Friday, November 29, 2013 - 00:13

Snowden's doomsday cache and some BS

Reuters reported on Monday on a secret that's circulating for quite some time now. Snowden's supposed doomsday cache of dirty little NSA secrets. While this isn't really a secret and certainly more than just likely Reuters has a nice spin to it that makes you wonder.
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 05:23

Winamp. An era might end on 20th of December

Winamp announced that their services will be terminated after 15years on 20th of December 2013. That's very bad news for a lot of folks. Not just users of the famed player.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 02:15

New and easy installer for CyanogenMOD

Cyanogen has launched a new installer to get your favorite ROM a whole lot easier on your favorite device(s). Downside: It's Windows-only ... for now.
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 01:45

Galaxy Nexus not getting Android 4.4

While Google anounced the N5 and Android 4.4 it also revealed which devices are getting updates. Those will be the N4, N7 and N10. But not the Galaxy Nexus. Quite to some displease with Galaxy Nexus owners.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 23:04

Google's new visual tools. Awesome is a pretty accurate statement.

I'm usually not easily impressed when it comes to editing visual material. Specifically not if it's done automagically as it usually really sucks. Google's new toys are actually quite great. They have a lovely presentation online.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 00:16

PIAAC und die Technik-Kompetenz.

PIAAC ist PISA für Erwachsene. Also grundsätzlich ein Idiotentest bei dem der Anbieter augenscheinlich selbst ganz gute Ergebnisse erreicht haben dürfte.
Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 00:22

Some new details on the Lavabit incident.

Lavabit was one of Snowden's email providers who closed business in the wake of the NSA scandal. Ladar Levison, the owner of Lavabit, went public early on with the reason why he closed the service. Until now however very little details were public.
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 23:47

Adobe managed to leak records of up to 3 million credit cards

Adobe announced yesterday that they leaked records of around 2,900,000 credit cards and other user data. On top of that they managed to leak a good share of source code for various products ... in the same incident.
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 16:19

NIST is dead as a blueprint for international standards.

US services - particularly the NSA - and the government did a great job in utterly destroying one of the US's most prominent agencies. The National Institute For Standards and Technology.
Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 22:05

Microsoft increases roaming limit for apps purchased in the store to 81

Apparently some drug abusing marketing idiot came up with a funky number that matches Windows 8.1. So I guess we can assume with Windows 8.2 that number increases to 82 parallel installations...