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NordVPN, widely regarded as one of the best virtual private network (VPN) services, confirmed one of its datacenters was hacked. The security breach occurred over a year ago, in March 2018, though is just now being disclosed to users. Apparently NordVPN used the time between then and now to audit its infrastructure and make sure its operations Read more...
Is Apple on the cusp of a hardware renaissance? The answer depends, in part, on how much stock you put into various leaks and rumors. One of the persistent rumors we have been hearing for quite some time is Apple making a transition to its own custom processors for its Mac products, rather than continuing to lean on... Read more...
Lots of Android fans who have pre-ordered a Pixel 4 smartphone are waiting in anticipation for the smartphone to ship. One of the new features of the Pixel 4 is Face Unlock, and Google designed face unlock in a way that many feel lessens the security of the device. Google has said that it will be issuing a software... Read more...
There's no question that we’re are living in relatively dangerous times with regards to cybersecurity concerns. There isn't a week that goes by that we don't hear of app malware, some large corporation's customers database being raided, or devices themselves being the subject of low-level attacks. The good news... Read more...
Intel is assumed to be close to releasing its next-generation Comet Lake-S desktop processors, and while we wait for that day, an interesting entry has been spotted in SiSoftware's SANDRA database. The entry points to a 10th generation processor with 6 cores and 12 threads, and is very like bound for a "Core i5"... Read more...
Smart speaker owners beware—attackers have found a clever way of exploiting devices offered by Amazon and Google to both listen in on your conversations and dupe you into forking over private information, such as your account password, credit card details, and other details that should be kept close to the... Read more...
Some fans of the Pixel 4 smartphone who ordered one weren't happy to hear that Google isn't offering free original quality photo uploads to Google Photos. Free original quality uploads had been an offering in the past as a much-appreciated perk for Pixel device owners. A redditor has furthered inflamed those tensions... Read more...
Many vintage Atari documents and projects have been lost to the ages. Thankfully historians, former employees, and hobbyists are working to find and preserve as much as they can. The engineering schematics for the Atari 7800 have been released to the public for the first time. The documents were originally found in a... Read more...
PS4 gamers who have worn out their controllers from heavy use or from tossing the controller on the ground in a fit of gamer rage may want to listen up. eBay seller antonline is running a smoking deal on a brand new Dual Shock 4 controllers with a full warranty for $35 instead of the $60 MSRP. The listing shows that... Read more...
Well, look what we have here—a teaser image of a mysterious motherboard from Gigabyte. It's assumed this one will carry the Aorus branding, and if we direct our attention to the socket, we can further speculate this is a board intended for AMD's upcoming third-generation Ryzen Threadripper processors due out next... Read more...
Sony is gearing up to launch the PlayStation 5 game console in 2020. Ahead of the launch of the console, a bunch of rumors are flying around about the console and its controller. A new patent has turned up that describes a very odd sounding controller that speculation suggests could be for the PlayStation VR 2 system... Read more...
A new app called Gradient has gone viral. The point of the app is to take a picture of you and then gradually match you with your celebrity look alike. It's certainly not the first app of the sort that is meant to show users who their celeb look-alike is, among other things. Gradient is available for iOS and Android... Read more...
The right to repair movement is about to get a much needed boost. The Massachusetts state legislature plans to host a public hearing regarding their “Digital Right to Repair” bills. Many anticipate that this will be the largest hearing in support of this kind of legislation. Many have argued that the policies of... Read more...
Microsoft has issued a warning to Windows 10 users telling them to stay away from one of the security updates that it recently released. The software giant says that if users of Windows 10, version 1809 install the KB4520062 Cumulative Update that Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) might stop running... Read more...
AT&T is once again going directly against its promise of not raising prices following its merger with content provider Time Warner. For the second time this year, the company is jacking up prices on its AT&T TV Now service, formerly known as DirecTV Now. After raising prices by $10 across the board in March, AT&T... Read more...
Technically speaking, AMD's upcoming Ryzen 9 3950X is not a high-end desktop (HEDT) processor—it's a mainstream desktop chip, even though it wields 16 cores and 32 threads of computing muscle. In contrast, Intel's upcoming Core i9-10980XE is classified as an HEDT part, with 18-cores and 36 threads. Despite the... Read more...
Destiny 2 gamers with some Legendary Shards burning a hole in their pocket will want to find Xur today and buy some of the cool stuff he has for sale in the game. Xur is at Nessus on the barge right now. He showed up at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET, and he has some cool armor and weapons in tow for gamers. The inventory for Xur... Read more...
Microsoft has been on a big services push under Satya Nadella’s helm, which means that its customers are becoming increasingly reliant on its cloud platforms. However, this over-reliance on the cloud also means that business customers can be left in a lurch any time that Microsoft experiences an outage. Customers are... Read more...
Earlier this month, we got an early look at Apple's third-generation AirPods thanks to a glyph leak in iOS 13.2 developer beta code. Now, a new report coming out of China suggests that these new, even more premium AirPods will actually make their debut later this month. According to the report from the China... Read more...
Samsung came under fire yesterday after it was revealed that the under-the-display fingerprint reader used in its Galaxy S10 family of smartphones isn't as secure as previously thought. In fact, it was found that anyone could potentially unlock a Galaxy S10 smartphone using an unregistered fingerprint.  Now... Read more...
Plenty of discounts are right around the corner as part of the annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales bonanza that most retailers participate in, but you do not necessarily have to wait to score a good deal. In fact, it's hard to imagine bigger discounts on the Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 that are available... Read more...
Google acquired Waze, a GPS navigation software app, way back in 2013. Google and Waze work mostly independently from one another, but Google has recently incorporated a few features that were inspired by Waze. Google Map users will now be able to report speed traps and crashes on iOS devices. According to Google... Read more...
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