Sex toys are A-OK for women but still taboo for men. Why? “What do you think of sex toys for men?” I asked on Google+. “Not cool!” responded a guy instantly. Exactly--the general consensus seems to be that men's sex toys are creepy, hilarious and/or kind of shameful. Show More Summary
Android: Google's awesome voice commands have been able to send text messages for a while. With a recent update, however, you can finally do the same with Hangouts instant messages. Read more...
Microsoft on Thursday released a preview of the next generation of its popular corporate videoconferencing and instant messaging software. That software was formerly known as Lync but will now be called Skype for Business. The new Skype...Show More Summary
Searching for flights via Google Flight has instantly become more informative and useful. Thanks to a recently inked deal with Routehappy, Google Flight users will now be able to see which upcoming flights have Wi-Fi options available...Show More Summary
Google Feud is a web game based on the Google API. Pick a category - there are 4: Culture, People, Names, and Questions - then the results are pulled instantly from Google's autocomplete.Google Feud provides the first half of a search query, and you fill in the rest. Your goal is to guess as many of the most popular queries as you can. The Presurfer
Instant messengers and video chatting go hand in hand with social networks. Facebook has Facebook Messenger, Twitter has direct messaging, and Google+ has Hangouts. However, Hangouts is a bit more than just the private messenger behind Google+ and Gmail, as Hangouts also powers one of the better live video broadcasting platforms on the net right now. Show More Summary
We’re connoisseurs of great Chrome extensions here at TNW, so Google’s latest was an instant addition to our browsers. Google Art Project, developed by the Google Cultural Institute, puts fine art on every new tab you open. The extension shows great artworks from the collections of museums and galleries around the world. Show More Summary
AUTHOR’s NOTE: Three minutes ago, I poured hot water over a Nissin “Souper Meal” of instant ramen. The goal of this article is to inform readers so efficiently that they can finish this article before, finished myself, I’ve set down my chopsticks. —M.C.Read full article >>
Blackberry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has proudly announced hitting a major milestone for the company. After only one year and a half of being available on the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Play Store, Blackberry’s instant messaging app, BBM, has been downloaded 100 million times as reported on CNET. “100 million is great, but a billion is even better. BBM […]
He invented instant ramen, that favorite of college students.
"Just add a little hot water and go from hungry to happy in record time." Today would have been the 105th birthday of Momofuku Ando, inventor of instant ramen and Cup Noodles, the college dorm room staple, and one of the quickest meals known to modern man. Ando, a Taiwanese-Japanese businessman, founded Nissin Food Products Co., Ltd. Show More Summary
Here's the doodle. Taiwanese-Japanese businessman Momofuku Ando is credited with introducing the world to instant ramen: In 1958, he founded Nissin Foods, a company that popularized Cup Noodles, among other products. He believed that...Show More Summary
Peel off lid. Pour boiling water. Steep for three minutes. Stir well and serve.
The best way to get along in a foreign country is to know the local lingo. But if you don't, your smartphone can help you cheat your way through. The instant picture translation feature rolled into Google Translate last month is only a tap away, though you shouldn't take everything it says at face value. Read more...
The internet has been an invaluable tool for obtaining information, but there are times when you can’t rely on a combination of Wikipedia, Yahoo Answers, and forum posts you found in a desperate Google search. But what about a service that lets you video call experts for a face-to-face consultation? That’s what Vexbook is doing. Show More Summary
Anyone up for a challenge? Hi all, Liz back with you this week! Most of you would probably agree we live in an “instant gratification” society. If there is something you don’t like in your life, well, all you need to do is Google it and see how you can quickly change it. We all [...]Show More Summary
Google has released an impressive phablet last year, the Motorola-built Nexus 6, and the handset's massive screen instantly sets it apart from the competition. Meanwhile, Samsung has taken the experimental route with its Galaxy Note Edge, a smartphone that is designed to set itself apart from the Korean company's other best-selling devices.
Uber takes on Google, Twitter helps new users, RadioShack looks to shut up shop, Adobe PaintCan helps you draw, Bayonetta comes to your browser, and Mr. Selfie ignores everybody. Uber Develops Autonomous Taxi Fleet There’s no way Elon Musk sits the Google/Uber feud out. Show More Summary
In just the past few years, Robert McMillan writes in Wired magazine, dramatic advances have been made in the field of artificial intelligence. With Skype’s “Star-Trek-like instant translation capabilities,” Google’s self-driving cars...Show More Summary