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MapQuest For Android Can Fix What Google Maps Sometimes Gets Wrong MapQuest For Android Can Fix What Google Maps Sometimes Gets Wrong

Face it, Google: sometimes, you get it wrong when it comes to mapping out directions. In my experience with mapping directions generated by Google, I have taken many an erroneous exist and been directed to intersections that didn’t exist. Once, …

32 Million People Logged Into Skype At Same Time 32 Million People Logged Into Skype At Same Time

Skype announced today that it has reached a milestone in internet usage. They had 32 million people logged onto their service at the same time. I had no idea Skype had become so popular. With the rising cost of long …

Follow the Oscars Live on Twitter Follow the Oscars Live on Twitter

Oscar night is upon us, and it promises to be the biggest one yet for twitter followers. The award show is trying to increase buzz by observing a growing trend in social media: viewers simultaneously tweeting on their favorite TV …

Big AOL Shareholder Starboard Wants New AOL Board, AOL Not So Much Big AOL Shareholder Starboard Wants New AOL Board, AOL Not So Much

Starboard, one of AOL’s biggest shareholders (5.2%) is apparently unhappy with AOL’s current board, and wrote a letter to the company nominating five new board members. AOL disagrees with Starboard’s assessment that these changes are needed. The whole thing follows …

Admiral General Aladeen Responds To the Academy Admiral General Aladeen Responds To the Academy

WebProNews writer Josh Wolford told you about Sacha Baron Cohen’s plot to come to the Oscar’s in character as Admiral General Aladeen, from his upcoming movie “The Dictator”. Then, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences publicly frowned on …

Limp Bizkit, Daytona, and Chris Brown’s iPhone Problems

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 …

The Simple Rules For Covering Jeremy Lin

After ESPN’s unfortunate choice of words to describe one of Jeremy Lin’s basketball loses, the concept of treading lightly in relation to Lin’s race has become something of a hot button issue. Thankfully, the Asian American Journalists Association is here …

Be Like Darwin With iNaturalist App Be Like Darwin With iNaturalist App

The iNaturalist app, developed by iNaturalist.org, allows users to photograph various species in nature, log them, and then contribute observations to the iNaturalist website, a social network for naturalists. Users can also get some insight from fellow naturalists for help …

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 Trailer Nails It
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Many gamers were excited last year when Sega announced the first sequel to the classic Genesis Sonic games in over 15 years. When it was finally released, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 failed to capture the hearts of old …

Facebook Creates A Challenge For SEC Facebook Creates A Challenge For SEC
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According to the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has become increasingly more difficult to regulate and minimize insider trading. A predominant reason for this is social media like Facebook and Twitter. The ease at with insiders can share and disseminate …

Data Promises New Technology May Help You Lose Your Reading Glasses Data Promises New Technology May Help You Lose Your Reading Glasses
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It’s not often you hear about a new technology product that has so far had 100% positive results and this one promises excellent eye saving news for all those currently using reading glasses who would like to lose them . …

Mario Brothers + Lana Del Rey Cover = Awesome Parody
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As Lana Del Rey’s ascension up the popularity charts continues — is she America’s answer to Adele? — her current hit, Video Games sports the kind of title that would attract the parody crowd, especially those who are fans of …

Chris Brown Accused By Fan Of Stealing Her Phone Chris Brown Accused By Fan Of Stealing Her Phone
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On Sunday night, the ever feuding Chris Brown had another incident in what seems to be a never ending stream to constantly remind us of how much of a terrible human being he is! According to the accuser, when she …

Richard Branson Puts Maldives President On Notice: Twitter Reactions
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Virgin founder, media tycoon, and fabulously haired billionaire Richard Branson penned an open letter to interim Maldives president Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik to express his shock upon finding out that Waheed was involved in the military coup that unseated the …

Open Source Now On Par With Proprietary Software Open Source Now On Par With Proprietary Software
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I’m a huge proponent of open source software. I’ve always found it to be just as good as proprietary software that I would have to pay an arm and leg for. Microsoft Word? Ha, I use Open Office. iTunes? Even …

Chill: Pinterest for Video Collection Chill: Pinterest for Video Collection
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Chill.com is being branded as “Pinterest for Video”. Let’s take a look at this site and see what things are like there. But, first, let’s take a look back at the history of Chill. Chill is not a new site. …

Hack Displays Porn To Young Children At South Carolina Best Buy
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Say what you want about what was broadcast for a couple of minutes at one South Carolina Best Buy, but it was probably better than that repetitive Dave Matthews Band concert that they usually show. Customers in Greenville, South Carolina …

Steve Jobs’ Birthday Today Steve Jobs’ Birthday Today

Today would’ve been the 57th birthday of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, who passed away last October after a long battle with cancer. Fan commemoration has been a trending topic, and there had been speculation that Apple was going to release …

Linsanity Continues on eBay

I just… I can’t accidentally the word I’m thinking of to describe my dismay. Believe it or not, I actually get the hype surrounding Jeremy Lin. I really do. He’s singlehandedly provided some much-needed fresh air to a New York …

Share The Story Of Your First Car With Subaru Share The Story Of Your First Car With Subaru
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Hopefully all of us remember our first car, if not, you may have some better stories to tell than the rest of us. Either way, thinking about your first ride usually brings back some interesting memories. And for many, it …

Oklahoma Violent Game Tax Killed In Subcommittee
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We reported previously on a tax in Oklahoma that targeted video games with a “Teen,” “Mature,” or “Adults Only” rating. The bill in question would implement a one percent tax increase on those titles. The fate of said bill has …

YouTube Promotes Australian Laneway Music Festival YouTube Promotes Australian Laneway Music Festival

While growing up in Australia in the 90′s, I remember one of the biggest musical events that the country geared up for was the well-known outdoor concert called The Big Day Out. This is a multi-day event where the country’s …

Jabberbox Facebook Page Taken Down Jabberbox Facebook Page Taken Down
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Jabberbox Designs, makers of the Jawbox case for Bluetooth headsets, recently announced that its Facebook fan page was recently taken offline. Jabberbox says that Facebook cited a copyright infringement complaint. According to Facebook’s help page on the subject, their policy …

Don’t Let Google’s Privacy Policy Out You: Clear Your Web History Before March 1st Don’t Let Google’s Privacy Policy Out You: Clear Your Web History Before March 1st
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Gizmodo‘s got a helpful guide out today that steers Google users through the steps to remove your search history. You might be wondering why cleaning out your Web History is worth considering/doing right now but, lest you forget, Google’s new …