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PlayBooks will be able to tether to BlackBerrys

01/14/2011, RIM has recently announced that their upcoming QNX tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook will be able to wirelessly tether to BlackBerry smartphones – so if you won’t have to get a new data plan just to go online with your PlayBook if you own a...

N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router

01/05/2011, [CES 2011] The Netgear N600 is the “ultimate” router in Netgear’s offering and offers neat features like Clea Channel Selector: a technology that continuously seeks the clearest WiFi channel: this could be handy in a crowded condominium....

U.S. DHS Shuts Down Websites Selling Counterfeits

11/29/2010, The United States Department of Homeland Security had shut down a total of 82 sites on the Internet on Cyber Monday’s post-Thanksgiving online shopping day. Those sites, which include a BitTorrent meta-search engine and e-commerce sites selling...

Demand for Cars with WiFi to Increase 40 Times by 2017

11/29/2010, iSuppli is forecasting that demand for cars with built-in WiFi will increase to 7.2 million vehicles in 2017, a 40-time increase from today’s 174,000 connected cars. Though integrated WiFi may provide a more limited role in getting road warriors...

XT9 Predictive Text Entry Comes to BLOBbox IPTV

11/16/2010, If you enjoy texting with a regular 9- or 12-key keypad on a regular phone, Nuance is looking to bring the same XT9 predictive text entry mechanism to BLOBbox, which is an Internet streaming box for your television set that combines traditional TV with...

Killer App Revamped: Yahoo! Mail Beta

10/26/2010, Yahoo! Mail @ Yahoo! Video Tonight at 9 pm Pacific, Yahoo! will launch its revamped mail application aka Yahoo! Mail Beta. I checked it rapidly using my personal account and the design looks sleeker. In the new version, Yahoo! did a good job at...

1% of Internet Websites Are Serving Malware in Q2 2010

09/16/2010, According to Dasient, about 1 million Web sites, or 1% of the Internet websites, were spreading malware, or malicious code, in the second quarter of this year, which represents a sharp increase. The web security firm says that the calculated number was...

E-Personators to be Jailed in California if New Law is Signed

09/07/2010, Wanting to commit identity fraud? Of course you don’t, dear UberGizmo readers, as there are talks of a new law that can send Internet impersonators to prison if signed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. And we’re not talking just criminals,...

NSA: U.S. Must Secure the Internet

09/07/2010, According to National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Keith Alexander, the United States federal government has the overarching duty and responsibility in securing the Internet to safeguard against cyber-criminal activities. Top military officials...

Sony’s Latest RVT-SD200 Location Porter

08/20/2010, Sony has announced a new version of its Location Porter professional real-time video transmission system that uses mobile phone networks and the Internet to transmit high quality video in real-time. The original RVT-SD100 was announced back in February...

DIY Internet Chess Board

07/12/2010, While it’s quite easy to setup an online game of chess with your friend who lives far away, sometimes you just want to be able to play with physical chess pieces instead, and that’s where this DIY chess table that interfaces with the Internet...