F-Secure Acquires Jonathan Zdziarski's Mac Security App 'Little Flocker'

F-Secure Acquires Jonathan Zdziarski's Mac Security App 'Little Flocker' Cyber security company F-Secure has acquired Little Flocker, the behavioral analysis-based monitoring app for Macs, developed by iPhone forensics expert and security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski, who joined Apple last month. The Helsinki-based firm announced the news in a press release posted to its site, where it […]

Amazon Launches Fire TV Media Streamer With Alexa Remote in the U.K.

Amazon Launches Fire TV Media Streamer With Alexa Remote in the U.K. Amazon today announced it is launching its Fire TV media streamer stick in the United Kingdom, approximately six months after the device first launched in the U.S. The redesigned Fire TV stick, which costs £39.99, is the first of Amazon’s media streamers to […]

Australia Sues Apple For Bricking iPhones Repaired by Third Parties

Australia Sues Apple For Bricking iPhones Repaired by Third Parties Apple forbids consumers from taking their iPhones to third parties for repair, and sometimes even bricks phones as punishment. But Australia has said that’s not cool and is suing the tech behemoth. Or, to put it in Australian, “yeah nah mate, garn git fucked.” Read […]

Apple Signs Two-Year Deal With Samsung For 92 Million OLED iPhone Panels

Apple Signs Two-Year Deal With Samsung For 92 Million OLED iPhone Panels Apple has reportedly signed a two-year contract with Samsung for the supply up to 92 million curved OLED panels, as it attempts to ramp up capacity for this year’s release of its high-end “iPhone 8“. Earlier this week supply chain sources claimed Apple […]

Twitter Announces 'Lite' Mobile Web Service to Minimize Data Usage

Twitter Announces 'Lite' Mobile Web Service to Minimize Data Usage Twitter announced a faster version of its mobile service on Wednesday with the launch of “Twitter Lite”, a web-browser based experience that aims to mimic the social media app’s main features while minimizing data usage. Twitter Lite can be accessed on mobile browsers from mobile.twitter.com […]

Australian Consumer Regulator Sues Apple Over 'Error 53' iPhone Shutdowns

Australian Consumer Regulator Sues Apple Over 'Error 53' iPhone Shutdowns The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging that it violated Australian consumer law when a software update it issued last year bricked some users’ iPhones. The lawsuit relates to the infamous “error 53” message reported back in February […]

Hundreds of Icebergs Are Disrupting Shipping Lanes In the Atlantic

Hundreds of Icebergs Are Disrupting Shipping Lanes In the Atlantic The U.S. agency in charge of monitoring icebergs has warned shipping companies that an unusual amount of icebergs for this time of year are drifting into North Atlantic shipping lanes, disrupting a complex international system that affects numerous facets of life. Experts aren’t certain that […]

A 'Lost' Neptune-Like Planet Has Finally Been Found

A 'Lost' Neptune-Like Planet Has Finally Been Found It’s gotta be hard to be an exoplanet these days, living in the shadow of the everyone’s new favorite system, TRAPPIST-1. But the reality is, there are tons of exoplanets that deserve our love—according to NASA, as of last month, 3,472 exoplanets have been confirmed. Many more […]

The Blair Witch Project Almost Had a Far More Gruesome Ending

The Blair Witch Project Almost Had a Far More Gruesome Ending The final shot of The Blair Witch Project is haunting. It’s Michael standing in a corner, turned away so he won’t see the terrible thing about to happen to Heather, who is holding the camera. However, in a new interview, the filmmakers explained that […]

YouTube Is Officially in the Live TV Game Now

YouTube Is Officially in the Live TV Game Now YouTube TV—the cordcutting service Google teased six weeks ago—is now available in five cities. If you live in New York, Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay area, Philadelphia, or Chicago, you can sign-up for the $35 a month live TV bundle right now. Read more… Source: […]

Why Legends of Tomorrow's Second Season Was Such a Triumph

Why Legends of Tomorrow's Second Season Was Such a Triumph If you gave up on Legends of Tomorrow in season one, that would be more than fair. What should have been a fun romp through time and space instead got bogged down in a single plot that didn’t showcase the best of the characters involved. […]

These Ancient Texts Might Help Us Predict the Next Massive Solar Storm

These Ancient Texts Might Help Us Predict the Next Massive Solar Storm Spotting the Northern Lights anywhere in the United States (except for Alaska and the Upper Midwest) would probably be one of most notable experiences in an American space fan’s life. Now imagine if it was China or Japan a thousand years ago and […]

The Engineer In The Google Vs. Uber 'Stolen Tech' Case Might Be An Evil Genius

The Engineer In The Google Vs. Uber 'Stolen Tech' Case Might Be An Evil Genius Anthony Levandowski is the key player in the unfolding legal fight between his former employer, Google’s self-driving car unit Waymo, and Uber, where he now runs the startup’s self-driving program. To put it lightly, the case has shown the dude […]

Taser Debuts Orwellian New Name, Offers Free Body Cams for Every Cop in America 

Taser Debuts Orwellian New Name, Offers Free Body Cams for Every Cop in America  On Wednesday, stun gun maker Taser announced that it’s offering free body cameras to every police department in the United States. That’s 700,000 cops across 18,000 departments. Rebranding itself as “Axon” (as in the nerve fibers that connect neurons throughout the […]

Want to Stop Your Internet Provider From Selling Your Browsing Data? It Ain't Easy

Want to Stop Your Internet Provider From Selling Your Browsing Data? It Ain't Easy This week, President Donald Trump signed the widely–criticized bill repealing FCC ISP privacy rules, which would have required internet service providers to get opt-in consent before selling customers’ web browsing history. The rules hadn’t actually gone into effect, but the bill’s […]