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Your Instagram account shows how depressed you are

September 25, 2016 - 12:04 pm in Apps

The photos you post on social media may be saying more about you than you intend. Scientists from Harvard University and the University of Vermont have found that there is a strong correlation […] Source: Science - Geek.com

Parenting the YouTube generation: What kid-curated video apps won’t solve

August 17, 2016 - 5:37 pm in Apps

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about parenting, it’s that no one has any idea what they’re doing. That strikes me as the right frame of mind…

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Antivirus scan crashes heart machine in the middle of a procedure

July 13, 2016 - 6:10 pm in Apps

You may never have seen a device made by Merge, but take my word for it. Their equipment is not exactly the kind of stuff you want crashing while you’re…

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Microsoft is killing the Windows 10 upgrade nagware we all hate in July

July 8, 2016 - 2:07 pm in Apps

Microsoft might be making one final push to scare you into upgrading to Windows 10 while it’s still free, but there’s a silver lining to that annoying cloud. They’re at least going to kill off the stupid nag screens. Yes, come July 29th a $119 price…

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Opera promises unbelievable laptop battery boost with a button click

June 28, 2016 - 12:12 pm in Apps

Are you a laptop user? Do you wish your web browser wasn’t so power hungry? Then it’s time to ditch Chrome and give Opera’s new battery-boosting feature a try. In a head-to-head test against Google Chrome, Opera says their browser is already marginally…

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Software update causes $286 million Japanese satellite to break apart in orbit

June 27, 2016 - 12:11 pm in Apps

You’ve probably experienced a bad software update before. Maybe it slowed down your old iPhone. Maybe it reduced your laptop’s battery life. It probably didn’t destroy your $286 million satellite. That is, unfortunately, exactly what happened to Japan’s…

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Hospital pays ransom, ransomware demands more money

June 22, 2016 - 11:58 am in Apps

Ransomware infections can be truly devastating. But that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to pay up, and a hospital in Kansas found that out the hard way. The Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita found itself victimized by ransomware recently. Though the actual…

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Stela app offers digital comics specifically designed for your phone

March 16, 2016 - 10:25 am in Apps

Stela wants to change how you read digital comics on the go. The company, which launched in the App Store today, offers stories told in sequential format specifically for smart phone scrolling. The […] Source: News – Geek.com

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Another antivirus maker put Google Chrome users at risk

January 25, 2016 - 3:44 pm in Apps

  Once again, a company that develops security software has been caught putting Google Chrome users in harm’s way. Google discovered a Trend Micro extension that left them vulnerable to attack.The extension? Trend Micro’s Password Manager. Yes, an…

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7-year-old spends $6,000 playing Jurassic World on dad’s iPad

January 5, 2016 - 2:42 pm in Apps, Games

  If there was any doubt left why nearly every mobile game is built around in-game purchases, this should help dispel it. A seven-year-old British kid recently blew $2,200 in a single hour playing Jurassic World. This kid was spending money like a virtual…