Google: If they ever make any change to their front page, it’s usually just a link to a new product/service or merely swapping out their logo to celebrate some event (including April Fool’s). But now the search engine giant is radically changing their entire search engine, behind the scenes at least. And it’s not even […]
As I’m sure some readers noticed, we were temporarily offline for a few hours. Apparently, our recent article that spilled the beans on 4chan’s Facebook account compromises pissed off the lovely folks at 4chan. The whole thing is actually kind of funny, and don’t be surprised if it happens again as a result of this […]
Remember in the mid-90’s when people were absolutely paranoid about the Internet, believing that the government knew everything about us and that these “hackers” might be able to steal our information? Those AOL trial-goers would drop dead if they saw the new project being led by MIT‘s Aaron Zinman, titled “Personas” (alternatively “Personas Web” or […]
I currently have a Blackberry Curve as my personal phone, and I have written a lot of software for the iPhone in addition to using one on an almost-daily basis for debugging …and because it is awesome. I love them both, and while I haven’t traditionally leaned towards one or the other in terms of […]
Think deleting your web history and cookies from within your web browser deletes all traces of where you’ve been and what you’ve been doing from the prying eyes of peers and advertisers? Think again. Adobe Flash has its own private storage within your computer which is inaccessible from any browser’s history deletion system – regardless […]
We’ve talked and complained about Google on many other occasions within this blog, but with many discussions of Google also comes discussions of privacy, and the fact that Google aims to distribute an operating system should be no different – that is to say, not only is Google open to almost everything we do on […]
Email addresses are a bit of an anomaly nowadays: they’re used to identify you almost everywhere on the Internet, but they also trigger an almost immediate conclusion about your character when viewed by others. Here is a comparison of a few types of email, and what they say about you right off the bat. You […]
So Nintendo is nearing the release of The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks pretty soon, and I have some things to get off my chest about this. I’ve read all the information about this latest Zelda title, and Nintendo appears to be raping the series yet again.