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Windows and Linux see market share drop in favour of Mac OS X

The worldwide marketshare of Windows on the desktop has dropped below 90% for the first time in a long time, according to research company Net Applications. For 6 months in a row Microsoft's operating systems saw a decline in market share.

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Lexar Workflow portable SSD 512GB review

Time to take closer look on the updated Workflow portable SSD from Lexar. To find out more about the Lexar Portable SSD continue reading this review.

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RedFox announces product prices

For the past couple weeks RedFox, the company behind AnyDVD has been working diligently to bring things back to normal after the resurrection first happened. This has resulted in 5 interim AnyDVD releases, but users were as of yet unable to purchase and nothing was posted in regards to pricing. While purchasing is still not possible, prices have just been posted publicly.

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WhatsApp to add voice mail for VoIP calls and to allow ZIP file sharing

WhatsApp is about to add several new features to its popular messaging app. According to information leaked by the website PhoneRadar, the app should get a new feature called 'Call Back', and also voice mail for VoIP calls and the ability to send ZIP files are new features.

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Fake Sandisk memory cards are making the rounds

Users on the Dutch Tweakers Forums report that a Groupon seller sold fake Sandisk MicroSD cards. The cards work and have the advertised capacity but their maximum transfer speed is much slower than the speeds specified on the packaging.

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Mozilla patches 4 critical vulnerabilities with the release of Firefox 46

Mozilla today released Firefox 46 which fixes 14 vulnerabilities of which 4 have been marked critical. Some of the critical vulnerabilities showed evidence of memory corruption which according to Mozilla would allow them to be exploited to run arbitrary code.

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Kaspersky Lab: ATMs insecure due to Windows XP and accessible USB ports

The Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab reports that ATMs are poorly secured. An important reason is that the majority runs on Windows XP but also because banks sometimes install software like Acrobat Reader 6.0, Radmin and TeamViewer on the machines.

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Adobe’s Flash Player takes all positions in Top 10 of most attacked vulnerabilities

Adobe's Flash Player took every position of the Top 10 of most attacked vulnerabilities through exploit kits, according to the security department of the NTT Group, the largest Japanese telecom provider.

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European Commission rules adblock detection is not allowed

The European Commission has stated that trying to detect whether an user is using an adblocker is illegal. The statement was made as part of an answer to a question of the CEO of privacy watchdog Think Privacy, Alexander Hanff.

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Remember D-Theater? That was HD on VHS tape

D-Theater was a high definition video format available in the USA before the HD DVD and Blu-ray formats hit the market where the media resembled a traditional VHS tape.

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New ransomware variant encrypts files using 7-Zip software

The Nemucod ransomware has been found to use the free open source archive software 7-Zip to encrypt files. Nemucod is a pretty common JavaScript malware family distributed through spam emails.

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Upcoming Adblock Plus release allows users to pay websites for content

Adblock Plus today announced it will soon introduce functionality that allows visitors to pay for content on a website. The popular adblocker hopes to compensate publishers for the revenues they miss out due to visitors blocking ads.

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Security issues Samsung’s smart home platform allows hackers to open locks

Researchers from Microsoft and the University of Michigan have discovered numerous vulnerabilities in smart home devices. The vulnerabilities allowed them to remotely hack the devices so they were able to control them.

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Poll of the day: Piracy is beneficial to the movie and music industry

While pirates download lots of music and movies for free, some argue that piracy isn't as bad as the movie and music industry wants us to believe. They argue that users are still willing to pay for content they really like and that piracy makes it easier to discover new content they actually want.

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Poll of the day: Using an adblocker is theft

The increasing usage of adblockers worries publishers, because it hurts their revenues. Visitors with an adblocker enabled they don't make them a anything, while those visitors do have access to free content. Some publishers argue that using an adblocker is a form of theft, what about you?

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CloneBD 1.0.8.1 released – fixes many bugs

On the Redfox forums we can read that version 1.0.8.1 of CloneBD was released today. This version of the popular Blu-ray movie backup software fixes many issues including a long standing one concerning HEVC encoding of 2D clips.

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Malicious advertisements served ransomware on The Pirate Bay

Worlds most popular torrent site The Pirate Bay distributed advertisements that tried to infect users with ransomware last week, antivirus company MalwareBytes reports. The advertisements tried to silently redirect users to a page serving the Magnitude exploit kit that tried to exploit vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Internet Explorer.

