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Here you will find detailed, unofficial reviews and recommendations on websites/web services that cover every different category, from Personal Information Managers, to Image Editors to Desktop Managers…and more!
This idiot posts hate about his/her boss on Facebook. Boss sees it. S/he gets fired.Read More »
Back in 2010, EA unveiled the Online Pass and ever since then EA has been criticized over it’s controversial policy of the Online Pass where the company charged buyers of pre-owned games an extra $10 to access the online features that came bundled with the particular game.…Read More »
Have you ever thought about how great it would be if your infants diaper could send you an electronic alert when it’s time to be changed? No? Me either.
Huggies has revealed a unique concept device that does exactly that. After clipping it to the front of the diaper, it synchronizes with an iPhone app and sends the [clueless] parents a message when a golden stream has been unleashed.…Read More »
If you were ever worried about nutrition at some point in your life then listen up- er, read up I mean.
Google Search returns a lot of information right away after you make an inquiry. I’m not talking about the web search results that appear in a list, I’m actually talking about the quick answers that Google provides.…Read More »
According to a research paper published in Nature Photonics, researchers at Alcatel-Lucent’s Bell Labs have found a new way to transmit data super-fast over fiber cables. This new method is using “twin waves” of information rather than just one and then bringing them together when they arrive at their destination.…Read More »
In a rather odd turn of events, one Redditor is now a published Hollywood scriptwriter thanks to a single question was posted on Reddit in 2011:
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Could a modern U.S. Marine infantry battalion destroy the entire Roman Empire during the reign of Augustus?
Recently Google announced they were unifying cloud storage for Drive, Gmail, and Google+ users, and in the process giving everyone a total of 15 GB free storage. At the time many people predicted Google’s move would put pressure on other cloud storage services.…Read More »
This next bit of news doesn’t really come as a shock, especially since practically everyone is using the internet these days. According to a recent poll which surveyed ad agency executives, online video ads are increasingly more effective than publicly aired TV ads.…Read More »
Google used Pac-Man as a doodle for a day, and a lady called tech support to have it removed.Read More »
This is what happens to people when they shut down their computer only to realize that they had something downloading.Read More »
If babies (toddlers) could post on Facebook, what would they say?Read More »
Back in January, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) wrapped up its investigation on Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices regarding its search business. Google promised to make the necessary changes and all was well and good. But now, Google is reportedly facing another investigation by the FTC over anti-competitive conduct in the way it displays ads.…Read More »
Remember all that hubbub over China hacking US companies a few months ago? It looks like they’re back at it. Surprisingly, the attacks have not only resumed but are originating from the same source – Unit 61398 in Shanghai. Why they chose to resume operations from a location that’s already been exposed is unclear at this point.…Read More »
Yahoo completely redesigns Flickr — now provides 1TB of free storage, has new image-focused UI and sharing options
At an event in New York today, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made the expected acquisition of popular microblogging service Tumblr official. But before that, Yahoo also announced a massively redesigned version of Flickr (which was also rumored). After checking out the site and its new look, I have to say I’m really impressed — especially since according to Mayer, they started work on this back in March.…Read More »
Rumors on Yahoo acquiring Tumblr have been swelling over the past couple of days and it’s been widely expected that Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer would formally announce the deal at a media event scheduled for tomorrow in New York (where Tumblr is headquartered).…Read More »
Comic pokes fun at how we use the computer and the internet to do… everything.Read More »
Clever ad asking people to adopt a cat talks about the “hilarious” cat videos you could make together.Read More »
One of the biggest announcements to come out of Google’s I/O conference was that Google Maps is getting a big redesign. If I remember correctly, there weren’t any rumors that this was happening, save for a few minor leaks moments before the conference took place.…Read More »
Microsoft has completed the move away from Hotmail to Outlook.com for its free web-based email service. As expected, many people are outraged that they are being forced to ditch Hotmail for Outlook.com. I’ve personally read many people pledging to leave Hotmail/Outlook.com because they preferred the old Hotmail to the new Outlook.com.…Read More »
This infographic looks at some interesting stats regarding email usage and email security from around the world.Read More »
You expect to do a lot on the weekend. In reality? You just surf the web all day long.Read More »
This infographic tries to help you decide what to watch on Netflix.Read More »
Google has just announced a little change that should make a huge difference for heavy users of their services. Google Drive, Gmail, and photos stored on Google+ now have a unified storage of free 15GB. Previously, Gmail had free 10GB of storage while Drive and Google+ photos had free 5GB.…Read More »
Ever wondered just how often and by how many people update Wikipedia? Just now, someone in Paris edited the article on scientific notation and a few seconds later, the article on cooperative storage cloud was updated in the Czech Republic. This real time map will give you a glimpse of that, showing you the articles that are being edited and from where in the world that edit took place.…Read More »
Google has a reputation to keep when it comes to easter eggs, and it shows no signs of letting up. In celebration of the Atari classic Breakout’s 37th anniversary, a little easter egg has been hidden away in Google’s Image Search.…Read More »
Despite the fact that 4G availability isn’t commonplace worldwide, tech companies are always looking to the next big thing. Samsung has announced that it has successfully tested the 5G platform, attaining speeds of up to 1Gbps — yup, that’s Google Fiber speeds we’re talking about.…Read More »
The internet is evil.Read More »
YouTube has officially announced a new pilot program where content creators can choose to have users pay to subscribe to their channels. This doesn’t mean that all your favorite content on YouTube isn’t going to be free anymore — it’s a service that’s open for a small set of YouTube partners to take advantage of, at least for now.…Read More »
The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 has been passed by the US Senate. The bill gives states the authority to collect sales tax from online sellers — meaning sales-free online purchases could soon come to an end.
While the bill only applies to online businesses that make at least $1 million annually, according to The Verge, online retailers are split in terms of supporting the bill.…Read More »
BitTorrent has been busy this year. First they introduced SoShare in February, BitTorrent Live in March and BitTorrent Surf just last month. Now they’ve announced a new file format called the BitTorrent bundle. I’d try and describe it for you, but it’s probably best if I let the guys behind it do that instead:
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The BitTorrent Bundle is not an album, an MP3, or an MOV.
Adobe has announced that it’s now going to focus its efforts on the subscription-based Creative Cloud service. However, instead of offering Creative Cloud alongside its traditional (and physical media-based) Creative Suite, it will be replacing it instead.
That means there will be no Creative Suite 7.…Read More »
How many people receive endless junk from friends and family? Yeah…Read More »
Google has announced that “the Shawnee City Council voted to bring Google Fiber to their city.” If only we could all just vote to get Google Fiber installed in our cities.
Shawnee is located southwest of Kansas City, and is home to around 60,000 people.…Read More »