Tablet Comparison + More
Some items (two, for those still shopping) ..
“Apple’s iPad mini packs a punch despite its scaled-down size, touting a number of robust features and specs that even the most fanatic Apple followers didn’t see coming. But, how does it shape up against the Google Nexus 7 and Amazon Kindle Fire HD, the two tablets that have traditionally set the standard in the 7-inch space?” See the slideshow here.
“Black Friday is finally coming to a close at OfficeMax, which is hosting a final ‘Black Friday Every Friday’ discount event of the season today with up to 75 percent off on select items.” Read more..
“American teenagers are texting fools – quite literally, judging by the huge numbers of them who expose themselves with ‘sexting’ and worse, text while behind the wheel.” Read more..
“The year saw a diverse cross-section of apps for security, productivity, navigation and contact management. Here are the best apps of 2012.” Read more..
“A Russian underworld figure is recruiting botmasters to conduct a coordinated attack on 30 financial institutions. While malware is used to steal the money, a Skype-based telephony DDoS attack is intended to shut down bank telephone systems used to validate the transfers.” Read more..
“Users of online-banking are generally more conscious of the risks they take when performing online transactions than with any other online service. This isn’t surprising, because if the wrong person gets their hands on your login details or in the worst case your TAN numbers as well, they can easily empty your account from anywhere in the world. Nevertheless, far too many users still bank online with little care, resulting in billions in damages every year.” Read more..
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