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iOS 5.0.1 Update Makes Siri Ports Easier

iOS 5.0.1 Update Makes Siri Ports Easier
When hackers started to port Siri to other iPhone models, we wished Apple would just step up and make that an official feature in the latest version of the OS. Apple has now made it much more possible to port Siri to devices other than the iPhone 4S with the iOS 5.0.1 update – whether they intended to or not.

NATO Drone Captured by Iran Using GPS Hack?

NATO Drone Captured by Iran Using GPS Hack?
If you follow the news, you probably have heard or read about the NATO RQ-170 drone that was captured by Iran. When I saw the captured drone photos that were floating around and noted the drone was in one piece I wondered what happened.

Sony Offers North America Early Hands-On with PS Vita

Sony Offers North America Early Hands-On with PS Vita
Want to check out the new Sony PS Vita, but don’t can’t stand to wait until February 2012? If you happen to live in the greater Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Atlanta or Washington DC areas, you’re in luck.

Rumored Nikon D4 DSLR Specs Leak

Rumored Nikon D4 DSLR Specs Leak
Nikon is one of the biggest names in the digital camera world. Some specs have surfaced for their next big camera, rumored to be called the Nikon D4. The DSLR is expected to be a have a 16.2MP image sensor, burst shooting at 11fps and a wide ISO range with 100 to 102,400 native.

Jawbone Offers UP Buyers Full Refund, No Returns Needed

Jawbone Offers UP Buyers Full Refund, No Returns Needed
Back in the summer when we caught our first glimpse at the Jawbone UP bracket it seemed interesting enough. The idea is that the UP can track all sorts of things about you and your health from how far you walk to how long you sleep.

Netflix for Xbox 360 Gets Updated

Netflix for Xbox 360 Gets Updated
[UPDATE 12/16/11: Given our original positive spin on this update, we thought it appropriate to mention that there’s a ton of dissatisfied users speaking out about missing features, playback issues and a confusing new interface. Scroll down to the comments to join in the discussion.]

Apple Doesn’t Own iPad Trademark in China

Apple Doesn’t Own iPad Trademark in China
It must really suck to be the person in charge of securing trademarks for Apple right now. Apparently, Apple thought that it had the trademark for the iPad name in China. Or at least it thought its team of legal ninjas could beat down the Chinese opposition that owned the trademark.

Myth Confirmed: Mythbusters Shoot Cannonball Through Home

Myth Confirmed: Mythbusters Shoot Cannonball Through Home
Jamie and Adam have some explaining to do. While trying to bust their latest myth, they sent a cannonball through someone’s home in Dublin, California. This marks the first time that they have been busted before an actual myth.

PS Vita Multitasking Limitation: No Web Browsing During Games

PS Vita Multitasking Limitation: No Web Browsing During Games
We have some new PS Vita news for you today if you are among those who have been salivating over the portable console. When the new PS Vita launches, you will not be able to play games and browse the Internet at the same time.

Kindle Fire Becomes BestBuy.com’s Best Selling Tablet Online, Beats the iPad

Kindle Fire Becomes BestBuy.com’s Best Selling Tablet Online, Beats the iPad
I knew that Amazon’s Kindle Fire was hot, no pun intended, but it looks like it is literally on fire, pun intended. The Fire has occupied the top spot on Amazon’s best sellers list for weeks now.

Samsung Trademarks Next Smartphone Name: Galaxy Sleek

Samsung Trademarks Next Smartphone Name: Galaxy Sleek
While most of us are still content to be looking forward to the Galaxy Nexus or continuing to use the Galaxy S or S II from Samsung, the company is always looking down the road. Samsung has recently filed a trademark application that seeks to get dibs on the name “Samsung Galaxy Sleek.”

Apple Founder’s Contract Signed by Jobs, the Woz, and Ronald Wayne to be Auctioned

Apple Founder’s Contract Signed by Jobs, the Woz, and Ronald Wayne to be Auctioned
This is really bizarre to me, but I bet some rich Apple geek will snap this right up. Apparently, the original contract from April 1, 1976 that established Apple Computer Corp. is hitting the auction block at Sotheby’s.

YouTube Passes 20 Billion Views a Month in the U.S. (19.9 Billion Were of Cats)

YouTube Passes 20 Billion Views a Month in the U.S. (19.9 Billion Were of Cats)
As if there were any doubt that YouTube is the heavyweight champion of video streaming, here are some new numbers that will illustrate the point very effectively. According to comScore, in October 2011, YouTube accounted for 49.1% of all videos watched on the web in the US.

Black Friday Madness: Woman Pepper Sprays Shoppers to Grab an Xbox 360. Really?

Black Friday Madness: Woman Pepper Sprays Shoppers to Grab an Xbox 360. Really?
Things can get crazy when you’re shopping for stuff on Black Friday. Sites crash, people wrestle each other for spots at the register, and some even think that it’s okay to pepper spray other shoppers to get ahead of the queue.

Infinity Ward Beats 1,600 MW3 Cheaters with Its Massive Banhammer

Infinity Ward Beats 1,600 MW3 Cheaters with Its Massive Banhammer
Listen up all you wankers out there playing MW3 and using glitches in the game to make it seem as though you know what you are doing in multiplayer. Infinity Ward has your number and has banned 1,600 of your cheating pals already.

Sony Cuts Playstation Game Sharing

Sony Cuts Playstation Game Sharing
You know the old saying, “Sharing is caring”? Apparently, Sony doesn’t see it that way. Even though many of you like sharing your PlayStation games with friends. Sadly, those in the UK will now be limited to sharing games and content with no more than two PS3 consoles and two handheld consoles.