Tag: use

Three Euro ISP’s Report Blocking ThePirateBay Was Useless

Three Euro ISP’s Report Blocking ThePirateBay Was Useless

| July 12, 2012 | Reply

ThePirateBay is a great site. It is a host site for torrent magnets that can get just about anything you would like downloaded. That also includes illegally downloaded music, movies, and TV shows. Because of that the site has been shut down, the founders put in jail, and the site has still managed to get […]

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Twitter Updated For IOS And Android, Adds Selective Push Notifications

Twitter Updated For IOS And Android, Adds Selective Push Notifications

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

Twitter is an app pretty much everyone who reads this site uses I am assuming. Not too long ago I was having a conversation with some friends and fellow GN staffers about where twitter could be improved. We all came up with selective push notifications. The idea is simple: You select specific people or what […]

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The First Photo Ever Put On The Internet Is Not What You May Think

The First Photo Ever Put On The Internet Is Not What You May Think

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

I think about what the first photo on the internet would be, I think of some test image that was taken by a nerd and processed and scanned. While part of that may be true, the photo isn’t of some computer or data center. It’s a group of women who were part of a comedy […]

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Freaky Friday – Seven Ways Other Than Drinking To Get Drunk. Some Are Just Gross

Freaky Friday – Seven Ways Other Than Drinking To Get Drunk. Some Are Just Gross

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

One of these ideas actually seems cool – inhaling. Vaporizing alcohol will get you drunk faster, use less alcohol and not give you a hangover. Sign me up. The rest are pretty bad. Everything from alcohol enemas to dumping vodka into your eyeball are listed. Check out the list and see if you can complete […]

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We Should Stop Calling Them Smartphones And Start Calling Them Mobile Devices

We Should Stop Calling Them Smartphones And Start Calling Them Mobile Devices

| July 6, 2012 | Reply

O2 Wireless is the UK version of ATT. The company has released some facts about smartphone usage that shows people spend less time talking on their phones than they do using the device for a few other things like browsing the internet and social networking. The study came up with the following information: Smartphone users […]

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VLC Beta Finally Arrives On Google Play Store

VLC Beta Finally Arrives On Google Play Store

| July 2, 2012 | Reply

If you have a computer, you’ve probably used VLC Player. If not, then you’re way behind the times. It’s hands down the lightest and best player for any computer. It contains plugins for just about every video format possible and runs seamlessly on both PC and Mac. For about the past year there have been […]

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Nokia Wants Money From Someone For the Nexus 7 Or They May Sue

Nokia Wants Money From Someone For the Nexus 7 Or They May Sue

| July 2, 2012 | Reply

Nokia is joining the patent war. Last year Nokia mentioned they had a pretty heavy patent portfolio for wireless technologies and that they were willing to use this portfolio to bring money in for the company. Many devices you use with wifi use some sort of patent from Nokia and they get some money for […]

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The Tek Robotic Mobilization Device Makes Current Wheelchairs Obsolete

The Tek Robotic Mobilization Device Makes Current Wheelchairs Obsolete

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

Wheelchairs have pretty much been the same forever. If you need one, they are a pain in the ass to get into, out of and make normal tasks frustrating. A new device built by some scientists in Turkey will change how the paralyzed interact with every day life. For starters, you enter the device from […]

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Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

Half Of All US Cell Phone Users Now Own Smartphones

| March 29, 2012 | Reply

I am surprised it took as long as it has. But the past year has been a big step, and the trend of phone sales that that smartphones show no signs of slowing down. In the past three months almost 70% of new phone buyers purchased a smartphone. In the past year alone the percentage […]

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