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Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010

iPhone 4: Better Screen to Read Bad Type On?

iPhone 4: Better Screen to Read Bad Type On?

One of the new iPhone 4's biggest features is its Retina display, which promises a sharper, clearer display due to a much higher pixel-count. But a screen is only as good as the content you put on it, and Khoi Vinh, Design Director for NYTimes.com calls Apple out for having bad typography on the iPhone OS.

One Year Later, Where's Google Wave Now?

One Year Later, Where's Google Wave Now?

It's been a year since Google Wave launched to great fanfare at Google I/O 2009. At its introduction, Google Wave looked set to be The Next Big Thing, being Email 2.0 Turbo-Charged. So how has Wave been, how is it now and where is it going?

Adobe Lightroom 3 Released, Reviews Abound

Adobe Lightroom 3 Released, Reviews Abound

Adobe Lightroom 3 was released a scant couple of days ago on July 7th, and already reviews about Adobe's latest abound. So what's new? Lens correction, faster performance, support for video are all in there, but the biggest news seems to be Lightroom's new noise reduction feature, which promises to clean-up the grainiest high ISO photo.

BIOS Dead in Three Years?

BIOS Dead in Three Years?

According to an anonymous source, MSI is planning to ditch the BIOS and adopt UEFI by the end of this year, starting with its Sandy Bridge motherboards.

Tuesday, 8 Jun 2010

Australia Reports Google To The Police

Australia Reports Google To The Police

Australia wants the police to investigate a privacy breach with Google as the apologetic perpetrator. The Australian authorities claim that Google has been mining details of WiFi activity from domestic networks since the deployment of its Streetcar mapping vehicles.

Foxconn Giving Workers Another Raise

Foxconn Giving Workers Another Raise

In light of a recent spate of suicides at their factories, Foxconn is giving their workers another raise.

Half Life 2 Episode 2 on Mac OS X Still Behind Windows

Half Life 2 Episode 2 on Mac OS X Still Behind Windows

Following Portal's less than impressive start on the Mac OS X platform, it's now the turn of Half Life 2 Episode 2 to get benchmarked and reviewed by AnandTech.

Monday, 7 Jun 2010

Adobe Products the Top Target for Hackers in Q1 2010

Adobe Products the Top Target for Hackers in Q1 2010

According to Kaspersky, Adobe products are currently the primary target for hackers and virus writers worldwide due to their prevalence and multi-platform capabilities.

Secret Facebook Insignia Revealed - Wonder What the 2012 Version Will Look Like

Secret Facebook Insignia Revealed - Wonder What the 2012 Version Will Look Like

At the recent D8 conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took off his hoodie - which revealed a secret Facebook insignia.

How Fast is a 4G Network?

How Fast is a 4G Network?

How fast exactly is a 4G network in reality? With HTC's EVO 4G out in the U.S, it was an opportunity to find out.

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