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Kindle Fire Apps: Facebook, Pandora, Netflix, Rhapsody, Zynga, EA & Rovio Games at Launch Kindle Fire Apps: Facebook, Pandora, Netflix, Rhapsody, Zynga, EA & Rovio Games at Launch
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Amazon’s Kindle Fire is expected to sell well this holiday season. If for no other reason than that $200 price tag. It’s far cheaper than the iPad, and carries the trusted Amazon Kindle brand. The Silk browser has gotten a …

Twitter Activity, Username Streams Roll Out For Some Users Twitter Activity, Username Streams Roll Out For Some Users
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Back in August, Twitter announced some new features that aimed to help users “discover more.” These features included the “activity stream” and the “@username stream,” both designed to expand on the “@mentions” tab and allow users easier access to information …

Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside

Adobe dropped the bomb that it is basically giving up on mobile Flash development, while increasing its investments in HTML5. You may recall the big back and fourth between Adobe and Apple over Flash last year. Remember the famous letter …

Brett Ratner Resigns As Producer of the Academy Awards Brett Ratner Resigns As Producer of the Academy Awards
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Remember how Brett Ratner was supposed to be the producer of the 84th Academy Awards? Yeah, that ain’t happening no more, as he’s submitted his resignation amid a gay slur scandal. Last week, during a Q&A session, for his new …

Heavy D Dead at 44: Musicians, Other Celebs React Heavy D Dead at 44: Musicians, Other Celebs React
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Heavy D, the former leader of popular hip-hop group Heavy D and the Boyz, has passed away at the age of 44. It was reported that he had been suffering from pneumonia and was rushed to the hospital this afternoon. …

Microsoft, Yahoo & AOL Formally Announce Their Ad Partnership Microsoft, Yahoo & AOL Formally Announce Their Ad Partnership
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Back in September, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL held a meeting to discuss a potential advertising partnership, which would see the companies banding together to compete with Google. It appears that we’re about to see the fruits of that partnership. Today, …

Google Profile Illustrates Distinct Difference Between Google and Bing Google Profile Illustrates Distinct Difference Between Google and Bing
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Bing announced the launch of Bing Central. The company calls this “one location for you to explore Bing services and features by completing fun missions, manage your Bing Rewards account, redeem great rewards in the redemption center and access account …

The Criterion Collection Comes To iTunes The Criterion Collection Comes To iTunes

Among cinephiles, The Criterion Collection is pretty much a holy organization. Established in 1984, the folks at Criterion’s goal has been to gather the world’s best and most important films from all over the world and distribute them in the …

Google: Page Speed Affects Rankings In 1 Out Of 100 Searches Google: Page Speed Affects Rankings In 1 Out Of 100 Searches
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With PubCon going on, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted out a link to what he calls “a special webmaster video for #pubcon”. It’s about how Google determines page speed. Specifically, it’s Matt’s response to a user question: “How does Google determine …

Google+ Pages: 10 Things You Need To Know About the Terms of Service Google+ Pages: 10 Things You Need To Know About the Terms of Service
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Google released Google+ Pages for businesses, brands and products this week, and businesses all over the web are scrambling to get theirs ready for prime time. It’s worth noting that Google has a specific set of terms of service for …

Michelle Duggar, Christmas Music, and Clint Eastwood’s Skin Michelle Duggar, Christmas Music, and Clint Eastwood’s Skin

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 …

Transformer Prime Release Date Moved To December, Awaiting Ice Cream Sandwich Transformer Prime Release Date Moved To December, Awaiting Ice Cream Sandwich
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ASUS’ highly-anticipated Eee Pad Transformer Prime has been pushed to early December, according to “sources from an upstream supply chain.” DigiTimes reports that the sources confirm that Google has signed on to provide assistance to “help the machine to natively …

Google+ for Business, Siri & The Electoral College Google+ for Business, Siri & The Electoral College

Today’s video round-up has some humor, some social, and some very interesting technology related to the iPhone. View more daily video round-ups here. How the electoral college works: Chris Brogan talks Google+ for business, days before the launch of Google+ …

Firefox Update Includes Twitter Search Firefox Update Includes Twitter Search

Move over Google, Firefox is now leveraging all of that Twitter content you’ve been so eager to recapture. Sure, you can get real time Twitter search results on Bing, but then again, Bing’s user base isn’t anywhere near Google’s. Considering …

Led Zeppelin IV is Forty Years Old Today Led Zeppelin IV is Forty Years Old Today
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On this day (November 8th) in 1971, the world was given a gift in the form of an eight-track album from rock gods Led Zeppelin. Today, the untitled 4th studio album (IV, Four Symbols, ZoSo, whatever you want to call …

The Day Belongs To Modern Warfare 3

When Activision launched the sequel to the Infinity Ward gem, Modern Warfare, the second installment broke all kinds of video game-related sales records. Can we expect a repeat now that Modern Warfare 3 is available? If I were a magic …

Election Day: Another Time To Break Out The iPads?

Oregon, the first state in the United States to vote by mail, is pioneering another way for residents to participate in the democratic process. Officials are reaching out to those people who might have a hard time getting to the …

Flying Planes With An iPhone Flying Planes With An iPhone

I guess all that time spent playing Cube Runner could prove useful after all. An associate professor of aeronautics and her students at MIT have developed a system for controlling small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) with your basic iPhone. Professor …

Google Brings AdMob and DoubleClick Ad Exchange Together Google Brings AdMob and DoubleClick Ad Exchange Together
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Google announced that in the coming weeks, AdMob developers will be able to make their in-app inventory available on Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange. Google is only letting a small number of pre-qualified buyers compete for the inventory at first, but …

Joe Frazier Dead At 67: Floyd Mayweather Makes An Offer On Twitter Joe Frazier Dead At 67: Floyd Mayweather Makes An Offer On Twitter
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Boxing legend Smokin’ Joe Frazier passed away late Monday evening shortly after being diagnosed with liver cancer. The world famous heavyweight was 67 years old. Frazier, a hero in his hometown of Philadelphia, was known for his aggressive, hard-hitting style. …

Demand Media: eHow Not Affected By Recent Google Update Demand Media: eHow Not Affected By Recent Google Update

Demand Media released its Q3 earnings report today, including a 25% revenue increase. Also in the report, it said that eHow.com is a top 20 site in the U.S., and had 71.5 million unique users worldwide in September. On the …

Tone Loc, Dr. Conrad Murray, and Pet Turkeys Tone Loc, Dr. Conrad Murray, and Pet Turkeys

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 Muppets, Seinfeld, and The N00B The Muppets, Seinfeld, and The N00B

We’ve got a nice mixture of videos for you today. A wide array of topics for your viewing pleasure involving Charlie Day, Seinfeld, Modern Warfare 3, some crazy AT-AT walker looking thing, Louis CK hating something and the latest update …

Google “Freshness” Update Helps A Bunch of News Sites Google “Freshness” Update Helps A Bunch of News Sites
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A few days ago, Google confirmed that it launched a new algorithm update with freshness in mind. The update is built “upon the momentum” of Caffeine, the infrastructure update Google completed last year, designed to index fresher content more quickly. …