Wednesday, 31 March 2010

What if all software was open source

Anybody would then be able to add custom features to Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Apple iTunes or any other program.

A University of Washington project may make this possible.


Exclusive Diggs iPhone App Launches Tomorrow 324

Here's the screenshots to make your inner nerd wet.


HTC HD2 [Smartphone Review]

This is one striking phone.

The extra-slim HD2 measures 4.74 by 2.64 by 0.43 inches (HWD) and weighs 5.54 ounces, making it a bit longer, wider, and thinner than the iPhone 3GS. The HD2 features soft-touch sides, a brushed aluminum back panel, and a 4.3-inch glass capacitive touch screen with 480-by-800-pixel resolution.


Tshirt modded to let you know when you have new emails

Chris and his wife Madeline decided to make one more for themselves: a t-shirt that lights up when you have new emails, and also tells you the number in your inbox.


School laptop spy case prompts Wiretap Act rethink

A Senate committee today held a field hearing in Philadelphia to discuss whether the alleged webcam spying by the Lower Merion school district should count as "wiretapping." Right now, silent video recordings are not covered.


Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Tinnitus Miracle Review

Purrrring into the sights of our reviewer today is Tinnitus Miracle from

It was released on May 2009. Is it a star product or a product to forget in a hurry? A Unique 3 Step System to Beating Tinnitus and Getting Rid of the Noise In Your Head Using Holistic Medicine


Apple updates Snow Leopard to 1063 loads of minor quirks

Nearly five months after OS X 10.6.2 hit the pipes (and just seven months after 10.6.1), Apple has updated its Snow Leopard operating system.


Godfather of iPod Severs Final Ties with Apple

An era is formally ending at Apple.

Tony Fadell, one of the creators of the iPod and iPhone, is breaking off his nine-year affiliation with Steve Jobs & Co.


Vince Delmonte Fitness Review

Today we’ll be reviewing Vince Delmonte Fitness from Vince DelMonte.

How to build muscle and gain weight the right way. No drugs, supplements or 2 hour bodybuilding programs. The honest answers to building muscle, getting ripped, gaining weight especially for hardgainers.


Most Promising Y Combinator StartUps to Break Out in 2010

Last year, Y Combinator launched around 40 companies, some of which have taken off while others are poised to break out in 2010.

With the recent 2010 Demo Day complete, we take a look at current YC companies that are poised to break out this year and become the next big thing in Silicon Valley.


WSJ Apple developing new iPhone plus another for Verizon

You heard right, folks -- according to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is currently "developing a new iPhone to debut this summer," and as if that weren't enough, it's also "working on another model for US mobile phone operator Verizon Wireless."


Monday, 29 March 2010

Burn the Fat Review

Tom Venuto presents, Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle: Fat Burning Secrets Of The World’s Best Bodybuilders And Fitness Models.

Nothing escapes our reviewer today he'll be examining Burn The Fat from LLC Fitness renaissance. It was released on January 2009. Is it a star product or a product to forget in a hurry?


Facebook Sharing Data has Nothing to do with Ads

Tucked into Facebooks new proposed privacy policy released yesterday was a paragraph saying the social network will automatically share your data with special pre-approved� partners when you visit their sites.

But no partners were listed, nor was there any detail given on how these partners would be chosen.


iPhone OS still Dominates Mobile Web Android on Second

There has been huge growth locally and steady growth globally for the Android platform on AdMob's mobile ad network.

Still, Apple's iPhone OS platform is benefiting from both the iPhone and iPod touch;and will likely benefit from the iPad as well. According to AdMob's data, smartphone traffic grew 193 percent over the last 12 months, accounting...


The 10 Best Graphics Cards In The World Today

For much of the last 10 years, the graphics card market has been a bit of a dull place to be.

Similarly to how Intel has been completely dominating the CPU market, Nvidia has led the way with GPUs. However, the last couple of years have been a lot more interesting.


