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Nintendo 3DS Outsells Wii In Its First Nine Months

Nintendo’s glasses-free-3D entry into the world of handheld gaming is off to a pretty fast start, according to figures just released by the company. According to Nintendo, they have sold more than 4 million 3DS units since its launch in …

Google+ Traffic Booms But No One Can Agree On How Much Google+ Traffic Booms But No One Can Agree On How Much

I’m pretty sure that nobody knows exactly how much Google+ has. Last month GlobalWebIndex said there were over 150 million users. Other reports indicate a more modest estimate of 62 million users. Statistician and founder of Ancestry.com Paul Allen forecasts …

Lilyhammer, New Netflix-Exclusive Show, To Debut In February Lilyhammer, New Netflix-Exclusive Show, To Debut In February

Netflix announced the premiere of a new original series called Lilyhammer, set for February 6 of this year. The company describes it as “a gripping fish-out-of-water story” set in Norway. It stars Steven Van Zandt, of Sopranos (and Bruce Springsteen …

HP Spectre Ultrabook Teaser Video Reveals Great Video Production HP Spectre Ultrabook Teaser Video Reveals Great Video Production

Eventually, laptops won’t even be seen. They’ll be thinner than air, at least that’s where were headed in the battle for the world’s thinnest Ultrabook. Look for this word to trend heavily in 2012 as we see laptop manufacturers release …

Howard Stern Drunk Dials Twitter Fans On New Year’s Eve Howard Stern Drunk Dials Twitter Fans On New Year’s Eve

In the “celebrities are real people, just like us” file, it looks like Howard Stern and his wife Beth spent New Year’s Eve 2011 the same way plenty of folks spent the evening: Drunk dialing. But while most cases of …

Google Election & Politics Helps Informed Voters Stay Informed

The U.S. presidential election cycle used to be like a regulated yet exhilarating amusement park ride that you could count on starting and stopping at certain times. Think of the Scrambler: dizzying in experience yet timed to end at a …

Steve Jobs Action Figure Bypasses Cool, Goes Straight To Creepy Steve Jobs Action Figure Bypasses Cool, Goes Straight To Creepy
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Steve Jobs’ death a few months ago was greeted with a huge outpouring of emotion. Displays of grief were many and varied, and lots of people looked for ways to commemorate the man they saw as another Thomas Edison. Now, …

Lamar Smith Responds To Critics, Reddit Lamar Smith Responds To Critics, Reddit

Unless you reside in the state he represents — Texas — probably the only reason you’ve heard the name of Lamar Smith in the past month or so is because of SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act that’s responsible for …

Wikimedia Foundation Breaks Record With Fundraising Campaign Wikimedia Foundation Breaks Record With Fundraising Campaign
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The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs Wikipedia, has wrapped up its annual fund raising campaign, breaking a record with $20 million raised from over a million donors in “nearly every country in the world”. It appears those big banners at the …

Apple’s January Media Event Will Focus On iBooks Apple’s January Media Event Will Focus On iBooks

The first Apple media event of 2012 will focus on publishing, according to multiple reports. Both All Things D and Tech Crunch have confirmed with Apple sources that Apple will be holding an event sometime later this month – in …

All Jacked Up Aims To Rival Shake Weight With 99 Cent iPhone App All Jacked Up Aims To Rival Shake Weight With 99 Cent iPhone App

App developer ArchSquare has released an app called All Jacked Up, aimed at replacing the shake weight in your exercise routine. You know you use it: Just because it’s funny, here’s the entire press release: Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s …

Video Engagement: Desktop vs. Mobile Video Engagement: Desktop vs. Mobile

Video engagement generally varies among different types of advices – such as from the desktop to phones to tablets. Wistia shared the following infographic examining this:

Greplin Search Now Indexes Google Chat Greplin Search Now Indexes Google Chat

Greplin, the personalized search tool that lets you add data from your personal sources, has a new feature. Now, Greplin indexes Google chats. The company said in a blog post: Now you can search for your chats the same way …

Top Tech Trends of 2011  [Infographic] Top Tech Trends of 2011 [Infographic]
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Now that 2011 is officially behind us, here’s a look at the top tech trends of the year, courtesy of G+ (not Google+). What are your predictions for the top trends of 2012? Let us know in the comments.

New Year’s Eve in Times Square: An Infographic History New Year’s Eve in Times Square: An Infographic History

CityPass.com has put together an interesting infographic looking at the history of New Year’s Even in Times Square, with a timeline dating back to 1900. While it doesn’t include info from every year, it has a nice assortment of facts …

Apes Using iPads To Communicate With One Another Apes Using iPads To Communicate With One Another

It’s true. Apes are using iPads, and word is that they could end up video calling one another between different zoos. Just look: Oops. I mean: These come from a project at the Milwaukee Zoo. According to a BBC interview …

Apple Sued By French Retail Partner For Unfair Competition Apple Sued By French Retail Partner For Unfair Competition

French retailer eBizcuss, of Apple’s biggest retail partners in France, has announced that they are suing Apple over unfair business practices. In an interview with Le Figaro, eBizcuss CEO François Prudent said that Apple’s failure to honor orders for MacBook …

Surfing Goat, Grandma Playing Skyrim, and Gene Shalit’s Best Work Surfing Goat, Grandma Playing Skyrim, and Gene Shalit’s Best Work

A viral video is one that becomes popular though the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Anonymous To Target PSN Over Sony’s SOPA Support Anonymous To Target PSN Over Sony’s SOPA Support
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After rebounding from a blunder-filled start to 2011, the PlayStation 3 network, as well as the buzz around the system (and the company) died down to the point where it was acceptable to be a PS3 owner once again. However, …

Verizon Scraps Convenience Fee Verizon Scraps Convenience Fee
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Verizon has just announced that they are scrapping plans for a $2 convenience fee that would apply to customers paying their bill online or over the phone. Just moments ago the company issued the following statement: Verizon Wireless has decided …

FCC Looking Into Verizon Convenience Fee FCC Looking Into Verizon Convenience Fee
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Verizon found itself the center of a whole lot of negative attention yesterday after details were leaked concerning the company’s plan to start charging customers a $2 “convenience fee” for paying their bill online or over the phone. Though there …

One Last, Brief Look At The Web Of 2011
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I’m not going to rehash the entire year of events and web happenings. That would be a massive book, and there is just simply too much to recount. I’m not even going to focus on major events so much, but …

Ron Paul Courts Internet Voters By Denouncing SOPA Ron Paul Courts Internet Voters By Denouncing SOPA
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While he may not win the 2012 presidential election, there’s no denying Ron Paul is leaving a mark on the political process, and he is becoming a threat to, at the very least, challenge for the Republican party nomination as …

Siri Clone Hits Android App Market Siri Clone Hits Android App Market

Siri is unquestionably the killer app for Apple’s iPhone 4S. The voice-based personal assistant has been drawing oohs and aahs since it the iPhone 4S was first announced. Not wanting to be left too far behind, Google naturally has a …