Saturday, 31 July 2010

Your Phone Apps Are Spying On You

I recently bought a Droid Incredible and have been very selective when it comes to downloading applications.

But after reading this story in USA Today, I've found another major reason to be selective.


Amazons New Kindle is Worth the Upgrade

A high-contrast screen, improved battery life and even lighter weight make the new, lower-priced Kindles a bargain for book lovers.


New Robot Capable Of Unhealthily Repressing Emotion

Announcing a crucial breakthrough in the effort to create machines that accurately simulate human behavior, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University said Monday they had built the first robot with the capacity to suppress its emotions.


Apple Enters the Battery Game Releases Battery Charger

Apple's got a new product, again, but this time it's not a computer, digital music device, or tablet, it's... a battery charger.


The Robot That Visits Your Cubicle

When Trevor Blackwell, CEO of a company called Anybots, wants to know what his employees are up to, he sends a robot to their cubicles.


Friday, 30 July 2010

Microsofts Street Slide takes aim at StreetView

Google's StreetView technology, which is embedded into the Google


MacWorld iPhone 4 Cover ShotEdited With iPhone 4 Photos

The cover of the newest issue of MacWorld not only has a gorgeous picture of an iPhone 4, it was taken with one � and all the editing was done in-phone too.


Crucial Ballistix DDR3 with builtin temperature sensor

The next evolution in DDR3 memory? We evaluate Crucial's implementation.


Bad guys could read RFID passports at 217 feet

Radio frequency ID tags embedded in U.S. passports can be read hundreds of feet away, potentially making it inexpensive and easy to pick American tourists out of crowds for illicit purposes, a demonstration at Black Hat 2010 showed.


Top 5 Coolest Homemade Flamethrowers videos

When you get tired of modding computers, game consoles, cell phones, and other boring electronics, there's always the option of building a functional flamethrower with whatever you have laying around.


Thursday, 29 July 2010

6 Online Privacy Reminders for Google

Google prides itself on its privacy principles.

Here are a few more we think the company has forgotten.


Amazons 189 Kindle sells out

If you think Apple and its iPad have killed the Kindle, think again.

It turns out that a recent price cut to Amazons entry-level e-reader has been met with tremendous success. Sales were so strong that Amazon completely sold out of its $189 model!


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30 Hand Picked Free Attractive Serif Fonts

An interesting compilation of 30 free elegant and Attractive Serif Fonts for your next Designs


Derivative Solver

A Wolfram|Alpha Widget


Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Hankai House Ancient Japanese House Inside a Modern Home

Hankai house, which is located at Akashi City at Hyogo, is a spectacular architecture marvel in Japan.

It is well known because of the Japanese architects remade the 300-years house inside a modern home. How they do it? Check this out...


Microsoft should cut out the middlemen build its own phones

Microsoft has long been a software company: it builds the software, and lets third parties build the hardware.

It's a model that has served the company well. But if it wants to be a serious player in the phone market, that needs to change.


Fresh Lawsuit Claims iPad Cant Take the Heat

The suit alleges that the iPad "does not live up to the reasonable consumers expectations created by Apple," because it "overheats so quickly under common weather conditions." Under direct sunlight, the suit suggests, an iPad may shut off in as little as a few minutes.


Army Intelligence Analyst Suspect in Afghan WikiLeaks Case

The Pentagon regards Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning as a possible suspect in leaking a classified six-year history of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan that Wikileaks published over the weekend.

In chats with ex-hacker Adrian Lamo, Manning claimed he leaked a variety of classified documents, databases and videos to Wikileaks.


New Rules Allow Jailbreaking of Apples iPhone

Owners of the iPhone will be able to legally unlock their devices so they can run software applications that haven't been approved by Apple Inc., according to new government rules announced Monday.


Tuesday, 27 July 2010

New govt rules allow unapproved iPhone apps Jailbreaking

Owners of the iPhone will be able to break electronic locks on their devices in order to download applications that have not been approved by Apple.

The government is making that legal under new rules announced Monday.


