Derek Hess

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How to protect your Mac from malware

Over the past few weeks a new Mac malware called OSX/Dok has been all over the news. The Trojan horse accessed user’s Macs through email phishing. Once opened, it prevented users from doing anything on their Mac until they installed a bogus software update.<p>Malware attacks have been skyrocketing as …

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iPhone 7 Plus Crushes Samsung Galaxy S8+ in Battery Test

When it boils down to raw display specifications, Samsung’s recently unveiled Galaxy S8+ easily trumps Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus in almost every …

How to make your Apple iPad kid-friendly

Everything from cases and apps, to privacy settings that keep your child's iPad (and your credit card) safely locked down.<p>Giving a kid an Apple iPad, even a used hand-me-down model, opens up a wide world of videos, games and educational apps. But taking just a few minutes to run through the …

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Apple won’t disclose initial iPhone sales figures anymore

No more record-breaking weekends<p>Apple has decided to stop disclosing how many iPhones are sold during their initial preorder period and opening weekend. The change, it says, is because the iPhone 7 is going to sell out, making initial sales "no longer a representative metric" of demand and a poor …

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How To Clean An iPad Smart Cover

When Apple introduced the Smart Cover, one of the selling points was the soft microfiber lining that not only protects the iPad’s display, it also cleans it. What may not be obvious from the description is that cleaning means the microfiber lining absorbs finger oil and dirt that might be on your …

Skin Care

Kodi wants to turn your Raspberry Pi into a tiny media center

Remember XBMC, or as it was known even longer ago, Xbox Media Center? It's been over a decade since the open-source software was used to turn the original Xbox into a media hub, but the software is still alive and well. It's continued along under a new name, Kodi, and works on Windows, OS X, and …

Raspberry Pi

Build a Truly Pocket-Sized Video Game Console with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Adafruit’s PiGRRL is one of the best little DIY portable game devices out there, and now they’ve put out a guide that shrinks it down even further …

Raspberry Pi

Battlefield devs bash Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare on Twitter

Earlier today, Activision released the first footage for <i>Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare</i>. Even as a person who isn’t the biggest fan of the franchise …

Master your Mac with these tricks and shortcuts you didn't know you needed

Sometimes a mouse or touchpad just isn't fast enough when you're approaching deadline. Sometimes you want to be able to quickly switch between …

Nearly 100 Dead After Paris Concert Terrorist Attack

Hostage situation ends after police storm venue where Eagles of Death Metal were playing<p><b>UPDATE 3:</b> Eighty-nine people died at the Bataclan venue as of …

Paris Attacks Briefly Disrupt Uber Service Amid Wider Transportation Chaos

Uber service appeared to be briefly disrupted in Paris amid a series of deadly attacks Friday night that wreaked havoc on transportation systems …

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Al-Qaeda

Paris attacks: David Cameron offers condolences

<b>David Cameron has offered "thoughts and prayers" to the French people after at least 127 people were killed in Paris.</b><p>The British PM said he was "shocked" by the gun and bomb attacks, adding: "We will do whatever we can to help."<p>The Foreign Office says it is "urgently investigating" whether any …

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Paris attacks: what we know in wake of killings

Gun attacks and suicide bombings across city that killed more than 120 people described by French president as ‘act of war’<p>Follow the latest updates on our live blog<p>Here is what we know so far about the Paris attacks:<p>The French president, François Hollande, says Islamic State (Isis) is to blame for …

Extremism
Death Metal