02 January 2012

5 steps to succeed on Facebook and Twitter

5 steps to succeed on Facebook and Twitter
CBS Moneywatch
If developing your company's social media strategy is one of those things you keep putting off untll later, you've run out of time: It's 2012, and connecting with your customers via Facebook, Twitter and other online resources is absolutely essential ...

Chrome is taking what IE gives up
For many years Internet Explorer was the top dog when it came to web browsers. That was back when IE was the bundled browser with Windows and a lot of people didn't know there were alternatives. Today, however, IE is under attack from more nimble ...


Apple's iOS finishes 2011 with 52% share of mobile Web browsing
Apple Insider
By Sam Oliver Apple closed out 2011 with a commanding 52.1 percent share of mobile devices tracked browsing the Web, while Google's Android had just 16.2 percent. The latest figures from Net Applications show that iOS represented more than half of ...

PC mods will work on iOS and Android GTA III

If you grabbed the iOS or Android version of the new game app Grand Theft Auto III you will appreciate this new. The game launched in the middle of last month and can be downloaded right now. Kotaku reports that the game will work with the PC mods that ...

Samsung DV300F twin-screen WiFi digicam revealed
Samsung has launched the 2View/DualView DV300F, the company's latest dual-display digital camera toting a 16.4-megapixel CCD and WiFi for easier self-portraits. Pairing a 3-inch 460k main display with a 1.5-inch 61k front LCD, the DV300F grabs stills ...


60beat GamePad adds traditional console controls to iPad
iPad and iPhone gaming hasn't exactly proved reluctant to take off, but if you've been waiting for a straightforward control pad then the 60beat GamePad might fit the bill. A $49.99 peripheral compatible with the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4, iPad and iPad 2 ...


Quadrantid Meteor Shower, First of 2012, May Dazzle Early Wednesday
by Denise Chow, SPACE.com Staff Writer The first meteor shower of 2012 — the lesser known Quadrantid meteor shower — will kick off a new year of skywatching when it peaks on Wednesday (Jan. 4). While many meteor displays in 2011 were washed out by a ...

Palm Software Director: “We Just Weren't Able To Execute”
Hindsight, as they say, is 20/20 and Brian X Chen has a great tick-tock detailing the initial fall – and continuing fall – of webOS. The interviews are quite telling, including a quote from Paul Mercer: “Palm was ahead of its time in trying to build a ...


Sony Slashes Tablet S Price By $100
Apple's iPad still dominates the tablet market, and it would seem that competing tab makers are realizing how tough it is to go head-to-head with Apple's tablet. The latest proof: Sony has just slashed $100 off of the price of its Tablet S. In other ...


Getting warmer in the hunt for climate change email leaker
Sydney Morning Herald
A second release of private emails between climate-change scientists has offered more clues this time, writes Leslie Kaufman. FOR two years, the mystery has endured: Who set out to undercut climate scientists by publishing more than 1000 of their ...

Amazon Kindle Fire Making Christmas Consumers Merry: Munster
Amazon's Kindle Fire received 5-star ratings from half of over 8500 reviews, according to data collected by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Amazon's (NASDAQ:AMZN) said it sold millions of Kindle Fire tablets for the holiday quarter and it seems ...

The 2011 iPhone 5 Rumor Collection And Prediction Wrap Up
Mobile Magazine
By Alexander Udalov, January 01, 2012 @ 6:39pm In 2011 a vast collection of so called “tips” and “leaks” about the forthcoming iPhone 5 were revealed. Since it was such a popular topic, we are going to provide some of the most notable attempts with a ...

Mobile Magazine

Google Bases a Campaign on Emotions, Not Terms
New York Times
Google, one of the biggest advertising companies in the world, has finally embraced advertising for itself. The search giant made its first push into advertising with a Super Bowl ad in 2010 about a young couple falling in love. ...

New York Times

Siri Curses at Boy in Store
The all new Apple iPhone 4S is one of the hottest new items in the country these days, with millions of people waiting in line the day it was released in hopes of going home with one. One of the phone's most popular features is the voice-controlled ...

First Apple iPhone Prototype Designed in 1983
Recently, images of an iPhone prototype from the year 1983 were released, which seems like the ancestor of the popular device. The image shows that the device had a touchscreen interface but it's a landline device having an all-white handset. ...


Future iOS Devices Will be Able to Recognise Their Owners?
According to a freshly filed Apple patent, the Cupertino based company is working on security features allowing iOS devices to use presence detection and face recognition software to be able to recognize their owners. The new Apple patent related to ...

Argentine's death overshadows first day of Dakar Rally
Taipei Times
Henk Knuiman of the Netherlands rides his KTM in the first stage of the fourth South American edition of the Dakar Rally from Mar del Plata to Santa Rosa de la Pampa, Argentina, on Sunday. The death of Argentine rider Jorge Martinez Boero overshadowed ...

Electronic Theatre In-depth Review: Sonic Generations
Electronic Theatre
By Kev J. There would be few gamers who would suggest falsehood in a statement claiming that SEGA has lost their way with the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise since the advent of 3D gaming. Of course, despite the many letdowns over the last two decades, ...

Microsoft patches dangerous web flaw in double time
CSO Magazine
Microsoft has issued an out-of-band fix for a vulnerability in its ASP.NET web platform that could allow an attacker to launch a successful DoS attack on a server using a nothing more sophisticated than a stream of 100kb files. ...

