Remember the Minecraft Enterprise D 1:1 model a couple of years ago? Well that sparked a bunch of people into making very large models themselves. This one was made by jav2243 on Planet Minecraft and looks very nice. This user has recreated the USS Enterprise E and it looks very good.read more
So I took a look at the Smarter Stand for iPad which is a Kickstarter project. The product claims to the improvement to the smart cover and smart case by Apple, “Smarter Stand.”
The Smarter Stand works with your existing Smart Cover and Smart Case from Apple and allows it to form different angles than without the Smarter Stand. The stand will allow you to view the iPad at a 33-degree angle and a 45-degree angle. But does it work?read more
Dropbox reported that they started to receive reports from users that were getting spam at addresses that were only used for Dropbox. So Dropbox spent some time digging into those reports by their users and found a small problem.
Their investigation returned results that showed that usernames and passwords were recently stolen from other websites were used to login to a small number of Dropbox accounts. The users that were affected were already notified and actions were taken to help protect their accounts.read more
Megaupload was shut down by federal prosecutors earlier this year and the case may actually be up for dismissal soon. It was actually stated by the government that shuold the indictment against Megaupload be dismissed they will try to indefinitely freeze all of the corporations assets. The reason that the case may get dismissed is because the US Government’s federal rules or criminal procedure in no way provide ruling against corporations like Megaupload with no US address.read more
Apple has released some very strange TV ads during the 2012 London Olympics. Apple aired 3 different ads that all star a single actor whom portrays an Apple Genius Bar employee. This employee’s job is to explain how to use Apple products to seemingly uneducated customers. I am not sure what Apples intentions were when creating the videos but they did not come off well.read more