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Billy Joel: “American Idol” Does Song Catalog
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Last night’s episode of “American Idol” had the top ten contestants doing a number of Billy Joel songs, from “She’s Got A Way” to “Moving Out”. While the choice of older music may have come as a bit of a …

Guy Calls 911 When Wife Wouldn’t Let Him Browse Facebook In Peace
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Doyle Hardwick just wanted to check out Facebook without the over-the-shoulder prying of his dear wife Julie. So he boozed her up in the hopes that she’d eventually just go to bed. When that didn’t work according to plan, he …

Google Announces Space Lab winners Google Announces Space Lab winners

Google today announced the winners of its YouTube Space Lab competition. The competition challenged high school students to design experiments that could be performed in space. The entries were voted on by the public and a panel of expert educators …

Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee, Roku: Which Is Best For Consumers? Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee, Roku: Which Is Best For Consumers?
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FixYa, a site that specializes in troubleshooting advice for consumer gadgets of all kinds – computers, smartphones, tablets, and more – has recently compiled a report comparing the four leading web TV devices based on the number and kind of …

Amanda Peet Wants to Prove that she is a Comedian

The bodacious Amanda Peet will be on television more often. She returned to primetime last night with “Bent,” a romantic comedy penned by Tad Quill. She plays the role of Alex Meyers, a recently divorced lawyer and mom who is …

Adobe Explains Shadow DOM And Web Components Adobe Explains Shadow DOM And Web Components

Building a Web site is hard unless you’ve spent a fair amount of time pouring over HTML, Javascript, CSS and recently, HTML5, to learn the basics. One of the major complaints levied against the complexity of building Web sites is …

Marine Sergeant Gary Stein Faces Discharge for Tea Party Facebook Page
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A military discharge case could lead to new legal precedents regarding servicemembers’ free speech rights and their use of social media. Marine Sergeant Gary Stein landed himself in legal and administrative hot water recently, a result of his creating the …

Netflix To Possibly Acquire ABC’s “The River” Netflix To Possibly Acquire ABC’s “The River”

Netflix, who has been in talks with 20th Century FOX regarding taking over its recently cancelled dinosaur drama Terra Nova, might also have its eye on ABC’s The River, which also faces cancellation. Reports state that Netflix has been in …

MPAA Wants Megaupload User Data Retained for Lawsuits MPAA Wants Megaupload User Data Retained for Lawsuits
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If you were a user of Megaupload’s services before they were shutdown by their copyright infringement lawsuit, you may be the subject of some controversy in the coming weeks. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is requesting that Carpathia, …

Minecraft Graphing Calculator Takes Time, Blows Minds

Minecraft players have used the platform to recreate Hyrule, map out King’s Landing from Game of Thrones, and build in-game Rube Goldberg devices to explain updates. All of these things fly way over my head in terms of not only …

Romney Etch-A-Sketch Moment May Come Back To Haunt Him

Mitt Romney has run a pretty successful campaign so far, winning the Illinois primary just this week and getting official endorsement from Jeb Bush being some of the more recent highlights. He’s leading over the other candidates so far, although …

Facebook Made Quite A Splash At GDC Facebook Made Quite A Splash At GDC

It would be absurd just a few years ago to think that Facebook would be a major player at GDC, let alone the games industry. It makes it all the more surprising that not only were they at GDC, but …

Game Group Suspends Shares, Requests Administration Game Group Suspends Shares, Requests Administration

In a statement released yesterday, the board of directors for Game Group PLC announced that it has requested its securities be suspended from trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. The Game Group owns and operates over …

Jessica Biel and Scarlett Johansson have Gone Psycho!
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Jessica Biel will play Vera Miles in the film Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho. The movie is about Hitchcock’s directorial struggle to make the psychological thriller a masterpiece. The film was adapted from a book by Stephen Rebello …

YouTube Launches Local Domain For Malaysia YouTube Launches Local Domain For Malaysia
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Malaysia is rolling out the welcome mats for YouTube as the world’s preeminent online video service announced today that it’s creating a localized domain for Malaysia at www.youtube.com.my. As YouTube explains in the announcement: While YouTube has already been available …

Number of European Smartphone Users Accessing News Continues to Grow Number of European Smartphone Users Accessing News Continues to Grow

ComScore has announced some interesting new data about European Smartphone usage that shows a drastic change in the amount of news data being consumed. The data comes from the five leading markets in Europe including; France, Germany, Italy, Spain and …

How To Avoid Hotel Cancellation Fees How To Avoid Hotel Cancellation Fees

The majority of hotels charge a fee for canceling a room reservation, if one cancels within 24 hours of their scheduled check in. This sort of thing typically isn’t an issue if one has a planned vacation or trip, and …

Ponzi Schemer Allen Stanford Blames Twitter For Conviction Ponzi Schemer Allen Stanford Blames Twitter For Conviction

Earlier this month, Allen Stanford was convicted on 13 out of 14 counts relating to a giant Ponzi scheme that he’d been running for the past two decades. As chairman of the Stanford Financial Group, Stanford reportedly committed $7 billion …

Starhawk Will Feature Splitscreen Multiplayer!

A huge complaint for a lot of gamers has been the nearly complete disappearance of split screen multiplayer. Some games have it, but do not do it well, a few games have it and do it the right way. Starhawk …

AdWords Contextual Engine Gets Biggest Upgrade Ever AdWords Contextual Engine Gets Biggest Upgrade Ever

Google announced changes to AdWords, which the company says will simplify the way advertisers buy and run display ads through AdWords. “For nine years, AdWords customers have been buying display campaigns through an interface designed for search,” says Google’s AdWords …

HP Shareholders Want HP To Be Like Apple HP Shareholders Want HP To Be Like Apple

By all accounts, HP has had a rough year. A series of questionable business moves have left the company struggling to remain profitable. In an effort to set things right, HP CEO Meg Whitman has taken several steps to bring …

“Cosmopolis” Teaser Trailer and Poster Now Online

The insane teaser trailer for David Cronenberg’s latest film, “Cosmopolis”, is now online… and to be honest with you, I have no idea what’s going on. That’s no necessarily a bad thing though, leaves you almost wanting more, which is …

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Enters Public Beta Adobe Photoshop CS6 Enters Public Beta

Adobe, as a company, is never one to rest on its laurels. They are constantly improving their software and they want their users to give them the feedback they need to make it the best it can be. Adobe announced …

Lost and Stolen Smartphones Will Cost $30 Billion in 2012 Lost and Stolen Smartphones Will Cost $30 Billion in 2012
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According to a study conducted by smartphone security services company Lookout, unrecovered lost and stolen cellphones could cost U.S. consumers more than $30 billion this year. Lookout has also launched a new site called Mobile Lost and Found in tandem …