Gmail gets multiple inboxes

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Google Labs has introduced a new tool for inboxes, called Multiple Inboxes, which is available under the Labs tab in your Gmail account. Users need to enable the add-on in order for it to...

Google Earth gets a big update

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Google has updated their popular world mapping software with new features like ocean imagery, historical and touring. The newly updated Google Earth 5.0 allows users to take a trip back in time with the...

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Windows Live Hotmail gets an update

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Thanks to the feedback of thousands of users who reported scrolling issues with the recent release of Windows Live Hotmail, Microsoft has rolled out another update to customers fixing the issue. Users can now revert...

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Facebook gets hit with a virus

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Facebook has been hit with a virus that could spread to its 120 million users. The virus has been dubbed "koobface", which tries to gather personal information from users computers such as credit...

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Obama gets backing of Google CEO

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Chief Executive Eric Schmidt will hit the campaign trail this week on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama The Wall Street Journal reports. The Google chief said in an interview that "I'm doing this...

Windows XP gets another six months

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Given its history of moving deadlines at a moment's notice, it hardly seems surprising that Microsoft is keeping Windows XP alive even longer than expected, but its latest move looks particularly bad for Vista. The...

Phorm gets UK government backing

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Phorm has received it's biggest endorsement yet - a statement from the UK government declaring its controversial ad targeting technology legal. The Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform has released a statement to...

French lawyer gets 6 month ban over P2P legal threats

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A lawyer working with Swiss anti-piracy outfit Logistep has received a ban from practicing as a lawyer for six months. Elizabeth Martin sent inappropriately aggressive and deliberately false and misleading letters to thousands of alleged...

iPhone gets It's own "Unlimited" Calling Plan.

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Today, Apple released It's official "Unlimited" calling plan for the Apple iPhone. The plan starts at $119.99/monthly and comes with: Unlimited Voice Calling Unlimited email and web surfing Visual Voicemail 200 Text Messages...

North America Gets the Turok Demo

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The single-player Turok demo that was released a few weeks ago is now on the Xbox Live Marketplace is now available in North America. Previously, it was only available in virtually every country that doesn't...

RockBand Gets peripherals

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MTV Games, Harmonix And EA Confirm Plans To Ship Standalone Rock BandTM Instruments To U.S. Retail Stores Harmonix, one of the world's leading developers of music-based games, and MTV Games, , along with distribution partner...

Queen Elizabeth II gets hooked on Wii

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has found herself a new hobby--playing with Prince William's Wii. British red top The People reports that the Queen has become hooked on the console after William brought it round...

PS3 Play TV gets price and date

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Play TV, the PVR & digital tuner add-on for the PS3 has been given a release date and price. Play.com have it available for pre-order. They list a £99.99 price tag with a release date...

Japanese Wii Gets DS Downloads

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Nintendo has launched a new Wii channel in Japan that allows people to download demos of DS games. As promised last month, the new channel also has other content like Wii trailers and a feedback...

Speedball XBLA Gets Treats

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Empire has revealed plans to release a continual stream of new content for Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe on Live Arcade, a bit like a persistent nosebleed. The first of these was a Theme Pack to...

US spammer gets over two years in jail

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A New York judge has sentenced 28-year-old Todd Moeller to a 27-month term and fined him more than $180,000 after he pleaded guilty earlier this year for his part in a spamming operation that sent...

Gmail Gets IMAP

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It appears that Google is working on integrating IMAP into Gmail. Download Squad reader eD! Thomas sent in a tip letting us know he came across the new IMAP setting while snooping around Gmail. However,...

Windows Vista gets skinned

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Software developer Stardock released WindowBlinds 6 today. Amongst the new features includes the ability to customize the entire Windows Vista user interface as well as the capability to give Windows XP users the look and...

Sun Microsystems CEO Gets $7.7 Million in Compensation

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According to Associated Press calculations, Sun Microsystems Inc. Chief Executive Jonathan Schwartz received a compensation package which the company valued at $7.7 million for beating financial goals. The new CEO helped the server and software...

T-Mobile Gets iPhone in Germany

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Apple and T-Mobile said Wednesday that the carrier will begin selling the iPhone in Germany on November 9, the same day UK consumers first see the device. T-Mobile is Germany's largest provider with 30.7 million...

Hotmail Gets Storage Limit Bump, Other Upgrades

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Microsoft announced today that Hotmail would undergo some major upgrades over the next several weeks that should make the service more attractive to webmail users. The most notable change is that the company is bumping...

Scrybe Gets Venture Funding from Adobe, LMKR

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Scrybe, the online/offline calendar and organizer, has closed their series A round of financing from Adobe Systems Incorporated and LMKR. You'll probably recognize the company from the somewhat viral product demo that swept the blogosphere...

PS3 Gets Ready to Rumble With DVR

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Prototypes of the new rumble-enabled PS3 SixAxis controller are already in the hands of numerous Sony developers, according to industry insider site Inner Bits - via Next-Gen.biz. A blog on the site where "game developers...

Transmeta Gets $7.5 Million Infusion From AMD

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Transmeta Corporation has received a $7.5 million boost from Advanced Micro Devices Incorporated in exchange for an undisclosed amount of Transmeta preferred stock. Transmeta did not reveal what it will do with the money, and...

DDR3 standard gets the green light

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The Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (Jedec) has published the specifications of the forthcoming Double Data Rate 3 (DDR3) memory standard. DDR3 memory promises improvements in performance and power consumption over DDR2 and older standards....

Warez ringleader gets over four years in prison

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After pleading guilty in a US federal court earlier this year, 44-year-old Hew Griffiths, the head of underground piracy group "DrinkOrDie", was sentenced to 51 months in jail last week on one count of conspiracy...

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