January, 2012

By Will765 On 31 Jan, 2012 At 12:09 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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As the recent privacy policy change at Google shows, what you do on the internet, where you go, what you search, and from where you are doing this, is of great interest to entities that you may not want to have such knowledge.  So the problem becomes, how to use the web while leaving as [...]


By admin On 30 Jan, 2012 At 05:21 PM | Categorized As Videos | With 2 Comments
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This is a how to video created by Albert Wertz of the tabletroms team showcasing how to create Nook Tablet Root SD Cards [WIP] Rom SD Cards.  Please visit the forums to leave comments or request support using the url below the video.     http://www.tabletroms.com/forums/nook-tablet-accessories/4084-%5Bfinalized%5D-nook-tablet-root-sd-cards-%5Bwip%5D-rom-sd-cards-albert-wertz.html#post45509


By Will765 On 30 Jan, 2012 At 12:12 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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According to a study released by Flurry, the Amazon Kindle Fire has totally revamped the android tablet market.  Unlike most other analyses, which look at units shipped and therefore not units sold, Flurry has a different approach,  by tracking end user application sessions over time. This allows strictly measuring what device is being used for actual [...]


By Will765 On 27 Jan, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Strategy Analytics have released another study regarding tablets, and it’s good news for both android and Apple. Overall, 66.9 million tablets were shipped in 2011, up from 18.6 million in 2010. In the fourth quarter alone, 26.8 million units went out. Of course, the holiday season is typically the biggest quarter for sales.  Still, the [...]


By Will765 On 26 Jan, 2012 At 12:55 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Google announced, in a blog post, serious changes in their privacy policy. Beginning March 1st, the company will combine data for all the different sites that you use-Google search, Gmail, Youtube searches, Google +,Google Maps, etc.  Alma Whitten, Director of Privacy, Product and Engineering, posted “What does this mean in practice? The main change is [...]


By Will765 On 25 Jan, 2012 At 12:19 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Reporting profits from the last quarter, Apple made an astounding 13.1 billion dollars in net income.  The per-share profit of $13.87 for the period was more than Apple earned in any full year before 2010.  This was double the profit reported for the previous quarter.  At that time, many Apple fans were holding out for the [...]


By Will765 On 24 Jan, 2012 At 12:25 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Back in the middle of December 2011, around ten percent of American adults owned a tablet. According to the Pew Research Center, that number nearly doubled by the middle of January, 2012, to nineteen percent.  For ereaders, the same percentage increase was seen, from ten to nineteen.  Overall, twenty-nine percent of households now have either [...]


By Will765 On 23 Jan, 2012 At 12:21 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Following the massive online protests last Wednesday, January 18th, both the US House and Senate have withdrawn their versions of anti-piracy bills from reaching the floor for a vote.  Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), a sponsor of the House bill, said “I have heard from the critics, and I take seriously their concerns regarding proposed legislation to [...]


By Will765 On 20 Jan, 2012 At 12:31 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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One day after a massive online protest caused many legislators to withdraw support for SOPA/PIPA, the Department of Justice launched a shutdown of the popular site Megaupload. Coordinating with other authorities in New Zealand, the founder, Kim Dotcom and several others were arrested.  The site, which has 150 million registered users and nearly 50 million [...]


By Will765 On 19 Jan, 2012 At 12:46 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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On a normal Wednesday at this time of year, Wikipedia gets around 30 million page views. Yesterday, on a day when the site was blacked out to protest SOPA/PIPA, it got 162 million hits. Users saw a page which allowed them to contact their local congressman and senators by Facebook, Google+ or Twitter to express [...]