Our courts of law are looking to join the Post-PC revolution and save money, trialling the use of tablets instead of paper in court. The HP-supplied tablets will save in the region of £50m if rolled out. Let's just hope they're a little more powerful than the TouchPad -- you wouldn't want to get banged up just because the Defence's tablet locked-up.
Jackson Pollock is one of my favorite artists — the depth and delicateness of his paint dribblings is simply sublime. Argentinian art collective Mondongo carries on his artistic legacy but without paint. Instead, they use Plasticine — melted modelling clay.
For those with obsessive-compulsive tendencies, fingerprints over the screen of their tablet must be a living hell. But a team of German scientists think they can help with, of all things, a candle.
Apple's got the Apple Store, Microsoft has a couple of Microsoft Stores dotted around and now Google's partnered with Telstra to open its first Android store: Androidland. The shop operates as a store within a store, situated in Melbourne, Australia. Maybe it's time to get your Android loving-butt on a plane?
This is a wonderful photograph of someone blowing a candle. If you look closely, you can see rainbows on the smoke. Why do they happen?
Good news for anyone looking to buying a hard drive or computer in the next year or so -- Western Digital has partially restored production at one of its manufacturing plants in Thailand, and expects to have all the water pumped out of a second within 10 days.
Although phone manufacturers have been distancing themselves from the Carrier IQ furore, there are plenty of other pieces of software that could be tracking you, too.
Pretty much all smartphones are awesome. Regardless of the platform, they do things that would have seemed magical only 10 years ago. But smartphones do have their limitations. Like typing and navigating file structures. AirDroid lets you explore your device and send text messages from your computer.
If you're worried that playing games like Magic will leave you branded a nerd and hinder your chances at finding love online, you're going to want to avoid CPU Wars — a game based on CPU specs — like the plague.
A Hollywood-funded anti-piracy group called BREIN has gone and messed up right-royally. It's managed to pinch a music track that a Dutch musician wrote specifically for a local film festival and has used it in tens of millions of Dutch DVDs, totalling to a sum of at least €1 million, about £860,000, in lost revenue.
“I have my first amendment rights!” the man shouted. “You can’t tell me what I can say and what I can’t say! You’ll hear from my embassy, you fucking nazis! This is the last time I’ll visit your stinking little island! Fuck you, get off me!” he screamed, as he was struggling against the two sets of handcuffs. He wasn’t a pretty sight.
Yesterday we explained how to check for Carrier IQ if you have a rooted Android handset. But people have been busy: now you can download an app from the Android Market to check if you're clean.
We all love the Harry Potter films, right? Who among us can resist the antics of Harry, Rupert, Len, Carly Conkers, Pube Face, The Trotter, Benjamin 65, GG Allin and the Supermarket Twins? Exactly.
It's easy to spot the crowd watching a conventional 3D television — they're all wearing silly glasses and huddled together (3D doesn't exactly work great from the side). The new LG DX2500 nixes all of that — no glasses, no lap sitting, just wide-angle glasses-free 3D.
We're all screwed according to Julian Assange and now he's revealed a new subsection of Wikileaks to prove it. "The Spyfiles" will specifically deal with surveillance and privacy violations, releasing documents related to the global activities of cyber spooks and the technology used to intercept your most private of Facebook messages.
It hasn't been a good week for Carrier IQ. First a damning video apparently illustrating the extent of what information the program collects surfaces, then everything goes to shit. Now, the company is facing a US Senate investigation for potentially millions of violations of privacy laws in the US alone. And this is the response?