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  • Priest invents confession device for deaf Catholics

    December 17, 2013 8:50 PM 43

    Confession for hearing-impaired Catholics will soon be made easy after a retired Filipino priest based in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States invented a computer-based confession tool. Fr. Romuald Zantua, DS, formerly of the Daet diocese, has created a “high-tech confession device” that consists of two laptop computers running on special software

  • Electronic babysitter? Fisher-Price's iPad baby seat sparks controversy

    December 17, 2013 3:54 PM 41

    Controversy continues to rage over the launch of Fisher-Price's Apptivity Seat, designed to support young babies while holding an iPad inches from their faces. According to Fisher-Price's website, the Newborn-to-Toddler Apptivity Seat "provides another way to stimulate and engage baby while protecting your device from baby's sticky fingers and preventing

  • Apple delivers OS X Mavericks update with Mail fixes

    December 17, 2013 5:14 AM 43

    Apple improves Mail compatibility with Gmail, and fixes other security and compatibility issues in the first update to Mavericks, OS X 10.9.1. Apple has released the first update to its OS X Mavericks operating system. The update, which Apple has been working on since before the initial release of Mavericks, offers the usual stability and compatibility

  • Sonic the HedgeHog 2 Available on Your Mobile Device

    December 17, 2013 4:34 AM 41

    Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has been updated and re-released for mobile devices. If you’re yearning to back in gaming history you are in luck, Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is available to download via your Android or iOS device. The update allows for gamers to play at 60 frames per second and enjoy the rare Palace Zone level. Be sure to check it out if you’re just itching

  • Kaspersky Labs Discover Bug In Safari That Stores IDs And Passwords In A Text File

    December 17, 2013 4:29 AM 38

    If you’re a Safari user, you might want to consider changing your browser as it would appear that Safari actually keeps your IDs and passwords as a text file, meaning that anyone with the know-how will be able to access them relatively easily. This is according to the folks at Kaspersky Labs who discovered that this problem could stem from Safari’s retention

  • 2014 Ford Fiesta ST - The Dallas Weekly: Auto

    December 16, 2013 4:09 PM 52

    Under the hood was a direct injected1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that made 197 horsepower and 202 pound-feet of torque. Mated to a six-speed manual gear-box, the four-door hatchback was very stylish, very powerful and very fast. Power is not only about horses it is about weight. And at 2,742 lbs., the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST had a power ratio

  • The ultimate hack? 27-year-old Mac Plus is connected to the internet - despite being made five years BEFORE the web launched

    December 16, 2013 8:27 AM 46

    Most of us have old tech gadgets lying around gathering dust, but one engineer has decided to put his to good use. Jeff Keacher from Colorado successfully managed to wire up a 27-year-old Mac Plus - an early version of the Apple Mac computer - to the web using a Raspberry Pi and proxy server. This is particularly impressive because the computer was built

  • ‘Angry Birds Go!’ review: A colorful 'Mario Kart' rival with free-to-play annoyances (iOS/Android)

    December 16, 2013 8:06 AM 52

    It follows in the racing paths of other series that put wheels on their iconic characters: Crash Bandicoot, Final Fantasy, Sonic the Hedgehog, LEGOs and even Star Wars. But Angry Birds Go! for iOS and Android is different from all of these kart racing games in that it’s free-to-play. That's not necessarily a bad thing; there's a right way and a wrong

  • Kaspersky predicts big Snowden fallout for 2014

    December 16, 2013 4:38 AM 52

    It's the middle of December and that means one thing - 2014 prediction pieces. Russian multi-national anti-virus and Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab has joined the fun, asking its security experts to prepare their business, end-user and Internet forecasts for 2014. Not surprisingly, many of the forecasts are connected to the fallout from the Snowden

  • Bill seeks to update speed limits on major roads

    December 16, 2013 3:36 AM 42

    MANILA, Philippines - A Tarlac congressman has proposed a bill seeking to set speed limits in major thoroughfares in the country in a bid to minimize fatal vehicular accidents. Rep. Enrique Cojuangco of the 1st district of Tarlac province said House Bill 3377 would give all the government agencies a clear and uniform rule to follow. "The bill seeks to update