Sunday, 28 March 2010

Building a Chicken Coop Review

Not only will you have a self sustained miniature-farm that produces fresh organic eggs everyday, recycles your food scraps and provides high quality fertilizer.

You'll also be proud to know that you made something with your own two hands.


Essential tips for every Dropbox user

Essential tips for every Dropbox user Collaborate on projects, synchronise programs and more : TechRadar UK


Rapidshare Aims To Convert Pirates Into Customers

The file-hosting service Rapidshare is seeking major entertainment industry partners for an online store where links to infringing material will redirect to.

The plan is an attempt to bridge the gap between copyright holders and users of the site who distribute infringing material.


Saturday, 27 March 2010

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 GF100 Has Landed

Depending on your perspective, today will either be a victory or a crushing defeat for NVIDIA.

The company produced what is undoubtedly the most powerful Graphics Processor ever. The 3-Billion transistor GF100 is a very capable chip, both in terms of gaming and compute performance. However, the GeForce GTX 480 is late to the market and...


Green DIY Energy Bonus

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US Army Officials Get VIP Tour of Apple Talk Mobile Tech

The Army is evaluating Apple's mobile technology to help it be all it can be on the front lines.

They would like to leverage Apple's experience when designing military applications...


EFF Groups Call On IP Czar To Get The Priorities Straight

Among other things, the comments suggest that the government should only spend our tax dollars on IP enforcement when (1) the costs of enforcement do not exceed the damages caused by the infringement; (2) the infringement meets the standards for criminal conduct; and (3) the infringement involves clear legal violations of the law,


SaleHoo Bonus Package

A comprehensive bonus offer for SaleHoo.

What bonus items could you receive for your money?


Sony Blocks Beyonces Own YouTube Channel

Its almost not surprising at all: today Beyonces official YouTube channel is blocked in the US due to a copyright infringement issue.


Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt Spotted Together Again Google

Jobs and Schmidt, whose companies have just ended their love affair, were spotted minutes ago talking business at Calafia in the Town and Country shopping center in Palo Alto.

They were talking business.


Friday, 26 March 2010

Beijing quotGoogle is Not Godquot

Googles (GOOG) principled stand in China has very quickly turned into an ugly clash with the countrys government.

On Wednesday, The Peoples Daily, a mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, lobbed a searing editorial at the company decrying its arrogance and accusing it of collaborating with U.S. intelligence agencies.


FBI Lists Top 10 Posts in Cybercriminal Operations

An FBI official told a FOSE audience that cybercriminal enterprises operate much like corporations, hiring individuals with specific talents to fill out the specialized workforce.


Gadget gives any cell phone more bars

Can you hear me now? You bet your ass I can.


Jamorama Bonus

So what do you get when you purchase Jamorama through our site? Well, for starters......


Satellite TV To PC Reviewed

So, how about Satellite TV To PC?.

Is it a top product or one to avoid?


Diggs iPhone app finally here win a custom Digg iPad

We are very excited to announce the launch of Digg's official app for the iPhone.

This free app was designed to create a seamless browsing experience between Digg and the most popular content on the web, as chosen by the Digg community.


Hacker busts IE8 on Windows 7 in 2 minutes

Dutch researcher explains his strategy for outwitting Microsoft defense mechanisms to win $10,000.


Thursday, 25 March 2010

A review of The Diet Solution Program

OK then, how about The Diet Solution Program?.

Is it a top product or best avoided?


Twitter Reduces SPAM to just 1

Twitter has radically reduced the amount of spam on the site, announcing that just over one per cent of all tweets are now spam-related.


A review of Turbulence Training

Well, what about Turbulence Training?.

Is it a great buy or one to avoid?


A review of Keyword Elite

Well, what about Keyword Elite?.

Is it a great buy or one to avoid?


Apples Portable Gaming Share Jumps 500 Passes PSP

Apple's total U.S. gaming share jumped last year from 1% to 5%, despite the market as a whole shrinking a bit.


CS5 Official Launch Date

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Pwn2Own Hack Topples Firefox on Windows

The first day of the Pwn2Own hacker challenge wrapped up with a familiar face going after a familiar target.

