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Entries by Jason Gilbert from 10/2011

Facebook 'Dislike' Button Still Not Allowed For New Apps

Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology

Here's a story that a whole lot of you just might--well--dislike. The blog All Facebook has discovered that the new Facebook, which was supposed t...

The Week In Apple Rumors: IPhones! IPhones! IPhones! (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology

Every week the numerous blogs covering the machinations of the Apple empire float tons of unconfirmed rumors, futuristic speculation, and questionably...

IPhone 5, IPhone 4S, IOS 5 And More: Everything We Know About Apple's October 4 Event

Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

Tomorrow, Apple is expected to announce their new line of iPhones at a media event in Cupertino. New CEO Tim Cook will likely take the stage to introd...

Microsoft Will No Longer Make Zune mp3 Player, Focusing On Windows Phones

Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

The Zune is dead; long live the Windows Phone. That's a paraphrase of a statement from Microsoft, who quietly discontinued the Zune line by removin...

How To Remove Spotify From Facebook: A Video Guide

Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

Dislike that the new Facebook automatically displays to your friends and saves to your profile every song that you listen to on Spotify? Never again w...

New iPhone, Greeting Cards And More: Apple's 9 Biggest Surprises

Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

At Apple's "Let's Talk iPhone" event, there was, indeed, a lot of talking about the iPhone: about the new iPhone 4S; about Siri, the voice controlled ...

Why Apple's IPhone 4S Disappoints

Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

The iPhone 4S is hugely disappointing. Let me repeat: Apple's new iPhone 4S -- with the fastest processor in a smartphone by miles, perhaps the mos...

IPhone 5 Release Rumors Begin--Again!

Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

There is a Weird Al song from 1996 called "Everything You Know Is Wrong" that pretty well sums up all of the predictions about the iPhone 5: Every rum...

'Is My Son Gay?' App Pulled From Android Market Amid Controversy

Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

The controversial "Is My Son Gay?" app has been pulled from the Android Market, according to LGBT advocacy group AllOut.org. Neither the English ve...

The 11 Best Steve Jobs Quotes: Remembering The Apple CEO

Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology

Apple has announced that Steve Jobs, the tech company's legendary co-founder and CEO since 1997, has died. It is a sad day, and one to remember and ce...

RIP Steve Jobs: Mourning The CEO At New York City's Central Park Apple Store

Posted 10.06.2011 | Technology

I. In the immediate hours following the death of Steve Jobs, just after sunset in New York City, the Apple Store just south of Central Park has bee...

Will Apple Fans Buy IDevices As A Tribute To Steve Jobs?

Posted 10.06.2011 | Technology

After Amy Winehouse died in July 2011, her album "Back to Black" rose to number one on the iTunes charts, from a previous position of "Unranked"; ditt...

The IPhone 4S On AT&T Vs. Sprint Vs. Verizon: Which Network Is Best?

Posted 10.07.2011 | Technology

The iPhone 4S went up for pre-order late Thursday night, and for the first time ever the new iPhone will be available on the three largest cell phone ...

Netflix Adds New AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel Content; Now Streaming 'The Walking Dead' And More

Posted 10.07.2011 | Technology

Brains! As part of a multi-year contract with AMC Networks, Netflix has added "The Walking Dead" and several other shows from AMC, IFC and the Sundanc...

Windows Tablets More Desired Than Apple iPads: Survey

Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology

The iPad is by far the most popular and desired tablet in the world in terms of sales. But could a Windows tablet running Microsoft's new touch-friend...

How To Remove The Facebook Ticker On Firefox Or Chrome

Posted 10.09.2011 | Technology

After we showed you how to remove the Facebook ticker from Google's Chrome browser, many of you requested that we show you how to get rid of the thing...

Qwikster Goes Qwikly: A Look Back At A Netflix Mistake

Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

If there is one downside of Netflix's decision to cancel Qwikster, it is that Jason Castillo, the semi-coherent, weed-curious high-schooler who owned ...

The IPhone 4S Breaks Sales Records: Is It Still Disappointing?

Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

When the iPhone 4S was first announced at the Apple media event in early October, there was a tendency among journalists to characterize it as a disap...

Want IOS 5? You'll Need To Download ITunes 10.5 First

Posted 10.11.2011 | Technology

Apple has released the new iTunes, iTunes 10.5, to the public, just one day before the launch of its newest mobile operating system, iOS 5. iTunes...

Wireless Subscriber Connections Overtakes U.S. Population, According To Survey

Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

For the first time ever, there are more wireless subscriber connections than there are people in the United States. According to a survey by the CT...

Bill Gates Jumps Over A Chair: Vintage Video Captures Techie At His Agile Best

Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology

This is a video of Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, jumping over a chair: As one YouTube commenter points out: "He's not kno...

Verizon Phone Sale: Amazon Offers Droid Bionic, HTC Phones, No IPhone For One Cent

Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

If you're looking to sign a new two-year contract with Verizon, and you have in your possession one American penny, you can get a pretty sweet smartph...

Download IOS 5 Now: IMessage Makes The New Apple IOS A Must-Have

Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

iOS 5, the new operating system for your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, has been released by Apple, and it's a big one, folks. If you own a newer-genera...

iCloud's Find My iPhone Is Perfect For The Forgetful iPhone Owner, And It's Free And Easy To Setup With iOS 5

Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

At first, Apple's new iCloud service might not seem very essential; backing up data in the cloud isn't the sexiest thing in the world, nor do most peo...

Who Bought The iPhone 4S? Survey Says: BlackBerry Users, iPhone 3 Owners

Posted 10.14.2011 | Technology

As you may have heard, the iPhone 4S has been released to the world. But who, exactly, is buying it? According to a recent survey by consumer elec...