August, 2012

Man Down – Rihanna

Man Down – Rihanna

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 10:38am

Music video by Rihanna performing Man Down. Check it out.

Google And Apple CEOs in Secret Patent Talks

Google And Apple CEOs in Secret Patent Talks

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 10:21am

 

Google Inc CEO Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been conducting behind-the-scenes conversations about a range of intellectual property matters, including the ongoing mobile patent disputes between the companies, according to people familiar with the matter.The two chief executives had a phone conversation last week, the sources said. Discussions involving lower-level officials of the two companies are also ongoing.Page and Cook are expected to talk again in the coming weeks, though no firm date has been set, the sources said. One…

Koubachi’s Wi-Fi Plant Monitor

Koubachi’s Wi-Fi Plant Monitor

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 9:40am

The $ 99 Koubachi Wi-Fi plant monitor pokes into the soil and uploads environmental data to the company, which then sends plant-care alerts customized for each species. If you’re the kind of person who worries about Frank the Fern and Gertrude the Geranium while you’re on vacation, a $ 99 cloud-connected plant monitor could be just the thing for you.

Former  Lawyer of News of World Denies Phone Hacking

Former Lawyer of News of World Denies Phone Hacking

Posted on 31 Aug 2012 at 9:17am

Former News of the World head of legal Tom Crone has denied any wrongdoing after his arrest by London police Thursday in the investigation into phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch‘s News Corp. and possible attempts to cover it up.

“My client has fully assisted the police in their inquiries,” broadcaster ITV on Friday quoted Crone’s lawyer as saying. “He categorically denies the commission of or involvement in any criminal offense.”  The lawyer said he and Crone wouldn’t comment further. Crone was…

Dan’s The Man: Big Brother Recap.

Dan’s The Man: Big Brother Recap.

Posted on 30 Aug 2012 at 7:50am

The pilot for Lost. Arrested Development’s “Development Arrested.” Breaking Bad’s nail-biting Season 5 ender, “Two Face.” Friends, I am absolutely not joking in any way shape or form when I say Wednesday night’s Big Brother belongs in this good company. Drama, intrigue, shock — if Emmy ever loosened up, taking down a few drinks with its weekly Big Bang Theory intake, Wednesday night’s episode would win Season 14 top honors. Yes, it was that good. Good enough, even, to officially label Dan the best Big Brother player of…

Samsung Launches ATIV S Windows phone

Samsung Launches ATIV S Windows phone

Posted on 30 Aug 2012 at 6:41am

 Samsung Electronics launched the world’s first smartphone using Microsoft Corp’s latest mobile software on Wednesday, only days after losing a crucial patent battle with Apple Inc. The surprise announcement at an electronics show in Berlin came a week before Nokia, which has a close partnership with Microsoft, is due to unveil its new Lumia smartphones in New York.

A U.S. federal jury found last week that Samsung had copied critical features of the iPhone and awarded Apple $ 1.05…