Smartphone Photography: A Guide for Taking Amazing Photos

By the end of the year, three-quarters of the residents of the United Kingdom are expected to own a smartphone. These devices don't just help users make and receive calls and entertain themselves while they're out and about. They're also turning many of us into keen photographers.

Archos preps second-gen GamePad tablet



Unbowed by the recent launch of Nvidia’s mighty Shield, Archos is reportedly prepping a second-gen GamePad tablet with a higher-res display, a faster processor, additional memory and more storage space. 


$300 HP Chromebook14 hits the streets on November 3rd

HP’s recently debuted Chromebook is equipped with a 14-inch display, Intel Haswell chip and $300 price tag. The revamped Chromebook is actually HP's second 'book with a 14-inch display.

Video: Hackers bypass Apple's Touch ID

A hacker group based in Germany says it has managed to crack Apple's new Touch ID biometric security system with a modified fingerprint lifting method and a "fake finger" creation technique.

New MSI Windows 8 tablet has AMD inside

MSI has debuted a new Windows 8 tablet powered by AMD's A4-1200 dual-core processor. Key specs include an 11.6 inch display (1366 x 768 pixel IPS), passive cooling,128GB SSD, 2GB of RAM and AMD Radeon HD 8180 graphics.

Microsoft releases IE 11; should have given up at IE 7

Chrome is winning the browser wars. It's doing it in a frightening way. We are all Google's bitches and there is no way to get around it. This update to a browser, that most Web app developers think of as a joke, just keeps the sad going for Microsoft. IT departments everywhere continue to experience job security as long as Redmond keeps giving them crap to install.

New Asus Padfone Infinity is equipped with a Snapdragon 800 chip

Asus has revamped its Padfone lineup of smartphones which are designed to transform into 10 inch tablets with the assistance of a tablet dock.

How 3D Printing Could Potentially Impact Home Building in the Future

As Maslow's famous hierarchy illustrates, shelter is one of the most basic human needs -- much like food, water, breathing, sex, and sleep are. As of 2013, about 1.5 billion people in the world don't have adequate shelter (one out of every five), including 640 million children. While more people become homeless, technology continues to advance and offer solutions to just about every problem society faces.

This GOsingGO Android TV Stick has an Ethernet port

GoSingGo has debuted an Android-powered TV stick equipped with an Ethernet port, making it easy to plug the device directly into a television's HDMI port to run apps and games.

iPhone 5S haters: here's how you steal a fingerprint

So, the iPhone 5S has a fingerprint scanner built into the Home button. Pretty secure, am I right? Nooo! You can steal someone's fingerprint. For all Apple haters everywhere.

FBI confirms they were behind Freedom Hosting's takeover

Posted on 16 September 2013.|Have you faced any of these situations: malware infection, cracked passwords, defaced website, compromised DNS, licensing violations, stolen hardware and other issues which can cause cardiac arrest?Posted on 13 September 2013.|Medical identity theft is a national healthcare issue with life-threatening and hefty financial consequences.

London Underground cleaners to refuse fingerprint clock-on

Cleaners working on the London Underground will resort to industrial action this week in protest against the introduction of a controversial biometric clocking-in system.Starting at just after midnight on Thursday morning, "up to 300 cleaners" will join in the action by refusing to scan their fingerprints every time ...

"Stop spy on us!" 14 NASA sites hacked

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How the US government inadvertently created Wikileaks

I was in Germany for Chaos Congress 2009, a hacker conference, and after attending a series of talks I was headed back to my hotel when I spotted Julian Assange. This predated my working as a project manager at DARPA as a hacker-in-residence, if you will. It was ...

Intel's NUC gets a Haswell makeover and a Bay Trail rumor

Intel has expanded its lineup of NUC mini-PCs with a new model boasting a Core i5 Haswell processor (1.3 GHz dual-core chip), HD 5000 graphics and support for ultra HD displays.

How to build a game in 24 hours

This is a simple game made in 24 hours for the Microsoft Hack-a-Thon. The project uses an Arduino, Bluetooth module and Android phone. The project won first place in the hardware division and first overall. Check it out, it's pretty cool what these guys pulled off.

Magic Lantern: Keyboard Recorder of the FBI

Rumors of Magic Lantern first hit the internet airwaves when Bob Sullivan, a prominent journalist and co-founder of MSNBC network, accused the FBI for using powerful keylogger software to aid in its investigations of extortion and harassment. The Bureau denied the allegations until official FBI documents produced in court proved that the FBI had developed the tool, in 2002 . This high-tech keyboard Recorder was capable of remote installation unlike previous keyloggers which had to be physically installed in a target computer. The documents further stated that the use of ...

Argentine teenage 'superhacker' held

Police in Argentina have arrested a 19 year-old man accused of heading a gang of hackers who targeted international money transfer and gambling websites. Dubbed "the superhacker", the teenager was making $50,000 (£31,500) a month, working from his bedroom in Buenos Aires, police say. The arrest operation shut ...

FBI Admits It Controlled Tor Servers Behind Mass Malware Attack

It wasn’t ever seriously in doubt, but the FBI yesterday acknowledged that it secretly took control of Freedom Hosting last July, days before the servers of the largest provider of ultra-anonymous hosting were found to be serving custom malware designed to identify visitors.Freedom Hosting’s operator, Eric Eoin Marques, had rented the servers from an unnamed commercial hosting provider in France, and paid for them from a bank account in Las Vegas. It’s not clear how the FBI took over the servers in late July, but the bureau was temporarily thwarted ...

Google's Chromebooks are going (Intel) Haswell

Google has confirmed that its next-gen lineup of upcoming Chromebooks will be powered by Intel Haswell processors - boasting extended battery life and improved performance compared to earlier models.