Monday, 31 May 2010

Man Builds DIY 134 Carbon Fiber Touchscreen Tablet PC

Specs: Windows 7, Intel Atom Z530 Processor (1.6GHz) - GMA 500, 2GB Ram, 40GB SSD, Hard Drive, 13.4" HD Widescreen LED LCD (1366 x 768), Resistive Touch Screen, Wireless 802.11 g/b/n, Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR, Ports: 2 USB, Headphone Jack, Mic Input, Power, Carbon Fiber Casing, Accelerometer, Built-In Speakers, 14.125" x 8.875" x .75", 3.2 lbs.

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7W_AuspKls

Android gets Open Graph API from Facebook prior to iPhone

Facebook released a Software Development Kit for android for which iPhone will have to wait for some more time.

Facebook SDK make things easier for developers as they can integrate their applications for Facebook with a few code additions.

Source:
http://www.wiseandroid.com/post/2010/05/30/Facebook-SDK-for-Android-released.aspx

Google has mapped every WiFi network in Britain

Every WiFi wireless router in every Britain home has been entered into a Google database...

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/7786255/Google-has-mapped-every-WiFi-network-in-Britain.html

The 5 Best Free Benchmark Programs for Windows

One problem which occurs whenever you try to optimize or speed up your computer is measuring how much of an effect your efforts have made.
That is where free benchmark testing software comes in.

Downloading a free benchmark will give you a firm, objective way of judging the perform of your computer.

Source:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-free-benchmark-programs/

Five Best Computer Diagnostic Tools

Computers are easier to use and more dependable with each new generation of hardware and operating system update, but that doesn't mean they're problem-free.

Here is a look at the five most popular tools for troubleshooting your computer problems.

Source:
http://lifehacker.com/5551188/best-computer-diagnostic-tools

Sunday, 30 May 2010

China fakes beg for attention as Apples iPad goes global

Chinese pirates hawking a new crop of Apple Inc iPad knock-offs are hoping the real product's global launch will provide much-needed publicity for their slow-selling wares.

Source:
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE64R1HH20100528

Im Learning Beginner Guitar classical Music and Its Very Boring and Not Fun is It Time to Quit

I am starting guitar lessons this week , well , more like I am talking to my future teacher , it won't really be a lesson.

I am going to be paying her at the the end of the month, do you think she is ...

Source:
http://iloveguitar.net/learn-guitar/im-learning-beginner-guitar-classical-music-and-its-very-boring-and-not-fun-is-it-time-to-quit/

Intel Overclocks New Core Processors for Speed Boost

Intel on Friday released new Core i5 and Core i7 desktop processors that can be overclocked, giving users the flexibility to ramp up the clock speed to boost application performance.

Source:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/197487/intel_overclocks_new_core_processors_for_speed_boost.html

The Future of Surveillance When Automated Brains Keep Watch

Finding enough eyeballs to watch thousands of screens simply isn't practical, yet modern automated systems can fill the gap with a surprising degree of intelligence.

The Automated Warning and Response Engine (AWARE) from Abeo Technical Services is one such system.

It replaces the traditional banks of screens with a single view...

Source:
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/how-to/computer-security/future-of-surveillance-cameras?click=pp

iBye Lets You Backup Your iPhone Without iTunes

iBye is a new app by EvilPenguin| which lets you make a backup of your iPhone data without iTunes.

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9707

Goldplated Gadgets To Waste Your Money wPics

Most of us have a Wii, Playstation 3, XBOX, iPod or MacBook but few, if anyone, reading this has a gold-plated one.

You will be the talk of the town, the cat���s pajamas, the bee���s knees (if you will)�ヲwhen you own one of these luxurious gadgets.

Source:
http://icanhasinternets.com/2010/04/gold-plated-gadgets/

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Intel releases two low cost unlocked CPUs for overclocking

Intel's Extreme Edition processors are great for overclockers because of the unlocked aspect of the multipliers but not so great on their wallets. What if instead of $1000+ you could get a Lynnfield or Clarkdale CPU for much less and still get the benefits an unlocked CPU offers to overclocking? Intel's new K-SKU parts are just that!

Source:
http://www.pcper.com/article.php?aid=924

26 Webapps To Widen Your Social Network

There are tons of social web based applications out there.

Here are some to see how wild things can get in the social networking world.

Source:
http://hostwisely.com/blog/26-webapps-to-widen-your-social-network/

The Making of R2

"From July 2, 2005 through May 20, 2007, I worked on building R2-D2, with help from Mike Senna, Kelvin Miyake, and numerous other new friends and part suppliers from the R2 Builders Group."

