Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tor Browser 6.0: Ditches SHA-1 Support, Uses DuckDuckGo For Default Search Results

The version 6.0 of Tor Browser, a free software for enabling anonymous communication, is now available to download. The new version introduces several changes, including disabling SHA-1 support, and removing Mac Gatekeeper issue. Another big change is that Tor now

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Apple To Extend iPhone’s Product Cycle; Shift To 32GB Internal Storage On Base Model: Reports

According to Japanese outlet Nikkei, which has a good track record, Apple is planning to extend its iPhone’s product cycle. The Cupertino, California-based company, which currently utilizes the same design language for two years, now plans to make major refreshes

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Intel Launches Its First 10-Core Desktop CPU With Broadwell-E

Two years since the release of Intel’s Haswell-E platform, which popularized 8-core processor to users. On Tuesday, the chipmaker unveiled Broadwell-E family, which consists of an “Extreme Edition” of Core i7 chipset that has 10 cores and 20 threads. (Do

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Samsung To Roll Out In-TV Ads To Legacy Displays Via Software Update

An anonymous reader writes: According to an insider at Samsung’s growing advertising team in New York, the second-largest consumer tech manufacturer in the world is planning to retrofit older network-connected TVs to display tiled ads via a software update. The

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YouTube Threatens Legal Action Against Video Downloader

Embracing over a billion users, YouTube has become the go-to source of many for music and movies. But the scale of YouTube has also given rise to piracy and copyright infringement. To fix this, the Google-owned video portal has started

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Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update

prisoninmate writes from a report via Softpedia: The moment you’ve all been waiting for is almost here, as you will no longer need a cable to connect your Ubuntu Phone to your TV or a supported LCD monitor. Canonical will

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Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray

An anonymous reader writes from a report via BetaNews: The notification tray in Android serves a very specific purpose. There’s a clue in the name — and it’s nothing to do with advertising. Android user Thom Holwerda was upset this

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Russian Online Trolls Resist The Light

Rick Zeman writes: Since the beginning of the public Internet on Usenet and now following on comment boards worldwide, live the trolls, the online creatures dedicated to stirring up trouble with their versions of online flaming, fact-twisting, and overall being

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Microsoft Removes 260-Character Path Length Limit In Windows 10 Redstone

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Softpedia: Windows 10 build 14352, a preview version of the upcoming Anniversary Update (also known as Redstone), comes with an eagerly awaited change that Microsoft hasn’t yet announced publicly. The 260-character path length

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ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot ‘Zenbo’

An anonymous reader writes: In addition to the razor thin ZenBook 3, Asus unveiled a cute talking robot for the home at this week’s Computex trade show in Taipei. The robot, called Zenbo, is priced at $599 and is pitched

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