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Thursday April 27, 2017. 10:34 PM
TotalVPN is that rare VPN service that combines security and convenience. It offers excellent apps and an impressive selection of servers around the world. But it lacks some high-end features and was slow in our tests.
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Password Depot 10 fails to automate many common password manager features, yet it's overloaded with complex options that most users don't need. There are simpler, more affordable choices.
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The IRIScan book 5 WiFi is a wand scanner designed for scanning directly from books, magazines, journals, and notebooks. It's relatively fast and accurate, and allows you to scan directly to a PC, but it would benefit from a longer battery life.
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Google isn't planning to rid fake news from its search results - but it's trying to purge it from the top. The Alphabet Inc. company is making a rare, sweeping change to the algorithm behind its powerful search engine to demote misleading, false and offensive articles...
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PETA is an organization that likes to complain whenever they see something they perceived as cruelty toward animals. Usually, their grievances don’t amount to much. But now, the organization seems to have struck […] The post Boxing Kangaroo Removed From Western Tekken 7...
    Geek - Apr 27, 10:30 PM
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(credit: Elliott Brown) You can now start filing public comments on the Federal Communications Commission plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. The FCC today opened the docket, titled 'Restoring Internet Freedom.' Clicking 'New Filing' takes you to a form for uploading...
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Enlarge / A map that visualizes network changes being announced by Rostelecom. (credit: BGPmon) On Wednesday, large chunks of network traffic belonging to MasterCard, Visa, and more than two dozen other financial services companies were briefly routed through a Russian...
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Once dismissed by Zuck, misinformation now merits revised security strategy Analysis Last November at the Techonomy Conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dismissed the notion that disinformation had affected the US presidential election as...
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When AMD launched its disruptive Ryzen processors earlier this year, none of the major prebuilt PC makers were on board. Sure, AMD’s press release included canned quotes from Dell, HP, and Lenovo executives talking up their excitement about the CPUs, but thus far, Ryzen...
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Enlarge / Artist's impression of the hobbit. (credit: Katrina Kenny, SA Museum) The story of how modern humans got to be where we are is constantly changing as new evidence is found. This often forces us to confront the idea that we aren’t as unique as we thought, as we...
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Facebook is pressing its enforcement against what it calls 'information operations' -- bad actors who use the platform to spread fake news and false propaganda. From a report: The company, which published a report on the subject today, defines these operations as...
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New products at Acer's event. Video shot and edited by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) NEW YORK—Acer's big press conference last year brought new Chromebooks for work, a new Aspire laptop, and a tablet for the elderly. This year, the company focused on machines that appeal...
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Here's a demonstration of sharpener: https://youtu.be/375D7tPfQvE I also use a sharpening steel to keep the knife edge straight every time I'm about to cut food: https://youtu.be/SBn1i9YqN1k
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LEGO fans rejoice! It has been quite a while since we have seen any new sets based on the Star Wars prequel trilogy. Disney has been distancing themselves from “The Young Anakin Tales” for […] The post Build Roomier LEGO Hyperdrive with New Star Wars Set appeared first on...
    Geek - Apr 27, 09:45 PM
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Microsoft has set the gold standard for tablet-style 2-in-1 devices with its Surface Pro, and other PC vendors have followed suit with their own designs. Acer’s latest Surface-style device, the Switch 5, offers a couple of advantages but lacks in other areas.I had a...
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The IRIScan book 5 WiFi is a wand scanner designed for scanning directly from books, magazines, journals, and notebooks. It's relatively fast and accurate, and allows you to scan directly to a PC, but it would benefit from a longer battery life.
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Probe plunges deep into dark cosmic hole Photo NASA's Cassini probe has made its first dive inside Saturn's rings, skimming about 1,900 miles (3,000KM) over the surface of the gas giant's stormy atmosphere.…
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Cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth's talk about human consciousness was my TED moment. The post TED Day Three: The Mind-Scrambling TED Talk I Won't Stop Sharing appeared first on WIRED.
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This claim is based on a reexamination of purported stone tools and broken mastodon bones that were uncovered in the early 1990s. However, not all researchers who have seen the research agree with the findings. The post Study: Humans Arrived in North America 100,000 Years...
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Nintendo programmer Masahiro Sakura coded the Game Boy classic Kirby's Dream Land on a cartridge-based Famicom console and Disk System that lacked a hardware keyboard. According to a recent presentation given by Sakura, 'values had to be input using a trackball and an...
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