Weekend Open Forum: What tech do your kids have and how is it managed?

If you remember, I wrote an article back in September about parental controls for iOS. I focused on that (outside of the fact that it was iPhone tip week) because my daughter has an iPad. Apart from that, the only other tech my daughter has is a five.....»»

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Researchers warn of new botnet that could take down the internet

Security group Check Point Research claims to have discovered a rapidly growing and evolving botnet which they believe could eventually take down the internet. This botnet consists of millions of internet connected devices, better known as the Intern.....»»

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Razer targets broadcasters with Kiyo webcam, Seiren x microphone

Razer is gearing up for the holidays in a big way. In addition to refreshing its Blade Stealth laptop and external graphics dock, the company this week also announced a new gaming headset. On Friday, the accessory maker took the wraps off of new broa.....»»

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Apple slashes iPhone 8 production according to supply chain source

One of Apple's key supply chain sources in Taiwan has reported that the tech giant has cut orders for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus by about 50%. This drop will affect November and December orders. Following the announcement, Apple shares fell n.....»»

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New Total Commander adds support for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Total Commander is regarded by many as the best replacement for Windows Explorer. Its latest release, version 9.10, looks to further solidify that status with various improvements, support for the W10's Fall Creators Update and support for multip.....»»

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Stress tests show the Pixel 2 scratches easily and is overly fragile

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have only been out for one day and already, there are questions concerning durability......»»

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Google"s efforts to highlight non-secure websites is paying off

Online security is at the forefront of public conscious, and rightfully so. Given the sheer number of people that now use the Internet and the treasure trove of personal data that’s ripe for the picking, it’s no surprise that we’re.....»»

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Billboard in 2018 will give songs played on paid streaming services more weight, but why?

Charting the popularity of music used to be relatively straightforward as the only two metrics to consider were physical retail sales and radio airplay. These days, things aren’t nearly as clear-cut as listeners consume music across multiple pl.....»»

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Remap the Pixel 2 squeeze function with Button Mapper

Some would say the squeeze function on the HTC U11 and Pixel 2 are gimmicks. However, one could argue that being able to simply squeeze the phone to illicit some response or action could be quite useful. The U11 allows you to remap the squeeze functi.....»»

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Black Friday 2017 phone predictions: Samsung will be priced aggressively

If you're in the market for a new phone, it might be worth your while to hold off until Black Friday — especially if you're in the market for an Android phone. This is the guide for you, as we predict the best deals you might see on a n.....»»

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Sharp made a smaller version of the Essential Phone

Sharp isn’t exactly a household name in the smartphone industry but they are a significant player behind the scenes in the supply chain. The company also happens to make their own line of handsets under the Aquos brand, some of which can be rat.....»»

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Gabe Newell"s $5.5 billion net worth makes him one of the 100 richest people in the US

Programming skills, sound business acumen, and a little bit of luck can make you a lot of money in the tech industry. For Valve boss Gabe Newell, these attributes have made him not just rich, but filthy, stinking rich. According to Forbes’ most.....»»

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Razer introduces cross-platform Electra V2 headset

Aiming to please a wide variety of gamers with an affordable headset that simply works, Razer has come out with the Electra V2. Available in both analog and USB variants, the Electra V2 works on all gaming platforms including your phone......»»

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Denmark"s proposed anti-cheat law allows schools to examine students" laptop content, including search histories

Those of a certain age will probably remember a time when there were no laptops in schools. Today, these computers aid students in a multitude of ways, but they can also be used for dishonest purposes, such as cheating on exams......»»

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FIFA 18 vs PES 2018: Which is Better?

FIFA 18 is a good game of football with an absolutely incredible singleplayer mode. PES 2018 is a fantastic game of football wearing clearance rack kit. That's about the sum of it......»»

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Coda looks to replace Google docs and Excel as an all-in-one solution

“In a world full of applications, why do documents and spreadsheets seem to run everything?” That’s the question posed by Coda, a startup that’s spent the last three years secretly developing “a document so powerful you.....»»

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Stranger Things cast members hand deliver LG OLED TV to fan

Ordering a product and having it show up at your door can be a somewhat impersonal experience, but not for one unsuspecting LG customer who purchased an OLED TV. As part of a marketing campaign entitled 'Serious Watchers', prank director Jeff.....»»

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GFX pack boosts visuals in Zelda: Breath of the Wild"s "PC version"

Most people will tell you that the best reason to buy a Nintendo Switch is The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Back in April, some smart coders showed that the game could also be played on the PC, and in 4K resolutions, using an emulator. Now, a.....»»

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Blue Origin successfully tests their rocket engine for the first time

Jeff Bezos has been pumping money into his rocket company Blue Origin, but besides some media photos and mission plans, there hasn't been much to show for it. This week was the company's first real debut: a hot-fire test of their new BE-4 roc.....»»

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Nintendo adds wireless headphone support in Switch firmware 4.0.0

Nintendo quietly added wireless headphone support to the Switch with the 4.0.0 update. Its omission from the patch notes might indicate that the company is secretly developing a Switch branded set of cans......»»

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