11/24/2013, It was reported recently that Facebook use amongst teens was starting to decline. Quite a lot was written about this as people speculated that perhaps the world’s biggest social network was no longer “cool” enough for most teens to use. During Facebook’s last earnings call, CFO David Ebersman said that the company “did see a decrease in daily users partly among younger teens.” These few words sparked hundreds of articles […]
11/22/2013, If you’ve listened to a pop music station this past summer, we’re sure you’re aware Pharrell Williams has been absolutely everywhere. Pharrell was included in two of this summer’s hottest songs: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.” Pharrell has released a new song called “Happy,” and if you’ve watched Despicable Me 2, we’re sure the song will song very familiar to you.
11/22/2013, We’re sure everyone has the Monday blues, and that everyone also looks forward to Fridays as well, after all TGIF, right? Well if you were thinking about clocking out a tad early and want a valid excuse for doing so, how about simulating a computer problem? Dubbed the Happy Hour Virus, this is basically a website which you can use to simulate a variety of problems, ranging from “Kernel Panic”, […]
11/21/2013, Microsoft today announced a new service called Office 365 Message Encryption. Through the service, users can send encrypted emails not only within their company or organization, but also outside it to people who’re using any other email service from any provider. Office 365 Message Encryption is actually a version of Exchange Hosted Encryption, it includes all features of EHE plus new ones such as the ability to apply custom branding to […]
11/21/2013, Ever since Google revealed its Chromecast, companies have been slow, but steady, to support their streaming content device. Companies like Hulu and Pandora have shown their support for the Chromecast, and today, one of the most popular streaming video service for a premium cable company has just announced they’re supporting the device. Of course, we’re talking about HBO GO.
11/21/2013, It’s that time of year again. No – we’re not referring to the upcoming holiday season or the end of the year. We’re talking about that magical time that comes once a year where Microsoft launches another “Scroogled” campaign against its competitor, Google. This year’s Scroogled campaign isn’t just a simple way to promote Microsoft products over Google. Instead, this year, Microsoft has decided to allow you to pay for […]
11/21/2013, If you’re thinking about a place to go for the weekend, or perhaps planning a major tour around the US or Europe with family and friends, it’s best to plan the places you want to visit, how to get there, and find out what sort of attractions are around that area as well. If you’re an avid user of Pinterest, the social media website has announced a new feature called […]
11/19/2013, When we tweet, update our status, or post a photo onto Instagram, we don’t really think too much about it. In fact it seems that despite all outcries of invasion of privacy from the government, we are all too willing to share where we are, what we are doing, what we are thinking, and how we look like with complete strangers on the internet. It seems innocent enough, at least […]
11/19/2013, Just last month, Twitter announced it would make it possible for anyone to send a user of their service a direct message as long as you’re following them. This idea is certainly a departure from the current method of direct messaging, which requires both parties to follow one another. The new feature was said to be slowly rolled out and accessed through a user’s settings, although it looks like Twitter […]
11/19/2013, A number of questionable “words” were added to the Oxford Dictionaries earlier this year, which included phablet, bitcoin and twerk. One word that we’re sure many of you groaned at its inclusion was the word “selfie.” Well – prepare to groan a little bit more as Oxford Dictionaries has announced selfie has been named the word of the year.
11/19/2013, If you have been wondering what’s up with your Facebook chat feature today, it turns out that the issues you’re experiencing is not on your end, but rather on Facebook’s end as the company has recently announced that they are testing out a new chat feature. This chat feature, in case you have not noticed, will now display whether the user is on the web version of Facebook, or if […]
11/18/2013, Over the past few months the world has gained considerable insight into the clandestine data collection operations of the National Security Agency, courtesy of former CIA analyst Edward Snowden. A number of major companies were named in those leaked top secret documents, companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and more. A cache of documents recently leaked by Snowden alleged that the NSA is capable of tapping into Google and Yahoo’s […]
11/18/2013, Google is taking a proactive approach to filtering out search results for the sexual abuse of underage children as they’ve announced they’re teaming up with Microsoft to completely rid its service from these kinds of search results. Eric Schmidt announced Google’s initiative to the British press earlier today as the company has hired a team of 200 Google employees to come up with a solution over the past three months, […]
11/14/2013, While Instagram was designed for people to share photos with each other, it has also become a mecca for people to post photos of their food, and to be honest it does get a bit overwhelming at times. For the most part a lot of the photos are somewhat decent, and while they probably won’t be hung in national art galleries or taken on photo tours around the world anytime […]