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Sweden Looks To Replace Textbooks With iPads Sweden Looks To Replace Textbooks With iPads
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Sweden seems to have taken Nolan Bushnell’s words to heart. A school system in the country wants to modernize teaching with computer integration. A suburb of Stockholm, Sollentuna, is proposing that the public schools do away with textbooks by 2013. …

Mobile Devices Surpass Computers In Global Chip Buying Mobile Devices Surpass Computers In Global Chip Buying

Spending on microchips for wireless devices soared to $58.6 billion in 2011, according to a study released today. That’s an increase of 14.5% over 2010, when original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) spent $51.2 billion. What’s more, spending on chips for wireless …

Facebook Cover Photos: Jazz Up Your Timeline Facebook Cover Photos: Jazz Up Your Timeline
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Yesterday, we talked about some cool layouts people are coming up with for their Facebook Cover photos. Let’s take a look at a few really simple things you can do to make your own snazzy cover photo. 1) Cover Photo …

Egypt City In Chaos After Soccer Match: Twitter Reactions Egypt City In Chaos After Soccer Match: Twitter Reactions

Unchecked chaos broke out in the Egyptian city of Port Said after fans rushed the soccer field following a match between two rival teams. As of writing this, Al Jazeera English is reporting that at least 70 people have died …

Android Users Apt To Have Sex After First Date, Leave It At That Android Users Apt To Have Sex After First Date, Leave It At That

After yesterday’s shocking news that Android users are more apt to take their phones into the bathroom, it appears that the depravity and debauchery just never ends for those crazy Android kooks. A survey carried out by dating site Match.com …

Kinect For Windows Launches Today
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Kinect for Windows launched today – pause for celebration. Now that the celebration is over, we can get into the stuff that really matters on the Kinect for Windows front – software. Over on the Microsoft blog, the Kinect team …

Melanie Amaro Earns “Respect” For Elton John/Pepsi Commercial For Super Bowl Melanie Amaro Earns “Respect” For Elton John/Pepsi Commercial For Super Bowl
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Since winning X-factor, singer Melanie Amaro has really entered onto the scene, while the show itself isn’t doing so well. Amaro is jovial after recently shooting a Pepsi Super Bowl ad with the music giant and piano man Elton John. …

Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US Kindle: Best Selling Product Across Europe and US
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Kindle E-readers and tablets nearly tripled in sales this past holiday when compared to the 2010 Christmas season. Amazon’s total sales for the final quarter were at a staggering $17.3 billion. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos: “We are grateful …

NY Giants To Host Google+ Hangout NY Giants To Host Google+ Hangout

Are you a New York Giants fan? Do you have a question that you’d like to ask Victor Cruz or Corey Webster? Are you a devious Patriot fans who wants a chance to taunt your opponents? Then head on over …

Volkswagen Debuts Another Star Wars Super Bowl Commercial Volkswagen Debuts Another Star Wars Super Bowl Commercial
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Last year, Volkswagen treated us with perhaps the best commercial of 2011. Yes, I’m talking about the Darth Vader kid trying to use the Force to start his father’s Passat. Last year’s commercial was so incredibly popular, its YouTube posting …

Wi-Fi Matters! Wi-Fi Matters!

According to a recent survey, free internet Wi-Fi access rated number 1 as the most important factor in choosing a hotel. The participants in the survey included 1,000 US travelers and 600 hotel representatives. Almost 90% of these travelers expect …

Sony Google TV Gets 3D Blu-Ray Update Sony Google TV Gets 3D Blu-Ray Update

Sony has released an update to their original Google TV devices, according to the official Google TV Twitter stream. The new update improves the performance of Google TV’s Chrome browser and adds 3D Blu-ray playback capability. Sony has been alone …

Google Buys Ads Defending, Explaining New Privacy Policy Google Buys Ads Defending, Explaining New Privacy Policy

Sometimes you hear the military or sports metaphor “the best offense is a good defense.” That would seem like a fit strategy for most situations, like those involving military and sports, but it hasn’t been working out so well for …

Keyboard Cat Surprises Obama Keyboard Cat Surprises Obama

The ginger head late night host is up to his shenanigans again after recently a video was posted to his TEAMCOCO YouTube account poking a little fun at at the Presidents recent Google+ hangout video conference. Let’s just say the …

ACTA Petition Goes Over 1 Million Signatures ACTA Petition Goes Over 1 Million Signatures
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When AVAAZ.org launched their anti-ACTA petition, their stated goal was 750,000. When WebProNews first discussed the petition, the total number of signatures had eclipsed the 600,000 mark. Now, thanks to a large push back from European Union citizens, AVAAZ has …

iPad 3 Getting 4G LTE, Quad-Core Processor iPad 3 Getting 4G LTE, Quad-Core Processor

Images surfaced this morning that show evidence of some of the specs of Apple’s forthcoming iPad 3. The photos, which were apparently given to BGR by a source in possession of a prototype device, come from a diagnostic developer tool …

Twitter: Study Finds A Quarter Of All Tweets To Be Worthless Twitter: Study Finds A Quarter Of All Tweets To Be Worthless

Twitter can be a magical place full of 140-character bites of wisdom. It can also be an idiotic place full of incomprehensible jibberish being passed off as worthwhile. Science has confirmed that the latter takes up a third of all …

The Netherlands: The Most Active Country On Twitter The Netherlands: The Most Active Country On Twitter
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With expectations that Twitter will cross the threshold of 500 million accounts as soon as later this month, and with their recent modification to how they will treat requests for censorship concerning tweets, what better time than now to take …

Apple Scotland Commercial Shows Siri’s Accent Problem Apple Scotland Commercial Shows Siri’s Accent Problem
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One of the biggest complaints about Siri since the iPhone 4S launched last October has been her difficulty with non-North American accents. Though there are some customization options that allow users to optimize Siri to handle their accent, they don’t …

Robotics: Nano-sized Air Force of the Future? [Video] Robotics: Nano-sized Air Force of the Future? [Video]

K-Team Robotics has done some amazing stuff with nano quadrotor flying vehicles. This video shows the progress they have made in coordinating and controlling these small machines. The quadrotors move like a swarm, flying in formation, including three-dimensional formations and …

Google+ Tops 100 Million Users, Could Have 400+ Million By Year’s End Google+ Tops 100 Million Users, Could Have 400+ Million By Year’s End
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Unofficial Google+ statistician Paul Allen (Ancestry.com founder) has been projecting Google+ user stats since day one. And his big news on Wednesday is that Google+ has busted through the 100 million user barrier. This comes just under two weeks after …

Romanian Hacker Sells Secrets

The U.S. Embassy in Bucharest explained to the Associated press yesterday that a 20 year old information technology student has hacked into several Pentagon and NASA servers. They claim the attacker: “used sophisticated hacking tools to gain unauthorized access to …

Wikileaks Founder Supreme Court Appeal Begins Wikileaks Founder Supreme Court Appeal Begins

Wikileaks editor Julian Assange is appealing to the Supreme Court in the U.K. to prevent extradition to Sweden. ZDNet is reporting that Assange’s lawyers are laying out their arguments today to the seven law lords of the Supreme Court. The …

Twitter Roundup: Florida Primary Results Twitter Roundup: Florida Primary Results

Mitt Romney’s win in the Florida GOP primary race was no surprise. And, there has been a not-so-surprising dearth of responses on Twitter from regular folks. Everyone, especially Newt Gingrich, was just ready to move on to the next one. …