Monthly Archives: June 2011

D-Link MainStage WiDi 2.0 adapter puts your laptop on the TV, is less dangerous than it sounds

It was only a matter of time before D-Link entered the WiDi fray. Even though Intel is pushing manufacturers to pack the wireless display tech into practically every laptop (and even a few tablets), options for actually getting that feed … Continue reading

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Color vulnerable to simple GPS hack, lets you spy on anyone, anywhere

Color, the $41-million-in-funding location-oriented photo sharing startup, is susceptible to simple GPS spoofing. With nothing more than a jailbroken iPad or iPhone, you can use FakeLocation to trick Color into thinking you’re somewhere else. Within seconds you can be browsing … Continue reading

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23-Inch NEC MultiSync EX231Wp makes desktop displays a little bit greener

If you remember last year’s EX231W (note the lack of “p”) then you pretty much know all you need to about the company’s latest business-class 23-incher, the EX231Wp. It’s got the same 14.6mm bezel, 250-nit brightness, 25,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, … Continue reading

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Garmin signs agreement to acquire Navigon

Garmin and Navigon have announced today that they have signed an agreement that will have Navigon become a subsidiary of Garmin. With Garmin’s experience in the automotive business and Naivgon being one of the top-selling navigation applications in the Android … Continue reading

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Apple and Nokia patent dispute ends with license agreement, Apple payments

It’s over. The patent battle between Nokia and Apple just ended not with an injunction, but with a press release citing a license agreement and payments from Apple to Espoo. The specifics of the agreement are confidential, but Nokia does … Continue reading

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Fanhattan for iPad [App Of The Day]

Sure, you don’t get the big screen or banging sound system, but watching movies on an iPad feels more intimate. But where do you find movies to watch? Jump into the iTunes store, skip over to Netflix and dance with … Continue reading

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Apple and Nokia patent dispute ends with license agreement, Apple payments

It’s over. The patent battle between Nokia and Apple just ended not with an injunction, but with a press release citing a license agreement and payments from Apple to Espoo. The specifics of the agreement are confidential, but Nokia does … Continue reading

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Speedtest.net overhauled with new look, new features

Speedtest.net is pretty much the go-to site for quickly figuring out how fast (or slow) your connection really is and comparing the numbers your ISP boasts with what it actually delivers. And now it’s got a new coat of paint … Continue reading

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Arris’ cable technology teases us with 4.5Gbps download speeds

Think your cable connection’s fast? Arris thinks it could be a lot faster. At today’s NCTA Cable Show in Chicago, the company will demo a new system that can support download speeds of 4.5Gbps, and upload rates of 575Mbps. To … Continue reading

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New York Times, OpinionLab sue Lodsys seeking declaratory judgement

Indie developers turned to the Web hours after receiving warning letters from Lodsys last month, but larger devs took a more traditional approach, leaving the communication and finger-pointing to lawyers instead. Two such companies, the New York Times and OpinionLabs, … Continue reading

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