Two apps have been discovered on unofficial marketplaces in China that might just be the first in-the-wild exploits of the massive bug found by Bluebox two weeks ago. The so-called “master key” vulnerability, or a least an extremely close relative of it, was the point of entry for malware in these two apps, which now carry code that allows an attacker...

As alternative fuel vehicles become more commonplace it often takes the fueling stations a while to catch up to the trend.  So it becomes important if you own one of these alternative fuel vehicles to know where you can refuel when out and about.  Whether you have an electric car and need a charge or a homemade biodiesel car and need a fresh source of fuel,...

A company called Motion Apps has created an app called Classic which will run your old school PalmOS apps on the new Palm Pre. So if you’ve purchased an app like ePocrates for your older Treo, no worries you can port it over to the Palm Pre and it will run approximately twice as fast on Classic. Great news for hard core...

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If you have an iPhone, or Apple iOS device, you have probably used Siri. Siri is pretty handy, and often the quickest way to handle many tasks. However, just like our brains, most of us aren’t even scratching the surface. You could ask Siri “what can you do?”. That will provide a decent list of some items. But if you want to know, almost, everything Siri can do, you can head over to hey-siri.io. The list of Siri commands is long and impressive. It does everything from...

For the iPhone folks amongst us. Quit being so cheap and buy the highest capacity. People still buy the lowest memory iPhone install a bunch of apps, take a bunch of pictures/videos… and then wonder why they are out of space. Ok, I got that out of the way. Back to reality. SanDisk...

Apple announced a few new items yesterday including the iPad Pro, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, and a totally redesigned Apple TV. The new unit is called “The New Apple TV”. Really? Apple, if you are listening, clear out the old model and just call the new one “Apple TV”. Things are starting to get confusing over there. I digress. The new Apple TV is a pretty large leap for an already good product. You now get a new remote with a glass touchpad, integrated Siri voice control, 6-buttons (no more left, right, up, down),...

The open nature of the Android OS is going to make ownership not-so-fun. Like living in the ghetto and not being able to lock your doors and windows. Just last week there was the Stagefright flaw which allows hackers to access a targeted Android device by simply sending an MMS message. This weeks Android flaw exploits a video related vulnerability by using a malformed Matroska (MKV) video via websites or apps. Once executed your Android phone or tablet is turned into a paperweight. The MKV video crashes the Android mediaserver service. If...

Finally, a heart rate monitor that will be both accurate and comfortable. Well, at least that is the promise of FitLinxx with their AmpStrip. Read on for details. ...

Go ahead and take your guess on why there are racks with hundreds of iPhones charging. Answer after the break. ...

Having the right tool for the job is an adage that is any good contractor takes to heart. Trying to hammer a nail in with a screwdriver isn’t easy or fun. So, it is always nice when you are able to have a solid swiss army style tool that can handle multiple jobs. In this case Ryobi is using your Smartphone as the glue for up to eight tools. Infrared Thermometer: Measure and record surface temperatures...