Category Archives: Hacking


Microsoft reduces the permanent pricing of its gaming controller Kinect. The new reduced price will be US $109.99 in the United States. In additon, there will be also a "permanently reduced price in North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions where Kinect is sold," Microsoft stated. Additionally, on October 4, the Kinect sensor will […]

Back in July 2007, Google acquired Postini, and since than, they're integrating its security and compliance capabilities directly into Google Apps such as "user policy management; email content filters; archiving, retention and eDiscovery with Google Apps Vault" and more.Today, in a blog post, Google announced a new feature for Google Apps administrators to help them […]

KinÊtre--a new Kinect for Windows project developed by a team at Microsoft Research Cambridge--makes the process quick and simple enough that anyone can be an animator who brings inanimate objects to life. "KinÊtre uses the skeletal tracking technology in the Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) for input, scanning an object as the Kinect […]

Yahoo! confirmed that on July 11, a group of hacker published approximately 450, 000 email addresses and passwords associated with Yahoo! Contributor Network online.The company said that the information included account information from Yahoo! Email, Yahoo! Voices and other services.The attack reportedly targeted Yahoo services with a union-based SQL injection technique -- and the hackers […]

We've all seen Kinect: the amazing game input device for Xbox 360 that enables controller-less console game play and control of other Xbox experiences.It's fascinating to discover how this device uses array microphones, a projected IR dot pattern, an IR camera, and a regular RGB camera to sense the surrounding environment. With these inputs, the […]

Security in Windows Intune, a new free white paper published by Microsoft, describes the security features of the Windows Intune service and gives customers information they need to use Microsoft's cloud-based device management solution with confidence.The Security in Windows Intune Whiepaper covers the topics such as:Windows Intune Cloud Service ArchitectureIdentity and AuthenticationMachine AuthenticationUser Authentication and […]

Now, you need not to wait for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) enabled smartphone or your carrier pushing out update to ICS to try out "Good news," as the developers over at the XDA Developers forums ported Google Now from Android Jelly Bean to devices running Andorid 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. If you want to try […]