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Carrier pigeon faster than broadband: Wings beat Web

Frustrated by your broadband speed? Spare a thought for the people of South Africa, who have turned to their fine feathered friends for help

By September 10, 2009


Ghost Pigeon masks your supersecret identity

Luckily, for people who want to keep their identities super-duper secret, there's Sonaworks' Ghost Pigeon software, a secret-phone-within-a-phone that will hide your texts, MMS messages and calls.

By July 6, 2009


Ghost Pigeon hides your secret identity

We've got nothing to hide -- honest -- but for those that do, Ghost Pigeon software will hide your secret contacts, calls, messages and media files on your mobile phone

By July 3, 2009


Domain Pigeon now finds open Twitter names

Domainsquatting is one thing, but what about Twittersquatting? Domain search tool Domain Pigeon is now showing users which usernames are still open.

By April 9, 2009


Domain Pigeon helps you find unclaimed URLs

Want to find an open domain? Check out Domain Pigeon. This service lets you search and sort through open names, and shows you what others have been clicking on.

By January 30, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 743: Fablessly 'splensive pigeons

Today's show is a bit of a tongue-twister. Really, the entire show. We just can't get the words out. And in other news, the whole Internet hates Metallica. Again.

By June 11, 2008


Pigeons take flight with GPS

Several pigeons, were equipped with pollution measurement and GPS devices, were released at the ZeroOne Festival in San Jose, Calif., on Aug. 8. The birds, tracked live via a Google Maps mashup at http://www.pigeonblog.mapyourcity.net, will be feeding data to the site via SMS. The data provides the location, carbon-monoxide levels and identification for each bird. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari was on hand for the official takeoff.

November 1, 2007


Inside Scoop: Tips for sending secure e-mails

In this Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Seth Rosenblatt discuss some steps you can take to ensure your e-mail is anonymous and untraceable. For example, consider getting an e-mail address that doesn't use your name, and try sending your messages through a random wireless network. And if all else fails, you might want to track down a carrier pigeon.

By November 15, 2012


Photos: LG Renoir 8-megapixel camera phone

LG's latest camera phone to blaze down the high street will be the LG Renoir -- not the LG Pony or LG Pigeon, sadly -- with its 8-megapixel beast of a camera

By September 26, 2008


Borg birds fly right--and left

Scientists from China have installed a computer chip into a pigeon?s brain, allowing the bird to be remote controlled.

By March 3, 2007