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Audi A8: 2012 Connected Car of the Year Audi A8: 2012 Connected Car of the Year

Audi A8 recently was honored in the first annual Connected World Connected Car of the Year awards, which spotlights vehicles with technology that strikes the right balance between safety, convenience, and infotainment. Chosen by the editorial team at Connected World …

Illumishare: Microsoft’s Amazing Remote Interaction Technology Illumishare: Microsoft’s Amazing Remote Interaction Technology
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You may have heard it said that we’re living in the future. Thanks to the increasing pace of innovation, we have technology at our fingertips that was the stuff of science fiction just a few short years ago. Now, Microsoft …

Online Karaoke Company Doubles Database Using Relationship Marketing Online Karaoke Company Doubles Database Using Relationship Marketing
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An online Karaoke company has doubled the size of its e-mail database in the past year by utilizing Emailvision’s relationship marketing platform instead of generic e-mail marketing. Lucky Voice, the leading online Karaoke company in the United Kingdom, implemented Emailvision’s …

Sony Tablet Goes Two-Screen: Priced Less Than $400 Sony Tablet Goes Two-Screen: Priced Less Than $400

This thing looks awesome! On March 4th Sony will release its new tablet which will feature dual screens. If you sign up for a two-year data plan with AT&T, they sell it for $399.99. Not a bad deal if you …

Social Networking Drives TV Ratings Social Networking Drives TV Ratings

According to a TV Guide user study, social networking discussion about television shows drives tune-in, loyalty and live viewing ratings. Due to social network impressions, 17% of respondents polled said they became a fan of a particular show, and 31% …

Motorola Defy Device in Torture Chambers Motorola Defy Device in Torture Chambers

Motorola is letting people splash water on their phones at trade shows. The Motorola Defy is an Android smartphone with a touchscreen, large display and access to the thousands of apps in the Android marketplace. The device has a Corning …

Opera Payment Exchange Taking Mobile Payments Around The World Opera Payment Exchange Taking Mobile Payments Around The World

Everybody is getting into the mobile payment business these days. While Google Wallet has been one of the most talked about (and hacked) mobile payment options, Opera now offers their own alternative. Opera Software, developer of the Opera browser, announced …

Smartphones Are The New Window Shopping Smartphones Are The New Window Shopping
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One interesting finding from Google’s research on the habits of smartphone users is how often consumers are using their devices for product research and service/merchandise purchases. Almost 90% of American smartphone users have taken action after viewing promotional content on …

Smartphone Laser Projections In the Works Smartphone Laser Projections In the Works

Mobile phones currently on the market are capable of showing high quality images and video, but the phones’ small size sets insurmountable limits on screen size, and thus the viewing experience. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, EpiCrystals Oy and …

Apple Preparing To Launch Developer ID Program Apple Preparing To Launch Developer ID Program

When the Mac App Store launched a year ago, reactions were generally positive. Some, however, worried that Apple was moving toward the “walled garden” approach it has taken with the iOS platform. While software can be loaded onto a Mac …

First Tweet From a Driver Racing in Daytona 500 First Tweet From a Driver Racing in Daytona 500
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Race car driver Brad Keselowski became the first driver known to tweet while racing. The Daytona 500 was under a red flag stop which means all cars including Brad Keselowski’s were stopped on the track. That’s when Brad Keselowski decided …

Netflix Lessens the Sting of Starz Losses With Oscar Flicks Netflix Lessens the Sting of Starz Losses With Oscar Flicks
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Back in September 2011, a collapse in negotiations left Netflix and Starz unable to come to terms on a deal that would extend the contract between the two companies. At the time, Starz said that they had to protect the …

New iPhone App Sends 30 Photos At Once New iPhone App Sends 30 Photos At Once

A new iPhone app has been released that lets users snd large images and videos, even up to 30 images at a time. Kicksend for the iPhone lets consumers send original high quality photos directly from their iPhone to anyones …

T-Mobile Introduces FamilyWhere Check-In T-Mobile Introduces FamilyWhere Check-In
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T-Mobile has just unveiled its FamilyWhere Check-In app, a free feature of the FamilyWhere service. The FamilyWhere service is exclusive to T-Mobile customers, and can be downloaded from the Android Market. According to Comscore, last March over 16 million U.S. …

Justin Bieber Sued Over Joustin’ Beaver Android/iOS Game
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Apparently Justin Bieber and his lawyers don’t like it when somebody turns the popstar into an anthropomorphic beaver. The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Justin Bieber’s lawyers filed a cease and desist order to RC3, a smartphone app maker who …

Upscale Du Jour Magazine to Launch This Fall Upscale Du Jour Magazine to Launch This Fall
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Yesterday, media founder Jason Binn announced the launch of Du Jour, a print magazine and multi-media publication aimed at buyers of luxury items. Collaborating with Gilt Groupe, Hudson News and Dufry’s James Cohen , the monthly publication will target the …

Stratfor Remains Steadfast Against Wikileaks; Emails’ Content Circulates Stratfor Remains Steadfast Against Wikileaks; Emails’ Content Circulates

Following a data dump of over five million of their emails by Wikileaks, Stratfor, the global intelligence company caught in the sights of the whistleblower organization, has responded with a statement that seeks to downplay the security breach as well …

Americans Disenchanted by Meatloaf Turn to Social Media for Mentors and Inspiration Americans Disenchanted by Meatloaf Turn to Social Media for Mentors and Inspiration

Studies indicate that social media plays a huge role in the recipes we use, the foods we purchase, the meals that we plan, and even how we choose to cook certain items,”… almost half of consumers learn about food via …

Romney Targeted By Text Message Spam
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is being targeted by the latest practice of voter suppression in the form of political text message spam. Progressive organization Revolution Messaging has been working to raise the awareness of this dangerous new tactic by …

IBM Advances Practical Quantum Computer IBM Advances Practical Quantum Computer
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Scientists at IBM have recently have made big gains in quantum computer device performance, which may speed up the realization of a practical, full-scale quantum computer, according to a press release on the matter. A quantum computer makes direct use …

Apple’s A6 Processor May Not Be Ready Yet Apple’s A6 Processor May Not Be Ready Yet

There’s new information about the A5X processor that appears to be going into Apple’s forthcoming iPad 3. It seems that the quad-core A6 processor that Apple had planned to put into the tablet will not be ready in time, prompting …

Demand Media Launches New Social Ad Formats Demand Media Launches New Social Ad Formats

Demand Media has introduced some new rich media ad units, incorporating its “Social Feed” ad management tools. Essentially, they bring social media into display ads, where potential customers can actually interact with the brand’s community from the ad itself. Here …

PlayStation Networking Going Down For Maintenance Thursday
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The PlayStation Network is going down on Thursday, but it doesn’t have anything to do with the nasty business that went down last year. Sony announced on the PlayStation blog that the PSN will be going down for “signficant maintenance” …

Angelina Jolie’s Leg, “Undefeated” Part of Twitter’s Most-Tweeted Moments of The Oscars Angelina Jolie’s Leg, “Undefeated” Part of Twitter’s Most-Tweeted Moments of The Oscars

Now that we’re a couple of days removed from The Academy Awards, what’s your take on the night? Do you still think The Artist deserved best picture? Have you had time to ruminate on Billy Crystal’s performance as host – …