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Entries by Jason Gilbert from 08/2011

Internet Explorer Users Have Lower IQs Than Users Of Other Browsers, Survey Finds (UPDATE)

Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: The BBC is reporting that the survey appears to be a hoax, and the AptiQuant website only recently set up. We have reached out to AptiQuant fo...

Skype App For iPad Goes Live, Dies, Goes Live Again

Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Ladies and gentlemen, the incredible disappearing Skype for iPad! Web-calling giant Skype released its first made-for-iPad app, only to pull it hou...

Apple iCloud: Price Announced, Site Opened For Some

Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

The iCloud is here (for some people, at least). Apple has set up a landing page for icloud.com, where developers can log in and try out the Cuperti...

Robots Can Now Wait Tables, Fall In Love, And Breathe Fire Just Like Humans

Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

I've seen the first thirty minutes of Terminator enough times to know that murderous robots are eventually going to take over the world and enslave us...

iPhone 5 Release Rumors: How Long Must You Wait?

Posted 08.02.2011 | Technology

Ah, Autumn, my favorite season. The temperature drops to a pleasant cool; warm apple cider is served all over the countryside; and the leaves on the t...

Get The Google Nexus S Free At Best Buy--But Only Today

Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

If you were planning on buying a Google Nexus S smartphone but were waiting for prices to come down, today might be your lucky day. Best Buy announ...

New BlackBerrys Unveiled: See The Torch 9810, Torch 9850, Torch 9860 And More (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

The BlackBerry smartphone collection just got a few new additions Research in Motion announced in a press release that it is releasing 5 new smartp...

Garmin Adds Yoda, Darth Vader Voice Navigation To GPS Systems

Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

Ever wish your GPS could direct your vehicle to Hoth? Well, it can't, because Hoth doesn't exist; but if you have a new enough Garmin, you can now ...

How Americans Value Their Phones Compared To Sex, Chocolate, And Shoes

Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

Are you master of your domain? Could going without your mobile phone for a week make you one? A new survey conducted by mobile GPS company TeleNav ...

Gmail Preview Pane Unveiled: How To Update Your Inbox

Posted 08.05.2011 | Technology

Google has released a new feature for Gmail that will change the way you read your email forever -- provided you are not already reading your email on...

Office Leaks, The Website That Wants You To Bash Your Boss (For The Good Of The Company)

Posted 08.05.2011 | Technology

Office Leaks, a new online forum for discussing, condemning and otherwise straight-up insulting your co-workers, bosses and work environment, may seem...

miCoach By Adidas: A Fitness App Reviewed By A Lazy Person

Posted 08.06.2011 | Technology

Though I am now four weeks into my Wedding Day 5K training, and I can now run more than three minutes without sweating like Shaq in the fourth quarter...

The Latest Apple Rumors: What Do YOU Believe?

Posted 08.07.2011 | Technology

Every week the numerous blogs covering the machinations of the Apple empire float tons of unconfirmed rumors, futuristic speculation, and questionably...

The 9 Best FREE IPhone Photo Apps

Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

More and more I find myself leaving my digital camera at home in favor of the camera on my smartphone. It's not that my iPhone takes better pictures t...

Netflix Profits Boost Movie Rentals (For Now)

Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

If all of those angry customers really do flee Netflix in a rage over the recent price hike, will the big winner be Redbox? Or will some of the cash f...

QR Code Survey Shows That The Quick Response Technology Hasn't Caught On (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 08.08.2011 | Technology

Have you scanned a QR code recently? How about ever? A new infographic from Chicago-based market research firm Lab42 shows that a majority of peop...

Sales Of Baseball Bats, Billy Clubs Up 5,000 Percent On UK Amazon.com

Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

Another scary bit of news out of the United Kingdom, which has been overtaken by riots in the past three days: The sale of baseball bats via the UK br...

Facebook Messenger App Could Replace Texting

Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

Facebook has announced a new mobile app for smartphones that does one thing and one thing only: messaging. Facebook Messenger, available immediatel...

Kno's New IPad App Wants To Kill Textbooks

Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

The worst part about Kno is probably its name. Pronounced like "no" or "know," it is frustratingly hard to talk about with someone who is not familiar...

Cheap Textbooks Online: Rentals And Tablets Save College Students Money

Posted 08.12.2011 | Technology

Textbooks are expensive. No one in college right now needs any data to back up this assertion, but here are some numbers that'll send you running f...

IPhone 5 In September Or October?: This Week In Apple Rumors

Posted 08.14.2011 | Technology

Every week the numerous blogs covering the machinations of the Apple empire float tons of unconfirmed rumors, futuristic speculation, and questionably...

How Google's Acquisition Of Motorola Mobility Could Affect You

Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

Now that Google has announced its intention to buy Motorola Mobility -- forming a Frankenstein that shall be named either Googorola or Motoroogle, dep...

Steve Jobs Biography Gets Cover, November Release Date

Posted 08.15.2011 | Technology

The official Steve Jobs biography (unlike the iPhone 5) has a definite release date. "Steve Jobs," by biographer Walter Isaacson, will be released ...

DuoDater, The Dating Website For Double Dates

Posted 08.16.2011 | Technology

Haven't had any luck in the online dating world? Your chances may have just immediately doubled. DuoDater is a new website that is centered around ...

Facebook's Messenger App: The 7 Features It's Missing

Posted 08.16.2011 | Technology

When it's not quietly compiling your phone number and the phone numbers of all your friends, the Facebook Messenger app is pretty darn useful. Fac...