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Faster Forward: April, 2011

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 04/29/2011

Groupon pulls ads from ‘The Apprentice’

Groupon is pulling ads from Donald Trump’s TV show after an Internet rumor touched off consumer complaints.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:04 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/29/2011

House commerce panel members seek more information on Sony security breach

Reps. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.) and G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) wrote to Sony asking for more information on a network breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/29/2011

The royal wedding, as seen from Facebook

Facebook loved Prince Harry, David Beckham, Princess Beatrice’s hat as top celebs

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, Digital Culture

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 04/29/2011

FBI looks into Sony’s PlayStation security breach

The FBI confirmed that it is looking into the Sony PlayStation hacking incident.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:09 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 04/29/2011

White iPhone doesn’t fit some cases

Apple’s long-awaited white iPhone is just a touch thicker than the black version.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:21 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 04/29/2011

Google video chat heads to Android

Google Talk to bring video chat to Android handsets in the next few weeks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online video, Mobile

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Yahoo Mail suffers daylong outage

Yahoo Mail users report that the service has been down all day

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:12 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Mail

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Hulu Plus coming to Xbox Live on April 29

Xbox Live gamers will be getting a free taste of Hulu Plus on Friday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:58 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Chrome 11 ready for download, includes speech-to-text

Google released a stable version of Chrome 11 today.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:12 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Verizon says LTE network is back up

After a widespread outage of its LTE 4G network, Verizon Wireless confirmed via Twitter on Thursday that its network is up and running.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:52 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 04/28/2011

How can Sony recover?

The once-loved brand irked customers even before the data breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:50 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 04/28/2011

The white iPhone goes on sale

Apple’s white version of the iPhone 4 went on sale today

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:23 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 04/28/2011

Sony answers questions about security measures

The company said that all personal data was protected and credit card data was encrypted. Sony is also working on a software update that will require all users to reset their passwords once the network is restored.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:12 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Jobs explains Apple location policies, says company will testify in hearing

Comments from Apple CEO Steve Jobs indicate that those clamoring for more information about how Apple uses location data will get a full explanation next month at a Senate hearing.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:36 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Verizon suffers 4G network outage

Verizon confirmed its 4G network is experiencing problems,

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Mobile

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 04/27/2011

YouTube founders buy Delicious from Yahoo

Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, the brains behind YouTube, have acquired the social bookmarking site Delicious from Yahoo, a Yahoo spokeswoman confirmed.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:15 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Android squeaks by iPhone as the most wanted smartphone

31.1 percent of respondents in a Nielsen study said they want an Android smartphone; 30 percent said iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Sony got hacked; what should I do?

What PlayStation Network users should know about the Sony hack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Apple plans policy changes on data

Apple broke its silence over accusations that the iPhone tracks users with an unencrypted file.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:29 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Apple announces white iPhone in stores Thursday

It’s official, folks: the white iPhone 4 will be in stores on Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Digital Culture

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Sony: Attackers may have obtained profile, payment information

PlayStation Network users’ data may have been stolen in six-day outage

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Lack of funding stops the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence

There’s no more cash to fund SETI, the project dedicated to finding alien life

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Does Windows Phone 7 track users?

Microsoft says its phone platform doesn’t save location data

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Asus Eee Pad Transformer goes on sale in the U.S.

The Asus EEE Transformer went on sale in the U.S. today, but good luck finding one

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:18 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Under Armour asks for 140-character cover letters via Facebook

The sports apparel company wants its summer internship hopefuls to apply via Facebook.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, social media

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Sony shows off two new tablets

Sony tries its hand at the tablet market with two new Honeycomb devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:49 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Facebook Deals launching today

Facebook is kicking off its coupon service site in five cities.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:25 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Online Shopping

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Would you buy the iPhone 5 if it looked like this?

