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Facebook to Feature “Profile Videos”

They call it “Profile Video”, but it’s more like a profile GIF… but technically speaking, it isn’t a GIF at all. Now that we’ve got you properly confused, what we’re really trying to describe is Facebook’s new feature that lets users use a looping 7-second video clip (taken within the Facebook app) as their profile […]

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G is for Google, the Other Letters are for something Else…

Google has made headway in a broad range of business and technology endeavours, now the company is going to cover everything from A to Z – literally. The technology giant announced early this week that it has restructured and formed a new holding company called Alphabet. While the largest chunk of Alphabet will, of course […]

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Apple iPad 2 Set for March 2 Launch — Sources

Let’s set the previous news aside about Apple’s controversial work conditions for those who toil to make the iPad and other touch screen devices work, and let’s try to some positive news. Mark you calendars, Apple fans. March 2 is the date for the launch of the iPad 2. What can be expected from the […]

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Facebook and Google at war?

Gadgetepoint has never really liked fallouts. We’re all for smooth relationships between every one. But it’s hard not to notice the rift between the relationship between these two giants in the internet world. Google has dominated the list of the most visited websites for years, and when Facebook came along, Google’s kingship was then questioned […]

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Too much TV and Computers bad for children — even active ones

A child that spends more than two hours a day watching television or playing computer games is more prone to psychological problems. And their higher rate of risk will not go down even if the child engages in high levels of physical activity. For a span of seven days, 1,000 children aged 10 to eleven […]

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Pirate Bay, still unsunk

The P2P sharing force, thepiratebay.org remains operational after being down for a few hours because of attempts by authorities from different countries to stop the operations of the popular torrent downloading and file sharing website. P2P is one of the biggest nuisance of media industries such as music, movie, and literature. The website became completely […]

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Mafia II shoots all other competition in gaming charts

Like the daddy mack of all Mafia series, Godfather II, Mafia II fared better than its predecessor. Not only is Mafia II better than “Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven”, it also is dominating gaming charts in multiple platforms like the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and the PC. The third-person action-adventure video game eliminates its […]

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Microsoft Kinect official UK launch date announced

The European launch date of the much awaited addition to the Xbox 360’s arsenal has finally been announced. Mark November 10, 2010 on your calendars as this is the day that Nintendo Wii’s game sensors will meet its match on European shores. With the staggering lead in the race of Nintendo Wii against its competitors, […]

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Twitter bug allows more than 140 characters

It is common knowledge for Twitter users that a tweet can only have 140 characters on it. But au contraire, a recent Twitter bug shows that users can post up to 3,000 characters, maybe even more. The bug was reported in the Twitter Development Talk Google Group by forumer Chris White. He posted a step-by-step […]

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The Force Will Be with You in New iPad and iPhone App

Fans of Star Wars will surely be jumping in giddy fervor as the Star Wars: Battle for Hoth makes a grand entrance to the iPhone and the iPad. The iPhone and iPad app is a tower defense game that will put your strategy and reflexes to the test. Your goal in Star Wars: Battle for […]

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