And, for the second year in a row, a German hacker known simply as Nils� exploited a previously unknown vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox to take complete control of a 64-bit Windows 7 machine.


MOTO touchscreen comparison recruits robotic implements for

So you saw that the first MOTO smartphone touchscreen comparison was done with a fleshy humanoid controlling the testing finger and discounted it as scientifically flawed? Well, MOTO's back and this time the arm of judgment is operated by a coldly mechanical and ruthlessly precise robot


Wednesday, 24 March 2010

quotHTC EVO 4Gquot is Sprints Androidpowered superphone

We've been rumoring a WiMAX 'HTC Supersonic' for a while now, and Sprint just dropped the hard news: the phone will be dubbed the HTC


Firefox 362 Fixes Critical Security Hole

Mozilla addressed a critical security vulnerability with a minor Firefox update, bringing the browser to version 3.6.2.


Badass Dell Gaming PC with Intel 6Core Rips Benchmarks

Dell's new Alienware Area-51, with Intel's new Core i7-980 X Extreme 6-core processor, offers bleeding-edge gaming performance, menacingly good looks and a few rather innovative features.

One thing it's not is cheap, but when it comes to bad-ass gaming rigs, Dell pulled out all the stops with this machine.


Games command 44 of apps tested by Apple for use with iPad

As Apple continues to test applications for use on its forthcoming multimedia iPad, nearly half fall into the games category, while just 3 percent are books.


Cracks in Great Chinese Firewall Even Without Google

Online life in China is not bleak and boring.

Its 384 million Internet users enjoy everything from gaming and celebrity gossip to teenage chatrooms, academic forums, illegal file-sharing and porn sites.


Tuesday, 23 March 2010

18 Firefox AddOns that Help You Save Money

Lets face it, times are tough and every penny counts.

Instead of just money saving websites, here is a list of 18 Firefox Add-Ons that will help save you money on a daily basis.


The Problem With Hulu the iPad and Cheap TV

Any TV show, on any screen, anytime.

Free, or at least really, really cheap. That's the dream.


Buy iPhones Without Contract Document LEAKED

According to Apples internal documentation, the iPhone is now available without AT&T contract or ID at any Apple Store.

Our contact claims that the iPhone is locked, however, so it will only work with AT&T SIMs.


Official Google Blog A new approach to China an update

So earlier today we stopped censoring our search services�Google Search, Google News, and Google Images�on

Users visiting are now being redirected to


iPhone OS carves 19 share of mobile gaming revenue

Over the last year, Apple's share of the US video game software market has jumped 500%, eating into the growth of console games while also putting pressure on mobile gaming leaders Nintendo and Sony.


Sunday, 21 March 2010

Palm this is your survival guide

Oh Palm.

Just a little over a year ago your future seemed so bright, so renewed. You walked away from CES 2009 reborn, held aloft by a completely innovative new mobile operating system, a striking piece of hardware, and a feeling amongst the press and investors that you were back in the game and playing to win....


10 MustHave Free Palm WebOS Apps

A smartphone is only as good as its apps.

Here are 10 free ones to supercharge your shiny new Palm phone.


Saturday, 20 March 2010

Apple Pays Tribute to Board Member Jerome B York

Apple Board member, and president and CEO of Harwinton Capital, Jerome B.

York has passed away at the age of 71.


Evolution of the iPod 2001 to Present

In this retrospective feature, we attempt to make sense of all the iPods and place them in a concise timeline.

From the original iPod in 2001 to the d...


March Madness The Changing Data Center Landscape

While big players like Oracle and Microsoft position for the next wave of innovation, companies like VMware and EMC are trying to get in.

Competitive developments in the Fibre Channel business are intended to lock customers in and the bottom-line is users want something simpler.


3000 TVs one stadium

If the team were as awesome as this network, the Cowboys would have won the Super Bowl.


Exoskeletal glove gives motorcyclists an iron fist

You can't help it.

