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Kids’ Choice: Top Apps for Your Little Ones

We understand why some parents are not too keen on letting their children tinker with gadgets. There’s always that fear of ruining their kids’ attention span, creativity, and so on. Long term gadget use has also been pinpointed as a culprit in the promotion of a sedentary lifestyle, which is said to increase the risk

CISPA gets rejected by the Senate for a second time

In the same under-the-radar maneuver that allowed the controversial bill to pass the House of Representatives, CISPA was rejected for a second time on a senate vote. According to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation , which had been tasked to take on the bill’s second attempt to land in the oval

Keeping RSS Alive: Searching for a Google Reader Alternative

The announcement of Google Reader’s impending death early in March shook the World Wide Web and elicited violent reactions from its loyal users. From social networking sites to blogs and online journals, people were protesting against Google’s recent decision and expressing dismay over the killing of their beloved RSS platform. Citing the declining number of

What Facebook Should Retain Amid Redesign

Facebook is set to unveil a new look for its News Feed feature, with an aim to add new information streams to each user’s home page, plus the intent to launch new ways to ‘filter’ the contents of the feed. To some, the upcoming change also means that creator Mark Zuckerberg is deliberately making users

Kim DotCom Launches New File Sharing Site Focused on Privacy

Megaupload is back! Well, not really—Kim DotCom, founder of the most famous file sharing site taken down by U.S. law enforcement, launched a new site called Mega last January 20, 2013. Now based on New Zealand and out on bail, DotCom launched a new-concept iteration of the massive Megaupload, but this time, he’s more cautious