New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets

The three-way struggle between criminal hackers, law enforcement and privacy-centric tech companies is constantly evolving. The device will be available to law enforcement agencies “on-premise”, meaning they will be able to operate the machine themselves and get the results independently of Cellebrite. The tool promises “access to 3rd party app data, chat conversations, downloaded emails and email attachments, deleted content and more”. While it’s unclear which global law departments will make u

By | 2019-06-17T07:32:57+00:00 June 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

USB standards body says faster ‘USB4’ devices are headed to PCs in 2020

It's become a bit of a confusing mess with the introduction of the USB 3.2 specification, which doubles the bandwidth over USB 3.1 by allowing for up to two lanes of 10Gbps operation, for 20Gbps total. USB-IF wants manufacturers to use the following marketing terms:USB 3.2 Gen 1: SuperSpeed USBUSB 3.2 Gen 2: SuperSpeed USB 10GbpsUSB 3.2 Gen 2x2: SuperSpeed 20GbpsOn top of all that, this is not the first time that USB names have changed. USB 3.2 Gen 1 used to be called USB 3.1 Gen 1, and prior to

By | 2019-06-16T07:55:18+00:00 June 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Steam In-Home Streaming is now available outside the home

Steam In-Home Streaming, which lets you stream Steam games between devices that share a network, has "experimentally" been unshackled and is now available outside the home, too. Given the change, it's got a new name, Steam Remote Play, and you can try it out now. As long as both devices you're running Steam on have a good connection and are close to a Steam datacentre, you should be able to stream games between each other wherever they are. Valve is overhauling the Steam Library, with a public b

By | 2019-06-14T16:55:56+00:00 June 14th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to stream Love Island online: watch it now

Why stream Love Island online? But despite what it can be boiled down to, it's incredibly popular so you need to know how to watch Love Island, especially if you're in the US. And just to make sure those viewers are well catered for, we're here with this page to show you how to watch Love Island online - from wherever you are. How to watch Love Island from anywhere via a VPNAn effective method to stream the program that may not be on your current radar is the use of VPNs . These enable you to wa

By | 2019-06-14T16:43:16+00:00 June 14th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bluetooth device suddenly not working with Windows 10? This might be why

But, not all Bluetooth devices are created equal, and a new security update from Microsoft may break Bluetooth connection for some devices on Windows 10. The security update and Bluetooth changes will effect Machines running even Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 12, as discovered by Windows Latest . The Windows Bluetooth stack does not allow debug connection while it is not in the debug mode." If your device is not connecting because of this error, you can either try to update the Bluetooth device

By | 2019-06-13T23:32:35+00:00 June 13th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

512 GB microSD cards are down to their lowest price yet in an Amazon deal of the day

Storage devices just keep getting cheaper. In today’s Amazon deal of the day, a 512 GB microSD card from PNY is on sale for $80.99. There’s also a PNY Pro Elite 512 GB micro SD card, which is a bit faster and can record 4K video, on sale for $89.99. 512 GB will hold a lot of games; I’m only just beginning to reach capacity on the 256 GB card I put in my Switch over a year ago. The Amazon deal of the day discounts some other PNY storage devices as well, including flash drives, SSDs, and standard

By | 2019-06-12T17:00:00+00:00 June 12th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This is what life after iTunes looks like in macOS Catalina

Apple has officially killed iTunes in macOS 10.15 Catalina, and the company has now revealed more details about the apps that will replace it. According to Apple, all the music you’ve bought or imported will appear in the new Apple Music app, and any playlists you’ve carefully curated will also be imported. The iTunes Store doesn’t seem to be going anywhere either, and will still sell music on iOS, Mac, PC and Apple TV devices. In macOS Catalina, the iTunes Store can be accessed through the Side

By | 2019-06-06T11:43:46+00:00 June 6th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting

Given the cost of Apple products these days, it's no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. Check out the best iPhone of 2019Or the best iPads you can buy todayWhat to expect from the WWDC 2019 Apple developer's conferenceAs reported by Patently Apple, the US Patent and Trademark Office has now published a patent filed by Apple on January 31, outlining the anti-shoplifting technology. It uses a host of security measures to leave Apple devices use

By | 2019-05-31T23:33:52+00:00 May 31st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How 5G could make your home smarter

Particularly in the case of the smart home, 5G technology has the potential to revolutionize. That is, if you buy into the hype and speculation that's already rampant while we wait for 5G devices to launch. Everything you need to knowImage credit: ShutterstockFaster and more efficient smart devicesIt's important to know that 5G isn't just faster. A 5G connection means a theoretical response rate of 1 or 2ms compared to a home broadband connection of 10-20ms (at best). Image credit: ShutterstockR

By | 2019-05-31T23:32:18+00:00 May 31st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Microsoft details ‘Modern OS,’ its vision for a future operating system

Microsoft is also sharing its vision for the future in a blog post that highlights the path forward for the future of Windows 10 – or another operating system (OS) entirely. Microsoft noted many features that would need to be central to what it calls "Modern OS." With artificial intelligence (AI) backing these cloud-connected experiences, Microsoft believes the Modern OS would help users get things done and keep organized. A mouse and keyboard would be less important in the Modern OS, as it woul

By | 2019-05-29T23:33:56+00:00 May 29th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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