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This Week In Kickstarter-Week of March 29

This Week In Kickstarter

This Week In Kickstarter, we’ve got a revamped space shooter, a post apocalyptic survival game, and a “no experience needed” guitar. Descent: Underground A revamp of the vehicular first person shooter, Descent. Designed to bring the classic space FPS back in a modern style, Descent: Underground features the familiar 3d maze levels of the originals. The game functions as both a ... Read More »

UK Safari Users can Sue Google over Privacy Violations

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Thanks to a ruling by an appeals court, Safari users in the UK can sue Google over its alleged privacy violations. The claim is that Google bypassed user settings to save a tracking cookie, which overrode the users’ preference to not have their activity tracked. There are potentially millions of British citizens who can now bring a case against Google ... Read More »

ECOO E04 Preview

ECOO E04

Today, we’re taking a look at the ECOO E04. Coming in two colors (soft black and minimal white), it has a few quality features that help it stand out in today’s crowded phone market. Though it also has a power saving CPU, Android 4.4, and huge 5.5 inch display, its biggest draw is that it’s unlocked. Unlocked phones are something I’ve ... Read More »

Intel and Micron Create 3D Nand Chips, Make 10TB SSDs a possibility

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If you are a PC gamer, or just someone who likes windows booting up quickly, no doubt you have an SSD installed. While they have generally lower failure rates and are super quick, their limited capacity is an issue. At present, a 1TB SSD is the most you can hope for without putting a second mortgage on your house and ... Read More »

Yoast WordPress SEO 2.0 released and bring nice changes

Yoast's WordPress SEO

Yoast’s WordPress SEO just hit a landmark update with the step up to 2.0 today. Yoast are proudly adding plenty of new features such as Google’s Knowledge Graph as well as improving such features as the design, layout and usability of the admin screen of the plug in many different ways. Read More »

RadioShack Tries to Sell User Data, Violates its Own Privacy Policy

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RadioShack, which has grown increasingly irrelevant in recent years thanks to the rise of online shopping, was finally forced to file for bankruptcy. A court overseen bankruptcy auction might just offer a way for RadioShack to avoid liquidation and continue operations. However, a key item that RadioShack wants to put up for auction is causing quite a controversy. RadioShack wants ... Read More »

Supreme Court of India Rejects Internet Censorship

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The Supreme Court of India has ruled that Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act is unconstitutional. The ruling was based on the fact that the law was too vague and was being abused by police and politicians to silence dissent. The court found it to be a violation of citizens’ freedom of speech. The IT Act was passed in ... Read More »

This Week In Kickstarter – Week of March 22

This Week In Kickstarter

This Week In Kickstarter, we’ve got a ball your kids can hack, an app that creates super hero trailers, a wallet for the modern man, and much more! Hackaball – A computer you can throw Hackaball is a computer ball that can be programmed to invent and play games. Hackaball is a unique tool for creating games for kids to ... Read More »

Windows Hello Brings Biometric Authentication to Windows 10

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Microsoft recently announced Windows Hello, a feature that will be found in some versions of Windows 10, which will allow users to login using biometrics. Windows Hello will only work with computers that have special hardware. Some laptops will have fingerprint scanners, while others will come equipped with Intel’s RealSense camera for face-based authentication. Despite Microsoft’s claims that biometric authentication ... Read More »

Belgian Court Rejects Music Industry’s Pirate Tax

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SABAM, a Belgian group that represents the rights of artists, has been fighting with ISPs since 2004. They have long demanded that ISPs do more to combat online piracy. Their first attempt was to try to force ISPs to monitor traffic for unlicensed distribution of copyrighted material and filter it out. After a lengthy legal battle, this plan was rejected ... Read More »