Darth Vader on iPhone 4 ATT Antennagate [video]

Vader calls Apple support for help with his reception problem.


Which ereader should you choose

Choosing an e-reader isn't easy.

Here is how to get the best out of the wealth
of options available.


30 Inches of Love A Look At HPs New ZR30w LCD Monitor

This is a ginormous 30-inch display built around a sexy S-IPS panel.

S-IPS, or Super In-Plane Switching, is the Rolls Royce of display panels and almost always offers significantly better color reproduction and far wider viewing angles than the much more common (and cheaper to produce) Twisted Nematic (TN) panels.


The Colors of Global Business PICS

Color is a major part of any brand's identity.

Here we're taking a look at some of the most recognizable color identities in the world


Monday, 26 July 2010

Manage Multiple WordPress Blog Accounts Together

Manage Multiple WordPress Blog Accounts Together with ManageWP, which provides a central dashboard to manage few Wordpress sites in one place


Apple iPhone 4 Bumper Giveaway Timeline Doesnt Add Up

Apple launched the iPhone 4 Case Program app in the App Store a few days ago, and is expected to invest somewhere in the neighborhood of $175 million on the free bumper program aimed at reluctantly addressing reception issues with the iPhone 4.

There is something that doesn't add up, though, about the timing


50 Captivating Bold Fonts For Killer Headlines

An interesting compilation of 50 bold fonts specially designed for big headlines and titles.


JesOS The First True Christian Computer Operating System

I plead the blood of Jesus Christ over this keyboard and claim it in the name of the Holy Ghost! Amen and A-men again!


Leaked Panasonics ConsumerGrade 3D Camcorder

We'd heard Panasonic was planning a more affordable stereoscopic 3D camcorder, but it looks like we won't have to wait until a mysterious July 28th Tokyo unveiling to find out for sure.

It's called the HDC-SDT750, and Panny's advertising it as the "World's first 3D Shooting Camcorder."


Sunday, 25 July 2010

Hackers Give Birth To Phish That Never Dies

Two master hackers have created a freeware phishing kit with an indestructible infrastructure that does not expire as it resides in the cloud.

Those who use the kit become part of the master hackers army�, meaning all the data they acquire goes back to the creators, who didn't have to put in the hours implementing the attack.


40 Website Design Layout Tutorials that Yield Pro Results

We've collected up 40 website design layout tutorials (for Photoshop) that yield professional results and will teach you a variety of valuable techniques.


GM To Pair OnStar with Smartphone App for Remote Controls

GM plans to offer a mobile application for smartphones that will let OnStar users access vehicle status and maintenance information and actually control their vehicle directly from their handsets.


The Steve Jobs Song [Video]

The craziest thing about this song is that its good.

Seriously. Its so damn catchy.


IPad Goes Under The Gauntlet At Universities This Fall

The iPad is about to have its academic chops put to the test this fall in a number of programs around the country.

Colleges and universities are looking to adopt the iPad as a collaborative tool, a standardized mobile device to integrate into curriculums, and, in some cases, even a cost-saving device.


Saturday, 24 July 2010

Microsoft tries its hand at a NigerianStyle Scam

See how Internet Explorer 8 recreated notorious online scams in empty Manhattan storefronts and got street-smart New Yorkers to gladly hand over their most embarrassingly personal information.


Minimalist Versions Of Famous Album Covers

This Flickr user has created some amazing stripped-down versions of classic album covers.


India unveils 35 computer for students CNNcom

India has unveiled a $35 computer prototype as part of its program to provide connectivity to its students and teachers at affordable prices.


How To Be an Android Power User

Everything you need to know to master Google's smartphone OS


Top 12 Geeky Camera Designs

We have brought twelve of the most amazing camera designs for the geeky soul with a photography bug.


Friday, 23 July 2010

Blinding laser beam newest police tool

Police agencies from around Puget Sound got a pitch Wednesday on a new weapon that can blind a suspect short term with a giant laser beam.

