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Are Windows XP Hackers Stealing Cash From ATMs Using Flaws In Obsolete OS?

Windows XP ATM flaws

Windows XP, Microsoft’s flaw-ridden operating system effectively becomes obsolete on April 8 when the Redmond, Washington, software giant cuts off all support for the creaky OS. That means, no more upgrades or patches to fix security holes. But cyber-crooks aren’t waiting for the April 8 Windows XP zero hour. According to the computer security company… Read more »

Smartphone Wars! HTC One (M8) Vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Galaxy S5 vs HTC One

HTC earlier today launched its much rumored flagship Android powered handset, the HTC One (M8). Building upon the widely appreciated design traits that the original HTC One bought to the table, the HTC One (M8) tries to raise the bar even further. The phone, like its older sibling is a design masterpiece. And this time,… Read more »

The Flip Side Of The Coin

Coin

Do you ever get tired of a bulky wallet or money clip full of credit cards, debit cards, gift cards, and membership cards? If so, Coin could be the solution for that headache. In a nutshell, Coin is an electronic device that can store up to 8 of your cards, and works just like a… Read more »

Foldscope Is A Paper Microscope That Can Fit In Your Pocket

Foldscope

What happens when you get a group of bioengineering gurus from Stanford together? Foldscope. Making paper airplanes in class just went a notch further. Now, origami has met MacGyver, only MacGyver is Manu Prakash, a professor at Stanford University. Prakash and his students have gotten extremely creative with their latest science project. Yahoo News says… Read more »

Google Now: Finally on Google Chrome

Google Now On Chrome

Google Now, a venture by Google which started on Android devices and moved to iOS is now available on Google Chrome on laptop or desktops. This years long odyssey has been a painstakingly slow process as Google methodically perfected this feature. The feature showed for the first time with support on Google Chrome updates last… Read more »

The Holy Grail Bullet-Proof Screen Protector For Your Mobile Device

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The new Holy Grail is a product that even Monty Python would highly recommend. Based on a detailed study completed by PewResearch.org, they have determined that currently 91 percent of adults own cell phones. In fact, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project stated that “the cell phone is the most quickly adopted consumer… Read more »

Burger King Creates New Whopper Of An App

Burger King Kim Kardashian

With over 7,000 stores in the United States, Burger King Worldwide, Inc. is the second largest burger chain, just behind McDonald’s. In order to keep up with today’s current technology, and in an effort to increase their numbers of younger customers, CIO Journal reports that Burger King will be introducing its new app for mobile… Read more »

LAPD Gets A Lamborghini Gallardo To Fleet

Lamborghini Cop Car

Looks like speeders are going to have a heck of a time outrunning the LAPD now that they have a Lamborghini Gallardo in their fleet. It’s like the LAPD played the video game Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and were like, “We should have those!” According to an editorial on MSN, the Los Angeles Police… Read more »

First Ever Apple Reseller FirstTech Shuts Down After 37 Years Of Service

FirstTech Minneapolis Store

FirstTech, the first ever retailer that sold Apple computers has decided to shut down, after selling and servicing Apple products for over 37 years, according to Time. The company, which has been selling and servicing Apple products for close to four decades now cites rapid changes in the market and high competition for being the… Read more »

Digital Cameras Enter A New Transparent(!) Age

Samsung has filed a patent for transparent digital cameras.

Though digital cameras have slowly declined in popularity, Samsung has a trick up its sleeves that might yank back consumers who have been content to simply take photos with their smartphones. According to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung has filed a patent to create digital cameras that include a transparent display. Perhaps the idea of… Read more »

Google Introduces Android Wear, An Operating System For Wearables

Google Android Wear platform

After conquering the smartphones space, Google has set its sight on the next big thing on the horizon. Wearable gadgets. In a blog post earlier today, the company’s SVP for Android, Chrome and Apps, Sundar Pichai announced the birth of Android Wear, an operating system for wearable gadgets – more specifically, smartwatches – in its… Read more »

Microsoft Office For iPad To Debut On March 27

office for iPad

Microsoft is all set to officially launch its much talked about Microsoft Office for iPad suite on March 27, reports The Verge. The company has sent out invitations to bloggers and journalists for an event scheduled for the same day at San Francisco. This event would also be the first press meet that would be… Read more »

iOS 7.1 Will Kill Your iPhone Battery — Unless You Do This

Tips to preserve iOS 7.1 battery life.

