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Apple freezes iCloud password change over the phone

08/08/2012, Remember the case of Mat Honan’s iCloud account being hacked a couple of days ago? Well, Apple has not sat still, and the fruity company decided to pull the plug on one of their support staff’s functions – that is, to stop processing...

iCloud account of Mat Honan hacked

08/06/2012, Ex-Gizmodo staff Mat Honan was not on the receiving end of any good news, especially after he found out that his iCloud account was hacked through the use of social engineering, where this particular “hacker” never had to rely on brute force...

iCloud hacked?

05/17/2012, Life in the cloud is not all peachy keen it seems, as a handful of iCloud accounts have been compromised despite being protected by secure, randomly generated passwords. This has led to speculation by the iCloud community in general that a security breach...

Canon 5D Mark II with vintage camera lens

03/21/2012, What happens when you bring the old and new together? Well, take a 93-year old Contessa-Nettel Piccolette folding camera and hook it up with a Canon 5D Mark II, where this ridiculous looking lens-camera merger definitely looks out of place, but it seems...

iPhone 4S microscope is just a drop of water away

03/15/2012, If you think that the iPhone 4S is the bomb, then here is something that might just pique your interest in making the most out of your handset. All you need is a drop of water. Yes, I said a drop of water. Don’t fret now, this water drop will be...

Foxconn hacked in protest against poor working conditions

02/09/2012, There is right now the moral question of whether Apple should be doing more in their capacity to help raise the working conditions of those at Foxconn, one of Apple’s major manufacturing partners, but this rather sensitive ground is not what we are...

Spoka lamp from IKEA is smartphone-controlled

01/30/2012, The smartphone of today comes with its fair share of apps that allows it to control TVs and function as a universal remote control around the home, but who would have thought that it can also control a lamp? Of course, this is no ordinary lamp that you...

MobileX hack on Apple TV

01/02/2012, Do you look at your Apple TV in a forlorn manner, wistfully wishing that it was able to run iOS apps? Well, that is now possible thanks to a new hack which crept up as we entered 2012, where MobileX will be able to deliver full-screen app goodness,...

Spammers take over New York Times e-mail list

12/28/2011, Nobody likes spam, unless it is the stuff that you find in between two slices of bread, and when coupled with a slice of cheese, it can be touted as the perfect breakfast. I guess The New York Times also hates spam, especially after some spammers hacked...