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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...

Google and publishers agree on digital books settlement

10/04/2012, It has taken seven long years of litigation, but all’s well that ends well, don’t you think so? Both Google and book publishers have arrived at a settlement at last, enabling Google to digitize books and journals which is in line with the Internet...

Hitachi bomb-detecting airport gate prototype unveiled

10/04/2012, Ever since 9/11 happened, those who travel by air often, especially to and within the US, have run into a heightened level of security at airports which involves taking off jackets, opening and powering up your notebook, removing of shoes and belts, and...

Nook Media LLC is the love child of Barnes & Noble and Microsoft

10/04/2012, When you throw Barnes & Noble and Microsoft in to the same room together, you end up with Nook Media LLC, a new entity. The result of a complete strategic partnership, this new subsidiary is said to assist companies in advancing world-class digital...

Facebook: Over one billion served

10/04/2012, Mark Zuckerberg has just made a very special announcement – it seems that the social network giant known as Facebook has celebrated the magical number of one billion people on the social network, and in order to honor that particular event, they...

Curiosity is now Mayor of Mars after checking in Foursquare

10/03/2012, While the billions of people here on earth try to carve up some space to live and being the “king/queen of his/her own castle”, the Mars rover from NASA known as Curiosity is living it out on the Red Planet that is thousands and thousands of miles...

Gold-producing bacteria used by researchers

10/03/2012, Throughout human history, many have tried to ‘create’ gold from other materials. We popularly know these people as alchemists, none of which succeeded of course. Thanks to the modern understanding of the chemical elements and the ability to...