Breaking: Ohio Man Wins Apple 50 Billionth App Download Contest

The 50 billionth app downloaded on iOS (I wonder how they keep track) was downloaded by Brandon Ashmore of Mentor, Ohio. He'll be walking away with a $10,000 itunes giftcard for his troubles (not shabby).  Ashmore downloaded "Say the Same Thing", a word game created by internet-famous band, OKGO (Remember the guys who did the music video on treadmills). They happen to have made two of my favorite videos on Youtube, so to celebrate Brandon's win, I've posted them below. Enjoy. More details on the contest.   … [Read more...]

Dancing Drones! (Video)

There's nothing more fun than drones, as proven by this synchronized performance by several Parrot AR Drones which danced in sync with music (unless you're a terrorist dodging hellfires from a Predator- but that's another story). This all went down at CES this week, and it was just one of the many incredible things on the floor we'll be covering. Enjoy. Give this article a like/tweet/+1 if you love technology.   … [Read more...]

Exclusive Review: New Myspace (2013)

Today I take on the challenge of reviewing a site long-irrelevant and begging for a comeback. Myspace used to be on top of social media, and then they got downright creepy, lost to facebook, and hit rock bottom. Now myspace tries to reinvent themselves under the notion of a creative a music based social network, and I'd like to share my experience using their private beta with you. Stick around for the giveaway below! John Lennon once said "Give Myspace a chance" or something like that, so after not logging in for six years I gave them a completely open mind. To understand the new Myspace … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Songza: Listen To Top Tunes for Free With Marvelous Music Concierge

Of the thousands of music apps and services out there, perhaps none is more unique than Songza, a fantastic free app available for both Android and iOS. Think of Songza as a cross between Spotify, Siri, and Pandora. It builds in a killer free music library, a unique music-discovery engine, and a very solid player, which makes it my streaming music app of choice. The experience starts when you open the app. You're presented with a series of choices based on time of day and time of year that help you determine what you listen to. The choices at 6PM on December 23rd for example read "It's … [Read more...]