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Posted On December 8, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Here’s How To Have Fun With Siri

The Guardian has put a list of ten intriguing and funny commands you should try out on Siri. There are as follow: Does Siri Stand For Seriously? 2.Tell Me a Poem 3. Siri, What Airplanes are Flying Over Me Now? 4. Change my Appointment With Dr. Smith From 11 a.m. to 9 a.m.  5. Do You Support Barrack Obama? 6. Beam Me Up! 7. Post to Facebook Walking Dead is Over and I am Depressed 8. Who Let the Dogs Out? 9. Set a 30 Minute Timer or Wakeup AlarmRead More
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Posted On July 24, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Study: The iPhone is the Most Social Device

ShareThis recent study of social behavior across devices  revealed important insights into what people are sharing, on which devices, and the social networks they are sharing to the most. The study found that Apple’s iPhone is the most social device. The study compared 4.9 billion social patterns across desktop web and 1.2 billion social patterns across mobile web. Key findings include: The mobile web is twice as social as desktop: Consumers are nearly twice as likely to click and share content on social networks through mobile devices as opposed to desktops. The iPhone is the mostRead More
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In a recent security report on Android, Norton Mobile Security revealed that the Facebook application for Android is reportedly leaking the device phone number. According to the report, “the first time you launch the Facebook application, even before logging in, your phone number will be sent over the Internet to Facebook servers. You do not need to provide your phone number, log in, initiate a specific action, or even need a Facebook account for this to happen.” It was also reported that, hundreds of millions of devices have installed the Facebook applicationRead More
Sony Smartwatch
Pocket lint: Sony has launched a new SmartWatch, the Sony SmartWatch 2. The new watch comes offering NFC connectivity, waterproofing and is also water resistant. The Sony SmartWatch 2 is a second-screen companion for your Android smartphone and comes with a range of features. It will let you take calls, use it as a remote camera shutter, or us it for at-a-glance mapping when you’re out for a run. It is also water resistant with an IP57 rating, so if you’re out in a shower then your watch won’t get washed away. The display is larger than theRead More
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According to  a new report published by comScore, Google Sites were ranked as the top online video content property in the US this April with 154.6 million unique viewers. This is followed by Facebook with 62.7 million, VEVO with 52.9 million, NDN with 45.3 million, and Yahoo! Sites with 45.1 million. The report, highlights that almost: 39 billion video content views occurred during the month, with Google Sites generating the highest number at 13.0 billion and Facebook reaching an all-time high once again with 740.8 million. Google Sites had the highestRead More
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Samsung Used Photographer’s Nikon Photo in Advertisement  Without Permission. According to a report by PetaPixel, Sasmung has found itself in a rather familiar position of being accused of using others’ work without permission. This time the Company found itself in a copyright infringement controversy when it used another photographer’s photo in an advertisement on its Facebook page. Embarrassingly, the advertisement alluded to the fact that the photo was taken by a Samsung photographers using a Samsung camera. However, it later turned out that the photo was taken by one Danny Santos II, who noticed  his photo, which wasRead More
Instagram
Instagram introduces face and brand tagging via new ‘Photos of You’ section A year after Facebook acquired Instagram, the popular mobile photo sharing app introduced their image tagging feature option on their ‘Photos of You’ section. In a blog post, Instagram said that they’re allowing their users to add people, objects and even brands to their photos. Before, users were only allowed to include photo title and location. Image courtesy: Instagram “Your captions and hashtags capture the “what?” and your Photo Map answers the “where?” but until today we’ve neverRead More
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Posted On April 29, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Featured, Tech News

Report: Facebook Usage in Major Markets has Peaked

According to a new report, Facebook has seen a decline in the number of visitors to the site in major markets in the last month.  The study conducted by data analysis firm SocialBakers, shows that the world’s largest social network has lost six-million US visitors, a 4% fall and a 1.4 million decline in the UK visits, a fall of 4.5%. “The problem is that, in the US and UK, most people who want to sign up for Facebook have already done it,” said new media specialist Ian Maude at Enders Analysis. “There is a boredomRead More
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Facebook Users in Germany to Use their Real Names After Court Ruling Facebook has won a major victory in Germany, after the state Appeals Court ruled that they have no jurisdiction over  Facebook, since its European headquarters is based in Ireland. According to the report, Schleswig-Holstein state’s data protection office had contented Facebook’s stipulation that users must use their real names.  According to the German privacy watchdog, the ban on fake names breaches German privacy laws and European rules designed to protect free speech online. “Data Protection Commissioner Thilo Weichert said in aRead More
Facebook Home
Facebook Home off to a bad start based on early reviews. The app has an overall all average rating of 2.4 Stars on Google Play Store since its debut on April 12. TheNextWeb was the first to published that Facebook Home, the new “Apperation System“, from Facebook is off to poor start based on early reviews on the Google Play. At time, TheNextWeb reported: As of 2:10pm PDT, the application had received 398 one-star reviews out of 834, or 47.7%, on Google Play, giving it an average rating of 2.3 stars. TheRead More
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Honan for Wired: “Facebook’s ‘Phone’ Is Another Triumph of Mediocrity” “Maybe you were hoping for something radically new and different from a Facebook phone. If so, Zuck just broke your heart,” Mat Honan writes for Wired. “But so what. Facebook never does anything new. New doesn’t matter in the blue. What matters is this: What Mark Zuckerberg announced today runs software called Facebook Home that makes it easier for people to spend more time with Facebook. And that’s all he really needed to pull off.” “In fact, the long rumored FacebookRead More
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Facebook Launches Home; Available from the Google Play Store on April 12 Facebook launches Home. According to the company, “Home isn’t a phone or operating system, and it’s also more than just an app. Home is a completely new experience that lets you see the world through people, not apps.” Home comes with a variety of features. These include: Cover feed Cover feed replaces the lock screen and home screen. “It’s let users see what’s happening with your friends – friends finishing a bike race, your family sharing a meal orRead More