Posted by on July 28, 2011 ·
After upgrading to Lion on my early 2008 15″ MacBook Pro, I started to notice that the computer was hot to the touch. Really hot. So I started measuring the internal temperature of my Macs to see if there was anything to be truly alarmed about.
It turns out that Mac Intel chips have a built-in feature called THERMTRIP that will temporarily suspend the CPU when things get hot, and shut [...]
on July 23, 2011 ·
EFF staff attorney Hanni Fakhoury
Too busy to keep up with today’s tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET (and elsewhere) for Friday, July 22.
• Encrypt your data? Here’s a scoop you’ll want to read: The U.S. Department of Justice swipes at the online civil liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation over encryption passwords. [...]
Posted by on July 14, 2011 ·
With a growing proportion of the workforce already being highly mobile, coupled with an increasing number of workers are expecting to bring their own devices to work, it’s clear that picking the right collaboration apps to keep workers productive while on the go is vital to business success. But what apps do mobile workers need to get their jobs done? A new Forrester report, Mobilize Your Collaboration [...]
Posted by on July 8, 2011 ·
A rogue TSA agent has been found with an iPad in his pants, Bit.ly discovered some interesting Web surfing habits, and AppleInsider located versions of iTunes films encoded in 1080p. The remainders for Friday, July 8, 2011 were tracked down just for you, Gumshoes.
TSA Agent Caught with Passenger’s iPad in His Pants; Allegedly Took $50,000 in Other Goods, Cops Say
(Broward-Palm Beach New Times)
Posted by on June 30, 2011 ·
HP TouchPad: Not Ready for the Tablet Big Leagues
by Melisssa Perenson,