Apple hears AV geeks, will give Apple TV 4K owners more settings control

October 31, 2017

Enlarge The next software update for the Apple TV 4K will give owners of the month-old set-top box a little more control over their video output settings. As noted by MacRumors, a video released on Apple’s Developer site this week says that the Apple TV’s tvOS 11.2 update will allow the set-top box to automatically switch its display settings to match the native frame rate and dynamic range of a given…

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Researchers warn state system to catch voter fraud has 99% false positive rate

October 31, 2017

Enlarge / Georgia voters at voting machines during the US presidential election at the Athens-Clarke County Fleet building in Athens, Georgia, on November 8, 2016. (credit: TAMI CHAPPELL/AFP/Getty Images) A database system that will now be used by Indiana to automatically purge voter registrations that have duplicates in other states is 99 percent more likely to purge legitimate voters, according to a paper published last week by researchers from Stanford…

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Facebook, Google, Twitter tell Congress their platforms spread Russian-backed propaganda

October 31, 2017

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Top officials from Facebook, Google, and Twitter told a congressional panel Tuesday that their platforms hosted a disinformation campaign carried out over their networks by Russian state actors. The propaganda centered on the presidential election, immigration, gun rights, gay rights, and racial issues, the companies said. None of the three organizations said they supported proposed legislation requiring them to disclose who is buying political advertisements on…

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Apple releases macOS 10.13.1 and iOS 11.1 with a KRACK fix and new emoji

October 31, 2017

Enlarge (credit: Apple) Today, Apple released iOS 11.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, which bring a notable security update, bug fixes, and a handful of other changes to modern iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Macs. Critically, both software updates address the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability for some devices. It is a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 Wi-Fi security standard that allowed hostile actors to perform a key reinstallation and listen to Wi-Fi traffic for passwords and…

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WatchOS 4.1 brings Wi-Fi toggle, Apple Music, and Radio streaming

October 31, 2017

Enlarge The latest software update for the Apple Watch, watchOS 4.1, is now available for all users to download. The update brings a slew of promised features to the new Series 3 Watch, including Apple Music and Radio streaming support, GymKit compatibility, and a Wi-Fi toggle option in the Control Center. The Apple Watch Series 3 has been available since mid-September, but a couple of major features did not accompany…

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Verizon has a new strategy to undermine online privacy and net neutrality

October 31, 2017

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Scott Olson) Verizon has asked the Federal Communications Commission to preempt any state laws that regulate network neutrality and broadband privacy. The FCC’s Republican majority is on course to overturn two-year-old net neutrality rules, perhaps by the end of the year. Broadband privacy rules passed by the FCC during the Obama administration were already undone by Congress and President Donald Trump early this year. With…

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Surface Pro with 450Mbps LTE launching December 1, starting at $1,149

October 31, 2017

Enlarge / Surface Pro with a Cobalt Blue Type Cover. Microsoft already let slip most of the details of the Surface Pro with LTE back in September at its Ignite conference, but today at an event in London, Panos Panay, vice president of Microsoft Devices, formally launched the device and filled in a few of the remaining details. The Surface Pro with LTE Advanced takes two configurations of the 2017 Surface…

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Apple reportedly building iPhones, iPads without Qualcomm chips

October 31, 2017

Enlarge / The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. (credit: Samuel Axon) The latest news in the Apple-Qualcomm saga suggests that Apple may be trying to leave the chipmaker behind as soon as next year. A report by The Wall Street Journal states that Apple is designing iPhones and iPads that do not use Qualcomm components. Instead, the tech giant may source modem chips from Intel or MediaTek. Apple began…

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Thai Green Curry Recipe | Healthy Dinner Ideas

October 31, 2017

An EASY and healthy Thai Green Curry recipe made with a DIY thai green curry paste for a flavourful dinner idea! SUBSCRIBE for new videos every WEEK! http://bit.ly/1XKeAIi SIGN UP FOR MY MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: http://eepurl.com/Yeg-L INGREDIENTS: -2 tbsp sesame oil (un-toasted) -4 tbsp curry paste (see ingredients below) -2 free range chicken breasts sliced into 1/2 inch strips -1 cup red pepper sliced -1 cup broccolini roughly chopped -1 cup…

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Eat These 7 Foods to Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

October 31, 2017

Prostate cancer affects men more than any other kind of cancer. Almost 15% of men in the US suffer from it—a disproportionate number that could be significantly reduced. Some of the symptoms that accompany prostate cancer include: loss of bladder control, blood present in urine, and a burning sensation during urination. Studies show that a diet high in saturated fats, as well as being overweight increase the risk of prostate…

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