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Archive for / 'Computers'

June 9, 2014

Computers News Anthony Gonzales
Computer Fools Humans, Passes Turing Test For First Time

Computer Fools Humans, Passes Turing Test For First Time

  The realm of computer-to-human intellect just bridged a small gap recently! For the first time ever, a computer has successfully convinced people into thinking it’s an actual human in the iconic “Turing Test.”  

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April 26, 2014

Computers Jason Korwek
Identity Theft – Save Yourself

Identity Theft – Save Yourself

Identity theft has become a major growing problem all around the world. Every year, people are losing millions of dollars because of different scams. If you want to save yourself from identity theft then there are a few precautions you can take to minimize your chances of having your identity stolen. Here are some ways […]

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April 10, 2014

Computers News Software Andrew Reichenberg
OpenSSL Bug ‘Heartbleed’ Could’ve Leaked Private Data Online

OpenSSL Bug ‘Heartbleed’ Could’ve Leaked Private Data Online

  Millions of websites may have been leaking critically sensitive data for the past two years, thanks to a devastating flaw in the OpenSSL software many sites use to encrypt and transmit data. Security researchers say the bug, which affects software used by two out of every three web servers, made personal info vulnerable to […]

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February 2, 2014

Computers News Rachel Suggs
Bitcoin Virtual Currency Booms

Bitcoin Virtual Currency Booms

  You can’t see it or hold it but it’s almost as valuable now as an ounce of gold. The bitcoin or virtual currency has topped a $1,000 for the first time. Last year one unit was worth just $13 dollars Bitcoin, is on a roll as demand from China continues to climb. Bitcoin exchange, […]

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January 16, 2014

Computers Gadgets News Wireless Andrew Reichenberg
Endangered: 5 Gadgets Headed for Extinction

Endangered: 5 Gadgets Headed for Extinction

  Trendy tech companies showed off their latest cool concepts at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, there were also gadgets predicted to become obsolete in the coming years. Here is the technology of today that will be in the museums of tomorrow. 1. Blueray/DVD Players You can thanks Netflix, Hulu and Redbox for […]

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January 13, 2014

Computers Gadgets News Andrew Reichenberg
Kano Computer Kits Let Anyone Build and Explore a Computer

Kano Computer Kits Let Anyone Build and Explore a Computer

Kano’s build-it-yourself computer kits are designed to be easy to follow and understand, so anyone can build a computer and explore basic code. Kano has started a Kickstarter project to fund the DIY computer kits which provide both children and adults with the ability to lean about and build a computer. The Kano computer kit […]

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December 20, 2013

Computers Software Philip Anderson
Mac Cameras Can Record Without Indicator Lights

Mac Cameras Can Record Without Indicator Lights

Researchers have developed a workaround that enables recording through the cameras of older model Apple computers without activating indicator lights. This is a rather frightening realization considering its bring about the possibility of a person hacking into your computer remotely, turning on your Mac’s camera and recording to their hearts content without you even knowing. […]

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December 9, 2013

Computers News Anthony Gonzales
Up Close with a Bitcoin Mining Powerhouse

Up Close with a Bitcoin Mining Powerhouse

  Alex Lawn is in New York on a pitstop, arriving in from Sweden on his way to next week’s Inside Bitcoin conference in Las Vegas. He hasn’t slept much. The way he describes it, no one at KnCMiner does much sleeping these days, as the company races to become the driving force in the […]

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December 8, 2013

Computers Jason Korwek
Getting Tech Terminology Right:  Megabytes, Gigabytes and Terabytes

Getting Tech Terminology Right: Megabytes, Gigabytes and Terabytes

When it comes to technology, a lot of people will throw computer terminology around without really knowing what it means in an attempt to sound smarter. We all have friends, acquaintances, relatives and co-workers who do this; but when it comes down to it, they don’t have any idea what the words mean. Here is […]

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November 24, 2013

Computers Jason Korwek
Things to Know When Purchasing a Laptop

Things to Know When Purchasing a Laptop

Owing to the socially responsible global environment in current times, saving energy has become quite a significant concept. Many people have sought different ways to conserve energy and one of the best ways to ensure this is to purchase a laptop. Almost the entire commerce community has switched from desktop computers to laptops, and even […]

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