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Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011

New BlackBerry 7 Devices to be Announced on 26th July

New BlackBerry 7 Devices to be Announced on 26th July

Research in Motion is getting ready to reveal more of its BlackBerry devices running its latest BlackBerry 7 OS. Details are still scarce, with no word on whether it's the BlackBerry Bold 9900, a new Torch, or perhaps even a new series.

Google Deleting

Google Deleting "Questionable" Google Plus Accounts

Google has begun deleting user accounts on Google Plus with "questionable" profile names. According to Google's policies, Google Plus members are not allowed to use professional titles, pseudonyms or unusual characters in their user name.

Monday, 25 Jul 2011

Facebook App for iPad Found Hidden in iPhone App

Facebook App for iPad Found Hidden in iPhone App

Facebook app for iPad is found to be secretly hidden in the current Facebook app for iPhone.

Location Based Games To Be The Next Big Thing

Location Based Games To Be The Next Big Thing

Social Media news site Mashable makes an educated prediction that location based gaming will be the next "killer app" to distract us even more.

Apple Laptop Batteries the Next Backdoor for Hackers

Apple Laptop Batteries the Next Backdoor for Hackers

One of the leading security experts when it comes to laptops has been fiddling around with Apple laptop batteries and has found that it is possible to hack your notebook using a password vulnerability located within the charging device's smart program.

Apple Replacing Seagate 1TB Hard Drives Used in Certain iMacs

Apple Replacing Seagate 1TB Hard Drives Used in Certain iMacs

A problem has been identified in a small number of Seagate 1TB hard drives used in the 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs and shipped between May and July 2011. Apple will replace these affected drives free of charge.

Leaked LG Roadmap Reveals Android and Windows Phone 7 Devices

Leaked LG Roadmap Reveals Android and Windows Phone 7 Devices

A leaked LG roadmap reveals five Android smartphones and one Windows Phone 7 device coming up in the second half of 2011.

Oslo Bombing Scam Hits Facebook

Oslo Bombing Scam Hits Facebook

Unscrupulous scammers are now taking advantage of the tragic happenings in Oslo to further their scams on Facebook.

Friday, 22 Jul 2011

Harry Potter Goes Digital

Harry Potter Goes Digital

Pottermore, a free website with new information about the Harry Potter universe as well as an interactive online experience, will be teaming up with Google to release the Harry Potter e-books in the U.S. via Google's Google eBooks platform.

Apple Sells 1 Million Lions in 1 Day

Apple Sells 1 Million Lions in 1 Day

That's one quick cat; in its first day of release over one million Mac users have bought and downloaded the brand new Mac OS X Lion from the Apple App Store. According to Apple, that's a record for fastest selling OS in their history.

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