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Final Fantasy 13-2 Walks The Runway With Prada

In the latest issue of Arena Homme, which goes on sale April 12, a cast of characters from Final Fantasy XIII-2 including Lightning, Noel, Snow, Sazh and Hope are styled for action as they step out of their usual outfits …

Take a Vacation: Why We Don’t Use Our Paid Holidays Take a Vacation: Why We Don’t Use Our Paid Holidays
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Lets be honest folks, even if you love your job you need to take the occasional extra couple of days off. It’s just good for your soul. I call it a mental health holiday. Unfortunately, some people aren’t even taken …

Kingdoms of Amalur Getting New DLC This Month

Kingdoms of Amalur is one of the few RPGs that seem to be getting DLC right these days. Mass Effect 3 had day one DLC that was already on disc and Final Fantasy XIII-2 just keeps on adding new costumes …

Playstation Vita Firmware Update v1.66 Is Now Live

Yesterday Playstation released a firmware update for the Playstation Vita. Less than 24 hrs later, firmware v1.66 is up and running and available for download. The reason why apparently was something technical so Playstation quickly pulled the update. v1.66 also …

Skype Ad Campaign Targets Facebook, Twitter Skype Ad Campaign Targets Facebook, Twitter

Skype has launched a new ad campaign that advocates face-to-face interaction over text-based communication. The “It’s time for Skype” campaign is apparently meant to emphasize the ways that technology has de-personalized the way we communicate with one another. The ads …

German Tree is Adorned with 10,000 Decorative Eggs

Decorating trees with eggs is a German tradition and Volker Kraft has taken this observance to a whole new level by adorning a tree with 10,000 ornamental eggs with the help of his family. Kraft lives in Saafeld, Germany and …

New Google Blogger ‘Gadgets’ Push Google+ New Google Blogger ‘Gadgets’ Push Google+

Google announced over at the Blogger Buzz blog that two new “gadgets” will be available to users of the popular Blogger blogging platform. Both “gadgets” will more tightly integrate Blogger blogs with Google’s social network, Google+. The first, the “+1 …

How Cops Get Into Locked iPhones How Cops Get Into Locked iPhones

Apple and Google are often compelled to assist law enforcement officials in the unlocking of iPhone and Android device screens, and some internal documents shed some light on the process of the password bypassing. From training materials put together by …

MegaUpload Server Host Demands Payment MegaUpload Server Host Demands Payment

The MegaUpload Saga just got far more interesting. We reported back when this all first started that the only reason the U.S. could go after MegaUpload was because some of their servers were hosted in the U.S. out of Carpathia …

Groupon Lawsuits Related To Earnings Revisions Start Being Filed Groupon Lawsuits Related To Earnings Revisions Start Being Filed

On Friday, Groupon announced that it had revised its earnings report, which was originally released in February. This has drawn all kinds of hell to the company in the few days since. Lawyers almost immediately began looking for complaints from …

Test Your Company’s Intellectual Property Awareness Test Your Company’s Intellectual Property Awareness

A new online tool can help small companies and entrepreneurs evaluate their awareness of intellectual property and learn how to protect it. The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and the U.S. Patent and Trademark …

Should Facebook Use Your Activity As Ads? Should Facebook Use Your Activity As Ads?
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In the past few months, you’ve probably seen an increase in “Sponsored Stories” when you’re browsing Facebook. If that term doesn’t ring a bell, Sponsored Stories are basically advertisements, promoted by a brand, based on your activity that you’ve already …

Tow Truck Accident in Norway: Narrow Escape!

You have to see this! In the following video taken out of Northern Norway, a tow truck driver hauls a tractor trailer up a winding snow-covered mountain road. Rounding a turn the trailer catches the edge of the cliff and …

AT&T May See Union Strike This Weekend AT&T May See Union Strike This Weekend

AT&T may be facing a strike of around 40,000 employees if they do not come to terms with unions before their contract ends this weekend, Bloomberg is reporting. The issues at stake include health-care benefits and vacation time. At the …

Jets Meets HBO: Could Tebow Be In For Some “Hard Knocks”?
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Since being traded to the Jets by Denver last month, Tim Tebow has been in the news even more than usual, and the rumor mill doesn’t appear to be running low on grist anytime soon. Jets owner Woody Johnson says …

MIT Brains Work On “Smart Sand” Robots MIT Brains Work On “Smart Sand” Robots

Researchers at MIT are working on a project that could bring sci-fi fantasies to reality. But, then again, when aren’t they? Nowadays, if you want something built, you take wood or other materials and build or cut it out of …

Facebook Said To Be Suing TechCrunch Commenter For Using The Internet Facebook Said To Be Suing TechCrunch Commenter For Using The Internet

Something is rotten in the state of Facebook today. TechCrunch shared a story yesterday about a commenter on their site, one Rick Stratton, who left a remark about a previous story TechCrunch published. The piece Stratton originally commented on was …

Some iPhone Owners Whine About Android’s Instagram
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What happens if your “favorite app” is no longer exclusive to the environment you’ve been using it in? Does that somehow make it less, oh, I don’t know, fun? Does it somehow “ruin” the experience if other operating systems get …

New DARPA Grand Challange For More “Human Like” Robots New DARPA Grand Challange For More “Human Like” Robots

It looks like the United States government is getting back into the human robotics game big time. This time we have DARPA coming out with a new Grand Challenge for robots. The challenge consists of several parts and the winning …

Peer Reviews Trump Advertising [Infographic] Peer Reviews Trump Advertising [Infographic]

It started out with larger purchases, I would go online and check to see what other people had to say. If the reviews were mixed, I would give it a try, but if they were overwhelmingly bad, it was off …

iPhone Users Whine As Instagram For Android Hits A Milllion Downloads iPhone Users Whine As Instagram For Android Hits A Milllion Downloads
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There was much rejoicing yesterday among Android users as Instagram for Android went live in Google Play. The popular photography app has only been available for the iPhone since it launched in 2010, and Android users have been long clamoring …

Star Wars Condoms for Fake Sex

Benedetto Papi from Milan, Italy designed fake Star Wars condoms for some geeky fun. The collection is called May The Condom Be With You. Here are some reactions to Papi’s creations: (image)@MeriSheshoMeriYoda condom – vote! – ONE Condoms Design Contest …

Google AdWords API Asynchronous Workflow Solution Detailed Google AdWords API Asynchronous Workflow Solution Detailed

Google designed the AdWords API to handle a large number of operations in one request. The only problem is that current API services are synchronous. What this means is that the client has to send a request to the server, …

Grooveshark Dumped by its Only Major Label Grooveshark Dumped by its Only Major Label

It appears that the only major record label to have a contract with Grooveshark has cut its ties to the popular music streaming site. Cnet points out that in a New York State court filing that EMI claims Grooveshark is …