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Week in review: Self-healing malware, Patch Tuesday postponed, RSA Conference 2017

Week in review: Self-healing malware, Patch Tuesday postponed, RSA Conference 2017

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: RSA Conference 2017 coverage Check out what you missed at the infosec event of the year. Banks around the world targeted...

Ransomware has exploded thanks to Bitcoin’s anonymity

Ransomware is one of the oldest cyberthreats, but it has made a big comeback in the past couple of years because it has become much easier to perpetrate against consumers, businesses, hospitals, and government agencies....

Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think

Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan leaves, but not why you think

 Flying from SF to LA every week sucks, and so Sriram Krishnan is leaving a big financial opportunity at Snap to ditch the commute. The former Facebook Audience Network executive spent the last year running...

How to Hide the Navigation Bar in EMUI 5.0 [No Root]

What was once considered a niche category is now practically the mainstream, as bigger screen phones continue to storm the smartphone market. Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone, the Huawei Mate 9, features a large 6.0″...

The USB Killer: Now Faster, Better, More Anonymous

The USB Killer: Now Faster, Better, More Anonymous

A few years ago, [Dark Purple] built the USB equivalent of an RJ45 connector wired into mains power. The USB Killer is a simple device with just a FET, a few high voltage caps,...

When less is more

When less is more

 Money doesn’t necessarily mean freedom. Yet the ability to maneuver in response to business challenges is the one thing a startup founder needs most. Some of these decisions are minor; others are existential. As...

EPA employees go rogue on Twitter to protest Trump and Pruitt

EPA employees smarting under the social media gag order of President Trump and last week’s appointment of Scott Pruitt as Administrator are going online — in droves — to voice their discontent. Numerous “alternative”...

Spoonbill — Get notified when people you follow change their Twitter bio

Spoonbill — Get notified when people you follow change their Twitter bio

“ I subscribed to Spoonbill a few weeks ago and enjoy the weekly digest of my Twitter friends’ bio changes. It’s interesting to see how people change the way they describe themselves. It’s also...

Data-driven versus intuition-driven game design

When it comes to game design, we’ll find out one of these days if artificial intelligence can beat a human being at creativity. But today, the matter is still up for debate. Some game...

CustomADB offers Shortcuts, Integrated Tools, and an Enhanced UI for Windows

CustomADB offers Shortcuts, Integrated Tools, and an Enhanced UI for Windows

If you find yourself spending a lot of time interacting with your device via the Android Debug Bridge (ADB), then check out CustomADB by XDA Junior Member TheBone_. This is an extended ADB command...

Nintendo dominated Super Bowl gaming buzz

GUEST: This report is a bit of a “Switch” since Nintendo is the only console brand to make our top five chart this time around. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad...

Making Use of Stellaris/Tiva Real-Time Clock

If you’re at all like us, or like [Vadim], you’ve got a stash of development boards in a shoebox on a shelf in your closet. If you’re better organized that we are, it might...

The next iPhone could have a bigger screen and more battery

The next iPhone could have a bigger screen and more battery

 While the iPhone 8 isn’t going to be announced until September, this week has been packed with rumors on the upcoming device. And it looks like the display is going to be the main...

The next iPhone could have a bigger display and more battery

The next iPhone could have a bigger display and more battery

 While the iPhone 8 isn’t going to be announced until September, this week has been packed with rumors on the upcoming device. And it looks like the display is going to be the main...

Kali Linux NetHunter has been Ported to Devices with MediaTek SoCs

Kali Linux NetHunter has been Ported to Devices with MediaTek SoCs

Kali NetHunter is an open source distribution built for network penetration testing. It is installed as a kind of ROM overlay on many devices, and recently XDA Senior Member Brandon Indar was able to successfully...

5 Damaging Lies Comfortability Tells You Every Single Day

5 Damaging Lies Comfortability Tells You Every Single Day

It is amazing what comfortability will tell you just so that you can stay small and never have the audacity to dream big. Looking back over the years, it is apparent that comfortability has...

This Week in Making: LiPo Battery Tips, MakerBot Downsizes, and Table Saw Projectiles 0

This Week in Making: LiPo Battery Tips, MakerBot Downsizes, and Table Saw Projectiles

learn about the care and proper use of LiPo batteries and more Read more on MAKE The post This Week in Making: LiPo Battery Tips, MakerBot Downsizes, and Table Saw Projectiles appeared first on Make:...

Auto Scroll Places a Widget on the Screen to Automatically Scroll the Page [No Root, 7.0+]

Auto Scroll Places a Widget on the Screen to Automatically Scroll the Page [No Root, 7.0+]

XDA Senior Member mrYoussef135 has developed an application that places a widget on the side of your screen to automatically scroll the page in a single tap. The app features many customization options such as...

SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral

SpaceX successfully lands its first-stage Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral

 Success all around for today’s SpaceX mission. The company successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft that is on its way to the International Space Station. SpaceX also successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon...

WiMinder Lets you Create Reminders when you Connect to WiFi Networks

WiMinder Lets you Create Reminders when you Connect to WiFi Networks

XDA Senior Member SagiLo has created an application that allows you to set reminders which trigger based on changes to your device’s wireless connectivity state. Reminders are posted to the status bar when the app...