Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Yes, you can natively run operating systems beyond macOS on Apple’s M1 Macs — if you’re willing to put in some extra work. As AppleInsidernoted, the team at Corellium has outlined how it ported Ubuntu Linux to the M1...
Never mind a text character crashing your phone — if you’re on Android, your choice of wallpaper could be a larger problem. Users have discovered (via Android Authority and 9to5Google) that an innocuous landscape photo is “soft-bricking” some Android...
As I’ve mentioned in this column, the US government has been looking into whether rogue governments like Iran and North Korea have been using cryptocurrencies to evade international trade sanctions. I had a good source for those stories. Last week, a...
Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra is normally one of the most expensive phones you can get, but it might be considerably more reasonable if you act quickly. Amazon is offering a daily deal on the unlocked S20 Ultra with 128GB...
While some in the scientific community believe finding extraterrestrial life is “probably going to take a long time,” others believe aliens could be more prevalent than previously thought. A new study suggests intelligent life is likely to inhabit a star...
An estimated 59% of retirees today regard Social Security as a major source of income, reports the Employee Benefit Research Institute. But that's troubling for a number of reasons. First, those benefits are designed to replace only about 40% of...
As many as 50% of Facebook (FB) employees could be working remotely within the next five to 10 years, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday. The projection — a guess, Zuckerberg said, not a target — marks a major pivot by...
Following years of shoddy third-party consoles, Sega took matters into its own hands and produced a replica console worthy of the Genesis name. The Genesis Mini has everything we look for in a miniature: a faithful design, a great...
Several Senate Republicans are seeking to force tech companies to help government investigators break encryption to access material that could aid in probes of terrorists, child predators, drug traffickers and other criminals. Sens. Lindsay Graham (South Carolina), Tom Cotton (Arkansas)...
Your Social Security benefits are calculated based on your earnings during your 35 highest-paid years in the workforce. From there, the age at which you file determines your monthly benefit. If you claim benefits at full retirement age (FRA), which...

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