Articles By Ian Paul

Laptop linked to male infertility?

Men, if you're planning on having children it might not be such a good idea to have that laptop sitting on your legs, even if you use a laptop pad. Researchers at Stony

Published on: November 10th, 2010 Ian Paul

Google Instant for mobile takes speed hit

Google recently launched a beta version of Instant, the company's search solution that displays results as you type, for Android and Apple iOS 4 mobile devices. For now, the beta test is available

Published on: November 8th, 2010 Ian Paul

How to hack a Facebook account in one click

Want to hack someone else's Amazon, Facebook, Twitter or Windows Live account in just one click? A Firefox extension called Firesheep claims you can by hijacking a person's current user session over an

Published on: October 26th, 2010 Ian Paul

Top 5 back to Mac announcements

Apple came roaring back to the Mac on Wednesday by announcing Lion (the next iteration of Mac OS X), two new MacBook Air laptops, FaceTime for Mac, new iLife software and a Mac

Published on: October 22nd, 2010 Ian Paul

5 reasons Windows Phone 7 is hot

Sure Microsoft has its Windows Phone 7 naysayers, but the software giant is off to a strong start with its first round of smartphones. On Monday Microsoft surprised many cynics when it took

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Ian Paul

Android phones still behind BlackBerry and iPhone

The Android army is celebrating the latest figures from Nielsen that show the Android mobile operating system is top dog. But Android fans might want to hold off on the balloon drop. Google's

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Ian Paul

Windows Phone 7 out Oct. 11

Does Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 have what it takes to compete against Apple's blockbuster iPhone and the Android army? We'll find out October 11 when Microsoft officially pulls back the curtain on its

Published on: October 5th, 2010 Ian Paul

Questions about RIM’s rumoured BlackPad tablet

Research in Motion may launch a 7-inch tablet device as early as Monday that has no 3G connectivity and an entirely new operating system, according to reports. Rumblings about a BlackBerry tablet have

Published on: September 23rd, 2010 Ian Paul

YouTube experiment hints at live streaming for the masses

Google's YouTube division is testing the waters of offering a live video streaming channel that gives third parties the capability to broadcast live programming on the Web. Starting this Monday and Tuesday at

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Ian Paul

Snap judgments on Google Instant

Google Instant may let you search the Web at warp speed, but the debate rages on about whether the new search technology is good for users and Website owners. Some fear that Instant

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Ian Paul

How to opt out of Facebook Places

Watch out, Facebook users: the social network debuted a new location-sharing feature on Wednesday. As usual, this means it's time to make sure your privacy settings are configured the way you want them

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Ian Paul

Facebook users targeted by new ‘clickjacking’ scam

Security firm Sophos recently discovered a new clickjacking scam on Facebook that spreads via the social network's "share" feature and could be costing you $5 a week. The new malware is similar to

Published on: August 19th, 2010 Ian Paul

How to manage your multiple Google personalities

Google has started rolling out a multiple account sign-in feature that makes it easier for users with more than one Google account to manage their online identities. The addition of the new feature

Published on: August 5th, 2010 Ian Paul

Unlocked iPhone 4 a boon for international travelers

The iPhone 4 makes its debut in Canada on Friday, giving Canadians the ability to choose from three carriers and to buy the device unlocked directly from Apple. It won't be cheap: the

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Ian Paul

Want to read faster? Use a paper book, not an iPad

It will take you longer to read a book on an iPad or Kindle compared to the printed page, according to a recent study. Jakob Nielsen of the Nielsen Norman Group -- a

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Ian Paul