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How to get rid of the keylogger inside HP laptops

Keyloggers are nasty programs that keep track of everything you type on a computer. It's one way someone could spy on everything you do, and how hackers could steal your login credentials for various online services. In short, nobody...Show More Summary

The iMac Pro could still be released before Christmas

With less than three weeks left in the year, Apple should be getting ready to start selling the iMac Pro in stores — or at least take orders for it. That is if the company wants to keep its word that the iMac Pro will be launched in stores by the end of the year. There’s no indication that Apple will postpone the launch. Show More Summary

OnePlus 5 and 5T can’t stream Netflix or Amazon Prime Video in HD

With affordable prices and competitive specs, OnePlus has carved out a niche for itself in recent years. Even having hit a few rough patches along the way, the independent smartphone manufacturer has seen repeated success, most recently...Show More Summary

Scientists obtain Tasmanian Tiger genome, and might even bring it back from extinction

Earth lost a truly unique species when Benjamin, the last known thylacine — commonly called the Tasmanian tiger — died in captivity in early September of 1936. Despite an impressive number of alleged sightings of the animal in the years since, no actual documented examples of the species have been found in the wild for nearly a century. Show More Summary

Even Google is helping Apple secure iOS 11 now

Just as iPhone jailbreaking appeared poised to take its last breath, a report from Motherboard last week revealed that the first publicly available iOS 11 jailbreak is in the works -- and Google is behind it. According to the report,...Show More Summary

No, you shouldn’t mortgage your house to buy Bitcoin

Until very recently, Bitcoin was a pleasant fantasy for people who wanted to start crypto-micronations in the ruins of failed European cities. But thanks to recent rampant speculation, the price of Bitcoin is hitting all-time highs on...Show More Summary

This is one of the most important devices for any home, but so many people forget about it

Most people think that their internet goes down every time the power goes out in their home. Technically that’s true, we suppose, but it’s only because your modem and Wi-Fi router need power to operate. If you want to ensure your computers,...Show More Summary

Super-fast battery charging could be the Galaxy S9’s secret weapon

We don’t only care about how long a smartphone battery can last, we also want it to charge as quickly as possible so that we’re never out of juice. Battery size can’t grow significantly in the near future, considering that we’ve reached a sort of peak smartphone design. Show More Summary

Verizon’s TV strategy sounds like a mess

Thanks to those gosh-darn millenials' refusal to pay $100 a month for a cable package, the traditional TV industry is going through a tough time right now. Pay TV packages are being dropped faster than ever before, and new cord-cutting...Show More Summary

Newegg’s Green Monday sales event has begun – here are 10 of the best deals

If you thought your wallet might be safe now that Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Cyber Week have all come to an end, think again. On Monday many retailers kicked off their Green Monday sales events, once again slashing prices on thousands of products in one final push before Christmas. Show More Summary

Ancient mummy gets CT scan after 2,000 years, is diagnosed with cancer

Modern medicine can be a truly amazing thing, extending and in sometimes outright saving the lives of people who would otherwise meet untimely ends. For one man who lived some 2,000 years ago, doctors arrived many centuries too late,...Show More Summary

This discounted dash cam has a design like you’ve never seen

Tons of people are familiar with the VAVA brand at this point, but most of them think of speakers and headphones when they think of the company. VAVA dabbles in plenty of other areas as well, and a perfect example is the VAVA Dash Cam. Show More Summary

It looks like there’s a way to speed up your old iPhone 6 or 6s, but you’re not going to like it

Can an old iPhone battery be responsible for a noticeable drop in overall performance? Some of you may already know what I’m talking about, the kind of iPhone slowness you start noticing soon after you install a brand new iOS version. Show More Summary

7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today

If there's a better way to kick off a new week than by downloading a bunch of paid iPhone and iPad apps for free, we have no idea what it is. You'll find seven premium apps on today's list, and they're all free downloads right now if you hurry. Show More Summary

This $19 device gives your Fire TV a huge speed boost

There’s nothing worse than sitting down to stream a movie only to have it repeatedly freeze because other people in your home are clogging up your Wi-Fi. What you might not know, however, is that there’s a simple accessory that can make sure that never happens to you again. Show More Summary

Cop captures meteor fireball on dash cam as it lights up the night sky

What would you do if you were driving along in the dead of night and a massive fireball streaked across the sky? Would you slam on your brakes, say a brief prayer, and prepare for the end of days? It's safe to assume plenty of people would do just that, but police Sgt Michael Virga isn't like most of us. Show More Summary

Samsung’s holiday sale saves you as much as $400 on a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note8

You’re finally done with all your holiday shopping and you’ve managed to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Now it’s time to get the perfect gift for yourself! Samsung has a holiday deal available for two of the hottest smartphones that have ever been released: the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note8. Show More Summary

Apple confirms it’s buying Shazam

Apple has confirmed reports that it's buying Shazam, the ubiquitous music-recognition app. Rumors of an acquisition were first reported by TechCrunch on Friday, before being confirmed by the Financial Times.  The purchase price has not been disclosed, but it's believed to be in the region of $400 million. Show More Summary

GoPro’s Hero5 action cam just dropped to its lowest price ever

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the adventurer in your life? Well, your search can end right here. Amazon has a killer sale going right now on the insanely popular GoPro Hero5 Black Action Camera, dropping the camera to its lowest price ever. Show More Summary

There’s finally an AirPods ‘hack’ that gives you a secure fit every time

Apple wasn't the first consumer electronics company to release cord-free Bluetooth earbuds. In fact, rivals had similar offerings years before Apple joined the party. Apple might not have been first but the company certainly did it best, as is often the case when Apple enters a new market — just look at the iPad and iPhone for perfect examples. Show More Summary

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