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Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad
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Today marks the two year anniversary that techno-Buddha demigod Steve Jobs floated across a stage in San Francisco at Apple’s annual conference and told everybody, “Hey, you didn’t know you wanted something called an iPad, but you do – and …

Twitter Should Embrace Openness, Not Censorship Twitter Should Embrace Openness, Not Censorship

As we reported and as you all are most likely aware of by now, Twitter will begin censoring tweets. The idea of censoring tweets does raise a few concerns, especially among those who used it in revolutionary protests last year …

Voss Rejects Samsung’s Second 3G Patent Lawsuit Voss Rejects Samsung’s Second 3G Patent Lawsuit

Mannheim’s Regional Court’s Judge Andreas Voss dismissed the second 3G patent lawsuit against Apple by Samsung. Samsung has been seeking settlements from Apple on infringement claims regarding various 3G/ UMTS patents in various jurisdictions. These lawsuits merely add to a …

Google Music Gets Download Option Google Music Gets Download Option

Google has finally added a feature that Google Music users have been clamoring for since the service launched last year. Google Music users can now download music from from their library. The download option applies both to music that users …

Facebook Post With One Million Comments Set To Break Guinness World Record Facebook Post With One Million Comments Set To Break Guinness World Record
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There is a photo on Facebook that a few of my closest friends and I hold very dear. It’s from our high school days, so the picture brings up a certain feeling of nostalgia – so much so that we …

iPhone App That Could Save Careers iPhone App That Could Save Careers

There is no shortage of apps and add-ons to iPhones that are huge helps to people. Within apps alone, you can do your banking, queue up (or watch) Netflix choices, edit HD photos, learn to play guitar, or buy anything …

Google Webmaster Tools Sitemaps Feature Gets Some Updates Google Webmaster Tools Sitemaps Feature Gets Some Updates
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Google announced that it is including some new information in the Webmaster Tools sitemaps feature. This includes details based on content-type, like stats from Web, Videos, Images and News featured more prominently. “This lets you see how many items of …

Tracking Marketing Response: Building Your Measurement Framework Tracking Marketing Response: Building Your Measurement Framework

As you learned in my previous article, Win With Data: A Guide to Improve Your Bottom Line, you understand that no matter what type of website your organization has, tracking marketing response is key to improving the overall performance of …

MacWorld iWorld: Jetpack Joyride Wins Best App Ever MacWorld iWorld: Jetpack Joyride Wins Best App Ever
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Halfbrick Studios, maker of the ridiculously addictive Fruit Ninja, have another hit on their hands, it seems. Their Jetpack Joyride game has just been announced as the winner of the MacWorld | iWorld Best App Ever award. Second place went …

Google Smartphone Apps On Top In India Google Smartphone Apps On Top In India
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Google’s Android has blown onto the scene in India. Since the behemoth growth of Android in India in 2011, the country has exploded to the forefront in terms of shipment. A Nielsen Informate panel discovered Android users in India spent …

Google Business Photos: Street View For Small Businesses Google Business Photos: Street View For Small Businesses
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If you’re a small business owner looking for a creative way to attract potential customers inside your store, Google wants you to think outside of the box: let them visit your store without even traveling to your store. It sounds …

More Backlash From Google’s New Privacy Policy More Backlash From Google’s New Privacy Policy
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More concern over Google’s announcement of new privacy policies, this time from prominent lawmaker Edward Markey. He’s demanding a probe into Google’s management of consumer data. This comes after yesterday’s issuance of a letter to Google from a group of …

Microsoft’s Weird Stance on Windows 8 Personalization Microsoft’s Weird Stance on Windows 8 Personalization
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How does it make you feel when a company tries to sell you something, but then, try and tell how to use it after you’ve paid for it? If you’re a PS3 fanboy, you might approve of this tactic, but …

Pinterest Top Five Most Repinned Items Pinterest Top Five Most Repinned Items
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Every day brings something new on Pinterest. But, some things take on a life of their own and just keep on keeping on. Telling what is popular on Pinterest is not an easy task. There are no publicly available statistics …

Jimmy Kimmel’s Facebook Police Make Sure You Accept Your Mom’s Friend Request Jimmy Kimmel’s Facebook Police Make Sure You Accept Your Mom’s Friend Request

If a Facebook Police unit existed, what crimes would they arrest you for? Excessive posting of dog photos? Second degree posting of political status updates? Jimmy Kimmel imagines a Facebook Police unit that makes sure you respond to that girl …

GoDaddy Super Bowl Ad #2 With Danica Patrick And Pussycat Dolls “Leaked” GoDaddy Super Bowl Ad #2 With Danica Patrick And Pussycat Dolls “Leaked”

Last weekend, the first of two GoDaddy Super Bowl ads was “leaked” (because I’m sure GoDaddy doesn’t want them to be seen yet). It involved Danica Patrick and Jillian Michaels painting a naked lady. Standard GoDaddy ad fare. This one …

More Voters Worry About Censorship Than Piracy

In the midst of the ongoing controversy surrounding SOPA and PIPA, it may be wise to take a step back and see what the average voter thinks about issues like piracy and internet censorship. That’s exactly what Rasmussen Reports has …

Putting Your Mobile App On Sale Boosts Revenue, Study Finds Putting Your Mobile App On Sale Boosts Revenue, Study Finds
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If you’re a developer who doesn’t want to shell out money for ads, there’s one reliable tactic you can employ that will not only boost your notoriety but also improve your revenue: put your app on sale. Despite the concept …

RateBeer Announces Best Beers of 2012, Over 3.5 Million Reviews RateBeer Announces Best Beers of 2012, Over 3.5 Million Reviews

Online beer mecca RateBeer has just announced their Best of 2012 Awards, and a Belgian Quadrupel takes the blue ribbon. Westvleteren 12, a product of Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus, topped the list of 50 best beers. The beer, a RateBeer …

Apple And Foxconn Face Accusations By Foreign Workers Apple And Foxconn Face Accusations By Foreign Workers

Last year in May Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior issued a warning against abuses to workers. The abuses cited in the warning include not being paid for hours worked, mandatory extended overtime without breaks, failure to advise workers about …

Google’s Privacy Approach With Danny Sullivan and NPR Google’s Privacy Approach With Danny Sullivan and NPR
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Google’s new privacy policy has been the topic of some discussion — although, perhaps not as much as expected — as their new multi-platform approach resulted in the creation of one privacy policy to rule them all, much like Sauron’s …

Google / Twitter Beef Reportedly Results In Cancellation Of Android Meeting Google / Twitter Beef Reportedly Results In Cancellation Of Android Meeting

Remember that Twitter Google deal that the companies couldn’t get renewed? The one for real-time search, which made Google a lot better for real-time information? It doesn’t look like they’re going to come to an agreement anytime soon. Google and …

Australian Open: Twitter Buzz Australian Open: Twitter Buzz

With the finals of the Australian Open quickly approaching, Twitter is buzzing with emotion. From the happy to the irate, Tweets are being posted by the minute. . @RafaelNadal beats #Federer 67(5) 62 76(5) 64 for a place in the …

Censored Twitter? No Worries, There’s A Workaround Censored Twitter? No Worries, There’s A Workaround

Are you worried about Twitter’s news that they are going to begin censoring tweets in certain countries? Worry not as there is an easy workaround. Twitter posted a handy FAQ about their new “country withheld content” guidelines. In it, it …