It's a reflex. You stick out your hand when you fall - it's better to stop the descent with your palm than your face, right? That's fine when you're ambling down the street, but add an extra 80 mph and the weight of a motorcycle to the momentum equation and the bones in your paw might not take the strain very well.


Friday, 19 March 2010

EFF FTC to Internet Companies Start Using SSL

The Federal Trade Commission has officially put companies on-notice.

In a speech before an FTC roundtable yesterday, outgoing FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour called on Web services services like Yahoo!, Facebook and Hotmail to start using HTTPS/SSL encryption.


Is this the year the proprietary CMS dies

Open-source advocates at South By Southwest make a pretty convincing case that it could be sooner rather than later that the last closed-source Content Management System is developed.


iPhone Mobile Notifications Platform For Any Website

Send mobile notifications from your website to mobile phones by just adding a couple lines of code.

You don't need to spend thousands of dollars to make your own iPhone app, you can simply use Notifo which is more than an App, but a mobile platform that any website can use to push notifications to users.


Digg The Future of Social News

Is Digg defining a new direction for the curation economy? And could the new site help us cope with information overload?


10 Ways Google Can Defend Android Against The iPhone

As the rhetoric battle between Google and Apple heats up, the search giant is showing that it will fight to defend its Android mobile OS from attacks from Apple.

Here are 10 ways Google can defend its Android turf and take on Apple in the mobile market.


Thursday, 18 March 2010

Darpa Wants SelfGuiding Storytelling Cameras

The Pentagons risk-taking research agency is kicking off a new program to turn everyday cameras into autonomous bots with problem-solving smarts.Darpa is already after all kinds of highly intelligent robo-critters.


How to know if your iPhone battery is on Death Row

The ugly truth about your iPhone battery? It's got a lifespan of less than two years, but may not even last that long if you're careless.

Here are expert tips to help you take better care of it - and then know when to send it to that recycling bin in the sky.


anywhere OpenID and Diggs Support of Open Standards

Digg talks about the motivation for supporting open standards based authentication options in the next version of the site, including Google, Yahoo, OpenID, and Twitter.


Cable Company Lies About Taking Over All Streaming Video

According to a Charter Communications rep, starting May 1st, cable companies will have total, FCC-sanctioned control over streaming video and will take down all competing services.


Windows Phone 7 Series wont have copy and paste

Ready for another long, drawn-out copy and paste controversy to overtake your every waking moment for a year or two? Good.

Microsoft has you covered.


Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Hey Microsoft Dont Fck Up Windows Phone 7

Dear Microsoft, you did a good job at out-Appling Apple with the Windows Phone 7.

At least on paper. But instead of trying to beat them completely, it seems that you want to screw it all with two stupid decisions.


NPR WSJ will be Flashfree Web sites for Apple iPad

Steve Jobs' master plan of killing flash is slowly starting to work.


25 Things You Can Remote Control With Your iPhone

One of the more interesting things you can do with the iPhone is use it as a remote control for other devices.

Since the iPhone App Store launched almost two years ago, developers have created hundreds of remote control applications.


Nexus One hits for ATampT 3G and Rogers 3G bands

That's it folks -- the heat is on.

Today Google's Nexus One has hit the virtual shelves equipped for 3G action on AT&T and Rogers networks... free of any contracts or nasty carrier locks. Developing...


Netflix Watch Instantly streams to Windows Phone 7 Series

We just got a quick at Netflix for Windows Phone 7 Series, one of the third-party apps Microsoft's showing off here at MIX10, and it looks... well, very Netflixy -- it's red to the bone.

Unlike other mobile Netflix apps, this one's got Watch Instantly support and it looks great -- a real testament to the capabilities Microsoft's slinging.


Tuesday, 16 March 2010

FileSharing and Link Sites Declared Legal in Spain

After early calls to shut down a Spanish file-sharing site were dismissed, music group SGAE pinned its hopes on success at the full trial.

