Posted by A Ocean on September 28, 2010 ·
Kindle for the Web
Amazon has announced ‘Kindle for the Web’ beta, which allows book samples and snippets to be read directly from a web browser without any Kindle software.
Customers simply click the “Read first chapter FREE” button on a book product page on Amazon or on other websites, and the first chapter will open within the web page. Customers can change the font size [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 22, 2010 ·
Yesterday, thousands of Twitter users found themselves redirected to other websites, and that they were automatically sending tweets to to others due to a security hole on Twitter’s website.
The attack was caused by malicious users using cross-site scripting (XSS) and it was particularly worrying because it could be exploited simply by hovering over a link on a page. In some [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 15, 2010 ·
Twitter's new default image
With the newly refurbished website Twitter has also redesigned its default profile picture to a drawing of an egg, maybe it signifies the – hatching of a new version of Twitter.com.
Twitter had last changed its default avatar image last September, then it replaced the awfully terrible eyesore “the weird brown smiley face” with a wide variety of colored [...]
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 August 4, 2010 ·
iPad and iPhone
Software and hacks to liberate your iPhone OS from Apple’s restrictive and monopolistic design is as old as the iPhone itself, with iPhone dev team and other developers tirelessly working to open up your iPhone to a host of apps which Apple prohibited. Jailbreaking had got a boost last week when the U.S. government updated its regulations legalise “jailbreaking,” though [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 2, 2010 ·
Groupola announced that its newsletter subscribers has the possibility to get a £99 iPhone 4 today morning without a mention of how many units would be available for these ‘lucky’ subscribers.
For this too good to be true offer, Groupola’s website immediately crashed under the strain of the high-volume web traffic, and blogosphere including tweets and Groupola’s own Facebook [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 26, 2010 ·
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Spotify, the hugely popular peer-to-peer music streaming service which has recently opened the doors wider to the free service has updated its app for Android Mobile OS, the latest version 0.4.04 went functional yesterday afternoon. Spotify’s iPhone app also was updated recently.
Andres Sehr, Marketing and Communications Manager, Spotify, wrote on its website. “This [...]
Posted by A Ocean on May 24, 2010 ·
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If you are planning to stop using Facebook after numerous atrocious security and privacy bloopers one bigger than the other, the recent been the sharing of user data with advertisers, but, have been procrastinating to do it have some help with deciding on the D-Day.
A website called Quit Facebook Day has set the last day of May as the day everyone keen to leave the social network [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on May 18, 2010 ·
We previously wrote an article instructing users on the steps necessary to delete a Facebook account;
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Whether you have concerns about Facebook’s privacy policies, or you simply don’t want to keep a profile on the website anymore, Facebook make it extremely [...]
Posted by Calvin Robinson on May 4, 2010 ·
Whether you have concerns about Facebook’s privacy policies, or you simply don’t want to keep a profile on the website anymore, Facebook make it extremely difficult to actually close your account. If you follow the ‘Help’ section of Facebook, you’ll eventually be led to ‘Deactivate’ your account – which basically means your data is still on [...]