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In one of the more bizarre Apple-related stories recently, shoppers at the Lincoln Park Apple Store in Chicago got the quite surprise when a car decided to drive into the store — by crashing through the store’s front glass wall.…Read More »
Remember that controversial six-strikes anti-piracy thing we talked about? And how that got delayed to 2013? Well, it’s 2013 now and the program is just a couple of weeks away from officially kicking off. None of the participating ISPs have …Read More »
First off, for you eagle-eyed viewers out there, I’m well aware that the photo is of a Japanese neighborhood — it just seemed to fit. Now that’s out of the way, a new policy in China is now requiring all …Read More »
Signs we really are in the future: Our libraries have no books at all, only computers. When we want to borrow something from said library, they lend us an e-reader. What’s that you say? San Antonio is already in the …Read More »
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to run one of the most hated and loved websites, while fending off authorities constantly, all in the name of piracy? I sure don’t. And I’m pretty sure you don’t either. But we …Read More »
One of the more interesting things to come out of the recently concluded CES 2013 wasn’t a product launch, but a hint of what’s to come from in the near future. Microsoft Research showed off a quick demo of what …Read More »
Just a little over a year after Steve Jobs passed away, Russians pay tribute to the former Apple CEO with a giant iPhone. The tribute is located in St. Petersburg, and was designed by Gleb Tarasov was chosen among 200 …Read More »
You know who really hates it when people pirate their movies? Hollywood studios. You know who else downloads pirated movies through BitTorrent? What do you know, Hollywood studios. It looks the entities that are thought to be suffering the most …Read More »
It seems like Samsung is really into curving and bending displays these days. While the implementation of a curved screen on a phone has yet to prove its worth, benefits from a TV screen like this could be pretty nice …Read More »
JSTOR, an online digital library filled with quality academic papers, journals, and books, is now offering free access to everyone through their newly announced ‘Register & Read Program’.
Registering for an account to access JSTOR is known to be very …Read More »
It’s no secret that Apple is now a much bigger company than the company we knew many years ago — huge successes such as the iPhone, iPad and even in its computer line has made Apple more successful than it’s …Read More »
Ultra HD OLED TVs seem to be getting a lot of attention at CES, but what about bendable OLED displays? That’s what Samsung’s talking up now, as they’ve shown off a new flexible display technology that they’re calling Youm.
The …Read More »
During CES 2013, Samsung unveiled its successor to the company’s current Exynos 4 Quad. The new processor, which is designed to deliver twice the performance of its predecessor, is the Exynos 5 Octa.
The processor contains two sets of four …Read More »
Federal Trade Commission drops cases against Google, and Google promises changes to mitigate anti-competitive concerns
The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has closed its investigation of Google’s potentially anti-competitive practices related to Google Search and other services. The verdict? Google’s services are now in the clear and considered good for users and competition. In …Read More »
A critical vulnerability in the Ruby on Rails framework has been discovered to bring devastating effects to those affected. One of the developers that confirmed its existence, Ben Murphy, says that it “gives hackers a simple and reliable way to …Read More »
Remember when Samsung was teasing us with a TV that has an ‘unprecedented shape and timeless design’? Well, it looks like Samsung has just shown us this timeless design and — it’s on an easel?
Samsung says that this ‘floating’ …Read More »
Like seemingly every other new OS that’s left in the wild for awhile, Microsoft’s Windows RT has been jailbroken. But hold on before you start rejoicing about the prospects of running all your favorite desktop applications on a Surface, it …Read More »
It looks like it didn’t take very long to see NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 in action. The company is going to release their own dedicated gaming handheld, codenamed Project Shield, which they are calling a “Pure Android” device powered by the …Read More »
Apple planning to launch a larger, low-cost iPhone later this year… for as low as $99 (no contract)?
Rumors of Apple launching a low-cost version of the iPhone have been around for quite some time now, but they’ve always focused on the device being smaller than its original counterpart — an iPhone nano, if you will. Digitimes, …Read More »
Formerly known by its codename Haswell, Intel’s latest generation of Core processors were officially launched during CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The company is touting ‘all-day battery life’ on ultrabooks, which translates to about 9 hours of continuous battery life …Read More »
Apple sometimes gets a lot of flak for what they deem can and cannot be on their App Store. Sometimes it’s understandable and sometimes it’s just downright head-scratchingly baffling.The news of a game that deals with the current conflict in …Read More »
It looks like Yahoo! has learned its lesson when it comes to security. After its mail service was recently hacked by an XSS exploit, the company has not only patched the problem but is also quietly rolling out an HTTPS …Read More »
Google, in a press conference along with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York Senator Charles Schumer, have announced that it is going to provide free Wi-Fi service to Chelsea, a New York City neighborhood.
The company says that …Read More »
eBay is introducing two new pilot programs aimed at making it easier for you to sell your stuff. If you’re looking to sell things as quickly as possible, these methods might not be such a bad idea.
The first of …Read More »
Remember this little guy? That’s right, it’s a netbook. Remember those things? They were affordable, light and had pretty great battery life. But a lot has changed since the netbook segment was introduced 5 years ago — and it looks …Read More »
Not satisfied with the amount of data your current flash drive can store? Well, with Kingston’s latest flash drive, most people will be able to store all the data they own in a flash drive. The company has announced what …Read More »
When we hear about people pirating things online, the usual media or software are things like music, movies, games and some common software. A Chinese man has pleaded guilty to selling high-end commercial software meant for enterprise setups — possibly …Read More »
With the iPhone 5 selling over 50 million units just in the last quarter alone, you’d think it was the top smartphone on the market, right? Consumer Reports doesn’t seem to think so.
The magazine has been bringing reviews for …Read More »
Disney wants to make its theme parks more interactive and more intimate. To try and accomplish that, the company plans to introduce a new program called MyMagic+ that will track your current location and spending habits in the park to …Read More »
When Sony ceased shipping the PlayStation 2 in Japan late last year, we all saw this coming — Sony has confirmed that production of the PlayStation 2 is now over worldwide. Once the current stocks of consoles on store shelves …Read More »
NVIDIA has unveiled the Tegra 4, which it’s dubbing the ‘world’s fastest mobile processor.’ Like previous generations of the Tegra chipset, the Tegra 4 is designed for use in notebooks and perhaps more notably, in tablets and smartphones.
The previously …Read More »
Are you unsatisfied with the current speeds that your USB 3.0 devices give you? Worry not, as the organization has announced a new upgraded specification that will bring higher speeds using the current connections.
The new enhanced SuperSpeed USB 3.0 …Read More »
Now this is definitely one of the stranger bugs we’ll come across. A bug in Google’s text-to-speech engine that affects the Google Now and Google Translate services causes it to add the phrase “he now praises the iPad” to sentences …Read More »