Tag Archive: News

Jun 17 2013

Facebook Implements Hashtags

Facebook recently announced their implementation of hashtags. They have begun to implement the use of hashtags in status updates for select users and soon plan to allow every user to have access to the feature. hashtags will allow users to tag their posts and search for similar posts that share the same hashtags.

Jan 02 2013

Apple Can’t Even Tell Time

First of all, Happy New Year everyone! Apple has yet again made their crippled device even worse by failing to correctly configure their Do Not Disturb feature for the new year. What a surprise… That’s why I have an Android phone! Aside from my personal preference, Apple did mess up. Turns out that their Do …

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Nov 03 2012

Google Search Background Images Going Away

I myself am one amongst the many that use a custom background for their Google homepage. I have used the same one for more than 5 years and I like it quite a bit. Google has just started displaying a notice that on November 16, 2012 they will be doing away with the background images …

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Oct 01 2012

The Pirate Bay Offline October 2012

Today, October 1st 2012, thepiratebay.se has been offline. Many say that this is due to a raid by Swedish police. Others say that it was a simple power failure on The Pirate Bay’s side. Both TorrentFreak and The Pirate Bay’s Facebook page have confirmed what is really going on.

Jun 16 2012

iPhone 4S Coming To Virgin Mobile – Reduced Montly Plan

On June 29, Virgin Mobile sent out a mass email to all of it’s customers regarding a new phone coming to their collection. The last few months Virgin Mobile has released two new phones and now they are adding a third to their line of pre-paid cell phones. The iPhone 4S.

May 12 2012

Two New Phones Coming To Virgin Mobile – Updated

Virgin Mobile has been a great prepaid cellular provider for me over the past year. I have been using their Optimus V and after Cyanogen-mod and a few tweaks it has been working perfectly for me. Now, just after the announcement of the removal of grandfathered plans, Virgin is releasing two new phones into their …

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Mar 20 2012

The Pirate Bay Drones – Low Orbiting Server Stations

So on Tuesday, March 18, The Pirate Bay posted onto their blog about a new plan they have been thinking of. Now with the recent troubles the online community has been running into, TPB is considering moving their servers onto drone planes that would orbit the earth in a low path. Below is the post …

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Jan 20 2012

SOPA Dead! Withdrawn By Creator Lamar Smith

After the recent showing of the Internet communities absolute hate towards SOPA; The original creator, Lamar Smith, has pulled the bill.

Jan 19 2012

Feds Take Down Megaupload – Anonymous Takes Down Feds

Just today Megaupload was shutdown by the federal government due to copy-write infringements. Well, moments after the announcement of the termination of Megaupload Anonymous sprain into action.

Jan 17 2012

Wikipedia Shutting Down To Protest SOPA and PIPA

On January 16 Wikipedia announced that they will hold a black out across the entire English-language Wikipedia site for 24 straight hours in protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act.