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Police kill money-stealing botnet that infected millions of PCs

Europol and police forces across Europe have shut down Ramnit, a botnet that infected up to three million computers world-wide. The virus, generally installed by email phishing attacks or rogue sites (please stop clicking on attachments, whoever your are) was mostly used by criminal hackers to …

Malware

They call this Dodge Challenger "King of the Shakers"

Dodge is bringing the shaker hood back to the 5.7-liter R/T, and for the first time to the 392 Hemi Scat Pack.<p>Considering that the last time a shaker hood was offered, the entire run was sold in just 4 days, Dodge is bringing the shaker scoop back to the 5.7-liter R/T models, and to the 392 Hemi …

Mophie Juice Pack Plus Review: Protection And Power Extends iPhone Battery

Not many case manufacturers have the market presence that people buying an iPhone 6 case would head to its website on the launch day to see if there is a case ready. Mophie is one such company, with its range of ‘external battery’ protective cases being prized by countless smartphone users. …

Gear & Gadgets

This App Actually Lets You Send Screenshot-Proof Messages And Photos

Got confidential information? Snapchat isn't safe. Email isn't safe. Phone calls aren’t even safe.<p>But there’s now a way to send confidential text messages, photos and documents without fear of the dreaded screenshot. Confide, an app that launched in January 2014 as a way to send confidential texts, …

Moment's new case gives your phone a real shutter button

Taking photos with your smartphone is quick, convenient, and, more often than not, pretty fun. But even the most die-hard smartphone shooters would admit that taking photos with your phone isn't quite the same as using a traditional camera. Moment is looking to bridge the gap between smartphones …

Game on: Apple patents snap-on iOS gamepad

What is it with Apple and the gaming-related patents as of late?<p>Just weeks after the publishing of an Apple patent showing a concealed gaming joystick capable of being hidden in future iPhones, today the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office has revealed another Apple invention related to a snap-on …

The World's Most Accurate Apple Analyst Is Predicting Mind-Melting iPhone Sales

According to Ming Chi Kuo, analyst at KGI Securities, the company will report mind-melting iPhone sales.<p>In a new report picked up at Apple Insider, Kuo forecasts Apple sold 73 million iPhones. Of that, 42 million were iPhone 6s, 16 million were iPhone 6 Pluses, and the rest were a mix of other …

Microsoft's HoloLens explained: How it works and why it's different

Microsoft has a vision for the future, and it involves terms and technology straight out of science fiction.<p>But are we actually glimpsing that future? Yes and no.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, which the company unveiled at its Redmond, Wash., headquarters on Wednesday, is a sleek, flashy headset with …

Augmented Reality

How to use WhatsApp from your computer

Typing long messages or holding multiple WhatsApp conversations on your smartphone is possible, but there are times when typing away on a full keyboard and viewing messages on a full-size computer screen would be better.<p>WhatsApp offers two different solutions for using its service on a computer: …

Apps

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, revamped Start menu, and Xbox app

Although Microsoft originally said it would release its new Windows 10 preview next week, the company has launched it today. The January build, as the company is calling this version, includes almost everything the company revealed at its event on Wednesday, including Cortana on the desktop, the …

The best iPad, iPhone + Mac accessories at the 2015 CES

There are thousands of new Apple accessories at the 2015 CES – so many that it’s hard sometimes to separate what’s truly cool from everything else. Starting with HomeKit-integrated accessories, here’s our running list of <b>the best new iPad, iPhone, and Mac products 9to5Mac has seen at the show</b>. We …

IPad Air

WhatsApp growth continues with 700m users sending 30bn daily messages

Smartphone messaging app WhatsApp has reached a new milestone: 700 million monthly active users, who are sending 30 billion messages every day.<p>Chief executive Jan Koum published the figures as a status update on Facebook, the company that bought his startup for $22bn for his startup in October 2014.<p>…

Social Media

Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from …

HP Sprout is a fun Franken-puter with wild tricks up its sleeve

LAS VEGAS — Of all the amazing technology on show here at International CES, the most surprising so far is Hewlett-Packard’s weird Sprout, a multitalented Franken-puter that looks like a ton of fun.<p>The HP Sprout is a touchscreen computer married to a multitouch pad, with a projector/camera/3-D …

