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by | June 28, 2018 | 05:45

The Wi-Fi Alliance yesterday (June 25) announced WPA3, the latest set of standards for Wi-Fi security . WPA3-Personal includes "more resilient" password-based authentication despite the usage of non-complex combinations. Manufacturers like networking giant Cisco voiced their support for WPA3 in statements Monday. "Our new low power Wi-Fi SoC, built for IoT applications, supports both the mandatory and optional elements of WPA3 so that our customers can enable the highest level of ...

by | June 28, 2018 | 05:41

What resulted was a seemingly endless legal battle that would see both sides lob multiple infringement claims and counterclaims, including Apple at one point getting some Samsung phones banned from sale in the US. "We believe deeply in the value of design, and our teams work tirelessly to create innovative products that delight our customers", Apple wrote. The case had been sent back to the district court following a Supreme Court decision to revisit an earlier $400 million damage award.

by | June 28, 2018 | 05:13

Telltale Games is reportedly ready to ditch their Telltale Tools engine after using it for 14 years. Telltale Games is known for the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead episodic series among many. After creating games based on famous franchises like The Walking Dead , Batman, Minecraft , Game of Thrones , Guardians of the Galaxy , and Jurassic Park - all based on the same game engine - it's finally time for developer Telltale Games to move onto something brand spanking new.

by | June 28, 2018 | 03:27

It's hard to support Facebook as a platform recently due to the mess it has made of protecting people's privacy, but the social network does have a few projects everyone wanted to see succeed. That was back in June a year ago and clearly not much progress has been made on flight time since then (Facebook was aiming to achieve three months of flight time).

by | June 28, 2018 | 03:24

Now Aston Martin has announced the DBS Superleggera , a lightweight 2+2 "Super GT" vehicle that will replace the Vanquish S, with a twin-turbo 5.2-litre V8 with uprated mapping and an authoritative quad big-bore exhaust system with active valves, for which it quotes 533kW at 6500 revs and 900Nm from 1800-5000rpm, set as low and as far back in the chassis as possible, driving the rear wheels via a carbon-fibre propshaft and a new rear-mounted ZF eight-speed automatic transaxle with a ...

by | June 28, 2018 | 02:52

Facebook now has 2.19 billion users every month, but Instagram has a younger audience, which is a boon for advertisers. Not content to rest on its laurels after attracting a billion users in the span of just eight years, Instagram has now launched a new longer-form video platform called IGTV that takes aim at media rivals like YouTube - and it's a move that could pay off significantly for marketers.

by | June 26, 2018 | 15:57

But remember, you shouldn't install an iOS beta on your primary iPhone or iPad . While iOS 12 does have a lot of new features to play with, just be mindful of software bugs. If you ever wish to roll back iOS 12 beta you can do so by unenrolling it through this link . If you want to learn even more about what our iPhone friends are getting, check our iMore's hands-on preview below! Another change Apple is introducing with iOS 12 is focused on Siri, which has fallen behind ...

by | June 26, 2018 | 04:45

Little 8 year old Jordan just wanted to make some money by selling water outside of her home on a hot June day, but instead she was confronted by a grown woman who threatened to call the police on her. "An 8-year-old selling water in front of her apartment building where she's lived her whole life is NOT a reason to call the police", the woman captioned the video .

by | June 26, 2018 | 03:45

Apple's existing AirPods are also set for a refresh later this year which will bring a new chip, hands-free Siri activation, and an optional wireless charging case. While the Cupertino company originally meant to launch the headphones by the end of 2018, it has had to delay its launch due to development challenges .

by | June 24, 2018 | 21:27

A previous 1992 ruling by the court had only allowed states to collect sales tax from online retailers who had a store or warehouse in the state. Most likely, there will be a short window before e-commerce sites start collecting the taxes.

by | June 24, 2018 | 17:07

The same data suggested that small tweaks made to the keyboard design in 2017 models returned the fix frequency closer to normal. The result is a new switch mechanism. While the launch of Keyboard Service Program for MacBook and MacBook Pro should have signalled the end of the issue, we may be hearing more about it in the future.

by | June 23, 2018 | 16:28

Taking advantage of the excitement around a particular topic, in this case, Fortnite's release on Android is the easiest way for scammers to cash in on the craze. The program on it performs all the functionalities and supports all the apps which a great smartphone has in it. He said: "The more downloads that come from the website, the more money the malware developers can make".

by | June 23, 2018 | 08:03

In Hill's perspective, though, the ruling does not answer all outstanding questions about cell phones and the expectation of privacy. "In light of the deeply revealing nature of [cell-site location information], its depth, breadth and comprehensive reach, and the inescapable and automatic nature of its collection, the fact that such information is gathered by a third party does not make it any less deserving of Fourth Amendment protection".

by | June 23, 2018 | 06:48

As its name suggests, the Google Measure app leverages AR to measure surfaces using the camera of the device. In fact, Google's Measure app has been around for a long time although it was available only on Project Tango devices that had specialized sensors.

by | June 23, 2018 | 05:23

These issues have apparently been addressed, enabling the wireless charging mat to go into testing at Apple employees' offices ahead of general availability in the fall. Apple is still to announce the price for the AirPower charging solution, but we're expecting it to be around £175/$200. Apple did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment.

by | June 23, 2018 | 04:10

Since Amazon has a local presence in most states, in fact, it has been collecting sales taxes for customers located in the 45 states that actually collect them since April 2017 . States would have to adopt laws such as South Dakota's first, which was the subject of the Supreme Court ruling (PDF). He added that the requirement for physical presence amounted to a "judicially created tax shelter" that put online firms at an advantage over their bricks-and-mortar competitors.

by | June 22, 2018 | 15:48

With the recent developments in the Nintendo switch hacking scene along with the release of Team Xecuter's modchip solution for the switch, Nintendo has apparently begun taking action against users who have gone online with non-legitimate or pirated copies of games.

by | June 22, 2018 | 13:25

Third , Trump agrees with Miller on immigration, and despite his embarrassing cave, locking up children "succeeded in shifting public debate so that the administration's fallback position - jailing migrant kids indefinitely with their parents while they wait for court dates - now seems like a more humane option", Politico notes .

by | June 22, 2018 | 11:09

Twitter user SteamDB (database), who "are not affiliated with Valve in any way", claim they "occasionally make the pipes leak". Their tweet stated that the sale is set begin 24 hours, which would mean today and it should be starting very soon.

by | June 22, 2018 | 10:43

In iOS 12, Apple will be using RapidSOS's Internet Protocol-based data pipeline to "deliver the emergency location data of iOS users by integrating with many 911 centers' existing software, which rely on industry-standard protocols", the company said.