Articles by Michael Nunez
- iPad 3 Rumors: 'Leaked' Parts Assembled, First Glimpse at Purported Design [VIDEO]
March 04 2012 7:28 PM
As Apple's special media event on March 7 approaches--where many expect the company to reveal the iPad 3--techies around the world are speculating what a new Apple tablet device might look like. One Chinese tech blog, M.I.C. Gadget, claims to have specific details about the design of a new Apple device just days before the company's special event. The blog has partially constructed what it purports to be the iPad 3 using what it claims to be authentic supplier parts.
- Bruce Springsteen, The E Street Band Jam with Tom Morello, The Roots on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ [VIDEO]
March 03 2012 8:45 PM
Friday night marked the conclusion of Bruce Springsteen Week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, which was filled with several performances from the Telecaster-wielding front man often referred to, simply, as The Boss.
- Obama, GOP Trade Barbs on Rising Gas Prices, Energy Policy Reform
March 03 2012 5:56 PM
As gasoline prices rise around the country, topping $4 per gallon in many cities, President Barack Obama faces increasing pressure about his long-term energy policy. In his weekly radio address, Obama said that stronger auto mileage standards set under his administration, and better-built cars made in the U.S., will help Americans save money in the long term.
- Obama, Advertisers Denounce Rush Limbaugh Slur in Birth Control Debate
March 03 2012 5:43 PM
The ostentatious conservative political pundit Rush Limbaugh drew himself further into controversy after calling a law school student a slut and prostitute in the aftermath of her testimony before Congress about the need for birth control coverage. On Friday, President Barack Obama called Sandra Fluke -- the 30-year-old, third-year Georgetown University law school student who spoke in front of Congress -- to commend her for her willingness to speak out about her cause.
- Michael Savage Raises Question of Andrew Breitbart 'Assassination'
March 02 2012 5:52 PM
Staunch conservative American radio host and political commentator Michael Savage has raised the question that President Barack Obama may have arranged the assassination Andrew Breitbart. At the beginning of his radio show this morning, Savage played audio of Breitbart speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington last month.
- Rolling Stones Announce Book Celebrating 50th Anniversary: Where to Get It
March 02 2012 2:35 PM
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first time they took the stage, the Rolling Stones are publishing a book that documents the band's ascent to superstardom. The Rolling Stones: 50 goes on sale July 12, exactly a half-century after the quintet's first gig, at London's Marquee Club.
- Hunger Games Soundtrack: Arcade Fire's Single 'Abraham's Daughter' Released [VIDEO]
March 02 2012 12:48 PM
The Hunger Games soundtrack, which features a star-studded lineup including Taylor Swift, the Decemberists, Marroon 5, Miranda Lambert and many more, won't be released until March 20. But fans eager to hear music from the T Bone Burnett-produced soundtrack can listen to the Arcade Fire's new track from the album, Abraham's Daughter.
- Cell Phone Jammer: Bus Rider Wants Quiet Ride; What is Cell Phone Jamming?
March 02 2012 11:21 AM
If you've ever taken a ride on public transportation in Philadelphia, you know it can get a little noisy. Cell phone chatter fills the air on many of the city's buses, which can make for an unpleasant ride for some riders. One man, determined to stop the cell phone noise, was caught jamming people's cell phone transmissions on the public bus commute. But what is cell phone jamming and who is the Philly cell phone jammer?
- Will Apple TV Service Be Launched by Christmas?
March 02 2012 10:54 AM
Despite facing difficulties with the media conglomerates that broadcast a large majority of television content, Apple may be pushing ahead with its plans to release a streaming television service by Christmas. Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of internet software and services, has been leading talks with content providers for months reports the NY Post. The paper describes Apple's negotiating stance as this: We decide the price, we decide what content.
- Michael Jackson Daughter Paris: They Faked Dad's Voice on 'Michael' Album [VIDEO]
March 01 2012 5:40 PM
Michael Jackson's daughter has made a shocking accusation: She says that the last Michael Jackson album Michael didn't contain Jackson's actual voice. She says it was an imposter. Paris admitted that Jackson's voice was faked on an online video chat in 2010, just before the album was released according to a TMZ report. She even joked about the footage leaking onto the internet.
