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Amazon’s Best-Selling Products of 2011 Amazon’s Best-Selling Products of 2011
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Yesterday, Amazon released its list of best-selling items for the holidays. Today, the company has released its list of best-selling items of the year. Unsurprisingly, many of the items are the same, but the isn’t identical by any means. This …

Abandon GoDaddy Day Wasn’t a Smash Hit Abandon GoDaddy Day Wasn’t a Smash Hit
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The abandon ship notice for GoDaddy’s domain registration service, while netting some notable names — Wikipedia, Imgur — apparently failed to have the impact some suspected. If not for GoDaddy’s waffling on the SOPA/PIPA issue, something that’s discussed at an …

Nintendo Developing An App Store For Wii U Console
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It seems that Nintendo still has a few surprises up its sleeve with the new Wii U console set to launch next year. The Daily is reporting that Nintendo has been developing an app store for the next generation gaming …

Google+ Traffic, User Count Continue Growth: More Data Google+ Traffic, User Count Continue Growth: More Data
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The graph above is pretty much in line with the other reports and estimates we’ve been seeing regarding Google+. Google’s new social network is growing like a weed. From the looks of it, it’s growing more than ever. This week, …

BuySafe Sues Google, Claiming Patent Violation, Favoritism in Search & More BuySafe Sues Google, Claiming Patent Violation, Favoritism in Search & More
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Update: A Google spokesperson gave us the following statement: “We believe this suit is without merit, and will defend vigorously against it.” Google is being sued by a company called BuySafe, which basically claims Google is ripping off its business, …

Follow-Up: Apple Not Launching Anything At MacWorld Follow-Up: Apple Not Launching Anything At MacWorld

This morning we reported on a couple of rumors surrounding the iPad 3. One was that the next generation tablet would be getting a sizable boost in battery capacity – more than double that of the current iPad. The second …

Facebook Messenger For Windows Finds Its Way Into The Public Facebook Messenger For Windows Finds Its Way Into The Public
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Update: Facebook has asked us to provide this official download link for the application here. The Facebook Messenger app for Windows has been leaked early while the company is testing it with a limited group. TechIT.co.il, which discovered the leak, …

Apple May Be Looking Into Camera Based Security Apple May Be Looking Into Camera Based Security
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One of the biggest features of Google and Samsung’s new Galaxy Nexus phone is its face unlock feature: using the device’s front-facing camera, users can unlock their phones just by showing it their faces. Though the feature is not without …

2011: Twitter vs. Facebook vs. Google 2011: Twitter vs. Facebook vs. Google

Frugal Dad has put together an interesting infographic looking at the year in review, comparing what was popular on Twitter, Facebook and Google search. And the result: Source: http://frugaldad.com

Free Skype WiFi For NYC New Year’s Eve Celebrations Free Skype WiFi For NYC New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Skype offered free Skype WiFi in airports around the U.S. from December 21 through December 27. Now, they’re expanding their holiday generosity to include New Year’s Eve – for those celebrating in NYC, that is. Skype is providing the service …

New Years Eve Duo, Amazing Skyrim Violin Cover, and Eyebrow Skills New Years Eve Duo, Amazing Skyrim Violin Cover, and Eyebrow Skills

A viral video is one that becomes popular though the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

MySpace Tom: Google Doesn’t Want Google+ To Become A Cesspool Like MySpace MySpace Tom: Google Doesn’t Want Google+ To Become A Cesspool Like MySpace

Tom Anderson, the guy who was everybody’s friend on MySpace (by default), has weighed in on the whole Google censoring profile photos discussion. He’s never had any trouble with his iconic profile pic. Said discussion began this week when tech …

Verizon Rings In New Year By Charging You To Pay Your Bill Verizon Rings In New Year By Charging You To Pay Your Bill

In a move no doubt calculated to win friends and influence people, Verizon is apparently going to start charging users a $2 “convenience fee” to pay their bill. starting January 15th, Verizon customers will be required to pay the fee …

Google Fined $65K For Defaming Search Suggestion Google Fined $65K For Defaming Search Suggestion
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It would appear that France isn’t a big fan of Google’s automated search suggestions. The company has lost lawsuits related to the feature in that country on more than one occasion. Now, a court has ordered Google France to pay …

Facebook Looks Back On 2011 For Developers Facebook Looks Back On 2011 For Developers
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Facebook has taken a lot of criticism from developers this year, including a new round (discussed here). Still, Facebook has done quite a bit on the platform front in 2011. That much is evident seeing it all listed neatly in …

Blue Busters, Apple Ghostbusters Parody Video Is Amazing Blue Busters, Apple Ghostbusters Parody Video Is Amazing

The 80′s was filled with drug use, big hair, and amazing advertisements. All of which can be witnessed within this Apple ad called “Blue Busters”. The drug use might not be direct, but whoever constructed this 2 minute bit of …

Health Risks of Cell Phones [Infographic] Health Risks of Cell Phones [Infographic]

You always here about how cell phones may cause cancer, and disputes that they don’t. But what about other potetnail health risks of mobile devices? Mezzmer has put out the following infographic looking at how mobile devices might be impacting …

Homeland Security Sued Over Proposed Facebook, Twitter Monitoring Homeland Security Sued Over Proposed Facebook, Twitter Monitoring
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The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), has filed suit in US District Court against the Department of Homeland Security. The grounds for the suit is a refusal by DHS to reply to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by …

Nokia’s Symbian Finishes As 2011’s Top Mobile OS Nokia’s Symbian Finishes As 2011’s Top Mobile OS

StatCounter has released their analysis of global market share for smartphone operating systems, and the results are a little surprising. Android had an excellent year, growing steadily and finishing just below iOS. Apple, on the other hand, finished the year …

N-Control Tries To Clean Up Ocean Marketing, Paul Christoforo Mess N-Control Tries To Clean Up Ocean Marketing, Paul Christoforo Mess
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The past couple of days have been something of a hurricane, mixed with seething rage for the people over at N-Control, the makers of the Avenger Controller. The company they hired for their marketing needs, Ocean Marketing, more specifically Paul …

Amazon Sold Enough Steve Jobs Bios Over The Holidays To Stack Taller Than Mt. Everest Amazon Sold Enough Steve Jobs Bios Over The Holidays To Stack Taller Than Mt. Everest

As you’re probably aware, Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography is pretty popular. It’s been pretty popular on Amazon too, of course. As previously reported, it was the top-seling book of the holiday season on Amazon.com. To put that into persepctive, …

Amazon Third-Party Sellers See Record Holiday Sales Growth Amazon Third-Party Sellers See Record Holiday Sales Growth
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Amazon says 2011’s has been a record-breaking holiday season for businesses that sell on Amazon. Third-party sellers experienced record holiday growth, the company says, with the number of sellers who exceeded $5,000 in sales during the holiday season increasing 44% …

Boston DA Subpoenas Twitter Account; Twitter Notifies User Boston DA Subpoenas Twitter Account; Twitter Notifies User

While social media allows us to broadcast all sorts of information about ourselves to the people we want to communicate with, the access that it provides law enforcement has often made people uncomfortable. The idea that the government is monitoring …

Google: Google+ User Growth Will Shock People Google: Google+ User Growth Will Shock People
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Google+ VP, Product, Bradley Horowitz hosted a “hangout in real life” in Ann Arbor, which was broadcast via Google+s Hangouts on Air feature. The hangout consisted of a group of Google+ power users sitting in a room discussing the service. …