Day: February 21, 2019

WTF PDF: If at first you don’t succeed, you may be Adobe re-patching its Acrobat, Reader patches

Plus: How Microsoft Edge helps Facebook Flash files dodge click-to-play rules in Edge Adobe is taking a second crack at patching security bugs in its Acrobat and Reader PDF apps.… …read more Source:: Register

Galaxy Buds are Samsung’s answer to Apple’s AirPods – CNET

Among all the hardware reveals at Samsung’s Unpacked event, some nifty wireless earbuds also made their debut. …read more Source:: CNet

Here’s what photos from the Galaxy S10 camera look like – CNET

OK, the Galaxy S10 Plus to be specific. …read more Source:: CNet

Verizon 5G coming to 30 cities in 2019 – CNET

5G could be coming to a city near you this year, if you’re lucky. …read more Source:: CNet

Twitter grieves as Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Aimé retires – CNET

Our bodies were not ready. …read more Source:: CNet

Relive The Dot Matrix Glory Days With Your 3D Printer

With the cost of 3D printers dropping rapidly, we’ve started to see a trend of hackers re-purposing them for various tasks. It makes perfect sense; with the hotend and extruder turned off (or removed entirely), you’ve got a machine that can move a tool around in two or three dimensions with exceptional accuracy. Printers modified…

Nike Bricks Its Shoes With a Faulty Firmware Update

AmiMoJo writes: Nike users are experiencing some technical difficulties in the wild world of connected footwear. Nike’s $350 “Adapt BB” sneakers are the latest in the company’s line of self-lacing shoes, and they come with the “Nike Adapt” app for Android and iOS. The app pairs with the shoes and lets you adjust the tightness…

Waymo self-driving cars can now respond to traffic cops’ hand signals – Roadshow

A demonstration shows a Waymo car handling a broken traffic light with ease. …read more Source:: CNet

Nintendo figurehead Reggie Fils-Aime is retiring, being replaced by Bowser – CNET

His last day is April 15. …read more Source:: CNet

Want a .dev domain? They were $12,500 a pop from Google. Now, $1,000. Soon, $17.50. And you may want one

Meanwhile, .gay comes out of the commercial closet Google has launched a new internet extension specifically for developers but if you want to get a good name, you’re going to have to pay for it.… …read more Source:: TheRegister