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oFono is a Linux-based mobile OS for GSM handsets. The project combines people from both Intel’s Moblin initiative and Nokia’s Maemo project. It sounds like something big is in the works
Medialets created the world’s first shakable advertisement for Dockers, together with agencies OMD and Razorfish. Users shake their iPhone to make the Dockers guy dance. This ad utilizes the iPhone’s accelerometer as well as audio capabilities and appears in targeted, free iPhone applications.
A research team from Ben Gurion University in Beer-Sheba, Israel, found that talking on a cellular phone harms the mental abilities of the user.
The influence of cellular phones on brain functions and general health has been widely researched in recent years. Most of the experiments try to understand whether electromagnetic radiation is cancerous or not. Researchers from Ben Gurion University and Soreq Research Center for Nuclear Energy have decided to take a closer look at the effect mobile phones have on people’s cognitive functions.
The research team, which included Edith Cowan University of Australia and BT, revealed some early results yesterday in news reports by the BBC and British television affiliates.
To read more about the research go here:
A forensics toolkit for the Xbox gaming console is described by US researchers in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics. The toolkit could allow law enforcement agencies to scour the inbuilt hard disk of such devices and find illicit hidden materials easily.
Having a rooted phone means you can do tricks like setting up a 3g/wifi bridge. The process starts by using a rooting app to revert the phone to the rc29 build. then using the “android stupidly executes everything you type” exploit to launch telnetd and upgrade the bootloader. After that, the upgrade process is fairly easy. Just flash a new baseband and build. once you’ve got your new custom firmware, you can do future updates using an app from the android market.
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You might know some of them but most of them are just an inside code and some can raise red flags.
Here are some of them:
D46 – “Do you want to have sex?”
LG6 – “Let’s have sex”
GNOC – “Get naked on camera”
TDTM – “Talk dirty to me”
LMIRL – “Let’s meet in real life”
See the link below wich includes a video:
The video talks about a couple of people who’s lives are ruled by harrasing calls and threats. They claim that their phones are tapped with special software.
Rick Mislan talks about the software and how easy it is to be placed on mobile phones.
Software such as:
Link to Video on YouTube: