pcmag.comBlue Origin's founder wrote an open letter to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson to argue for a split contract between his company and SpaceX. (Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images)Amazon founder Jeff Bezos penned an open letter to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson arguing that his space exploration company, Blue Origin, should be tapped for the Artemis Program. NASA describes the Artemis Program as "the …...

pcmag.comThe patch notes suggest a new system update is just for stability, but Nintendo may have fixed an exploit. (Photo: Dids/Pexels) You'd think Nintendo's full focus would be on the Switch and forthcoming OLED model, but there's still at least a small team of developers working on the 3DS in Japan. This is proven by the fact a new system …...

pcmag.comTouchpad nails? Color-changing eyeshadow? Drawing on her experience with Taiwan's street fashion culture, Cornell Professor Dr. Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao is turning everyday accessories into high-tech forms of expression. WovenProbe inertial measurement unit tracking system. (Photo: Hybrid Body Lab) Body modifications, such as tattoos and piercings, have often signaled membership in a subculture. But what if they actually signaled something, such as smart tattoos that act as interfaces for third-party digital devices? That’s what …...

pcmag.comInstagram also says it developed 'new technology' to detect accounts engaging in 'potentially suspicious behavior,' like being blocked or reported by a teenage user. (Privacy controls on Instagram) Instagram today said that those under 16 who sign up for the app will be defaulted to private accounts. Existing accounts will see notifications urging them to consider going private."Historically, we asked young people to choose between a public account or a private account when they …...

pcmag.comStunning wide-format photos for pennies Epson’s latest bulk-ink (or supertank) photo-centric AIO, the EcoTank Photo ET-8550 All-in-One Wide-Format Supertank Printer ($699.99), is an impressive achievement. It's twice as fast as its predecessor, 2017’s Expression Premium ET-7750, and it adds a sixth ink color, which …...

pcmag.comA big name in antivirus lets its VPN go solo A VPN protects your privacy by routing your traffic through an encrypted connection to a remote server, blinding your ISP to your activities and making you harder to track online. Bitdefender Premium VPN is a sturdy product that's a great value at a decidedly non-premium price. …...

pcmag.comWhile Apple and Samsung still dominate postpaid sales in the US, OnePlus is quickly becoming a prepaid juggernaut, according to Counterpoint Research. (OnePlus N200) As one champion falls, two more rise. According to market-share numbers from Counterpoint Research, OnePlus and Motorola won big from LG's departure in a growing US smartphone market, with OnePlus even taking some potential share from market leader Samsung.LG...

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pcmag.comApple has released a security update for a nasty zero-day exploit already being used to infect devices. (Photo: DragonImages/Getty Images)If you own an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, then it's essential you update it with the latest security patch as soon as possible due to a zero-day exploit and risk of malware infection.Apple has issued …...

pcmag.comA slim mirrorless camera made just for vloggers A year after introducing its first camera for vloggers (the fixed-lens ZV-1), Sony is bringing the concept to an interchangeable lens platform. The ZV-E10 ($699.99, body only) is built around the same sensor as the stills-focused a6100, but …...

computerworld.comWell, I'll be. For all the new features and shape-shifting updates Google's constantly cookin' up for its Chrome OS platform, the most eye-opening Chromebook change of the year isn't even coming from within Google's walls.In fact, it's coming from one of Google's biggest, fiercest competitors — a company that'd very much like to see Chromebooks fizzle out and fade away.Don't you just love inadvertent irony?The change of which we speak stems from a recent announcement by Microsoft — yes, Microsoft! — and it technically has nothing to do with Chrome OS at all, even. In fact, amidst all the chatter about what the change means for Microsoft and its world of Windows, I haven't seen anyone so much as mention the potential significance here in the land o' Chrome OS computers.To read this article in full, please click here...

pcmag.comMarvel Cinematic Universe fans were relieved when Disney+ became the sole streaming home to the films—but that actually didn't happen. Data shows that the supers continue to jump from service to service with shocking frequency. One of the annoyances of the modern age is finding out your favorite movie or a show you planned to watch has suddenly disappeared from the video-streaming service of your choice. If you're lucky, it skipped over to another service that you subscribe to. But …...

computerworld.comApple has gotten very serious about building its enterprise business, with an updated enterprise website explaining the many reasons to move to Mac, supported by a Forrester report that shows using M1 Macs will save enterprises $843 over three years when compared to a PC.Apple’s growing TCO advantage The list of advantages include lower running costs, better residual value, security, flexibility, and employee engagement and retention.To read this article in full, please click here...

pcmag.comAces accuracy The quality of entry-level desktop document scanners has improved so much in recent years that almost all of them land in the range from very good to excellent. The Epson WorkForce ES-580W ($399) is very good, with one standout feature: the most accurate optical character …...

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pctipp.ch NewsNach dem Ransomware-Angriff Kaseya verfügt über Generalschlüssel Gute Nachricht für die vom massiven Ransomware-Angriff über den US-IT-Dienstleister Kaseya betroffenen Firmen weltweit: Das Unternehmen verfügt nun offenbar über einen Generalschlüssel, mit dem die chiffrierten Ressourcen entschlüsselt werden können....

pcmag.comExcellent earphones, but you can save some money on the standard model. Earlier this year, we tested Master & Dynamic's MW08 true wireless earphones, which offer solid audio performance and active noise cancellation (ANC) for $299. The new MW08 Sport model offers the same sound quality and ANC, but bumps the price …...

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pcmag.comWhy slow down production when you can just use different chips and write new firmware? (Photo: John Thys/Getty Images) The auto industry is suffering from a serious shortage of chips and each manufacturer is trying to cope in its own way. So while GM is shipping less fuel efficient pickups, Tesla has been writing software to keep …...

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