Netgear WiFi routers are easy to have security exploits

Feb
27

Netgear's WiFi router security woes aren't quite over yet. Researchers at Trustwave are drawing attention to two vulnerabilities that lets anyone recover your router's administrative password, opening the door to botnets and other hostile takeovers. You're only susceptible to internet attacks if you've enabled administration from outside the network, but anyone who can connect to the local network can take advantage of it.

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Google WiFi, OnHub routers crashed inexplicably today

Feb
25

Google's smart router projects are supposed to provide hassle-free networking, but today many owners are experiencing just the opposite. Reports are streaming in of nonfunctional Google OnHub and WiFi units pushing little more than a flashing blue light. On Twitter, the Made by Google team is advising users to try setting up again, while a support forum thread that users in need of immediate access should use the credentials printed on the bottom of their devices.

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Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor Review

Feb
24

This 34-inch 21:9 curved monitor with a panoramic view, cinematic WQHD resolution and rich sound has just sunk 50% to its best price yet , making this a solid deal on the U3415W. Learn more and explore buying options for the U3415W on Amazon.

This story, "50% off Dell UltraSharp U3415W PXF79 34-Inch Curved LED-Lit Monitor" was originally published by TechConnect.

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Intel's Atom is not underwhelming any more: New chip packs 16 cores

Feb
23

Intel's Atom was mostly known as a low-end chip for mobile devices that underperformed. That may not be the case anymore.

The latest Atom C3000 chips announced on Tuesday have up to 16 cores and are more sophisticated than ever. The chips are made for storage arrays, networking equipment, and internet of things devices.

The new chips have features found mostly in server chips, including networking, virtualization, and error correction features.

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Apple may cut the cord completely with the iPhone 8

Feb
21

With each iteration of the iPhone, Apple seems determined to make its smartphone thinner and reduce the number of physical ports it has.

The latest speculation -- that the company may introduce wireless charging on the next iPhone -- indicates Apple may be considering cutting wires all together.

Earlier this month, Ming-Chi Kuo, a financial analyst highly regarded for his accurate Apple predictions, asserted that the next iterations of the iPhone will include wireless charging.

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Because of the shortage of components,PC prices will continue to go up

Feb
20

PC prices are going up due to a shortage of a number of components, and the situation isn’t expected to change in the coming quarters.

A shortage of DRAM, SSDs, batteries, and LCDs have conspired to drive up PC prices, Gianfranco Lanci, corporate president and chief operating officer at Lenovo, said during an earnings call on Thursday. It’s difficult to pin a number on the price increase because of the number of PC configurations available.

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23% off EVGA Supernova G3 750W 220-G3-0750-X1 Fully Modular Power Supply

Feb
16

Unleash the next generation in power with the EVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Power Supply. Based on the award winning G2 series Power Supplies from EVGA, This power supply features 80 PLUS Gold rated efficiency, and clean, continuous power to every component. The ECO Thermal Control Fan System offers fan modes to provide zero fan noise during low load operations.This power supply is highly rated with 4.6 out of 5 stars from over 3,000 people (read reviews).

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Toshiba's in chaos, but not quitting PCs

Feb
15

Toshiba is more than a laptop maker, but the vast Japanese conglomerate shrunk on Tuesday under a wave of bad news.

In one day, the company lost its chairman, said it will stop building nuclear power plants, wrote off about $6.2 billion relating to that business, and postponed its fourth-quarter earnings report for a month.

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The $8,898 Intel's new Xeon chip has 24 cores

Feb
14

No Intel chip has ever been as expensive as the new Xeon E7-8894 v4 server processor.

The $8,898 Xeon chip has massive horsepower with 24 cores, 60MB of cache and a maximum clock frequency of 3.4GHz. Intel said this is the company's fastest server chip, breaking enterprise application speed records.

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MOBILE COMPUTING Explainer: What the Gigabit LTE is?

Feb
11

One of the big improvements that is coming to mobile networks this year is Gigabit LTE. You might have heard of it already – companies are gearing up for deployments around the globe right now – but if not, it’ll become a bigger talking point in the months to come. Gigabit LTE is set to hit everything from smartphones and laptops to portable hotspots and cars.

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