Analysis of iDesktop in depth, the Windows desktop on your iPad

On this occasion we will analyze iDesktop in depth, a service to enjoy a virtual desktop in the cloud and that comes in freemium format for all types of users. For a long time I wanted an application that would allow me to control Windows from my iPad, now is the time. With the new…

Google reportedly facing a DOJ probe over its $2.1 billion Fitbit purchase

Watchdog organizations like the Center for Digital Democracy, Public Citizen and Consumer Action have been urging regulators to block the merger. “If this acquisition is approved,” they wrote in a letter (PDF) to the FTC, “Google will further consolidate its monopoly power over Internet-based services.” They warned that Google already knows more about consumers than…

Google’s Fitbit Deal Reportedly to Be Scrutinized By DOJ Antitrust Office

Photo: Richard Drew (AP) Google’s $2.1 billion deal to acquire fitness tracker manufacturer Fitbit has attracted the attention of antitrust enforcers at the Department of Justice, according to reports that first emerged in the New York Post tabloid and were subsequently verified by Reuters. Normally, deals of this size have to be approved by either…

LG’s 2020 Gram laptops add 10th-gen Ice Lake CPUs

The new laptops are powered by 10th Generation Intel Core processors with Iris Plus graphics and up to 24GB of dual-channel DDR4 RAM. LG says they have double the graphics processing power of this year’s models and could help ensure that games and resource-intensive apps like video editors will run smoothly. The updated devices also…

Yubico’s authenticator app now supports NFC for iOS devices

When Yubico released its Authenticator app for iOS, it only worked with the YubiKey 5Ci, a model that can be plugged in via the Lightning port. This update means you can also use the YubiKey 5 NFC with the authenticator to sign into apps and services simply by tapping the key at the top of…

Adding Wheels to Apple’s New Mac Pro Costs 400 Goddamn Dollars

Screenshot: Apple Apple’s new Mac Pro and 32-inch 6k Pro Display XDR, whose base models retail at $6,000 and $5,000 respectively, are available for sale as of today. Much hullaboo has been made about how the display requires the additional purchase of a $999 Pro Stand or $199 VESA mount adapter, but the Mac Pro…

$35 off coupon makes Google’s Titan security keys almost free

Whether you use Android or iOS, a hardware security key can provide even more protection against password theft or phishing. It’s even more secure than other forms of multifactor authentication, because the site you’re logging into has to verify itself to the security key too, which can help protect you against increasingly-tricky phishing attacks. Now,…

Steven Universe Future Began By Answering Some of the Series’ Biggest Mysteries

Volleyball reminiscing about Pink Diamond.Image: Cartoon Network As Steven Universe grew into his vast Gem powers and learned the truth about his and his mother’s identities, he gradually began to discover the degree to which Pink Diamond was able to deceive the people who loved her most. It’s likely that Steven and the Crystal Gems…

Paul McCartney’s adventure novel for kids is becoming a Netflix movie

Not surprisingly, McCartney isn’t just there to give his seal of approval. He’s one of the co-producers alongside veterans like Bob Shaye (of Lord of the Rings and Golden Compass fame), and he’ll also write original songs. There’s top talent beyond this as well. The screenplay comes from Fantastic Beasts and Paddington alumni Jon Croker,…

Report: Advertising Scammer Bribed a Facebook Employee to Keep Its Posts Up

Image: AP Here’s one more leak in the drip drip drip of evidence that Facebook is totally out of control, even if and when it tries to get it together. Buzzfeed reports that an extremely predatory scammer that exploited Baby Boomers (also previously exposed by Buzzfeed in October) had a helper on the inside at…

Google Chrome Will Now Alert You to Phishing Scams in Real Time

Image: Alastair Pike / AFP (Getty) If Google had its way, everyone would carry around a physical security key to protect our mountains of sensitive and personally identifying data. Alas, most of us do not, so the company has taken measures in recent years to prioritize security for users by baking them into Chrome. With…