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VLC Media Player Coming to Android? VLC Media Player Coming to Android?
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While the Android environment does support various types of media files, one of the knocks on the OS is it’s not easy to watch movies on. Issues with media conversion and a lack of playback control has hamstrung the Android …

Andy Rooney Disses Bill Gates, Don Draper Pitches Facebook Timeline & Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire & Silk Andy Rooney Disses Bill Gates, Don Draper Pitches Facebook Timeline & Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire & Silk
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These are some interesting times we’re living in as highlighted (in very different ways by the Larry Page/Eric Schmidt and Thundercats videos below). There are so many things happening in technology and the with the Internet that Andy Rooney would …

Trip Planning App Wins Foursquare Hackathon Trip Planning App Wins Foursquare Hackathon

Last weekend, Foursquare held their annual global hackathon, where they challenged developers all over the world to create new apps using the Foursquare API. The hackathon lasted for 48 hours straight, over 6 continents. Over 500 developers hacked with Foursquare’s …

Facebook Posts Lead to Vacated Wins for High School Football Team Facebook Posts Lead to Vacated Wins for High School Football Team

In a story that sounds like it was ripped from a Friday Night Lights script, a mother in Tennessee inadvertently caused her sons’ high school football team to forfeit games because of her willingness to use Facebook as a play-by-play …

Groupon Rewards Loyalty Program Announced Groupon Rewards Loyalty Program Announced
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Groupon announced a new loyalty program today called Groupon Rewards, which lets consumers get special deals when they go to local businesses multiple times. They earn rewards from merchants who utilize the service, when they pay with their credit or …

Silk: Amazon Gets Into the Browser Game Silk: Amazon Gets Into the Browser Game
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Amazon isn’t only entering the tablet space today with the unveiling of the Kindle Fire. It’s also entering the web browser space. The company unveiled its new browser, which will appear exclusively on the Kindle Fire. It’s called Silk. Amazon …

The Facebook Timeline, as Pitched by Don Draper The Facebook Timeline, as Pitched by Don Draper

If you learn one thing from this video, it’s that Don Draper is a much better pitchman than the notoriously awkward Mark Zuckerberg. Maybe if Zuck put on a slick 60s suit and started chain smoking Lucky Strikes during Facebook …

New Delicious Not a Big Hit With Users of Old Delicious New Delicious Not a Big Hit With Users of Old Delicious
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I wasn’t already using Delicious before they unveiled the redesign this week, so I’m not missing anything that was there before. That said, I’ve known about Delicious for years. I’ve checked it out from time to time, but just never …

Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindle Touch, Cheap Kindle Unveiled Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet, Kindle Touch, Cheap Kindle Unveiled
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Amazon has revealed its much-anticipated tablet device. It’s called the Kindle Fire and it’s only $199. It has a 7″ multi-touch LCD display, and has no camera or mic. It’s Wi-fi only. It weighs 14.6 oz. It has a dual-core …

Is Apple Killing The iPod Shuffle and Classic? Is Apple Killing The iPod Shuffle and Classic?
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As companies move forward with new, exciting products, it’s inevitable that they need to phase out older, less inventive products. It looks like Apple is doing just that, as they might be discontinuing the iPod classic and iPod shuffle. TUAW …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 14th, AT&T Gearing Up iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 14th, AT&T Gearing Up
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Yesterday, we got confirmation of the much-discussed rumor of the big Apple media event supposedly happening on October 4th. Apple began sending out invitations to the event, which will in fact occur on the 4th at 10 am PST. The …

Andy Rooney Retiring: Here Are Some Greatest Hits Andy Rooney Retiring: Here Are Some Greatest Hits
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On Tuesday, CBS announced that the legendary Andy Rooney would be making his last regular appearance on 60 Minutes this upcoming Sunday. Rooney, who is now 92, has spent 33 years with the venerable newsmagazine. Rooney has held the time …

Google Makes Site Search Analytics Easier Google Makes Site Search Analytics Easier
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Google is making it easier for site owners who use Google Custom Search to add Google Analytics Site Search tracking from their custom search engine. “Google Analytics Site Search reports provide extensive data on how people search your site once …

Google Launches Blogger Dynamic Views Google Launches Blogger Dynamic Views
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Google launched what it calls “Dyanmic Views” for its blogging platform Blogger, which gives users seven new ways to display their blogs. The seven views are: Classic, Flipcard, Magazine, Mosaic, Sidebar, Snapshot and Timeslide. The following video shows them off: …

Popular iPhone App Improvements, Geocities & Justin Bieber Meets Slipknot Popular iPhone App Improvements, Geocities & Justin Bieber Meets Slipknot

This is the second time I’ve mentioned Justin Bieber today in an article, as he came up in an infographic round-up as well, but that’s actually pretty fitting considering that I woke up this morning to find that a fake …

FIFA, Nancy Grace, and Google FIFA, Nancy Grace, and Google

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Justin Bieber, Windows 8 & UFOs Justin Bieber, Windows 8 & UFOs
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We have an interesting mix of infographics from around the web today. The Justin Bieber comes in when InboxQ looks at the Twitter accounts that get the most questions asked of them. There’s a lot of buzz about Windows, and …

Dead Island Movie, Based on Awesome Trailer, Gets the Green Light Dead Island Movie, Based on Awesome Trailer, Gets the Green Light
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Remember that breathtaking reverse-action trailer for the zombie survival game Dead Island? It looks like it’s going to be the basis for an upcoming film from Lionsgate studios. The films was discussed back in February when the now-famous trailer was …

Google Apps Status Dashboard Gets an Update Google Apps Status Dashboard Gets an Update
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Google has made some changes to the Apps Status Dashboard – the site that shows outages and downtime of Google products, with descriptions of the issues at hand. Now, it shows more of a timeline format that is updated as …

Nirvana’s Nevermind Anniversary Celebrated with 24-hour Concert Stream from VEVO Nirvana’s Nevermind Anniversary Celebrated with 24-hour Concert Stream from VEVO
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In sure to make you feel old news, Nirvana’s seminal 1991 album Nevermind turned 20 this month – September 24th, to be exact. This means that Nevermind has probably grown out of his Nirvana stage by now. All kidding aside, …

Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy Google Invests Over $850 Million in Clean Energy
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Google announced today that it is investing $75 million in a fund with Clean Power Finance to help up to 3,000 homeowners go solar, bringing the company’s total investment in clean energy to $850 million. “As we said when we …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Sprint Committed To Unlimited Data? iPhone 5 Rumor: Sprint Committed To Unlimited Data?
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Today we got confirmation that Apple is in fact holding a big media event on October 4th to discuss the new iPhone. It had been rumored for a little over a week, and today an invitation was sent out that …

Firefox 7 Download Now Available from Mozilla Firefox 7 Download Now Available from Mozilla
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Mozilla has launched Firefox 7 for Windows, Mac and Linux. It comes with speed improvements and tools for developers to create faster sites and apps. “Firefox manages memory more efficiently to deliver a nimble Web browsing experience,” Mozilla says. “Users …

How Far Would You Go to Get Your Dream Job? How Far Would You Go to Get Your Dream Job?
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What would you do to get a job? It’s clear that finding a job is not an easy task and is especially challenging in this economy. As a result, the expectation level for applicants is much higher. So, what do people have to do to get a job today?