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OnePlus Data Breach: What you need to know about customer hack

OnePlus has emailed customers to alert them of a database breach that has exposed a myriad of personal information. In the email, OnePlus broke the

Huawei MediaPad M7 could feature a bezel-destroying smartphone hack

The Huawei MediaPad M7 could feature a hole-punch selfie camera and slimmer bezels reminiscent of the 2018 iPad Pro, according to leaked renders of the new

2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 first drive review: A more athletic grand tourer

Here’s a little life hack for all you hifalutin Bentley buyers: Get the V8 engine. It was true of the last-generation Continental GT and Flying

This cheeky hack is changing AirPods owners’ lives

Apple’s true wireless AirPods earphones are already sitting comfortably in the ears of millions of users around the world, but we wonder how many have

This simple hack can ‘Knox’ your Galaxy S10 out

A simple hack that can reportedly temporarily brick “most” Samsung smartphones has appeared online. The theoretical hack was reported by French security researcher Robert Baptisteon Monday (UK

Embr Wave first look: The wearable that hacks your body temperature

By heating or cooling your wrist in waves, this clever wearable can make you feel more comfortable Embr Wave price and release date Available in

Kano Computer Kit Complete review: A fun DIY ‘laptop’ that teaches kids to build PCs and code

Build a PC, then build programs The Kano Computer Kit Complete does a wonderful job teaching kids hardware and coding concepts by letting them build

Panasonic KX-HN6002EW review

Rather like Samsung’s successful SmartThings home monitoring kit, Panasonic has launched its own system that puts the emphasis on security and in this starter pack

Road Testing The 2017 Brough Superior SS100

Want to get bikers up in arms? Revive a hallowed brand. Established manufacturers get a pass when producing ugly or ill-considered motorcycles, and nobody questions

Oculus Rift vs. PlayStation VR : What is the best VR gaming headset?

While it would be nice to paint the rivalry between the Oculus Rift and Sony’s PlayStation VR (previously codenamed Project Morpheus) as a David and

Sony PlayStation VR v HTC Vive review : Which VR headset is worth the wait?

It’s not all about Oculus Oculus Rift is VR’s lucky charm, the headset that the whole industry is counting on. But you have two more

Compromised smartwatches can glean your PIN code

Some institutions, like schools, have banned the use of smartwatches because of their ability to spy and cheat but there might be a worse scenario

BlackBerry Priv review: Android alone can’t save the company

Sports fans often say that their team could pull itself out of a losing streak if only it’d play that exciting but untested, kid who’s

Cambridge Audio G5 review: Sleek and smart Bluetooth speaker

For Classy looks and build, big & powerful sound, good battery life, penty of features Against Conservative treble, can’t crank out sub bass The Cambridge

Hack turns Fitbit smartband into a malware carrier

PCs, smartphones, and tablets are fair game to hackers these days. And we’ve also started to see cars with sophisticated infotainment systems and controls also

How to set a SIM lock on iPhone: Lock and unlock your SIM with a PIN code (PLUS: how to stop the iOS 9 hack)

Most people use a passcode to protect their iPhone (if you don’t, you should), but few enable the SIM lock. If you’re unlucky enough to

Xcode hack confirms 2GB RAM on iPhone 6s, 4GB on iPad Pro

Apple is traditionally mum on some details of its devices’ hardware, preferring to talk about how “B is X times faster than A” than raw

Mumsnet hack: How to stay safe following @DadSecurity attack

On 11 August Mumsnet was hit by a DDoS attack on behalf of @DadSecurity, who later resorted to swatting attacks and claimed to have stolen user

Jeep Cherokee security issue patched via USB drive mailed to owners

  A bit over a month ago, we talked about the significant security issue that was exploited by security researchers to take control of a

How to use WhatsApp Web: Get WhatsApp on your phone, tablet, laptop and PC. Plus how to use WhatsApp Web on iPhone and iPad

WhatsApp is now available on the web via the Chrome browser, and in a tablet app, meaning it’s possible to simultaneously access your WhatsApp account

How to encrypt and password-protect ZIP files the right way

You can protect the contents of a ZIP file, but unless you know the trick, you might as well not bother. That question can be

Jeep hackers get new jobs at Uber’s autonomous-car lab

Security researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have made a habit of getting the attention of the automotive world with their vehicle hacks. This year,

BMW, Mercedes Benz, Chrysler not immune to OwnStar hack

Samy Kamkar is at it again and this time he is leaving no car left unturned. Or unhacked in this case. Following on his warning

OwnStar car hacker can remotely unlock BMWs, Benz and Chrysler

Last month security researcher Samy Kamkar announced a vulnerability that allowed him to remotely unlock OnStar-enabled GM cars. While that issue has been fixed, it

Major Firefox vulnerability lets hackers steal your files using dodgy web ads

If you needed another reason to install an ad-blocker on your web browser, read on. Mozilla Firefox users are this week being urged to update to

Tesla hacked: car can be shut down via connected laptop

As the auto industry and security community is still reacting to the new about a Jeep Cherokee being hacked as it drove down the road, it

Android Wear to soon support interactive watch faces

As a platform, Android is quite flexible and part of that characteristic trickles down to Android Wear. The smartwatch-oriented OS has a few hidden quirks

Hacking Team hack casts spotlight on murky world of state surveillance

In contrast to many of the private companies performing outsourced aggressive surveillance work for the world’s spy agencies, Hacking Team doesn’t try to hide behind

Modders hack N64 controller to work with Xbox One

Back at E3 this year, Microsoft announced a fancy new Xbox Onecontroller that will let users modify it by swapping out the analog sticks and

2016 Camaro Convertible revealed with Chevy’s smartest roof

Chevrolet has chopped the roof off its everyman sportscar to create the 2016 Camaro Convertible, though this is no hack-job soft top. While it may