10 October 2011

A future without Steve Jobs: What's next for Apple, tablets, music, movies, TV, smartphones, and tech

A future without Steve Jobs: What's next for Apple, the tech industry ...
By Nathan Olivarez-Giles
In the wake of Steve Jobs' death, many are wondering what exactly a future without Steve Jobs will mean for Apple, the technology industry, music, movies, TV, mobile phones and tablets. Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik and I ...
L.A. Times Tech Blog

The Wizard and the Mortal: Two Sides of Genius
New York Times
By RANDALL STROSS IN August 1931, Thomas Alva Edison, age 84, became gravely ill with kidney problems. He recovered a little, then suffered a setback and was confined to bed at home, drifting in and out of consciousness. ...
Facebook's URL Scanner Is Vulnerable to Cloaking Attacks
PCWorld
By Lucian Constantin, IDG News Members of a hacking think-tank called Blackhat Academy claim that Facebook's URL scanning systems can be tricked into thinking malicious pages are clean by using simple content cloaking techniques. ...
What I learned from Steve Jobs
CNET
guest column Many people have explained what one can learn from Steve Jobs. But few, if any, of these people have been inside the tent and experienced first hand what it was like to work with him. I don't want any lessons to be lost or forgotten, ...
Observatory spots lava at edge of summit crater of volcano on Alaska's remote ...
Washington Post
By AP, ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Lava has reached the edge of a crater in a volcano in Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands, indicating the mountain could explode and send up an ash cloud that could threaten aircraft. The Alaska Volcano Observatory says ...
Space Pictures This Week: Mars Landing, Solar Flare, More
National Geographic
A sharp new view of the Antennae galaxies allows astronomers to see the action happening at the heart of the colliding pair. The picture combines several wavelengths of visible light captured by the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope...
RipTen Review: Resident Evil 4 HD (Xbox 360)
RipTen
When Resident Evil 4 hit shelves in 2005, it instantly redefined third person shooting. From Gears of War to Mass Effect, all third person shooters have since borrowed the “over the shoulder” system that the game's known for popularizing. ...
Review: Offline Gmail app good for casual use
Boston Globe
This screen shot shows Google's new offline software for using Gmail without an Internet connection. Google's new software for using Gmail without an Internet connection comes across as a throwback to an era when we weren't connected all the time and ...
Chaos Computer Club: German gov't software can spy on citizens
msnbc.com
By Bob Sullivan A well-regarded Germany-based hacker group claims a German government-created Trojan horse program is capable of secretly spying on Web users without their consent. The group says on its website that it obtained and analyzed a piece of ...
Week Recap: PS3 PSN; Xbox 360 Forza 4; Zelda Wii; 3DS No. 1
Punch Jump
By Marcus Lai On October 9, 2011 · In News, Week Recap Media Create Co. this week said the Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 ranked No. 2 in hardware sales in the latest Japan retail activity. The PS3 sold 30362 units between Sept. 26 to Oct. 2 to rank No. ...
WTF's Up with You Guys and Dark Souls (and Demon's Souls)
GamePro.com
Dark, difficult and unforgiving, From Software's dungeon crawlers are also incredibly popular. Here's what makes them so appealing despite being so darn hard. by Kat Bailey Demon's Souls and Dark Souls are two of the most hostile games I've ever played ...
LG and Jil Sander offer high-fashion smartphone with Windows Phone 7.5
Mobile Burn
LG has teamed up with fashion designer Jil Sander to launch a new Windows Phone 7.5 smartphone in Europe that features custom touches to the interface and custom accessories. The Jil Sander Mobile is the first mobile phone for the fashion brand. ...
Europe plans solar orbiter and dark energy probe
Spaceflight Now
BY STEPHEN CLARK The European Space Agency has selected a satellite to fly scorchingly close to the sun and a probe to map the structure of the universe for launch in 2017 and 2019. In a fight for scarce funding, the selected missions beat out a ...
