news

Articles from this Tag

Silentale, the Dropbox-for-communications, opens to the public

After nearly a year in private Beta, Silentale, which is calling itself the “Dropbox for communications”, opens to the public today. The service is a kind of personal CRM system, providing a searchable backup of your contacts, messages and attachments across various communication channels, including email and social networks Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. It’s designed to […]

Read more

Group buying: A billion-dollar Web trend?

Can we all get a better deal by making purchases together? That’s the idea behind a new breed of “group buying” Web sites — at least one of which may be valued at more than $1 billion. It’s hardly a stretch to predict that group buying will become one of the biggest Web trends of […]

Read more

Next iPhone handset forgotten in a bar

Gizmodo has a nice story on a prototype iPhone next generation forgotten in a bar. Looks like an Apple guy forgot the phone in a bar. The story is credible: the phone was inside a cover that made it look like a 3gs but when removed, a different phone… the new iPhone that we are […]

Read more

Oblong Industries: minority report technology is here

Is this the future of technology? The co-founder of Oblong, John Underkoffler, is the man who came up with the gesture-based interface used in the Steven Spielberg movie. And now he’s building it in real life.Welcome to spatial operating system:

Read more

Google Could Unveil Gmail’s Social Features Today

Google could be launching later today a social status update feature in Gmail. The Wall Street Journal reports that it is a new Gmail module that could integrate status updates as well as content from YouTube, Picasa and potentially other social sources. Google is organizing at its headquarters an event where they will “unveil some […]

Read more

Internet in 2009: wrap up

What happened with the Internet in 2009? How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many more. Prepare for information overload, but in a good way. We have used a wide variety of sources from around the Web. […]

Read more

iPad from Apple

(from engadget) Here it is folks, the Apple iPad. The screen is gorgeous, tilting is responsive, and the thing is insanely thin and light. Still, if you’ve used the iPhone before — and you can see the two devices side-by-side here — there’s not a lot of surprises here so far. Here are some initial […]

Read more

Square: iPhone payment system

A new payment system has been developed for the iPhone. Take a look to the video Square is Jack Dorsey’s (Twitter co-founder) new startup that now has Kevin Rose (Digg founder) on board as an investor and YouTube pitch man for the prototype payment device that plugs directly into the iPhone’s headphone jack.

Read more

Google’s new approach in China: they might pull out

This is from the official google blog: Like many other well-known organizations, we face cyber attacks of varying degrees on a regular basis. In mid-December, we detected a highly sophisticated and targeted attack on our corporate infrastructure originating from China that resulted in the theft of intellectual property from Google. However, it soon became clear […]

Read more

yahoo sells zimbra to vmware

Zimbra is the email I am using with norai. I use the open source version and it is the best email experience you can have. They have announced that VMware has bought email and collaboration software developer Zimbra from Yahoo. Rumors of the sale have been floating around for some time now but the writing […]

Read more

Kindle DX with Global Wireless ships on the 19 Jan at $489

Books in Under 60 Seconds: Think of a book and you could be reading it in under a minute Free Wireless: Free 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle. No monthly fees, service plans, or hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots. For non-U.S. customers, there are also no additional charges for wireless delivery in […]

Read more

New Google phone: Nexus one

Today Google has officially released the new android 2.1 phone manufactured by HTC called Nexus One. Here you have the official link. Engadget had an early copy to review. You can read the review here. It has videos and unboxing photos. It has a 1Ghz processor, 5Mp camera, microSD (up to 32Gb) and a 3.7 […]

Read more

Gmail Supports Attachments Even When You Are Not Attached To The Internet

Gmail is furthering its offline strategy today with the announcement of the ability to include attachments in composed emails when offline. Google says this was one of the most requested features for Offline Gmail and starting today, you be able to attach files in offline mode the way you would in online Gmail. You’ll be able […]

Read more

Amazon Improves Kindle Battery Life and Adds PDF Reader

Just in time to remind holiday shoppers, Amazon has announced an 85% battery life increase as well as a native PDF reader application for the Kindle digital book reader. Whereas the previous battery life topped out at about four days with wireless access turned on, the updated Kindle will run for seven days without needing to be […]

Read more

Spotify competitor Deezer debuts desktop client, premium offering

[France] Paris-based Deezer is not waiting for Spotify to expand into new territories and is moving forward with its own plans pretty quickly. The French startup recently raised $9.5 million (€6.5 million), bringing the total invested into the company to nearly $20 million, and today the company’s launching its previously rumored premium offering and a couple of new products. […]

Read more
Go top