Posts tagged "technology"

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8 With … Jessica Alba?

Microsoft officially unveiled Windows Phone 8 yesterday, and it did so with a special celebrity guest: Jessica Alba. Microsoft invited the actress to tout the phone's "Kid's Corner" feature, which allows parents to control what apps kids have access to, touting her as a "great example of the kind of people who we think Window…
By: Newser / October 30, 2012

RIP Society: “Lifeblogging Camera” Documents Every Moment Of Your Day

Do your arms get tired from lifting your DSLR to take artfully staged photos of every meal? Do you live in fear that you'll miss the chance to capture a perfectly picturesque moment while brushing your teeth? Does Instagram not feel quite instant enough? No need to fear: the Memoto "lifeblogging camera" is here to save…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 26, 2012

Beyond Like And Share: 10 Other Facebook Buttons We Would Use All The Time

Facebook recently added a "promote" button, which allows users to pay a few bucks to ensure their posts reach a larger audience. This means Facebook posts now include "like," "share," and "promote" buttons, but still, we feel some key button opportunities are being missed. After the jump, a list of other buttons that…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 24, 2012

11 Ways Technology Can Kill Your Relationship

I don't think it's just me when I say that there are so many ways to screw up a relationship now. It used to be fairly big things like standing someone up, cheating, being a big-time loser. Now I hear of people breaking up over of some of the most bizarre things like, "He followed his ex-girlfriend o…
By: The Stir / October 10, 2012

10 Must Have Apps For Your iPhone

Ladies and Gents, it’s time! The iPhone 5 is here. So what’s so special about this version? For starters there’s a larger Retina display. This basically means that everything on your phone is going to be crisper and clearer. The LTE wireless technology will also speed up all connections and the new A6 chip makes everything twice…
By: College Candy / September 21, 2012

“Brownout”: Erase Chris Brown From Your Internet Surfing With New Chrome Extension

After you've removed all your friends' babies from Facebook, here's how to rid the Internet of another thing that is highly annoying: Brownout. It's a Chrome extension that gets rid of all things Chris Brown: mentions of his name, pictures of him, everything. Canadia's Canada's AUX TV station said they created the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 20, 2012

Wikipedia, Your Gender Bias Is Showing

Women of the Internet, start your editing engines. If it’s one thing we’ve learned recently from go-to Web info source Wikipedia, it’s that what the user-edited encyclopedia could use more of is you. Researcher Santiago Oritz has developed Wikipedia Gender, “an interactive visualization that shows which articles have more male or female editors”. The graph…
By: The Mary Sue / September 18, 2012

Hexclamationists, Vampeers & iPadophiles: A Cyberslang Lexicon For The 21st Century

Every technological and social revolution creates new behaviors and new relationships … and the need for new terminology to describe them. The progress and innovation in our virtual world is moving so fast yet, sadly, our language has not been able to keep up—AT ALL.  Slowly, we've added words like "unfriend," "hashtag" and -- just…
By: Gail Eisenberg & R.D. Rosen / August 21, 2012

Etsy Spotlight: 10 Marvelous Mousepads To Decorate Your Desk

I had such a case of the Mondays this week and accidentally spilled coffee all over my mousepad. My search for a replacement brought me to Etsy, where I found tons of cute, unique options that would add a hearty dose of style and personality to any desk. Ready to give your mouse a smooth…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 17, 2012

How To Convince Your Facebook Friends You Have The Perfect Life In 10 Simple Steps

Do you ever scroll through someone's Facebook feed and think, "Wow, this person's life is absolutely perfect"? They go on amazing vacations, have a hot, attentive husband, a spotless home, a dream job, and a total lack of bad hair days. It's easy to forget that someone's online identity is just that: a carefully constructed…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 15, 2012

The iPad Mini Is Too Cute Not To Want

The iPad mini. Forever, it's been this wacky rumor. Heck, leave it to Apple to come up with absolutely everything, eh? They already havethe perfect phone that practically everyone in the world owns, and the perfect super functional cool-looking iPad tablet that so totally OWNS every other tablet. Naturally, it's time to add another gem to their Apple powerhouse arsenal. Well now the iPad…
By: The Stir / August 8, 2012

50 Ways To Break Your Cell Phone

Every phone I've ever owned has met a tragic and untimely death. Whether it's the toilet, the concrete, the washing machine, a sandy beach, or a spilled glass of juice, I am an expert at breaking cell phones, so when I splurged on a fancy new Android a few weeks ago, I vowed things would…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 3, 2012

Think Pink (For Keyboards, That Is)

I might be more than a little obsessed with C.Wonder's WASP-y clothes, jewelry and accessories. But you shouldn't concern yourself with that — no, you should be concerned with which of these three preppy colors you'll choose for a Bluetooth-connected tablet keyboard. The small keyboard is lightweight, easy to carry, and makes it so much…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2012

Note To Yoga Teachers: Do Not Glare At Facebook Employees

Most yoga classes start out with a request to turn off or silence your cellphones, and a tacit understanding that if you do pull out your wireless device during class, you're going to get some disapproving looks from the teacher and your classmates. As was the case during a lunchtime yoga class at Facebook headquarters,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 12, 2012

We All Need The YouTube “Herp Derp” Converter

Genius computer person, Tanner Stokes, invented a browser extension that converts annoying YouTube comments into the language of "herp derp." Just download and "herp derp" the crap out of those anonymous comments. If Tanner develops a "hero derp" button for all internet commenting, we could have a virtual mutiny on our hands. It…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 11, 2012

How Your Friends Might Be Sabotaging Your Facebook Profile

We all have dodgy photos of our friends on our phones in embarrassing or damn near blackmail-worthy positions. But a survey of 1,500 people has shown that one-fourth of women say they've posted unflattering pic of their friends on Facebook on purpose. Yup, on purpose. The most common reason a "friend" posted a picture of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 5, 2012

Slap Away Sleep Apnea With The Polar Bear Pillow

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to get my hands on the new Polar Bear pillow that will wake me up every five minutes with a slap on the face. This new device called “Jukusui-kun,” meaning “Deep Sleep,” was designed by a Japanese professor to help sufferers of sleep apnea stop snoring…
By: Daley Quinn / July 3, 2012

How To Romance Your Technology Into Submission

I am writing this post at the request of my co-workers. This morning when I came into the office, my co-workers were talking about how our video server was being obstinate. My reply was, "You must romance it into submission." This was met with confused looks. So, I was obliged to present my Theory Of…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 28, 2012

Life Dream Status: A Bed That Makes Itself

One of my favorite perks of being an adult is that no one yells at me to make my bed every day. Now, thanks to a Spanish furniture company's new invention, I can yell at my bed to make itself. It's called the Smart Bed, and at the touch of a button, it…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 12, 2012

Want To Get Organized? Just Stay On The Grid

Whenever I go to my friend Henry's house, he always pulls out some new tech toy or accessory that both confuses me and makes me want to run to the Apple store and drop a few hundred bucks. Last time I was over his new toy was decidedly low tech, but just as impressive: the…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 11, 2012
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