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Watch this: Tim Cook & Apple Senate testimony

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Corporate News,

apple senate hearing

Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer are appearing before Senate today to address the methods Apple uses to determine how it pays taxes in the US and abroad, and you can watch everything happen live over at C-SPAN. Hit the link below!

Read More | C-SPAN

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Twitter 4.3 for iOS and Android brings expanded tweets and more

Twitter for iPhone 4.3

Today Twitter for iPhone 4.3 was released on the App Store, a major update to the official Twitter client that brings with it the ability to view enhanced and expended tweets right in the app. Here's a rundown of the features:

  • Expanded Tweets -- when you view Tweet details containing links to partner websites, you can now see content previews, view images, play videos, and more (rolling out gradually)
  • Enhanced experience around selected events with the bets Tweets and photos from those involved
  • Push notifications for Tweets -- choose to receive notifications from people you follow any time they tweet or retweet
  • Ambient notifications -- enables you to see brief non-interruptive notifications in the status bar while you're using the app
  • Improvements to search autocomplete for users
  • Discover -- now indicates when new stories are available for you to view
  • Tappable avatars take you directly to user profiles
  • Performance improvements
  • Support for password entry in app when experiencing authentication issues
  • Support for the Hungarian language
  • Icon (image at right) features the new Twitter bird!

You can download the new Twitter for iPhone and iPad now, completely free.


Laura Bush to Show Off the White House

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Prime Time, Reality, Specials, Gossip,

The White House

December 14 will see the kickoff of C-SPAN’s White House Week, which will provide an in-depth look at the place the Obamas will soon call home.

Historians, White House staff and the current First Family will be interviewed for our pleasure, giving viewers an inside look at life close to Capitol Hill. will even offer up a tour of her current digs, providing a walk-through of certain rooms.

It sounds like great fodder for an SNL skit. The Week begins at 9 pm ET and will air every following night until December 20. Visit the to get a preview.

Read More | LA Times

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