Happy 5th Birthday Twitter!

Five years ago to the day, the first full version of Twitter was introduced to the public. To mark the occasion, the company has released some interesting facts to show how much they have grown in 5 years. “Currently, about 600,000 people sign up for a Twitter account every day, but it took Twitter almost a year-and-a-half to attract its first 600,000 members’, the company said in its official Twitter feed. In its first day, 224 tweets were sent by users which is... Read More

BlackBerry App World crosses 1 Billion downloads

Early in the week, Research In Motion announced on its blog that its BlackBerry App World is seeing an average of 3million downloads per day and they had crossed the 1billion downloads milestone. The BlackBerry App World was launched two years ago as a place where BlackBerry users could go, find and download apps they needed. RIM’s Alex Kinsela posted “The BlackBerry App World™ storefront launched a little over two years ago, and over that time, we’ve made many... Read More

Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy name Baby “Bing”

I feel sorry for these internet named kids. They’re going to have many awkward moments in their lives.  Bingham “Bing” Hawn Bellamy isn’t alone though. He’s got Israel’s Facebook, Egypt’s Like and Google as future friends. Hell, maybe they could even run software companies. Matt explained why he named his son “Bing”. “For those wondering, Bingham is my mum’s maiden name and Bing Russell was Kurt’s dad. Family connections... Read More

Social Media: The Bad

The pro’s of Social Media have been weighed. Now it’s time to consider the cons. Social Media’s got its downside(s). Having access to information isn’t necessarily a good thing. When is it ‘enough’? What defines ‘enough’? Critics would say that with social media, the concept of privacy is being lost more and more. The virtual world is a tiny village of which we all happen to inhabit. Google your name and it’s likely that... Read More

Google Launches New Photosharing Service: Photovine

Google launched this yesterday, after recently registering the domain name and trademark. This tool is developed by Google’s Slide subsidiary which has created other experimental apps like Disco an Pool Party. Photovine is a tag-based Photo-sharing app. You can upload photos and tag them with certain names, then you can check out other photos that others have uploaded based on the same tag. The website is slowly being rolled out an you can sign up for an invite at Photovine.com We’ll... Read More

Finally, Something That Doesn’t Look Like an iPad: Sony debuts S1 and S2 Tablets

Let’s face it. all the tablets we’ve seen in the last year all look like iPads. From HP’s TouchPad, to the Asus PadFone, to Toshiba’s Tablets , the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Motorola Xoom – they all can be mistaken for iPads. Samsung’s Galaxy Tabs look so much like the iPad, Apple has had to sue Samsung for ‘copying’ the design of their device. Here are two totally different looking tablets from Sony: The S1 and S2. They both run on... Read More

Lupe Fiasco Falls Followers’ Hands By Quitting Twitter

Lupe Fiasco, one of the many prolific celebrity “tweeters” has bid farewell to the social network website; tweeting to his fans on Wednesday,“i’m quitting Twitter. it was fun while it lasted” The Chicago MC then went on to say, “thanks for the support on #lasers and i will see you all on the road soon… don’t forget…Love Always Shines Everytime Remember 2 Smile….”. However Lupe didn’t leave his 722,401 followers with nothing as he handed... Read More


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