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If you’re running Android 4.3 or earlier, you’re pretty much out of luck when it comes to a baked-in defense against a WebView vulnerability that was discovered earlier this month by security analyst Tod Beardsley. The vulnerability leaves millions... Read...
Not all of us are born with an abundance of patience, though sometimes you have no choice but to wait. That applies to the scores of PlayStation Network users who had their data compromised and sat through an extended service outage when hackers... Read...
With all due respect to the late Steve Jobs and all that he accomplished in his lifetime, he was flat out wrong about the size of smartphones. Tim Cook knew it, and after Jobs passed away, Cook began inflating the screen size of the iPhone... Read...
Those who have been excited for Apple HomeKit products to launch since the platform's announcement last summer will have to wait just a bit longer: it's expected that the first products will hit the market this spring, with some not debuting until... Read...
If you're going to release a new product in a competitive market, it's best to make sure it either beats all of the others on features, or price. Walmart has decided to take the latter route with its VUDU Spark TV stick, pricing it at a mere $24.95... Read...
After last Wednesday's Windows 10 event, which we covered here and here, no one could have blamed you if you were anxious for Microsoft to release the next preview build. Fortunately, it didn't take long: it came out on Friday, and I think it's safe... Read...
Amazon Prime was introduced in 2005 and originally provided customers with free two-day shipping, but has grown over the years to include a multitude of digital services including streaming movies and music. The yearly subscription fee held firm for... Read...
We’re still scratching our heads over this one. A Missouri lawmaker is looking to thwart one of the many advantages of using mobile payment services like Apple Pay — paying without the need to show an ID. Rep. Joshua Peters of St. Louis (D) wants to... Read...
Ever wondered what would happen if a group of senior citizens sat down for a spell to play Grand Theft Auto V? Wonder know more, because the folks who run the REACT channel on YouTube did exactly that, though instead of throwing their controllers... Read...
Little by little, Google is expanding its Google Fiber gigabit Internet service to more parts of the country, and the next lucky location is likely to be North Carolina. It's being reported that construction in North Carolina could start as early as... Read...
Upcoming cars from Audi, BMW, and others can park themselves and even come pick you up, so Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wasn’t asking for anything unreasonable when he announced that new cars should be able to help you prevent rear-end... Read...
Kudos are in order for LG Electronics. Why? LG last month began doling out Android 5.0 Lollipop updates to G3 handset owners in Europe, and starting soon, the South Korean electronics company will extend the same courtesy to G3 owners in the U.S. That will put G3 owners in select company -- less than 0.1 percent... Read...
Say what you will about the inconvenience of security checks, but this year alone the TSA found thousands of loaded guns, a hand grenade, and an enchilada with an 8-inch knife inside the carry-on baggage of forgetful travelers. Many of the people... Read...
Cloud storage companies don't just manage an obscene number of hard drives, they also deal with a huge number of failures. While most companies keep mum on things like failure rates, BackBlaze prefers to let the rest of us know who we should... Read...
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