What you need to know about Wikileaks and CIA’s Hacking Program

  • 09/03/2017 at 01:09 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Smartphone SpyWikileaks have released a new batch of classified documents, this time from the CIA. Per the documents, the CIA have a section like the NSA, but with less accountability and oversight.

The CIA’s Tools and Wikileak’s Vault 7

The new series of leaks is titled “Vault 7”, and the first load of documents released called “Year Zero”. The documents focus on a section in the CIA called the Center for Cyber Intelligence. The unit was tasked with creating and using an arsenal of hacking tools (Malware, viruses, Trojans, weaponized ‘zero day’ exploits) to perform a range of subversive and covert operations.

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Best of Mobile World Conference 2017

Samsung Gear VR 2017Mobile World Conference 2017 (MWC) was full of awesome new releases and teasers for the latest in mobile tech. Now it is time to look back and try to pick out the best. With so much cool consumer tech coming out, it will be hard to choose.

Samsung Gear VR

Samsung has jumped in bed with Oculus to offer their first ever VR headset, complete with a controller. This is a serious move in the virtual reality world, putting one of the biggest names in mobile innovation directly into the realm of gaming.

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The curious case of the LG G6 Smartphone

LG G6LG has been criticized for years as a showboating company that tries to hard to sell phones based on pointless features and badly thought out gimmicks. It looks like they may have finally learned their lesson.

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The GPD Pocket – Tiny and Powerful

GPD PocketImagine being able to easily carry around a laptop with decent specs that you could comfortably use anywhere because of its size. The GPD Pocket is a tiny machine with specs to match some of the best devices on the market.

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Facebook isn’t about to fail, you guys

  • 23/02/2017 at 00:53 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Facebook is ClutteredI have read several editorials and blog posts over the past several months involving Facebook. One of the presiding claims is that the social media world is due for another shakeup, and Facebook will be the empire that falls. But I don’t think that is true at all.

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Bill Gates shares Microsoft’s Focus and Future

  • 19/02/2017 at 19:16 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Bill GatesMicrosoft has been in the digital game a long time, and Bill Gates was there at the start. Gates is still there now, thinking and focusing on what’s happening now and what’s coming next. Currently, Gates is a board member, significant shareholder, and part-time technology adviser.

What Microsoft was once it now isn’t. For years, Windows was the primary operating system for desktops and laptops around the world; Microsoft Office was seemingly in every workplace and on every computer; A lot of people’s learning in the digital world was on Windows PCs, their first steps into this technology accompanied by the Windows start up chime.

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Ping prides itself with the smallest GPS Tracker

  • 18/02/2017 at 03:34 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Ping GPS TrackerThere’s a range of GPS locators on the market, but they’re not quite what people want yet. Ping, The World’s Smallest Global Locator, aims to improve what a GPS locator can do dramatically. As small as a coin and able to point you to its location anywhere in the world, Ping is a big leap from its competition.

The size is tiny, measuring 34mm x 34 mm x 12mm and weighs 1 ounce. The body is made from PMMA Silicone & Elastomer materials. The device is powered by a rechargeable 300 mAh custom lithium-ion battery that lasts up to 3 months between charges.

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