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DevTeam releases QuickPwn and PwnageTool for Firmware 2.1

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The iPhone DevTeam has released new versions of their ever-popular QuickPwn and Pwnage Tools for the new iPod/iPhone touch Firmware 2.1. As well, they managed to combat iTunes 8 without patching it, but we will wait for a response from Apple. The tools, however, are only for Macs this time, it is expected that a Windows version is in the works. Also, those who got the iPod touch 2G device [...]

Video: Internet Porn & You

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From the creators of “Texting Your Way To Love“, Current.TV has a brand new technology-related video – about your relationship with internet pornography. Video is below.

Review : WordPress iPhone App

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The WordPress App for the iPhone and the iPod touch is a brilliant application; however, it might not be a good way to blog if you are a serious blogger – like me. This application works for both WordPress.com and your self-installation on your server, but you will need WordPress 2.5.1 or higher to make this work. Like WordPress, this is a community driven app, where you can contribute. And [...]

LHC computer system hacked

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If you already fearing that the Large Hadron Collider will bring the end to the world, it may be a bit more perilous than we thought. A team of hackers have successfully hacked one of CERN’s systems that is "one step away" from the main computer systems that controls the massive detectors. According to the Telegraph, the group, calling themselves the "Greek Security Team", left half a dozen files on [...]

Apple Store launches in Chadstone

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Apple’s very first Apple Store in Victoria has opened in Chadstone, and has now been in operations for more than two hours, at the time of writing. After waiting in the queue for one hour, with many people in front of me who managed to get there early, the store opened to huge fanfare, from both the staff and those who waited to have a look inside. The first 1,000 [...]

Confirmed: iPod Touch can support VoIP calls

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Cult of Mac has confirmed that your iPod Touch can support Voice of IP, or VoIP, as it contains the necessary hardware to make free or low-cost phones over its wi-fi connection. After the introduction of the new 5 wires connected to the the iPod Touch’s headphone jack, instead of the previous four, it now allows an external microphone included with some headsets. This comes after the introduction of a [...]

Your iPhone is spying on you…

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Your iPhone is pretty much watching what you temporarily store as a screenshot, which can be used by hackers or forensic experts if they can recover it, according to a renowned iPhone hacker who exposed the flaw in a webcast. Jonathan Zdziarski explained that the popular handset snaps a screenshot of your most recent action – may it be sending a text message, e-mailing or just browsing the web – [...]

New Microsoft Ad #2 – It gets even weirder

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After Stewart posting the first Microsoft ad featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld – there happens to be another one, launched today. This new one features them connecting with “real people”, to show that Microsoft has connected with over a billion people. Video is below:

Microsoft introduces new gaming mouse, has ‘BlueTrack’

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After ‘fearing’ that it would get lost among the other product announcements yesterday, Microsoft has now said that it will introduce the new SideWinder X8 mouse. The new mouse will feature the same ‘BlueTrack’ technology in the new mice that it released yesterday, but it will be in a more gamer-friendly package. As well, it includes a play and charge system that allows you to play while your batteries recharge, [...]

Spyware Alert : Obama stars in sex video?

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Remember when people said that don’t believe everything on the Internet? No? Well, you should start listening, especially since Barack Obama is not a terrorist … or a porn star. A malicious e-mail is spreading that claims to have a link to an Obama sex video. However, this contains spyware which steals sensitive data from the computer, according to Sophos on Wednesday. The subject line would say "Obama sex video!!!" [...]

LHC is fired up… and we are still alive

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After activating the Large Hadron Collider, scientists at CERN have fired the first protons into a 27-kilometre tunnel that will see the next great step into understanding how our world was created. The US$3.8 billion world’s largest particle collider is below the Swiss-French border. It hopes that it provides the necessary power to smash the components of atoms to see how they are made. Skeptics, however, say that the collisions [...]

iPod Software Update 2.1

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Want to let you know that the latest software update for the iPod touch is out now for US$9.95 at the iTunes Store. Remember: if you have the 2.0 firmware, it is free.

NBC comes back to iTunes

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News in Brief: After leaving iTunes and launching their shows on Amazon Unbox and Hulu, NBC Universal have decided to come back. This means that NBC shows like Heroes and The Office will be avaliable at the iTunes store. As well, the shows will be in two formats – SD and HD formats. The SD format will be at $1.99, while the HD format will be at $2.99. No word [...]

New 4th gen iPod nano – wider screen

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Can’t say that we didn’t say anything. The new iPod nano will have a 2-inch screen, and the same accelerometer that is used in the iPod touch and iPhone to switch between landscape and portrait modes. Steve Jobs also says that it will have the new Genius playlist feature, like shaking the nano to activate the shuffle feature. It is also, according to Jobs, the thinnest iPod ever; and will [...]