Could Pimax 8K be the next VR experience?

  • 22/10/2017 at 23:26 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Pimax 8K VRVR headset technology is a competitive field with a few devices getting attention. There’s room for a lot of improvement, and the Pimax 8K VR ups the game for VR headsets. The device allows the user to perceive an 8K VR experience with a massive field of vision (FOV) range of 200 degrees. For users that don’t need 8K video, there’s a Pimax 5K special edition available as well.

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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 will be hitting shelves soon

  • 20/10/2017 at 00:50 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

Microsoft Surface Book 2Microsoft has officially released a peek at their much anticipated Surface Book 2, the latest in the company’s flagship laptop series, and people are pretty excited about what they have to offer this time around.

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KRACK Wi-Fi exploit is threatening WPA2 protocol security

  • 17/10/2017 at 01:25 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Security KeyA new Wi-Fi exploit on the WPA2 protocol has been found with Android and Linux users being the most vulnerable. The proof-of-concept exploit is known as a Key Reinstallation Attack or KRACK. The attacker can read your data in an unencrypted form even if it is encrypted, meaning that your passwords, user names, credit card and other information you put in are discovered.

According to researcher Mathy Vanhoef, of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium “This can be abused to steal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos, and so on. The attack works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. Depending on the network configuration, it is also possible to inject and manipulate data. For example, an attacker might be able to inject ransomware or other malware into websites.”

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Huawei launched new Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones with bigger screens and AI chips

Huawei Mate 10Chinese based Huawei has announced a new set of smartphones, the Mate 10 and the Mate 10 Pro. Both come with bigger screens, next to no bezel space along the edges and new AI hardware that they claim will improve performance in that arena.

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Russian ad scandal widens as Google confirms YouTube, Gmail and others

  • 15/10/2017 at 19:12 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

GoogleGoogle has confirmed that they have found tens of thousands of dollars in advertising purchased by Russian operatives as part of a misinformation campaign aimed at the last election. It continues a trend first found on Facebook, where similar ads had been placed in an attempt to fan instability and strife between groups in the US.

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Google next bet is Home Mini and Home Max

  • 08/10/2017 at 22:51 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Google Home FamilyLast week Amazon announced a new set of Echo products, furthering their foray into smarthome technology. Not to be outdone, Google has responded by showing off their two new Google Home models, the Mini and Max home speakers. They are designed to cater to the low and high end markets respectively and improve on the original Google Home smarthome tech already available on the marketing.

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Facebook addresses Russian ads provoking ‘racial and social division’

  • 08/10/2017 at 15:37 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

facebook bad dayAfter continued reports of Russian backed ads during the 2016 presidential election, the United States Congress has been given information on 3,000 Facebook  advertisements and hundreds of fake accounts and groups on the social platform linked to a Kremlin propaganda organization.

Facebook CEO: “Racial and Social Division”

The ads and groups in question seem to have been part of an elaborately planned disinformation campaign. Memes, visual quotes, text posts and advertisements out of gun rights, LGBT and Black Lives Matter groups were some of those named in the affidavit.

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