A research note by Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has leaked, indicating a number of planned changes that Apple will allegedly be making to their flagship device during its next iteration; including a 12MP rear camera, a long-awaited memory boost to 2GB of RAM, and a rose gold colour option for the Apple geek that must have all his gear match. Other changes that are listed include rearranged internals to address BendGate, another microphone to improve speech quality, and Force Touch input in order to bring that technology from the Mac to their primary breadwinner.
CHIP, the new $9 (€8) mini-PC that runs Linux and that has some incredible hardware specs, is making a killing on Kickstarter, and it looks like it's still going.
Who doesn't love fast Wi-Fi? Thanks to 802.11ac, real-world speeds are finally cracking the 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) barrier. With the new 802.11ac multi-user multiple-input and multiple-output (MU-MIMO) Wave 2 finally arriving in chipsets, Gbps speeds may finally become commonplace rather than exceptional. Leading the way is Linksys with the first Wave 2 router to market: The Linksys Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router (EA8500).
Artists have been incorporating the golden ratio in their work for many hundreds of years, and it is thought that when proportions are in line with this ratio, it tends to be more aesthetically pleasing. With that in mind, the clock that [Philippe] created must mathematically be the best looking clock we’ve ever featured, even if it is somewhat difficult to tell time from it.
Criminals, activists, and whistle-blowers have a new tool to help foil police by shutting down laptops before they are examined.
"USBKill" is a script that turns an innocent-looking thumb drive into a kill switch that, when unplugged, forces computers to shut down.