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History of the Internet [Infographic]

History of the Internet [Infographic]

Ugh! Yet another infographic. Well, I love infographics, as they are much better way to grasp the information, especially if they’re well made. This cool infographic from OnlineSchool lists out some of the most important events in the history of the internet. Geeky for sure, but it’s fun all the way!

     
 
 

Sony PS3 Jailbroken Finally with PS Jailbreak USB Modchip

Sony PS3 Jailbroken Finally with PS Jailbreak USB Modchip

Sony Playstation 3 is jailbroken at last! The PS3 jailbreak was long overdue and we finally have an USB based plug n play modchip which installs in seconds, keeping your valid warranty seal very much intact. But then, all we have is a video, which does look genuine, but still not a proof enough to validate the claim of PS3 […]

     
 
 

Top Location Based Services Compared with Facebook Places [Infographic]

Top Location Based Services Compared with Facebook Places [Infographic]

Mark Fidelman has come with a real cool infographic which compares the top tier location based social networks like Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, Yelp and others with the latest kid monster in the block – Facebook Places An eye-opener for those who were hoping Foursquare and Gowalla to compete and survive in a market which just saw a new entrant with […]

     
 
 

Intel Acquires McAfee for 7.7 Billion USD

Intel Acquires McAfee for 7.7 Billion USD

Breaking News: In an unexpected move, the microchip giant Intel has announced that it will pay about $7.7 billion in cash to buy security-software firm McAfee Inc. According the statement issued by Intel, McAfee will continue to operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary, reporting into Intel’s Software and Services Group. Many would wonder why a hardware giant is interested in buying […]

     
 
 

Facebook Places is Cool but Creepy

Facebook Places is Cool but Creepy

All the rumors about Facebook’s geo-location based service have been put to rest with Facebook Places that allows users to share their locations with friends – and allows their friends to be updated in real-time. The service is very much similar to services like Foursquare and Gowalla, but right now accessible only in the US. Support for other countries will […]

     
 
 

magicTalk – Free Internet Calls [Coming Soon]

magicTalk – Free Internet Calls [Coming Soon]

The popular Internet phone gadget, magicJack is set to launch magicTalk, a new service which allows you to make free calls from your computers, smart phones and iPads to landline and cellphones in the US and Canada, with no time limits on the calls, and users would only get charged if they try to make a call while outside the […]

     
 
 

Google Chrome OS Tablet to be Launched in November on Verizon

Google Chrome OS Tablet to be Launched in November on Verizon

All the talks rumors about Google’s Chrome OS tablet seem to be proven true. If DownloadSquad has to be believed, HTC is building a Chrome OS tablet for Google which will be launched on Verizon on November 26th of this year! Neither the partnership with HTC nor the association with Verizon should come as a surprise, since HTC built the […]

     
 
 

When Mainstream Websites Turn Hardcore Spammers

When Mainstream Websites Turn Hardcore Spammers

Spamming (specially email spamming) is nothing new. But there is a dangerous ongoing trend of mainstream online media and websites turning hardcore spammers in the name of publicity, promotion and advertising. Social networking services like Tagged.com have turned into spam sites. A simple and random check reveals that this trend of mainstream websites turning to spam is lopsided in favor […]

     
 
 

PC2Mobile – Scan Your Phones via PC for Virus

PC2Mobile – Scan Your Phones via PC for Virus

Quick Heal, a leading Indian based anti-virus solution provider has launched PC2Mobile scan which they claim to be world’s first mobile phone virus scan. The mobile can be connected to the PC or laptop using USB cable (or Bluetooth) and scan the phone from Quick Heal Total Security 2010 installed on the PC. PC2Mobile is not sold separately, so the […]

     
 
 

After BlackBerry, Google & Skype Might get Blocked in India

After BlackBerry, Google & Skype Might get Blocked in India

The ongoing fiasco about data security in India can reportedly widen to encompass Google and Skype with Blackberry already on loggerheads with the Indian government. There are talks of Blackberry being temporarily banned in India for security reasons, since RIM is adamant with its stand of not acceding to the pressure tactics of the Indian government. What’s shocking to know […]