Research firm Canalys notes that tablets will make up nearly fifty percent of the PC market share in 2014. Samsung and Apple will lead the way, but their sales will lessen due to new competitors.
Major League Baseball and the National Football League have submitted a “Friend of the Court” Brief asking the Supreme Court to take up the Aereo TV web service case. Both MLB and the NFL have threatened to take their broadcasts off free TV if Aereo wins.
It turns out the recent major Adobe account breach not only affected Adobe account passwords, but also gave the hackers access to user’s email addresses and other information. Thus, the hackers had information necessary to access bank accounts, accounts on social media sites, including Facebook and even garage door openers.
Update – Facebook went so far as to lock down those users who used the same password for Facebook as they did for Adobe.
It is a problem that has plagued website maintainers for almost two decades: the webmaster updates a page on the website, but a visitor still sees the old version of the page showing in the browser window.
The problem is a web browser’s ability to remember pages it has visited. The first time it visits a page, the browser saves a copy of the page to its cache. On subsequent visits, in order to save time, disk space, and energy, the browser often simply shows to the cached version of the page.
Each browser has a tool users may employ to fix their cache problems. This article focuses on the quick methods for clearing your browser’s cache. Continue reading
Apple’s new iOS7 includes an “Activation Lock”. If a user has “Find My IPhone” activated on their device, it requires an Apple ID username and password to turn off “Find My IPhone”, before a person can reactivate or erase the iOS device.
“Activation Lock” makes it much more difficult for thieves to steal iPads or iPhones, which makes the NYPD very happy. NYPD has even posted flyers encouraging iPhone and iPad users to upgrade to iOS7.
With iOS 7.0 being available starting tomorrow, Wednesday September 18, now may be a good time to make sure you have backed up your iPhone/iPad. Here is a link to an article on CultofMac to show you how to either perform a manual backup or backup using iCloud (make sure you have turned iCloud on first in your settings on your iPhone/iPad).
Reblogged from Creative Minority Report
Imagine you are on a job interview and the world ends. How would you react?
You no longer need to imagine because these crazy people in Chile simulated it thanks to UltraHD tv.
I like how they roll below the equator.
Brendan O’ Connor, a University of Wisconsin Law Student, built a $57 Wi-Fi Spying tool using a Raspberry PI computer and Wi-Fi adapters. His results using the homemade built spying tool are astonishing and scary. O’Connor is also an IT security researcher having previously worked for DARPA, Verisign and Sun Microsystems. He is presenting his results at two IT security conferences in Las Vegas this year.
SanDisk has introduced a wireless drive that allows user to plug SD cards into the drive, which you can share with your iPad/iPhone/Droid device. It also can stream video up to five computers.