The promoters claim the lasers are effective day or night, and are designed to be effective anywhere from 3 feet to a mile-and-a-half away from a suspect - without causing eye damage.


15 Crimes Committed Using Craigslist

Billions of anonymous transactions take place between total strangers on Craigslist every day, and only a small fraction of these turn criminal.


Nightmares In The Sky77 Fantastic To Freaky Gargoyles[PICS]

Many cultures throughout history designed and created gargoyles to stand guard and to scare off evil spirits.

Myth has it that gargoyles come alive at night, protecting people as they sleep. These architectural nightmares in the sky are watching you even when you don't see them. Here are 77 fantastically fierce, fanciful, or freakish gargoyles.


IBM Unveils Z Series a New Generation of Mainframes

The company's new Z series mainframe is to be introduced on Thursday and aims to revive corporate spending on large computers.


WaterCooled GeForce GTX 480 Sets Gaming Performance Records

This is the way NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 480 can really flex its muscle. For a single GPU graphics card, this could very well be the most bad-ass setup around. It runs 20 - 40C cooler under load and overclocks like a bat out of hell.


Thursday, 22 July 2010

4 Things Microsoft Could Learn From Steve Jobs

What words come to mind when asked to describe Microsoft today? Cool, stylish, revolutionary, and innovative are probably out of the question.

However, those words could easily be used to describe Apple.


10 Ways to Make the SecondGeneration iPad Better

Built-in cameras, Flash support and an SD slot make our list of must-have upgrades for the second-generation Apple iPad.


Why Use a Laptop When a Tablet Will Do

I've been thinking a lot lately about the advent of the tablet.

Sure, much has already been written about the subject, so I'd like to stay away from the normal conversation. I would, of course, like to reference some articles before I delve deeper he


HP confirms that Slate is still coming

We were quite surprised (to say the least!) to see the original Windows 7 HP Slate 500 appear yesterday on the company's site, and HP...


10 Best Linux Distros for 2010

How to choose a Linux distro that's best for you.


Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Antennaaid bandages your iPhone 4 reception issue

Band aids for your cell phone? You blew it.


iPhone 4s BiPolar Dilemma

How does one not feel frustrated as hell when they can't receive reception on their smartphone.


SMTP 2 Go Review

A dependable SMTP server that enables you to send emails from anywhere in the world - perfect for tourists and business pros.

The SMTP server works from motels, internet cafes, airports, home or the office.


BlackBerry 6s WebKitbased browser bests the competition

Uh oh, looks like they're still in the game!


The HP Slate LIVES Listed on HPs website

HP has listed the one model of the HP Slate 500 on its website.

The device includes an 8.9-inch touchscreen and runs on Windows 7 Premium. The device also has two cameras -- one video and one still -- for users to do "web conferencing," according to the listing.


Top 10 Vintage Computers



Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Microsoft Needs to Get the Tablet Right or Call it Quits

The Windows Tablet, done right, could be a win.

But done wrong, it would only confirm the opinions of those that think that Microsoft needs executive changes in order to survive.


Escaping the Corporate or Educational Firewall

Fortunately, in most non-enterprise cases (if you work at IBM, this guide probably won't work), networks are set up by technicians that don't know their RJ45 from their RJ14, their patch cable from their patch server, their silicon from their silicone -- in short, most corporate and educational networks are easy to break out of.


A Look at Eight HandHeld Electronic Sports Games

Why get a PS3 when you can play with colored lights!


iPhone 4 Case Fixes Reception Issues From The Grip Of Death

There have been reports, literally thousands upon thousands of reports from customer regarding their iPhone 4 signal issues.


HP files for trademark on PalmPad

HP's been extremely direct in saying that it plans to release webOS tablets and other devices in the future...


Monday, 19 July 2010

Hands On Windows Phone 7 Technical Preview

Enough with the talk and quick, fleeting glimpses.

Microsoft's finally ready to let us and 1,200 developers play with the next Windows mobile platform.



Here comes the configurator into the game with which the customer can assemble QMG6 itself.

