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Friday, March 06, 2015

First look: Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac doesn't feel like an afterthought

iOS 8.2 to Launch Next Week as Final Beta Seeded to Employees and Carrier Partners

Unboxing the supercharged, $35 Raspberry Pi 2 (pictures)

How Geothermal Could Cleanly Power the Planet: Indonesia's Tale The Earth's heat offers a clean and steady source of electricity, though it doesn't come cheap.


Wednesday, March 04, 2015

The Best Antivirus for 2015?

SanDisk launches Infiniflash, aims to bring flash array costs down Summary:SanDisk launched a new enterprise flash system that could upend the storage economics favoring traditional hard drives.

New Titanium-Making Process Could Result in Lighter Aircraft A new process could extend the use of titanium for lightweight, more fuel-efficient airplanes.

What Crazy Dash Cam Videos Teach Us About Self-Driving Cars

Is This The End For Crapware?


Sunday, March 01, 2015

How to Set Up a Home Media Server You Can Access From Any Device


Saturday, February 28, 2015

Lenovo promises to stop bundling crapware on PCs Summary:Following on from the Superfish debacle the company found itself embroiled in earlier this month, PC maker Lenovo is promising to bring to an end to the practice of pre-loading crapware onto systems.

Computer Backup Power - What You Need to Know

7 things Net neutrality won't do One day after the FCC adopted new Net neutrality rules, consumers are left scratching their heads about what it means for their Web-surfing experience. Has anything really changed?


Friday, February 27, 2015

How to Find Your PC's Windows Product Key So You Can Reinstall Windows

The Best Linux Distros for First Time Switchers from Windows and Mac

Download.com and Others Bundle Superfish-Style HTTPS Breaking Adwarea>

The Most Reliable Hard Drive?

Net neutrality becomes the law of the land Summary:With Congress washing its hands of the matter, the FCC voted to regulate Internet Service Providers as utilities.

Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

FCC votes for net neutrality, a ban on paid fast lanes, and Title II Internet providers are now common carriers, and they're ready to sue.

Spam Uses Default Passwords to Hack Routers

MELTDOWN: Samsung, Sony not-so-smart TVs go titsup for TWO days Sets can't reach the internet, turned into dumb boxes

Clone Your Current Router for a Headache-Free Router Upgrade


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Best High-Tech Cars These days, technology is one of the more important features to consider when buying a new vehicle. These models have the best car tech we've tested.

18 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

Five Common Computing Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Lenovo hit by lawsuit over Superfish adware Consumers and attorneys are already looking to the legal system for recourse following revelations that Lenovo installed potentially dangerous software on its PCs.

Net Fix: 8 burning questions about Net neutrality With the FCC set to vote this week on new rules governing the Internet, CNET breaks down everything you need to know about complicated, but critical, issue.

Crawler-transporter celebrates 50 years of KSC service


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

How 'Interstellar' Advanced Black Hole Science A novel approach to coding the effect of viewing a black hole up close could be a boon to astrophysicists.

Does your Computer Have VD?

Man the HARPOONS: YOU can EASILY SLAY ad-scumware Superfish Cleanse your Lenovo box of root cert badness

We pitted an iPhone camera against a point-and-shoot and a DSLR to see if there's really any difference

The Corporate B.S. Generator


Monday, February 23, 2015

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed There are two security utilities that can prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.

Want Privacy with that High-Speed Internet? It'll Cost You

SSL-busting code that threatened Lenovo users found in a dozen more apps "What all these applications have in common is that they make people less secure."

The Only Safe Place to Buy a Windows PC is the Microsoft Store

Should you turn your computer off at night? We asked an expert

Car-to-Car Communication A simple wireless technology promises to make driving much safer.

Rocket flown through northern lights to help unlock space weather mysteries


Saturday, February 21, 2015

Lenovo's Superfish security snafu blows up in its face The Superfish adware, preloaded on Lenovo computers, does more than hijack website ads in a browser. It also exposes Lenovo owners to a simple but dangerous hack that could spell disaster.

Are Autoruns Slowing Your PC?

SIM card maker Gemalto wants answers on alleged hacks by US, UK spies Gemalto says it's looking into a report that its SIM card encryption keys were hacked by the NSA and British surveillance agency GCHQ.

Apple wants its cars in production by 2020, report says

Microsoft updates Windows Defender to remove Superfish infection Summary:That was fast. Roughly 24 hours after news emerged that an unknown number of Lenovo PCs were infected with potentially dangerous software, Microsoft released a tool that automatically removes the offending code.

How to find out if your Lenovo is infected with the Superfish adware and remove it There's no need to panic. It's a relatively simple process to remove Lenovo's "Superfish" adware. Here's what you need to know.

Niagara Falls freezes over as polar vortex drops temperatures - pictures


Friday, February 20, 2015

Google Earth Pro drops $399 subscription, now available for free

11 Antivirus Apps for the Mac

5 DIY Home Security Systems

Microsoft Pushes Patches for Dozens of Flaws

Lenovo shipped lappies with man-in-the-middle ad/mal/bloatware 'Superfish' causes an almighty stink

Use Manual Refresh to Save Battery Life on Any Tablet or Smartphone

Until Superfish fix, Lenovo devices can't be trusted for secure work Summary:Enterprise customers are not said to be affected, but millions of consumers and bring-your-own-device users are likely using compromised machines.

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