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Apple rumored to eventually charge for iTunes Cloud service
Last week we reported that Apple’s cloud music service was rumored to be nearing completion and this week, more details about the service have started surfacing. Rumors are now saying that Apple’s music service will probably start free of charge and then cost users a fee after awhile. How much Apple will be charging is unknown for now, but the service is apparently completed and almost good to go. According to rumors, […]

T-Mobile Bobsled is temporarily suspended
Remember the T-Mobile Bobsled service we announced a week ago for making calls to Facebook users? Well it looks like it was launched prematurely. If you try to make a call with the app now, it won’t work. According to their Facebook page, T-Mobile has temporarily suspended the Bobsled service. Here’s what the announcement says:

Google working together with Spotify to launch music service?
In the latest twist of events in the cloud-music business – Google might be partnering with an existing service to power their Google Music service. As previous rumors have stated – Google’s talks didn’t go down to well with the music labels and their cloud music service might be relegated to just a music storage locker instead. However, new rumors have surfaced saying that the search engine giant has been in […]

netTALK DUO now on sale at NewEgg.com
netTALK, the VoIP digital phone service has just announced that the netTALK DUO device is now on sale at NewEgg.com – one of the biggest online merchants in the world. netTALK DUO is a device that allows users to make use of netTALK’s VoIP service to make free nationwide calls to any landline or mobile phones in the US and Canada from anywhere in the world. For calls to the […]

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VUDU now streams through your web browser
Folks who’ve been subscribed to VUDU’s video-on-demand service will be glad to know that they’ve got an additional way to access the service. Previously only available on a set top box, PlayStation 3 or embedded in TVs, customers can now access VUDU through VUDU.com. So if your PS3 has been borrowed by a friend or your TV in the living is being occupied by someone else and you want to […]

Google Hotpot now integrated with Places
For those of you who always wondered why Hotpot was a separate service from Places, wonder no more. Google has finally taken the steps to combine Hotpot with their check-in based Google Places. The system for you to recommend, rate and review places is now integrated with the app that you use to check into it. We wonder what took them so long, maybe they were testing out the Hotpot […]

AVG LiveKive: yet another cloud backup system
AVG has just launched LiveKive, a cloud-drive system that’s like Dropbox and pretty much every other cloud storage service out there. Even though AVG is fashionably late to the party, it has picked up important tips from its competitors and has delivered a reliable cloud-storage backup service. Given AVG’s background in computer security, you can expect a pretty secure offering as opposed to the other service. Advertising itself as an […]

Blockbuster to be acquired by Dish Network
Blockbuster, the movie rental service on its way to bankruptcy has been saved from the jaws of death. Dish Network has just announced that they will be acquiring the movie rental chain for $228 million. While this saves Blockbuster from disappearing off the face of the earth, Dish hasn’t mentioned what its plans are for Blockbuster but they have mentioned that there will be significant challenges as they plan to […]

T-Mobile available in 10 more markets
T-Mobile has just announced that they’ve just added 10 more markets that now have access to their 4G HSPA+ network. Touted as the nation’s largest 4G network, T-Mobile’s 4G service now encompasses 167 markets and more than 200 million people nationwide. The new 4G markets are: Ames, Iowa; Anderson, Indiana; Battle Creek, Benton Harbor and Jackson, Michigan; Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado; Lawrence and Manhattan, Kansas; Springfield, Illinois and Wichita Falls, Texas. […]

BabbleOn brings voice messages to Facebook
If text isn’t expressive enough for you and you’re too camera shy to record video messages to post on Facebook, BabbleOn might be what you need. BabbleOn Technologies has just launched a new app that allows users to record and post voice messages on both BabbleOn.com and Facebook. Fully integrating itself with the social network, all users have to do is log in with their Facebook account to get started. […]

Amazon launches Cloud Player
It looks like Amazon has beat Apple and Google to the punch, by launching its cloud-based music player today. Aptly called Cloud Player, the service follows similar offers by smaller companies such as mSpot and AudioBox – by giving folks some storage space in the clouds to upload their music that they can then stream on their mobile devices. This eliminates the need for users to store music on their […]

Netflix apologizes for downtime
A few days ago, Netflix’s video streaming went down for a few hours, and while it wasn’t explained what caused the problem (technical issues was the vague response), the service was up and running again at night. However it seems that Netflix feels bad about the issue and sent out email apologies as well as a 3% credit towards users’ next billing statement for the Watch Instantly Unlimited plan. We’re […]

TomTom HD Traffic shows you which way not to take home
Traffic jams are horrible, and (almost) nobody ever enjoys sitting through them. But thanks to modern technology, we now have solutions to bypass such problems. TomTom has just released its HD Traffic service online for free. This online map service does more than show you how to get to your destination – it points out which areas are highly congested with vehicles at the moment. With updates every 2 minutes, […]

Lendle goes down for a day
Lendle, the book lending service that provides an easy way for users to lend and borrow lendable Amazon books, was shut down yesterday when Amazon decided to revoke Lendle’s access to their APIs. The reason that Amazon gave was that Lendle does not “serve the principal purpose of driving sales of products and services on the Amazon site.” With a statement that vague, it wasn’t clear what they meant. It […]