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PSA: Update Zoom on macOS to fix a major security flaw

Zoom has rolled out a fix for a critical vulnerability on macOS that allows anyone to control your Mac, the update is available right now and should be applied right away.

Most smartwatch makers are playing fast and loose with thickness specs

Samsung last week announced a new line of smartwatches including the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. Product specifications list the watch's thickness at 10.5mm but some people online noticed that the specs did not seem to pass the eye test compared to other slimmer wearables.

Shotcut is a free and open source video editor

Shotcut is an open-source video editor that works across Windows, macOS and Linux. It's simple to use than most, includes support for a wide range of formats and resolutions up to 4K.

This Mercedes F200 concept had cameras for side mirrors and joystick steering... in 1996

The 2-door coupe featured a unique control system that replaced the steering wheel and gas / brake pedals with joysticks. There's a dual stick in the center as well as individual sticks on each door, allowing you to drive from either the driver's seat or the passenger's seat. If anyone...

Samsung 55-Inch Odyssey Ark curved gaming display pre-orders open at $3,500

The CES Innovation Award Honoree features a 4K (3,840 x 2,160 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio) matte display with a max 165Hz refresh rate and support for AMD FreeSync Premium Pro. Response time is rated at 1ms (GtG), and the 1,000,000:1 static contrast ratio is said to bring out even more subtle details.

Ford's experimental headlight technology projects information onto the road ahead

A teaser video demonstrates the headlights projecting information like speed limits, navigation-based turn arrows and weather conditions as well as a warning about an upcoming roundabout. Another possibility could see the headlights paint a path to ensure cyclists are passed at a safe distance.

Your iPhone might soon display more ads across native iOS apps

Apple currently has a fairly limited ad implementation on iOS, comprising Search Ads on the App Store as a way for developers to promote their apps, as well as ads inside the first-party Stocks and News app. Weirdly, the latter even serves up ads to paying subscribers of News+, though...

Squirrel with a Gun is the perfect game for fans of weapon-wielding rodents

In fairness, Squirrel with a Gun does look very funny. The game's name explains the premise: you play as one of the furry nut-loving creatures, but this one can carry and operate guns. Not an appropriately sized gun, mind you; this is an actual, full-sized handgun, which is basically what...

Intel is dropping native DirectX 9 support on Arc and Xe GPUs, going with emulation instead

By now it's no secret that Intel's entry into the discrete GPU space with Intel Arc hasn't exactly gone to plan. Many had expected the tech giant to be able to compete with Nvidia and AMD on mid- and entry-level graphics hardware but after several delays and a rather subdued...

A Surveillance Primer: 5 Eyes, 9 Eyes, 14 Eyes

As awareness of global surveillance grows, more people are looking for information about the Five Eyes (FVEY), Nine Eyes, and 14 Eyes surveillance alliances. So what are these organizations?

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