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rb1Mc0cQ7ck

Web Development For The iPhone And iPad Getting Started

According to AdMob, the iPhone operating system makes up 50% of the worldwide smartphone market, with the next-highest OS being Android at 24%.

Sales projections for the Apple iPad run anywhere from one to four million units in the first year. Like it or not, the iPhone OS, and Safari in particular ...

Source:
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/05/28/web-development-for-the-iphone-and-ipad-getting-started/

The Next Apple TV to Be a 100 Screenless iPhone

According to an Engadget source, the next Apple TV will be a totally reimagined device built upon the hardware and software architecture of the next iPhone.

Source:
http://gizmodo.com/5550180/the-next-apple-tv-to-be-a-100-screenless-iphone

Friday, 28 May 2010

Supreme Court Rules Pirate Bay Must Stay Blocked

Over 2 years ago the IFPI and other copyright groups brought action against Danish ISP Telenor demanding that it should block its subscribers from accessing The Pirate Bay.

Following a hearing which began a week ago, the Denmark's Supreme Court has ruled that The Pirate Bay must continue to be blocked, upholding previous rulings by lower courts

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/supreme-court-rules-pirate-bay-must-stay-blocked-100527/

Top 5 gadgets for 2010 you must have

My vote goes to Alienware.

What about you?

Source:
http://thebizzare.com/cool/top-5-gadgets-2010/

Apple and Microsofts Tug of War Interactive Infograph

Apple shot past Microsoft to become the world's most valuable technology company.

The rapidly rising value attached to Apple by investors also heralds an important cultural shift.............................

Source:
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/05/27/technology/20100527-apple.html?th

AVG Rescue CD and USB

...a free-to-use product...used to recover computers that are not able to boot or are infected in a way that will not allow normal operation...It can be downloaded to any CD or USB stick and then inserted into the damaged computer and used as the recovery disk...

Source:
http://theslickshow.blogspot.com/2010/05/avg-rescue-cd-and-usb.html

Will Microsoft Be Part of the WWDC Keynote

Trip Chowdhry, a Global Equities Research analyst says that 7 minutes of the June 7th WWDC keynote has been blocked off for Microsoft.

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9671

Thursday, 27 May 2010

Fedora 13 released with open 3D drivers and Python 3 stack

Fedora 13 has officially been released.

It introduces several noteworthy improvements, including improved open source graphics drivers and strong support for Python 3.0. The new hat is a good fit.

Source:
http://arstechnica.com/open-source/reviews/2010/05/fedora-13-released-with-open-3d-drivers-and-python-3-stack.ars

Its no iPhone 4G but it is in black and white

Here's something you don't see every day: a 1922-vintage mobile phone.

Path� News has discovered a silent, black and white movie of this pre-historic device being demonstrated, somewhere in America. Let's take a peek at this (ahem) distant cousin of the iPhone 4G, in The Long View...

Source:
http://blogs.computerworld.com/16196/its_no_iphone_4g_but_it_is_in_black_and_white

Live Blog Facebook Unveils New Privacy Controls

Yesterday at TechCrunch Disrupt, Facebook's VP of Product Chris Cox announced that the social network would be unveiling a set of

Source:
http://techcrunch.com/2010/05/26/live-blog-facebook-unveils-new-privacy-controls

Steve Jobs Reinvents the CEO With EMail Campaign

What he is trying to do is strategically pick the right people that are going to literally spread his word verbatim,� Solis said.

With just one e-mail hes able to talk to the entire world.�

Source:
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/05/steve-jobs-emails

Beer2D2 [PIC]

Heineken has made the best keg ever. Consisting of 4.7 liters worth of beer and standing 16 inches tall, this keg is pure win. Photo was taken at the San Jose Super Toy Show.

Source:
http://furiousfanboys.com/2010/05/beer2d2/

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Bach Allard leaving Microsoft big shift for consumer biz

Robbie Bach and J Allard, founding fathers of Microsoft's Entertainment & Devices Division, are leaving the company as part of a broader restructuring that will give CEO Steve Ballmer more direct oversight of consumer businesses including Microsoft's struggling mobile unit.

Source:
http://www.techflash.com/seattle/2010/05/bach_allard_leaving_microsoft_in_upheaval_of_consumer_business.html

The Paranoids User Guide For Google

Have you ever stopped to think about just how much Google knows about you? By taking some basic -- and not-so-basic -- precautions, you can minimize your exposure to bad guys, wherever and whoever they are.

