$1 Billion revenue or a $4 Billion evaluation, all are a thing of past as new rumors break out of Facebook expected to generate around $2 Billion for 2010. If I am not wrong and if this by any means is true Facebook has more than doubled its revenue it generated in 2009. That is phenomenal, but not unexpected at least for me.
The social network has more than 500 million users and that continues to grow as more people fall prey to the intricate web of this platform. We have seen how Mark Zuckerberg and his team has taken Facebook from being a social place to a booming business with some bright strategy. Facebook’s virtual currency, advertizing, etc has had a gargantuan impact on the business of the network itself. For any business or advertiser it is a haven serving over 50 billion ads a month and that number is expected to reach a trillion by the year’s end.
What good is an Apple device if developers don’t have a method to jailbreak those devices? Today NitoTV has released the unofficial PwnageTool bundle that will jailbreak your Apple TV 2G running the iOS 4.2.1 firmware. This would would work quite effectively with the existing version of the PwnageTool, though you would need the tethered boot for this.
It has been a really long time when I last wrote a post on my experiences with blogging. One reason was I couldn’t allocate time for this, given the influx of news and posts that need to be covered and with all the tweeting. But I guess I can’t use the above reason as a scapegoat. The major reason is I had nothing valuable to share with the online community and I definitely couldn’t set myself a task to ramble about randomly and waste our readers’ time.
We have talked about how to jailbreak your PS3 using HTC Desire and it was fun to do. But Desire is now old school since the release of the newer Desire Z and Desire HD alongside HD2. Hence for those of you who own a Sony PlayStation 3 and the HD2, there’s some god news, you can use HD2 to jailbreak or downgrade your PS3.
The picture explains quite a lot and there is no need to make a news out of this. As in loads of text. Wish someone really had the brains time to waste spend on seeing what the dots connect to make. I couldn’t for I am dumb but hey, why are we connected if everyone has to work individually?
Connect and Share quite a line to go about. Wonder if either one would connect to share the responsibility after all this connection.
Google continues to make official entry into the Apple inventory as it today announced support for iPod Touch and the iPad for its Google VoiceApp. The approval for the iPhone took well over a year before iPhone users were blessed by the app. And quite luckily Google was quick to add support for the iPod Touch and the iPad.
When Computerworld’s report read that Nokia is planning a really busy 2011, I was a bit lost. Isn’t that what they have been doing or at least trying to do since 2008? We have seen that the devices so far released haven’t really left a desired impact on the mobile market with the sudden burst of so called high end, revolutionary smartphones in the form of Nokia N97, Nokia N900 and the very recent NokiaN8 that qualifies as a pretty decent attempt.
Lets not make it sound clichéd by stating the obvious that a big brand has a giveaway planned this Christmas, Apple is one of them. Well at least the UK customers can feel lucky as Apple is going for a number 12 giveaway.
You heard me right. Customers in the United Kingdom will be able to avail 12 free downloads for a total of 12 days starting December 26, 2010 till January 6, 2011. This is for all of you with iTunes and all set to download free movies, music videos, books, apps and TV episodes to their favorite Apple device. These downloads will however be available for 24 hours only during each of the 12 giveaway days.
Google is making inroads into the Apple App Store with more apps making a more official entry. Today the iPhone users were blessed with the coming of the Google Latitude app now officially available for download at iTunes.
I have attended many lectures half asleep back in the university days and I can bet that many others have done the same. The reason is plain and simple, the classes were boring. Of course no one wants music or dancing around but teachers need to make the classrooms and lectures more engaging. How?
I seriously don’t need to tell how this can be done provided the numerous tools available for all of us to use. Top Hat Monocle is one such startup that provides a tool for instructors to use in the classroom to make lectures more engaging for students. The platform let’s them conduct polls, quizzes, and interactive demonstrations in class.With Top Hat Monocle lets students can participate using pretty much any device they have, for example their smartphones; iPhone, iPad, iPod, or laptop. This creates an extremely engaging learning environment for the students that aren’t limited by outdated “clicker” hardware. It would be perfect for colleges such as Indiana Wesleyan University.