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Teaching The English Language With Rage (Comics) Teaching The English Language With Rage (Comics)

Spawned from the depths of 4chan, perfected on the pages of reddit, and now coming to a classroom near you? If you’re unfamiliar with rage comics, think of them as cartoons using an ever-growing set of internet memes. Various faces …

Google Starting “Make Ideas Real” SketchUp Project Google Starting “Make Ideas Real” SketchUp Project

When you think of Google, 3D image modeling isn’t generally the first idea that pops in your head. The search engine giant looks to be changing that with a new project they’re calling “Make Ideas Real“. It’s based around their …

Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease Internet Explorer Market Share Continues to Decrease

While it’s still more popular than the other browsers combined, the fact that Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen under the 50 percent mark is an eye-opening event. This marks the first time IE has ever been reduced to under …

Gmail App For iOS Released With Bugs, Nearly Universal Disappointment Gmail App For iOS Released With Bugs, Nearly Universal Disappointment
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Today, Google released their highly-anticipated native Gmail app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. According to the official Gmail blog, the app “combines your favorite features from Gmail mobile web app and iOS into one app so you can be …

GTA V Trailer Unleashed, No Release Date Announced GTA V Trailer Unleashed, No Release Date Announced
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About a week ago, Rockstar Games revealed the existence of Grand Theft Auto 5. Along with the reveal, they also provided a release date for the announcement trailer. Today is that day, and we get our first sneak peek at …

Angry Birds Hits 500 Million Downloads Angry Birds Hits 500 Million Downloads

Rovio has announced via YouTube video that their hit game Angry Birds has just surpassed a significant milestone: half a billion downloads. That’s a lot of downloads in less than two years or existence. When you combine all the Angry …

PROTECT-IP/E-PARASITE Act Gets A White House Petition PROTECT-IP/E-PARASITE Act Gets A White House Petition
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The E-PARASITEs act (formerly known as the PROTECT-IP act) is still floating around Congress, and the threat of its passing has many internet denizens worried. The bill would essentially require service providers to block access to certain sites, dependent on …

Microsoft Utilizing HTML5 for Bing Mobile Hybrid Apps Microsoft Utilizing HTML5 for Bing Mobile Hybrid Apps
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Consider this another victory for the advancement of HTML5, the latest mark-up language update which pushes the envelope of HTML capabilities. Microsoft has decided to use it to build their latest Bing for Mobile apps. What benefits will the language …

New Gmail Is Live, Here’s Some Early Response New Gmail Is Live, Here’s Some Early Response
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Gmail has a new look, and it’s live for everyone who wants to make the change. In the coming days, Google will switch everyone over to the new Gmail, but those of us anxious to see the new look can …

AOL Q3 Earnings Released AOL Q3 Earnings Released

AOL released its earnings report for the third quarter, beating analysts’ estimates. That includes $532 million in revenues and growth in ad sales. “AOL grew global advertising by 8%, driven by 28% and 15% growth in third party network and …

Apple’s New Retail App To Enable In-Store Pickups, Self Checkouts Apple’s New Retail App To Enable In-Store Pickups, Self Checkouts
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An all new Apple retail store app is coming on Thursday, and with it will come two major changes in the way Apple customers interact with the Apple Store. According to BGR, the new app will bring easy in-store pickup …

Turtleman Appears On Jay Leno, Joins Animal Planet Turtleman Appears On Jay Leno, Joins Animal Planet
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If you’re still looking for definitive proof that the internet can make anyone famous, meet Ernie Brown Jr, a.k.a. – The Turtleman. He’s from Lebanon, KY, and has gone from a backwoods turtle wrangler, to internet sensation, to getting his …

Galaxy Nexus Release Date: Black Friday At The Earliest? Galaxy Nexus Release Date: Black Friday At The Earliest?
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A leaked Verizon marketing roadmap has given us a tentative time frame for the release of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus – the long awaited Google phone that will be the first to run the brand new Android Ice Cream Sandwich …

Facebook Comments On Your Site May Show Up in Google Results Facebook Comments On Your Site May Show Up in Google Results
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You know that Facebook comments plugin that lets people comment on your content using their Facebook profiles? Apparently Google is indexing those comments on your site now. Digital Inspiration illustrates just that (hat tip to Greg Finn). It makes sense, …

Anthropomorphic Robot Does Push-Ups, Sweats Anthropomorphic Robot Does Push-Ups, Sweats
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Folks, I gotta tell you – I’m feeling a bit emotionally perplexed. On one hand this extremely human-like robot, developed by Boston Dynamics, is jaw-dropping in its technological achievement. On the other hand it’s utterly frightening, as it’s the closest …

MapQuest Vibe Launched to Rank Local Businesses MapQuest Vibe Launched to Rank Local Businesses

AOL announced the launch of MapQuest Vibe, which it says generates “real-time rankings of neighborhoods, local hotspots and points-of interests using sophisticated algorithms.” “MapQuest Vibe helps people cut through the ratings clutter by providing actual rankings based on key criteria …

Twitter Stories Attempt To Show The Human Element Of Tweeting Twitter Stories Attempt To Show The Human Element Of Tweeting
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Today, Twitter has launched Twitter Stories, a site dedicated to human interest stories that revolve around the real-world impact that a single tweet can have. According to the official Twitter blog – Today we’re launching the first in a series …

Viral Marketing, The Mobile Generation & Sexual Harassment Viral Marketing, The Mobile Generation & Sexual Harassment

Today’s infographic round-up features a couple of things that go hand in hand in some ways: viral marketing and mobile. Then there’s sexual harassment in the workplace. View more infographic round-ups here. Viral Marketing Cheat Sheet: ++ Click Image to …

Siri Gets High, Foursquare Pee Integration & A Creepy Robot Siri Gets High, Foursquare Pee Integration & A Creepy Robot

We have quite the mix today. This includes a comical look at Siri, a new (yet old) way of checking in on Foursquare, and a machine that might very well be our undoing. View more daily video round-ups here. Check …

This $8 Million iPad Is Made With 53 Diamonds And A T-Rex Femur This $8 Million iPad Is Made With 53 Diamonds And A T-Rex Femur
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It might fascinate you to learn that it exists. It might also anger you. However you feel about it – disgust, envy, desire – it’s pretty amazing. I’m talking, of course, about the world’s most expensive iPad 2. The over-the-top …

Gmail Redesign Set to Roll Out Gmail Redesign Set to Roll Out
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A couple weeks ago, we pointed to a video from Google that leaked, showing off a new Gmail redesign. This came out around the same time that the Google Reader redesign was announced. Well, now that Google Reader design is …

HTC, Samsung Push Apple Aside HTC, Samsung Push Apple Aside

Perhaps the effects of the iPhone 4S won’t be felt until the 2012 estimates are factored in, but if the research offered by Canalys is to be believed, the number one smart phone provider in the United States is HTC. …

Note To 2012 Presidential Candidates: Your Social Media Presence Is A Big Deal

After the huge role that social media played in the election of Barack Obama in 2008, it was clear to strategists, politicians, and the general public that campaigns would never be the same. No longer were social media outlets like …

Yahoo Announces Intent to Acquire Interclick for $270 Million Yahoo Announces Intent to Acquire Interclick for $270 Million

Just because there’s been a lot of talk about other parties looking to acquire Yahoo, and the company doesn’t have a permanent CEO yet, doesn’t mean Yahoo can’t pursue acquisitions of its own. Today, the company announced that it has …