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Flickr Geofencing protects your privacy

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...

Amazon tests out new tablet-friendly website

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...

GameSpot on-demand, instant-play game demos powered by OnLive

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...

CNN Acquires Zite (Digital Magazine Tech)

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...

BayFiles: file hosting service from Pirate Bay founders

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...

HTML5 Developer Conference – Sept. 27, San Francisco

08/29/2011, Today, the Silicon Valley International Game Developers Association is announcing the world’s first-ever HTML5 developer conference, and Ubergizmo is a media partner of this event. The conference, which will take place on September 27 at the Westin...

Beware of Scams Related to Hurricane Irene

08/26/2011, Scammers aren’t very nice people, in case you didn’t already know. They’re constantly taking advantage of the uninformed, seizing every opportunity to con a poor soul into revealing their personal details. One of their most common...

MobileMe/iCloud phishing scam on the rise again

08/26/2011, Apple announced its intentions to replace MobileMe with iCloud earlier this year at the WWDC 2011, and not long after that, phishing scams taking advantage of this update started to rise. While it wasn’t so huge back then, it looks like those...

Google shows us how they improve Search

08/25/2011, If you’ve always wondered about the steps that Google goes through to improve its search engine, you’re in luck. The company has just released a blog post detailing the work that it does each time they make a change or improvement to Google....

R2 robot sends tweets from space

08/25/2011, While Japan’s Tweeting-robot won’t be in space until 2013, NASA’s R2 robot that has recently awakened at the International Space Station has started sending us Tweets from space. It has been reported that the R2 (Robonaut 2)’s...

Diffbot API uses visual learning to parse web content

08/25/2011, Diffbot making its visual learning application programming interface (API) available to developers who want to create apps that need to understand the structure of web pages in an efficient way. Traditionally, developers who wanted to understand a web...

Facebook to introduce photo filters?

08/25/2011, After failing to acquire Instagram this summer, it looks like Facebook will be taking matters into its own hands by creating its own filters instead, according to a report from the NY Times blog. According to two engineers working at Facebook who spilt...

1TB hard drive of pirated content is considered “art”

08/25/2011, As technology is starting to become integrated more and more in our daily lives, the line that separates art and technology is starting to blur. So much so we’ve started calling computers with top of the line specs to be “pieces of art”, but perhaps...

Google Docs for Android Gets Web Clipboard

08/24/2011, If you have been using Google Docs, you have probably noticed that inserting an image can be much more painful than doing a copy/paste from an imaging up. Microsoft Word works like that, but unfortunately, Google Docs doesn’t and its web nature has...