The Pwn2Own 2011 contest is right around the corner. It’s going to be March 9th, 10th, and 11th. It looks like Linux will be not participating again this year with the exception of Android. Maybe that’s because it’s a foregone conclusion that it won’t be Pwned. Who knows. Android is in the mix this year … [Read more…]
Today it was announced that The Daily (a digital newspaper created for Apple’s iPad by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp) has been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times. Today it was also announced that Angry Birds for Android has been downloaded over thirty million times. Yay Rupert.
I’ve been reading a lot recently about 21 applications in the Android Market that contained malware, a potential timer, and other miscellaneous bad things. While I’ll agree that this is a very bad thing, I think it’s more of a failing of the Android Market than the device itself. As phones are becoming more and more like … [Read more…]
OK, so the announcement has been made. Details are had by all. After a review of those details all I can say is, *yawn*. The iPad 2 is nothing interesting. They’ve finally added the cameras, and they’re upgrading the OS (incrementally). Nothing to write home to Mom about. Here’s a chart that compares the specs … [Read more…]
This is a truly great comparison of the Xoom and the iPad that I found over at Droid Life. I’ve seen others try to compare the Xoom to the iPad 2, but trying to do that is completely unrealistic as there currently are no released specifications for that device. Any comparison would be complete guess … [Read more…]
Well, ladies and gentlemen, the momentous day has finally arrived! The iPhone 4 for Verizon has arrived, or will arrive as of the 10th of February. Personally speaking, I wish it had gotten here sooner. Why is that you ask? I’m flat out tired of hearing about it is why. It’s been endless speculation about … [Read more…]
A few days ago, I put up a post where I detailed my thought process for picking up new “computer” for my parents. I was having a little bit of difficulty choosing between a NetBook and a Tablet. Here’s the problem: My parents are not particularly savvy computer users. Over time, they’ve mastered some of the basics. … [Read more…]
Looking back on 2010, I think that it was a good year for Linux. Now that 2010 is over, what does 2011 have in store for Linux? Android: Android really took off in 2010, and it’s going to continue it’s meteoric rise in 2011. It’s going to be hard to read technology news that’s not … [Read more…]