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American utility locks down network after ransomware infection

The American public utility Lansing Board of Water & Light has posted on Facebook and Twitter that the company has become the victim of ransomware. It's unknown which type of ransomware infected the network but the malware did its job after someone opened an email attachment.

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Lionsgate adds more than 100 movie titles to game platform Steam

Users of Steam can rent more than 100 movies on the game platform starting today. The Hunger Games trilogy, Twilight, Saw and more are from now on available on Valve's platform. Movie studio Lionsgate has made a deal with Valve to distribute movies to its more than 125 million Steam users.

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Lexar Professional 1800x 64GB UHS-II microSDXC Memory Card Review

Today I am taking a close look on the very fast Lexar Professional 1800x 64GB UHS-II microSDXC Memory Card, you can find out more about its performance by continue reading this review.

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Poll of the day: Ultra HD Blu-ray will be a fail

Ultra HD Blu-ray is the successor to Blu-ray and promises improved picture quality but will it become a success?

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Intel’s Skylake Core i7 NUC Skull Canyon NUC6i7KYK available for preorder

Users waiting to buy Intel's much anticipated Skylake Core i7 'Skull Canyon' NUC can already preorder the mini PC at several large online retailers. The device that breaks away from the NUC's usual appearance is on the wishlist of many users who want great performance in a small form-factor.

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DVD-Ranger releases SoundTouch 3 – claims ‘pure quality’ without database download

DVD-Ranger has released version 3 of its SoundTouch software that claims to provide to remove the Blu-ray copy protection Cinavia while retaining excellent sound quality without requiring a database to download. A first test by our member ILLP confirms that the sound quality is "outstanding".

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New Swedish laws should make it easier for police to take down The Pirate Bay

The Swedish police has advised the Swedish government to make changes to the country's law to make it easier to take down sites like The Pirate Bay.

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Australian Commission: It should be legal to use VPNs to circumvent geo-blocks

An Australian government commission has released a report in which it states that Australian consumers should be legally allowed to circumvent geo-blocking restrictions. Australians get offered a lower level of digital services, according to the 'Productivity Commission'. Therefore Australians should be able to use a VPN service without the fear of infringing on copyright.

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Windows 10 ruins the weather

Windows 10 has ruined the weather. Not literally obviously, but during a broadcast of the American TV station KCCI weather woman Metinka Slater is disturbed by a 'Microsoft recommends to upgrade to Windows 10' popup.

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Poll of the day: The Apple hype is over

Yesterday Apple reported its quarterly revenue and had to announce it sold less iPhones, iPad and Macbooks than the quarter before. The company's revenue also decreased for the first time in 13 year. While the numbers are down, Apple still reported a revenue of $50.6 billion in the last quarter. Will the company last?

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Lite-On reveals new Mu-II series SSDs with 15nm TLC NAND

Lite-On has unveiled its new series of SSD drives, the Mu-II Series. The 2.5" inch drives connect to the computer using the SATA-3 interface and are available in capacities of 120, 240 and 480 GB.

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Microsoft gives away free Lumia 950 with Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft is currently running a 'two-for-one Lumia phone campaign' in Canada and the United States, which means purchasers of a Lumia 950 XL get a Lumia 950 for free. The company likely gives away the Lumia 50 due to bad sales numbers.

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Windows 10 to power automated cars, street lights and refrigerators

Windows 10 will soon no longer only power PCs but also automated cars, street lights and refrigerators. Microsoft stated this during the Hannover Messe, the largest industrial technology trade fair in the world. Windows 10 is "The Platform for the Intelligence Revolution", according to the company.

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Poll of the day: Getting infected by ransomware is for stupid people

Infections with ransomware are on the rise. The new type of malware encrypts files which renders them unusable. In order to decrypt the files a ransom has to be paid. The majority of the infections comes from users opening malicious email attachments. Are they simply stupid or can it happen to anyone?

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Really concerned about privacy? Don’t use Opera’s free VPN, security experts warn

Yesterday's announcement about browser developer Opera adding a native, free, unlimited VPN service to its browser is criticized online by security experts. They argue users shouldn't think their privacy is properly protected when using Opera's VPN service and argue it's not even a real VPN.

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Dropbox automatically signs out Windows XP users later this year

Cloud storage provider Dropbox will no longer offer its software to Windows XP users starting the 29th of June this year. Existing customers still running the outdated OS can continue to use Dropbox until the 29th of August.

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