Joseph Ferraro

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Trial Balloon for a Coup?

Analyzing the news of the past 24 hours<p>The theme of this morning’s news updates from Washington is additional clarity emerging, rather than …

Donald Trump

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

Google taught artificial intelligence to encrypt messages on its own

A team at Google has built a system to show that artificial intelligence can build its own form of encryption. While not very complex currently, this research could set the table for encryption that gets stronger as hackers attempt to crack it.<p>To see if the artificial intelligence could learn to …

Artificial Intelligence

Wireless, Smartphone Ultrasound Scanner a Safe Alternative to X-Ray for Lung Scanning

<b>LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2016</b> – Clarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare startup, will demonstrate its ultra-portable smartphone ultrasound scanners …

Apple made two versions of the iPhone 7 -- and one of them sucks

Much like last year, Apple made two versions of its iPhone. In last year’s 6s, Apple chose to utilize two separate processors — one marginally better than the other. In this year’s iPhone 7, Apple again chose different components, this time for the modem.<p>One iPhone 7 has a Qualcomm modem, while the …

Mobile Technology

Virtual Reality Vs Augmented Reality In Healthcare

IT analyst house IDC estimates that AR and VR will reach $162 billion in revenue by 2020, hitting critical mass in healthcare delivery, product …

Got a device with USB-C? Here are a few useful gadgets you might want to pick up

It’s been almost a year since I bought my first device with USB-C, the Nexus 6P. At first, the standard was still so young that it was pretty difficult to find accessories that worked properly and were actually useful. Fast forward to now and the market has changed, thanks in no small part to the …

Gear & Gadgets

Benchmarks from Apple’s next-gen processor just leaked and it’s scary how powerful it is

Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are far and away the most powerful smartphones the world has seen thus far. In terms of both raw benchmark …

Mobile Technology

Sleek power bank charges Apple Watch and iPhone simultaneously

Our Apple devices are designed, in part, to make our lives easier. But the chargers they come with add a burden. Tangled cords and bulk become nuisance cargo in our bags and that’s if you don’t lose track of one of your chargers.<p>The Dutch company ZENS has prided itself for the last five years on …

Powerbank

MyFAK | First Aid Kit

The MyFAK: <i>My First Aid Kit</i> was designed with three goals:<p>Adaptive<br>• Functional<br>• Indestructible<p>This First Aid Kit can be used in anywhere from a day at the …

Extreme Sports

New 12 Gauge Ammo Creates Holes Bigger than Your Fist.

Whats better than buckshot for home defense? A hollow point slug of course.<p>Oh, you say that doesn’t exist? Well, let me introduce you to OATH …

Self Defense

Kanex GoPower Watch: Portable Power For Apple Watch

Apple Watch owners learn pretty quickly that battery life is not the device’s strong suit. Most people get a full day on a charge, some can squeak in close to two days, but that’s it. Battery anxiety is a fact of life for many of those who wear this smartwatch. Traveling for more than a day means …

Gear & Gadgets

RATS Tourniquet

• 1/2″ Flat Bungee Cord quickly stops the bleeding<br>• Low profile carry<br>• Robust locking system<br>• Half the price of traditional tourniquets<br>• Assembled in the USA

Travel

7 Life-Saving Tools Every Man Needs In the Backcountry

7 life-saving essentials every man should carry in the backcountry<p>Even seasoned outdoorsmen can be caught off guard by Mother Nature’s wild unpredictability. But packing a few key pieces of gear can greatly increase your odds of getting out alive. We caught up with Doug Gantenbein, former chairman …

The FBI spent $1.3M to crack the iPhone — this hacker spent just $100 | VICE News

A security researcher has demonstrated that the passcode of an iPhone can be cracked using off-the-shelf components which cost just $100 — a tiny fraction of the $1.3 million the FBI paid a third party to do the same thing in the case of an iPhone 5C belonging to the San Bernardino shooter earlier …

Privacy

The Daptr iPhone 7 Case Delivers Dual Lightning Ports and 3.5mm Audio Port

3.5mm audio output has been removed from iPhone 7/7 Plus. Miss it? The daptr iPhone 7 case will deliver dual Lightning ports and an extra 3.5mm audio …

Account Suspended

Beyond CCW: 4 Must-Have Items

Posted on February 7, 2013<p>So you’ve decided to carry a gun on a regular basis. Good. Deciding to care of your personal safety yourself is one of the …

Self Defense

Gerber GDC Tools

Whether you're just getting into the every day carry lifestyle or are simply tired of your current mis-matched gear, Gerber GDC Tools ($TBA) are …

GDC

Full Review: The 'Wazoo Survival Gear' Minimalist Survival Bracelet

<i>Firstly, this is an entirely unbiased review. I am not being paid for doing this review. I became aware of the Minimalist Survival Bracelet and its</i> …

Jewelry

Field Notes Prize Pack Reader Appreciation Contest *Update!*

<i>See below for winner announcement.</i><p>With the recently published article by The Art of Manliness, we discussed how it was both useful and important to …

Breakdown: Lansky Tactical Apocalypse Survival Kit

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Revolver Vs. Auto for CCW

If you really want to start an argument you can tell your wife you are buying a motorcycle or you tell someone which handgun is best for concealed …

Self Defense

First Aid Tips for Survival Kits

<i>by Brendan Michaels</i><p>A lightweight trauma first aid kit, carried in the pockets of pants or survival kit, ensures you have the equipment to help you …

Self Defense