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Apple Stores to offer free WiFi for Mac OS X Lion upgraders

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...

Wheel of Steel lets you be a DJ with your web browser

06/16/2011, Gone are the days where users are required to download programs if they want to experience apps with rich multimedia content on their computers. Nowadays, everything can be pretty much done with the web browser – and you don’t even need Flash...

Internet in a suitcase

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...

Codemasters hacked, user details compromised

06/10/2011, In the latest case of high-profile digital attacks that have taken place, it looks like another gaming company has been hit. This time the attack seems to have come out of nowhere, with Codemasters being the victim. The company that’s known for...

WebKit browsers catching up to Firefox (updated)

06/03/2011,   While Firefox is having trouble surpassing Internet Explorer’s market share in the browser wars, it looks like it has another competitor right at its heels – browsers that run the WebKit web page renderer, in the form of Google Chrome and...

Decaptcha defeats CAPTCHAs

05/23/2011, One of the most annoying technologies ever created by the internet – the CAPTCHA has finally been defeated by an automated solution. Some scientists have come up with a program that is capable of overcoming the verification method used by online...

Cyber criminals exploit Osama’s death

05/04/2011, While we’ve all been told that Osama has finally been found and killed, a lot of people are unsatisfied with just words and want more proof of his demise. Cyber criminals recognize this and have decided to take exploit this fact and not a day too...

Movie studio uses BitTorrent to officially distribute film

05/02/2011, If there’s one thing beneficial about the pirate community, it’s the speed of which things can be spread with their services. So when it came to pushing out and promoting a new, relatively unknown movie, a movie production studio called Iron...

The World’s Biggest Pac-Man game needs your help

04/14/2011, If you have loads of time on your hands (i.e. you’re done with this week’s work quota in the office), you have access to Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 and you love Pac-Man, you’ll be delighted to know that you can help to create The...

23% of American students say they’re addicted to the internet

04/07/2011, The internet – a curse or a blessing? The worldwide communication service has allowed billions of us to stay updated with all the latest news and events happening all over the world and easily keep in touch with people we care about and on the other...

Mozilla announces that add-ons slow down Firefox

04/04/2011, If you’re a Mozilla Firefox user, chances are, you’re unhappy with the program’s start up speed. If you fall under that category, it’s probably because of the add-ons you have. On the official Mozilla blog, it is mentioned that...

Kansas to receive ultra high-speed broadband from Google

03/30/2011, “There’s no place like home.” Especially if you’re living in Kansas City, those words will ring truer than for anybody else when Google implements its ultra high-speed broadband next year. Google has officially announced that they...

Netflix apologizes for downtime

03/24/2011, A few days ago, Netflix’s video streaming went down for a few hours, and while it wasn’t explained what caused the problem (technical issues was the vague response), the service was up and running again at night. However it seems that Netflix...

Firefox 4 surpasses Internet Explorer 9 browser share in one day

03/23/2011, Internet Explorer 9 was released a couple of weeks ago, and Firefox 4 was just released yesterday. But according to StatCounter, the free website analytics company, Firefox 4 has already taken up 1.95% of the world’s browser share, while IE 9 only...