Mike Shaw

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3 features that Windows 10 needs to copy from Android

I’ve been using Windows 10 for over a month now on a shiny new Dell Inspiron 7548, and I love it so far. The OS is quick and makes essential functions like settings and system-wide search easily available for the first time.<p>However, it’s not perfect yet — not by a long shot. People live with the …

Apps

Picture Graphs | What Is a Picture Graph? | Make A Picture Graph

HelpDesk<p>Picture Graphs are used commonly to represent non-complex data to a large audience. A Picture Graph is simple kind of marketing diagram used …

6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …

EvilFOCA – Network Attack Toolkit

Evil Foca is a network attack toolkit for penetration testing professionals and security auditors whose purpose it is to test security in IPv4 and …

Information Security

The 12-Step Process For Improving Your People Management Skills

People aren’t easy to quantify and control. We all have our individual hopes and dreams, as well as our own opinions and weaknesses. We’re imperfect, …

Digital Marketing

AMD splits out its graphics chips into the Radeon Technology Group

AMD has effectively split its graphics chip unit into a separate business internally called Radeon Technology Group on Wednesday, nine years after it …

Recently for iOS Turns Your Camera Roll Into a Print Magazine Every Month

Snapping a collection of photos on your iPhone and then having them disappear into your Camera Roll never to be seen again can be quite a common …

Ubuntu-Powered Tablets Coming From Startup MJ Technology

MJ Technology LLC announced the availability of its anticipated Ubuntu tablet line, revealing the specifications of its products and offering them …

2015 VM Benchmarks: Parallels 11 vs. Fusion 8 vs. VirtualBox 5

The final piece of our annual OS X virtualization benchmark showdown, with exhaustive benchmarks comparing the performance of VMware Fusion 8, …

VirtualBox

Clinton family reportedly personally paid State Dept. staffer to maintain private server

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton and her family reportedly paid a State Department staffer to maintain the private email server she used during her tenure as secretary of state.<p>The Washington Post, citing an unnamed campaign official, reports the arrangement helped Clinton …

Microsoft is using Bing to discourage Windows 10 users from downloading Chrome and Firefox

Microsoft is using a new tactic to keep Windows 10 users from switching away from its Edge browser. The first time Edge users search for “chrome” or “firefox” using Bing — presumably with the intent of downloading those browsers from Google or Mozilla, respectively — they are shown a …

Software

Top 5 Password Cracking Tools

Password cracking tools are often refereed to as password recovery tools used to guess or restore a password from a data transmission system. …

Forensics

The Vindication of Edward Snowden

A federal appeals court has ruled that one of the NSA programs he exposed was illegal.<p>Edward Snowden’s most famous leak has just been vindicated. Since June 2013, when he revealed that the telephone calls of Americans are being logged en masse, his critics have charged that he took it upon himself …

Edward Snowden says Hillary Clinton 'ridiculous' to think emails were secure

Snowden said in Al-Jazeera interview that ordinary government workers would ‘very likely face prosecution’ for sending classified emails over personal server<p>Edward Snowden has branded as “completely ridiculous” the idea that Hillary Clinton’s personal email server was secure while she was secretary …

Surveillance

Buzz Aldrin developing a 'master plan' to colonize Mars within 25 years

Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to develop “a master plan” for colonizing Mars within 25 years.<p>The second man to walk on the moon took part in a signing ceremony on Thursday at the university, less than an hour’s drive from Nasa’s Kennedy Space Center. The Buzz Aldrin …

Space Science

German city that ditched Windows for Linux wants to go back to Windows | On MSFT

We’ve heard it over and over again. Sometimes it will be an individual, other times a group or organization will will claim Linux is better than …

10 Simple Photography Hacks with Household Things

If you’d like to experiment with some do-it-yourself photography hacks and tricks, check out this new video by DigitalRev. Over the course of 10 …

8 Ways to Find Your Work Productivity Groove—Even on Tasks You Don’t Like

Finding your productivity groove is easy on tasks you enjoy, but what happens to your mojo when it’s time to tackle those pesky to-do’s? How can you …

Time Management

I use a cheap WiFi laser printer with cheaper 3rd party toner cartridges

I stopped using an inkjet printer a couple of years ago because I don't think the prints looked good and the cartridges needed replacing frequently. …

Snifflab: An environment for testing mobile devices

We have developed a technical test environment for capturing and decrypting WiFi data transmissions. The code for it lives on Github.<p>Specifically, we …

Microsoft claims Windows 10 EULA that supposedly removes pirated games is about ‘security’

The walls of text that make up the majority of end-user license agreements (EULA) are often difficult to parse, and this is leading to some confusion around Windows 10 and pirated games.<p>Last week, eagle-eyed Windows 10 users noticed a line in the EULA for Microsoft services that many claimed would …

Microsoft can now remotely disable pirated games, if you're running them on Windows 10

Microsoft Windows 10 comes with yet another caveat. If you are running any pirated games or counterfeit software on your Windows 10 machine, then …

Windows 10

green beans with almond pesto

Just when I thought if my appetite ennui became any more listless I might have to change lines of work, the greatest thing happened: I ran out of …

Windows 10 - An Introduction to Building Windows Apps for Windows 10 Devices

The Journey to Windows 10<p>The convergence of Windows has been a long time coming. Back in 2011, Microsoft had three platforms with three OSes. The PC …

The network is hostile

Yesterday the New York Times and ProPublica posted a lengthy investigation based on leaked NSA documents, outlining the extensive surveillance …