Author Archives: Robert Evans


Verizon CEO: Apple LTE Products Coming

Verizon CEO: Apple LTE Products Coming

The first Apple LTE product is coming to a Verizon store near you very soon. Dan Mead, CEO of Verizon, recently confirmed that his company will offer Apple mobile products on their LTE network. No product name was given, but the two likely candidates right now are the iPhone 5 and the iPad 2.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Announcement Near

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Announcement Near

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 could be taking over the life of a gamer near you very soon. A new teaser site has popped up online that some believe may be linked to the series. "Findmakarov.com" takes you to a website with a brief audio clip and a counter, with roughly five days left on it, counting down to zero. Vladimir Makarov was a major villain in the last CoD game.

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Google Changes Search Algorithm to Combat Content Farms

Google Changes Search Algorithm to Combat Content Farms

You may notice that Google is functioning a little differently today. The search engine recently made a major change to their search algorithms in order to strike back at so-called "content farms". These sites, which feature large amounts of mass-produced content angled to rank high on Google, have been accused of reducing the overall quality of search results. Demand Media, owners of eHow, are perhaps the best-known content farm.

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Motorola’s Weird Xoom Ad: Now in English!

Motorola’s Weird Xoom Ad: Now in English!

No habla espanol? Then you've come to the right place for a good old fashioned AMERICAN tablet ad. Actually, it's the same Xoom ad that popped up yesterday in Spanish. Since this is now an English-language ad, the narrator sounds vaguely constipated and the tiniest bit furious. Both ads feature a well-dressed male model who bears absolutely no resemblance to anyone you are likely to find playing on a tablet computer on a pier in the middle of the night.

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PowerTrekk: A Hydrogen Fuel Cell Gadget Charger

PowerTrekk: A Hydrogen Fuel Cell Gadget Charger

If you're in the market for an eco-friendly gadget charger, the PowerTrekk may be right up your ally. This device uses water to charge a hydrogen fuel cell, which provides instant juice to your iPhone or other USB-connected device. Most hydrogen fuel cell chargers tend to be kind of bulky, but the PowerTrekk has an impressively little footprint.

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Who Wouldn’t Want an Ego Personal Semi-Submarine?

Who Wouldn’t Want an Ego Personal Semi-Submarine?

How would you like your own personal submarine? Sounds terrifying, right? You'd be dead in a matter of minutes. Submarines are incredibly complex vehicles. Under no circumstances could you pilot one safely while drinking a vodka gimlet. Which is why the Ego Semi-Sub is much better than a real submarine. This baby was made for piloting while intoxicated and/or cuddling.

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Feeling Naughty? Motorola Atrix Gets Naked

Feeling Naughty? Motorola Atrix Gets Naked

Who out there is in the mood for some gadget fetishism? That's basically what the folks at iFixIt offer, with their regular and ruthlessly thorough teardowns of hot new gadgets. They recently cut into a Motorola Atrix, and what they found inside was glorious. While the Atrix is no prom queen on the outside, inside she is a masterpiece of elegance. There is nothing extraneous, just neat interlocking pieces that fold together in a tight - almost light- package.

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Get A Little Less Dumb Every Morning With The IQ Calendar

Get A Little Less Dumb Every Morning With The IQ Calendar

Word-a-day calendars are neat and all, but who the hell uses paper calendars? Oliver Shal has designed a brilliant, brain teasing calendar that'll start your day with the confusion you need to excel. Imagine how relaxing it would be to wake up, and know you've either felt the smartest or the dumbest you're going to feel that day already. The iQ alarm clock is so brilliant I'm certain its inventor is a robot.

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Adult Swim App (With Full Episodes!) Hits App Store

Adult Swim App (With Full Episodes!) Hits App Store

iPad and iPhone users, rejoice! A universal app for Adult Swim has just landed in the App Store. It allows for streaming clips and full episodes of certain shows. Meaning you'll never be more than a click away from the latest episode of Venture Brothers. Which might be the most comforting thing technology is capable of. It also contains a grid layout of the network's next two months. Which means you'll be able to tell when Venture Brothers is coming back faster than anybody.

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