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Firefox add-on exposes users browsing history

05/01/2012, We have received reports that a Firefox add-on is potentially exposing the full web-browsing history of its users to its back-end service. This is an  issue because user data being sent is over an non-encrypted connection. The add-on in question is the...

Facebook lets you add Organ Donor Life Event to your Timeline

05/01/2012, Facebook, like other social networking websites, have allowed us to set our status as being single, married, in a relationship, and the all-time favorite: it’s complicated. That will soon change thanks to a new feature that Facebook has announced today...

One in five U.S. households have Internet-enabled TVs [Research]

05/01/2012, New research studies are trying to prove how our homes have gone hi-tech. According to ABI Research, approximately 27 million households in the U.S. have either an Internet-ready TV, game console, Blu-ray player, or smart set-top box connected to a home...

Washington Post on the verge of buying Digg?

05/01/2012,   Another phase awaits for the popular news aggregator Digg. It appears that Digg is not done yet. The Washington Post is rumored to be on the verge of hiring the tech team of Digg, if not buying the entire company. Unfortunately, the publisher’s...

Twitter for BlackBerry OS Gets Updated to 3.0.0.24

04/30/2012, With BlackBerry Jam coming up, here’s another tit-bit for BlackBerry users to look forward to. RIM has rolled out an update for its official Twitter client. The latest update will bring it up to version 3.0.0.24 and comes along with several changes and...

Retailer Lists ‘Midnight Purple’ Nintendo 3DS

04/30/2012, A retailer called Sam’s Club has listed a ‘Midnight Purple’ version of the Nintendo 3DS on its website. While it comes as no surprise that the purple device has eventually made it to stores since two of the four colored (red, teal, orange and...

Skype Exploit Reveals All User IP Addresses

04/30/2012,   An exploit on Skype has been highlighted in a blog post by SkypeOpenSource and it runs through a process through which users might be able to obtain another user’s local and remote IP address. The IP address reveals a particular user’s city or...

Scientists Create Super Adhesive Inspired from Gecko Feet

04/30/2012, A team of researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have taken inspiration from a gecko climbing up a wall and subsequently created a super-strong adhesive material which is based closely on the feet of the wall-climbing lizard.

Google Maps GL gets enhanced 3D experience with 3D buildings

04/27/2012, We’ve already seen the beautiful 3D landmarks in Google Maps that was launched in March. Google did promise to bring the experience to Google MapsGL. Google MapsGL is Google’s own Beta Maps technology that is powered by WebGL. The MapsGL lets...

Apple’s Mac App Store Passes 10,000 Apps Mark After 15 Months

04/27/2012, After some digging along with a few database queries the folks over at MacGeneration noticed that Apple’s Mac-Exclusive App Store has surpassed the 10,000 listed apps mark in just over 15 months since its culmination. Although Apple once made an...