/*Google+ at least did what Buzz and Orkut could not. It got off to an impressive start, made quite a bit of noise, and made Facebook look over its shoulder to see if this latest pursuer is legit. It achieved 25 million users in no time. But people started realizing that the biggest thing missing [...]
It wasn’t all that long ago when MySpace defined social media, and Facebook was this little know social niche site focused on college students. People really like exclusivity however, hence the invitation-only Google+. And, guess what – it appears to be working.
/*by Declan McCullagh of CNET
SAN FRANCISCO–If you have Wi-Fi turned on, the previous whereabouts of your computer or mobile device may be visible on the Web for anyone to see.
Google publishes the estimated location of millions of iPhones, laptops, and other devices with Wi-Fi connections, a practice that represents the latest [...]
/*By Gregg Keizer of ComputerWorld
Apple’s strategy isn’t about making money with iCloud, analysts said today. Instead, it’s all about using the free service to keep customers and battle Google for smartphone and tablet supremacy.
On Monday, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled iCloud, the company’s new cloud-based sync and storage service that will [...]
The iPad is overwhelming the market share of its nearest competitor because Apple is simply doing it best right now. Take a look at the stats and numbers.
The Mac has always been a distant second to Windows-based computers. But, the Mac has always been a great platform with a steadily growing and wildly loyal user base. And, Apple has always been a computer manufacturing company. At least until a couple of years ago when Steve Jobs declared that Apple is a mobile company.
Google is facing new privacy violation charges in Belgium regarding data collection which occurred by Google Street View vehicles that roamed the world gathering GPS locations and taking photos.
/*By Jay Greene at CNET.com
At first, it’s a bit jarring to see Washington-based Microsoft press its unfair competition claims against California-based Google in Belgium. But Microsoft picked Europe as the latest venue in its fight with Google for the simple reason that it’s more likely to get quicker action from European [...]
/*Mobile internet usage is exploding as can be seen in several NetMarketShare reports. The Browsing by Device Type report (see below) shows that mobile internet usage has now grown to 2.6% for August 2010. It was 0.94% for August 2009, so has more than doubled in a year’s time. It could easily [...]
/*It has been a matter of when, not if, Windows 7 would pass Vista in usage market share, and that day has arrived (see below). Windows 7 has been somewhat redemptive for Microsoft. Vista never got any respect from individual users, and corporations virtually shunned the operating system. So, there’s been a [...]