In-app payment support arrives on Android

Right on cue, Google has launched in-app payment support for Android applications. Developer testing began last week, and now many popular apps — like the ones pictured above — can begin charging users for add-on functionality, content, or whatever the heck else they feel is worthy of additional bits of your pocket change. If you […]

LG Optimus G coming to AT&T and Sprint in the near (unknown) future

The LG Optimus G has already been confirmed to be heading to US shores, but we hadn’t been given any details on specific carriers. AT&T and Sprint are the first to reveal their intent to carry the quad-core smartphone. still taking advantage of the 4.7-inch 1280×768 True HD IPS PLUS display, Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core […]

This New Vampire Dinosaur Will Haunt Your Dreams Tonight [Video]

Look at this bastard. What an ugly freaky critter. And small, too. “Punk-sized,” according to its discoverer, a paleontologist and professor at the University of Chicago. The name of this new dinosaur species is Pegomastax africanus (“thick jaw from Africa”) but I will call him Velocichicken. Velocichicken punkus. Because, I mean, look at this goddamn […]

Microsoft Takes a Stab at News Gathering

Microsoft is moving deeper into a strategy of content generation as part of its launch of Windows 8. The company is planning to create a news organization that will provide MSN.com with a steady stream of original content. As it releases its latest operating system designed to help it compete in the evolving mobile marketplace, […]

Second-Generation Nest Slims Down, Goes Metal

After twisting its way into the cooling and heating of nerd homes, the Nest has slimed down, metaled up and received an upgrade brain. Source: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/10/second-generation-nest-slims-down-goes-metal/ FAIR ISAAC