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Edward Snowden Launches Smartphone App That Protects Your Laptop

12/24/2017, Whether or not your laptop contains sensitive information, having it stolen is obviously something that all of us want to avoid if possible. While there are ways to protect the contents on your laptop, there’s really not much that can be done after it...

The iPhone X’s Face ID Is The Feature Consumers Like The Most

12/22/2017, Apple made waves when they announced that the iPhone X would not feature a fingerprint scanner, but would instead feature facial recognition in the form of Face ID. Understandably many were skeptical, but save for a few instances which one could chalk up...

Apple’s Face ID Accused Of Being ‘Racist’

12/21/2017, Apple’s Face ID is the heralded new feature of the iPhone X and is expected to be applied to future iPhones moving forwards, and possibly iPads as well (we wouldn’t rule out the possibility of its arriving on Macs either). However it seems that the...


Facebook Will Now Notify Users When Photos Of Them Are Uploaded

12/19/2017, At the moment when someone uploads a photo of you onto Facebook, the only way you will know about it is if they tag you or if someone else tells you about it. However that could change in the future as Facebook has announced that they will begin using...

Vivo Will Be First To Use Synaptics’ In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

12/17/2017, Last week Synaptics announced that they have begun mass producing its in-display fingerprint sensor, and that a “top 5” smartphone maker would be using their tech. The company did not name names, naturally, but this led to speculation that it could be...

Critical Flaw Found In Bundled Password Manager For Windows 10

12/16/2017, Given that companies can’t possibly make everything themselves, it isn’t surprising to see that sometimes companies bundle third-party apps/software with their releases to help bolster its appeal. Unfortunately this also means having to trust that...

BlackBerry PRIV Will No Longer Receive Monthly Security Updates

12/15/2017, If there is one thing that BlackBerry is known for, apart from creating keyboard phones, is their security. At one point in time the company was used by businesses and governments due to their security features, which was also brought over to consumer...

Apple Doubles Down On Face ID With $390M Investment In Finisar

12/14/2017, With the iPhone X, Apple has opted to introduce a new form of security with Face ID. However it seems that with the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus still relying on Touch ID, it seems that Apple isn’t quite ready to make the full transition just yet, or are they?...

HP Laptops Found To Contain A Hidden Keylogger

12/12/2017, One of the ways to avoid getting malware or malicious software installed on your computer is to avoid shady websites and also to not open suspicious emails with attachments. While there are more complex ways to install malware onto computers, the method...

Moon Is A Floating Smart Home Security Camera

12/12/2017, The problem with some home security cameras is that they tend to focus on one area and point in one direction. Sure, some can move, but because of wires/cables or its placement, it doesn’t offer 360-degree surveillance. Now if 360-degree surveillance is...

iMac Pro Appears To Feature New T2 Chip For Extra Security

12/12/2017, While on the surface the iMac Pro might seem like just a very souped up version of the regular iMac, it appears that Apple was serious when they said that they were designing it for professionals. Apple touts various impressive hardware specs on the iMac...

Starbucks’ WiFi Hijacked Laptops To Mine Cryptocurrency

12/12/2017, Public WiFi is great if you’re in a foreign country and have no access to the internet, or if you’re out and don’t want to tether your phone to your laptop. Unfortunately public WiFi does carry certain risks, such as being hacked or having your data...

LG G7 Could Sport Advanced Iris Scanner For Facial Recognition

12/12/2017, With Apple launching the iPhone X with Face ID, the rumor mill has been churning out rumor after rumor suggesting that many Android OEMs are looking to include similar technology in their devices as well. In fact it seems that LG could be exploring...

Synaptics Unveils Its In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

12/12/2017, Ahead of the iPhone X and Face ID being officially unveiled, one of the early rumors of the iPhone X is that it could feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. This meant that instead of a physical sensor placed outside of the phone, like in the home...