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Siri Bypasses Your iPhone Passcode, By Default Siri Bypasses Your iPhone Passcode, By Default
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People enable passcode locks on their mobile devices for a wide variety of reasons. Maybe they want to keep a snooping boyfriend out of their recent calls list, or maybe they fear what might happen if they lost their phone …

Celebrations Begin As News Of Gaddafi’s Fate Spreads Celebrations Begin As News Of Gaddafi’s Fate Spreads

While confirmation of the death of Muammar Gaddafi is still pending, there’s no denying he was at least captured and perhaps mortally wounded in the process. The reports of his capture have been confirmed across numerous news outlets, however, his …

Muammar Gaddafi Killed, Unconfirmed Photo Makes Rounds Muammar Gaddafi Killed, Unconfirmed Photo Makes Rounds
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Multiple reports indicate that Muammar Gaddafi is dead. Reuters is reporting that Gaddafi died from wounds suffered on Thursday as rebels overran his hometown Sirte. The report cites interim rulers as the source. The report says the killing happened swiftly …

Muammar Gaddafi Dead According To Reports: Twitter Reacts Muammar Gaddafi Dead According To Reports: Twitter Reacts
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According to the National Transitional Council in Libya, the current de-facto rulers of Libya, former leader Muammar Gaddafi has succumbed to multiple wounds and died. Apparently, Gaddafi was captured and shot in both legs near dawn on Thursday. He was …

iPhone 5 Rumor: More Speculation It May Be the Final Steve Jobs Release iPhone 5 Rumor: More Speculation It May Be the Final Steve Jobs Release
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We’ll continue to take these stories for what they are: rumors. But they are interesting for a couple of reasons. Despite the recent release of the iPhone 4S and its incredibly good sales, a lot of people were still disappointed …

A Handy Smartphone Comparison Chart A Handy Smartphone Comparison Chart
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Curious about which smartphone to buy? Can’t decide between the iPhone 4S or the Galaxy Nexus(sorry, Blackberry, I’m still a fan, but unfortunately, your phone isn’t “trendy”)? Or do you have your mind set on one, but perhaps some new …

eBay Q3 Earnings Released eBay Q3 Earnings Released

eBay released its Q3 earnings report, which includes $3 billion in revenue for the quarter, up 32% year-over-year. “Our company reported another strong quarter, with eBay, PayPal and GSI each performing well,” said President and CEO John Donahoe. “Mobile commerce continues …

Newt Gingrich, The World Series, and Forever 21 Newt Gingrich, The World Series, and Forever 21

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 …

Netflix Launches Android App for Honeycomb Tablets Netflix Launches Android App for Honeycomb Tablets
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It’s been something of a bumpy road for Netflix on Android. They’ve faced challenges in making the Android app compatible with all Android devices. They talked a bit about this in a blog post last fall, when Netflix’s Greg Peters …

Bryant Gumbel Burns Down David Stern, Twitter Bryant Gumbel Burns Down David Stern, Twitter

While the NBA Lockout isn’t necessarily web-related news, the content it produces certainly is. Normally, Twitter has been the primary outlet for all things concerning the lockout, and with good reason. Eliminating the need to go through a local reporter …

Harold Camping Rapture Prediction: October 21 is the Day, Folks Harold Camping Rapture Prediction: October 21 is the Day, Folks
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I regret to inform you all that life as we know it will cease to exist this Friday, October 21st. That’s when the part time biblical numerologist and full time resident of batshitville Harold Camping has predicted as the end …

Tablet Problems, Analytics & The Kardashian Wedding Tablet Problems, Analytics & The Kardashian Wedding

I have to say, it’s been a bit of a slow day for infograhpics, but we were able to dig up a few interesting ones, including one from the FCC, one about analytics (a hot topic given recent Google announcements) …

The Web Prepares For the World Series The Web Prepares For the World Series

Tonight, the Fall Classic resumes as the Texas Rangers and the St Louis Cardinals battle for Major League Baseball supremacy. Naturally, fans of both teams are gearing up for the World Series, and considering the proliferation of sports fans on …

Flow Visualization Comes to Google Analytics Flow Visualization Comes to Google Analytics
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Google announced the launch of Flow Visualization in Google Analytics. This is described as a tool that lets you analyze site insights graphically, and instantly understand how visitors flow across pages on your site. There are actually two flow visualizations …

A Panda Meaner Than Google’s, Page Speed & The Beardo A Panda Meaner Than Google’s, Page Speed & The Beardo

There’s a lot of Google going on in today’s edition of the daily video round-up. That includes a Panda reference, Matt Cutts talking about Page Speed, the Galaxy Nexus and even Eric Schmidt’s wife. But if I’m being honest, Michael …

C Spire Wireless Nabs iPhone 4S C Spire Wireless Nabs iPhone 4S

Today, C Spire Wireless announced that they will be the first regional carrier to get the iPhone 4S. The obvious reaction here is, what about T-Mobile? The launch of the 4S brought a new national carrier to the Apple iProduct …

Google Tells You Exactly Where To Let Them Know When You’ve Been Hit By Panda Google Tells You Exactly Where To Let Them Know When You’ve Been Hit By Panda
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Google’s Kaspar Szymanski wrote a Google+ update yesterday afternoon, “Here’s the uber long thread on #Google webmaster help forum; if you think your legitimate, original content site has been affected by our #Panda update please feel free to let us …

Amazing Oil Spill Cleanup Machine Wins $1 Million Prize Amazing Oil Spill Cleanup Machine Wins $1 Million Prize
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A team of oil cleanup experts has developed a machine that skims oil out of water at an efficiency rate unheard of within the industry. And in doing so, have won a pretty hefty prize. Let’s look at it this …

A “Twist” is Just What Google Music Needs A “Twist” is Just What Google Music Needs

Recent reports indicated that Google is working to get some kind of online music store out to consumers. This was hardly a surprise. Many expected this to be part of Google Music when it launched, but Google just wasn’t able …

Ice Cream Sandwich Coming To Droid RAZR In Early 2012 Ice Cream Sandwich Coming To Droid RAZR In Early 2012

Two big Android-related launches happened on Tuesday: First, Motorola unveiled the Droid RAZR, and second, Samsung and Google unveiled the Galaxy Nexus alongside their brand new Android OS, Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0. The Droid RAZR has impressed many first-lookers with …

Google Encrypted Search Means No Info For Individual Queries Google Encrypted Search Means No Info For Individual Queries
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Google announced that it is going to begin encrypting search queries with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) as the default experience at Google.com when you search logged into your Google account. http://www.google.com will become https://www.google.com. “This is especially important when you’re …

Apple’s Steve Jobs Memorial Site Scrolls Fan Messages From All Over The World Apple’s Steve Jobs Memorial Site Scrolls Fan Messages From All Over The World
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When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away earlier this month, there was a massive outpouring of support, condolences, tributes, memories and so on for a man who obviously meant a great deal to a lot of people. From the beginning, …

Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich: It’s Official Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich: It’s Official

After weeks of speculation, the Google/Samsung mobile event lived up to its promise and delivered on both the hardware and the software that everyone wanted. At the Hong Kong event (taking place last night for those of us in the …

Yahoo Revenue Drop Attributed to Microsoft Deal Yahoo Revenue Drop Attributed to Microsoft Deal

Yahoo released its earnings report for Q3. This includes revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs of $1,072 million for the quarter, down 5% year-over-year. Income from operations also decreased 6% to $177 million compared to $189 year-over-year. The company says the …