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  • Opinion: 10 Geeky Things to Do on Your First Date

    Here at GeekTech, we're unabashed geeks (as our blog's name suggests). We obsess over gadgetry, we enjoy various nerdy eats, we write about kitteh hacks, and we randomly quote sci-fi movies in casual conversation. And yes, some of us even play Magic: The Gathering. So when Gizmodo's Alyssa Bereznek wrote unfavorably about her experience dating bona fide geek Jon Finkel, well, we were a little taken aback. What's not to love about geeks?

  • News: 10 Social Networking Add-Ons for Firefox

    Move over, RockMelt. You don't need a dedicated social networking browser to stay überconnected. Here are 10 Firefox add-ons (all compatible with the latest version of Firefox) that will turn your browser into a social butterfly.

  • News: Samsung Epic 4G Touch for Sprint: First Look

    The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch for Sprint is an absurdly thin and lightweight Android phone with a gigantic 4.52-inch display. It’s gorgeous, yet compared to the AT&T Galaxy S II version, feels a bit less refined.

  • Opinion: Split Chrome Tabs In Two With the Frame Two Pages Plugin

    At least a few times a day, I need to quickly cross-reference information from two different Web sites at the same time. Usually I just pop the tabs out into separate pages and align them side by side, but that involves more mouse movements than I care to bother with, and it makes it tougher than it should be to keep Word open beside the Web windows to copy and paste information as needed. But a cool plugin for Google Chrome called Frame Two Pages makes this task really easy.

  • Opinion: Google+, Day 25: Another Look at Google+ Privacy

    Back on Day 15 I examined Google+ privacy and found a couple things that seemed to be suspicious or give me some reason for concern. I spoke with someone at Google, though, to clear up a few things about Google+ privacy, so for today's 30 Days With Google+ post I want to clarify my understanding of Google+ privacy.

  • News: Mac OS X 10.6.9 Snow Leopard could support iCloud

    Evidence that Mac OS X 10.6.9 will support iCloud has been spotted by a developer.

  • News: Microsoft warns over password-stealing 'Morto' worm

    Security companies have discovered a new worm that tries to hijack poorly-secured servers by using RDP connections from PCs on the same network to harvest their logins.

  • News: Qualys offers tool to spot server DDoS weaknesses

    Security company Qualys is offering a tool admins can use to work out how vulnerable their servers might be to simple but often hard-to-detect a types of DDoS attack that exploit vulnerabilities in the design of HTTP.

  • News: Dog Fighting Mobile Game Hacked by Animal Rights Activists

    An Android-based mobile game based around dog fighting has attracted the ire of animal rights activists, who hacked the game with a mass text sending trojan.

  • News: Atlus' Great News for Persona Fans

    Atlus is working on not one, not two, but three new Persona titles, at least two of which will be in Japanese gamers' hands next year.

  • News: Mozilla Brings Firefox to Android 3.0 Tablets: Sneak Peek

    An upcoming version of Firefox Mobile is being designed to have a more native feel on Android 3.0 tablets, while maintaining Firefox's distinctive look and feel such as the browser's large back button. Giving Firefox users a sneak peek, Mozilla mobile device user experience designer Ian Barlow recently posted some mock-ups for the new Firefox version on his blog. Barlow says Mozilla's designers are hard at work to "make Firefox awesome on tablets" by maintaining the work done on Firefox Mobile targeted for Android phones while taking advantage of a tablet's larger screen real estate.

  • News: Automator workflow of the month: Email a weekly schedule

    If you have a life crammed with meetings and places to be, it can be difficult for others to keep track of you. Sure, you can post your schedule online or scrawl it on a whiteboard at work, but sometimes it’s helpful to present those who want to know your whereabouts with a single email message that contains the details of your coming week. The same goes if you need to keep others informed of a carpool schedule or department meetings. With Apple's utility Automator you can easily create and distribute just such a message. Here’s how.

  • Opinion: Panasonic Makes Big 3D Push With High-End Camcorder

    Panasonic today announced a high-end 3D camcorder that will be the first 3D camcorder to use the AVCHD Progressive video format (albeit in in 2D capture mode). The dual-lens, six-sensor Panasonic HDC-Z10000 will offer 1080p/60fps recording, full manual focus and iris controls, high-end audio options, and manual controls to adjust the convergence point of the lenses during 3D capture.

  • News: Secunia's patching tool integrated with Microsoft's WSUS

    Secunia, a Danish security company that makes two tools that ensure applications have up-to-date patches, released a product on Wednesday that can deploy non-Microsoft patches using that company's widely used patching tool.

  • News: Apple suppliers accused of environmental damage

    Environmental groups in China criticized Apple on Wednesday, alleging that it is employing suppliers that are damaging the environment and threatening the lives of residents. Apple, however, maintains the company has been vigilant in ensuring all its suppliers follow environmental safety requirements.

  • News: Report: US said to be investigating Oracle's Africa deals

    U.S. federal agencies are investigating whether Oracle violated federal anti-bribery laws in dealings abroad, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • News: Toshiba AT100 to hit UK on September 1

    Toshiba has revealed its forthcoming tablet PC, the AT100, will be made available in the UK from September 1 (tomorrow).

  • News: MillerCoors goes social to retain female workers

    MillerCoors is using enterprise mentoring and social learning software in an effort to help far-flung female salespeople feel less isolated and more part of a cohesive team.

  • News: Apple suppliers accused of environmental damage

    Environmental groups in China criticized Apple on Wednesday, alleging that it is employing suppliers that are damaging the environment and threatening the lives of residents. Apple, however, maintains the company has been vigilant in ensuring all its suppliers follow environmental safety requirements.

  • News: Top cybersecurity concerns: Malicious code, employees run amok

    When 3,300 information-technology professionals were asked about cybersecurity, they said malicious code attacks accounted for the main type of cyberattack their organizations suffered during the past year, although "internal unintentional actions" by well-meaning insiders also wreaked havoc.


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