iOS 6.1 vulnerability allows anyone to bypass lockscreen
Apple‘s new iOS 6.1 firmware, even with all of its new features, is still trying to fit in and become a solid upgrade to iOS 5.x. However, it’s had its fair share of problems, including battery life issues and connectivity problems. Tack one more on, though, because now it looks like anyone can break into your device, even if you have it password protected. The exploit doesn’t appear to allow you to access the home screen, but rather just the contacts list and the photo libra...
‘American Idol’: Crazy Kez Ban, Angela Miller & Janelle Arthur Are Misfits In Hollywood
Last week on American Idol, the men were up for the first Hollywood performances of the season. After the guys sustained a grueling first round of cuts in Tinseltown for both group and solo eliminations, it was the ladies’ turn to be put through the ringer by the judges. There’s an abundance of estrogen in the air, but contrary to gender stereotypes, I have to say there really weren’t any more tears and cat fights than were seen among the men. Maybe just a handful more wigs. No...
Luger Keshavan makes unique appeal for Winter Olympics support
Keshavan has released a video where he travels at speeds of over 100 km per hour on a sled and has promised to sport on his Olympic racing suit, the name of each person who shares this video.
SodaStream, Samsung Build A New Refrigerator That Dispenses Sparkling Water
Hear that? That's the sound of innovation bubbling in your water glass. Remember when Samsung unveiled a concept for a refrigerator with Evernote integration at this year's CES? Well, the electronics giant has now partnered with fellow Most Innovative Company SodaStream on a new four-door refrigerator that will dispense cold, filtered carbonated water through the same mechanism many refrigerators currently employ to dispense still water and ice. The four-door refrigerator will let you choo...
Google accuses BT of 'arming patent trolls' in new lawsuit
Google has thrown the gauntlet at BT's feet, countersuing the telecoms company and accusing it of patent trolling. BT started the war against Google in 2011, accusing it of infringing on six mobile patents in Android, Google Maps and Gmail - that case is still bubbling away. Now, Google is saying that BT is using Google patents relating to networking and internet phone calls, and has filed a complaint against it in court. David, meet GoliathGoogle spokesperson Niki Fenwick said, "We have alw...
New iOS 6.1 Security Flaw Grants Limited Access To Phone App, Photos, Email, Messages, FaceTime
With just a few quick steps, it’s easy to open the phone app on any locked iPhone running iOS 6.1. From there a person has full access to the photo library, can edit contacts, send emails, text messages or even make a FaceTime call. It’s so easy that it’s downright silly. As shown in the video here, the process involves holding down the power button and aborting an emergency call. It worked for me although the timing is tricky. The flaw causes the phone to load the phone app, g...
New iOS 6.1 Security Flaw Grants Limited Access To Phone App, Photos, Email, Messages, FaceTime
With just a few quick steps, it’s easy to open the phone app on any locked iPhone running iOS 6.1. From there a person has full access to the photo library, can edit contacts, send emails, text messages or even make a FaceTime call. It’s so easy that it’s downright silly. As shown in the video here, the process involves holding down the power button and aborting an emergency call. It worked for me although the timing is tricky. The flaw causes the phone to load the phone app, g...
Nvidia co-founder says Windows RT “rocks” on Tegra 4, first products to arrive after summer
Nvidia's co-founder has revealed the first products using the company's Tegra 4 processor will arrive after the summer. He has also commented on Windows RT, saying the software, "rocks" when used on Tegra 4-powered hardware.
David Cage's next game 'already in development'
Quantic Dream has three titles lined up post-Beyond. Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls director David Cage says he has three new games in the pipeline. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesDragon Quest VII remake storms Japanese chartNew red PS3 is out now, GAME exclusiveBrutal Legend gets to gig on PC this monthSteam boss Holtman exits Valve amid layoffsEU PS Store update: Rocketbirds Hardboiled Chicken hits Vita...
YouTube to remain inaccessible in Pakistan for now
Looks like YouTube enthusiasts in Pakistan may not have access to the website restored anytime soon. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority yesteday, informed a Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology that the government does......
