Archive for December, 2013

On Sunday, at 5:17 p.m. GMT (12:17 p.m. EST), Europe’s Mars Express orbiter successfully completed a daring low-pass of Mars’ largest moon Phobos. Continue reading

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If last month’s round of next-gen console launches left you in a fog, prepare yourself for the incoming Steam Machine. Valve has released only 300 beta kits into the wild, so grab your companion cube and hold tight—we’re about to open one up. Continue reading


After making its debut during the WWDC 2013 Keynote, the reimagined, reformulated Mac Pro finally arrived at iFixit’s doorstep. Join us as we turn the (very) Late 2013 Mac Pro inside-out. Continue reading


Jabra released the Solemate, which is a portable Bluetooth speaker, and later followed up with a smaller and larger version. Continue reading

삼성 갤럭시F, 내년 상반기 등장?

We feel pretty confident that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 will be a killer smartphone but one question remains: Will Samsung finally follow in the footsteps of the iPhone 5s and the HTC One and use a premium aluminum build or will it stick with its tried-and-true plastic formula? Continue reading

Photo Gallery: A Powerful NSA Toolbox

The NSA’s TAO hacking unit is considered to be the intelligence agency’s top secret weapon. It maintains its own covert network, infiltrates computers around the world and even intercepts shipping deliveries to plant back doors in electronics ordered by those it is targeting. Continue reading

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The National Security Agency knows no boundaries — and has tools for spying that span computers, keyboards, firewalls and servers, or nearly all the security architecture created by major tech companies. Continue reading


The rise of powerful smartphones has led to the rise of a breed of phone cases that include an extra battery for some added juice. Continue reading

Cydia Mobile Substrate 0.9.5000 A7 iOS 7 Support

Only minutes ago, in a late night/early morning release, Saurik (the creator of Cydia) pushed out an update to Cydia Substrate: version 0.9.5000. Continue reading

Motorola Droid Ultra-Home Screen

The last thing you want to do when installing a fresh version of Android on your phone is to accidentally brick the device. That’s apparently exactly what’s happening to owners of Verizon’s Motorola DROID Maxx, DROID Mini and Motorola DROID Ultra who are trying to install Android 4.4 KitKat. Continue reading