“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?
The fate of Europe's rather expensive answer to the American GPS satellite navigation system, Galileo, has been secured after a €7bn (£6bn) award from the European Union. The money will be enough to see all 30 satellites operating in orbit and pay for running costs through to 2020.
With the privacy snafu that is Carrier IQ raging over in the States, some of our networks have come out and said that they specifically don't use the snooping service. But of course that doesn't mean it's not installed on your phone, tracking your every keystroke, sifting through your data, and lifting your Playboy Online credentials.
The Android-x86 Project has made good on Google's IDF keynote promise and announced that it has ported Android 4.0 to Intel's x86 architecture. What does that mean? Could be that Intel tablets are on the horizon, but they still face issues with their chips' power consumption. More speculation is available at Ubergizmo.
People on Ambien can get pretty nutty: they hallucinate dragons (see above), cook, eat, file their nails, have long conversations, even drive — and remember nothing later. Now — and way crazier — the drug is waking up people from nearly vegetative states following severe injuries.
Royal Mail's online Price Finder tool is suffering "technical difficulties", which doesn't exactly bode well for the Christmas onslaught that's headed its way. The Price Finder helps you work out postage costs, which invariably work out more costly than you think they should, because your package happens to be just a tiny bit too big.
The Internet is full of horrible trolls! Like me. Launch some new product, and we'll flock to it in an attempt to make mischief. That's why Mike Monteiro's Dickproofing idea is pure genius.
With a top speed of over 100 mph and a 0-60 time of just 2.3 seconds, the Traxxas XO-1 just made its way onto countless Christmas lists. Even if it's only recommended for experts racing on a closed course.
YouTube launched a complete redesign of their site today with emphasis on social network integration and using the power of algorithms to figure out what videos you'll like.