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Halloween Costumes Go Creepy-Cool Using A Free Mobile App [Video]

When Halloween costumes meet technology, the results are creepy

This year Halloween costumes have gone high tech – and super creepy – with beating hearts, throbbing brains, and creepy, blood-shot eyes that roll around in their sockets. All it takes is a smartphone and a free app developed by Mark Rober. According to Tech Times, Rober’s company, Digital Dudz, first gained attention in 2011… Read more »

Redditors Warn Some Snappening Files Contain Viruses

Snappening files may be unsafe, warn Redditors.

It’s being called “the Snappening” — an invasive hack in which SnapChat photos were stolen from a third-party app server, and shared online. However, many of those who hope to benefit from the Snappening are learning what happens when one practices cyber sex acts with random parties: they’re getting viruses. The actual victims of the… Read more »

Mac Botnet Spread Via Reddit And Pirated Software

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Dr. Web, an antivirus company based in Russia, has reported a botnet that has affected over 17,000 Mac computers. The Mac.BackDoor.iWorm compromises the security of a computer’s files, and allows cybercriminals to install additional malware. According to the Dr. Web report, the United States has the most infected computers, followed by Canada and the United… Read more »

Pizza Hut Is Unhappy With Apple Pay, Others Are Optimistic

Pizza Hut Is Unhappy With Apple Pay, Others Are Optimistic

Apple Pay is one of the new features introduced at the Apple event this past September. In fact, the iPhone 6 is actually the only Apple iPhone release that will have the ability to utilize the new payment system. Apple Pay is the tech companies new long-awaited mobile wallet app and predicted software application for… Read more »

Social Media Profiles: Why Parents Having One Can Help Stop Cyberbullying

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Cyberbullying through social media profiles is becoming more and more of a problem with each passing year – especially within the United States. One report confirms that at least one million children were threatened, harassed, or subjected to other types of cyberbullying in 2011 on Facebook alone. Those figures have only increased over the past… Read more »

Apple Pay To Launch This Week, Leaks Claim

Apple Pay May Launch Saturday

Apple Pay could be launching this week, according to an internal memo leaked to the MacRumors forum by an employee of Walgreens. “In preparation for the launch of Apple Pay on October 18, we would like to cover the following material included in the tasks before activation,” the note begins. “Walgreens will be one of… Read more »

Reddit Forbids ‘The Snappening’ (But Only As A Single File)

some snappening photos banned from reddit

Reddit angered a number of users when it banned it’s ‘The Fappening’ subreddit, and many are angry over the latest edict, too: posting the massive ‘The Snappening’ file that includes hundreds of thousands of photos is also off-limits. Others say the ‘Snappening’ ban doesn’t go far enough. The Snappening is the name given to the… Read more »

AeroMobil To Debut Production Ready Flying Car

AeroMobil's 3.0 prototype will debut at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna, Austria.

A flying car may soon be coming to a parking space near you thanks to AeroMobil’s third generation prototype, a new design that has seemingly solved the problems involved with taking a car into the air. The AeroMobil is the product of a Slovokian firm, The Daily Mail reports. Billed as a flying car that… Read more »

Apple Update Patches New ‘iWorm’ Botnet

Apple Update Patches New 'iWorm' Botnetb

Apple Macintosh OS X was once thought to be the most impenetrable operating system in the world. This was in part because its Unix base made the security and foundation stronger and superior to Windows-based operating systems. However, as predicted with the market share growing through the popularity iOS and Mac OS X, interest in… Read more »

iPad Air 2 Will Reportedly Be Announced October 16

iPad Air 2 coming on October 16

The long wait for the iPad Air 2 is just about over, according to recent reports. Apple is said it is getting ready to announced the iPad Air 2 at an event on October 16. Even better news for fans of the Cupertino company’s gadgets is that the iPad Air 2 isn’t the only tablet… Read more »

Tinder Inspires Wave Of Wannabe Online Dating Apps

Tinder Inspires Online Dating App Luxy Mixxxer

Tinder, the geo-based dating app, has captured the attention of online daters across the world. It also captured the attention of wannabe app makers eager to cash in on Tinder’s success. Tinder was initially launched in May of 2011 by Sean Rad, Whitney Wolfe, Jonathan Badeen, Christopher Gulczynsk, Joe Munoz, and Justin Mateen. For those… Read more »

Verizon Wireless And AT&T Fight For Car Connectivity

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Cellular companies are now fighting for the right to connect to your car. Much of the news surrounding the rush for in-car connections sound like the controversies surrounding cellular service. But instead of talking about mobile gadgets like smartphones and tablets, these cellular companies are trying to gain exposure to drivers. So how exactly does… Read more »

Jeep Renegade Cloned As Fiat 500X In Paris

2015 Jeep Renegade

The Jeep Renegade was unveiled in North America earlier this year and has now seen its debut in Europe. Currently, the Paris Motor Show is in its press preview days, when automakers release new concepts and models. Alongside the Jeep Renegade in Paris is the Fiat 500X, a surprise release of a new crossover model… Read more »