Windows 8 banned by HWBot benchmarking and overclocking site

By | August 22nd, 2013|Microsoft, Technology|

If you would like to call this an odd turn of events, it seems that Windows 8 just continues to fail - much to Microsoft's surprise. Windows 8 has been banned from HWBot, one of the world’s top benchmarking and overclocking communities. HWBot is a massive online database of benchmark records, covering most of the [...]

Google blackout – Aug 16, 2013

By | August 21st, 2013|Google, Web|

On Friday, August 16, 2013, at 4:37pm Pacific Time, Google blacked out for 2 minutes. Panicked ensued in the world. The blackout included the downtime of services for Youtube, Gmail, GoogleTalk, and most notably, Google search, leaving the world at a complete standstill. As reported by GoSquared: Google.com was down for a few minutes between 23:52 [...]

AppleTV3 jailbreak workaround

By | August 14th, 2013|Apple, Free, Technology|

For everyone that didn't jump on board with the AppleTV2, it seems as though a jailbreak for the AppleTV gen 3 is further and further away. The jailbreak community has not done any progress on a possible jailbreak for the third generation of the product, causing ATV2 prices to soar up to $400. Worry not, [...]

Chrome Lacks Security When Saving Passwords

By | August 6th, 2013|Google|

I think it's fair to say that recently, we've all been extra paranoid when it comes to our privacy and personal information. The NSA scandal has made us all aware of what we say and where we say it, and it has definitely made users more wary of how they choose their passwords (and if [...]

How to Set up Google’s 2-Step Verification

By | August 1st, 2013|Free, Google|

In recent weeks, several reports have surfaced about Google's Gmail having been compromised and passwords stolen all around the world. Due to these reports, the tech giant has recently implemented a 2-step verification procedure, buffing up security and making it nearly impossible for someone to hijack your account. What is two-step verification? 2-step verification requires [...]

Google Fiber: Net neutrality no more

By | July 31st, 2013|Technology, Web|

A few months ago, Google became an ISP with the release of Google Fiber, promising ultra fast speeds and most importantly, net neutrality. What is Net-neutrality Net neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers and governments should treat all data on the Internet equally, not discriminating or charging based on users, content, site, platform, [...]

Microsoft allegedly working on a Surface watch

By | July 29th, 2013|Microsoft, Technology, Windows|

Star Trek fans rejoice! Rumor has it that Microsoft is working on a Surface-based watch, inspired by one of Scotty's many gadgets I wish I had. Rumors first started flying about last April, when The Wall Street Journal claimed that the company had already contact Asian suppliers about getting parts together for the new project. The [...]

Asus releases world’s smallest router

By | July 29th, 2013|Review, Technology|

As the new trend of "the smaller, the better" evolves, Asus has officially released the world's smallest router. Following Apple's sleek designs, their new router is pretty much a god-sent for world travelers, the all-in-one gadget includes a router+Wifi combo, all wrapped up in a little package the size of a USB stick. The Asus [...]

Biolite Campstove: Charge your gadgets while boiling water

By | July 21st, 2013|Technology|

Introducing one of the coolest, eco-friendly gadgets in recent times - or quite possible ever: Biolite's Campstove. If you're a world-traveler or avid hiker, this one's for you. This cool gadget doubles as a campstove and a gadget charger, letting you remain in touch wherever you go (that is, assuming you have reception!) Using BioLite's patent-pending [...]

How to clear Graph Search history

By | July 20th, 2013|Facebook, Technology, Web|

With Facebook Graph Search officially rolling out to all English-speaking users in the past week, the new tool provides a more optimized way of connecting to others. But with a new tool that looks up people based on their photos, events, check-ins and likes, privacy has become a concern for many. While Facebook claims that [...]

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