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A speed benefit in solid-state disk design opens them up for attack

A speed benefit in solid-state disk design opens them up for attack
Solid-state disks are faster than hard-drive disks and their prices have dropped significantly, but new information suggests that some SSDs suffer from a unique vulnerability to particular kinds of attacks.The post A speed benefit in solid-state disk design opens them up for attack appeared first on Digital Trends.

Smart lock maker Safetech agrees to better protect its users’ passwords

Smart lock maker Safetech agrees to better protect its users’ passwords
What happens when a company doesn't protect our passwords personal information? The New York attorney general's office took legal action against one wireless security company for being too lax on security.The post Smart lock maker Safetech agrees to better protect its users’ passwords appeared first on Digital Trends.

What do you get when you combine AI, a laser pointer? The best cat toy ever

What do you get when you combine AI, a laser pointer? The best cat toy ever
Described by its creators as a "Kinect for pets," this smart laser toy combines a camera, computer vision algorithms, motion tracking, and AI to keep your cat or dog entertained while you're out.The post What do you get when you combine AI, a laser pointer? The best cat toy ever appeared first on Digital Trends.

Scientists successfully grow human blood stem cells in a lab for the first time

Scientists successfully grow human blood stem cells in a lab for the first time
Two breakthrough studies have demonstrated for the first time that it's possible to grow the stem cells that produce blood inside a lab. The work could help treat patients with a variety of blood disorders.The post Scientists successfully grow human blood stem cells in a lab for the first time appeared first on Digital Trends.

Logitech K480 review

Logitech K480 review
Logitech’s Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 pairs with three Windows, Android, MacOS or iOS devices at once and lets you easily flip between them. It’s one of the most affordable multi-device keyboards around, but that comes with compromises.The post Logitech K480 review appeared first on Digital Trends.

Logitech K480 review

Logitech K480 review
Logitech’s Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480 pairs with three Windows, Android, MacOS or iOS devices at once and lets you easily flip between them. It’s one of the most affordable multi-device keyboards around, but that comes with compromises.The post Logitech K480 review appeared first on Digital Trends.

DJI’s teaser drops some not-so-subtle hints about the upcoming Spark drone

DJI’s teaser drops some not-so-subtle hints about the upcoming Spark drone
DJI is throwing a big event on Wednesday to unveil a new drone -- and the latest teaser video drops a few hints that confirm many of rumors that have been circulating for a while.The post DJI’s teaser drops some not-so-subtle hints about the upcoming Spark drone appeared first on Digital Trends.

The best cheap cell plans save you cash without sacrificing service

The best cheap cell plans save you cash without sacrificing service
Finding the cheapest cell phone plan could save hundreds if not thousands every year. But what are the sacrifices? We outline everything you need to know to start saving money on your phone bill.The post The best cheap cell plans save you cash without sacrificing service appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google Daydream Elements will teach you about the basic principles of VR

Google Daydream Elements will teach you about the basic principles of VR
Google has launched a new app aimed at educating developers on best practices for virtual reality. The app is called Google Daydream Elements, and includes three virtual reality demos.The post Google Daydream Elements will teach you about the basic principles of VR appeared first on Digital Trends.

3D-printed Stradivarius replica is nearly indistinguishable from the real thing

3D-printed Stradivarius replica is nearly indistinguishable from the real thing
Music technology expert Harris Matzaridis has spent the past two years using 3D printing to create a replica of an original Stradivarius violin, one of the most famous instruments in the world.The post 3D-printed Stradivarius replica is nearly indistinguishable from the real thing appeared first on Digital Trends.

Moderating explicit and illegal content on Facebook isn’t getting any easier

Moderating explicit and illegal content on Facebook isn’t getting any easier
In January, Facebook disabled more than 14,000 accounts as a result of sexual abuse, with 33 of the cases involving children. While these may seem like gargantuan numbers, they could represent just the tip of the iceberg.The post Moderating explicit and illegal content on Facebook isn’t getting any easier appeared first on Digital Trends.

Volvo’s new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog

Volvo's new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog
Rather than entirely automating garbage collecting, Volvo's new truck is designed to work alongside a trash collector, reversing from house to house to make collection more efficient.The post Volvo's new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog appeared first on Digital Trends.

Volvo’s new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog

Volvo's new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog
Rather than entirely automating garbage collecting, Volvo's new truck is designed to work alongside a trash collector, reversing from house to house to make collection more efficient.The post Volvo's new self-driving truck follows trash collectors like a dog appeared first on Digital Trends.

Robot-made Voxel chair is 3D printed from a single, unbroken strand of plastic

Robot-made Voxel chair is 3D printed from a single, unbroken strand of plastic
Designers from the Bartlett School of Architecture have come up with an innovative new 3D-printing process that prints in a continuous stream of molten plastic. This futuristic throne is one result.The post Robot-made Voxel chair is 3D printed from a single, unbroken strand of plastic appeared first on Digital Trends.

With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a paint algorithm fails spectacularly

With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a paint algorithm fails spectacularly
A computer scientist fed a neural network around 7,700 of Sherwin-Williams’ paint colors and told the algorithm to create new colors while assigning them appealing names. Its attempt is hilarious.The post With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a paint algorithm fails spectacularly appeared first on Digital Trends.

With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a paint algorithm fails spectacularly

With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a paint algorithm fails spectacularly
A computer scientist fed a neural network around 7,700 of Sherwin-Williams’ paint colors and told the algorithm to create new colors while assigning them appealing names. Its attempt is hilarious.The post With names like Burf Pink and Bank Butt, a paint algorithm fails spectacularly appeared first on Digital Trends.

LG’s affordable, rugged Venture X smartphone is heading to AT&T

LG’s affordable, rugged Venture X smartphone is heading to AT&T
LG's Venture X, a midrange budget smartphone with a ruggedized body, large fast-charging battery, and an "outdoor essentials" app, is heading exclusively to AT&T customers on May 26.The post LG’s affordable, rugged Venture X smartphone is heading to AT&T appeared first on Digital Trends.

Stingray phone tracker used to locate man living in country illegally

Stingray phone tracker used to locate man living in country illegally
FBI and ICE agents have employed a Stingray cell-site simulator to track the whereabouts of an undocumented immigrant, sparking fears that the technology could be ripe for abuse without sensible restrictions.The post Stingray phone tracker used to locate man living in country illegally appeared first on Digital Trends.

Stingray phone tracker used to locate man living in country illegally

Stingray phone tracker used to locate man living in country illegally
FBI and ICE agents have employed a Stingray cell-site simulator to track the whereabouts of an undocumented immigrant, sparking fears that the technology could be ripe for abuse without sensible restrictions.The post Stingray phone tracker used to locate man living in country illegally appeared first on Digital Trends.

Prepaid carrier US Mobile looks to add Verizon coverage this summer

Prepaid carrier US Mobile looks to add Verizon coverage this summer
US Mobile, a prepaid MVNO that has made news for its à la carte plans that allow you to choose the precise amount of data, texting, and talk time you want, seems to be on the brink of a major partnership with Verizon.The post Prepaid carrier US Mobile looks to add Verizon coverage this summer appeared first on Digital Trends.

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