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Government Falls for Phishing Scam, Transfers $2.6 Million to Fake Account

Government Falls for Phishing Scam, Transfers $2.6 Million to Fake Account

February 14, 2020 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Phishing scams are nothing new, so you’d normally expect fewer people to fall for these, especially if they work for a government organization. And yet, somehow the Puerto Rico government ended up transferring no less than $2.6 million to a fake account after someone was tricked into believing a bankRead More

This Is Likely the World’s First-Ever “Smart” Phone with a Rotary Dial

This Is Likely the World’s First-Ever “Smart” Phone with a Rotary Dial

February 14, 2020 at 8:44 am 0 comments

Fitting a larger screen in a smaller body has become a priority for the majority of phone makers out there, and most of their efforts are supposed to help increase the available screen estate, improve cameras, and boost performance. On the other hand, feature phones, which many people also referRead More

This Smart Diaper Uses RFID to Alert Parents When Babies Must Be Changed

This Smart Diaper Uses RFID to Alert Parents When Babies Must Be Changed

February 14, 2020 at 7:51 am 0 comments

If you’re a parent, you certainly know how important it is to change a wet diaper at the right time. If you’re not a parent, then don’t worry because it won’t be long until you’ll have to do it too. But if you’re lucky enough, this system developed by MITRead More

Windows 10X Now Flashed on Microsoft’s Surface Go

Windows 10X Now Flashed on Microsoft’s Surface Go

February 14, 2020 at 7:28 am 0 comments

After Windows 10X ended up running on a MacBook, here’s the operating system flashed on Microsoft’s smallest and most affordable Surface model. The Surface Go, which in essence is a super-portable Surface model that’s just the perfect choice for basic activities, runs Windows 10 Home in S Mode, meaning thatRead More

Clever Android Virus Keeps Coming Back Even After a Full Reset

Clever Android Virus Keeps Coming Back Even After a Full Reset

February 14, 2020 at 7:17 am 0 comments

xHelper is an Android malware infection that has been around for a while, with security vendor Malwarebytes first detecting it in May 2019. Since then, the majority of Android security apps added xHelper detection, which means that most devices should already be protected against this form of malware. But asRead More

The Biggest Change in Android 11 Isn’t a New Feature

The Biggest Change in Android 11 Isn’t a New Feature

February 14, 2020 at 5:34 am 0 comments

Google is obviously expected to take the wraps off the next version of Android later this year, and as it turns out, we’re closer to the debut of the preview program than we think. The Mountain View-based search giant has recently dropped a hint that the very first developer previewRead More

This Is the Official Ringtone of Microsoft’s First-Ever Android Phone

This Is the Official Ringtone of Microsoft’s First-Ever Android Phone

February 14, 2020 at 5:07 am 0 comments

Surface Duo is Microsoft’s ambitious device supposed to bring the company back to the mobile world, but unsurprisingly, it’s not just a phone, but a dual-screen model that can double as a computer. Announced in October 2019, Surface Duo is projected to go live in the holiday season later thisRead More

Valve Reveals Half-Life: Alyx’s Release Date

Valve Reveals Half-Life: Alyx’s Release Date

February 14, 2020 at 4:53 am 0 comments

Valve revived the Half-Life series, but the next game will not be launched on a mainstream platform. Half-Life: Alyx was revealed last year as a VR game compatible with the following headsets: Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Oculus Quest, and Windows Mixed Reality. Unfortunately, those who don’t own oneRead More

Story-Driven Open-World Cloudpunk Is Coming to Consoles in 2020

Story-Driven Open-World Cloudpunk Is Coming to Consoles in 2020

February 13, 2020 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

Cloudpunk is an open-world, story-driven game previously announced for PC. If you like games like Firewatch and Kentucky Route Zero, but with a cyberpunk twist, you’ll be happy to know that publisher Merge Games and developer ION LANDS will release Cloudpunk on consoles as well. While we don’t have aRead More

How to Adjust the Windows 10 Volume from the Command Line

How to Adjust the Windows 10 Volume from the Command Line

February 13, 2020 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

Adjusting the volume level in Windows 10 comes down to just a couple of clicks, and needless to say, you can also do the same thing if you’re already using a multimedia keyboard with dedicated volume keys. But what if you want to do the whole magic from the commandRead More

iPhone Optimized Battery Charging and the Time Left Until a Full Charge

iPhone Optimized Battery Charging and the Time Left Until a Full Charge

February 13, 2020 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

One of the new features in iOS 13 is called “Optimized Battery Charging,” and its purpose is exactly the one that’s suggested by its name. With this option activated, the iPhone battery charging should become a more balanced process that’s specifically supposed to protect the battery and improve its life.Read More

Three Windows 10X Features We Need in Windows 10

Three Windows 10X Features We Need in Windows 10

February 13, 2020 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

Windows 10X isn’t only an operating system that’s supposed to power a new category of devices, but also the platform responsible for introducing a series of changes to the modern Windows experienced pioneered by Windows 10. Given it’s supposed to be used on dual-screen and foldable PCs, Windows 10X comesRead More

I Just Tried Windows 10X And Everything Makes Sense Now

I Just Tried Windows 10X And Everything Makes Sense Now

February 13, 2020 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Back in October 2019 when Microsoft announced Windows 10X, many believed this would become just another failed operating system, pretty much like Windows RT. Supposed to power Microsoft’s push for dual-screen and foldable devices, Windows 10X is still based on the core Windows 10 experience, so it really shouldn’t takeRead More

