Researchers develop master fingerprints that can break into smartphones

A team of researchers at New York University and Michigan State University has developed a set of fake fingerprints that mimic real ones, and can break into phones with reasonable consistency. The post Researchers develop master fingerprints that can.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 11th, 2017

SSD Drives Vulnerable To Rowhammer-Like Attacks That Corrupt User Data

An anonymous reader writes: NAND flash memory chips, the building blocks of solid-state drives (SSDs), include what could be called "programming vulnerabilities" that can be exploited to alter stored data or shorten the SSD's lifespan. According to r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

Save more than $2,500 on this Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification

This Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification package normally retails for $2,595, but through this limited-time offer, you can get the entire package for only $20, giving you a 99 percent ($2,575) discount. The post Save more than.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

The best cases for the Kodak Ektra smartphone

The Kodak Ektra is one of the most unique smartphones around, making it a tough one to shop for. Lucky for you, we've put together a list to make finding adequate protection a little easier. The post The best cases for the Kodak Ektra smartphone appe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

Save 50 percent or more on these Amazon Warehouse closeout deals

Amazon Warehouse offers a lot of awesome bargains, but you can save even more money with these closeout deals that knock 50 percent or more off of brand-name tech like headphones, VR headsets, smartphones, and more. The post Save 50 percent or more o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

Wormable Code-Execution Bug Lurked In Samba For 7 Years

Long-time Slashdot reader williamyf was the first to share news of "a wormable bug [that] has remained undetected for seven years in Samba verions 3.5.0 onwards." Ars Technica reports: Researchers with security firm Rapid7...said they detected 110,00.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

We jumped feet first (and sockless) into Giesswein’s versatile Merino Runners

Constructed entirely of Merino wool (save the footbeds), Giesswein's Merino Runners are a comfortable and versatile pair of athletic shoes. We put them through their paces to see if they're worth the $105 price tag The post We jumped feet first (and.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 11 min. ago

Will You Be Highly Successful in the Future? These 8 Signs Can Foretell the Answer

Will You Be Highly Successful in the Future? These 8 Signs Can Foretell the Answer.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

How to Switch Modes on Your Chromebook

How to Switch Modes on Your Chromebook is a post by Kevin Purcell from Gotta Be Mobile. Advanced Chromebook users might want to take their experience to a higher level. They can try a more complicated setup using the advanced modes of the operatin.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

Ars tests out Amazon’s first pick-up grocery store in the world

Easy and painless, so long as you like Amazon's selection (and Prime-exclusive rules). Enlarge / Amazon's first public grocery store, now open in the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard. But you can't go inside. Pickup only. (credit: Sam Machkovech).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

Conan drops players into iconic fantasy battles—and their 1930s mindset

But are there enough brains behind the brawn? Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at—and let us know what you think......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 35 min. ago

Want to know your Uber passenger rating? Here’s how to check

If you use Uber frequently, you've probably given ratings to your drivers, but did you know they can also rate you? If you are curious what your rating is, here's how to find out, along with some tips for improving it. The post Want to know your Uber.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 43 min. ago

A fascinating graphic novel about the origins of Dungeons & Dragons

Rise of the Dungeon Master explores the people who changed storytelling with D&D. Almost 10 years ago, journalist David Kushner had a chance to interview Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, the two creators of Dungeons & Dragons, before they died.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Huawei Watch 2 Classic Review: Good watch but a missed opportunity for Wear 2.0

Barely three months into its official release, Android Wear 2.0 should still be enjoying its honeymoon period. But the truth is, it never really had one. Despite a high-profile launch and pent-up anticipation among Android enthusiasts, the roll-ou.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago

TechInsights Publishes Preliminary Analysis of 3D XPoint Memory

Now that the Intel Optane Memory M.2 SSDs are readily available on the open market, anyone with an electron microscope and the skills to use it can begin to probe the secrets of 3D XPoint memory that Intel and Micron have been keeping tightly under.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News12 hr. 35 min. ago

Get ready for the coming business travel crisis

While corporate IT departments are focusing on a new wave of data security threats, including WannaCry, an even bigger threat looms and nobody is addressing it.I'm talking about the rules around laptops, tablets and smartphones during business tra.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News14 hr. 3 min. ago

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Free Swift training, Apple’s rumored AI chip, AirPods firmware update, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending May 26, 2017Image by AppleIt’s the Memorial Day weekend, and we hope you’re enjoying time with your friends and family. If you’re taking a break to relax, you can check out the Apple-related headlines in this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News14 hr. 26 min. ago

Why People With Morning Routines Are More Productive (and How You Can Start Yours)

Why People With Morning Routines Are More Productive (and How You Can Start Yours).....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

MIT developed an algorithm that will make drones more agile at high speeds

Current autonomous drones struggle to fly quickly while managing to dodge obstacles. That is because their cameras can only process images up to a certain speed. A new algorithm from MIT may have the solution. The post MIT developed an algorithm that.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 19 min. ago

Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick settings change

Your Apple Watch can do more than track your fitness activities and sleep habits, assuming you know how to properly sync it with your Mac and enable the Auto Unlock feature. Here's how. The post Use your Apple Watch to unlock your Mac with a quick se.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 11 min. ago

UCF Research Could Bring "Drastically" Higher Resolution To Your Phone and TV

New submitter cinemetek quotes a report from University of Central Florida: Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a new color changing surface tunable through electrical voltage that could lead to three times the resolution.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News22 hr. 3 min. ago