SanDisk unveils prototype 1 terabyte SDXC card

Western Digital’s solid state division, SanDisk, has unveiled a prototype SDXC card that packs an enormous one terabyte capacity, which the company claims is the first of its kind in the world.Cramming 1TB of storage into the footprint of an SD card is an impressive feat, although considering the fast-paced NAND flash industry, it’s not overly surprising that storage density has increased to such amazing levels. This new card comes two years after SanDisk announced a 512 GB SDXC card

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Why They Keep Ringing: How Cold Calling Telephone Scams Work

The humble landline is a very old piece of technology that’s used in a very high-tech scam.I’m sure you know which one I’m referring to. Someone will phone you up, purporting to be from Microsoft tech support Anatomy of a Scam: The “Windows Tech Support” Con Examined Anatomy of a Scam: The “Windows Tech Support” Con Examined They’re constantly on the prowl: cold calling scammers claiming to be from “Windows Tech Support”. We were targeted by one of these con

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MIT device uses wireless signals to identify emotions

identify emotions Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have developed a device that can determine a person’s mood using wireless signals – no mood ring necessary. The device, dubbed EQ-Radio, can identify emotions such as anger, pleasure, sadness and joy by bouncing wireless signals off a person’s body and analyzing the reflections to infer breathing and heartbeat signals. Further analysis reveals individual heartbeats and breathing cycles which are fed to a machine learning algorithm to recognize

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Review: Updated: Samsung Galaxy J3

With a bright screen and slim design the Samsung Galaxy J3 makes a good first impression, but annoyances like a lack of auto brightness hold it back from greatness.Affordable Similar dimensions to an S7 Color-rich screen Annoying manual brightness Not very powerful Camera worse than best alternatives Go to page: Not every phone can be the Samsung Galaxy S7. For one thing, not everyone can afford a Galaxy S7 – but for a while Samsung went dark on budget phones,

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Updated: macOS Sierra problems: Here’s how to fix the most common issues

The new macOS Sierra update is now available to download and install for OS X 10.11 El Capitan users, but if you’ve just decked out your Mac with the latest operating system and noticed that things don’t work the way they should, or encounter any other issues, then we have a list of fixes for the most common problems.Inevitably, when there’s a new release of an operating system there are going to be problems, but don’t let the list below

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Why Is Cortana Still Running in the Background After You Disable It?

Why Is Cortana Still Running? Disable Cortana, and Windows 10 will switch to using local search for everything. But, if you open the Task Manager, you’ll still see “Cortana” running in the background anyway–why is that? Whether you have Cortana enabled or not, open the Task Manager and you’ll see a “Cortana” process. If you right-click Cortana in the Task Manager and select “Go to Details”, you’ll see what’s actually running: A program named “SearchUI.exe”. If you right-clicked “SearchUI.exe” and selected “Open

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Hiding the Download URL of the File with Simple Download Monitor Plugin

The simple download monitor plugin has an option that you can use to keep the download URL of the file hidden. This can be useful if you are offering some password protected file downloads and you want to keep the actual URL of those files hidden.You can install the plugin using the following steps:Download the Simple Download Monitor Plugin from the plugin page of the WordPress repository.In the WordPress Dashboard menu, select Plugins, then click Add New.Search for “Simple Download Monitor”

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PlayStation Now on PC: Is It Worth It?

Sony recently made a big announcement for PC gamers everywhere. For the first time, anyone with a Windows computer will be able to play PlayStation 3 games — and in the future, PlayStation 4 games as well.This news comes as part of Sony extending its PlayStation Now service to the Windows platform. At the start, it will be rolled out to parts of Europe, with North America following shortly. Sony hasn’t said when the rest of the world will be able to access

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An indie developer is suing 100 Steam community members over abusive comments

An independent game developer has subpoenaed Valve to learn the identities of 100 members of the Steam community, with the intention of suing them for personal injury to the tune of $18 million.Digital Homicide is no stranger to controversy. In March 2016, the game developer and publisher filed a $10-million lawsuit against British video game critic Jim Sterling for libel, slander and assault, after Sterling called out their work for being little more than asset flips, taking existing content created

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