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Friday, 4 Nov 2011

Samsung Adds Paypal-Capable App to Smart TV Apps Store

Samsung Adds Paypal-Capable App to Smart TV Apps Store

Samsung unveils the first TV app which supports PayPal payments.

Thursday, 3 Nov 2011

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

Symantec has issued a warning of Duqu virus infection via compromised Microsoft Word email attachments from which the Duqu installer executes itself by exploiting a Windows kernel vulnerability.

Internet Explorer Slipping as Other Browsers Catchup

Internet Explorer Slipping as Other Browsers Catchup

Internet explorer slips below 50% global browser usage for the first time in a decade. Could this mean we are witnessing the beginning of the end for Microsoft's web browser?

Siri's Data Usage

Siri's Data Usage

The folks at Ars Technica ran some tests recently to find out just how much data Siri is using over the 3G network.

Gmail App for iOS Released with Bug

Gmail App for iOS Released with Bug

Google released a Gmail app for its iOS counterparts yesterday, but has since removed the app due to a bug.

Angry Birds Now A Board Game

Angry Birds Now A Board Game

Rovio's Angry Birds continues to churn out the merch like no other mobile app. But unlike a collection of plush green pigs, this is one item we might actually consider buying.

Apple Promises iOS 5 Bug Fixes for Battery Drain Issue in iPhone 4S

Apple Promises iOS 5 Bug Fixes for Battery Drain Issue in iPhone 4S

Apple has confirmed that there are several bugs in iOS 5 that caused battery woes for iPhone 4S users. A software update will be released within weeks to address the issue.

DevilRobbber Steals from Unsuspecting Users in Every Sense of the Word

DevilRobbber Steals from Unsuspecting Users in Every Sense of the Word

A Mac OS X Trojan, DevilRobber steals your digital currency as well as your private information. It consumes your GPU's computing time for its own nefarious purpose too.

Wednesday, 2 Nov 2011

GameStop Delivers Gaming Tablets But No PlayStation Suite

GameStop Delivers Gaming Tablets But No PlayStation Suite

The video game retailer GameStop has decided to tweak the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Acer Iconia Tab A100, added their own propriety Bluetooth game controller and put them up for sale. You can use these tablets to play more than just Angry Birds now.

Microsoft's Lawyer Claims Android Benefited From Its R&D

Microsoft's Lawyer Claims Android Benefited From Its R&D

Horacio Gutierrez, deputy general counsel of Microsoft's intellectual property group has claimed that Google Android's success is built upon Microsoft's heavy investments in research and development.

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