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Friday, 11 Jun 2010

Microsoft Secretly Installing Extensions on Your Firefox?

Microsoft Secretly Installing Extensions on Your Firefox?

If you've installed the latest Windows update this past week, you might have found yourself with an extra mystery extension in your Firefox browser.

Motorola Plans for Phones with 2GHz Processors

Motorola Plans for Phones with 2GHz Processors

Devices powered by a 1GHz processor have become a common sight, and with that, Motorola is planning to up the ante by releasing a phone that'll be running on a 2GHz processor.

Sony Announces 3D PlayStation 3 Game Titles

Sony Announces 3D PlayStation 3 Game Titles

With a 3D BRAVIA and updated PS3 console in hand, Sony follows up on their 3D campaign with four 3D game titles - Wipeout HD, Super Stardust HD, Pain, and a demo of MotorStorm Pacific Rift. The new stereoscopic games are available for download from Sony's Playstation Network.

Thursday, 10 Jun 2010

An Interview with John Sculley, the Man who Fired Steve Jobs

An Interview with John Sculley, the Man who Fired Steve Jobs

The Daily Beast interviews John Sculley, the man who infamously fired Steve Jobs from Apple back in 1985.

Canonical Developing Ubuntu OS for Tablets

Canonical Developing Ubuntu OS for Tablets

The developer for Ubuntu, Canonical, has revealed that it is working on a tablet version of its Linux-based OS.

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.

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