Monthly Archives: December 2010

Facebook now the most-visited website in the world

You hear that, Mr Google? That is the sound of inevitability. Hitwise has just released two sets of data for 2010: the top 10 most-searched terms, and the top 10 most-visited websites. Rather unsurprisingly, Facebook is at the top of … Continue reading

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Asus’ CES Tablets to Include Sliding and Detachable Keyboards? [Unconfirmed]

Surprise! Asus maybe has some tablets for CES next week, inadvertently spilled via an apparently errant promotional video. We already knew of the Windows 7-running EP121, but clues about a mysterious 10-inch EP101 with detachable keyboard pique our interest. More » … Continue reading

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Beta List helps you join private betas ahead of the crowd

In most cases, by the time you hear about a cool beta test that you’d like to be a part of, it’s too late. When sites like TechCrunch or Mashable break the news of a startup with an exclusive, the … Continue reading

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This Is How Do They Deal With Snowpocalypse In Japan [Video]

Some people didn’t believe the stunning snow scenes from Japan. What kind of monster machines do they use to clean roads from snowfall as tall as a four-story building? A Gundam plow machine? Now you can watch how they do … Continue reading

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This Building’s Not On Fire, But Does Need Your Help [Projectors]

In a run-down area of Vancouver, artist Isabelle Hayeur drew attention to the various issues plaguing abandoned buildings (such as homelessness, drug use and prostitution). She played 15 minute videos of fire, projecting them to the outside world. [DesignBoom] More » … Continue reading

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Metrodome is a metronome for Google Chrome

So the Chrome Web Store is upon us, and I decided to cover my first Web Store application for Download Squad. Rather than aiming for something high-profile like the Tiger Woods PGA Tour Online app, I decided to go with … Continue reading

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UK and French carriers working on cellular coverage for Channel Tunnel, aim to finish by 2012 Olympics

If you live in a technophile city like Taipei, you’ll have been enjoying underground 4G for a long time now, but in London the rule is that you have to bid adieu to your mobile connectivity when diving into a … Continue reading

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Fujifilm X100′s Hybrid Viewfinder Combines Optical Clarity With Digital Data Overload [Cameras]

Fujifilm is so pleased with the results offered by the viewfinder in its forthcoming Finepix X100 it’s uploaded a comprehensive outline of the reasoning behind building it—and why having a hybrid viewfinder will make your photos better. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/DR3Jcfd7Ai4/fujifilm-x100s-hybrid-viewfinder-combines-optical-clarity-with-lcd-data-overload … Continue reading

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Tune Pop Displays Pop-Up Notifications for Track Changes on Android [Downloads]

Android: Whether you like to keep your phone on shuffle or just want to keep track of what’s playing without leaving your current screen, free app Tune Pop will give you a small popup notification every time your music app … Continue reading

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Intel’s 310 Series SSDs Are an Eighth the Size of Their Predecessors [Ssds]

SSDs are great, and they’re getting smaller all the time. A lot smaller. Intel’s teeny new 310 Series SSDs deliver the same performance as the x25s that came before them, but they’re just an eighth the size. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/XiC_3FLK01E/intels-310-series-ssds-are-an-eighth-the-size-of-their-predecessors … Continue reading

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