Category: Technology (page 1 of 12)

The State Of Malware

Malwarebytes reports that ransomware detections increased 90% between 2016 and 2017 but that development of ransomware families have grown stale. While ransomware continues to be a threat, trends indicate that state sponsored ‘bad actors’ have... Read More

#PhishPoint attacks on Office 365

Over the past two weeks, we detected (and blocked) a new phishing attack that affected Office 365 customers. We estimate this percentage applies to Office 365 globally. PhishPoint marks an evolution in phishing attacks, where hackers go beyond just... Read More

10 Tips for Managing Kids’ Tech Time

The average child age 8 and under in the United States uses more than three personal tech devices—such as a tablet, smartphone, or video game console—at home, according to a new poll of parents conducted by the American Speech-Language-Hearing... Read More

Arcade Islands: Volume One – Coming to Xbox One and PS4

Beat the summer heat and the back-to-school blues with this kid and family-friendly collection of 33 games for up to four players Video game publisher and developer Mastiff is delighted to announce that Arcade Islands: Volume One, the ultimate... Read More

The Connected TV Experience: Transforming The Living Room

How do you watch video? Chances are high that you watch video across a number of channels and from a variety of sources. Thanks to the evolving media landscape over the past five years, consumers have never had more choice. Today, we watch video across... Read More

Microsoft’s Outlook.com is implementing Dark Mode.

Many Microsoft products have long supported a “dark mode” to make late night work easier on the eyes, though that hasn’t been the case for the web version of the Outlook email program. Soon that will change. Responding to an Outlook.com feedback... Read More

How to cut the cord in 4 easy steps – @RokuPlayer

If you’re like most people who watch cable or satellite television, there are things you love and things you’d love to change. You love the shows, but don’t necessarily need all the superfluous channels – and definitely don’t want to pay for... Read More

YouTube is ‘experimenting’ with your subscription feed

Hold onto your hats, folks. Google’s fixing what isn’t broken again.  Facebook did it. Instagram followed. Even Twitter’s done it to an extent. So it was seemingly only a matter of time until Google gave YouTube the algorithm treatment. In a... Read More

Is The Apple iPad The Ultimate Replacement?

Apple today shared four new 15-second ads highlighting the portability of the iPad for education and travel. The ads, titled Travel Simply, Organized Notes, Paperless Paperwork, and All Your Stuff, depict the iPad as a space-saving replacement for... Read More

Will Disney’s OTT service matter to Netflix?

Disney launches its own OTT service next year into a market where Netflix has spent its way to the top. Will Disney’s offer be too little too late to catch up? Or is there room for another big OTT player? As an over-the-top (OTT) operator Netflix,... Read More

Netflix Is Considering a Pricier ‘Ultra’ Tier

Netflix Inc. subscribers who want to stream video in Ultra HD/4K and High Dynamic Range and watch the over-the-top service on up to four screens at once could soon be asked ante up and pay more of the freight. To gauge how consumers will respond,... Read More

How do I secure my RSS feeds for Apple Podcasts?

As probably every podcaster already knows, at the end of May, Apple communicated that they will soon require secure podcast feeds as part of publishing podcasts with them. This means that podcasters who have already submitted their show to Apple... Read More

Flaws That Could Cause Your Router To Expose Your Data

On May 3rd Dansan-made GPON Home Routers were found to contain two flaws that expose them to outside breaches according to Netlab, a Chinese network security division. The attack affected 240,000 owners of the 9 year-old Dasan routers. Keep reading to... Read More

Almost 40% of U.S. Households Have 2 or More OTT Subscriptions

Among broadband-enabled households in the United States, 69 percent subscribe to at least 1 over-the-top (OTT) video service, while 38 percent subscribe to at least 2 subscriptions. What’s more, households with 3 or more OTT subscriptions are the... Read More

VPNFilter Malware Continues To Infect Routers

The newest destructive malware in the online community is making us rethink the safety of our Wi-Fi routers. If you have internet at your home, chances are you have a router. VPNFilter is a new form of malware designed to penetrate routers, and... Read More

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