Friendster’s as good as dead to the western world (it hasn’t really crossed our radar since 2005), but Forbes reports that the site is still huge in Southeast Asia — though not for the reasons you might think. It was the original social network when in launched in 2002, but its acquisition by e-payment
Move over, My Tracks — you’ve got serious company. Google’s own adventure tracking app just got majorly one-upped by a company that also happens to make heated jackets. Columbia’s just-launched GPS Pal app is not only available on both Android and iOS, but it’s actually designed to be used with a user
Opera is launching the first official beta of the next version of its desktop browser today. As usual, the Opera 12 beta includes a number of new features and enhancements, but also marks the end of some of the company’s more ambitious projects. With Opera 12, the company is ending support for Unite,
Forget everything your mother told you about playing ball in the house, Majesco thinks it’s a terrific idea. NBA Baller Beats takes a rhythmic music game-like approach to the game of roundball, incorporating a real live basketball as a controller for the Xbox 360 title, as part of its full-body tracking
Psst, did you hear that? Apparently, the folks at Dolby Laboratories are no longer content with scaring the bejesus out of moviegoers by simply funneling those horrific audio cues from today’s standard theater setup. Instead, the mad audio scientists claim they can recreate a more lifelike and sensory
Samsung has been doing their damnedest to keep their next Galaxy phone under wraps, but there’s one thing they just couldn’t keep quiet about — the processor.
The Korean electronics giant announced not long ago that their new 1.4 GHz Exynos 4 Quad chipset would be the one to power their next big smartphone,
Last month, TED announced its new education initiative — fittingly named TED-Ed — with a YouTube channel showcasing teachers’ lessons presented as animated videos. Today, the program moved forward, as TED opened up a beta version of a website meant to complement those lessons. Though there are plenty
The Avengers movie, which arrives in theaters on May 4, is going to be big. It has almost enough super heroes to field a baseball team and is already…
In a recent report titled Mobile Data and Applications, research outfit Parks Associates found that a large chunk of Stateside consumers aren’t willing to pay more than $50 per month for a mobile data plan. What’s also interesting here — but not surprising — is the study shows nearly 50 percent of
Pinterest may be the third most popular social network on the Internet, but up to this point its presence on third-party mobile apps has been minimal. It doesn’t offer developers an API (application programming interface) and there is no universal log-in feature like other services such as Facebook.