Jimmy Rodela

Jimmy Rodela is a Freelance Writer and a Content Marketer. He is the Founder of the Guild of Bloggers. He is a contributor on websites with millions of monthly traffic like Yahoo.com, Business.com, Monster.com, Business2Community and SocialMediaToday.com. Follow him on: LinkedinTwitterFacebookGoogle +,Read more about me

Google Play Store to Soon Offer Audiobooks

Google Play Audiobooks

Bibliophiles would be delighted to know that Google Play would soon be offering audiobooks. Not only that, a customer will get 50 percent off his or her first audiobook purchase, according to a teaser banner. 9to5google.com first reported on the banner. (Read: Google Play Teases Audiobook Sales Ahead of Official Arrival, Will Offer 50% off First Title) The banner read: …

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Amazon Second Headquarters: 20 Candidate Cities Are on the Shortlist

City Candidates

Amazon has announced the top 20 candidate cities for second headquarters (HQ2) in North America. The cities are: Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; Montgomery County, Maryland; Nashville, Tennessee; Newark, New Jersey; Northern Virginia, Virginia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Washington D.C.; and Toronto, Ontario. …

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YouTube Takes Down Tide Pod Challenge Videos

Tide Pod Challenge Videos

YouTube has announced that it is removing videos that show people eating or pretending to eat Tide packets as part of a challenge that has become viral on the Internet. (Read:  Everything You Need to Know About the Internet’s New Obsession With Eating Tide Pods) While common sense dictates that we should never ingest anything that’s toxic, there are those …

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Twitch Co-Founder Kevin Lin to Step Down as COO

Twitch Co-Founder

Kevin Lin, co-founder of Twitch, will exit as the chief operating officer (COO),  the video game streaming site owned by Amazon announced on Wednesday. (Read: Twitch’s Kevin Lin: This Is What It’s Like to Have Amazon Buy Your Company) Lin would be replaced by Sara Clemens, former COO of Pandora. New yet Unnamed Role Lin would still be involved in …

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Developer Warns iPhone Users of iOS Bug

iOS bug

    A software developer has warned iPhone users of a newly-discovered iOS bug that has a text link that can freeze and crash their gadget. iPhone users, however, need not worry as an Apple spokesperson confirmed to Mashable that “a fix is coming in a software update next week.” (Read: When You Absolutely Should Not Upgrade Your iPhone) Bug …

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Google Announces Change in Mobile Search Ranking

Google Mobile Search

Google announced on Wednesday a change that will be implemented this July about mobile search rankings of websites. The Internet search giant said it would use page speed as a factor in determining who lands at the top tier of mobile searches. (Read: New Test Prominently Showcases Google Express in Mobile Search Results) People Care About Page Speed In a blog …

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Researchers Bare Bitcoin Price Manipulation

Bitcoin Ecosystem

Four researchers have revealed price manipulation in the Bitcoin (BTC) ecosystem. The revelation, along with other findings, were disclosed by researchers Neil Gandal, JT Hamrick, Tyler Moore, and Tali Oberman in a paper titled “Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem.” The paper appeared in the latest edition of the Journal of Monetary Economics. Controlled by Bad Actors The report described …

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MacBook Turns 10 Years Old

Macbook

The MacBook turned 10 years old on Monday and people have been reminiscing how the late Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs whipped it out of an envelope on stage at MacWorld. Since then, as Mashable pointed out, the launching of what’s considered as Apple’s best product even “changed laptops forever.” (Read: MacBook Air. Apple’s Best Product Ever) A Shadow …

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You Can Now Buy Copycat AirPods for Only $36

AirPods

Since the holidays, you’ve been itching to get a pair of AirPods at the Apple Store, but it costs $159. Fret no more because Amazon is selling copycats of Apple’s product that’s becoming ubiquitous. (Read: 11 AirPods Tips and Tricks You Should Know About) One of those copycats is the Frelop earpieces that are compatible with most Bluetooth-enabled gadgets, according …

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Apple Ordered to Explain Older iPhone Throttling

iPhone throttling

Four Republican legislators, including the head of the energy and commerce committee, have asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to explain its revelation last month about the slowing down of iPhones with older batteries. (Read: Apple Confirms iOS Scales Back the Performance of Old iPhones Sometimes) A Reuters report said the request was contained in a letter from the legislators that …

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