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$1 Million Saved by Turning Off PCs

$1 Million Saved by Turning Off PCs

Jul. 30 | Tweet Some smart energy options can save you a bunch of money. It did for HSBC which claims to have saved $1,090,180 in energy costs after using a technology that turns off 300,000 PCs during nights and weekends. The software technology it uses is called...

Intel, Apple, Church of Scientology downloaded 100 Million Facebook User Torrent

Intel, Apple, Church of Scientology downloaded 100 Million Facebook User Torrent

Jul. 30 | Tweet Every one is well aware of the recent leak of personal information of about 100 million Facebook users. The information was available on The Pirate Bay torrent site with the torrent that was downloaded many times. It was reported by Gizmodo that...

LG confirms Android tablet for Q4 2010

LG confirms Android tablet for Q4 2010

Jul. 30 | Tweet Every one wants to part of the Android revolution. Today LG confirmed that it will be releasing its own version of the tablet slate to compete direclty against the iPad. The LG Slate is to be powered with Google’s Android operating system....

End of days? Asteroid could hit Earth in 2182

End of days? Asteroid could hit Earth in 2182

Jul. 29 | Tweet Don’t panic, you won’t live that long to see this happen. Scientists today have warned that a massive asteroid might crash into Earth in the year 2182!  The asteroid, called 1999 RQ36, is being tracked by astronomers who said that it...

Social Security Numbers for Indians? Good Luck with that!

Social Security Numbers for Indians? Good Luck with that!

Jul. 29 | Tweet India has a population of 1.2 billion people. Thats a lot! But that did not stop the Indian Government from letting Accenture, a US based IT firm, win a contract by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to provide a unique identification...

Legally Jailbreaking into iPhones Voids Warranty – Apple

Legally Jailbreaking into iPhones Voids Warranty – Apple

Jul. 29 | Tweet On July 26th the US Copyright’s Office made it legal for consumers to legally rip DVD’s and jailbreak into your smart phones including the iPhone. However today Apple said in a statement to Cult of Mac that legally jailbreaking...

Awesome – New Porsche 918 Spyder to give 78 mpg!

Awesome – New Porsche 918 Spyder to give 78 mpg!

Jul. 29 | Tweet Now even the luxury car makers are getting their hands dirty playing with electricity! After the recent article about the Chevy Volt electric car being priced at $41,000, Porsche has a similar concept at works and good news hit today with the...

Nintendo to reveal 3DS ship date

Nintendo to reveal 3DS ship date

Jul. 29 | Tweet Nintendo today announced that it woudl reveal the launch date of the much anticipated 3DS on September 29th. We had in our earlier posts talked about the Nintendo 3DS – the 3D version of the famous Nintendo DS. Nintendo’s CEO had earlier...

Finally! Apple looking into about crippled iPhone 3G issue

Finally! Apple looking into about crippled iPhone 3G issue

Jul. 29 | Tweet We had reported earlierabout how sluggish and slow your iPhone 3G becomes once you update it with the new iOS 4. Looks like Apple, to save its image, is actually answering to us. Today Wall Street Journal reported that Apple is apparently investigating...

New WiFi Kindle only for $139

New WiFi Kindle only for $139

Jul. 29 | Tweet Amazon today introduced another version of its Kindle e-book reader and this time it once again dropped the price of the Kindle. Amazon introduced a WiFi only verson of the e-book reader that will start $139 while the WiFi + 3G version remains at...