Warn against possible cyber attacks based on USB connectors

usb key

The software responsible for administering this popular type of connection used by mobile phones, memory sticks and peripherals can be modified to electronic surveillance and remote control of equipment, according to a report from German specialists. The USB devices can operate as the spearhead of a potential hacker attack on personal computers, either through a keyboard, a memory key or other accessories that use this type of connection, according to a report published by the Computer Security firm SR Labs Berlin, Germany. Under this scheme, an attacker could modify the…

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Shark Cove: New microcomputer developed by Microsoft

Shark Cove

In mid-2011, the Raspberry Pi Foundation presented what had been promising for several years: a low-cost microcomputer developed with the objective of making available to all new technologies and to spread learning of programming. This initiative, thanks to its low cost and its spirit open source, achieved widespread throughout the world, especially among programmers and fans, which began to develop a community and an entire application environment and new utilities around this small plate inexpensive hardware and open source software.

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Motorola unveils a temporary tattoo to unlock phone

motorola digital tattoo

In the middle of 2013, in full romance with Google, Motorola came out to spread some of the interesting projects on which it was working for, taking advantage of technological advances radically change the experience of mobile users. The axis, on which the company was working at that time owned by Google, was the customization and the safety of the equipment. One of the projects was a digital tattoo that allows us to unlock the phone without having to remember a password or a gesture pattern and avoiding the fingerprint…

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Microsoft plans to launch a unified Windows for PC and mobile devices

microsoft unified windows

In the middle of the diverse internal changes through that Microsoft lives, its chief Satya Nadella announced that the new edition of Windows will search unify all mobile devices and computers under a single operating system. “We will simplify the next version on a platform available for all screens”, said the executive. Part of this objective had been unveiled by Nadella at Build Conference, with ads that aimed to make more flexible the platform with a common environment for computers and tablets with Windows 8.1, phones with Windows Phone 8.1…

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Sony launches HD Walkman to compete with the iPod

Walkman ZX1

Just under 13 years ago Apple presented the first model of iPod, the digital music player that would dethrone the Walkman. For that moment was nearly two decades that the tape player, compact disc and then was synonymous with portable music. However, before long the iPod managed to steal the throne and put it to the disappearance. Now, 35 years after its launch, Sony takes revenge and seeks to reclaim its leadership in the segment of portable music. How will they do it? With its brand new Walkman ZX1, a…

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A pocket antenna allows you to create a network of own chat

GoTenna

GoTenna, a device that allows you to create a wireless communications network for medium range where there is no cell phone service, using any Android phone or iPhone, and an antenna that can enter into any backpack, and has its own battery. The idea behind GoTenna is to allow anyone who has that antenna to communicate with other users relatively nearby, in areas where no mobile phone service, and rural areas, mountains, places where the congestion charge falls – a stadium – other countries not to pay roaming, and so…

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Jibo, an electronic assistant for home

jibo robot

Without the design and appearance of other androids seeking to interact with humans, Jibo aims to be a center of family entertainment and educational content. Some are powerful and accurate arm to work in factories, while others have features that emulate a human face almost perfectly: the robots want to go beyond the repetitive tasks set to move to a more friendly relationship with people. In its own way, and without taking the physiognomy that have the Androids, Jibo seeks to position itself as a home reference robot. Recognizes natural…

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IBM and Apple partner to bring iOS to the corporate world

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IBM will partner exclusively with Apple to sell iPhones and iPads equipped with applications for business customers from the fall, the company announced yesterday. The announcement, which comes two days before IBM reports its results of the second quarter, comes as the firm intends to focus on software and services while their hardware unit continues to face problems, and after a series of acquisitions of software for mobile devices.

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What would the Windows future Start menu

windows future start menu

Microsoft plans to revive a feature that had been removed in its bid for devices with touch screen, and an image posted online showing how it will look; doubts about its availability in version 8.1. Since the release of Windows 8, Microsoft had to make various adjustments at the request of users, who lamented the removal of the Start menu and the insistent use of the interface known as Metro. Some changes were implemented with the update to version 8.1, but there is still the return of the most requested…

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LG displays a screen that can be roll up

LG Display

LG Display (part of the South Korean giant that manufactures screens) showed a flexible 18-inch OLED panel that can be rolled. It also showed a panel of the same size, but transparent. The prototype of flexible panel has a resolution of 1200 x 810, and can be a roll of 3 cm radius without affecting the operation of the screen; LG is thinking TV sets with 50-inch screens that can roll a sort of twist to classic roll-up screens that are used with the projectors. They did it by replacing…

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