Category: Internet Browsers
Google+ Project: We’re in! Retweet one of our articles to get an invite!
So the Gadget Helpline finally got to board the invite-only social locomotive that is Google+. This means we’ve got a handful of invites to give away! Google+ is set to bring back the social element that is currently lacking from other networks, allowing our more intimate connections to be prioritised – so we can share conversation and items of interest with […]
Mozilla release Firefox 6 Beta, already?
Mozilla are gaining a reputation for very quick updates of their desktop-based web browser Firefox. It was not so long ago that Firefox version 5 was released and they have already released a Firefox 6 Beta. The Beta covers all major platforms; Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. Can Mozilla really have that many updates to […]
Huffington Post Launches UK Edition – World None the Wiser
You may know or may not know what the Huffington Post is; I’m not holding that against you here. It’s basically a news outlet created by that lady who you also may remember as being the big lady bear in The Cleveland Show. Otherwise yeah, it’s not too big or notable over here. So you […]
O2 Online Billing – An Interactive Guide to us and understand your O2 Online billing service
O2’s online billing service is second to none and the but the many features that are available to an online user can be a bit daunting but O2 has created a full and interactive online guide to the O2 billing experience in the form of an interactive manual that will help you through everything you […]
YouTube gets a new look with “Cosmic Panda”
Following Google Panda, the search engine algorithm reboot, the Gee have just given a facelift to its YouTube online video network. Continuing in the bear sized footsteps of its predecessor the new view currently in trial is called Cosmic Panda. One first impressions it’s just a new look to the way you watch videos and […]
One fifth of all web browsing is done using Google Chrome
Just over twenty percent of all web surfing is done using Google’s browser Chrome, according to a report filed by internet analytics company StatCounter. Chrome first started off life as a beta version in September 2008 and then became publically available in December of that year. By June 2009, 2.8% of the world’s internet browsing […]
PlayJam UK brings playtime to Samsung’s Smart TV
UK owners of Samsung’s Smart TV sets already get to enjoy the best of the web right on their telly (with over 5 million apps downloaded) and from today PlayJam – the world’s largest interactive casual games network – will be bringing playtime to the big screen. Now that’s smart! Live in the Samsung App Store right […]
Facebook Press Conference: Social Network will integrate Microsoft’s Skype to take the fight to Google
As predicted, Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at the press conference today to announce that – Yes, Facebook will integrate Skype video conferencing as a major new feature into the Social Network. As Microsoft was making its $8.5-billion bid for the VoIP carrier service back in May, current Skype CEO Tony Bates was […]
Google + Project: Android app goes live – Zuckerberg admits account as “Circles” unofficially drops on Facebook
Everybody’s talking about Google+, the new online social experience from the Mountain View co. which is set to change the approach to social networking and bring back the importance of our relationships through the World Wide Web. There’s been massive interest in the new kid on the social block from the word “Go” and the […]
Waste your afternoon with Nexus Contraptions game on Youtube
When it comes to a spot of interactive fun on the interwebs, Google is king. Their Google Doodles are great, remember the playable Pacman one? Well now they’ve created a highly addictive interactive game designed to promote awareness of the Nexus S smartphone, and cause you to lose an entire afternoon on the page. It’s […]
Playstation Store finally back in Japan this Wednesday!
It’s taken a while (around 75 days by our count) but the Playstation Store will be back in Japan this Wednesday, restoring all PSN and Qriocity services in full. Sony hasn’t stated why the Japan network’s full restore and reinstatement of the Store took so long following the intrusion and outage of the Playstation Network […]
Apple Hacked! Anonymous & LulzSec tag-team take credit for hit on Cupertino co.
After high profile hits on tech and entertainment companies and world governments, it seems someone has finally taken a bite out of Apple – with members of hacker group Anonymous claiming an attack on the Cupertino, California based tech company. The Twitter account AnonymousIRC (a tag-team of members from both LulzSec and Anonymous) has claimed the intrusion […]