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Steve Jobs Didn’t Like Siri’s Name, Couldn’t Think Of A Better One Steve Jobs Didn’t Like Siri’s Name, Couldn’t Think Of A Better One
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When Tim Cook announced the new iPhone last fall, one of the phone’s biggest new features was Siri, a voice-activated personal assistant. While most iPhone users like Siri, it turns out that Steve Jobs wasn’t actually a fan of the …

Microsoft Banking On OpenStreetMap To Undermine Google Maps Microsoft Banking On OpenStreetMap To Undermine Google Maps

For years, Google Maps has been synonymous with “online maps.” Although Microsoft launched its own mapping service, Bing Maps, in 2010, it was nearly five years after Google Maps launched its first stable release and well after Google’s service had …

Nadya Suleman’s Half-Naked Pose for Closer Disgusts Twitter Users

After becoming a mother, many women’s wardrobe become more conservative and they prefer to make love with the lights off. However, Nadya Sulman, the “Octomom,” remains unfazed after giving birth to 14 children. She even brags that she doesn’t have …

Tyler Winklevoss Loves Big Bird, Is As Honorable As Thomas Jefferson

Now that the Winklevoss twins are no longer pursuing a larger settlement from Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook, it’s kind of sad that the limelight fails to grace their identical faces quite as often as it used to. One way that …

ICANN Seeking Public Comment On .Com Registry Renewal ICANN Seeking Public Comment On .Com Registry Renewal

ICANN, or the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, entered into the .com Registry Agreement between themselves and Verisign in 2006. This allowed Verisign to operate the .com top-level domain for a number of years. If allowed to go …

Yelp & Foursquare; Restaurant Critic [Infographic] Yelp & Foursquare; Restaurant Critic [Infographic]

If we have a bad experience when we’re out on the town and stop for a bite to eat, we want to tell somebody about it. Consumers love to complain about bad service or poor quality food. Social networking and …

Amazing Robot Can Jump 30 Feet High Amazing Robot Can Jump 30 Feet High
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Boston Dynamics yesterday posted a video to their YouTube page showing off their “Sand Flea Jumping Robot. The robot appears to be a normal RC car except for one thing: it can pop itself 30 feet into the air to …

eHow Launches Tech Channel, Continues Down The “Expert” Path eHow Launches Tech Channel, Continues Down The “Expert” Path

Demand Media has launched a new eHow Tech channel for tips and advice for consumers from “experts” on technology topics. The company refers to it as a “Tech 101″ destination, where consumers can get info for “troubleshooting most tech conundrums.” …

Mega Millions Jackpot: Close To Half A Billion
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Mega Millions, the latest popular lotto game, is certainly living up to its name recently. The drawing last night, worth $363 million for six numbers, didn’t produce a single winner–although almost 50 people came close with five of the correct …

Justin Bieber’s Twitter Account Hacked Justin Bieber’s Twitter Account Hacked
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Canadian Pop icon Justin Bieber had his Twitter account hacked into yesterday. The hacker unfollowed people and blocked some of Bieber’s followers. He also posted, “19 million my ass #biebermyballs” for Justin’s 19 million followers. The hacker chose to purvey …

Elephant Plays With A Samsung Galaxy Note [Video]

The intelligence of elephants never ceases to amaze me. How they seem to grasp things that only humans do is unimaginable. In these sets of videos, we see Peter the elephant playing with a widely popular Samsung Galaxy Note. The …

Nationwide Gas Prices [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to a study by financial firm Mint, gas prices are affecting household economies nationwide, and Americans are experiencing the financial strain. The average household in the U.S. burns through 1,100 gallons of gasoline annually. And while residents in some …

The Rise of Hacktivism [Infographic] The Rise of Hacktivism [Infographic]

Depending on who’s telling the story, propagators of today’s cyber attacks are usually labelled either cybercriminals or hacktivists. It’s easy to spot the difference in connotations here; the first is a nefarious, mysterious, generally bad term, while the second lends …

Microsoft Makes ASP.NET Open Source Microsoft Makes ASP.NET Open Source

Microsoft is becoming increasingly more and more one of the good guys within the tech community. Their latest move is definitely going to make a lot of developers happy. Scott Hanselman, a Microsoft employee, announced Tuesday that Microsoft is making …

Amish Buggy Amendment: Will this Lead to More Deaths?
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The Amish community wants to be able to practice their religion more closely and ditch the orange safety triangles that they have been legally mandated to affix on the back of their carriages. Yesterday Kentucky’s General Assembly voted out the …

President Obama Joins Pinterest, Wants All Your Themed Cake Recipes President Obama Joins Pinterest, Wants All Your Themed Cake Recipes

President Obama is having a busy week. Between the campaign season becoming more and more intense with every passing day and the Supreme Court looking into his health care law, the Commander in Chief probably didn’t have time to open …

Low Job Satisfaction and No Loyalty [Infographic] Low Job Satisfaction and No Loyalty [Infographic]

The days when we started a job after high school or college and worked our way up their latter until we retire at age 65 are over. Not only do we have more jobs in our lifetime than any other …

Forensics Software Lets Law Enforcement Bypass Your iPhone’s Passcode Forensics Software Lets Law Enforcement Bypass Your iPhone’s Passcode

You’ve probably never heard of Micro Systemation, nor are you likely to heard of their flagship software product, XRY. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden and has a very narrow customer base for their software. Micro Systemation is a …

Madonna And Tim Tebow: Singer Tweets She’ll “Show Him Around” NY
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Iconic singer/actress/businesswoman Madonna has courted a lot of boy toys in her day; in fact, she is notorious for dating younger men and has even married a couple of them (except for that whole Warren Beatty thing). But according to …

Is Facebook Doomed to Irrelevance? Is Facebook Doomed to Irrelevance?

CenturyLink has created a nifty infographic demonstrating just how young many of the biggest names on the web are – and how quickly they have fallen from greatness. This is all with a nod to the question of whether Facebook …

International Space Station Stars Look Prettier Than Earth Stars

Have you ever imagined what stars might look like while aboard the International Space Station? Well, they probably look like stars, right? But beyond that, there’s some added beauty when you have the rim of Earth hovering in the foreground …

Adobe Flash Player 11.2 Puts Games At The Forefront Adobe Flash Player 11.2 Puts Games At The Forefront

Adobe published a white paper last month that outlined their plans for the Flash Player in the future. One of the things mentioned was that the company was going to put an increased focus on gaming applications for Flash and …

Mega Millions Lottery Up To A Record $476 Million

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached nearly a half a billion dollars after yet another drawing goes by without a winner. Last nights jackpot was for $363 million, and while no one won the lottery, 47 people matched 5 numbers …

New Urbanspoon iPhone App Goes Beyond Slot Machine Feature New Urbanspoon iPhone App Goes Beyond Slot Machine Feature

Urbanspoon has completely redone its iPhone app. While it still features its signature slot machine-like shaking feature, it goes far beyond that now, potentially making it more competitive with other apps people use to find places to eat. The new …