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QuickTip: Hide an account in OSX

There may be a time you find yourself wanting to hide a user account in OSX’s menu.Maybe just to clean up the menu and make it less confusing for …

Drone Racing: 210 Build

Why did I wait so long? Drones, a mesh of some of my favorite technologies in one.This should have been a no-brainer. It took the interest of my boys …

California bill would require ‘back door’ access to encrypted phones

Following a similar bill being proposed in New York, California is jumping on the bandwagon with Assembly Bill No. 1681, put in motion by Jim Cooper. …

Privacy

Time Warner Cable Hacked, Change Your Passwords

If your a Time Warner Cable customer or have a Roadrunner email account with rr.com you will want to head over to their site and change your …

Time Warner

Could 802.11ah be the internet of things savior?

The WiFi Alliance has recently approved a new standard, 802.11ah also known as “HaLow”. This could very well could be the saving grace the internet …

Internet of Things

Home

Bend Uber to your will this holiday season

What if I told you with a few simple tips it’s possible to bend Uber's service to your willMaking it even more powerful. Like avoiding Uber’s surge …

Still on the wall on an Apple Watch? Let us help

It's six months after the Apple watch release, and you're still on the wall about it, So were we.My wife and I were in that exact position not too …

Smartwatches

Meet Crystal and say goodbye to ads in iOS9

One key new feature of iOS9, is the ability to use native content blockers. There has always been many third-party Ad blockers available in the app …

App Store

I'm going to have to science the shit out of this

Imagine for a moment you were stranded alone on Mars with hardly any food, oxygen, water and a limited supply of space technology and duct tape, what …

Blade Runner

IPhone upgrade Program, another market disrupted.

Apple’s at it again likely to disrupt another market with it’s interest free iPhone Upgrade Program, or at the very least make the market stand up …

"More than a key logger" Windows 10

Microsoft has the power to track every single word you type or say to its digital assistant.Last fall, it was reported that Windows 10 Technical …

Windows 10

Vaping what you need to know

What is vaping:Vaping is the action of the inhale and exhale of vapor produced by an electronic cigarette. The electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette …

Public Health

Come Sept 13th Apple will be loosening up it's reins.

Best Buy will begin offering AppleCare and AppleCare+ extended protection plans for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and other eligible Apple …

Apple Store

Quicklook: New iCloud Restore options

Apple has just given us the ability to restore recently deleted iCloud files, contacts, calendars in addition to giving you a countdown until your …

Calendars

Headline: Kali Linux 2.0 Released

The much anticipated Kali Linux 2.0 Offensive Security, one of the leading security researchers, penetration testers and hackers have released the …

Linux

OSX Tip: Add recently used application to your Dock

I recently came across a useful tip that I wanted to share by Peter Cohen, the managing editor at iMore. This tip has helped me cut down the number …

OS X

How was your favorite company rated?

It’s that time of year again The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) has released its annual report card, Showing how our favorite companies stack …

Privacy

SwipeToMeet: How much time can it save you

• <b>Company:</b>Meetin.gs• <b><br>Name:</b> SwipeToMeet• <b><br>Where:</b> Appstore /GooglePlay • <b><br>Price:</b> Free• <b><br>Website:</b> swipetomeet.com <br>About: <br>Whether it’s about business or just trying to …

App Store

Mr. Robot: A hacker show done right

<b>Mr. Robot (2015)</b> <b>Show | 60 min | Crime, Drama | USA | Sunday Nights</b><b>Follows a mysterious anarchist who recruits a young computer programmer (Malek) who</b> …

FirstLook: Sensei Wireless gaming mouse

• <b>Company:</b> SteelSeries• <b><br>Model:</b> Sensei Wireless• <b><br>Weight:</b> 1.6lbs• <b><br>Price:</b> $159.99• <b><br>Website:</b> www.steelseries.com <br>About:Steelseries is a cross platform peripheral …

Consumer Price Index

Mac Tip: Find your screen resolution, through a command line

OSX TerminalHow do you find a Screen Resolution from a Command Line in Mac OS XMost Mac users will jump right to there Displays system preference …

Tip: Remove bad SSH Key with an easy command

Ok, so most of us have run in the dreaded Remote host identification has changed warning before. Which in turn makes us dig through our known_host …

Linux

Virtualization: is there anything better out there?

It’s that time again,every once in a while there is a need to re-evaluate the current technology and workflow you are using.Last week we spent some …

Linux

FirstLook: Alfa Genius by RockJaw

• <b>Company:</b> Rock Jaw• <b><br>Model:</b> Alfa Genus• <b><br>Length:</b> 1.2m• <b><br>Weight:</b> .5oz • <b><br>Color:</b> Ebony and Aluminium• <b><br>Price:</b> $29.95• <b><br>Website:</b> rockjawaudio.com <br>Company:RockJaw is a …

Update Java the safe way on OSX

We all know we shouldn’t click on links we don’t know, especially with so many phishing scams out there. Flash and Java updates have become one of …

Mac 101: Startup options

Prevent automatic login <br>DISABLE LOGIN ITEMS AND FINDER WINDOWS FROM STARTUP: <br>Select a startup disk <br>Start up from a CD or DVD <br>Eject removable discs …

Request: Save your voicemails

Have you ever had a special voicemail on your phone, One that has moved from phone to phone with you? Wouldn’t it be nice to have that memory on your …

Voice Mail

Beware: New iOS Brute force device

Within the iPhone repair markets, there seems to be a new tool being used that we all should be aware of. This tool seems to Bruteforce locked iOS …

iPhone

Apple Watch: Will it endure the test of time and a rooted market

Apple Watch was announced this week during their spring forward event. I was really hoping Apple would have marketed this a bit differently, But …

Smartwatches