Government issues volcanic eruption alert on Spanish Canary Island
Washington Post
By AP, MADRID — The regional government of the Spanish Canary Island of El Hierro has issued a volcanic eruption alert following almost 10000 small tremors recorded in the past three months. The government posted a yellow alert — second level in a ...
Our Future: Empty Pockets, Except Phones?
KXLY Spokane
By John SutterCNN "We definitely hope one day you can walk out of the house with your phone in your hand -- and nothing else," said Marc Freed-Finnegan, the company's product manager for Google Wallet. It aims to digitize everything in your pockets in ...
Google Releases Chrome Desktop-Sharing Feature
PCWorld (blog)
By Christina DesMarais, PCWorld Oct 9, 2011 7:39 AM Google isn't reinventing the wheel with a new feature it is testing that allows any two computers using its Chrome browser to connect with each other. But integrating remote desktop functionality into ...
Vita RPG Tales of Innocence-R screenshots
PlayStation LifeStyle
Tales of Innocence-R will bring one of Japan's most loved role-playing franchises to the PlayStation Vita at a yet-unannounced date in 2012. You've seen the trailer, and now we've got 22 screenshots. For this remake of the former DS-exclusive from 2007 ...
Dark Souls clubNAMCO Edition Available Tomorrow
Just Push Start
Namco Bandai has updated their store and it now includes a pre-order for Dark Souls clubNAMCO Edition. Exclusively on Namco's website, this $80 bundle will net you the standard edition of Dark Souls, a printed map, and a Dark Souls t-shirt. ...
Huntsville Hosts International Observe The Moon Day Event
WHNT
They're waiting for the man in the moon to show his face. After all, as Nasa Lunar Scientist Renee Weber explains, "Tonight is International Observe the Moon Day which is a worldwide event that is intended to raise awareness of the moon and lunar ...
New Releases: Forza 4, Dead Rising 2 Off the Record, Skylanders, More
Warp Zoned
Several very different types of games will drive onto store shelves this week and Microsoft's Forza Motorsport 4 is leading the way. Turn 10′s racing simulator is back for more and now it's packing a bunch of Kinect-exclusive features as well. ...
Carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide transfer optimized by researchers
Biofuels Digest
In Illinois, researchers have found a way to convert carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide using an ionic liquid as a co-catalyst, reducing the amount of electrical energy required. A research team at the University of Illinois worked with researchers at ...
Great. Dragons in Minecraft, Just What we Needed
Attack of the Fanboy
According to Notch, Dragons are coming to Minecraft. The developer which posted up a couple of screenshots for the new critters, didn't say exactly what role the beasts would be playing or when it would be implemented. He did however suggest that the ...
Fraudsters smell a chance to make money even in Steve Jobs' death
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Beware of the free 1000 iPads or 15 MacBook Pro on offer in memory of Steve Jobs on social networking sites like Facebook as these are only a ploy by cyber fraudsters who smell a chance to hoodwink gullible Web surfers even in the death of ...
Webcam installed at Mt Everest
Hindustan Times
PTI A webcam has been installed at the world's highest point to get live view of Mt Everest to study more accurately the effects of climate change on the tallest peak. The scientists have installed the webcam at Kalapatthar, near the base camp of Mt ...
India Produces World's Cheapest Tablet for less than $50. 10k Made, Millions ...
Singularity Hub
by Aaron Saenz October 9th, 2011 | Comments (0) The $35 (or less) tablet computer is here. Aakash means "sky" in Hindu, and that seems to be the limit for this breakout device. What's the cost of a world class education? Less than $50. ...
Electronic Theatre Preview: Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
Electronic Theatre
By Kev J. Upon the initial announcement of Dead Rising 2: Off the Record many gamers turned away, simply labelling the game 'more of the same'. And for the most part they'd be right, but with an underrepresented line of action as that of the Dead ...
