top Astronomers Record Mystery Radio Signals From 5.5 Billion Light Years Away
Maybe it is the first fight in the Civil War that Q started. After all, star trek tng is based on stories from the future brought to us by time traveler Gene Roddenberry.
top Dish Introduces $20-a-Month Streaming-TV Service
Reminds me of the Sling Box, which does the same thing for all channels at no monthly cost, will stream to all devices locally or internationally, comes with Chromecast, Roku, AmazonFire support and has a built-in dvr. How is this Sling TV better?
top New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
And to detect it, you are going to need a root for Snoopsnitch to run.
top How Target's Mobile App Uses Location Tech To Track You
Disable access permissions to location data using the program Advanced Permissions on Android, or turn your GPS off. Turn off Wifi so they won't track your Mac address. No more location tracking, problem solved.
top Microsoft's New Windows Monetization Methods Could Mean 'Subscriptions'
Wine runs Foobar2000, so it is ready for me.
about a month and a half ago
top U.S. and China Make Landmark Climate Deal
Why not mandate faster changes? Like cut in half in 1 year. Yes it may be painful and costly (if there is no tax incentive) but the results are worth it.
top CenturyLink: Comcast Is Trying To Prevent Competition In Its Territories
I know a family that recently paid Comcast 15k to run a Comcast line down a private road and to their home, and most the the town already had service if they wanted it. So, Comcast does not connect everyone, unless they are willing to pay if you live in a area deemed not profitable enough to run cable to the homes.
top Microsoft Black Tuesday Patches Bring Blue Screens of Death
Yes, but that is because the developers are now required to test their own code before it goes to testing, so that things don't break as much during each sprint of coding.
top Do Apple and Google Sabotage Older Phones? What the Graphs Don't Show
My 2012 Nexus 7 was getting unbelievable slow, then I did a factory reset and it was speedy again. I, also use tools to tweak what programs run at start up, which has helped a lot, too.
top Enraged Verizon FiOS Customer Seemingly Demonstrates Netflix Throttling
Then switch to SSH instead of VPN and tell your browser to access the tunnel via a socks proxy.
top Microsoft's CEO Says He Wants to Unify Windows
The only distribution that runs on everything, and gives the complete MS Windows experience with the power of Linux.
top Netflix Shutters Its Public API
Netflix Roulette, we barely had time to enjoy you.
top HP Unveils 'The Machine,' a New Computer Architecture
Not any more. Last year HP sold WebOS to
top TrueCrypt Cryptanalysis To Include Crowdsourcing Aspect
As of last weekend, it is in the process of being forked. New community site
top Registry Hack Enables Continued Updates For Windows XP
One place I do tech work for have POS's that require Net access because part of the services link into API's for UPS, FexEx, and USPS for realtime transactions. The POS software and shipping software get updates regularly, whether it be bug fixes, feature improvements, or shipping rates updates. The POS, also, can links into a noreply email to send people invoices and tracking. Safe guards: being placed on a separate isolated network from the main one, strict firewall settings, intrusion detection, and a good host file. CCs are not processed on them at all, since there are handled by dedicated machines from merchant services on a dedicated landline.
top Groove Basin: Quest For the Ultimate Music Player
Foobar2000 runs perfectly under WINE on Linux and
OS X. I have been using it for years without any problems. So far, the only flaw I have found is that it does not find new music placed into your media folder after it finishes scanning for new files during start-up, so you have to restart the thing to help it find music just added.
top Joss Whedon Releases New Film On Demand
Maybe, if I could print it!
top Google Sued Over Children's In-App Android Purchases
They would avoid this problem if they had multi-accounts setup on their device with parental controls set locking all programs except the ones they approve of for the kids account.
top Asus Announces Small Form Factor 'Chromebox' PCs
Actually, it can. You can use Google Docs offline mode, play locally stored music and videos, test network connectivity and use SSH with the Secure Shell app.
top Environmental Report Raises Pressure On Obama To Approve Keystone Pipeline
They claim it is to be able to push it to the refineries, but if that was true, why not build some refineries on or near the USA / Canadian boarder? It would be cheaper, require less resources, and environmentally safer.
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