iOS 7.1 — in many ways — is a welcome update to the iPhone and iPad operating systems. However, if you hope that the update will improve battery life, you might want to lower your expectations. Many who have installed the iOS 7.1 update have found that not only is the battery life not improved… Read more »

Microsoft Offering Windows Phone For Free To Indian Hardware Manufacturers

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone has been doing well over the past few months. It has overtaken BlackBerry OS and is currently the third most popular smartphone platform on the planet. The only problem is, this third place is actually a very distant third place thanks to the absolute dominance that Google’s Android holds over the smartphones… Read more »

Twitter Crashes And Returns In The Biggest Outage Since Its IPO

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In what has to be the longest outage since its 2013 initial public offering, popular social networking service Twitter went down for “most users” earlier today, reports ZDNet. The outage started at 11:01 am Pacific Time and continued until 11:47 am. As the norm is, Twitter confirmed that the service was indeed down, on its… Read more »

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 With CarPlay, Improved Siri And Touch ID

iOS 7.1 CarPlay interface

Apple has announced the release of iOS 7.1, the newest version of its mobile software for iPhones and iPads. The release comes little less than six months after the radically redesigned iOS 7 arrived back in September 2013. Like iOS 7, its latest iteration is compatible with the iPhone 4 and subsequent models, the iPad… Read more »

iPhone 6 Release: Concept Video Suggests iPhone Air May Join iPad

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The iPhone 6 release rumors are ramping up and that means concept and design videos floating across the internet. An iPhone 6 concept video from Sam Beckett ofThe Verge suggests a potential direction for Apple, an iPhone Air. Beckett created some internet buzz with the video as his suggested iPhone Air brought together many of… Read more »

iPhone 5S Creepily Works When Dead

Some parts of the iPhone 5s still work after the battery dies.

The iPhone 5S is supposed to be one of the most advanced smartphones ever, but if what CBS News is reporting is true, then it is not only advanced — it’s creepily advanced. A Reddit user named Arman Amin recently posted on the site that he had an interesting experience after his iPhone 5s died… Read more »

Chrysler Orders Donated Vipers To Be Crushed

1992 Dodge Viper

Chrysler, the American automotive company, has ordered South Puget Sound Community College to crush a Dodge Viper. The special thing about this specific Dodge Viper, is it isn’t just any Dodge Viper. This is the fourth Viper off the pre-production line that’s been at the college for the past seven years. The rare prototype 1992… Read more »

Judge Dismissed FAA Fine Against Small Drone User

Unmanned Drones

A federal judge has dismissed the first, and only, fine administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) against a commercial drone user. As reported by Fox News, the grounds the FAA gave for the fine is in relationship to their authority to keep the burgeoning civilian drone industry out of the sky. However, the judge… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 3: $299 Well Spent?

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a stunning piece of technology in the ever more competitive world of mobile devices and Smartphones. It boasts a very special and very crisp 5.7-inch Super AMOLED color screen, which makes it arguably one of the most advanced devices on the market. As well as the stunning display, the… Read more »

United States & European Governments Targets Of Suspected Russian Spyware

Latest Cyber Attack Linked To Russia

An intricate version of spyware has been discreetly infecting many government computers both in the United States and in Europe in what is possibly the most elaborate cyber espionage schemes to date. Experts and researchers believe that the spyware, universally known as Turla, is the work of the Russian government and is linked to the… Read more »

Wake Up And Smell The Bacon…App [VIDEO]

Bacon App

Oscar Mayer, the company well-known for their hot dogs (which have a very catchy song), has announced the creation of a brand new app for iPhone users. To many people, the sounds and smells of a hearty breakfast is what it takes to wake up. Usually the sizzling sounds and aroma of bacon is the… Read more »

Android Tablet Outsells The iPad

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Consumers probably were expecting it, but the Android tablet finally outsells the iPad. According to a report by MSN News, over 120 million Android products were sold last year. However, iPad product’s numbers were more than half of Android products at 70 million. The research was originally performed by Gartner, and according to their calculations,… Read more »