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Archive for / 'Software'

May 18, 2014

Gadgets News Software Wireless Rachel Suggs
The Best Mobile Apps for Organizing Coupons

The Best Mobile Apps for Organizing Coupons

    The days of cutting coupons from the weekly mailer are over. New smartphone apps are making it easy to shop for deals, find local offers, and get refunds directly deposited into online accounts. Some of these apps are even adding a gaming quality to deal hunting, making the whole process less of a […]

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May 6, 2014

News Software Andrew Reichenberg
Vurb Helps You Get Things Done

Vurb Helps You Get Things Done

  Search is broken. Google steers you to right section of the library, but doesn’t answer your question or compile that answers with others to help you make a decision. Luckily, today Vurb is launching its reinvention of search results, in the form of a web and mobile contextual search engine. Vurb was featured at […]

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April 21, 2014

News Software Anthony Gonzales
Facebook Paper Got Its First Big Update Today, But Is Anyone Using It?

Facebook Paper Got Its First Big Update Today, But Is Anyone Using It?

  Here’s a shocker: Facebook’s first major update to Paper , its socially-augmented news-reading app , makes it more social. Specifically, the app’s 1.1 update now allows users to comment on posts using photos, added birthday and event notifications and tacked on an unread-message counter to help users keep track of Group activity. Facebook says […]

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April 17, 2014

Gadgets News Software Philip Anderson
Researcher Finds Flaw In Samsung Fingerprint Check

Researcher Finds Flaw In Samsung Fingerprint Check

  Remember back in September when a couple of researchers figured out how to bypass the iPhone 5S’ fingerprint lock with a fancy fake rubber finger ? Turns out, the fingerprint sensor on Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 falls victim to the very same trick. They didn’t even have to make a new mold. German researchers […]

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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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March 26, 2014

Gaming News Software Philip Anderson
Facebook Buys Oculus Rift Company for an Estimated $2 Billion

Facebook Buys Oculus Rift Company for an Estimated $2 Billion

  You probably visit Facebook daily to chat with friends, keep up with the news and catch up on cat videos, and thanks to the social giant’s latest acquisition, you may some day do it all in virtual reality. Virtual reality will be getting a boost in validity with a new major acquisition, which includes […]

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February 9, 2014

Gadgets Software Rachel Suggs
Seamless Home Automation With Ninja Sphere

Seamless Home Automation With Ninja Sphere

Ninja Sphere can automate a wide range of home tasks — heating, lighting, and tracking objects — and can send automation controls to a similarly wide range of devices, including smart watches.

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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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November 14, 2013

News Software Rachel Suggs
Google’s “Electronic Neck Tattoo”

Google’s “Electronic Neck Tattoo”

Guess what? If you thought Google Glass was crazy, then you won’t believe what Google wants you to do now! Google filed a patent for a wearable electronic skin tattoo. Will this idea revolutionize how we interact with technology?

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November 7, 2013

Gadgets Software Wireless Jason Korwek
Apps for Stress-Free Holiday Travel

Apps for Stress-Free Holiday Travel

Getting to grandma’s house should be easier than going over the river and through the woods. Now-a-days innovative mobile technology can help you find your way around when traveling during the busy holiday season. Believe it or not you can use your smartphone and a few handy apps to book the best deals and manage […]

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