With a completely new UI update landing for the web client today, we can see that Google is really trying to grab and keep users for their social networking service. Now, UI updates come to services all the time, with re-focus for their apps and so forth. However, Google isn’t necessarily trying to point out something new with
Back when Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus were announced, Google promised us that phones would be receiving updates much faster because of a “new and improved” deal with carriers and OEM’s. We didn’t believe them. They then preceded to tell us they had gotten agreements from all of the major partners including Motorola,
With Google finally having launched all three of its additional components to the Android Market, it’s understandable that they wanted a streamlined interface for users to understand what they were purchasing and that they were purchasing it from the same vendor. Google Books, Google Videos, and Google Music had all been slightly separate until now.
It’s now official: Sprint will be the second US carrier to officially carry Google’s flagship device, the Galaxy Nexus. Alongside their announcement of 4G LTE, Sprint indirectly announced that the Galaxy Nexus would, in fact, be coming to kick things off. By this time, we’re already familiar with the Galaxy Nexus and all of its
Samsung has officially done what many have been afraid of hearing, and that’s refusing to update older devices because they just have to include TouchWiz. The Galaxy Tab and Galaxy S are two devices that put Samsung on the map as a high end Android device manufacturer. There have been problems with updating them to newer
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) San Francisco’s public trains had cell service disrupted in four of its stations on Thursday night. Local officials chose to shut down mobile networks in these stations in an effort to stymie communications that might lead to rioting. Reports are coming in from all around that in response to rumors
We were front and center for the talk from Riley Hassell at Blackhat in Las Vegas…however, he was nowhere to be seen. Reuters is reporting, he (Hassell) and colleague Shane Macaulay decided not to lay out their research at the gathering for fear criminals would use it attack Android phones While that is understandable he
For those who don’t know AnonPlus was created in response to Google+ requiring real names for those who want a social network where anonymous post and nicknames could be used. However, instead of the normal social network, users where created by this message when going to the site. Credit for this hack is being claim
Reports are coming in the both registrations, as well as ATM’s are down throughout the Rio hotel. While this may not have been any news as computers are always going down, when it did raises some questions. Rio hotel is now hosting DefCon19 in which hackers from across the world all come for the weekend.
A 17 year old member “TeaMp0isoN” went to Twitter tonight after defacing one of the members of LulzSec websites to boast about easy it was to not only hack into the site but also deface it. LulzSec has been in the news lately mainly due in part for them going on Twitter to mention the
In a newly released video, Anonymous calls for exposing classified documents from all governments. This is the first time we’ve ever heard of Anonymous joining LulzSec in any “mission”. We can expect something like this to fuel hackers around the world to take up arms. Will government sites be able to handle whats about to
We had a feeling this day would come, even though we all hoped it wouldn’t. Gone will be Verizons $29.99 unlimited data and hello tiered. While the email didn’t specify the exact day this would go into effect, fact that it shows July on the top should indicate that if you don’t have unlimited data
I’ve just been sent an anonymous link as to report that “Operation Orlando” as its being called has now started. For what it is about, is the City of Orlando has put into law the people can’t feed the homeless if more than 20 are there. This is in quick reaction to a number of
We’ve just been sent this copy of what LulzSec has now deem as Operation Anti-Security Salutations Lulz Lizards, As we’re aware, the government and whitehat security terrorists across the world continue to dominate and control our Internet ocean. Sitting pretty on cargo bays full of corrupt booty, they think it’s acceptable to condition and enslave
The ever popular Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has reported that not only was he hacked into earlier today via Hong-Kong based hackers but also, all his were then sold. Mt. Gox then shut down his store as the rates then spiraled out of control to just pennies after valued around $17.50 each.
While this article isn’t to glorify the act of either Blackhat or Whitehat hacking. It is to bring forward the fact that it has now another platform in which to do mischief from. With new devices such as the Motorola Xoom and Samsung Galaxy 10.1 what we are able to do via mobile is vastly changing and
Over the past three days while TheDroidGuy and Cam where in NY for events I was able to spend the time in LA(Ok I live here anyways) at e3. For those who don’t know what e3 is, here we go. Its ALL about gaming. This is the event that all major companies will trounce out
The battle between Microsoft and Motorola has been on going for some time now and while it is consider as being a “testbed” for lawsuits against other manufactures that use the Google Android platform, the International Trade Commission recently handed Microsoft a victory during the preliminary hearing.
With AT&T’s potential acquisition of T-Mobile USA , dealers for T-Mobile are starting to have serious concerns about roaming and partnerships when and if the deal goes through. In a recent filing with the Federal Communications Commission, Iowa Wireless Services which is owned by over 50 percent by T-Mobile stated their case regarding this potential merger. Simple put
Thats right, Sony still hasn’t learned anything. LulzSec has yet again with an easy SQL injection been able to penetrate Sony Pictures information. Not only did they claim how easy it was but even in the download of the file that not only contains all the passwords but also 3.5 million music codes the SQLi link for