Articles By jd speedy

One in five Macs have some type of Malware: Sophos

One in five Macs have some type of Malware: Sophos

If Sophos can be trusted - and as a maker of security software, that's debateable - one in five Mac...

April 26th, 2012 jd speedy
A medical lightsaber?

A medical lightsaber?

While my dreams of weilding an incredibly dangerous and potentially world ending - what would happen if you dropped a...

April 25th, 2012 jd speedy
Canadians want Blackberry a lot less these days

Canadians want Blackberry a lot less these days

According to a new Ipsos Reid poll, Canadians just don't want a Blackberry anymore. Or at least they want one...

April 25th, 2012 jd speedy
Riders on Boston transit will get to pay with smartphones

Riders on Boston transit will get to pay with smartphones

While it's becoming common practice in Europe to pay for things and prove payment with smartphones, in America we're still...

April 25th, 2012 jd speedy
Nova Scotian gov’t weighs in on Facebook passwords debate

Nova Scotian gov’t weighs in on Facebook passwords debate

The controversial business tactic that's been getting more widespread in the U.S. - of asking for Facebook account passwords during...

April 24th, 2012 jd speedy
Swiss mind-control robot has 100 km range

Swiss mind-control robot has 100 km range

Maybe that title is a bit misleading. It's a robot that can be controlled using the mind. Not a swiss...

April 24th, 2012 jd speedy
Here’s how that crazy space-mining venture will (theoretically) work

Here’s how that crazy space-mining venture will (theoretically) work

Not sure if this was as big news as it was just plain crazy to hear but it sounds like...

April 24th, 2012 jd speedy
U.K. funding elderly driving assist programs

U.K. funding elderly driving assist programs

In the U.K., things are a bit crowded. It's hard to buy a house, it's hard to find an apartment...

April 23rd, 2012 jd speedy
Woman caught smuggling iPhone’s in empty beer bottles

Woman caught smuggling iPhone’s in empty beer bottles

I guess, according to App Chronicles, iDevice smuggling in China isn't a new thing. But this case was pretty novel. An elderly...

April 23rd, 2012 jd speedy
Skype for Windows Phone now out of beta

Skype for Windows Phone now out of beta

Despite the fact that Microsoft owns Skype, the app for Windows Phone has long been lacking in functionality. As a nod...

April 23rd, 2012 jd speedy