By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] A criminologist in Australia thinks maybe so. According to Russel Smith of the Australian Institute of Criminology, the simultaneous rise of cyber-crime and suckers born per minute has led to a crisis that requires government intervention. Quoting Mr. Smith: There’s been some discussion in Europe about the use […]
Apple has given the thumbs up for the Spotify iPhone app. As well as being good news for music lovers, it may be a sign that Apple is feeling the heat over claims of anti-competitiveness in its approval policy. For those who’ve not encountered it (the service isn’t scheduled to launch in the US until […]
Apparently Jessica Biel could kill your computer. According to McAfee’s annual report on the riskiest celebs to search for, the 27-year-old actress’ name poses the biggest threat when it comes to viruses, spyware, and other online threats popping up in search results. Search terms like “Jessica Biel photos” and “Jessica Biel screensavers” have a 1 […]
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TMZ reported yesterday about a grill featured on Sears’ website under “Human Cooking > Grills to Cook Babies and More > Body Part Roaster”, and they produced the following image as proof: According to reddit user gfixler, who claims responsibility for the prank, he’s been able to make these sorts of modifications to the breadcrumb […]
Are you among the many whose lives have been ruined by a never-ending torrent of tweets, friend requests and Internet quizzes? If so, then what are you waiting for? Join the Social Media Addicts Association today!
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Sometimes I’m just so happy that the Internet exists. This video is one of the reasons why.
By Andrew Sparkes Guest Blogger As part of an on-going series, we’ll be looking at the features that top hardware, software, and websites already have and imagining the features it would be logical and useful to add in the next update. Today we’re examining Facebook. Facebook goes through hell every time it has a redesign. […]
By Andrew Sparkes Guest Blogger As part of an on-going series, we’ll be looking at the features that top hardware, software, and websites already have and imagining the features it would be logical and useful to add in the next update. Today we’re examining Twitter. Twitter is an extremely bare-bones site. It’s what you might […]
Tom and Harry needed a roommate. But when they took their “search” too literally, the “results” turned out to be more than they bargained for. The three first episodes of the miniseries are available right after the jump.
By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Taking a page out of Pepsi’s anti-marketing marketing playbook, Microsoft Developer Evangelist Michael Kordahi has created a blind taste test for the search engines Google, Bing, and Yahoo! Enter your search query, and the results from each of these three are shown sans branding: You may then vote […]
The new head of the Federal Communications Commission says broadband provision will be the agency’s top priority under his leadership. He also confirmed the commission will examine exclusivity agreements with cellphone handsets. Julius Genachowski (pictured), who had not previously served as a commissioner, took office as chairman on 29 June. He’s now given his first […]