Joshua Topolsky’s mockup of the iPhone 5 is turning heads

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:35 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Nook Color, now with Froyo, apps, Flash support

Barnes & Noble released a new update to the Nook Color on Monday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Books, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Google makes it easy to transfer Google Video to YouTube

Google’s making it easy to move Google Video content to YouTube

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:57 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 04/25/2011

HTC Flyer presale starts today at Best Buy

Presales of the HTC Flyer start today at Best Buy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:44 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Report: Steve Jobs responds to iPhone tracking criticism

Reportedly sending one of his rare e-mails, Jobs says Apple does not track users’ locations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Google

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 04/25/2011

PlayStation Network still down after ‘external intrusion’

PlayStation Network has been down for five days, following an outside attack

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:02 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Nintendo confirms new Wii for 2012

Nintendo confirmed it is working on a new Wii for 2012

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:23 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Windows 7 has sold over 350 million licenses

A year and a half after launching Windows 7, Microsoft announced that it has sold over 350 million licenses for the operating system.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:22 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Microsoft, Computers

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Sprint starts rolling out Google Voice integration

Sprint has started releasing Google Voice integration to some of its customers ahead of a rumored Tuesday launch.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:51 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Greenpeace gives Apple low marks on green tech

Just in time for Earth Day, Greenpeace published a report Thursday on cloud computing that asserts Apple is the company with the dirtiest data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Harrison Ford, Conservation International team up for eco-game

Play Ecotopia, a Facebook game designed in collaboration with actor Harrison Ford.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Social Media

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Google Offers will be beta testing in select markets

Google Offers will be beta testing in Portland, the Bay Area and New York City

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:23 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 04/22/2011

How to encrypt the iPhone tracking file

Encrypt the iPhone file that keeps time-stamped location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:58 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Report: PSP Go will go on in North America

Sony will continue PSP Go production in the U.S.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:37 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 04/22/2011

PlayStation network to be down for ‘full day or two’

Sony said that its gaming network will see a multi-day outage.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:36 AM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Report: Apple prepping iTunes for the cloud

Apple getting ready to launch iTunes music in the cloud, Reuters news service reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:45 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Music, Google, Apple

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Facebook and free speech: it’s complicated

A Facebook lobbyist’s comments on free speech have touched a nerve with many.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:37 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Report: RIM sold 45,000 PlayBooks on its opening day

Analyst reports estimate that the BlackBerry PlayBook had a decent showing on its first day, selling about 45,000 units, the Economic Times reported.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Would you buy an Amazon tablet?

Tech reporter Peter Rojas speculates Amazon and Samsung have already teamed up.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:37 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Amazon server problems disrupt HootSuite, Reddit, Quora, Foursquare

Several popular Internet services are experiencing disruptions this morning due to problems with Amazon Web Services.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Digital Culture

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 04/20/2011

TiVo wins big in case against EchoStar, Dish Network

The decision against Dish Network and EchoStar could force Dish to shut down older models of DVR boxes.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:30 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Television

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Eric Schmidt gets a raise after stepping down as CEO

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:44 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Report: Apple will ship iPhone 5 in September

A Reuters report this morning added more weight to the growing chorus of voices who say that Apple will wait until September to ship the next iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Report: Sony discontinues the PSPGo

A report from Japan says Sony has confirmed it is stopping PSPGo production

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Your iPhone and iPad are tracking you, researchers say

Researchers stumbled across a file in the iPhone and iPad 3G that records locations and timestamps

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:41 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Amazon announces Kindle, library partnership

You’ll soon be able to borrow e-books from your local library.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:46 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Books

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Skype fixes Android security problem, adds 3G calling

Skype for Android security issue is fixed in the app’s latest update, the company says.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 04/19/2011

George Hotz donates $10,000 to electronic watchdog group

After Sony fight, Hotz donates legal fund plus more to the Electronic Frontier Foundation

By  |  06:09 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Bobsled brings free calls to Facebook, via T-Mobile

Users can make calls for free over Facebook through T-Mobile’s new service

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:23 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 04/19/2011

BlackBerry PlayBook on sale, with one big issue

Integration between the PlayBook and the BlackBerry is not working for AT&T users

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:17 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Facebook rolls out new security features, answers Sophos letter

Facebook announced new security and privacy features for its site

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:56 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Social media

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Review Roundup: T-Mobile G-Slate

The T-Mobile G-Slate comes out Wednesday, for $529.99, with a two-year data contract and a $100 mail-in rebate.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:57 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Report: 64GB White iPhone video surfaces

Clips show Expose-like multitasking, a new file interface and Facebook integration

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:59 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple, Gadgets

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Royal wedding to be broadcast on YouTube

The wedding of Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton will be live on YouTube

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:01 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Angry Birds to feature NFC-enabled ‘Magic’

The game will use NFC technology for multiplayer, extra levels on Nokia phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:10 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Google launches Map Maker in the U.S.

