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It’s PIPA, Not Pippa! Get It Right, Twitter SOPA Bill Protesters [IMAGES]

There’s a lot of talk right now about the Web blackout for PIPA and SOPA. And, of course, some folks are mighty confused. That’s where we come in. 

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What Websites Went Dark For the SOPA Blackout? [IMAGES]

On Tuesday, we told you about some of the sites — Wikipedia, Reddit and the Cheezburger network among them — that planned to go dark today in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA), anti-piracy legislation under consideration by the US Congress.

They weren’t the only stops on the internet to take a stand — here’s a roundup of some of the most prominent peaceful protestors.

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Your Music, News, and Weather – Now on radioPup 2.0!

Have you checked out the new radioPup 2.0?

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Twitter Users Completely Freak Out Over the SOPA and PIPA Blackout [IMAGES]

Who would’ve thought that a simple Congressional bill aimed at ending online piracy with the same potential to censor the entire internet community would cause such a mass panic? But that’s exactly what’s going on, especially with Twitter users.

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Courtesy of Danny Gallagher via iPhone/KCTV
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Want to Know How Words with Friends Helped Save a Man’s Life? [VIDEO]

The popular iPhone game Words with Friends can do just about anything: make people smarter, bring people together, even make Alec Baldwin seem even kookier than he already is. Now, it’s literally saving lives.

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Beatles & Queen Come Together For Some Fat Bottomed Girls [VIDEO]

The Beatles and Queen two iconic British bands have been blended together in seamless fashion for a great version of "Come Together," and "Fat Bottomed Girls."

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PlayStation vs. Xbox — Which Is Better?

In one corner, we have PlayStation, the video game console engineered by Sony that’s currently in it’s third evolution on top of its PSP, PS Vita and PlayStation Move installments. Along with game play, users can stream movies and TV shows through Netflix and Hulu, listen to music and more.

In the other, we have Xbox, Microsoft’s sixth-generation console that was the first technology in the game world to feature a hard disk drive, which eliminated the need for memory cards. The newest installment, Xbox 360 with Kinect, gives players the ability to use their own bodies and voice as the controllers.

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Got a New Baby? Yes, There’s an App for That

Between feedings, diapers and naps, new parents have a lot to think about. And yes, for all you inquiring tech-savvy parents, there’s an app to help track all that. In fact, there are several. The real question, however, is, “Are they worth the download?”

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Ozzy Osbourne’s Speech Is Finally Intelligible, Thanks to a New iPhone App

As anyone who’s ever watched an episode of ‘The Osbournes’ is no doubt aware, Black Sabbath singer and solo star Ozzy Osbourne can be somewhat difficult to understand when he isn’t singing — but it isn’t just the sloppy diction of a legendary rock star that’s to blame: Ozzy hails from Birmingham, where the thick “Brummie accent” was recently voted the “least cool” in all of England.

But help is on the way, thanks to an intrepid software developer who’s bringing a little gadget called the iBrummie app to your iPhone.

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Need Inspiration? Watch Steve Jobs Explain His Unique Vision of the World [VIDEO]

Steve Jobs may be gone, but his legacy persists in technological breakthroughs and life-changing gadgets. As the tech visionary explains in this clip from the PBS documentary ‘Steve Jobs: One Last Thing,’ the ability to change the world in such a way is attainable to everyone.

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Taggie Smartphone App Helps Kids Make Smart Food Choices [VIDEO]

If you’re someone who wants your kids to know more about food — something we should all know more about — you’ll probably find a new app in development pretty interesting.

Taggie, the brainchild of recent Dutch design school graduate Niels van Hoof, uses your smartphone camera to scan a barcode of food items. It then launches a 3D augmented reality animation to give children a short, fun lesson about the food’s origin, growth process, and different varieties.

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Comedian Patrice O’Neal Has Passed Away, Twitter Is First with the Scoop

Comedian, radio personality and actor Patrice O’Neal passed away at the age of 41 on Monday night. He suffered a stroke in October and never returned to good health.

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