08 April 2012

Google: 7-Inch Tablet Late Summer Release

Google Readying 7-Inch Tablet for Late Summer Release
eWeek
Two-and-a-half years after failing with its first connected smart device, Google is doing it again—this time with a tablet PC. This one will be a co-branded Android tablet with Asustek Computer of Taiwan. Well, that one crashed and burned.

Hackers claim attack on UK Home Office website
The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Home Office said Sunday its website was temporarily unavailable overnight, and hackers are claiming responsibility for shutting it down. The hackers also claim they attacked Britain's Ministry of Justice website Saturday night ...

HTC One X review
Telegraph.co.uk
By Matt Warman, Consumer Technology Editor HTC's flagship new phone is big and beautiful – but at £35 a month or more on a two-year contract, it's aiming to compete with top of the range handsets from Samsung and Apple and it needs to impress.

Twitter escalates anti-spam efforts, files lawsuit against spammers
TechSpot
By Lee Kaelin Twitter has taken a stand against those spamming their popular micro-blogging service by filing a lawsuit in a federal court in San Francisco against five of the most prolific spam tool providers, and the people that use them to flood the ...

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New York debut for the Infiniti LE Concept electric vehicle
Sports Car Illustrated
The Infiniti LE Concept has made its world debut at the 2012 New York International Auto Show showing off new styling and advanced technological concepts from Infiniti. The LE Concept is not just another pretty face as the production version is ...

Sports Car Illustrated

Eluding a barrage of spam texts
Bend Bulletin
By Eric A. Taub / New York Times News Service “Do you need up to $1300 today?” I was recently asked. Except for perhaps Mark Zuckerberg, who doesn't? Unfortunately this question wasn't asked by a friend; rather, it came to me in a spam text on my ...

Online Privacy Debate Heats Up
PCWorld (blog)
By Christina DesMarais, PCWorld Apr 8, 2012 5:15 AM Online privacy concerns are real, but users of Facebook, smartphone apps and the Internet at large are best protected when they are careful what they post and understand the degree to which their...

PAX East 2012: Max Payne 3 Preview
EventsNetwork
Rockstar Games has made Max Payne 3 available to play at PAX East. Platform Nation got a chance to go hands on with the gameplay and offers up a preview for us. Max Payne 3 has been developed almost entirely by Rockstar using the Rage engine.

Next Generation Of E-Ink Kindle To Sport New Front-Lit Screen
TechCrunch
Living in Seattle, you tend to find yourself in the company of tech people all the time. With Microsoft, Amazon, Adobe, Google, and a dozen other major companies established in the area, it's never a surprise when you find out the guy next to you at ...

TechCrunch

Facebook Timeline Draws Love, Hate … and Creativity
Cleveland News - Fox 8
By Rachel Rodriguez, CNN It's one of the most polarizing issues among people today. It's drawn online protests and immense frustration. And once you've formed an opinion about it, it's hard to change your mind. Nope, it's not the 2012 election.

Cleveland News - Fox 8

New York icon gets new look
The Olympian
NEW YORK – New York City's next generation of yellow cabs will be minivans featuring sliding doors, antibacterial seats, airbags in the back and outlets to charge mobile phones. City officials unveiled the “Taxi of Tomorrow,” manufactured by Nissan ...

LHC is back with big energy boost
BBC News
Early on Thursday, opposing stable beams of protons were smashed into each other at four observation positions. The total collision energy in these bunches of sub-atomic particles was eight trillion electron volts - a world record.

BBC News

Ex-Intel employee pleads guilty to theft charges
Reuters
By Gerry Shih | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A former Intel Corp employee who allegedly stole from the chipmaker documents worth hundreds of millions of dollars pleaded guilty on Friday to five counts of wire fraud. Federal prosecutors in Boston had...

Half a million Mac computers 'infected with malware'
BBC News
More than half a million Apple computers have been infected with the Flashback Trojan, according to a Russian anti-virus firm. Its report claims that about 600000 Macs have installed the malware - potentially allowing them to be hijacked and used as a ...

BBC News

Ice Cream Sandwich Updates: HTC Rezound And Nexus S Get Android 4.0, Motorola ...
Huffington Post
Here's some more news on the never-ending Ice Cream Sandwich update front for those still waiting. First, Sprint has confirmed that the Nexus S -- the collaboration between Google and Samsung that was first outed in December 2010 -- will be getting Ice ...

More Evidence Rises Of Role Pesticides Play In Bee Colony Collapse
RedOrbit
As bee populations continue to decline, researchers are scurrying to try and find an answer as to why. A new study from Harvard School of Public Health has linked one of the most widely used pesticides, imidacloprid, as the bee's nemesis.

RedOrbit

Nokia Lumia 900: Windows 7 Phone King
InformationWeek
Nokia's Lumia 900 is the new king of the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 hill. But it doesn't really stand apart from Apple, Samsung, or HTC smartphone rivals. By Fritz Nelson InformationWeek "We've changed the clock speed of Nokia," CEO Stephen Elop ...

Google augmented glasses unveiled
Myjoyonline.com
It posted a brief introduction to Project Glass, photos and a concept video at its Google+ social network. The images show a minimalist design with a microphone and partly-transparent video screen that places information over the view from the users' ...

Myjoyonline.com

App aims to spare whales from ships in Atlantic
Wall Street Journal
AP BOSTON — Even at a sturdy 70 tons, the North Atlantic right whale is no match for the huge ships that cross its path carrying cargo, passengers and the threat of lethal collisions. Now, a new app for the iPad or iPhone aims to help mariners avoid ...

HTC EVO 4G LTE vs. Apple iPhone 4S: Specs Compared
PC Magazine
HTC looks to take on Apple with its EVO 4G LTE, but will it be enough to topple the iPhone 4S for Sprint customers? Check out our side-by-side spec comparison to find out. By Eugene Kim With another big smartphone announcement, comes yet another ...

Complaints about iPad Wi-Fi problems continue to climb
Computerworld
By Gregg Keizer Computerworld - Complaints from owners of Apple's newest iPad that their device has trouble connecting to wireless networks continue to mount. One Apple support thread on the subject has collected over 770 messages, and has been viewed ...

AT&T will allow out-of-contract customers to unlock their iPhone
Apple Insider
By AppleInsider Staff Starting this Sunday, AT&T will begin offering out-of-contract customers the ability to unlock their iPhone and use it on another carrier. AT&T announced the change in policy in a statement issued on Friday.

Mass Effect 3 Face Import To Be Fixed Next Week
PCWorld
By Skye Nathaniel Schiefer, PCWorld Apr 6, 2012 4:49 PM When Mass Effect 3 was released, longstanding fans were horrified by the mutant aberrations that stared back at them once they imported their Mass Effect 2 save games. Some shrugged off this bug ...

Mars' mystery cloud explained
msnbc.com
This photo from amateur astronomer Wayne Jaeschke shows cloud cover on the right side of the Martian disk, with the tops of the planet's huge shield volcanoes sticking through the clouds. For more from Jaeschke, check out his Exosky website.

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