July 17, 2018

Trojan horses

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Journalists covering the Trump-Kim summit were given free USB fans — but security experts warn they may be Trojan horses full of malware By Kif Leswing From Business Insider Journalists covering President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore this week were given free USB-powered fans as a gift. Security […]

Gadgets of the week

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5 overlooked video streaming devices you should really consider BY STAN SCHROEDER Mashable Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work IMAGE: VICKY LETA/MASHABLE When you start researching video streaming devices, the first ones you’ll find will […]

Gadgets of the week

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These are the 7 gadgets and tech accessories I wouldn’t travel without By Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. vacation relax Oli Scarff / Getty Images […]

Gadget of the week

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Thanks to a built-in 10,400 mAh battery, this fast wireless charger truly is wireless By Maren Estrada From BGR Wireless charging pads are awesome because you can just plop down your Android phone or iPhone and it’s instantly charging, without any need to mess with cables or plugs. Why can’t portable chargers be that convenient? […]

Cat tail cushion

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Sometimes, all you need in life is a cat tail cushion Pet this Qoobo and watch its tail react. By Richard Lai, From engadget You may not instantly recognize the name “Yukai Engineering,” but you may have already come across its earlier products like the Necomimi brainwave cat ears or the Bocco “family robot” at […]

How to tell if the CIA hacked your smart TV

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Earlier today, Wikileaks dropped a massive collection of CIA documents related to the group’s espionage efforts and the tools at its disposal. iOS and Android devices were high on the list of hackables, but also included was smart TVs — more specifically, Samsung smart TVs — which can be hacked […]

Travel tech accessories

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10 must-have travel tech accessories By Brandt Ranj, Insider Picks From Business Insider The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. A station for CLEAR, a service where users can jump to the front of […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

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From BBC Apple said its lightning connector could be used instead, which would make room for other components. It will also promote the use of wireless earphones, and has released a set of its own called Airpods. The firm said it had taken “courage” to take the step. However, it risks annoying users who will […]

Gadget of the week

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By Brittany Vincent From engadget This intelligent tape measure may be the world’s smartest The Bagel tape measure project is currently up and seeking funding via Kickstarter. Regular tape measures are so last year. Forward-thinking creators (and anyone who needs to measure anything) should turn to Bagel, the “smart” tape measure. It also looks vaguely […]

This little USB necklace hacks your computer in no time flat

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From Techcrunch Quick! The bad guy/super villain has left the room! Plug in a mysterious device that’ll hack up their computer while an on-screen progress bar ticks forward to convey to the audience that things are working! It’s a classic scene from basically every spy movie in history. In this case, however, that mystery device […]