Ep. 1163: Where we just can't be friends Video
When botnets do battle for your desktop, you lose. But we still find it kind of cool. Google Buzz on the other hand, we're not so sure about -- mainly because we just want to try it out and it turns out we've now been opted in to all kinds of public information and sharing our email addresses and all this weird stuff. But I guess if Google gave is gigabit-per-second Internet access, we might feel better about things. Oh, and Warner Music is turning into a bird. Long story. --Molly
Feeling lonely on your new social network? Veronica has a new way to find interesting people on Google+, and she takes you through it on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Sony's latest acquisition could change PlayStation's future, Facebook may add a new word to express your feelings on a post, and get ready to sign up for a new social media site focused on news.
At the F8 developer conference in San Francisco, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduces a revamped profile page called Timeline, which gives people a chance to look back on everything they've ever published on the social network--along with new features that make it easier to share media content such as music, movies, news, and games.
On today's show, iBooks 2 code points to possible Retina Display iPad; Casio does something other than make keyboards; our favorite people, analysts, comment on the upcoming year for Netflix; and we have a couple guesses about who Anonymous will attack next.
The EU is standing up for your right to be lonely and off the grid. And we're glad they are. Plus, Google lays down the smack on Facebook--no importing without reciprocity, suckaz! And in other tech beefs, Consumer Reports goes after Gamespot's claims that the Kinect can't see darker-skinned players. Plus, apple pie sparks an Internet war. --Molly
Spanning the tech categories of media, health, social, and more, the DEMO fall conference highlighted 75 companies and their innovative products. CNET's Sumi Das sniffs out the stars.
Don't want to tell everyone where you are on Facebook Places? Don't want your friends telling people, either? Here's how to disable the new check-in Feature.
Instagram is an iOS app that lets you take, edit, and share your pictures with friends. Here are a few ways to get creative using Instagram.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will announce "simpler privacy controls." The popular social-networking site has recently come under fire for sharing users' personal data with advertisers and secretly adding apps pages to profile pages if you browse the Web while logged into an account.