Category: Hardware

Modems and Phones with 5G can’t handle the heat 5G is fantastic, but has a limiting factor that affects where the technology can be deployed. Those limiting factors include walls, windows, people, water, or even water vapor in the atmosphere. Well, new reports have shown that 5G has another even more problematic limiting factor: heat. […]

Samsung is relaunching their new foldable cellphone in September The Galaxy Fold is set to take the stage again in September. Following Samsung’s embarrassing foldable cellphone issues in April, their redesign works to improve not just design, but also function. In Samsung’s released statement they reassured users that they have “taken the time to fully […]

Only Android is safe from user identifying Bluetooth exploit Thanks to a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol, users may be exposed to tracking and their ID could be leaked. Any modern devices, with the exception of Android, that sport Bluetooth connectivity could be impacted. The vulnerability can be used to spy on users even […]

The Morpheus chip shows promise in thwarting hackers by constantly changing its code A new microchip is currently being tested that changes its code in order to thwart the efforts of hackers. The Morpheus chip repeatedly randomizes key parts of its software so that attackers face a constantly changing target. The project is funded by […]

Intel software and data center SSDs affected by security flaw Two serious security flaws were recently discovered in Intel software and SSDs for data centers. The first is a flaw in Intel’s software. The flaw can be found in the processor diagnostic tool and it’s considered a high-severity vulnerability. Intel’s security advisory states that the […]

Thousands of 2015 15” MacBook Pros have been recalled due to batteries overheating   Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program for older generation 15-inc MacBook Pro units with Retina Displaying due to a fire safety risk. The unit’s battery may overheat and catch on fire. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 […]

Network attached storage devices are being targeted by cybercriminals   Network attached storage (NAS) devices often store critical data and backups. Some NAS drives are also exposed to the open internet, and cybercriminals have taken notice. A new form of file-locking malware emerged in June that has been named eCh0raix after a string of code. […]

Logitech wireless USB dongles vulnerable to cyber attack   A large range of Logitech wireless input devices are vulnerable to attack and can pose a significant security risk. With this hack, not only can attackers eavesdrop on keystrokes, but they can also infect the host system. Security expert Marcus Mengs investigated the wireless connections of […]

Nvidia unveils laptops with 7x the Performance of MacBook Pro Nvidia has unveiled their new RTX Studio that allows for desktop-style performance on laptops. The laptops are targeted toward independent artists with influence in social media, digital advertising, and 3D development. Nvidia has stated that these laptops have the ability to deliver up to 7 […]

NVIDIA issued an important security patch NVIDIA has issued a security update that fixes three high- and medium-severity security issues in the NVIDIA GPU Display Driver that can cause a number of problems with code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, or information disclosure on vulnerable Windows machines. If hackers were to exploit the […]