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Reminder: Google Flips To HTTPS by Default Tomorrow - ExtremeTech

By on July 23, 2018 at 3:18 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Starting Tuesday, Google Chrome will …

IT security

How Liquid Electrical Tape Can Rescue Your Broken Phone Charger

Charger cables for cell phones usually last only a few years before the insulation starts fraying on the ends. Replacement cables cost $8 to $30, but …

Gear & Gadgets

NVIDIA AI scrubs noise and watermarks from digital images

NVIDIA researchers are back with yet another digital image technology that pushes the limits of traditional image manipulation. Unlike Adobe’s …

Apple's New Designs 'Confirmed'

In May my exclusive story confirmed Apple’s new iPhone line-up and one cancellation. Now, I can reveal the designs of the most exciting models and the radical move Apple will make…<p>Working in collaboration with popular accessories maker Ghostek, a partnership which previously saw me leak Samsung’s …

Mobile Technology

Triple-Lens Camera on 2019 iPhones Said to Enable 3D Sensing and Enhanced Zoom

Apple will launch at least one new iPhone model with a triple-lens rear camera in 2019, according to Taiwanese website <i>Economic Daily News</i>, citing a research note from Deutsche Securities analyst Jialin Lu.<p>Lu believes the triple-lens camera system will enable advanced 3D sensing via stereoscopic …

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Here comes a more precise version of CRISPR

The first company to go after human disease with a more precise genome-editing tool called base editing, Beam Therapeutics, launched today.<p><b>The</b> …

Hacker Kevin Mitnick shows how to bypass 2FA

A new exploit allows hackers to spoof two-factor authentication requests by sending a user to a fake login page and then stealing the username, password, and session cookie.<p>KnowBe4 Chief Hacking Officer Kevin Mitnick showed the hack in a public video. By convincing a victim to visit a …

Security

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Why Progressive Web Apps Will Replace Native Mobile Apps

The need for businesses to target customers on mobile devices is well-established at this point. The question is no longer <i>if</i> they should do it but <i>how</i>. A business that wants to appeal to mobile-based customers has three choices: build a responsive website, develop a native app or create a …

Apps

Samsung Unveils World's Largest 2.5-inch SSD With 30.72TB of Storage

Samsung has begun mass production of the world's largest capacity Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid state drive (SSD) – the PM1643. With 64-layer, …

App Store

Samsung's 30+ TB enterprise SSD rolls off the production line

Billed as the world's largest capacity Serial Attached SCSI SSD, the PM1643 has now entered mass production. Samsung has managed to cram 30.72 TB of …

Here are all 150+ new emoji coming in 2018

Emoji are about to get a lot more expressive — with more (and less) hair. Yeah, that's right. There's curly haired, red haired, and bald emoji …

Google gave the world powerful AI tools, and the world made porn with them

In 2015, Google announced it would release its internal tool for developing artificial intelligence algorithms, TensorFlow, a move that would change the tone of how AI research and development would be conducted around the world. The means to build technology that could have an impact as profound …

A new $99 toy drone has Intel and DJI flight technology

A Chinese startup called Ryze Tech is selling an affordable drone with technology from Intel and DJI. The $99 Tello is a tiny machine with a camera that can capture 360-degree video and stream live footage to a tablet, or to an unspecified selection of third-party VR headsets. It’s aimed at a young …

Drones

How To: How Hackers Use Hidden Data on Airline Boarding Passes to Hack Flights

Millions of travelers pass through airports each day without understanding how powerful and insecure a boarding pass can be. Anyone can scan the …

12 Amazon Shopping Tricks Everyone Should Know

You already know about all the secret perks that come with a Prime membership, but some of these lesser-known Amazon shopping tips can help save more …

Shopping

iOS 11.2.1 Has Been Jailbroken!

Security researchers at Alibaba's Pandora Labs have successfully jailbroken the iPhone X on iOS 11.2.1. The news comes following the group's …

This Extremely Common Drug Given to Alcoholics Also Kills Cancer Cells, and We Finally Know Why

Disulfiram (Antabuse) is a drug given to alcoholics to prevent them from drinking, but for decades doctors have noticed the medication appears to …

HDMI 2.1 is here with 10K and Dynamic HDR support

Back in January, the HDMI Forum unveiled its new specifications for the HDMI connector, called HDMI 2.1. Now, that HDMI specification is available to all vendors who have already adopted HDMI 2.0. It's backwards compatible with all previous HDMI specifications.<p>The focus of HDMI 2.1 is on higher …

Apple is 'Leaning Heavily' Towards Using Intel 5G Modems for Future Generation iPhones [Report]

Apple is 'leaning heavily' towards using Intel's 5G modems in future generation iPhones, according to Fast Company. Engineers at Apple have …

T-Mobile

2018 iPhones to Feature Faster Modems From Intel and Qualcomm [Report]

Apple is planning to equip its 2018 iPhones with faster modems from both Intel and Qualcomm, although Intel is expected to get a larger portion of …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft is Bringing VMware to Azure, VMware Is Not A Happy Camper

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that they would help support moving VMware workloads to Azure which includes migrating VMware-based …

Vmware

Fisker Patents Solid-State Battery Tech, Commercialization By 2023

<b>500 miles of charge in a single minute would change everything</b><p>Henrik Fisker has been raising eyebrows as of late. While his eponymous auto company …

How littleBits grew from side project to Star Wars

Like many of the most compelling startups, littleBits began life as a side-hustle — no expectations, no early push for venture capital. Just a bit of tinkering to pass the time. Ayah Bdeir was a recent MIT grad with a fellowship at New York City architecture design firm eyeBeam when the seeds of …

New algorithm helps turn low-resolution images into detailed photos, ‘CSI’-style

Anyone who has ever worked with image files knows that, unlike the fictional world of shows like <i>CSI</i>, there’s no easy way to take a low-resolution …

5 things critics hate about Apple’s iPhone X

Can the iPhone X prove to be the game-changer Apple wants—and needs—it to be?<p>That’s the question on everyone’s mind on Tuesday, as reviews start …

Intel’s new Optane SSDs are superfast and can even work as extra RAM

Intel’s new Optane SSDs are finally coming to regular PCs with the Optane SSD 900P. They’re superfast, with Intel claiming sequential read speeds up to 2,500 MB/s and sequential write speeds at up to 2,000 MB/s, via <i>ZDNet</i>.<p>If you haven’t been keeping up with all the latest and greatest in solid-state …

Please activate the anti-ransomware protection in your Windows 10 Fall Creators Update PC. Ta

Plus: Azure gets all Cray-crayA below-the-radar security feature in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, aka version 1709 released last week, can …

Malware

Serious flaw in WPA2 protocol lets attackers intercept passwords and much more

KRACK attack is especially bad news for Android and Linux users.<p>Researchers have disclosed a serious weakness in the WPA2 protocol that allows …