Source:
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9176406/The_smart_paranoid_s_guide_to_using_Google

Why can Soluto do what Microsoft cant VID

Exclusive first look -how can you get rid of Windows frustrations

Source:
http://scobleizer.com/2010/05/24/why-can-soluto-do-what-microsoft-cant-they-get-rid-of-windows-frustrations-exclusive-first-look/

Getting Slim WordPressReady with Top 10 jQuery Plugins

Recently, a number jQuery plugins has been popping around facing huge admiration from users around the worlds.

Fortunately, now we can use them in our WordPress blogs without the need to code anything, we will just install them as WordPress Plugins. In this article, well explore 10 Most Wanted jQuery Plugins Now Ready For WordPress.

Source:
http://devsnippets.com/article/get-slim-spicy-wordpress-ready-with-top-10-jquery-plugins.html

Facebook to debut simplified privacy controls on Wednesday

Facebook said it will introduce a drastically simplified interface'' for privacy controls Wednesday, aiming to assuage concerns about how the site handles user information.

The last few weeks have been extremely humbling,'' Chris Cox, vice president of product at Facebook, said Tuesday during a technology conference in New York.

Source:
http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/05/25/1647494/facebook-to-debut-simplified-privacy.html

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Fresh Examples Of Clean Web Designs Interfaces

An amazing and fresh collection of clean web designs and interfaces.

All these web layouts are designed by awesome designers and with very good ideas to look at if you are planning on designing a clean web layout.

Source:
http://www.designzzz.com/fresh-clean-examples-of-web-design-and-interfaces/

30 Really Cool And Creative USB Drives

USB drives are very useful medium of transferring data from one PC to another.

Here are 30 30 Really Cool And Creative USB Drives for your inspiration. You must check this post once before purchasing a USB drive for you.

Source:
http://www.tricksdaddy.com/2010/05/30-really-cool-and-creative-usb-drives.html

uTorrent Falcon Remote Controls Your BitTorrent Downloads

Windows: The popular BitTorrent client uTorrent released a beta build of uTorrent Web Beta, a no-configuration tool that allows you to remotely access and control uTorrent from any web browser.

Source:
http://lifehacker.com/5545837/utorrent-falcon-remote-controls-your-bittorrent-downloads-from-any-browser

Confirmed Steve Jobs to present WWDC keynote on June 7th

Apple has confirmed that CEO Steve Jobs will be hosting the company's WWDC keynote at 10AM Pacific time on June 7th.

The conference will run until June 11th, and have over 100 sessions and labs. A new iPhone is virtually certain to launch at the same time.

Source:
http://www.ipodnn.com/articles/10/05/24/ceo.expected.to.show.off.new.iphone/

BlackBerry vs Apple Which is better for business users T

The BlackBerry has long been the king of business devices, but a growing
number of companies are looking to Apple's iPhone to power their mobile
workforce

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/mobile-phones/7750578/BlackBerry-vs-Apple-Which-is-better-for-business-users.html

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

15 Time Management Gadgets You Never Knew Existed

From biometric time clocks to devices that limit TV viewing time for kids, time management is now cool again.

Free up more time in your daily routine with these 15 Time Management Gadgets you never knew existed!

Source:
http://www.keepandshare.com/blog/2010/05/16/15-time-management-gadgets/

Monday, 17 May 2010

My Amazing Email Exchange With Steve Jobs

Ryan Tate got drunk and angry and fired off an email to Steve.

And he responded! Several times! At 2AM!

Source:
http://www.businessinsider.com/my-amazing-email-exchange-with-steve-jobs-2010-5

Modern Android Robot Evolutions [Pics]

A few advanced robots are called androids because of their superficial resemblance to human beings.

Source:
http://www.websudasa.com/blog/2010/05/modern-android-robot-evolutions/

Why The iPhone Wont Run Flash

Take a look at this video clip.

Captured at the San Francisco Game Developers Conference it shows a Palm Pre attempting to use a pre-release version of

Source:
http://www.techi.com/2010/03/why-the-iphone-won’t-run-flash/

Google says vans accidentally spied on private WiFi data

Google is halting the collection of WiFi network information for its controversial "Street View" mapping service after admitting it mistakenly gathered personal data sent over unsecured systems.

The Internet giant had insisted previously that it was only collecting WiFi network names and addresses with the Street View cars that have been cruising

Source:
http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0515/google-streetview-vans-accidentally-spied-private-wifi-data/

What Will Turn the Masses on to EReading LowPriced Tablet

Preferably under $200, and one that, like Apple's iPad, offers a variety of different functions from reading books to playing games, checking email and watching videos.

