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Share The Android Dev Console With Your Team Share The Android Dev Console With Your Team

The Android team provides developers a nifty dev console where team leader can track various metrics of their app. This allows them to see how the app is doing while being able to manage various specifics all from one place. …

Best Buy Closing 50 U.S. Stores, Stock Drops Best Buy Closing 50 U.S. Stores, Stock Drops

It has been reported that Best Buy plans to close 50 big-box U.S. stores by 2013, causing its stock to take a hit. Still, the company says it seeks to open 50 stores in China, after reporting its quarterly results. …

Google Consumer Surveys: “Super Important” For Publishers? Google Consumer Surveys: “Super Important” For Publishers?
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Google has introduced Google Consumer Surveys, trying to kill multiple birds with a single stone. Those birds would be publishers looking for revenue sources and less-than-stellar market research. With the product, publishers can use this instead of a pay wall …

Facebook Hiding Spam Comments, Adding Comment Permalinks Facebook Hiding Spam Comments, Adding Comment Permalinks

Do you ever get those comments on your Facebook wall posts that are just mean, hateful or just stupid? You can remove them as the admin of a page, but Facebook is making it easier for page admins to hide …

Borderlands 2 Developer Reveals Gameplay Goodies

Borderlands 2 is going to be the hot release this year for a lot of gamers. Last month, 2K games released the debut launch trailer, showing the four new characters and some of the gameplay, but we want to know …

Ticks And Spiders: Early Spring Triggers Hatching
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Many states have experienced a shockingly mild winter this year, and Spring popped in towing record-setting warm weather with it. Because of the unexpected, sudden warmth, entomologists say ticks will likely be a huge problem this year because their eggs …

Former Google Engineer Created Disconnect.me To Counter Browser Tracking Former Google Engineer Created Disconnect.me To Counter Browser Tracking

You might not realize just how many companies are collecting data about your online activity, nor just how much data they’re actually collecting. You might also not realize that this data is increasingly linked to the personal information you provide …

Google Maps Now Shows Best Time-Saving Travel Method For Your Trip Google Maps Now Shows Best Time-Saving Travel Method For Your Trip

Taxi or subway? Start the car or hug the bike lane? It’s not exactly planes, trains, and automobiles, but there’s a lot of different ways to get you to the same place, all of which might take longer or shorter …

Breast Cancer: If You Drink One Glass a Day You Increase Your Risk

A recent study indicates that if you have one alcoholic beverage a day you increase you likelihood of getting breast cancer by four percent. That risk skyrockets to 50 percent for individuals who consume three or more drinks per day. …

MacBook Touch Concept Video Shows What A Touchscreen Laptop Would Look Like MacBook Touch Concept Video Shows What A Touchscreen Laptop Would Look Like
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In a world where multitouch displays are just about everywhere, it’s easy to forget that when Apple introduced the technology on the original iPhone in 2007 it was seen as a major advance. Much like the retina display that would …

ComComedy Site to Broadcast Standup Gigs ComComedy Site to Broadcast Standup Gigs

ComComedy, a new internet comedy channel that will screen exclusive standup and comedy festival content, is set to launch next month. ComComedyTV has operated as a Youtube channel for the past two years, but will commence broadcasting from its own …

Google Shows Consumer Surveys Made Easy Google Shows Consumer Surveys Made Easy

Are you looking for a fast easy way to do market research?

Twitter Scam Preys On Draw Something Fans Twitter Scam Preys On Draw Something Fans
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Twitter scams are nothing new, and their level of sophistication can vary. Sometimes, a scam user will just send out links to multiple other users offering some prize or ware. Sometimes, scam users will flood users with random links, with …

Infographic: 2011′s Worst Hacking Scandals Infographic: 2011′s Worst Hacking Scandals

I recently reported on Verizon’s 2012 Data Breach Investigation Report, and how the report highlighted the growing trend of hacking for a political or other cause – “hacktivism”. But those cases aren’t the only security breaches, or even the majority …

Wind Map Beautifully Depicts Wind Patterns Across the U.S. Wind Map Beautifully Depicts Wind Patterns Across the U.S.
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While it looks like the zephyric lovechild of Vincent Van Gogh and Edward Gorey, Wind Map is actually a real-time map of the wind patterns across the United States. Rather than using different colors to indicate the strength of gales, …

Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China Apple CEO Visits Foxconn In China

Bloomberg reports that Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Foxconn’s newly built manufacturing facility at Zhengzhou Technology Park yesterday in China. Apparently he was there to view the new iPhone production line at the plant. His trip also included a meeting …

Journey Shatters PSN Sales Records

Journey, the magical adventure/wandering game from thatgamecompany, has captured the hearts and minds of PS3 gamers everywhere. It definitely captured my heart with its lush visuals and minimalistic design philosophy. It seems that the game’s wonder wasn’t lost on anybody …

Jennie Garth: Twilight Ruined her Marriage with Peter Facinelli?
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It has been quite a month for former Beverly Hills 90210 stars. We reported earlier that Brian Austin Green (David Silver) is facing charges after he allegedly attacked a photographer and might be expecting a child with wife Megan Fox. …

EA Sports and NHL.com Launch NHL 13 Cover Vote
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In what has become a yearly spectacle now for EA and their highly vaunted NHL games, they are having a cover athlete contest again. This time they are doing a 60 man tournament. The first round of voting begins on …

Apple Begins Making “Antennagate” Lawsuit Settlement Payments Apple Begins Making “Antennagate” Lawsuit Settlement Payments

Last month we reported that Apple had settled a class-action lawsuit over the “Antennagate” controversy surrounding the launch of the iPhone 4. Under the terms of the settlement, Apple agreed to pay each iPhone 4 owner $15 or give them …

Adrienne Rich: Feminist Poet Dies At 82

Revered poet Adrienne Rich passed away on Tuesday from complications with rheumatoid arthritis. She was 82 years old. Rich was born to a family of means in 1929; her father was a respected pathologist and professor at Johns Hopkins University, …

Drunk Guy Gives Flawless Bohemian Rhapsody Rendition In A Cop Car

If one thousand people were asked to name their favorite drunken sing-a-long song, I’m sure that a good number of them would say Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Sure, you’d have plenty of “Don’t Stop Believen”s and “Livin on a Prayer”s thrown …

‘Real’ Tricorder Created by Canadian Inventor ‘Real’ Tricorder Created by Canadian Inventor

Peter Jansen, a PhD graduate in cognitive science from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, has been working towards an inexpensive, fully-functional device modeled after the ‘tricorder’ devices from the Star Trek TV series. Jansen envisions a world where children and …

England Heat Map Reveals Country’s Energy Demand England Heat Map Reveals Country’s Energy Demand

England’s Department for Energy and Climate Change has built a new tool using Google Maps API that describes use of heat across the country. The agency put together the national heat map as a way for city planners to “identify …