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from Lifehacker

Google Now Can Provide Countdowns to Major Holidays in Reminders

At the moment, most of you are probably counting down to about twelve different holidays or events. Sorting through how much time you have is math you don't need right now. Google Now is making it a bit easier by giving you countdowns to holidays it recognizes.

"The web design platform Weeblywas hacked in February according to the data breach notification site LeakedSource. Usernames and passwords for more than 43 million accounts were taken in the breach although the passwords are secured with the strong hashing algorithm bcrypt. Weebly said in an email to customers that user IP addresses were also taken in the breach. We do not believe that any customer website has been improperly accessed Weebly said in the notice to users.The company also said…

Internet of Things Camera "What makes this combination way cooler than just a normal SD card or a USB cable to a computer is all the infrastructure provided by the Eye-Fi service — not just transferring images to your computer, but pushing them to your smartphone, photo-sharing sites like Flickr, issuing email or Twitter notifications, etc. This is all configured through the Eye-Fi application — there’s no additional coding required."

from VentureBeat

MeetMe acquires mobile flirting app Skout for $55 million in cash and stock

MeetMe announced today that it has acquired the mobile flirting app startup Skout for $28.5 million cash and approximately 5.37 million shares in the social discovery company -- estimated at $54.6 million. Under terms of the deal, it's expected that Skout will remain operational and continue as a standalone brand following the close of the acquisition, which is expected to be in October.

from Lifehacker

Google Now Can Provide Countdowns to Major Holidays in Reminders


FINALLY — Facebook's New Notifications Will Actually Be Helpful


Mobile Scanner Apps Can Help Eliminate Paper Piles

While you might have chosen to receive bank and credit card statements online and shareholder notifications from your broker via email, your paper piles keep getting bigger with other documents—h...

from eHow

How to Connect an Older VCR to Vizio HDTV

While DVD and Blu-ray players provide higher quality video and audio, the VCR still has its place in your home theater setup. Connect your older VCR to your Vizio HDTV to watch old home movies or any titles in your collection that you have yet to purchase on DVD. Despite the older technology, the VCR can be connected to the Vizio HDTV with just a...