Of processors Arrandale all models are available because the tetranuclear support from Intel, for lack of onboard graphics, no Optimus. The maximum configuration is, therefore, the Intel Core i7-620M (2.66 GHz). The display of the unit measures 15.6 inches a


9 Apple Concept Products That We Hope Never Come True

Apple is the second name of innovation in our world.

From the iMac, Macbook Pro, Mac mini to the iPhone and iPod Touch, all what we have seen is a pure marvel of genius and creativity.


Web Design Inspiration 30 Navigation Menus

Sit back and let this 30+ Website Navigation Menus inspire you and let the ideas get you


Five gadgets that could have and should have done better

For every VHS, it seems there's also a Betamax -- a gadgets or standard that just didn't live up to the expectations of the mass market at the time.

Despite being loved by niche audiences, these folks just didn't have what it took to make it to the big time.


Sunday, 18 July 2010

The COOLEST Black And White Websites Ever

"These gorgeous, black-and-white websites are proof that sometimes, less is more.

Although short on color, they're chock full of imagination, interactivity, playfulness, and hidden surprises: scrolling over a word makes it morph into a string of terms, clicking lets you create a one-person band, and mousing over characters makes them come ..."


Air Force streamlines cybersecurity hiring for 680 positions

"The Air Force today said its managers hiring civilian federal employees for certain cybersecurity openings can use a streamlined method to rapidly fill more than 680 positions.

Known as Schedule A, it lets Department of Defense jobseekers with disabilities to be considered for jobs without using the traditional competitive procedures. The ..."


Apple Sour Case Closed

Apple chairman and CEO Steve Jobs is going around offering free cases to all iPhone4 users to make amends for perhaps the biggest engineering flaw in Apples history to date about the design of the smartphone antenna which loses signal strength and drops more calls when held in a certain way without a case.


Antenna guru Get a bumper and learn the Vulcan iPhone Pinch

Antenna expert Spencer Webb published a blog post on the iPhone antenna issue and found overnight, if fleeting, celebrity.

He talks with Network World via his brand-spanking-new iPhone 4 (with bumper) about antenna mysteries.


iHome iB969 One Hub Multicharging station

Are you looking for one hub which charge your iPhone, iPod, iPad, Kindle or any Ol gadgets which connected through USB cable than, take a look to new iHome iB969


Saturday, 17 July 2010

Apples Holding a Conference For the iPhone Tomorrow PIC

Apple's Holding a Conference For the iPhone Tomorrow.. (PIC)


Is the iPhone 4 Really Apples Vista

Despite record sales and worshipful initial reviews, recent media coverage has focused on the phone's so-called "death grip".

Consumer Reports fueled talk of a recall when it announced that it "can't recommend" the device. Now Microsoft CTO Kevin Turner is saying that the iPhone 4 "might be [Apple's] Vista."


WWW Is Not A ChildFriendly Zone BUT Kidoz Makes It

If you want your children to success in todays world of extreme competition, then it is best to have them learn computer usage from an early age.

Of course you will need a safe way to do this because children might delete your important files and because the internet is not exactly a child-friendly zone. Here is a solution for you.


Apple to send iPhone 4 users a free case or refund if bought

In response to ongoing media attention about iPhone 4 reception problems, Apple CEO Steve Jobs today announced that the company is going to give out free cases to customers.

The offer applies to anyone buying an iPhone through September 30th, and anyone who has bought one of the official Apple Bumper cases is eligible for a refund.


Loosening the iPhone Death Grip

Predictably, Mr.

Jobss gesture did nothing to satisfy the most vocal Apple bashers, but most reasonable people will agree that this is a decent good-faith gesture on Apples part.


Friday, 16 July 2010

New York senator asks Jobs to provide free fix for iPhone 4

A Democratic senator from New York, Charles Schumer, has taken the unusual step of writing an open letter to Apple CEO Steve Jobs.


iPhone 4 Consumer Reports Needs To Get It Together

Sometimes I want to buy something like a blender or a car or a washing machine.

