08/12/2011, Halfbrick’s addictive fruit slicing game made its premiere on the Xbox 360 with the Kinect earlier this week, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop there. MTV Multiplayer got the exclusive scoop on the next version of the game, and it looks like Fruit Ninja is ready to take on the world’s largest social network – Facebook.
08/12/2011, Remember back in June we reported on the topic of spam books taking over Amazon’s Kindle book store? Well, just in case you forgot, spammers have re-publishing books (both out of copyright and those still under copyright) as their own titles; indirectly stealing money from many self-published authors who have worked hard to write them in the first place. After months of these scams going on, it seems like Amazon […]
08/12/2011, Who said Facebook was only good for wasting time? According to the latest reports, it looks like the social network is also aiding the police when it comes to solving crimes in the country of Germany. Six months ago, the Hanover police force set up a Facebook account with appeals to the public to provide any helpful information that could aid them with their cases. And as of today, the […]
08/11/2011, Gamers who live in the United Kingdom are in for a surprise – in conjunction with the Eurogamer Expo London happening next month, OnLive will finally be launching its cloud gaming service on September 22nd. And as a treat to Eurogamer attendees, OnLive will be giving them a chance to experience hands-on demonstrations, get sneak previews of upcoming games and OnLive tech and will be eligible for promotions such has […]
08/11/2011, Tired of Twitter? Do you feel like starting over in a brand new, unpopulated micro-blogging social network? Well, you now can. The creator of TwitPic has launched his own version of Twitter called Heello (which is strangely difficult to type). And just like Twitter, you can update people about what you’ve been up to, communicate with them, and even share pictures. But instead of Tweets, you have Pings, instead of […]
08/10/2011, Great news for those of you who use Yahoo! for your searching needs. The search engine has just announced a revamp to its image search. The new image search results page sports a neatly tiled look with each image equally sized. Placing your mouse over the image will make it larger so you get a better look at it.
08/10/2011, It looks like college students are going to be encouraged to log on to Facebook when they return to their classes this fall. Kno Inc, an education software company has partnered with Facebook to deliver eTextbooks over the internet to students. Students will be able to access the books and class materials through a Kno Facebook app, which means no more lugging around heavy text books to class, or even […]
08/10/2011, Remember the Facebook Messaging app we covered a couple yesterday? Well, it looks like the app is now available for download. Facebook Messenger gives users a faster way to get in touch with their Facebook friends with the use of a standalone app. Users will no longer have to launch the Facebook app and then head to the messages feature – they can just run the Messenger app and start […]
08/10/2011, After recent reports of the Indian government’s intentions to strong arm RIM into compromising the security of its BlackBerry devices, it looks like the country is leaving no stone unturned. Recent reports state that India is also requesting for the same permission to private data from services like Skype, Twitter, Facebook and Google.
08/10/2011, Ever needed a reason to make the jump to Google+ permanent and exclusive? Well it seems that the hacker group Anonymous has just declared war on Facebook, claiming that they will “destroy” Facebook come November the 5th, which just so happens to the be Guy Fawkes Day.
08/09/2011, Bad news for folks who purchase their MP3s from Wal-Mart. The world’s largest retailer chain will stop its MP3 business by the end of this month, August 29th. The company didn’t give a reason for ending the sales of MP3s other than saying it was a “business decision.” Wal-Mart’s MP3 business began back in 2003 when the company decided to compete against Apple’s iTunes. Since then the number of competitors […]
08/09/2011, It seems like someone over at Google made a boo boo today. Earlier today, the search engine giant posted on its official mobile blog (click here for the dead link) an announcement for a new version of the Google Search app for Android, and then removed the post. A quick check of the Android Market shows that the Google Search app hasn’t been updated since October 11, 2010 which obviously meant […]
08/09/2011, If you have been following the news regarding the London riots, you’re probably aware that RIM has offered to help the London police by giving them the names of the people who were using BBM during the riots, which helped to organize groups of looters. Well apparently some are not happy that RIM has plans to work with the authorities and have responded by hacking RIM’s website and leaving them […]
08/09/2011, If you own a blog, whether it be for personal or professional use, chances are you are probably running in on WordPress, a popular platform for both personal and professional blogs/websites. It appears that there is a new form of malware for the platform that has affected over 4,000 WordPress sites, as discovered by Russian research Denis Sinegubko.