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Spamza…. Again by TheTalkativeOne
August 28, 2008, 9:51 pm
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Once again i delve into the controversial topic of “Spamza”,this topic has been brought up quite a lot over the past weeks and has sparked some anger in some people who have been victims of spam. Which is basically thousands of useless e-mails and newsletters sent to your e-mail. The objective of spam is to clutter your inbox and confuse you.

Not that long ago, on one of our other posts, a spamza lover said that spamza had been started up again. Yes it had in fact been started up again but i can now tell all you readers that Spamza has indeed been shut down once again. If you have anything you would like us to post about Spamza then email us at either. geektechnathan@gmail.com or geektechscott@gmail.comand we will try and get back to you as soon as possible as to whether we can post it or not. Leave comments that can hopefully be answered by a Spamza lover.

Thanks for your continuous support on our blog. It means a lot. Thank You.



Apple’s Newest Innovation: Wireless Power? by Scott Campbell
August 18, 2008, 11:24 pm
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Apple’s latest innovation is set out to be… Wireless Power!

‘What? It’s just a marketing ploy? Oh.’

In the regularly used picture of the iMac which shows everything you get with the Mac, but not the power cable. Why, may I ask, is the iMac powered if it is not plugged in?

Oh, and also, the cables never sit as perfectly as this. If you want them to stick like this, you have to use TAPE!



GPS Laptop Tracking: Helping Hand or Watchful Eye by Scott Campbell
August 11, 2008, 10:14 am
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A couple of days ago, Absolute Software, the leading provider of laptop theft recovery, announced that it is to begin using GPS features on correctly enabled laptops. This will allow them to track the location of laptops to an accuracy of 10m. Not only the current location, but the history of where the laptop has been as well.

According to the press release, “IT Asset Managers and compliance personnel can:

* Track and manage computers on the LAN or in the field
* Remotely delete sensitive information for regulatory compliance
* Easily inventory all computers regardless of their location
* Remotely inventory software licenses
* Detect hardware changes or prohibited software installations”.

At first you may be taken aback by this technical idea, which may help you to find a stolen laptop, but is this software really a helping hand, or is it a watchful eye?

The software tracks your every move. What if somebody happens to gain access to your account? The hacker then has the location of a potentially expensive laptop, and even worse, you. Obviously, this information could be used to carry out a theft or other crime. To me, that seems like quite a dangerous aspect of this service.

There is also the potential for customer data to be lost. The UK government have lost a lot of data. If the government can lose this data, so can anybody.

I think this tool can be useful, but there are some privacy issues.



Take Bullets, Kicks and Punches with Interactive Gaming Vest by Scott Campbell
August 1, 2008, 9:33 am
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I know this is a little old now, but it is still really cool!

The site claims:

‘Have fun taking your game play beyond sight and sound with TN Games’ 3rd Space™ Vest.

The vest allows you to feel the impact of punches, kicks, bullets and blasts that happen to your character in the game. The vest communicates with compatible games to give precise, 3 dimensionally accurate impact where it happens, as it happens.

Impacts from in front of you, you feel in the front. Impacts from behind you, you feel in the back.

This IS the experience that you have been dreaming about since you started playing. Get real interactive entertainment: get your vest and start 3rd Spacing!’

The vest is available in Pink, Camo or Black, priced at $169.