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PSA: If you’ve got a SOPA alert, it’s a virus

10/12/2012, SOPA, the bill that was stopped by the internet because it practically made the internet illegal, has returned. Instead of a piece of legislation, though, it’s a nasty virus that uses the bill to scare its victim. It locks down your computer and...

Bombay Sapphire Global Travel Retail pack lights up when touched

10/12/2012, Not everyone is able to hold their drink, but if having a nightcap in the form of gin is your choice of poison each day before you wind down for the evening, then you might want to check out the latest happenings surrounding Bombay Sapphire. Design...

MIT pencil draws out sensors with carbon nanotubes

10/11/2012, Have you played the game Scribblenauts? I am quite sure that those who have given it a go would have most likely fallen in love with the title. Well, if you have a penchant for drawing stuff using a pencil, then this particular pencil from MIT is a little...

Biggest Street View update ever from Google

10/11/2012, Google’s Maps is certainly going great guns, regardless of the platform it is on, and the latest update to the Street View feature is the biggest and most comprehensive to date, doubling the number of special collections while updating more than 250,000...

Most American ISPs are implementing a Copyright Alert System

10/09/2012, It’s been a long time coming, but the United States’ major internet service providers are finally implementing a system which will disrupt internet service for alleged copyright infringers. Although Washington failed to pass...

Facebook “Want” button undergoes test

10/09/2012, Facebook did stumble upon (pardon the pun there) with the “Like” button which was introduced some time back, and remaining in one spot despite being at the top of the social networking chain is not such a good idea. Innovation continues to be the...

US court to decide whether an IP address identifies a person

10/08/2012, Most copyright holders who start legal action aren’t looking to go to court. They’re looking for out-of-court settlements; easy money. Many copyright-focused lawsuits are started en masse, with little more than IP addresses to identify the...

Looper’s director wants you to listen to an iPod in the theatre

10/08/2012, This is a cool idea. In order to encourage repeat in-theatre viewings of Looper (currently in theatres), director Rian Johnson has released a commentary track which is meant to be played simultaneously with the movie. In movie theaters, on your personal...

Ditch your random phone number for a easy to remember **HANDLE

10/08/2012, Sprint may be solidly in 3rd place in the US carrier market, and they may be totally down in the Pacific Northwest currently, but they certainly have some of the most innovative cell phone services. They were the first to offer full integration for Google...

Facebook’s new Collections feature is like Pinterest for stores

10/08/2012, Facebook is getting into online commerce in a big way: last week they unveiled an easy way to send physical goods to friends, and today they’ve announced Collections. Collections, according to Facebook, is a way for companies to format image posts...