How to Delete Facebook

If you are one of the small but growing number of netizens who have grown weary with nagging privacy concerns while Facebooking each day, worried that the social networking giant is giving your private information away to any Tom Dick or Harry walking down the net street, app in hand, here is how to delete Facebook: carefully, slowly, and with no second thoughts.
Deleting Facebook is harder than it looks but it doesn’t have to be a headache or take very much time, just follow the right …

Nokia Lumia 900 UK Release Experiences Two-Week Delay

Nokia Lumia 900. (Image: Nokia)

Nokia has no other choice but to delay the UK release of its popular Lumia 900 Windows Phone due to “overwhelming demand” for the handset in the US.
The 4.3-inch Nokia Lumia 900 was originally set to hit shelves in the UK market today, April 27, but the Finnish phone maker said that it will experience a forced delay spanning two weeks because of stock shortage brought by massive demand in America.
“The overwhelming demand for the Lumia 900 in …

New Dolby Atmos Sound System Debuts in June Showing of Pixar’s Brave

New Dolby Atmos Sound System Debuts in June Showing of Pixar’s Brave

Describing the new technology as an “immersive experience”, sound systems leader Dolby has announced that its new audio format for theaters will debut this coming June with the release of the Pixar movie Brave.
Dolby senior vice president Ioan Allen said that theaters want an immersive experience that is something that cannot be duplicated at home, spotlighting the cinema house’s continued attraction despite great …

Mobile Phones Pose No Health Hazard Say UK Experts

Mobile Phones Pose No Health Hazard Say UK Experts / image via AP

The UK’s Health Protection Agency (HPA) is assuring the public that mobile phones pose no harm to human health, but cautioned that monitoring will continue because little is known about the long-term effects of the universal practice.
BBC this morning said the assurance came following the biggest ever review by a government agency regarding the safety of constant mobile phone use.
In its statement Thursday, the HPA said its …

White House Says It Will Veto Cybersecurity Bill

Virtually saying that it was not good enough, the White House was reported this morning to be ready to veto a bill in the US House of Representatives which had aimed to defend vital US industries and corporate networks from attacks by cyber criminals, foreign groups and terrorist organizations.
The AP in Washington quoted a statement released by the Obama administration as the House continues to debate on the merits of the proposed legislation which from the beginning has had bi- partisan …

Love Magenta? You’ll Soon Have A Lumia 900 For Your Taste

Wanted to get the Lumia 900 but was disappointed that it did not come in Magenta? Worry no more as Nokia will also release a magenta-colored Lumia 900 for those of you who love this color for the Nokia flagship windows Phone.
The information came from a leak from Finnish phones store Gigantti in the form of a posting on their site.
The post for the Lumia 900 in magenta – or known more popularly as pink – has since been taken down as it is not yet really available for people to buy but Nokia …

Apple, Proview May Soon Settle iPad Trademark Spat

American consumer electronics giant Apple and Chinese tech company Proview may soon settle their fight with each other concerning the rights to the iPad trademark in China, a new development suggests.
According to The Associated Press, a court in China already began mediating between the two companies in their iPad trademark spat.
The information was revealed by Ma Dongxiao, a lawyer representing Proview.
“It is likely that we will settle out of court. The Guangdong High Court is helping to …

LG Optimus 3D Max Now Available in Europe

LG Optimus 3D Max now available in Europe. (Image: LG Mobile)

LG has started to roll out its new 3D smartphone with the LG Optimus 3D Max in the European market.
The South Korean smartphone maker may not have met a winner in the original LG Optimus 3D, but this does not mean it will stop releasing a second one with upgraded specs.
The Optimus 3D Max comes with a slimmer 9.6mm profile that houses a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4.3-inch ‘naked eye’ 3D touchscreen and Android 2.3 …

India Is World’s Worst Spamming Country, U.S. Places Second

A shot of gmail spam filter showing interesting patterns. (Image: Tesla Aldrich, via Flickr / CC)

India is now the world’s worst spamming country after it toppled the U.S. as king of spam, says security firm Sophos.
Sophos keeps an eye on spamming worldwide and releases its top 12 list of spam “dirty dozen” list of spam-distributing countries, in which India surpassed the U.S. in less than a year after it accounted for one in every ten spam emails globally.
The firm estimates …

Microsoft Closes Mega-Buck Deal With Biggest Taiwanese Tech Firm for Android and Chrome Patents Licensing

Microsoft Closes Mega-Buck Deal With Biggest Taiwanese Tech Firm for Android and Chrome Patents Licensing (Image: Amit Chattopadhyay, via Flickr / CC)

Non-mobile phone power Microsoft has stepped into the swirling 2012 smartphone arena dominated by Google and Apple with a fittingly giant deal with Taiwan’s Pegatron, one of the biggest electronic makers in the world for the licensing of Android and Chrome patents.
Industry observer Mashable this morning said Microsoft , in making the …