08/04/2011, If you use Twitter on an iPad and you’re somehow not a fan of the native iOS app on the phone, Twitter has some good news for you. Yesterday the microblogging social network announced that it has launched the HTML5 web app version of the app for the iPad. This follows the launch of the HTML5 web app for the iPhone and iPod touch a few months ago. The web […]
08/01/2011, Anonymous has announced that it has managed to hack over 70 US law enforcement websites and steal 10GB of data. It promised a leak and the first one was released yesterday – over 7,000 law enforcement officials’ private information including their social security numbers, email accounts, passwords, phone numbers and home addresses. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on where one stands) the link is down at this time so we’ve been […]
07/30/2011, Remember last year when PayPal was attacked by Anonymous after it froze Wikileaks’ account? Well, it looks like PayPal has finally decided to strike back against the hacking coalition. Apparently the hackers left behind enough information to be traceable. PayPal has reported that it has given a list of over 1,000 IP addresses to the FBI: IP addresses that were linked to the PayPal attack last year.
07/26/2011, Tired of having to manually enter in your credit card details each time you shop online, but don’t want to resort using auto-complete for privacy issues? Well, the folks over at Junio seem to have a solution for you. Called Netswipe, the service attempts to make credit card transactions in their bedroom similar to what they would do at a retail outlet. Instead of having to fill up troublesome forms […]
07/22/2011, As wonderful as cloud services might be, we’re always constantly reminded to not use them as our main backup and for a very good reason, as a man named Dylan M. had to find out the hard way. He recently discovered that his Google account was disabled due to alleged violation of some Google Terms of Service when he claimed that he had done nothing wrong with his Google account.
07/20/2011, Is there anything that Google can’t do? Google has just announced on its official blog that it can tell users if their computers have been infected by malware. If you’re performing a search on Google and notice a large yellow box on the top of the screen telling you that “Your computer appears to be infected”, then there’s probably some unwanted software on your computer that could possibly be causing […]
07/18/2011, If there’s one thing that Baidu has no problem being, it is China’s version of Google. The company already hosts China’s most popular search engine and it is now it has launched its own internet browser, just like how Google has its own Chrome browser. And just like the Chrome browser, Baidu’s offering has its own app store that boasts a collection of over 30,000 apps that connect users to […]
07/15/2011, There are so many web services available right now, with each one requiring a separate login to use. And while we know it’s not wise to use the same password for all your different accounts – it’s just so difficult to keep track of all your different passwords, especially when writing them onto a piece of paper and sticking it onto your monitor isn’t a good idea.
07/07/2011, Folks interested in creating apps for Panasonic VIERA smart TVs will be pleased to hear the good news. Panasonic has just announced the launch of the VIERA Connect Developers – a public web portal that encourages IPTV app developers to write apps for its VIERA Connect cloud-based TV service. In case you’re unfamiliar with VIERA Connect, it is a cloud-based TV service where apps are stored online and accessible through […]
07/01/2011, AVG has just issued new warning to all Skype users, informing them about the recent rise in Vishing attacks. In case you were wondering what “Vishing” was (don’t worry, I was too before I read the warning), it is a new form of attack that’s been plaguing users of the popular VoIP service. It is basically a voice variation of the common phishing scam.
06/22/2011, We know MacGyver is really handy at creating all sorts of things with what he has around him, but the better question is can MacGyver create internet? Well since MacGyver is only a fictional character we’ll never know, but it looks like folks in Afghanistan have been creating a means to connecting to the internet via items which can be found in trash such as boards, wires, plastic tubs, and […]
06/21/2011, We all know that Apple will be eschewing physical media for the upcoming update of its operating system (and all other apps as well) – a move that has both bad and good points. This means that Apple doesn’t have to waste money on physical packaging and getting CDs duplicated, software can be released globally at the same time easily and it’s good for the environment. Unfortunately, it does have […]
06/13/2011, Now here is an interesting concept – carrying the Internet in a suitcase. It will be very different from toting around an Internet surfing capable device, as this suitcase has received funded from the U.S. State Department, and it is meant to be a method for folks to remain online even when basic infrastructure of communications is broken down in the event of a disaster or war. All equipment inside […]