As many of you have heard, the file sharing service Megaupload.com has been shut down and owners of the service have been arrested in a large scale operation labelled “Mega Conspiracy”. What you find instead of Megaupload site now is an FBI takedown notice. This news has been widely circulated in major news outlets recently and comes just as many online protesters claimed a win after getting the U.S. Government to back off on SOPA.
This article was taken offline. But, that was seven years ago, and now seems like as good a time as any to explain why I took it offline. Updated in January, 2019. You see, at the time, many mentioned this company and it seemed like a good topic to cover given the accumulation of information […]
If you are an Apple iPad 2 or iPhone 4S user, today brings great news. There is now an Untethered jailbreak for your devices. Detailes can be had at the greenpois0n.com website. It appears as though there is only an OSX version of the Jailbreak with Windows coming shortly. Check out details on this new release here. I’ll update as I find out more.
Many of the products that will be on the shelves later in the year end up being shown at this conference. Running from January 10th to the 13th, it’s short – but it makes up for that brevity in sheer volume of interesting products. These days, I mainly watch with an eye to seeing what’s next in technology. So, let me take you through some of the more interesting stuff to come out of this year’s show.
Many folks seem to be a bit confused about this. Since I’m a frequent visitor of Starbucks stores time and time again I hear that it’s not possible to pay for purchases at the counter with an Android phone. I hear that there is no official Starbucks application on the Android platform. I hear all sorts of things, so let me set the record straight on this so you have happily ditch (or, keep it in a safe place) that Starbucks card and start paying with your Android phone.
remember that great line from the Lethal Weapon movie series “I’m getting too old for this shit”. Much as I hate to admit it, this may be true for me also. After watching (online) the just-as-old-as-I-am 39th season premier episode of CBCs’ Marketplace program, I’m left with numerous thoughts about the state of business, the state of our aged system and the general state of our venerable media outlet – the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Google Currents is a news reading application made for the iPhone/iPad and Android. While this application is only available in the United States, you can still get your hands on it. So, why would Google – already offering a newsreader – offer another news reader? Is this a better experience than Google Reader? Read on for more about this interesting new application.
The Blogger problem, you ask? Well, a number of people recently posted on the Google message boards about an odd issue on Blogger (Google’s free Blogging platform) that spoke of a problem with uploading images to Picasa (Google’s free web photo sharing application and Blogger photo repository). The Problem: In the past – blogger would […]
Recently, I tweeted about a nightmare-ish experience while ordering from DirectDial. Given that I was short on details with my tweet, I wanted to take the time to expand on what happened.