These lightbulbs boost Wi-Fi, catch burglars

LAS VEGAS— Lightbulbs that merely illuminate will soon be a thing of the past, if Sengled, a Shanghai-based company, has its way.<p>Sengled unveiled a …

Home Automation

HTC Desire 820 Specifications Leaked

HTC is expected to launch its first 64-bit handset dubbed as the HTC Desire 820. The Taiwanese OEM has teased the handset a few times in the past.<p>A …

Alienware Turns The Gaming PC On Its Head With New Area-51 Design

The rock group Queen had a popular song back in the day, that Alienware’s latest gaming PC somehow manages to harken back, ringing in my schoolboy head – <i>Fat Bottom Girls</i>, you make the rockin world go-round. Teenaged bravado aside, I do realize I’m dating myself but then again, I’m genuinely …

Online Anonymity Will Soon Be The Only Kind We Have

Anonymity: it’s all the rage–Whisper, Secret–and it’s rage-inducing. A Brazilian court has ruled that Secret must be removed from app stores there, and existing installs must be remotely wiped. The UK’s House of Lords has essentially recommended the extinction of online anonymity.<p>As usual, judges …

5 Awesome Things Apple's New iPhone 6 Is Rumored to Have

It’s Apple devotees’ favorite time of the year again.<p>Apple appears set to roll out its new iPhone this month, with a planned Sept. 9 event likely to …

15 Quirky Gadgets and Accessories to Buy Today

It’s time for us to take another look at a bunch of quirky, imaginative and downright useful gadgets and accessories that you can buy today. Which one takes your fancy the most?<p>For more inspiration, check out our 2013 holiday gift guide, our previous collection of gadgets and accessories for geeks …

Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329

Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first place? Well, this …

3D printers could revolutionize how the US military feeds its soldiers

A mere six months after civilian manufacturer 3D Systems debuted the world’s first 3D printer that prints food at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the US Army is making progress adapting food-printing technology for use by troops on deployment. Research teams at several Army …

Chain Restaurant Workers Reveal The Items They Refuse To Eat

A recent Reddit thread asked them "what item on the menu would you absolutely not eat and why?"<p>Thousands of supposed former employees responded.<p>Some named menu items that were too unhealthy, while others felt squeamish about how the food was prepared.<p><i>NOTE: Reddit sources are anonymous, and can't be</i> …

USB drives are a security nightmare

Plugging in a USB drive could be one of the most dangerous things you do on your computer, according to new research reported by <i>Wired</i>'s Andy Greenberg. A new species of malware, dubbed "BadUSB," can use the drives to take over computers completely, altering files or redirecting web traffic, and …

Breaking: Art Student Makes Synthetic Leaf, Solves Everything

<i>Ask your doctor if Silk Leaf is right for you</i><p>Stop the Green Dream presses. Julian Melchiorri has <i>built</i> a leaf that absorbs CO2 and sunlight and …

PS3 Emulator For PC: 'RPCS3' Plays Games At Acceptable Fps! [VIDEO] Xbox 360 Emu 'Xenia' Shows Remarkable Progress!

It is finally here, PC gamers! A real working PS3 emulator for the PC has arrived and we've got some videos of the PS3 emulator RPCS3 playing the …

Retrogaming

Finally, A Plane That's Designed With Personal Space In Mind

Embraer E2 cabin from Priestmangoode on Vimeo.<p>Overhead bin space for (almost) everyone. Glass-tiled bathrooms with acoustic curtains. Swiveling, 12-inch tablet holsters. It's not some far-fetched design for the planes of the future -- it's a <i>real</i> jet you could board as early as 2018.<p>The Embraer E2 …

Apple's $3 Billion Beats Purchase Now a Done Deal

Apple uses a page on its website to welcome Beats to the mothership.<p>Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats Music and Beats Electronics has been completed, according to a welcome page that Apple posted to its website.<p>“Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats Electronics to the …