Source:
http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/media/masses-e-reading-low-priced-tablet/19477550/

Sunday, 16 May 2010

MPAA Worries About Pirating US Soldiers in Iraq

While U.S. men and women put their lives at risk in Iraq, the MPAA has queried the military about the pirating habits of the soldiers stationed there.

A declassified document from United States Central Command confirms that the MPAA is fighting a war of its own in the Middle East, one against copyright infringing soldiers.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/mpaa-worries-about-pirating-u-s-soldiers-in-iraq-100515/

Google to Offer Encrypted Search

Google will begin letting users run encrypted searches on its flagship search site Google.com.

Ironically, the upcoming change came in a long blog post explaining that Google Street View cams had mistakenly� eavesdropped and recorded what people were doing on unencrypted wi-fi networks. Google, offering private and secure searches next week...

Source:
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/05/google-encrypted-search/

Virtual skirt and legs turn men into girls

The finding shows how much our sense of self can be manipulated and could lead to therapies for distorted body image

Source:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18896-virtual-skirt-and-legs-turn-men-into-girls.html

Search warrant in Gizmodo iPhone case released to the public

Prior to being searched by the police, Hogan and another roommate, Thomas Warner, hid Hogans computer, thumb drive, flash card, and the serial number stickers from the iPhone prototype.

These items were found inside a local church, scattered amongst some bushes, and on the ground outside of a convenience store.

Source:
http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2010/05/14/search-warrant-in-gizmodo-iphone-case-released-to-the-public/

Jailbreaking a Requirement For WiFi On Your iPhone or iPad

It looks like users will have to be willing to jailbreak their iPhones in order to experience the benefits of the WiFi Application.

This really has come at no surprise, as it approaches boundaries that Apple is unwilling to cross.

Source:
http://www.techi.com/2010/05/jailbreaking-a-requirement-for-experiencing-wifi-on-your-iphone-or-ipad/

Saturday, 15 May 2010

Google to stop selling Nexus One online

Google's grand Nexus One experiment has fizzled to an end -- the company just announced that will eventually stop selling handsets online and instead partner with carriers to sell phones in-store.

Source:
http://www.engadget.com/2010/05/14/google-changes-nexus-one-plans-will-stop-selling-handsets-onlin/

Apple Responds To Adobe [Humor]

We covered Adobe's message to Apple, so we wanted to get the other side's angle as well.

Behold, Apple's message to Adobe:

Source:
http://techcrunch.com/2010/05/14/apple-responds-to-adobe/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed: Techcrunch (TechCrunch)

iPhone App Helps Avoid Killing Yourself While Texting

If you're anything like me, you wonder what your shoes look like as you text while walking.

Well good news, because now there's an app that connects texting with your iPhone's camera.

Source:
http://dvice.com/archives/2010/05/iphone-app-help.php

Review of the GameChanging New Sony Alpha NEX5 Camera

Digital Trends' in-depth Sony Alpha NEX-5 Review analysis includes unbiased reviews, picture galleries, user reviews and price comparisons.

We also have guides to help you pick the right model.

Source:
http://www.digitaltrends.com/digital-camera-reviews/sony-alpha-nex-5-review/

26 reasons Apple fanboys have got it all wrong

26 reasons Apple fanboys have got it all wrong For every iPhone there's an i-rritation or an i-nnoyance.

Source:
http://www.techradar.com/news/computing/apple/26-reasons-apple-fanboys-have-got-it-all-wrong-689379

Friday, 14 May 2010

Uncovered NVIDIA Driver Bug Improves Image Quality

Unlike some "bugs" that artificially inflate benchmark performance or lower detail levels, this one improves image quality by performing supersampling AA across the entire image.

The disadvantage of standard supersampling is that it scales with the grace of Rosie O'Donnell running 30 flights of stairs.

Source:
http://hothardware.com/Articles/Unintended-Consequences-Bugged-GeForce-Drivers-Improve-Image-Quality/

Kill Your Facebook Page Backlash Gains Speed

Calls for people to delete their Facebook accounts are gathering momentum.

Critics cite privacy concerns and plummeting trust in the company and its leader, Mark Zuckerberg.

Source:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/196212/kill_your_facebook_page_backlash_gains_speed.html

6 Things You Should Know Before Buying an iPad

Interested in buying an iPad, but worried about hidden costs, warranty issues, and functionality? Our expert offers 6 insights to help you make a smart purchase.

