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myIDkey biometric password flash drive hits Kickstarter

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Is it possible to remember all of one's passwords without the aid of a biometric Bluetooth flash drive? Possible, sure, but it's certainly getting harder and harder as the number of services we depend on continues to increase exponentially. Arkami has been floating its solution around for a bit,...
myIDkey biometric password flash drive hits Kickstarter
Offline: the mailbox revisited

Chinese hackers steal Indian Navy secrets with thumbdrive virus

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According to a report from The Indian Express, China-based hackers broke into the computer systems of India's Eastern Naval Command... where India's first nuclear submarine is undergoing trials. Using a virus transmitted by USB thumb drives (which are banned from Indian Navy offices), the hackers were able to cache information...
Chinese hackers steal Indian Navy secrets with thumbdrive virus

‘Premium’ HDMI Cables Are a Rip-Off

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The Rip: With analog cables, the signal degrades, with digital cables such as HDMI, it either works or it doesn’t. The signal doesn’t degrade any more than your JPEGs degrade when you put them on a thumb drive.  ★ ...
‘Premium’ HDMI Cables Are a Rip-Off
Week in tech: Hackers and hole-y chips

Digital Storm Bolt review: small package, small price, big performance

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Digital Storm's Bolt doesn't look as intimidating as those ginormous gaming PCs that glow and take up a third of your desk, but don't let this machine's slender profile fool you. This little monster is brimming with powerful components and stands ready to crush any game that gets in...
Digital Storm Bolt review: small package, small price, big performance

Is the School Spying on Your Child?

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Is the School Spying on Your Child? is a post from Chris PirilloAccording to a new lawsuit filed recently, the Lower Merion School District issued laptops to students, and then used the built-in webcams to spy on them. The school allegedly spied on the kids not only during school hours,...
Is the School Spying on Your Child?

How to Create a Bootable Mac OS X Flash Drive

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A bootable Mac OS X thumb drive comes in handy when you need to troubleshoot OS issues for yourself, your family, or your friends. It's also extremely useful for keeping your basic setup consistent across multiple computers, if you find yourself switching hardware regularly; and I've had fun in the...
How to Create a Bootable Mac OS X Flash Drive

Thunderbolt speeds new Intel Intel thumb drive

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Intel is showing off what it called the 'world's fastest thumb drive' which uses Thunderbolt technology to provide breakthrough data transfer speeds compared to flash drives that plug into USB ports....
Thunderbolt speeds new Intel Intel thumb drive

iRadio Announcement at WWDC Looking Likely After Sony Signs On

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AllThingsD briefly reports that Sony Music has agreed to a deal to bring its content to Apple's rumored streaming radio service, informally dubbed "iRadio". The development comes following word that Apple was pushing hard to complete deals in time for an announcement at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote next...
iRadio Announcement at WWDC Looking Likely After Sony Signs On

How-to build a Hackintosh with Mac Pro specs for $1,148

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We’ve told you about our affection for Hackintoshs before. With the recent Mac Pro spec refresh disappointing many and not taking advantage of modern technology such as Thunderbolt, USB3, SATA3 or just about anything less than three years old, maybe it’s time to consider building one for yourself. Lifehacker’s Adam Dachis compiled a...
How-to build a Hackintosh with Mac Pro specs for $1,148
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #4: Windows To Go

This Tiny PC Runs Linux and Android 4.0--and Costs Just $74

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The miniature, inexpensive computer resembles a thumb drive in shape and size....
This Tiny PC Runs Linux and Android 4.0--and Costs Just $74

'BYOD' Is The Bane Of Corporate Information Security

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All it takes is one employee stuffing his daughter's thumb drive into a company computer and suddenly a 'Hello Kitty' animation has taken over every computer screen in the office. It's malware. In an hour, China has siphoned all relevant proprietary information. In a week, their factories are pumping out...
'BYOD' Is The Bane Of Corporate Information Security
The MiFi just shrunk to the size of a thumb and got a microSD card NAS

Intel shows 'world's fastest thumb drive'

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Intel is showing off what it called the "world's fastest thumb drive," which uses Thunderbolt technology to provide breakthrough data transfer speeds compared to flash drives that plug into USB ports. At the Computex trade show in Taipei, Intel showed a key-shaped prototype 128GB thumb drive that plugged directly...
Intel shows 'world's fastest thumb drive'
Is Dell looking to kill PCs with "Project Ophelia"?

Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

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Bloomberg reports that Apple will for the first time begin accepting trade-ins on iPhones in its retail stores, encouraging users to upgrade to the latest models and seeking to boost sales. Apple will be partnering with recycling firm Brightstar to offer the program.Used iPhones collected in the U.S. will only...
Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program
Dell Kills Its Public Cloud, Continues To Flail In Post-PC Era

The Complete Guide to Saving Your Windows System with a Thumb Drive [System Recovery]

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The Complete Guide to Saving Your Windows System with a Thumb Drive [System Recovery]
Finally, a Lumia-like device unbound by Windows Phone

‘Olympic Games’ Sounds Like the Manhattan Project of Cyber Warfare

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Obama in the Situation Room. (flickr.com/anhonorablegerman) Gather 'round, readers, it's Friday and that means it's time for a cyberwar spy thriller, courtesy of the New York Times. The paper of record has an excerpt of a new book that offers a thorough history of the top-secret origins of the Stuxnet worm, and...
‘Olympic Games’ Sounds Like the Manhattan Project of Cyber Warfare

Is it worth backing up to the cloud?

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RL Symonds wants his PC backed up online, but if his hard drive crashes, how would he get his data back?I have been looking at some cloud backup solutions, and for the time being I am using Memopal. Although they all give detailed descriptions of how you back up, none...
Is it worth backing up to the cloud?

Bump turns your phone into your universal thumb drive

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The latest version of the hit app makes it possible to quickly and easily move any kind of file between an iPhone or Android phone and any computer -- or vice versa. [Read more]...
Bump turns your phone into your universal thumb drive

Move your bookmarks easily between computers

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It's a simple problem, but that doesn't stop it from bedeviling some computer users: What do you do if you buy a new computer and want to easily move all your old bookmarks over to the new one? In this video how-to, we'll show you two ways to export...
Move your bookmarks easily between computers
$299.99 Parrot AR Drone 2.0 quadrocopter up for pre-order today

Roommate’s Tip Led Cops to iPhone Finder

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Shared by louisgray My guess is that the two roommates may have issues now. Also interesting - the woman thought Apple could sniff her IP address after the iPhone finder plugged the device into her laptop... Police closed in on the man who who found and sold a prototype 4G...
Roommate’s Tip Led Cops to iPhone Finder

"It's a romance novel name."

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"It's a romance novel name.": Great profile of Reed Hastings by Ashlee Vance for Bloomberg Businessweek. Three standouts: The master copies of all the shows and movies available to Netflix take up 3.14 petabytes of storage space. (In comparison, Facebook uses about 1.5 petabytes to store about 10 billion photos.)...
"It's a romance novel name."

The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29

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For half a decade The Pirate Bay has been the leading BitTorrent site, but soon its users will no longer be able to download .torrent files. The first step in this direction will be taken on February 29, the Pirate Bay announced today. Instead of deleting all torrent files at...
The Pirate Bay Says Goodbye to (Most) Torrents on February 29

Criminal Nabbed By His Own Food Porn

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We've covered the trespasses of stupid criminals here before. Bank robbers who brag about their actions on YouTube, for instance. Or thieves on the lam uploading pictures containing their whereabouts to social media sites. It seems at times that these guys and gals are just trying to get caught. But...
Criminal Nabbed By His Own Food Porn
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