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Google Schemer Wants to Help You Find Stuff to Do Google Schemer Wants to Help You Find Stuff to Do
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Google is branching out in a unique direction today with the launch today of Schemer. Schemer is a service developed by a self-described “scrappy group of Google engineers who wanted to help people do fun stuff in the real world.” …

Leaves, Waves, & A Cheetah Above The Red Light District Leaves, Waves, & A Cheetah Above The Red Light District

It was a lot harder than usual to narrow down the best photos from Google+ today, but these were the ones eventually deemed worth sharing in Top Photos from Google+. Move your mouse cursor over each image to read the …

Twitter Launches Embeddable Tweets Twitter Launches Embeddable Tweets

Today, Twitter announced a major redesign that is currently rolling out to users. According to their blog, the new design is more streamlined with four new tabs that emphasize discovery. You can read more about the update here. Along with …

Google Currents Launched For Android And iOS Google Currents Launched For Android And iOS

Earlier today, we referenced a report that indicated Google would be releasing its new news reader app (and Flipboard competitor) Currents on Friday. Well, Google went ahead and decided to announce it today. It’s been introduced as a new app …

Albert Pujols, Lindsay Lohan, and Santa’s Candy Cane Albert Pujols, Lindsay Lohan, and Santa’s Candy Cane

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 …

Gmail and Google Contacts Get Google+ Integration Gmail and Google Contacts Get Google+ Integration
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As reported earlier, Google is merging YouTube friends with Address Book contacts. Now, the company has put out an announcement that it is integrating Contacts and Gmail with Google+. Not only does this represent the continued merger among Google user-identifying …

The Wonder Years, Cat Wrestling, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air The Wonder Years, Cat Wrestling, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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 …

Facebook Subscribe Button For Sites Launched Facebook Subscribe Button For Sites Launched
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After reports that Facebook was set to unveil a subscribe button for websites, the company has now made it official and available. “The Subscribe button for websites works just like the button on Facebook; once clicked the user will begin …

This Guy Wants 100,000 URL Tattoos, Will Ink Your Site For A Small Fee This Guy Wants 100,000 URL Tattoos, Will Ink Your Site For A Small Fee
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A 30-year-old Quebec native is already in the record books, but his goals are even more ambitious. Pat Vaillancourt wants to cover his body with URLs – 100,000 to be exact. He’s donating his entire body to be the canvas …

SOPA Update: Introducing OPEN and Twitter Reaction SOPA Update: Introducing OPEN and Twitter Reaction
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No, the SOPA battles have not gone away, in fact, in the houses of the United States government, they are still going strong, something the newly-launched OPEN Act counterpoint demonstrates quite clearly. Drafted by SOPA/PIPA opponents Senator Ron Wyden and …

Currents, Google’s Flipboard Competitor May Launch Friday Currents, Google’s Flipboard Competitor May Launch Friday
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UPDATE: Google went ahead and announced it. Details here. Remember back in September when there were reports coming out of Google working on a Flipboard competitor under the codename “Propeller”? Now, according to Kara Swisher at AllThingsD, the product may …

New iPhone/iPod Dock Promises Concert Quality Sound, for a Price New iPhone/iPod Dock Promises Concert Quality Sound, for a Price

Audio equipment company Behringer announced today that it will be introducing the iNuke Boom (yes, that really is its name) at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company, which makes high-quality and affordable electronic equipment for professional musicians, said in …

Twitter Launches New Design Twitter Launches New Design
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Twitter announced a new version launch today that has a new simplified design as well as the addition of four new tabs to help users stay in touch with their interests more easily. Twitter’s blog details the changes users can …

Apple’s New Campus: Official Pictures Posted Apple’s New Campus: Official Pictures Posted

The Cupertino City Council has posted plans received from Apple for the company’s new “mothership” campus. The information posted by the council includes technical data such as floor plans, site layouts, and landscaping, as well as a collection of high-resolution …

Microsoft, GE Team To Change Healthcare Systems Microsoft, GE Team To Change Healthcare Systems

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will partner with General Electric to form a new company aimed at improving the accessibility of healthcare information. The two hope to optimize the treatment that healthcare providers can offer patients while minimizing the cost …

The Last of Us: The PS3 Exclusive Being Announced at VGAs The Last of Us: The PS3 Exclusive Being Announced at VGAs
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Uh, so it looks like PS3 owners will be playing through a post-apocalyptic world in the upcoming exclusive – The Last of Us. Will the apocalypse be caused by ants or plants? Maybe all of this is to simply throw …

Google+ Check-In Offers May Launch Next Week Google+ Check-In Offers May Launch Next Week

Google’s Marissa Mayer spoke at LeWeb in Paris, and reportedly said that Google+ will be launching check-in deals next week. Google+ has had check-ins for months. They’re easier to access on the iPhone app than the Android app (interestingly enough), …

Waze Brings Live Traffic Data to Local News Waze Brings Live Traffic Data to Local News

Free navigation app Waze is in the news today – literally – with an announcement that it has entered into a partnership with twelve TV stations across the country, including several in California, as well as in Texas and Pennsylvania, …

Cheerleader Mom Becomes A Viral Hit Cheerleader Mom Becomes A Viral Hit

Little league parents are something of a phenomenon in the United States, as thousands of adults live vicariously through their children’s athletic accomplishments. This is normally done in a very vocal, and sometimes, physical manner as the adults ensure no …

Facebook Reorganization Said To Have Privacy Implications Facebook Reorganization Said To Have Privacy Implications

Facebook reportedly sent an internal memo to employees today regarding a major reorganization within the company around “key products”. Liz Gannes at AllThingsD was able to get the exclusive on this with unnamed sources, and no readily available copy of …

iCloud “Scores,” Helps Pornstar Track Down Stolen iPhone iCloud “Scores,” Helps Pornstar Track Down Stolen iPhone

For anyone that still thinks pornstars are ditzy or easily taken advantage of, take note: they’re not. In fact, they will likely own you if you cross them. Digital Playground actress Jesse Jane had her purse stolen last night which …

Facebook Hits Back At Timelines.com Facebook Hits Back At Timelines.com

On Tuesday, Facebook began to roll out their Timeline feature to users. You remember the Timeline, right? The pretty new Profile interface that is supposed to “tell your life story” through Facebook? After announcing the reportedly groundbreaking new feature at …

Albert Pujols Signs With LA Angels, Causes Twitter Eruption Albert Pujols Signs With LA Angels, Causes Twitter Eruption

The particulars of Albert Pujols’ and his choice of destinations in relation to where he’ll be playing baseball for the foreseeable future aren’t what’s important here. Instead, the reaction such a decision causes, especially throughout the world of social media, …

Ad Space in Your Brain: Neurological Study Shows Why Ad Context Matters Ad Space in Your Brain: Neurological Study Shows Why Ad Context Matters

NeuroFocus, a neuromarketing company owned by The Nielsen Company, has released the results of a study they conducted recently about the effectiveness of advertising in various contexts. The study (PDF) was intended to examine a variety of so-called “premium web …