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Google Books Discontinuing Reseller Program Google Books Discontinuing Reseller Program
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Google Books has been part of the core experience of what Google offers to consumers looking for media through their services. It was recently thrown together with music, movies and apps into the Google Play store. One of the lesser …

Skyrim Theme Gets A Music Video You Have To See

The Elder Scroll V: Skyrim is a daily topic of internet conversation since its release. A lot of that surrounds the actual gameplay elements, and even more it seems to involve people’s obsession with the game. I’m as guilty as …

Print Your Own Transforming Chess Robot Print Your Own Transforming Chess Robot

The design for this chess-transformer was first posted on Thingiverse, a MakerBot, Industries website that allows users to post digital designs for objects that can be printed using a 3D printer, such as a MakerBot. Thingiverse user cymon designed the …

Stacy Knutson Gets a $12,000 Tip and the Government Takes it Away
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Stacey Knutson worked as a waitress at the Fryn’ Pan in Moorhead, Minnesota where she delivered service with a smile as she picked up filthy napkins, broken crayons, and dirty dishes. One day a wonderful thing happened to her. One …

Dell Acquires Make Technologies and More Patents Dell Acquires Make Technologies and More Patents

As you might recall, Dell has been on the warpath acquiring new technology for its enterprise customers and hugely increasing the number of patents they hold. Their latest addition of Make Technologies furthers this effort and adds to their growing …

Snake Slithers Up Pilot’s Leg During Flight

“Why’d it have to be snakes?”–Indiana Jones He was making a cargo delivery, but he had no idea the cargo included a dangerous hop-on. Sounds like a line from a cheesy movie, but Australian pilot Braden Bennerhassett says that’s exactly …

Project Glass: Google’s Glasses Met With Wonder And A Whole Lot Of Cynicism Project Glass: Google’s Glasses Met With Wonder And A Whole Lot Of Cynicism

Google unveiled Project Glass on Wednesday. It’s still in the concept/testing stage, but it’s a pair of futuristic glasses that puts the virtual world directly into your eyeballs. If you haven’t seen Google’s video yet, watch it before you go …

Google’s Search PR Director Moves to Twitter Google’s Search PR Director Moves to Twitter

While Gabriel Stricker is presently listed on Google as Director of Communications for Search, he’s now moved on to the post of VP of Communications for Twitter. Sticker follows Google’s former Senior Media Liaison Karen Wickre, who also went to …

Google Maps Takes You Out To MLB Opening Day Google Maps Takes You Out To MLB Opening Day

Given today is Major League Baseball’s official Opening Day (despite whatever confusing metric was used to determine it), Google Maps has put together a new video that features Google Earth’s 3D models of some of the league’s most storied stadiums, …

Mary J. Blige Cripsy Chicken Remix

Yesterday we shared with you a story about a Burger King commercial featuring Mary J. Blige. The commercial was pulled for what Burger King is calling “licensing concerns”, though many people are blaming the criticism the commercial has received for …

Twitter Ads Move to Detroit: GM, Ford, & Chrysler Get New Neighbors Twitter Ads Move to Detroit: GM, Ford, & Chrysler Get New Neighbors

The Contra Costa Times reports that Twitter is setting up a new advertising office in Detroit. There’s no doubt as to the reason for the addition; to get close to the advertising budgets of the big 3 auto makers. Promoted …

Facebook Faces Pressure To Diversify Its Board of Directors Facebook Faces Pressure To Diversify Its Board of Directors
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If recent reports prove accurate, the biggest internet IPO in history is coming in May. We’re talking about Facebook, of course, and since the social media king filed its S-1 back at the beginning of February, the company’s public image …

Nvidia GeForce GTX 670Ti Specs Leaked

Nvidia made quite a splash last month with the launch of its new GTX 600 series line with the GTX 680. It was an impressive card that added many new features to PC gaming including automatic voltage control for a …

Sarah Palin Overshadows Katie Couric
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Sarah Palin raised “Today” show’s morning ratings by appearing on Tuesday morning, beating out Katie Couric. One of the first things that she was asked by Matt Lauer was whether she was happy that numbers indicate that Mitt Romney will …

Flashback Botnet Infects Over Half A Million Macs Flashback Botnet Infects Over Half A Million Macs

In the perennial Mac vs. PC debate, Mac users have always been able to cite one incontrovertible fact as an argument for their side: the Mac is far less susceptible than a Windows-based PC to viruses and other forms of …

Hunger Games Console Games Might Become a Reality
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With The Huger Games being a runaway success at the box office, it is only a matter of time before the new franchise makes its way into every type of entertainment media possible. When The Hunger Games movie was released …

Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads

Recently, we talked about how there are security risks associated with some mobile apps, not because of the app itself, but because of the ad module that runs within free apps to generate revenue. Now, we find that these same …

SiriusXM Partners with MLB.com SiriusXM Partners with MLB.com

SiriusXM has just signed a multi-year contract with MLB Advanced Media to stream all Major League Baseball games. SiriusXM subscribers can access live streaming broadcasts of every MLB game on mobile devices and online, and games will continue to be …

SemanticMap Uses Microsoft’s Kinect, Kind Of Like Project Glass Without Glasses SemanticMap Uses Microsoft’s Kinect, Kind Of Like Project Glass Without Glasses

Google isn’t the only tech giant doing interesting things with augmented reality. There’s a video available for viewing (but not for embedding, unfortunately) from Design at Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing). It’s simply called SemanticMap – Vision, and is similar to …

Apple iBooks Vs. Traditional Textbooks [Infographic] Apple iBooks Vs. Traditional Textbooks [Infographic]

Yes it is the digital age, but that doesn’t mean everything has to be digital. If you’re Apple however, it should be your mission to at least offer everything in a digital format and that’s pretty much what they do. …

Trailer For “Take This Waltz” Hits The Web
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A new trailer for the romantic drama “Take This Waltz” is now online. The film centers around Michelle Williams’ character as a young woman whose marriage is jeopardized when she falls in love with a neighbor. “Take This Waltz” was …

Kony 2012 Sequel ‘Beyond Famous’ Released Today Kony 2012 Sequel ‘Beyond Famous’ Released Today
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Is it really even plausible that lightning would strike twice and a sequel to the world’s most successful viral video in history could duplicate the hype and buzz of its predecesor? Probably not, but Invisible Children is still going to …

Masters: Tiger Woods Goes For Fifth Win
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Fresh off a win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Tiger Woods is confident about his game in a way that he hasn’t been over the past few years. Between tabloid rumors about his personal life and a putt that could …

Gaming News Site ‘Gamasutra’ Hacked?
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Go the the Gaming site, Gamasutra and you will get the above warning from Google Chrome. A similar warning will appear on Safari, blocking access to the entire site. Gamasutra has Tweeted about the problem and are looking into a …