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posted in January 2012
DMARC can help fight bogus emails--but only if everyone agrees to use its DKIM and SPF authentication rules.
If you use Google services you're already trusting it to manage your personal information responsibly. Nothing has changed.
Tech people love to disparage patents, but we don't look at them the way the legal system does. How do you tell if a patent is really bogus?
There have been cheap Android tablets for a while. The NOVO7 hints at a lot of quality to come.
Here are 6 products or technologies that really stood out for me at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
It does seem as if the SOPA and PIPA bills will facilitate abuse of innocent Internet users. So what do we do about the abuse of IP holders?
The Cobra Joy Ride is a smart charger which you can program to interact with their Android app to make the phone behave as you want in your car.
Your cell phone can get ruined by sweat, rain, or being dropped in a toilet, but if it's protected by P2i's coating material it can be saved.
I have gotten the sense in the past that my iPhone 4S wasn't honest when it said I had 5 bars of signal. Now I know it's lying to me.
The Brother Quattro 6700D does all the sewing stuff like self-threading, but also lets you draw patterns with a tablet or import photos and then embroiders them.
TouchPal's replacement Android keyboards let you lay out the keys differently and to "slide" between keys instead of having to press them.
DocuSign provides software and infrastructure to allow users to submit an electronic image of their signature in a secure, easy and repeatable way that is legally binding.
A simple lens attachment that snaps on to your iPhone 4/4S allows it to take 360 degree panoramic movies.
Swivl is a robotic device which holds your camera phone and turns it to face whoever is holding its remote device. It can rotate 360 degrees and up and down +5-/20 degrees.
Guitar-like device clamps iPad and you play on virtual strings. Lighted frets show you where to put the other hand.
The Ion Personal Genome Machine is affordable, as these things go, and can sequence a DNA sample in just 2 hours.
Sacre bleu! La tablette QOOQ V2, she cleans right up! It's designed for the kitchen; you can use it with dirty hands, spill on it, and it runs Linux.
The Gametel gaming controller grasps on to iPhones and Android phones, turning them into a single handheld game device.
A new cookop technology from Germany-based BSH Home Appliances Corp uses a matrix of induction burner/sensors instead of fixed burner locations.
A new family of multitouch monitors from 3M are fast, big and support large numbers of simultaneous touches.
An armband device and an iPhone or Android app from BodyMedia track your body activity and health.
There are never enough powered USB ports available these days. Now power strips are starting to include 1 amp USB plugs in addition to 3 prong AC.
Lots of people send me text messages from their smart phone to mine. Why don't they just send an e-mail?