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RIM Founder/CEO apologizes for BlackBerry outage [Video]

10/13/2011, The ongoing BlackBerry outage seems to be the main topic of interest over the past few days (just in time for the release of the iPhone 4S?) and a lot of people are unhappy. RIM is clearly aware of the fact and is doing all it can to solve the problem as...

Update from RIM about the BlackBerry service outage

10/13/2011, For those of you affected by the BlackBerry outage that’s been going on this week, RIM’s Chief Information Officier has sent out an email updating its customers on what’s been going on with the service, and what they’re doing to...

Blockbuster to take on Netflix with a streaming service

09/23/2011, Blockbuster, the once popular video rental service, filed for bankruptcy earlier this year and was snapped up by Dish Network but since then we haven’t heard much about it – until now. Dish Network and Blockbuster has sent out an invitation to the...

BayFiles: file hosting service from Pirate Bay founders

08/30/2011, While the name “The Pirate Bay” has become synonymous with illegal file-sharing, it looks like its founders are ready to turn over a new leaf with the launch of its new file-hosting service called BayFiles. The service will work similar to...

Adobe hints at picture cloud storage service

08/23/2011, Last week, Adobe wrote an interesting blog post discussing about the results of a question it asked its Facebook fans. The company had asked them about how they manage and back up their photo collections, which basically lead to a wave of responses that...

Redbox checks in with Foursquare

08/11/2011, Redbox, the movie and video game rental service has officially announced its integration with Foursquare, expanding its potential customer base to over 10 million registered Foursquare users. To commemorate the partnership, Redbox will be launching a 10...

T-Mobile announces Direct Carrier Billing

08/02/2011, It looks like carriers are hopping onto the mobile payment bandwagon of late. Verizon recently partnered with American Express to bring Serve payment to its customers, and now T-Mobile has just announced that it has partnered with Payfone to launch Direct...

Google Maps traffic info discontinued?

07/15/2011, It was only the other day we announced that Google had traffic information for some countries in Europe, and now it seems that was a short-lived feature. According to a Google Employee on the official Google Maps support forum, Google has decided to shut...

T-Mobile rolls out optional caller ID service

07/13/2011, Don’t you just hate it when you get calls from unknown numbers? You never know whether you should pick them up or you should avoid them. Well, T-Mobile customers now have the option to identify unknown callers, with T-Mobile’s new caller ID...

ucardo combines QR codes with business cards

07/07/2011, Since Hipscan popped up a few weeks ago to bring QR codes into the limelight, it feels like the black and white boxes are making a comeback. Another company taking advantage of QR codes for its virtual business card service has now surfaced, with an open...

Activision defends charging for Call of Duty Elite premium

06/03/2011, Activision has released a FAQ assuring Call of Duty players that the new “Elite” social-networking service will not be taking anything away from the games. It seems that people mistook Activision’s intent to add premium content to the...

Getaround CarKit lets you turn your car into a source of income

05/25/2011, Do you have a highly desirable car that people are always asking to borrow off you? Wish you could somehow turn that into a business?  Well, the folks over at Getaround seem to think you can. They’ve just announced the launch of the Getaround...

Google Music Beta invites rolling out

05/17/2011, Google’s music service that was launched last week at the Google I/O event is now finally making its way to the public for testing. Beginning this morning, Verizon Xoom owners have started receiving invitations to join the Google Music Beta. There...