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Be sure to be careful with “smart cars”

Purchased a used car lately? Ever wonder what it really was up to? What if the previous owner still had the ability to control the climate control, spy on your GPS data, and call car services all without access to the car? This scenario is currently unfolding with Jaguar Land Rover vehicles. The first to [...]

By | 2018-07-31T17:49:32+00:00 July 31st, 2018|IT News, IT Security, Support|Comments Off on Be sure to be careful with “smart cars”

If you detect a serious security gap in Microsoft’s programs or services, you can earn a reward.

Microsoft is taking an effort to increase security in its programs and services with it’s latest initiative, The Microsoft Identity Bounty Program . In short, it's about offering a reward to people who detect and report previously unknown security holes in Microsoft's products. Less serious flaws are rewarded with $ 500, while the most serious [...]

By | 2018-07-25T15:16:03+00:00 July 25th, 2018|IT News|Comments Off on If you detect a serious security gap in Microsoft’s programs or services, you can earn a reward.

Important update attempts to fix speed issues with new Macbook Pro

Apple has sent an important update of Mac OS High Sierra to users who purchased this year's Macbook Pro model on Tuesday night. What is addressed is a problem with the heat control system which could in worst case lead to poorer performance. The problem was noted when a user named Dave Lee last week [...]

By | 2018-07-24T17:31:45+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Hardware News, IT News, IT news and stories|Comments Off on Important update attempts to fix speed issues with new Macbook Pro

All about crypto-miners; is your computer making money for someone else?

2017 saw a real boom in cryptocurrencies. Awareness and value increased multiple times over, attracting the attention of the globe. It also attracted the attention of fraudsters and hackers who began to obtain these virtual coins in a dishonest way: crypto-currency miners appeared on the Internet, turning infected computers into a network of mining farms. [...]

By | 2018-07-24T12:28:09+00:00 July 24th, 2018|IT News, IT Security, Security, Tips & Tricks, Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on All about crypto-miners; is your computer making money for someone else?

The End of Stop Lights?

A group of American researchers from the University of Carnegie Mellon recently conducted an experiment in which they were able to regulate the movement of cars without the need for traffic lights. Instead the system uses an automatic signal between cars and it turned out to be extremely effective. In their study, scientists used a [...]

By | 2018-07-23T14:36:30+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Hardware News, IT news and stories|Comments Off on The End of Stop Lights?

If you need storage space, SD Express format may be able to help

A new format called SD Express has just been launched by SD Association, a group that creates standards for memory cards. The format includes communication in the form of NVM, which stands for non-volatile memory. This creates the ability to increase the data transfer rate to 985 megabytes per second. As if that wasn’t exciting [...]

By | 2018-07-23T13:12:48+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Hardware News, IT News, Tips & Tricks, Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on If you need storage space, SD Express format may be able to help

Android Replacement in Development

Within the past few weeks there has been a lot of news about a mysterious new operating system called Fuchsia, which is in development now. Today Bloomberg news shed more light on the the creation and future of Google's mobile operating system. In fact it seems that within 3 years we may see a totally new OS. [...]

By | 2018-07-23T12:57:26+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Cell Phones, IT News, IT news and stories, Software News|Comments Off on Android Replacement in Development

United States and allies infrastructure may be targeted if there is an escalation with Iran

Iranian hackers have prepared the regime for large-scale cyberattacks on the state infrastructure of the United States and Europe, NBC television reported, citing a number of US officials. These could possibly be DDoS attacks on power grids, hydroelectric power plants, health organizations and technology companies in the US, Germany, the UK, and other countries in [...]

By | 2018-07-23T11:38:34+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on United States and allies infrastructure may be targeted if there is an escalation with Iran

Facebooks scary patents; just what do they know?

Big Brother is here, and the secret is out. However, the ways in which he pry's on our daily lives(or at least plans to) are really frightening. The New York Times columnist Sahil Chinoy was interested in how the largest social network in the world, Facebook, monitors the moods and lives of its users. He [...]

By | 2018-07-20T17:40:44+00:00 July 20th, 2018|IT News|Comments Off on Facebooks scary patents; just what do they know?

Surface Go: Affordable and Portable

Microsoft has announced that it will release a tablet/ computer combination with a low price. Microsoft Surface Go, combines the functionality of a laptop with the convenience of a tablet. The device running Windows 10 is a well rounded device designed to help power through everyday tasks with ease and speed. This device itself has a 10.5-inch screen that [...]

By | 2018-07-11T13:35:00+00:00 July 11th, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on Surface Go: Affordable and Portable
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