Attackers are actively exploiting Windows bug with infected USB sticks

Malware attacks that depend upon physical devices are rarely deemed critical but sometimes, active exploits are extremely important to fix regardless of their nature. That was the case with a new vulnerability that was found in all supported versions of Windows that allows attackers to run malicious code on...

GOG’s Galaxy platform is now in open beta

In June 2014, GOG announced that it was planning to release a completely optional PC platform where users would get benefits like achievements, automatic updates and more but only if they wanted to. Today, that service has been brought one step closer to reality as GOG has moved it to...

Microsoft is revamping the MSN homepage

The current MSN homepage has been obscure for too long, something that most people will gladly tell you if you ask about it. It is good news then that Microsoft has listened to the criticism and is now in the process of completely renovating the portal into something that...

Microsoft releases new Win10 build with integrated Skype and more

Microsoft has been extraordinarily busy these last few months, trying to ride the Windows 10 wave as hard as possible. Now that the dust has settled after its successful hardware event, the tech giant us once again focusing on Windows 10 and the long-term plans it has for the...

Next year, Windows 10 will be an automatic, recommended update

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft made an error which resulted in Windows 7 and 8x users getting an upgrade to Windows 10 against their will. The company quickly apologized and said that they are always working on providing their user base with the best experience, a part of...

Xiaomi releases new $24 power bank and $15 fitness tracker

In spite of the controversy caused by its business practices, Xiaomi is still synonymous with products of decent quality and ridiculously low prices, a title which has propelled it to the top of the tech industry, especially in its native country of China. The "don't fix what's not broken"...

Google will merge Android and Chrome OS

Chrome OS, the operating system that revolves around cloud services such as Google Apps, and Android, the mobile OS that currently rules very comfortably as far as market share is concerned, will be combined into one according to a new report by WSJ. Further tech publications have since confirmed...

uBeam defends its wireless power tech by publishing its secrets

It is not often that one runs across technology that can fundamentally change the way we interact with our devices in everyday life so when it happens, critics and skeptics usually voice their concerns quite loudly. The people behind uBeam know this feeling quite well as their ultrasound-based wireless charging...

The Microbot Push can turn dumb products into smart devices

Turning dumb devices into smart ones is a great idea which has already been explored with a variety of concepts. Naran, a South Korea startup, is proposing a new alternative with the Microbot Push, a connected button which can be attached to virtually every other device in your household,...

New kind of Android adware found and removing it is almost impossible

A mobile security research company called Lookout has discovered a new kind of Android adware that is extremely powerful and equally dangerous. The firm has disclosed its findings in a blog post and things do not look pretty for a considerable percentage of Android users who have used third-party marketplaces...

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How to secure your Fortnite account using 2FA (two-factor authentication)

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