Ask Slashdot: Remote Support For Disconnected, Computer-Illiterate Relatives

An anonymous reader writes I use email to communicate with my folks overseas. Their ISP only allows dial-up access to their email account (there is no option of changing ISP), that can receive messages no larger than 1MB nor hold more than 15MB (no hope of changing that either).

Ask Slashdot: Remote Support For Disconnected, Computer-Illiterate Relatives

An anonymous reader writes I use email to communicate with my folks overseas. Their ISP only allows dial-up access to their email account (there is no option of changing ISP), that can receive messages no larger than 1MB nor hold more than 15MB (no hope of changing that either).

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

Farmers Carry Multidrug-Resistant Staph For Weeks Into Local Communities

An anonymous reader writes: Fresh research out of the UNC Gillings and JHU Bloomberg schools of public health shows industrial farm workers are carrying livestock-associated, multidrug-resistant staph into local communities for weeks at a time. "Among the [22 people tested],

Use of Forced Labor "Systemic" In Malaysian IT Manufacturing

itwbennett (1594911) writes "The use of forced labor is so prevalent in the Malaysian electronics manufacturing industry that there is hardly a major brand name that isn't touched by the illegal practice, according to a report funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and undertaken by Verité,

How Flickr Is Courting the Next Generation of Photographers

First time accepted submitter Molly McHugh writes Flickr Vice President Bernardo Hernandez explains how the beloved photo platform is targeting a new generation that's addicted to smartphones. “10 or 15 years ago it was expensive and complicated to explore the world of photography,

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易观国际:2014年4月移动航空公司类APP数据分析

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[视频]联想Vibe Z2 Pro亮相:4000mAh电池+6英寸Quad HD屏幕

在最新公布的预热视频中联想终于正式揭开了6.0英寸Quad HD分辨率旗舰机型--Vibe Z2 Pro的面纱,该机像素密度达到了490ppi,机身厚度为7.7mm,内置1600万像素背照式摄像头,支持光学防抖,相机软件包含一系列功能改善拍摄品质。

Xperia Z3概念设计 五彩颜色绚丽十足

现在关于索尼未来的新旗舰Xperia Z3的传闻越来越多,而索尼每隔半年更新一次旗舰机型的频率也让我们对Xperia Z3越来越期待。

没逆向思维怎么逆天?两款“颠倒众生”的音箱

蜗居或者租房的你,有多久没敢开音箱好好享受音乐了?用iPod或国砖拖一条耳机听音乐?不够土豪啊……其实,追求洋气的虎嗅君印象中高端音箱一开始明明是这样的:身姿挺拔!用料大气!声响澎湃!而且,价!格!不!

phoneGap 3.5 eclipise 模拟器调试 - 酷酷虫

最近想搞phoneGap开发,可是一看 http://www.phonegapcn.com/ phoneGap中文网 FUCK 。phoneGap 还在1.0.0 里混呢。现在phoneGap 3.5了,cordova 3.6都出来了!靠!自己动手丰衣足食!项目的配置这里就先不谈了,会在下一篇里...

中国以南方之水解北方之渴

本月晚些时候,北京水龙头流出的自来水或许来自1400多公里远的南方。中国为实现南水北调兴建了一连串运河和输水管线,向乾旱且污染严重的北方供水,这也是世界上最大的水资源调配工程。

Nexus Player 預售暫停竟因未獲 FCC 批准?

早前 Google 一口氣推出新的 Android Lollipop 作業系統、Nexus 9 、Nexus 6 及 Nexus Player 播放器,當中只有 Nexus 6 未有即時開始預購。不過剛剛有外國網友發現,本來已接受預購的 Nexus Player 突然被 Google叫停...以下更多資料:

You Can Buy an Ejector Seat From an F-4 Phantom for Quick Escapes

If you're an aviation enthusiast, there's a lot of fun stuff to be found in Boeing's online store. But none are as unique—and some would say even historic—as this authentic de-commissioned ejector seat from an McDonnell F-4 Phantom II fighter jet, one of the U.S.

北京:4辆“专车”涉嫌非法营运被暂扣

昨日,北京市交通执法等部门于首都机场联合执法,查处10辆涉嫌非法营运车辆,其中包括4辆“专车”。执法人员称,由于车辆、司机和叫车平台共同构成“专车”营运模式,处罚主体难以直接确定。

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