I recently picked up a Powerbag. For those not familiar with this device, a Powerbag is a pretty normal looking case, but with a plus, a battery pack with integrated circuitry hidden inside. I grabbed the Powerbag Business Class Case (my case has the larger 6000 mAh battery, unlike this version), which offers a zip out laptop section (supposed to be TSA approved) and an … [Read more...] about Powerbag: one accessory we all need
Last week, Jeff Bezos and Amazon released their updated Kindle Fire HD. I have been waiting to see how Amazon would react to the new Google/Asus Nexus 7 (which was quite a hit), but was honestly quite surprised with the quality of the product that Amazon has released. Coupled with their Fire OS 3.0 (based on Android 4.2), the new Kindle Fire HDX devices are fast, capable and … [Read more...] about Did Amazon knock one out of the park with the Kindle Fire HDX?
Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Multiplayer games and DoS attacks - Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPG) companies are especially concerned about denial of service attacks. Many believe that they have been targeted (perhaps by rivals) to put down the servers. Hackers and criminals may initiate these attacks in order to gain log-in … [Read more...] about Big data spending to reach $114 billion in 2018, Botnet Found on Tor and more
Right now, students are going back to school, summer is winding up and people need new devices. Many people want to start the new season with a slick new phone or tablet, but the fact of the matter is that few of these are worth your money. Right now, the only device out there I can unequivocally sponsor is the new Nexus 7, all of Apple's offerings are close to a year old, HTC … [Read more...] about What’s going on in the Mobile World in September 2013
Recently, Microsoft announced that they will be buying Nokia's mobile division. In my mind, this was the inevitable conclusion of Nokia's announcement that they would only manufacture Windows Mobile devices. Microsoft has struggled greatly with their Surface RT device, and Microsoft has had to cut the price (and toss in the $130 keyboard cover) to move any product. Microsoft … [Read more...] about What the Microsoft buyout of Nokia means to the consumer