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Turns out, it’s not impossible to fool your smartphone’s fingerprint sensor

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 Turns out, it’s not impossible to fool you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 11th, 2017

Gloomhaven review: 2017’s biggest board game is astoundingly good

100+ hour campaign, a 20-pound box, and one seriously ambitious design. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our intrepid heroe.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 min. ago

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

 This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to crea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News54 min. ago

How the Amazon Echo Look improves privacy

Look! A new Amazon Echo!The Amazon Echo Look is like the original Echo, plus a camera.The $200 device delivers the Alexa virtual assistant. But the camera is optimized for helping you choose clothing to look your best when you get dressed.The Echo.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Headline trauma: Making excuses for Microsoft

Anytime Microsoft has a bad quarter it’s a great time to practice your creative writing skills.Writing for the very nice people and day trading aficionados and charming contrarians and alien face-huggers at Business Insider, Matt Weinberger has.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Smartphone ‘Orders’ body to treat diabetes

Scientists have used a smartphone to control the activity of the living cells inside and animal......»»

Category: topSource:  dailytechRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms

sciencehabit quotes a report from Science Magazine: Your wireless router may be giving you away in a manner you never dreamed of. For the first time, physicists have used radio waves from a Wi-Fi transmitter to encode a 3D image of a real object in a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

The Week in Apple News and Rumors: Today at Apple, iPhone 8 rumors, ‘Carpool Karaoke’ delayed, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending Apr. 28, 2017Image by ApplePlenty of important news and juicy rumors from the past week. Check out the Apple-related headlines in this week’s slideshow. Just click on the link to get more information.To read this.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News3 hr. 18 min. ago

Car Dogs" have their day on screen

A new feature film about a day in the life of a car dealership resonated with some store employees who could identify with the long hours, the hypercompetitive atmosphere and the sense of camaraderie among stressed-out salespeople......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 46 min. ago

Crunch Report | Elon Musk’s Tunnel Vision Gets Rendered

Elon Musk shows off a video about his tunnel boring company, The Boring Company, a self-driving Apple test vehicle is spotted in the wild and Cloudera and Carvana each price their IPO at $15; one does well, the other not so much. All this on Crunch R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Tesla must complete brake fix to regain top safety rating, Consumer Reports says

Tesla needs to complete fixing its Model S sedan emergency braking system to regain Consumer Reports' top safety rating, the magazine said on Friday, noting that a recent update by the luxury electric car maker was not enough......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Why are lenses so expensive? Watch this Swedish inventor design his own Pretzeval

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Why are lenses so ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Weekly Rewind: Go karts on the high seas, security bots, and NASA probes

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this week. The pos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 46 min. ago

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

 Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Betts Recruiting will join the self-descri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 10 min. ago

Irritated by Whiteheads on Your Face? Here Are Some Quick And Easy Ways To Help!

Irritated by Whiteheads on Your Face? Here Are Some Quick And Easy Ways To Help!.....»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

Greats is Making Your Next Favorite Shoes, Starting at $49

Greats is a the first direct to consumer sneaker brand born in Brooklyn, and their quality, courageous color choices, competitive pricing, and wide range of styles should put them on your shoe shopping shortlist. I checked out the Hirsch in Dune and.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Watch hunks of metal and glass become a camera lens in incredible DIY video

Think lenses are expensive? Watch how meticulous the process is as this inventor crafts his own Pretzeval, basically from scratch. He even cuts and shapes the glass himself and turns a big piece of metal into the barrel. The post Watch hunks of metal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Get your Sagan on with these 38 awe-inspiring photos of the final frontier

Few things instill a sense of wonder quite like the final frontier. These 38 photographs show the beauty of Earth, our solar system, and far corners of the universe -- just in case you need to bring out your inner Carl Sagan. The post Get your Sagan.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Here’s an explanation on MHL and how it works with your TV

There are more ways to mirror your smartphone or tablet on your TV than you might think. Check out our rundown of MHL for everything you need to know about the wired protocol and its convenient features that can take your phone or tablet up a notch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 38 min. ago

Yik Yak is finally relegated to the dustbin of Internet history

Founders not totally closing up shop, will “start tinkering around” for a while. Enlarge / Tyler Droll, CEO of Yik Yak (L) and Brooks Buffington, COO, of Yik Yak, won the Fastest Rising Startup award at the TechCrunch 8th Annual Crunchies Aw.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glossy Prints

Everyone at my hackerspace kept asking what filament I'd used for a print I'd made with Silk Like, because it gives off a shiny lustrous texture that turns heads. Read more on MAKE The post Filament Friday: “Silk Like” Filament Gives Glos.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News14 hr. 18 min. ago