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HoloDesk Lets You Play With Virtual Balls HoloDesk Lets You Play With Virtual Balls
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Microsoft has released a video of an experimental project called the HoloDesk. The HoloDesk uses an optical see-through display and a Kinect camera to “create the illusion that users are directly interacting with 3D graphics.” So if I understand this …

The Avengers Was Shot, In Part, With An iPhone The Avengers Was Shot, In Part, With An iPhone
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Who’s excited for The Avengers? The hype has kind of flown under my radar, but I must say, that’s a lot of superheroes. And when you think about it, all of these superhero films that have come out recently – …

Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video
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Believe Entertainment Group is an online video content producer probably best known for the Lebron James cartoon The Lebrons. Its co-founders have worked on Seth MacFarlane’s “Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy” and MeinSpace.com, an online effort to support Sacha Baron Cohen’s …

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Slam Each Other in Upcoming Jobs Bio Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Slam Each Other in Upcoming Jobs Bio
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The Steve Jobs biography hits the shelves on Monday, but some have managed to get their hands on the book early, and various tidbits from it are permeating news. Among the more juicy nuggets are some words from both Jobs …

Facebook Is Not Making You A Crappy Student Facebook Is Not Making You A Crappy Student
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How many of you would agree with this statement: “The more time you spend on Facebook, the less time you’re going to spend studying.” I’m sure that a large majority of people would think that’s true – it’s rather intuitive. …

Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS

Hulu announced that Hulu Plus will soon be coming to the Nintendo Wii and 3DS systems. In a blog post, Hulu writes: We are working hard to make sure you can get Hulu Plus on every internet-connected video screen in …

Apple’s First iPhone 4S Ad Is All About Siri Apple’s First iPhone 4S Ad Is All About Siri

From the moment that Apple announced that the iPhone 4S would include the voice assistant program Siri, it has been one of the most talked-about features of the new phone. It’s certainly one of the biggest draws for those who …

eHow Suffers Temporary Traffic Glitch eHow Suffers Temporary Traffic Glitch
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Demand Media announced that eHow’s traffic experienced a decline, but that the company believes this “is temporary and was the result of an internal technical issue.” “The technical issue has recently been remediated,” the company said, indicating this was not …

Cellphones Aren’t Giving You Brain Tumors Cellphones Aren’t Giving You Brain Tumors
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The possibility that cellphones cause brain cancer is one of those things that feels like it’s been hanging over our heads, as a society, for many years. If you ask a random person if they believe that their cellphone is …

Google’s Internal Google+ Critic Calls Post “Great-Granddaddy of all Reply-All Screwups in Tech History” Google’s Internal Google+ Critic Calls Post “Great-Granddaddy of all Reply-All Screwups in Tech History”
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Earlier this month, Google software engineer Steve Yegge wrote a long post on Google+, which he meant to share internally, with Google employees, but accidentally shared it publicly before deleting it. A few people saw the post and were able …

Mary Blair Honored With Google Doodle Mary Blair Honored With Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle honors the work of Mary Blair (born Mary Robinson), an American artist who is predominantly known for her work with Disney. She is responsible for the concept art behind some of the early Disney classics like Peter …

Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue

Microsoft released its earnings report for its first quarter, and posted record first-quarter revenue of $17.37 billion. That’s up 7% year-over-year. This also beat analysts’ expectations. While XBox continues to be a big piece of the pie, Microsoft’s business division …

e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing

When infographics are about ghost proofing, they’re the infographics I like best. Save for maybe ones about Metallica. Even still, e-Reader popularity and business structure are pretty interesting too. View more daily video infographic round-ups here. Ghost proofing: by Credit …

Metallica, Social Commerce & Socializing Your Brand Metallica, Social Commerce & Socializing Your Brand

Is any infographic collection really complete without Metallica? The answer is yes. That doesn’t mean that Metallica can’t complete an infographic collection. View more daily infographic round-ups here. No life ’til leather. Gonna kick some infographics tonight: by Column Five …

Muammar Gaddafi, Michael Cera, and a Pizza Party Muammar Gaddafi, Michael Cera, and a Pizza Party

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 …

Steve Jobs’ Last Day, A Siri Duet & William Shatner Does Queen Steve Jobs’ Last Day, A Siri Duet & William Shatner Does Queen
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We heard about the comments regarding Steve Jobs’ last day alive earlier this week, but here’s the video. But don’t stop there. The rest of them are worth watching as well. View more daily video round-ups here. Softbank CEO shares …

The Perfect House Gives Facebook an Exclusive Movie Rental Launch The Perfect House Gives Facebook an Exclusive Movie Rental Launch

There have been a handful of announcements about movies being available for rent on Facebook this year, and now, Facebook is even getting an exclusive movie launch today. Milyoni announced that the new horror flick The Perfect House is being …

Google Reader About To Get Google+ified Google Reader About To Get Google+ified

Google announced today that Google Reader is about to get some changes, including a new design. It will also bring Google Reader closer together with Google+, the company says. Sounds about right. “As a result of these changes, we also …

MC Hammer Announces WireDoo, A Relationship-Based Search Engine MC Hammer Announces WireDoo, A Relationship-Based Search Engine
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Although you probably know MC Hammer as that guy with that song with those pants, the 49-year-old pop-rap pioneer has become quite the tech nerd in the last few years. He’s dipped his toes in startups and is a fixture …

Gmail’s Big Redesign About to Launch? Gmail’s Big Redesign About to Launch?
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Back in June, Google announced a big Gmail redesign. While Google has not officially announced its launch yet, the following video appears to have just leaked from the company, and is trending on Google+. In the video, Google’s Jason Cornwell, …

Free Justin Bieber: Could Covering A Song On YouTube Land You In The Slammer? Free Justin Bieber: Could Covering A Song On YouTube Land You In The Slammer?
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A new campaign is using Justin Bieber to raise awareness about a current Senate bill that could have devastating effects on the YouTube community. As of right now, there is a bill in the United States Senate that would penalize …

Google+ VP Calls Recent Diss From Fellow Googler, “Disheartening” Google+ VP Calls Recent Diss From Fellow Googler, “Disheartening”
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You may recall recently when a Google employee wrote a lengthy Google+ post about where he feels Google is screwing up (and to be fair, also where it is doing well). A good portion of this, and the part that …

Meineke Gets Effective Twitter Marketing Meineke Gets Effective Twitter Marketing
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Currently, there’s a silly trend populating Twitter feeds everywhere, one that uses the #ItsOkayToCheatif hashtag. The tweets responding to the trend are primarily from bored kids who are trying to sound deep and compelling, or maybe even humorous. Ultimately, it’s …

Google+ Will Support Pseudonyms In the Future Google+ Will Support Pseudonyms In the Future
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In a surprising turn of events, it appears that Google will start letting users of Google+ have profiles for pseudonyms. Google has taken a very strict stance on this until now. Vic Gundotra revealed at the Web 2.0 Summit that …