And sometimes my wonderful and loving mother (her birthday is coming up) finds out because I accidentally tell her, or my dad does, or she uses that mom ESP thing that she used to find out I was hiding beer in my closet in high school.Anyway, she finds out.


Apple to Address iPhone 4 Concerns Friday

Apple Inc. said it will hold a press conference on Friday to discuss the latest iPhone model, which has been beset by complaints about its antenna.


Wired Its Time Apple Fixed the iPhone 4 Antenna Problem

The iPhone 4 antenna problem is real.

Apple needs to step up and make things right for the customers affected by it, and that may be what the company plans


Modded Droid X handsets selfdestruct

So the Android platform is all about freedom and the ability to do whatever you want with your device once youve bought it? Think again! Motorolas Droid X contains a feature that bricks the handset if you try to modify the bootloader.


Thursday, 15 July 2010

No iPhone 4 FaceTime Alternatives for the Rest of Us

Theres no doubt that Apples new iPhone 4-only FaceTime feature is great, but whether youre stuck on an older iPhone or you dont have any iPhone 4-toting friends to video chat with, there are thankfully some Free App Store alternatives to FaceTime--if you know where to look.


Modu Worlds Lightest Phone Released

The phone is no larger than the standard battery in modern smartphones and gets its name from the modular jackets� it can slip into.


Apple Under Fire to Discuss iPhone Friday

Apple said it would hold a news conference Friday to discuss its iPhone 4 amid mounting criticism of the smartphone's reception problems.


9 User Interface Designs That May Replace the Touch Screen

Touch Screen phones and gadgets are popular now a days.

Here are some innovative user interface alternatives for touch screen technology.


MSI Wind U160 netbook review

Fashion meets the budget netbook category, but does the sense of style warrant the additional premium?


Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Cooperative Grasping and Transport using Quadcopters VID

Cooperative Grasping and Transport using Quadcopters is demonstrated in a clear video, lifting 2x4's and working in various sized teams.


Weird Steampunk Snowboard Looks Like Designed by Jules Verne

Have you ever wondered how snowboard would look like if it was designed by Jules Verne? The following steampunk snowboard design looks exactly like it has jumped out of some of Verne's numerous sci-fi novels...


Microsoft Launches Outlook Facebook Integration [Exclusive]

Gelling with the same trends of social networking rush, is our tech giant Microsoft who in its series of making outlook a social hub makes another iteration with integration of Facebook and Windows Live Messenger into Outlook.


Tweetdeck celebrates 2nd birthday with 15 million downloads

The popular Twitter client Tweetdeck celebrates its second birthday this week, having grown from a small application with one employee, to a multi-platform international success story.


Tuesday, 13 July 2010

Tablets to Replace LowEnd Laptops Netbooks

Recently it was reported that Barclays analysts have concluded that the tablet will be a device that replaces gadgets like netbooks and low tier laptops.

This can be attributed to the fact that the pricing for these types of products are similar, plu


HTC 1 Smartphone Touchscreen Concept is Mind Blowing PICS

HTC 1 Smartphone Touchscreen Phone is a Concept by Andrew Kim that opens up new horizons in the world of mobile phones.


How To Send Large Files To Friends

You may sometimes need to send large files to other people on the Internet.

Email is the obvious choice for many, mainly because everyone has an email. Using email does have one disadvantage though--a size limit which makes it impossible to send very large files. As an alternative, you may want to consider a file hosting service.


Flying car production rolls forward

A highway-worthy airplane moves one step closer to production with a recent weight exemption approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.


Apple Airs FaceTimeFocused iPhone 4 Ads [Videos]

Apple has begun airing four new TV ads for the iPhone 4.

The commercials are unusual in style for the company, for instance going without any musical soundtrack whatsoever. More importantly however they jettison the company's usual app focus, and instead concentrate on FaceTime, the iPhone 4's Wi-Fi-based video calling feature.


Monday, 12 July 2010

Apple issuing free repairs of 2008 Time Capsules

It takes quite a lot to get Apple (or any of the other big timers) to swallow its pride and admit a faulty product, but...


