05/02/2011, Remember we mentioned that Google Chrome 11 brings support for voice input that works with translate.google.com? Well it looks like Google has unveiled more plans to make use of voice input on the web. Google has been reportedly testing out the voice input feature for their regular search engine as well.
05/02/2011, If there’s one thing beneficial about the pirate community, it’s the speed of which things can be spread with their services. So when it came to pushing out and promoting a new, relatively unknown movie, a movie production studio called Iron Cat has decided to share its upcoming film, Barzda (The Beard) on Lithuania’s most popular torrent tracker, LinkoManija, along with a number of other trackers. Iron Cat is no […]
04/29/2011, It looks like things aren’t looking too good over at Yahoo! – Yahoo! Mail is still down for some users today. After being reported as being down for a certain number of users yesterday, Yahoo! issued a statement saying that they are working hard to fix the issue. Well, today is day 2 and it looks like the situation hasn’t improved but more details have been revealed. Apparently, about 1 […]
04/29/2011, In today’s smartphone world, everybody seems okay with sharing with the whole world where they are. Services like Foursquare, Facebook Places and so on, broadcast to everybody where a certain user is and easily allows people to make use of such information. One such use of location data is this new service called Nock Nock.
04/29/2011, Remember yesterday’s rumors about Spotify launching a movie service? Well, it turns out that those rumors were nothing more than just rumors. Spotify’s co-founder, Daniel Ek posted a tweet this morning putting an end to tales of the music service adding a movie on demand feature. It looks like we won’t be getting any services that let us access movies faster than Netflix/iTunes/Amazon from the Luxembourg-based company. There goes all […]
04/28/2011, According to an interesting observation reported by TorrentFreak, Netflix might be doing more than just serving Americans their daily doses of videos and movies – Netflix might actually be killing off piracy. They’ve noticed that as the number of Netflix subscribers almost doubled in number from last year, the number of BitTorrent users in the US has slightly decreased. Now it’s hard to come to a definite conclusion about whether […]
04/28/2011, According to the latest news heard through the grapevine, serving music just isn’t enough for Spotify anymore. Apparently Spotify has been reportedly making deals with major movie studios to expand its streaming services to include movies as well as music. While no specific details have been mentioned, Spotify is said to be going all in with this movie deal. The Swedish-based company is said to be gunning for earlier access […]
04/28/2011, It looks like Google has got something up their sleeves for us, but we have no idea what. According to a tweet from the official Google Nexus Twitter account, we’re in for a surprise – and that’s all we get. Google I/O 2011 is only two weeks away – could the announcement be something related to it? Since it’s coming from the official Google Nexus account, it probably has something […]
04/28/2011, While a large number of folks have migrated to Gmail and forgotten about Yahoo! Mail, I’m pretty sure quite a number of users that haven’t made the switch are feeling quite frustrated right now. The US’ largest web portal’s email service has been reported to be down for a large number of users. Just search Twitter for “Yahoo Mail down” and you should see the number of complaints posted. It […]
04/28/2011, With all the reports surfacing about Apple’s iTunes cloud service nearing completion, we’ve pretty much got all the details on what the music service will be, except for its name, pricing and launch date. Today, we have some idea of what Apple’s music service is going to be called. According to some rumors online, Apple has been rumored to have purchased the domain iCloud.com from a Swedish company named Xcerion.
04/28/2011, Google has just announced the release of the stable version of their latest web browser, Chrome 11. One of the main features of Chrome 11 is the inclusion of speech input. So far the only service that utilizes it is Google Translate, but you can expect more websites to use it in the future. With the latest version of Google Chrome, head over to Google Translate, click the little microphone […]
04/27/2011, As you might or might not know, Yahoo! has been selling off its underperforming services in order to generate more profit, and it its latest sale, Delicious, the web-book marking service has been sold. The buyers? Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, none other than the founders of YouTube. Delicious will now become part of Avos, their new internet company.
04/27/2011, Google has just announced the launch of the Google Docs app for Android today. Folks who use the cloud “office” service on their computers will be glad to know that they now can access Google Docs on their phones natively instead of having to go through a browser.
04/27/2011, GetJar, one of the largest app stores for mobile apps available today has just announced that its mobile site is now integrated with Facebook. Leveraging on the social network’s millions of users, this makes GetJar the world’s first app store to take advantage of Facebook. According to GetJar’s research, users are more likely download apps recommended by friends than by GetJar themselves, so this whole move to the social network […]