Google today released a new custom version of its Google Earth application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The enhanced application rotates its view automatically in response to physical rotation of the Touch device you’re using. Jump to your current location with a single keystroke. Enjoy direct access to Google Search, Panoramio and Wikipedia for […]

As Art Seidman reports, in the official Yahoo! Search blog, Yahoo! has released an updated and enhanced version of its popular Inquisitor browser plugin for Internet Explorer (IE) and Firefox. Inquisitor 3.0 reportedly offers some significant enhancements over its predecessors. Among the new features, an enhanced search algorithm designed to return more personalized, targeted results. […]

Google has launched GMail Mobile 2.0, enhancing the mobile e-mail experience for J2ME-compatible cell phones such as the Nokia N95 and newer Blackberry models. The update allows users to save multiple drafts of e-mails in their phone (storage space permitting) and users with QWERTY keyboards (such as the BlackBerry) get new keyboard shortcuts for a […]

If you’ve given up trying to conquer your road rage, you can at least flip off other drivers more safely with this new device from But we hasten to add that there are lots of other, nicer, things you can use it for, too… The Hand is a 9 in. x 6 in, flourescent […]

U.S. cell phone provider T-Mobile commenced retail sales of its new G1 touch phone yesterday in cities where the company’s G3 digital mobile services are available. Users in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Seattle were in on that party. While tech reviewers generally agreed that the G1 offered little, […]

Cell phone maven Motorola has been out of the spotlight recently… The last Big Motorola Thing that captured media and consumer attention was the Razr phone, which the company marketed in a variety of models and permutations. Now, Motorola is looking for its next Big Thing and industry insiders say that will be a new […]

What’s as Canadian as Hockey Night In Canada (HNIC)? The first thing many will think of is, “beer” — Molson’s products, specifically, which have been sponsoring the game telecasts as long as most of us can remember. Now, Molson’s and HNIC are partnering to promote themselves and the new Hockey Theme, chosen recently in a […]

However… It does incorporate hallmark iPhone Touch features including a large touch-sensitive colour display which switches automatically from portait to landscape mode when you rotate the unit. The BlackBerry QWERTY-format SureType on-screen touch keyboard is available in both portarait and lansdscape mode. Other notable features include a full gigabyte of built-in onboard memory (expandable via […]

The Mozilla consortium, which coordinates development of the popular FireFox Web browser, this week released a beta version of FireFox 3.1. You can find out more and download the new browser at the Mozilla Development Centre Web site. The new version reportedly contains dozens of enhancements designed to keep FireFox up-to-date with the latest Web […]

Apple yesterday unveiled a totally-renovated MacBook notebook computer family, featuring a new basic MacBook priced $750 lower than the latest MacBook Pro. The new MacBooks and MacBook Pros have been totally redesigned around all-metal enclosures featuring what Apple CEO Steve Jobs calls a ‘unibody’. The new 15 in. MacBook Pro Note the single-piece unibody frame […]

Legendary computer security vendor McAfee Inc. has launched its 2009 array of consumer/SOHO security suites claiming revolutionary advances in PC protection and and scanning speed. The 2009 McAfee lineup includes the McAfee Total Protection, McAfee Internet Security and McAfee VirusScan suites. According to the official new product release, these complementary products, “change the computer security […]

Version 10 of Adobe’s free Flash Player is now available for download from the Adobe Web Site. The Flash Player allows users to view ‘dynamic’ Web content created in the Flash format. According to today’s official Adobe new-product advisory: “Adobe Flash Player 10 builds on the capabilities of the world’s most pervasive application runtime with […]