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CES 2012: Vizio Gets Into The Computer Business CES 2012: Vizio Gets Into The Computer Business
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Vizio, maker of LCD TVs, has announced that they are breaking into the computer business. In a press release issued at CES today, the company debuted a line of desktop and notebook computers aimed to bring the quality and affordability …

LG Unveils New Line Of Smart Home Appliances At CES LG Unveils New Line Of Smart Home Appliances At CES
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If you thought that there was no more room for smart devices, LG has just the thing. Today at CES, LG unveiled their smart home appliance line that uses their smart technology called LG THINQ. The appliances include a smart …

Bangladesh Seeks Punishment for Facebook Comment

An Australian professor, who is a native of Bangladesh, posted this message on Facebook: “Many die, why should not Sheikh Hasina Die?”. (image) Sheikh Hasina pictured above with Wen Jiabao This move by Khandaker may cost him his life. The …

Dungeons & Dragons Reboot Will Be Shaped By Fans

D&D players: Are you ready for a reboot? Although fantasy role-playing might owe it all to Dungeons & Dragons, the game itself is struggling to stay relevant in a world full of RPG options. Gaming analysts say that D&D sales …

CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs

Google has announced new partnerships with a variety of TV manufacturers. As CES gets underway, several of those companies are starting to unveil their new products. The LG Smart TV is being unveiled at LG’s press conference right now, along …

CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 Could Save Babies’ Lives CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 Could Save Babies’ Lives

“Each year about 37 babies and toddlers die when they are accidentally left strapped in car safety seats or become trapped in vehicles that rapidly heat up.” – from Parenting.com Those are the fatality numbers. The number of close calls …

CES 2012: Dragon TV Changes The Way You Watch TV CES 2012: Dragon TV Changes The Way You Watch TV
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Voice recognition has moved beyond a fad and is becoming more mainstream. Next stop is your TV. Naunce, developers of the Dragon voice recognition software for the PC, are debuting at CES their new Dragon TV service. It allows users …

Google Maps Indoors Of CES 2012, Makes Sure You Cannot Get Lost Google Maps Indoors Of CES 2012, Makes Sure You Cannot Get Lost

It’s official: you cannot get lost anymore. Even if you throw yourself into the tidal foot traffic of a convention such as CES this week, where you should be easily swept away by the frenzied tech fiends, you cannot get …

Boycott SOPA Supporting Companies With The No More SOPA App Boycott SOPA Supporting Companies With The No More SOPA App
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Since the majority of those in power seem to be hell-bent on ending the free internet as we know it, it looks as though it might be up to the consumers to combat harmful legislation like the current Stop Online …

CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon

Ubuntu, usually known for being the most popular implementation of the open-source Linux operating system, is getting into the TV business. Canonical, the group behind Ubuntu’s continued development, is showing off a prototype Ubuntu TV at this year’s CES. Ubuntu …

Vimeo Android and Windows Phone Apps Announced Vimeo Android and Windows Phone Apps Announced

Vimeo is the trendy video service on the internet, which focuses primarily on artist developed content. We’ve featured a few interesting, and amazing videos from Vimeo on WebProNews. While the site is nowhere near the size of YouTube, they have …

CES 2012: OpenMobile Makes Android Apps Run On Everything CES 2012: OpenMobile Makes Android Apps Run On Everything
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There are more than just Android and iOS powering smart devices today and one company is making apps easier to get on those other platforms. OpenMobile announced today at CES their Application Compatibility Layer (ACL) which allows for perfect porting …

CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones
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CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones My family just moved recently. In the move, we misplaced (not lost) a very important item: my 4 year-old son’s classic Winnie the Pooh stuffed …

CES 2012: USB 3.0 Coming to Tablets And Smartphones This Year CES 2012: USB 3.0 Coming to Tablets And Smartphones This Year

The USB 3.0 standard has been around for several years now, but most smartphone and tablet devices have remained stuck with the older, slower USB 2.0. According to Rahman Ismail, chief technology officer for the USB Implementers Forum, that is …

Nest Learning Thermostat Brings The Cool At CES 2012 Nest Learning Thermostat Brings The Cool At CES 2012
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Amid the barrage of technological wonders sure to stream out of CES this week, one device that deserves your attention (especially if winter ever belatedly arrives) is the Nest Learning Thermostat, the thermostat that learns from your dwelling habits. In …

Acer announces world’s thinnest Ultrabook at CES Acer announces world’s thinnest Ultrabook at CES

Ultrabooks are the new norm for consumers looking for powerful yet sleek laptops and Acer just upped the game. Acer unveiled the world’s thinnest Ultrabook at CES with the Aspire S5. The device measures only 15 mm at its largest …

SolarKindle: Solar-Powered Kindle Cover, CES 2012 SolarKindle: Solar-Powered Kindle Cover, CES 2012
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When the first iPad debuted in 2010 it caught the fledgling e-reader market off guard. The iPad was a device that allowed users to do everything they could do on their Kindles or NOOKs, and a whole lot more. As …

Tom Hanks’ “Electric City” Set To Debut This Spring On Yahoo Tom Hanks’ “Electric City” Set To Debut This Spring On Yahoo

As Yahoo takes the plunge into original scripted content, they probably couldn’t have picked a better person to hold their hand. That’s because the first series the company will distribute comes from Hollywood favorite Tom Hanks. According to the AP, …

Typo Means Mitt Romney Lost Iowa? Typo Means Mitt Romney Lost Iowa?
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For all the advances in technology that grace our lives in the 21st century, we still are susceptible to that age-old nuisance: the typo. We’ve thrown our greatest minds at the problem over the years. We have had spelling and …

Facebook Launches In-App Currency Facebook Launches In-App Currency

Just as everybody was likely leaning toward the weekend a little early this past Friday afternoon, Facebook snuck in a pretty significant announcement before the start of the weekend. Around 4PM that day, a post in their developer blog went …

CES 2012: Acer Announces New Cloud Storage Service CES 2012: Acer Announces New Cloud Storage Service
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Cloud storage is everywhere, and one of the biggest PC manufacturers just threw their name in the ring. Acer announced at CES the AcerCloud service which will connect personal smart devices and PCs across their network. The service’s main feature …

CES 2012: Toshiba Excite X10, The Thinnest Tablet Ever CES 2012: Toshiba Excite X10, The Thinnest Tablet Ever

The Consumer Electronics Show is upon us, and the world’s top tech companies are unveiling their newest and best products. One of the early entries is Toshiba’s new Excite X10 tablet. The tablet is set to go on sale in …

Netflix Now Available in the UK, Ireland Netflix Now Available in the UK, Ireland

After announcing the expansion last October, Netflix has finally pulled the trigger and launched its service in the U.K. and Ireland today. According to a blog post, the service will work just like the North American service – a once-a-month …

CES: A Historical Timeline [Infographic] CES: A Historical Timeline [Infographic]

The Consumer Electronics Show is getting ready to start (January 10). Get ready for a whole lot of news about gadgets. Some will probably blow our minds (at least some of the concept presentations), and some will be lackluster. That’s …