After just releasing Firefox 7.0 on Tuesday, Mozilla has released an update at version 7.0.1. It addressed an issue some were reporting of add-ons being hidden after an update. The problem is seen in the release notes for 7.0.1 and detailed in a post on the Add-ons blog. We’ve identified an issue in which some […]
Archive | September, 2011
Nissan wants you to plot out an interesting road trip using Google Maps. If your trip is interesting enough and you win, they’ll make your virtual road trip into a reality with a new Nissan Versa and all the expenses paid for. If you win, you and three friends will go on an all expense […]
Amazon has uploaded video of yesterday’s Kindle announcements to YouTube. By now you might have already seen all the details, but in case you wanted to watch the video, you now can. It’s embedded after the jump.
September into October is looking to be a busy time for consumer electronics. Companies are either competing for recent attention, gearing up for the holidays, or just synchronizing their release cycles right around this time. Yesterday, we had Amazon’s press conference of the 4 new Kindles including their new Android tablet, Kindle Fire. On October […]
The biggest news out of the Amazon press conference today seems to be that they’ve learned from the HP TouchPad fire sale – If you can beat the iPad on price point, you can give Apple a run for their money regardless of any other factors. However, unlike the TouchPad, the newly introduced Kindle Fire […]
Bloomberg provides a sneak peek at the Amazon event that will start in a few minutes. The Kindle Fire will have a 7-inch display and sell for $199, compared with $499 for Apple’s cheapest iPad, Amazon executives said. The device, a souped-up version of the Kindle electronic-book reader, will run on Google Inc.’s Android software, […]
Continuing their crazy rapid release schedule, Mozilla has released Firefox 7 and Thunderbird 7. This is on schedule for their plan to ship a new major version every six weeks. As you might recall, Firefox 6 and Thunderbird 6 were just released mid-August. November 8th and December 20th are when we can expect versions 8 […]
YouTube, at 6.5 years old, is indisputably a central part of today’s society. Whether it’s through hosting political debates and making our government more accessible, branding today’s youth the ‘YouTube Generation’, or just allowing our culture to spread around the world as we laugh and cry at the same videos. YouTube is also bankrolling a […]
Netflix’s CEO, Reed Hastings, appeared on the ABC News program Nightline last night. Unfortunately, he still believes the problem was miscommunication. Former Netflix Co-founder, Marc Randolph, wrote on his personal blog yesterday that he thinks Netflix has far from screwed up. Not only am I completely in support of what Netflix is doing, but I […]
Short and sweet. The Google Doodle seems to be the only recognition so far that Google has published regarding its birthday. From my count, I believe there are 13 candles on the cake.
http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6611967/not-google-plus (via CollegeHumor)
Jim Henson, the famous puppeteer and mind behind The Muppets, would have celebrated his 75th birthday on September 24th, 2011. Google is celebrating the man with an original Google Doodle on their search page that allows people to play with digital puppetry. Six digitized puppets based on Jim Henson’s work are arranged in the G-o-o-g-l-e […]