Joshua England

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First OS X ransomware detected in the wild, will maliciously encrypt hard drives on infected Macs [Update: How to fix]

<b>Update</b>: Version 2.92 of Transmission has now been released. This claims to actively remove the ‘KeyRanger’ malware files from the infected Mac.<p>OS X users have today been hit with the first known case of Mac ‘ransomware’ malware, found in the Transmission BitTorrent client released last week. …

OS X

New "Passive Wi-Fi" Could Drastically Cut Power Needs For Connected Devices

Electrical engineers at the University of Washington have come up with a new type of Wi-Fi hardware that uses 10,000 times less power than existing …

Assassin's Creed Movie Sequel Coming, Fassbender on Board - Report

The Tracking Board is reporting that New Regency is moving forward with a sequel to the Assassin's Creed movie, which doesn't open until December. We have heard rumblings of more movies already, but this new report specifically states that star Michael Fassbender is on board for the follow-up.<p>Not …

Movies

Xbox Live is down: Microsoft is investigating why users can’t sign in (Update: Fixed)

Microsoft’s Xbox Live service is once again experiencing issues. Users are unable to sign in, and Microsoft is investigating what the problem might be.<p>Ironically, we first spotted the issue without even being on an Xbox. At 9:23 a.m. Pacific, we tried playing Minecraft for Windows. The game …

'Koi' is the first PS4 game made entirely in China

Now that China allows game console sales across the country, local developers are finally getting a chance to shine: Oasis Games has the distinction of introducing <i>Koi</i>, the first PS4 game made entirely in China. The debut isn't a triple-A blockbuster, but it's an intriguing, philosophical title that …

The challenges of porting Final Fantasy IX to Android and iOS

When we first played Final Fantasy IX, I don’t think any of us imagined we could one day own the game on our phones.<p>The original PlayStation version, which came out back in 2000, sold over 5.5 million copies. This mobile port, however, opens the classic up to a new generation of fans via a market …