Erica Ho

Erica Ho was previously a reporter for TIME in Hong Kong where she wrote about tech, pop culture and Asian international affairs. Before that, she was at Gizmodo, Lifehacker and AOL. She now currently runs Map Happy, a travel blog.

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WATCH: Is This Google Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich?

It’s time for Google Android’s next major software update, and there’s a tantalizing video to hold us over until it actually arrives. Anyone care for an Ice Cream Sandwich?

Engadget got their hands on a video featuring the next possible iteration of the Android software, which was sent in by one of their tipsters. According to …

Sprint’s 4G LTE Network Might Appear Early Next Year

Sprint customers, rejoice! Okay, not quite yet: Sprint is due to make an announcement on October 7 that they’re adding 4G LTE services next year.

If you’re not already streaming data effortlessly, CNET reports Sprint will flip the switch early next year, and that some customers may be able to get the service as early as the end of …

Netflix Signs on DreamWorks, but Is It Enough?

Netflix, in an effort to minimize its exodus of customers, has inked a deal with DreamWorks Animation over the weekend. While you won’t be able to get your Toy Story 3 fix, you can probably console yourself with a little Shrek.

It’s unclear how long the deal, which is valued at $30 million per film to DreamWorks, would last between …

Screenshot Tour of Facebook’s New ‘Timeline’ Interface

I signed up on Facebook back in 2004, mere months after Zuckerberg launched the social network at Harvard. At the time, the network was a hit amongst college campuses and was not yet available to the public. Since then, the user interface has gone through more looks and changes than Lady Gaga sees in a good month.

Yesterday, …

Poll Finds Young People Aren’t Bothered by Slurs Used Online

It’s often easy to forget that behind the other side of the computer screen sits a real person with thoughts and feelings. According to a recent Associated Press-MTV poll, most young people between the ages of 14 and 24 think it’s okay to use slurs and derogatory terms as long as it’s done online.

Some slurs like “slut” and …

Netflix Renames DVD Delivery Service ‘Qwikster’

Netflix is splitting up its two products – DVD delivery and streaming – into two separate sites. You’ll be able to continue to log into Netflix to access streaming, but a new site called Qwikster will handle all the physical media stuff from now on. Aside from renaming its DVD service, Andy Rendich will step in as CEO to head the …

Microsoft Finally Updates ‘Blue Screen of Death’ in Windows 8

An eerie, throbbing shade of blue. How all those times my heart beat a little faster when I saw that screen emerge in the middle of trying to multitask between YouTube, Scrabble, Woot and World of Warcraft. Alas, we will soon say goodbye to our dear friend, the good old Windows “Blue Screen of Death” as we currently know it.

I always …

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