Category: Technology News

Western Digital’s MAMR Technology Could Lead to 40TB Hard Drives

The capacity of solid state drives (SSDs) has been advancing steadily on traditional spinning hard drives over the last few years, and drive manufacturers haven’t been...

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Researcher: It’s Easy to Steal iOS Passwords, Just Ask for Them

Anyone who’s spent more than a few minutes using iOS has been prompted to input their iTunes password. This can ensure that no one but you has access to your important...

Microsoft’s Latest App Update Drives Negative Reviews in Windows Store

Microsoft was off to a good start with Windows 10 early on by offering free upgrades to anyone on older versions of the platform. It burned a lot of that goodwill with...

Most Gamers Hate Buying Loot Boxes, So Why Are Games Using Them?

Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increasing number of games locking desirable content behind the digital operant conditioning chambers known as “loot boxes.”...

Amazon’s All-New Kindle Oasis: Bigger, Waterproof, Less Expensive

In April 2016, Amazon unveiled its first-generation Kindle Oasis, a 6-inch device with a 300 PPI screen, the same E Ink display that makes reading a Kindle more like...

Apple May Drop Touch ID in the Next iPhone

Apple was the first smartphone maker to integrate high-quality fingerprint sensors into its phones, but it may also be the first to stop using fingerprint sensors....

Self-Driving Cars Face an Unexpected Problem: Fuel Economy

For years, companies like Google and Tesla have made big promises about the future of self-driving cars. We’re told these vehicles will deliver significant advantages...

Pirate Bay Now Mines Cryptocurrency in Your Browser Without Consent

A few weeks ago, The Pirate Bay was in the news for its test-drive of a new revenue model–cryptocurrency mining in your browser. At the time, the site only implemented...

The Equifax Hack Included Almost 11 Million Driver’s Licenses

The Equifax hack exposed critical personally identifying information on more than 145 million American adults. That’s not all adults by any means, but it’s well over...