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Top 5 MP3 Download Sites (Legal)
If you who respect the artists’ work, but also want to listen to music for free, then don’t worry, there are many free legal sources.There are many websites that will let you download (legal) music for free. Most of these websites feature music for promotion purposes, old music and/or music uploaded by Artist himself for that purpose. Of course, you may not find tracks from latest top charts or top […]

How To Resume Chrome Downloads (Using Firefox)
The biggest drawback of Chrome when competing against other Web Browsers is you cannot continue a failed download from the point it failed, instead you have to restart. This might not be an issue if it was just a tiny file or a temporary download URL, but what if you were downloading a file that is in GBs and it was 70%+ completed? Do you really want to start from […]

Comcast Offers Glimpse Into Copyright Alert System Messages
We reported a few days ago some big-name ISPs would begin incorporating the Copyright Alert System (CAS) into their systems, which would send out alerts to users who they believe may have download copyrighted material through “peer-to-peer” services.  Verizon and Comcast have already activated the service yesterday, with AT&T, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable expected to activate the CAS soon.Ars Technica requested some examples of the messages they expect to send […]

ISPs Adopt Alert System To Warn Users of Illegal Downloads
If you’re a person who downloads torrents on a regular basis, you might want to watch what you do from today on as Internet service providers will begin cracking down on users who download copyrighted material.The Copyright Alert System (CAS) will be used by AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Verizon and will allow for content creators to send notices to ISPs that include a list of people who […]

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0’s keyboard now available for download
While Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 has yet to make its way to the rest of us, for some of us on older devices that will not be getting the official Ice Cream Sandwich update, we can experience a part of ICS thanks to an XDA forum member who managed to release the ICS keyboard, giving us a taste of what’s to come.

Angry Birds downloaded over 350 million times
We all know that Angry Birds was a hit, but exactly how successful is the game? Well according to recently announced stats, from Rovio’s General Manager for North America, Andrew Stalbow; Angry Birds has been downloaded over 350 million times since the game was launched way back in 2009 (wow, it’s been that long!). Apparently the game is also played for about 300 million minutes collectively – on a daily […]

Apple App Store hits 15 billion downloads
Need to argue with your friends about the success of Apple’s App Store? If the number of apps available on the App Store isn’t enough, how about the number of downloads instead? Apple has just announced that as of today, over 15 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store. With over 200 million iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users worldwide, and 425,000 apps available on the app store […]

Android passes 4.5 billion downloads
The number of downloads for Android apps has passed the 4.5 billion mark – which is up by 3.5 billion compared to the same time last year. The last billion, in fact, happened in a mere 2 months. Of course, this pales in comparison to Apple’s App Store which registered a cool 10 billion downloads earlier this January, but the rate of Android’s growth ought to have Apple executives sit […]

Microsoft :1-in-14 downloads are malicious
“There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up” – or so the saying goes by Rex Stout in Death of a Doxy. Well, Microsoft has laid claim to what does sound like a frightening idea – one in every 14 downloads are malicious in nature, so the next time a website you are unfamiliar with prompts you to download a new […]

LittleBigPlanet 2 hits four million levels milestone
Fans of LittleBigPlanet, you might want to take some time out from whatever you’re doing at the moment and celebrate this momentous occasion, where LittleBigPlanet 2 has actually hit a whopping 4 million levels that have been shared online worldwide by players everywhere.Of course, if you want to get to the specifics, then we’re talking about 4,141,742, and to get an idea on just how many levels those comprise of, […]

Verizon FiOS trial catches whiff of Gigabit mark
Verizon’s FiOS trial proved to be rather promising, where it nearly hit the 1 Gigabit download speed, with a subscriber touching a throughput of 925Mbps using currently deployed equipment. We await future news that will see it hit the Gigabit mark and beyond, but in the mean time, we don’t think anyone will complain of the speed it offers. This field test was conducted in conjunction with a business subscriber […]