Prevent identity theft with this interactive site


Preventing identity theft starts with you—making sure you’re aware of the threats out there, and how to avoid them. Choice Loans, a financial lending service based in the UK, has put together a site that can help. It’s an interactive guide to various types of identity fraud, complete with 16 things you can do to detect or respond to them. ... Read More »

How to start blogging with Microsoft Word


Blogging with Microsoft Word lets you use the richly featured word processor to circumvent many of the underpowered, sometimes unfriendly aspects of browser-based interfaces used by platforms like WordPress or Blogger. We’ll show you several ways to write and publish blog posts directly from Word, using the tools and shortcuts you already know. While the this tutorial is written for ... Read More »

Senseg “Feelscreen” haptic tech gets a tablet dev kit


One of the biggest criticisms about touchscreen displays, especially when typing, is that they are flat, literally and figuratively. The future is in haptic technology, at least for Senseg, who is now launching a developer kit, basically and outfitted Nexus 7, that will spreads its “Feelscreen” technology and idea to developers, schools, and researchers. When mobile devices and manufacturers today ... Read More »

Formula E concludes inaugural ePrix in Beijing


Just because you’re environmentally conscientious doesn’t mean you’ll have to miss out on motorsports. For those with eyes set on electric vehicles, Formula E is the place to be to see how this new breed of automobiles can be trailblazers, figuratively and, in this case, literally. Formula E is the world’s first fully-electric racing series, with its first season happening ... Read More »

Panasonic GM5 packs 25,600 ISO into your palm


Panasonic has outed the LUMIX DMC-GM5, its latest Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera, packing a 16-megapixel sensor in a compact body. Supporting up to 25600 ISO shooting and Full HD video recording, the GM5 has a maximum shutter speed of 1/16,000 as well as integrated WiFi. That wireless connection can be used to remotely control the GM5 from a smartphone ... Read More »

WikiLeaks reveals malware targeting journalists, activists


WikiLeaks has dropped another bombshell, this time in the form of software, for those already weary of governments all over the world spying on people, whether they be their citizens for not. It is giving out malware developed by German company FinFisher in the hopes that countermeasures can be developed to give its intended targets, journalists, activists, and political dissidents, ... Read More »

Panasonic LX100 Micro 4/3rds records Ultra HD 4K


4K video recording looks to be the must-have feature for compact cameras in 2014, and the Panasonic DMC-LX100 ticks that box and more, replacing the LX7 in the process. While its 12.8-megapixel sensor may seem low, Panasonic argues that it’s actually all by design: the signal to noise ratio is kept down, with the LX100 capturing more light. That means ... Read More »

Panasonic adds 4K Photo extraction to GH4 and FZ1000


Panasonic has a new set of firmware updates for the GH4 and FZ1000, bringing higher quality 4K video recording as well as the company’s new “4K Photo” mode for grabbing a still out of Ultra HD footage. The updates, which will be released in October 2014, also bring USB tethered shooting to the GH4. The GH4 also gets a new ... Read More »

SanDisk Packs 512GB of Storage in Itty-Bitty SD Card


Imagine a tiny little SD card with a half-terabyte of storage. It might sound insane, but it’s happening. Meet the new SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I. Launched Friday, the ittly bitty storage device can hold 512GB of data, making it the world’s highest-capacity SD card on the market. SanDisk said it designed the card for those who shoot 4K Ultra ... Read More »