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Top 5 Free Photo Apps: The Citizen Jornalist’s Toolkit

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The Citizen Journalist’s Toolkit: Part 1 In the modern media environment, any intelligent, active citizen can provide effective journalism with enough hard work and the right set of free-and-cheap tools. In The Citizen Journalist’s Toolkit, we highlight the free/inexpensive softwares and services that can be used to create…

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Facebook App for iPhone, Android has a Security Hole

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Props go out to Gareth Wright for discovering a security breach in Facebook’s mobile apps for iPhone and Android. The problem stems from the fact that Facebook has not been encrypting user login credentials. This means that a rogue app or unauthorized USB connection can grant others access…

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Learn Computer Programming with These Great Free Resources

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These days, the languages that people are clamoring to learn aren’t Spanish, Chinese or Arabic. They’re Python, Rails, Javascript, and others. With technology pervading more and more aspects of our daily lives, learning to code is only going to grow in popularity, whether as a hobby or as…

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What is the iPad 3 Retina Display?

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iPad 3 New Retina Display Greatly Enhances Resolution With all the hullabaloo surrounding the release of the iPad 3 it’s easy to get swept up in the excitement for this new Retina display. After all, it’s pretty vivid. But what is this Retina display and is it worth…

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Google Chrome Became #1 Used Browser in the World on Sunday

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For the first time Sunday, Chrome, Google’s browser, briefly became the most widely used browser on the internet.  Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s browser, has long been the number one used browser in the world.  Firefox has long been the number one alternative to IE, but in recent years, Chrome…

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Apple Stock over $600/share – Plans its First Dividend

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Apple’s stock pushed over $600 per share yesterday.  Considering it was at $339 exactly one year ago, that’s a 77% increase. Wow! With the advent of the iPad 3, which is their most successful pre-sold product ever (its official release is this Friday), Apple’s star only seems to be…

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Watch out Webmasters – Google to Punish Overly SEO’d Sites

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Matt Cutts, head of Google’s web spam team, spoke at SXSW (South by South West) recently and spoke about how he has a team of engineers working on punishing those sites that are overly optimized.  Here is the transcript taken from audio provided by Search Engine Land. “Normally…

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Millions Around The World To Lose Internet Connection Tomorrow

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Millions of people around the world will lose their internet connections tomorrow. The FBI is going to shut down the DNSChanger Temporary Servers on March 8, 2012 and as a result the internet will be forcibly shut down for millions around the globe. The events leading to this…

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Apple App Store Crosses 25 Billion Downloads In Less Than 4 Years

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The Apple App Store has recently crossed the 25 billion app downloads mark. It is amazing that the App Store has achieved this incredible feat in less than four years time. Apple celebrated this achievement by gifting a $10,000 gift card to the 25 billionth downloader. Apple has…

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How To Download & Install BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Update On PlayBook

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RIM has finally released the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update for the BlackBerry PlayBook today. The update which has been promised by RIM a long time back has finally arrived today. The much awaited BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 brings a host of much awaited features like Android support…

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