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Gadget Earth: Botlings – The Verge

Sunday, March 19, 2017

When William Joel and I were planning how we could follow up on our first episode of Gadget Earth, we realized that in or order to continue our quest to observe and record the behavior of gadgets in the wild and in captivity, we would first have to go back and start at the very beginning. So we set out to explore the world of the youngest gadgets: Botlings. It…

Secret Service Arrests Would-Be Intruder; Latest In A Series Of Security Incidents – NPR

Saturday, March 18, 2017

US Secret Service officers stand in the cordoned off area on Pennsylvania Avenue after a security incident near the fence of the White House Saturday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP US Secret Service officers stand in the cordoned off area on Pennsylvania Avenue after a security incident near the fence of the White House Saturday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Alex Brandon/AP Updated at 4:20 p.m….

This new digital music store could change the way we pay artists – The Verge

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Paolo Fragomeni can play half a dozen instruments and owned around 4,500 LP records and a thousand 45s at the peak of his vinyl collection. When wanderlust took over, he digitized his entire library into about 50,000 portable MP3s that he could take wherever he traveled. The music industry has become increasingly populated by streaming services that offer a similar ability to listen to music anywhere, but the lack of…

Now Jaime Pressly is targeted as burglar steals laptop and jewelry… days after Kendall Jenner was robbed of $200000 – Daily Mail

Saturday, March 18, 2017

By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 13:48 EDT, 18 March 2017 | Updated: 15:34 EDT, 18 March 2017 e-mail 34 View comments Police are investigating after the actress Jaime Pressly’s home was broken into. The 39-year-old was out when her Sherman Oaks home was targeted, returning home late Friday night to find evidence of a break-in, TMZ revealed. Police sources told the website that a laptop and jewelry were stolen in the…

Secret Service Employee’s Laptop Stolen In New York – NPR

Saturday, March 18, 2017

A Secret Service detail clears out the Trump Tower lobby for then-President-elect Donald Trump on Jan. 13 in New York City. A Secret Service employee’s laptop was recently stolen. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images A Secret Service detail clears out the Trump Tower lobby for then-President-elect Donald Trump on Jan. 13 in New York City. A Secret Service employee’s laptop was…

Jumper EZ Book 3 Review: Serviceable Windows Laptop For Under $200 – Forbes

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Ben Sin The Jumper EZ Book 3. There are two types of laptop users in the world: those who scoff at “cheap, unknown brands” and insist on paying like anywhere from one to two grand American dollars for a MacBook, or those who realize the consumer tech market is so saturated that you can find better deals if you look to lesser known brands from China. Now I’m not saying the former…

Michigan student’s digital art wins national contest – MLive.com

Saturday, March 18, 2017

BEVERLY HILLS — A high school student in suburban earned a top award in a national 2D3D art contest. Rishuv Mehta, a senior at Detroit Country Day School, received the best in category award for Digital Arts in the 2D3D contest, which is sponsored by the Cleveland Institute of Arts.  Mehta illustrated four colorful images of landscapes and scenes to showcase his visual style through a series of various colors and…

The Secret Service’s stolen laptop is a reminder to us all to secure devices – MarketWatch

Saturday, March 18, 2017

A laptop belonging to a Secret Service agent was stolen on Thursday reportedly exposing details about Donald Trump, the Trump Tower, and an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, according to ABC News. The laptop was stolen from a female agent’s vehicle in New York City during a break-in. Police are monitoring video evidence and “expect to quickly identify the suspect,”…

The Secret Service’s stolen laptop is a reminder to us all to secure devices – MarketWatch

Saturday, March 18, 2017

A laptop belonging to a Secret Service agent was stolen on Thursday reportedly exposing details about Donald Trump, the Trump Tower, and an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, according to ABC News. The laptop was stolen from a female agent’s vehicle in New York City during a break-in. Police are monitoring video evidence and “expect to quickly identify the suspect,”…

US Secret Service laptop stolen – BBC News

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The laptop is protected by encryption and carries no classified information, the Secret Service said A US Secret Service laptop with Trump Tower floor plans and other sensitive material has been stolen from an agent’s vehicle in New York. The laptop was protected by encryption and carried no classified information, the Secret Service said. But the computer does have details on a criminal inquiry into…

