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iPad 3 Displays To Be Supplied By Samsung And LG iPad 3 Displays To Be Supplied By Samsung And LG

Among the many swirling iPad 3 rumors, one thing has remained fairly constant: the (retina) displays for the new tablet will be manufactured by Sharp. Now, however, it looks as though that isn’t going to be the case after all. …

Google Science Fair Showcases The Future Einsteins & Curies Google Science Fair Showcases The Future Einsteins & Curies

Science fairs have come a long way from the days of those white cardboard tri-fold displays you had to decorate with construction paper letters and very messy Elmer’s glue. In my youth, we were tasked with menial experiments like investigating …

CES 2012: Issa, Wyden Blasting SOPA, Promoting OPEN

Two congressmen are at CES proclaiming the good news of OPEN and the evils of SOPA. PCMag is reporting that Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Ron Wyden, co-sponsors of the OPEN Act, are at CES talking about SOPA and how …

CES 2012: E Ink Shows Off New Color Display CES 2012: E Ink Shows Off New Color Display

Ever since Amazon brought E Ink displays to the world’s attention with the first Kindle reader, e-reader users have been clamoring for color displays on their devices. Now it seems that they might soon get their wish. E Ink has …

Google+ Drops Incoming Feature Google+ Drops Incoming Feature
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Google is getting rid of the “incoming” feature of Google+, which provides a stream of updates from people who have added you to their Circles, which you haven’t added back. Some have questioned the existence of the feature from the …

New App Lets Spotify Act Like Pandora New App Lets Spotify Act Like Pandora

As a Spotify Premium user, I feel like it’s Christmas! When Spotify first rolled out, I was excited. I got an invite, downloaded it, and went full-bore with a Premium subscription so I could go mobile. I use Spotify all …

League Of Legends Rally Against SOPA
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One thing that can be said about the SOPA/PIPA bills is that it’s been effective at galvanizing factions of protesters of all types to come together against the them. Now it appears that the gamer legion is stepping into the …

Google Talks About Why It Changes Your TItles In Search Results Google Talks About Why It Changes Your TItles In Search Results
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Google changes the titles of search results sometimes. This is nothing new, but the company is shedding a bit of light on the process, saying their alternative titles usually improve clickthrough rate. Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Pierre Far writes on …

iPad 3, iPhone 5 Rumored To Feature Powerful Graphics iPad 3, iPhone 5 Rumored To Feature Powerful Graphics
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When the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 finally are revealed, they could be much more powerful than before. Imagination Technologies announced at CES that they have developed the first IP cores in their PowerVR Series6 GPU core line: the PowerVR …

ICANN Starts Accepting Applications For gTLDs ICANN Starts Accepting Applications For gTLDs
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ICANN began accepting applications for the new generic top-level domains (gtLDs) today. Applicants are directed to use the TLD Application System (TAS) to submit their application. With the TAS, applicants will have to answer 50 questions, as detailed in the …

Facebook Comments Box Plugin Goes Mobile Facebook Comments Box Plugin Goes Mobile
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Facebook has launched a mobile version of its comments box social plugin, which websites and blogs can use to let people comment using their Facebook profiles. One of the cool things about the comments box plugin itself is that it …

BBVA Gives Google Biggest Google Apps Contract To Date BBVA Gives Google Biggest Google Apps Contract To Date
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Google and Spanish financial services company Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) announced today that BBVA is now using Google Apps, in what is reportedly Google’s biggest enterprise contract to date (at least based on number of users), though the terms …

Yahoo, Cox Digital Solutions Partner To Create Political Advertising Goliath
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In order to make sure that Americans don’t miss a single political ad this year, Cox Digital Solutions announced today that they are partnering with Yahoo in order to provide exclusive political and advocacy advertising across Yahoo properties. With 2012 …

Google Search For Android Gets Updated Google Search For Android Gets Updated

Google just announced a new version of Google Search for Android 2.2 and higher. Google touts it as faster and easier to use. Go figure. Specifically, Google lists the following as the differences: Faster, smoother performance, with an updated and …

E-reading Company Kobo Sold To Rakuten For $315 Million E-reading Company Kobo Sold To Rakuten For $315 Million

Kobo, makers of e-readers and e-reading apps, announced today that their sale to Rakuten has closed. Rakuten, based in Japan, is a major global marketplace, selling a wide variety of products around the world. The sale was first announced in …

Twitter: Google Should Be Ranking Us Better For @username Twitter: Google Should Be Ranking Us Better For @username
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Twitter made it clear that it was not thrilled with Google’s new “Search Plus Your World” set of personalization features very shortly after it was announced. Twitter General Counsel Alex Macgillivray tweeted: @amacAlex MacgillivrayBad day for the Internet. http://t.co/Az4rdNVQ Having …

CES 2012: A Cellphone Powered By A Single AA Battery CES 2012: A Cellphone Powered By A Single AA Battery

Phones today use rechargeable batteries, but SpareOne is bringing back the good ol’ AA. At CES, XPAL Power revealed the SpareOne cell phone that can run for up to 15 years on standby mode. It does through XPAL Power’s patented …

David Cross on ‘Chip-Wrecked’, Official No Pants Subway Video, and GOALOLOLOLOLOL David Cross on ‘Chip-Wrecked’, Official No Pants Subway Video, and GOALOLOLOLOLOL

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly

Atlona, a company that specializes in digital connectivity technology, announced their new LinkCast system today at CES. The system, which has won an Innovations Design and Engineering Award, transmits HD video signal wirelessly and seamlessly from a variety of devices …

Google Search Plus Your World May Draw FTC Complaint Google Search Plus Your World May Draw FTC Complaint
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EPIC, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, is reportedly considering filing a complaint with the United States Federal Trade Commission over Google’s new “Search Plus Your World” features. In an interview with the LA Times, EPIC’s executive director Marc Rotenberg said …

CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions

The mobile payment industry is booming and the eBay company is at the center of it. eBay was involved in two industry panels during CES that discussed the future of digital and mobile payment industries. The company was able to …

Apple Holding Education Event In New York City Apple Holding Education Event In New York City

Early last week rumors began flying that Apple would be holding some sort of media event in January. While early reports hinted at a focus on iBooks, information that came to light later in the day suggested that the focus …

[Exclusive] Skype Isn’t Throttling International Call Volume After All [Exclusive] Skype Isn’t Throttling International Call Volume After All

Okay, so let me address that headline: Yesterday I wrote a piece about how Skype was basically penning the obits for phone companies that provide long distance calls to customers. Admittedly, I had a few too many Diet Cokes at …

OnLive Streams Windows 7 To iPads OnLive Streams Windows 7 To iPads
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The unholy union of Windows and Mac shall be consummated with the appearance of Windows 7 on an iPad. Onlive, the company that made cloud computing cool with their game streaming service, are bringing virtual desktop streaming to the iPad. …