Facebook can track you even if you’re not registered,says Belgian data protection watchdog The Belgian Privacy Protection Commission (CPVP/CBPL) launched the scathing attack after carrying out an investigation into the US tech giant’s practices. Preliminary recommendations were published on Friday. Facebook would not explain in detail how it uses the data it collects from individuals online and there are also problems with plug-ins, some of which can affect people who don’t even have a Facebook account, the commission said. One...

A recently discovered vulnerability in Apple’s new watch let theifs use apple pay without your pin.  The basic idea behind the watch’s security is that the Watch can detect when it is removed from a wrist, and automatically requires a passcode to be entered if removed (if one is set up, which is a requirement for using Apple Pay).   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); How it works On the back of the Apple Watch are four specifically designed rings which contain the 4 components of the heart...

Posted on May 13 2015 - 9:23pm by TekGuru
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Recently there has been a lot of uproar about a new vpn called ZenMate. It is a free browser add on for chrome, Firefox, internet explorer, and Opera. It is also available for Android and IOS. So I have decided to break it down and see if this VPN is worth your time and money (unless you use the free version of it.) The Good Easy to install and use. Decent speed. Free...

Posted on May 13 2015 - 4:03pm by TekGuru
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Rovio, the studio behind the popular series of games Angry Birds, has shown off a version for virtual reality hardware. That’s right angry birds is going VR. The studio showed off a demo of the Angry Birds virtual reality game at the Rock in Rio festival this weekend just passed. The company made use of Samsung’s Gear VR headset, showing how the new version...

Posted on May 13 2015 - 12:26am by TekGuru
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With SSDs becoming more and more popular, what are some of the best SSDs? After a bit of trial and error, I have found the following to be the best SSDs out there at the moment.   Samsung SSD 850 Evo The Samsung 850 Evo has the best combination of performance and cost, making it the ideal drive for any home users. Very fast, and very reliable. SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD Power users and gamers should look no further than the SanDisk Extreme Pro to get the best performance out of their home computer. Crucial MX200 For...

Posted on May 12 2015 - 7:23pm by TekGuru
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After watching today’s press release I am actually excited for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. Syndicate is launching on October 23rd for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. This new Assassin’s Creed will take place in London in the Industrial Revolution-era in 1868. This game will have both a female and male protagonists siblings name Jacob and Evie Fry. Syndicate...

So recently Verizon wireless purchased AOL which owns some fairly well known websites like TechCrunch, Huffington Post, and Engadget. These are all fairly well know media companies that have a lot of influence in the media world.  But back in 2014, the cable company launched SugarString, an in-house tech blog. But as the Daily Dot’s Patrick O’Neill wrote at the time, there was just one problem — it reportedly banned its reporters from covering certain topics including net neutrality and government surveillance. So now that...

The game of smartphones has been a tough one in terms of which model captures better images over the other, on which model can outperform the other with pixel and focus ability. Before we hail which phone reigns over the throne of image quality, let’s take a look at the specifics as we share with you our verdict.   While LG has stepped up to the game, we can’t discount the fact that there are other smartphones that have successfully stolen the hearts of consumers. We’ve seen how smartphones improve their cameras and today we...

A new malware that destroys the computer it infected if detected is making its way around and wreaking havoc on the computers it infects. A new malware called Rombertik as it was nicknamed by Cisco Systems was designed to intercept plain text entered into a browser window. The way it is being spread is like every other malware, through spam and phishing messages....

A federal appeals court on Thursday declared that the NSA’s program that swept up logs of phone calls from Americans is no longer legal, making this one of the most significant setbacks for any long run surveillance operation. However, in my personal opinion this is one of the best rulings the court could have ever made, simply because this limits the amount of government snooping on your personal life and we all want less of that.  The U.S.  2nd circuit court of Appeals in New York said “this program exceeds the scope of...