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Android Users Victims Of Malware Attacks »

Users of the Android based smartphones got a beating when tens of thousands of them were hit with apps that could take over their phones via malicious software, or malware, that was engineered to steal data or send expensive messages. In response, Google removed about 55 apps from it’s official Android Marketplace. Luckily it was […]

California Now Uses Biometrics On Anyone Arrested »

It’s like something out of author George Orwell’s classic book “1984” where a totalitarian government watchdogged everything the public was doing as now, California becomes the 9th state to utilize biometrics in identifying people. They’re upping the ante in cataloging and monitoring personal data to the point that if you get arrested now in California […]

RIM Tablet To Run Android Apps: Report »

Rumors abound regarding the RIM tablet to run Android apps soon. RIM finally unveiled its BlackBerry PlayBook in Autumn of 2010 with a new operating system that was developed by QNX Software. QNX Software was acquired by RIM in 2010 as well. RIM, or Research In Motion, says it is developing a new software that […]

Samsung Intel Chip Refund Offered »

Samsung Electronics has announced that they will refund the money of whoever has purchased PCs with a faulty chipset made by Intel Corp. Intel has stated that they recently discovered a problem in the very design of their chipset which is going to cost them around $1 billion in repairs as well as total lost […]

IBM Supercomputer Jeopardy Win »

The custom made machine that IBM has built called “Watson” is a supercomputer which was able to won the first round of man vs. machine Jeopardy competition in an experiment they have been doing to test out just how smart their creation really is. They pitted the computer against the lines of Ken Jennings as […]

Chevrolet New Sonic Sub-compact: Aveo Replacement »

Chevy will soon be unveiling the brand new Sonic sub-compact at the Detroit auto show which will be a 2012 replacement from the Aveo. The four door sedan will have a much sportier look than previous models from this manufacturer as well as a five-door hatch. Chevrolet is in the process of promoting numerous electronic […]