CES 2017 is under way and we are hearing specifications of the new HDMI 2.1 standard. This new standard will increase link bandwidth to 48 Gbps and will enable support for up to 10K resolutions without compression, new color spaces with up to 16 bits per component, dynamic HDR, variable refresh rates for gaming applications as well as new audio formats
By now everyone is aware of what a DoS or Denial of service attack is. A large number of compromised systems are used to flood a system over TCP/IP protocols. BlackNurse is a new breed of attack that doesn’t require large recourses, in fact, 15mb’s of bandwidth and a laptop can get the job done.
In a world where so much of our personal information is moving back and forth across the internet. It’s important to understand people with the right tools can eavesdrop on your conversations. We have to be diligent and hold privacy and security close to the chest on everything we do online. Encryption is key here, even if someone is able to listen to a conversation, it would sound like a foreign language to them and impossible to decipher without the right dictionary.
So you have Sierra installed and you finally have Siri on your desktop. Having an assistant at a push of a button is great, but how awesome would it be not having to push that button. Find out with Daniel Portis as he explains how to go hands-free.
Magazines are a dying breed. We have dozens of apps and subscriptions eager to take its place. Many are just clumsy and clunky and take from the experience of reading a good magazine. Apple’s News app attempts at polishing up online journalism, and while it may not be a huge leap in innovation, it is refined and a pleasure to use.
We here believe in taking time out for our family and friends and use the summer months to do just that. We’re back recharged and with renewed energy along with a new design for lifewithtech.net. We are shifting away from the frills and having our content speak for itself, with a new minimalistic design.
There maybe a time you find yourself wanting to hide a user account in osx’s menu. Maybe just to clean up the menu and make it less confusing for younger users or just the added security of not giving away the administrator userid. this terminal command will do the trick.