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According to Wired, Florida prison officials have blamed a computer glitch for unlocking all cell doors at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami in June. However, a surveillance video obtained by Miami Herald suggests that “the doors …Read More »
Last week Google has pushed an important update, which provides server side encryption to all data stored on Google Cloud Storage. That is, Google will now automatically encrypt new data uploaded to the cloud before it is written to the …Read More »
As Apple’s iPhone event is just around the corner, we see more rumors and leaks of the upcoming iPhone 5S and the low cost “iPhone 5C.” Particularly, we have seen so many rear shell leaks of the iPhone 5C in …Read More »
Feeling awkward peeping through the front door drapes? Have you had one of those moments where you get to the door, only to find out there was no one there? Or maybe you have always wanted the ability to know …Read More »
It seems like everything around us is getting smarter now. Honestly, who would have thought we would have glasses and watches that are equally powerful as our computers. Ok, that’s an overstatement but generally speaking they are pretty powerful enough …Read More »
Buying rechargeable batteries is a great way to help save our environment (or at least not hurt the environment as much). You can recharge them over and over whenever they run out of power until they can hold their charge. …Read More »
A California-based artist known as ‘Plastic Jesus’ tried to pass off black plastic boxes as products at five Best Buy stores in Los Angeles, California. This fake product named ‘Useless Plasticbox 1.2′ was displayed with a description that reads “Another …Read More »
Washington Post, which was recently purchased by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, was briefly disrupted by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) this past Thursday. The SEA successfully redirected readers from the Washington Post’s website to its own website.
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To celebrate its 10th anniversary, the infamous torrent sharing website, The Pirate Bay, released a web browser that allows users to access blocked websites. That browser has now been downloaded more than 100,000 in just three days.
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We usually click on shortened URLs without knowing if they are safe. For all you know, they can take you to websites full of malware that could potentially steal your personal information. As we told you several times before, you …Read More »
Remember back in May when Google forced Microsoft to remove the official YouTube app from Windows Phone Market Place due to lack of Google ads? Well guess what? after a couple of months of two companies working together, the official …Read More »
LG announced the G2, the company’s 2013 flagship, last week in New York City. With many new innovative functions and all new design, the G2 made its debut last week in South Korea where people literally hurt themselves just to …Read More »
It looks like Linux users aren’t safe from malware after all. While there had been attacks on Linux servers before, this may be the first time regular Linux users are affected. According to reports, a piece of malware called ‘Hand …Read More »
When we say trash cans, we think of them as containers that collect our garbage but be careful, they are getting smarter. In fact, some already have the ability to track your smartphone usage and your daily behavior.
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We already know that sodium doesn’t do any good to our body but it is almost impossible to skip sodium in our diet. Every food we eat has at least a little bit of salt in it. Consuming high levels …Read More »
We all got locked out of our homes or misplaced our keys at least once in our life time. Honestly, when that happens, there isn’t much you can do. You can either wait for your parents or roommates to get …Read More »
Misfits, a company co-founded by John Sculley, former Apple CEO, has launched Shine, a personal activity tracker, in the U.S, Canada, Japan and Hong Kong. So what’s so special about Shine? Unlike other activity tracker, you could wear the device …Read More »
Ikea took a different approach for those who are too busy to shop or just hate shopping for furniture. Their 2014 catalogue for Android and iOS offers an augmented reality app that brings Ikea products to life in your home …Read More »
Reddit user, Malcolm Collins aka SirTechnocracy, didn’t want to propose to his girlfriend, Simone Smith, in an old fashion way. So he used used memes and “specially-commissioned illustrations of the two of them to pop the question on AdviceAnimals” to …Read More »
Tor is a tool that protects your identity while browsing the internet. While it is known as the ‘Darknet’ by some due to how it can be used to distribute pornographic and child abuse images, the main purpose of this …Read More »
Very unfortunate news for internet users in Vietnam. The government of Vietnam has just introduced Decree 72 which outlaws discussion of news on social media websites and is “expected to” take effect in September. According to the government of Vietnam, …Read More »
As many of you may know by now, Google and Adblock, the popular ad-blocking browser extension, have had a complicated relationship.
Back in March, Google took down the Adblock Plus app from Play Store due to its “interference with another …Read More »
Hacking a smart toilet and “taking control of the bidet” is more of a prank but you may want to take the security risk seriously if an attacker had access to your security camera, capture videos, and upload them on …Read More »
Google is yet to release Google Glass to the publicand many of us don’t exactly know how useful it is ,but developers are already developing apps for it. One of the interesting apps available to Google Glass is called OpenGlass …Read More »
We spend millions of dollars to buy bottled water every year. Why do we do this? Simply because we want clean water. Not only do water bottles cost us a lot of money, they also pollute our environment. WaterBean is …Read More »
As if PRISM wasn’t enough, now the US government is publicly pressuring tech companies (internet service providers, telecommunication companies, etc.) to install “port reader software” that would allow the FBI to access encrypted data which the agency’s legal team claims …Read More »
A custom GPS device designed by a research team at the University of Texas has proven how easy it is to remotely hijack a $80 million superyacht, “White Rose of Drachs”. The research team led by Todd Humphreys has used …Read More »