Google countersues BT amid “patent troll enabler” claims
Google has sued BT, alleging the UK telecoms company has infringed on four of its patents, with cases filed in both the UK and US amid accusations that BT has been “arming patent trolls” to take on Android. The litigation follows BT’s own lawsuit against Google back in December 2011, the BBC reports, where the comms provider claimed Google Maps, Google+, and other products all infringed on as many as six BT patents. The returning salvo concerns four patents around how files a...
Ke$ha Drank Her Own Pee, Because She’s Ke$ha: Morning Mix
:: Breaking news: Ke$ha is still crazy! The kooky songbird says that she drank her own urine on camera during the taping of her upcoming MTV documentary Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life. “I snatched it up and took a chug and it was really gross so I don’t do it anymore,” she explained in an interview with BBC Radio 1. That’s probably a good thing. [TMZ] :: So that photo of Adele seeming to Chris Brown that went viral post-Grammys? Yeah, turns out that the universe is a blea...
Scandalous Photos of Celebrities that Were Leaked
Celebrity lives are crazy! We’re quite sure that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is upset with the news of her pictures in a bikini being leaked. The pregnant queen to-be was holidaying at a private Caribbean Island when a fellow vacationer took pictures of her strolling with her husband. The picture that was printed in Italy’s Chi magazine, showed the Duchess’ tiny baby bump. Here's a look at other celebs whose pictures were leaked....
There is a touch of genius about De Gea
De Gea has the chance now to enter the league of some very good keepers and another good performance in the second leg against Real on March 5 will go a long way towards that.
Disney UTV's Indiagames crosses 200 million downloads on the Nokia Store
  Disney UTV’s Indiagames has announced it has set a new benchmark in the app world, by crossing 200 million downloads on the Nokia Store. Impressively, the last 100 million downloads were in the past nine months. Downloads were recorded from countries right around the world, with the top 10 countries being India, Brazil, Vietnam, Mexico, Indonesia, Turkey, Thailand, Pakistan, Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia. Cricket, Bollywood, Casual and Action were the top four genres of g...
'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius Arrested for Girlfriend's Murder
Oscar Pistorius, the Olympian without legs who who became famous in the 2012, has been arrested for the murder of his girlfriend.Pistorius -- the paralympian known as Blade Runner -- is accused of shooting 30-year-old Reeva Steenkamp in the hand and…
Elon Musk Lays Out His Evidence That New York Times Tesla Model S Test Drive Was “Fake”
Tesla Motors CEO and founder Elon Musk definitely isn’t the best guy to try to pull a fast one on. The visionary entrepreneur set Twitter a titter when he claimed earlier this week that New York Times writer John Broder had fudged details about the Tesla Models S car’s range in cold weather, resulting in what he termed a “fake” article. Musk promised evidence, and now he has delivered, via the official Tesla blog. In keeping with his brief description of what was wrong wi...
Elon Musk Lays Out His Evidence That New York Times Tesla Model S Test Drive Was “Fake”
Tesla Motors CEO and founder Elon Musk definitely isn’t the best guy to try to pull a fast one on. The visionary entrepreneur set Twitter a titter when he claimed earlier this week that New York Times writer John Broder had fudged details about the Tesla Models S car’s range in cold weather, resulting in what he termed a “fake” article. Musk promised evidence, and now he has delivered, via the official Tesla blog. In keeping with his brief description of what was wrong wi...
YouTube opens new ‘creator space’ in Tokyo, its first in Asia
YouTube is giving video producers in Japan a chance to get their hands on some high-tech production equipment with the opening of a new 'creator space' in Tokyo's Roppongi Hills. YouTube already has simliar facilities in London and Los Angeles, with this latest one the first to open in Asia.
EU PS Store update: Rocketbirds Hardboiled Chicken hits Vita
All this week's content detailed... Sony has detailed the contents of its latest European PlayStation Store update. This week's highlights include Wipeout 2048, which is free for Plus subscribers, new characters for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and DLC for Capcom's Dragon's Dogma.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesMicrosoft exec says PS4 announcement is 'important for the industry'Dragon Quest VII remake storms Japanese chartNew red PS3 is out now, GAME exclusiveBrutal Lege...