LG Announces 84-Inch 4k Ultra Definition TV
Look at you mortals with your puny 55-inch baby TV's. Lucky for us, “Too big” is not a phrase in LG's vocabulary. They recently announced they will be unveiling their new 84inch Ultra Definition 3D TV at CES in Las Vegas, which should nicely dwarf the ...


Nintendo 'plans Wii U app store'
Nintendo is building an app store for its next console, the Wii U, according to reports. The Nintendo Wii-U. Photo: AP By Shane Richmond, Head of Technology (Editorial) The new console will come with an app store that goes "far beyond" the current ...


Facebook launches desktop app, Messenger
AGBeat (blog)
The Facebook Messenger for Windows desktop client has launched for Windows 7 users. Messengers for Windows, according to Facebook “is a new, trial application that lets you use Facebook without being on www.facebook.com. ...

AGBeat (blog)

Street Fighter X Tekken: New characters include M.Bison and Xiaoyu
Product Reviews
If you have been keeping an eye on progress for the upcoming cross-franchise Street Fighter X Tekken brawler which is due to hit consoles and the PS Vita in March, then you'll know that there has been 28 characters announced for console so far. ...

Product Reviews

Orangutans Gifted iPads -- Awww
NBC Bay Area (blog)
By Eileen Marable / Dvice.com Orangutans in Milwaukee are showing much more interest in the iPads than the gorillas that first trialed the devices. Further proof that iPads are everywhere has emerged. Orangutans at the Milwaukee Zoo have been given ...

GamingBolt's Top 25 Games of 2011
I think you're all pretty tired of hearing just how great a year for gaming 2011 was by now. That face has been pretty much established by now. We've done so many lists and features over the past one month, recapitulating everything that was good about ...


Epic Mickey 2: Disney Title Leak Taken Down
Gamebandits (blog)
There was a Disney game leak that was made possible by the Disney newsletter itself. Apparently, Epic Mickey 2 is set to be released on multiple consoles. The newsletter has been intercepted and taken down now, though. However, word has it that it did ...

Gamebandits (blog)

PC Gaming – A Steam Holiday Sale Recap
It's the year 2012 now, and 2011 is behind us. The end of the year brought us two holidays, and with them came a special holiday sale on Steam. If you're a PC gamer, then this is the time of year for you. From December 19th to January 1st, ...

A Toast To Technology | TechCrunch
By John Biggs
I hold the unpopular opinion that technology – more specifically the proliferation of social media – is not intrinsically “good” in any sense. Social media is, however, important, and I propose we raise our glasses of good cheer to what social ...

Technolog - 10 technology flops of 2011
By Kenneth Butler Laptop 1. HP TouchPad and webOS: Early termination awardIt's not just TV shows that get canned in a hurry.
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UnderstandingSociety: Technology change
By Daniel Little
There is a well developed field of the history of technology, with its own research traditions and assumptions (see the journal Technology and Culture, for example). There is a related field of research called "social construction of technology" ...

Kraft Employs Age-Recognition Technology in New Sampling ...
Jell-O is supporting the launch of its new Temptations line of indulgences with a sampling machine that detects age prior to service.

Captured U.S. drone technology, radar-evading missiles, and ...
By The Extinction Protocol
Deputy Navy Commander Mahmoud Mousavi told IRNA state news agency it had successfully test fired a medium-range surface-to-air missile equipped with “the latest sophisticated anti-radartechnologies.” Iran has apparently delayed ...
The Extinction Protocol: 2012 and beyond

Five Events That Will Shape University Technology Transfer
By Melba Kurman
Five Events That Will Shape University Technology Transfer If I had to characterize the year 2011 in the world of university technology transfer, I would describe it as a year of “wait and see.” Of course several notable events happened — for ...
Innovation Excellence

IVR Technology Group Announces Launch MDCall Lite After Hours ...
By admin
IVR Technology Group creates, manages and supports hosted services for web, telephone, texting and all forms of unified communications. MDCall is an automated after hours answering service that allows the user to set up, monitor and ...
Web Hosting

New Study: Mobile Technology Enhances Customer Experience ...
By Shannon Willoby
According to a recent study by Motorola Solutions, 67% of shoppers agree that mobile and in-storetechnology enhances their shopping experience. Mobile.
Business 2 Community

Travel: Technology Devices that Enhance a Vacation « Mom it ...
By Troy Pattee
Vacation is a time to unplug, relax, and get away from the demands of our everyday life. Many consider technology as one of their main stressors, so it makes sense to want to leave it all at home. But have you considered that technology can ...
Mom it Forward

Travel Technology Re-think - View from the Wing
By Gary
Travel Technology Re-think. I'm working through my technology solutions for the year ahead and would love reader input. There are some travel items that I'm thoroughly happy with. I love my Tom Bihn Checkpoint Flyer laptop bag, it's a great ...
View from the Wing

Making Healthcare Accessible Through Technology :: Ashok ...
By swati
Intel's plans for revolve around easy, accessible, and integrated technology, that aims to improve patient care in the institutional setting, says Ashok Chandavarkar, Marketing Programs Manager, Asia Pacific Healthcare, Intel Technology India ...

US seals $3.48B missiles, technology sale to UAE - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: The United States has reached a deal to sell $3.48 billion worth of missiles and related technology to the United Arab Emirates, a close ...

12 must-see skywatching events in 2012 - Technology & science ...
As the year 2011 comes to a close, some might wonder what is looming sky-wise for 2012? What celestial events might we look forward to seeing?

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