Author: David

The people policing the internet’s most horrific content

August 20, 2019

In this digital self-publishing era people can record and produce their own content, a lot of horrific stuff that clearly breaches websites’ taste and decency guidelines. A growing army of moderators has the unenviable task of sifting through it all, sometimes at considerable cost to their mental health. WARNING: article contains upsetting content. Shawn Speagle […]

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Google Stops Sharing Some Android Phone Data With Telecom Operators Over Privacy Fears

August 19, 2019

Alphabet’s Google has shut down a service it provided to wireless carriers globally that showed them weak spots in their network coverage, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, because of Google’s concerns that sharing data from users of its Android phone system might attract the scrutiny of users and regulators. The withdrawal of the […]

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5 gadgets that you can gift this Rakhi: From Fitbit to Asus laptop and more at a budget

August 18, 2019

Raksha Bandhan which is traditionally celebrated annually in India on a full moon day of the Shravana month of the Hindu calendar is just a couple of days away. The word Raksha means protection, while Bandhan is the verb to tie. During the festival, the sister ties a sacred thread around their brother’s wrist and brothers in return […]

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Turning the Nintendo Switch into Android’s best gaming hardware

August 16, 2019

The Nintendo Switch is, basically, a game console made out of smartphone parts. The quad-core Nvidia Tegra X1 ARM SoC would be right at home in a smartphone or tablet, along with the 4GB of RAM, a 720p touchscreen, and a 4310mAh battery. Really, the only things that make the Switch a game console are the sweet […]

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This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer

August 13, 2019

A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim’s devices. Security researcher Mike Grover, also known as MG, has developed a fake Lightning-esque cable similar to those used to charge up iPhones that he says could be use to hijack a laptop or PC just […]

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This Sennheiser gaming headset is discounted to only $133 on Amazon

August 10, 2019

PC gaming is not only about hitting the keyboard and moving the mouse, nor is it just the visuals provided by the monitor. You need to focus on the auditory part of the game as well, as hearing more details can significantly improve your gameplay. While speakers work just fine, they don’t provide much accuracy […]

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