XBox Live Adds HBO Go, and Comcast Xfinity Apps

The apps aren't a cable killer because users will still need a cable subscription to access the features.



Use Facebook's Acquaintance List Suggestions to Simplify Your Antisocial Friend-Sorting

The Acquaintance List suggester is great if you don't want to unfriend by the dozens but your News Feed is crammed,

Google Explains Gmail's Spam Filtering Process

Now, when you click on a message in Gmail's spam folder, an explanatory note appears at the top, warning of suspicious hyperlinks or other actions you took in the past.

Intel May Muscle into Crowded Streaming Internet TV Business

Intel has reportedly been meeting with content providers, hinted at building its own set-top box and hopes to launch the service by the end of 2012.


Next Android Flavor: Key Lime Pie -- But Where's Chrome?

Google readies another caloric update even though Ice Cream Sandwich isn't widely deployed, and Jelly Bean is still a sweet rumor.

HBO Go May Debut on Xbox on April Fool's Day

HBO's app would make fast friends with the game console's other cable-killing video apps, such as Crackle, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Verizon FiOS, and ESPN.


Universal 'Do Not Track' Button: A Recipe for Disappointment

Tech coalition proposes universal browser do not track button.

Google Doodle Hails Heinrich Hertz, Discoverer of Electronic Heartbeat

Hertz's discovery was vital, leading to many others that make up the bleeping circuits of our everyday lives.

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Mobile Operating System May Arrive in Spring 2012

Rumors indicate that Google may push out the tablet-friendlier Android 5.0 "Jelly Bean" version of its Android operating system in the second quarter of this year.

Google's Valentine's Day Doodle is All Heart--and Some Politics

The video provides a social message about marriage equality and how materialism--even with Google's help--can't solve problems of the heart.

PlayStation Vita Review Round-Up

The PlayStation Vita is launching on February 22--here's what the reviewers are saying.

Super Bowl XLVI Ads Pander to Geeks

Super Bowl XLVI ads highlight tech, death, and anti-Apple sentiment.

Twitter Terror: UK Pair Barred from United States Over Jokey Tweet

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents misinterpreted one traveler's tweets containing British vernacular and a "Family Guy" reference as a terrorist threat.