See What Searches Are Actually Trending On Google In Real Time

Let’s face it. Trends are trendy. There are Twitter Trends. There’s the newish Facebook Trending box. Articles trend on Mashable and Buzzfeed. Trends are everywhere. And now, Google Trends brings you new ways to discover the search engine’s top trending topics. First, Google displays these trends in super trendy fashion. Just go here to check [...]


This Man’s HTC Smartphone Stopped a Bullet and Saved His Life

What would have otherwise been a crime report followed by an obituary took a surprising turn for the best. A Florida gas station robbery gone wrong left a store clerk with some chest pains. The suspect had fled the store when he realized the employees couldn’t gain access to the safe. As he ran out [...]


New Technology Allows Anyone To Be A Live Cameraperson During Breaking News Events

NBC News has reportedly acquired a company who will bring to the news giant its technology that enables anyone to stream live video from anywhere over their smartphone. The move, which news reports are suggesting is NBC’s big play into user-generated content, would theoretically make it possible for anyone to be a live cameraperson for [...]


My ‘Facepalm’ Transition Away From Google Reader

As you may or may not be aware, the popular RSS feed reader, Google Reader shut down on July 1st amidst the company’s house cleaning that seems to be becoming a trend over the last couple of years. Users of the popular service were urged for months to export their feeds and find an alternative reader before [...]


Prismatic Is A Beautiful Alternative To Google Reader

Last week, I told you about an alternative to Google Reader called The Old Reader, and showed you how to export your current RSS subscriptions. Here’s another RSS reader I’ve been using lately: Prismatic. They saw one of my tweets and got me signed up for a demo. It’s a different take on RSS than [...]


The Old Reader: Another Alternative to Google Reader

If you’re looking for a good alternative to Google Reader, here’s another one I came across. It allows you to import all your current Google Reader subscriptions so you can pick up where you left off. If you need help with exporting those subscriptions from Google Reader, check out my how-to guide, here. You can [...]


Samsung’s Galaxy S IV Smartphone May Have Eye Scrolling

Have you ever wished for superpowers? Samsung is on their way to granting that wish. Specifically, the superpower of telekinesis, or moving objects with your mind. Okay, really what this translates to in the gadget world, is the ability to scroll your phone screen with your eyes. Users will no longer suffer article interruption when [...]


Here’s How The FCC Plans To Speed Up Wi-Fi

Big news for anyone who believes that Wi-Fi is the future: The FCC is planning on helping boost the speed and capacity of Wi-Fi networks by increasing the spectrum made available for the wireless protocol. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski said that the new scheme, aimed at increasing speeds and alleviating congestion in [...]


This iPad Accessory Is For Expert And Beginner Guitarists — You Strum Real Strings Too

The JamStik comes from a company called Zivix (even the name is cool). It’s a little MIDI guitar that works with real guitar strings, works wirelessly over Wi-Fi and has a small design for portability. The biggest feature is that it supports string bending “thanks to the way it detects finger movement on the neck”. [...]


T-Mobile CTO Updates On iPhone Progress

Did you watch the college football National Championship? It seemed like Apple had more than 10 commercials for the iPhone. There was a flash of another company that likely footed the bill at the end of each of those commercials: Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T. T-Mobile’s case T-Mobile is the only of the major US carriers [...]

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