MacNN reported today that the U.S. Patent Office
has published a patent application from Apple, describing a
proximity-based social networking tool. The plan appears to be the
ability for people in the same general area (as defined by the span of a
WiFi network or Bluetooth connection) to spontaneously form groups and
When you think of St. Patrick's Day celebrations, your mind immediately
turns to that hotbed of Irish culture, Orem, Utah, right? Well, perhaps
not. But Orem's NinjaBee software has decided to celebrate the occasion
by offering their games for the iPhone and iPod touch for free!
Electronista reports that Wearable began shipping
their AirStash wireless flash drive today. Those concerned about the
lack of an SD card slot now have a highly portable way of accessing
media on SD/SDHC cards wirelessly.
We first reported rumors of a Dell Streak back in
January, but details were very limited. Now 9to5mac reports that Dell
has pulled back the curtain--at least a little--to give us a better look
at what's coming.
My kid wants an iPod touch for her birthday. I’m inclined to fulfill
her wishes, but I’m a little concerned about her looking at
objectionable content on Safari or YouTube, or running up big bills
downloading apps and music. Does the iPod touch come with parental
Just days after Apple removed nearly 5,000 apps from the iTunes App
Store because of "overtly sexual" content, Mashable
reports that they may be making plans to bring them back--but under
more controlled circumstances.