Monthly Archives: February 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Released!!!

Just moments ago Windows 8 Consumer Preview was release.  The latest in Microsoft’s Operating systems that is expected to go LIVE with a full release over the next few months is out NOW for you to download and install so you can have a chance to have the latest look and feel of it.  (more…)

Throttled AT&T iPhone User win’s in Court and awarded claim.

TextmessageWhen AT&T started slowing down the data service for his iPhone, Matt Spaccarelli, an unemployed truck driver and student, took the country’s largest telecommunications company to small claims court. And won.  (more…)

Hackers can track your Cell phones location.


Using an inexpensive phone and open source software, the researchers were able to track the location of cell phone users without their knowledge on the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) network, the predominant worldwide network.


Good news for those security conscious folks out there.  Twitter made the announcement that the HTTPS protocol would be set as DEFAULT for all account.  This is probably one of the best steps the company could make.  As, it is widely used in Unsecured WiFi connections through out the world.  (more…)

Apple Stocks, races past the $500 mark

Apple Inc. twelve month chart

Shares in tech giant Apple have crossed $500 a share for the first time.  It tops off what can only be said as a remarkable turnaround for the iPhone maker, whose shares were once worth $3.19 in 1997, when it faced bankruptcy.  (more…)

AT&T surprises customers by Throttling their Unlimited usage.

Mike Trang likes to use his iPhone 4 as a GPS device, helping him get around in his job. Now and then, his younger cousins get ahold of it, and play some YouTube videos and games.

But in the past few weeks, there has been none of that, because AT&T put a virtual wheel clamp on his phone. Web pages wouldn’t load and maps wouldn’t render. Forget about YouTube videos — Trang’s data speeds were reduced to dial-up levels.


Chinese authorities sieze Apple iPad’s from Store shelves


BEIJING — Authorities have seized Apple iPads from retailers in a city in northern China due to a dispute with a domestic company that says it owns the iPad name, an official said Monday. The Chinese company said it is asking for similar action in more than 20 other cities.