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Sky 3D – Stephen Fry’s guide to 3D TV

Sky 3D – Stephen Fry’s guide to 3D TV

Stephen Fry promoting Sky 3D Sky has roped in Stephen Fry for launch of its Sky 3D channel, Stephen Fry will produce a special guide to be broadcast on  Sky Anytime and Internet ahead of the 1 October UK launch. Stephen Fry comments: “2010 has been a triumphant year for new and innovative technological developments, which is great news for all of us, not just technophiles like myself. 3D TV [...]
Twitter launching Tweet button to share webpages

Twitter launching Tweet button to share webpages

Tweet Button Technology and Web 2.0 Blog Mashable has reported that microbloging gaint Twitter is releasing a Tweet Button for sharing websites with your followers and tracking how many times a webpage has been retweeted / shared on Twitter. Twitter has launched new functionalities in the recent month and this feature was bound to appear sooner than later. Facebook had debuted this feature through [...]
Twitter’s @earlybird offering limited-time deals

Twitter’s @earlybird offering limited-time deals

Twitter Twitter  continued its push to turn its popularity into a profitability by launching @earlybird, which is twitter’s version of limited-time-only online deals craze. its first @earlybird deal is a limited two-for-one ticket deal for the new Disney live-action flick “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” .  It’s Twitter’s second ad partnership with Disney, after [...]
FryPad : Stephen Fry’s iPad app

FryPad : Stephen Fry’s iPad app

Stephen Fry via last.fm The immense potential and benefit of mobile apps is now well understood by one and all, thanks to the popularity of Apple iPhone apps, the success story of Apple mobile apps is now carried forward by Apple’s 10 inch tablet iPad which runs all the iPhone apps by default and have seen developers coming out with apps specifically to take advantage of its large screen and [...]
Why you shouldn’t buy from Overclockers UK

Why you shouldn’t buy from Overclockers UK

It’s not often that we find a technology company with such terrible service that we feel the need to advertise it to our reader-base, but on this occasion, we saw a serious need to expose the terrible practises that are at bay. This personal story below is printed as-is from a personal blog and is not the opinion of Sporkings.com. No, our opinion of Overclockers is much lower than this; It all [...]
Does Square have a long-term plan for Chip and Pin?

Does Square have a long-term plan for Chip and Pin?

When Twitter founder Jack Dorsey first announced Square mobile payment system, I thought it was a brilliant idea – and it still is. Being able to accept credit card payments on the go, no matter where you are, with an iPhone/iPod/iPad – fantastic. Square officially launched yesterday (on the iPad, initially) and the technology is already outdated. Square relies on the old fashioned [...]
YouTube adds automatic captioning to videos

YouTube adds automatic captioning to videos

Image via CrunchBase Google owned YouTube which pioneered online streaming videos has started providing automatic captions to videos to make the site more accessible to the deaf and people with hearing difficulties. At present the feature is only available for videos recorded in English and Google says that more languages will be added in the coming months. Even though the idea and intentions are [...]
£52 Billion Down the Drain on Unused Gadgets?

£52 Billion Down the Drain on Unused Gadgets?

Image by See-ming Lee 李思明 SML via Flickr Recent research conducted by Sky HD reveals that the British have wasted nearly £52 Billion on gadgets which they do not know how to use or fully operate. It is astonishing that nearly 50% of the poll audience did not know that in order to get HD video on your HDTV, you need a HD device such as a Blu-ray DVD player. What’s even more surprising is [...]
Google Bosses Face Conviction in Italy

Google Bosses Face Conviction in Italy

An Italian court has convicted three Google Inc. executives on Wednesday for being criminally responsible for a video showing an autistic teenager being bullied. Though they can appeal against the verdict, the case highlights the broader problem related to Internet freedom. Google has responded strongly to the verdict saying that if the verdict stands, ‘The web as we know will cease to exist’. It [...]
Intel The Latest Victim Of Recent Cyber Attacks

Intel The Latest Victim Of Recent Cyber Attacks

Image via CrunchBase Intel has recently confirmed that it was a victim of the recent ultra-sophisticated cyber attacks. Though Intel has refused to comment on the possible connection of these attacks being linked with Operation Aurora which targeted Google, the timing of the two attacks is astonishingly similar. It’s hard for me to believe that it’s a mere coincidence that both these companies [...]
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