Chromium based browsers slowed down by Windows 10’s latest Security update

Microsoft's latest security update is causing major headaches for users of chromium based browsers. The update, deigned to improve security, has slowed chromium based browsers such as Chrome and Vivaldi, to a halt. Developers from Vivaldi noticed the issue while running performance test suites designed to ensure optimum performance and battery life. "We immediately noticed [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

Samsung Galaxy Fold – the folding future seems fragile

Reviews are out! The Hype is real! The future is here, they said! But not even one week since review units of Samsung's future shaping flagship, were posted, faith in the future was utterly crushed. The reports flooded in. Samsung Galaxy Fold's were unexpectedly breaking. At least two, The Verge and CNBC's Devices - of [...]

April 24th, 2019|

Huawei Mate X – Samsung’s Galaxy fold already has some competition

It's only been out for a week, but already we have a competitor that is thinner, has a bigger screen, and folds flatter. Say hello to Huawei's Mate X. The Mate X has an 8 inch wrap around display that, when folded, is just 11mm thick. Its packing the Huawei's latest in house designed processor, [...]

March 7th, 2019|

USB 4 – Thunderbolt and USB will converge

While specifications won’t be finalized until later this year, USB 4 should support speeds of 40 Gbps. The USB-IF is using Thunderbolt 3 as the foundation for USB 4. Intel originally developed the Thunderbolt interface with Apple back in 2011. It was supposed to be a faster and more versatile interface that supports multiple protocols. [...]

March 5th, 2019|

Facebook won’t let you opt out of its phone number ‘look up’ setting

Users are complaining that the phone number Facebook hassled them to use to secure their account with two-factor authentication has also been associated with their user profile — which anyone can use to “look up” their profile. Worse, there is no option to opt-out. But even if users haven’t set up two-factor, there are well [...]

March 5th, 2019|

Mayhem – Next gen security vulnerability detection

A white hat hacker is an ethical computer hacker who searches for security vulnerabilities. Their job plays a vital role in protecting your data from cyber-criminals, protecting your Bank information from their view. But soon these so called white hat hackers may be out of a job themselves. Called Mayhem, the machine is a water-cooled [...]

February 19th, 2019|

Apple is disabling Safari’s Do Not Track feature

Why disabling Safari’s Do Not Track feature is the right thing to do Apple introduced support for Do Not Track (DNT) in iOS 7 but removed the feature in Safari 12.1. The problem with DNT is that the signal it sends to websites, analytics firms, plug-in makers, and ad networks is a voluntary request and [...]

February 10th, 2019|

AMD’s Last Gen Processors could cost the company millions

While AMD may be on an all time high with their Ryzen CPU's, almost making up for the years of little to no development. AMD may be facing a class action law suit for their previous generation processors. The claim encompasses both their Bulldozer and Pile-driver generations. According to the class action, AMD misrepresented the [...]

February 5th, 2019|