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2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Has 650HP And Looks Amazing Doing It

2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Has 650HP And Looks Amazing Doing It

If you've got the cash, and are looking to make a splash, then you are in luck. Chevrolet has unveiled the new 2015 Corvette Z06 and it looks amazing. Replacing the previous generation of ZR1s, the new Z06 is Chevy’s most powerful version in the car’s history. It has a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 engine that produces 650 horsepower...

G.SKILL Announces Ripjaws 4 DDR4 Memory Kits In Preparation For Haswell-E

G.SKILL Announces Ripjaws 4 DDR4 Memory Kits In Preparation For Haswell-E

With the launch of Intel's Haswell-E processors and X99 chipset right around the corner, everyone aside from Intel itself has been previewing products that complement the platform. Most notably, this involves motherboard and memory manufacturers, with some choosing to remain mum in advance of the launch, with others happy to talk about what's...

Researchers Prove That Wirelessly Hacking Traffic Lights Is A Frighteningly Real Threat

Researchers Prove That Wirelessly Hacking Traffic Lights Is A Frighteningly Real Threat

Word to the wise -- be careful crossing through intersections, even when you have a green light. We don't want to overstate the threat, but apparently you really can hack into a traffic signal and change the light, just as you've seen in countless Hollywood films featuring the token computer hacker. This was proven by a team of researchers...

Northern Illinois University Demonstrates Supreme Stupidity, Bans Social Media, Political Content and Wikipedia

Northern Illinois University Demonstrates Supreme Stupidity, Bans Social Media, Political Content and Wikipedia

College is supposed to be a place of higher learning and where attendees are given their freedom to decide what they want to do. However, Northern Illinois University is restricting some of that freedom when it enacted an Acceptable Use Policy that bans torrents and denies students access to social media sites and content deemed “unethical”...

Say It Ain't So! Kari, Grant And Tory Leaving MythBusters Show

Say It Ain't So! Kari, Grant And Tory Leaving MythBusters Show

Discovery's popular MythBusters show starring Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman are going in a new direction next season, and where the show is headed, there isn't room for co-stars Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara. News of the their departure came when Savage and Hyneman bid their farewell to the trio in a tribute video posted to Discovery's...

Research And ACT Score Data Shows States With Faster Internet Service Have A Smarter Population

Research And ACT Score Data Shows States With Faster Internet Service Have A Smarter Population

Apparently, people are using the Internet for more than streaming Netflix and looking at cat videos. Research by Highspeed Internet.com suggests that the states that have the highest ACT scores are also the ones that have the fastest Internet connections. Obviously, upgrading your Internet connection (or living in a state with fast connections)...

Apple iPhone 6 Design Tweak Causes Screen Shortage, Supply Chain Heartburn

Apple iPhone 6 Design Tweak Causes Screen Shortage, Supply Chain Heartburn

Apple and its investors fully expect the upcoming iPhone 6 launch will be the biggest in the iPhone's history, and while there's a good chance of that happening, nothing is ever easy about these launches. Each iPhone release has been marred by one problem or another, and this time around, it's problems at the assembly plant that Apple has...

Comcast ‘Xfinity On Campus’ Service Lets College Students Stream TV On Demand Anywhere

Comcast ‘Xfinity On Campus’ Service Lets College Students Stream TV On Demand Anywhere

Comcast is trying out a little something new this back-to-school season. At select colleges, Comcast will offer its "Xfinity On Campus" service that lets college students watch live TV and On Demand content on their Internet enabled devices, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones while on campus. Students don't have to pay any extra for...

Ecosystem Explosion: New Report Finds Nearly 20,000 Distinct Android Devices

Ecosystem Explosion: New Report Finds Nearly 20,000 Distinct Android Devices

It took a few years, but Google has finally come to grips with a real issue: fragmentation. At Google I/O this year, it took steps to unify tablet and phone apps, as well as unify design language for devs moving forward. It has also integrated Google Play Services into the Android framework, which enables it to push smaller, incremental updates...

No Monkey Business, Monkey Selfie Defies The Laws Of Copyright

No Monkey Business, Monkey Selfie Defies The Laws Of Copyright

The US Copyright Office has just issued a draft of a massive update to its practices guide, and some of its updated information couldn't be more timely. By now, you've probably heard of the battle that ensued between a photographer and Wikimedia over a photo that a female macaque took herself. The photographer believed he was within his rights...

Apple Rolls Out OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2, iTunes 12 Beta, Available Now

Apple Rolls Out OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2, iTunes 12 Beta, Available Now

Three days short of a full month ago, Apple released its first-ever public OS X beta for its upcoming Yosemite (10.10) release. Today, the company has followed-up with a new build, which closely matches the Developer Beta 6 release that came out earlier this week. While Apple highly recommends that everyone using Beta 1 update, it hasn't provided...

Android, Windows and iOS Vulnerability Allows 92 Percent Hack Success Rate For Popular Apps Like Gmail

Android, Windows and iOS Vulnerability Allows 92 Percent Hack Success Rate For Popular Apps Like Gmail

A weakness has been identified that could exist in Android, Windows, and iOS devices that can be used to obtain personal information. Discovered by a team of researchers, the vulnerability revolves around multiple applications running on a shared infrastructure that can be exploited. According to their research, they were able to test a method,...

Acer Launches Chromebox CXI Google Chrome-Powered Mini Desktop

Acer Launches Chromebox CXI Google Chrome-Powered Mini Desktop

They might not be the most powerful PCs out there, but Google's Chromebook and Chromebox series has one thing locked-down: Value. That's something proven in spades with Acer's new Chromebox CXI, a compact desktop PC that starts at a mere $180. You might think that a sub-$200 PC would have to look like a sub-$200 PC, but I'd argue that the...

Microsoft Planning Windows 9 Launch For September 30

Microsoft Planning Windows 9 Launch For September 30

September is shaping up to be one heck of a busy month. The kids will be back in school (if not already, depending on where you live), Apple will launch its iPhone 6, and if the latest rumor turns out to be true, Microsoft on September 30th will introduce the world to Windows 9, otherwise known as Threshold, during a press event. This is a...

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