Back At Apple Maker of Maligned ID-making App Fires Back At Apple

Yesterday, we reported about a drivers license-making app that was yanked from Apple’s App Store due to a stern letter written by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). Casey echoed the concerns previously stated by D. Brian Zimmer, president of Coalition for …

BitTorrent Use Uncovered at Major Entertainment Companies BitTorrent Use Uncovered at Major Entertainment Companies
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TorrentFreak, a news site devoted to all things BitTorrent, has published the results of an investigation they conducted into downloads via BitTorrent software at IP addresses owned by some of the entertainment industry’s biggest companies. Using Russian site YouHaveDownloaded.com, which …

Facebook Mobile Ads Coming Soon To A Device Near You? Facebook Mobile Ads Coming Soon To A Device Near You?
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Last week, we looked at some research from ZenithOptimedia, indicating that Facebook is on pace to leapfrog Microsoft in online ad spend this year. “Since 2006 Facebook has established itself as a major supplier, increasing its market share from just …

Galaxy Nexus Release Date: Signs Point To December 15th Galaxy Nexus Release Date: Signs Point To December 15th
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For those of you who have been waiting for what seems like ages to get your hands on the Ice Cream Sandwich-loaded Samsung Galaxy Nexus, two more days shouldn’t really seem like that much longer. If a couple of recent …

RGIII, Superman Socks, and the Power of Social Media RGIII, Superman Socks, and the Power of Social Media
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Last Saturday night, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, aka, RGIII, won the Heisman trophy, the most prestigious individual award one can win in relation to college football. During the hour-long presentation, ESPN caught glimpses of RG3′s choice of socks, and …

Skype For Android Now Lets You Send Pictures And Videos Skype For Android Now Lets You Send Pictures And Videos

Skype announced a new update for its Android app – version 2.6. The update lets users send photos and videos to friends and family right from Skype. “We’ve brought this out just in time for the upcoming holiday season, so …

Carrier IQ: EFF Publishes Report On the Company’s Architecture Carrier IQ: EFF Publishes Report On the Company’s Architecture

The digital rights watchdog Electronic Frontier Foundation has released an in-depth study of the corporate architecture of Carrier IQ in hopes of clarifying some of the difficulties and contradictions that have circulated in reports on the scandal involving Carrier IQ’s …

Despite Complaints, Amazon May Sell 6 Million Kindle Fires in 2011 Despite Complaints, Amazon May Sell 6 Million Kindle Fires in 2011
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Despite a strong start, you may have heard that the Kindle Fire, Amazon’s latest entry into the tablet market, isn’t all that great after all. People weren’t that impressed with several aspects of the Kindle Fire and didn’t take kindly …

Fight SOPA Censorship with Censorship! Fight SOPA Censorship with Censorship!

It’s clear the SOPA/PIPA hubbub has been a polarizing issue, one that stretches far beyond mere web chatter. Big name industry giants have thrown their hats into the ring very loudly and very clearly on both sides of the coin. …

Big Macs, The God Particle, and Donald Trump Big Macs, The God Particle, and Donald Trump

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 …

Anobit To Be Bought By Apple? Anobit To Be Bought By Apple?

A report from Calcalist, in Hebrew, apparently says that Apple is acquiring Anobit, a provider of flash memory technology. I don’t read Hebrew, but TechCrunch’s Robin Wauters has evidently translated, and says the Israel-based company is being purchased by Apple …

Nokia: Kids Don’t Want iPhone or Android Anymore Nokia: Kids Don’t Want iPhone or Android Anymore
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If I’m reading this correctly, at least one person at Nokia believes that the Windows Phone platform is perfect for Hipsters and technologically impaired ducks. In an interview with Pocket-lint, Nokia’s Director of Portfolio, Product Management & Sales Niels Munksgaard …

Four Rules of Effective Video Four Rules of Effective Video
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Online video. It’s the biggest news in marketing since the web first arrived on the scene in the mid-90s. According to Cisco, video currently accounts for 51 percent of internet traffic—and it’s on its way to 90 percent by 2014. …

Google Acquires Clever Sense (Groupon Doesn’t) Google Acquires Clever Sense (Groupon Doesn’t)
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Last week, there were reports that Groupon was in talks to acquire Clever Sense, makers of the Yelp-like app Alfred. Well, it turns out that the company that tried to acquire Groupon for $6 billion last year has acquired it …

Google Wallet Not Secure Enough, Says Digital Forensics Firm Google Wallet Not Secure Enough, Says Digital Forensics Firm
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In September Google released their new Google Wallet, an Android app designed to take advantage of the near-field communication technology that is present in an increasing number of Android-based smartphones. The app stores usernames, passwords, and credit card data in …

Miyazaki Fans In Japan Set New Tweets Per Second Record Miyazaki Fans In Japan Set New Tweets Per Second Record
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Japan, Japan, Japan. You rock. In case any of you didn’t already agree, Japan offered up another example of their awesomeness by blowing away the record for tweets per second over this past weekend. The previous record had been established …

A List of SOPA-Supporting Companies A List of SOPA-Supporting Companies
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As we get closer and closer to learning SOPA’s fate — with Lamar Smith’s amendments salve the wounds? — the lines of support and discontent concerning the bill have been clearly drawn. On the opposition side, we have a consortium …