Google made its Map Maker feature available in the U.S., allowing anyone to edit and approve changes to Google Maps

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Report: Twitter in talks to buy TweetDeck

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Twitter may buy TweetDeck.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:22 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Yahoo Buzz closing down April 21

Yahoo posted that it will no longer be supporting Yahoo Buzz, starting April 21.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:04 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Report: Apple tweaks its app rankings

What makes a top-ranked app on Apple’s App Store? The answer may have just changed.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Interfaith group calls for a week of media fasting

An analysis from Christianity Today showed that Twitter, Facebook and chocolate topped the list of things people announced — sometimes sarcastically — that they were giving up for Lent on Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Google shuttering Google Video

If you still have anything still up on Google Video worth keeping, you’d better move quickly

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:23 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online Video

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Security firm calls on Facebook to step up its game

Sophos, a leading Internet security company, called on Facebook to step up its security.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:27 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social networking, Security

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Mapping Facebook relationships

When Facebook data intern Paul Butler released his map of the world as seen through the social network, it not only showed where people had Facebook — note the hole where China should be — but also gave a unique visual of the thousands of relationships maintained online.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Apple, Google eat into the handheld gaming market

The big three — Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo — may have to add two more to the list.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:14 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Portal 2 will be released early, if you try hard enough

Bottom line: Portal 2 will release early, but only if players can pass a final exam.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Twitter’s Biz Stone shrugs off bad press

Biz Stone responded to an article from Fortune titled “Trouble@Twitter”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:46 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Logging off

The Post’s consumer-tech columnist writes a final blog post

By Rob Pegoraro  |  11:05 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Valve plays with its players in advance of Portal 2

Since April 1, game company Valve has been hiding cryptic messages and Easter eggs in games on its Steam platform, sending gamers on a treasure hunt to investigate what exactly the company is trying to tell them.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:04 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Report: Wii HD coming in June

A successor to the Wii may finally be on its way.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:49 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Android Skype security issue could expose personal information

A flaw in the Android Skype app could expose users’ profile information and messaging history.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:06 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Apple’s new releases fix Facetime, 3G problems

Apple pushed out a new update, iOS 4.3.2, today to fix some annoying issues with Facetime.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Angry Birds to hit Windows Phone 7 on May 25

Rovio is working on a way to sync the super popular game across devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Windows

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Online music services to check out

With Amazon, Spotify and others, the cloud music space is getting crowded.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:39 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Bamboom brings local TV to the cloud, but its legal forecast may be cloudy, too

Cord cutting — firing your cable or satellite TV service and switching to such alternatives as over-the-air broadcasts and Internet viewing — has a lot of appeal but can be tricky to carry out. A

By Rob Pegoraro  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  TV, Video, Policy and politics

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Quick Tip: Set a custom Gmail background

Here’s a quick step-by-step on how you can add your own images to make the Gmail page uniquely yours.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:51 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Mail, Google

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Microsoft releases Kinect controls for Netflix

Starting today, you can control your XBox 360 Netflix account with movements and voice

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:39 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Online video

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Spotify cuts free listening time in half

Spotify, the European music service, cut in half the amount of music users can listen get free

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Music

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Report: White iPhone coming at the end of April

Bloomberg Businessweek reported that the white iPhone will launch at the end of April.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 04/14/2011

BlackBerry PlayBook: The Review Roundup

Early reviews are in for the BlackBerry Playbook and the verdict is... eh

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Microsoft previews Mango, the next Windows Phone platform