Secret Service laptop containing Trump Tower evacuation and floor plans stolen – CNN

Friday, March 17, 2017

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Secret Service Laptop Stolen, But Data Not at Risk: Sources – NBC New York

Friday, March 17, 2017

A New York-based Secret Service agent’s laptop was stolen from her car in Brooklyn, but the device is encrypted and sensitive data is not at risk, law enforcement sources told NBC News and NBC New York on Friday. The sources said the laptop requires a keycode to access, and two unsuccessful attempts to log in will destroy the device’s memory. “An investigation is ongoing and the Secret Service is withholding…

Google and Facebook Will Account for 74% of Digital Ad Growth in 2017 – Motley Fool

Friday, March 17, 2017

Marketers will continue to shift a larger percentage of their ad budgets to digital in 2017. U.S. digital ad spending is expected to reach $83 billion this year, up 16% according to eMarketer. By far, the two biggest digital advertisers are Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL). The two will combine to take 57% of the market this year. That’s up from 54% last year as…

When does The Gadget Show start on Channel 5 tonight, who’s presenting with Craig Charles and what’s it about? – The Sun

Friday, March 17, 2017

THE GADGET Show is back tonight! And it’s getting a revamp. But what’s changing in the successful show and who will be presenting? Here’s what you need to know about the show… Craig Charles fronts the new line-up for The Gadget Show What time is The Gadget Show on TV tonight? The new series continues tonight, March 17 at 7pm on Channel 5. The new series will comprise of twelve…

Why you should install Chrome on your laptop – CNET

Friday, March 17, 2017

Enlarge Image Updating to Chrome 57 should net you better battery life. Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET For quite some time, Google Chrome has had a reputation: great browser, terrible performance. In particular, if you’re a laptop user and typically keep more than a few tabs open, expect hits to not only overall speed, but also battery life. Google has acknowledged this in the past, and in fact promised to make…

When does The Gadget Show start on Channel 5 tonight, who’s presenting with Craig Charles and what’s it about? – The Sun

Friday, March 17, 2017

THE GADGET Show is back tonight! And it’s getting a revamp. But what’s changing in the successful show and who will be presenting? Here’s what you need to know about the show… Craig Charles fronts the new line-up for The Gadget Show What time is The Gadget Show on TV tonight? The new series continues tonight, March 17 at 7pm on Channel 5. The new series will comprise of twelve…

Who is Jon Bentley? The Gadget Show presenter and former Top Gear producer who helped launch Jeremy Clarkson’s … – The Sun

Friday, March 17, 2017

JOURNALIST Jon Bentley first joined The Gadget Show as a presenter in 2004. However the 55-year-old has enjoyed a long career – here’s the lowdown on him as the latest series of the revamped tech show hits our screens. Jon Bentley, pictured in 2013, is the chief tech tester on The Gadget Show Who is Jon Bentley? Self-confessed car boffin Jon was born in 1961 and was privately educated at Millfield,…

This laptop-bricking USB stick just got even more dangerous – ZDNet

Friday, March 17, 2017

(Image: USBKill) Remember that USB stick that would destroy almost anything in its path, from laptops, photo booths, kiosks, to even cars? Now there’s a new version, and it’s even more dangerous than before. In case you missed it the first time around, a Hong Kong-based company built a weaponized pocket-sized USB stick, which when plugged into a device, will rapidly charge its capacitors from the USB power supply and…

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 could be a regular laptop and arrive next month – The Verge

Friday, March 17, 2017

Microsoft surprised everyone with its unveiling of the Surface Book laptop with a detachable display, but the software maker might not bring this tablet feature to its Surface Book 2. DigiTimes reports that Microsoft’s new Surface Book has entered mass production and could be unveiled by the end of the month or April. The timing is hardly surprising given persistent rumors about the Surface Book successor over the past year,…

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 could be a regular laptop and arrive next month – The Verge

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Microsoft surprised everyone with its unveiling of the Surface Book laptop with a detachable display, but the software maker might not bring this tablet feature to its Surface Book 2. DigiTimes reports that Microsoft’s new Surface Book has entered mass production and could be unveiled by the end of the month or April. The timing is hardly surprising given persistent rumors about the Surface Book successor over the past year,…