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Friday, 21 Oct 2011

Why Is There a Barometer in Galaxy Nexus? Google Answers

Why Is There a Barometer in Galaxy Nexus? Google Answers

The Motorola Xoom had it, but the presence of a barometer in the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has left some people scratching their heads. Google's Dan Morrill gives it away.

MC Hammer Launches Search Engine Wiredoo

MC Hammer Launches Search Engine Wiredoo

Wiredoo is a new venture by musician MC Hammer. The project has been in the making for over two years and has been publicly announced at an event in San Francisco.

Skype's Security Flaw Can Expose A User's Identity, Location and Filesharing Habits

Skype's Security Flaw Can Expose A User's Identity, Location and Filesharing Habits

By exploiting a security flaw in Skype, security researchers are able to identity the user, track his location as well as monitor his P2P activities.

Steve Jobs Threatened

Steve Jobs Threatened "Thermonuclear War" on Google Android

The biography of Steve Jobs, written by Walter Isaacson, reveals some startling insights on the former Apple CEO's thoughts on Google Android.

Thursday, 20 Oct 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia Smartphones to Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Sony Ericsson Xperia Smartphones to Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Sony Ericsson's Dutch branch has stated that it will upgrade its Xperia lineup to the Android 4.0 OS on its Facebook page, Engadget reports.

Sony Postpones Alpha NEX-7 Release and Curbs A65 Production Due to Thailand Flooding

Sony Postpones Alpha NEX-7 Release and Curbs A65 Production Due to Thailand Flooding

Due to the flooding in Thailand, Sony will be indefinitely postponing the global launch of the NEX-7 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera and the Japanese launch of the Alpha A65.

Impossible to Hack Android 4.0's 'Face Unlock' Feature with Photos

Impossible to Hack Android 4.0's 'Face Unlock' Feature with Photos

Apprehensive of Google's new Face Unlock Feature? Google reassures that its face-recognition technology will not be that easily bypassed.

Duqu Trojan is the James Bond of Cyberattacks

Duqu Trojan is the James Bond of Cyberattacks

Researchers have christened a newly uncovered Trojan "Duqu" and is described as the precursor to the infamous Stuxnet due to their striking similarities.

Seeing Through Walls with MIT's New Radar Technology

Seeing Through Walls with MIT's New Radar Technology

The ability to see through walls is no longer a figment of your imagination as MIT's Lincoln Laboratory has invented a new radar technology with that capability.

World's First Light Field Camera Unveiled, Available for Pre-order

World's First Light Field Camera Unveiled, Available for Pre-order

Lytro, the camera based on light field technology, is unveiled yesterday; and it sports a rather unique form factor. It's now available for pre-order, with prices starting from US$399.

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