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November 2, 2010  12:56 PM

Samsung Galaxy Tablet



Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, Android 2.2, BlackBerry, hdmi, Ipad, Playbook, USB

Now here is something that i might actually get and use... aside from a BlackBerry Playbook :) Samsung's foray into the tablet market will definitely be a profitable one, based on the specs below and what I've read about it, I cannot wait to  get my paws on it. Here are the...

July 13, 2010  3:21 AM

Google Investing Money for Social Gaming



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Adobe Flash, facebook, Google purchases company, Google Ventures, Internet Explorer 9, social gaming, social media, Zynga

Google is buying more companies... the latest a gaming company...

Google has reportedly invested a significant sum of money -- between US$100 million and $200 million -- in social games company Zynga in order to build out a Google Games offering for the search engine giant. The...


May 31, 2010  11:36 AM

Quit Facebook Day?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
block settings, facebook, photo sharing, privacy, social networking

Apparently today is "Quit Facebook Day" Why you ask? They say it's due to privacy concerns.

Facebook has upset users in recent months by not giving them enough control over their personal data. For example, Facebook’s changes in privacy settings in December allowed users to control...


March 25, 2010  12:49 AM

Rogers makes free data tethering permanent



Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, Blackberry Desktop Manager, EDGE, rogers, Wi-Fi

Who needs a Wi-Fi cafe anymore, as long as you are a customer of Rogers and have a 1GB Data plan, you get unlimited data tethering!

Rogers today revealed that its free
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January 28, 2010  4:35 AM

IPad – 60 days and counting



Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, ACER, Apple, AT&T, dell, HP, Ipad, Netbook, Safari, tablet, WiFi

Well Apple is finally going to release its version of the tablet PC, its just under two months to launch and it is said that there is no Canadian data deal. With the low cost of the tablet, it might seem attractive, for the WIFI version that is, but the 3G model will incur a data plan of sorts....


August 31, 2009  3:16 AM

Trojan that targets Skype users.



Posted by: Nathan Simon
installing Windows XP Pro on ESX, Skype, Skype Trojan, Symantec, Traojan.Peskyspy, Trojan, VoIP, Windows 95, Windows 98

An Australian website posted that the Skype Trojan can log VoIP calls. Here is an insert "An infected machine will use the software that handles audio processing within a computer and save the call data as an MP3. The file is then sent...


August 12, 2009  11:13 PM

Facebook Lite to challenge Twitter



Posted by: Nathan Simon
facebook, facebook lite, facebook.com, lite.facebook.com, new version of facebook, social network, social networking, twitter

Okay I know this isnt exactely tech news, or news about Vmware, or anything else. BUT it is news about two of the most popular socializing networks, Facebook and Twitter. Picture this a stripped down version of facebook, where you can do everything you need to stay in touch with your friends,...


July 21, 2009  3:26 AM

Blackberry Curve 8900 Smartphone



Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, BlackBerry, BlackBerry App World, Curve 8900 review, Tour 9630, UMA

Well, I said I was going to be one of the guys that bought a Palm Pre, but fate stepped in and dealt me a Blackberry Curve 8900 Smartphone, and what a beauty she is, with its crisp and clear screen(480x360), to its speedy WI-FI connection, and its awesome camera (3.2 MP), I am very happy man. I...


June 4, 2009  3:06 AM

Whats Up and Coming in Gaming?!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
beyond wii, facebook, full body motion, project natal, xbox 369

All this tech talk, month in and month out... what about gaming? Anything new there? Of course, Microsoft's Project Natal. Check out the video here. Some points mentioned, full body control, multiple...


May 22, 2009  2:41 AM

Citrix Receiver for iPhone



Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, BlackBerry, Citrix, Citrix Receiver, iphone citris, iphone citrix, xenapp

Here's an inserp from eWeek on the new Citrix Receiver for iPhone. "The Citrix Receiver for iPhone uses the Citrix XenApp infrastructure to neatly deliver Windows applications to the small screen. Users of Apple's iPhone can tap the freely available Citrix tool to access...


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