For the Twitter folks, it was nothing but a small settings update, but for Twitter users it was definitely a big issue if you have to take into account the buzz that it has created in the “twittersphere”. If you’re a heavy Twitter user you’d know that I’m talking about the “small settings update” done by Twitter which disabled notification sent to your Twitter account from people you don’t follow.
Alright, the biggest news this week has got to be none other than the release of the bigger Amazon Kindle DX. By bigger we mean a 9-inch display for your e-book reading pleasure. Many has predicted this to happen as early as Monday. And expectedly there was pandemonium in the tech blogosphere as soon as Amazon’s official release statement came out. But while everyone is going crazy (or not) about the new Kindle DX, somewhere at the sideline, Sony almost unnoticingly announced that it was making some Danielle Steele romance titles on their own e-book reader.
True to previous news, Microsoft has finally made Windows 7 Release Candidate available for download to anyone, anywhere, and until July 2009. Yes, you read the last part correctly, Microsoft is extending the days when you can download the biggest update to our be.loved Windows OS. So this means that you don’t have to rush up on trying to download the Windows 7 today. Chances are you’ll be annoyed at how slow the process is going to take due to the outburst of users wanting to download the software. But if you insist in having it today, you might want to read 7 important things to remember before you download Windows 7.
If you’re an avid Facebook user (alright, who isn’t anyway?), you’re probably tired of refreshing Facebook.com just to see the latest updates from your Facebook friends and contacts. For busy people, that could get pretty annoying at times. The good news is, there are several desktop applications available which allow you to receive Facebook updates in real-time without you going to Facebook.com.