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How a high school student hacked his way to free, unlimited 4G

Unlimited, free data is basically the dream, right? Jacob Ajit, a 17-year high school student from Virginia, hacked his way to just that.<p>It all started with boredom, as Ajit explained in a post on Medium:<p>I had a T-Mobile prepaid SIM on a spare phone with no active service, so I came up with a fun …

A $50 device and an app can easily steal your PC's log-in

You'd think protecting your computer with a strong password can keep it safe, but apparently, all it takes to steal your log-in credentials is a $50 piece of hardware and an app. According to R5 Industries principal security engineer Rob Fuller, he was able to pilfer usernames and passwords from …

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Apple unveils the new iPhone 7 & 7 Plus, preorders start Sep. 9

Apple just unveiled the new iPhone 7 & Plus during its event in San Francisco today. Head below for a first look at the device and the rundown on specs, features, pricing and availability…<p><b>Specs/Features:</b><p><b>Redesigned Home button with Taptic engine</b>• <b><br>A10 Fusion four-core CPU</b>• <b><br>Water and dust resistant</b> …

Apple's AirPods are either genius or a complete disaster

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's new AirPods are either genius or a disaster. After trying them out at the iPhone 7 launch, I think they might be both.<p>Each …

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Apple engineer who got Mac OS running on Intel chips rejected for Genius job

The <i>NY Times</i> reports that JK Scheinberg, the engineer famously responsible for getting what was then Mac OS running on Intel machines, was rejected for an Apple Store Genius job.<p>I’m lucky enough to get my tech support from JK Scheinberg, the engineer at Apple who led the effort that moved the Mac to …

iOS 9.2 – 9.3.3 jailbreak to be released soon according to Pangu

If you’ve been patiently waiting for a jailbreak for the last few months, then your wait is about to come to an end. The Pangu hacking team has stated via its official Twitter account that an iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak will be released soon for 64-bit devices.<p>The last widely-used jailbreak was …

Edward Snowden Designs Anti-Spying iPhone Case

Snowden and hardware hacker, Andrew Huang, designed a conceptual model for a smartphone case that warns users if a phone is making unauthorized transmissions.<p>Edward Snowden - the man who leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 and who is hailed by some as a …

The best way to check your internet speed is dropping Adobe Flash

Ookla Speedtest is moving to HTML5<p>Ookla's Speedtest tool is the fastest and easiest way to check your internet speed, and it's about to get even better when it stops relying on Adobe's all-but-dead Flash platform and moves entirely to HTML5. Ookla is in the process of beta testing the new version …

Report: Apple plans to nix 3.5mm port on iPhone 7, require Lightning for wired headphones

Citing a reliable source, a report from Japanese blog Macotakara claims that Apple plans to remove the 3.5mm headphone port from the upcoming iPhone 7, helping to achieve a “more than 1mm” reduction in thickness compared to the iPhone 6s. While the screen shape and radius will remain similar, the …

Huawei Mate 8 is a 6-inch behemoth with plenty of battery life

You know who's been the world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer for nearly three years? Huawei, that's who. Despite strong competition from …

Mobile Technology

Debris from SpaceX rocket found 4,000 miles from launch site, in UK

<b>London (CNN) —</b> A large chunk of debris from a SpaceX rocket has been found floating off a remote British island, more than 4,000 miles (6,500 kilometers) from where it took off.<p>The barnacle-encrusted debris -- which measures about 33 feet by 13 feet (10 meters by 4 meters) and is decorated with a …

DJI announces $15,000 agricultural drone designed to spray crops

DJI is known for its consumer drones; the Phantom 3 series is our recommendation for the best drone you can buy. But the Chinese company's latest model, the eight-rotor Agras MG-1, goes in another direction entirely — it's designed for agricultural use. The primary use of the Agras is spraying …

'Spencer' the robot is here to help guide lost airline passengers

Meet Spencer. This armless automaton will begin a test run in Schiphol Amsterdam Airport at the end of the month, greeting and guiding harried travellers through the transport hub's famously confusing terminal system. Navigating it is so challenging, in fact, that KLM airlines donated a large part …

Robotics

Holy Smoke! New Raspberry Pi Zero Costs Just $5…

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upped the ante when it comes to low cost single board computers, announcing a new addition to its family of microprocessors today, called Pi Zero. And it costs… just $5. (£4 in the U.K.)<p>Or it <i>should</i> cost $5, albeit you may have to shop around the various Pi resellers …

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Yahoo's CEO is running out of time to turn things around

OnePlus is offering refunds for its troublesome USB Type-C cables

But only if you purchased them separately<p>OnePlus has admitted that its USB Type-C cable is "using a resistor that may not be fully compatible with some third-party devices," and is now offering refunds for the accessory — but only if you purchased it separately.<p>News of the faulty cable came to …

Apple Gets Hardcore About Its Hobbies

The iPad wasn’t versatile enough for business. The iPhone camera wasn’t sharp enough for photographers. And none of Apple’s products were fast enough for diehard gamers. Until today.<p>The resounding theme of Apple’s big press event was that it got serious about making its mainstream products powerful …

Apple's new 3D Touch: Everything you need to know

What’s the difference between 3D Touch and Force Touch? The former is simply an evolution of the latter, and a more refined name for the technology.<p>As a new touch-based functionality on the iPhone, 3D Touch works on the home screen to give you shortcuts to the functions you access most.<p>This system, …

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