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New Facebook Mobile Features Discovered New Facebook Mobile Features Discovered
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Facebook has over 800 million users, so they say. 300 million of them are using Facebook on mobile devices, and that number will only continue to grow, as long as Facebook remains the kind of social networks. Brittany Darwell at …

Gatewood Galbraith: Kentucky Legend Death Sparks Twitter Remembrance
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If importance were measured by victories, one could say Gatewood Galbraith was simply a footnote in the history of the state of Kentucky. However, for those who followed Galbraith or met the man knows his legacy is bigger than the …

iPad Gets Canadian Man Through U.S. Customs iPad Gets Canadian Man Through U.S. Customs

The iPad has been used for all sorts of interesting and crazy things, but this one stretches credulity. According to the Winnipeg Free Press, Martin Reisch was driving into the US from Canada. About half an hour from the border, …

Roku Shrinks the World To a Keychain Roku Shrinks the World To a Keychain
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Roku announced today that they are packing everything they have done heretofore into a device the size of a pack of gum. Well, almost. The Roku Streaming Stick is about the size of a regular thumb drive. It will feature …

This Cat-Brushing Robot Won’t Make You Fear The Robot Apocalypse This Cat-Brushing Robot Won’t Make You Fear The Robot Apocalypse

Guys, they’ve done it. Somebody has created a robot that I don’t want to smash with a bat. The only thing this cute little guy has the chance to enslave is the cat he’s been trained to brush. Let’s back …

Online Sales Were Record-Breaking Throughout The Holidays Online Sales Were Record-Breaking Throughout The Holidays

comScore has a new report out indicating that retail e-commerce spending for November/December reached $37.2 billion. That’s a whopping 15% higher than the same period last year, and an all-time record. There were actually 10 separate days that surpassed $1 …

iPad To The Face: How Apple Revolutionizes Sibling Rivalry iPad To The Face: How Apple Revolutionizes Sibling Rivalry
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The iPad has revolutionized the way we do a lot of things: watch movies, read books, shop online, and more. Now it looks like we can add sibling rivalry to that list. In the video below, we see a two …

Torrent Files Traced Back to Canadian Parliament Torrent Files Traced Back to Canadian Parliament

So, it’s simple to catch Internet pirates, eh? You just grab their IP address when they download stuff from Torrent sites, trace it back to the source and click the cuffs on those thieves. Except when the breadcrumb trail leads …

Exclusive: Microsoft Discusses Comet Lawsuit Exclusive: Microsoft Discusses Comet Lawsuit
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This morning we reported that Microsoft had filed suit against British retailer Comet for illegally reproducing Windows software. Customers who purchase Windows-based computers at Comet are offered the opportunity to purchase recovery discs as well. The recovery discs are produced …

Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million
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Unruly is the marketing firm behind Google’s Chrome paid link fiasco – the campaign by which Googlers are saying they are embarrassed. Still, Unruly announced today that it is has just raised $25 million in funding in a Series A …

NFL Blitz Is Back

After a successful relaunch of the much loved NBA Jam franchise, EA Sports is back with another Midway arcade sports franchise that hasn’t seen a game with its NFL branding since 2003. That’s right, NFL Blitz is back! While it’s …

Apple Store Robbed in Scottsdale: Three Arrested Apple Store Robbed in Scottsdale: Three Arrested

In Scottsdale, Arizona, an Apple store was broken into by a group of six suspects, all in their teens. A security officer called 911 at 2 AM on the 3rd of January, alarming authorities after discovering the smashed glass, stolen …

Mass Effect 3 Pre-Order Bonus Guns and Gear Mass Effect 3 Pre-Order Bonus Guns and Gear

For those who have been wrapped up in the Mass Effect saga, dating all the way back to 2007, the day for the “final” installment in the trilogy is nearly upon us. On March 6th, Commander Shepard will be going …

No SOPA Chrome Extension Notifies You When You Visit Sites That Hate The Internet No SOPA Chrome Extension Notifies You When You Visit Sites That Hate The Internet
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Worried that your average, everyday interweb browsing could be inadvertently supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act? Well, you’re in luck. Now there’s an extension for your Chrome browser that will notify you when you visit a website of any company …

Netflix Streamed Two Billion Hours Of Content in Q4 Netflix Streamed Two Billion Hours Of Content in Q4

Although Netflix continues to bleed subscribers (and projected back a couple of months ago that they would continue to do so), a bright spot appears for the company. Today, they announced that their 20 million streaming subscribers burned through more …

Roku To Carry Free Showtime Episodes Roku To Carry Free Showtime Episodes

Media streaming mammoth Roku will be featuring some free episodes of Showtime programs “Shameless” and “House of Lies”. In a cooperative venture between Roku, media cloud content provider Brightcove, and Showtime, select full episodes will be available as samples. Showtime’s …

SWTOR: Dancing Is A Crime

There’s a new exploit in Star Wars: The Old Republic, but that’s not the news. The news is just how ridiculous it is. As you are likely aware, users can dance in The Old Republic by typing in ‘/getdown.’ This …

Michele Bachmann Tastes Defeat, Declares She’s Full Now

The Republican presidential candidates brought their appetites to Iowa last night and the people’s diner served up some heaping morsels of democracy. While Rick Perry liked the taste of defeat and is going back for a Texas-sized scoop of seconds, …

Apple iTV May Come In 42”, 50” Models Apple iTV May Come In 42”, 50” Models

The last few weeks have seen a significant increase in the number of rumors surrounding Apple’s long-fabled iTV. USA Today stirred the pot late last night with reports that the iTV may be larger than some previous rumors had reported. …

Scott Thompson Gone to Yahoo, What’s Next For PayPal? Scott Thompson Gone to Yahoo, What’s Next For PayPal?

As you may know, Yahoo announced that PayPal President Scott Thompson is its new CEO. That means he’s no longer going to be President of PayPal. This isn’t going to be a Jack Dorsey-like situation, where he has prominent roles …

Why The Murdochs Should Let That Wendi Deng Twitter Fake-Out Go Away Why The Murdochs Should Let That Wendi Deng Twitter Fake-Out Go Away

Turns out that fun-but-not-funny fake Twitter account of Rupert Murdoch’s wife Wendi Deng wasn’t so carefree after all. First there was the question over whether the Murdochs should sue Twitter because the fake account actually managed to be verified albeit …

Barnes and Noble’s “No Name-Calling Month” Barnes and Noble’s “No Name-Calling Month”

Barnes and Noble joined with GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, to organize what was formerly referred to as “No Name – Calling Week” (which has been held for one week in January in past years), and upgrading …

Rick Perry Tweets He’s Continuing His Campaign

After telling supporters at the Iowa Caucus last night that he was going home to Texas to “reassess” his campaign, Texas Governor Rick Perry is apparently going to stay in the race after all. This morning, he tweeted the following …

Google Engineer Exposes Interview Myths Google Engineer Exposes Interview Myths

We all know someone who would stab a family member to get a job at Google. Working for the Mountain View, CA company is the Holy Grail of tech jobs. And the stories about interviews at Google are the stuff …