How To Backup Citrix Xen VMs for Free with Xen-pocalypse (Bash)
Have you ever needed to backup your Citrix Xen Virtual Machines (VMs) but didn’t want to break the bank doing it? HTG has just the bash script for you with Xen-pocalypse. Image by h.koppdelaney, Stuck in Custom and Hotfortech. One of the nice things in Citrix Xen is that many of its features are free of charge. With that said, if you want the “Automated VM protection and recovery” feature, you would have to start paying for the “Advance” license. Even then, you are...
Oscars 2013: 7 Mouthwatering Academy-Inspired Dishes From Chef Daniel Boulud (PHOTOS)
While The Oscars are, quite obviously, held on the sunny West Coast, there are still a bunch of Academy members who live on the East Coast who have voted in the awards and still totally like to party. Luckily for them, there is a lone, official Academy Awards shindig in New York City, and earlier this week we were treated to a preview of that party's menu. What made the truly delicious event even better was the fact that many of the menu items for the Oscar party, by celebrity chef Daniel Boul...
Terrorists May Know How To Avoid Drones, Memo Shows
The Associated Press found the memo with 22 tips on the floor of an al Qaida occupied building in Mali. Militants in Mali (and possibly around the world) have figured out ways to avoid being detected by drones, the increasingly popular tool used by the U.S. and many of its allies to fight terrorism. The Associated Press reported that it found a memo listing 22 ways to avoid drones on the floor of a building occupied by members of al Qaida of the Islamic Maghreb in Mali. Among the tips (man...
Lindsay Lohan -- Gets Her ASS KICKED in Legal Fight with Pitbull
Pitbull didn't just win his legal war with Lindsay Lohan ... he ANNIHILATED HER ... TMZ has learned. We broke the story ... Lohan sued the rapper in 2011 for using her name in his hit song "Give Me Everything" ... when he dropped the line, "I got it…
Memolane, The ‘Internet Time Machine’ App, To Shut Down As Its Team Joins Another Unnamed Company
Memolane, the startup that helped users archive and explore social network activity across different platforms, is shutting down. The company announced the closure in a blog post published this afternoon. The shutdown will be quite abrupt: Memolane accounts and content are set to be deleted tomorrow, February 22. All Memolane content is pulled in from existing social networking sites, of course, so the data will still be out there in its original format. It’s almost always sad news when ...
MIT creating new chip that will improve your smartphone photography
MIT developers are now working on developing a new chip that will help handle post-processing in a much more efficient way. The chip will allow for speedier photo processing and a huge improvement to low-light images.
Launching first is PS4's 'best chance at changing momentum'
EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich stresses the importance of being first to market. EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich says Sony's "best chance at changing momentum" in a "stagnated" console market is to launch PS4 before Microsoft's next console.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesMass Effect 3 Citadel DLC revealed: 'one final send-off for Shepard'No Vita price drop for North America, says SonySCEE cagey over EU PS4 launch plansEA layoffs hit LA, Montreal and 'smaller locations...
Launching first is PS4's 'best chance at changing momentum'
EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich stresses the importance of being first to market. EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich says Sony's "best chance at changing momentum" in a "stagnated" console market is to launch PS4 before Microsoft's next console.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesMass Effect 3 Citadel DLC revealed: 'one final send-off for Shepard'No Vita price drop for North America, says SonySCEE cagey over EU PS4 launch plansEA layoffs hit LA, Montreal and 'smaller locations...
The Chromebook Pixel: beautiful vehicle, low-grade gasoline
With the Google-made Chromebook Pixel we’ve got several points that the company hopes will be made right from the start – the first being an erasure of the hardware from our experience. They say this in the “Chromebook Pixel: For What’s Next” presentation video provided today at the launch of the product – Andrew Bowers, Group Product Manager on the Chromebook project with Google literally says, “we basically wanted the hardware to disappear.” If t...
Hollywood couple Diane Lane and Josh Brolin split after 8 years
(Reuters) - Hollywood couple Diane Lane and Josh Brolin are divorcing after more than eight years, their representatives said on Thursday. ...
