Aug 242016
 

By Patrick Allan at LifeHacker.com…

TV manufacturers always look for the next leap in picture quality that will make watching TV feel like you’re looking through a crystal-clear window. HDR is the latest trend in display technology and it’s here to stay. Here’s everything you need to know about how it works, and why you may want to consider it when you buy your next TV.

Source: All About HDR, and Why It’s the Future of Television

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Aug 162016
 

By Tim Brookes at MakeUseOf.com…

Sick of dragging files into email messages whenever you want to share something? There might be a better way. Whether you want to share a single file with another Mac in the vicinity, a folder with a Windows PC on the same network, or several gigabytes of video with a friend on the other side of the world, we’ve got you covered.

Source: 9 Quick Ways to Share Files & Folders from a Mac

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Jul 292016
 

From the White House…

The advent of networked technology has spurred innovation, cultivated knowledge, encouraged free expression, and increased the Nation’s economic prosperity. However, the same infrastructure that enables these benefits is vulnerable to malicious activity, malfunction, human error, and acts of nature, placing the Nation and its people at risk. Cyber incidents are a fact of contemporary life, and significant cyber incidents are occurring with increasing frequency, impacting public and private infrastructure lo

Source: Presidential Policy Directive — United States Cyber Incident Coordination | whitehouse.gov

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Jul 082016
 

We know that people do this, and it is a risk, and now it’s a federal offense.

By Jason Koebler at Motherboard.com…

One of the nation’s most powerful appeals courts ruled Wednesday that sharing passwords can be a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a catch-all “hacking” law that has been widely used to prosecute behavior that bears no resemblance to hacking.

Source: Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules | Motherboard

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