Facebook Stock Dips A Bit After Big Post-Earnings Release Boost

25 Oct

Facebook saw its biggest jump since May (when the company launched its IPO) on Wednesday, following the release of its earnings report, and the company’s comments about monetization on Tuesday.Facebook emphasized how big mobile is, and how it’s likely to grow into significantly more revenue. “We’re just getting started,” said CEO Mark Zuckerberg, with regards to monetization.“As proud as I am that a billion people use Facebook each month, I&rs.....

The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets New Chapter, Features

16 Oct

In August, AMC launched a Walking Dead Facebook game in beta. The beta status still applies, but now, a new chapter and some new features have been added. These include fullscreen mode and improved weapons.“Chapter 2 lets fans battle walkers and fight for survival in downtown Atlanta alongside Glenn, Daryl and more characters from the show,” explains AMC in a blog post. “Just complete Chapter 1 — where you escape down the highway with Shane, Lori .....

Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone

16 Oct

Google Play is slowly, but surely, growing into a powerhouse distribution platform for Android apps. By that, I mean more and more developers are bringing their previously iOS-exclusive content to the platform. Some of that success can be attributed to Google Play quickly becoming one of the more developer friendly platforms around. The latest release only serves to make Google Play even better.Google announced today that their long awaited update to the developer console is .....

Facebook May Notify You an Hour Before Your Event Begins

15 Oct

Facebook is currently testing a pretty useful new feature that has to deal with notifications. For some users, Facebook is now pushing a notification exactly one hour before any event they’re a member of.To receive the notification, you must have joined the event via positive RSVP. That means you won’t receive notifications for every single event that you’ve just been invited to. The notification will appear in your inbox alongside all of your other notifications (lik.....

Microsoft Windows 8 Pre-Orders Now Available

15 Oct

Microsoft today announced that DVD copies of the Windows 8 Pro upgrade are now available for pre-order at select retailers. The operating system upgrade will cost customers $70, and customers running Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 will be able to upgrade.Windows 8 is now available for pre-order at Amazon, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, and other retailers (though you might want to be wary of pre-ordering from Best Buy). However, customers who have the virtue .....