Last month, Facebook finally announced that they would allow users to pick out custom usernames for use in vanity URLs that read www.facebook.com/username. At the time, users were advised to “choose wisely” because the username they selected would be stuck with them for life. That didn’t stop some Facebook users from picking out names that were [...]
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I really don’t know what is going on between Twitter & TechCrunch. See what TechCrunch is saying about Twitter-
“If Twitter needed to pay for the media coverage the company and its free service get across the board, it would have spent almost as much in 30 days as the $55 million that has been invested in [...]
If you find yourself with very long startup times after upgrading to Firefox 3.5 (from say 10 seconds to the order of minutes), you may be experimenting a bug due to a change in how Firefox 3.5 gets the randomness it needs for security purposes on Windows.
The procedure involves scanning some temporary folders looking for bits [...]
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Stephen Fry, a highly respected actor, comedian, writer, presenter and author yesterday admitted to downloading TV shows for free using BitTorrent. Speaking at the iTunes Festival in London last night, Fry told the audience that he’s grabbed episodes of 24 and the series finale of House, starring his former comedy partner Hugh Laurie.
In Britain – [...]
Is Google stealing our content? That, anyway, seemed to be the suggestion when a European publishing group announced last week that it had garnered a number of supporters for its Hamburg Declaration, which calls for “urgent improvements in the protection of intellectual property on the Internet.”
This week, Google had a reply, which basically boils down to: [...]
But it’s OK. Really!See, according to Facebook it’s all part of the acceptable use policy you agreed to. No, I’m not kidding. That red box above contains an ad that was displayed to Peter Smith, who no doubt agrees that the woman in the image is hot — although he suspected she wasn’t single. You [...]
Mozilla updated Firefox to version 3.5.1 for Windows, Mac, and Linux on Thursday, fixing a security problem, improving stability, and speeding launch time on some Windows systems, according to the release notes.
“We strongly recommend that all Firefox 3.5 users upgrade to this latest release,” browser director Mike Beltzner said in a blog post Thursday.
Firefox 3.5 embodies [...]
Google Chrome has put the web in turbo mode. Native Client enables browser plug-ins to harvest immense CPU power for games, HD films and computing-intensive applications.
If everything goes according to Google’s plans, you will need only a browser on your system in the future. Without any additional tools, you will be able to do everything [...]
The admins of The Pirate Bay have stressed that in order for the Bay to stay alive, they need to adapt the site to a legitimate one, selling the site for $7.8 Million in the process. While some users showed their support for the infamous website, others are already jumping ship, demanding that their accounts be [...]
If you have a broken link on your site or the pages, which don’t exist any longer, have moved to a new server or have never existed at all, visitors will get an internal error message from the server. However, by default these messages aren’t that helpful
Whilst a well designed page can provide a means [...]
In the age of the Internet, it’s difficult to keep things under wraps till you launch a product. Microsoft’s announcement of Office 2010 is still a few hours away, but since its page went up a while ago, Google already cached it!
The biggest news out of the launch is, without doubt, the introduction of the Office [...]
Ever wished that someone would overlay some data that fascinates you on a Google Map? Ever have an idea for a new desktop widget to take the computing world by storm? Well, no matter what your skill level is, there are tools out there in the world that will help you realize your dreams just [...]