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Google Buying fflick for $10 Million

Google Buying fflick for $10 Million

Jan. 25 | Tweet Techcrunch today reported that Google was in the process of acquiring the movie recommendation site fflick for about $10 million. It was indicated that Google was keen at hiring some of the talent behind this startup company and buying it out was...

iPhone 5, iPad 2 will be Credit Card Killers

iPhone 5, iPad 2 will be Credit Card Killers

Jan. 25 | Tweet Today Bloomberg had an article that directly points to the fact that the Credit Card days are numbered. Many rumors have been around that the iPad2 and the iPhone 5 will be equipped with NFC technology, short for Near Field Communications. This...

Android works on Artificial Intelligence!

Android works on Artificial Intelligence!

Jan. 25 | Tweet Did you know Android already uses artificial intelligence! Well the swiftkey app uses it and thats for sure! The SwiftKey app offers an alternative for the native android keyboard and claims to use artificial intelligence concepts to make typing...

Verizon to End 150MB Data Plan

Verizon to End 150MB Data Plan

Jan. 25 | Tweet Engadget reported today that Verizon might be killing its 15$, 150MB data plan for its smartphones. The plan was first announced sometime back and now with the announcement of the data hog iPhone4, Verizon is planning to drop the 150MB per month...

University Students Choose iPads Over Textbooks

University Students Choose iPads Over Textbooks

Jan. 25 | Tweet This had to happen, students at the University of Notre Dame favored iPads over textbooks as an e-reader. A recent research also revealed that the students enjoyed studying using their new gadgets. The research provided forty project management...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Specs leaked, Video Teaser Out!

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Specs leaked, Video Teaser Out!

Jan. 24 | Tweet Today, the gadget community was abuzz with the leak of the Samsung Galazy Tab 2 whose specs were leaked along with a teaser video. The new Galaxy Tab is a successor to the original Galaxy Tab and boasts of faster performance and more rich features...

100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

Jan. 21 | Tweet A new study published in the journal Energy Policy claims that there is a strong possibility that the world will achieve 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. Researchers and scientists came to this conclusion based on different sources of energy...

Google making GroupOn Alternative – Google Offers

Google making GroupOn Alternative – Google Offers

Jan. 21 | Tweet Looks like trying to buy Groupon didn’t go so well for Google. It is being reported today that Google has decided to make its very own Groupon-like site that offers deals to customers in a bid to compete head-to-head against Groupon. Earlier...

Bugs force FireFox to Kick Out Skype Add-On

Bugs force FireFox to Kick Out Skype Add-On

Jan. 21 | Tweet Thanks to some sloppy programming, Mozilla announced thatThanks to some sloppy programming, Mozilla announced that it will be blocking the Skype Toolbar add-on and remotely disable it for all existing users due it will be blocking the Skype Toolbar...

Why the Delay in Gingerbread Updates for Android Phones?

Why the Delay in Gingerbread Updates for Android Phones?

Jan. 21 | Tweet Have you noticed that Gingerbread updates for Android devices and phones is not here yet! Carrier’s are yet to update the Android devices that they offer with Gingerbread OS, Android’s newest OS. Android lacks a developer-to-user base...