Posted by A Ocean on May 19, 2013 ·
Yahoo’s board has just given nod to Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer’s plans to acquire publishing platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion on Sunday according to reports by AllthingsD. Tumblr acquisition will be Yahoos biggest acquisition and the fourth biggest overall.
As first reported by AllthingsD last week, Yahoo is all set to buy out Tumblr, and the amount of cash to change hands was [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 23, 2013 ·
Wavii, the Seattle based startup which allows users find personalized feeds of the news, has been purchased by Google. TechCrunch is reporting that Google purchased Wavii for more than $30 million. Neither Google nor Wavii has confirmed or denied the news.
“Wavii is kind of like having your own team of people whose only job is to work 24-7 to find the most relevant news, photos and videos about [...]
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Posted by A Ocean on March 24, 2013 ·
Apple has acquired WiFiSLAM which specializes in extending location data and positioning to indoor locations using Wi-Fi for “around” $20 million according to a report by The Wall Street Journal that .
WSJ also was able to get Apple to confirm the accquisition, but did not share its purpose for the company. According to the available description of the firm, the company has created technology [...]
Posted by A Ocean on October 5, 2010 ·
The new white edition Withings WiFi Body Scale is currently available in Europe (and UK) at the price of 129.00€ on www.withings.com. The WiFi Body Scale is the world’s first WiFi connected personal weight scale, which automatically records the user’s body weight, lean & fat mass, and calculated body mass index (BMI) to his/her secure webpage and/or free Withings iPhone or iPad [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 18, 2010 ·
Proporta.com, which has been designing terrific gadgets and devices accessories, including cases, screen protectors and power solutions for mobile devices, Digital Cameras and Netbooks has unveiled new range of products which sporkings.com readers could get at a 10% discount.
Read on to find out more.
The new range includes Essential TomTom Kit (£27.95), Essential Festival Kit (£43.95), Essential [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 7, 2010 ·
The Holiday Match Maker from Halifax. It’s one of those rare things, a Facebook application that is genuinely useful and entertaining at the same time. It’s also pretty clever. By analysing the content of your profile, it will ’calculate’ what your ideal holiday destination is, where you should stay, what you should do, what the weather’s like at the moment and how many plastic Eiffel Towers [...]
Posted by Martin Beauchamp on June 14, 2010 ·
E3 is kicking off and we’ve sent editor @cr to bring us back some gossip. In a bid not to be a little jealous I’ve invested some time working out how to make my life a little more comfortable for gaming, movies and reading.
So today I present to you my uncrate moment, a chair! Granted no gizmos, no high tech flair. After hours (truth be told, years) of searching for the right chair I came [...]
Posted by Martin Beauchamp on June 5, 2010 ·
Everyone loves a film or two, so why not get yourself the Toshiba BDX2000 Blu-Ray player from Argos for the princely sum of £99 and enjoy 12 months of LoveFilm happiness.
Even if you search out the reviews online saying the Toshiba’s first efforts into the Blu-Ray market doesn’t live up to rivals, and that the disc load time is a little longer than most. The reality is that what is [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on May 28, 2010 ·
With today’s launch on the iPad in the UK, we thought we’d save you the trouble of looking around for the right accessories. We’ve had the pleasure of trying our some of the nicest accessories available for the device and here are our thoughts;
Advanced Screen Protector – they may have been nice to have on the iPhone to avoid pocket-scratches, but these things are an absolute [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on May 7, 2010 ·
Oh Lord help us, I hope the kids on the bus don’t find out about these speakers. These £25 speakers are a bargain.
The Proporta Twisted System – Portable Speakers consists of two independent speakers, each rated at 2.5 watts RMS, producing a stereo output of 5 watts RMS with a total peak power of 10 watts.
The right hand speaker is the Main Speaker. It contains the amplifier and can be identified [...]