17
Sep

Internet 1996 vs 2011; Changes with the internet

Internet 1996 vs 2011; Changes with the internet

In the last  15 years, there have been a lot of changes. If you think about what the Internet looked like 5 years ago,  10 years  ago and even  15 years  ago, you know the evolution of the  World Wide Web  (as it was more commonly known in 1996) at the lightning speed. We posted […]

25
Aug

Facebook to kill ‘Places’, foursquare gets the advantage

Facebook to kill ‘Places’, foursquare gets the advantage

While Facebook was rolling out some  changes to its privacy policies today, the company also quietly announced it was killing off the foursquare-like Places function inside of its mobile app. The company has discontinued the feature  offering  check-ins. Instead, they have added the capability to add locations to sharing individual posts. Facebook spoke about the […]

29
Jun

The long Facebook lawsuit finally reaches settlement.

The long Facebook lawsuit finally reaches settlement.

The longest on-going lawsuit plaguing Mark Zuckerberg came to a close today after a one-paragraph court filing from the Facebook founder’s former classmates put the final nail in the coffin of a lengthy lawsuit. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss had alleged that Zuckerberg got his idea for the social networking site from them while they were […]

7
Jun

Mac OS X Lion unleashed at WWDC 2011, comes with 250 New features

Mac OS X Lion unleashed at WWDC 2011, comes with 250 New features

Apple opened its World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2011 with it’s new OS for Desktops, Laptops and Servers which has more than 250 new features. A few major features were revealed at the event about which you would come to know after the break. As usual Steve Jobs in his own style started the proceedings […]

10
Apr

What the heck is a Trojan Horse? Greek Myth? Computer Nemesis?

What the heck is a Trojan Horse? Greek Myth? Computer Nemesis?

We have all heard the term Trojan horse, but what exactly is a Trojan horse? A Trojan Horse is a destructive program that masquerades as a harmless application. Unlike viruses, Trojan Horses do not replicate themselves, but they can be just as destructive. One of the most dangerous examples of a Trojan is a program […]

8
Mar

Google Android Surpasses Blackberry and iPhone to become the most popular Smartphone platform

Google Android Surpasses Blackberry and iPhone to become the most popular Smartphone platform

Google’s Android OS is now the most popular smartphone platform in the US, this is up from last year where it was sitting in second place behind RIM. According to the research, Android  now makes up around 31.2 percent of all smartphone users in the US, this is based on data from January 2011, and […]

6
Feb

10 Ways to Minimize Eye Strain

10 Ways to Minimize Eye Strain

Eye strain associated with computer use isn’t thought to have serious or long-term consequences, but it’s disruptive and unpleasant. Eye strain occurs when you over-use your eye muscles. Any muscle held in one position too long will strain. More than 50 percent of computer users experience eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision and other visual symptoms related […]