Clyde Solomon

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Watch People Try To Pronounce Medical Terms, And Utterly Mangle Them

If medical terminology is Greek to you, you're not alone.<p>Obscure terms like "sphygmomanometer" and "ankylosing spondylitis" can be tricky to pronounce even for those who <i>do</i> have a background in medicine. What hope is there for the rest of us?<p>In the video above, you can watch so-called "regular," as …

Android gets a smart new security feature from Google

If you’ve got a phone running the latest and greatest 5.1 Lollipop version of Android, then you might want to check the security settings menu. …

Android News

A 15-minute Guide to Blogging, Online Marketing, and Growth

Let’s start with the soft stuff before getting a bit more technical:<p><b>→ Part 1 — Preparing for the storm ←</b><p><i>Writing is only part of the story. What you do before publishing an article is as much important as writing. Here is why:</i><p><b>1. The “second chance” effect: Why pageviews mean nothing</b><p>People give you a …

How LTE-U In Unlicensed Spectrum Helps Carriers Make Money

As our world becomes more and more wirelessly connected, there is a never-ending demand for more spectrum to accommodate the bandwidth needs of all our devices. This challenge was coined by Qualcomm in 2013 as the “1000x challenge”, saying that wireless networks in the future will require 1000x the …

Guess What Else is Killing Your Kid?

Wifi.<p>That cool thing we’ve all come to enjoy and love every day. It allows us to connect our smartphones, tablets, and computers to the glorious …

14 jailbreak tweaks you should check out today

It’s been a busy week, what with Apple’s big event and all, so you’d be forgiven if you weren’t able to keep up with all of the new jailbreak tweaks. …

Protected Blog › Log in

• A WordPress.com account. Don’t have an account? All you need is an email address and password — register here!<br>• Permission from the site owner. Once …

Let’s Talk Jailbreak 99: You have 5,813 messages

Episode 99: Prominent hackers set to attended a TaiG organized jailbreak convention in China, Downgrading comes back into view with the release of a …

iOS 8.2 jailbreak coming soon, iOS 8.3 beta 3 seeded

iOS 8.2 device owners will be able to rejoice because the jailbreak for the aforementioned version might be released sooner than expected. According …

What is the current state of the iOS Jailbreak community, and does anyone care anymore?

<b>What is the current state of the iOS Jailbreak community, and does anyone care anymore?</b><p>This is one of those questions that I find myself asking with more and more regularity than ever before. I have always been an early adopter of sorts. I enjoy beta versions of software, even if just for the …

Intel, Qualcomm lead push to make smartphone security innate

Passwords are easy to break and easy to forget. Smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets are easy to steal.<p>That’s why embedding tighter security …

Boats, Biometrics and Other Items in the Homeland Security Funding Bill

Congress just authorized $750 million for the Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity operations and approved a new biometrics program for …

Immigration

MPs 'alarmed' at police mugshot database

<b>MPs want stricter regulation of how police use biometric technologies.</b><p>The Commons Science and Technology Committee said it was "alarmed" that police in England and Wales had collected the mugshots of innocent and guilty people alike.<p>Last month, BBC Newsnight revealed police were holding 18 million …

The rise of biometric security could 'kill the password dead'

Biometrics, which can include fingerprints, iris scans, facial or voice recognition and other methods, got a major boost with Apple's introduction of its iPhones with Touch ID.<p>Samsung followed with its own fingerprint scanner and Qualcomm recently unveiled its 3D fingerprint technology incorporated …

How biometrics could help smartphones predict the next Ebola outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas — Sensors like those used for Apple's Touch ID, and the heart rate monitor in Samsung's newer Galaxy devices, have helped change the …

Medical Technology

So long, Internet Explorer

Rest in peace, Internet Explorer.<p>Yes, you were clunky. You weren’t very good at stopping viruses, and you never really did get the “tabs” thing like …

Microsoft Officially Kills Internet Explorer

Why Is This Important?<p>Because it marks the end of an internet era.<p>Long Story Short<p>After dropping hints, Microsoft officially announced that it’s decommissioning the Internet Explorer brand. The new browser for the upcoming Windows 10 is referred to by its codename “Project Spartan.”<p>Long Story<p>Since …

Software

We won’t miss Internet Explorer, but we will miss the memes

Internet Explorer is dead, long live Project Spartan. Or something.<p>With most of us ditching IE for Google Chrome long ago, the announcement that …

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer Ending, New Microsoft Browser Incoming

Microsoft is finally putting <b>Internet Explorer</b> out to pasture.<p>According to a report by The Verge yesterday, Microsoft will let the branding die for …

Want Internet Explorer dead? Be careful what you wish for

I’ve been using Internet Explorer 11 all day. Not because I like it or want to, but to prove a point: Internet Explorer was never as bad as the …

Software

How to quickly find your Mac's Wi-Fi IP address from the menu bar

By now, perhaps you’ve caught on to the trend that the Alt/Option key (⌥) allows you to do some really nifty things with regard to the menu bar on …

STUNnion - Detecting IP Address Leaks During Tor .Onion Browsing

The guys from Cryptostorm.is just released a new research regarding a security vulnerability that may affect and cause De-anonymization of Tor users …

How To Protect Your Home Wi-Fi Network From Hackers!

Wireless routers are wonderful things! They let us use our laptop all around the house, without having to worry about messy cables everywhere. They …

Twitter helps in reporting threats to the cops with a ‘report summary’

<i>By Sneha Johari ( @thejunebug editorial@medianama.com ) March 18, 2015 <br>Share This: Share via Email</i><p>Twitter has made it easier to report threatening …

Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows 8.1 tablet and refreshed XPS 15 now available online

Dell introduced us to its Venue 8 Pro Windows 8.1 tablet and Haswell refresh of the XPS 15 earlier this month, and starting today both products -- along with two Venue Android slates -- are available online. The Venue 8 Pro, you may recall, offers an 1,280 x 800 IPS display, an Atom processor and …

The best apps for your new Windows PC

“A Windows device” can mean any number of things. Maybe this year you unwrapped a 17-inch gaming behemoth — or maybe you’re holding an 8-inch tablet. Either way, there’s a lot more to Windows 8 than Office and Internet Explorer. Some of the best apps live in the Windows Store, while you’ll have to …

PC industry sees yet another record drop: Lenovo only vendor growing as Apple loses 6%

The global PC industry is an awful place to be, with record drops in the past seven quarters and an overall slump of 5.6 percent in 2013, according to the latest numbers from IDC today.<p>Unless you’re Lenovo.<p>The former hardware division of IBM grew a comparatively huge nine percent in unit shipments …

Microsoft more trusted than Apple, study says

Trust me, there aren't many people (or things) you can trust these days.<p>Everyone is out for themselves, ready to take advantage -- often, it seems, because it's just so much fun to take advantage.<p>However, I know you have a weak spot. You can't hide it. I have the research to prove it. You really, …

Tim Cook