Post Thumbnail

Is the Ukraine hooked on Game of Thrones? What's Kenya's favorite Justin Bieber song? Thankfully, those questions (and more) may finally be answered, with the expansion of Twitter's Trends offering. The list of hot topics is coming to 160 new locations, including, for the first time, Belgium, Gree

1 year ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Ofcom's annual report into the communications habits of Britons has revealed that it's not just geeks who stare in annoyance when the phone rings. The general consumer is now abandoning voice calls is favor of texting in a big way, making five percent fewer calls than they did the previous year. T

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Given how much the world has already noticed that instant messaging can be cheaper than SMS, it's surprising to see the founder of WhatsApp trying to persuade carriers that he's actually doing them a favor. In an interview with Reuters, Brian Acton said that his messaging service is \"facilitating a

2 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

As the year 2008 draws to a close, we're seeing report after report talking about Blu-ray sales and / or adoption. The latest to focus on the former comes from Pali Research analyst Rich Greenfield, who has reportedly stated that new DVD release sales are down \"almost double digits,\" even despite r

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We've heard some pretty outlandish claims about the recommended screen size for the \"average\" American den, but a new writeup over at Channel4 is suggesting that even Europeans are gravitating towards larger sets. Reportedly, Sharp is estimating that \"the average size of TVs bought across Europe wi

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While we're inclined to believe that most of those surveyed are just too lazy to disconnect their landline which hasn't been used in the past 24 months except for picking up a few stray telemarketing plugs, a recent Harris poll reportedly shows that a whopping 81-percent of US adults still have a la

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Sure, we all feared this day might come, and while we had certainly hoped that the ten-year anniversary would mark the close of a craze that should have never happened, it looks like Bandai is going to milk this thing one more time. Of course, we saw new life in Tamagotchi land earlier this year, b

7 years ago 0 Comments