- Drug War: Google Brings Together Julian Assange, Russell Brand, Richard Branson, Others for Debate [VIDEO]
March 01 2012 4:57 PM
The Google YouTube team announced a brand new series, Versus, which will invite celebrities to debate different global issues. The debates will be streamed from YouTube. Versus will be part of a collaborative venture with Intelligence Squared, the self-described world's premier forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Real-time voting on the channel will allow debaters to delve more deeply into arguments that are resonating with viewers.
- Square Approved for 30 New York City Taxis in Pilot Program
March 01 2012 3:29 PM
When Jack Dorsey isn't busy speaking at conferences about the growing influence of the popular micro-blogging website Twitter, he's hocking his latest venture, Square. Square is an electronic payment service that lets people charge credit cards from their phones. It requires a small attachment (shaped like a square, of course), and an internet connection.
March 01 2012 3:05 PM
Today is the day that Google consolidates 60 of its 70 privacy, which will allow user account information to be exchanged between its products. All of the enterprise software Google owns--Gmail, Google Docs, etc.--along with all of the entertainment properties the company owns--YouTube, Google Plus, etc.--will begin exchanging information between each other. Here's five easy steps you can take to save your internet privacy.
March 01 2012 1:27 PM
Today, Google changes forever: The company is consolidating 60 of its 70 privacy policies, which will allow user account information to be exchanged between all of its products. That means that YouTube, Google Docs, Gmail, Google Plus and more can begin to communicate with each other and leverage data between each other. Someone's Blogger posts may affect their Google searches; Google Plus links may affect YouTube suggestions; information will flow seamlessly between all of the popular enterp...
- Windows 8 Remote Kill Switch: A Hacker's Delight?
February 29 2012 6:05 PM
The most significant update to Microsoft's flagship product--the Windows operating system--in years is surrounded by controversy because of a backdoor feature the company included its latest version: Reports of a kill switch that allows Microsoft to deactive or delete apps in Windows 8 has many technologists worried about whether it will tempt hackers to use the feature for malicious purposes, assuming they'll gain access to it.
- Raspberry Pi Launch: Sells Out in Hours, High Demand Crashes Websites
February 29 2012 1:31 PM
Raspberry Pi--the miniature $35-dollar computer--went on sale today, crashing distributors' websites and selling out within hours of launch. Raspberry Pi developers aim to encourage children how to control and program computers. At such a cheap price, the founders hope that they'd be able to supply schools and also hobbyists with a base-level computer that they can then tinker around with.
- Celine Dion Cancels More Vegas Shows: Throat Infection Muzzles Singer
February 29 2012 11:46 AM
The incomparable Celine Dion has canceled upcoming Las Vegas shows at Caesars Palace on account of a virus infection in her throat. The singers says the virus is causing inflammation of her vocal cords and can no long keep up the grueling pace of her Vegas show. Dion will cancel shows for six to eight weeks. She'll resume performances on June 9, if all goes as planned.
- New York Times Launches ‘The Lively Morgue’ Tumblr, Posts Old Photos
February 28 2012 8:56 PM
The New York Times has covered the most monumental events in modern history--the moon landing, JFK's assassination and beyond--which is why it makes sense that the paper has started a Tumblr page to host many of its unused photos. Under the moniker The Lively Morgue, the New York Times photography department will be posting unpublished photos onto the Tumblog. The site launched this Monday, and its editors plan to post photos several times a week.
- Twitter Bringing Promoted Tweets to Android, iOS
February 28 2012 4:40 PM
Following the success of the promoted tweets revenue model, Twitter is going a step further: They're rolling out the same model onto the iOS and Android version of the platform. The promoted tweets feature--which locks a specific tweet to the top of people's feeds--is already available on the mobile website (mobile.twitter.com). The feature will be rolled out in an update to iPhones and Android-based phones over the next few weeks.
- Megan Fox Wants to Have Kids with Austin Green
February 28 2012 3:46 PM
Megan Fox says she's eager to have children with her soul mate, Brian Austin Green, star of the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210. Fox tells all in the April issue of Cosmopoolitan magazine. Fox says that she currently has fun taking care of Green's 9-year-old son (who was mothered by Vanessa Marcil), but that one day she hopes to have her own kids.