Serious Android crypto key theft vulnerability affects 86% of devices
Researchers have warned of a vulnerability present on an estimated 86 percent of Android phones that may allow attackers to obtain highly sensitive credentials, including cryptographic keys for some banking services and virtual private networks, and PINs or patterns used to unlock vulnerable devices.
June 28, 2014 at 5:05PM
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Using the Oculus Rift to Find Your Next Car
Going to a car dealership is notoriously fraught with anxiety. How do you know if it’s what you want if you can’t see it with your own eyes? With this new tool for the Oculus Rift, that might not be a problem anymore.
June 28, 2014 at 2:56PM
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Aereo Says It’s Hitting Pause, But Not Going Away
Aereo doesn’t have a lot of options left in the wake of the Supreme Court’s unfavorable ruling this week, which basically declared its entire business model a form of content piracy.
June 28, 2014 at 1:25PM
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HDR Is Ruining Your Photos
High Dynamic Range photography represents the incredible feats that can be accomplished with digital imaging. But! HDR abuse is also responsible for some of the most horrendous displays of photographic over-indulgence. This must stop.
June 28, 2014 at 11:00AM
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The next thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt big time: its own culture
There’s a problem with Silicon Valley and the subcultures that imitate it. It’s a design bug woven into people’s identities and sense of self-worth. Influential and otherwise very smart people will deny till their last breath that it even exists. But I believe it does and should be fixed before it gets any worse.
June 28, 2014 at 9:00AM
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Erasing your home from Google Maps is way easier than you think
Here’s what you should be doing if you’d like your house to appear as a blurry blob.
June 28, 2014 at 2:57AM
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Why fashion collaborations aren’t working for wearable technology
Making technology truly wearable is not just a matter of dressing up a device. It will require vigorous innovation that wholly integrates form with function.
June 27, 2014 at 9:48PM
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What Happens When You Crack An Egg Underwater?
This was uploaded to Nokia’s channel. We think they’re either announcing a waterproof phone soon, or pivoting into the omelette business.
June 27, 2014 at 2:53PM
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What Your Cell Phone Can’t Tell the Police
Prosecutors, judges, and even defense attorneys often overestimate the precision of cell-phone location records.
June 27, 2014 at 2:37PM
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What Happened to the Facebook Phone? Not Very Much, It Seems
Facebook has long wanted to be a major part of how you use your smartphone. Now, it looks as if the company has all but abandoned one of its major strategies to do so.
June 27, 2014 at 2:37PM
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