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The 8 most important announcements from the Apple iPad and Mac event

The 8 most important announcements from the Apple iPad and Mac event | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Just about all of the announcements from Thursday’s Apple event leaked out in advance, and the event felt somewhat subdued compared to last month’s iPhone 6 announcement. A phone call with Stephen...
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Apple Reveals iMac With 'Retina 5K Display'

Apple Reveals iMac With 'Retina 5K Display' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The new iMac (with "Retina 5K display") and Mac mini are available today on Apple's website.
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Apple Introduces iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

Apple Introduces iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As sales of tablet devices decline, Apple showed off new versions of the iPad intended to impress consumers with their size and speed.
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Dropbox account passwords posted online and millions more might follow

Dropbox account passwords posted online and millions more might follow | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you haven't activated two-factor authentication on Dropbox yet, you may want to do so now, just in case you end up finding your credentials posted on
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To Apple, Copying Is Always “Stealing”—Unless It's Doing The Copying - ReadWrite

To Apple, Copying Is Always “Stealing”—Unless It's Doing The Copying - ReadWrite | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Irony, thy name is Jony Ive.
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Why Tesla Didn't Release A Fully Driverless Car

Why Tesla Didn't Release A Fully Driverless Car | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The world wasn't ready for a driverless car. And neither was Tesla.

CEO Elon Musk disappointed some people -- at least on Wall Street -- on Thursday when he unveiled exactly what everyone was expecting at a product launch event outside Los Angeles...
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Riding shotgun in Tesla's fastest car ever

Riding shotgun in Tesla's fastest car ever | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla's "D" unveiling might have got a little early reveal thanks to USA Today (update: the article has been removed) but we've had a chance to see it
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Inside a Russian malware scheme that hijacked 500,000 computers

Inside a Russian malware scheme that hijacked 500,000 computers | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
At its peak, the malware ring had control of half a million computers, using keystroke logging to harvest banking passwords and then putting the computers to work in a botnet. By growing slowly and...
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Google Voice Now Supports MMS Through Nearly 100 North American Carriers | Androidheadlines.com

Google Voice Now Supports MMS Through Nearly 100 North American Carriers | Androidheadlines.com | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google Voice's long and arduous path has finally culminated with the integration of Voice into Hangouts last month, officially landing on Android some mont
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HP is reportedly splitting into two companies (update: here's why)

HP is reportedly splitting into two companies (update: here's why) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
HP's home-focused and business divisions have frequently seemed at odds with each other, and apparently the company agrees. The Wall Street Journal
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Hackers’ Attack Cracked 10 Financial Firms in Major Assault

Hackers’ Attack Cracked 10 Financial Firms in Major Assault | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As the breadth and potential source of the attack on JPMorgan Chase became clearer, Washington officials urgently expressed concern about the potential for more serious attacks in the future.
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Edmunds App Shows What's On the Car Dealership's Lot, No Salesman Needed

Edmunds App Shows What's On the Car Dealership's Lot, No Salesman Needed | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Car shopping has always been a pain--it's damn near impossible to just browse the lot without a salesperson breathing down your neck. Thankfully, Edmunds.com is here with an update to the Lot Buddy app that lets you search the dealership without invoking the sales sharks.
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Now Anyone Can Get the Malware That Exploits USB's Fundamental Flaw

Now Anyone Can Get the Malware That Exploits USB's Fundamental Flaw | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Don't plug strange USB sticks into your computers. Don't do it. A pair of hackers just made public the code for super scary malware that takes advantage of a fundamental flaw in USB firmware. They didn't do this to be mean, but you can be sure some evil hackers will use it to be mean.
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Tesla's autopilot isn't special (but it's still cool)

Tesla's autopilot isn't special (but it's still cool) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
"We’ve been able to accelerate autopilot and bring it to market faster than originally anticipated," Elon Musk said to a gathered throng at Hawthorne Airport last week, the ex-Northrop facility in...
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F.B.I. Director Calls ‘Dark’ Devices a Hindrance to Crime Solving

F.B.I. Director Calls ‘Dark’ Devices a Hindrance to Crime Solving | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The F.B.I. has long had concerns about devices with technology so sophisticated that the authorities cannot get data from them.
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Change Your Password: Hackers Claim Hundreds of Dropbox Passwords Leaked

Change Your Password: Hackers Claim Hundreds of Dropbox Passwords Leaked | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Reddit users are claiming that several Pastebin files containing hundreds of Dropbox users' usernames and passwords have been leaked. Change your password just in case and activate two-factor authentication if you haven't already. Update: Dropbox claims that their servers have not been breached and this info was stolen from a third party.
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America's biggest police departments are getting spy gear through private charities

America's biggest police departments are getting spy gear through private charities | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Many Americans have recently expressed concerns with the increasing use of military gear by police departments in this country, especially in the wake of the police response to protests in...
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This is Tesla's D: an all-wheel-drive Model S with 'autopilot'

This is Tesla's D: an all-wheel-drive Model S with 'autopilot' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It's a typically warm fall night in Los Angeles, and just after sunset Elon Musk takes the wraps off "the D." This isn't a lewd joke much of the internet imagined: it's the company's new...
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Watch Samsung Torture Its Galaxy Note 4 in Extensive Drop Test

Watch Samsung Torture Its Galaxy Note 4 in Extensive Drop Test | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Samsung recently released a video showing some of the torture its Galaxy Note 4 undergoes before reaching customers.
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Walmart Makes Big Change In Wake Of Obamacare

Walmart Makes Big Change In Wake Of Obamacare | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer.
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Poor Walmart. Barely scraping by.

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Thousands of Macs infected with OS X botnet malware controlled via Reddit

Thousands of Macs infected with OS X botnet malware controlled via Reddit | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Russian security researchers from anti-virus company Dr Web have discovered a new OS X botnet that has hijacked over 17,000 Macs worldwide. Macs recruited
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After #Bendgate, iPhone 6 users are facing #Hairgate problem - Tech2

After #Bendgate, iPhone 6 users are facing #Hairgate problem - Tech2 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple's latest iPhones don't seem to catch a break. iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus users are facing another new and unique design flaw issue that is now getting popular in the social media circuit as #Hairgate.
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Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact review

Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact review | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
We call it battery life because it is vital.

Without it, e-readers wouldn’t be so popular, electric cars wouldn’t threaten gas guzzlers, and smartphones would never have taken over as the primary...
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Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard Is Great for iPads, Androids and Windows [REVIEW]

Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard Is Great for iPads, Androids and Windows [REVIEW] | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you live in iOS, Android and Windows and want a better way to get work done on tablets, Microsoft's Universal Mobile Keyboard may be your answer.
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