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iPad 3 Rumor: Retina Display Proving A Challenge For Manufacturers iPad 3 Rumor: Retina Display Proving A Challenge For Manufacturers
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We’ve been hearing rumors for months that the next generation of the iPad is going to sport a super-high resolution, amazingly dense Retina Display, similar to what graces the iPhone 4S. And the fact that this will exist on a …

Sony, Ericsson Split May Mean Good Things for PlayStation Fans Sony, Ericsson Split May Mean Good Things for PlayStation Fans

Sony announced its intent to acquire Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson, to make Sony Ericsson a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony. Sony then wants to integrate that into its own platform of network-connected consumer electronic products. PlayStation Network anyone? “This acquisition …

Tumblr Cracks Down on Spam Blogs Tumblr Cracks Down on Spam Blogs

NPR’s Fresh Air shared a message from Tumblr customer service on its own Tumblr blog talking about dealing with spam blogs, which evidently has become an increasingly big problem for Tumblr. “Please know that we’re aware of a recent increase …

RIM Faces Lawsuit Over BlackBerry Outage RIM Faces Lawsuit Over BlackBerry Outage
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Remember that 4 day outage that left BlackBerry owners all over the world without BlackBerry Messenger, email and in some cases, web browsing? Did you think that it was over when RIM apologized and threw free apps at the affected …

Droid RAZR Pre-Orders Available Today Droid RAZR Pre-Orders Available Today

The Motorola Droid RAZR became available for pre-order this morning at 8AM for Verizon Wireless customers. It costs $299.99 with a new two-year contract and data plan. Here’s an early look at the device: Verizon talks it up: The DROID …

Zombie Pumpkins Make For Awesome Web Content Zombie Pumpkins Make For Awesome Web Content
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Pumpkin carving has been given new life by the Internet, and if you don’t believe me, just check out the various submissions on Reddit and other link-friendly sites. Like most interesting images, such pictures make for great web content. However, …

Petition Seeks to Keep Google From Blocking Referral Data Petition Seeks to Keep Google From Blocking Referral Data
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Earlier this month, Google announced that it would begin encrypting search queries with SSL as the default experience at Google.com for users who search while logged into their accounts. Sites visited from Google’s organic listings will be able to tell …

This Spherical Flying Machine is One Little Ball of Awesome This Spherical Flying Machine is One Little Ball of Awesome

Did you ever wonder what it would look like if you mixed a helicopter with an airplane and then wrapped it up inside a spherical cage? Well, you’re in luck. This spherical flying machine, developed by the Japan Ministry of …

PRWeb Discusses Panda Impact PRWeb Discusses Panda Impact
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Press release distribution services BusinessWire and PRNewswire were both cited as losers in search visibility by the hands of Google’s Panda Update, by data released by Searchmetrics throughout the year. However, PRWeb, another service in this category, appears to have …

Moleskine Notebooks, Amy Winehouse, and How To Survive A Horror Movie Moleskine Notebooks, Amy Winehouse, and How To Survive A Horror Movie

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 …

Porn, Halloween & StumbleUpon Porn, Halloween & StumbleUpon
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Today’s infographic round-up features porn, Halloween, and StumbleUpon. What more do you want? Don’t worry, it’s not actual porn. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Search Engine Journal looks at Porn vs. the Internet: Source: Infographic: Porn vs The Internet [NSFW] …

The Annual WebProWorld Halloween Photoshop Contest The Annual WebProWorld Halloween Photoshop Contest

The annual WebProWorld Halloween Photoshop contest is once again upon us, which means it’s time to show off those Photoshop skills with some Halloween flair. This year, the usual suspects are available to be altered — that is, the iEntry …

Apple: All Your Unlocking Mechanisms Are Belong To Us Apple: All Your Unlocking Mechanisms Are Belong To Us
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How many of you use a “swipe to unlock” mechanism to gain access to your smartphones? Quite a few I would guess. The finger-dragging-across-the-touch-screen method of unlocking phones is probably most known for being a feature on the iPhone, but …

The Best of Twitter TV & Mark Cuban Singing Purple Rain The Best of Twitter TV & Mark Cuban Singing Purple Rain

Twitter has become a big part of television watching for a lot of people. It’s certainly been big for a lot shows as well. Twitter has compiled a best of reel. Also Mark Cuban sings Purple Rain. View more daily …

Student Loan Forgiveness Addressed By White House In Response To Online Petition Student Loan Forgiveness Addressed By White House In Response To Online Petition
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Back in September, the White House launched an online petition platform that they said would “give all Americans a way to create and sign petitions on a range of issues affecting our nation.” The platform, called We The People, is …

New Orleans Saints Players Promote Local Newspaper With Pay-Per-Tweets New Orleans Saints Players Promote Local Newspaper With Pay-Per-Tweets
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What are your thoughts on sponsored tweets? Do you ignore them or interact with them? Would you trust a sponsored tweet if it was issued by a sports entity you liked/admired/idolized? Of course, the concept of Promoted Tweets has been …

Firefox with Bing Introduced Firefox with Bing Introduced
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Microsoft and Mozilla have teamed up to include a new version of Firefox with Bing built in as the default search. “Now Firefox users who are Bing enthusiasts can use Firefox with Bing to use the Web the way they …

Should Twitter, Facebook and Google+ Be Getting More Alike? Should Twitter, Facebook and Google+ Be Getting More Alike?
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Twitter appears to be testing a new version of its timeline, which lets the user expand tweets to show various pieces of information or media associated with that tweet. For example, you might be able to see an image that’s …

The Black Keys Lonely Boy Video Is Set For Viral Stardom The Black Keys Lonely Boy Video Is Set For Viral Stardom

Blues-rock duo The Black Keys are pretty good at this viral music video thing, and their newest release is a testament to this fact. Their new single “Lonely Boy” is now officially out for digital purchase, and will be out …

U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies Asked Google To Remove Police Brutality Videos From YouTube U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies Asked Google To Remove Police Brutality Videos From YouTube
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Google’s biannual Transparency Report was updated yesterday and it has revealed some interesting information regarding requests to remove YouTube content as well as requests for user data from governmental agencies. During the period of January 2011 to July 2011, Google …

Galaxy Nexus Release Date Set For November 16th in the UK? Galaxy Nexus Release Date Set For November 16th in the UK?

Hungry for when you might be able to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus with all of the delicious Ice Cream Sandwich goodness? Some information spotted on the web might give us a clue. UK smartphone retailer …

Virginia Rometty Appointed IBM CEO Virginia Rometty Appointed IBM CEO

IBM announced that its board of directors elected Virginia M. Rometty President and CEO. She will assume the role on January 1, 2012. Rometty will also serve on the board itself. Rometty is replacing Samuel J. Palmisano, but he will …

The X Factor Voting Is About To Get Tweetier The X Factor Voting Is About To Get Tweetier

Hey X Factor fans out there – you’re about to have one more way to vote in the upcoming live rounds. The show has announced a partnership with Twitter, enabling fans to vote for their favorite contestants using the social …

Blogger Bloggers Can Customize Dynamic Views Blogger Bloggers Can Customize Dynamic Views
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About a month ago, Google launched Dyanmic Views for Blogger. This is an interesting concept that allows viewers of Blogger blogs to change the way the blog looks as they read it, giving the user more control over the look …