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Watch out US BitTorrent users, you may be sued for downloading illegal movies

by: Bradley Wint – March 31st, 2010 – 10:35 am – 20 Comments

If you are one of the many users who download movies illegally of the net via BitTorrent clients in the United States, you may be at risk of getting sued. There are reports that the US Copyright Group has filed…

US Space Shuttle runs on 1MB of RAM and 80’s technology…still

by: Bradley Wint – March 30th, 2010 – 4:30 pm – 12 Comments

If you were flying into out-of-space, you would expect to travel in a space shuttle powered by tons of fancy and modern computers to ensure a safe journey to and from space. You may assume that the system would have…

Chrome un-hackable by Pwn2Own hackers

by: Bradley Wint – March 30th, 2010 – 1:55 pm – 0 Comments

At the recently held Pwn2Own hacking convention, Google Chrome was the only major browser to stand up to the 3 days of brutal hacking attempts by professionals from across the nation. At Pwn2Own, hackers and other pros are paid prizes…

All US Airways A321s to have Gogo WiFi service by June 1st

by: Bradley Wint – March 30th, 2010 – 1:34 pm – 0 Comments

Today, US Airways launched a new wireless Internet product, Gogo® Inflight Internet, on five of its Airbus A321 aircraft. Gogo, which is provided by Aircell, allows passengers to use their laptops or Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices to surf the Web,…

Google, Obama at “war” with Aussie gov’t over Internet filtering policy

by: Bradley Wint – March 30th, 2010 – 1:25 am – 1 Comment

If you thought China was the only country doing heavy Internet traffic filtering, well they are not the only ones. The Australian government has announced that they will be forcing ISPs within their country to start filtering undesirable content such…

Steve Jobs tops Barron’s 30 Most Respected CEOs list again

by: Bradley Wint – March 29th, 2010 – 2:03 pm – 0 Comments

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple has once again has topped the Barron’s Top 30 CEOs list for his innovation in the field and for keeping shareholders’ investments in prim and proper form. He was selected because of the number of…

Gaming Vest that kicks the daylights out of you

by: Bradley Wint – March 29th, 2010 – 1:13 pm – 1 Comment

Last week we talked about the possibilities of visual virtual reality. Here is a new invention that adds a “pack” to your punch. It’s called the Tactical Gaming Vest (TGV). Inside the vest contains a few gadgetries such as solenoids,…

Qatar users blocked from games section of Apple and PlayStation Stores

by: Bradley Wint – March 29th, 2010 – 11:17 am – 0 Comments

After a request from the Qatari government to block a few games from the Apple/iTunes store, Apple has gone ahead and blocked the entire gaming section, giving users an error: Your request could not be completed. The government had filed…

Hacker gets 20 years jail time after carrying out massive Credit Card fraud

by: Bradley Wint – March 26th, 2010 – 4:12 pm – 2 Comments

If you thought hacking your iPhone was pretty awesome, you may want to meet Albert Gonzalez aka “SoupNazi”. He was arrested and pleaded guilty to charges of massive credit card fraud. Yesterday, he was slapped a 20 year sentence for…

Facebook threatening Greasemonkey writer

by: Bradley Wint – March 26th, 2010 – 11:14 am – 1 Comment

If you are a member of Facebook, you must have encountered the annoying posts on your feed such as Cafe World, Farmville, Fishville and the number of other stupid quizzes that predict your future. A Greasemonkey script was developed to…

Virtual Reality – The future of gaming, but how do we achieve it?

by: Bradley Wint – March 25th, 2010 – 11:07 pm – 0 Comments

Gaming has come quite a long way from what it was in the early 80s and 90s. Back then we bounced a white ball between to moving paddles, in 2D and in black and white. As time passed, color came…

Cool Tech of the Day: Computer cord holder on the cheap

by: Bradley Wint – March 25th, 2010 – 6:09 pm – 0 Comments

If you are one to actually use your laptop in various locations and don’t know what to do with all those cables that are attached into your PC when you are at one spot? Maybe a trip to the book…

Time Warner Cable customers, say hello to WiFi in New York City

by: Bradley Wint – March 25th, 2010 – 3:20 pm – 0 Comments

Time Warner Cable has announced that they have finally launched their New York City WiFi service, allowing both Cablevision and Road Runner customers to access their high speed WiFi network in any of the metropolitan areas in New York City….

China strikes back at Google by blocking Honk Kong search site

by: Bradley Wint – March 25th, 2010 – 2:35 pm – 0 Comments

The feud between Google and China has not stopped. After Google announced redirecting Chinese traffic to its Honk Kong servers, China struck back by forcing all Chinese ISPs to block the google.com.hk URL. Google has basically screwed themselves over by…

Android Tablet a threat to Apple’s iPad?

by: Bradley Wint – March 25th, 2010 – 10:40 am – 1 Comment

If you thought that the iPad was your only choice of a decent tablet computer, Apple needs to watch out with the final demo of the Android-based Notion Ink Adam tablet reader. When you compare the units side-by-side we see…