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Google+ Vanity URLs for Verified Profiles and Pages; YouTube App for PlayStation 3 Launches

YouTube app for PlayStation 3–for North American users is now available for free download from the PlayStation Store. The new app comes with a completely new experience, designed for the big screen and PS3 controls.

Here’s what you’ll find:

  • “Search: Finding the videos you want is easier than ever, with …

Microsoft Chart Comparing SkyDrive Vs Apple iCloud Vs Google Vs Dropbox; Skype App for PlayStation Vita Released

Also, with the announcement of Google Drive and a major update to Skydrive, Microsoft created a online chart comparing “SkyDrive Vs Apple iCloud Vs Google Vs Dropbox”. In the chart Microsoft touts that SkyDrive works seamlessly with Office and Windows:

  • Save a document from Microsoft Word on …

CES 2012: AT&T Announces Samsung Note, Galaxy S II Skyrocket HD, Exhilarate; Pantech Element and Burst Andorid Smartphones & Tablets

AT&T at CES 2012AT&T at CES 2012At the AT&T Developer Summit, at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas — AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets President and CEO Ralph de la Vega unveiled five smartphones and one tablet powered by 4G LTE and the Android platform that are planned for availability from AT&T in early 2012.

Yahoo! Annual Year in Review of 2011 Top Searches ‘iPhone, Casey Anthony, Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, Jennifer Lopez’ Leads Top Five

Yahoo! SearchYahoo! SearchThis year marks the first full year Yahoo! used has used the Bing search engine to primarily power Yahoo! search results, with Americans conducting nearly 3 billion searches a month on Yahoo.com.

The top search term of 2011 led by the iPhone, bypassing a reality TV star’s marriage and pending divorce, …

Bing’s Top 2011 Searches: ‘Justin Bieber, Casey Anthony, Maria Sharapova, Xbox’ and More!

Bing : LogoBing : LogoMicrosoft just posted the Bing searches, 2011 — “From royal weddings and rising pop superstars to concerns for human tragedy and the global economy, Bing’s most-searched terms of the year capture America’s mood in 2011,” blogged Microsoft.

According to the blog post, the “most searched” of 2011 on Bing includes:

NPD: Xbox 360 Sales Grew 21 Percent Year Over Year in October 2011

Xbox 360 KinectXbox 360 KinectThe NPD Group’s October 2011 data reveals that Xbox 360 turned in the most successful October on record, maintaining its lead in the current-generation console market for 16 out of the last 17 months.

“The Kinect for Xbox 360 continues its momentum with a growing portfolio of more than 75 new …

Xbox 360 Stays No. 1 Game Console, Sold 438,000 Units in September, NPD

Microsoft announced that the Xbox 360 continued its reign over its competitors in September and has now sold more units in the U.S. than any other console for 15 of the past 16 months.

According to latest data from the NPD Group, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 sold 438,000 units in September, making it the …

“Qwikster”: Netflix’s New Home for DVD-by-Mail Service

Netflix in a blog post announced of renaming and splitting their DVD-by-mail service into a new entity called “Qwikster,” which will also include video games.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that the move was prompted due to the two services (streaming and DVD-by-mail) slowly becoming two different businesses with …

Sony Entertainment Network: A Network Of Digital Entertainment

Sony has announced “Sony Entertainment Network”, a network of online services for music, video, and games.

The new division will have three different branches, including the Playstation Network which is in charge of the online console gaming service for the Playstation 3, the PSP and the upcoming PS Vita game consoles. The other …

Xbox 360 Holds 45% of U.S. Console Market, Sold 277,000 Units in July, NPD

The latest July 2011 NPD data revealed that Microsoft’s gaming console, “Xbox 360 led the U.S. console market for the seventh consecutive month and has sold more units in the U.S. than any other console for 13 of the past 14 months.”

Though the video-game console and software market …

BBC iPlayer App for PS3/TVs Launched – BBC Wants iPlayer on Xbox 360

BBC just launched a brand new version of their “BBC iPlayer” service for TVs. The new version gives audiences the control they want directly on the TV in the United Kingdom, in a design custom-built for the living room, so the BBC iPlayer experience feels just like TV.

The …

Free-to-play Games Support by Micro-transactions on Xbox 360 Are “Inevitable”

Free-to-play games supported by micro-transactions on Xbox 360 are “inevitable”, according to one developer. In a recent chat on Eurogamer Todd Harris, the head of High-Rez Studios, says that Microsoft is in talks about letting free-to-play games like Tribes Ascend be allowed on its Xbox Live Arcade game download service.

T3 Gadget Awards 2011: Shortlist of Entrants and Award Categories Unveiled

British monthly Tomorrow’s Technology Today (T3), which specializes in gadgets, gizmos and other technology, is out today with its shortlist of technology products, brands and personalities for 2011.

T3 Gadget Awards, one of the biggest tech awards in the UK informally recognized as the “technology Oscars”, already has over 350,000 user votes.

Health Care Industry Started Utilizing Xbox 360 and Kinect to Help Surgeons in the OR

The health care industry has discovered it can tap into the innovative wonders of an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 or an Android smartphone apps to avoid the rising medical costs — bloated by expensive, complicated machines — are wrecking the nation’s economic health, while off-the-shelf consumer gadgets keep getting cheaper and more powerful.

Microsoft Now Owns ‘Microsoft-Sony.com’ and ‘Sony-Microsoft.com’ Domain Names!

It seems some eagle eyed users have picked up some strange new domain name registrations by the official Microsoft domain name registrar.

Users over NeoGaf have found domain names “sony-microsoft.com” and “microsoft-sony.com” which is registered by the “Microsoft Corporation Domain Administrator” via “Corporate Domains, Inc.”

A quick background check verifies this …