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Entries by Jason Gilbert from 08/2012

Nexus Q Delayed By Google, But Early Orderers Will Get A Free One

Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

Perhaps the "Q" stood for "quite premature." The Nexus Q, Google's little cannonball of a media streamer which debuted at June's Google I/O event, ...

Roller Coaster Error? Superman: Ultimate Flight May Have Malfunctioned Due To Computer Glitch

Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

If you are of a certain age and temperament, you probably spent a sizable portion of your youth designing and operating roller coasters on your comput...

Netflix Traffic Plummets Due To Olympics, Down By Up To 25 Percent During Games: Report

Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

UPDATE: A Netflix spokesman has emailed to dispute the findings of Procera's report. The spokesperson says that traffic has not dropped by 25 percent ...

Netflix Traffic Plummets Due To Olympics, Down 25 Percent During Games

Posted 08.02.2012 | AOL
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It looks like the already well-decorated Michael Phelps can claim yet another Olympics victory. The event? Destroying Netflix's Traffic. Accord...

'Yoga Retreat' Is A New Facebook Game In Which You Practice And Teach Yoga On Facebook

Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

There is a new game on Facebook -- a real, actual game that you can play right now on your computer -- called "Yoga Retreat." In the game (which is re...

Microsoft: Innovation Without Recognition

| Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Whenever I think about the current state of Microsoft, I can't help but imagine Steve Ballmer, the company's CEO, in skin-tight black leather pants. ...

Sight And Sound 2012 List: How To Watch The 10 Greatest Films Of All Time Online

Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Every 10 years since 1952, the British Film Institute's Sight & Sound Magazine has asked film scholars, critics and directors to submit a list of thei...

IPhone 5 Announcement All But Confirmed, IPad Mini In Tow? This Week In Apple Rumors

Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Hello, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to This Week In Apple Rumors, our regular look back at all of the week's unconfirmed gossip, questionably-sou...

Galaxy Note 10.1 Release Date Set For August, Samsung Says

Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology

If you're in the market for a huge, stylus-ready tablet, then August might just be your lucky month. Samsung has announced that its Galaxy Note 10....

Olympics Hurdles Google Logo Lets You Show Off Your Athleticism -- Kind Of (VIDEO)

Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology

Have you ever wanted to know what it feels like to compete in the Olympics? Well, now you sort of can! The newest Google Doodle is an Olympic-them...

Amazon Tips, Tricks And Tools To Ensure You Never Pay Too Much

Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology

So you're at the figurative checkout counter of Amazon.com, groceries and gadgets and George Foreman grill in your e-shopping cart, and you're ready t...

How To Back Up Your Photos Right Now: A Public Service Announcement

Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

Mat Honan had a worse Friday night than you did: The Gizmodo and Wired writer was hacked by two nineteen-year-old cyber pranksters, who remotely gaine...

Botanicus Interacticus: Disney's 'Interactive Plant Technology' Turns Plants Into Musical Instruments

Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

John's on guitar, Paul's on bass, and Ringo's on the rhododendron. Here's a strange-but-delightful story out of Disney's Research Lab (yes, Disney...

Apple ID Password Reset Policy Changes After Journalist Hack

Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

Apple has announced that it is temporarily changing the way its users can reset their Apple ID passwords, following the notable hacking of a prominent...

'Fusking' Photobucket For Nude Photos Emerges As Latest Reminder Not To Post Naked Pics

Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

UPDATE: Reddit watcher The Daily Dot reports that all fusking-related sub-Reddits have been hit with takedown notices from Photobucket. At least one -...

Current Caller ID: Android App Shows Caller's Facebook Updates, Latest Tweets, Local Weather

Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Your friend Molly is calling, and she really likes those photos of the baby wombat and kangaroo. Current Caller ID is a new (free!) caller ID app ...

ToS;DR Explains Those Ridiculous Terms Of Service You Agreed To

Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Quick: If the government asks Facebook for information from your account, does Facebook have to inform you of the request? If you delete your Twitter ...

iPhone 4S Price Drop: Apple Will Sell You An iPhone For $50 Less -- You Just Have To Ask

Posted 08.10.2012 | Technology

Dad always said that you'll never get anything you don't ask for, and that maxim is now proving true at the Apple store. Apple stores are now matc...

Apple Fans Are Getting Old, iDevice Delight Fading In The Younger Crowd: YouGov Survey

Posted 08.10.2012 | Technology

Apple has long been thought of -- and positioned itself as -- the cool and trendy computer company, the tech outlet of choice for the young and the hi...

iPhone 5 Leaks, iPad Mini Dreamin', And A Smaller Retina MacBook: This Week In Apple Rumors

Posted 08.10.2012 | Technology

Hello, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to This Week In Apple Rumors, our regular look back at all of the week's unconfirmed gossip, questionably-sou...

Etsy Updates Prohibited Items List, Banning Electronic Bongs, Human Remains, Poison

Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

A portable marijuana vaporizer. High-powered firecrackers. A vial of human urine. If you are in the market for any of these things, don't look to h...

Apple Rumor, Invented By Mischievous Swedes, Goes Totally Viral

Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Every week here on The Huffington Post, we run a recurring feature called "This Week In Apple Rumors," which catalogues and dissects a week's worth of...

Drift, An App That Helps You Wander Around Your City Like A Newcomer, A Dreamer

Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

After living in the same city for many months and years, and driving over the same asphalt roads, and passing the same drab buildings on your daily co...

Sell Your Old iPhone: The iPhone 5 Is Coming

Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

If you believe the veritable hordes of anonymous sources and "insiders with knowledge of the situation" who have been whispering in the ears and inbox...

Netflix's 'Post-Play' Feature Will Suck You Into More TV Show Marathons

Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

Have you ever been in the middle of a TV show on Netflix and thought, "Okay, after this episode, I'm going to go outside and really start my day"? ...