Latest News - February 2016
- NY Judge Nukes FBI Request To Unlock iPhone Used In Suspected Drug Smuggling Ring
- Microsoft ‘Bug Chicks’ Ads Brag That Windows 10 PCs ‘Do More’ Than Macs
- Devious Phishing Scam Ensnares Snapchat Employee Payroll Data
- 500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD + Gift Card Only $159, Amazon 1-Day Computer Components And Accessories Sale And More
- Google Data Center SSD Research Report Offers Surprising Results, SLC Not More Reliable Than MLC Flash
- Bugatti’s 1,500HP Chiron Is The 261 MPH Successor To The Equally Outrageous Veyron
- Apple Resurrects Dead Mac Ethernet Ports Following Botched OS X Security Update
- HTC Opens Vive VR Headset Preorders, Shipments Commence April 5th
- Middle Schooler Who Posted Gun And Bomb Emojis To Instagram Now Faces Criminal Charges
- $35 Raspberry Pi 3 Comes Hot Out The Oven With Wi-Fi And Bluetooth Baked In
- U.S. Labor Department Sues B&H Photo And Electronics For Discrimination And Harsh Working Conditions For Hispanic Workers
- Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition Priced At $3,000, Ships March 30th
- AT&T Spurs Lawsuit To Keep Google Fiber From Riding Its Utility Poles
- Apple’s 4-inch iPhone SE And 9.7-inch iPad Pro Cleared For March 21st Unveil
All News for February 2016
Apple has the U.S. Government breathing down its neck with regards to unlocking an iPhone 5S tied to a San Bernardino terrorist. In that particular case, the FBI is playing off themes of national security and threats of terrorism to win the support of the American public in its fight against Apple. However, Apple... Read more...
It’s been a while since we’ve seen direct Windows vs Mac PCs ads make the rounds, but it looks like Microsoft is looking to renew the efforts with its new ‘Do More’ advertising campaign. The first commercial introduces us to Christie and Jess, who call themselves The Bug Chicks. The duo’s mission is to introduce... Read more...
We talk a lot about the importance of businesses beefing up security to protect from the threat of those who might want to gain access to internal networks. Last week, we were given another great example of why: an integral piece of Linux software suffered a bug that at first seemed modest but turned out to be quite... Read more...
500GB Samsung 850 EVO SSD + Gift Card Only $159, Amazon 1-Day Computer Components And Accessories Sale And More
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a 500GB Samsung SSD 850 EVO SSD, a Dell U2515H 25" 2560x1440 IPS LED LCD Monitor, a bunch of components and accessories from Amazon, and more. Full details for all of today’s deals... Read more...
Google Data Center SSD Research Report Offers Surprising Results, SLC Not More Reliable Than MLC Flash
Even for mainstream users, it's not hard to tell the differences between using a PC that has its OS installed on a solid-state drive versus a mechanical hard drive. With an SSD, the OS will start up faster, while apps and multi-tasking won't bring certain processes to an absolute crawl. With SSD pricing where it is... Read more...
If you thought that the Bugatti Veyron was the ultimate in excess when it to pricing, engine configuration and straight-line performance, its successor is here to carry the torch for the next decade or so. Today, Bugatti officially revealed the production version of its Chiron hypercar, which is now the world’s... Read more...
Apple had good intentions when it rolled out a security update for Mac OS X, but unfortunately for some iMac, MacBook Pro, and Mac Mini users the update also caused their Ethernet ports to stop working. Oops! The good news is Apple was quick to issue another update that should restore full functionality. If you... Read more...
In the past few weeks, we’ve been hearing more and more about HTC’s Vive virtual reality (VR) headset. Just over a week ago, we learned that the device would ship in April with an eye-searing price tag of $799. Today, HTC has revealed that preorders for the device are now open and that it will ship on April... Read more...
It's difficult enough trying to decipher simple text messages—it's tough to account for tone and sarcasm—but when you throw emoji into the mix, it takes things to a whole new level. Nevertheless, it's the online language of the day, and one middle school student could end up paying a hefty price for posting the wrong... Read more...
We first got a glimpse of the Raspberry Pi 3 thanks to an FCC filing, but now Raspberry Pi has officially lifted the veil on its latest mini PC. And today is not a special day just because of the Raspberry Pi 3; it also marks four years exactly since the original 256MB Raspberry Pi Model B was introduced. The... Read more...
U.S. Labor Department Sues B&H Photo And Electronics For Discrimination And Harsh Working Conditions For Hispanic Workers
B&H Photo and Electronics, a popular electronics store in New York with an equally popular online presence, is being sued by the U.S. Labor Department for a number of alleged infractions, including discrimination against Hispanic workers and overall poor working conditions. it's the second time in less than a decade... Read more...
Attention all developers, Microsoft is now accepting applications to pre-order the Development Edition of its HoloLens augmented reality (AR) Windows 10 headset. Those who've already submitted an application will begin receiving invitations to purchase the $3,000 headset, which will begin shipping on March 30... Read more...
While millions of Internet users crave the idea of being able to subscribe to a service like Google Fiber, telecoms like AT&T want nothing more than to be able to squash those hopes. We can see a great example of this right now in Louisville, KY. Last month, a Louisville council voted 23-0 in favor of granting... Read more...
It looks as though Apple has finally selected in a date for the unveil of its new 4-inch iPhone and next generation 9.7-inch iPad. Multiple sources have confirmed via their internal sources at Apple that the keynote will take place on March 21st (and not March 15th as previously reported). Interestingly enough, that... Read more...