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Amazon Silk Web Browser raises privacy concerns

10/14/2011, We’ve previously mentioned that Amazon’s Silk Web Browser isn’t exactly new technology – Opera has been doing it for years now. While the latter company has gone about its business without raising any concerns, it looks like Amazon...

Nimbuzz lets you make iPhone to PC calls

10/13/2011, FaceTime was introduced for the iPhone 4 last year as a way for iPhones to make free video calls to each other over WiFi. Since then it has expanded to other iOS devices such as the iPad and iPod Touch, as well as Mac OS X desktops and laptops, but not on...

Google introduces Maps with WebGL

10/13/2011, Great news for fans of Google Maps, Google has just announced a brand new update for desktop version of Google Maps which enables WebGL support. What this means is that it’ll be able to harness the power of your graphics card without the need to...

Verizon makes changes to its privacy policy

10/13/2011, For Verizon customers: just in case you haven’t noticed or haven’t bothered to pay attention, the carrier has recently made a significant change to its privacy policy for mobile users this week. Its privacy policy now mentions that in order to...

Twitter fully integrated into iOS 5

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...

Pearltrees Visual Content Curation for iPad

10/11/2011, Pearltrees is a web-based visual content curation service that launched two years ago, and I was one of the first to publish about it before its official launch at LeWeb in December 2009. At that time, I labeled the web application as a “visual mapping...

Zynga Launches New Games

10/11/2011, Today, Zynga is launching 10 products that the company has been working on for some time. Zynga realizes that people are busy and on the move, but at the same time it knows that gaming is something that its customers really like. Zynga doesn’t aim to...

Twitter phishing scam pretends to be concerned about you

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...

Microsoft details Bing for Windows Phone 7.5

10/11/2011, It has been a couple of weeks since the Mango update, so most of you should have received it. Well for the benefit of those who haven’t and for those who have it but haven’t fully explored it yet – the Bing team has released a detailed blog...

Android Market and Gmail app blocked in China, again

10/10/2011, We know that China isn’t exactly the most Google-friendly country, with Android users in China now and then facing difficulties when attempting to access to the Android Market. This has been an issue that has dated back to 2009 which resulted in...

Netflix bids farewell to Qwikster

10/10/2011, Ladies and gentlemen – it’s time to say goodbye to Qwikster… even though we barely knew it. Netflix has just announced on its official blog that it has decided to scrap all plans to split its streaming + DVD business into separate entities. I...

Google Maps now offers single language labels

10/07/2011, If you use Google Maps in English to look up a foreign country, you might notice that locations on your maps have a large amount of labels – the location name transliterated and in its native language. While it’s great for learning how places are...

Tweet Speaker app reads your tweets to you

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...

EA’s founder: web browsers are the future of gaming

10/06/2011, Trip Hawkins, founder of EA and Digital Chocolate (a mobile gaming developer) recently gave his insights on the gaming industry in an interview with the folks over at Industry Gamers, and shared some very interesting points. According to him the future of...