Category : Digital Living

Ransomware attacks hit small businesses the hardest

If it seems like reports of ransomware attacks — malicious software that holds data hostage unless a ransom is paid to the person or organization behind it — are increasing, Malwarebytes agrees with you. The company released its Second Annual State of Ransomware…

No Comments / 2 View / August 17, 2017

Karma’s new hotspot gives users a cloak of invisibility

Personal hotspot hardware provider Karma has announced a new security-focused product, Karma Black. A specialized version of the company’s KarmaGO hotspot device, Karma Black will provide anonymous browsing (Tor), an integrated Virtual Private Network (VPN), blacklisting and ad-blocking. KarmaGO allows users to establish…

No Comments / 2 View / August 10, 2017

Bah, humbug — I’m a hashtag holiday grinch

I noticed something a bit strange as I was scrolling through my Twitter feed last weekend: I was being bombarded with unicorns. #BelieveinYOUnicorns was a top trending topic, and, after poking around, I found out I was late to the…

No Comments / 38 View / April 23, 2017

Female Marines group appeals to Sheryl Sandberg to fix Facebook’s revenge porn problem

With a letter straight to the top, a group of Marines is demanding that Facebook get a grip on the systemic harassment that plagues its female servicemembers. In March, Facebook became the epicenter of the Marines United scandal, which exposed a massive online…

No Comments / 40 View / April 10, 2017

Vote now to eliminate your favorite government agency!

For every bad idea, there’s a crowdsourcing campaign with a soapbox and a big-ass megaphone, ready to make it even worse. Interested? In case you missed it, it’s not too late to vote to shake up the executive branch— surely the…

No Comments / 28 View / April 8, 2017

This VR glove looks like the armoured hand of Sauron, but actually lets you “feel” virtual objects

VR hasn’t even come close to mastering its visual illusions yet – but already some corners of the industry are settings sights on our other senses. A company called VRgluv is developing a virtual reality glove that allows users to…

No Comments / 31 View / April 4, 2017

BEST CHINESE SMARTPHONES IN EYES OF FOREIGNERS : XIAOMI MI MIX WINS

A few days back we learned iPhone has lost position of the best-selling phone in China for the first time in 5 years. Now the most popular smartphone in the Middle Kingdom is the Oppo R9, which sold 17 million…

No Comments / 49 View / February 26, 2017

Malevolent Machines is an endless runner for shoot-em-up fans

Do you like your endless runners with a dose of run-and-gun action, a sprinkle of old world steampunk style, and a whole lot of pixel-art charm? If so, you’ll probably get a kick out of Malevolent Machines, a new auto-runner…

No Comments / 19 View / February 8, 2017

Twitter wants to make ‘abusive’ tweets disappear

Twitter has announced that it’s ramping up its efforts to stop online abuse by implementing new tools designed to banish trolls and make itself into a “safer place.” The microblogging company will introduce measures designed to stop repeat offender users from…

No Comments / 15 View / February 4, 2017

macOS hints at new MacBook Pros with Kaby Lake chips

Apple’s next-generation MacBook Pros with Intel Kaby Lake processors have been all but confirmed by references in the latest macOS beta release. Files point to a trio of new machines that are likely to make their debut in the coming…

No Comments / 10 View / February 2, 2017