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AOL Instant Messenger to be shut down?

03/13/2012, According to reports online, it looks AOL might be shutting down its AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) service. The company has reportedly fired 40 of its AOL staff, leaving only the support staff behind to keep the service running. Apparently the main reason...

Yahoo sues Facebook over patent infringements

03/13/2012, Back in February, we reported that Yahoo was attempting to get Facebook to pay them licensing fees for allegedly using their technology. It looks like whatever talks that was held between both the tech giants did not reach a mutual understanding, and now...

Google Chrome for Windows 8 Metro UI also in development

03/12/2012, If you’re planning to use Windows 8, it looks like you won’t have to be stuck using Internet Explorer. Following today’s earlier announcement of Firefox staring development, Google has also announced that it’s working on a version...

Homeless Hotspots program at SXSW causes an uproar

03/12/2012, At the South by Southwest festival in Austin this year, the Bartle Bogle Hegarty marketing firm is holding a strange and highly controversial social experiments. Called Homeless Hotspots, it consists of equipping a number of homeless people with portable...

Readability app arrives on Android

03/12/2012, Readability launched on iOS a few weeks ago, and now it looks like the app is available for Android devices. However, the Instapaper-like app isn’t available on the Google Play Store in the US just yet. At the moment it will remain an Amazon...

Mozilla Firefox Metro UI development for Windows 8 begins

03/12/2012, Hardcore Firefox users who can’t imagine living life with any other browser can rest assured that they won’t have to go without Firefox when Windows 8 rolls around. Mozilla announced that actual development work for Firefox on Windows 8 Metro...

Marvel to provide download codes for digital copies of its comics

03/09/2012, Good news for all you comic fans out there – you no longer have to decide between buying your favorite comics in print or digital format. Sure, digital might be the way forward, but there’s something about flipping through the pages of a comic...

Apple to shut down iWork.com

03/09/2012, It looks like another web service will be shut down in the coming months. Earlier, Microsoft announced that its Windows Mobile Marketplace will be taken offline in May, and now Apple has informed its iWork.com users that the iWork.com beta service will be...

Dropbox website revamped

03/09/2012, Dropbox users would have probably noticed by now that the useful cloud storage service has given its web interface a brand new facelift. The new Dropbox UI adds some new features and improves on some existing ones. Firstly there’s the new action bar...

Google Chrome hacked in minutes at Pwn2Own

03/07/2012, It looks like Google can’t claim that its Chrome browser is invulnerable to hackers anymore. At this year’s Pwn2Own contest, Google Chrome was successfully hacked by VUPEN Security via a zero-day exploit – and all they needed were just a few...

Google Search app for Windows Phone updated

03/07/2012, For those of you who prefer Google over Bing when it comes to searching, even on your Windows Phone, you’ll be pleased to know that Google has updated its Search App for the platform. The app has been redesigned with a bunch of new features. Using...

YouTube player to get new features

03/07/2012, Don’t you just hate it when you get interrupted during a long video on YouTube you forget to pause and when you come back later you’ve completely forgotten where you left off? To solve those problems, Google has announced a new feature to make...

Skype 5.6 for Mac released

03/06/2012, Great news for Skype users on Mac computers – Skype has announced the release of a new update for its VoIP client. The update brings Skype up to version 5.6 and introduces a bunch of new features such as: automatic updates (you no longer have to...

Google Play introduced

03/06/2012, Remember the Google Play domain names that were registered by Google last week? Well, it turns out that the name isn’t going to be used for its alleged upcoming tablet. Google announced today the introduction of Google Play – basically a...