Google Android and Apple iOS Users Download 1.2 Billion Apps In One Week

Google Android and Apple iOS Users Download 1.2 Billion Apps In One Week

0 / January 4, 2012

Google Android and Apple iOS mobile devices not only had a great holiday buying season on the hardware front with device activations spiking by 353% to 6.8 million units on Christmas day alone (along with 242 million application downloads – [...]

Spotify’s Top 100 in 2011, Country by Country

Spotify’s Top 100 in 2011, Country by Country

0 / January 4, 2012

I have to admit, I’m kind of in love with Spotify. At first, I was like, “okay, so it’s Grooveshark, but I have to open a separate app. Lame.” And then I was like, “well, it might be okay, but [...]

Kindle Fire Singed iPad Sales For 2011 Holiday Season

Kindle Fire Singed iPad Sales For 2011 Holiday Season

0 / January 3, 2012

The jury is still out as to whether Amazon’s Kindle Fire- at less than half the price and lacking some major Apple restrictions- is exactly an iPad killer just yet. The second big-deal entry to the growing by leaps and [...]

Yahoo Two-Step Authentication Finally A Reality

Yahoo Two-Step Authentication Finally A Reality

0 / January 3, 2012

In an attempt to sully the attempts of email hackers Yahoo on Tuesday finally rolled out two-step authentication for better password control. Under the company’s new methodology if a device is not recognized as a typical login option the platform [...]

‘Best of Reddit 2011′ Voting is Open, Nominate Your Favorite Content

‘Best of Reddit 2011′ Voting is Open, Nominate Your Favorite Content

0 / January 3, 2012

If you’re an avid Redditor, you know Reddit can be a treasure trove of valuable information on virtually any subject under the sun. Some of my personal favorites are r/keto, a catchall for low-carb eaters, r/collapse, a linkdump about all [...]

Android users get some serious Steam love with new app being released

Android users get some serious Steam love with new app being released

0 / January 3, 2012

Now if I was an Android user I would be jumping all over this news because I am a big fan of Valve’s Steam platform as that is how I buy all my games now but for the most part [...]

India proclaimed as the leader of spam email

India proclaimed as the leader of spam email

0 / January 3, 2012

I’m not sure that this is a title that any country would be proud to have tacked on to them but according to Kaspersky, an Internet security software firm, India is the top source in the world for email spam. [...]

Google Correlate Links Your Political Preferences, Level of Culture

Google Correlate Links Your Political Preferences, Level of Culture

0 / January 3, 2012

Pretty much everyone is terrified of what will happen if their Google searches are revealed to the world. The predominant search engine is known for its intuition, an attribute that lurks in our minds and nags every so often- like [...]

Facebook Blamed For a Third of British Divorces

Facebook Blamed For a Third of British Divorces

0 / January 2, 2012

Hey, look at the clock- it’s time for your “social media is destroying the world” post of the day! Okay, it’s not really that bad- but it seems everywhere you look, Facebook and its ilk are being blamed for pre-existing [...]

GymPact Makes You Workout At The Gym Or Pay For Your Laziness

GymPact Makes You Workout At The Gym Or Pay For Your Laziness

0 / January 2, 2012

  GymPact is a new iPhone app with a novel approach to making sure you work out because it hits you were it hurts the most, your pocketbook. The premise of the application is simple, users pay a weekly fee [...]

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Starts 2012 With Motivational Memo To Employees, Highlights Company Successes

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Starts 2012 With Motivational Memo To Employees, Highlights Company Successes

0 / January 2, 2012

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong wants his employees to know that the company accomplished a lot in 2011 and will accomplish even more in 2012 and that’s why he sent off a 2,000-word motivational memo to his thousands of staffers on [...]

PostSecret App Pulled From App Store Following User Complaints

PostSecret App Pulled From App Store Following User Complaints

0 / January 2, 2012

The iPhone app known as PostSecret has been pulled from the Apple App Store just three months after it debuted. The program allowed users to anonymously post secrets, discover other users thoughts and react to submissions. According to app creator [...]

The democratization of Internet access, just a vending machine away

The democratization of Internet access, just a vending machine away

0 / December 31, 2011

Contrary to most people in the tech blogosphere (read tech pundits with nothing better to do) I believe that there is an already existing digital divide, and one that is going to get worse the more that the Web becomes [...]

Ocean Marketing Rep Paul Christoforo Allegedly Attempted to Extort N-Control

Ocean Marketing Rep Paul Christoforo Allegedly Attempted to Extort N-Control

0 / December 31, 2011

In the slow news week between Christmas and New Year’s this year, the internet was captivated by the tale of the “rogue” PR agent  that pissed off a customer, Penny Arcade, the internet at large- and became a meme, because [...]