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On Thursday, some people visiting a selection of major news websites were surprised by a rogue popup saying that they have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. The attacks seemed to have been focused on North American and British media organizations by the hacker group that is linked to the Assad regime. According to reports from various users on Twitter, some of the affected sites include CNBC, Forbes, PCWorld, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, and the Chicago Tribune. Visitors are being greeted by a random popup that reads, “You’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)” which... Read more...
This time of year is always busy for folks. And of course, never taking the easy route, we decided what the heck, let's make it ever busier for ourselves and launch a new engine with a fresh paint job for the Tech-charged web publication machine, we call HotHardware.com. It's a labor of love here for us you know, like a real family affair. Family and friends like you make this place tick; and for that, we are most thankful. So I guess it's only fitting that we launched our new baby around the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US. Take a look around, kick the tires, goose the throttle a bit and test... Read more...
For those of you who celebrate the holiday, we hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and extended weekend. It was certainly a busy one for Instagram users, who uploaded more than 10 million photos mentioning Thanksgiving-themed words on Turkey Day, peaking at 226 photo uploads per second. The day broke all Instagram records thus far, the company announced. "We're thrilled to see people use Instagram to share their holidays. Whether celebrating with friends and family or sharing photos with them halfway across the globe, we’re excited to see the intimacy and immediacy of the Instagram experience... Read more...
It's Thanksgiving here in the US, a time of year when we all pause to reflect on how fortunate we all are. Thanksgiving is a great tradition when you stop and think about it. This holiday isn't about rushing around, shopping, etc. You might contest that Black Friday has made this holiday a little too over-commercialized, but not today, 11/22/2012 -- Thanksgiving Day. Today we all breath a collective sigh of relaxation and soak up the joy and comfort of family and friends across the dinner table.  Folks these days are just too busy. Many of us tend to be over-booked and perhaps a little too... Read more...
It's Thanksgiving here in the US, a time of year when we all pause to reflect on how fortunate we all are. Thanksgiving is a great tradition when you stop and think about it. This holiday isn't about rushing around and buying gifts. The day after Thanksgiving certainly has become over-commercialized, but not today--11/24/2011--Thanksgiving Day. Today you have nothing else to do (or at least nothing else that you should be doing) except visiting with family and friends, breaking bread, and enjoying each other’s company in appreciation of all the great things that life brings and has brought... Read more...
In honor of Thanksgiving, the folks at Utah Aerials decided to take a quadricopter and turn it into a turkey. The idea was to have the turkey-copter drop pies on unsuspecting passersby. The stunt is documented below, but it brings back memoeies of the WKRP in Cincinnati episode "Turkeys Away." In that episode of the late-70s sitcom, the station drops live turkeys out of a helicopter over a shopping center as a Thanksgiving Day giveaway. Unfortunately, domestic turkeys cannot fly. Arthur Carlson, station manager, later remarked, "As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly." Watch the videos,... Read more...
It's Thanksgiving here in the US, a time of year when we all pause to reflect on how fortunate we all are. Thanksgiving is a great tradition when you stop and think about it. This holiday isn't about rushing shopping, etc. The day after Thanksgiving certainly has become over-commercialized, but not today--11/25/2010--Thanksgiving Day. Today you have nothing else to do (or at least nothing else that you should be doing) except visiting with family and friends, breaking bread, and enjoying each other’s company in appreciation of all the great things that life brings and has brought you.  ... Read more...
It's Thanksgiving here in the US, a time of year when we all pause to reflect on how fortunate we all are. Thanksgiving is a great tradition when you stop and think about it. This holiday isn't about rushing around and buying gifts. The day after Thanksgiving certainly has become over-commercialized, but not today--11/27/2008--Thanksgiving Day. Today you have nothing else to do (or at least nothing else that you should be doing) except visiting with family and friends, breaking bread, and enjoying each other’s company in appreciation of all the great things that life brings and has brought you.... Read more...
It's Thanksgiving here in the US, a time of year when we all pause to reflect on how fortunate we are.  Thanksgiving is a great tradition when you stop and think about it.  This holiday isn't about rushing around and buying gifts.  The day after Thanksgiving certainly has become over-commercialized but not today, 11/22/2007 - Thanksgiving Day.  Today you have nothing else to do (or at least that you should be doing) except visiting with family and friends, breaking bread and enjoying each others company in appreciation of all that life brings and has brought you. ... Read more...
On this day of Thanksgiving we'd like extend our sincere appreciation to you our readers and friends here at HotHardware.com.  Living in place like the United States, with the many gifts and privileges we're afforded, there are just so many things we can all be thankful for.  For example, the Disco Turkey... Happy Thanksgiving all!  Best Regards, The HotHardware.com Team ... Read more...