If you’ve downloaded the Tumblr app for your iPhone or iPad, you might want to go and change that password. It’s okay, we’ll wait for you to come back. Back? Okay. Earlier today computer security consult and blogger, Graham Cluley, reported on a serious security oversight on the part of Tumblr. Cluley found that the Tumblr app for iOS devices was logging in users without … Continue reading Tumblr’s password loop hole
Over the last few months I’ve found myself completely overwhelmed by the rigors of managing two websites, freelance work, and carving out personal time to deal with the important things. Up until recently I scoffed at the idea of using to-do lists and apps for keeping it all together – possibly out of some misguide pride on my part. After trying to keep it all … Continue reading Noisestash: Three apps that help organize my life
If you’re one of the folks that supported Pebble’s Kickstarter campaign, you’ve been waiting for this bit of news for some time now. Today, Pebble has announced that the first run of Smartwatches are on their way to some customers. The compatible Android app is also going live in the Google Play Store by tomorrow – so if you’re running Android, you’ll be doing some … Continue reading The Pebble Smartwatch is on its way!
Got an iOS device? Like guns? Have a four-year-old? If the answer to all three was yes, then Apple thinks you should totally let them have at the National Rifle Association’s newest game – NRA: Practice Range. According to a report in FastCompany, Apple’s dubious decisions by the gatekeepers of its wall garden have found “no objectionable material” in the NRA’s iOS game and rated it 4+. The … Continue reading The new NRA shooting game is rated ages 4+ says Apple App Store
Have you seen the Nest smart thermostat? It’s a beautifully designed learning thermostat designed by former iPod chief, Tony Fadell. Did you hear about Scott Forstall being fired a week ago? The former iOS boss was unceremoniously canned after the poor reviews iOS Maps received. Most of us in the blogosphere have debated whether it was a rash action taken on the part of Apple; Fadell however, … Continue reading Scott Forstall “got what he deserved,” says Nest founder
Now here’s something that you don’t see every day; above is an official Pokédex app for iOS (iPhone/iPad) by none other than the Big N itself – Nintendo! Though listed as being published by “The Pokémon Company,” the app is actually made by Creatures Inc. – the main creators of the Pokémon games and a subsidiary of Nintendo. Nintendo’s president, Satoru Iwata has in the … Continue reading Nintendo does an about face; releases Pokedex app for iOS
Did you hear the news, Apple announced something today but no one was around to hear. Not really, if you haven’t heard you probably just stuck your head in the sand and decided against checking Twitter or your favorite blogs; but in either case, Apple officially announced their 6th generation iPhone – the iPhone 5. What it is The sixth generation iPhone is yet another … Continue reading Say hello to the new iPhone
It’s been an odd week. Team Fortress Mann vs Machine was released, and it’s quite fun if you can find a match. The Engineering Team behind Curiosity did an AMA. While simultaneously being smart, witty and awesome, these engineers went fairly in-depth about the Mars rover Curiosity, including what programming language they use, and what their favorite tool on the rover is. Hint, it’s … Continue reading Roundup: Week of Wonder
At the most recent Blackhat conference, the high-end information security meeting, mobile devices were put to the test with false certificates. Microsoft Exchange allows for IT departments to remotely lock or wipe devices, assuming the certificates check out. Well, that’s the theory. According to Peter Hannay, a security researcher, iOS and Android are both susceptible to a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack, allowing a hacker to send a … Continue reading Windows Phone 7.5 beats iOS, Android in false certificate, MitM attacks
Good morning, dudes and dudettes. I’ve started the roundup early, so be prepared to have your face filled with news. Sponsor a Zombie from Timothy W. Stevens on Vimeo. Day-Z becomes standalone. Day-Z, the incredibly popular mod for the Arma II combat simulator from Bohemia Interactive, has been given the green-light by Bohemia for stand alone development. Arma II is a pretty realistic shooter that’s … Continue reading Roundup: Standalone Zombies
Yes, it’s Monday, the day we all love to hate because it reminds us that we spend five days looking forward to two days which we spend dreading the next five. Curiosity has landed on the Lunar Surface. The biggest news today is that the nuclear-powered roving laboratory Curiosity has landed on Mars as part of the Mars Science Laboratory project. Reactions were fairly unanimous: … Continue reading Roundup: Ugh, Monday.
It’s officially Apple Will Announce Something Today Day and though we’re all pretty sure what will be announced later this afternoon (morning if you’re more California Love and less Juicy), iOS developer, Agile Tortoise is giving away their Drafts app for the next couple of hours. Drafts works like a simple notepad for your iPhone or iPod Touch, open the app and get a clean slate to jot … Continue reading Noisestash: Drafts for iOS free until 1PM EDT
Following computer maker, Dell’s latest earning and revenue report, Mad Money’s Jim Cramer panned the company for their below expectations report. CNBC had attributed Dell’s latest poor performance on poor management, but Cramer had other ideas entirely – Apple’s iPhone and iPad. During Cramer’s loud noise and kitschy sound effects program about day trading for the layman, Cramer posited that Dell has failed to … Continue reading Mad Money’s Jim Cramer says the end is nigh for the personal computer
In an article in Business Insider, the patron saint of all things geek, Steve Wozniak heavily poured on the praise for the Nokia Lumia 900. Wozniak is no stranger to the concept of “device agnostic” as he’s been known to dabble with Android handsets and is prominently seen at iPhone/iPad launch days. Wozniak recently appeared on an interview with The Report and was sharing his thoughts on … Continue reading “Windows Phone is beautiful,” so sayeth The Woz
All things old are new again, at least that seems to be the case for mobile gaming. We’re not complaining one bit. Capcom recently announced the official street date for their classic button-masher, Marvel vs. Capcom 2, coming to iOS in just a couple of days. The iOS (iPhone and iPod Touch) app will bring its full 56-character roster, the “Variable System” – the tag system that … Continue reading It’s Maahvel baybee! Marvel vs. Capcom 2 coming to iOS
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