Category Archives: tech

Facebook Files For IPO

The tech bubble is back! Hot on the heels of Groupon, Facebook files for IPO today. Well, maybe it’s not a bubble. Unlike Groupon, Facebook actually has a sustainable business and have been pretty profitable. According to some reports, the … Continue reading

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Anyone Else Having Problems With CNN Live TV And Optimum?

Is it just me or is there a problem with CNN Live TV on the CNN iPad app? It used to work fine, but now when I try to log in with my Optimum ID it just shows a gray … Continue reading

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Google To Unify Your Data Across All Their Services

Google just updated their privacy policy yesterday to allow them to share data about you across all their services. Some bloggers are going as far as calling Google evil for this policy change. It’s just way too much data for … Continue reading

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Holy Cow, Megaupload Is Done!

Megaupload is done,┬ákaput, no more. They’ve been shut down and the founders arrested. I seriously did not see this coming. Megaupload is just a simple upload and share (download) site, it’s all user uploaded. Seriously, does Megaupload really play that … Continue reading

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The Internet Is Going Nuts Over SOPA/PIPA

The whole Internet is a buzz with all that is anti-SOPA/PIPA. This is a first, it seems, where the entire Internet is rallied behind (or against rather) a single cause. SOPA/PIPA is bad news for any webmaster, myself included, since … Continue reading

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Report Says IT Salaries Are Back To Their 2008 Levels

A report says that IT salaries in the US are now back to their, get this, 2008 levels. So when are they going to be back to their pre tech bubble levels? Seriously, this is a bit surprising with the … Continue reading

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WebOS Dead On Arrival?

There’s an article on NYTimes that pretty much says WebOS was dead on arrival and has no real chance of success. The article points out that Palm’s choice of WebKit as the HTML rendering engine doomed it because it’s too … Continue reading

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Phone Manufacturers Don’t Care About You

I’ve been saying this for a while, but phone manufacturers don’t care about us, the customer. They just want us buy the phone and that’s it, give them money and leave them alone. Apple, and now even Microsoft, have figured … Continue reading

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HP Will Leverage Open Source To Develop webOS

webOS is not dead! HP have decided to keep webOS around and will leverage open source to develop it and then license it for any interested parties. This all sounds good and all, but does HP really know what it … Continue reading

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Carrier IQ, Phone Rootkit, Seriously?

I’ve been hearing about Carrier IQ everywhere the past couple of days, and rightly so. If what folks are saying is true, the carriers or handset manufacturers have been snooping on everything users have been doing on their phone. Carriers … Continue reading

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