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Tech news flashback: I think we know the answer to this.

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I saw a photo linking to this article on Imgur the other day via the NYT and I felt it was worth commenting on. Stated...

RIM (BlackBerry) To Stop Making Smartphones [news]

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RIM announced today they will stop making smartphones and tablets. Their focus will be software and licensed services. I remember the good old days of...

Amazon S3: Taken Down By Typo [news]

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Thousands of websites down, trillions of objects unavailable to cloud customers - all taken offline by a mistake in a command and fixed by...

“Safe” Samsung Note 7 Catches Fire On An Airplane [news]

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On October 5th a passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from Kentucky had his phone catch fire in the cabin prior to departure. The phone in...

Apple stores really should have drive-thrus [news]

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On January 13th, an elderly person drove their Lincoln Town Car right into the Lincoln Park, Chicago Apple store.  No "geniuses" were hurt in...

Google ruined a donkey’s dirt bath, conspirassy dedonked! [news]

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If you're not aware, Google has made the news again, but not in the usual way - this time, people have called them out...

Apple Releases Emergency Patch – Update Your iPhone [news]

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Apple issued an emergency path today for iOS 14.8 to address NSO Group's Pegasus spyware which affects iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watches. Pegasus exploits...

FailDesk – Nominated For SysAdmin Blog Award [info]

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FailDesk has been shortlisted for a SysAdmin Blog Award - Most Humorous Blog You read that correctly! We were chosen as a finalist for the...

One part awesome, one part “Oh crap”: DARPA funded power-strip can hack your network

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Well, keep on the lookout for this gizmo...called the "PowerPwn" - fitting, right? From ZDNet: The Power Pwn may look like an ordinary power strip, maybe...

Facebook update: “JUST GOT PULLED OVER LOLZ”

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As reported by Fox news via Der Spiegel, a driver in Germany was pulled over for speeding and the police discovered the guy may...