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Time Wins National Magazine Of The Year Award

Time Magazine took home the magazine of the year award last night at the 46th annual National Magazine Awards. The awards, which have been given out annually since 1966, are considered to be the top prize in the magazine industry. …

Yahoo! Browser Comes To Android Phones In Japan Yahoo! Browser Comes To Android Phones In Japan

Yahoo! has released their own web browser for Android phones. Interestingly, the browser is only available in Japan. It brings with it a slew of security features, and (as you might expect) defaults to Yahoo as the search engine. That …

Facebook “Offers” Creation Outlined Facebook “Offers” Creation Outlined
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Facebook has updated its help center with information on how to create and “Offer,” and it seems to be as easy as making a status update. Facebook Offers, which were first introduced at the fMC conference in February, are online …

Anna Paquin: Being Bisexual is Still Meaningful
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Anna Paquin says that, despite being married to and expecting a baby with her “True Blood” co-star Stephen Moyer, being bisexual is still “meaningful” to her. That’s good to know. The last time I checked, getting married and popping out …

Yahoo’s Scott Thompson Accused of False Credentials Yahoo’s Scott Thompson Accused of False Credentials
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As the proxy battle between the Yahoo board of directors and activist shareholder Dan Loeb heats up, new information has come to light that CEO Scott Thompson has some fraudulent credentials. Of course the so called oversight was brought to …

Keith Haring Inspired Art Featured on Google Doodle Keith Haring Inspired Art Featured on Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle is inspired by artist and activist Keith Haring. His graffiti artwork is instantly recognizable as a pop culture icon of the 80′s. May 4th marks the birthday of the late artist who died in 1990 at the …

Columbia, MO, Jumps to Google Apps for Government Columbia, MO, Jumps to Google Apps for Government

Google Apps for Government has added another convert to its ever-growing list of government bodies that are switching to Google’s suite of cloud-based apps. This time, the latest member of the Google Apps family is the city of Columbia, MO. …

Tabletop Forge Team Discuss Google+ Hangouts Project Tabletop Forge Team Discuss Google+ Hangouts Project

I’m not as involved as I used to be, but I was a big fan of tabletop roleplaying games during my college years. I especially loved playing Call of Cthulhu. Eventually, friends left and we just sort of stopped playing. …

Bobby Brown’s Fiancee, Whitney Houston Discussed in Latest Interview
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Bobby Brown’s fiancee and his undying love for Whitney House were the top of conversation when the musician sat down with Matt Lauer for a recent “Today Show” interview. Truthfully, I’m kind of surprised that we didn’t hear more from …

Twitter, Facebook Becoming Popular Tools for Customer Service Twitter, Facebook Becoming Popular Tools for Customer Service

A new study from Sword Ciboodle, a customer service provider, and thinkJar, a customer service consulting firm, shows that most businesses are incorporating social media sites like Twitter and Facebook as an avenue for customer service. 75% of the nearly …

Windows 8 Makes DVD Playback A Paid Upgrade Windows 8 Makes DVD Playback A Paid Upgrade
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You may recall last month when Microsoft announced the editions of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. The OS will be divided into two basic versions: Windows 8, and Windows 8 Pro. There was a lot to be excited about …

Antivirus Founder John McAfee Arrested in Belize Antivirus Founder John McAfee Arrested in Belize

John McAfee, computer programmer and founder of the antivirus software bearing his name, was recently arrested in Belize, when a task force known at the Gang Suppression Unit broke down his door, after being tipped off about a weapons cache. …

Google Adds “Shared With Me” Button to Google Play Google Adds “Shared With Me” Button to Google Play

Google Play allows users to share purchased songs and albums with friends, a brought over from Google Music. However, it only allows one play-through of the content – for any more it has to be purchased. To better organize and …

Google Panda Update Strikes Again (Really. Again. As In Since Penguin Update) Google Panda Update Strikes Again (Really. Again. As In Since Penguin Update)
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Google has already launched another Panda update. By already, I mean since the Penguin update. After the Penguin update was announced, and Searchmetrics put out its lists of winners and losers, Google revealed that there had actually been a Panda …

Klout Upgrades Its API To Be Faster And Stronger Klout Upgrades Its API To Be Faster And Stronger

Klout is one of those services that’s important to those invested in the social media industry. It’s a service that rates your social media performance across a number of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, etc and gives you a rating. …

Kate Upton Cat Daddy Scandal: Twitter Reacts
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Kate Upton and her now-infamous “Cat Daddy” dance have been igniting inextinguishable fires in the heads, hearts, and pants of Internet users all week. Calling the whole ordeal a scandal, however, is kind of an insult to, you know, actual …

Space Mountain With The Lights On, Freaky

For anyone who rides roller coasters and has been to a Disney theme park, most likely you’ve taken in the Space Mountain experience. It’s one of the most iconic roller coasters in the world, and for good reason. It was …

Jury in Google vs. Oracle Case Possibly Deadlocked Jury in Google vs. Oracle Case Possibly Deadlocked

It would appear that the jury in Oracle’s case against Google regarding copyright infringement is possibly deadlocked, according to The Verge, due to a potential disagreement surrounding the concept of de minimis copying of protected content. Basically, this would mean …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak One Step Closer To Reality iOS 5.1 Jailbreak One Step Closer To Reality
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An iOS 5.1 untethered jailbreak came one step closer to being a reality today. Just a few hours ago jailbreak developer pod2g tweeted that he had an untethered jailbreak running on his iPhone 4. Now, this does not mean that …

Alcohol Spray Gets You Instantly Wasted
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If you’ve ever wanted to be drunk, but didn’t have patience or will-power for an all night bender, this invention is for you. Th WA HH Quantum Sensations spray (why not just call it Intsa-Drunk) gets you automatically smashed when …

Google Toolbar PageRank Gets An Update Google Toolbar PageRank Gets An Update
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For those of you still keeping track of your Google Toolbar PageRank, you might be happy to know that Google has updated it. Hat tip to Barry Schwartz for spotting discussion about this on the forums and Twitter. Here’s some …

Sacramento Area Mother Finds Meteorite Worth $20,000

Brenda Salveson is just a regular mother. She like to bring her kids and dog to the park in Lotus, California almost every day for a walk. During her walk, she found a particular rock that caught her eye. Turns …

The Daily Gets An iPhone App, Cheaper Subscriptions The Daily Gets An iPhone App, Cheaper Subscriptions

Just over a year after its launch last February, news magazine app The Daily has finally made its way to the iPhone. The app went live in the iOS App Store today. The iPhone app has a separate, cheaper set …

Flickr Offers Larger Photo Options, Low Compression Flickr Offers Larger Photo Options, Low Compression

Flickr is still one of the best stops on the Web for beautiful photos. You can view photos in their original massive sizes for the utmost beauty, but you’ll usually want to use a smaller size so that it will …