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Articles tagged with: buzz

Play In Your Streets With Location Based Gaming

Tired of playing Call of Duty on the same maps? Wouldn’t it be nice if you could play games from your consoles, based on the streets you grew up in? That’s the idea behind location based gaming.

The games developed in this fashion, progress depending upon the location of the player using satellite positioning and other recent techniques. The point is that games like this bring reality as close to us as they possibly can, and with the increase in the demand of reality based titles these type of games might take over the gaming world.

Asus PadFone: Will It Be The New Sheriff In Town?

Is it a tablet? Is it a Phone? Well, Asus made the fog go away to let us see clearly what it was by announcing its PadFone earlier this year.

The remarkable design of the TO-BE released device got everybody confused initially, but when the company explained the fact that it was a smart phone that is hooked up with a tablet in which the phone can dock into.

Watch Out! Google+ Circles Is Getting Even Better!

Google+ circles is an adorable feature for privacy concerned folks allowing others only to see what they want them to. Now the latest buzz is that this feature is getting even better.

Fridge is a web-suite which provided the facility of creating separate groups for friends, sharing stuff and planning events much alike other social networking sites. But the new thing is, Google is procuring Fridge.

Acer Integrates Social Media Button On New Laptops

Electronics manufacturer, Acer, has announced today that their new laptops will have one-touch keys that will give consumers a one-touch access to Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter. I don’t think it’s too hard to type the social media URL of your choice into a browser, but I think it’s more of an escape from boredom.

Have you ever been on your computer and were completely clueless of where to go next? Well, with a push of a button, you can be transported into any one of these entertainment hubs and happily waste a few more hours of your life while your homework stays piled on that corner of your desk.

Twitter Reaches 200 Million Daily Tweets

Twitter has just announced that the platform gets 200 million tweets per day from all over the world. Just a year ago, the company was ‘only’ getting 65 million tweets per day. This January? The company received 2 million tweets per day.

All this is happening faster than you can say “growth” and leaves you wondering where the company will be at later down the road. What do you think Twitter will be at by New Years 2012? Kind of frightening when you think about it.

Google+, The Golden Ticket To Social Media?

In Google’s desperate effort in going social, the company has just launched a new platform called Google+. Okay, so first off- just going off the name you’ve got a well branded product, Google, and a simple “+” symbol indicating that this is something bigger than Google (the no. 1 search engine on the planet).

Going past the obvious, we learn more about the new platform, which in essence, is intended to mimic natural human interaction.

Yelp Reaches 50 Million Users

Yelp has been the “go to” place for many years. When I first started using the service four years ago, I would only check out restaurants that were a far distance from me, in effort to save myself from any disappointment. Since then, I have “evolved” to use Yelp to check out 90% or more of the businesses and restaurants I go to. I will admit that not all ratings were accurate, and have been duped a couple times into walking into bland American restaurants, but it’s a small price to pay for all the other times Yelp has been right. Yelp started in 2004, and has passed 50 million monthly unique users yesterday, according to their internal Google Analytics, up from…

iPad2 Destruction – Marketing Idiots or Geniuses??

The people over at ZAGG, a store that sells covers for devices such as the iPhone and iPad, have put out photos and a video that will make you squirm. They have destroyed a hard to get iPad2 for the sake of marketing. Sure, this could help boost sales and might even get them the attention they are after, but when you see the video it will make you cringe with the notion that they are destroying expensive devices.