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Entries by Jason Gilbert from 02/2012

Gmail How-To: 7 More Basic Tips And Tricks Every User Should Know

Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

Ever since we published our first batch of Gmail tips, the Captain Gadget inbox has been flooded by curious and frustrated Gmail users with questions ...

ToneMedia Knows What You'll Search For After You Find Those Song Lyrics

Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

Ask yourself two questions: 1. How many times did you listen to "Rolling In The Deep" last month? 2. How badly do you want to travel to Australia?...

Risks To Facebook: IPO Filing Lists Mark Zuckerberg, Google+, The Government As Risks

Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

As part of its much ballyhooed S-1 filing on its road to going public, Facebook ($FB) also listed a set of "Risks Related to Our Business and Industry...

Apple iNett: Conan O'Brien Hits Foxconn Suicide Reports With Apple 'Safety Net' Comedy Video

Posted 02.02.2012 | Technology

The New York Times and CBS News have both hit Apple on the working conditions in manufacturing partner Foxconn's Chinese plants, with the Times detail...

Super Bowl 2012: Computers Predict That Winner Of Giants Vs. Patriots Will Be...

Posted 02.02.2012 | Technology

With Super Bowl XLVI coming up on Sunday, February 5, the players of both the New York Giants and the New England Patriots are ready to take the field...

New Apple Rumors: iPad 3 In March, iPhone 5 In June, And iTV Release In 2013?

Posted 02.03.2012 | Technology

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

Kindle Fire Satisfaction: Survey Shows Likes, Dislikes Of Fire Owners

Posted 02.03.2012 | Technology

The Kindle Fire was first released to the public in mid-November 2011 after a much-hyped product announcement by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in October. Sal...

Meet BreathalEyes, An iPhone App That Tells You How Drunk You Are

Posted 02.03.2012 | Technology

If you're like me, when you go out drinking, you like to be able to place a precise numerical value on how drunk you are at all times. Well put do...

Verizon, Redbox Ready Netflix Alternative, A Movie Rental And Online Streaming Service

Posted 02.06.2012 | Technology

Could Redbox be ready to leak a Redstream? Redbox and Verizon have outed a press release touting a new "joint venture" that will apparently combine...

Lilyhammer, Netflix's First Original Show, Available To Watch Online Now

Posted 02.06.2012 | Technology

The Netflix streaming library just got a new TV series that you almost certainly have never seen before. "Lilyhammer," a new series starring former...

Motorola Droid 4 Release Date, Price Announced By Verizon

Posted 02.07.2012 | Technology

QWERTY keyboard fans, rejoice! The Motorola Droid 4, with its trademark slide-out keyboard, has gotten an official price and release date. The Dro...

Valentine's Day Gifts: 9 Sites With Recommendations For Your Girlfriend, Wife, Lover, Or Mistress

Posted 02.07.2012 | Technology

Valentine's Day is the day on which too many men shoot themselves in the foot, often with the guns that they've cluelessly bought their wives as gifts...

Waze, A Free GPS Driving App, Features Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions And User Input

Posted 02.08.2012 | Technology

Driving during rush hour is terrible. You're always in the slow lane, and when you finally maneuver into the fast lane it inevitably slows down, and y...

Barack Obama's Spotify Playlist Reveals Love For No Doubt, Wilco

Posted 02.09.2012 | Technology

President Obama just put the "rock" back in "Barack." U.S. President Barack Obama has published his first Spotify playlist, as the President's off...

Ulysse Nardin Chairman, 'World's Most Expensive Mobile Phone,' Is Totally Decadent (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.09.2012 | Technology

There are certain times in every man's life when he needs to prove to everyone in the room that he is richer, therefore better, than everyone else. Up...

Facebook Breakup Songs: Data Team Reveals Top Spotify Songs For Breakups, New Relationships

Posted 02.10.2012 | Technology

Those pie-eyed romantics at the Facebook analytics team have been combing through some Spotify data in advance of Valentine's Day 2012. The team has p...

This Week In Apple Rumors: Next iPad Launch Date, 4G Possibilities, Design And More

Posted 02.11.2012 | Technology

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

iPad 3 Release Coming Soon: Don't Buy An iPad Until March 7

Posted 02.13.2012 | Technology

Last weekend, a friend of mine (we'll call her "Tiffany," because her name is Tiffany) posted on Facebook that she was off to buy an iPad. "Finally ge...

New iPad 2012: Announcement Set For March 7, According To Rumor

Posted 02.13.2012 | Technology

It appears that Apple has chosen a date on which the company will release its next-generation iPad. Rene Ritchie of the Apple-focused blog iMore, c...

Jeremy Lin Linsanity: Knicks Star Inspires Internet Clamor

Posted 02.14.2012 | Technology

It is safe to say that the Linternet Linsanity over LiNBA Linsation Jeremy Lin is Lincreasing, and will Linger long after journalists run out of dread...

iPad 4G? Apple To Release LTE IPad On AT&T And Verizon, Says WSJ

Posted 02.14.2012 | Technology

In a report on the next-generation iPad from February 9, the New York Times wrote that "[i]t’s unclear whether the product will be called the iPad 3...

'Orange Is The New Black' On Netflix? Bloomberg Reports On Netflix's Possible New Show

Posted 02.14.2012 | Technology

Netflix's first foray into original programming, the Steven Van Zandt mobster dramedy "Lilyhammer," premiered on February 6. Now, just a week later, h...

iPhone App Privacy: Path, Facebook, Twitter And Apple Under Scrutiny For Address Book Controversy

Posted 02.15.2012 | Technology

The controversy surrounding iPhone apps accessing users' address books appears to have come to a head: The Next Web reports that Rep. Henry Waxman (D-...

Ice Cream Sandwich Update For Motorola, HTC, Asus Smartphones Get Updated Schedules

Posted 02.16.2012 | Technology

Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, was announced to the world on October 19, 2011, and became available along with the Galaxy Nexus on December 15, 2...

Netflix DVD Plans Return, Priced At Eight Dollars Per Month [CORRECTION]

Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology

CORRECTION: Well, there was a bit of confusion as to what Netflix was actually announcing with its blog post this morning. Apparently, DVD-only plans ...