Microsoft offered a preview of Mango, the next Windows Phone platform, at its MIX 11 conference.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:54 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Microsoft starts sign-up for Kinect developers kit

Kinect hackers, rejoice! Your favorite hobby is about to get a bit easier.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Microsoft, Windows, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 04/13/2011

RIM CEO ends interview in latest communication breakdown

Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis’ halting of a BBC interview is the latest in a series of problems RIM has had in conveying its plans.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  02:42 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Nielsen releases top web, online video brands

A new report from Nielsen, released monthly, lists the top ten web brands and online video brands in the U.S. and is a good indicator of how Americans spend their time online.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:29 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Search, Apple

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Report: Nintendo will cut Wii price to $150

Engadget reported that Nintendo may cut the price of the Wii to $150

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:43 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Living Social offers $1 lunch menu for D.C. customers

D.C.-based deals site LivingSocial will offer $1 lunch deals in the District

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:25 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Online Shopping

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011

T-Mobile introduces unlimited plan, but with throttling

T-Mobile introduces unlimited plan, but throttles after 2GB.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:03 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Internet Explorer 10 gets a preview at MIX 2011

The new version concentrates on offering native HTML5 and CSS3 support.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:21 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/12/2011

RIM promotes PlayBook with a haiku contest

PlayBook haikus flood Twitter as customers vie for 20 free tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Webby nominees announced

Webby nominees have been announced, voting open until April 28

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:40 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 04/12/2011

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for 3DS coming June 19

Ninetendo announced the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for 3DS will hit June 19

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:37 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Cisco to fold Flip video-camera business

Roll the closing credits for Cisco’s Flip line of handheld video cameras: The networking firm will stop making those gadgets now that they’re succumbing to competition from smartphones.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Video, Gadgets

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/12/2011

HTC Sensation gets official

HTC Sensation will be on T-Mobile this summer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Cheaper Kindle saves $25, comes with ads

Amazon announced Monday that it’s adding a cheaper Kindle to its lineup.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:44 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, E-Reader

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 04/11/2011

DOJ, Microsoft say Google Apps for Government isn’t up to standards

Microsoft is calling Google’s security claims into question with accusations that it misled the U.S. government.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:01 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Viacom asks Cablevision to remove app content

Viacom has asked Cablevision to pull content from the cable company’s iPad app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:11 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Apple

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Sony settles with PS3 hacker

Sony settles with PS3 hacker George Hotz

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 04/11/2011

‘Twilight’ game scam spreading on Facebook

‘Twilight’ fans should be on the lookout for ‘Twilight’-themed Facebook scam

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Report: Apple considering a switch to carbon fiber?

A recent Apple hire has some speculating Apple may switch to carbon fiber.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Steve Jobs authorizes biography

The story of the Apple CEO will be coming to a bookstore near you in 2012.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:24 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Google gives you your daily trivia fix

A Google a Day will offer a trivia tidbit every day in a special version of Google that prevents users from seeing spoilers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Adobe Photoshop’s three new touch apps

Adobe to release three new apps for the iPad for Photoshop functionality on your tablet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:59 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011

PostPoints tip: Your job or your school can trim your wireless bill

Wireless carriers aren’t known for being as open to negotiation as some other telecom firms, but if you went to the right school or work for the right employer, you can save up to 15 percent by mentioning that fact.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  08:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tips

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Rebecca Black’s “Friday” keeps trending on Fridays

Rebecca Black’s “Friday” keeps trending on Fridays, YouTube Trends says

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:30 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Report says Facebook signed China deal

A report from an Ogilvy official suggests Facebook has signed an agreement to enter China.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:48 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, International

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Wozniak says he would consider return to Apple, suggests company could be more open

Steve Wozniak said he would mull a return to Apple and suggested the company could be more open.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:58 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 04/08/2011

YouTube rolls out YouTube Live

YouTube announced Friday that it will feature live events

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online Video

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Best Buy: We’re not being blacklisted by Apple

Best Buy dispelled rumors that it’s in a dust-up with Apple over the iPad 2

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:08 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Verizon users report 3G problems with the iPad 2

