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Chrome 10 is out of beta

03/08/2011, Google has announced that the speedy Chrome 10 is out of beta and can be downloaded now by all Chrome (and other) users. Looked at it when Google launched the Cr-48 Chrome OS laptop, but back then there were things that needed fixing – it should all...

20% of Americans use the internet on their phones while driving

03/03/2011, If driving and talking on the phone or texting wasn’t bad enough, it looks like American drivers have got another danger to worry about – drivers who log on to social networks while driving. According to a survey by US insurance company, State...

BlackBerry Internet Services now banned in Egypt

01/27/2011, In the latest move by the Egyptian government, they’ve decided to block yet another form of communication to the outside world – BlackBerry Internet Services (BIS). After blocking Twitter yesterday, Egyptian officials probably felt that it...

Comodo Console offers in-car Internet

01/25/2011, Getting connected on-the-go seems to be the buzzword these days, so it is no surprise to see wireless carriers come up with various methods of keeping their customers connected. Remember the good old days where staying online using GPRS or EDGE proved to...

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...