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Physical RAM attack can root Android and possibly other devices

Researchers have devised a new way to fully compromise Android devices without exploiting any software vulnerability and instead taking advantage of a physical design weakness in RAM chips.

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66% off KMASHI 15000mAh External Battery Power Bank - Deal Alert

KMASHI's 15,000mAh power bank can charge any 2 smartphones, tablets or USB devices simultaneously at high speed, and several times over without needing to be recharged. With the current 66% discount you can buy it on Amazon for just $17.


Chinese firm recalls camera products linked to massive DDOS attack

A Chinese electronics component maker is recalling 4.3 million internet-connected camera products from the U.S. market amid claims they may have played a role in Friday's massive internet disruption.

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How to watch the MLB playoffs and World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2016 MLB playoffs and the World Series.

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New Samsung loyalty program hints that the Note line may not be dead after all

The company is offering Note7 buyers in Korea discounts on the S7 line and a cheaper upgrade to an S8 or Note8.

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Google's Pixel XL is much easier to repair than the Nexus 6P

When it comes to ease of repair, Google's first in-house smartphone is much easier to deal with than its predecessor.


Nvidia rushes hotfix after bad GeForce driver broke Windows 10's Start menu, apps

The Game Ready 375.57 driver Nvidia released on Friday broke some Windows 10 features, but it was quickly replaced.

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20% off Micca Speck G2 1080p Full-HD Ultra Portable Digital Media Player - Deal Alert

The Micca Speck G2 provides playback of all popular photo, music, and video formats up to 1080p Full-HD resolution on any TV, as well as composite AV output for use with analog TVs. Highly rated, and currently discounted 20% on Amazon.

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AMD drops Radeon RX 460, RX 470 prices ahead of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 launch

AMD's slashing the price of the Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX 470 with newfound competition from Nvidia on the horizon.

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$85 billion AT&T, Time Warner deal under scrutiny from politicians, consumer groups

The plan by AT&T to acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion has come under the microscope of U.S. politicians and public interest groups that are concerned about the antitrust implications of the mega-deal.


Why the Internet broke and you couldn't do anything about it

The Dyn DDoS attack is like a war in heaven. Mortals beware.

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French surveillance law is unconstitutional after all, highest court says

The French Constitutional Council has taken another look at a new security law it waved through in July 2015, and found it wanting.

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10 must-have Android apps for Halloween

From creepy games to costume aides, it's time again to summon the spirits to your phone for a fun and festive Halloween.

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How to recover lost data using TestDisk

This free open-source tool can save a partition that's been overwritten and recover lost files.

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MSI GT73VR Titan review: This gaming PC excels with a GTX 1080 and G-Sync panel

MSI's fully loaded GT73VR Titan gaming laptop can go toe-to-toe with a desktop rig.

How to repair Windows 10's Master Boot Record

You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.