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So what is a VPN, and why should you care?

Security and privacy on the Internet is a big issue these days. We keep a lot of personal information on our phones and computers after all. If privacy is important to you, we really recommend considering a Virtual Private Network (VPN). But what is a VPN exactly? Good question.<p><i>Read Next:</i> How to …

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

The weirdest reinventions of city buildings – in pictures

We’re used to seeing transformed buildings in our cities – think hotels in town halls and bars in banks. But here are some of the more unusual proposals and projects – from a skate park in a church to a swimming pool in a metro station

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How White Hat Hackers Stole Crypto Keys from an Offline Laptop in Another Room

"The attacks are completely non-intrusive: we did not modify the targets or open their chassis."<p>In recent years, air-gapped computers, which are disconnected from the internet so hackers can not remotely access their contents, have become a regular target for security researchers. Now, researchers …

America now has more breweries than ever. And that might be a problem.

It was a startling announcement: As of Dec. 1, 2015, the Brewers Association had counted 4,144 breweries in the United States, the most ever operating simultaneously in the history of the country. According to historians, the previous high-water mark of 4,131 was set in 1873.<p>The new number includes …

How to Unlock Netflix’s Hidden Categories

Ever get frustrated with the limited options that Netflix offers you when you log onto the home page? There are thousands upon thousands of TV shows …

This One GIF Explains How BitTorrent Finds Files

Torrents, how do they work?<p>While services like Popcorn Time have been simplifying BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer file sharing protocol, for end users, it's becoming easier and easier to look at torrenting as an abstract streaming service rather than a tangle of users passing files between each …

It's way too easy to buy legal hacking gadgets online

As more of our devices become connected, we have a greater chance of becoming a victim of cybercrime.<p>And to make matters worse, there's a number of tools readily available online that can help a hacker break into anything from your WiFi network to your car.<p>We rounded up eight gadgets that anyone …

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How to unsend an email

Have you ever clicked "Send" on an email and regretted it a fraction of a second later? Whether you were angry and typed something you shouldn't have, clicked "Reply All" when you wanted "Reply" or just accidentally clicked the "Send" button before the email was finished, your first instinct is to …

[Inside Look] Data Visualizing WWII's Devastating Death Toll

Talking to Neil Halloran about his viral data-doc, 'The Fallen of World War II.'<p><i>The Fallen of World War II from Neil Halloran on Vimeo.</i><p>It’s been nearly 70 years since the end of World War II, but for the more than four million viewers of creator Neil Halloran’s interactive web-based documentary <i>The</i> …

Two "Fangirls" Travel the World to Perfectly Align Film and TV Stills with Their Filming Locations

Tiia hman and Satu Walden are two self-proclaimed fangirls on a quest to visit every filming location from their favorite movies and TV shows, all across the globe. Since late 2013, not only have the duo been on a global adventure, but they've also been documenting their trek around the world with …

5 Things to Know Before Recording the Police | The Takeaway | WNYC

You have a right to record. The police can't delete your videos. But you can't break other laws, like trespassing. Here's what you need to know …

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im learning that shit the hard way. For all the experience you gain you get need to know some script(JAVA,C,C# etc) or else the project will never …

10 Things Productive People Do Before Bed

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Vuze Speeds Up Torrent Downloads Through "Swarm Merging"

Vuze is one of the most recognized BitTorrent brands. The client is used by millions of people each day and has a steadily growing user-base.<p>In …

Declassified Government Documents Reveal the Truth About UFOs

As any viewer of <i>Fringe</i> or <i>The X-Files</i> will tell you, the governments of the world know more about UFOs and alien life than they’re letting on. The …

The 11 biggest hacks and security breaches of 2014

New York Post<p>2014 was a year like no other for technology. Security was on the forefront of many people’s minds, all while Android truly came into its own in the public eye – not just for enthusiasts but for the typical consumer as well. Numerous verticals received the Android treatment, namely in …

Now There's A Torrent Network That Could Be Impossible For Police To Shut Down

BitTorrent is the internet file-sharing technology that virtually all illegal file-sharing sites use to let people download stolen movies and music. It works by distributing the download of a file between lots of computers, meaning that no single server hosts all of the content.<p>The way BitTorrent …

United Airlines sues 22-year-old who found method for buying cheaper plane tickets

[FILE] United Airlines jets are parked at the terminal at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois on Oct. 25, 2013. Credit: Ricky</i> …

New documents reveal which encryption tools the NSA couldn't crack

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we're getting a new look at which programs can successfully keep out the NSA. A report in <i>Der Spiegel</i> has shed new light on the NSA's encryption-breaking programs, and put a spotlight on the handful of programs that are still giving them trouble. The findings, based on …

Did North Korea Really Attack Sony?

I am deeply skeptical of the FBI's announcement on Friday that North Korea was behind last month's Sony hack. The agency's evidence is tenuous, and I …

Solid state drives outlast their PC hosts, and then some

Not only are solid state drives, or SSDs, significantly faster than traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), but, since they have no moving parts, SSDs …

Burner phone? There's an app for that, and it's earning millions of dollars

It turns out there is a big market for a smarter, more adaptable approach to identity on your phone<p>Back in the spring of 2012, Greg Cohn and his co-founder Will Carter were working on a product that would let others know when they were available for a phone call. One of the features generated a …

High speed M&M sorting machine

Copyright © 2018 reviewmylife. Visit the original article at https://www.reviewmylife.co.uk/blog/2014/12/22/high-speed-mandm-sorting-machine/ .M&M …

Powerful, highly stealthy Linux trojan may have infected victims for years

Backdoor tied to espionage campaign that has targeted governments in 45 countries.<p>Researchers have uncovered an extremely stealthy trojan for Linux …