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Gmail app for iOS devices now official (updated)

11/02/2011, A few days ago there was a rumor going on about Google releasing an official Gmail app for iOS devices. Well it turns out that the rumor was spot on because Google has just announced the launch of the aforementioned app. Available for free on all iOS...

Scientists use Twitter to work out if it’s raining

11/02/2011, Twitter is a very interesting tool. Besides serving as a source of news or a form of communication for a large number of people worldwide, people have also been studying how tweets have an impact on our lives and world around us. For example, recently...

Cloud Shredder keeps your files secure

11/01/2011, Making sure that your data is safe can be a tricky issue. If you leave it on your hard disk, anybody who steals your computer or hacks into it will gain access to it. If you keep it on the cloud, anybody who hacks the service or obtains your login details...

Gmail gets a new look

11/01/2011, If you’re tired of the way that Gmail looks right now, and you think that it’s about time Google made some changes to its popular email user interface, you’re in luck, because the company has announced that it will be rolling out some...

Google Street View Now Covers Parks

11/01/2011, Google is taking Street View to the next level as it has announced that Street View now covers parks as well. This has been made possible by using Street View Trike bicycles equipped with cameras. These can go inside parks to snap images that a car never...

Internet Explorer 9 web browser share in the US almost hits 35%

11/01/2011, Great news for fans and developers of Internet Explorer – Microsoft has just announced that 65% of Windows 7 users are now using modern browsers to surf the web – this means that they are surfing the web on browsers like Internet Explorer 9, Google...

Google now lets you block targeted ads

10/31/2011, If you’ve always wondered about why certain ads get displayed on your screen whenever you’re performing a Google search you’re in luck. Google has recently decided to be more transparent about its ad targeting services and now gives...

UPcload ensures all your online-bought clothes fit perfectly

10/31/2011, Shopping online from the comfort of your own home definitely has its merits (no jams, queues, or even the need to leave the house) but when it comes to clothes, one of the biggest problems faced by people is getting clothes that fit perfectly. There...

Google Business Photos shows you store interiors

10/28/2011, If you’ve ever wished that you could see the insides of stores that you’ve never set foot into, you’re in luck. Google has recently announced the launch of a new service called Business Photos. Using a concept that’s similar to...

SoundCloud gets revamped mobile and a native iPad app

10/27/2011, SoundCloud, one of the best services out there for musicians to share and promote their music, has announced that it has finally got a native iPad app in addition to a revamped mobile experience (iOS, Android and the mobile website). The smartphone apps...

Google Offers gets improvements

10/27/2011, For fans of Google Offers, we’ve got some good news for you. Google has announced that it will be making some upgrades to the service, which will help users get more deals that they want as opposed to deals that they have no interest in. Starting...

Nokia Maps 3D: now plugin-free

10/25/2011, Great news for fans of Nokia Maps – Nokia has just announced a bunch of new updates for its online mapping service, Nokia Maps 3D. It is now completely rendered in 3D and the best part is – you won’t need any plugins to make use of it. At the...

Apple retail stores to allow pickup of online orders

10/24/2011, One of the drawbacks to shopping at the Apple retail store is that they usually only offer stock products. Meaning that if you wanted to get an iMac or MacBook Air/Pro with custom configured specs, i.e. bigger hard drive, processor or more RAM, you’d...

Alipay to take PayPal on with cross-border transactions

10/24/2011, As far as the rest of the world is concerned, PayPal is one of the leading solutions for conducting internet transactions, whose services can be more commonly found on websites such as eBay, but now it looks like it could be facing a new competitor in the...