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Twitter shows similar mood patterns present worldwide

10/20/2011, Some researchers recently published the findings of a very interesting study: how the moods of people change throughout the day. According to their study of around 2.4 million users, people usually start the day full of optimism, gradually get more...

Google to roll out SSL search beta in the coming weeks

10/20/2011, Great news for folks who are paranoid about their searches on Google being monitored or intercepted by other people: Google has announced that its SSL search is going to be available for everybody. When it was introduced last month it automatically...

Facebook Messenger app now on BlackBerry devices

10/20/2011, It took awhile, but the official Facebook Messenger app that made its debut on iOS and Android devices, has finally made its way over to the BlackBerry operating system. In case you forgot, Facebook Messenger is a standalone app that was released a couple...

Dolby enables 7.1 surround sound for streaming media

10/18/2011, While we’ve had HD-quality streaming movies for some time now, the same couldn’t be said about the audio experience for folks with 7.1 surround sound systems. Well, we’ve got some good news for you. Dolby has just announced the first 7.1...

Man sings a duet with Siri

10/18/2011, Since the introduction of Siri on the iPhone 4S (yes we know it was a standalone app before, but nobody talked about it then), it has spawned a large number of internet memes and viral video clips. Well it’s time to add a new one to the list, and...

BlackBerry DevCon 2011 keynote to be streamed live

10/17/2011, Great news for folks who won’t be able to attend the BlackBerry DevCon this year. For the first time ever, RIM will be broadcasting the presentation live on the internet. The company has just put up a landing page live for the webcast at the...

Amazon to go head to head with book publishers

10/17/2011, As if replacing bookstores (and a whole lot of other retail outlets) wasn’t enough, it looks like Amazon has set its sights to conquer something new: the book publishing industry. It has been reported that Amazon has set up a publishing program that...

Amazon Silk Web Browser raises privacy concerns

10/14/2011, We’ve previously mentioned that Amazon’s Silk Web Browser isn’t exactly new technology – Opera has been doing it for years now. While the latter company has gone about its business without raising any concerns, it looks like Amazon...

Nimbuzz lets you make iPhone to PC calls

10/13/2011, FaceTime was introduced for the iPhone 4 last year as a way for iPhones to make free video calls to each other over WiFi. Since then it has expanded to other iOS devices such as the iPad and iPod Touch, as well as Mac OS X desktops and laptops, but not on...

Google introduces Maps with WebGL

10/13/2011, Great news for fans of Google Maps, Google has just announced a brand new update for desktop version of Google Maps which enables WebGL support. What this means is that it’ll be able to harness the power of your graphics card without the need to...

Verizon makes changes to its privacy policy

10/13/2011, For Verizon customers: just in case you haven’t noticed or haven’t bothered to pay attention, the carrier has recently made a significant change to its privacy policy for mobile users this week. Its privacy policy now mentions that in order to...

Twitter fully integrated into iOS 5

10/12/2011, As most of you should know by now (if you’ve upgraded your iOS devices) that Twitter is fully integrated into iOS 5. Now what does this all mean? Well, if you’re a huge user of Twitter, it basically means good news, and for those of you who...

Pearltrees Visual Content Curation for iPad

10/11/2011, Pearltrees is a web-based visual content curation service that launched two years ago, and I was one of the first to publish about it before its official launch at LeWeb in December 2009. At that time, I labeled the web application as a “visual mapping...

Zynga Launches New Games

10/11/2011, Today, Zynga is launching 10 products that the company has been working on for some time. Zynga realizes that people are busy and on the move, but at the same time it knows that gaming is something that its customers really like. Zynga doesn’t aim to...