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March, 2012

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March 31, 2012  12:09 PM

Don’t Believe Anything You See on the Internet Tomorrow



Posted by: Dave Bateman
Internet

Tomorrow is that day those of you that like to make fools of others live for, and the Internet is not safe from their antics. I thought as a way of cautioning you, and to have a little fun, we will take a quick look at a few of my favorite Internet April Fools day pranks. Google hired...

March 30, 2012  11:50 PM

Flexible Displays Are Here Now



Posted by: Dave Bateman
display, e-ink

On Thursday LG announced that it started mass production of a flexible liquid crystal display for use primarily in e-readers. It is the world's first Electronic Paper Display (EPD). The press release was pretty interesting, but to save you some time, below are what I feel are the most interesting...


March 30, 2012  6:20 PM

Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Security Breach



Posted by: Dave Bateman
Discover, MasterCard, Security, Visa

Well, it has happened again. It looks like more of your personal information was just stolen. It might not be your personal data, but then again it very well may be. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover just released information about a breach of their customers' data. They were quick to point out that...


March 28, 2012  6:54 PM

Smart Phone Forensic (Hacking) Tool



Posted by: Dave Bateman
hacking, smart phone

Isn't it great how advanced smart phones are? They let you carry pretty much all of your information around with you wherever you go. However, that convenience turns to horror when you can't find your phone. I remember when losing my wallet when I was younger. It had nothing of value other than my...


March 27, 2012  7:57 PM

A New Way to Store and Grow Your Internet Findings



Posted by: Dave Bateman
Bookmark, Web

If you are anything like me, you find something new and interesting on the web everyday, stuff you want to be able to return to later. There are a ton of good services that let you do this. You can use somethings as simple as bookmarks or as feature rich as Evernote. If you want to be able to just...


March 26, 2012  6:42 PM

Rooftop QR Code



Posted by: Dave Bateman
Facebook, QR Code

Some innovative individuals just created one of the largest QR codes I have ever heard of. It is 42 square feet and sits on top the roof of a building on Facebook's Menlo Park campus. It was the result of Facebook's "Space Hackathon" in which Facebook employees were encouraged to make the new...


March 23, 2012  3:51 PM

One Terabit Per Square Inch!



Posted by: Dave Bateman
hard drive

I once heard a story that some of the richest people in the world once asked how much money would be enough for them. They all replied the same, "Just a little bit more." I have no idea if that story is true, but even if it isn't, it shows how we humans seems to always want a little more than we...


March 22, 2012  8:21 AM

What Should You Load on Your New iPad?



Posted by: Dave Bateman
apps, iPad

I received an email the other day from a colleague that just got his new iPad. It was also his first iPad, so he was pretty excited. He asked me the same thing a lot of people ask me when they first get their iPad, "Are there any apps that you would recommend?" While I do have a list of favorites,...


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