Category Archives: Gadgets and Games Central

From World Search To World TV, Google Fiber Gets Going In Kansas

Details of Google Fiber emerge: Installations could start soon in

Kansas City Star - 6 hours ago
Google Fiber’s plans for hooking up the two Kansas Citys to the Internet and providing TV service were described Thursday by Google chief

Blog: Google Unveils Superfast Internet in Kansas City, Mo.New York Times (blog)
Google Fiber trumps NBN speeds, pricingZDNet (blog)
Google Fiber Service Launches in Kansas City With Eye Toward eWeek


  1. Google Fiber: Thank You, Kansas City – YouTube

    youtube.comJul 18, 201231 secUploaded by googlefiberofficial
    Google Fiber is coming to to Kansas City on July 26. We appreciate your help and support, and we feel
  2. Google Fiber in Kansas City – YouTube

    youtube.comNew13 hours ago2 minUploaded by TheVerge
    Dieter Bohn takes a look at Google Fiber in Kansas City. Read the full story here:


Facebook In A Fight For Its Brand

  1. Facebook’s Flop: Shares Drop to a Record Low

    bloomberg.comNew5 hours ago
    Stay up to date on the latest business news, stock market data and financial trends. Get personal finance advice
  2. Facebook Hits All-Time Low After Earnings: Video

    bloomberg.comNew13 hours ago3 min
    Bloomberg Industries’ Paul Sweeney, Bloomberg Contributing Analyst Paul Kedrosky, Global X Management
  3. How Low Will Facebook’s Stock Go? – Business

    businessinsider.comMay 21, 2012
    The magic is gone. Facebook stock has plunged well below its IPO price, and the question everyone’s

Apple Family Of Big Cats Welcomes OS X Mountain Lion

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Apple has release is latest OS X, a roaring Mountain Lion for just $20.00 bucks.

Apple OS X 10.8 Highlights

iCloud

  • Just sign in once on your new Mac with your Apple ID to set up iCloud in Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Messages, Safari, the Mac App Store, and FaceTime, and more
  • With Documents in the Cloud, when you edit a document, the changes appear across all your devices

Notes

  • Keep track of whatever’s on your mind —include photos, movies, and links, too
  • Pin important notes to your desktop so they’re easy to get to

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  • Single sign on to Facebook
  • Share photos and links with comments and locations
  • Facebook friends and profile pictures are added to Contacts
  • Receive Facebook notifications
  • Update your status message from Notification Center

Dictation

  • Talk anywhere you can type
  • No set up or training
  • Works with the built-in mic
  • Works with any app
  • Supports English, French, German, and Japanese

Messages

  • Send unlimited messages to anyone on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or another Mac
  • Start a conversation on your Mac and pick it up on your iOS device
  • Send and receive contacts, photos, and even HD video

Notification Center

  • Keep track of the new stuff that pops up on your Mac—new emails, messages, calendar events, reminders, and more
  • Notification banners appear on your desktop and disappear quickly, so there’s no added clutter
  • Use a simple swipe gesture, and the Desktop slides away to reveal Notification Center

Safari

  • New Smart Search gives one search field for both web addresses and search terms.
  • iCloud tabs makes web pages opened on your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or another Mac available on all devices
  • Tab View shows all your open tabs

AirPlay Mirroring

  • Wirelessly share whatever’s on your Mac to your HDTV using your Apple TV
  • Stream presentations, video, web pages, spreadsheets, and more without ever plugging in a single cable

Reminders

  • Create any type of list—even set due dates to receive alerts
  • Organize tasks into custom lists

Sharing

  • Use the Share button, found throughout apps in Mountain Lion, to easily share right from the app you are in
  • Post to sites like Twitter, Vimeo, and Flickr
  • Share links, photos, videos and documents using Mail, Messages, or AirDrop

Power Nap2

  • Keeps your Mac up-to-date while it sleeps
  • Refreshes Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Photo Stream, Documents in the Cloud, Find My Mac
  • Time Machine backups and software update downloads happen when connected to a power source
  • Silent operation—no lights or fans come on

Game Center

  • Log into the new Game Center app to see all of your Mac and iOS games
  • Track leaderboards and achievements
  • Discover friends and games
  • Play multiplayer games between Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch

Los Angeles Temblor Twitter Updates

 

Real-time, Worldwide Earthquake Details M 3.7, Greater Los Angeles area, California – Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:18:42 GMT

 

why I sleep w/ a flashlight in my bed: rt : earthquake of 3.8 magnitude rattles Los Angeles area – USGS

 

earthquake: M 3.8, Greater Los Angeles area, California

 

Earthquake in Los Angeles! Or as Eddie Murphy used to call it in “Delirious”, Aunt Bunny fell down the steps again.

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AT&T Searching For An Apple iPhone Killer or two

attandyoursignalThe Wild Ways of AT&T are reported by Apple Insider to have in the works a plan to take down Apple’s iPhone and fast.

 

So is it fair to ask that if your iPhone is not FINDING AT&T signal that maybe your iPhone is well just to popular?  Maybe AT&T will go for Apple stock next or is this a fight over VOIP?

 

 

 

 

AT&T Approached RIM to Make Apple Competitor — While It Held

Minyanville.com-Jun 29, 2012
Carriers are weary of giving Apple too much sway in the market. Too bad they turned to the wrong partner.

Rouge DNS Servers Shutdown Due To Virus- FBI says

The temporary DNS servers setup by internet scammers will be put down as per New York federal judge order.

Many computer that are still looking up websites via the temporary ROGUE DNS server, because they remain infected by Alureon virus will not reach the websites until they clean up the virus. 

 

NEWS REPORTS:

Leftover Computer Virus Threatens Web Access, FBI Says

Businessweek - 6 hours ago
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning that more than 252000 computers worldwide still carry a virus spread by a fraud ring that

In-Depth: Thousands could lose internet access July 9 due to virusCBC.ca
Blog: Computer Virus Could Leave Hundreds of Thousands Unable to Voice of America (blog)
Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBINew York Daily News