Angry Birds Movie Begins To Take Shape

Development for an Angry Birds movie is being hatched with the help of a former Marvel Studios executive, but the movie won’t be hitting multiplexes until 2014 at the earliest. Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds, hired former Marvel Studios chairman David Maisel as a special adviser last week. Maisel, who left Marvel in 2009 [...]

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Blackberry to launch Playbook this month

After mobile phones, the competition is hotting up for “tablets” in India with BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIM) all set to launch its PlayBook in the country later this month to face the likes of Apple”s iPad and Samsung”s Galaxy Tab. The Canadian firm will launch PlayBook in Indian markets and some other countries this [...]

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How to protect our personal data from hackers

Computer hackers have an ability to cause chaos by using personal data that they have stolen. But the theft can be prevented if people are careful with their information. Personal finance expert Carmen Wong Ulrich shared advice during a talk on ‘The Early Show on Saturday Morning’ on how to protect personal information and what [...]

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Mobile Web or Mobile Apps?

With the continued advancement of HTML5 technology, marketers and publishers are beginning to debate the necessity of investing in mobile applications, as mobile websites become increasingly sophisticated. Why develop for numerous platforms – such as Android, iPhone and BlackBerry, for example – when you can develop just once in HTML5? Speaking at the OMMA Mobile [...]

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Why Apple’s 11 Inch MacBook Air is TSA approved?

Have you heard? Apple’s new 11-inch MacBook Air is preapproved for airport security. That’s right: Carry one of those bad boys through a TSA checkpoint, and you don’t even have to take it out of your bag. So what sets the MacBook Air apart from other noncheckpoint-friendly notebooks? It isn’t that the TSA is full [...]

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Smartphones Preferred Over Computers for Web Access

More than one-half of smartphone owners (55.9%) say they prefer using a smartphone to a computer when accessing the Internet, according to a new survey from Prosper Mobile Insights. Moreover, some 52.9% of smartphone owners say they use all of the functions of their smartphone, so much so that “it’s their life.” Another 30.4% of surveyed smartphone owners [...]

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IPv6 is here. How does this affect email?

IPv6 will change how we use the internet, again. To the typical user, there is no difference; web sites work the same. But email is a different story. When using IPv6, addresses are allocated in a different manner. Most end-users today get one IP address, which is shared between multiple machines using a Network Address [...]

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YouSendIt Hits 30 Million Users, Bests Dropbox

File-sharing service YouSendIt.com recently shared some impressive numbers with us: The Campbell, California-based company surpassed 30 million unique users in the past 12 months. The news prompted its PR team to send out a self-congratulatory note to journalists featuring the provocative subject line, “Dropbox who?” The goosed growth comes on the heels of YouSendIt’s partnership [...]

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