Category: News

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 […]

The ‘Agent Smith’ malware has infected 25 million Android devices Cyber-security firm Check Point has released new research that shows that malicious apps from a campaign called “Agent Smith” have been downloaded to 25 million Android devices. The apps were distributed through third-party app stores by a Chinese group with a legitimate business that helps […]

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. […]

Privacy and performance arrive with Firefox 67   Firefox 67 has hit the scene with some fantastic new features and a focus on performance and privacy. In terms of performance, Mozilla states that Instagram, Amazon, and Google searches now execute between 40% and 80% faster. That’s because they have set the browser to deprioritize least […]

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 […]

Windows 10 has FIDO2 certification for Windows Hello Yogesh Mehta, Microsoft’s Group Manager leading the Crypto, Identity & Authentication PM team in the Azure Core OS organization made an announcement confirming that, with the release of the forthcoming Windows 10 May update, Windows Hello will become a fully FIDO2 certified authenticator. The FIDO (Fast Identity […]

Oversupply is leading to a drop in PC component prices   TrendForce recently released research stating that the price-per-GB on 512GB SSDs is estimated to fall below $0.1 US, which means it will hit its lowest price on record. The reason for the low prices is due to oversupply. As the NAND flash industry this […]

Microsoft has begun rolling out an option for controlling feature updates   Microsoft has finally begun to implement a new option for controlling feature updates that could bring an end to surprise Windows 10 updates. This new ‘Download and install now’ feature should help Windows 10 users avoid accepting a feature update unintentionally. Typically, a […]

PCs that use USB storage or SD cards may have disrupted Windows update   Users that are using USB storage devices and/or SD cards will need to remove them prior to the May 2019 Windows 10 update, as Microsoft has stated that they’ll block the update from running on devices with those elements connected. Microsoft […]