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Was a "Rogue Engineer" Responsible For Google’s Wi-Fi Snooping? [Google]

by on Jun.10, 2010, under Crime, Google, google street view, Google WiFi, Home Automation, Law, Legal, street view, wifi

When it first came to light that Google Street View cars were collecting reams of Wi-Fi network data , Google said it was a mistake. Then came evidence that the sniffing was actually deliberate . But what did Google’s internal audit find

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Get Android 2.2 On Your Motorola Droid [Droid]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 17, 2, 2.2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, Ai, Air, and, Android, android 2.2, Android22, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Art, bd, Bp, Brin, Cam, cat, clear, cv, D3, day, Dc, de, Dead, Display, down, download, droid, Droid 2, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Epa, Et, fall, Fb, Feeds, ff, forums, FP, froyo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, hand, Hd, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Im, In, Instruction, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Les, mid, Mod, Moto, Motorola, Motorola Droid, Motoroladroid, Ms, My, NK, Of, om, One, order, Pee, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, ps, Ps1, Q, quant, Raw, Rc, Repair, rom, Roms, RSS, rum, Rv, S1, sand, serve, smartphone, Smartphones, source, speed, Style, tech, TI, TV, Up, Us, V, Via, Vr, Wi-Fi, world

Lest your Droid fall out of date, into disrepair, and end up on a Jawa Sandcrawler, MyDroidWorld is serving up a new Android 2.2 ROM, along with full instructions, for bringing your phone up to speed. Apparently it’s got everything except for Wi-Fi, so if you’re hankering for that Froyo, it’s well worth a look.

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How a Silly Phone for Teens Reveals Microsoft’s Plan for Us All [Cloud]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Analysis, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, ash, Ball, Ballmer, Bes, Bp, cat, clear, Cloud, color, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feature, Feeds, ff, future, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, IE6, Im, images, In, Intern, internet, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, Isp, kin, La, Labels, live, MER, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, mobile, Mod, N8, Net, O2, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, plan, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, steve, Steve Ballmer, Style, Tag, tech, the cloud, The Internet, TI, Top, true, TV, Universe, Us, V, vers, Wes, why, Windows phone 7, X1

Despite its mobile prowess, Apple sucks at the internet . But surprisingly it’s Microsoft—not Google—that’s best positioned for Our Future in the Cloud. Here’s why. More

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iTunes Newest Competition May Be Called Google Music [Google]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Bp, cat, clear, color, Companies, competition, de, Dead, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, EC, Engine, Et, Feeds, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Google, google music, Hd, Hell, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ink, Io, Ion, Isp, iTunes, La, Labels, Led, Les, Link, logo, mid, Mod, Music, Nes, NK, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Pet, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, s5, sea, search, Search engines, serve, Show, Shows, Style, Tag, tech, Techcrunch, TI, TV, unconfirmed, Us, V, Wes, X1

Well, hello. The folks at TechCrunch found a (now dead) link that shows a logo that may be revealing the name of Google’s answer to iTunes: Google Music . [ TechCrunch ] More

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Logitech Replaces Harmony Remotes with Free Apps for Google TV [Harmony]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, and, Android, Android ap, Android app, ANT, Ants, app, Apps, AR, Arm, Art, Av, BlackBerry, Bp, Bt, C5, cat, cc, Ces, Cia, clear, color, de, Display, droid, Ds, Dust, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feeds, ff, Free, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Google TV, Harmony, Hd, Home Automation, home-theater, Id, Ie, IE9, Im, images, In, Industry, Io, Ion, Iphone, iPod, Ipod Touch, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, logitech, mid, Mod, move, nin, Ny, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, power, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, remote, Remotes, RSS, Rv, serve, smartphone, Style, Tag, tech, television, TI, TV, Us, V, vision, War, work, X1

Logitech’s Harmony remotes are among the most acclaimed, most popular programmable remotes in the industry. But in a forward-looking move, Logitech is turning Harmony into a free iPhone/iPod/Android app to work with their Google TV companion box . More

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Lawyers Claim Google Wi-Fi Sniffing ‘Is Not an Accident’ [Google]

by on Jun.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, ANT, Ants, app, application, AR, arc, Ati, Av, bd, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, data, day, Dc, de, Disco, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Engine, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Google Maps, google street view, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, ims, In, Io, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Law, Legal, Map, Maps, mid, Mod, Ms, Nes, Net, network, networks, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, Patent, patent application, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, Red, Republished, rom, RSS, Rv, Sd, sea, search, Search engines, serve, sniff, street, street view, StreetView, Style, suing, Tag, tech, Tent, TI, TV, Ui, V, Vide, view, Wi-Fi, work, X1

Lawyers suing Google claimed Thursday they have discovered evidence in a patent application that Google deliberately programmed its Street View cars to collect private data from open Wi-Fi networks, despite claims to the contrary. More

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Google’s Handing Accidentally Acquired Data To Proper Authorities [Google]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Bp, car, Cars, cat, cc, clear, color, Companies, D3, data, de, dental, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Engine, Et, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, google street view, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Hori, Id, Ie, II, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Les, mid, Ming, Mod, Nes, Net, network, networks, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Privacy, Pro, Protection, Q, quant, Rc, Red, rom, RSS, Rv, Sd, sea, search, Search engines, security, serve, street, street view, Style, Tag, tech, ted, thor, TI, tie, TV, Ui, V, view, Wi-Fi, work, X1

Remember the data that Google Street View cars accidentally collected from Wi-Fi networks while roaming streets? After some back-and-forth, the search engine company is handing the data over to the proper “data protection authorities”. More

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HomePipe App Streams iTunes to Your Android Phone [Streaming]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, Android, Android apps, ANT, Ants, app, apple, apple.com, Apps, AR, Ati, Av, Bp, C5, C6, cat, clear, Cloud, color, D3, d8, de, Display, droid, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, ff, Free, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, hand, Hd, Home, Home Automation, Homepipe, Id, Im, images, In, Iphone, iPhone Apps, Isp, iTunes, itunes streaming, La, Labels, Mac, mid, Ming, Mod, Mp3, Ms, Music, Nes, Of, om, One, order, P3, Pad, Padd, PC, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, serve, Software, storage, Stream, Streaming, streams, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, twist, Up, Us, V, X1

HomePipe’s a relatively new cloud-based storage app that’s introduced a new twist: streaming your iTunes music from your Mac or PC to your Android phone. There are a couple of caveats, though. More

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So, What Would It Be Like to Be In Space Unprotected? [Blockquote]

by on Jun.03, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aio, ANT, Ants, AR, Blockquote, Bp, bus, business, C5, cat, clear, color, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, eco, Et, ff, Fun, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Hd, Holy Shit, Home Automation, humans, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Isp, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, mid, Mod, Nasa, Nes, Npr, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, ota, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, Recall, RSS, Rv, Sd, serve, Space, Style, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, ted, TI, TV, Us, V, Vacuum, Viv, what, X1

Humans can’t survive out in the vacuum of space. At least not for long. But what would those 14 seconds or so be like?

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