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Joel Fernandes (G+) is a tech enthusiast and a social media blogger. During his leisure time, he enjoys taking photographs, and photography is one of his most loved hobbies. You can find some of his photos on Flickr. He does a little of web coding, and maintains a tech blog of his own - Techo Latte. Joel is currently pursuing his Masters in Computer Application from Bangalore, India. You can get in touch with him on Twitter - @joelfernandes, or visit his Facebook Profile for more information.

Joel Fernandes has written and can be contacted at joel@techie-buzz.com.
Best iPhone Photography Apps

There are over hundreds of photography-related iPhone apps available in the iTunes app store and it’s quite hard to decide which app is the best. Here’s a list of carefully selected iPhone apps that will easily capture/edit your photos and share them with your friends.

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Yesterday Keith had written an article on common passcodes used by iPhone users to lock their iPhone. These stats were released by an iOS developer Daniel Amitay, who developed the app Big Brother which anonymously collected passcode from users of its app.

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According to a report from Reuters, Apple has scheduled to launch iPad 3 in Q4 of this year. iPad 3 is expected to have a surprisingly impressive 6x the resolution of the current iPad 2.

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Ak-47 Turned into a Electric Guitar

Who said guns are only used to kill people? They can play music too! That’s what designer César López did with an old decommissioned AK-47. He turned it into a electric guitar and plays them on the streets of Bogota.

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Using a weedkiller, students at Fairfield College in New Zealand drew a 40-foot penis into the grass inside the college campus which was then captured by Google Earth.

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The Canadian company i4i has won its patent battle against software giant, Microsoft. On Thursday, the US Supreme Court upheld the lower courts’ decisions stating that Microsoft Word is an infringing product and has ordered Microsoft to pay over $290m in damages to i4i.

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Facebook acquires Sofa, a Amsterdam-based company. Sofa is a small software and interaction design company, founded in 2006.

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AdMeld, a real time bidding platform (RTB) and an advertising start up, has been acquired by Google for $400 million.

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Huge Explosion On Sun [Video]

NASA reported that the Sun erupted with an gigantic explosion this morning. The Sun unleashed an M-2 (medium-sized) solar flare with a spectacular coronal mass ejection (CME) on June 7. The large cloud of particles mushroomed up and fell back down looking as if it covered an area of almost half the solar surface.

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Few days back I wrote an article about FaceNiff, an Android app that lets users access web sessions profiles over Wi-Fi networks and hijack your connected Facebook or Twitter account. If your connection is unsecured, then anyone using FacNiff can easily deflect your data or steal your information.

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France has banned the names of social networking giants, Facebook and Twitter from being spoken on TV or radio, unless the terms are part of a news story. This stops the anchors from asking their audience to “follow us on Twitter” or “check out our Facebook page”

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A “gray hat hacker” known as “idahc”, who self-identifies as a Lebanese hacker, managed to hack Sony Europe’s Database of Application Store and posted the information on the Internet.

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FaceNiff Android App Can Hack Your Facebook, Twitter Account

FaceNiff is developed by Bartosz Ponurkiewicz who created the Firefox extension Firesheep, that lets users hijack Facebook and Twitter sessions over Wi-Fi networks. Unlike Firesheep, FaceNiff works on WPA-encrypted Wi-Fi netwros also.

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The LulzSec group (LulzSecurity) has done it again. They have hacked into Sony Pictures’ website, gaining access to over 1 million user account information, including passwords and email addresses.

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A 17-year old boy, identified by the surname Zheng in the Anhui Province in eastern China sold one of his kidneys to buy an iPad 2 tablet. Zheng searched over the Internet and found a buyer who offered to pay 22,000 yuan ($3000) for the organ.

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