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CES 2012: Kia Electric Car at CES, Not Auto Show CES 2012: Kia Electric Car at CES, Not Auto Show
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Most auto manufacturers unveil their latest at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which started today. Kia is giving that a skip and spinning some new stuff at CES. The Kia Ray EV, which will not be available …

Alec Baldwin Is ‘Back on Twitter’ Alec Baldwin Is ‘Back on Twitter’
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Last Saturday, Alec Baldwin let fans know that he has resumed his account on Twitter. @alecbaldwinABBack on Twitter 1 day ago via web · powered by @socialditto Although only Baldwin may know the real reason why he closed his Twitter account only …

CES 2012: Sharp Aquos 80″ Touchscreen Set To Retire Whiteboards CES 2012: Sharp Aquos 80″ Touchscreen Set To Retire Whiteboards
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Sharp’s Aquos line of TVs are well-known. But the Aquos Board is now set to take over the boardroom. No more whiteboards and huffable markers. The up-to-80″ (available in 60″-70″-80″) Aquos Boards have the same display technology as their at-home …

The iPhone Was Unveiled Exactly Five Years Ago Today The iPhone Was Unveiled Exactly Five Years Ago Today
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I guess you could debate what date to call the birthday of the iPhone. Maybe you could call is June 29th, as that’s the day it was released. Or maybe you could refer to an earlier date – when the …

CES 2012: LG OLED TV Is 4mm Thick CES 2012: LG OLED TV Is 4mm Thick

USA Today reported from CES 2012 that LG Electronics has unveiled a new skinny 55-inch Organic LED TV. The set is thin. That’s an understatement. The set is 4mm thick. It weighs 16.5 pounds. Did I mention it’s a 55-inch …

Marvel: Avengers Alliance Coming Soon To Facebook Marvel: Avengers Alliance Coming Soon To Facebook

This year we will see an Avengers movie release, and with that we’ll also see tie-ins from all forms of media. Video games, action figures, comic books, television shows and so on. One such tie-in is a Facebook game, titled: …

CES 2012: LG Smart Upgrader Challenges Roku Streaming Stick CES 2012: LG Smart Upgrader Challenges Roku Streaming Stick
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Last week I wrote about Roku’s new Streaming Stick that aims to transform any TV into a Smart TV. But, there was a hitch, the device only worked on the new MHL-enabled HDMI ports. Today at CES, LG Electronics unveiled …

CES 2012: RIM Shows Off New BlackBerry Phone And Tablet OS CES 2012: RIM Shows Off New BlackBerry Phone And Tablet OS

RIM has announced new versions of the operating systems for their BlackBerry phones and BlackBerry PlayBook today at CES. The company described the new software in dual press releases issued this morning. BlackBerry OS 7.1, which begins rolling out to …

iPhone, Samsung Smartphone Demand Remains High After Holidays iPhone, Samsung Smartphone Demand Remains High After Holidays

It looks like a lack of Christmas isn’t slowing down anybody’s desire to buy smartphones. ChangeWave Research, an independent research firm that examines consumer behavior, has found that people are still clamoring to get their hands on iPhones and Samsung …

CES 2012: Vizio Gets Into The Computer Business CES 2012: Vizio Gets Into The Computer Business
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Vizio, maker of LCD TVs, has announced that they are breaking into the computer business. In a press release issued at CES today, the company debuted a line of desktop and notebook computers aimed to bring the quality and affordability …

LG Unveils New Line Of Smart Home Appliances At CES LG Unveils New Line Of Smart Home Appliances At CES
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If you thought that there was no more room for smart devices, LG has just the thing. Today at CES, LG unveiled their smart home appliance line that uses their smart technology called LG THINQ. The appliances include a smart …

Bangladesh Seeks Punishment for Facebook Comment

An Australian professor, who is a native of Bangladesh, posted this message on Facebook: “Many die, why should not Sheikh Hasina Die?”. (image) Sheikh Hasina pictured above with Wen Jiabao This move by Khandaker may cost him his life. The …

Dungeons & Dragons Reboot Will Be Shaped By Fans

D&D players: Are you ready for a reboot? Although fantasy role-playing might owe it all to Dungeons & Dragons, the game itself is struggling to stay relevant in a world full of RPG options. Gaming analysts say that D&D sales …

CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs CES 2012: Google TV Coming To A Lot More TVs

Google has announced new partnerships with a variety of TV manufacturers. As CES gets underway, several of those companies are starting to unveil their new products. The LG Smart TV is being unveiled at LG’s press conference right now, along …

CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 Could Save Babies’ Lives CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 Could Save Babies’ Lives

“Each year about 37 babies and toddlers die when they are accidentally left strapped in car safety seats or become trapped in vehicles that rapidly heat up.” – from Parenting.com Those are the fatality numbers. The number of close calls …

CES 2012: Dragon TV Changes The Way You Watch TV CES 2012: Dragon TV Changes The Way You Watch TV
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Voice recognition has moved beyond a fad and is becoming more mainstream. Next stop is your TV. Naunce, developers of the Dragon voice recognition software for the PC, are debuting at CES their new Dragon TV service. It allows users …

Google Maps Indoors Of CES 2012, Makes Sure You Cannot Get Lost Google Maps Indoors Of CES 2012, Makes Sure You Cannot Get Lost

It’s official: you cannot get lost anymore. Even if you throw yourself into the tidal foot traffic of a convention such as CES this week, where you should be easily swept away by the frenzied tech fiends, you cannot get …

Boycott SOPA Supporting Companies With The No More SOPA App Boycott SOPA Supporting Companies With The No More SOPA App
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Since the majority of those in power seem to be hell-bent on ending the free internet as we know it, it looks as though it might be up to the consumers to combat harmful legislation like the current Stop Online …

CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon CES 2012: Ubuntu TV Coming Soon

Ubuntu, usually known for being the most popular implementation of the open-source Linux operating system, is getting into the TV business. Canonical, the group behind Ubuntu’s continued development, is showing off a prototype Ubuntu TV at this year’s CES. Ubuntu …

Vimeo Android and Windows Phone Apps Announced Vimeo Android and Windows Phone Apps Announced

Vimeo is the trendy video service on the internet, which focuses primarily on artist developed content. We’ve featured a few interesting, and amazing videos from Vimeo on WebProNews. While the site is nowhere near the size of YouTube, they have …

CES 2012: OpenMobile Makes Android Apps Run On Everything CES 2012: OpenMobile Makes Android Apps Run On Everything
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There are more than just Android and iOS powering smart devices today and one company is making apps easier to get on those other platforms. OpenMobile announced today at CES their Application Compatibility Layer (ACL) which allows for perfect porting …

CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones
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CES 2012: Cobra Tag G5 App & Device Means No More Lost Keys & Phones My family just moved recently. In the move, we misplaced (not lost) a very important item: my 4 year-old son’s classic Winnie the Pooh stuffed …

CES 2012: USB 3.0 Coming to Tablets And Smartphones This Year CES 2012: USB 3.0 Coming to Tablets And Smartphones This Year

The USB 3.0 standard has been around for several years now, but most smartphone and tablet devices have remained stuck with the older, slower USB 2.0. According to Rahman Ismail, chief technology officer for the USB Implementers Forum, that is …

Nest Learning Thermostat Brings The Cool At CES 2012 Nest Learning Thermostat Brings The Cool At CES 2012
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Amid the barrage of technological wonders sure to stream out of CES this week, one device that deserves your attention (especially if winter ever belatedly arrives) is the Nest Learning Thermostat, the thermostat that learns from your dwelling habits. In …