A Conversation with a Univac [PIC]

Ah, memories!


12 Tips to Speed Up Windows 7

Sure, Windows 7 is much faster than slowpoke Vista, but there's still room for improvement.

Here are a dozen tricks that can make Windows 7 faster.


F22A Raptor Soars To Joint Base Pearl HarborHickam Hawaii


Col. Christopher Faurot, an F-22A pilot, "said the six-hour flight required seven air refuelings with lots of 'straight and level flying' and reduced speed so the fighters would not outpace refueling tankers." Lt. Col. Harvey Newton, also a Raptor pilot, "likened the F-22 to driving a Lamborghini while other nations tool around in clunkers."


Apple bars radiation nanny from App Store

Apple's App Store police are barring yet another app, but this time the developers are taking their cause to the public. "It doesn't use Flash, and it's not porn, so why the ban?" asks Scott Piro, a spokesman for Tawkon, the Israeli developer of the eponymous app.


Sunday, 11 July 2010

CounterPhishing a Phisher

"The emails begin with a message to Raviv from his friends mother's email account.

The phisher had managed to gain access to her account and decided to send Raviv an email impersonating her requesting money... urgently"


Photography is dead long live photos

This week at the World Expo in Shanghai, Canon -- a name synonymous with high-quality photography -- offered a vision of a device that not only supersedes the digital still camera, but will likely eliminate photography as we know it.


Parking Space Woes Theres an Android App for That

Looking for an open parking spot? There's an Android app for that.

No, there's no iPhone app, only an Android one; sorry, for once Android has a leg up on the iPhone. Indeed, it's called Open Spot, and it could prove useful to folks in parking limited locales. It's a Google Labs app though, which means it's experimental, so keep that in mind.


Why Steve Ballmer Keynoting CES 2011 Is A Mistake

An ex-Microsoft European executive highlights the reality of Microsofts consumer business and calls out The Consumer Electronics Show 2011 for having Steve Ballmer keynote. This post reveals what insiders have known for years; Microsofts focus this past decade has been enterprise software and not consumer electronics.


Will Windows 8 Be A BusinessOnly OS

Bolstered by the success of Windows 7, Microsoft is looking forward to the next Windows.

Early signs are that it might be a business-focused release, much like Windows 2000.


Saturday, 10 July 2010

Compassionate Coding Students Compete in Microsoft Competit

At Microsoft's Eighth Annual Imagine Cup finals this week, 400 students from the around the world presented software that, among other things, improves health care delivery, aids rescue workers and tackles traffic jams


Web Designer as The Artist Scientist And Philosopher

In this article, well discuss three approaches taken by many Web designers and developers.

While a creative individual usually falls into more than one of the three categories, each of us is still likely more heavily weighted towards one.


After five years 64bit editions of Windows make up nearly

64-bit editions of Windows have been available to OEMs and consumers for five years, and they have finally have begun to exhibit command over the Windows market.


BBC News Over 5 billion mobile phone connections worldwide

More than a billion mobile phone connections have been added in 18 months, surpassing five billion, according to Wireless Intelligence.


Hot Future Tech Coming to Your Mac iPhone and iPad

Some seriously cutting-edge tech is cresting the horizon, ready to take your Apple devices and other gear to the next level of awesome.

Weve searched out the breakthroughs on the verge of becoming reality to discover how Macs, iDevices, and other tech are about to become even more impressive.


Friday, 9 July 2010

The Secret Film of the CIA Supersonic Spy Planes 1st Flight

This declassified Lockheed Martin video shows the first flight of the A-12, the super-secret spy plane precursor of the SR-71 Blackbird.

Only 15 were made under the CIA's OXCART program. The story of this technological wonder is fascinating.


HOW TO Transfer Your iTunes Library [Infographic]

It may be a daunting task to keep all your files when switching from Mac to PC or PC to Mac, but these simple steps will ensure you keep your iTunes library intact.


Opera Mini 51 update released

Opera has updated the mobile version of its browser, claiming that Opera Mini is now compatible with 3,000 handsets and delivers the "best internet experience possible".


