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Foursquare.com Invades Wellington

Foursquare.com Invades Wellington

While the Four Square grocery store and Mr. Four Square are one of New Zealand's most iconic identities, a new internet based Foursquare has just landed in Wellington.    Foursquare.com is 50% friend-finder, 30% social cityguide, 20% nightlife game.

Gmail's Crusade - Kill Embarrassing Email

Gmail's Crusade - Kill Embarrassing Email

Have you ever sent an email to the wrong person?  Perhaps you have forgotten an attachment?  Or, maybe after a few too many beers you typed off an email?  Well - Gmail Labs wants to put an end to email embarrassment.

1 Million Xbox Live Consoles are Banned

1 Million Xbox Live Consoles are Banned

Thousands of Xbox gamers have been cut off from Microsoft's online gaming service Xbox Live because they modified their consoles to play pirated games - a violation of the Xbox Live User agreement.

How to Send Love Letters to the Future

How to Send Love Letters to the Future

 Assuming that the world doesn’t end in 2012 (would it be so bad?) what would you say to your great-Grandchildren if you had the chance? 

Social Media Changes the Rules

Social Media Changes the Rules

Need an an alibi to tell the police - try out Facebook.  Need to prove your opponent fouled you, give YouTube a try.  The examples are growing where the Internet and social media are influencing and changing how the world works.

Computer Mouse - Not So Simple Any More?

Computer Mouse - Not So Simple Any More?

Once upon a time the computer mouse moved the cursor and had one simple button, then two, then a scroll wheel and now, as you will see here, computer mice have been taken to all extremes - from growing grass to 18 buttons!

iPhone Welcomes A Worm

iPhone Welcomes A Worm

If you’ve got a jailbroken iPhone, it's time to become vigilant.  A worm, originating in Australia, is targeting iPhone owners who have not changed the default password after installing SSH. The worm’s behavior is somewhat amusing - not dangerous - but who knows what comes next?

What Does Google Know About YOU?

What Does Google Know About YOU?

In this digital world where online companies seem to know your life history, Google is trying to take the lead on privacy issues with the Google Dashboard. This service allows you to see all that Google knows about you.

Google Maps and Takes Over the World

Google Maps and Takes Over the World

GPS turn-by-turn navigation has historically been something you had to pay for. But Google is now offering it for free - changing the shape of the GPS industry with one announcement.

Technology to the Rescue for Car Accidents

Technology to the Rescue for Car Accidents

Almost every driver is an accident at some point. If you find yourself in one, AccidentSketch is a web-based tool that can help you draw up a picture and generate a report to give to your insurance company.