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Opera Web Browser for OS X Gains Free Unlimited VPN Feature

Norway-based company Opera Software has integrated a virtual private network (VPN) feature into the latest developer version of its free Opera web browser for OS X.<p>A VPN creates an encrypted tunnel from the user's computer to the VPN server, hiding browsing activity from other users on the local …

Information Systems

Apple flexes its muscle, asks Flux to pull an iOS app that was never in the App Store

New Android exploit can hack any handset in one shot

Hackers have discovered a critical exploit in Chrome for Android reportedly capable of compromising virtually every version of Android running the latest Chrome. Quihoo 360 researcher Guang Gong demonstrated the vulnerability to the PSN2OWN panel at the PacSec conference in Tokyo yesterday. While …

Chrome Canary shows how secure your web browsing really is

If you think that your browser's little padlock icon isn't enough to verify a website's security (but don't want to install a full-fledged app), you now have a better solution. Google has released a new Chrome Canary build that includes a security panel in amidst the usual developer options. Open …

Hackers Use Radio Waves To Trick iOS And Android Into Responding To Voice Commands

An ingenious hack could allow unwanted access to Siri commands by simply sending radio waves to a pair of unshielded iPhone earbuds. While the hack is needlessly complex – the hacker could simply go over and press the headphone button by hand – it is an interesting exploit.<p>Researchers at French …

Betternet is a free VPN for all your devices

From the Cheapskate: Who says there's no such thing as a free virtual private network? Plus: Three bonus deals.<p><i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page.</i><p>Let me start by saying I'm no …

Ex-Google employee owned google.com for one minute

Using Google’s new domain buying service, Sanmay Ved purchased world’s most popular website for $12 before transaction was cancelled<p>A man was able to successfully buy google.com, the domain name for the world’s most popular website, for $12 (£7.90), minutes before the company contacted him to say …

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HomeKit competitor Nest Weave is now open to third-party developers

Nest Weave, the communications protocol that Nest uses to make its connected home devices talk to each other, definitely isn’t new. But as of today, Nest is making it part of its Works with Nest program so that third-party hardware makers and developers can use the protocol in their own …

Home Automation

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16 Things Roger Federer Does While He Waits On His Opponent

No one makes The Fed wait.

Airconsole beat Apple to making great multiplayer mobile games

There are plenty of phone cases that turn your smartphone into a game controller, but how about an app that lets you play games in your computer’s Web browser?<p>Airconsole is a website that syncs your smartphone as a controller for the collection of Web games it offers. All you need to do to turn …

Mobile

How to set up AirPlay Mirroring on a Raspberry Pi

Although it looks like Apple is about to turn the Apple TV into a PlayStation-killing video game console, it’s not the indisputable king of the hill of streaming media boxes right now. Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast … all have their advantages over the Apple TV except for one killer feature: AirPlay …

Raspberry Pi

Immersive Virtual Reality gaming center opens in Australia

A new gaming center has opened its doors in Melbourne, Australia, and it's not quite your typical after-school haunt. This place, called Zero Latency, offers true immersive virtual reality experience: if you want to kill zombies, you'll literally have to walk/run around, aim and shoot a VR gun. <i>CNET</i> …

How to double your reading speed (without losing comprehension)

Subvocalization is the inner voice in your head that speaks the words outloud when you’re reading.<p>Speed reading experts claim that getting rid of subvocalization is essential in order to improve your reading speed.<p>As Scott Young argues, while reading without using your inner voice may speed up your …

The Brain

Intel and Micron announce new ‘3D XPoint’ memory solution 1,000 times faster than current NAND flash storage

Intel has just announced a new breakthrough in computer storage technology developed in collaboration with Micron that is 1,000 times faster than the current-generation NAND flash chips upon which modern solid-state drives are built. The tech is called 3D XPoint (that’s “crosspoint”), and is the …

Computer Hardware

More ingenious hacks for problems you didn't know you had

It's the Fourth of July and while that light show in the sky honors US independence, why not shine a little light on our DIY perseverance? To help celebrate this holiday, we've put together a collection of (even more) ingenious hacks that incorporate party essentials: lights, nighttime, fireworks, …

Google frees its dream robots to run wild across the internet

Tech firm opens up its image processing neural-network algorithm and people create awesome images<p>Google has made its “inceptionism” algorithm available to all, allowing coders around the world to replicate the process the company used to create mesmerising dreamscapes with its image processing …

Floating plasma display makes fairies a reality

See that teensy Tinkerbell-shaped light above? That's not CGI -- that's a real floating display, and it's completely touchable too. Mid-air plasma displays aren't that prolific yet, but they're not exactly new either. However, floating lights created using existing techniques can usually burn skin, …

Robots
Mobile

The Watcher of the Apple Watch: Jeff Williams at Code 2015 (Video)

Apple's senior vice president of operations talked onstage at Code about watches and wearables, competitors and third-party apps -- and those ever-elusive sales numbers.<p>Jeff Williams, Apple’s senior vice president of operations, has been called “Tim Cook’s Tim Cook” by some.<p>Williams, who reports to …

Comfort Food

7 Days in Hell: "Eternal Flames" Tease (HBO)

Fallout 4 - Announcement Trailer

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Arduboy is a fully programmable, classic gaming console the size of a credit card

Arduboy is a credit-card sized gaming system equipped with an arcade of free 8-bit titles and all the usual controls you would expect from a portable console. While there are a number of free titles available from the Arduboy Arcade, the system is built-on Arduino software making it easy to build …

Retrogaming

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Smartwatch gaming: now be a secret agent with your Apple Watch

Bossa’s Spy_Watch game app for Apple Watch could catch on<p><b>Cynical times</b><p>The Apple Watch has faced a wealth of cynicism, not least from those who consider the wearable device an ill fit for gaming. Of course, people were cynical about games on mobile phones, and then there was <i>Angry Birds</i>.<p><b>However</b><p>One …

Science Fiction
Science Fiction

These Micro Robots Can Haul 2,000 Times Their Weight

A group of very small, massively strong robots developed by Stanford University students will utterly transform industry.<p>The miniature robots, known as MicroTugs, can pull up to 2,000 times their own weight, and rely on sticky foot pads that give them immense grip.<p>While the current models are so …

Robotics