What does Apple’s Spotify approval mean for the app store?

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 […]

The Net’s Deadliest Celebrities

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 […]

The Internet: I want my life back!

[Via Alana Taylor]

Sears: Life. Well Cooked.

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 […]

Social Media Addicts Association (SMAA) Meeting

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!

Do You Wanna Date My Avatar?

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Sometimes I’m just so happy that the Internet exists. This video is one of the reasons why.

The Features It Needs Next: Facebook

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. […]

The Features It Needs Next: Twitter

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 […]

Living with Google – The Miniseries

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.

Blind Search compares search engine results

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 […]

FCC boss tackling broadband shortfall and mobile competition

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 […]

The Circle of No Life (Pic)

Ok, step aside Lion King. There’s nothing left for you here! [Via Flickr]