But, the outcome for them was nothing short of a disaster. The judge declared that both non-commercial file-sharing link sites and non-profit use of P2P networks are legal in Spain.


uTorrent Accused of Unfairness Banned by Trackers

The uTorrent team released the long-awaited version 2.0 of their popular application last month.

The overall reception has been very positive, but critics have labeled the new release as unfair, which has resulted in the client being banned from several private BitTorrent trackers.


Texting From Beyond The Grave

Generally a headstone conveys two very basic facts about the person interred below it - their name plus the two most important dates of their life.

Thanks to some new technology, headstones can now convey much more that: a photo and note written by the deceased, delivered right to your phone.


Google pays Web pioneer to bash Apple

Tim Bray isnt as well-known as Sir Tim Berners-Lee, but the guy has had a leading role in defining the Internet.

His name tops the list of editors on the official specs for the Internets XML language, the basic building block for all Web pages.


FCC to Release Ambitious But Pragmatic National Broadband

The FCC is set to share the nation's first official broadband plan with Congress Tuesday -- a sort of Declaration of the Internet that seeks to ensure that a fast broadband connection is just as much an unalienable right as life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.


Monday, 15 March 2010

An invitation to crime How a friendly click can compromise

'Hey Alice, look at the pics I took of us last weekend at the picnic.

Bob'. That Facebook message, sent last fall between co-workers at a large U.S. financial firm, rang true enough. Alice had, in fact, attended a picnic with Bob, who mentioned the outing on his Facebook profile page.



Google responds to user feedback and quietens down Buzz inbox noise.WHILE conversation in Google Buzz, the very post appears in your Gmail inbox, but Gmail users have recently responded negatively by saying that it makes the inbox 'noisy'.


Sunday, 14 March 2010

FCC Releases Speed Test Tool

The U.S.

Federal Communications Commission has launched a broadband test service to help consumers clock the speed of their Internet.


Leo Laporte crowd surfing while live streaming Diggnation

Leo Laporte crowd surfing while live streaming on the Internet at Diggnation Live case.

As seen at SXSW 2010 at Stubbs BBQ in Austin, TX!


When malware strikes via bad ads on good sites

Who is responsible for malware in ads, Web site owners or ad networks and delivery firms? Matt Drudge and Michael Arrington found themselves this week in an unpleasant position when visitors to their respective Drudge Report and TechCrunch sites were targeted by malware that appeared to have come from ads...


New Version of Digg Revealed

At the Bigg Digg Shindigg� event at the South by Southwest Interactive Conference (SXSWi), Digg CEO Jay Adelson revealed that the popular social bookmarking site is getting a major overhaul, teasing the audience about new features such as personalized feeds and the return of the Digg leaderboard.


Saturday, 13 March 2010

Apple COO Cook gets 22 million Bonus Filling in for Jobs

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple's Chief Operating Officer, Tim Cook, received a bonus worth $22 million for his work filling in for Steve Jobs' during the CEO's 2009 medical leave.


quotCall to Action Buttons Guidelines and Best Practices

Call to action buttons on websites are often neglected.

Designers sometimes dont understand exactly what makes a good call to action button beyond being attractive and fitting into the overall design. But call to action buttons are too important to be designed without some kind of understanding of what makes them effective


Microsoft loses appeal in Word patent case

Microsoft has lost a second appeal in a case that will see it pay $240m (160m) in damages to software firm i4i.


President Obama Discusses Three Strikes AntiPiracy Law

Hollywood lobbyists are trying to launch an assault on Internet providers and fast track tougher anti-piracy legislation in the United States.

Ari Emanuel, the brother of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, says the industry has been discussing these plans with President Obama outside of the publics eye.


Apple vs HTC The Real Purpose of Apple

Many experts are inclined to believe that Apples lawsuit against HTC has another real purpose that is to somehow precipitate Google, whose Android operating system and smart phones based on it are becoming a real threat to the iPhone.


Friday, 12 March 2010

Top 9 Classic Games on the iPhone

Note: To keep things fair, the original versions of these games had to be at least five years old to be included.


