How Facebook brought down the internet

Facebook managed to bring down large chunks of the internet last night, thanks to a glitch with Facebook Connect.

Microsoft ads attack Google over privacy

Microsoft has launched an aggressive PR campaign against Google, claiming users are being 'scroogled' by its privacy practices.

Vine slapped with 17+ rating because of porn

Twitter's video sharing application for the iPhone known as Vine recently ran afoul of the censors over at Apple due to pornographic content uploaded by users of the app.

Video: Dolphin emulator plays Nintendo Wii games on Android

There are currently a number of video game emulator apps on the market for Android smartphones and tablets, including PPSSPP and RetroArch.

Most Facebook users take long breaks from site

The number of Facebook users continues to rise - indeed, two thirds of online Americans are members. But, says  the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, most like to take regular breaks.

Are Google searches racist?

'Black-sounding' names are more likely to trigger ads associated with criminality, says a Harvard professor, in what could be Google's racism - or everybody else's.

Dev codes Wine Android port for Windows apps

Wine can best be described as a compatibility layer that allows users to run certain Windows apps on non-Windows operating systems like Linux.

Gift card service gives Facebook more user data

In its latest effort to be all things to all people - and make some cash at the same time - Facebook's launched a gift card system.

Splashtop remote desktop app upgraded for iOS, Android tablets

Splashtop is probably one the most popular remote desktop apps on the mobile market today. 

Mozilla blocks plugins by default

Mozilla says it's planning to change the way Firefox loads all third party plugins apart from Flash Player, blocking them by default. It will no longer load them automatically, instead using Click to Play.

Bang with Friends sex app is on fire

Bang With Friends (BWF) is a sex app that allows users to anonymously hook up with their Facebook friends. And yes, this particular app is on fire as its popularity quickly increases.

Bodhi Linux is up and running on the MK802 mini PC

Bodhi can best be described as a lightweight Linux flavor coded to run across a wide range of hardware.

Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium goes live today

With the previous iterations of Microsoft's incredibly popular productivity suite known as Office you paid one high price and the software was yours forever.

Google publishes North Korea map... complete with gulags

It's always nice to have a map to go along with your holiday snaps, and remind you just where that charming temple or prison camp was exactly.

Apple iOS updated to 6.1, TV gets Bluetooth keyboard support

Apple has updated its flagship iOS to version 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers around the world.

Android RetroArch emulates PlayStation, NES, Sega Genesis and more

If you are a retro-gaming enthusiast, you probably are quite familiar with various emulators, such as the aptly named PPSSPP, which runs PSP titles on Android and a number of other platforms.

WindowsAndroid brings Ice Cream Sandwich to PCs

WindowsAndroid allows users to run Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on Windows PCs and tablets.

Twitter looks to video with launch of Vine

If a picture is worth a thousand words, six seconds of video ought to be plenty for anyone used to expressing themselves in 140 characters or fewer.

ARM version of Google Chrome gets Native Client support

Google’s NaCl, or Native Client, can best be described as a platform that allows the Chrome browser to run specific apps coded in C or C++ instead of the typical HTML5, CSS or JavaScript.

Apple pulls photo-sharing app over porn concerns

Apple has pulled 500px's photo-sharing apps from the App Store, saying it's too easy to find pornography.