A Ransomware Attack On A Hospital Could Have Killed A Patient
Ransomware attacks aren’t new, and generally speaking they’re not exactly life-threatening attacks either as the attacks are basically meant to encrypt the data on a computer and hold it hostage, only providing the victims with the decryption key once a ransom has been paid (hence the name).

WeChat Receives A Stay Of Execution From US Judge
We had recently reported that according to an announcement by the US Department of Commerce, Chinese apps such as WeChat were scheduled to be banned from US app stores this Sunday. However, it seems that WeChat has managed to escape that ban following a US judge’s decision to grant it an injunctive relief.

Apple’s Upcoming AirPods Studio Could Feature The Use Of The U1 Chip
If the rumors are to be believed, Apple is said to be working on a pair of their own branded over-ear headphones called the AirPods Studio. So far what we know is that it will be wireless and based on the leaked photos, it will sport a set of oblong earcups, a deviation from the more round or oval-shaped earcups we typically expect to see from headphones.

Some 2020 iMacs Are Experiencing Graphical Glitches
Not too long ago, Apple updated its 27-inch iMac to what could possibly be the last ever Intel-based iMac. It is a powerful computer with an upgraded webcam, but unfortunately for some users, it seems that they are experiencing graphical glitches when they are using their computers.

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YouTube.com Removes Picture-In-Picture Support For iPhones Running iOS 14
One of the features of iOS 14 is that the company is finally bringing support for picture-in-picture mode when it comes to videos. Apps, of course, need to be updated to take advantage of the new feature. YouTube was discovered to be testing this out in their app back in August, but they have yet to update their app to support it.

Lawsuit Alleges Instagram Is Spying On You Through Your Camera
Social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram have a rather unnerving and uncanny way of surfacing ads on products that you talk about with to your friends, to the point where some have floated conspiracy theories that these companies are actually spying on users through their cameras and microphones.

A Tesla Owner Was Charged By The Police For Sleeping While Driving
Tesla has always been pretty careful when marketing its Autopilot feature, which they have insisted in the past does not turn their vehicles into self-driving cars, even though for the most part it does have certain autonomous capabilities. However, it has not stopped Tesla owners from treating it as such.

Fujifilm X-S10 Could Be The Company’s Next Mid-Range Camera
According to a rumor from last month, it was suggested that Fujifilm could be working on a couple of new mid-range cameras. Now according to the folks at Fuji Rumors, they have heard that for at least one of the models that the company will be launching, it could be known as the Fujifilm X-S10.

This Is What You’ll Need To Run Cyberpunk 2077 On Your PC
Are you looking forward to playing CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 on your computer? If you are, then you might want to take note of these PC hardware requirements that the company has recently published. What’s surprising though is that despite it being a modern title, the requirements don’t seem particularly outrageous.

TikTok And WeChat Will Be Banned From US App Stores This Sunday
If you haven’t downloaded TikTok or WeChat yet, you might want to do so quickly. This is because according to an announcement by the US Department of Commerce, both TikTok and WeChat will be banned and removed from app stores in the US starting this Sunday, and will also see the ban of US companies hosting these services.

This Is What The AirPods Studio Could Look Like
If the rumors are to be believed, Apple could be working on a pair of over-ear headphones called the AirPods Studio. Now thanks to a leaked photo and video uploaded onto Twitter by @choco_bit, we might have an idea of what they could look like, and boy does it not look like what we expected.

Logitech Unveils New Folio Touch Keyboard For The New iPad Air
The other day, Apple officially announced its new iPad Air which not only comes with a brand new design, but also the use of the A14 chipset that will also find its way to the iPhone 12 later this year. If you’re looking for a potential laptop replacement, you might be interested to check out Logitech’s latest offering.

It Looks Like The Nintendo 3DS Has Been Discontinued
When the Nintendo Switch was first launched, many wondered about the fate of the 3DS handheld console from the company. After all, the Switch offered similar portability features, but could play more modern games. However, at that time the company stated that they would continue making 3DS consoles.

Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Expands To More Countries
One of the features Apple brought to the Apple Watch a while back was ECG monitoring. Unlike the heart rate monitor, the ECG monitor attempts to check your heart rate for any irregularities, which could be a sign of something wrong. However, given that this is classified as a medical feature, it wasn’t available worldwide when it launched.

PS5 Won’t Have Backwards Compatibility With PS3 Or Older
For gamers who want to enjoy a massive library of games, it seems that Microsoft’s Xbox Series X could be the console to get. This is because the console will support backwards compatibility with games going back as far as the original Xbox as long as those games were already backwards compatible on the Xbox One X.

Xbox Series X, Series X Will Be Available For Pre-Order Next Week
If you’re looking forward to Micorosft’s next-gen consoles, the Xbox Series X and the Series S, then you might be pleased to learn that you’ll be able to pre-order yourself a unit starting next week on the 22nd of September. Both consoles are expected to be released on the 10th of November 2020.

watchOS 7 Removes Force Touch From The Apple Watch
When Apple first launched the Apple Watch, it was the first Apple product to feature the use of Force Touch, which for those unfamiliar is a pressure-sensitive technology that offers up different modes depending on how hard you press on the screen. However, it seems that with watchOS 7, Apple has effectively removed the feature for good.

iOS 14’s Privacy Features Are Breaking Some Enterprise And School Setups
When Apple announced iOS 14, they announced a bunch of privacy changes to the platform that would better protect users against things like tracking. One of those changes included how iOS devices would use a random MAC address when connecting to WiFi networks, with the idea being that it would prevent retailers from using MAC addresses to track customers.

GoPro Hero9 Black Announced With 5K Video Recording
We have been hearing about the GoPro Hero9 Black for a while now, and for those who would love to get their hands on an action camera, you’ll be pleased to learn that GoPro has since officially taken the wraps off the Hero9 Black. This is the latest camera that’s part of GoPro’s Hero series.

Bluetooth Vulnerability Put Billions Of Devices At Risk
One of the features of Bluetooth connections is that when you move within range of a previously paired device, it should reconnect almost immediately. This is useful when you have wireless headphones, speakers, or are trying to connect to your car’s infotainment system, but unfortunately, it seems that a flaw in this system has put billions of devices at risk.

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