News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 9 Jul 2010
There are definite benefits to being anonymous on the internet. The chance to speak out against oppressive regimes. Being able to speak your mind without fear of discrimination. Not having everyone know you're secretly a dark elf of the opposite sex in your spare hours.
An Arstechnica article reveals a list of circumstantial evidence that may show that NVIDIA is deliberately crippling PhysX performance that's running on the CPU.
In another case of "because we can do it, so we shall", we see Ubuntu being loaded onto a Google Nexus One and sharing space with the rooted device's original Android OS.
Amazon.com selling groceries? That thought might never occur to you, but it is now a reality for folks living in the UK. Yes, the online retail giant has taken to marketing vegetables, meat and biscuits as part of its British portfolio. Bon appetit.
The Pirate Bay, one of the largest host for BitTorrent links, was recently hacked by a security researcher. However, it's unlikely that users will find their info leaked to the RIAA or MPAA.
Although the iPhone 4 has sold like hot cakes, it has been plagued by numerous problems, leading some to suggest that a recall could be possible.
Thursday, 8 Jul 2010
After Microsoft kills Kin, an unprecedented number of Microsofties come out of the woodwork to air their grievances.
If you think those high-end DSLRs are steep in pricing, wait till you check out the Mamiya RZ33, a 33-megapixel monster that will set you back by US$17,990 should you choose to own one.
The first beta build of Firefox 4 is now available for download and you'll be surprised to find that its user interface has undergone a 'Chrome inspired' change.
Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010
Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 will be coming in a few months, and rumors of the first device loaded with the new mobile OS is pointed at a HTC device, the HTC Gold.