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The only upside to Puerto Rico’s island-wide blackout is that engineers and aid groups could rethink it from the ground up. They may have to.
If you’ve ever had a power outage happen while using the PC, you may know of the horrors and frustrations of losing all your progress. While you’re booting the PC back up, did you think what kind of damage a power outage could do to a PC? What about the “opposite” of a power outage, the dreaded power surge? Are these harmful for your PC? To answer these questions, let’s take a look at what happens during both, how it affects your hardware, and how to avoid damage. Power Outages When a PC’s constant power is interrupted, its components lose the power to continue… Read more
Thousands of Minecraft players attempting to download game mods might have received a nasty surprise in the form of malware designed to reformat their hard drives. The code in question was spotted by security firm Avast, who reported it was written into files for custom Minecraft skins. Specifically, these skins: If you’re not a Minecraft player or you’ve only used the default game thus far, skins redesign the player character’s avatar. The market for Minecraft skins is vast, with thousands of fan-made skins across dozens of websites. Once downloaded, the infectious malware could “reformat hard-drives and delete backup data and system programs.” To add insult…
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Today we’re taking a peek at the so-called Android virus, and how one might destroy said malicious entity. Before we go any further, know this: if you stick to Google Play, chances are you’re gonna be safe. Google’s got a fairly good handle on the “virus” game at this point, and any app you’ve installed from Google Play is going … Continue reading
Microsoft just saved all its Windows 10 users a heck of a lot of trouble. They were due to release a major update on April 10 but found a “blocking bug” that could create Blue Screen of Death issues. Rather than push that out and then release a cumulative update that fixed the bug, they just decided to release a new build. But what does this mean for future updates? Does this affect the schedule? And when will regular users be able to access this new release? What Went Wrong The first version of the OS to receive continual feature updates instead of standalone releases,… Read more
Another day, another bit of OnePlus 6 news. A day after we learned the phone would likely be water-resistant, OnePlus CEO Pete Lau took it upon himself to share the first images we’ve seen taken using the new camera. Lau shared the photos on Chinese platform Weibo. The photos are a set of simple daytime images taken in Standford, California. Have a gander: You can view and download the 16MP samples here. The photos certainly look nice, although they don’t tell us very much. Most flagship smartphones can take solid photos in daylight conditions, and OnePlus has convenient tripped away…
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Since going public earlier this year, Dropbox has been steadily rolling out new features to its all-important business customers. Earlier this month, the company’s Smart Sync feature had a wide release after several years of testing, and today Dropbo…
Apple has a “Find My AirPods” tool that lets you view their location on a map. You can even make your AirPods play a surprisingly loud beeping sound if they’re powered on.
Mechanical keyboards are loud. It’s just something you have to deal with if you like the feel of the keys. Or is it? Lately there have been some impressive developments in “silencing” mechanical keyboard mechanisms.