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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...

Sony Dash Gets Hulu Plus Streaming

11/12/2010, The Sony Dash, a personal Internet viewer, will be joining with Hulu to bring some fun and entertainment to the WiFi device. Sony announced today that the subscription-based Hulu Plus streaming service is available for the Sony Dash and users can have...

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...

Online Behaviour Shows Double Standard in Ethics

09/08/2010, A recent online study about user’s behaviour online reveals some behaviour that may be deemed questionable, including the fact that one in four respondents gave a fake name (to preserve anonymity, maybe?). News of the survey comes just after reports...

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...

Amazon Planning Unlimited TV Shows, Movies Streaming Service

08/31/2010, Although talks are said to be in the early stages, Amazon may be looking to offer unlimited, unmetered streaming of television shows and movies through its streaming services online. The move would provide competition to Netflix, Hulu Plus, and the...

Oxford English Dictionary a Likely Victim of the Internet

08/31/2010, Although Oxford University Press, publisher of the Oxford English Dictionary, has not made any firm decision to end the print publication of what many consider an authoritative guide of the English language, the dictionary’s future is in limbo....

Pentagon Finally Admits to Cyber-Security Hack in 2008

08/26/2010, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense William S. Lynn III has finally, after two years, confirmed that the Pentagon has undergone a major cyber-security attack in 2008, calling the incident “the most significant breach of U.S. military computers...

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...

Internet could be 1,000 times faster

06/30/2010, Would you like to have an Internet connection that works almost instantaneously the moment you hit enter or click on “Download”? It seems that a bunch of MIT researchers recently demonstrated a method of network topology which could possibly...