Photographers in Kuwait are facing a ban on the use of larger digital cameras in public places, according to a local media report.
Three government ministries in the Gulf state have outlawed the use of“digital SLR” (single lens reflex) cameras in public for all citizens except accredited journalists, according to the Kuwait Times. (more…)
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The FaceMash.com Web address that landed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in trouble as a Harvard University student has sold at auction for slightly more than 30,000 dollars. (more…)
Anything Firefox can do…
Opera has released a beta version of Opera 11, its latest desktop browser, that offers Firefox-like extensions and a new interface meant to better organize tabs. (more…)
Tens of millions of people have moved to Google Docs because it’s 100% web: it provides real-time collaboration in the browser, with no software to install, manage or upgrade. Of course, we know that many more of you still use Microsoft Office, because until recently, there weren’t many tools to help you collaborate and share with others. Now there’s more choice. (more…)
If you cast your mind back to high school physics, you might recall what’s dubbed the Grand Unified Theory — an attempt to explain how three of the primary forces of the unviverse were once a single, unified force. So you might call iOS 4.2 the “grand unification” release of iOS, as it at long last brings the iPad, the iPhone, and iPod touch under the same roof. (more…)
Apps include: Picasa, Maps, Reader and many more
Google Apps administrators will now be able to give their users managed access to about 60 Google applications, tools and services that aren’t part of the core components of the hosted communications and collaboration suite. (more…)
A new working group dominated by IT representatives from higher education is tackling the problems and solutions of running WiFi networks that need to support a dramatic proliferation of wireless devices on campus and in business. A major goal of the Multimedia-Grade Working Group is to encourage vendors to design and deploy “multimedia-grade” devices and equipment. (more…)