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WiFi is broken and basically everything is at risk.

Big news. Not good big news either. Over the weekend a security a Belgian security researcher submitted his findings that prove there are vulnerabilities in many deployments of 802.11i, specific to...

Chinese Space Station set to crash… wherever.

First, it’s currency manipulation that we don’t want. Then it’s foreign government manipulation we do want.  Seems what we need is some space station manipulation.  The 8.5 tonne space station is...

PSA Turn off location data when committing felonies.

Metadata is a thing people. If you don’t want people to know where you are, you need to cut off your location settings on your phone. This is one time I’m...

Foldable Phones? You can have my headphone jack.

Maybe my rant about headphone jacks the other day was a bit premature. This is a legitimate excuse for crazy thin phones. To clarify, this is not. I’ll give you my...

A $1,000 cell phone is insanity.

This is obnoxious. Not necessarily that the iPhone is insanely overpriced for what it offers, but that the media is seriously advocating people go into debt to finance a cell phone....

Cell phones, wills, and suicides! Oh my!

So, two crazy things happened today. One was from Australia, where the Brisbane Supreme Court ruled that an unsent text can be a substitute for a will. The second was from...

Who should be allowed to buy facebook ads?

Who should be allowed to buy internet based ads? That’s a deep and intriguing question in today’s political and commercial landscape. With allegations of Russian meddling in our political discourse I...

Did you take my headphone jack?

Trending these days in the fast lane of high end hardware is the forced retirement of something most of us did not agree to. Our 3.5mm headphone jacks were stolen without...

The Windows Phone Failed Experiment

You know what Windows Phone and Civil American Political Discourse now have in common? Well two things. Obviously, they’re both dead and they pretty much got worse as time went along....

Groove Music Now Partners With Spotify (MobilityLeaks)

Jimski: I presume this is real and not spam. So Microsoft is divesting themselves of their music service? Are they buying Spotify? Or is this another move away from typical consumers...