A new type of business seems to have emerged on the streets of New Orleans, and that is street poetry on demand, where the customers chooses a topic and gets an instant poem in return.
Research performed in the United Kingdom shows that almost three quarters of mobile phone subscribers are wasting an average of nearly £200 on misjudged contracts, totaling nearly £5 billion a year in the UK. The main cause is that people believe they will spend more minutes on the phone than they do in the end.
A World Bank study shows that up to 100,000 people form Vietnam and China are playing online games in order to collect gold and other items for sale to Western players.
We are sick and tired of being victims of the financial crisis, having to carefully calculate our budgets and conscientiously spend our money. Stores however get their aisles increasingly stuffed with products in a subtle attempt of getting customers to buy more.
Good things don’t necessarily need to be expensive, and sometimes they can also be free, especially when it comes to software. Freeware can be a really good alternative to the rather costly software we all need from time to time, and all we need to do is to search the Internet for such options.
With the SAT exam swiftly approaching, high-school students are definitely starting to get the “hibby jeebies” or, at least, the anxiety of the upcoming test which is to mark their passage to a next stage. Private tutoring, extra study hours and cramming on SAT books are the most common ways to prepare for such an examination. The Princeton Review however has thought to lend the learners a helping hand in the form of a slick new iPad app called SAT Score Quest.
Since there isn’t any red button on your phone to push in emergency/panic cases, the U.S. State Department decided to build one. So what purpose would this “panic button” serve?
Electronic Arts might lose a fortune as the man responsible for the first version of the “Madden NFL Football” video game is suing the company claiming that he has been left out of the franchise’s success. If successful, Robin Antonick could receive tens of millions of dollars in owed royalties and potentially billions in profits, considering that the franchise has sold more than 85 million copies in the more than 20 years since it hit the marketplace.
What do a gadget and a newly born child have in common? Apparently, nothing much, but technology venture Evoz is ready to prove the opposite by preparing to release its fledgling version of a baby monitoring system designed for the always-connected
The e-commerce giant Amazon.com thinks it is a good idea since it has released a new online music service that allows users to upload songs and play them from a range of devices. And, although we are at the shopping category, don’t worry, it is free.