Source:
http://www.rd.com/your-america-inspiring-people-and-stories/6-things-you-should-know-before-buying-an-ipad/article179751.html

Thieves Flood Victims Phone With Calls to Loot Bank Account

Bank thieves have rolled out a new weapon in their arsenal of tactics -- telephony denial-of-service attacks that flood a victim's phone with diversionary calls while the thieves drain the victims account of money.

Source:
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/05/telephony-dos/

Build Your Own Laser System to Zap Mosquitoes in Midflight

Scientists have constructed prototypes that can identify mosquitoes from many meters away, track the bugs in flight, and hit them with debilitating blasts of laser fire. They've put together this how-to guide to building this photonic bug killer for just a few thousand dollars.

Source:
http://spectrum.ieee.org/consumer-electronics/gadgets/backyard-star-wars

Thursday, 13 May 2010

What IE9 Can Do For You Lets Take A Test Drive To Find Out

Finally, IE9 will support CSS3 specially rounded corners, well many other browsers have supported these things for years.

Well I hope this would be a revolutionary product from Microsoft, but I dont think Safari, Chrome, and Firefox will just sit there and watch. As Google has just released a video demonstrating the speed of new beta Chrome.

Source:
http://www.smashingapps.com/2010/05/12/what-internet-explorer-9-can-do-for-you-lets-take-a-test-drive.html

Transaction Apples Mobile Payment System Unveiled

The patent may have been filed in 2008, but this is the first time that we have had a chance to see it.

More than a year ago, Apple filed for a patent concerning mobile payments using your iPhone and has dubbed it "Transaction."

Source:
http://thenextweb.com/apple/2010/05/12/transaction-apples-mobile-payment-system-unveiled/

Digital Storm tempts w 44GHz BlackOPS Assassin gaming box

Not down with piecing together a gaming rig for yourself, eh? We'll forgive you... this time.

Source:
http://www.engadget.com/2010/05/12/digital-storm-tempts-with-4-4ghz-black-ops-assassin-gaming-deskt/

My SoCalled Laptop

My So-Called Laptop - a new series of retrospectives with detailed first brushes with technology, laptop style.

Ordered from oldest to newest, the oldest is ancient and probably belongs in a museum.

Source:
http://www.engadget.com/2010/05/12/my-so-called-laptop/

Worlds First 3D Camera For Phones Nintendo 3DS by Sharp

Designed for mobile devices such as phones, digital cameras or even netbooks, Sharp's 3D camera module will start mass production this year—meaning within the next couple of years we could be shooting image-popping HD 3D video.

Source:
http://gizmodo.com/5536877/sharp-conjures-up-worlds-first-3d-camera-for-phonesand-the-nintendo-3ds

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Whats Pricking Microsoft for the Past 15 Days

Whats going on in Microsoft for the past 15 days.

I wonder how media failed to make this issue big!!!� Did they fail to or it really didnt catch their eyes?!?!?

Source:
http://techhotshot.com/whats-pricking-microsoft-for-the-past-15-days/

Useful Offline Utensils and Toolkits for Designers

Most web designers start new projects on their computer.

There are hundreds of tools out there for creating wireframes, mockups, prototypes, and doing various other planning activities on your computer or online. But there are also tons of offline, paper-based tools that can speed up your development and design process.

Source:
http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/useful-offline-utensils-and-toolkits-for-designers/

How iPod Took The World By Storm [INFOGRAPHIC]

In the late nineties and early aughts, MP3 players were known, well, as MP3 players.

However, when Apple launched the iPod on October 21, 2001, it was such a huge success that it only took a couple of years for most people to simply start using the name ���iPod��� when they referred to the idea of an MP3 player.

Source:
http://mashable.com/2010/05/10/ipod-revolution-infographic/

10 things Google should change for Android 22

10 things Google should change for Android 2.2 FroYo is coming - what should it do to improve Android?

Source:
http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/10-things-google-should-change-for-android-2-2-688343

Microsoft Office vs Google Apps The Business Brawl

Google Apps may not be a true threat to Microsoft's enterprise business now, but Google's cloud-based productivity apps have forced Microsoft to tinker with Office, a key part of its business model.

Both rivals face mighty challenges in the valuable battle for Web apps in the enterprise.

Source:
http://www.cio.com/article/593149/Microsoft_Office_vs._Google_Apps_The_Business_Brawl

Monday, 10 May 2010

How would you change Apples iPad

What say you Diggers?

Source:
http://www.engadget.com/2010/05/07/how-would-you-change-apples-ipad/

The Future of Web Fonts

The next web design revolution will be typographic.

