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Google Glass gets prescription lenses, Chrome apps for iOS and Android, Netflix to invade Europe, Netherlands unblocks The Pirate Bay, Lego Build With Chrome, and Prince gets his purple knickers in a twist.
It’s almost as if the MakeUseOf readership is made up of sensible, intelligent people…
Apple reveals earnings, the NSA accused of targeting Angry Birds, Microsoft renames SkyDrive to OneDrive, the FBI tapping into TorMail, Nintendo’s plan for smartphones, Wikipedia adds celebrity voices, and The Simpsons tackles Oogle Goggles.
Apple Mac’s 30 years, Google and Samsung’s patent partnership, NSA wooing children, rare NES game sold for $100k, Pinterest animated GIFs, Google adds context to websites, and man runs into inferno for Xbox.
This week in Weird & Wonderful Web, we take a look at what the Internet really thinks of Google Glass. Some people are in love with this futuristic device, others hate it. What about you?
NSA activities branded “illegal,” Microsoft posts record revenues, Apple celebrates Mac turning 30, Hunter Moore arrested, Facebook and Princeton argue, Twitter celebrates ‘A Year On Vine’, and Top Gear test track on Google Street View.
Beats Music reviews, Yahoo Search is made secure, Department of Defense chooses BlackBerry, saga of Banned Bluebook is revealed, Twitter expands its targeted ads, and Windows Phone is beating the iPhone… sort of.
The Internet does, on occasion, go down, at which time everyone affected by the outage screams at whoever is in earshot in frustration and longing.
FBI doesn’t want you Glassing in movie theaters, Beats Music launches, Android malware is on the rise, Music Timeline reveals changing tastes, LogMeIn goes pay-only, and Spotify steals our hearts.
It seems most of you do use online reviews, though the methodology varies from person to person.
Windows 7 makes a comeback, Yahoo beats Google, Apple plays hardball with Samsung, the iPhone 6 is rumored to be a phablet, Feedly throws new features at us, and the Jamaican bobsled team go crowdfunding.
Nintendo admits Wii U failed, Chrome extensions loaded with adware, China Operating System is revealed, Paramount dumps 35mm film, Windows 8 condemned as the new Vista, and Amazon wants to become the Nostradamus of online shopping.
Vertical Video Syndrome may just be a catchy name which we can use to classify some videos and the people responsible for them, but the issue is real. Do you suffer from this digital ailment?
Google’s contact lenses for diabetics, NSA accused of collecting millions of random text messages, Facebook announces Trending, Spotify kills listening limits, Rdio goes free, Google Chrome update on Windows 8, and driving while Glassing.
Apple pays for in-app purchases, Google Play Movies & TV for iOS, Starbucks using clear text passwords, Fullscreen acquires Supernova (formerly Viddy), EA backtracks on offline SimCity, and Horizon kills videos shot in portrait mode.