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Kindle Fire Software Updated To Version 6.3 Kindle Fire Software Updated To Version 6.3

There’s no denying that the Kindle Fire is a success for Amazon. While Apple still has a stranglehold on the tablet market, Amazon has carved itself out a nice little niche market. Even though Amazon might have three new Kindle …

Want A Faster Website? Reduce Requests. Want A Faster Website? Reduce Requests.
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If your website consistently loads in under two seconds, congratulations! ┬áIt is in the small minority of sites able to meet the new threshold for patience among Internet users. But if yours is like the vast majority of websites that …

YouTube Launches Channel To Follow Burma Elections YouTube Launches Channel To Follow Burma Elections

Burma (or the Republic of the Union of Myanmar) is opening up its doors to the rest of the world and allowing media to take part in chronicling this year’s by-elections. On April 1st, millions will vote, and YouTube has …

Which New Gadgets Will Capture Consumers’ Interests This Year? Which New Gadgets Will Capture Consumers’ Interests This Year?

The Consumer Electronics show (CES) made it clear that when it comes to gadgets, thinner is better. Ultra books and ultra thin television sets are going to be the wave of the future. Ultra books are ultra light, ultra thin …

WPP Doubles Facebook Advertising WPP Doubles Facebook Advertising
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Communications services group WPP will spend as much as $400 million on Facebook advertising this year, according to Mediapost. This would be roughly double of what WPP spent last year. In 2010, WPP CEO Martin Sorrell wasn’t too keen on …

The Dangers of Red Meat & Pink Slime [Infographic]
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Its pretty well known that red meat is bad for you. But with “pink slime” making headlines lately, people are more aware of the dangers and pitfalls of red meat more than ever. Even though a lot of major corporations …

Gaming Beats Dating Websites When it Comes To Love
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The stereotype that gamers are all male “neck-beards” who never leave their parent’s basement – and so can never get laid, is already outdated. But could gamers have surpassed their non-gaming counterparts when it comes to seeking love? Online University …

Nobody Really Knows How Many FBI GPS Trackers Are Out There Nobody Really Knows How Many FBI GPS Trackers Are Out There

Last month the U.S. Supreme Court ruled (in U.S. v. Jones) that the warrantless tracking of U.S. citizens via GPS devices is illegal. Following the decision, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies rushed to turn off approximately 3,000 trackers …

Apple Products Now In Over Half Of American Homes Apple Products Now In Over Half Of American Homes

Whether you love Apple or hate them, you have to admit that their products are pretty darn popular. It seems like everybody these days has an iPod, or an iPhone, or an iMac, or an iPad, or some other product …

Microsoft Unveils See-Thru 3D Computer Microsoft Unveils See-Thru 3D Computer

Today Microsoft unveiled what is quite possibly the future of computing. Minority Report anyone? An intern named Jinha Lee developed a see-thru 3D computer while working for Microsoft Applied Sciences Group. This is what he had to say on his …

New iPad 4G Complaints Now Coming From Sweden, Too New iPad 4G Complaints Now Coming From Sweden, Too
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What is it with Sweden lately? From Pirate Bay and Julian Assange news to iPad magicians and Minecraft, the country seems to be at the forefront of both innovation and controversy on the web. Just one day after an Australian …

Cloud Usage Surging Among Small, Midsize Businesses Cloud Usage Surging Among Small, Midsize Businesses
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New research from Microsoft took a look at how small and midsize businesses are utilizing cloud computing services and found that SMBs are expanding their reach and opportunities in new ways thanks to the cloud. So many more SMBs are …

Join Martha Stewart in Domestic Bliss in CastleVille
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Starting today, Martha Stewart, or her avatar at least, will be visiting neighboring castles in CastleVille, spreading cheer in the form of in-game rewards. From today until the middle of April, players will receive invitations to visit her kingdom and …

Doctor Who Season 7 Teaser Trailer Released

The long-running sci-fi show Doctor Who is receiving a lot of attention lately, mainly because of the Doctor’s new and upcoming companion Jenna-Louise Coleman; however, we still need to finish the “Amy Pond” (Karen Gillan) episodes to get there. It’s …

Chocolate Keeps You Thin And Healthy [New Study]

Moderation is the key to any healthy diet, but new research published in the March edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine, suggests that considerable amounts of chocolate may be the key to staying thin and maintaining healthy body functioning. …

iPhone 5 Orders Already Being Placed With Foxconn iPhone 5 Orders Already Being Placed With Foxconn
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With the new iPad now safely in the hands of millions of Apple fans around the world, rumors have begun circulating about the next iPhone – often called the iPhone 5, but probably just “the new iPhone.” There’s been a …

Google Spent $213 Million On Ads in 2011 Google Spent $213 Million On Ads in 2011

According to data from Kantar Media, Google spent $213 million while advertising itself in 2011, $70 million of which went toward TV spots. The $213 million expenditure is almost 400% more than Google shelled out on advertising in 2010 – …

Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics Google Chrome Gets Better Graphics

In previous stories, we’ve reported on Chrome’s ability to render 3D objects using WebGL. The demos shown previously, like the water in a bathtub, show the browser rendering impressive 3D objects with collision and all the other perks of proper …

YouTube Launches Next Vlogger: 16 Vloggers, $15,000 Each In Equipment And Promotion YouTube Launches Next Vlogger: 16 Vloggers, $15,000 Each In Equipment And Promotion

In March, 2011, YouTube’s Next Creator series kicked off with NextUp, a program set up to help aspiring YouTube stars break free from the slog of content that is uploaded to the site daily. The Next Creator program later opened …

Facebook Notifications Less Irksome Than Email Lists Facebook Notifications Less Irksome Than Email Lists
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A new survey conducted by consumer research firms Chadwick Martin Bailey and Constant Contact reveals that people typically “Like” a business’ page on Facebook for the same reason they subscribe to emails from businesses: the promise of getting free stuff. …

Max Payne 3 Multiplayer Video Shows The Online Goods

We are getting our first look at the online gameplay feature from Max Payne 3. The game features online modes like “Gang Wars” and “Payne Killer.” they have also managed to bring Max Payne’s signature “bullet time” to the multiplayer …

The Effective Use of Video in Marketing Campaigns The Effective Use of Video in Marketing Campaigns

ComScore and EXPO have released a study indicating that professionally-produced video content and user-generated product videos, when used together, drive higher sales. Groups of consumers were asked to evaluate sales effectiveness on a professional how-to video, a user generated video …

‘Bully’ to be Released Using an Alternative Ratings System

Entertainment Weekly is reporting the The Weinstein Company will be using an alternative ratings system in the ads for its new documentary, ‘Bully‘. The movie will be displayed as having a ‘pause 13′ rating that the movie received from Common …

Australian Baby Racks Up $1 Million Hospital Bill

John Kan and Rachel Evans from Sydney, Australia, thought they had prepared themselves well for a holiday to Vancouver; they bought extra travel insurance and covered Rachel’s pregnancy even though she was several weeks from being full-term. What they didn’t …