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Rumor: iPad Moves 50K Units in 2 Hours

March 13, 2010

The undying hype for Apple’s newest, coolest gadget only got bigger today when pre-orders were finally opened for everyone in the U.S. According to one report,¬†two orders placed 30 minutes apart this morning resulted in Order ID numbers approximately 10,000 apart, suggesting a rate somewhere near 20,000 orders per hour if they are issued sequentially […]

Today, Google Buzzes

February 9, 2010

Today Google unveiled a new addition to its already growing platform of internet applications: Google Buzz. The app, (which is added within your G-Mail account) is set to take on the likes of Twitter and Facebook status updates with a slightly more sophisticated edge. Some of the key features differentiating it from the other services […]

Apple Unveils iPad To Acclaim, Criticism

January 28, 2010

Today Apple unveiled their long rumoured, eagerly anticipated tablet that managed to spark about as much debate about its abilities as its shortcomings. With the appearance of an enlarged iPhone, the iPad is a sleek new device targeted at capturing the attention of e-book, portable internet and gadget fans alike. But how much marketshare will […]

Call of Duty Controversy

October 29, 2009

In Infinity Ward’s follow up to the nearly 15 million selling mega hit Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, players may¬†stumble across something that tests their conscience and may make them feel that the limit between art and insensitivity has crossed the line. In the much anticipated Modern Warfare 2 (which sees release on November […]

Pirate Bay Loses Case

April 17, 2009

Leaked online (how ironic!) this morning, the verdict for the “suits” vs the founders of popular torrent site Pirate Bay is in. They lose. Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde were found guilty of breaking copyright law and were sentenced to a year in jail in addition to paying $3.5 million […]

Conficker, New Y2K Bug?

April 3, 2009

April 1’st, or April Fools, was supposed to be the day that the worst computer virus since 2003 was unleashed worldwide. What was supposed to cause a global uproar and many frustrated PC users turned out to be a whisper. Though earlier on some Government systems had gotten wave of Conficker, the virus failed to […]

Why Blu-ray is Better Than DVD

March 27, 2009

To most people, a disc to a disc upgrade is nowhere near the jump that going from tapes to DVD’s was. Even more confusing to consumers is what actually differentiates DVD from this new Hi-Def format. For all of those who hate “tech jargon” explanations, here’s one for anybody and everybody as to why BD […]

Skip the new iPod Shuffle

March 15, 2009

Just under a week ago, Apple silently released the third generation iPod shuffle. Packing 4GB with no face buttons and a $99 pricetag, it had people talking. People who want an iPod for the name will quickly snap it up without realizing why this is the worst iPod ever released. Here’s why. Although slimmer in […]