Monthly Archives: October 2010

01

Which Search Engine Would You Choose In A Blind Test?

October 26th, 2010

The three major search engines today are Bing, Google and Yahoo (in alphabetical order). For most young, hip and dynamic web users, the young, hip and dynamic Google is the straightforward choice. But what if you didn’t know exactly which search engine you were using? Would you still think Google was the biggest, or quickest, or most accurate? We’ve got a blindfold test of search engines after the jump.

02

HP Slate Gets Official

October 23rd, 2010

HP has finally made the Slate official. Word is they’re aiming it as a business tablet. This implies a couple of things: while we were assuming it would go head-to-head against the iPad, HP obviously aren’t.

03

How Many Germs Live On Your Touch-screen?

October 18th, 2010

A new study from Stanford University shows some alarming news about just how dirty and grimy the touch-screens on our smartphones really are. Got a sado-maschistic streak in you? Read on, and then reach for the wet-wipes.

04

Angry Birds For Android Hits 1 Million Downloads In 1 Day

October 18th, 2010

iOS gaming phenomenon, Angry Birds, has managed to hit over 1 million downloads on its Android Market debut – in one single day. If you haven’t downloaded your copy yet, get flying – no pun intended. More after the break.

05

Apple App Store Hits 300,000 Apps

October 18th, 2010

In a little more than two years, Apple has managed to create one of the most popular application platforms of all time. Venturebeat reports that Apple’s App Store has just passed the 300,000 mark. More after the jump.