Posts on Apple’s support forums reveals that several people have been having trouble hopping on the company’s 3G network with their iPad 2 tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablet, Mobile, Verizon

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Time Warner, Viacom take iPad scuffle to court

Viacom and Time Warner have asked a New York judge to decide whether streaming content on the iPad breaks the cable company’s programming agreements.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Apple, Online video

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Google rolls out nationwide Latitude Deals

Google has been offering check-in deals through its Latitude service for about a month now, but on Thursday it announced it would start offering Google Latitude deals nationwide.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:04 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Lazy battery testing: Android and iPhone standby time

How long will a smartphone run if it’s left to its own devices?

By Rob Pegoraro  |  07:51 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mobile

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Meet the new Commodore 64

Commodore is relaunching a retro-looking version of its Commodore 64, with all new guts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:20 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Facebook opens up its data center

CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the Open Compute Project, which makes its server designs open source.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:17 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011

How addicted are you to your gadgets?

How long can you go without your gadgets before the anxiety sets in?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Government may use Facebook, Twitter for terror alerts

The federal government to tap social networks for new alerts, the Associated Press reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:40 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, Politics and policy

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Keep up with the 2011 Masters

The first round of the Masters Tournament kicks off in Augusta, Ga., today. If you’re looking to keep up with the tournament coverage while you’re at work, there are a few options for you.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 04/07/2011

G2x, Sidekick 4G in stores April 20

T-Mobile announce the G2x’s will be here in mid-April for $199.99 with contract

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Anonymous will stop PlayStation Network attacks

Anonymous announced it will stop PlayStation Network attacks, but continue its actions against Sony.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:14 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Report: Facebook may launch Deals product today

Many are expecting the social network to launch its own coupon service, Facebook Deals. 

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:03 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Online Shopping

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 04/06/2011

YouTube ‘channels’ coming soon?

Google is looking to revamp YouTube by creating 20 premium channels, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:13 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, YouTube

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 04/06/2011

WiFi Galaxy Tab available April 10

Samsung announced that the WiFi Galaxy Tab will be in stores April 10

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:46 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Video game exhibition extends voting deadline

Want to try to get your favorite video game into the Smithsonian? You know have until April 17 to place your vote.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:29 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Nintendo denies reports of sky-high rates of returns for 3DS

There have been reports that the handheld is causing some headaches and dizziness.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Can Google libel you?

A court in Milan upheld an Italian man’s complaint that Google must filter libelous results from its autocomplete search results

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:54 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Toyota pulls Cydia ads after Apple complains

Toyota has pulled its ad campaign from the jailbreak app store Cydia after complaints from Cupertino.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:32 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011

‘Mad Men’ coming to Netflix streaming

Lionsgate has reportedly struck a multi-year deal with Netflix to bring Don Draper and the gang to a streaming-video account.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video, Digital culture

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011

‘The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’ asks an awkward question: Who made your gadgets?

Mike Daisey’s “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” raises troubling questions about the factories in which Apple’s (and other firms’) gadgets are manufactured.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Policy and politics, Apple

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Study: Verizon iPhone drops fewer calls than AT&T

Study finds Verizon drops fewer calls, but satisfaction is about the same on both networks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:59 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Twitter launches new home page

Twitter has launched a new home page, showing up on some users’ computers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Sprint releases MiFi 3G/4G hotspots

The Novatel MiFi is about the size of a credit card and reportedly has download speeds 10 times faster than its 3G predecessor.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 04/05/2011

As the Apple turns...

