Tag Archive: Database

Apple buys boring database company you’ve never heard of

  Apple has bought a boring database company you’ve never heard of called FoundationDB. While not as sexy as buying Beats, the acquisition is good news for Apple’s increasingly important cloud services. The Virginia-based startup, which has raised a little…Read more ›

Antisocial Place-Tagging App Rego Updated To Use Foursquare Database


Remember Rego? It’s the place-saving app whose name means “asshole” in Brazil, and which lets you check-into and remember locations without sharing them.

When the app launched a couple of weeks ago, I moaned,whined and complained endlessly about the lack of a search function for places – you just had to swipe and pinch your way there manually. Now v1.1 is here. And it brings search, accessing the Foursquare database, as  [Read More…]

Fix Error Establishing Database a Connection When Using Absinthe

Some users with the new Greenpois0n Absinthe jailbreak for A5 hardware are encountering a database error when they are at the end of their jailbreak and trying to launch Absinthe on the device itself. If you see the Error establishing a database connection at this stage in the process, its easy to fix: Launch Settings and tap on Network Tap on VPN and turn to ON and ignore the error  [Read More…]

How To Fix Error Establishing Database Connection While Jailbreaking With Absinthe

The untethered iOS 5 jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 has become available, and we have tutorials up for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 already. This is a highly-anticpated jailbreak, and millions will likely use it to jailbreak their A5-based iOS devices. As you can imagine, many are trying to jailbreak their iPhones and iPads right now with the  [Read More…]

Siri Can Now Search Through Best Buy’s Entire Product Database

Siri can now find users the best deal on anything sold in Best Buy. Wait, people still shop at Best Buy? No this isnt some marketing ploy by Best Buy to delay their inevitable demise. Rather, it is a result of Wolfram Alphas clever use of Best Buys public APIs. Siri uses Wolfram to search for answers to certain questions users ask the digital assistant. Wolfram is using the previously mentioned Best Buy APIs to  [Read More…]

Database Containing 2.2 Million PSN Credit Cards Up For Sale?

The PSN hacking saga just took a turn for the worse, with news that a database containing around 2.2 million sets of credit card details are currently up for sale to the highest bidder.

Report from PSX-Scene suggest that the unknown hackers even offered to sell the details back to Sony themselves with little luck before offering them up on underground credit card trading forums.

The really disturbing part  [Read More…]