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Researcher finds keylogger on HP laptops

Researcher finds keylogger on HP laptops

Last week BleepingComputer covered how some HP laptops have a keylogger , or really a debug trace, in a certain version of the the Synaptic keyboard driver. These devices include those from the EliteBook, Spectre, Pavilion, and Envy ranges, among others. The firm has issued a patch for 173 commercial and 293 consumer products and ZwClose says that a patch will be delivered via Windows Update as well. Read More

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Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video has finally landed on Apple TV

Whether the decision to roll out Amazon Prime on the Apple TV today is related , or purely coincidental, remains to be seen. The app works with third generation Apple TVs or newer. Prime Video also offers a wide array of award-winning kids content, including "Tumble Leaf", "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and "The Snowy Day". The tvOS 11.2 software update will allow Apple TV 4K customers to choose between having video converted to the best format their TV can support or outputting the ... Read More

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Head To Mercury In The Destiny 2

Head To Mercury In The Destiny 2

In this Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris guide, we'll be walking you through how to access the Curse of Osiris expansion , as well as individual tips and tricks, on top of outlining the brand new story missions for you. If you are one of the many hardcore Destiny 2 players who desperately wants more to do after wringing everything you could out of the launch version of the game, there is great news. Read More

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Capcom will release Mega Man 11 in 2018

Capcom will release Mega Man 11 in 2018

Other than the fresh look, Mega Man 11 appears to take after its predecessors, with power-ups to collect, bosses to fight and risky levels to traverse. Alongside this news, Capcom also revealed that the Mega Man X series would be coming to modern consoles and PC as well. It's a great opportunity to play all the classic titles from Mega Man 1-10 in preparation for Mega Man 11 . Read More

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Amazon Sumerian Aims to Make VR, AR App Creation a Breeze

Amazon Sumerian Aims to Make VR, AR App Creation a Breeze

Amazon writes, "With Amazon Sumerian's editor , developers can build realistic virtual environments, populate them with 3D objects and animated characters, and script how they interact with each other and the application's users". A year ago online retail giant Amazon launched its first foray into videogame development with its Lumberyard game engine , adding and improving support for virtual reality (VR) content creation in the following months. Read More

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Google Pixel 2 Gets Some Changes To Battery Estimates

Google Pixel 2 Gets Some Changes To Battery Estimates

However, with the new smart battery features, the smartphone now has an on-device model based on usage from similar days or times of day to create more accurate estimations of your usage. But behind the scenes, the company has been tweaking 'Device Health Services, ' the app that calculates your remaining battery percentage based on your usage. Read More

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Apple pushes back release of HomePod speaker to 2018

Apple pushes back release of HomePod speaker to 2018

The HomePod is Apple's first attempt at the Amazon and Google-dominated smart speaker market. The speaker, which can make music suggestions and adjust home temperatures, takes aim at Amazon's Alexa feature and Echo devices. It's unclear why the product has been delayed, but it will miss the holiday rush. That will have to wait until "early" next year, though the company did not give a specific date for the eventual release. Read More

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Apple's iPhone Sales Are Up In China After iPhone 8 Launch

Apple's iPhone Sales Are Up In China After iPhone 8 Launch

A survey by Canalys found that around 11 million iPhones were shipped in the third-quarter against 8 million previous year in the same period in China . In fourth place, Xiaomi pretty much repeated its Q2 2017 result, which was up 60 percent from Q2 2016, looking at "breaking" the top three's "dominance" next quarter, "making it an even tighter battle to the top". Read More

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Amazon Wants The 'Key' To Your House

Amazon Wants The 'Key' To Your House

And, for added peace of mind, in-home delivery is backed by Amazon's Happiness Guarantee . The resident should be able to watch each delivery as it takes place in their home, theoretically preventing an opportunistic delivery person from making off with their TV and Xbox. Read More

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McDonald's Q3 Earnings Mixed, But Same-Store Sales Growth Strong

McDonald's Q3 Earnings Mixed, But Same-Store Sales Growth Strong

McDonald's shares were climbing less than 1 percent in premarket trade on the news. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 8 report. This represents a $4.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.47%. McDonald's Corporation's payout ratio is presently 61.54%. Pittenger & Anderson Inc acquired 3,027 shares as Mcdonalds Corp ( MCD)'s stock rose 15.92%. Read More

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WhatsApp is internally working to implement group voice calls!

WhatsApp is internally working to implement group voice calls!

Well with group video and voice calling rolled out, WhatsApp users will be able to talk to multiple friends at once. The new test version of WhatsApp will have other interesting features as well including a smaller app size. It also has a feature that will notify your friends when you change your number. With this feature, the users will be able to recall or unsend texts, images, videos, GIFs, documents, quoted messages and even status replies within a five-minute window. Read More

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Oculus announces the stand-alone Oculus Go VR headset

Oculus announces the stand-alone Oculus Go VR headset

Unveiled earlier this week, the headset is the first major hardware launch from Oculus since the company was bought by Facebook in 2014. Those who didn't have this phone couldn't experience the Facebook's virtual reality . Also, the Rift requires a high-powered PC in order to power the headset, and cables and wires that mean it are not handy enough for the users. In fact, he suggested that developers start by "sprucing up some Gear VR-level things", not bringing Rift games over. Read More

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Facebook's Sandberg favours release of Russia-linked ads

Facebook's Sandberg favours release of Russia-linked ads

She and two other Facebook executives, Erin Egan and Elliot Schrage, also met privately with Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat and member of the House Intelligence Committee. Sandberg said, according to Schiff, that Facebook is " determined to take whatever steps are necessary to ferret out foreign actors creating fake identities and using their platform". Read More

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Antonio Brown reportedly 'at odds' with Ben Roethlisberger over national anthem

Antonio Brown reportedly 'at odds' with Ben Roethlisberger over national anthem

That talk will be dominated by a potential on- and/or off-field rift between Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown . For the Steelers to best all of those team, better play from Roethlisberger is a must. The dynamics of the passing game have shifted unless they can rediscover them. The 3-2 team's other captain, apart from the veteran quarterback, Heyward added, "Seven's done too much not to". Read More

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