Firefox 8 For Android Brings Added Security And Easier Bookmark Access (video)

Earlier this week Mozilla rolled out their new Firefox 8 browser for desktop and Android devices and as with the desktop version the new Android Firefox 8 has gained some great new features.

Including a new master password feature that allows yo to stay logged in to your favourite websites, but protect access to them all with one master password. Once this has then been entered access on your Android device is granted to all sites once again.

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Sprint To Start Locking iPhone 4S SIM Cards

When sprint started selling the iPhone 4S it was available with an unlocked and now it looks like Sprint has decided that any new iPhone 4S will have its SIM locked when the device is activated.

The new comes from an internal Sprint memo and it looks like this will start from today, the 11th of November, but what about customers who have already purchased the iPhone 4S from Sprint?

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Mad Catz Xbox 360, Tritton Trigger Stereo Headset

If you are in the market for a new set of gaming cans for your gaming rig, the new Co-Branded Xbox 360 and Tritton Trigger Stereo headset  has now started shipping and might well be worth a good look.

The trigger is the second co-branded headsets to be released for the Xbox 360 and is equipped with 40mm neodymium drivers and an in-line audio controller allowing you to separately adjust volume and in-game chat levels, to suit your needs while gaming.

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Nokia Champagne Windows Phone Tango Device Revealed?

Nokia recently announced its first windows Phone smartphones the Nokia Lumia 710 and the Nokia Lumia 800, but now it would appear that Nokia has another Windows Phone device in the works.

The guys over at WPCentral have discovered references to a device called the Nokia Champagne, which is obviously a codename for the handset and it is reported to come with Windows Phone Tango.

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Steam Hack Goes Deeper Than Forums, Possible Credit Card Number Theft

Over the weekend the Valve Steam forum was defaced by hackers redirecting requests for the forum to the hackers website. Now after further investigation by Valve it looks like the hack went deeper than originally thought and has compromised the main Steam database.

The main Steam database contained information including user names, hashed and salted passwords, game purchases, email addresses, billing addresses and encrypted credit card information. Although Valve are still unsure whether encrypted credit card numbers or personally identifying information was taken.

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Corsair Performance Pro Series SSD Unveiled

Corsair has today unveiled a new addition to their range of SSD’s with the launch of the latest Corsair Performance Pro Series SSD 6 Gb/s which is equipped with Marvell controllers, and will be available in 128GB and 256GB configurations.

The compact SSD can provide up to 515 MB/s read and 440 MB/s sequential write speeds and is equipped with a built-in advanced background garbage collection feature enabling it to preform strongly  even with operating systems that don’t support TRIM.

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Motorola Droid RAZR Lands For $111 Today Only

The Motorola Droid RAZR goes on sale in the US today, and it will be available from Verizon Wireless for $299 when you sign up to a new two year contract, although it looks like Amazon Wireless has decided to sell the Droid RAZR for $111 for today only when you sign up to a new two year contract.

The Droid RAZR features a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display with a qHD resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, processing is provided by a dual core 1.2 GHz processor and there is also 1GB of RAM.

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AT&T And Nokia To Announce 4G LTE Windows Phone AT CES 2012?

We heard a rumor recently that Nokia and Verizon  would be announcing an LTE Windows Phone smartphone at CES 2012 in January, and now according to a recent report AT&T and Nokia will be launching an LTE Windows Phone device as well.

Nokia is expected to launch its first Windows Phone smartphone in the US early next year, so CES 2012 in January would seem like a good date to launch them, and we also heard from Nokia’s CEO that the company would bring LTE enabled Windows Phone’s to the US next year.

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Facebook To Change Privacy Settings To Opt In After FTC Settlement

Facebook has come under quite a bit of criticism in the last over it privacy settings, and now it looks like the worlds largest social network may change its privacy policies, which is good news for Facebook users.

According to a recent report by the WSJ, Facebook has come to an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, and the agreement would mean that Facebnook would have to obtain a users permission before making “material retroactive changes” to its privacy policies.

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DIY Flamethrower Pistol is Supposed To Repel Wild Animals (Video)

Seen below is a home-made flame pistol built by an enthusiast who wants to light camp fires better. It looks real nice but the ‘making’ part is rather complex. Also, it’s a very dangerous tool that no one in their right mind should use indoors. Then again, no one in their right mind would put in the time to build a flame pistol unless they live in the post-apocalyptic wastes of the Fallout universe. As a marvel of human ingenuity though, it’s real impressive.

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Amazon Appstore For Android Updated Ahead Of Kindle Fire Launch

Amazon has updated its Appstore for Android, ahead of the launch of the companies first Android tablet, the Kindle Fire, which will go on sale in the US next week, and as well as a new design it also comes with some new features.

As you can see from the screen shots below, the Amazon Appstore now has a much more user friendly design, with dark colors, and Amazon has also added in support for in app purchases and parental controls.

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Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 Battery Fix Update

Apple has released the new iOS 5.0.1 software update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, the update is supposed to fix the battery problems that a number of users have reported with iOS 5 over the last few weeks.

As well as the battery fix the update adds multitasking gestures for the original iPad, plus it is also designed to fix a bug with documents in the cloud, and our Australian readers will be pleased to know that it is also designed to improve the voice recognition for Australian users.

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