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Entries by Bianca Bosker from 04/2010

Topeka Google April Fools' Prank: Google Changes Its Name To Topeka

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

For April Fools' 2010, Google has gone Topeka. Google replaced the multi-colored 'Google' logo on its homepage with the word 'Topeka,' a reference to...

Why Does Google Say Topeka? Google Changes Its Name For April Fools' (PICTURE)

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

Are you wondering: Why does Google say Topeka? We've got answers: the name change from Google to Topeka is an April Fools' prank. Google replaced t...

Netflix iPad App Will Let You Stream Your Movies On The iPad

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

The free Neflix app is said to be launching along side Apple's slate on April 3rd letting Netflix subscribers browse and manage their queues. More imp...

iPad App Sneak Peek VIDEO: See Over 700 Approved iPad Apps

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

Wondering what iPad apps will be available come April 3? App Advice claims to have gotten its hands on over 700 approved iPad apps, which it has comp...

Facebook Duo's Fight With Facebook Founder Isn't Over

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

The two Americans who were awarded millions of dollars after claiming they had come up with the idea for Facebook say their legal battle isn't over....

Kids Given iPhones To Monitor Teachers

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

One unnamed school in Kent issued children with the technology to allow them to monitor the performance of staff -- and pass instant judgments to seni...

Where To Buy An iPad After Its Launch

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

If you were on the fence enough to avoid pre-ordering but have changed your tune in the meantime, what's the best strategy to go about obtaining one? ...

Meet Greg Packer, The First Person In Line For An iPad (VIDEO)

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

If you're planning on lining up to buy the iPad when it's released this weekend, be forewarned: the launch still a full two days away, and already, so...

Apple Cancels iPad Meetings With Journalists

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

But for reasons no one outside Apple has figured out yet, Apple's PR people have canceled meetings with VentureBeat, Gizmodo and other publications. S...

April Fools' Joke? Eloi Cole, Arrested At Large Hadron Collider, Claims He's From The Future

Posted 04.01.2010 | Technology

A would-be saboteur arrested today at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland made the bizarre claim that he was from the future. Eloi Cole, a strang...

Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina Hits Google Logo (PICTURES)

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina has taken over Google's logo! Google's multi-colored logo has been replaced by a series of Google Doodles that...

Crimes Involving Facebook Up '346 Percent In A Year'

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Reports of crimes allegedly involving Facebook have increased by 346 per cent in less than a year in one police force, it was disclosed today. Inci...

Mathematical Formula Reveals How Gossip Spreads Online

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Gossip on social networking sites such as Facebook spreads rapidly in the manner of a contagious virus, say researchers. Mathematicians have develo...

iPad Vs. iPhone: 9 Things The iPad Has The iPhone DOESN'T (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

The iPad has been slammed by some as little more than 'a gigantic iPod Touch,' or 'oversized iPhone.' So how does it stack up against the iPhone? ...

The Internet In 1969: How We Imagined The Future (VIDEO)

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

So back in 1969, what did we think the Internet would be like? In case you've ever wondered, this video reveals how we imagined the Internet in 1969. ...

Hot Silicon Valley Startups To Watch

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Over the past few weeks, we've asked VCs, angel investors, entrepreneurs, and other tech journalists about their favorite up-and-coming Valley startup...

'Should I Buy An iPad?' A Flowchart To Help You Decide (PICTURE)

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Asking yourself if you should buy an iPad? Here's a little flowchart to help you decide (via BBSpot) If you still can't make up your mind, check...

JooJoo Tablet RELEASED: Pictures, Video Of The New Device

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Of all days for this thing to arrive... it had to be today. Yes folks, as you can see in our gallery below, the JooJoo is not only real, but we've got...

Record To Be Set For Most Women In Space At Once

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space is about to have a female population explosion. One woman already is circling Earth in a Russian capsule, bound for ...

9 Reasons NOT To Buy An iPad (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, he described it as 'magical,' 'incredible,' and 'unbelievably great.' Steve Jobs' marketing magic aside--how goo...

iPad Release: News Updates On The iPad Launch

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

The Apple iPad has officially been released, and lines outside Apple Stores nationwide are going wild on the first day of the iPad's launch. Get th...

Feed Battle Could Be Your Ticket To A Free iPad

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Starting today, we're running a viral contest on BuzzFeed. We're asking people to come up with huge viral concepts, start a brand new Feed on BuzzFeed...

Scientists Identify Rare 'Supertaskers' Who Can Text And Drive

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

Cellphone users frequently drive themselves to distraction while operating cars, and all too often end up in traffic accidents. But a select few multi...

Sex Offender's 30 Year Computer BAN Is Too Long, Court Rules

Posted 04.02.2010 | Technology

WASHINGTON — A convicted sex offender should not have been forbidden to use or possess a computer for 30 years after he was released from prison...

iPad Lines Go WILD (PICTURES): Send Us Your PHOTOS!

Posted 04.03.2010 | Technology

Today marks the official release of the iPad, and already, the iPad lines are growing at Apple Stores. The Boston Globe writes, "For some, waiting ...