Developers of popular transcoding tool, Handbrake, issued an urgent message on Saturday warning its users that one of its download servers have been compromised. The original installation file has been replaced with one that may be laced with a malware.
The notice is directed towards users who have downloaded Handbrake on Mac between May 2 and May 6. If you fall within the specified group, then there’s a 50% chance of having a malware installed on your Mac. The developers urge its users to verify the installation file’s checksum, a number generated to ensure the integrity of the file, before running it. For those who have already installed the program, [...]
For those who missed it, Apple recently launched their new MacBook Pros which is the first time they’ve updated it in the past 4 years. Although Apple has updated quite a bit of internal hardware, one complaint with the new system is that the memory onboard is maxed out at just 16GB rather than 32GB or 64GB. Considering the MacBook Pro is designed for professionals in design and creative applications, the decision to max out at just 16GB seems like it would be an issue especially as we inch closer and closer towards the world of high resolution photography and 4K video editing.
As many customers have been curious as to why Apple decided to max out at 16GB of [...]
Whether it be pictures of your Friday night escapade, scans of your tax records, or your company’s secret next generation product design, the flash drive has become one of the most common methods of taking your data on the go.
Unfortunately, one thing we seem to overlook is data security. While flash drives have become quite convenient for taking lots of sensitive data on the go, it’s also extremely easy to lose, which is bad news for those who sometimes tend to be forgetful.
This is why today we’ll be reviewing the Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 16GB. As you may expect from the name, the Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 [...]
When Razer first launched original Blade notebook all the way back in 2011, I think very few people could imagine how far Razer would get as a system integrator. At the time, Razer was facing quite the uphill battle being not only a first time system integrator, but also having a product that was both underpowered and overpriced. Carrying a mid-range mobile graphics card along with a dual core processor at the time and costing nearly double of what many of the big box manufacturers were charging for a similarly equipped system, many thought that the Blade concept wasn’t going to be a very long lived project. However, with its great design [...]
We love performance and as we all know by now, a sure fire way to speed up the pace of your system is to install a SSD. With so many SSDs on the market there’s a choice for everyone, from the most budget oriented to the extreme enthusiast.
Today we’ll be reviewing the OCZ Agility 3 120GB SSD. This SSD is targeted towards customers who want the performance gains and power savings of an SSD, but can’t afford to shell out north of $500 for an uber speed enthusiast level SSD. So why is OCZ able to offer lower pricing on the Agility 3? I mean, it uses a SATA 3 6Gb/s interface and it uses the [...]