Category Archives: News


Yahoo! Launches Social Gaming at SF Bus Stops

Thought waiting for the bus was boring?  Not anymore, Yahoo! has installed giant touch screen gaming displays at 20 San Francisco bus stops. The screens are part of their latest advertising campaign “Bus Stop Derby”. The promotion pits 20 neighborhoods


Google: Schmidt To Step Down, Reports Solid Q4

Google announced their Q4 earnings today, but who cares?  The big news is that their CEO Eric Schmidt will step down and assume the role of Executive Chairman.  Schmidt will be replaced by Google co-founder Larry Page on April 4th.


Angry Birds Series Coming Soon…

That’s right, Angry Birds is headed for your living room!  Soon those vengeful birds and round green pigs will be featured in their own animated series. “We have been looking at that for quite a while, and that is definitely


Book Your Next Flight To Space On

Tired of paying astronomical rates for space travel? Kayak has you covered. Going where no travel site has gone before, they are now selling trips to space.


Coming Soon: 3D Photo Printing

If a picture is worth a thousand words, any idea what a 3D photo is worth?  We may soon find out.  This spring, Kodak is introducing a 3D photo printer.  The $100 ESP C310 will ship with two pairs of


Eye Camera, No Not iCamera

Researchers from the University of Illinois and Norhwestern University have created a camera which functions like a human eye.  The camera is about the size of a nickel, has a 3.5x optical zoom, takes very clear photos and is inexpensive


Human and Robot Kinect

Ever-since the release of Kinect for Xbox 360, a lot of software has been written to propel the device way beyond the realm of video games.  People have been able to hack to the Kinect to surf the web Minority


Steve Jobs Takes Leave of Absence: Updated

Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs will take his second leave of absence in two years.  Today Jobs sent the following email to Apple employees: “Team, At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of


IPad 2 Parts Leaked!

Global Direct Parts is listing parts for the next generation iPad on their website.  This is the same company who leaked a video of  the unreleased Verizon iPhone earlier this month. They simply list the screen as iPad 2 LCD Screen


Facebook Enables Voice Updates in India

Facebook has teamed up with Indian mobile service provider Aircel to enable voice status updates. That's right, no more scrambling to a computer so you can tell the world you're eating crackers! Just call 51555, verify your account and record