Jeremy Clarkson the Voice of TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear Edition GPS
AutoGuide.com
TomTom is launching a limited edition GO LIVE “Top Gear” edition satnav device, featuring the hit British motoring TV show's star presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, as well as its resident driving extraordinaire, the Stig. The new TomTom GO LIVE starts at ...
Where are tomorrow's innovators?
eTaiwan News
By David Brooks Let's imagine that someone from the year 1970 miraculously traveled forward in time to today. You could show her one of the iPhones that Steve Jobs helped create, and she'd be thunderstruck. People back then imagined wireless ...
Chucky returns as Child's Play based video game is announced
Product Reviews
Growing up there were few things that scared me as a kid, having been exposed to horror movies from an early age. One horror movie in particular that stood out among the rest as one of the creepiest for me has got to be Child's Play. ...
Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Does map reveal suggest game has been leaked?
Product Reviews
If you are pumped up for the release of Skyrim, we have something which is likely to be of interest to you. You may be already aware of a special, full-scale burlap style map of Skyrim that is available as a bonus when you pre-order the game with ...
Development Company is Porting Android Apps to the iPad
Cult of Mac
By Alex Heath (4:57 pm, Oct. 08, 2011) The developers at Myriad are working on porting Android apps to the iPad. Alien Dalvik 2.0 is a project that aims to run apps coded for Android in the iPad's iOS environment. Alien Dalvik effectively wraps Android ...
Video: Ferrari 458 chases McLaren MP4-12C in a tunnel
Top Speed (blog)
The Ferrari 458 Italia and the McLaren MP4-12C are currently natural born enemies in the sports car segment. Both models have had problems at the beginning - the Ferrari was recalled last year and the McLaren recently had to stop production due to ...
9 Dying Occupations: Thanks To Technology | Disinformation
By Join Or DIE
Michael B. Sauter writes on AOL: Since textile workers in England were replaced by mechanized looms in the 19th century new technologies have been continuously.
Disinformation
Sheikh Mohammed opens 31st Gitex Technology Week to ...
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, officially opened Gitex Technology Week (Monday 9 October), celebrating the 31st...
AMEinfo.com Latest News
Use modern technology to spread message of Qur'an: Khaled - Arab ...
JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is honorary president of the Charitable Society for Memorization of the Holy Qur'an, has called for making use of modern technology to learn and disseminate the teachings of the holy book. ...
arabnews - frontpage
Etisalat unveils ePlus during inauguration of Gitex Technology Week ...
By Kenneth G. Mages
Etisalat unveils ePlus during inauguration of Gitex Technology Week AME Info … customers to make and receive calls across a range of mobile and fixed line devices with a simultaneous connection to all or any single device. The service ...
Near Field Communication (NFC)...
The Science and Technology of Gaming Continues to Evolve » Blog ...
Far too often, we see gaming technology investors jumping into a portfolio that is far too aggressive. The end result can be disasterous, invoking many to file bankruptcy.” All the while, we've always wanted answers about gaming technology ...
The Science and Technology of...
Technology Versus People – Reluctant Entertainer I Sandy ...
By Sandy
I'm not sure what's happened to our society when it comes to technology versus people, but I'm just as guilty as anyone. I've caught myself several times emailing in the checkout line, and it feels yucky. So impersonal, so disrespectful, so rude ...
Reluctant Entertainer I Sandy...
“Future of Technology – How we'll eat the same with climate change ...
By Heather Goldstone
“Future of Technology – How we'll eat the same with climate change”. Lest I scared you yesterday, MSNBC reports on new research that may help agricultural scientists help crops adapt to climate change. jiffy-icon; Source: Msn. Want a varied ...
Climatide
Riots Controlled Using GPS Technology | Rocky Mountain Tracking
By Admin
One of the outcomes of the London riots was a focus on the role of Facebook and other social media sites in facilitating dangerous organization of mobs.
Rocky Mountain Tracking

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