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Earbuds. The little buggers are all over the place, aren’t they? Hanging out of people’s ears everywhere you look. Because we need ‘em to connect to our portable digital music gizmos, they’ve become essential gear for many of us. And there are droves of earbud models, many that look virtually... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Apple has just pushed a new version of iOS, 4.3.4 (4.2.9 for the Verizon iPhone), and it looks to have "fixed" the PDF exploit that has been so notoriously exploited of late. In a summary of what's changed, Apple indicates that a fix has been applied that will prevent "arbitrary... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Speedtest.net is pretty much the go-to site for quickly figuring out how fast (or slow) your connection really is and comparing the numbers your ISP boasts with what it actually delivers. And now it's got a new coat of paint and a couple of neat features. In brief: New UI:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Cloud Girlfriend, despite what it sounds like, doesn't really have anything to do with cloud computing. Rather, it uses a cloud of women to pose as your girlfriend on Facebook, or your favorite social network of choice. The service is scheduled to launch 'soon,' and there's no indication of how... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Developer interested in trying out iOS 5‘s new AirPlay mirroring for FaceTime on your iPad 2 and Apple TV? It’s a great way to take personal video calls between family or business associates and make them group calls that everyone can engage in. And we’ll show you how, after the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
TripAdvisor, the popular travel planning tool, has just launched an app for Windows Phone 7. Just like the mobile website, the app allows you to search for anything travel-related -- from hotels and flights to restaurants and points-of-interest to visit once you reach your destination. Geolocation is supported, which allows... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Messing with boot ROMs is a painful pile of headaches that nobody wants to pick up. But it'd be nice to swap the Nook Color's software for something more versatile—say, Android 2.3. Just pop in this MicroSD card. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/eIqprlPjDcE/nook2android-conversion-card-could-be-the-best-way-to-a-cheap-tablet QUANTA COMPUTER RESEARCH IN MOTION ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS SAIC... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Sports fans rejoice, the best game is right here now. Created by EA, this is amongst the best iPad game titles within the Madden series. It sets the ipad game standard titles and sporting activities generally. Its quality is very good with pictures and graphics that shine about the iPad.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Wondering why Google+ ran out of disk space? Looks like it might be a casualty of growth: in today's earnings call, Google CEO Larry Page revealed that since its launch, more than ten million people have joined Google+, sharing some one billion items every day. Those numbers not big enough... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Behind The Scenes At The Impossible Project?s Resurrected Polaroid Facility ?The Best Chance To Beat Gasoline:? An Excerpt From Seth Fletcher?s Bottled Lightning The ZEHST Is The 3,000 MPH, Zero Emissions Airplane Of 2050 Japan Takes Top Spot From China: Fujitsu?s ?K? Is The World?s Most Powerful Supercomputer Finally, A... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Is there any part of a camera system that can’t be gussied up and sold for a huge markup? Of course not. And today we have the latest candidate for the cash of over-monied photographers: the $100 body-cap for Canon SLRs. The cap, called the LockCircle, is a circular chunk... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Shot Shot Pirate is very satisfying, because each level is short and to the point. You know what you have to do and you just do it. As you may have gathered from the name, you're cast in the role of a pirate. Your goal is to shoot at a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Spotify has finally reached the shores of the New World. If you're one of the lucky few with an account or an invite, these are the best devices to listen to it with. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/G0fiTdPPNJU/top-5-spotify-home-systems-from-apple-to-zeppelin EMS TECHNOLOGIES EMC ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS ELECTRONIC ARTS Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Color, the $41-million-in-funding location-oriented photo sharing startup, is susceptible to simple GPS spoofing. With nothing more than a jailbroken iPad or iPhone, you can use FakeLocation to trick Color into thinking you're somewhere else. Within seconds you can be browsing photos that were snapped thousands of miles away. With a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
The latest crop of game-playing computers have an ace up their sleeve that helps them dominate in games like Civilization. It's not some secretive backdoor tactic that helps them win. These computers can read the manual. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/tSYtp7lM9n4/computers-read-the-manual-to-beat-you-at-games AMAZONCOM AMERICA MOVIL AMKOR TECHNOLOGY AMPHENOL ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
In most games, dying is a bad thing. You have to start all over again, or at least revert to the last save point and lose some progress. Not so in Survival Lab: in this pixelated gem you play as a lone individual pitted against ruthless weapons in a sealed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
We gotta say -- we dig where this is headed. Between Virgin Mobile's Intercept, Boost Mobile's Prevail and Cricket's Ascend II, it's getting harder and harder to justify a mid-range smartphone on a post-paid carrier. Huawei's latest prepaid smartphone has just landed on Cricket, quite a few months after we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Here are some stories from the past week on CrunchGear: Weekend Giveaway: Toshiba 47-inch TL515 Series 3D LED TV Starbucks Merges Their Two iOS Apps, Lets You Gift Your Friends Coffee From Your Phone Warn Friends And Foes With These Nine Aperture Science Test Chamber Labels SocialBicycles Bike Sharing Is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Microsoft has seen the future of personal computing, and it's a world with a single Windows ecosystem. Windows Phone head honcho Andy Lees -- who said that we won't be seeing WP7 on tablets during Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference yesterday -- still sees slates, phones, consoles, and PCs playing together... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Drama concerning a 7-inch slate from Acer -- who woulda thunk it? After teasing the world with a (relatively) low-cost entrance back at the start of this year, Acer abruptly informed us that the Iconia Tab A100 wouldn't ship until the latter half of 2011. Now, however, it looks like... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Later today, Firefox will undergo its biggest developmental upheaval ever. Mozilla-central, the source of nightly builds, will be renumbered to version 5 -- and at long last, after years of wallowing around version 1, Mozilla's rendering and layout engine, Gecko, will also have its version number updated to match Firefox.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Following Germany's reunification, victims and villains alike wanted to forget the country's past. And this, for everyone, required privacy. "I've jokingly talked about the privacy tree: It's brown and it has green leaves," said historian Konrad H. Jarausch, referring to Nazis (brown) and Leftists (green). Source: http://www.technewsworld.com/rsstory/72856.html RACKABLE SYSTEMS QUEST... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
After I finally got an iPhone, I was torn between the desire to leave it uncovered so I could see its beauty and the need to protect it from bumps and scratches. I bought an Apple Bumper Case the same day I got my iPhone 4, but I?m always willing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Dropbox offers a lovely client for Android, but it's lacking true "sync" functionality. You can merely browse your Dropbox, pull files into the device, and manually upload specific files. DropSpace is a little Android app that makes Dropbox on Android work like Dropbox - that is, you get real folder... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog
Earbuds. The little buggers are all over the place, aren’t they? Hanging out of people’s ears everywhere you look. Because we need ‘em to connect to our portable digital music gizmos, they’ve become essential gear for many of us. And there are droves of earbud models, many that look virtually... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2011 at agneswicoy's blog