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News Corp. Ends “The Daily” News App

12/03/2012, It’s a sad day over at News Corp’s headquarters. You know it very well that the company’s “The Daily” digital newspaper is considered as the world’s first iPad-only news app. But users never expected the app to be going...

Rumor: Facebook could be interested in acquiring WhatsApp

12/03/2012, If you see someone with a smartphone, there is a good chance that they might have WhatsApp installed. After all while the app itself might be a paid app (for iOS it requires an upfront payment), it allows users to send messages to friends and family all...

7 Chinese Jailed In “Kidney For iPad” Trial

11/30/2012, Last year, we wrote to you about a boy in China who carelessly sold his kidney in order to buy an iPad 2. With the 20,000 yuan, roughly $3,085, that he received from the illegal operation, the 17-year old boy spent the “dirty money” on an iPad...

Samsung Bags 27 Wins In Good Design Awards

11/30/2012, The Good Design Award is a Japanese “comprehensive design evaluation and commendation system” that is based on the philosophy that “good design is essential and indispensable to everyday life.” This year, the Japan Institute of...

Microsoft Donates $250 Million To Partners In Learning Program

11/29/2012, Microsoft isn’t just concerned about making great products and raking in tons of money. The technology giant is also a generous benefactor to non-profit organizations. In October this year, Microsoft announced that its employee giving program, which...

Google Now Allows Book Pre-orders On Google Play

11/28/2012, Following the recent Google+ integration on Google Play, it seems that the Mountain View-based technology giant is now allowing customers to pre-order books on the Google Play Store. To try out the new feature, simply visit Google Play and click on the...

Windows Phone Store App Re-purchase Issue Fixed

11/27/2012, It was not too long ago where an anomaly was reported concerning in the Windows Phone Store, where users were informed that they had to re-purchase apps which they had already purchased. This issue seemed to have appeared for folks who were migrating to a...

Nokia Holding A Mysterious Event On The 28th Of November?

11/27/2012, Nokia seems to be preparing for a mysterious party or event on Wednesday, the 28th of November. The event is reportedly happening in London and popular DJ and producer deadmau5 is expected to rock the house with his signature style and groove. Judging...

Twitter Had Zero Contribution To Black Friday Revenue

11/26/2012, Hmmm, normally, one would take to social media to spread the word on a particular event or happening at the lowest cost possible, but it seems as though this Black Friday, social media proved to be far from effective. In an IBM study, it discovered that...

SuitSuit Washing Machine Suitcase

11/26/2012, I know that we here at Ubergizmo would love to bring you the latest kind of news concerning gizmos and gadgets, but once in a while we do come across a unique design for everyday items that we feel we need to share with the world. Case in point, the...

Goal Zero Brings Power To Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy

11/26/2012, Goal Zero employees and retail partners have managed to bring about $600,000 worth of portable power products to some areas affected by hurricane Sandy through their “You Buy One, We Give One” program where customers could help those in need....

Google Buys Wireless Internet Network Provider ICOA? [Updated]

11/26/2012, Google is moving beyond Fiber. The Internet and technology behemoth is announcing today that it has acquired wireless Internet network provider ICOA for $400 million. To those new to ICOA, the company is actually a provider of wireless and wired broadband...