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The same source that leaked images of what might be the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has now followed up with video of the device. The uploader is calling it the world’s first hands-on with the Galaxy S 4, i9502 China Unicom Version.…Read More »
Researchers at the University of Illinois have utilized the modern day advancements in flexible technology to come up with a printable electronic tattoo that can read your vital information and wirelessly report them to a computer.
The device will be used primarily to enhance medical care, as placing it on a user’s skin will allow doctors to monitor the health and healing process of things like surgical wounds.…Read More »
There is no escape: Angry Birds cartoon is going to be everywhere — in apps, on TV, and on the Internet
When Rovio announced that the Angry Birds cartoon would begin airing on March 17th, there were probably two things on your mind: watch the cartoon like Rovio wants you to or ignore it. It looks like we’re not getting much of a choice in matter, as Rovio has also announced the Angry Birds Toons series will be airing on pretty much every screen possible!…Read More »
That’s gotta be iOS, right? If that image was all you had to go with, I wouldn’t blame you if you thought the copycats in China have managed to make a phone that looks just like the iPhone and runs a real version of iOS.…Read More »
Stunning photo of Haifoss Waterfall in Iceland.Read More »
So. Many. Distractions.Read More »
Prank the world Facebook, come on — do it.Read More »
Anyone who feels Mac “doesn’t get viruses” hasn’t heard of ‘Pintsized.A’, a new trojan that bypasses Mac security measures
Remember that hack marathon earlier this year that saw Apple, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft compromised? Yeah, well, the breach occurred courtesy infected Macs. And now researchers have identified the malware that infected these Macs — ‘Pintsized.A’.
Pintsized.A is a new trojan that specifically targets Mac OS X.…Read More »
If you were a multi-milioniare, what would you buy? I don’t know about you but a personal submarine would be on top of my list. And Spymaster has no issue parting you with $2 million in exchange for the Orcasub.
Orcasub, which is available by order only (you won’t find it on the shelves of your local Wal-Mart), is a private submarine that has space for two and dives up to 2,000 feet.…Read More »
Firefox is on Windows. Firefox is on Android. Firefox is in Linux. Firefox is in Mac OS X. Firefox, however, has yet to be released on iOS (a function-limited non-browser Firefox app was available on iOS last year but was pulled later by Mozilla) and now never will be released on iOS due to Apple’s strict App Store requirements.…Read More »
Frequent news readers are bound to have tons of RSS feeds strewed about their internet browser, and obviously dotTech has reviewed RSS clients in the past, but RSSOwl is a serious contender. It allows for you to get your favorite RSS feeds in a unique way, and helps you discover new RSS feeds that are similar to what niches you specifically specify.…Read More »
My mom recently retired, but she wants to keep busy with some freelance consulting work on the side. We were chatting the other day about how the hardest part of both of our jobs is knowing what to charge our clients.…Read More »
Sometimes It’s hard to find an application that does more than what you want. It’s even rarer to find software that does stuff for you that you didn’t even know that you needed. K3b is one of those programs. This program is a full featured disc burning application, one that handles almost anything you throw at it and does it with class.…Read More »
Mindjet is a mind-mapping application that will allows you to visually organize nearly any idea or piece of information that needs simplifying. This application is perfect for visual learners that have difficulty interpreting information orally. This application is also great for those who are dealing with complicated projects or ideas and need an intuitive way to break them down in order to make the task seem more easily accessible.…Read More »
DVD discs often break, either intentionally or unintentionally. Seeing as DVDs cost a good amount of money per movie, it is always a good idea to have backup DVDs in case your original breaks and/or keep your original disc safe and use your backup DVD for everyday use.…Read More »
iPhone prototype (before iPhone 2G) ran OS X, had 7-inch display and USB ports, and was two inches thick
We have already seen an iPad prototype from 2002. Now it is iPhone’s turn.
