Jack Thompson Disbarred

Jack Thompson has been a thorn in the side of video game companies with his fight against computer violence. While he has caused quite a bit of grief for game companies he has become a bit of a laughing stock in the community. Thompson was recommended for permanent disbarment this year on charges of abusing … Read more

Truphone mobile VoIP application comes to BlackBerry

Truphone is a free piece of VOIP software that has been available on S60 phones and the iPhone for some time now.

Truphone have now launched a BlackBeryy version of this popular VOIP client allowing users to make free or very cheap phone calls with no roaming charges

Instead of requiring the user to remember what to do, Truphone Anywhere simply asks whether he/she wants to make a Truphone call whenever an international number is dialled. The user simply accepts, and Truphone connects the call. This reduces international call rates to as little as £0.03/$0.06 per minute.

The Blackberry application can be downloaded here

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Google Android Vulnerably Discovered

Charlie Miller of Independent Security Evaluators in Baltimore has informed the New York Times that he was able to install a keystroke logging application by redirecting the G1’s web browser to a malicious web site that automatically installed the software. Google has acknowledged the security flaw and points out that the sandbox-nature of Android limits … Read more

8.1 Megapixel Casio Exilim Keitai W63CA Clamshell Phone

With more and more phones concentrating on the camera aspect of the phone it may come as no surprise that Casio has decided to get involved in all this cam-phone malarkey. Casio will be releasing in Japan a new EXILIM powered mobile phone featuring an 8.1 camera with a 9 Point auto-focus and a wide … Read more

ATI Radeon HD 4830 Card launched by AMD

AMD today introduced the ATI Radeon HD 4830 graphics card, raising the performance bar for graphics cards priced at less than $150 (USD). Like all ATI Radeon HD 4800 series products, the new offering delivers game performance and HD multimedia capabilities, as well support for the latest DirectX 10.1 games. The ATI Radeon HD 4830 … Read more

Halloween treats galore at Stuff Live! 2008

The countdown has begun for this year’s premier home entertainment and gadget show Stuff Live! 2008. With just two weeks left to go before the show opens on the 31st October at the ExCeL centre, in London’s Docklands, the gadget experts at Stuff, and What Hi-Fi?  Sound and Vision magazine are lining up this year’s … Read more

Samsung announce new S60 smartphone, the I7110

Samsung_I7110_2 Ok so this may not be as easy to remember as the name Omnia but Samsung have announced the new I7110. This is a S60 and Symbian OS-based, and will be showcased for the first time at London's Symbian Smartphone Show. This bar type Smartphone features 2.6’’ QVGA AMOLED screen, FM radio, DNSe 2.0, GPS Navigation (Geo-Tagging, Pedestrian & Driving), optical mouse, accelerometer, 3D games (FIFA 2008, Asphalt), with DLNA compatibility.

It also comes with Bluetooth v2.0, USB 2.0, WiFi, 50MB memory, an external memory slot (up to 16GB), 5Mpix camera (CMOS with AF and LED flash). It's equipped with a video player (DivX / H.263 / H.264 / WMV /MP4, RV), and music player (MP3 / AAC / AAC+ /eACC+ / WMA / RealAudio).

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T-Mobile rapped by ASA over mobile broadband claims

T-Mobile has been ordered by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to pull an advert which misleadingly implies that mobile broadband is of similar speed and quality to home broadband. A leaflet for T-Mobile stated: “Emails to send, blogs to write, games to play, stuff-to buy- and everything else you love doing online…Broadband on the go … Read more

All-in-ine touchscreen Eee PC

Play.com are now listing Asus Eee All-In-One-Touch Screen PC for pre-order. The release date is set for the 20th of November. Processor: Intel Atom Memory: 1GB HD Capacity: 160GB Graphics Card: Shared Graphics (128MB) Operating System: Windows XP Home Main Specifications: ScreenSize: 15.6″ (16:10 Wide Panel) Touch Screen: Single Touch Panel OS: Windows XP Home … Read more

WPA and WPA2 cracking speeded up 100 fold

Over the past few years WEP encryption has been on the decline thanks to the serious security flaws associated with it allowing people to crack the encryption within minutes. This has led to more and more people using WPA and WPA2 to secure their wireless networks. Russian security company Elcomsoft have posted a press release … Read more

Antec Skeleton Open-Air PC Case Released & Reviewed

Antec will soon be releasing the Skeleton PC Case, this is a open-air PC Case consisting of 2 shelves for the motherboard and other components. It is clearly aimed at the enthusiast market where people constantly fiddle with their PC. The case also uses a huge 250mm TriCool fan which combined with the open-air aspect … Read more

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