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Washington Post on the verge of buying Digg?

05/01/2012,   Another phase awaits for the popular news aggregator Digg. It appears that Digg is not done yet. The Washington Post is rumored to be on the verge of hiring the tech team of Digg, if not buying the entire company. Unfortunately, the publisher’s...

Twitter for BlackBerry OS Gets Updated to 3.0.0.24

04/30/2012, With BlackBerry Jam coming up, here’s another tit-bit for BlackBerry users to look forward to. RIM has rolled out an update for its official Twitter client. The latest update will bring it up to version 3.0.0.24 and comes along with several changes and...

Retailer Lists ‘Midnight Purple’ Nintendo 3DS

04/30/2012, A retailer called Sam’s Club has listed a ‘Midnight Purple’ version of the Nintendo 3DS on its website. While it comes as no surprise that the purple device has eventually made it to stores since two of the four colored (red, teal, orange and...

Skype Exploit Reveals All User IP Addresses

04/30/2012,   An exploit on Skype has been highlighted in a blog post by SkypeOpenSource and it runs through a process through which users might be able to obtain another user’s local and remote IP address. The IP address reveals a particular user’s city or...

Scientists Create Super Adhesive Inspired from Gecko Feet

04/30/2012, A team of researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have taken inspiration from a gecko climbing up a wall and subsequently created a super-strong adhesive material which is based closely on the feet of the wall-climbing lizard.

Google Maps GL gets enhanced 3D experience with 3D buildings

04/27/2012, We’ve already seen the beautiful 3D landmarks in Google Maps that was launched in March. Google did promise to bring the experience to Google MapsGL. Google MapsGL is Google’s own Beta Maps technology that is powered by WebGL. The MapsGL lets...

Apple’s Mac App Store Passes 10,000 Apps Mark After 15 Months

04/27/2012, After some digging along with a few database queries the folks over at MacGeneration noticed that Apple’s Mac-Exclusive App Store has surpassed the 10,000 listed apps mark in just over 15 months since its culmination. Although Apple once made an...

Skype Launches Humoticons Facebook App

04/27/2012, Skype has launched a new app in conjunction with its new “It’s Time for Skype” marketing campaign which the company claims to be about putting the “humanity” element back into how people communicate. Skype claims that ‘Skypers’ often make...

80 Year Old Grandmother Wants 80,000 Twitter Followers

04/27/2012, Josephine Lamberti is a soon-to-be 80 year old grandmother who was introduced to the world of Twitter by her grandson, 24 year old Donny Brandefine. She is known as Josie Dimples a.ka J-Dimps and tweeted, “I’m 80 years old and I want 80,000 followers...

London Olympics: Don’t Share What You See

04/27/2012, An announcement with regards to the London Olympics was made by the organizers which said that visitors who attend the global sporting event are not allowed to take pictures or videos of the proceedings. It even stated that ticket-holders are not allowed...

Study: Nokia Has Earned More from iPhone Than Lumia Sales

04/27/2012, After Microsoft was found to be making more from licensing its patents out to Android device manufacturer than selling its own Windows Phones now it seems that Nokia is also earning more from doing the same thing with Apple for its iPhone than selling its...

The Onion Browser Brings Encrypted Browsing to iOS

04/27/2012, To all of you who cannot stand the fact about your online activity being traceable by other people or organizations, there is now an application that can help you with that. The Onion Browser is a Universal iOS web browser which connects to the Tor...

Auto Uploading Photos for Dropbox on PC and Mac

04/27/2012, The cloud-storage service, Dropbox recently revealed several improvements and new features like the action bar and photo viewer to their apps.  The feature most significant to this article is the ability to auto import photos and videos to a Dropbox...