Posted by A Ocean on September 18, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 11, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 15, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 26, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on May 19, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on April 4, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 10, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on March 4, 2010 ·
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 [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on February 25, 2010 ·
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’.
Posted by Ruk Cooray on February 24, 2010 ·
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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 [...]