Back in 2013, Google unveiled the Chromecast. For those unfamiliar, the Chromecast is a tiny dongle that can be plugged into a TV and then over WiFi, be used to stream content from sources such as Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, and etc. This is great when you have movies and video clips that you’d rather enjoy on your TV as opposed to your phone’s small screen.
It has proven to be a pretty popular gadget due to its functionality, size, and price, which is why it does not seem completely out of the question to think that Google could be working on a second-generation Chromecast. This was hinted at by Google’s VP of product management, Mario Queiroz who spoke at GigaOm’s Structure Connect event this week. Read full post →Google Exec Hints At Second-Gen Chromecast
You might recall that yesterday we reported that iCloud users in China were reportedly subject to a man-in-the-middle attack in which it was suspected that the Chinese government could be behind it. Well it looks like Apple has since acknowledged that there is something fishy going on, short of actually naming the Chinese government.
Apple has since released a statement warning users about potential attacks and how to best prevent your iCloud account from being compromised. “We’re aware of intermittent organized network attacks using insecure certificates to obtain user information, and we take this very seriously. These attacks don’t compromise iCloud servers, and they don’t impact iCloud sign in on iOS devices or Macs running OS X Yosemite using the Safari browser.” Read full post →Apple Issues iCloud Security Warning