Tech Talk Web: Google Releases New Holiday ‘Let It Snow’ Search Result Surprise

Since Google has an ongoing tradition of altering the logo for special holidays or creating interesting effects with specific searches, the company released a cute effect to go along with the holiday season. Hit the jump to find out what Google’s latest cool search effect is! @capriSUNshine x @TatWza

Tech Talk Video: Siri + Santa = Apple’s New Ad

So maybe Apple will use Siri to disrupt TV one day. Meantime, Apple will use TV to sell Siri, with help from Santa. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Video: NASA Satellite May Have Found The Smallest Known Black Hole

Just last week, astronomers discovered what are believed to be the largest black holes in the universe. Now it’s possible that they may have found the smallest. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Tech Talk News: Facebook App Update Brings Timeline To The iPhone

Facebook has updated their iPhone app to version 4.1, bringing Timeline to the mobile app as well as access to friends lists and subscriptions. Here’s the full update log. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Tech Talk News: Teens Text 7 Times An Hour According To Survey

If teens seem to be glued to their cellphones, it’s because they’re texting about as many times an hour as you might suspect they say “like” — an average of 3,417 texts a month, according to a new survey from the analytics firm Nielsen. To put that information in even more staggering terms, they send an average of seven texts every hour they’re awake. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Tech Talk News: Is The PlayBook Killing RIM???

RIM finally eked out a decent quarter. Beat analyst estimates, even. That is, if you don’t count the $485 million bath the company took on unsold tablets. The PlayBook — ill conceived, poorly executed — is RIM’s worst product. And it might just take down the whole company. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Tech Talk News: Samsung Facility Supplies Apple A5 Chip And Maybe A6

  Apple has again turned to Samsung for production of its iPad 2 and iPhone 4S processor, with a 1.6m square foot production facility in Austin, Texas, responsible for churning out the dual-core Apple A5 chipset. The $3.6bn production line only reached full capacity this month, Reuters‘ sources claim, with the bulk of the output going to satisfy Apple’s endless hunger for processors. The rest of the Samsung facility is at work producing NAND flash memory chips. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Tech Talk Gaming: Sony Tablet S Adds PlayStation Controller Support

We were happy to learn earlier this year that the PlayStation Store was landing on Sony’s Tablet S, but now we’ve received even better news: Sony has announced that the Android-powered tablet is being updated to support DualShock controllers. @Yungjohnnybravo TatWZA

Tech Talk Mobile: Amazon Sells 1 Million Kindle Products Each Week

Amazon shoppers have purchased more than 1 million Kindledevices for the third week in a row, the company announced this week. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

Tech Talk Tech: Apple Grabs 61.5-percent Of Global Tablet Market In Q3, 10x Over Closest Competitor

Last time we checked with research firm IDC, they listed Apple at 68.3-percent of the worldwide tablet market with approximately 9.3 million units of the iPad 2 shipped in quarter two of 2011. While the firm’s estimates for Q3 saw a drop to 61.5-percent of the market, Apple still leads the market and increased shipments from the 9.3 million in Q2 to approximately 11.1 million units in Q3. @Yungjohnnybravo @TatWZA

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