Android Faceniff App Makes it Easy to Hack Your Facebook and Twitter Accounts

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FaceNiff is an Android app that can be used to hijack sessions on public or private Wi-Fi networks without the need for a computer. It can hack Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Amazon and Nasza-Klasa (a Polish social network), and more services are coming soon. Thankfully, the app only works on very certain handsets and requires jailbreaking, so it’s not going to fall into the hands of too many mischievous Android operators; at least, not yet.

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 Sony Announces 20 New Game Titles for Xperia PLAY  

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Today Sony Ericsson announced that they’re going to deliver more than 20 new games to the Xperia PLAY, including 10 exclusive titles optimized for the device itself which everyone else without the Xperia can gawk over. The new games will add to the more than 60 titles already available for Xperia PLAY, which of course will be showcased at the E3 games expo from June 7-9.

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Samsung 2View Camera Adds Cartoons To Get Kid’s Attention

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Here is a scenario you might be familiar with: it’s a beautiful sunny day and your kid is trying to kick his first soccer ball around the yard. They’re laughing and having heaps of fun, but as soon as you decide it would be the perfect time to take a picture, they’re not interested. So how can you possibly grab the kid’s attention?

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Hey Gramps, Check out the Emporia RL1

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While many people consider things like video games, digital cameras, GPS and browsing pages and pages of Google results are a must for a mobile phone, there are others who just want to make a call, as simple and directly as possible. Obviously we’re talking about the elderly here, they usually aren’t concerned with being able to go on Facebook, download apps and twitpic self-portraits; although we have seen our share of savvy old timers.

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Asus Melds Tablet and Smartphone to make Padfone

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And why not? Asus is is set to release their own re-engineered iteration of the Motorola Atrix 4G dock, riping out the keyboard making a dockable smartphone slate, we have the PadFone. This is a new generation of devices to hit the streets and all they are is just a shell without the guts and brains. Slide your smartphone into the PadFone, and you have just made buying a computer more efficient. Rather than two massively destructive impacts on the earth, you have just one marginally less destructive.

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Swiftkey X Android App Now Even MORE Predictive

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The SwiftKey app for Android is supposed to be intelligent. It gradually learns your typing habits and your favourite words to help speed up your typing, then gives you a predictive text experience that is more personalized than that lousy autocorrect. The keyboard picks up all the special and uncommon words you frequently use and stores them in a library, then offers them up as word suggestions the next time you begin to spell the word.

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Almost Half of Canadians Aged 18-34 Own Smartphones

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Nearly half, or 48 per cent, of Canadian mobile phone users aged 18 to 34 report owning a smartphone, according to a new study by the Quorus Consulting Group released this week by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA). Smartphone adoption climbs to 55 per cent among those 18 to 24 years old.

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Official: EV Cup Heading to the US November

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The roar of super-charged engines and the strong smell of exhaust fumes may be what comes to mind when most people think of car racing, but the EV Cup will feature quiet, clean vehicles, with the screech of tires replacing the whine of engines. The EV Cup claims to be the world’s first racing series that exclusively features zero-emission electric vehicles.

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Microsoft Encouraging Higher Prices for Windows Phone Apps

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With Microsoft’s software update due this fall, nicknamed Mango, the company is trying to bring over developers to the Windows Marketplace for Mobile by encouraging them to charge more for Windows Phone apps. Microsoft hopes to compete with the highly successful iTunes App Store by offering up better quality apps, as opposed to cheap or free apps that involve fart sounds.

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Apple to Preview Cloud Service in June @ WWDC?

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Rumours are floating around that Apple will preview its cloud service as early as June at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Three people briefed on Apple’s private talks that didn’t want to be named told BusinessWeek that Apple will be able to scan customers’ digital music libraries in iTunes and quickly mirror their collections on its own servers. If the sound quality of a particular song on a user’s hard drive isn’t good enough, Apple will be able to replace it with a higher-quality version.

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Clean Screens: Prototype Enables Touchless iPhone Hand Gesture Controls

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While the Bluetooth headset has allowed people to look like they are talking to imaginary friends, a new device will let iPhone users get in on the action and look like they’re gesturing and talking to no one. A team of researchers at the Hasso-Plattner Institute in Germany have designed an interface that allows you to use apps on your iPhone and answer calls by tapping the palm of your hand.

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