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Mar
14th

TP-Link Blocks Open Source Router Firmware to Comply with New FCC Rule

Author: ArsTechnica | Files under syndicated

Networking hardware vendor TP-Link says it will prevent the loading of open source firmware on routers it sells in the United States in order to comply with new Federal Communications Commission requirements.


Mar
4th

Samsung’s Monstrous 15TB SSD Is Now Shipping

Author: ArsTechnica | Files under syndicated

Samsung has announced that it is now shipping its PM1633a SSD. That’s a boringly mundane name for a drive that’s anything but: the PM1633a isn’t just the biggest SSD around, it’s straight-up the biggest drive around.


Mar
2nd

Open Source Gets an Official Spot at SXSW This Year

Author: OpenSource.com | Files under syndicated

The famous festival SXSW is coming up in March in Austin, Texas and will hold a special event called SX Create, focused on cool gadgets and hardware projects. If you have a badge, this event will be open to you—plus, it’s free and open to the public. 


Feb
29th

Raspberry Pi 3 Has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, 64-Bit Chip, Still Just $35

Author: ArsTechnica | Files under syndicated

The third major version of the Raspberry Pi will go on sale Monday, with the $35/£30 credit card-sized Raspberry Pi 3 Model B now sporting a 64-bit processor and embedded Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.


Feb
26th

ARM Linux IoT Gateway Offers Cloud Services Support

Author: LinuxGizmos | Files under syndicated

Eurotech’s rugged “ReliaGate 10-11” IoT gateway runs Linux on a TI AM3352, offers numerous options, and is supported with an updated ESF 3.3 framework.


Feb
23rd

Countless Computers Vulnerable to MouseJack Attack Through Wireless Mice and Keyboards

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

Countless wireless mice and keyboards can be hacked from 100 yards away leaving their host machines and the networks they are attached to open to malware, Bastille has discovered.


Feb
22nd

NXP Unveils a Tiny 64-Bit ARM Processor for the Internet of Things

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

NXP Semiconductors has unveiled what it calls the world’s smallest and lowest-power 64-bit ARM processor for the Internet of Things (IoT).


Feb
19th

Five-Dimensional Glass Disc Can Store Data for 13.8 Billion Years

Author: The Verge | Files under syndicated

Scientists from the University of Southampton in the UK have created a new data format that encodes information in tiny nanostructures in glass. A standard-sized disc can store around 360 terabytes of data, with an estimated lifespan of up to 13.8 billion years even at temperatures of 190°C. 


Feb
16th

How Bad Router Configuration Can Drain Smartphone and Tablet Battery Life

Author: ZDNet | Files under syndicated

Your smartphone or tablet might look like it’s off, but even when the screen is dark it’s doing stuff. And that stuff drains the battery. And router configurations can have a huge impact on that power drain.


Feb
12th

Ten Alternatives to Oculus Rift

Author: ZDNet | Files under syndicated

Here are ten of the best and often cheaper VR alternatives we have found for a virtual reality experience that does not involve Oculus Rift.