Building a Wonder of the World The Hoover Dam

Though it may not get the attention that, say, the pyramids of Egypt or the Empire State Building get, the Hoover Dam is one of the unheralded wonders of the modern world, a massive edifice of over 3.25 million cubic yards of concrete and 582 miles of cooling pipes that provides the West with 4.2 billion kilowatts of energy a year.


Asus ARES Fastest Graphics Card Ever Shatters Benchmarks

Quite simply, the Asus ARES is the fastest graphics card we have ever tested. The ARES' combination of dual-Radeon HD 5870 GPUs and 4GB (2GB per GPU) of fast GDDR5 frame buffer memory resulted in killer PC gaming performance across the board. It's freakin' fast with a capital F...


Thursday, 8 July 2010

Why iOS Could Make Apple TV Succeed

Apple might be cooking up a do-over with its TV set-top box using a key ingredient: the iOS platform powering the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

It might just work.


35 Spectacular Yoda Wallpapers [PICS]

Nothing completes your desktop better than our favorite little Jedi Master.


Found footage StopMotion iPhone 4 Disassembly

Created by repair firm Techrestore and composed of over 1,700 still photos, this is a highly entertaining stop-motion disassembly of Apple's latest gadget.


Mouseless The Invisible Computer Mouse w vid

Mouseless is an invisible working computer mouse built by MIT PhD student, Pranav Mistry.

The mouse, or lack thereof, is controlled by using your hand with no hardware to control the pointer on your screen


Is Breaking CAPTCHA a Crime

Prosecutors in a New Jersey ticket scalping case��are pushing the envelope on the federal computer hacking law, setting a precedent that could make it a felony to violate a websites terms-of-service and fool a CAPTCHA, according to electronic civil rights groups intervening in the case.

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Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Digg v4 handson A better Digg but is it enough

Given a tumultuous past few months for the company, which has seen a leadership shake-up at its very highest levels, and what insiders have described as an "exodus" of key employees, version four is more than just a redesign--it's effectively a reboot of the Digg brand.


Miguel de Icaza says users are scared of installing software

Open source icon Miguel de Icaza says Microsoft's plan to build an App Store for Windows won't solve a larger problem faced by Microsoft:


Engadgets Photoshops A Retrospective

Sometimes a post needs a bit more -- something visual to catch the eye or tie it all together.

When that's the case we turn to our favorite image editors and get to chopping, slicing and dicing corporate logos, adding a little spin, and maybe throwing Russell Crowe in for good measure.


Six Effective Ways to Repurpose Your Old MP3 Player

Moving on to the latest and greatest device doesn't mean that your old iPod or player needs to stay on the shelf.

In fact, it's easy to give yesteryear's old model a new lease and life, and teach it some tricks long after you've moved on.


Waze app may be the way of the navigation future

Navigation has come a long way since Mapquest first hit the scene.

Few of us are bumbling around our nation's highways with print-out directions anymore thanks to the wide availability of manufacturer and aftermarket nav systems.


Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Google Planning Android 30 and Music Service for Q4

( -- Google Android 3.0 aka Gingerbread, will appear around mid-October with the first headsets shipping in November/December time frame, according to's Eldar Murtazin.

This information was obtained from Russian blogger Stasys Bielinis in a June 30th podcast that was conducted ...


What The Apple CEO REALLY Thinks Of Microsofts Founder

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, two titans of tech, have been friends, competitors, and colleagues.

They've even gone on double-dates.


Motorola Launched FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR in Brazil

The FLIPOUT with MOTOBLUR smartphone by Motorola, runs on Android 2.1 and has seven customizable home screens, live and interactive wallpapers.

It has a five-row QWERTY keypad with a separate row for numeric keys.


Intel defends iCore performance vs parallel processing

A recent report found the Core i7 couldn't match the parallel processing performance of an Nvidia GPU, but Intel says rival took the findings out of context


Run Flash on iPad with Frash

Can we run a flash game on iPad or iPhone ? Yes we can with a new program called Frash.


