Day: January 3, 2020

Best cheap gaming laptops under $1,000 to get in 2020 – CNET

Better entry-level graphics means terrific performance for less money. …read more Source:: CNet

TikTok’s ByteDance might have built in a deepfakes maker on the sly – CNET

“Face Swap” asks users to take a multi-angle biometric scan of their face, according to a report. …read more Source:: CNet

Google News Ends Digital Magazines and Refunds Active Subscriptions

Google has begun sunsetting its print-replica magazine service. From a report: Paid Google Magazine users have reportedly begun receiving emails announcing that the service is shutting down. The email said that users won’t be able to purchase new issues or renew magazine subscriptions via Google News, Android Police reported on Friday. The last subscription payment…

Mow your lawn with the Worx Landroid robot lawnmower and save $175 – CNET

Like a Roomba for your yard, the Landroid can keep your grass trimmed autonomously. …read more Source:: CNet

Unique 3D Printer Turned CNC Engraver

As we’ve said in the past, one of the most exciting things about the proliferation of low-cost desktop 3D printers (beyond all the little boats we get to see on Reddit), is the fact that their motion control systems are ripe for repurposing. Outfitting a cheap 3D printer with a drag knife, pen holder, or…

Cities Struggle To Boost Ridership With ‘Uber for Transit’ Schemes

Helsinki, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Singapore, and other metros have been experimenting with on-demand buses — and not seeing a lot of success. From a report: Since September, commuters using Shanghai’s Number 9 bus route have had a new way of catching a ride. Rather than stand at a designated stop, they open a smartphone app…

Ransomware Victim Southwire Sues Maze Operators

Attackers demanded $6 million from the wire and cable manufacturer when they launched a December ransomware campaign. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Aston Martin gave this Airbus helicopter a mighty luxurious makeover – Roadshow

If you’re part of the 1% going helicopter shopping, Airbus and Aston Martin want you to have a look at this. …read more Source:: CNet

New year, new critical Cisco patches to install – this time for a dirty dozen of bugs that can be exploited to sidestep auth, inject commands, etc

Data Center Network Manager bugapalooza with three must-fix flaws Cisco is kicking off 2020 with the release of a crop of patches for its Data Center Network Manager.… …read more Source:: Register

iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, 2 months later: The ultrawide camera is still our favorite thing – CNET

Here’s which one we think you should buy. …read more Source:: CNet