Tag Archive: Computer


Pushbullet now lets you answer text messages on your computer

The latest update to Pushbullet has recently been updated so SMS notifications that are mirrored on your desktop can actually let you reply to the message. Just click in the notification, type on your luxuriously huge desktop keyboard, hit enter, and away it goes. This feature was enabled for a few select partner apps before, but now it should work across the board. Another recent update allowed for a shared clipboard, so you could copy text  [Read More…]

‘BadUSB’ malware highlights the danger of plugging random mystery drives into your computer

Another day, another apocalyptic prognostication of computer security doom, this time focusing on the omnipresent USB connection. It’s called ‘BadUSB’, and it’s a malware proof-of-concept created by security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell that exploits a flaw in and resides in the firmware that controls the basic function of USB devices. The researchers claim that it’s not a problem that can be patched, saying that they’re “exploiting the very way that USB is designed,” but  [Read More…]

Chrome Remote Desktop app exits beta, controls your computer on any ICS and above device

Just a couple of weeks after a full-fledged Chrome Remote Desktop app entered closed beta testing it has been opened up for all to use through the Play Store. The completely free app will let your Android device — assuming it’s running Android 4.0 or above — connect to and control any computer you have the Chrome Remote Desktop software installed on.

The client is simple, but mimics closely what you find doing computer-to-computer remote access  [Read More…]

Rogers One Number: Using Your Wireless Capabilities On Your Computer?

Rogers One Number: Using Your Wireless Capabilities On Your Computer?

What would you think if your carrier offered full integration of your mobile account on your computer? Giving you all of your phone capabilities from your desktop or laptop, and made it all free?

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Dual-core Android computer fits in your pocket, turns any screen into an Android device

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Last month at AsiaD, Andy Rubin mentioned that he wanted to see Android on every screen. This might very well be possible soon, even with screens that were not designed to run Android. FXI Technologies has recently showed off a little gadget code-named the “Cotton Candy,” (weighs the same as a cotton candy bag – 28 grams) which can run Android on any screen.

This little device is the size of  [Read More…]

Steve Ballmer: Android is for computer science geeks

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Steve Ballmer must be living in some kind of fantasy world. At the web 2.0 summit in San Francisco yesterday, Steve railed into Android, stating that Android phones are only for geeky computer scientists.

You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone…It is hard for me to be excited about the Android phones.Steve BallmerMicrosoft

I don’t know about  [Read More…]

Sony Computer Entertainment to Offer SDK for PlayStation Suite

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced late tonight that it will begin offering software development kits (SDK) for their PlayStation Suite beginning in November. Called “PlayStation Suite SDK” (duh) it will help developers create content for PlayStation Certified (PS Certified) devices, hardware certified through the PS Suite license program, and the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita). As of today there are only three devices with said ceritificaiton, the Xperia PLAY, Sony Tablet  [Read More…]