Apr 9, 2014 3:28pm

Get Ready for a Change in Facebook Ads

Facebook ads in the right-hand column — the Siberia of advertising compared to the prime real estate in the news feed — are getting a makeover. “In the coming months, we’ll be rolling out a new design for ads in the right-hand column,” Facebook said… Read More »

Apr 8, 2014 4:07pm

What You Need to Know About Twitter’s New Look

Twitter began its gradual roll-out today of its new profile redesign and the result looks a lot like Facebook. The new look includes a larger profile picture and a header photo that spans the top of the entire page. Twitter said the redesign allows users… Read More »

Apr 7, 2014 4:20pm

Windows XP Support Expiring: Here’s What You Need to Do

After a 12-year run, Microsoft is giving Windows XP the boot on Tuesday. You can quickly check to see if your PC runs on XP by visiting AmIRunningXP.com, where the homepage will advise whether your computer will be affected. While users will still be able… Read More »

Apr 4, 2014 10:30am

Body Dryer Would Do Away With Soiled Towels Forever

A New York-based startup thinks toweling off after a shower is for amateurs, and when you see their new invention that eliminated the need for the potentially disease-spreading rags we all use post-bath time, you might just agree. Meet the Body Dryer, a bathroom scale-like… Read More »

By Paul Shin

Mar 31, 2014 4:58pm

Facebook Creates Detailed Map of Baseball Fandom

Just in time for Opening Day, Facebook’s “like” button has yielded the most detailed look ever into the geography of Major League Baseball fandom. By counting the number of “likes” for each franchise’s official team page on Facebook, the social media giant was able to… Read More »

Mar 27, 2014 5:24pm

Microsoft Office for iPad Generates Rare Excitement

It’s been awhile since the world got this excited for the release of a new Microsoft Office product, but Twitter erupted with enthusiasm today after Microsoft announced it would release PowerPoint, Word, and Excel apps for the iPad. New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made the… Read More »

Mar 24, 2014 11:01am

Malaysia Airlines Sends Condolences Via Text Message

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been brought to an end after satellite data revealed its last location in a remote part of the Indian Ocean. In addition to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s somber announcement today, Malaysia Airlines sent this text message… Read More »

Mar 20, 2014 1:31pm

Ex-Microsoft Employee Arrested for Giving Out Windows 8 Code

Leaked photos and prototypes aren’t uncommon in the tech world, but one ex-Microsoft employee may have taken it too far. Alex Kibkalo, a former software architect for the company, was arrested on Wednesday and faces federal charges of stealing trade secrets. Kibkalo allegedly leaked code… Read More »

Mar 19, 2014 5:09pm

‘Flappy Bird’ Creator Says Game Will Return

Get your thumbs ready. “Flappy Bird” is coming back! The app’s creator, Dong Nguyen, confirmed he would be bringing the viral game back in a Twitter response to a gamer who asked whether it would ever return to Apple’s app store. @painfullpacman Yes. But not… Read More »

Mar 14, 2014 1:45pm

Ingenious Way to Still Get Amazon Prime for $79

If you were concerned about Amazon Prime membership jumping to $99 per year, you still have a chance to get it for $79, even after the price hike takes effect on April 17 for returning subscribers. As explained in the blog LifeHacker, all it takes is… Read More »