The Geek Wish List: Day Two

WiFi detector shirt With a list price of $29.99, this could spell an end to walking round city centers surreptitiously opening up your laptop and checking for WiFi signals before you commit to placing your latte order. The shirt glows to show both the presence of a WiFi signal and its strength. It’s powered by […]

Gr-apple-fest is on in the Mobile Industry!

By Douglas Karr Guest Blogger It appears that Apple is waging war in the mobile industry… and there’s some questions as to whether or not they’re playing fair. Apple first lashed out at the popular open source hack for the iPhone, called Jailbreak, stating that the Jailbreak application violated Apple’s copyright. Huh? iPhone owners might […]

Ice-T Smashes PowerBook Like a Caveman

…and his efforts aren’t very effective. Check it out. Unfortunately, as he was planning to do in the video, Ice-T didn’t film his trip to the Mac store to get his PowerBook fixed. I would really have liked seeing this.

Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Now Available for Pre-Order

Just a quick heads up for those of you running Intel-based Mac boxes. Mac OS X Snow Leopard is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com for $29, shipping included. The new version features a more responsive Finder, a smaller install footprint, quicker time machine backup, and plenty more. Please note that only OS X Leopard […]

Jailbreaking could help terrorists, Apple claims

Apple has claimed that jailbreaking iPhones – that is, altering their software to allow the user to run applications without restrictions – could turn them into tools for deliberately bringing down cellphone networks. The claims come in a response to a government review which takes place every three years to decide which situations should be […]

Barnes & Noble eReader – Thanks For Nothing!

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I had heard rumors of the Barnes & Noble eReader, set to compete with Amazon by offering a software alternative to the Kindle that takes advantage of your existing devices like an iPhone or Blackberry. So when I received an email this morning encouraging me to try it out […]

iPhone news round-up

Whether it’s child porn, GPS or hot casings, the iPhone continues to make news. Here’s our round-up of the latest stories about Apple’s flagship portable device: * Despite some reports, Apple is yet to officially acknowledge any specific problems with the recently-released iPhone 3G S overheating. While it has published some heat-related tips about the […]

iPhone 3G S available in hot new color scheme

With a million units reportedly shipped in its first weekend, there’s no doubting the iPhone 3G S is a hot gadget. Unfortunately it turns out some units are slightly too hot. Several sources, on both sides of the Atlantic, are reporting the device has overheated so badly it actually changes color. French site Le Journal […]