07/14/2011, If you’re a minor and you’re thinking of posting up that picture of you with a beer bottle or a cigarette in hand on Facebook for cred points among your peers – you might want to think twice. According to a recent survey of 2,000 internet users in the UK done by BullGuard (an internet security company), 55% of parents “keep an eye” on their children by checking their social […]
07/12/2011, Tired of receiving unwanted calls on your Google Voice number? Well, the folks over at Google have come up with a way to stop that from happening. Google has just updated the Google Voice service to support Global Spam Filtering. Whenever you get a call from a telemarketer or a random number who keeps asking for the wrong person, stopping them from ever calling again is just as easy as […]
07/12/2011, Folks who love watching live content in the comfort of their own homes will be glad to know that Ustream is now available to them on their 10-inch Honeycomb tablets. In case you didn’t know, Ustream is an app that allows users to watch live videos (and regular videos) that have been recorded by other members of the Ustream community. It also allows you to shoot your own live videos […]
07/11/2011, After what seemed like an eternity, the talks about Spotify arriving stateside are about to come true. According to the latest reports online, it looks like the music streaming service that’s popular on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean will be making its way to our shores – this week. While this is certainly great news for everybody looking forward to using the service, it won’t be available to […]
07/11/2011, While LulzSec has disappeared and sailed off into the sea, other hacking groups have picked up where they left off, wreaking havoc on the world. Another infamous hacking collective known as Anonymous, recently made an attack on the intelligence community of the world and has posted some of the stolen material it gained from its endeavors. Just in case you didn’t know, the intelligence community consists of government agencies like […]
07/11/2011, If you haven’t heard of iHeartRadio, you’re probably going to hear about it in the near future. Clear Channel has just announced its new app/service called iHeartRadio that is scheduled to launch this fall. If you’re wondering – hasn’t iHeartRadio already been out for some time now? Well, it’s going to undergo a major revamp. According to Clear Channel, the new iHeartRadio will “reinvent the digital radio experience for music […]
07/11/2011, Remember we reported about Mozilla solving the problem of Firefox’s memory leak? The fix that is said to be in version 7 of Firefox onwards can already be tested out by users – who are daring enough to run unstable builds of the web browser. It has been reported that Mozilla has started rolling out Firefox 7 in the Aurora channel aka the release channel that isn’t for the “faint […]
07/07/2011, While Apple has been pretty much successful in everything it has done so far, it looks like even the Cupertino giant can’t have everything go its way. The company was recently denied its injunction filing against Amazon – to stop the latter company from calling its app store the “Appstore”. Apple’s reasoning for the complaint was due to the fact that they didn’t want consumers getting confused about the App […]
07/07/2011, There are times when you may have left your phone in the car, home or office, but instead of going to retrieve it, what if SMS and calls could instead be routed to your computer and inside Google Chrome itself? If that sounds a lot like Google Voice, you would be sort of correct, but unlike Google Voice, this service uses the same number on your phone, and routes calls […]
07/07/2011, Now as we all know, Google is a huge fan of NFC technology, having launched Google Wallet as well as making the Google Nexus S device NFC-enabled, so is it really a surprise that Google+ will support NFC too? Apparently not, as developer Ridzuan Ashim has found hidden NFC functionality within the Android Google+ app.
07/07/2011, Folks interested in creating apps for Panasonic VIERA smart TVs will be pleased to hear the good news. Panasonic has just announced the launch of the VIERA Connect Developers – a public web portal that encourages IPTV app developers to write apps for its VIERA Connect cloud-based TV service. In case you’re unfamiliar with VIERA Connect, it is a cloud-based TV service where apps are stored online and accessible through […]
07/06/2011, At the Facebook HQ today, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of some exciting new features to the world’s most popular social network, Facebook. After spending the past six months working on most of these features, it looks like the summer holidays for Facebook users are going to get a lot better with the unveiling of Group Chat, an improved design for the chat buddy list, and video calling.
07/06/2011, Last week we reported that Facebook will be announcing “something awesome” this week, and it looks like today’s the day. According to invitations sent out by Facebook, today will be the day of the announcement. At 10am PT (that’s about an hour away from time of me writing this, Facebook will be launching something interesting to the whole world. While we have no idea what it is, yet, there are […]