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A nanopore membrane creates faster, surer cultures for everything from hospital diagnostics to water-quality checks. A new type of diagnostic could let hospital laboratories identify the presence of dangerous bacteria up to five times faster than conventional methods. The test could reduce unnecessary antibiotic use and provide more reliable water-quality... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Are we up to beta 6? Already? Is it nearly September yet? Man, I can't wait for this iOS update to go live for everybody. For now, however, it's available to paid devs only at the iOS developer site. There, you'll also find all the other items that continue to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Rdio family plans are now available for, as Bob Dylan would say, "the wife and family" and "the whole kids." The plan costs $17.99 for two accounts and three accounts costs $22.99 a month. Unlimited web and mobile plans still cost $9.99 a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Our ancient human ancestors may have put us on track toward meals a la Julia Child as long ago as 1.9 million years, according to new evidence that extinct hominids were cooking and processing their food. The finding may also explain modern humans' small teeth and guts (for some of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
We've talked a few times in the past about ridiculous German laws that seriously restrict online offerings, but the latest may be the most ridiculous of all. Apparently a German "data protection" official has ruled that Facebook's "like" button violates privacy laws in the country. Thilo Weichert, who works for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Date: August 21, 2011 Time: 1:24:05 Hosted by Jordan Drake Co-Hosts: Scott Wasson, Geoff Gasior Download: MP3 (60.7MB) | M4A (83.2MB) Subscribe: RSS (MP3) | RSS (M4A) iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (M4A) Listen now: Show notes Despite civil unrest percolating in the Kansas City area, our own Scott Wasson is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Here is a roundup of posts on TechnoBaboy from August 15, 2011 to August 21, 2011. Apps and Software TabCo Unveils Grid10 Tablet and Grid4 Smartphone Running GridOS Gadget Reviews Hisense Mono Headset Mini HB 200M Review Media Petron Blaze Wins PBA Championship, Trends on Twitter Shopinas.com Clickers Joins the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
There's been a lot of attention lately to the massive problems with the patent system. Finally the problem has gone mainstream, in part thanks to the excellent This American Life episode on problems with the patent system. That seems to have emboldened other mainstream publications to finally run articles pointing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Having the right programs and hardware to keep the information on your display safe from prying eyes is never a bad idea, and new software from Oculis Labs offers a very interesting take on how to do just that. It's called PrivateEye, and it utilizes facial recognition to automatically pixelate... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Redmond and Ronald victorious A judge has gutted a lawsuit that accused companies including Microsoft, McDonald's, and advertising network Interclick of fraud for the use of code that tracked the browsing history of website visitors, even when they took pains to keep that information private.? Source: http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/18/cookie_respawning_suit_dismissal/ pc news computer... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
A new law going into effect in Missouri the first of next year is being challenged by a group of teachers on grounds that the law violates their first amendment rights. The new law prohibits teachers from communicating privately with students over the internet. That language on social media contact... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Angry Birds creator Rovio is using predictive analytics software from Seattle-based startup Medio in an attempt to improve the gaming experience and keep users playing. Mobile and social games might appear to be cute diversions, but they're generating lots of money. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/OmMalik/~3/YgsRWHhcvn8/ dixons maximum pc pc gamer pc games Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Music Matters has just released the latest in its string of anti-piracy PSAs, most of which feature recording artists explaining how music has affected their lives. This one features some excellent animation, along with a nice selection of tracks, and it details one person's lifelong relationship with the Beatles' music.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
One of the things we hear over and over again about the evils of "open WiFi" is that it allows criminals do horrible things on a network with no way to track them down. We've always pointed out how ridiculous this is. Just because someone does something on a network,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Sit back, relax and watch the sun go down while sipping a chilled glass of Chard. Source: http://www.starkinsider.com/2011/08/si-weekend-edition-white-wines-cochon-heritage-fire-stuffed-and-unstrung.html greek news today greek news papers antenna news greek sport news Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Following allegations that Apple may have purposely doctored a photo of a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to elicit an injunction from a German court, there are now new allegations that Apple is up to the same photo-resizing tricks in The Netherlands. According to Webwereld, which originally noted the photo irregularities... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Short Version: Energizer?s Inductive Charging pad gets rid of the wires, looks nice, and just makes getting your charge on easier. Unfortunately, the accessories needed to use the charging pad make your phone fat and ugly. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/Techcrunch/%7E3/69_bzZ_xc5M/ science news greek news your geek news geek squad news Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Two men were sentenced to four years in jail for using Facebook to encourage civil unrest and riots in London. Jordan Blackshaw from Marston and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan from Warrington were arrested last week after the riots in London. Authorities said that the riots were incited by people via Twitter, BlackBerry... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Sociology Ph.D. candidate Kjerstin Gruys decides to explore body-image issues by not looking in mirrors or at other representations of her own body for six months prior to and following her wedding. Source: http://news.cnet.com/8301-27083_3-20095004-247/woman-attempts-to-avoid-her-image-for-a-year/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20 pc gamer pc games pc world business cool gadgets Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Startup life is all about bootstrapping, but you need a place to work, right? Here’s a breakdown of three workplace styles — home-w… Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/Mashable/%7E3/d0C6-E-fUw8/ battlestar geek squad inc geek squad reviews best buy geek squad lawsuit Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
I had added some code behind to a SharePoint 2010 master page and it worked beautifully! I followed Andrew Connell?s blog and article on MSDN. I had actually created two more master pages with an identical code behind as they each needed the same bits. I had each inherit from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Stephen Lawson / Network World: US surges to near global lead in mobile data — Consumers in the U.S. are second only to Sweden in using data, according to analyst Chetan Sharma — U.S. consumers are among the world's most voracious consumers of mobile data, motivated by the country's homegrown... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Microsoft future vision 2019, i think it can be realize in 2030. Don’t you think ? Posts Related to Microsoft Future Vision 2019 [Video]Here’s What an iPad Looked Like in... Read more » Source: http://itpopular.com/microsoft-future-vision-2019-video/ pc games pc world business cool gadgets geek gadgets Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
As I'm sure many of you tuned into the gamosystem (Now officially a word! Use it for your next startup!) are aware, Ubisoft has a long tradition of irritating the hell out of the very people it wishes to have purchase its games. A short while ago, Ubisoft announced the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog
Instead of "shrinking" a photography subject with special effects, design studio creates a massive 20:1 euro cent coin to make a subject appear small in comparison. Source: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20094788-1/gigantic-coin-achieves-tilt-shift-effect/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20 computer world pc magazine dixons maximum pc Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2011 at Harmour Lyknul's blog