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Phishing Season is Open - Don't be Caught!

Phishing Season is Open - Don't be Caught!

My virtue of your loyal readership at Voxy.co.nz I am pleased to accounce that

Sync Your iTunes Music Among Computers

Sync Your iTunes Music Among Computers

The biggest challenge with iTunes is that it only runs on one PC which means that if you have multiple home PCs or PCs at work can't always access all your tunes.  It's amazed me that iTunes has not figured out how to do this, but then again iTunes won't even celebrate its sixth birthday until April 28, 2003.

Computers Can Spot Your Face in the Crowd

Computers Can Spot Your Face in the Crowd

It looks like 2009 could be the year when facial recognition technology will start to take off. The idea is quite simple - use the computer to match the faces in a photo against a database of known faces to find specific photos.

Blackberry App Store launches...Elsewhere

Blackberry App Store launches...Elsewhere

Research in Motion, the maker of BlackBerry phones, has finally launched BlackBerry App World, which is a one-stop shop for add-on BlackBerry applications.

Is Skype the Escape from Cell Phone Fees?

Is Skype the Escape from Cell Phone Fees?

This week's announcement that  a Skype application for the iPhone will appear in the Apple App Store on Tuesday will begin to change the costs of iPhones.

Conficker - Beware the Worms of April!

Conficker - Beware the Worms of April!

If you are reading this than you obviously survived the "Ides of March," but now you have to "beware the worms of April!" No, not the worms that crawl around in the Spring mud - but the worms that crawl around in the muck of the Internet and computers that don't have good ant

The Twitchhiker – The Power and Pain of Twitter

The Twitchhiker – The Power and Pain of Twitter

For the last month the Twitchhiker has tweeted his way around the world and made it all the way from the United Kingdom to New Zealand.

The Sounds of Silence

The Sounds of Silence

Technology and the law butted heads a few more times this week. For many music fans, their computers and cell phones will soon be silenced.