Two fantastic Apple rumors popped up today and fell just as quickly.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:24 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 04/05/2011

T-Mobile expands its 4G network

The company is moving its 4G network into the heart of the country.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:01 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Report: Twitter may launch branded pages

Twitter may follow in the footsteps of Facebook and begin offering branded pages

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:38 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Nook eliminates paywall for New York Times subscribers

Not to be outdone by Amazon and its Kindle, Barnes & Noble announced that Nook owners with a subscription to the New York Times will also be able to go behind its new paywall for free.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:22 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Sony NGP may be delayed by Japan earthquake

Sony’s next-generation portable, or NGP, may face launch delays as a result of damage to Sony’s facilities in Japan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/04/2011

AT&T raises iPhone upgrade prices

AT&T adds $50 to price customers must pay to upgrade the iPhone early or off-contract.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Apple

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Jailbreak app store lands Toyota ad deal

Toyota is the first major company to begin advertising on Cydia, one of the main Web stores for jailbroken apps.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile, Tablets

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Anonymous puts Sony in the crosshairs

Anonymous, the loosely organized hacktivist group, has reported that its latest attack has taken down Sony.com and the PlayStation Store Web site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:01 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Report: iPhone 5 to have Sony 8 MP camera?

Sony’s chief executive appears to have confirmed the rumors.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:55 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Google looks to cultivate its own patent thicket

Google just looked up “How do you defend against patent lawsuits?” The Mountain View, Calif., company has won a first round of bidding on the patent portfolio of the bankrupt telecom firm Nortel Networks

By Rob Pegoraro  |  12:23 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Policy and politics

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Epsilon e-mail marketing firm exposes clients’ names, addresses

Major marketing firm Epsilon warned Friday that a breach exposed some of its clients’ names and e-mail addresses.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  11:20 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Security

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Epsilon breach affects several companies

Companies affected by Epsilon breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:12 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Gaming, Digital Culture, Google

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 04/04/2011

PostPoints tip: Add contact info to your camera’s memory card

Here’s one way to increase the odds of a lost camera or memory card coming home: Save an image with your name, e-mail address and phone number on the card.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  06:45 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tips

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 04/01/2011

Facebook profile-to-page converter feature needs some work

The profile-to-page converter, which launched earlier this week, has had some problems

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:12 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 04/01/2011

Nintendo breaks European sales records with 3DS

Nintendo breaks European sales records with 3DS as the PS2 catches up to the Wii

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:10 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 04/01/2011

UberSocial fixes privacy bug

The Twitter app UberSocial reported Thursday that is has fixed a bug that compromised the privacy of some direct messages on Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:01 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 04/01/2011

Google to limit carriers’ Android flexibility. Good.

Google is fed up with the humiliating alterations its Android operating system has been subjected to by wireless carriers.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  04:37 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mobile, Tablets

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 04/01/2011

Time Warner makes up for lost iPad channels

Time Warner adds 19 iPad channels to replace the 11 it yanked Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:02 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Video, Tablets

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 04/01/2011

eBay releases iPad 2 sales

eBay's iPad 2 sales shows higher rate of resale in U.S.

By  |  02:46 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Samsung and Visa prep mobile payments for 2012 Olympics

It seems we can’t go more than a day or so without another e-wallet report popping up. The latest comes from Samsung and Visa.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Shopping

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/01/2011

April Fools’ Day: And so it begins....

Here’s what not to believe this morning.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Xperia Play launches in Europe, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Sony’s “Playstation phone” hits overseas markets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gaming

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Google denies CNN report of facial recognition app

Google denied a report published Thursday that said the company is planning to introduce an app that would recognize people’s faces and link those images to personal information.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 03/31/2011

GoDaddy.com CEO faces backlash for elephant shooting

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:00 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Bye-bye, quickbar

Twitter dumps its unpopular mobile app feature, the quickbar

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:51 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Opening day apps from MLB.com

Opening day apps from MLB.com offer iPhone/iPad owners a month of free streaming games

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:31 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Geektastic April Fools’ Day pranks

Give your prank a techy touch this year

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:57 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011

‘NoDo’ rolling out to some T-Mobile phones

Owners of the Dell Venue Pro and the HTC HD7 should be seeing the Windows Phone 7 “NoDo” update soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/31/2011

HTC Flyer ad released to YouTube

Showing off the specs of its upcoming Flyer tablet, HTC has released a six-minute video touting the gadget’s best assets to YouTube

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/31/2011

AP adopts Mozilla’s Do Not Track header

Mozilla announced that Associated Press is the first company to implement its new Do Not Track header in wide distribution.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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