Google is today celebrating the birthday of Pierre de Fermat who famously created a theorem in the margin of a textbook that troubled mathematicians for over 300 years. The proof portrayed by the Google doodle was discovered in early 1601. Read More
Steve Jobs is undoubtedly one of the most influential people in the world. The one thing about Steve Jobs though is the fact that he is not very open about his personal life. However, that all could change on November 21st when his personal biography hits book stores around the country. Since Jobs fully cooperated with author Walter Isaacson in the writing of his biography, it should be the best look that we’ve ever had at the life of Steve Jobs. Also Jobs encouraged all people who were interviewed during the research for the book, to be completely honest in their interviews. Some of those who were interviewed include ex girlfriends, competitors, adversaries, colleagues, family members and close friends. I’m not usually one for reading books, but this is one I definitively am eager to read. Here is the full description of the biography according to 9to5mac.com: Read More
Google moments ago announced that it has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. Google’s Android OS which the company gives away for free and touts to be “open source” has seen much success recently, and to dominate the entire mobile industry and to go head on with Apple, Google CEO and founder Larry Page today announced that the search engine giant will be acquiring Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.
Recent news suggests that Apple once suggested a new form of MacBook Pros which sported 3G capabilities. It’s unclear still whether these are just rumors or if they are a reality. With coverage on 3G and now 4G networks becoming more widespread, we can expect more and more devices to be capable of using this service. Eventually it may eliminate the need for other internet services all together. But with more and more laptops coming out with built in 3G capabilities, we can expect Apple to eventually come out with a MacBook with built in 3G. Read More
Apple’s App Store ratings system should not be trusted because people don’t know what they are talking about. The humorous picture above by Xkcd demonstrates why.
Apple is building a new spaceship type campus in Cupertino, and details for the upcoming structure have been revealed. Steve Jobs already made it clear at a conference that the structure will be a breakthrough in glass engineering, and the every part of the glass will be curved. He also mentioned that design students will come to Cupertino just to have a look at the gorgeous piece of artwork that Apple is about to create. Read More
Dr. Doodah 100 First Things for iPhone is an amazing App that will keep the kids busy. The games feature hundred different objects that are categorized differently. As the game has primarily been developed for kids, tapping on an object zooms into the object, gives a brief demonstration of the object, and pronounces the object name for the children to visualize and get a better understanding of the term. Read More
Google Videos App which allowed Android users to rent movies was only compatible with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) till today, but Google has updated the App recently for Android that allows even Froyo (Android 2.2) users to take advantage of the movie rentals feature. Once you get the Google Movies App from the Android market, you can rent movies directly from your Android device, and the App will also display all the movies already present on your device. Read More
We knew that this was coming, but today Google has confirmed that social gaming is now a part of the Google+ social project. Google wants to make playing games just as fun and entertaining as in real life, and the games on Google+ unlike Facebook give you complete control. Read More