Category Archives: MS Office Tips

  • Chrome plugin exploited Tinder privacy bug to track your friends’ location

    Remember Tinder Social – the group meeting feature that got the popular dating app in trouble for outing its users to their Facebook friends? It turns out that, in addition to this, Social had another glaring privacy issue that made it possible for Tinder users to track their Facebook friends – and see their exact location. To demonstrate […]

  • Tinder Reactions bring animated flirtations to your shallow conversations

    Tinder announced today its version of MSN winks: Reactions. Now, there’s a new way to flirt on the most used matchmaking app. Instead of a traditional text reply, you’ll be able to send your Tinder crush an animated message that takes up the whole screen — so you can really get your message across. The newest feature includes […]

  • Why the Fitbit Flyer doesn’t have any fitness tracking

    Fitbit has a surprising new release coming out later this fall: a set of workout-ready wireless headphones called the Fitbit Flyer. The Flyer is Fitbit’s first product without any sensors or fitness-tracking features, a significant departure from the company’s signature line of largely wrist-based activity trackers. The Flyer is closely tied to the company’s other big […]

  • Google Wifi has come to Asia, 6 months after its debut in the U.S.

    has launched in Asia, making mesh Wi-Fi easier for the average man on the street — but there’s a catch. The Wi-Fi router package is now available in Singapore and Hong Kong. But for its Asian debut, Google Wifi is going to be a little harder to access, compared with Western countries. Unlike its off-the-shelf […]

  • Did Essential really just send out a phishing email to preorder customers?

    Brand-new phone maker Essential frustrated fans with months of silence and delays — but for some preorder customers, those missteps pale in comparison to the company’s latest PR nightmare. An Essential email account asked some customers to verify their identity by sending back a picture of a photo ID, according to a report from The Verge. That’s an odd request […]

  • India won’t let AIs rule the road

    As someone without a driver’s licence, the day when artificial intelligence takes the wheel is going to be pretty sweet. Taking into account the fact that we’re some years away from commercial viability, they’re going to be prohibitively expensive at first, and they’ll initially require a qualified driver as co-pilot, I’m pencilling in a driverless […]

  • The Eero Beacon is the perfect addition to its family of mesh WiFi products

      Since launching two years ago, wireless networking startup Eero has sought to make it easier for consumers to blanket their homes in strong WiFi. With the its newest hardware products, Eero took a step forward in that goal, in part by introducing Beacons that can be placed nearly anywhere in a person’s house or apartment. […]

  • LendUp gets strategic investment from PayPal and adds to its executive team

    LendUp has built business providing personal loans to customers that traditional financial institutions wouldn’t touch. As it looks to expand into credit cards and other services, the company has raised some strategic funding from PayPal and also has expanded its executive ranks. LendUp wants to provide better financial products for the people who most need them, serving […]

  • Alibaba ups its stake in Southeast Asia’s Lazada with $1 billion investment

    Alibaba is doubling down on Southeast Asia after it announced a deal to pay close to $1 billion to raise its stake in e-commerce firm Lazada from 51 percent to 83 percent. The Chinese firm made an initial $1 billion investment in April 2016 at a valuation of $1.5 billion — this second deal raises that […]

  • WD, SanDisk Ship 3D NAND SSDs

    Western Digital’s Blue and SanDisk’s Ultra SSDs have been updated with 3D BiCS FLASH and are shipping, according to online reseller B&H Photo. They’re coming in capacities up to 1TB; the SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD shows a large 2TB model “coming soon,” but no date is given for availability. The site also gave us a first look at […]

  • Arctic Cooling Introduces AMD Threadripper-Ready All-In-One Coolers

    Those of you planning on upgrading to one of AMD’s upcoming Threadripper processors will be happy to know that Arctic Cooling has updated its line of all-in-one coolers to be compatible with the TR4 socket. The Liquid Freezer line of coolers all share the same the 12v water pump equipped with a micro skived fin copper cold […]

  • Cisco Cybersecurity Report: Exploit Kits Down, Email Malware Up

    Cisco released its 2017 mid-year cybersecurity report showing some important trends in corporate cybersecurity, including a decline in use of exploit kits, a rise in IoT botnets and destruction of services campaigns, and the return of email spam as an effective attack vector. Exploit Kits Are Fading Into The Background According to Cisco’s cybersecurity report, three […]