Rewind: Apple Newton (Your Dad’s iPad)

Or maybe it’s your grandad’s iPad, released in 1987 the Apple Newton platform was an early personal digital assistant and the first tablet platform developed by Apple, the second platform being iOS, used in the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

The Newton platform officially ended on February 27, 1998. Some electronic engineering and the manufacture of Apple’s Newton devices was done by Motorola. Most Newton devices were based on the ARM 610 RISC processor and all featured handwriting recognition software.

Watch the Apple Newton Commercial – “Intelligence by Newton” below and enjoy such words as “beam”,”fax”, etc.

Japan: Created a Computer Virus? Your A Criminal

Japan’s parliament enacted a legislation criminalizing the creation or distribution of computer viruses, and authorizes agencies to request communications logs from Internet service providers to crack down on the growing problem of cyber-crimes. It is the Japanese government’s move to support the Convention on Cybercrime, a treaty ratified by 31 countries that stipulates international cooperation … Read moreJapan: Created a Computer Virus? Your A Criminal

Can’t Access Pirate Bay? Use Malaysia Bay instead

A lot of malaysians are complaining about the recent censorship on the net by MCMC, and one of the main sites that was blocked was the popular thepiratebay.org, they were some work around for the tech savvy Malaysians out there, namely changing your DNS to Google DNS, OpenDNS and such. But now there’s an easier … Read moreCan’t Access Pirate Bay? Use Malaysia Bay instead