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Facebook has entered into more direct competition with Google, adding an additional “messaging” feature that will act like e-mail and provide users with a @facebook.com address. While the media has deemed this move as the “Gmail killer,” Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg disagreed.
San Francisco start up Path has release their new eponymously named app, Path, hoping to solve our problem of simply having too many friends on Facebook. According to their own blog, they claim that, “Path is the personal network. The personal network doesn’t replace your existing social network—it augments them.” What this means is that it has no intention or capability to compete with Facebook or Twitter; it just wants to be useful to (mainly) those who use their Smartphone to update their social network page.
The release of Call of Duty: Black Ops brought gamers out of the wood workings. The game easily shattered one day sales records on Tuesday set previously by the games predecessor, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The game grossed around $360 million in day one sales across the United States and the United Kingdom for a total of 5.6 million sold across all platforms – Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC, Wii and Nintendo DS.
Ever the innovator, Google’s search function now features a cool new tool for users, the Google Instant Preview. It represents a whole new way of bringing search results to users. Instant Previews uses cloud computing instead of a database search, so as the user types in a search term, the Instant Preview computes a new [...]
Thunderbird offers some great additions to help you interface with your Google account a bit easier.
It’s difficult to define the top 50 iPhone apps out there, as some lists are all free apps, some lists are brand new, and some are paid applications, and they vary week to week however here’s a few of the currently most popular free and paid apps.
Facebook has provided businesses and charities with a new way to reach millions of users. Breast cancer awareness is no exception. The list of charities looking for fans on Facebook that promote breast cancer awareness is nearly endless. Most even post all year long, peppering the Facebook world the heaviest in October – which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Planning on taking a road trip, but don’t have a GPS? Maybe an app for your iPhone is the way to go. While, not the cheapest apps in the iTunes store, they offer a lot of the functionality of a personal navigation device, like a Garmin or Tom Tom, combined with portability of your phone.
Retail giant WalMart began offering the iPad on Friday, October 15. However the discount store won’t be rolling back the price. WalMart will be selling the iPad for Apple’s set price. The cheapest iPad available retails for $499.
Google’s latest innovation is attempting to take the driver out of the driver’s seat. After conquering the internet, and lately the world of smart phone operating systems with Android, Google is taking to the road.