Stories by John Messina

Verizon's Droid X officially gets Gingerbread May 27

(PhysOrg.com) -- The long waited Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) has been officially announced by Verizon Wireless today. Version 4.5.596.MB810.Verizon.en.US will start getting pushed out to users this Friday.

May 25, 2011

Seagate portable storage goes wireless (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Seagate's GoFlex Satellite is the first portable hard drive, with integrated Wi-Fi and battery pack, that lets you stream 500 GB directly to any mobile or Wi-Fi equipped device without using any cables.

May 16, 2011

iPhone and iPad with iOS 4 records your moves (w/video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Security researchers have discovered that any iPhone or iPad that has been updated with iOS 4 records everywhere you have been to a secret file. The file is also copied to the owner’s computer whenever ...

Apr 20, 2011

Falcon Heavy Rocket gets unveiled by SpaceX (Update)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Private spaceflight company, SpaceX, unveiled their massive 22 story big Falcon Heavy rocket capable of carrying a cargo capacity of 117,000 pounds. The 27-enginge Falcon Heavy is aimed to carry large commercial ...

Apr 05, 2011

AMD's Bulldozer architecture to battle Intel's Core i7

(PhysOrg.com) -- AMD's upcoming four-, six- and eight-core processors, code name Zambezi, is based on its Bulldozer architecture and will target Intel’s flagship 9000 series six-core desktop CPU’s. AMD's Zambezi ...

Mar 15, 2011

NASA's Nautilus-X: Reusable deep manned spacecraft

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA is currently examining several key technologies that can advance space exploration. Dubbed Nautilus-X this tubular spacecraft can be used as a reusable vehicle for lunar and deep-space missions, holding ...

Feb 15, 2011

Qualcomm announces a new family of mobile Snapdragon Chipsets

(PhysOrg.com) -- Qualcomm just announced today its next mobile processor architecture for the Snapdragon family chipsets that will include the single-core MSM8930, the dual-core MSM8960 and the quad-core APQ8064. The single, ...

Feb 14, 2011

Google account users get extra security

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google announced on Thursday that they are giving their Gmail users additional account security, free of charge. As of Thursday Google account users can turn on a "two-step authentication" feature that will ...

Feb 11, 2011

World IPv6 Day test runs 24 hours starting June 8

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today's Internet protocol, IPv4, is expected to run out of space this year. On World IPv6 Day the first steps will be taken to test a long-term solution that will address the 30 year old 32 bit addresses.

Jan 20, 2011