Jose Varela de Almeida

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MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only recently begun to be used as a way to interact with our computers and mobile …

Cisco's warning: Watch out for government hackers targeting your network

Cisco urges Smart Install client users to patch and securely configure the software.<p>Attackers are exploiting a 'protocol misuse' issue in Cisco's …

Information Security

802.11ax: Meet the speedy standard that's bringing 10Gbps Wi-Fi to you

<b>The new 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard has just been announced, and the headline feature is that it will support transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps, which is</b> …

This Apple Watch clone has GPS and 45 days of battery life for $99

Amazfit’s Bip provides up to a month and a half of smarts on a single charge<p>One of the biggest complaints with smartwatches is the need to recharge them as often as a smartphone. The best smartwatches you can get typically don’t last longer than two days, and most require daily charging. The new …

Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

More than 2,000 WordPress websites are infected with a keylogger

Malicious script logs passwords and just about anything else admins or visitors type.<p>More than 2,000 websites running the open source WordPress …

Cybersecurity Is Not a Device

Jamie holds a challenging, daunting position at her highly reputable organization. She’s in charge of cybersecurity. She drew the short straw, and now her board of directors — made up of investment bankers, former C-level executives and current leadership — has set an expectation that it won’t be …

Vegan Vlogs - ONE MONTH!! 🥕

How the Petya Cyberattack Spread to America

It's similar to WannaCry -- but worse.<p>The massive Petya malware attack that spread from Russia and Ukraine to Western Europe on Tuesday has made it …

How-To: Install iOS 11 public beta on your eligible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

As we just noted, the iOS 11 public beta has been released for anyone who is interested in trying iOS 11 before it is officially released later this fall. That means that you don’t have to be a registered Apple developer in order to install iOS 11, as the public beta process affords a …

Beta Testing

Hackers are hiding computer viruses in film subtitles, security experts warn

Hackers can hide computer viruses in online video subtitles and use them to take control of computers, security experts have warned.<p>The attacks are embedded within the subtitle files that accompany many illegally downloaded films, and easily bypass security software and antivirus programs designed …

Precisa de renovar a carta? Saiba como fazê-lo no conforto de casa e com desconto

Precisa de renovar a carta? Saiba como fazê-lo no conforto de casa e com descontoJá não é preciso ir para filas quase intermináveis e perder horas …

2016 Yamaha XSR900 Ride Review

The increasingly popular café racer/classic heritage bike genre has certainly caught the attention of the OEMs, with the best example being Yamaha’s …

Harley-Davidson's Latest Riding Gear and Casual Wear

Whether on or off your bike, you want to have both style and function and with Harley-Davidson's round up of new gear these needs can be met. Your …

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending January 13, 2017)

Apple celebrated the iPhone’s tenth birthday this week. CEO Tim Cook released a statement discussing the last decade of developments, telling users “the best is yet to come.” Papers filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed Yahoo could be split in two, with part being renamed …

Tim Cook

Security News This Week: Hackers Hack a Major Dealer of Hacking Tools

After first being revealed months ago, a vulnerability in St. Jude Medical heart implants finally has a fix—it just might take a while to roll out. …

Samsung might unveil a foldable phone that turns into a tablet this year

While reports about the upcoming Galaxy S8 have been relentlessly rolling in the past few weeks, the latest Samsung-related rumor suggests the company may be finally readying its long-speculated futuristic bendable handset for release.<p>Citing undisclosed sources, The Korea Herald reports the mobile …

Mobile

This Motorcycle With Snowmobile Tracks Is the Most Overkill Way to Crush Your Winter Commute

Forget about trying to cram your way onto an already packed subway car when it’s snowy and you need to get to work. Motorcycle maker Christini has …

Earth - Plants can see, hear and smell – and respond

Plants, according to Jack C Schultz, "are just very slow animals".<p>This is not a misunderstanding of basic biology. Schultz is a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has spent four decades investigating the interactions between plants and …

Botany

True wireless charging is almost ready

Three years running, I've visited Energous at CES to be pitched on its wireless vision for the future of charging. This time, things are a little different. It's not announcing a manufacturing milestone or touting independent verification of its WattUp charging tech. Instead, it's actually …

Wireless Charging

91% Of Cyberattacks Start With A Phishing Email

Phishing remains the number one attack vector, according to a new study that analyzes why users fall for these lures.<p>The majority of cyberattacks …

Freedom of Press Foundation Asks Canon, Nikon, and Other Camera Manufacturers to Sell Encrypted Cameras | WIRED

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 12.14.16.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>150 Filmmakers Ask Nikon and Canon …

Fitbit formally announces that it is buying smartwatch maker Pebble

The acquisition excludes Pebble’s hardware products<p>Digital health and fitness-tracking company Fitbit has just officially announced that it is buying key assets from smartwatch startup Pebble, after reports emerged last week that a deal between the two was close to being completed.<p>Fitbit co-founder …

UPDATED: The merits of using iCloud Drive on the iPad

For me a perfect world in terms of productivity at the office as well as at home would reside exclusively around Apple products. Macs became my computer of choice early on in my life based on their ease of use. This fineness for Apple products also extended to iPhones and eventually iPads. …

Facebook can now stream to Chromecast and Apple TV

Facebook is adding support for Chromecast and Apple TV today. Given the company’s ongoing push in the video front, it was only a matter of time.<p>Casting works with any Airplay or Google Cast enabled devices. To try it out, just open up a Facebook video on your phone or browser, press the TV symbol …

Smart TV

Zvexx wants to make all-electric motorcycles ‘badass’, here’s their best shot

A group of engineers in partnership with a few bike shops in Switzerland set out to show that electric motorcycles could be “badass” and have “outrageous performance”. I’d argue that Zero Motorcycles are already pretty badass, but sure let’s see what they got…<p>They created a company called ‘Zvexx …

Aliens on Mars: NASA Captures Mysterious 'Ancient City' on the Red Planet

UFO enthusiasts are claiming that a proof that alien life has existed in the red planet is once again in one of NASA's official photos.<p>According to …

BMW unveils a new electric ‘C evolution’ scooter with up to 100 miles range

While BMW’s electric vehicle plans are not entirely clear as of late, the German automaker is still going forward with a few new additions to its EV lineup. The latest is a new generation of its C evolution electric bike unveiled this week. It will make its official debut at the Paris Motor Show …

Amazon now offers unlimited cloud storage for £55 per year

One of the benefits of being an Amazon Prime member is unlimited cloud storage for photos, as well as 5GB of space for other file types. If you own any of the retailer's Fire devices, too, you get unlimited storage for photos taken with <i>that</i> product, as well as 5 gigs for whatever else. Amazon's …

MacTrast Deals: Add up to 200GB of Storage to Your MacBook With the Nifty MiniDrive

- Jun 2, 2016<p>Dump that clunky USB drive and add up to 200GB of extra storage for your MacBook with a Nifty MiniDrive! The MiniDrive is a MicroSD card …