Sometimes you hear a rumor that has very little detail, but the very idea of it is momentous enough to take seriously. This could be one of those cases: Google may be getting into the music business. Very little is known at the moment, with most reports tracing back to a post on TechCrunch. That […]
Since Google Street View cars are somewhat limited to conventional paved roads, the folks at Google thought to equip a trike with the gear necessary to take pictures of spots which are normally not reachable by four-wheeled vehicles. Check it out. You can even go and vote for the trike’s next destination by visiting the […]
A brief look into the lives of the Google Street View dudes.
At times Wikipedia can seem like the most amazing thing ever, or the dumbest idea imaginable. The same can be said of a new device which puts the entirety of Wikipedia into your pocket. The WikiReader is a $99 handheld device which contains what’s effectively a copy of the entire website (thought it is “limited” […]
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] A woman in Tennessee was recently arrested for… a Facebook poke. The poke in question violated an order of protection (i.e., restraining order), since an OP prohibits “telephoning, contacting or otherwise communicating with the petitioner.” This definitely includes electronic communication (I’ve seen judges vehemently remind respondents that it means […]
By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] Although I’ve been playing a 4th Edition campaign for over a year now, I hadn’t had a chance to play with the D&D Character Builder yet. While our campaign has been extremely successful –the longest-lasting most enjoyable we’ve ever run– my husband, the DM, wanted to give one of […]
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Remember how a kid’s Amazon Kindle ate his homework? Described as “a bit ironic,” the situation that spawned a lawsuit involved remote deletion of electronic copies of Orwell’s 1984 from customers’ Kindles due to some copyright confusion. The kid in question had already taken notes on his, and then […]
By Natania Barron Contributing Writer, [GAS] I was a bit miffed when my husband got his Google Wave invite before me; I mean, seriously. I showed it to him in the first place. Still, I’ve been insanely curious since learning about the new product–developed by the makers of GoogleMaps, by the way–since I first watched […]
Ok, I want to hear everyone now: 1, 2, 3…. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww! :) [Via Reddit]
How many do you recognize? [Via BuzzFeed]
What would happen if people were restricted to saying things in only 140 Characters in the real world, just like in twitter? Check out the following video to find out! Warning: Contains slightly risque language.
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] The virtual world Second Life might not be as newsworthy as it was a few years ago, but it’s still around, and it’s still running into some of the same old problems. When users can create practically anything, trademark and copyright issues were bound to crop up. But the […]