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Groupon Counters Amazon’s Anti-Small Business Promotion Groupon Counters Amazon’s Anti-Small Business Promotion
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Earlier this month Amazon enraged retailers everywhere by running a one-day deal to promote their new Price Check app. Shoppers who used the app to check prices in a brick-and-mortar store were offered a 5% discount to purchase the same …

YouTube Rewind 2011: YouTube’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year YouTube Rewind 2011: YouTube’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

In what could provide the most enjoyable year-in-review experience around, YouTube has just announced their Rewind 2011, a trip down memory lane, feature everyone’s favorite (and possibly least-favorite) videos of the year. You could say that it was a pretty …

Urbanspoon Gets More Social with “Dineline” Urbanspoon Gets More Social with “Dineline”

As Chris Crum reported last week, popular mobile app Urbanspoon updated and added a new feature. The new feature is called Dineline, and it allows users to record their dining experiences.

Android Beats iOS In Number of Facebook Users Android Beats iOS In Number of Facebook Users
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AppData, a research firm specializing in tracking application metrics and trends, has released a report showing that more people access Facebook from their Android devices than do so from their iOS devices. The study, which collected data for November and …

Google Takes The Lead With Clean Energy Google Takes The Lead With Clean Energy
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Google’s been taking up the green cause pretty strongly here at the end of 2011. Yesterday they announced an educational tool to help people learn more about the most popular green search trends over the past year and today they’ve …

Ice Cream Sandwich To Galaxy Devices In Early 2012, Says Samsung Ice Cream Sandwich To Galaxy Devices In Early 2012, Says Samsung

Now that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been released as the first smartphone pre-installed with the new Android operating system, all the attention now turns to when other devices might be getting a yummy Ice Cream Sandwich. If you’re looking …

Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless? Does A Simple Firefox Add-On Make SOPA Useless?
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As the world of SOPA continues to turn, the emergence of a simple Firefox browser add-on may render the potential punitive actions of these protection acts null and void; or, at least ineffective, if not outright useless. Firefox, which already …

Apple Gets HTC Phones Banned In Patent Case Apple Gets HTC Phones Banned In Patent Case
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The US Internation Trade Commission issued a ruling (PDF) late yesterday blocking the importation of several of HTC’s Android-based smartphones in the US. The ITC found merit to Apple’s claim that HTC had infringed on two of Apple’s patents. The …

Google+ For Android Gets Update With Hangouts Within Messenger Google+ For Android Gets Update With Hangouts Within Messenger

Google has launched a new version of its Google+ app for Android, now available in the Android Market. The most notable feature is the addition of hangouts within Google+ Messenger. “Even with all the great technology I have to connect …

Android Market Blowout Sale: 49¢ Tracks, $4.99 Albums Android Market Blowout Sale: 49¢ Tracks, $4.99 Albums

In what looks like the biggest music sale since the new and improved Google Music linked up with the Android Market back in November, millions of individual songs and hundreds of thousands of full albums are being offered for discounted …

Microsoft, Novell Lawsuit Ends With Sopranos-Style Mistrial Microsoft, Novell Lawsuit Ends With Sopranos-Style Mistrial

After seven years in court, Microsoft is expected to ask the U.S. federal judge to dimiss the antitrust suit filed against them by Novell. Novell made their closing arguments in the case last week but a jury was unable to …

Is Jon Bon Jovi Dead? Nope, According To His Facebook Page Is Jon Bon Jovi Dead? Nope, According To His Facebook Page
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In a tragic turn of events, legendary 80′s frontman Jon Bon Jovi was found dead last night after law enforcement officials found him unresponsive in a New Jersey hotel. This terrible news comes only months after actor Adam Sandler died …

AT&T/T-Mobile Deal: DEAD AT&T/T-Mobile Deal: DEAD
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As if its DOA status wasn’t already apparent to anybody who’s paid attention to the issue in the past month or so, the prospective merger between AT&T and T-Mobile has gone the way of the dinosaur. AT&T toe-tagged the deal …

Hack Brings Google Wallet to Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus Hack Brings Google Wallet to Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus

When the Samsung Galaxy Nexus launched on Verizon’s network late last week, it did so without Google Wallet, Google’s much anticipated mobile payment platform. Verizon blocked the app on the device, citing vague security concerns about the platform’s integration with …

Look Into The Future With IBM’s 5-in-5 Tech Predictions Look Into The Future With IBM’s 5-in-5 Tech Predictions

Every year since 2006, IBM has released a “Five-In-Five” list that details their predictions for the future of technology. Basically, IBM picks five innovations that will impact the way we live in the next five years. This year, they look …

WordPress For Android 2.0 Released WordPress For Android 2.0 Released
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WordPress announced the launch of WordPress for Android 2.0, which has a greatly refreshed user interface. Here’s a look at the dasboard: “We’ve completely redesigned the look and feel of the app, now placing the actions you want to make …

Christmas Puppies Are Cute Enough to Melt YouTube Christmas Puppies Are Cute Enough to Melt YouTube

If this doesn’t get you in the mood for Christmas, you’re a bigger Scrooge than the person the meaning behind the name came from. You’re an even bigger Grinch than Dr. Seuss’ and there’s little chance your heart will grow …

The Rainbow Sponge: The Perfect Holiday Gift The Rainbow Sponge: The Perfect Holiday Gift

I wrote a post earlier today about YouTube’s guide to DIY gifts this Christmas season and, while those ideas are okay, YouTube seems to have dropped the ball with their list of helpful hints because they left out one amazing …

Quora Launches Boards Feature Quora Launches Boards Feature

Quora, known primarily as a Q&A site, has launched a new feature to expand on this concept, and become more than strictly question-and-answer format. It’s called Boards. Essentially, Boards just lets you post whatever content you want on your profile. …

Kim Jong-Il, Garfield, and Tebow Book Titles Kim Jong-Il, Garfield, and Tebow Book Titles

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Verizon and Cablevision Settle Out of Court Verizon and Cablevision Settle Out of Court

On December 7 we brought you a story that New York cable company Cablevision had filed suit against Verizon over ads accusing Cablevision of delivering just over half its promised data speeds during peak hours. In the ads Verizon said …

Facebook Moves Into New Home In Menlo Park Facebook Moves Into New Home In Menlo Park

Facebook announced that its final wave of employees have moved into the company’s new campus in Menlo Park from its previous Palo Alto location. The campus consists of 10 buildings. There are 2,000 employees in the East Campus, with a …

Scribbles for Gmail Just In Time for the Holidays Scribbles for Gmail Just In Time for the Holidays
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Do you want to personalize those Christmas emails you’re sending out to family and friends? Maybe add something that gives it a more Christmas-y feel? If so, and if you’re sending your Gmail mailings from a mobile device, Google has …

YouTube Offers Help With DIY Christmas Gift Ideas YouTube Offers Help With DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

There’s not that many more shopping days till Christmas so it’s time to get cracking on ideas for your friends, fiends, and family. If you suffer from Christmas-time agoraphobia (who wouldn’t?), conscientiously choose not to spend money on the world’s …