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The dust has finally settled on Diablo 3. When it came out, things were crazy. Error 37s were happening all over the place and I felt lucky if I could even get in and play a little. Thankfully, that is mostly behind us. Sure, there are some server snags here and there, and there was that incident that killed hardcore players around the world, but for the most part, I have been able to sink my teeth into the game.
Google has launched a new update for their iOS application recently which adds some key features that were missing from the app. The three key features in this new version of the app finally bring the iOS Gmail to the level of other Gmail clients. The first, and most noticeable new feature in this update is support for the Notification Center. It is supported through banners, alerts and lock screen alerts. Google also states that notifications in the update are much faster than the previous version. In fact, they are claiming that they are five times faster than before.
Facebook users can finally fix a dumb typo or change something they said that may have been a little too rude in a comment. That’s right; after all this time, Facebook has finally implemented the ability to edit comments. Now, when a friend posts a picture and you accident type ” ” instead of “,” you can jump in and fix it. Before this Facebook update, if you wanted to edit a comment on Facebook you would have to click the “X” next to comments and delete it. Then, you could go back and post your comment again typed correctly.
Do you like to download a lot of addons in Firefox? Who doesn’t? They can make the browser do some fantastic things. They make life easier and more efficient. However, when you download too many, accessing them can be a real pain. Thankfully, Clean Addon Manager does exactly what its name implies. It cleans up […]
Do you prefer typing on your computer’s keyboard instead of your Android’s touchscreen? Maybe you have a job where you have to keep your phone tucked away and you still want to be able to text your friends and relatives. Whatever your reason for wanting to text from your computer, Zipwhip is an app that […]
Social networks are less about communicating with your friends and more about showing everyone how many people you know. Everyme believes that a social network should be a place to communicate with people you are actually friends with. When you share a status update, photo or video, it should be to people who are actually […]
Do you like to chat with your friends over instant messaging, but are concerned that unwelcome people may be able to find out where you are, what files you are sending and what you are saying? In this day and age, that is a valid concern. Thankfully, there is a program called TorChat that allows […]
Tumblr finally updated their iOS application and made it worth having on your device. Before this update, even the most dedicated Tumblr users had a hard time using the app. With this update, every detail of the user interface has been redone. Tumblr seems to have realized that their iPhone app was woefully behind the competition, and thankfully, they have taken the necessary steps to correct it.
Do you love steak? Do you love hanging out by the grill and making it yourself? One of the best parts about making a steak is knowing that the finished product came out exactly how you wanted it. If your steak grilling skills could use a little improvement, you should check out the Kansas City […]
Can’t Wait For iOS 6? Here’s How To Get Some Of The Awesome Features On Your Jailbroken Device Right Now [Cydia]
The announcement of iOS 6 recently brought many new features. But if you cannot wait for iOS 6 to arrive this fall, fear not, because I will give you the hook up on the jailbreak tweaks that can add some of the awesome features right now.
Waze, the incredibly popular mobile navigation app, has just launched an update to their mobile applications that will give users with real-time gas prices along their route. No longer will you need to stop at the first gas station you see only to find the one up the street could be cheaper, or it could cost more. Now you will be able to find out exactly how much the gas costs, so you can plan accordingly.
No one wants to face a medical emergency. It’s scary, and could lead to some long-term problems for everyone involved. That does not mean however that you should not be prepared if something terrible does happen. No one expects you to be a doctor, but there are certainly some steps you can take to make […]
One of the coolest features of iOS 6 is the Facebook integration. The iPhone and iPad is fully loaded with features that benefit Twitter users, but for people who only use Facebook, they are kind of out of luck. Once iOS 6 rolls around, that will be solved, but if you have a jailbroken iOS device, you can have some awesome Facebook integration right now.
Spotify has finally brought their long-awaited radio feature to premium users who own an iOS device. The update, available now on the iTunes App Store, grants users the ability to use a very Pandora-like radio feature through Spotify. This feature has been available on computers for a long time, so many users are very happy to have access to it on the iPhone.