01/27/2012, Twitter has hopped aboard the censorship bandwagon, announcing (or rather, tweeting would have been more appropriate, although it would be pretty hard to squeeze in everything that they want to say of such magnitude in 140 characters or less) that they will start to filter messages as well as prevent them from being seen in several locations around the globe. According to their blog post, they did acknowledge that select […]
01/20/2012, UC Technology has unveiled what they call a Tweeting Sensor, where it is a device that will post temperature and humidity data to Twitter at regular intervals, allowing you to check on it remotely on Twitter through various means including a smartphone, tablet or computer. Basically, the Tweeting Sensor was explained this way, “You connect this device to the Internet and plug in the AC adapter. You can also connect […]
12/29/2011, In an effort to combine social media with art, Matt Richardson has built a laser gun that shoots out tweets, which we guess based on the photo above could be interpreted as art (it is subjective after all). The “laser gun” is a combination of Twitter feeds taken across the web, an Arduino microcontroller, an ultra-violet laser diode and glow-in-the dark surfaces.
12/28/2011, While it is usually frowned upon to use your cellphone when you’re in a place like a theater or cinema, it looks like it won’t be a problem if you’re going to be in Boston. According to reports online, a number of theaters in the city of Boston will be offering special “Tweet seats” that will allow users to Tweet and blog while watching a show. Event organizers have come […]
12/20/2011, It has been reported that Lady Gaga, one of the most popular pop stars of this generation, had her Facebook and Twitter account hacked. The hackers then used her account to send messages to all her fans – inviting them to submit their details to win free iPad 2 tablets. Here’s what one of the Tweets said:
12/19/2011, Don’t you find it rather interesting that the Arab Spring this year kicked off in such a great force across different countries throughout the Middle East, thanks to the power of social networks like Facebook and Twitter? The House of Saud have been rather wise in introducing more reforms to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia gradually to keep their people happy, instead of suppressing them like those living in Libya, […]
12/12/2011, Now this is definitely an unprecedented case, where tweets actually caused the overturn of a US death row conviction. Erickson Dimas-Martinez, who was convicted last year of killing a 17-year-old, actually had his conviction overturned by a US court simply because a juror’s tweets was deemed to have been inappropriate after his musings were spotted online for all and sundry to see. This is also in line with a warning […]
12/08/2011, It wasn’t too long ago since Twitter introduced the current layout we use now on the official website, but it looks like the company is keen on starting the New Year with a new layout. Twitter has announced today a brand new version of the microblogging service. Dubbed #letsfly, this new layout isn’t a drastic change from the current layout, with the main changes being your timeline now appearing on […]
12/07/2011, It goes without saying that it is anathema to those who do not turn off their smartphones in a theater environment, be it plays, musicals, operas and the like – unless, of course, you’re a teeny bopper who thinks that Justin Bieber is the next best thing since sliced bread. Well, here is something interesting for you to ponder over – it seems that theaters are now working on a […]
12/06/2011, If you’ve got multiple Twitter accounts and you’re using the official Twitter app for BlackBerry to Tweet, we’ve got some good news for you. RIM has announced a new update that will let folks like you Tweet from multiple accounts without having to constantly sign in and out. The update brings the app up to version 2.1 and introduces multi-account support. Now switching accounts to send a tweet from is […]
12/01/2011, It is one thing for someone to have all the potential in the world, and another to ensure that such potential is maximized and not wasted. Well, the eMac that was introduced by Apple back in 2002 was one large beast, targeting the education market primarily, where Apple eventually moved to make them available across the board. It was a heavy machine, no doubt about it, and having been discontinued […]
12/01/2011, Sony Bravia 2011 owners will be pleased to know that Sony has issued a firmware update for your television set, bringing to you a variety of new features that we’re guessing most of you will appreciate.
11/28/2011, It’s going to be awhile more before we get our hands on the PlayStation Vita, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t learn anything new about it. Last week, the first Tweet from a PlayStation Vita was fired out and retweeted by countless people, and now we finally get to see how it was done. The folks over at Sony have released a video demonstrating the Social Essentials app on […]
11/23/2011, In life, there is plenty of “firsts” involve – who can forget the first time they kissed a girl, and how about that girlfriend of yours with the first night spent together on a romantic riverside cruise, never mind that both of you are more interested at staring at one another rather than look around and enjoy nature’s luscious surroundings? Well, when it comes to the world of video games, […]