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That Unpatchable USB Malware Now Has a Patch ... Sort Of

When security researchers Adam Caudill and Brandon Wilson publicly released attack code two weeks ago that takes advantage of an insidious …

Electromagnetic Warfare Is Here

<b>In the 2001 action movie Ocean’s Eleven,</b> criminals use an electromagnetic weapon to black out a portion of Las Vegas. Very futuristic, you may say, …

iPhone 6 review: thinner, faster and slightly cheaper

According to Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the reason iPhone users have had to wait until now for a 4.7in (12cm) and larger screen is because Apple wanted to do it right: keep the phone thin and light, and keep the screen quality up.<p>Without doubt the iPhone 6 achieves this. The screen quality is …

Trends: Almost a quarter of Android devices now on KitKat

<i>KitKat, the latest version of Android, is gaining ground, now running on almost a quarter of all Android devices, while older versions such as FroYo and Gingerbread are on the decline.</i><p>Fragmentation has become a dreaded word amongst Android app developers, because of the sheer number of devices on …

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

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Android customization – save battery life and data usage with Secure Settings

Last week on our Android customization series we walked through a few simple ways to put Tasker to work on saving you some battery life. I’ll admit that turning off WiFi, Bluetooth and Background Sync only does so much for your device, so let’s dive a little deeper.<p>Secure Settings operates as a …

CyanogenMod for Galaxy Nexus “won’t survive the jump to L” (updated – GSM lives on)

<i>Update: since this post was published, developer Nikola Majkic stepped up to assume maintenance of the GSM version (maguro) of the Galaxy Nexus. There is still no maintainer for the CDMA model (toro). Support for the GSM model will continue for now.</i><p>It comes a time in the life of every phone when …

New Moto X Pure Edition: unlocked, off-contract and with no slowdowns

The New Moto X is one hell of a device, but we know the system can be a bit hectic (especially in the USA). Contracts, update delays and locked SIM card slots are problems we must deal with. If you want to avoid such difficulties, Motorola just may have the solution for you.<p>This Moto X Pure Edition …

Do you know all the features in your Sony Xperia Z3?

It’s so easy to stick to your usual technology and services when migrating devices. New phones often come with new features that will blow your mind and change your daily lives, but we often dismiss them. Sony wants to make sure you don’t fall in this black tech hole.<p>The Japanese manufacturer has …

Here's How To Set Up The Security Feature Apple Recommends You Use To Protect Your Password

The hackers gained access to celebrity photos via iCloud, Apple's online storage service.<p>On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that there would be iCloud security updates. Those updates will alert users when someone tries to access your iTunes or iCloud accounts from a new device. Users will …

The only thing missing from Tile, the Bluetooth tracking gadget, is more users (review)

In 2013, a crowdfunded project known as the Tile became a smash hit, racking up over $2,500,000 in funding from nearly 50,000 backers. The secret to its success? Simple: The Tile promised to help users locate any object attached to the coin-sized Bluetooth-connected tag priced at $20.<p>I signed on as …

The Feds Found The Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht Thanks To A Leaky CAPTCHA

You may have heard that the infamous Dread Pirate Robets AKA Ross Ulbricht’s Silk Road was taken down thanks to a problem in his anonymous Tor server. Now, however, Brian Krebs has shown us just how the Feds found Ulbricht’s server and, additionally, the pirate himself.<p>A hole in the Silk Road’s …

What Is The Fate Of Apple’s iPhone 5C?

With Apple releasing new iPhones next week, the question arises: what will happen to its existing models?<p>With recent releases, Apple has kept older devices around to serve it at lower price points in certain regions. But which older devices are going, which are staying and what will the prices …

Bloomberg breaks down what happens to faulty launch-day iPhone returns

When Apple (or any company) launches a product, such as the upcoming iPhone 6, there’s always the chance that a critical flaw will be discovered by first adopters. How exactly the company handles the devices that are returned and tracks down the source of these issues has always been somewhat of a …

'Anti-router' stops drones, cameras, and Google Glass from connecting to Wi-Fi networks

Are you paranoid that strangers are using drones, security cameras, hidden microphones, or even Google Glass to spy on you? If so, you might be interested in a little device called Cyborg Unplug. Just stick it into a power outlet and watch as it sounds an alarm whenever such a surveillance device …

Google’s Android One program will make cheap phones less terrible, starting today

By on September 15, 2014 at 5:58 am<p><b>Updated September 15, 5:58am:</b> The first three Android One handsets have gone on sale in India. As dictated by …

Best password manager apps for iPhone and iPad

Chances are, you have dozens of online accounts that all require a password. If you're doing things right, they are complex, unique passwords that …

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DGiT Daily - DGiT

The 10 best movies on Netflix (August 2018)<p>Sam Moore4 days ago<p>A look at 10 of the best movies on Netflix US right now.<p>Did you know about these Alexa …

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Hulu not working? Here are some ways to fix it<p>John Callaham9 hours ago<p>Do you find Hulu not working when you sign onto the service? If so, here are a …

Verykool Spark s505 review: Two SIM card slots at a fair price, but that's all - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Verykool Spark has a thin, stylish design, and at $200 off-contract, it's a great deal.<p><b>The Bad</b> The camera struggles to take clear, well-lit shots.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Spark is Verykool's best phone yet, but unless you need a dual-SIM phone, don't bother.<p>Visit manufacturer site for …

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

How to improve battery life on any mobile device

We here at CNET have written numerous articles with tips and tricks for improving battery life on iOS and Android, some of which you can find here, here and here, but not everyone owns an iPhone or Android device. Despite which kind of mobile device you prefer, battery life tends to be an issue …

Wrike's refreshed mobile app lets teams collaborate remotely without skipping a beat

For project management teams working on a tight deadline, even breaking for lunch or walking across the street for coffee can disrupt the workflow.<p>That is one of the main focuses of project collaboration startup Wrike’s refreshed iOS and Android apps, which launched today. Wrike’s platform allows …

For longer battery life, change these iOS 7 settings

Some of iOS 7's new features might be hurting your battery life. Thing is, it's not the standout features like AirDrop or the Notification Center -- it's the stealthy settings buried beneath a stack of menus.<p>If you're noticing a quickly draining battery, or just want to get more juice out of your …