08/02/2011, In an effort to prevent student-teacher relationships from developing, the state of Missouri’s governor has just put into effect a law that makes it illegal for teachers to directly communicate with students, regardless of whether they’re still under their tutelage or not. Here’s what the law states: “Teachers cannot establish, maintain or use a work-related website unless it is available to school administrators and the child’s legal custodian, physical custodian […]
08/02/2011, If you’re a fan of making calls from Gmail, you’re in luck. Google has just announced that it has upgraded the service to support over 38 different languages, and has lowered the call rates to more than 150 destinations around the world. This makes calling from Gmail a lot more accessible to consumers worldwide, especially those outside of the US and those who don’t primarily use English.
08/02/2011, If you’re living in the UK, it appears that Virgin Media is considering providing free WiFi in the metropolitan area. It seems that their reasons behind this is because their cable network tends to be idle during the day as it is not used as their customers are at work.
08/02/2011, The Navy is no stranger when it comes to using consumer technology for its recruitment purposes. Remember the submarine strategy game came it came up with to crowdsource tactics and strategies that people use? How about the Royal Navy Engineer Officer Challenge app? Well, according to the latest reports online from the Navy Times, it looks like it has its eyes set using Google+ as an additional tool to get […]
08/02/2011, Remember the iPad app for Skype that was released earlier and then pulled off from the App Store? Well, it looks like it is back up again. Following an official announcement on the Skype blog, the Skype for iPad is now officially released for the iPad. If you were wondering about what the big deal is – why the hype when there’s already a Skype app on iOS.
08/02/2011, Mac computers have been known to be pretty resilient against malware and virus infections, but this is not to say that they are 100% immune and have never been infected before, it’s just that when compared to Windows based computers, there seems to be fewer reports of such instances although when they do occur they do make quite the splash in the news (Mac Defender).
08/02/2011, Remember the 2-step verification process Google implemented for Google Accounts way back in February? It wasn’t available all over the world back then, but the service is now available all over the world in over 150 countries and in 40 different languages. With identity and password theft becoming even more common nowadays, this service should help people keep their Google Accounts safe from criminals. If you’re unsure how this 2-step […]
08/02/2011, It’s already been reported that Google has plans to bring Google+ to Windows Phone 7, but other than that tidbit of information we haven’t seen anything – until today. The folks over at wmpoweruser.com have reported on a screenshot of an app which what looks to be a Google+ app on a HTC WP7 phone. The screenshot was tweeted by Kevin Marshall, a developer working at Clarity Consulting, and in […]
08/02/2011, After being leaked in a video clip a while ago, there hasn’t been any news about the development of the Skype iPad app until recently. Today, the app was finally released onto the Apple App Store – and then pulled off just as quickly. Apparently it was released prematurely, according to its Twitter feed. While there were a lucky few people who managed to grab the app before it was […]
08/01/2011, Anonymous has announced that it has managed to hack over 70 US law enforcement websites and steal 10GB of data. It promised a leak and the first one was released yesterday – over 7,000 law enforcement officials’ private information including their social security numbers, email accounts, passwords, phone numbers and home addresses. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on where one stands) the link is down at this time so we’ve been […]
08/01/2011, We all love the internet as it allows us to do all sorts of things online, from reading internet memes, to catching up with old friends, video calls, funny YouTube videos, movie streaming, email, shopping, etc. The list of things we can do on the internet just seems to endless that there are times when we find it really hard to tear ourselves away from the screen.
07/30/2011, Remember last year when PayPal was attacked by Anonymous after it froze Wikileaks’ account? Well, it looks like PayPal has finally decided to strike back against the hacking coalition. Apparently the hackers left behind enough information to be traceable. PayPal has reported that it has given a list of over 1,000 IP addresses to the FBI: IP addresses that were linked to the PayPal attack last year.
07/30/2011, Sick and tired of looking at the same old interface every time you load up iTunes? If rumors turn out to be true, then you’re in luck. The folks over at idownloadblog.com claimed that a reliable source of theirs tipped them off about Apple’s next version of the music, video, app and iOS syncing software. The next version of iTunes, iTunes 11 is said to have a major overhaul and […]