Monday, 5 July 2010

App Store Hacked

Two iPhone App developers have spotted what appears to be a hacking of the App store rankings by a rogue developer.

Whats more concerning is that it seems individuals iTunes accounts have been hacked to make mass purchases of that one developers apps.


The short life and brutal death of the Microsoft Kin

It was buggy and far from perfect, but the Kin represented a major effort by Microsoft to expand its mobile base.

So why did they pull the plug after just 5 weeks?


Apple Will Fix iPhone Glitch

Apple said the signal-strength display of the iPhone is faulty. "We were totally wrong".


18 ways to do things Apple doesnt want you to do

18 ways to do things Apple doesn't want you to do Add more functionality to your Mac, iPod and Apple TV


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I just found this out (IMG)


Sunday, 4 July 2010

How to Fake Out Facial Recognition Technology

The day when youll be able to hold up your phone & I.D. a stranger through a viewfinder is getting closer.

In a world where technology chips away at our ability to remain anonymous, how does one reclaim some semblance of control? It turns out theres a pretty simple way around facial recognition technology - Just wear makeup like Lady Gaga.


First Music Video Shot Entirely on the iPhone 4 Debuts

With just a$200 budget, and a limited reach, Martin and his friend Steve Failows (aka Flakjakt) needed to find a way that they could draw a bit of attention to their project without sacrificing the quality.

With the hype surrounding the iPhone, plus the 720p video camera, an idea was born.


Back To The Future Build Your Own Delorean Time Machine

There are simply millions of hobbies you can spend your time on in the world like comics, movies, video games, oh yeah, and building your own Delorean Time Machine.

That is right, I said it, you can build your own Delorean Time Machine.


8 of the Best Free Linux Twitter Clients

Twitter is a popular social networking utility which has gained enormous popularity as a micro-blogging tool, With millions using the service across the globe.To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available for linux, we have compiled a list of 8 Twitter clients which make micro-blogging easier.


TechRepublic Cracking Open the Apple iPhone 4

After waiting for 13.5 hours in line at the Louisville, KY Apple store, I was finally able to purchased an iPhone 4--only to bring it back to the office an begin cracking it open.


Saturday, 3 July 2010

Did Apples iPhone 4 Just Kill the Flip

Apple's new iPhone 4 features 720p HD recording, a built-in LED spotlight and the ability to edit videos on the spot through a dedicated iPhone version of iMovie.

All of those features should make Cisco pretty nervous as they make the company's Flip camcorder look outdated.


10 of The Greatest Apple Stores From Around The World PICS

What is surprising, though, is the fact that Apple incorporates its iconic design into all of its retail Apple Stores and this makes for very awe-inspiring buildings.


25 Cool Retro Photoshop Tutorials

The retro style of art from the modern perspective is a rich mixture of styles.

These retro photoshop tutorials show explicitly that the past is a part of present, the retro and vintage are quite modern and they form the concept of future art.


Apple iPhone 4 Reception Bars A Distorted Reality

Did Apple just solve its antenna issue, or did it simply kill the bad press and lawsuits bubbling around it?


Artist creates amazing portraits with 5 iPad app [PICS]

The creation of prominent New York artist David Kassan, 33, each painting of life models is drawn directly onto the iPad screen using his fingers.


Friday, 2 July 2010

5 Tips For Using A Virtual OnScreen Keyboard

The DNA of the average smart device is changing and the physical keyboard is being replaced by a virtual on screen one.

Residing completely within the realm of the touch screen and its coding, the new on screen keyboard seeks to replace its physical counterpart and never look back. While there are plenty of us that believe this will never happen...


iPhone 4 antenna issue molehill not mountain says expert

The uproar over the new iPhone's reception problems is much ado about nothing, an antenna expert said today.


Why Are Spies So Hot

"If you're an attractive person, who's incredibly smart, and is also seductive charming, you have a lot of power to get people to do what you want," said Patrick O'Donnell, a military historian and espionage expert, who has written several books on the world of spies.