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A Few More Unnecessary Words About Steve Jobs

We’re supposed to have something pithy and perceptive to say about Steve Jobs’ resignation right now, I suppose. I mean, we’re Nerdist and we’re as much into tech as anything… more

The Art Of Running

How do you turn people’s daily runs and a sporting goods company’s commercial desires into something sort of arty? Nike and interactive artist collective YesYesNo created this project using the… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Paying Respects at the Tech Cemetery

As you may have heard, WebOS is dead.  Or not.  Okay, the OS isn’t dead, but HP isn’t going to make the hardware anymore.  No more Pre phones, no more… more

Is That Anything Like Nothing From Nothing Leaves Nothing?

Hmm. I know I’m supposed to know what Wednesday’s Google doodle is supposed to represent. Maybe if I stare at it longer…. Those of you who paid attention in school… more

The New York Sky In Color Swatches

Some things are just cool whether they’re necessary or not. Like this, which has been around for about a month or two but just brought to our attention by our… more

Super Mario Bros. iPad Cases!

Out of all the games in the world, my heart really belongs to the old Nintendo ones from the late ’80s and early ’90s. I grew up on Super Mario… more

The Road To Tatooine

Your wish is Garmin’s command. Your GPS can sound like this: Or this: Yes, there’s a reason to use your old Garmin GPS instead of your phone for navigation: They’re… more

Tech Review: Casio G’zOne Commando Phone

Son of a bitch. You just dropped your phone in the toilet. Or the pool. Or the mud. You might have that pricey cell phone insurance, but if you don’t,… more

Did Netflix Just Price Me Out Of Impulse Watching?

Tuesday morning, I  (and probably many of you) got the email from Netflix we’ve been mildly dreading for some time now: They’re splitting the streaming and DVD service into two… more

Google+ Cheat Sheet

I kept hearing all the buzz about Google Plus and finally got in a couple of weeks ago.  Like with many other social sites I was confused at first and… more

Fred Willard, Meme Machine

Who invented every meme on the Internet? Web Soup has the answer: Sad Keanu? Nyan Cat? All the time-wasters you’ve sent to friends, family, and unsuspecting acquaintances all these years? … more

STS-135 is Coming….

After twenty-one straight days of working (including the pilot, podcast, and Fruit stand), I have come to Florida for what will be the end of the Space Shuttle program.  Florida… more

Getting Away From It All

Some hotels are now offering you a chance to surrender your cell phone and laptop and iPad upon check-in. This is being pitched as a benefit. And maybe it is…. more

Hey, Bing! Shut Up.

Maybe I wouldn’t be as irritated if it were one or the other, but lately on both television and the internet, I can’t escape this Bing ad: Now, given the… more

What’ll Be At Pottermore? Um… More Potter

And now we know what Pottermore is all about. J.K. Rowling’s website, the subject of intense interest among Harry Potter-philes, was finally unveiled at a press conference Thursday and… more

Because What The iPhone Really Needs Is A Knobby Appendage

Meet “Joystick-It,” from the folks at ThinkGeek: I don’t know if this thing works or not, and I sure don’t know if you really want to be sticking anything other… more

Play Google’s Les Paul Guitar Logo Today

In case you’re looking to goof around on the Web for a few minutes today, go to Google’s home page and check out today’s logo doodle. It’s in celebration of… more

1993 Makes A Comeback In Your Browser

The Internet doesn’t think you have enough options to waste time at work. At least, that’s one explanation for this. Or maybe it’s that the promise of HTML5 along with… more

A Panoramic View Of Wembley, With Special Guest Mutants

You do not have to be a sports fan to love this pretty unbelievable 360-degree panorama of Wembley Stadium during the FA Cup final. First, go check it out, wheel… more

Don’t Tell Your Boss, But There’s A Web Browser Version Of “Angry Birds” Now

Well, there’s this: You can now play Angry Birds on your computer through your web browser, if your browser, at least initially, is Google Chrome. Rovio unveiled the game for… more

Brain-Controlled Cat Ears For Humans

You’ve always wanted to have cat ears that react to your brain waves, right? No? Well, here they are anyway, nine minutes of members of the public with big fuzzy… more

One Step Closer To The Orgasmatron

It was bound to happen: Researchers at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo, if this video is to be believed, are looking to develop a device that transmits the feeling… more

Music For Barcodes

Because there really is an “app for that,” here’s an app — just 99 cents! — that makes music from bar codes. It’s called Barcodas, and what you do is… more