Aaron Czeszynski

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Pogoplug packages Tor for the masses with the $49 Safeplug

Tor, the top privacy tool for online activists and miscreants alike, is about to jump into the mainstream.<p>Or at least that’s what Pogoplug thinks. The hardware company, better known for its cloud storage devices, has unveiled SafePlug, a $49 box that it hopes will make it easier for more people to …

Silk Road Founder's Diary is Incredible

Details of an online journal belonging to Ross Ulbricht — the man US authorities suspect of running Silk Road, the recently-busted online marketplace for illicit goods — have surfaced as evidence for his trial, and boy do they make for some reading.<p>Evidence already suggests that Ulbricht ordered at …

Pint-sized DacMagic XS USB DAC headphone amp packs a powerful punch

The DacMagic XS has been designed to give digital music lovers a much better listening experience than a computer's lackluster soundcard or poor …

Reverse Microwave Chills Beer In 45 Seconds

American and British spy agencies targeted Tor network with minimal success

Considering the NSA and Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have been trying to thwart encryption on the internet, it comes as no surprise that the two have spent significant resources trying to crack the Tor network. Tor, as some of you may know, is designed to keep a person's identity, …

Visualized: global DDoS attacks animated and mapped by Google

Earlier today, Google announced it had built Project Shield to help small websites stay online during DDoS (distributed denial of service) strikes, and it turns out the search giant also unveiled a frequently-updated online map of such assaults. Dubbed Digital Attack Map, the project was created in …

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Apple Explains How The New Mac Pro Is Made (Video)

Apple revealed on Tuesday that their new Mac Pro would launch in December, and now they have released a video showing how the new Mac Pro is made.<p>The …

Whisky Lover Black Set

Pouring your whisky in the same glasses or mugs you use for all your other beverages is amateur. For a more sophisticated and stylish drinking …

10 iPhone 5s Features That Can't Be Beat By Any Other Handset

For every iPhone 5s fan there is one that hates the handset. It’s perhaps an over simplification, but I think you get my point. The iPhone 5s is an …

7 Not Quite Hidden Features of Google Chromecast

Shares 1<p>Hulu finally kicked out an official mobile app for Chromecast. Yay! Google’s $35 HDMI streaming dongle is a massive success. In truth this …

Woojer Is A Wearable Audio Accessory For Bass Junkies Who Want To Feel The Noise

Woojer is a wearable mobile accessory designed to allow its wearer to feel what they’re listening to on their mobile device — via the medium of haptic feedback — rather than simply having banging tunes inserted into their earholes. It’s also being aimed at gamers who want a more immersive in-game …

Energy-efficient LEAPrus 3912 hotel isn't for the faint-hearted

The hotel has a total area of 139 sq m (1,500 sq ft), and comprises four prefabricated modules, which were constructed in Italy before being shipped …

Drone captures SpaceX Grasshopper hitting 2,400 feet

SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket never fails to astound. It's either taking off and landing vertically, or moving laterally in midair.<p>This makes for great video, especially when there's a startled herd of cattle in the foreground.<p>For its latest feat, though, the Grasshopper has risen to a new high of …

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Q&A: Margo Seibert

You had a lot of good questions after the Margo Seibert shoot last week, even to the point of telling me I was breaking a Scott Kelby Rule. (For the …

Bike Helmet Buddy Will Text Your Mom in the Event of a Head Injury

With autumn upon us and winter beginning its descent, let's strike up the Anvil Chorus in honor of all the craniums that, like so many precious and …

Has Red Bull Invented A New Kind Of Traction Control For Cars?

Traction control is one of those features that you don’t think about much, but has probably saved your life a dozen times without your even knowing …

Glowing Algae: A Bright Lighting Idea That Could Change Our World

A French biochemist, Pierre Calleja, has created an eco-friendly lamp that is powered by a tube of glowing green algae. It runs with absolutely no …

LG’s New Nexus Phone Gets Detailed In Leaked Service Manual

There has been no shortage of leaks that claim to show off Google’s next Nexus smartphone (including this not-so-subtle nod from Google itself) over the past weeks and months, but we may have just hit the mother lode this weekend. The folks at Android Police have gotten their hands on a hefty, …

Nexus 5 images and full specs leak as LG requests pics pulled from web

When is it a good sign that leaked device information is legitimate? Usually, when the device maker requests the information be pulled from the web, …

FBI seizes underground drug market Silk Road, owner indicted in New York

The site was doing more than $1.2 billion in business, according to a criminal complaint<p>It appears the Federal Bureau of Investigation has finally cracked down on Silk Road, the underground marketplace where users could buy cocaine, heroin, meth, and more using the virtual currency Bitcoin. <i>The …

Brunton Hydrogen Reactor

If you're serious about backpacking, camping, or disaster preparedness, and you just can't imagine going on without a functional smartphone or …

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Samsung Galaxy Gear review

When we speak of smartwatches, what do you think of first? If you're the nostalgic type, your mind might drift back to <i>Dick Tracy</i>, or to those times when Michael Knight yelled at KITT to help get him out of impossibly tight spots (which, let's face it, was nearly every single episode). But those …

The Sabattier Effect

I have a rule when it comes to Photoshop, Lightroom, and post-processing in general. I have always felt that image manipulation should be a tool, not …

Brilliant Underwater Photo Composites Show Dolphins in Action

Five photographs were recently commissioned by a Dolphinarium based in Cancun, Mexico that showed their dolphins in action. What were mainly featured …

Hackers claim to have bypassed iPhone 5s' Touch ID fingerprint authentication system

Hackers out of Germany have already found a workaround to the iPhone 5s' Touch ID system. Using a dummy fingerprint obtained from a real fingerprint, …

Ye gods! Royal Observatory chooses best space pics

If you've ever tried to take photos of the moon, celestial bodies, or even auroras, you know it can be a very tricky job. But trying and failing can give a better appreciation for outstanding space photos such as the winners of the Royal Observatory's annual contest.<p>The venerable British …

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Light Powered Screens May Keep Your Gadgets Always Charged

When dealing with mobile technologies such as cellphones, the battery issue is one we've been dealing with for a long time. As technology advances, …

Tests show iPhone 5s A7 chip is dual-core, still beats quad-core Android competitors

When Apple(s aapl) announced the iPhone 5s last week, it made a lot of noise about the 64-bit architecture of the phone’s new A7 chip. But other than …

SanDisk’s New CFast 2.0 Card Clocks in as the World’s Fastest Memory Card

SanDisk made it clear last September that it would not be pursuing the XQD memory card format, but instead would focus its energies on CFast 2.0, the …