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Foxconn workers go on strike over renewed quality control measures

10/05/2012, While Apple is able to ship some of the best tech products, they come at a very real price. And this price may not be just the money with which you have to pay for it. One of Apple’s major manufacturers, Foxconn, has been criticized in the past for...

Motorola wins patent infringement case against Microsoft

10/05/2012, It appears that there is no end in sight for the patent wars between tech giants. Virtually every major tech company is embroiled in patent litigation, not with one adversary but with many of them. This has also recently attracted criticism towards the US...

Throwback first-ever iPod in a browser is too much fun

10/05/2012, If you’re at work on this Friday afternoon and you want to do anything but, click on over to the Inventika Solutions website. They’ve got a nifty HTML5 site that plays songs with an identical interface to the first-ever iPod. It doesn’t...

Japan’s LED-set cubesat will flash Morse code from space

10/05/2012, We reported earlier about the tiny Japanese satellite termed ‘FITSAT-1‘ by the researchers. This palm-sized satellite was earlier carried to the International Space Station. The original plan was to release FITSAT-1 to orbit the Earth and...

Boeing patents unique idea about removing space debris

10/05/2012, The sky at clear nights is usually a beautiful sight, lit with all those stars and other heavenly bodies. However, in real, it may not be all that heavenly, given the sheer amount of debris that is floating around in the space. Most of this debris has...

Samsung Galaxy Camera price confirmed in Germany

10/05/2012, Earlier this month, we saw how the Samsung Galaxy Camera made a pit stop over at the FCC in order to gain approval for release to the masses, while it was yesterday when AT&T issued an official announcement that they will be offering the Samsung...

Murata walking measurement system integrated into ‘smart shoes’

10/04/2012, [CEATEC 2012] We have seen how Murata intends to help the elderly and infirmed get around more independently in a safer manner via the Electric Walking Assist Car, but here is another device that will target the more able-bodied – a pressure sensor...

Girl tattoos Adobe Photoshop tool on forearm

10/04/2012, Megan Orsi, an Adobe Photoshop user for the better part of 16 years, has grown so attached to the image editing software that she has decided to pay her homage to this particular software by getting a large tattoo on her forearm of the well known toolbar...

Firefox on Windows 8 is going to look awesome

10/04/2012, Browser performance matters a whole lot more than browser aesthetics, but if you’re going to be looking at it all day, why not make it beautiful? Firefox released a preview version of Firefox for Windows 8 today, and it really does look great. The...

Magic marker unlocks hotel rooms

10/04/2012, In July this year, we covered a story on how security researcher Cody Brocious managed to unlock the doors of some 4 million hotel rooms using an Arduino microcontroller and some programming magic, affecting Onity’s range of electronic locks. Well, it...

Windows Phone 8 event greets San Francisco on October 29th

10/04/2012, Citizens of the fair city of San Francisco, you might want to take note of October 29th on your respective calendars. After all, that is when Microsoft will be holding a Windows Phone 8 event in the City by the Bay, which would be sandwiched in between...

Lady Gaga’s illuminated wig makes her a bright pop star

10/04/2012, When it comes to fashion, you know that some celebrities tend to be a whole lot more outrageous than others. Of course, they see themselves as trendsetters, and not everything that is worn on stage would be deem to be appropriate or practical in our...

Sifteo Cubes SDK launched

10/04/2012, The Sifteo Cubes were first put up for pre-order in August last year, and by the time it hit the end of August this year, it seems that a next generation of Sifteo Cubes is in tow. Well, good news for fans of these intelligent cubes – if you are a...