11/23/2011, Are you living in Europe and use the Desire S as your smartphone of choice? If you are, then you will be pleased to hear that HTC Europe has just announced that folks who rely on the HTC Desire S as their primary tool of communication in that part of the world will finally be on the receiving end of the latest firmware update via Over The Air (OTA). Just […]
11/18/2011, Social media and networking has certainly exploded in a big way over the past few years, with Twitter being one of the main channels used to deliver breaking news. Well, just like how Twitter proved to be a huge influence in the life of Ashton Kutcher, I guess his break up with his wife also generated a whole lot of interest over the micro blogging site. How about Twitter in […]
11/17/2011, This one was a given, but we can’t help but love it when it has been officially confirmed. The Samsung Galaxy S2 has been officially confirmed by Samsung UK to receive the Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 update, although there was no dates mentioned, apart from the promise that they will keep us posted.
11/15/2011, The Exhibit Bar in London, together with Captive Media, have fitted a hands free gaming system in the toilets of all places. It seems that this was done in an attempt to lure customers over by creating a “buzz” about the venue, and according to Captive Media’s research, these bathroom gaming systems have had a significant impact on the sales as well (a positive impact, we hope).
11/11/2011, What does the Internet and Lego Mindstorms NXT have to do with one another? Everything it seems, as Dexter Industries intends to bring the Internet to the Lego Mindstorms NXT’s footsteps. Some of the more fun activities involve a robot who actually sends tweets to (where else but) Twitter. The program used by Dexter Industries will rely on a twitter service at Tweet Library for Arduino as well as the […]
11/02/2011, There are a plethora of Twitter clients out there, but there’s one thing that they all need and it’s for you to have your own Twitter account. But what if you don’t ever intend to Tweet and just want to follow Twitter feeds for news? After all, Twitter is a great source of real time information that you can’t get anywhere else. That’s where Meet The Tweet comes in.
11/02/2011, Twitter is a very interesting tool. Besides serving as a source of news or a form of communication for a large number of people worldwide, people have also been studying how tweets have an impact on our lives and world around us. For example, recently there was a study on tweets that showed how the moods of people changed throughout the day.
10/25/2011, Minecraft fans out there, some of you guys might have been excited when Minecraft for the Xbox 360 was announced back in E3, and we’re sure that there are plenty of you guys out there who may have been hoping that it would also make its way over onto other consoles, such as the PlayStation 3 or the Nintendo Wii.
10/20/2011, Some researchers recently published the findings of a very interesting study: how the moods of people change throughout the day. According to their study of around 2.4 million users, people usually start the day full of optimism, gradually get more negative though the day, and recover at around 6.30PM. Moods are at their highest points during the weekend. The researchers did this by looking into keywords that were being used […]
10/12/2011, As most of you should know by now (if you’ve upgraded your iOS devices) that Twitter is fully integrated into iOS 5. Now what does this all mean? Well, if you’re a huge user of Twitter, it basically means good news, and for those of you who don’t use Twitter – it doesn’t change your life. Twitter integration with iOS makes it extremely easy and convenient to share your activities […]
10/11/2011, A new Twitter phishing scam has been on the rise recently, and this time it takes the form of a direct message from hijacked accounts sending out concerned messages to its followers. The messages are something along the lines of: “I saw a real bad blog about you, you seen this?” with a shortened URL for you to click on. Clicking on it won’t do anything nasty right away, but […]
10/10/2011, It might seem rather strange that Twitter does not yet own the “tweet” or “Tweet” trademark – but I guess all of that has changed now. Apparently, the word is a registered trademark of a company known as Twittad, where they claim to be “the largest and most effective form of sponsored advertising on Twitter.” The company actually trademarked the word “tweet” after making the most of its slogan “Let […]
10/07/2011, If you’re the owner of a Nook Color e-book reader, then you will be pleased to know that a dedicated Twitter application has just been released for it, making a jab at the Twitter name by being known as Tweek. Developed by boutique software consultancy DIG in Tampa, it might not be the first app on the Nook Color that supports Twitter, but its claim to fame is this is […]
10/07/2011, What’s the best way to go through the tweets on your timeline without having to read them? You get them read to you of course! Tweet Speaker, a recently released app for iOS devices does just that. Like its name, Tweet Speaker is a Twitter client that does more than just show you your tweets in a snazzy-looking interface. It reads your tweets to you so that you can focus […]