New Rendering Method Claims Unlimited Detail Kills Polygons

This technology may be the future of computer graphics, and while this video may not look up to par with the most recent of games, remember it was designed by engineers, not artists.

Can someone more technical elaborate on this?


Is Google TV the Wave of the Future

To boldly go where other companies have failed


How SeaWorld used social media to defuse a major crisis

The recent killer whale attack at SeaWorld could have been the end of the theme park.

It was that bad. But it appears by all accounts that SeaWorld will continue operating with relative normalcy. That is in large part due to its social media efforts.


DING Round 2 Foursquare amp Gowalla both update iPhone Apps

In this corner, with a big head start, a huge user base, and tons of features, it's ...

Foursquare! In this corner, with millions of dollars in funding and a great-looking new design ... Gowalla! The two have been going blow-for-blow in the location-based social gaming fight. Who Wins?


Thursday, 11 March 2010

Digg Saying Yes to NoSQL Going Steady with Cassandra

Digg is committed to the use & development of open source software & we're keen to avoid the cost of proprietary large-scale storage solutions.

We were inspired by Google & Amazon's broad use of their non-relational BigTable and Dynamo systems. We evaluated all the usual open source NoSQL suspects. After considerable debate, we decided to go with


Battlestar Galactica To Get Its Own MMO

The game is going to be browser based and developed with the Unity3D engine.

Call me skeptic, but this sounds like a bad idea to me.


Intels Core i7980X Launches with a Bang

The new Core i7-980X Extreme Edition (codenamed "Gulftown") is a six-core CPU that promises a whole new level of performance.


Google launches advertising on YouTube mobile

Google today announced that it will now be adding banner dvertising to its YouTube mobile sites.

According to the companys blog, the ads will appear on U.S. and Japanese mobile websites for home, browser and search pages.


Piracy Rises In France Despite Three Strikes Law

In the first few months following the adoption of the three-strikes anti-piracy legislation in France, online piracy has increased significantly.

Instead of stopping, file-sharers are seeking alternatives to bypass the new law.


Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Magical Street Graffiti 35 Breathtaking Illusions

Graffiti, by nature, is a very controversial subject as it represents a type of art which is mostly unauthorized and one that is in contrast to traditional forms of artwork.

The ever growing street culture and graffiti are mostly provocative, appealing, bold and audacious.


Do You Think a Bass is Better Than a Lead Guitar

More strings, less strings, more attention, more genres.

Taking into account all the pros and cons, which one is best?


Did Microsoft Leave the Social Media Space

Microsoft on its part is not in talks.

People feel the software giant has run away from this space and is a big time failure. But wait a min. If you think, MS has actually left the space you are wrong.


JenHsun Huang is looking forward to court date with Intel

Sometimes companies spar out their differences behind closed doors, and sometimes they have guys like Jen-Hsun Huang at their helms and the whole world gets to know how they feel and what they intend to do about it.

He has taken a recent interview with Fortune magazine as an opportunity to eloquently lay out his side's case.


Apple axes iPhone apps that simply reproduce

Following reports that Apple began rejecting App Store software with "minimum user functionality," the iPhone maker has now set its sights on applications that employ a "cookie cutter" formula.


Dutch Pirate Party Joins Election Race

Following in the footsteps of the Swedes and Germans, the Dutch Pirate Party has decided to join the national elections being held this spring.

The Pirate Party booked a surprising victory by scooping two seats in the European Parliament last year, but has yet to score its first elected seat in a national Parliament.


Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Apples New Stance On Cookie Cutter Apps

In the wake of Apples sudden decision to remove nearly all sexy� applications from the App Store, weve been hearing that the company is also clamping down on so-called cookie-cutter� applications


Has Playcom revealed the Apple iPad UK price has been listed on Google Products as selling the Apple iPad for the UK price of 499 for the 16GB version and a whopping 699 for the bigger 64GB version.


Why Google Scares Us Say Bye Privacy Say Hi Hungry Beast

Meet Google.

