Category archives: Technology

Trolling Made Easy, How to Tweet From Your Friends' Twitter Accounts

Ever wanted to pull a digital prank on your friends? Now thanks to the NYC-based marketing firm, OKFocus, you can now generate tweets from other twitter handles. My mind would be blown if I saw that… This would be quite an upset, considering “I also like cats” is a permanent fixture in Andrew Kaczynski’s Twitter bio. SIGH, I wish. Also unlikely, though, considering Ryan hasn’t tweeted since 2011. In order […]

Intertrust Enters Into Lawsuit Against Apple Inc.

Intertrust, a company largely owned by Sony and Philips, filed a lawsuit against Apple Inc. earlier today in the Federal District Court in the Northern District of California. Intertrust has accused Apple Inc. of violating twelve patents in several products, including the iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac computers. Talal Shamoon, CEO of Intertrust, said he had tried to have negotiations with Apple Inc for several years, but nothing ever came to […]

Phillips' New TV a Transparent Sheet of Glass

Phillips is doing something that I think is the coolest transformation of the television since the invention of Plasma and LCD, introducing their new Design Line of devices, their goal is to make televisions and computer monitors look less and less like what we are use to seeing and look more and more like a simple pane of glass, in some cases even see through when turned off. The technology […]

'SWATting' Targets Tech Writer

Online security reporter Brian Krebs published an article Wednesday about “a Web site that sells access to consumer credit reports for $15 per report,” perhaps illegally. His popular Krebs on Security site was then targeted by hackers and … On Thursday, he became one of the first journalists to be on the receiving end of a vicious hoax that prompted a raid on his Northern Virginia home by a swarm […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Tries to Outshine Apple

There has been a lot of hoopla made over Samsung’s launch of their new Galaxy S4 flagship phone, if renting out Radio City music hall and getting Kanye West wasn’t enough to make the big show Apple sized, they made sure the grand event was done very near Apple’s flagship store in downtown NYC. So what does the phone have, I could bore you with specs like it’s 13 megapixel […]

Interactive Holograms Have Finally Arrived

Since the days of StarWars back in the 1970′s, both geeks and techies everywhere have dreamed of being able to visually see a digital image in three dimensions. Though it was mostly science fiction back then, like the cell phone and the electric car, science fiction has become science fact. A developer named Robbie Tilton used a LeapMotion monitor in conjunction with some really cool web technology called Three.js have developed […]

Court of Appeals Rules on Device Search and Seizure at US Border

For many who come across the US Border on a regular basis, the case has been made that authorities are allowed to look at your laptops or electronic devices without a warrant because in many ways the train of thought has been that you are not yet in the US and thus the Federal government has the right to look at your electronic devices and check for copyright infringement or […]

Cloud Service Provider Heroku in Legal Trouble

Most people don’t know what Heroku does, but you ask a developer worth his salt what Heroku is and he’ll tell you that it’s one of the coolest new services in the world of Web Hosting and Cloud Deployment. Having recently been bought out by the business giant, the company is receiving a very serious class action lawsuit for falsely advertising their services and Kristensen Law Group is looking […]

Pandora Nears 10 Years Old, CEO Stepping down

Announced on March 7th, 2013 Pandora CEO Joseph Kennedy told investors and the world that he will be stepping down and the search for a new CEO will begin. Taking over the company in 2004, Kennedy took the company from a fledgling start up into one of the most renounced names in music today. His company reinvented the radio business and evenhandedly pushed the boundaries of music both online and in the mobile space. Plagued with […]