Hop on to the CES bus, folks. Gadgets, flying saucers & drones, talking mirrors & monstrous TVs, emerging tech – everything that will be debuting in the consumer electronics world in the coming days! Get a preview, first.
Wi-Fi Alliance has launched configuration, authentication, & encryption enhancements across its portfolio to ensure Wi-Fi Certified devices continue to implement state of the art security protections.
Over the coming weeks, you’ll see Google Pay Online, in store, & across Google products, as well as when you’re paying friends.
On Hello, the focus is less on people you follow and more on what you love doing, according to its founder.
Meltdown primarily affects Intel processors and is (relatively) easy to patch. To add fuel to the fire, Intel’s response to the flaw has drawn sharp criticism from the security industry. Spectre has the potential to affect almost every modern processor across all manufacturers and will be the more challenging of the two exploits in the long term. However, to get a sense of how severe these two flaws are, and how they affect you, we first need to take a look at how a CPU works.
During the week starting on Christmas Eve, a record number of customers made purchases or downloaded apps from the App Store, spending over $890 million in that seven-day period.
2 critical vulnerabilities found in Intel & ARM chips allows attackers steal data from the memory of running apps, such as data from password managers, browsers, emails,etc. Researchers who discovered the vulnerabilities, dubbed “Meltdown” & “Spectre,” said that “almost every system,” since 1995, including computers & phones, was affected by the bug.
Reports: 9to5Google, iTnews, AZFamily, Central Telegraph
Buddybuild team has joined the Xcode engineering group at Apple to build developer tools for the entire iOS community.
Mikme is a stand-alone microphone that syncs with your iPhone via Bluetooth to capture pro-level sound that vloggers, musicians & journalists can use to create exceptional audio, & to enhance their video creations.
Google was once again missing from this chart, despite the fanfare around the launch of the Pixel 2, claimed the report by Flurry.
You can now send ‘live’ videos to friends in Direct. With a single tap of the Direct icon, you can send your own live video — or a ‘live’ video you’re watching — to a friend or a group of friends to encourage them to join in the fun.