Although Apple recently patched macOS to detect and block a piece of malware called Fruitfly, that can capture screenshots, keystrokes, webcam images, and information about infected Macs, a variant was discovered by security researchers. And there's no way to stop it yet.
Both Microsoft and iRobot - the company that went from bomb disposal robots to cleaning your home - are looking at ways to create maps of indoor spaces. While their efforts are taking different paths, it's clear that mapping homes and buildings has huge opportunities but is not without privacy challenges.
Kids and electronics usually don't mix. I have more than one broken headphone jack and a missing iPod thanks to my siblings. With my family visiting this week, my younger sister will be looking for something controller-shaped to play with and promptly demolish. So I'm prepping my living room's game controllers for the reckoning with some Sugru, the silicone and rubber adhesive putty that lets you customise basically everything you own.
UBER has reportedly suspended a driver after a customer claimed the man was engaged in sex acts with a woman during the "dangerous and inappropriate" trip. Jacki SaloNew York Post New York Post July 25, 20173:16pm
The Surface Laptop is one of my very favourite ultraportable notebooks of the last few years. It's a MacBook Air, but built for 2017. a beautiful screen, great speakers, gorgeous design and a slim profile. And now, a la Apple's iPhones, you can pre-order it in some gorgeous colour variants which will land in Australia at the end of next month.