I’m going to take a quick few guesses at your commonly used passwords. Are you using QWERTY123? How about `1qazxcv? Maybe you’ve gone “really inventive” with Adgjmptw. If I guessed right, or if any of that looks familiar, you’re probably using a “keyboard walking” password. One that has you hitting a sequence of letters and numbers that sure looks “complicated” but just follows a pattern.
And if that’s you, you need to stop. Your keyboard walking password isn’t secure at all, and you’re going to get hacked. Find out why in the top story.
Microsoft is redesigning Task Manager for Windows 11, and boy is it ugly.
Winnebago revealed a concept EV camper, and it’s super disappointing. Unless you camp in your backyard, I guess.
Oh boy, it looks like Google will take another run at AR headsets. Grand.
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Each year security experts plead for the general public to use unique and more secure passwords, but every year we’re reminded that the most-used passwords are awful. A popular trend is known as “keyboard walking,” and while the passwords look strong, secure, and often meet complexity standards, it’s a well-known trick that you’ll want to avoid. Read More »
Carmakers finally know how to build electric cars that can drive further than old-fashioned gas guzzlers. But there’s still one major hurdle for electrification—heavy duty trucks and recreational vehicles weigh too much for existing batteries and electric powertrains. And unfortunately, Winnebago’s first all-electric camper concept proves this point. Read More »
It’s been nearly a decade since Google Glass originally launched, and since then, Google has slowly prepared itself for a sequel. Not only did Google purchase North, a smart glasses company, but it began recruiting developers for a new augmented reality OS late last year. And now, a new report suggests that Google will launch an AR headset in 2024. Read More »
Be careful what you wish for; it might just come true. Fiat is now working on an affordable, electrified version of its Panda vehicle. The carmaker is aiming for a starting price under €25k, though that attractive number will come at the cost of some “essential” features, like an infotainment center. Read More »
For months we’ve been hearing leaks and rumors about the Pixel Fold, Google’s mysterious folding phone, and now new details are shedding light on its potential name and a somewhat affordable price tag. The device could be named the Google “Pixel Notepad” and be cheaper than Samsung’s popular Galaxy Fold 3. Read More »
If you’re planning on heading out to the slopes this winter, make sure you have the proper eye protection before you do. These stylish ski goggles offer up 100% UV protection and an anti-fog treatment for clear views from anywhere. The durable lenses also boast an enhanced anti-scratch coating and a smart ventilation system. The high-density woven strap rocks a snug elastic, while the goggles have a sponge seal for comfortable anti-wind all-day wear. They work for both youth and adults, and come in over 30 colorful designs.
After redesigning Notepad and Paint, Microsoft is going after another incredibly outdated-looking Windows application—the Task Manager. But the early results are a bit disappointing. Windows 11’s redesigned Task Manager has some great new features, but it looks just plain ugly. Read More »
It’s time to start charging your smartphone and laptop at top speed. Anker is running a one-day 40% discount on some of its most popular charging accessories, including high-quality USB-C cables, iPhone cables, portable battery packs, and a 30-watt GaN charger. Read More »
When it comes to PC components, it’s all about performance. But the meaning of some performance measures can be very unclear including today’s topic Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPs). What are IOPs, and are they measurements worth your attention? Read More »