Kevin Perry

October 22, 2019
BYU researchers extend WiFi range by 200 feet with a software upgrade – Engadget

BYU researchers extend WiFi range by 200 feet with a software upgrade – Engadget

The researchers, led by Brigham Young Unviersity, have dubbed the protocol On-Off Noise Power Communication (ONPC). While WiFi typically requires speeds of at least one megabit per second to maintain a signal, the ONPC protocol can maintain a signal on as lit…
October 22, 2019
Sony decides not to sell Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on the PlayStation Store in Russia – Eurogamer.net

Sony decides not to sell Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on the PlayStation Store in Russia – Eurogamer.net

Sony has decided not to sell Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on the PlayStation Store in Russia, Activision has said. A tweet from the Sony Russia account broke the news, and a statement from Activision issued to Eurogamer then confirmed it. In the statement, A…
October 22, 2019
Pixel 4 face unlock vs. iPhone 11 Face ID: Is one faster than the other? – CNET

Pixel 4 face unlock vs. iPhone 11 Face ID: Is one faster than the other? – CNET

The Pixel 4 and iPhone 11 go head-to-head for your face. Sarah Tew/CNET Google's new Pixel 4 picks up some fascinating new camera features, motion-sensing radar and live transcription, but secure face unlock is the feature you'll come to know most intimatel…
October 22, 2019
[Update: Now available] Gmail dark theme for Android and iOS officially rolling out – 9to5Google

[Update: Now available] Gmail dark theme for Android and iOS officially rolling out – 9to5Google

Gmail for Android’s dark theme began rolling out at the start of this month. Google today is now making the look official and providing an availability timeline, while also bringing it to iOS. Update 10/21: Officially announced by Google on September 24th, t…
October 22, 2019
Adobe is reportedly bringing Illustrator to the iPad in 2020 – The Verge

Adobe is reportedly bringing Illustrator to the iPad in 2020 – The Verge

It still hasnt launched Photoshop Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Last fall, Adobe announced that real Photoshop would be coming to the iPad sometime this year. Were still waiting for that to happen the app is in beta testing at the moment but i…
October 22, 2019
Amazon Alexa and Google Home’s voice assistant were vulnerable to hackers – CNN

Amazon Alexa and Google Home’s voice assistant were vulnerable to hackers – CNN

San Francisco (CNN Business)Amazon's Alexa and Google Home's smart assistant were vulnerable to a security issue that could have allowed hackers to eavesdrop on people without their knowledge or entice users to hand over sensitive information, researchers say…
October 21, 2019

HW News – Threadripper 3 TDP, Epyc Supercomputer w/ 748000 Cores, Aldi Gaming PC – Gamers Nexus

HW News - Threadripper 3 TDP, Epyc Supercomputer w/ 748000 Cores, Aldi Gaming PC - Gamers Nexus
October 21, 2019
Samsung Issues Critical Update For 40 Million Galaxy S10, Note 10 Users – Forbes

Samsung Issues Critical Update For 40 Million Galaxy S10, Note 10 Users – Forbes

Samsung has had a week to forget after a highly embarrassing security flaw was confirmed for its flagship Galaxy S10 and Note 10 smartphones. But the company has now responded quickly warning users about a critical fix millions of owners need to know about.&a…
October 21, 2019
Google to update Pixel 4 face unlock with eye detection ‘in the coming months` – The Verge

Google to update Pixel 4 face unlock with eye detection ‘in the coming months` – The Verge

In the meanwhile, learn how to use the lockdown feature Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge One of the headline features for the Google Pixel 4 is that it adds a new, secure face unlock feature in lieu of a fingerprint sensor. Only it turns out that secure is…