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Entries by Jason Gilbert from 12/2011

Chrome vs. Firefox: Google Browser Passes Mozilla In Market Share For First Time

Posted 12.01.2011 | Technology

Another important day in the browser wars: Chrome has surpassed Firefox in market share for the first time ever, according to a new report from StatCo...

Carrier IQ On iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone: Which Devices Have Controversial 'Tracking' Software?

Posted 12.01.2011 | Technology

You might have heard about Carrier IQ, the software that comes pre-installed on millions of smartphones that has the capability to record and store yo...

Facebook Trick Lets You Tag Photos With Any Name You Want To -- ANY Name At All

Posted 12.02.2011 | Technology

Tagging your friends on Facebook has come a long way since it was first introduced in 2009. Back when photo tags were new, you had to first type th...

This Week In Apple Rumors: iPad 3 And iPhone 5 With 4G To Be Released In 2012?

Posted 12.04.2011 | Technology

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

Dell Streak 7 Discontinued? iPad Competitor Ends Online Sales

Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

Just ask Joe Dimaggio: All streaks have to come to an end. And now it appears that Dell's Streak -- specifically, it's Streak 7 tablet -- is nearing i...

Kindle Fire Review: A Tablet For Dummies

Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

THE CAPTAIN GADGET 5-PARAGRAPH REVIEW OF: The Kindle Fire (1) The French author Antoine de Saint Exupery once wrote that "Perfection is attained, ...

U.S. Cellular: iPhone Isn't On The 'Cutting Edge' Right Now, Technologically

Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

It was only a month ago that mobile carrier U.S. Cellular made headlines by calling Apple's terms for selling the iPhone "unacceptable from a risk and...

Samsung Flexible AMOLED: Future Tablet Offers Transparent Display, Speech Translation (VIDEO)

Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

Here's another video of a concept for a future device, this time of what appears to be a tablet, from Samsung. It's fully transparent, it's flexible a...

Consumer Reports: AT&T Rated Worst Customer Satisfaction; Verizon Rated Best

Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

The bad news for AT&T keeps on coming. With its acquisition of T-Mobile in jeopardy, the number-two carrier in America was once again given the lowest...

Android App Sale: Popular Apps Available For 10 Cents Each For 10 Days

Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

The Android Market just notched its ten-billionth app download, and to celebrate, Google is offering up to 100 of its most popular apps for ten cents ...

Facebook Timeline Profile Changes Begin In New Zealand, Coming Soon To U.S.

Posted 12.07.2011 | Technology

Way back in September -- a simpler time, when The Lion King (3D) was the number-one movie, and Rick Perry was the GOP frontrunner for president -- Fac...

HP Touchpad Sale: Apparent HP Internal Email Says $99 Tablet Headed To Ebay On December 11

Posted 12.07.2011 | Technology

The $99 HP Touchpad tablet is turning into the McRib of technology: Available for a limited time, then disappearing, then available again, and then di...

Website's New Design Helps Shoppers Compare Gadgets, Cars, Dogs, Everything

Posted 12.07.2011 | Technology

FindTheBest.com is a website name that illustrates its purpose: The site exists to help shoppers compare any similar product side-by-side -- cars, gad...

My Xbox Live For iOS: Microsoft Releases Xbox App For iPhone

Posted 12.07.2011 | Technology

Microsoft surprised the tech world Wednesday when it released an Xbox app for a mobile operating system besides its own. The My Xbox Live for iOS d...

New Gmail Adds More Google+ Integration To Contacts And Email (PICTURES)

Posted 12.08.2011 | Technology

The Gmail, it is a changin'. Google has announced even more new features on top of the new Gmail design that will closely integrate its email servi...

Google Currents: Newsreader App For Android, iPhone, iPad Debuts (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Posted 12.08.2011 | Technology

It's Google, back with another one! The prolific web company has released a new newsreader app called Google Currents, available now, for free, on...

New Samsung Galaxy S II Ad Makes Fun Of Apple iPhone Fanboys Waiting In Line (Again)

Posted 12.08.2011 | Technology

Samsung continues its snarky assault on those who wait (in line for the new iPhone 4S) in its latest ad, released Friday morning. By now, the setup...

Tetris iPhone App: EA Games Releases Classic Nintendo Puzzle Game Available For iOS

Posted 12.09.2011 | Technology

The newest, most addicting video game for iPhone is also one of the oldest, most addicting video games ever made: Tetris. EA Games has released a ...

This Week In Apple Rumors: iPad 3 And iTV Speculation Abound

Posted 12.11.2011 | Technology

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

iPad 2 vs. iPad 3: Should You Buy An iPad Now, Or Wait For The Next One?

Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

The iPad 2 will be one of the most popular holiday gifts this winter. Survey after survey has shown great demand for Apple's tablet, even in the face ...

Microsoft Releases Skydrive App For iOS, Brings Cloud Storage To iPhone, iPod Touch

Posted 12.14.2011 | Technology

Microsoft is really starting to embrace this iOS thing. Soon after releasing My Xbox Live in Apple's App Store, Microsoft has pushed out another ap...

Kindle Fire Is Not A Bust, Edsel Or Disappointment

| Posted 12.14.2011 | Technology

A widely circulated story in Sunday's New York Times questioned whether or not Amazon's Kindle Fire would become, as the article's URL had it, "the Ed...

Netflix iPad App Gets Updated Look For iOS 5 Devices (PICTURE)

Posted 12.15.2011 | Technology

Amid rumors of a sale to Verizon and a plummeting stock price, DVD rental and media streaming service Netflix has released a new look for its iPad app...

Internet Explorer Auto-Update Feature Brings Users Newest Browser

Posted 12.15.2011 | Technology

Internet Explorer, the most widely used browser (in the world and in the United States) is adding a feature that will automatically upgrade its users ...

Dell Mini Discontinued: Company Kills Netbooks To Focus On Ultrabooks

Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

Dude, you're not getting a Dell netbook. Dell, the Texas-based computer manufacturing giant, is no longer offering its Dell Mini netbook for sale. ...