Dave Goldberg 1967--2015. In memoriam

Dave Goldberg 1967--2015. In memoriam

Taken from his family so soon

05/04/15

Grooveshark bites the big one

Grooveshark bites the big one

Music streaming service Grooveshark has just shuttered its doors, never to open again. Today, all that remains is a contrite...

05/01/15

Build 2015 UBER mentions: #ITBW rounds up the best Build 2015 roundups

Build 2015 UBER mentions: #ITBW rounds up the best Build 2015 roundups

True to form, yesterday Microsoft began the keynote of its Build 2015 developer conference, discussing cloud first. Then, just as sleepy non-techie user types in the audience were starting to count sheep...

04/30/15

Apple: Our watch has no time for watch apps (TATTOOS TOO)

Apple: Our watch has no time for watch apps (TATTOOS TOO)

Apple has outdone itself, making its most counterintuitive app policy to date: Custom watch apps are no longer permitted on the Apple Watch. This means...

04/29/15

Nokia decidedly, definitely, emphatically denies a return to mobiles (FOR NOW)

Nokia decidedly, definitely, emphatically denies a return to mobiles (FOR NOW)

Disregard it all, so sayeth Nokia. Disregard any report, rumor, blog post, forum thread, random headline, palm reading, or star charts claiming...

04/27/15

Microsoft's Q3 results: Ups, downs (printed on tea leaves?)

Microsoft's Q3 results: Ups, downs (printed on tea leaves?)

Microsoft's Q3 financial results were officially reported yesterday. And as always, to mark the occasion, bloggers put on their analyst/numerologist hats...

04/24/15

Wi-Fi hack can make iPhones reboot...Wi-Fi hack can make iPhones reboot...Wi-Fi hack can make

Wi-Fi hack can make iPhones reboot...Wi-Fi hack can make iPhones reboot...Wi-Fi hack can make

Much like penicillin, vulcanized rubber, and the corn flake, a new iOS 8 security flaw has been discovered almost entirely by accident...

04/23/15

Rumor alert: Google SPRINTING to unveil a new wireless data service

Rumor alert: Google SPRINTING to unveil a new wireless data service

Just in nick of time -- and a scant day after the introduction of "mobile friendly" page rank -- rumors abound that a large Internet company will unveil a new "mobile friendly" wireless service today...

04/22/15

Google's 'phone friendly' #mobilegeddon causes SEO mass HYSTERIA

Google's 'phone friendly' #mobilegeddon causes SEO mass HYSTERIA

Today's the day Google's new 'mobile friendly' search algorithm goes into effect. Simply put, from now on web pages easily viewed by mobiles get placed higher in search results, the others...

04/21/15

Moore's Law turns 50 (and it's still good for a few more years)

Moore's Law turns 50 (and it's still good for a few more years)

Yesterday, Moore's Law turned 50. The 'law' -- more like an astute observation -- provides the best way to guess the number of transistors you can expect to find in computer chips of the future...

04/20/15

Renewing vows, Yahoo and Bing renegotiate terms of search deal

Renewing vows, Yahoo and Bing renegotiate terms of search deal

A little over a year ago, bloggers were chin-wagging about a rumored Yahoo-Bing breakup. Fast forward to yesterday...

04/17/15

iFixit's MacBook teardown review may be a hard fix for Apple

iFixit's MacBook teardown review may be a hard fix for Apple

Recent reports indicate that although Apple's new MacBook may be easy to build at a factory, after the glue sets it becomes quite a pain to take apart...

04/16/15

The battle begins: Google vs. EU... FIGHT!

The battle begins: Google vs. EU... FIGHT!

In Brussels, at high noon today, the EU fired the first hail of anti-trust charges towards internet giant Google...

04/15/15

Download iOS 8.4 NOW -- 'beautiful' new beta is next Apple seed

Download iOS 8.4 NOW -- 'beautiful' new beta is next Apple seed

Forget Apple's iOS 8.3: That's old news. Why? Yesterday Apple released iOS 8.4 beta, and at the moment it is all Apple bloggers can think about...

04/14/15

LG G4 leaks: 'Gorgeous' Android flagship in real leather (and fake carbon fiber)

LG G4 leaks: 'Gorgeous' Android flagship in real leather (and fake carbon fiber)

These colorful beasts are the LG G4, in all its leather-clad glory. It's no clone. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers are in two minds...

04/13/15

MAGIC gold MacBook: Apple's light laptop (heavily COMPROMISED)

MAGIC gold MacBook: Apple's light laptop (heavily COMPROMISED)

Light, golden, pleasing to the eye -- no, it's not a breakfast biscuit or supermodel -- it's Apple's newest MacBook. That's the good news...

04/10/15

Which smartwatch sucks least? Apple Watch, Android Wear, Pebble, Samsung Gear?

Which smartwatch sucks least? Apple Watch, Android Wear, Pebble, Samsung Gear?

Reviews of Tim's Apple Watch are pouring in, mixing like oil and water. Most reviewers agree that Apple's new shiny timepiece isn't fully perfected...

04/09/15

DEA sniffed MASSIVE AMOUNTS of phone records before Snowden's intervention

DEA sniffed MASSIVE AMOUNTS of phone records before Snowden's intervention

A little wouldn't do it, so the DEA did it more and more, finally becoming hooked on...keeping records of American phone calls made to other countries...

04/08/15

ALL TWEET roundup: Twitter unveils REVAMPED QUOTES (Please RT)

ALL TWEET roundup: Twitter unveils REVAMPED QUOTES (Please RT)

A handful of hours ago, Twitter rolled out its new "revamped quote" functionality. Predictably, bloggers immediately began using the new feature, while at the same time sharing their pointed critiques with followers...

04/07/15

TROLLS: Did we mention that Putin and the YotaPhone are GREAT?

TROLLS: Did we mention that Putin and the YotaPhone are GREAT?

You may want to think twice the next time you read glowing online reviews about Russian smartphones. According to reports, a former Russian KGB officer named Vladimir...

04/06/15

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