But all is not plain sailing

Source:
http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/the-future-of-web-fonts-687595

Facebook

Facebook for Android makes it easy to stay connected and share information with friends.

You can share status updates from your home screen ... Check out www.androidapps360.com a cool website dedicated to Android apps. It contains app reviews, new apps and app ratings for thousands of Android apps.

Source:
http://www.androidapps360.com/apps/19826/Facebook

Clearwire CEO sees bright 4G future

A year after taking over the CEO job from Clearwire co-founder Ben Wolff, Bill Morrow is confident the company is on the right track with its 4G wireless network despite continued financial losses.
Morrow, 50, said he is confident about Clearwire's prospects even a

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-20004468-266.html

A faster WiFi format aims to eliminate most wires

Ready to cut the cord? The next generation of Wi-Fi technology could make most wires obsolete.

The Wi-Fi Alliance, an organization that certifies wireless industry standards, announced the specification for a new format for transmitting data over the air at speeds up to 10 times faster than today's top-of-the-line hotspots.

Source:
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2010/05/wifi-wigig.html

Sunday, 9 May 2010

Force Your iPhone Apps into iPad Mode Using FullForce

Using FullForce you can make your iPhone applications run in fullscreen iPad compatibility mode

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9332

16 Gadgets You Dont Want to Give Your Mom for Mothers Day

There's a lot of great gifts to we could give our mothers to show much we love them; popular and perrenial favorites such as flowers and chocolate seem to do just fine. But, if you're looking for something a little more non-trafitional, make sure to avoid any of these at all costs, unless you want to show your mom how weird you are.

Source:
http://www.walyou.com/blog/2010/05/08/bizarre-gadgets-mothers-day/

iPad Lap Desk With a Builtin Lazy Susan

Quirky has created Cradle, an iPad Lap Desk with a integrated circular plate that allows you to rotate your iPad.

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9333

WiCarrier Replaces iPhone Carrier Name With WiFi Network Na

Ryan Petrich has released WiCarrer, a simple iPhone utility which replaces your carrier name with the name of the wi-fi network you're connected to

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9331

Safari Download Manager for iPhone Gets Major Update

Safari Download Manager (SDM) was updated today, bringing major new features and bug fixes

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9330

Saturday, 8 May 2010

How To Test and Tweak Your Speakers Awesomeness

Whether you forked over $20 for a pair of blue-light special headphones for dropped $2,000 on a home theater speaker setup, you're going to want to spend some time testing out your audio gear.

It isn't a complicated process, or even time consuming, but it is crucial if you want to ensure you've hooked everything up correctly

Source:
http://www.tested.com/news/how-to-test-and-tweak-your-speakers-awesomeness/246/

External Hard Drive Mounted to Jailbroken iPad [Video]

Maxwell C.

Shay demonstrates mounting an external hard drive to the iPad using the Camera Connection Kit.

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9311

Posthumanity PICS

Canadian geek artist Steve Mann has augmented his vision with wearable computers for most of his life.

He invented his 'smart pants' in high school, perfected his body tech rig at MIT, and now has one eye that's a camera.

Source:
http://io9.com/5533867/portraits-in-posthumanity-steve-mann

iPad May Exceed Sales Forecast Figures of 4 Million

Apple recently announced that they hit the one million mark on sales of the iPad without the device even being out for a month.

By comparison, Amazon sold

Source:
http://www.techi.com/2010/05/ipad-may-exceed-sales-forecast-figures-of-4-million/

Apple has been developing a Flash alternative

It was only a matter of time, but the announcement has been made: Apple is developing a Flash alternative. Oh, but wait, the matter of time� was apparently last summer.

Source:
http://thenextweb.com/apple/2010/05/08/apple-is-developing-a-flash-alternative-and-has-been-for-almost-a-year/

Friday, 7 May 2010

Cellphone Its Not A Boom Box

The boom box is actually an important phenomenon, so much so that there are serious academic papers that mention their social importance.

They were

Source:
http://www.uproxx.com/feature/2010/05/cellphone-its-not-a-boom-box/

Tablets that are going to Rule the Coming Years

Seeing the Apples accomplishment several big spearheads in the gadget making industry have been up and about with their versions.

Lets have a look at some of them...

Source:
http://techhotshot.com/tablets-that-are-going-to-rule-the-coming-years/

30 NEW High Quality Dock Icons Sets for your Mac

Having the right icons can help to make your dock look much more elegant and complete.

Fortunately, there are some excellent free icon sets available that offer very high quality icons. In this post well feature 30 Dock Icon sets that are totally fresh and free for you to download for your Mac.

