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Google Hotpot now integrated with Places

04/11/2011, For those of you who always wondered why Hotpot was a separate service from Places, wonder no more. Google has finally taken the steps to combine Hotpot with their check-in based Google Places. The system for you to recommend, rate and review places is...

AVG LiveKive: yet another cloud backup system

04/07/2011, AVG has just launched LiveKive, a cloud-drive system that’s like Dropbox and pretty much every other cloud storage service out there. Even though AVG is fashionably late to the party, it has picked up important tips from its competitors and has...

Blockbuster to be acquired by Dish Network

04/06/2011, Blockbuster, the movie rental service on its way to bankruptcy has been saved from the jaws of death. Dish Network has just announced that they will be acquiring the movie rental chain for $228 million. While this saves Blockbuster from disappearing off...

T-Mobile available in 10 more markets

04/05/2011, T-Mobile has just announced that they’ve just added 10 more markets that now have access to their 4G HSPA+ network. Touted as the nation’s largest 4G network, T-Mobile’s 4G service now encompasses 167 markets and more than 200 million...

BabbleOn brings voice messages to Facebook

03/29/2011, If text isn’t expressive enough for you and you’re too camera shy to record video messages to post on Facebook, BabbleOn might be what you need. BabbleOn Technologies has just launched a new app that allows users to record and post voice...

Amazon launches Cloud Player

03/29/2011, It looks like Amazon has beat Apple and Google to the punch, by launching its cloud-based music player today. Aptly called Cloud Player, the service follows similar offers by smaller companies such as mSpot and AudioBox – by giving folks some storage...

Warner Brothers adds 5 more titles to Facebook movie rental lineup

03/28/2011, A couple of weeks ago, Warner Brothers and Facebook started a movie rental service on the popular social network, and it looks like response has been great. Warner Brothers as just announced that they will be adding 5 more titles to the lonely The Dark...

Netflix apologizes for downtime

03/24/2011, A few days ago, Netflix’s video streaming went down for a few hours, and while it wasn’t explained what caused the problem (technical issues was the vague response), the service was up and running again at night. However it seems that Netflix...

TomTom HD Traffic shows you which way not to take home

03/24/2011, Traffic jams are horrible, and (almost) nobody ever enjoys sitting through them. But thanks to modern technology, we now have solutions to bypass such problems. TomTom has just released its HD Traffic service online for free. This online map service does...

Lendle goes down for a day

03/23/2011, Lendle, the book lending service that provides an easy way for users to lend and borrow lendable Amazon books, was shut down yesterday when Amazon decided to revoke Lendle’s access to their APIs. The reason that Amazon gave was that Lendle does not...

REEM-H2, the humanoid service robot

03/18/2011, The REEM-H2, a humanoid robot that made its debut at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Complex awhile ago will be a lot more common in the future. After being impressed with its performance, the United Arab Emirates has ordered another twenty units that...

Samsung launches 3D video on demand service in Korea

03/16/2011, Great news for Samsung 3DTV owners with nothing to watch on their TVs. Samsung has officially announced the green light to their 3D video streaming service. It wasn’t specified when it will begin, but the 3D video on demand service will launch first...

Facebook to offer Groupon-style deals to its users

03/14/2011, After having some success with location-based deals with their Places feature, it looks like Facebook has plans to expand their discount/promo service to being more than just for check-ins. It has been reported that Facebook plans to test a...

Go800 lets you make calls using Twitter handles

03/08/2011, Even though we live in a world with such advanced technology that allows us to easily make free calls over the internet, one thing hasn’t gotten easier though – the memorization of phone numbers. It’s great that we have phones to store...