Hulu Plus Arrives on Seven Android Tablets. With a Brand New Style.

Hulu Plus Arrives on Seven Android Tablets. With a Brand New Style.

March 29th, 2012 by Rajiv Makhijani and Zachary Pinter Software Developers Today marks a very special day for us at Hulu. From the beginning, our focus has been to bring the world’s most beloved TV shows and movies to entertainment fans whenever they want, wherever they want. This not only means launching Hulu Plus on every device in the market, but also doing...

Boot to the ‘Classic’ desktop in Windows 8 Consumer Preview

By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | March 14, 2012, 11:39am PDT Summary: Quite involved, and a little rough round the edges, but it works. Question from today’s mailbox: I’m testing out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (I have to … it’s my job) but I have no use for Metro of the Metro Start Screen. In fact, I hate it with the white-hot passion of a thousand suns and hate...

Parker, Fanning: Napster was still better than what we have now

Although new services like Spotify and Rdio offer users the ability to legally listen to vast collections of music at no cost, Napster’s founders lament that music sharing today is still behind 1999. Napster founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning spoke at SXSW today, and lamented that music services today are still behind what they built as teenagers....

CyanogenMod 9 makes root access an option, not the default

By Alex Dobie   16 Mar 2012 2:11 pm Since the earliest days of unofficial Android ROMs, root access and custom firmwares like CyanogenMod have gone hand in hand. However, future versions of CyanogenMod  will take a step back from always-on root, disabling root access by default but allowing users to easily enable it through a menu. In a statement on their...

Exploit code published for RDP worm hole; Does Microsoft have a leak?

Exploit code published for RDP worm hole; Does Microsoft have a leak?

By Ryan Naraine | March 16, 2012, 6:52am PDT Summary: The code publication has set off alarm bells in the corridors at Redmond because there are clear signs that Microsoft’s pre-patch vulnerability sharing program has been breached or has suffered a major leak.   Chinese hackers have released proof-of-concept code that provides a roadmap to exploit...