Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are social networks we use every day without realizing it. It’s become a part of our lives, almost second nature but we never stop to think about the minds behind these sites. We’ve compiled a list of all the genius masterminds behind the creation of the some of the most used and talked about social websites. Read more...
Mixr Media announces the launch of BlitzNation.com, a community for passionate NFL fans from all across the nation, sharing their love of football with other die-hard football fans. It launched with 9 teams - Bears, Packers, Cowboys, Giants, Eagles, Steelers, Titans, Patriots, and Chiefs - and will expand to cover all 32 teams.
The iPod is losing its grip in Japan. Last week, for the first time in four years, the iPod was not the #1 selling music player in Japan. Instead it was Sony’s Walkman digital player. Sony’s music players increased to a 43 percent share, while Apple was at 42.1 percent share. Apple held its lead in Japan since January of 2005. Read more...
Looks like Spider-Man will be hanging out with Mickey Mouse more often than he wants. The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment and all its superheroes. The total cost of the acquisition will be around $4 billion. Disney will now have access to over 5,000 Marvel characters, some of them which include house hold names like Spider-Man, X-Men, and Iron-Man.
It’s that time of the year again, Back-to-school. I still remember those days. Even though it’s been 2 years since I’ve had to go back to school, I still love this time of the year. This time of the year also means students will want the latest gadgets before heading off to college. That’s where we come in and tell you some of the hottest gadgets out there and what you need to make this year in college a success.
Today, Sony introduced the Daily Edition Reader at the New York Public Library. The new device, is part of their new eReader lineup which includes the Pocket Edition (5-inch screen, $200) and the Touch Edition (6-inch screen for $300). The Daily Edition looks great and will be giving Amazon’s Kindle a run for its money.
Aug 25, 2009
This September, we’ll see the latest evolution in the Apple iPod line. It’s being rumored that the iPod Touch and Nano will both offer cameras in the upcoming versions. The entire week we’ll dedicate a post to the evolution of Apple products and while we wait for the iPod rumors to turn into reality, let’s take a look back at the iPod, and how it evolved into the sexiest and the best music player in the world.
Aug 21, 2009
Flash drives are some of the coolest gadgets around. Someone is always finding a way to create awesome flash drives with video game characters or cute cartoon characters. Amidst all those flash drives are some strange, weird but unique ones. Here are 10 strange, unique and awesome flash drives.
Aug 14, 2009
Microsoft Zune HD has hit the net with a bunch of early reviews. Some of the prominent online tech sites have gotten a chance to play with the device and they’ve written a few things about the device. Most of the reviews are positive and think the Microsoft Zune HD has a chance to compete with Apple’s iPod Touch.
There’s no mistake, Apple is in hot water with their App Store inclusion/rejection process but some of the rejected were just plain bizarre. The most recent one that’s got the FCC investigating Apple, is the Google Voice app, but before then, Apple had faced criticism from the public on various apps that were included and/or rejected. Here are the 10 most controversial iPhone apps.
he dudes from Entourage were wrong about Facebook. A few days ago we wrote a post about the two characters from Entourage bashing Facebook, saying it’s for kids. A new study from Ofcom, a media regulator, says kids aged 15 to 24 think social networking sites are lame. What’s causing this trend? Well it’s the older crowd, the 25-years and older, that’s pushing the younger kids away...
What the heck is going on in China. Today, Wall Street Journal is reporting that a 16-year-old kid was beaten to death in “internet addiction” camp by his counselors. They were supposed to treat him but became agitated with him and ended up killing him instead.
Cell phones were once developed to allow phone call without wires and from anywhere within a connection. Since then, the evolution of the cellular phone has created today’s modern day cellular phone aka the smartphone. But smartphones are also continuing to evolve into computer like devices capable of doing things we could have dreams of a few years ago...
The other day I saw the commercial for Wii Sports Resort and I was somewhat excited for it. I’ve gotten so used to playing the regular Wii Sport, when I saw some of the new sports, I really wanted it. The athlete in me, really wants to play basketball on the Wii Sport Resort. I want to test out my shooting ability in the virtual world and see how it holds up.
As an iPhone user, it can sometimes seem like every other person on Earth also has an iPhone. But it turns out that one very important demographic has shunned the nifty touch screen device: hot chicks. To document this strange phenomena, our friends over at Ziggytek.com have compiled the 12 hottest "Hollywood" stunners who've turned their backs on Apple for the Blackberry.
Financial Times is hopping on the Apple rumor bandwagon. They’re reporting that Apple will be launching an internet tablet in September. FT is also saying Apple is partnering with music giants to provide videos and liner notes bundled with the new device. Of course that wasn’t enough, Apple is apparently going to be targeting both Amazon and Barnes & Noble...
The iPhone 3GS has become the new travel companion for many because of its easy to use features. For folks like myself, just carrying the iPhone doesn’t do it justice, we need some stylish accessories to go with it. Here are 5 stylish, must have accessories for the iPhone 3G and 3GS.