Flick Archive

  • That’s what you get when you click random links: Facebook scam promises nude photos of Paramore’s Hayley Williams

    That’s what you get when you click random links: Facebook scam promises nude photos of Paramore’s Hayley Williams

    Matt invited us to a Facebook party last week, something along the lines of "CLICK HERE FOR A FREE IPAD~!" Now, I knew this was malware-related because I know Matt knows I wouldn't want an iPad—free or otherwise. Clearly something smelled fishy here. The point is, even so-called techies can be the victim of malware. There's a new scam going around Facebook right now that, while not malicious right now, could well mutate into something not very nice with the flick of a switch.

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  • AirSwing: Toshiba’s gesture-based UI system in action (video)

    AirSwing: Toshiba’s gesture-based UI system in action (video)

    Natural user interfaces using gestures aren't really new, but AirSwing, a technology developed by Toshiba, offers something unique: it neither requires expensive hardware nor substantial CPU resources to work. After installing AirSwing (which is in prototype stage) on your computer, all you need is just a conventional web cam as the input device to start.

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  • Hollywood should take notes from this fan-made Alien vs Predator flick: AVP Redemption

    Hollywood should take notes from this fan-made Alien vs Predator flick: AVP Redemption

    Apparently one dude spent 2 years and only $500 to make this 22 minute AVP video. The graphics aren't anything special, but what's important is that the story is solid and a lot more true to the saga than Hollywood's interpretations. Give it a go after the break. It's good.

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  • Review: Palm Mobile HotSpot For Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

    Review: Palm Mobile HotSpot For Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

    By the time Palm announced the Pixi Plus and Pre Plus at CES earlier this month, there wasn't a whole lot left to reveal. From the names, to the specs, all the way down to the carrier the handsets would launch on -- just about everything had made it into the realm of public knowledge by way of the rumor mill. However, there was at least one feature that Palm managed to keep hidden up their sleeve: Mobi