Flickr Prohibits Posting Images on Pinterest / image via Flickr
Following the debates conducted a few days ago about the legitimacy of content posted on Pinterest without asking anyone’s consent, Pinterest has released a few code lines in order to disable the picture pinning from the websites that have integrated these lines in the source code.
The first candidate comes as the famous Flickr.com, the website of one of the world’s largest community of photographers. Starting from these …
Books from iBooks Remain Without Copy Protection / image via iBooks
Although if there are 3 years since Apple stopped protecting the music it sells through iTunes, the applications, the movies and especially the books in iBooks have continued to be protected against copy. If in what concerns application protection in AppStore it has been made something to bypass it, and the movies have never presented problems, the only ones which remained safe were the iBooks books, but this thing was …
Zune and Windows Live Out from Windows 8 Consumer Preview / image via Flickr
Although there are only a few days left until the launch of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, few lucky people have already managed to get their hands on that version of Windows in order to make an opinion related to changes.
As an overview, in the Consumer Preview version of Microsoft’s operating system we will not see Windows Live and Zune, both disappearing as brands. Going through a rebranding process, many …
Rapidshare Takes Measures Against Piracy
Death of giants such as Megaupload and other smaller file sharing websites caused the migration to RapidShare – website insisting that managed to be completely legal.
RapidShare dropped significantly the download speed especially for those who do not want to pay for the benefit of using the website, this measure being taken in order to prevent the fast rate of adoption of the service, especially by those who are not willing to pay.
The website’s …
The highly anticipated HTC One X is finally out in the open with its first press image leaked several days ahead of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012, giving audiences a sneak preview of the 720p HD Android smartphone.
Based on the leaked photo, the HTC One X comes with smaller icons as the 4.7-inch 720p LCD screen took up most of the space, and will run with the new HTC Sense 4.0 UI on top of Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
HTC apparently is not prepared to drop capacitive …
An iPhone user and AT&T customer has taken the U.S. mobile communications company to court in California over data throttling and gets awarded $850.
The news first came to light via a report from The Associated Press which said that Matt Spaccarelli was awarded in a small claims action against AT&T.
The AP writes that Pro-tem Judge Russell Nadel of the Ventura Superior Court in Simi Valley on handed down the decision on Friday.
The judge apparently saw that it was unfair of AT&T to …
Porsche will recall more than 100,000 Cayenne SUVs due to a latent problem with the headlight of the company’s vehicle model, a report from Reuters says.
According to the report, Porsche has identified the problem to possibly end up with the headlight of the Cayenne loosening and possibly falling off.
The Porsche Cayenne recall totals 102,000 worldwide, Reuters says.
According to The New York Times, 20,300 of these Cayenne SUVs to be recalled are in the U.S.
Another 20,826 Cayenne SUVs will …
What appears to be the official specifications sheet and official photos of the HTC One X has been leaked courtesy of a site from Greece.
The leak comes via the Greek site FullGSM.gr before the HTC One X is expected to be unveiled by HTC at a pre-Mobile World Congress press event a day before the MWC 2012.
The leak also comes after another leak of another phone in HTC’s upcoming One lineup, the HT One S which is said to feature a 4.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen, dual-core CPU and 8MP camera.
Just before the Mobile World Congress 2012 starts in Barcelona, Acer has announced its newest smartphone, the Acer Liquid Glow.
The announcement came from the Acer UK site which posted a press release of the Liquid Glow on Friday.
According to the release, the Liquid Glow will be showed off by Acer at the coming MWC 2012 which kicks off tomorrow, February 27, and ends March 1 in Barcelona, Spain.
Acer says that the Liquid Glow is for “today’s fun-seeking, social-networking youth”.
Samsung has officially revealed its quad-core Exynos chipset at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference.
The new Exynos chipset promises more computing power but lesser energy consumption at the same time.
The quad-core Exynos chipset is Samsung’s first system-on-a-chip to be made using Samsung’s 32 nanometer high-k metal gate process.
For energy efficiency, Samsung says that each of the four cores of the Exynos can be disabled and half of the 1MB L2 cache can be disabled …