Molly McHugh

Molly McHugh

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Before coming to Digital Trends, Molly worked as a freelance writer, occasional photographer, and general technical lackey. She's a sucker for animated GIF blogs, hours-long Wikipedia hunts, road trips, YouTube binges, and the Portland Trail Blazers. Molly is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications (go Ducks). You can find her on Twitter (@iammollymchugh) and Instagram (@mollygrams).

Groupon announces expansion and scoops up Ludic Labs

While the Google-Groupon deal is still up in the air, the daily deals titan has made a few acquisitions itself, and is introducing its a more fully-featured format.

Computing

Nielsen survey shows Apple, Android win popularity contest – is anyone surprised?

Nielsen's latest survey results show Apple and Android as the upgrade of choice for smartphone consumers, with RIM lagging behind despite its respectable market share.

Android Army

California man goes to court for modifying Xbox 360

In a landmark case, one gamer is being taken to court for installing chips in Xbox consoles enabling users to play illegally obtained games.

Apple

Google delays its secret social networking project

Looks like Facebook can dominate the market a little bit longer, as Google is pushing back its social plans as far back as April 2011.

Computing

Forget the Nook, the Kindle’s competition is the iPad

A new survey shows that consumers are beginning to favor the iPad as an e-reader. Will it eventually dethrone the Kindle?

Apple

Sony confirms shipping, not selling, 4.1 million Move units

After making big news of booming Move sales, Sony has backpedled a bit and clarified that the numbers indicate units shipped to retailers, not sales to consumers.

Gaming

TurningArt lets you decorate without committing

Change is good, and in the age of Netflix and e-readers we’ve embraced that sentiment more than ever. Now, TurningArt brings the same approach to the picture frame.

Computing

New rumors peg Google’s price for Groupon at more than $5 billion

And so it continues. The most recent news claims Google is willing to pay upwards of $5 billion for the daily deals site Groupon.

Computing

China, and hackers, react to WikiLeaks release

WikiLeaks continues to be attacked by Internet enemies and now China is censoring the site. Still, this is just the beginning of the repercussions following Cablegate.

Computing

App cons Facebook users with promise of revealing profile viewers

An app claiming to show users their profiles' viewers scams them into allowing access to their profiles, and it has taken hold on the site.

Computing

Facebook hosts meandering Q&A with George W. Bush

An interview with George W. Bush and Mark Zuckerberg went on quite a few tangents, failing to focus on much, but establishing that the former president does enjoy the iPad.

Apple

Virgin’s iPad-exclusive magazine, Project, hits e-shelves tonight

Looks like Rupert Murdoch wasn't the alone one interested in marketing an iPad-only magazine, and he's definitely not going to be the first. Virgin's Project is set to launch in the App Store tonight.

Apple

BendDesk rolls your workplace into a touchscreen

An early prototype of the touch workspace could combine everything on your desk into an impressive, multi-touch piece of furniture.

Computing

Cablegate, server crashes light up WikiLeaks over holiday weekend

It's been a busy weekend for WikiLeaks, first with a crashed server followed by threats of legal action coming its way. Now that the latest US secrets are out, what's in store for the government transparency site?

Computing

Did Google buy Groupon for $2.5 billion over the weekend?

It looks like the rumors may be true, and that Google has acquired Groupon in a $2.5-billion-dollar deal.

Computing