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Entries by Jason Gilbert from 07/2011

President Obama Repeats George W. Bush's 'Internets' Flub (VIDEO)

Posted 07.06.2011 | Technology

We already knew that President Obama had a computer (of course). We also knew that he had visited the headquarters of "Twitters". But it wasn't until ...

iPhone 6 Rumors Emerge: New Charger Coming?

Posted 07.07.2011 | Technology

Lost in the iPhone 5 rumor-palooza yesterday was the juicy tidbit that the next Apple product--yes, the iPhone Six--may be coming with a new charger. ...

DROID 3 Price, Release Date Announced (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.07.2011 | Technology

DROID fans, the wait is over: Verizon announced today that the new DROID 3, with physical QWERTY keyboard, will be released on July 14. The latest add...

New HD iPad To Be Released This Fall? (UPDATE)

Posted 07.07.2011 | Technology

For the last two years, Apple has released its iPad in the first few months of the new year. But could that change this year? Two sources, This Is...

New MacBook Air Release Date Set?

Posted 07.08.2011 | Technology

Has Apple set a release date for its new MacBook Air? Sources tell 9to5Mac that the new Air will be released July 14, but in typical Apple fashion, no...

Sony MiniDisc Walkman Discontinued

Posted 07.08.2011 | Technology

Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to mourn the passing of the Sony MiniDisc Walkman, which was tragically murdered by its older CD-play...

Casey Anthony Facebook Scam Claims Phony 'Confession' Video Links

Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

There is no leaked video of Casey Anthony confessing to her lawyer, no matter what your Facebook news feed tells you. All Facebook reports that the...

Pew Study Reveals Who's Using Smartphones And How

Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project has some interesting findings about how Americans are using smartphones. About one-thir...

Introducing 'Fitness Apps For Lazy People'

| Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

August 27 is seven weeks away, which gives me seven weeks to reconstitute my flabby, droopy body into something approaching a 5K runner's build. Since I know that I cannot rely on my own willpower or self-motivation, I will be relying on my smartphone.

New HTC Status With 'Facebook Share' Button Out Now In U.S. (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

The HTC Status--the first U.S. smartphone with a physical "Share to Facebook" button on the device--is now available for pre-sale in the United States...

Should You Buy An iPhone Now, Or Wait For The Next One?

Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology

The most common thing I get asked whenever I tell anyone I'm a tech writer is some version of the question: "Should I get a new iPhone now, or should ...

Android Market Gets Books, Movies--But Still Isn't ITunes (VIDEO)

Posted 07.13.2011 | Technology

Netflix price hike got you down? Well, perhaps this will cheer you up: movies and books are available on Android phones starting now, Google has annou...

They Might Be Giants' John Linnell Shares His 5 Must-Have Apps

Posted 07.13.2011 | Technology

"You'll notice none of my favorite apps have anything to do with social networking or interfacing with other human beings," said John Linnell, one hal...

Netflix Alternatives For Those Who Don't Want To Pay Up

Posted 07.13.2011 | Technology

Netflix jacked up its prices yesterday, and it appears from your comments that many of you are ready to storm Netflix HQ with pitchforks and fiery tor...

'How Could Netflix Do This To Me?': Netflix Users Lash Out

Posted 07.14.2011 | Technology

Judging by the reactions to the Netflix price hike--posted on Twitter feeds, Tumblrs and comments forums across the web--the streaming video and DVD-m...

Spotify Music Streaming: How The New Service Stacks Up

Posted 07.14.2011 | Technology

With the American launch of the much-ballyhooed Spotify, the streaming music field in the States just got even more crowded, and the competition more ...

Google Launching Photovine, A Social Photo Sharing Service (VIDEO)

Posted 07.15.2011 | Technology

Google has launched a teaser site and invitation request form for Photovine, its newest entry into the social media game (you may have heard it launch...

The Fitness App RunKeeper: Reviewed For Lazy People, By A Lazy Person

Posted 07.15.2011 | Technology

Part of me feels bad for RunKeeper, the first app reviewed as part of my Fitness Apps For Lazy People series. This is my first week of training for th...

The 2012 Audi A7: Tech-Lover's Dream Car Has Jet Pilot Display, Google And More

Posted 07.16.2011 | Technology

When the folks at Audi contacted me here at HuffPostTech and asked if I wanted to test drive the new A7, I thought maybe they had meant to email our f...

7 Reasons I Left ITunes For Spotify

Posted 07.18.2011 | Technology

This weekend I finally got out of an abusive relationship that had worn me down unceasingly for over eight years. Weak man that I am, I was only able ...

Apple Announces Two New MacBook Airs (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology

The new Apple products keep on coming. Apple has announced that it is releasing 2 new MacBook Airs, the first updates to the super-light laptop si...

5 Offbeat Alternatives To Netflix: Crackle, Vudu, And More

Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology

After publishing a list of the best alternatives to Netflix in the wake of the company's surprise price hike, many of our readers took to the comments...

MacBook Air Vs. MacBook Pro: Which Should You Get?

Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology

So you've decided to get a new Mac laptop. You're a die-hard Apple fan, or you're frustrated with Windows, or you just want to look hip at your local ...

5 Apps With...Lauren Bush: Model, Designer And Philanthropist

Posted 07.21.2011 | Technology

Perhaps best known as a model and niece of President George W. Bush, Lauren Bush is more importantly the co-founder and CEO of FEED Projects, an organ...

Help HuffPostTech: What Should My Superhero Name Be?

Posted 07.22.2011 | Technology

Okay, I need your help, HuffPost commenters: I need a name. My editors want to turn me into some kind of tech superhero. Clearly, they haven't see...