Apple Continues to Fight in Wake of E-book Settlement

Apple issued a statement yesterday in which the company criticized the Department of Justice as being “fundamentally unfair, unlawful and unprecedented.” The accusation came in the wake of the DOJ’s support of a government-proposed settlement made in an effort to resolve the recent controversy over…


Facebook: Ruling Grants Law Enforcement Access to Profiles

US District Judge William Pauley III just made a ruling that the FBI, along with a slew of other law enforcement agencies are permitted access to Facebook profiles, provided a “friend” gives permission for that access. You can view the actual ruling here: This verdict has been uncovered as a result…


The Best Apps for Job Seekers

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between those folks who are landing jobs and those others who seem to be in perpetual interview prison? Wherein one interview after another never seemsto end in an offer? You might say well at least they are getting interviews! But the fact still…


Bill Gates Cleans Up the World, One Toilet at a Time

We have all been known to flush a little money down the toilet. But when Bill Gates does it, it’s actually a good thing. Probably the geekiest science fair ever, The Reinvent the Toilet fair took place on its Seattle campus this week. The competition was hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates…


Question: Are You Ready for VYou?

Welcome to VYou (Virtual You), the latest social platform dubbed “Formspring + video + crack” by contemporary tech journalists. Despite the witty portrayal however, it’s hard to pin this social platform down with a satisfying enough description. The most anyone is sure about right now when it comes…


The Talk on Twitter About the Summer Olympics

You don’t have to be in London to be keeping yourself up to speed on the 2012 Summer Olympic drama. Nowadays, volleyball and water polo enthusiasts can get their fill of what’s going on thanks to social media – namely, Twitter. Not only do athletes make use of the social network to flaunt photos,…


Microsoft Pulls the Reigns on Piracy After Windows 8 Leak

Piracy has become commonplace in the virtual arena, particularly for Microsoft. It only took two days for the company to have to strengthen the activation policy of it latest OS, Windows 8 because as soon as the finalized version of the program went public, its code leaked onto the internet. The…


A Look at Two Emerging Technologies

The phrase “cutting edge” has lost its luster – there has been such an influx of innovative advancements in the land of technological gadgetry that that to call them “cutting edge” seems a bit of an understatement. From pudding-dispensing vending machines to virtual kissing devices, the sky’s the…


Email for Your 5 Year-old; What's Next?

If you’ve got kids, you know how frustrating it can be to keep sticky little hands away from your electronics. Constantly having to put the iPad where Sally can’t reach, always having to say , “No!”, keeping Junior jacked up on junk food so he’ll forget about your smartphone – it can all get very…


Windows 8 Reaches the RTM Stage

FINALLY: Microsoft has announced that they are nearing a finishing point when it comes to Windows 8. The development of the new OS has reached the RTM (release to manufacturing) milestone. What this means, is that both product development and testing have come to an end, and the company has passed…