Samsung found guilty of Astro-turfing, employees trolling bad comments on Competition!

Samsung has done some things in it’s time, but this one we have to say is taking things a tad too far, Samsung have been found guilty, oh yes this has been proved, of what’s known as ‘Astro-hunting’. Astro-hunting is when a company employs people, or use existing employees to act as owners of a competingContinue reading “Samsung found guilty of Astro-turfing, employees trolling bad comments on Competition!”

Fake Bad Piggies App for Google Chrome Infects 80,000 Computers With Adware

A malicious Google Chrome application that claims to be a browser-based version of Rovio’s new, yet still upcoming, ‘Bad Piggies’ game has infected more than 80,000 computers with adware. The app itself has been distributed through the official Chrome Web Store, however the app installs a plugin that displays advertisements while users are browsing popular websites, not theContinue reading “Fake Bad Piggies App for Google Chrome Infects 80,000 Computers With Adware”

RIM – How bad are things for the Blackberry maker?

Dare we ask? Yep, Depressing. That’s the only word that comes to mind after reading the RIM Q1 financial results press release and listening to the conference call. As bad as the results were, I’m not going to write up a death certificate for RIM here. Yes, they are in real serious trouble, and no,Continue reading “RIM – How bad are things for the Blackberry maker?”

Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard : The Bad Side (Issues)

Apple’s Mac OSX since version 10.0 Cheetah has been stable able, and all the way up to Leopard has been a great operating system to use, but many are wanting to know why Snow Leopard has been having quote on quote “issues”. Well, here is the problem with Snow Leopard. Since Tiger (10.4) Mac OSXContinue reading “Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard : The Bad Side (Issues)”

Why is (anything).(anything) such a bad idea for websites?

Its been going round the news that websites will no longer have to stick to these random fixed country domains like .com .co.uk .fr .es (etc) Many around the world are wondering if completly personal ones should be introduced personally I think it shouldn’t be, and in this I intend to make you aggree! —Continue reading “Why is (anything).(anything) such a bad idea for websites?”