Tag: Google Inc.

9
Aug

Mac Users are upset with OS X Mountain Lion

The newest version of the Mac OS X, known as Mountain Lion, was released in July 2012, but has not been favorably received. Many reviews from thousands of Mac OS X users have revealed significant complaints about the latest upgrade cutting battery life by up to more than 50%. Apple online support forums have had…

8
Aug

Concern raises among users as Google cuts its services

It is not a new thing for Google to shut down its services & products. They have previously terminated a couple of services. This time, they are going to cut down some of their other services which were mostly used by small businesses and educational entities. Although officials from Google are saying that this initiative…

5
Aug

Do you have your Outlook.com address yet?

Introducing Outlook.com Microsoft has recently announced that the end of Hotmail is near and the dawn of a new emailing system, known as Outlook, is almost here. Hotmail was first introduced way back in 1996 and sparked a revolution. A revolution where people could have their own email addresses for life that were completely independent…

28
Jul

Microsoft acquires Yammer for 1.2 billion; what’s coming next?

After a long period of speculation, Microsoft has finally committed 1.2 billion dollars to acquire Yammer, a social network service enterprise for businesses in USA, UK and Canada. This is indeed a great deal for Yammer which was just launched in 2008 and has around 4 to 5 million users.  However, it is actually the…

26
Jul

Starbucks Enables Mobile Payment for Canadian Android Users

If you live in Canada, own an Android phone and have a passion for Starbucks, you’re in luck. Starbucks has changed its app to allow Android users to make mobile payments when they come in for their lattés. Canadian iPhone users have been enjoying this perk since early 2012. According to Starbucks, the “Starbucks app…

17
Jul

Malware in Apple’s App Store Targets Users’ Contact Lists

If only there were an app for blocking malware, viruses and other hacking tools, using the Internet and downloading data would be a lot less scary. One recent threat targeted the contact lists of people who download a particular app from Apple’s App Store or Google’s Adroid Market. The app in question is called “Find…

12
Jul

Facebook Opens App Centre to Canadian Users

In June 2012, Facebook introduced its App Centre in the United States. Since then, the company has been rolling out the App Centre to other countries such as Germany and the United Kingdom and – as of July 9, 2012 — Canada. According to a post on the company’s Developer Blog, Facebook decided to expand…

6
Jul

Temporary Servers Cut Off Any Day Now; Are You Prepared?

Maybe replacing infected servers with clean, though temporary, ones was a mistake on the FBI’s part. Many, including executives at large enterprises, have taken their sweet old time about having the DNSChanger malware removed from their computers. According to an article on the Internet Identity website, as of Jun. 28, 2012, approximately 12% of Fortune…

28
Jun

Did you know that Map features may be on your next iPhone or iPad?

It looks like Apple is getting into the GPS business. Currently in the preview stage, Apple’s iOS 6 includes a new feature called Maps that could give navigation software companies like NAVIGON a run for their money. By the time Apple releases the new iOS 6 in fall 2012, the Maps feature will include extras…

22
Jun

Is Facebook Losing Face?

When Facebook made its debut on the NASDAQ as a public company, May 18, 2012, it was valued at $100 billion.  Nearly four weeks and a few stumbling blocks later, the company is valued at $74 billion and has left some users feeling disenchanted and maybe even a little disillusioned. From May 31 to Jun….

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