Monday, 8 Apr 2013
Scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) have developed a new means of high-speed data transmission using LED lightbulbs. The technology uses standard off-the-shelf LED room lights for data transmission, with speeds of up to 3 Gbps possible.
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013
The developers behind the short-term, highly precise weather app Dark Sky have announced Forecast, a new weather forecast website built from scratch, which can provide weather updates covering the entire world.
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013
There are unconfirmed reports that Yahoo might be in talks to purchase a major controlling stake in video sharing site, Dailymotion. If the deal goes through, it would be Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition since taking over Yahoo.
Searching for an appropriate reaction GIF to your latest internet 'debate' will soon be easier than ever as Google has announced that it will be adding a filter in Google Images to let you search specifically for animated GIFs.
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013
Google Maps Street View doesn't only include panoramic views of streets around the world, but also many interesting landmarks and sites such as the Grand Canyon. And being added to the list now are four out of the Seven Summits for those who love mountains.
Monday, 18 Mar 2013
Feedly, a popular third-party RSS client announced that it added more than half a million users in the two days after Google announced Google Reader's retirement. They've also revealed their plans on how to keep up with the mass migration from Google Reader.
Thursday, 14 Mar 2013
Google has announced that it is killing off Google Reader, its RSS aggregator that let people subscribe to news feeds from different websites, on 1st July 2013.
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013
Microsoft will be updating IE10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to let it run Flash content by default. The change of mind comes after the company realizes that most sites with Flash content are ‘compatible with the Windows experience for touch, performance, and battery life.’
Monday, 4 Mar 2013
Popular note-taking app, Evernote, has just reset all user passwords over the weekend after a security breach in which user information has been stolen.
Thursday, 28 Feb 2013
The Google Chrome team has released an update to the Android version of Chrome. Changes include the ability to have music from a web app continue playing while Chrome is running in the background. Hit the link for more information.