A gem of a YouTube video, featuring former Republican House leader and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, is making the online rounds today.

In it, Newt muses about cell phones and the lack of a term for one that's also Internet-enabled, apparently unaware that this is what "smart phone" means.

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At one time a mainstay of email and Internet communication, Hotmail is officially dead.

In related news, Hotmail was apparently not officially dead until this week. Who knew!

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Offering candid assessments of their less-than-stellar accommodations, some prison inmates are having way too much fun with review site Yelp.

Yes, purported inmates, employees and visitors have all been logging on to dish the details about penitentiaries from Rikers Island to San Quentin.

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Ah, technology. Is there anything it can't do in this day and age?

It's certainly led to some high-tech marriage proposals in recent years, but this one, made with the aid of a drone, may have set the new high water mark.

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Venture capitalists Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, a.k.a. the Winklevoss Twins or Winklevii if you will, now claim to own about 1 percent of all bitcoins.

That's about $11 million worth of the beloved, digital quasi-currency that has acquired a following among hackers, libertarians and other non-conformists.

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A photo published by French blog Nowhereelse purports to give readers their first look at Apple's new iPad.

The company, of course, just came out with an updated version of this tablet in November, but it's safe to assume another is on the way in 2013.

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