HP or Lenovo: Which Windows PC Convertible Is Head of the Class?


As a kid, I used to love shopping for fresh school supplies (I’m a nerd like that). I’d drag my mom to the nearest drugstore to stock up on pens and pencils and debate the coolness of various lunchboxes. But that was during simpler times, when a paper notebook was enough. Now, back-to-school shopping also…

WhatsApp works on Android Wear smart watches


Not content with having surpassed 500 million active users on smartphones, in WhatsApp no wasting time and already work in entering the market for smart watches, in particular bringing Wear Android operating system. For this we have released version 2.11.318 and possibly later versions that now come with support for OS for wearables that Google…

Twitter acquires Mitro, specializing in password security company


Mitro is a small emerging company specializing in the security of passwords, and today news because it has just been acquired by Twitter, as noted in a statement on its website , where it will join the team on location in New York, focusing on a variety of geo-related projects. He announced as a transitional…

How to Remove Browser Safeguard


BrowserSafeguard is a free Windows program that comes bundled with free video converters and media players. Though it claims to protect your PC from Web-based threats, this unwanted program changes your Web browser’s home page and default search engine, then injects various ads. You may also see an icon in the system tray and “Browsersafeguard.exe”…

Hackers Can Easily Disrupt Aircraft Satellite Links


  LAS VEGAS — How hard is it to hack into satellite communications? Not that hard, according to researcher Ruben Santamarta of Seattle-based security company IOActive. He’s found a number of flaws in several widely-used satellite communication (SATCOM) terminals, the ground-based devices that communicate with orbiting satellites. Speaking at the Black Hat security conference in…

More Efficient, Durable Solar Cells are Possible Thanks to Glass (Op-Ed)


Self-cooling, longer lasting and more efficient solar cells are within reach simply by adding a thin layer of glass. A paper published today in the online journal Optica outlines a possible solution for better access to solar energy. olar cells work by converting solar radiation into energy. Through this process, a certain amount of energy…

Bill Gates cashes out another 20M Microsoft shares for $882M


Bill Gates has sold another 20 million shares of the company he co-founded, driving his portfolio under the 300-million mark for the first time, according to regulatory filings. Over a five-day span from July 24 to July 30, Gates sold the shares at prices ranging from $43.45 to $44.54, turning the holdings into $882 million…

Pale Moon web browser already has an alpha version for Android devices


One advantage of the source code of open source applications is that it can be used by anyone to develop variables such applications, where in addition, there are cases where these variables offer better yields than their original applications. It is what happens to Pale Moon, a variable of Firefox web browser, which has been…

The Women Who Built the Internet, Uber for Monks and More #Mustreads


Good Evening! Here are the stories we’re talking about over at Geek Technologies: In tech, there’s a tendency to gloss over the many significant contributions women have made over the years. In an attempt to fix that, Autostraddle compiled a list of 15 women who helped build the Internet. First, there was Uber. Then, there was Lyft. What’s next?…