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New Flickr App for iPhone Goes After Instagram

New Flickr App for iPhone Goes After InstagramYahoo(NEW YORK) -- Eighty-five million photo sharing users just got some new tools.On Wednesday, Yahoo released an update for its Flickr iPhone and iOS apps with several new features, including new ways to find and view photos, apply filters to photos,...

New Yahoo Mail: Multiple Apps for Web, iPhone, Android and Windows 8

New Yahoo Mail: Multiple Apps for Web, iPhone, Android and Windows 8Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- First it was Microsoft with Outlook. Then AOL came out with Alto. Now Yahoo is giving its email service a fresh face with totally redesigned email apps."You've told us loud and clear that you want fe...

Take That, Instagram: Twitter Adds Own Photo Filters

Take That, Instagram: Twitter Adds Own Photo FiltersTwitter(NEW YORK) -- The filtered photo war is on.Instagram announced Sunday that it was no longer supporting embedded photos on Twitter, but Twitter isn’t sitting still when it comes to photo sharing.On Monday evening Twitter’s updated its...

Facebook Vote Ends, Along with Your Right to Vote on Facebook

Facebook Vote Ends, Along with Your Right to Vote on FacebookPeter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(PALO ALTO, Calif.) -- What if they threatened to shut down your right to vote and nobody cared? ‘Tis the story of Facebook’s recent site vote, which closed Monday at 12:00 p.m. PT.Last week Facebook op...

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘Intense Interest’ in Improving TV

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘Intense Interest’ in Improving TVApple(NEW YORK) -- Steve Jobs said it many times: Apple TV, the company’s small TV add-on, was a hobby. Tim Cook, Apple’s current CEO, has used the same term over the last couple of months.  But despite that, Apple TV has long been rum...

Patent War Resumes: Apple and Samsung Head Back to Court

Patent War Resumes: Apple and Samsung Head Back to CourtSeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- The long $1 billion patent fight between Apple and Samsung resumes on Thursday.  The two companies will square off again in a federal courtroom in San Jose, Calif.Samsung wants to overt...

Foreign Authorities Aid in Breaking Up International Cyber Fraud Ring

Foreign Authorities Aid in Breaking Up International Cyber Fraud RingCamEl Creative/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Law enforcement officials abroad came together Wednesday to take down an international fraud ring that targeted American Internet shoppers.  The scheme involved eBay, Cars.com and other similar marketplace ...

Amazon Looks to Make Kindle Fire HD Top Kids’ Tablet

Amazon Looks to Make Kindle Fire HD Top Kids’ TabletAmazon(NEW YORK) -- Many have heard about the ongoing tablet war -- the one where Google, Microsoft and every other major tech company are going after Apple's long-ruling iPad.  But there's another battle being fought for the best kids' tablet.Acc...

Get Out and Vote for Your Right to Vote on Facebook

Get Out and Vote for Your Right to Vote on FacebookFacebook(PALO ALTO, Calif.) -- It's time to head to the polls -- the Facebook polls, that is. It could be the last (even if it's the first) time you ever do.Facebook has opened its online polls, allowing its more than a billion users to vote on a sever...

Over 50 and Looking for Love? New Dating Site for the Older Crowd

Over 50 and Looking for Love? New Dating Site for the Older CrowdPhotos.com/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Mention AARP, and most people think of Social Security, Medicare, senior discounts but not love.Now the group is now getting into the dating business, launching an online dating channel, and an online dating site for ...

Some New Apple iMacs Say ‘Assembled in USA’

Some New Apple iMacs Say ‘Assembled in USA’A 2012 iMac bought by iFixit.com reads "Assembled in USA" rather than "Assembled in China." (iFixit)(NEW YORK) -- The new iMacs' 5mm edges and vivid displays are the first things you will notice about Apple's brand-new all-in-one desktops, which went o...

Texting Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Texting Celebrates 20th AnniversaryHemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the world’s first text message.  Exactly 20 years ago, on Dec. 3, 1992, 22-year-old British engineer Neil Papworth sent the first-ever SMS -- Short Messaging Service -- from...

Apple Fires Manager over Troubled Maps App

Apple Fires Manager over Troubled Maps AppKevork Djansezian/Getty Images(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple has been firing top executives, and now another manager is out at Apple.Richard Williamson, who was tasked with overseeing Apple's mobile mapping service, was fired shortly before Thanksgiving,...

Apple’s Super-Skinny iMac Coming Nov. 30

Apple’s Super-Skinny iMac Coming Nov. 30Apple, Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Sure, all the kids are asking for iPads. But the adults? They might just be eyeing Apple’s super-thin new 21.5-inch iMac for the holidays. Apple announced Tuesday that the all-in-one desktop computer will hit stores on Fr...

Nintendo of Canada Releasing Wii Mini at $99

Nintendo of Canada Releasing Wii Mini at $99Nintendo(NEW YORK) -- Nintendo of Canada is taking a page out of Sony’s book this week by re-releasing the original Wii with a major make-over, evoking the popular PS2 Slim. Wii’s old technology has a new look, a black matte surface and an ...

Department Store Mannequins Are Watching You. No, Really.

Department Store Mannequins Are Watching You. No, Really.Almax(NEW YORK) -- A well-dressed, picture-perfect mannequin stands still in a middle of a department store. She looks like any other life-size figure you've seen in stores for so long, except she can see and hear.No, she isn't Kim Catrall and, no, we'...

Cyber Monday Deals Lure More Shoppers on Mobile Devices

Cyber Monday Deals Lure More Shoppers on Mobile DevicesiStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Early estimates of Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, showed sales may reach $2 billion, and a growing portion of that may come from the pockets of a record number of mobile shoppers.As of 2 p...

Survey: 85% of American Adults Own a Cellphone

Survey: 85% of American Adults Own a CellphoneJupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Cellphone use continues to grow and shows no signs of slowing down, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center Internet and American Life project.The project, which has been tracking cellphone use since...

Forget the Kiddie Tablets, Kids Want iPads for Christmas

Forget the Kiddie Tablets, Kids Want iPads for ChristmasTooga/The Image Bank(NEW YORK) -- They don’t want a Leapfrog LeapPad 2, Nabi 7 or any other of the new tablets for kids. Nope, the kids want iPads.According to a Nielsen survey, kids are asking for Apple devices more than any other tech item this...

Apple Black Friday Sale Announced

Apple Black Friday Sale AnnouncedApple(NEW YORK) -- It's not often that one can buy Apple products at a discount. But shoppers will have their chance this Friday, when the tech giant will offer Black Friday discounts on its popular gadgets, according to the Apple website.Starting Frid...

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