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"When so many other features of the site have changed, why is Poking still a thing?" That's the question I'd ask Mark Zuckerberg if I ever had the chance. And next week, I might get an answer. Just about anyone could get a query answered by the... Source: Related... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Last week, a Russian security firm discovered that over 17,000 Mac computers had been infected with a malicious software called iWorm that connected infected devices to a botnet by using Reddit to unearth links to command servers. This weekend, both Apple and Reddit took measures that rendered the software ineffective.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Cordell Hurst's blog
TextExpander has announced that its custom keyboard will be coming when iOS 8 gets publicly released. Tapping into Apple's new extensions, TextExpander allows you to quickly type information by entering shortcuts; essentially it's typing by shorthand. "TextExpander touch 3, coming on the heels of iOS 8 this fall, includes a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Auto-correct fails can be pretty hilarious, but if you'd rather avoid them altogether (boo!) maybe a litigious phone case's second coming is up your alley. See, earlier this year Ryan Seacrest's iPhone accessory company, Typo, found itself on the... Source: Related Topics: Wimbledon 2014 Colostomy Bag diane sawyer Hedwig... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Clear by Realmac is a massively popular iOS app, and today they're giving us a look at the next addition, reminders. We'd previously heard reminder functionality was being added to the app, and now on the Realmac blog we're told to expect the update sometime in early April. As we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Today Only: Buy the Amzer Skin Case for iPhone 5 and save over 70% The Amzer Skin Case is made out of 100% premium silicone and is a great lightweight option for protecting your iPhone 5. The durable silicone absorbs any shock your device may receive from accidental drops or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Getting in to the holiday spirit, Adriana Lima and Karlie Kloss paid a visit to the Victoria's Secret store in Herald Square on Monday (December 9). Gorgeous in red, Ms. Lima inspected various displays full of the brand's lingerie, while her counterpart, who rocked a white frock, held some up... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
"This is a reality," Kanye West told a radio DJ last month. "I'm living inside of a dream world."Source: Category: abercrombie Richie Incognito kate upton NASA Nothing Was The Same Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
While Microsoft has sold a ton of Xbox Ones, not all of them are functioning as their owners hoped they would. It turns out that some of the consoles are having problems with their optical drives -- some eat discs, while others reject them while a series of ominous sounds... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
It's easy to worry about internet privacy these days, but it can be a pain to set up a Tor connection that keeps the snoops and thieves at bay. Pogoplug wants to simplify the process with its newly available Safeplug adapter. The peripheral connects to most any internet router and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
November 14, 2013 06:00 PST | 09:00 EST | 14:00 UTC Not a TechBrief subscriber? Sign up for a free subscription. >> ALL YOUR BASE: Amazon WorkSpaces delivers Windows desktops on demand, by Serdar Yegulalp: "Amazon Web Services is determined to make buying a desktop machine a thing of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Workers arrange body bags at a mass burial site at the Basper public cemetery in Tacloban, Leyte province, central Philippines on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into 6 central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction. (AP Photo/Aaron... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Xerox is offering managed service tools for enterprises that want to reduce the costs of remote printing. Xerox has added features to its Mobile Print app and bundled more security and audit tools so the app can be easily incorporated within existing managed print services in enterprises, the company said... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
After a year's hiatus, Blizzard Entertainment returned to the Anaheim Convention Center this week to host the 7th BlizzCon fan event. “From everyone at Blizzard, thank you for being here. Welcome home," said Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime as he took the stage on Friday to kick off the BlizzCon keynote... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Retired UFC legend Chuck Liddell found himself in the audience of some military personal recently. For some reason, the incomprehensible phenomenon of fans wanting fighters to hurt them for photos/videos occurred once more. We've seen this before, specifically with Liddell. There's a certain type of fan that evidently gets a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
He may look a bit ridiculous, but if anyone can get Tom Brady into a Cowardly Lion costume, it's his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen. The happy couple headed to a Halloween party in Boston on Monday, wearing matching outfits from "The Wizard of Oz." After the bash, the Brazilian beauty... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
2013 iPad guide: How to choose between O2, Vodafone, Three and EE, and a popular MVNO alternative. If you're in the UK with eyes on a new cellular iPad Air or Retina iPad mini, the decision on which carrier to go with is more difficult than ever. This time around... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
If you ever get an uncomfortable feeling about how many eyes are on you as you wander in cyberspace, there's a new tool that will bring the lurkers out of the shadows. Mozilla's Lightbeam add-on for the Firefox browser displays three different views of tracking activity. Much of it you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
There's a reason that towering mammals the likes of King Kong are resigned to fiction. Our aching bones can only take so much weight before they start crumbling under the pressure. But if that's the case, then why were dinosaurs able to reach such phenomenal heights? According to a new... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
ATLANTA (AP) — Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use. About 1 in 30 middle and high school kids said they smoke the compact, sweet-flavored cigars. The percentages rise as kids get older, to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2013, Rami Abdurrahman, gestures during an interview with The Associated Press in Coventry, England. He's practically a one man band, but Rami Abdurrahman's influence extends far beyond his modest home in this small English city. The bald, bespectacled 42-year-old operates the Syrian... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Now that the congressional standoff over the government shutdown and the debt ceiling has finally ended, here's a look back at the key events of the crisis: Jan. 18 At a Republican retreat in Williamsburg, Va., GOP leaders agree not to force a debt ceiling showdown and to address deficit... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
ThumbsUp Labs believes that our smartphone screens are too messy -- we have to wade through pages of apps to find just the right tool at a given moment. The company hopes to clean things up by releasing the private beta of Aviate, an Android launcher that builds context-aware home... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Software Asset Management During our Software Asset Management webinar you will learn how having asset, configuration and other service management processes together in one system of record provides the control and visibility you need to overcome these challenges. more Source: Tags: 9/11 Memorial Ariel Castro David Frost Lady Gaga... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog
Subway Surfers addicts rejoice, as Kiloo Games has just updated the Android version of the game with new levels and new outfits. As expected, the latest update introduces a new major city to players and this time it’s New Orleans. This version of Subway Surfers is meant to celebrate Halloween... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Cordell Hurst's blog