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$25 Slashed Off The Kindle But You Pay For It With Ads

The recent $25 drop in the price of the popular e-book reader Kindle has caused quite the stir this week. However, the price reduction comes with a cost for the users that may be a possible dealbreaker to some: ads.

The Hacker Wars: GeoHot vs. Sony

The online gaming world exploded with support for hacker George Hotz (also known as GeoHot) when Sony brought charges against him for hacking into the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and posting the root keys of the device online. However, before the entire thing went to court, Hotz and Sony reached a settlement but the air is still not clear. At least, not to Anonymous.

If You'd Like To Control Your Phone, Then You Should Put A Ring On It

Did you ever think that one day, you could be controlling your mobile phone with a simple twist of that silver band on your finger? We didn't either but a recent study conducted by Nokia explored this technology and was concluded with pretty positive results.

Location-Based Social Networks Need Sheriffs, Not Mayors

Foursquare has been known to hand-out Mayoralships as an incentive for followers to increase their check-ins activity. Since those mayors aren't doing anything to quash crime in our cities, perhaps Foursquare should think about appointing "Sheriffs" instead - to keep a little law and order in the location-based Wild West.

Have Facebook Updates Read Aloud With The Friends Aloud iPhone App

Friends Aloud is an app that will broadcast your Facebook News Feed out loud, anytime, anywhere.

Keep Catching Them Fruits In The Angry Fruit Video Game

When I first heard of Angry Fruit, I thought that it might have something to do with Angry Birds. It's hard not to relate any other video game that begins with "Angry" to the best-selling avian-inspired game. Anyhow, I was wrong because it didn't have anything to do with Angry Birds. In fact, the game doesn't really have anything to do with anything angry at all.

Super Sized For A Super Console, Part One: The Giant NES Controller Coffee Table

Remembering the days when you'd hook up your NES and start playing Balloon Fight or Super Mario World for hours on end? Well, I do. And maybe you will too, once you see this larger than life NES controller slash coffee table that you can actually hook up to your gaming console!

New Video Game Releases: Week 15, 2011

Relive some of the King of Pop's greatest hits in Michael Jackson: The Experience. Immerse yourself in an age-old revolution as a knight in Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Experience or play an RPG game with a little bit more magic in Magicka: Vietnam. Play games based on some of your favorite shows or movies in Rio and SpongeBob SquigglePants or relive a classic love story with a twist in Chronicles of Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet.

Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun, Winklevii Need To Take The $65M & Run

Hoping to ride the coat-tails of an award winning movie, an unauthorized biopic and a graphic novel, the Winkelvoss Twins (often dubbed the Winklevii) and their law suit came up empty when they tried to get more than their original $65M settlement from Mark Zuckerberg. The 9th Court of Appeals ruled that the original ruling would stand - and that Facebook was not obligated to pay one cent more.

The Moshi iVisor AG Protects Your iPhone 4 Good (And Without The Bubbles)

When it comes to screen protectors, any new addition to the current lineup available to the market is good news. At least that's what I think anyway. I'm probably not the only one out of the earth's billions of people who get extremely anal when it comes to finding the perfect cover that will not only protect my iPhone but also last for a long time as well.

GameStop Sets Up Shop On Facebook

If you're a fan of both social networking and video games then GameStop is giving you the best of both worlds by bringing their store to Facebook. Yep, you heard that right. While the gaming company already has a separate online store on its website, it's branching out and opening one on the popular social networking site.

Ralph Lauren Goes Green—With His Solar-Paneled Backpack

The RLX backpack looks just like an ordinary backpack, except for the fact that, well, it's not. That's because it has a solar panel to charge your gadgets. That's right: you will literally be a walking, talking charging machine. Er.. That didn't come out right.

Self Recording Made Easy With The Sony Bloggie Duo

It's a breeze to use and it's also easy on the eyes. The Sony Bloggie Duo cameras make self recording simple as pie and take high definition video while looking pretty amazing itself at the same time.

Tap Along To This Game Boy Beat (And No, It's Not What You Think)

You're probably thinking that what I'm about to let you listen to (and watch) is some of that classic 8-bit music that Nintendo's Game Boy plays but like the title says, it's not what you're expecting at all.

Keeping It Real - Stopping Child Prostitution With Demi & Ashton

Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher want you to help them stop child prostitution.

Students Come Up With A Life-Saving Smartphone App That Can Detect Malaria

A group of graduate students from around the United States have come up with a life-saving application that will enable healthcare workers located in remote areas all over the world to instantly diagnose malaria.

 

Catch The Culprit In The Cause Of Death iPod Game

Cause of Death is another fantastic role-playing game from Electronic Arts similar to the tune of Surviving High School, a game that I reviewed some time ago. The big difference between the two is obviously the plot. Since I went crazy over Surviving High School, I immediately pounced upon Cause of Death without any second thoughts.


The Mother Of Motherboards, FB's 'Open Compute Project' Is Portal To Web 3.0

The blogosphere is abuzz about Zuckerberg's 'Open Compute Project' - his latest innovation of opening  his data center's hardware to the industry at large. The intent being to create data mines that are cheaper, more efficient and more environmentally sound. In so doing, the megalithic social network will bring down costs - and in essence - create a new golden standard, using an old business model.

Crazy About Angry Birds? Well, So Are They!

Are you addicted and completely obsessed with the Angry Birds franchise? If you are, then join the legions of other fans who have gone out of their way to show their love for the popular video game.

Join The Fight For Democracy With The Fight For Freedom iPod App

Now you can be a part of the fight for democracy in the Middle East, even if you're physically a thousand miles away from where the protests and rallies are being held. The Fight for Freedom: One Click to Revolution app for the iPhone and iPod Touch by Obvious Apps makes sure of that.