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Google Circles: a new social push from Google, coming up?

12/26/2011, Google’s Google+ did take off at a rather explosive pace, but it seems that the momentum has slowed down now, so much so that Google might have another social networking card up their sleeves – with Google Circles being another cog in the...

Go Daddy withdraws SOPA support

12/23/2011, Last month, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was proposed in an attempt to curb and stop online piracy – in theory. In reality, it is a highly controversial law that if passed, would allow anyone to sue and shut down a website just because some...

Firefox 10.0 beta now available for Linux

12/23/2011, It was just the other day that Firefox 9 was released a day ahead of its intended release for Windows, Mac and Linux, but the good news for those running Linux systems is that it appears that the Firefox 10.0 beta is now available for all Linux platforms....

Facebook Suggested Events tells you where to go

12/23/2011, Stuck at home on a Friday night with no idea what to do? You won’t have to be anymore, thanks to Facebook’s latest feature: Suggested Events. Suggested Events gathers information from past events you’ve attended, places you’ve...

One-click WordPress database restore with Vaultpress

12/21/2011, Everyone who is ready to pay ($15/mo) to have a reliable WordPress backup should check this out: Vaultpress, the real-time backup system for self-hosted WordPress blogs now features one-click, server to server database restore. This is pretty awesome for...

Lady Gaga Facebook and Twitter accounts hacked, fans phished

12/20/2011, It has been reported that Lady Gaga, one of the most popular pop stars of this generation, had her Facebook and Twitter account hacked. The hackers then used her account to send messages to all her fans – inviting them to submit their details to win...

FireFox 9 is unofficially released a day earlier

12/20/2011, Fans of Mozilla’s popular FireFox browser will be pleased to know that the have decided to unofficially release FireFox 9 a day before its official release. The latest beta build of the browser was made available on the 11th of November 2011, so for...

Google+ receives some new improvements

12/19/2011, Google+ users rejoice – after listening to your feedback, Google has implemented a whole bunch of new features to the social network to make it better. First up you get the option to select how many updates you get from a particular circle via an easy...

Duolingo wants you to help translate the web

12/16/2011, From Luis Von Ahn, one of the creators of CAPTCHA – the system that asks you to type random words/numbers to prove that you’re human – comes Duolingo, a new effort to help translate websites and pages on the internet while teaching users a...

Wikipedia to simplify page editing

12/14/2011, If you love Wikipedia and you’ve always wanted to contribute by creating new pages or helping to edit existing ones, but found the process to daunting and decided to give it up – you’re not alone. But it looks like all that is going to...

Google Cloud Print now available to all Google Chrome users

12/14/2011, Google’s Cloud Print service is a pretty handy feature that allows wireless printing from a number of devices, namely mobile phones, tablets and Chromebooks. Well now it looks like Google is planning to expand its availability. Google announced...

Google Map Maker: now newbie friendly

12/14/2011, Google Maps, one of the most useful services from Google will get even better now thanks to the introduction of some new improvements to the Map Maker. In case you didn’t know, Google Maps isn’t a one-man operation and requires the...

Google Extends Free US and Canada Domestic Calling through 2012

12/13/2011, Google is doing it again and has made VOIP calls from GMail free for the USA and Canada through 2012. It’s Google’s gift for the Holidays and Google also reminds everyone that it also offers calls to the rest of the world at rates that it...

Say Merry Christmas with Skype

12/13/2011, If you’ve been sending out cards to your friends and family every season, and you’re getting tired of doing it, Skype has got the solution for you with its latest service: Say it with Skype. Launched earlier this year, Say it with Skype lets...