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  The New York Times reports about a security/tracking system which is being built in Shenzen, China. Some 20’000+  surveilance cameras are being installed and will be guided by US-financed software to keep track of the 12.4 million population. To make this work the Chinese came up with an idea George Orwell would have loved: Every […]

The so far unknown Samsung SGH-P520 is going to be a direct answer to Apples iPhone. Equipped with a touchscreen display and no keypad, it might successfully compete with the iPhone in functionality and the LG Prada in styles. The device features GSM/EDGE networks, a 2.3” QVGA-display, 50 MB of internal memory, a microSD slot, […]

So here comes the latest incarnation of Apples all-in-one computer. Even slimmer, all brushed alluminium and nice specs. $1,199 20-inch, 1680 x 1050 LCD 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1GB RAM 250GB SATA 8x SuperDrive ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT   $1,499 20-inch, 1680 x 1050 LCD 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1GB […]

UPDATE: A rewritten version has been releases by nervegas. The new version promises to be fast and ads multitouch capability. File repository is here or download directly. Even though no one realy complained about the lack of games, what could be cooler than having games on your iPhone? Especially old-school NES titles like Mario, Zelda […]

Security researcher and rootkit specialist Joanna Rutkowska has published the source-code of a completely rewritten “Blue Pill” virtualization rootkit. The rootkit takes advantage of so called hardware virtualized machines (HMVs) to shift Windows into a virtual machine without the OS’s permission or recognition of the fact. Currentl only AMD’s VT-x/Pacifica technology is supported to pull […]

After being confronted with 14 questions by the green party the German government has published an official statement about the usage of wireless networks in German households. The Bundesregierung now warns of exposure to high-freuency radiation like the radiation WLAN accespoints emmit. Here’s the relevant quote in German: “Die Bundesregierung empfiehlt allgemein, die persönliche Strahlenexposition […]

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Jep, we are back after a creative week of non-blogging. My appologies for not letting you know what was going on and thanks to everyone whoe still came by. I was busy building a small website for Matthias Willi’s project After the Show. Matthias is a photographer working mostly for agencies. This project is a […]