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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 Jun 3, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Snow Peak has crafted a beautiful cover for the iPhone 4 made of pressed titanium. The cover slides on the back and is designed to protect the glassy exterior from scratches, dents and dings. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/LHZJQCR2sic/cover-your-iphone-4-in-pressed-titanium ACER ADOBE SYSTEMS ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
A patent troll called Kootol Software has put Twitter on alert. The 'company', which sports a corporate logo (and name) that is suspiciously reminiscent of Google's, this morning said it has sent a caution notice to Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey and co to express "concerns" about possible intellectual property violations.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Hot-headed? Can’t sleep? Polar Pillow has the answer. It’s a pillow filled with a cooling gel which conducts the heat away from your noggin and lets you nod off to sleep. When I was a kid I always had trouble sleeping thanks to a hot head. No matter how many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
When Amazon Appstore for Android launched last week, one of its primary features -- Test Drive -- was disabled just a few minutes after it opened. With no try-before-you-buy, no refund process, and 1-Click purchasing ready to strike at any moment, this caused some problems. Anyway, don't despair: Test Drive... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Can you handle one more? Seriously? We're planted here in SoCal for the final day of D9, and we've got one more liveblog comin' your way. This go 'round, it's AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega, and while we've no evidence whatsoever that it'll be talked about, we're guessing... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
I have a thing for full-screen text editing. I use WriteMonkey for my creative writing needs, and VIM in a full-screen PuTTY session for my Web development work. That being the case, I'm all over the monospace, dark-background, focused editing scene. OmmWriter attempts to take that aesthetic and make it... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Below this French jet is a missile that can travel about 300 miles before deploying a completely untested 300 kiloton nuclear warhead. But this shot wasn't taken at the height of the Cold War. It was taken last week. [Jalopnik] More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/BpnaOvyG7HI/this-french-jet-is-flying-around-with-an-untested-nuke COSMOTE MOBILE TELECOM DLINK DIGITAL CHINA... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Just like Airbnb operates a marketplace for spaces for travelers and whatnot to stay, Kodesk aims to do much of the same for spaces for freelancers and whatnot to work. Essentially trying to build a peer-to-peer desk sharing community, Kodesk lets office space owners provide spaces to individuals in need... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Treintafel Is Dutch For Train Table, And That?s Exactly What This Is Weekend Giveaway: Something Called An iPad Two (??) Samsung?s New High-Resolution Screens: Too Good To Be True? World Record Set For Most Flashes Used In One Picture: 300 Viral video: Robot 1 ? Human 0 Source: http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/05/16/week-in-review-primary-train/ CHINA... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
One click; just one single well-aimed click. That's all you get in Boomshine. That single click triggers a chain reaction; circles start exploding, and other circles colliding with the shockwaves explode as well, creating their own shockwaves, which then catch other circles. It's been done before, yes, but this one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
You didn't shell out on a monster graphics card only to see your YouTube-worthy Black Ops killstreak interrupted by a network slowdown, did you? Well, Bigfoot's tried and tested solution to limited bandwidth is smarter network management -- delivered most recently by the "Advanced Stream Detect" technology in its Killer... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Facebook has announced that its two mobile sites -- m.facebook.com and touch.facebook.com -- have been unified, bringing a simpler mobile experience to Facebook users. And there are a lot of those -- a quarter billion, according to Facebook. Smartphone users won't be losing any functionality because of the consolidation. If... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
There's nothing that can better reduce you to a senseless ball of anxiety and clumsy flailing than trying to figure out someone else's home entertainment system. System! If you can even call it that. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/-9dRfI7xio0/why-hell-is-other-peoples-remote-controls INTERDIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS INTEL INSIGHT ENTERPRISES INGRAM MICRO Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Every family has at least one legendary photo, be it a bunny suit or horrible matching outfits (or, in some cases, both simultaneously). For this week's Shooting Challenge, you're going to re-stage and recreate an old family photo. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/yqaCzjEu1II/shooting-challenge-modern-family FIDELITY NATIONAL INFORMATION SVCS FISERV GOOGLE GRUPO IUSACELL Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Google, as part of its ongoing and much-needed overhaul of its popular Blogger platform, has just enabled five dynamic, HTML5ish, AJAXy 'Dynamic Views'. There's a video introducing the new layouts after the break. The five new views provide fresh and interesting ways to explore your favorite Blogger blogs. The Mosaic... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
A 10-inch followup to the BlackBerry PlayBook seemed inevitable and indeed, tidbits about a rumored larger-screen version are starting to flow fast and furious. N4BB, which recently managed to spy the 9900 before it was unveiled, is citing anonymous sources who claim it will have a thinner bezel, a SIM... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Roku is branching outside its video streaming roots and bringing casual games to its set-top boxes this summer. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/w2Im3QjoBKs/soon-you-will-be-able-to-play-games-on-your-roku-box ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS ELECTRONIC ARTS ECLIPSYS EASTMAN KODAK CO Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Joshua Kaufman claims his MacBook was lifted from his Oakland, California apartment and the police aren't doing a thing to help him get his stolen property back. Just like the others before him, Kaufmann has a theft tracking app installed on his Mac and is posting up pictures of the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
Google has long dreamed of hardware that knows exactly who's watching TV, which would let them target content and ads towards the viewer. Japanese network NHK is now testing that technology in the real world, hoping to accomplish something similar. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/CUl8rYclf7I/in-japan-you-watch-tv-but-tv-also-watches-you LINEAR TECHNOLOGY LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL LEVEL 3... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
We've already fiddled with ViewSonic's two new tablets at Computex's pre-show event, but we decided to hit the booth earlier today to get a closer look at the ViewPad 10Pro's BlueStacks Android virtualization on Windows 7, as well as the ViewPad 7x's funky UI. Starting off with the bigger slate,... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
This morning, Corel released VideoStudio X4. We've already published a quick overview and hands-on of the application, and now is the moment you've all been waiting for: We're giving away ten full licenses of this new version, each worth $99.99! To enter our random draw, you just have to leave... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
So, Samsung missed that mid-May target date for the Galaxy S Gingerbread update... after already aborting an earlier push to Google's latest and greatest in mid-April. But, time for some cautious optimism -- it appears that Android 2.3 is finally here for Sammy's carrier-agnostic former flagship. A reader from the... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
If you have an artistic temperament, but you weren't blessed with steady hands or an eye for color, Konstruct might be the app for you. Not only does the iPhone app let you produce generative art using words, warbles and whistles, but it also uses augmented reality to bring your... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog
If you're a baseball fanatic, the MLB At Bat app is a must-have. It's packed with live updates, scores, stats, news, and videos -- and right now there's another great reason to pick up At Bat. Pony up for At Bat and you'll get to enjoy MLB.tv free for the... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2011 at sharonlatka's blog