New must-have accessory for your Galaxy Note 7: Flame-proof return box

This whole Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle would be really hilarious, if it didn't represent a major risk to life and limb for consumers. Adding insult to Samsung's injury, and in an effort to prevent injury to both consumers and postal workers, Samsung took the unusual step of sending out flame-proof containers for people to … Continue reading New must-have accessory for your Galaxy Note 7: Flame-proof return box

Even the non-recalled Samsung Galaxy devices pose risk to life and limb

First Samsung was forced to issue a recall for all Galaxy Note 7 phones due to faulty batteries. Then the government issued warnings to the public telling anyone who would listen that they should not even turn their Galaxy Note 7 devices due to the life-safety risks posed. But apparently the recall hasn't gone far … Continue reading Even the non-recalled Samsung Galaxy devices pose risk to life and limb

This is not good: Two-Factor Authentication defeated

Two-factor authentication has long been seen as the ultimate security tool. It works by requiring a second-device for logging into the primary device. According to a blog post from Samsung, researchers have successfully tested an exploit that uses malware on an Android device to create s black door allowing attackers to circumvent two-factor authentication. Here … Continue reading This is not good: Two-Factor Authentication defeated

The real reason iPads aren’t disrupting education more: The Textbook Mafia

My kids are at the exact right age to be subjected to the ongoing experiments to bring education into the 21st century. Two of them have each had at least one full year of using iPads daily as part of instruction, while my youngest used an Android tablet as part of her first grade experience … Continue reading The real reason iPads aren’t disrupting education more: The Textbook Mafia