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Technology News Archive - October 28, 2012

Android Even Postponed Due To Major Storm

Google has postponed the Android event, originally scheduled for Monday morning in New York, due to anticipated inclement weather resulting from the "Frankenstorm," Hurricane Sandy.

Jailbreaking Phones Approved By Copyright Office

The latest set of exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which go into effect today, make it legal to jailbreak smartphones, but not tablet computers, the US Copyright Office has declared.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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