Monthly Archives: April 2012

Infected Computers to Lose Web Access When FBI Band-Aid Falls Off

Come July 9, about 350,000 computers in the United States alone may lose access to the Internet because they had previously been infected with DNSChanger malware. The malware stealthily redirected victims accessing various websites to rogue servers controlled by a … Continue reading

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A Simple Fix for When Your iPhone Won’t Charge

If your iPhone stops taking a charge, here are just two buttons to hold down until the phone restarts. Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=37400838cf0192a146d1114b5dbb6128 Viewsonic Verisign Verifone Holdings Veeco Instruments

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12 Mechanical Flight Sims from Aerospace’s Analog Era [Design]

And you thought testing the F-117 was a feat? In the days before building a full-scale 737 mock-up in your garage was possible, flight schools and even NASA relied on mechanical simulators to train pilots. Our friends at Oobject have … Continue reading

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Review: Verizon’s LG Spectrum offers speed, long life — and weird UI customization

Verizon’s LG Spectrum phone — equipped with 4G LTE, a great 4.5-inch screen, and a dual-core, 1.5GHz processor — provides speed and impressive battery life, according to this eWEEK review. However, author Clint Boulton adds, the touchscreen was sometimes unresponsive, … Continue reading

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This Never Ending Ocean of Flowers Will Overwhelm Your Senses [Image Cache]

Every spring there is an ocean of yellow flowers in the county of Luoping, an underdeveloped area on the east of the Yunnan Province, China. They are canola, used for the production of oil for humans, animals and biodiesel cars. … Continue reading

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Why RIM Should Cut BlackBerry Losses

RIM’s best move may be to cut its losses on BlackBerry 10 and adopt Android or Windows Phone instead. Source: http://feeds.informationweek.com/click.phdo?i=d1a6ae42f2d3788144dacb42f8e61b27 Cognizant Tech. Solutions Comcast Commscope Communications Holdings

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Southern Grind Granddaddy

Bowie style knife with an overall length of 16-7/8″. The blade itself is 11″ and has a 5-3/4″ black micarta handle with the Southern Grind logo laser etched on the micarta. Source: http://video.wired.com/services/link/bcpid1813626064/bctid1483679405001?src=mrss Quantum Qlogic . Progress Software Planar Systems

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Vladimir Putin Will Make 3D Popular Whether You Like It or Not [Image Cache]

Back in 2010, Vladimir Putin wasn’t very happy about the prospect of wearing 3D glasses. But now he’s donned a pair to watch a commemorative film of Yuri Gagarin’s first human space flight, he looks pretty bad-ass in them. [Boing … Continue reading

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Apple Fails to Reach Agreement With Australian Competition Regulator

Apple failed in a mediation session on Monday to reach agreement with Australia’s competition regulator on remedies for allegedly misleading consumers about the… Source: http://feeds.pcworld.com/click.phdo?i=6f73b5ed02736a8c73da5cbef6af7ed9 Cosmote Mobile Telecom. D-Link Digital China Holdings Directv Group

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BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 screenshots leak

A leaked early version of RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry Messenger 6 has been making the rounds since late February, but images of the new app are just now beginning to appear. Over at CrackBerry, the crew has shared a handful of … Continue reading

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