What Are Firefox Containers and Why Every Browser Needs Them

What Are Firefox Containers and Why Every Browser Needs Them

February 13, 2020 at 9:42 am 0 comments

Browser makers are working hard to build new privacy features that would protect users when surfing the web, and up to this point, Mozilla seems to be one of the innovators when it comes to such capabilities bundled with browsers. Mozilla has launched a so-called Multi-Account Containers add-on that technicallyRead More

Apple’s MacBook Running Microsoft’s Windows 10X Is a Match Made in Heaven

Apple’s MacBook Running Microsoft’s Windows 10X Is a Match Made in Heaven

February 13, 2020 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Windows 10X is a special Windows 10 version released by Microsoft that’s specifically supposed to power dual-screen and foldable devices, including the company’s very own Surface Neo. The emulator that the company released this week, however, allows the world to experiment with Windows 10X on all kinds of devices, evenRead More

Getting an iPhone 12 on Day One Could Be Mission Impossible Due to Coronavirus

Getting an iPhone 12 on Day One Could Be Mission Impossible Due to Coronavirus

February 13, 2020 at 8:48 am 0 comments

2020 is a big year for Apple’s iPhone, as the Cupertino-based tech giant is expected to introduce 5G support on at least one model (with some sources claiming that all versions would actually feature 5G), as well as a series of key improvements in other areas like performance and camera.Read More

Hack Allows Windows 7 to Continue Receiving Updates Despite End of Support

Hack Allows Windows 7 to Continue Receiving Updates Despite End of Support

February 13, 2020 at 8:08 am 0 comments

Windows 7 no longer receives security updates as of January 14, so technically, users whose devices are still running this operating system have no other option than to upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 to continue to receive patches. In theory, this is also the path that many WindowsRead More

Square Enix Announces New Co-Op RPG Shooter Outriders

Square Enix Announces New Co-Op RPG Shooter Outriders

February 13, 2020 at 7:45 am 0 comments

Japanese publisher Square Enix has just revealed its first game for the next-generation consoles: Outriders. The game will be launched on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and PC in holiday 2020, but PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will be released as well. Outriders is a co-op RPG shooter developedRead More

Nintendo Adds More Super NES and NES Games to Its Switch Online Library

Nintendo Adds More Super NES and NES Games to Its Switch Online Library

February 13, 2020 at 7:29 am 0 comments

Nintendo Switch Online, the service that gives subscribers access to online multiplayer, cloud saving, voice chat, as well as access to a library of NES and SNES games, is getting four new games this week, which have never been released in the US before. Pop’n TwinBee is a classic cute-’em-upRead More

Antivirus Maker Avast Under Investigation for Selling User Data to Tech Giants

Antivirus Maker Avast Under Investigation for Selling User Data to Tech Giants

February 13, 2020 at 7:13 am 0 comments

The data protection watchdog in the Czech Republic has started an investigation of antivirus company Avast after an in-depth analysis of its data collection practices revealed that the vendor was selling browsing history info of over 100 million users to tech giants. Avast’s clients included Google, Microsoft, and Home Depot,Read More

Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Now Available for Download

Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Now Available for Download

February 13, 2020 at 6:07 am 0 comments

Canonical has recently announced a new long-term support version of Ubuntu for desktop, server, and cloud, all running on Linux Kernel 5.3 Known as Bionic Beaver, Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS comes alongside all the other flavors that are based on this system, including Kubuntu and Xubuntu (you can find the fullRead More

Windows 2000 Boot Screen Gets a Modern Windows 10 Touch in New Concept

Windows 2000 Boot Screen Gets a Modern Windows 10 Touch in New Concept

February 13, 2020 at 5:37 am 0 comments

Windows 2000 is an operating system that’s no longer around, although there’s a good chance that some government departments and other organizations are still using it on their internal computers without Internet access. On the other hand, long-time Windows users still remember its pros and cons, and by the looksRead More

Windows 10 Update Brings New Graphics Options

Windows 10 Update Brings New Graphics Options

February 13, 2020 at 4:59 am 0 comments

The latest Windows 10 preview build shipped to insiders in the Fast ring includes new graphics controls in a dedicated Settings page. The new options are available at Settings > System > Display > Graphics settings and Microsoft says are specifically added to make choosing the GPU that a specificRead More

Conan Chop Chop Gets Delayed Again, Now Releases in Q2 2020

Conan Chop Chop Gets Delayed Again, Now Releases in Q2 2020

February 12, 2020 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

Developer Mighty Kingdom and publisher Funcom have just announced another delay for their quirky roguelite game Conan Chop Chop. We reported back in August that the game’s launch was postponed until Q1 2020 to add online multiplayer. However, it appears that Conan Chop Chop will miss the February 25 deadline.Read More

Capcom Reveals Resident Evil Resistance Maps, Adds Two New Masterminds

Capcom Reveals Resident Evil Resistance Maps, Adds Two New Masterminds

February 12, 2020 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

Not sure if fans can’t wait to get their hands on Capcom’s Resident Evil-themed multiplayer game more than they would like to play Resident Evil 3 Remake, but we have new information about Resident Evil Resistance, the 4 vs 1 asymmetrical survival horror game included with the upcoming remake. CapcomRead More

Wrath of the Righteous cRPG

Wrath of the Righteous cRPG

February 12, 2020 at 3:12 pm 0 comments

When Pathfinder: Kingmaker was released two years ago, the game was a complete mess. However, Owlcat Games, the Russian studio behind the computer RPG, promised to fix it in just a couple of months. Unlike other developers, they manage to turn Pathfinder: Kingmaker into one of the best cRPGs inRead More