Ben Heck’s salvage wars

Finally it's time for the team to decide who is the ultimate master of salvage. Ben, Karen and Felix fight it out to discover just how thrifty they can be in recovering motors, sensors and controllers from hardware you can find at your local thrif... [...]

Apple Watch hack lets you put Windows 95 on your wrist

We love to see examples of how powerful current everyday technology is compared to the tech of just a few decades ago , but this might be the best example we've seen yet See also: This is how hard it was to send email in 1984 Software developer Nick Lee pulled off the ultimate Apple Watch hack: getting it to run Windows 95 In the video's description, Lee compares the Apple Watch's 520 MHz processor, 512 MB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage to the meager processer and memory specs offered by '90s computers. For comparison, consider that a fairly "powerful" Apple computer in 1995 offered just 500 megabytes of hard drive space Read more... More about Microsoft , Apple , Wearables , Wearable Tech , and Tech [...]

A popular toymaker’s website is giving visitors ransomware

Ransomware, a type of malware that holds your computer hostage until you pay a certain amount of money, seems to be getting more popular since it sprouted up in large-scale form in 2013. The website of Maisto International , a toymaker that primarily sells model vehicles and remote control vehicles, is playing host to some ransomware,  Malwarebytes  wrote Thursday [...]
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