Google buys Picnik, now competes with Adobe’s PhotoShop.com

Yet one more area Google steps in. This time it is on-line image editing. Google announced today that it has bought Picnik, a web based image editing website. The company did not disclose the acquisition terms. Picasa, Google’s flagship image sharing web application is limited when it comes to direct image manipulation and editing. Picnik resolves it, and enhances the company’s chance to compete head-on with Adobe’s PhotoShop.com.


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An iSandwich? Watch how to make one!

iPhone lets you to be creative in innumerable ways. There were table, clips, magnets, cufflinks and what not that had to look like an iPhone! Well the yummy versions can’t be left aside with many adorable versions of iPhone cakes and cupcakes made by avid iPhone fans. Now here’s an iSandwich 4G which you should see how to make!


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IBM planning major layoffs in the next few days

The Big Blue a.k.a. IBM is planning a major lay-off in a day or two. A huge amount of jobs are moving to the company’s offshore centers in India and China. As per the post from Alliance@IBM, it is expected that at least 40-50% positions in the U.S. will be “RA’d”, an abbreviation of the popular IBM terminology “Resource Action”, which in layman’s terms is “getting fired”.


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How about a Silicon switch over?

Lamp designs are aplenty. We have already seen many exquisite designs that make the lamp not so boring. Remember the recent most featured here, the Egg Light? Lamps are a part of your indoor decoration but what about the switches. Wouldn’t it be better to have some style in them as well? Here are some sleek options that redefines switches wherein the elevated portions are pressed to activate the switch.


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The world’s oldest domain names revealed

The Internet dates back to several decades now. It’s old, but expanding exponentially. This massively popular world beyond our physical one consists of over 200 million registered domains, a huge number. Out of this huge list, Verisign recently released the list of the world’s oldest domain names. Check out the oldest 25 below.


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Backpack Reppo II packs in some serious Sound Power

Do you think that this is just a backpack? Well…it does look like one but it is also a carry around speaker system. Designed by Joonas Saaranen for his bachelors degree program, the system features high quality digital amplifier and a pair of speakers. Only thing needed is a source of music.This simple yet intuitive idea definitely eliminates the hassle of carrying speakers in an outdoor party.


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10 billion songs downloaded from Apple iTunes, an achievement like no other

This Wednesday Apple reached another milestone with the company’s iTunes services. Seven years after the service was launched, the number of songs download surpassed the 10 billionth mark. The first billion downloads was reached in 2006 after which there have been over 9 billions downloads in the last 4 years. That’s massive!


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