Monthly Archives: August 2014

Seagates 8TB hard drive

No price yet, but some cool tweaks to get to that size.

HP recalls 6 million power cords

For some notebooks and laptops.

Latest 64-bit Chrome is now stable

Faster, more stable, more efficient, etc….

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 may be overheating

Microsoft is issuing a patch.

NSA’s Search Engine

ICREACH searches through 850 billion records.

Windows 9 on Sept 30?

Microsoft might release a preview of Windows 9 in September.

51 UPS Stores suffer credit card theft

Cash registers had malware installed that collected CC/debit card info.

UK study puts cost of ad free Internet at $230

More than 50% just click through w/o reading, 16% use ad blockers.

Another reason you should use Google Chrome

Another layer of protection is being added to Chrome.  Auto blocking of things that will change your browser settings without your knowledge.

Apple Safari Patch

Apple has released a patch for a critical vulnerability in Safari that would allow “click to own.”  If you click on the wrong link, the bad guy has full access to your Mac.  All users should use Software Update to patch.