Source:
http://devsnippets.com/article/30-new-high-quality-icon-set-for-your-dock.html

Canada FastTracks Draconian AntiPiracy Law

Following pressure from the US Government, Canada is preparing to ram through a revamped copyright bill that will have disastrous consequences for consumers.

The Government is hereby ignoring the public consultation held last year, where many Canadians spoke out against harsher copyright legislation.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/canada-fast-tracks-draconian-anti-piracy-law-100506/

Small Penis On Full Body Scanner Led To Assault

TSA screener Rolando Negrin is facing assault charges in a case that involves the controversial, full body scanners being adopted in airports as part of increased security measures.

Source:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/06/rolando-negrin-full-body_n_566465.html

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Is the Android truly open source

Yes.

And no. And sort of. When it comes to the cutthroat world of mobile telephony, it's not quite that simple.

Source:
http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/60849

Clearwire promises Clearbranded HTC and Samsung WiMAX phone

WiMAX-capable phones bearing the Clear name from both Samsung and HTC are "expected" to be available before 2010's out.

Source:
http://www.engadget.com/2010/05/05/clearwire-promises-clear-branded-htc-and-samsung-wimax-phones-th/

Roller Skates or Bicycle

This design is too interesting! Will you skate it to work?

Source:
http://lovecoolest.com/roller-skates-or-bicycle.html

10 Reasons Why Microsofts IE Dominance is Ending

News Analysis: Internet Explorer still might be the leader in the browser market, but its dominance is coming to a close.

Here are the reasons why and how that's happening.

Source:
http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Enterprise-Applications/10-Reasons-Why-Microsofts-Internet-Explorer-Dominance-is-Ending-541588/

Handheld Breathalyzers Make Good Drinking Buddies

You're drunk.

How drunk? Hard to say, since you're drunk and all. A handheld breathalyzer can help. We got trashed and compared four over-the-counter testers with the California Highway Patrol's gear to find out which one is the best drinking buddy.

Source:
http://www.wired.com/reviews/product/pr_roundup_breathalyzers?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed: wired/index (Wired: Index 3 (Top Stories 2))

Wednesday, 5 May 2010

Twitter gets even more quotable

Since quoting Twitter posts is all the rage in journalism these days, Twitter's launching an official way to do it.

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-20004038-36.html

Microsofts browser share dips below 60 percent

Internet Explorer's market share dipped again in April, falling below 60 percent as Chrome and F

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13860_3-20004031-56.html

Spirit Jailbreak Updated to Fix Photo Deletion Bug

Comex has released an updated version of the Spirit untethered jailbreak for those having issues with the original release.

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9226

Venture capital done the Google way

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--After a little over a year in the venture capital business, Google now has 10 start-ups under its wing and plans further growth in 2010.



A mobile payments company called Corduro became the latest start-up to accept funding from Google Ventures on Monday, as fund executives h

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-30684_3-20004036-265.html

How to Get Rid of Windows Live Messenger

You know how it goes.

You install something that you think might be useful or interesting, and it installs something else that just. won't. go. away. To make matters worse, most suggestions for disabling WLM only work for older versions of Windows...or require you to have a WLM account! The solution turns out to be simpler than you might expect.

Source:
http://www.hyperborea.org/journal/2010/04/removing-windows-live-messenger/

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Antitrust Inquiries Could Be Launched Against Apple Soon

The New York Post is reporting that the U.S.

Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are, locked in negotiations over which of the watchdogs will begin an antitrust inquiry into Apples new policy of requiring software developers who devise applications for devices such as the iPhone and iPad to use only Apples programming tools.

Source:
http://www.boygeniusreport.com/2010/05/03/doj-andor-ftc-may-launch-antitrust-inquiry-against-apple-for-developer-policies/

Drunken Robot Will Not Stop Until Your Floors Are Clean

Household: iRobot Roomba Pet Series 562

Source:
http://www.wired.com/reviews/product/pr_roomba562

Whats next for Hotmail

SAN FRANCISCO--The next update of Windows Live is starting to take shape.

CEO Steve Ballmer last week

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13860_3-20004019-56.html

How It Works The Most Advanced GasPowered RC Car

This 18-inch off-roader is made for play.

But it packs an engine, starter and sensor system that are just like a real racecar's --at a tenth of the size

Source:
http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2010-03/most-advanced-rc-car

Apple Deserves to Be Slapped with Antitrust Suit

Reports state that the US Federal Trade Commission and the US Department of Justice will be starting antitrust proceedings against Apple for anti-competitive practices.

