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Sidequesting caught the new edition of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, based on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, at a car show in Detroit. While we'll probably see this thing again as the game gets closer to release (likely at next week's big Call of Duty XP convention), here's your first chance to s...

August 24th 2011 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Google's reportedly trying to put all of its product eggs into one self-branded basket. According to Mashable, two of its most popular services -- Picasa and Blogger -- may go under the branding knife and come out the other side looking like 'Google Photos' and 'Google Blogs.' With the exception of...

July 5th 2011 at 10:27pm 0 Comments
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Over in Acer HQ, it's out with the old and in with the new. Having bid ciao to former CEO Gianfranco Lanci, the Taiwanese company is now slapping a fresh coat of paint and a softer typeface upon its corporate identity. The new Acer green is lighter and brighter and the more rounded new shape looks...

April 11th 2011 at 2:34pm 0 Comments
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Nokia's current typeface -- Nokia Sans -- feels like one of the great constants in the consumer electronics industry, a design that instantly screams "Nokia" the moment you see it (for better or worse). That kind of strong, tight brand recognition from something as basic and simple as a character o...

March 27th 2011 at 3:08pm 0 Comments
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You had to know this was coming. Apple, which is already engaged in a heated battle with Microsoft to prove that it deserves the sole rights over its "App Store" trademark claim, has filed suit against Amazon for "improper use" of the same. Amazon's Android Appstore seems to have been intentionally...

March 21st 2011 at 8:54pm 0 Comments
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I want to relate an interesting story my brother told me the other day about one fascinating -- and negative -- way Apple is affecting children in the classroom. My brother is a grade school teacher, and recently he's noticed an alarming trend in his students' grammar, specifically capitalization....

February 17th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The lynchpin for all discussions of open web standards, HTML5, has been spruced up with a dedicated logo from its parent organization, the W3C. We'd wax poetic about it, but that job has already been done: "It stands strong and true, resilient and universal as the markup you write. It shines as bri...

January 18th 2011 at 9:25pm 0 Comments