OS X Lion Security Flaw Allows Anyone To Change Your Login Password

A worrying security flaw in Apple’s new OS X Lion operating system has been discovered that will allow anyone to change your login password. The OS X Lion security flaw allows any user on the system to modify the passwords of other local accounts very easily by accessing a systems directory.

In OS X Lion, user passwords are encrypted and then are stored in files called “shadow files” which are placed in secure locations on the drive. Based on system permissions, the contents of these files can then only be accessed and modified by the user, or by an administrators after they have provided authentication.

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Samsung Looking To Ban iPhone 5 in Europe?

Samsung and Apple are in the middle of around 20 different court cases, with each company alleging that the other has infringed on their patents, Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 5 shortly, and we recently heard that Samsung are looking to get the device banned in Korea.

Now it would appear that Korea is not the only place that Samsung wants the iPhone banned, according to a recent report, Samsung are also looking to get the new iPhone banned in Europe.

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Motorola Defy+ Lands In The UK 30th September For £249

We heard recently that the Motorola Defy+ would be available in the UK this month, and it looks like it will be available from the 30th of September for £249 from mobile retailer Clove.

The Motorola Defy+ features a 3.7 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels, there is 2GB of built n storage, plus a microSD card slot, processing is provided by a single core 1GHz processor and it will come with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread.

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EvoCam 4 Unveiled, Re-Engineered to Support HTML5

Evological has this week unveiled their new re-engineered webcam software EvoCam 4 which now comes with HTML 5 support. If you have not come across EvoCam before its a industry-standard H.264 video and AAC audio streaming app with support for both RTSP over HTTP and HTTP Live Streaming now using HTML5.

In its latest release EvoCam 4 its been redesigned and reengineered from the ground up as a Cocoa application, and its creators Evological say EvoCam 4 will set the new standard for the ultimate webcam software.


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Realtime Face Cloning Gives A Whole New Meaning To Identity Theft (video)

Artist Arturo Castro has used realtime face cloning applications to create a freaky video entitled “Faces.” Castro has used a realtime face substitution footage made using  Kyle McDonald’s ofxFacetracker + Jason Saragih’s facetracker library to create some very strange images of him wearing other peoples faces.

Castro got the inspiration for his video from the thought of  grabbing someone else face from a camera, which puts a whole new perspective on identity theft, watch the amazing video after the jump.

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iTattoo Snap iPhone 4 Cases

If you are looking for a new iPhone 4 the new iTattoo Snap Case range might well be worth a look. As well as protecting to your iPhone and providing it with scratch resistance. The new range also playfully include a number of different designs incorporating the iPhone 4’s Apple logo as shown in the image below.

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DJ Sound Tank Pumps Out 4,000 Watts (video)

Created by Berlin’s Nik Nowak the DJ Sound tank has been created from a Japanese mini-dumper which has been modified and equipped with three 18-inch subwoofers, four tweeters, and six 12-inch mid-range drivers. Creating a massive 4,000 watts of acoustic power.

Once in position the bank of speakers can be hydraulically raised and aligned in to position for the best sound. Watch the DJ Tank in action after the jump.

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Amazon Launches YoYo, Designed To Bring Pleasure Back To Toy Shopping

Amazon has announced the launch of  new website called YoYo that has been designed to bring a little joy back to shopping for children’s toys. The new YoYo site has been designed with two main goals in mind : to provide a huge assortment of Toys and to do it without giving a user the feeling of being overwhelmed, Amazon explained.

The new YoYo site features personal recommendations and a simple site user interface together with a comprehensive “Toy finder” feature making it easy to find the perfect toy, using age, gender and price point.


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HTC Rhyme For Verizon Gets Official

We have been hearing about the HTC Rhyme over the last few weeks, and now HTC has officially announced the new HTC Rhyme and it will be available from Verizon Wireless in the US from the 29th of September.

The HTC Rhyme features a 3.7 inch multi-touch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels, it will come with Android Gingerbread and HTC’s Sense 3.5 user interface.

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Is This Another iPhone 5 Case?

Last week we saw some cases from Case Mate which were reported to be for the new iPhone 5, and now another supposed iPhone case has appeared online, this one was posted on gdgt.

According to the post accompanying the pictures the dimension of the iPhone 5 will measure 11cm tall by 5.5cm wide, by .8cm thin which then tapers down to .6cm.

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