Google: Superhero or Spy?

When you think about Google, the face of Big Brother probably comes to mind. In his seminal work 1984, George Orwell created a vision of the future reflecting on the grim outlook people had in 1948. The renowned science fiction novel presents a globalized world, divided into three major countries. Its themes include nationalism, sexual…

Nexus 7

Nexus 7 Vs. Kindle Fire Vs. Nook Tablet

Google announced a slew of new products and updates to the Android operating system including the Nexus 7, a joint collaboration between Google and Asus. In addition to the new tablet, Google also introduced the world to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, which includes a number of performance and functionality enhancements intended to improve the overall…


Own a Kindle or Nook? Get Free E-books from Your Library

If you own a Nook or a Kindle device, it is expected that you can access every genre of written material from biographies to science fiction from your respective libraries. These libraries are at your fingertips when you visit the Barnes & Noble or Amazon websites — both of which carry an assortment of e-books….


Are You Antisocial if You Do Not Tweet?

Do we decide how to behave? Maybe I have decided to be an antisocial misfit, or simply a stuck-in-the-rut, crusty old man. Today for the first time I logged onto my Facebook account and scrolled through a few interesting, and mostly uninteresting entries. Eons ago I signed up for a Twitter account, but maybe used…