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Hey, remember the game Mirror’s Edge? Well if you do not it was about a young woman who works as a runner. Runners are hired by underground groups that want to communicate without the use of heavily monitored phone or…
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The “debate” over net neutrality has gotten a little heated between two players in the struggle. These two players are Netflix and Verizon and has reached the lawsuit threatening stage. The story goes like this: Netflix decided to change the…

Ouch, Six New Bugs Found in OpenSSL

Thursday, 05 June 2014 16:14 Written by
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After taking a pretty big hit from the HeartBleed bug OpenSSL I back in the new for an additional six bugs that put user data at risk. Security researchers have discovered a number of additional bugs in OpenSSl that can…

Intel is looking to cut the cords...

Thursday, 05 June 2014 15:01 Written by
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Intel has been working on making the “PC” a standalone unit for a very long time. The started the process by developing he standard to put the audio card on the motherboard and have been pushing to include more and…
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Microsoft has finally released a driver that allows you to use the Xbox One Controller on a PC. For some this is big news and they have been waiting for it since shortly after the release of Microsoft’s latest console.…
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Annnnddd just like that, we have another rumor about Amazon jumping into the smartphone market. The original rumors surfaced in 2012 when the smartphone market was in one of its more rapid growth phases. At the time the rumors claimed…
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A couple of days ago Google started pushing encryption for e-mail. No, we are not talking about the typical https…

New method found to stop Glassholes...

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 16:25 Written by
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You have seen them around, the guys wearing Google Glass and you know that you have to wonder if they are recording you or not. It is sort of creepy to see them out there, even when it is someone…
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Imagine opening up a webpage when suddenly you see a notice saying all of your files have been locked. You have a limited amount of time to send a ransom or you will lose all of your data. This is…
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Cast your mind back to mid-2009 and the now infamous Pirate Bay trial. If you remember this was a landmark case in the country of Sweden simply because it was out of pattern based on the Sweden’s laws and the…
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At AMD’s press conference during Computex 2014 they showed off their new Kaveri mobile CPUs and made some pretty bold claims. The first of which was that these new APUs were ready and able to be compared directly to Intel…

Valve shows off their own VR headset

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 06:16 Written by
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Over the last few weeks Oculus VR has been in the news; first for being bought out by Facebook, then for being sued by a few former friends and then for Facebook allowing Samsung to use their tech to get…
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In other news about Intel we are now hearing that Devil’s Canyon, Intel’s Haswell refresh, will come clocked at 4GHz stock with turbo speeds of up to 4.4GHz. This stock speed is unheard of from Intel who has stayed away…
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Patent laws and their effect on technology is something that we have we have followed over the years. We have watched as patent laws have gotten looser (changing from first to produce to first to file) and the USPTO (US…
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Today Intel showed off the world first 14nm CPU in the form of the Core M processor. This new chip is geared to be squeezed into ultrabooks, tablets and convertables. The CPU was shown in Asus’ new Transformer T300 Chi.…
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We have some sad news for anyone hoping that Microsoft would come to their senses and bring back the start menu in a future update to Windows 8. Apparently Microsoft is not going to do anything like that and is…

Samsung teams up with Facebook for VR

Monday, 02 June 2014 13:23 Written by
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After the purchase of Oculus VR for a cool $2 Billion many people wondered what Facebook was up to. The purchase did not seem to make any sense. However, if you looked closely at some of Facebook’s other purchases and…

WhatsApp available again on WP 8.1

Monday, 02 June 2014 11:08 Written by
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Since the arrival of Windows Phone 8.1 users have reported issues with WhatsApp, primarily in the area of unreliable notifications. This has resulted in the withdrawal of the application from the Windows Phone Store.
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Deep Silver and Crytek have announced a follow on to the game Homefront. Called Homefront: The Revolution the game is expected to hit next generation consoles and the PC sometime in 2015. The story fast forwards you four years after…

iPhone 6 in sales from September 19

Sunday, 01 June 2014 17:26 Written by
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Rumors about the new iPhone are coming from all over the internet. First, the Taiwanese media unearthed information that the new Apple smartphone should be launched in August this year, earlier than usual. However, Apple is a company known for…

Intel breaking into automotive industry

Sunday, 01 June 2014 17:17 Written by
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Intel wants to accelerate the development of new autonomous vehicles , and the company also announced the first products which will help them achieve that goal. New line of In-Vehicle Solutions products was launched, and Intel announced additional investments and…

Phablets pushing out tablets

Sunday, 01 June 2014 16:36 Written by
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The company IDC announced this week that the deliveries of tablets in the 2014 were worse than expected, primarily due to the rise in popularity of smartphones with big screen (phablets). New revised forecasts now claim that by the end…
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Judging by the numerous rumors about smart watches, lately it would be easier to answer the question of who is not developing such a device. There have been new information about the Microsoft's solution.

IDC's predictions for smartphone future

Sunday, 01 June 2014 16:28 Written by
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IDC announced expectations for the future of the smartphone market. There are no major surprises, but one rather disappointing one is BlackBerry. In fact, analysts predict that the Canadian manufacturer this year will cut their deliveries in half compared to…

Can we expect YahooTube this summer?

Thursday, 29 May 2014 15:41 Written by
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In the world of user created videos the big name is YouTube followed by Vimeo. Using either of these can be quite fun and, if you are a business, very lucrative. However, both have their downsides to them as anyone…