Slash Enemies to Smithereens in Fionna Fights Adventure Time – iPad Game Review

Fionna Fights is a new Adventure Time game, based on the popular Adventure Time cartoon. The Cartoon Network’s previous Adventure Time game, Jumping Finn Turbo starred main characters Finn and Jake, so now it’s Fionna’s time to shine on the iPad. This game stars Fionna, Cake, and Marshall Lee, who were on their merry way … Continue reading

Sprint Turns on LTE in San Francisco, New York City, and Washington D.C.

Sprint is hard at work expanding its LTE network to match offerings from competing companies AT&T and Verizon, both of which have sizable LTE networks. In late January the company brought its LTE network to several states across the U.S., and today it expanded coverage in three major markets, including San Francisco, New York City, … Continue reading

Fresh Stats On Social Networks: Pinterest Catches Up With Twitter, Digital Divide Shrinks

I find statistics absolutely delicious. Pew research released fresh stats on what slice of Americans are addicted to all of the various social networks as of December 2012. There are a few big business and cultural implications. Pinterest has practically caught up with Twitter, with 15 percent and 16 percent of adult U.S. Internet users … Continue reading

New Relic Banks Its Billion Dollar Quest On Portland, The Crafty Land Of Big Beards, Beer And Bikes

New Relic has some pretty sweet digs in my hometown of Portland, high above the city on the 28th floor of the US Bank Tower. Couches are in the corners for engineers to chat and share ideas. Lacquered, clear stained tree stumps are set up in another corner, looking over the Willamette River. The office … Continue reading

Get Ready To Lose Your Job

“Technological revolutions happen in two main phases: the installation phase and the deployment phase,” observes Angel of the Year and new Andreessen Horowitz GP Chris Dixon, who says that the turning point between those phases for the Age of Information is…now. Meanwhile, “profits have surged as a share of national income, while wages and other … Continue reading

In Defense Of Email

Editor’s note: Dave Girouard is founder and CEO of Upstart, a company that lets college grads raise capital in exchange for a small share of their future income. Previously he was president of enterprise at Google. Follow him on Twitter @davegirouard. “Nobody uses email anymore – you get too much of it” – Yogi Berra … Continue reading

Geek deals: AT&T Penny Sale on iPhone 4, Lumia 900, others

Mobile devices, you know, smartphones and tablets, are one of the fastest moving tech categories today. Manufacturers are at a serious hustle trying to innovate at breakneck pace and find the right combination of features that will make the next “iPhone.” As a result, the market is saturated with a lot of devices to hopefully … Continue reading

Bill Gates and his 82-inch Perceptive Pixel Windows 8 tablet

The original Microsoft Surface was supposed to be a table-like PC that multiple users could collaborate on together. It may have taken them a little while, but Microsoft’s designers eventually figured out this wasn’t the best idea. With that realization the Surface was re-imagined into the recently released tablet PCs known as the Surface RT … Continue reading

Google to open retail stores this year in attempt to compete with Apple

“An extremely reliable source has confirmed to us that Google is in the process of building stand-alone retail stores in the U.S. and hopes to have the first flagship Google Stores open for the holidays in major metropolitan areas,” Seth Weintraub reports for 9to5MGoogle. “The mission of the stores is to get new Google Nexus, … Continue reading

Will Apple envy wreck Samsung?

“Samsung is tired of watching Apple run away with most of the money in mobile,” Mike Elgan writes for Computerworld. “Now, the Korean giant is making a big play to become like Apple — a company that makes not only the hardware, but also the software and the store where you buy stuff.” “Samsung also … Continue reading