• Computing
    Verizon Fios kills Xbox and smart TV apps

    Verizon Fios plans to discontinue its live TV apps for Xbox consoles and Samsung Smart TVs, so customers may have to rent more set-top boxes instead. The Fios apps for Xbox One, Xbox 360, Samsung Smart TVs, and Samsung Blu-ray players will stop working on March 31. The company told Ars Technica that a “limited […]

  • Computing
    Vizio’s new P-series TVs offer affordable HDR and Google Cast support

    Vizio has announced a new series of 4K UHD TVs that leverage the advanced technologies developed for the company’s Reference series, such as HDR (High Dynamic Range) and more accurate color, but at significantly lower price points. The 50-inch P-series TV retails for $999, including a 6-inch Android tablet that can be used both as […]

  • Computing
    powerful extension for on-the-go

    MacBook docks have started to arrive a year after Apple introduced its single-port USB-C–based ultra-portable MacBook, and theSatechi Type-C Pass Through USB Hub with USB-C Charging Port is one that will fit a lot of users’ needs at an affordable price. Of special interest is its inclusion of USB-C pass-through power, something that’s popping up […]

  • Computing
    9.7-inch iPad Pro vs. Galaxy TabPro S vs. Surface Pro 4

    Keyboard I haven’t actually touched the new iPad Pro’s keyboard, but I have used the big iPad Pro’s enough to know that it feels weird and is louder than galloping horses when typing. Chances are good it’s the same keyboard. While it’s likely just as serviceable as the Galaxy TabPro S’s keyboard, both lose handily […]

  • Gadgets
    Sprint to Launch LG G5 on April 1st, Pre-orders Kick Off Today

    Sprint is set to launch the newly announced LG G5 on April 1st in the US with the pre-orders kicking off online March 24th, and in stores on March 25th. Customers interested in the handset will cost $24 a month with $0 down for 24 months. Additionally, customers can grab the LG G5 for $149.99 after […]

  • Internet
    US to Charge Iranian Hackers for Cyber Attacks Against Banks Sources

    The Obama administration is expected to blame Iranian hackers as soon as Thursday for a coordinated campaign of cyber attacks in 2012 and 2013 on several US banks and a New York dam, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. The Justice Department has prepared an indictment against about a half-dozen Iranians, said the […]

  • Internet
    Bangladesh Bank Hack Missing Cyber Crime Expert Found

    A Bangladeshi cyber crime expert who went missing while he was assisting a police investigation into an attempted $951 million (roughly Rs. 6,363 crores) electronic theft from the central bank’s computers, returned home early on Wednesday, his wife said. Tanveer Hassan Zoha disappeared last Thursday, two days after he accompanied special police to the offices […]

  • Computing
    Bit PC Begins Shipping to Kids; May Soon Be Available to Buy

    The BBC has begun delivering the Micro:bit (also known as Micro Bit) to school children in the United Kingdom. The miniature computer is a take on the BBC Micro, which was provided to hundreds of thousands of students in the 1980s. The Micro:bit fosters program learning among kids. The Micro:bit was originally announced last year […]

  • Software
    Uber Offers Hackers ‘Treasure Map’ to Find Bugs in Its Systems

    Uber, the high-flying transportation firm, is releasing a technical map of its computer and communications systems and inviting hackers to find weaknesses in exchange for cash bounties. While so-called “bug bounties” are not new, Uber’s move shows how mainstream companies are increasingly relying on independent computer researchers to help them bolster their systems. It also […]