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Over the last few days, a mass SQL injection attack has been quickly gathering speed. Just three days ago only 28,000 URLs were affected, but at the time of writing, there could be up to 3.8 million infected URLs. Websense has a complete write up the attack, dubbed 'LizaMoon,' but... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
It may not be the first go-round for the Karmetik Machine Orchestra, but the automated musicians, fashioned by a group of students at the California Institute of the Arts, took the stage last night to prove that robots can rock. Among the mechanized musicians scheduled to perform at the Walt... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
This guy had a pretty natural reaction upon discovering that the DLR Hand Arm System has learned to use a hammer: he took a bat to the thing. Rather than curbing the inevitable robotic uprising, however, the whole thing just demonstrates exactly how durable the mechanical appendage is, as it... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Sure, the Xperia Play may have that slick gamepad slider, shoulder buttons, and Sony Playstation's official blessing, but can it hold its own against the Shadow's analog pad? Probably, because despite the new contender's self described status of a "mobile Playstation," its lack of shoulder buttons won't help it play... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
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Posted May 15, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
www.techbargains.com – Make sure you get the latest info on the iPad 2 here! Here’s our unboxing of the Apple iPad 2, as well as details on how you can win the 16GB iPad that we showed off in the video. To enter: 1) Subscribe to our channel. 2) Make... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel'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 May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Nobody likes being bothered while they're really getting into a movie, and as we all know you can't really get into a movie unless it's in 3D. Right? Sir Ian McKellen took things a step further, not only watching a screening of The Hobbit in the third dimension but doing... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
HP's Jon Rubenstein told us that his company wanted to veer in a new direction, and veer it surely did -- the HP Veer 4G will arguably be the smallest fully-functional smartphone on the market when it goes on sale May 15th. In a nutshell, it's a Palm Pixi Plus... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
You know those fridge magnet kits composed of a whole bunch of words? The ones you put all over your fridge door and then try to arrange into all sorts of juvenile and/or amusing sentences. Well, Farragomate is the social, webby version of that very same pastime. You get to... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Using some early numbers from both StatCounter and Net Applications, Mozilla's noisiest hominid, Asa Dotzler, has illustrated Firefox 4's meteoric rise to around 5% of Web browser global usage share. Internet Explorer 9, which launched two weeks ago, seems to be enjoying a much more casual stroll in the park... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Sure, the Xperia Play may have that slick gamepad slider, shoulder buttons, and Sony Playstation's official blessing, but can it hold its own against the Shadow's analog pad? Probably, because despite the new contender's self described status of a "mobile Playstation," its lack of shoulder buttons won't help it play... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Youtube link for mobile viewing Have a rooted and hacked Nook Color? Want to run the new Netflix app? It's as simple as changing the build.prop file, of course, to make the app think your $250 e-reader actually is one of the few phones currently supported by Netflix. Been there,... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Using some early numbers from both StatCounter and Net Applications, Mozilla's noisiest hominid, Asa Dotzler, has illustrated Firefox 4's meteoric rise to around 5% of Web browser global usage share. Internet Explorer 9, which launched two weeks ago, seems to be enjoying a much more casual stroll in the park... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Although Griffin shows it with an iPad, the Arrowhead stand works with any tablet up to 10 inches, even in cases. Magnets hold the two pieces in an arrowhead shape for storage. Rubber pads on the top and bottom prevent slippage, and weights prevent tippage. The Arrowhead holds the tablet... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Over on the Internet Explorer Blog, Microsoft has posted results from an extensive comparison of the top five Web browsers. The goal: to determine whether Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4, Chrome 10, Safari 5, or Opera 11 is able to squeeze the most life out of your laptop's battery. A... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Microsoft, citing Google's tyrannical 95% share of the European search market, has lodged a formal complaint with the European Commission. It's not like Microsoft is breaking any ground here -- the European Commission has been investigating Google's alleged violation of European competition law since November 2010 -- but there's no... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Stovetop Espresso Goes To The Dark Side Contest: Away Put Your Weapon, I Mean You To Win A Star Wars Prize Mimoco Celebrates ?May The 4th Be With You? With A Mimobot Star Wars Flash Drives New Smallest Camera In The World Is .01mm Smaller Than The Last One Radiator... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
To celebrate the imminent marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Royal Collection will release an Android an iOS app that chronicles the last seven royal marriages, including Queen Victoria's marriage to Prince Albert in 1840. Ironically, the app won't actually feature anything to do with William and Kate's... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Zoho has offered an iOS app for a while now -- at least for the iPhone and iPod touch. Those of you who have been wanting to use the Zoho app on your iPad were out of luck, but that's no longer the case. Zoho Docs 2.0 has landed in... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Microsoft has shared some news about the state of its most and least loved Web browsers -- Internet Explorer 9 and 6, respectively. Even with IE9 only recently exiting beta, Microsoft reports that 3.6% of Windows 7 users are now running the new browser (no mention of Vista... what's with... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Drone Ships To Run On Sediment Sucked From The Sea Floor Now You Can Fabricate Your Own Strandbeest Weekend Giveaway: A Mixtape Watch For You And Yours Wine Sling For Your Bike Makes Riding While Romancing A Snap Is Creationary A Lego Boardgame? Yes. Yes It Is. FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Want an unlimited WiMAX hotspot for $45 per month? Sprint's got a new plan that gives you just that, plus 3GB of 3G data. There's also a brand-new 10GB plan for $90 if you need to cruise a bit further down the slow road. Sprint's 4G-only devices still carry a... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
There are hundreds of thousands of iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps for just about everything — so how come the one you need, the one you know just has to be there, is so hard to find? Enter TiPb’s new weekly feature where staff and readers alike sort through... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog
Burrito Bison is a pretty simple game, but if you're into gummy bears you might find it addictive. As you may have guessed from the name, you're a bison (not a burrito, though). In the course of your day-to-day grocery shopping, you're abducted into a bag of gummy bears, and... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at ferminamenzel's blog