The noun that became a verb. The world's favorite search engine, and the company whose motto is "Don't be evil"...Meet Google the beast, the hungry beast.


Feds Move to Break VotingMachine Monopoly

Citing anti-competitive concerns, the Justice Department sued Election Systems & Software in order to force the company to divest itself of the voting machine assets it obtained from Premier Election Solutions last year.


Google Buzz Logo vs UNO Logo

Google Buzz is undoubtedly the latest hype on the social media network.

Ever since I saw the Buzz logo, I have constantly pondered on its mysterious logo design. It was one day while playing UNO that I finally figured why the Google Buzz logo design bewildered me so much.


Monday, 8 March 2010

Why Ad Blocking is devastating to the sites you love

Did you know that blocking ads truly hurts the websites you visit? We recently learned that many of our readers did not know this, so I'm going to explain why.

There is an oft-stated misconception that if a user never...


McDonalds hunter green logo for Europe

While the world witnessed a futile climate convention at Copenhagen last year, the McDonalds franchises in Europe are playing their part in environmental awareness through their new logo design.

The world famous yellow-colored M� logo design is going on a hunter green background.


Botnet Blueprint Build Your Own ZeuS Botnet for 275350

Researchers dissected ZeuS botnet blueprint - a little knowledge and a few thousand dollars is all it takes to build a fully functional botnet.

Cisco researchers told delegates at the 2010 RSA conference in San Francisco that a botnet running the infamous ZeuS malware could be built for $2,753.50.


Sunday, 7 March 2010

Are you obsessed with your cell phone [Graphic]

You know you are when you stop to answer your phone in the middle of...

Take a guess, what do you think?


Saturday, 6 March 2010

Google Acquires DocVerse for around 25 million

Google announced the acquisition of DocVerse, which allows for real-time online sharing and simultaneous group editing of PowerPoint, Excel and Word documents.


Exclusive pictures of Microsoft Courier

We're told Courier will function as a "digital journal," and it's designed to be seriously portable: it's under an inch thick, weighs a little over a pound, and isn't much bigger than a 5x7 photo when closed.


11 More US Airports Get Body Scanners

Despite concerns of privacy and their effectiveness, 11 more airports are to get 150 full-body imaging machines beginning Monday at Bostons Logan International Airport, and one at the OHare International Airport in Chicago.

In all, 30 U.S. airports will employ the scanning devices...


Microsoft Says Good Riddance to IE6

It appears that Microsoft is as happy as anyone to see the death of IE6.

Source: TheNextWeb (The Next Web)

Browser makers demand screen time

Small browser firms want changes made to Microsoft's browser choice screen to make their programs more prominent.


Friday, 5 March 2010

Microsoft offers first Google Android mobile phone app

Microsoft releases its first mobile application for phones running the Android operating system from rival Google.


Apple pressures music labels to abandon Amazons Daily Deal

In another stellar PR move, sources say that iTunes representatives have been urging labels to rethink their participation in the Amazon promotion and that they have backed up those warnings by withdrawing marketing support for certain releases featured as Daily Deals.


I hope you bought some TiVo stock yesterday

Dish Network DVR owners won't see any impact just yet as EchoStar appeals the latest decision, but TiVo is a step closer to $300 million and a crippling blow against EchoStar.


Ubuntu dumps the brown introduces new theme and branding

Canonical is overhauling Ubuntu's branding identity and visual style.

The new look includes an updated palette that replaces Ubuntu's signature brown with orange and aubergine.


Microsofts Project Pink Lives and Its Coming to Verizon

After the Windows Phone 7 launch passed without so much as a mention of Project Pink, Microsoft's other new phone project started to fade into memory.

Today, we can confirm: Pink is coming, and Verizon is onboard as a carrier.


Thursday, 4 March 2010

EFF report Unintended Consequences 12 Years under the DMCA

This document collects reported cases where the anti-circumvention provisions of the DMCA have been invoked not against pirates, but against consumers, scientists, and legitimate competitors.

