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Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011

More Than Half of American HDTV Buyers Refuse to Go 3D

More Than Half of American HDTV Buyers Refuse to Go 3D

Reluctant to make that leap to 3D? You are not alone for more than 50 percent of Americans are similarly apprehensive about purchasing a 3D TV as recent results from Retrevo.com reveals.

Friday, 4 Nov 2011

Google Does A Barrel Roll

Google Does A Barrel Roll

Google channels one of the Internet's best memes: simply search for "do a barrel roll".

iPhone 4S Suffered From Siri Outage

iPhone 4S Suffered From Siri Outage

Another problem sprung up for Apple. Many iPhone 4S owners reported that Siri was not functioning on their phones.

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.

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