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Australian Web Host Hacked- 4,800 Sites Unrecoverable

It doesn’t take very long before we hear about a new hack that has occurred and it looks like LulzSec isn’t the only one causing mayhem on the Interwebz. According to siliconfilter, Australian domain registrar and web host Distribute.IT was the victim of a “deliberate, premeditated, and targeted attack” on its services.

The hackers managed to destroy so much information that 4,800 websites that relied upon Distribute.IT’s servers are now unrecoverable. Just like that, all uploaded website data (coding, comments, blogs, users, forums,) gone.

App Lets You Convert Photo’s Text To A Document + Edit

Google has released a native Google Docs application for Android today that has a special feature. The new feature allows users to turn photos with text into documents that can be edited through the smartphone. The Google Docs app for Android is intended for download solely through the Android market and will only be available in English for Android 2.1 and later.

The app enables users to tap a button to create a new document from a photo or by selecting the camera icon from the widget. The document also appears in the document list after the phone user snaps the picture.

Acer Rolls Out 24″ Internet LCD Monitor

Acer has come forth with a new product called the DX241H web surf station. What does it do? It’s a 24-inch LCD monitor that comes with internet access. The suggested retail is 300 pounds, just about $500 USD. The price suggests that we are dealing with a netbook tech spec ordeal, enclosed within a 24-inch monitor. The machine runs on the Freescale i.MX51 system, an ARM Cortex A8 architecture and runs at 800MHz. No clue yet as to how much memory it has, but I think 1GB is a safe guess.

Acer Updates Aspire One Lineup

Acer has rolled out a nice update to the Aspire One 521, the Aspire One 522. While the new name probably doesn’t shock you, hopefully the specs will. The 10-inch netbook features an AMD C-50 cpu running cool. In Acer’s efforts to keep consistent with their hardware refresh, they are also updating the Aspire One 721 model to 722 and will be shipping the 11.6″ netbook with a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution.

The 722 will feature the same 1Ghz processor as the new Aspire One 522 and will feature an AMD Radeon HD 6250 graphics chipset.

Love Windows 7, But Want Lion’s Interface? Skin it!

If you love Windows 7 but have always wanted to own a Mac without emptying out your wallet, hear this, there is now an easy-to-install skin just for you! The skin comes part of a transformation pack, making Windows 7 look like OS X Lion, without losing any functionality! You can get it at DeviantArt from the uploader, hameddanger.

Before installing, users should take a number of precautions, one of which making sure they create a system restore in case anything goes wrong. The other is to make sure to have

Hitachi Unleashes New Drives With Free Cloud Storage

Hitachi has unleashed a new range of Touro Pro desktop and mobile USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 hard drives. The drives ship out with back-up, online cloud storage services. Cloud computing allows users to store their content through the web and access all of their important documents and files from any computer or mobile device. All that is needed is an internet connection, and users will get 3GB of data for free.

Critical Security Flaw Found In Dropbox

If you’re unfamiliar with Dropbox, it is basically a tool that allows users to sync files between multiple computers and devices. To use the system, the user installs the software, points to a folder to be synchronized, and is then able to access those files among other computers or devices that he or she owns. A critical security flaw has recently been spotted that could expose users’ files to anyone and everyone on the web.