Monthly Archives: January 2016

Pocket-Size Device Turns Smartphone into a High-Powered Microscope

Ever wonder what weird microorganisms are crawling around on your kitchen counter? Or, perhaps you’d like a close-up view of those dust bunnies in the corner of your room. Well, there’s a new pocket-size tool that could help you take

The latest in gadgets: Google, Lenovo to sell 3-D eyed phone

LAS VEGAS (AP) ” The latest developments surrounding the consumer-electronics show in Las Vegas known as CES (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Google and Lenovo said Thursday that they would begin selling a smartphone that can see in distances and

Lenovo K4 Note to Sport Dual Front Speakers, Says Company Ahead of Launch

  Lenovo is leaving no stone unturned for its upcoming K4 Note phablet. After giving us a good glimpse at what to expect in the K4 Note, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has teased one more feature of the handset ahead

11 gadgets that changed the world

It’s sometimes easy to take for granted (or completely forget) what an impact technology has made on all our lives, whether that’s having access to 30 million songs on the go or being able to get real banknotes out of

BoomStick makes your cheap Apple EarPods sound (almost) as good as Beats

We all have a bin full of disposable gadgets, stuff that seem valuable but we’ll never use again, like a wired computer mouse, a keyboard with missing keys, and a bunch of cords that hook up to who knows what.

Backspace Flaw Enables Linux Zero-Day Attack

Researchers last week revealed a zero-day flaw that lets attackers take over a Linux system by pressing the backspace key repeatedly. Pressing backspace 17 to 20 times will overwrite the highest byte of the return address of the grub_memset() function,

Zuckerberg Defends Downsized Internet for Developing World

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday defended his company’s downsized version of the Internet, called “Free Basics,” which is offered in developing nations around the world. “In every society, there are certain basic services that are so important for people’s