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[parsehtml]<p><img src="http://www.techspot.com/images2/news/bigimage/2017/02/2017-02-21-image.jpg" /></p> <p>Internet users in the UK will soon find that browsing for pirated music and...
Hi everyone! I don't have much knowledge about tech but I'll try not to sound like a total noob. I want to upgrade my PC to be able to play NieR Automata and Final Fantasy XV decently when they are released on...
After quite some time, a New Zealand court has said that Kim Dotcom is eligible for extradition to the US -- something he's been fighting for over five years. But there's a weird twist to the story. A key part of the...
I forgot my password for Apple macbook pro . Is there any way to retrieve the password?...
Amazon's Alexa-enabled Fire TV Stick is coming to the United Kingdom and will soon be available for purchase for £39.99, which amounts to approximately $49.99. Amazon is currently offering pre-orders for the device...
A prefecture in China's far western Xinjiang region is requiring all vehicles to install a real-time GPS-like tracking system as part of an anti-terror initiative....
Apple has reportedly acquired the Israeli startup RealFace, which makes facial-recognition technology for user authentication. The company was acquired for just several million dollars but its technology could play a...
With the dawn of 2017, South Korea's Hyundai Motors has begun rolling out an ambitious new mainstream line of Ioniq liftback sedans in the U.S. market that goes directly against Japan's venerated Toyota Prius,...
What a cute little flying doggo. The Japanese town of Oji — in Nara, south of Japan — has introduced a flying drone puppy as its official mascot. Image: YOUTUBE SEE ALSO: Mascot simply cannot stay on his...
Is anyone familiar with how to set up vpn with an asus router? Also, is a vpn an effective tool for privacy and security or are there other things I can do that will protect me without having to get a vpn?...

Tech

Three news organisations have asked a judge to force the FBI to reveal how much it paid to unlock an iPhone....
Alarmed by President Donald Trump's campaign proposals to crack down on immigration and subsequent executive orders that called for barring refugees and expediting deportations, hundreds of churches, synagogues and...
U.S. corporations that have long resisted bending to the demands of computer hackers who take their networks hostage are increasingly stockpiling bitcoin, the digital currency, so that they can quickly meet ransom...
The Samsung Galaxy S8's launch is getting closer by the day, and a new image has just surfaced. This time around we get to look at what seems to be a real life image of the Galaxy S8, and it actually goes...

Gadgets

Over 30 years after its original release, Atari has decided to resurrect one of its most beloved game franchises: Swordquest. Released in 1982, this ambitious gaming series was a pretty unique proposition at the time....

Gaming

A new trailer for the upcoming King Arthur movie, Legend of the Sword , has come online--and it's pretty epic. The trailer shows Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam pulling the sword from the stone to realize his...
Alien: Covenant is the latest movie in the long-running franchise, and it hits theaters in May. We saw the first trailer in December , and now a new batch of images have been posted by the movie's official Twitter...
If you're going to see the new Wolverine movie Logan , you may want to stay in your seat after the credits roll. Collider reports that Logan will have a post-credits scene, though there is no word on what we'll see in...
All of Resident Evil 7 's DLC, which was previously exclusive to PlayStation 4 , is now available on Xbox One and PC . There have been two major expansions so far: Banned Footage Volumes 1 and 2. Volume 1 launched for...

Internet

On President’s Day, thousands of people in cities around the country turned out in protest of President Trump at rallies dubbed "Not My President's Day." The protesters took to the streets to declare...
Tiny natural ponds pose an overlooked danger for speeding up global warming, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. In experiments designed to simulate moderate future warming,...
Today, WhatsApp announced that it's adding a new feature, called Status, to its notorious app. The feature goes into beta in France and the Netherlands today, with a global rollout expected in the near future. If...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The office of a Missouri congressman says he intends to file a federal lawsuit over the removal of a constituent's painting from its display on Capitol Hill....

Linux/Open Source

Munich city officials turned lots of heads 10 years ago, when they voted to swap out Microsoft Windows with LiMux -- a custom desktop version of the Linux operating system, based on Ubuntu Linux. The current municipal...
The Lumina Desktop Environment desktop is a standout in the crowded field of Linux graphical user interface choices. Lumina is a compact, lightweight, XDG-compliant graphical desktop environment developed from scratch....
SnapRoute, a developer of open source networking software, announced that it has raised $25 million in Series A financing led by Norwest Venture Partners with new support from AT&T and Microsoft Ventures. SnapRoute,...
If you were to ask any of my friends, they could readily attest to my profound passion for Linux. That said, it might surprise you to know that hardly two years ago, I barely knew what Linux was, let alone had any...

Security

Tiny natural ponds pose an overlooked danger for speeding up global warming, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. In experiments designed to simulate moderate future warming,...
Enlarge (credit: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ) Researchers have uncovered an advanced malware-based operation that siphoned more than 600 gigabytes from about 70 targets in a broad range of industries,...
Exoplanets are widely believed to be the best hope of finding life elsewhere in the universe. ...
At least six people died during violent protests in the Guinean capital Monday, as people demonstrated over teachers' strikes that have closed schools for the past three weeks, government sources said. At least 30...

Social Media

Supporters of the change contend that lost pets can become harder for owners to find when they change hands among members of Facebook groups, and they believe it's difficult for such groups to ensure regulations are...
Facebook gives us yet another example of why "inclusivity" does not include Christians and Biblically based perspectives. A Christian "vlogger" gets censored for quoting Bible passages about...
Not content with taking on Snapchat by shipping two clones of Snapchat Stories, attempting two acquisitions (one of Snapchat, one of a Chinese company making Snapchat-style camera apps), making four standalone...
The pictures have racked up millions of shares, with the user claiming that Facebook will donate eight dollars per share (£6.50), although this claim is thought to be fake. Nursery manager Mrs Allen, from St Neots,...

Software

We've learned that you shouldn't judge a VPN from its website, but SaferVPN's well-designed and professional offering still gave us a very positive first impression. This isn't about the glossy...
As you'll probably guess from the name, Unblock VPN is all about enabling access to blocked websites and internet services. Netflix isn't on the list, but the company claims it can unlock, BBC iPlayer, Hulu,...
How many VPN locations do you really need? The hundreds offered by some services will be overkill for most people, but HideIPVPN's grand total of seven doesn't impress us, either. The geographical spread of...
Does your love for PC gaming express itself with an LED-filled rig, multiple view-filling screens and a racing chair that wouldn’t look out of place in a starship cockpit? Then you’ll go gaga for...

Wireless

On President’s Day, thousands of people in cities around the country turned out in protest of President Trump at rallies dubbed "Not My President's Day." The protesters took to the streets to declare...
 Last year was rough on just about everyone. Samsung seemed to get it especially bad, as the Note 7 saga stretched out over several months and two separated recalls. Somewhere in there, the electronic giant’s...
Tiny natural ponds pose an overlooked danger for speeding up global warming, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. In experiments designed to simulate moderate future warming,...
 A number of smaller, paid applications scored a spot on the App Store’s Top Grossing chart over the weekend, in what may have been either the test of a new App Store algorithm, or a fairly significant...