Canadian School Expels Student for Finding Vulnerability in Their Online Services

January 23, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Sometimes the world doesn’t  appreciate what some people do for them, even if what they have done was to protect them. An incident of sorts occurred in Montreal, where a student was expelled for attempting to protect his college-mates. Ahmed Al-Khabaz, a 20-year old computer science major studying in Dawson College, found an inconsistency while […]

Photographer Orders Camera from Dell and Winds Up With Wooden Flooring

January 22, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

When you order a product from a company, you expect the product to be delivered to you without fail, especially after you have paid for it. But things didn’t go well for Jalal. Jalal is a photographer and he had his eyes set on buying a Canon EOS 5D Mark III and an EF 24-105mm […]

Chinese Man Dies After 40-Hour Long Online Gaming Session

January 17, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

I guess hearing the cause of death as “excess gaming” might become the norm within a few years. Already we are hearing cases of fatality after a person has spend long hours in front of the screen. Last year in July, a teenager in Taiwan died after playing Diablo III for 40 hours straight at […]

Southington Residents Initiating Videogame Buyback Drive to Destroy Violent Videogames

January 5, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Do you remember reading in your history texts about book burning in the old ages? Well, we kind of have a similar incident here, although it’s not actually books that are being burned but media, or more precisely, video games. Southington, a Connecticut town situated about 30 miles away from Newtown, is organizing a violent […]

Dad Trolls Son by Hiring In-Game Assassins

January 3, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Not a day goes by without a parent yelling at his kid to put down the console and do something useful. The scoldings fall on deaf years and after all these years, the situation hasn’t noticeably changed. The latest news suggests that a father has gone beyond the ordinary measures. He actually hired more powerful […]

Paris Apple Store Gets Robbed on New Year’s Eve

January 2, 2013, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Remember when we told you that Apple devices were the reason for crime increase in New York City? Although this incident happened on New Years Eve in Paris, it backs up the theory that the New York City Mayor had made earlier. Apparently, robbers do seem to favor Apple devices more than Android devices. These […]

Nintendo 3DS Box Containing Rocks Gifted to 5 Year Old

December 31, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

A kid from Alabama was surprised to see a Nintendo 3DS XL box when he opened up his Christmas gifts some days back. But the real shock came when he opened the box just to find a pile of rocks covered in tissue paper. The mom who bought this had to drive herself all the […]

GameStop Sells Refurbished Nintendo 3DS Filled with Porn Images for Christmas

December 28, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Christmas is a time for Santa to visit with presents and gifts. But this year, the Santa from GameStop had a bit of an unpleasant Christmas. Braydon Giles, a 5-year-old, who looked forward to having some awesome gifts, did not feel too Christmasy with his gift, a Nintendo 3DS. The 5-year-old was shocked to find […]

SATIS Toilets Can be Controlled with Smartphones

December 15, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

I don’t know whether to classify this as ingenious or weird, but I’m sure that there would be takers for it. It’s all about how you treat your waste the hi-tech way, and Japan seems to find novel ways of doing it. The Land of the Rising Sun could also be called as the land […]

Saudi Arabia Tracks Their Women Electronically!

November 23, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

How would it feel if each and every movement of yours is monitored? I guarantee you wouldn’t like it at all –  no one would. But that’s what the women in Saudi Arabia have to put up with. Women over there are not allowed to travel without approval from their male guardians, and now they […]

Facial Recognition Tech Powered EyeSee Mannequins to Keep a Watch on Shoppers

November 23, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Every time you enter a retail store, you know security cameras are watching you from hidden and unknown locations. Automated security eyes watching you do anything and everything have flustered you big time, we know. But then it is their business to make sure you are being watched! Okay, technology has now taken a new […]

Housewives Face Trial for Smuggling iPhones and iPads in China

November 19, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

A Chinese court has accused 25 suspects of smuggling Apple phones and tablet computers worth 500 million yuan (which is about $80.25 million). The smuggled goods were for the benefit of an online gadget store on The members of the five smuggling gangs delivered more than 162,000 iPhones and iPads to Lanyou Numeral, which […]

Walmart Employees Throw iPads Around, Get Fired [Video]

November 13, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

There are jerks almost everywhere and some can be as the thick-headed as the ones in the video below. A couple of Walmart employees have themselves on video, throwing around iPads while stocking them up for sale. These are employees from Pikeville, Kentucky, and we can see them playing catch with iPads, throwing them around […]

LG Nexus 4 Found in San Francisco Bar; Retrieved by Google Later

October 27, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

A yet unreleased LG Nexus 4 phone prototype was found left behind in a bar in San Francisco. It’s still unclear how such things happen, as a similar incident also happened with the iPhone 4 a while ago. Bboth these incidents are the result of sheer negligence and though they leak out more information regarding […]

Race-specific Bio-weapon Similar to SARS in the Making

October 10, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Though the world has stopped discussing about the SARS disease these days, it is still a horrible memory. Many have died of this horrible disease and the latest news suggests that a disease similar to SARS is likely to be used as a bio-weapon. The most significant fact about this is that the disease will […]

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