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[Video] Windows 10 Runs Surprisingly Good On A 7 Year Old Laptop

In an effort to unite the Windows Eco-system across a variety of hardware Microsoft has made many changes to make "Windows 10" work on the majority of devices out there, even ones with age-old hardware specification. To see exactly how well the new operating-system goes on with old hardware, Softpedia performed a quick test of installing and using Windows 10 on a 7-year-old Acer Aspire One powered by Intel Atom N450 processor clocked at 1.66 GHz, 1 GB of RAM, and a 320 GB hard disk. The results were quite surprising, the total installation took just 15 minutes from a USB drive and Windows 10 installed all the device drivers automatically. After installation Windows 10 performed flawlessly without any lags as shown in the video below.

[Video] Ford's New Smart Headlights Track Objects At Night

Yesterday, we shared the story on how increased inclusion of technology in automotive sector arises the danger of security - and today we have more automotive technology for you. Adding another Smart feature to a variety of new functionality dependent on technology, Ford has re-thought the headlights and has made it smarter allowing it to locate and track objects in night. The new Camera-Based Advanced Front Lighting System utilizes standard and infrared camera to detect objects near the road and even widen the beam at junctions and roundabouts.

Improving upon the Ford's Adaptive Front Lighting System and Traffic Sign Recognition, the system interprets traffic signs to better illuminate hazards that are not in the direction of travel, and uses GPS information for enhanced lighting when encountering bends and dips on a chosen route. Where GPS information is not available, a video camera detects lane markings and predicts the road’s curvature. When next the driver uses the same road again, the headlights adapt to the course of the road automatically. The new technology can locate, track and mark eight people or animals up to 12 meters, the system also spotlights the hazards for the driver with a spot and a stripe on the road surface and highlighted objects are displayed on the screen inside the car. Do watch this exciting new technology in action on the video shared below.

Ford's New Smart Headlights

[Video] Hackers Can Kill Your Jeep On Highway Remotely From Internet

Anything connected to the internet is vulnerable to outside access and security violation by hackers, and network connected "Smart Cars" are no exception. Just imagine the horror of having your car taken over by hackers remotely while you are driving at high-speed on a highway, and suddenly the vents of your car starts blasting cold air at the maximum setting, the radio switched to the local hip hop station at full volume, the windshield wipers turned on and wiper fluid blurring the glass while you push buttons on your dashboard to stop this mayhem without any success. This is no longer a imaginary situation as two hackers demonstrated the zero-day exploit they found in Jeep Cherokee to Wired reporter Andy Greenberg and as shared in the video below.

Remote Car Exploit Demonstration

6 Exciting New Features Expected For Apple iPhone 6s

Just when you thought that you were getting used to your new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, speculations of two new Apple iPhone models are ripe and as evident from historical timeline of Apple's new product launches the coming fall later this year could be the official announcement for the upgrades - iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

You’re probably wondering how different these two new models will be in comparison to the current top of the range phones. Well, we have the inside scoop, and while nothing is confirmed yet, the following is what believe will be the main differences to the two new phones.

What's New In Apple iPhone 6s

It is thought that in terms of looks, the new devices will not look too dissimilar to the previous ones. However, there should be several great new features that will make you want to trade in your old phone! The main changes that should take place will be around the performance of the new phones, but there are also some other new and fun features that could be added for your enjoyment - check them out here…

1). DSLR Quality 12MP Camera - Camera has always been the USP for Apple iPhone and if you enjoy taking photos with your phone, you will be in for a treat with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus! Apple is rumored to have finally increased the mega pixel count to 12 megapixels so you can look forward to much better quality photographs. In addition to this the new cameras approach DSLR levels, which is great news!

New Evidence Suggest Apple iPhone 6s To Feature 5MP Front-facing and 12MP Rear-facing Camera

The rumor-mill is rolling once again on what will be new in upcoming Apple iPhone 6s. Thanks to all the past and this new leak, it is getting more and more certain that the new iPhone will feature a 5MP front-facing and 12MP rear-facing camera. According to some freshly surfaced documents reportedly from Foxconn (the OEM manufacture for Apple), the new generation of the iconic smartphone would feature a 12-megapixel primary camera with 4K video recording having support for 240 fps slow-motion video recording and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for better looking selfies.

Apple iPhone 6S

It was also revealed that the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus are codenamed N66 and N71 respectively inside Foxconn, and both will feature a 100% increase in RAM to 2GB. It is also rumored that Apple’s will be using their new A9 chip which will result in a smaller footprint when compared to A8, the space saving can be utilized to pack-in extra battery juice to the device. Earlier rumors and part leaks also suggest Apple might use the ForceTouch display, allowing additional contextual menu options when pressed hard on the screen.

MasterCard Testing System To Authenticate Payments Using Face Recognition

MasterCard has started testing a new program which will authenticate online purchases using a facial or fingerprint scan. There is no need to buy any additional hardware, the technology will utilize the users smartphone equipped with the front-camera or integrated finger-print scanner to approve the payment.

The new biometric security feature will create a digitized map of the scanned biometric data, convert that data into a hash and compare it to the hash stored on Mastercard's servers for verification at the the time of transaction for validation. Users will be able to pay through a mobile app with either their fingerprints or by blinking into the device camera, the blink is used to prevent someone from just holding up a picture of the user to spoof the system.

MasterCard FacePay

Grab Three Month Unlimited Apple Music Subscription For Free

Apple Music LogoApple changed the music industry with it's iconic iPod and iTunes Store business model. Now the company has ventured into a new turf, allowing users unlimited music for a fixed monthly subscription like Spotify. To get things started Apple is offering a three month free subscription to anyone who owns an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, or PC, the free trial ends for everyone on September 30th, which means if you want to enjoy the freebie it's time you hurry up.

Apple Music Subscription

Apple iOS users need to update to iOS 8.4 and then click the “Join Apple Music” option under “Account”. People using a Mac or a PC need to install the latest version of iTunes and do the same thing. Apple Music is currently available in over 100 countries.

World’s First And Only 200GB microSD Card Now Available From SanDisk

SanDisk has made another leap in portable storage technology leaving the competition behind with their new 200GB microSD Card. SanDisk Ultra® microSDXC™ UHS-I Card is the world's first and ONLY 200GB microSD card as of today. The card is now available for purchase from Amazon for $239.02, the card supports transfer speeds of 90MB/s allowing users to transfer up to 1200 photos in just one minute and comes with a 10-year limited warranty from SanDisk.

Largest Capacity microSD Card
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