Rihanna Poses Topless With Kate Moss For ‘V’ Magazine Because, Well, Rihanna
Rihanna posed topless (and cuddled) with model/rock wife Kate Moss for the new issue of V Magazine. Yes, some images from the spread leaked back in November, but now we’ve got the full official spread, in high quality for your perusal. For the sexy photos — which, by some glitch in the Matrix, were shot by Mario Testino and not Terry Richardson — the ladies go S&M-lite. Kink with klass, you might even say. Check out the pics up top, and head below to see behind-the-scenes footage from ...
Sony Jumps the Gun With Skimpy PlayStation 4 Reveal
Considering this was the presentation of Sony’s vision of the future of gaming, a first step in a journey into the next generation that will likely last years, there was surprisingly little substance for the audience to find. Rather, after ...
Google Fails to Punish “Pirate” Sites in Search Results, RIAA Says
For years entertainment industry groups have lobbied search engines to penalize sites that link to a high number of copyrighted files, and last summer Google appeared to succumb to these demands. The search engine announced that it would take into consideration the number of DMCA takedown notices it receives against sites to determine the ranking of those websites in its search results. “Sites with high numbers of removal notices may appear lower in our results,” Google’s Amit Singhal explained....
What to Watch This Weekend: Our Picks for Previous Oscar-Winning Movies
With the Oscars just around the corner, you may be running to your local multiplex in the hopes of crossing a few more contenders off your to-watch list. But for those of you who need a break before Hollywood's biggest day -- but still want to pay homage to the craft -- your trusty Moviefone editors have compiled a list of other big winners you might want to watch. Below are some of our favorite Oscar winners of all time. "Schindler's List" (Winner, Best Picture) This dour, intense film won...
David Einhorn Presents Preferred Share Plan
In a rare public conference call, the Greenlight Capital founder laid out his argument for iPrefs. In the latest round in the fight against Apple, Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn defended his plan for the company to issue preferred stock (which he calls iPrefs) in a public call with other investors on Thursday. In Einhorn's iPref system (see the full slideshow on Business Insider), investors would be able to receive one iPref for every share of Apple stock. The iPrefs would be own...
Daniel Ek: Music industry will rake in $500m from Spotify in 2013
Following years of criticism for giving away music, Spotify seemed pretty pleased with itself last December when it announced that total payments to the music fraternity had exceeded $500m (UK£328, AUD$489).Now founder and CEO Daniel Ek can poke his tongue out at the naysayers with even more gusto after claiming that his company will be forking over the same amount in 2013 alone.Indeed the company, which now has five million people paying for monthly Premium access, reckons it has become a verit...
Vevo Quietly Redesigns Its Homepage To Streamline Search, Navigation, And Playlist Creation
Over the past few years, Vevo has been working hard to simplify the process by which users search for and discover new music videos on its site. With that in mind, the company released a small update to its homepage today, aimed at making it easier for users to check out new music videos and to search for those they know and love. The latest update to the homepage provides some incremental improvements to the massive redesign that Vevo rolled out about a year ago during SXSW. Interestingly, most...
Spain’s foremost supercar builder Spania GTA to unveil new Spano R model
Producing 1,200 horsepower from a 8.3-liter V10, this banal looking Spanish supercar should set the hearts of the world’s super rich alight with a less than 2.9-second 0-62 time.
EA layoffs hit LA, Montreal and 'smaller locations'
EA Labels boss confirms unspecified number of layoffs. EA has laid off an unspecified number of staff at its Los Angeles and Montreal studios, EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau has confirmed. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesPS4: Diablo 3 - first screenshotsPS4 supports 4K, but not for gamesMass Effect 3 Citadel DLC revealed: 'one final send-off for Shepard'No Vita price drop for North America, says SonySCEE cagey over EU PS4 launch plans...
OtterBox HTC One cases “coming soon”
OtterBox is well known for their robust cases for a handful of devices. They offer a bit of insurance in case you ever drop your phone, or even throw your phone at a wall in a fit of anger. After the official HTC One announcement earlier this week, it looks like OtterBox is taking no time to introduce cases for the new smartphone. OtterBox has made three cases for the HTC On using their popular line of Commuter and Defender series of cases. The regular Defender HTC One case will cost $50 and w...