The chat functionality in EA’s game distribution and management platform, Origin, sends your Origin unique account number (“username”) along with a login token to the Origin Chat servers when the client logs in. Any presence data (availability) as well as any messages to and from friends or in the public chat rooms are also sent unencrypted.
Accepting the Express settings during the first‐run of Windows 10 will share your network passwords with your Outlook, Skype, and Facebook contacts and connect automatically to insecure open Wi‐Fi hotspots. Enabling wider network access for everyone at the expense of network security.
Microsoft have announced to the world the general availability of Windows 10 on . Having used the Windows 10 Preview since October of last year, I’m skeptical about their very optimistic release deadline.
My review of the Moto 360 smart watch hardware and the Android Wear operating system; as it makes no sense to talk about one without the other.
Typing URLs or even copying them can be an error prone operation. Take a break now to type ww. in your browser’s address field. How many suggestions from your browser history did it bring up were you had dropped off one of the three w’s? It’s an easy mistake to make, and it’s an easy mistake for the web server you’re trying to reach to automatically correct.
Microsoft were under constant criticisms for not enabling the Windows XP firewall by default. Yet Apple seems to get away scot-free with following in Windows XP’s footsteps by not enabling the firewall by default on Mac.
Quite a lot have happen since I wrote about document format support in Word last year. Since then I’ve tested using the new Microsoft Office 2016 Preview for Windows and Mac OS X and Word apps for Windows 10 and 10 Mobile, iOS, and Android. This time, I’ve also included Windows 10’s version of WordPad
The Debian 8.0 “Jessie” network installer installs some packages that leaves you with broken domain name resolution in some situations. Ubuntu 15.04 “Vivid Vervet” also does some strange things out of the box. Both leaving Network Manager with a hard time controlling the systems’ DNS settings. Let us correct this by putting Network Manager back in control.