Brent Simmons gets a genuinely shocking email: I got an email from Network Solutions — where I still have two domains, originally registered in the ’90s — that informed me I have been enrolled in their WebLock Program. To help recapture the costs of maintaining this extra level of security for your account, your credit … Continue reading Network Solutions auto-enrols users into $1,850 subscription
Gizmodo: You might recognize the hokey headshot as Forstall's official photo from when he was Apple's SVP of iOS Software. It's presumably being used all over City College facilities, almost certainly without his knowledge. The above photo was taken outside a sandwich shop near the CCNY campus in Harlem. A quick Google search turns up … Continue reading Former Apple SVP Scott Forstall’s photo used in City College ad campaign
Notice how Nest avoid answering the question "Will Nest customer data be shared with Google?" on their latest blog post.
The Verge: You no longer need someone's email address to send them an email. At least, that will soon be the case if you want to email another Google+ user. A new Gmail "feature" will let you simply type in anyone's name into Gmail's "to" field and send them an email. Google announced the new … Continue reading Gmail lets users email any Google+ contact, even if they don’t have their email address
BBC News: A thief who stole an iPad from his neighbour was caught after the device automatically posted a photograph to an online storage service. John Jeffries, 43, from Perth, took the iPad on 2 November. However, unbeknown to Jeffries, the owner of the tablet had set it up to automatically store any pictures taken … Continue reading iPad thief caught out by Photo Stream
Facebook: Customers simply check in to your location on Facebook to connect to free Wi-Fi Wi-Fi codes aren't necessary and there are no new accounts to create Customers can manually check in or choose a setting that lets them automatically check in whenever they visit your location I'm not Facebook's biggest fan but I think … Continue reading Facebook Wi-Fi
Collis Ta’eed, founder and CEO of Envato: Four years ago I had the idea to build a blog network dedicated to reviewing and rounding up apps. We started with Mac apps and then quickly expanded to additional channels covering iOS, Android, Windows and Web apps. While the network has been successful in traffic and audience, … Continue reading AppStorm shutting down