Hoping to slow down its competitors, Apple's recently filed a bevy of lawsuits against HTC, the largest manufacturer of Android phones.

Source:
http://thenextweb.com/us/2010/05/03/apple-deserves-slapped-antitrust-suit/

Monday, 3 May 2010

minimal linux

simplicity + freedom

Source:
http://minimallinux.com/

Apples iPad 3G Dropping Quality on Media Streams

Want an identical experience when using a "Wi-Fi-only" iPad versus Apple's just-released iPad 3G? Guess again.

Electronista is reporting that a number of common applications, including the iPad's YouTube viewer, Netflix, and ABC's TV viewer, are running at downsampled resolutions over the 3G connection.

Source:
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2363330,00.asp?sms_ss=digg

Courier Tablet Sidelined Says Microsoft

In extremely sad news for those of us who wanted a super cool tablet with two screens, the Courier is no more. :(

Source:
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/34507/

iPad 3G Teardown

While the rest of the world awaits in awe for the unveiling of the iPad, we've got our hands on the newly released iPad 3G.

We'll be comparing the internals of this production unit to the preproduction FCC photos we exclusively unveiled a month ago. (Note: Teardowns provide a look inside a device and should not be used as disassembly instructions.)

Source:
http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad-3G-Teardown/2374/1

Hack iPad 3G Runs on TMobile Sends Texts [VIDEO]

The 3G version of Apples iPad hit store shelves on Friday, and its already been hacked to run on a U.S. carrier thats not AT&T: T-Mobile.

Better still, its possible to send SMS text messages from the iPad on T-Mobiles network.

Source:
http://mashable.com/2010/05/02/ipad-3g-t-mobile-sms-text/

Sunday, 2 May 2010

How to Backup Your SHSH Blobs Using Firmware Umbrella [Win]

Instructions on how to backup your SHSH blobs using Firmware Umbrella for Windows

Source:
http://www.iClarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=9194

The Shave Mobile For The Hairy MultiTasker

Convenience and timesaving are two features that are usually big sellers when it comes to the preferences of the modern consumer.

We dont however, usually connect those two dots when talking about cell phones and/or electric shavers.

Source:
http://www.weirdasianews.com/2010/04/28/shave-mobile-hairy-multitasker/

Helper Robots We Desperately Need the HRP2 Dishbot

Yes, we've lived in the era of the dishwasher for some time.

But for the toughest, greasiest pans, call in the Dishbot.

Source:
http://www.popsci.com/gadgets/article/2010-04/dishbot-cleans-house-learns-live-uncertainty

Mom Dad the site is expanding You should invest now

Chatroulette, a Web site connecting random users via video, could be the next big thing online.

Investors are lining up to get in on the action. In an interview in the bedroom where he grew up, 17-year-old Moscow student Andrey Ternovskiy who created the site talks about money and ways to rid his site of half-naked perverts.

Source:
http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,681817,00.html

10 Coolest Hidden Cameras

Do you ever get the feeling you are being watched? Maybe you are! Meet ten amazing hidden cameras you would never guess.

Source:
http://www.oddee.com/item_97052.aspx

Saturday, 1 May 2010

iPad 3G Becomes The Biggest Handheld GPS Device

The best feature of iPad (its screen size) is also its worst when it comes to GPS apps like CoPilot Live HD.

Source:
http://tnerd.com/2010/04/30/ipad-3g-becomes-the-biggest-handheld-gps-unit-copilot-live-hd/

Star Trek Enterprise RC plane

To boldly go...

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnfICRc0Jz0

Jobs Says iPad Fills a Void Do You Agree

When Steve Jobs introduced the iPad at a frenzied press event, he said something interesting that got many in the tech industry buzzing.

Is there room for a third category of device between the Notebook and Smartphone? The question is now, does the iPad deliver?

Source:
http://hothardware.com/Articles/Fitting-In-Can-The-iPad-Squeeze-Between-Your-Smartphone-And-Notebook/

The Enterprise RC Airplane

To boldly throw where many have gone before.

Source:
http://www.fanboy.com/2010/04/to-boldly-throw-the-enterprise-rc-airplane.html

US Air Force gets caught in own Transformers 3 phishing net

Security testers at the Guam Air Force base had to send out a clarification notice on Monday after an in-house test -- called an operational readiness exercise in Air Force parlance -- of how airmen would respond to a phishing e-mail about "Transformers 3" being filmed on site worked out a little too well.

Source:
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/043010-us-air-force-phishing-test.html