TDK 3 Speaker Boombox Portable High Fidelity Audio System The TDK 3 Speaker Boombox stands out from other music players in its category. It should! The TDK 3 Speaker Boombox costs a great deal more than every other unit you’d logically compare it to. This stylish piece of hardware manages to pull off a modern [...]
Full Story NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless would seem to be a big winner after its expected announcement Tuesday that it will start selling the iPhone and break Apple Inc.’s monogamous relationship with AT&T Inc. in the U.S. But for several reasons, the iPhone’s arrival to Verizon would be poorly timed, and Verizon’s gains won’t [...]
Full Story:huffingtonpost.com Craigslist appears to have surrendered in a legal fight over erotic ads posted on its website, shutting down its adult services section Saturday and replacing it with a black bar that simply says “censored.” The move comes just over a week after a group of state attorneys general said there weren’t enough protections [...]
Full Story:PCmag.com Open-source social network Diaspora is set to launch on Sept. 15, the service’s creators announced in Thursday blog post. But can it do battle with Facebook? “We have been coding. We have Diaspora working, we like it, and it will be open-sourced on September 15,” they wrote. Site creators Daniel Grippi, Maxwell Salzberg, [...]
Full Story:ABCNEWS.go.com As August nights get cooler, we begin begrudgingly counting down the remaining summer days. Once Labor Day passes, it’s back to school time for millions. The best part of going back to school is clearly the shopping. Even though a new notebook can go a long way in preparing you for the new [...]
Full Story:abcnews.go.com Google Inc. is adding a free e-mail feature that may persuade more people to cut the cords on their landline phones.The service unveiled Wednesday enables U.S. users of Google’s Gmail service to make calls from microphone-equipped computers to telephones virtually anywhere in the world. All calls in the U.S. and Canada will be [...]
NEW YORK — Facebook users carrying their smart phones will soon be able to check in to real-life locations such as restaurants, bars or live concerts.
It’s the first foray by the world’s largest online social network into the frenzy of location-based services. Rising with the popularity of smart phones, such services let users find coupons, earn quirky merit badges or simply share with friends where they are.
Full Story:Huffingtonpost.com Despite past statements by federal agencies that images from body scanners were not and could not be saved or recorded, a government agency has admitted to storing approximately 35,000 body scan images, CNET reports. According to CNET, “U.S. Marshals Service admitted this week that it had surreptitiously saved tens of thousands of images [...]
Full Story: Yahoo.com Americans now spend more time using social networks and online games than they do on e-mail, according to a Monday report from Nielsen. In June, U.S. Internet users spent about 22.7 percent of their online time on social networking sites, up from 15.8 percent just one year ago, the report said. About [...]
Full Story: Yahoo.com For the first time ever, sales of Android handsets have outpaced those of the Apple iPhone. According to Nielsen (via GigaOm), Google Android phones now account for 27 percent of U.S. smartphone sales among new phone buyers, eclipsing the 23 percent share held by the iPhone. The numbers cover a rolling six-month [...]
Full Story:Yahoo.com NEW YORK (Reuters) – Research In Motion unveiled a new BlackBerry smartphone on Tuesday to raise its consumer appeal and compete with Apple’s iPhone. AT&T Inc will be the carrier for the BlackBerry Torch, which will go on sale on August 12 for $199.99 with a two-year service agreement. The device, unveiled in [...]