Twitter launched their first set of Twitter Stories Monday which will become a monthly portfolio of their best 140-character limit posts they have selected to remind us of the humanity behind Tweets that make the world smaller. In their first collection of stories, we learn about the first Tweet from space, a kidney disease patient who received an organ donation after tweeting sh*t, I need a kidney, and movie critic Roger Ebert who still delivers his keen insights to his followers through Twitter despite having lost his ability to speak. Continue reading →
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iOS 5 is set to debut tomorrow and app developers have been working hard since June to update their apps for iOS 5 compatibility. Tweetbot, the little Twitter client that could, has been updated with full support for iOS 5 including system level Twitter integration. Along with some bug fixes this update will allow users to tie into iOS 5 single log in to twitter. Continue reading →
Two major changes appeared in Apple’s App Store today. Twitter for iPhone/iPad was updated to allow push notifications for @ replies and messages. We’ll compare Twitter’s push notification service with another provider. Continue reading →
This is the second post of a two-part feature on how to obtain information on a WEP enabled wireless network. We’ve already discussed how to crack a WEP key. Now this post will show how to gather information using a Firefox Add-on called Firesheep.
Disclaimer: I do not care what you do with this information. Who am I to tell you what to do with something you’ve learned? It is your decision to use this information ethically or unethically. Just know that stealing private information is illegal.
It’s likely you’ve heard of Firesheep by now. It’s been written about in Forbes, PCWorld, and ZDNet just to name a few. There have been 746,845 Firesheep downloads as of this writing. But I’m sure there are still a few of you who only use the Internet for Facebook and Gmail and haven’t heard of it. That’s alright, but there are some things you should know especially if you’re using either of those two aforementioned sites. Continue reading →