The above image is an iPhone prototype from early 2005 leaked to ArsTechnica by “a former Apple employee who worked on various Apple hardware projects in the early 2000s and was thus exposed to some of the earliest versions of the iPhone”.…Read More »
Ready for some more Windows 8 hate? Here it comes!
Bob O’Donnell, Program VP of Clients and Displays and “responsible for tracking the latest and most important hardware developments that impact PCs, notebooks, thin clients and other computing devices” at International Data Corporation (IDC), recently told Brooke Crothers of CNET that Windows 8 sales have stalled because Microsoft made a couple of flaws, namely lack of ‘Start’ button (aka Start Menu) and inability to boot directly to desktop mode:
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There were certain decisions that Microsoft made that were in retrospect flawed.
One word: Googified.Read More »
Cats have nine lives. Emperor Palpatine? He has baby clones.Read More »
Poor computer-challenged grandma.Read More »
These days, it’s become pretty normal that billions of transistors are being packed into a single circuit. It’s what allows our devices to become smaller and smaller, thinner and lighter. But the age old problem of a single transistor failing and bringing down the entire circuit remains.…Read More »
A group of researchers have create battery that is thin, flexible and stretchable up to 3 times its size. They’ve achieved the flexibility without comprising performance or power, which makes it a pretty exciting development towards flexible devices being an actual thing.…Read More »
The 5 Point Cafe in Seattle announced via Facebook that they would be banning Google Glass from its premises, even before the device is officially on sale to the public. ”For the record, The 5 Point is the first Seattle business to ban in advance Google Glasses.…Read More »
As part of a promotion that Marvel announced at the ongoing SXSW festival in Austin, over 700 first-issue comics are now free to download from now until 11PM ET on March 12th. That’s a lot of free comics!
All you need to do is download the ComiXology Comics app, which is available for both iOS and Android, and you’ll be able to download all those comics to your account, after which they’ll be available on any device that supports the app.…Read More »
Alpacas after being trimmed (shaved?).Read More »
Images of what appear to be an unannounced Samsung phone have been uploaded to Chinese forum 52 Samsung. The phone is reportedly being described as the “GT-I9502,” but what makes it interesting is that its specs line up perfectly with the impending Galaxy S 4.…Read More »
Ever watch or read Harry Potter? You know that invisible cloak Potter & co always use? Yeah, well, Adam Harvey — a privacy advocate/fashion designer based in New York City — has invented something similar. Except it is for drones.
Dubbed ‘Stealth Gear’, Harvey has created a burqa (the garment wore by many Muslim women around the world, typically in black and can be of other colors too), hoodie, and scarf that hides a person from drones.…Read More »
If I were a ‘Bing man’ I wouldn’t be posting this.Read More »
Hate waiting around while you transfer a file from one phone to another via Bluetooth? No worries, researchers at Georgie Tech have you covered. According to MIT Technology Review, the researchers “have drawn up blueprints for a wireless antenna made from atom-thin sheets of carbon, or graphene, that could allow terabit-per-second transfer speeds at short ranges”.…Read More »
BetterBatteryStats is an application that will provide you with useful tools to help increase the overall battery life of your device. This application is great for those who have tried other battery applications and are not satisfied. This application aims to use different methods than typical battery savers in order to give you better battery stats.…Read More »
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been collaborating with people at work or at play on some project, and things have come to a grinding halt because we’re all using different file formats and someone’s files just aren’t compatible.…Read More »
When you want to order a pizza, what do you do? My guess is most people either opt to go to a pizza place, order over the phone, or order on the Internet. Red Tomato Pizza, a pizza parlor based in Dubai, wants to make it easier for you to order pizza.…Read More »
What is ‘Click-to-Play’ and how to enable it in Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Internet Explorer [dotTech Explains]
Recently dotTech posted a joke about websites that start to randomly play videos or audios and how every web browser should have a feature to kill such websites. In the comments a dotTechie — Darcy — posted about very useful comment about using an addon in Firefox to block Flash video/audio from automatically playing; with this addon, Darcy needs to click on Flash content for it to play — it never plays automatically.…Read More »