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How Did Everybody Miss Kmart’s Mistlefinger Ad?

Kmart won the Internet in April with a new ad campaign that focused on one phrase, “Ship my pants.” It blew up overnight and became a viral sensation. The store did it again a month later with “Big Gas Savings.” …

Amazon Reveals Its Holiday Toy List, Kindle Fire HDX Takes Top Spot In Tech Amazon Reveals Its Holiday Toy List, Kindle Fire HDX Takes Top Spot In Tech

Christmas shopping is hard. Kids and adults alike never actually know what they want, but kids are especially difficult to shop for. Toys “R” Us already released its hot toy list to help parents out, and now Amazon is following …

Raise Money For Charity, Get Free PlayStation Games
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We’re now officially in the holiday season, and that means people are rushing out to buy the latest and greatest toys and gadgets for friends and loved ones. It’s important to remember, however, that there are other people out there …

Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App

As NORAD went with Bing in 2012 as its provider of choice for tracking Santa, Google put together its on Santa Tracker app for Android. Over the weekend, the company posted a video of the app’s developers discussing its making. …

Mobile Technology Had A Very Merry Christmas Mobile Technology Had A Very Merry Christmas

According to research from Flurry Analytics, more iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day than any other day of the year, and there were more activations of iPhones, iPads, Galaxy devices, Kindle Fires, and others, than any other …

Gun Found In Teddy Bear Not The Christmas Present Little Girl Was Expecting

Guns are found in a lot of toys, but they’re typically of the play variety. Heck, I loved playing cops and robbers and G.I. Joes when I was a kid. It was all part of the fun, but one little …

Check Out This Android Developer Hangout For Some Tips, Stay For BugDroid Santa Check Out This Android Developer Hangout For Some Tips, Stay For BugDroid Santa
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It’s Christmas time for our friends across the Atlantic, and they’re celebrating in the best way they know how – an Android developers Office Hours. You can check out the hour long talk below for the latest news in Android …

It’s Christmas, Don’t Forget the Twin Peaks 12 Days of Christmas Song

I don’t know where you come from, but where I’m from it’s not really Christmas until you’ve enjoyed the delightfully odd version of the song Twelve Days of Christmas, as sung by cast members of the show Twin Peaks. Did …

Let These Video Game Inspired Holiday Tunes Brighten Up Your Christmas
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What’s the best part about Christmas? Is it the presents? No. Is it peace on earth and goodwill towards man? No. By far, the best part about Christmas is the music. So what would happen if you combined holiday music …

This Is What Happens When Santa Replaces His Workforce With Robots This Is What Happens When Santa Replaces His Workforce With Robots
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For the past few hundred years, Santa has relied on the physical workforce of his elves and reindeer to help him deliver presents every Christmas. That may change one day as Santa embraces technology and replaces everything with robots. The …

Die Hard, the Best Xmas Movie Ever, Finally Gets a Song Expressing That Undeniable Fact

The best Christmas movie is Die Hard. This is not debatable. Oh, Die Hard‘s not a real Christmas movie? Shut up and look closer, smart guy. It has everything a great Christmas movie needs, in that it’s set during Christmas. …

Borderlands 2 Headlines Start Of Steam Holiday Sale

Christmas may be right around the corner, but Steam is already getting us all in the Christmas spirit by offering a two week long Steam sale of epic proportions. That’s right, folks, the Steam Holiday Sale is finally upon us. …

Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of …

Samsung May Have Ruined Christmas with an Ad Referencing a Mrs. Claus Sex Tape
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A few months ago Samsung released a 30-second ad for the Galaxy S III called “Work Trip,” which promoted the NFC-beaming of information from phone-to-phone with a little joke about a NSFW tape made by a wife for her traveling …

Google Has Decorations For Real Holidays Google Has Decorations For Real Holidays

Last week, Google’s Festivus search results easter egg was revealed. If you type in “festivus,” Google will display the famous Festivus Pole, as described in a classic episode of Seinfeld. Now, Google has decorations for actual holidays like Christmas, Kwanzaa, …

Santa Will Be Bingin’ It This Year Santa Will Be Bingin’ It This Year
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Earlier this week, NORAD released a Windows 8 version of its popular Santa tracker app just in time for the holidays. Now it appears that Windows 8 won’t be the only contribution to NORAD’s annual tradition as Bing is now …

How to Send a Christmas Gift via Facebook How to Send a Christmas Gift via Facebook

After months in beta Facebook’s new ecommerce platform, Facebook Gifts, finally launched to all U.S. users this week. Facebook Gifts has a familiar ring to it – as a now-defunct program of the same name allowed users to send and …

Amazon Makes Sure You Never Forget A Birthday Again Amazon Makes Sure You Never Forget A Birthday Again

Everybody loves birthday presents, but the best we can ever hope for is a half-sincere “Happy Birthday” post on our Facebook wall. Amazon is going to fix that, and have you buy the gift from them in the process. Amazon …

Amazon Extends Order Deadlines For Last Minute Christmas Shoppers Amazon Extends Order Deadlines For Last Minute Christmas Shoppers

Amazon may be the largest online retailer, but it can’t magically deliver Christmas packages to you at the last minute. That being said, the retailer has extended its deadlines for people who want to get gifts in time for Christmas …

Google Offers $99 Chromebooks To Classrooms For Christmas Google Offers $99 Chromebooks To Classrooms For Christmas

The holidays are all about giving and self-sacrifice. You wouldn’t know that by watching the relentless consumer culture line up outside Best Buys and beat up old ladies on their way to the latest gadgets on Black Friday. There is, …

NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8 NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, plays a pretty big role during the holidays. The organization tracks Santa on Christmas Eve and delivers live updates to children around the world on where Santa is and where he’s heading next. …