College Football Coach Bans Players From Twitter

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Washington State football coach Mike Leach has banned his Cougars from tweeting. And not only that, he’s soliciting enforcement help from fans and media. “Twitter’s now banned around here, so don’t expect anything on Twitter,” he told the Spokane, Wash., Spokesman-Review. “Twitter’s banned and quite frankly, if after today you see anything on Twitter from […]

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Fall TV Goes Social: 6 CW Shows to Watch

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The fall 2012 television slate comes with improved digital strategies from all TV networks. This week, we’ve already looked at the online arsenals from NBC and Fox. Today, let’s check in on the CW, which has amped up its offering on social, second screen and streaming to appease its young, digitally savvy audience. Here are […]

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You Can Now Make Restaurant Reservations via Foursquare

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See a restaurant you like on Foursquare? Instead of adding it to your to-do list, you can now make a reservation directly through Foursquare’s mobile apps. Foursquare has partnered with OpenTable to provide the service. It won’t work with every restaurant — just the 25,000 that allow online booking through OpenTable. Qualifying restaurants will have […]

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25 of YouTube’s Funniest Sports Fails

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Sports Fails 1. Golf Cart Fail This runaway vehicle wreaked minor on-field havoc following a high school football championship in Texas last December. But a heroic bystander hopped aboard and put on the brakes. No casualties occurred, and the clip immediately became Internet legend. 2. Penalty Kick Fail Watch out for the ricochet, goalie! This […]

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The Top 5 Things Parents Should Never Do on Facebook

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Dan Tynan has been writing about technology since Steve Ballmer had hair. He is a contributing editor for Family Circle, where he writes about techno-parenting; he blogs about social media and privacy for IDG publications and is the co-founder of a disreputable humor blog. Tynan is the father of two smart-yet-sassy teenagers who consider him […]

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‘World’s Best Father’ Turns to Kickstarter to Fund Calendar

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We’ll go ahead and spoil it. Dave Engledow might not be the World’s Best Father. But we’re pretty sure he’s in the running for the World’s Most Creative Father. Everything started in 2010, when his daughter Alice Bee was born. Dave started painstakingly documenting her life from behind his camera lens, confident that one day […]

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iTunes 11 Finally Available for Download

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At long last, iTunes 11 is finally available for download. Apple was originally supposed to release iTunes 11 — a total revamp of the longstanding music and apps manager in October. The launch was then delayed because of “engineering difficulties.” Reports surfaced earlier this week that Apple would release iTunes 11 within its promised November […]

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