In practice, the anti-circumvention provisions have been used to stifle a wide array of legitimate activities, rather than to stop copyright infringement.


Handscreen The New touch Screen for your hands WTF

See video below A revolutionary new technology created by Microsoft and Carnegie Mellon University uses body acoustics to turn your skin into an interactive touchscreen.


TiVo Premiere One settop box to rule them all

With its new TiVo Premiere DVR, TiVo asks the rhetorical question: Would you like to replace your HD cable box/DVR, broadband Web box (a la Roku) and stereo-connected music player with a single box that lists content search results regardless of their location broadcast, broadband, video-on-demand all at one time?Obviously the answer is yes!


Google Wave Cyber Sex VIDEO

Even hotter than the "I'm feeling lucky" button.


ATampT Says Tiered Data Pricing Inevitable No Rush Toward 4G

Apple's exclusive iPhone carrier AT&T Wireless said the industry will likely eventually charge bandwidth-heavy users more for their data plans than those customers who use networks more sparingly, but added that the company in no rush to roll out its next-generation technology.


Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Opera 1050 Web browser released

Opera Software has released version 10.50 of their desktop browser for Windows.


Twitter Location API to Support Places

I know what you may be thinking: Twitter location API already supports places; thats why they call it the location API, right? Well, yes and no.

Currently, it supports latitude and longitude, which tells the world where, exactly, you were located when you tweeted.


Facebook on Track for 1 Billion Revenue This Year

According to figures released today by the singularly focused blog Inside Facebook, the ubiquitous social network made upwards of $700 million in 2009 and is expected to reach a phenomenal $1 billion in revenues in 2010.

Year over year, Facebook's revenues have typically doubled, from $150 million in 2007 to around $300 million in 2008 and so on.


PMA 2010 Wrapup Best Cameras At The Event [Slideshow]

PMA 2010 at Anaheim, CA.

Check out the latest digital cameras.


Google Removes BTJunkie From Search Results

Following a DMCA takedown request from Fox regarding an Avatar torrent, Google has removed the BTJunkie homepage from its search results.

A few months ago Google erroneously banned The Pirate Bay homepage for which it later apologized. Whether or not the BTJunkie ban is also a mistake is unclear.


Tuesday, 2 March 2010

RegistryDefensecom review

From the page :RegDefense affiliate section provides you with the tools you need to become a successful affiliate.

It's fast, easy, and free to become an affiliate.


Google buys cloud photo editing site Picnik

Until recently, you had to edit your photos using client software on your computer, but today Google has acquired Picnik, one of the first sites to bring photo editing to the cloud.


Why Google Pushed Buzz Out The Door Before It Was Ready

When Google Buzz launched three weeks ago, the product wasn't ready.

There were basic privacy issues that still needed to be hammered out.


Social Networks Play a Major Part in How We Get News [STATS]

The latest study from Pew Internet analyzes the news consumers in America and various different ways of finding news.

The study reveals that three fourths of the people (75%) who find news online get it either forwarded through email or posts on social networking sites, and half of them (52%) forward the news through those means.


20 Free Ways to Manage Video Music and Photos

Downloads and services like Grooveshark, Jinni, and Phoenix help you make the most of your digital entertainment.


The Pirate Bay Torrents Remain Online Despite Court Order

Last October the Amsterdam Court ruled that three former Pirate Bay operators had to remove a list of infringing torrents from the website and block access to Dutch users.

The Pirate Bay trio had to comply with the Courts demands before today, but nothing has changed and its unlikely that the Dutch will be shut out of the site in the near futur


Monday, 1 March 2010

Magnets4 Energy under the spotlight

From the webpage :Whats being released to you is top secret information the government doesnt want you to know about.

In fact, many people have disappeared for exposing


Verizon Sued in ClassAction Over Phantom Data Fees

Cleveland-based law firm Goldman Scarlato & Karon on Friday sued Verizon in a class-action case that accuses it of illegally charging phantom data fees.