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Security Experts Say That USB Security is Fundamentally Broken

The common USB stick has become the most common way of sharing and storing files on-the-go. With this in mind, a variety of malware and viruses were created in an attempt to take control of computers…

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Microsoft and Intel Release ‘Sharks Cove’, a Windows-based Microcomputer

Arduino and Raspberry Pi have apparently inspired everyone, including big name companies such as Microsoft. The corporate giant along with Intel and CircuitCo are said to have been working on their own little development board. The…

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Hackers Want to Make You Play ‘Doom’… on an ATM!

Normally when you hear about hackers and ATMs, you think of someone attempting to steal your credit card details or make the machine spit-out some bills. This time however, it is more fun than drama, since…

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Small Device Tells if Your Drink has been Injected with a Noxious Solution

A device that tells if your drink has been injected with a noxious device, or spiked for short, has appeared on Indiegogo, aiming to rise about $100,000. Its name is pd.id (Personal Drink ID) and is…

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RickMote Controller App Lets You Rickroll Your Chromecast Neighbors

The Raspberry Pi has proven to be a useful tool for security researchers once again. This time, the Chromecast has been exploited, having found an interesting bug that lets you take control of any TV using…

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Microsoft Swiftly and Silently Removes ‘Hints’ of Next Generation Xbox from Job Ad

Microsoft has published an ad, searching for a “super creator” industrial engineer, a few days back. The company stated that it was looking for someone who would like to work on the “next generation entertainment hardware…

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Raspberry Pi ‘B+’ To Come with More USB Ports and Improved Power Management

The miniaturized computer known as Raspberry Pi, a device for developers and users wanting to create cool stuff as a hobby, has not changed in the past two years. This means that the computer has, more…

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Rumor: Apple and Intelligent Energy Team Up to Bring Fuel Cells for Mobile Devices

Fuel cells have been the topic of discussion for many researchers in the past, working on theoretical inventions and all sorts of contraptions to figure out how to change the common battery and prolong the power…

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Google Chromecast Receives Support for Pirated Movies through Popcorn-Time

The beta software program dedicated to provide ‘free’ movies, Popcorn-Time, has apparently announced that its software is now Chromecast-compatible for Windows users, having stated that a Chromecast version update is also being worked on for Mac…

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Lumia Cyan Update Has Been Released in Select Markets

Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update has been long teased and awaited by users of the latter operating system. The majority of users however are stated to be on Lumia handsets, having the Nokia devices engulfing…

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Android Users Face Loss of Gmail Sync, Google Looking Into It

Google is apparently not out of the woods just yet when it comes to issues, having the company confirming some synch problems that users are facing with the Gmail feature for Android. It is said that…

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Microsoft Office Reportedly Heading for Android Tablets

Microsoft has launched its Office product for the iPad earlier this year, having it be a stripped-down version of the actual Microsoft Office for desktop, designed specifically for the iPad. It apparently has been released ahead…

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iPhone and Android Compatible Windows Smartwatch Rumored to be in Production

Apple, Samsung and other manufacturers to have announced their production of smartwatches may have yet another strong competitor coming at a rapid pace. According to Forbes, Microsoft is attempting to make its way into the wearable…

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Kickstarter Projects Aims To Make Voice-Controlled Houses a Reality

There are all sorts of smart devices on the market, giving users the ability to control just about anything in your house and even your car, at least to some extent. However, in most cases, the…

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Recent Rumors Point To Both Google Nexus 8 and Android 4.5 Rolling Out In July

The latest Android 4.4 KitKat is still running on a very small range of devices, having some manufacturers still working on updates for their previously released handsets with a lower Android version. Even so, Google is…

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Dell Becomes The First PC Maker To Adopt A Wireless Charging Standard

Desktop and laptop maker, Dell, has recently joined one of the world’s biggest wireless industry consortium, Wireless Power Consortium, namely the Alliance of Wireless Power, or A4WP for short. The A4WP has announced that Dell is…

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Google Now Smartwatch Reportedly In The Works

Reports reveal that a Google Now smartwatch may be in the works, however it will not be made by Google. It is said that the Google Now smartwatch is just one of three wearable concepts devised…

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Brief View Of The Upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 Action Center leaked in Video

A lot of rumors are building up about the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update due in a couple of months, namely in April. The update has been stated numerous times to bring a lot of features,…

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Artificial Intelligent EmoSPARK Console Hits Indiegogo

The EmoSpark home console looks set to make multimedia playback a little more personal, using voice commands, face tracking and language analysis, the EmoSPARK wants to be an artificially Intelligent companion devices to answer your questions,…

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HTC Executive Confirms The Company Is Working On A Wearable Device

It appears that HTC is taking an interest in entering the wearable technology market as well in the near future. This is not surprising, since a lot of manufacturers are looking to make a name for…

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Apple Exploit Can Disable ‘Find my Phone’ and Have Your Device Erased On Firmware 7.0.4

It appears that yet another bug cropped up in Apple’s latest iPhone iOS 7 firmware. The latest finding apparently lets you bypass the user password and deactivate the Find my Phone feature, hiding it from the…

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Archos Confirms Plans to Release Windows Phone 8 Handset

Other OEMs are rumored to not be happy with Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s hardware and services division, which happens to be the largest OEM manufacturer in the world. Nokia’s Windows Phone has accounted for 92% of…

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Pebble’s App Store Is Reported To Launch This Monday

It appears that Pebble officially confirms its app store will be launching tomorrow on iOS devices with the Android version not too far behind. The Pebble app store will integrate with the Pebble smartphone app for…

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Google Rumored To Be Looking Into Purchasing Wearable Tech Companies

It seems clear that Google does not want to deal in smartphone manufacturing, as seen in the recent Motorola Mobility sale. Latest news report that Google is planning to use Nest as its gadget hardware team,…

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Apple Wants To Take A Bite Out Of The Mobile Payments Market

Apple is reportedly attempting to launch its very own mobile payment service. The service will use the iTunes store account and credit card details to pay for various items from stores. Similar to PayPal and other…

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‘Movie in a split second’ Downloads Expected In Upcoming 5G Network Connection

South Korea is reportedly working on delivering 5G network connection by 2020. This comes as a $1.5 billion dollar project from the South Korean science ministry, which is said that users will be able to download…

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Nintendo Working On A New Next-Gen Console

There are rumors that Nintendo has started working on a next-gen console and the manufacturer has already chosen a system on chip design which is perhaps based on an existing SoC. Reports are coming in that…