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Fake Pokemon Yellow Is On The iTunes App Store
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Apple strictly monitors the App store to make sure that nobody uploads content that infringes on any other group’s copyright, but sometimes things get through. Somebody may want to tell Nintendo about this one then. In what may be the …

#iusedto – The Best Of Memory Lane #iusedto – The Best Of Memory Lane
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Twitter has been all a-flutter with memories people are posting with the hashtag #iusedto. The thing seems to have caught on because of all the surprising things that people are finding that they thought were unique to them, but are …

BrailleTouch Aids Visually Impaired With Keyboard Of The Future BrailleTouch Aids Visually Impaired With Keyboard Of The Future
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When you think about it, it really doesn’t make any sense that we still use QWERTY keyboards on handheld devices. There are so many characters that it actually requires two or three (or more?) screens in order to display all …

Whitney Houston and Waffle House Trending Whitney Houston and Waffle House Trending

Getting Twitter reactions to Whitney Houston’s funeral was an odd enough task to start with. Most Twitter reaction material is about weaves, political races, and that sort of thing. I figured it would be a bunch of sad comments and …

Skyrim Interactive Map App Comes To iOS
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Skyrim is a big place, and sometimes it helps to have a little guidance. If you’re the kind of player who wants to thoroughly explore every little nook and cranny of the magnificent landscape, Bethesda and Prima think you might …

MegaUpload Hit With Additional Charges

The MegaUpload MegaSaga continues with a Virginia grand jury bringing additional criminal charges against the Web site and its operators. As we reported before, the original indictment against the operators included charges of conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to commit …

Twitter Hashtag for Researchers Made Twitter Hashtag for Researchers Made

A Vancouver researcher has started a Twitter hashtag that is taking off in the research community. Raul Pacheco-Vega is a Vancouver-based researcher, educator and consultant in environmental politics and policy. He has conducted research in the field of environmental public …

UK Newspapers Prompt Shutdown Of Cell Phones
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As we reported last month, Facebook has become a popular way to stay connected while serving time behind bars. While some may use the social networking site just to pass time, other more insidious characters have been using their profiles …

Google Acquires “Google Killer” Cuil’s Patent Applications Google Acquires “Google Killer” Cuil’s Patent Applications
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Often when some new search product comes along, the blogosphere wonders aloud whether it’s a Google Killer. A recent example of this would be Siri. Google may have a response to Siri in the works, but nothing’s killing Google in …

Transistor the Size of a Single Atom Made Transistor the Size of a Single Atom Made
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The race to build a quantum computer just got a huge boost. A team in Australia has constructed a transistor that is the size of a single atom. And, they say it is “perfect”. The tiny electronic device, described today …

iPhone 5 Release Date Rumor: September to October? iPhone 5 Release Date Rumor: September to October?
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Japanese Apple blog Macotakara is reporting that we might have to wait a little longer for the next-gen iPhone than previous rumors have led us to believe. According to “reliable sources,” Apple will stay on the schedule set in 2011 …

Four Dead in Avalanches, Twitter Reaction Four Dead in Avalanches, Twitter Reaction

An avalanche claimed the lives of three skiers in an out-of-bounds area of Stevens Pass Ski Resort near Skykomish, WA on Sunday. A snowboarder died in a separate avalanche at The Summit at Snoqualmie in nearby Easton, WA, less than …

Google TV Turns Your Phone Into A Remote Google TV Turns Your Phone Into A Remote

There’s no denying that Siri has become the next big thing for Apple. Google appears to be taking the idea behind Siri and applying it to where it’s needed most – the television. Patently Apple got the exclusive scoop on …

iPad Finds A New Competitor In Pakistani Military iPad Finds A New Competitor In Pakistani Military
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Since first being released the iPad has grown steadily in popularity. With that fame has come many manufacturers who are hoping to cut into Apple’s profit margins with their own incarnations of the popular tablet. The latest competitor may come …

Twitter Sells Past Tweets For Reference Twitter Sells Past Tweets For Reference

Twitter is now offering access to 30 days of historical tweets through Gnip. The service, called 30-Day Replay, would be a handy tool for companies that already keep an eye on their social media presence but need to do some …

Stupid Man Attempts to Steal iPad In Michigan Stupid Man Attempts to Steal iPad In Michigan

Bad news for an iPad thief who turned out to be less than a mastermind of petty crime. This past saturday, the aspiring thief lured a prospective iPad seller to a meeting place in Ann Arbor, MI. where he intended …

New Nook Tablet Set For February 22nd Launch? New Nook Tablet Set For February 22nd Launch?
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Despite making hardware of comparable quality and price for years, Barnes & Noble’s line of Nook readers and tablets has been hard-pressed to compete with Amazon’s Kindle devices. Though the original Nook Tablet launched only 2 days behind the Kindle …

Facebook Wiretapping Case Moves To California

Last year, a woman in Mississippi filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging that the social networking site violated U.S. wiretap laws by tracking her browsing history. In the suit, Brooke Rutledge accused the site of breach of contract, trespassing, unjust …

Microsoft Adds Tenth Member to Board Microsoft Adds Tenth Member to Board

Microsoft Corp. today announced that John W. Thompson, chief executive officer of privately held Virtual Instruments and former chairman and CEO of Symantec Corp., was appointed to the company’s board of directors, returning the board’s size to 10 members. Thompson …

Facebook Continues To Yank Breastfeeding Photos Facebook Continues To Yank Breastfeeding Photos
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Another day, another set of breastfeeding images removed from Facebook. This time, the affected group of breastfeeding activists hail from the Respect The Breast Facebook page. The page’s founder, Heather Stultz, told the Huffington Post that in the last few …

Sony Xperia S Available For Pre-order In Britain Sony Xperia S Available For Pre-order In Britain

British phone retailers have begun making the new Sony Xperia S smartphone available for pre-order. The phone is scheduled for a March 5 release date in the UK. Those who want to pre-order one can get it for as little …

Kenyan Chief Is A Twitter Boss, Uses Tweets To Foil Thieves Kenyan Chief Is A Twitter Boss, Uses Tweets To Foil Thieves

A leading community organizer in Kenya has been using Twitter to help rally people to come to the aid of those in need. And no, to clarify with you flat earth-believers out there, I’m not talking about President Obama. I’m …

More Hollywood Films to be Released in China More Hollywood Films to be Released in China

China has added 14 slots to the 20 Hollywood blockbusters they already allow into the country per year, as long as the additional films are in Imax or 3D. At the close of China vice president Xi Jinping’s recent visit …

Block Advertisers From Your Google Search Results Block Advertisers From Your Google Search Results

If you don’t want to see more ads from a certain advertiser in your Google search results, it appears that you can now eliminate them. At least some users can, for some ads. It’s unclear whether this is a test …