09/01/2011, Today Sony launched the Sony Entertainment Network (SEN), for the first time uniting all its online music, video, and games services under one banner. Citing the merging of all the services as a way to unify all its products, the Sony Entertainment Network will be used to deliver content to Sony products such as its TVs, tablets, smartphones, computers, eBook readers, gaming consoles and more. The Sony Entertainment Network website […]
09/01/2011, Gaia Interactive, the successful social gaming community that counts more than 20 million monthly unique visitors, is launching, the mobile version of its famous Facebook game Monster Galaxy – Monster G for iOS. Monster Galaxy is played by over 15 million users per month on Facebook, ranked by AppData as a top10 game for the past six months. I like Gaia’s graphic style and Monster G looks great as well […]
09/01/2011, Rovi, the company behind DivX, has just launched DivX Plus Streaming, a solution that enables the streaming of secure DivX content to connected devices like set top boxes, Blu-Ray players, computers, consoles, smartphones and tablets.Although this may seem like something that already exists, having another option to get content on our favorite devices -using a proven technology- may be a good thing for the industry. Also, DivX Plus Streaming Plus […]
08/31/2011, According to reports online, it looks like Facebook has plans to launch its own music service next month. Apparently a CNBC technology correspondent, Jon Fortt, mentioned that his sources have informed him “that Facebook plans to launch its long rumored music service at the f8 conference on September 22nd. Now, it seems likely that Facebook won’t actually host the music, but will partner with others to do that.” Other than […]
08/31/2011, Google is pursuing its “everything web” endeavor and has just released new versions of GMail, Calendar and Google Docs that can work even when there is no internet connection (although Google Docs did have the feature on an ON and OFF basis). It’s great that Google is addressing this issue because networks are simply not always available, and this is the reason why “old” productivity apps like Microsoft Office or […]
08/31/2011, How big of an Apple fan are you? Are you a fan enough to bother snapping photos and creating a website detailing every single one of Apple’s products from more than 30 years ago? Well it seems that an Apple fan, Jonathan Zufi has done that via his website, Shrine of Apple.
08/31/2011, While geotagging your photographs is a great way for you to organize your photo collection and to let people know where you’ve been, it can also be a massive give away of your privacy. In case you’re not sure, geotagging is the act of tagging your photographs with location data. This means that people looking at your photographs will be able to pinpoint the map where the picture was taken. […]
08/31/2011, With each week that passes, we get new rumors of an Amazon tablet arriving soon, yet we still have yet to hear anything official from the company itself, well, according to The Next Web, it looks like that announcement might be here soon. It has been reported that a number of users have been granted access to a redesigned Amazon website that features a cleaner, less cluttered, and tablet-friendly appearance. […]
08/30/2011, GameSpothas just announced today the launch of its new on-demand, instant-play game demos service. Kicking off today, users will be able to start playing video game demos on their PCs just by following a link from the GameSpot review page of the game. The demos will be powered by the popular cloud streaming video game service, OnLive, that has been providing gamers with access to full games over a computer […]
08/30/2011, Good news for those of you serving in the US military – Google has just announced that all US service members will be able to make free calls home no matter where you are in the world. As long as you have a valid United States Military email address, you’ll be able to call any home phone phone number in the US for the awesome price of zero dollars a minute.All you […]
08/30/2011, Mozilla’s Firefox browser is no doubt a popular choice among all the browsers currently available, and even better news for those running on Android Honeycomb tablets as Mozilla revealed today in a blog post that they are working on a version of their browser that has been optimized for tablets.
08/30/2011, CNN has just announced that it was acquiring Zite, a digital magazine developer. CNN intends to keep Zite as a separate business and while it is not completely clear what CNN will do with it, it is evident that CNN takes digital media much more seriously than most established companies. The current CNN app is already one of the most popular news app for mobile devices, and the addition of […]
08/30/2011, While the name “The Pirate Bay” has become synonymous with illegal file-sharing, it looks like its founders are ready to turn over a new leaf with the launch of its new file-hosting service called BayFiles. The service will work similar to MegaUpload/Rapidshare – a service that allows users to upload files for personal storage or sharing purposes, and it will eventually compete with other cloud-storage services like Dropbox. Taking a […]