Bill Gates Won’t Buy His Kids iPods

In a recent interview with the Daily Mail, Bill Gates admitted that he won’t buy his kids iPods because he believes that they have a better Windows equivalent – Zune. Zune is a portable media player from Windows similar to iPod, but is developed by Microsoft. Bill Gates also revealed some other interesting facts like he doesn’t care for legacy, and that he likes hard-cover books more, but this fact was the most stunning. Read More

Google Acquires AdMeld for $400 Million

admeldGoogle has acquired AdMeld, an advertising platform for publishers for about $400 Million. Blog posts by both Google and AdMeld suggest the acquisition to be confirmed. Although the price has not yet been disclosed, it is rumored that the deal took place for $400M. In a blog post, Michael Barrett of AdMeld mentions although the deal is waiting for review, AdMeld and Google will remain independent after the acquisition. Read More

Steve Jobs Mail Suggests iWeb Will Be Discontinued

iwebA recent mail of Steve Jobs posted by MacRumors appears to suggest that iWeb will be discontinued. While MacRumors has not posted a valid screenshot of the mail, it should be true. A customer sent a mail to Steve asking if he should find an alternative to iWeb’s website builder and someone to host his sites (iWeb), and Jobs replied saying “Yep.”. Read More

iPhone 4 Advertisement in Blackberry Store [PICS]

bbAlmost everyone seems to be copying Apple’s retail store success. Apple Stores are a phenomenon and gradually other mobile phone manufactures like HTC, Samsung, and even Blackberry are coming up with dedicated stores. A TheAppleGoogle reader from India has noticed an ironic picture that simply shows how good Apple’s marketing guys are. In the picture above, a Blackberry store in India has got something that will shock you. Read More

Evernote’s Smart Peek Uses Smart Cover to Power App

smart peekThe most amazing thing about the iPad 2 is the Smart Cover. Smart Cover auto aligns magnetically to the iPad 2, and wakes the iPad 2 when opened, and puts iPad 2 to sleep when closed. Evernote has announced a new App that use the power of the Smart Cover. Smart Peek from Evernote helps you remember things in a much more fun filled way. Read More