Category Archives: Tech Heaven/Tech Hell

Finally!

Every once in a while, if I wait long enough, the Web will finally offer up some information worth knowing.

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on Finally!

Problem Solved!

You love pornography, you’ve got no shame. But everyone else is so damn uptight. I mean, who doesn’t want to enjoy hot barely legal girl on girl action at Starbucks, while sipping a triple lowfat soy latte with a shot … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on Problem Solved!

WiFined

Benjamin Smith III of St. Petersburg, Florida used to park his SUV outside the home of Richard Dinon for one reason only — to steal his WiFi! Shocked and appalled, Dinon called the police and had Smith arrested for using … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | 2 Comments

More ringy-dingies

In an effort to reduce the cost of cell phones and get more of them into the hands of third-world residents, Philips Electronics has developed the Nexperia Cellular System, a way to put all the electronics of a mobile phone … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on More ringy-dingies

Fat-fingering a $12 million loss

A stock trader for Fubon Securities in Taiwan accidentally bought $251 million in shares, resulting in a paper loss of $12 million for her employer — or, that should be, ex-employer. She was supposed to be keying in a small … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on Fat-fingering a $12 million loss

How cheap is cheap?

There was a time when “Made in Japan” did not equate with high-quality goods. Before everyone started watching Sony Trinitrons and driving Toyota Camrys, Japan was the center of cheap goods sold in bulk that lasted a few weeks and … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on How cheap is cheap?

Intelling on you!

After being found guilty of violating Japan’s antitrust rules and being investigated by the European Union for also violating their antitrust laws, Intel is again under fire in the courts by rival AMD. The company claims that the chip maker … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on Intelling on you!

iTunes, uPhones

Apple released a minor update to iTunes today, coinciding with a decision to outfit all iPods with color screens. iTunes 4.9 adds support for podcasting as well and including some new directories aimed at Cingular’s reportedly upcoming Motorola iPod phone. … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on iTunes, uPhones

UnPhotoshopping

Scientists from the University of Roma Tre in Italy have developed a way to tell if an original digital image has been changed to reflect, oh, I dunno, Tom Cruise naked or Pamela Anderson with tiny breasts. A computer generated … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on UnPhotoshopping

Knowing that your credit card number was stolen: Priceless!

Not to set you off on a panic or anything, but if I were in your shoes — and I kind of am — I’d give close scrutiny to your next credit card statements, because 40 million credit card numbers … Continue reading

Posted in Tech Heaven/Tech Hell | Comments Off on Knowing that your credit card number was stolen: Priceless!