Earlier today, the Department of Justice and the FBI brought down the file sharing site MegaUpload, calling the site “am ong the largest criminal copyright cases ever brought by the United States.” four of the operators of the site have been arrested in New Zealand, three more remain to be found. Within minutes of the site […]
Author Archive: Ben Sumner
Gizmo Ninja's audio/video guy. I am a visual effects artist, hailing from Bellbrook, Ohio, and currently living on Los Angeles working as a Digital Compositor at Look Effects. Around the site I am primarily responsible for video editing and other graphics things. I hope to have time to start a Tutorial video series shortly.
Carrier IQ CEO Larry Lenhart has quite a few questions to answer, for good reason. Today, Senator Al Franken sent him a letter in concern for the millions of american who could be at risk due to his company’s actions. The letter reads: “The revelation that the locations and other sensitive data of millions of […]
Gabe Newell, the head of Valve, has announced that their service has been hacked via their forums. The attack happened on Sunday, and as a result the steam forums are down, and Steam has begun to advise everyone to watch for any fraudulent activity on their credit card accounts. The attack […]
So it appears Minecraft 1.8 has been “leaked” by Jens as a “test release” for the experts. The release is a presumably beta version of the update. Notch is fine with the leak but says you should feel a little bad, but to let them know if you find any bugs (paraphasing) via his twitter. […]
Lulz Security, Anonymous, and AntiSec retaliate against PayPal’s action against “suspects” of previous attacks.
I’m not going to try to put any words in anyone’s mouth here, but it looks like the hacking groups may (read: will) be attacking PayPal shortly. They are retaliating against PayPal’s…. You know what? Here’s their statement. Dear PayPal, its customers, and our friends around the globe, This is an official […]
Sad about the lack of video calling on Skype for Android phones? Well.. here is one more reason to worry about the future of Skype. It seems Microsoft has pushed a patent through that describes various methods of recording VOIP conversations. Apparently, this is a more detailed patent than usually registered by Microsoft. Not only […]
Subsonic is an awesome music streaming server you can run on your Windows, Mac, or Linux box, to stream music to your android or iOS device (and web player) much like Google Music or Amazon cloud. A coming video will explain the setup procedure. Until then, here’s a quick review:
So today all Minecraft fans and Android fans can rejoice! Mojang has officially show images of the Android version of minecraft, dubbed “Minecraft pocket” It looks to be coming along VERY nicely, and running smooth. The video is sped up, but it still looks like the controls won’t be bad! Very nice job Mojang, you […]