HURRY: Amazon Echo just dropped to its lowest price of all time

HURRY: Amazon Echo just dropped to its lowest price of all time - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportThe Amazon Echo is currently on sale at its lowest price of all time. We repeat: the Amazon Echo is currently on sale at its lowest price of all time. This is not a drill, people, but it is a very limited-time offer. For 24 hours only on Monday, June 26, Amazon is shaving $50 off the regular price of its wildly popular Echo smart … [Read more...]

How the CIA hacks computers that aren’t even connected to the internet

How the CIA hacks computers that aren’t even connected to the internet - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportAir-gapped computers are supposed to be ultra-secure PCs that can’t be infected with malware that spreads with the help of the internet. That’s because of these computers, often connected to sensitive machines, aren’t also connected to the internet. You’d think these systems would be impenetrable by remote attacks and wo … [Read more...]

AT&T promises massive broadband investment if Trump gives it tax breaks

AT&T promises massive broadband investment if Trump gives it tax breaks - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportThere's a tired old trick for internet service providers that want a tax break to continue gouging customers. The ISP will make some vague promise of future broadband investment, in return for immediate tax breaks or approval of an industry deal. On the surface, it sounds good: delivering broadband to rural areas is often u … [Read more...]

This speaker sounds almost as good as Sonos, but it’s waterproof and less than half the price + MORE

Watch a security developer exact sweet revenge on IRS scammers - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportOver the past few years, one of the more prevalent and successful scams going around has involved individuals posing as IRS agents and demanding payment of back taxes. By preying on individuals who are either elderly, unsophisticated, or have limited English-language proficiency, the scammers are able to convince some individuals that … [Read more...]

Video shows off over 25 new features and changes in Apple’s latest iOS 11 beta

Video shows off over 25 new features and changes in Apple’s latest iOS 11 beta - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportApple's new iOS 11 software might not look like a huge update at first glance, but we can assure you that it is. The company has included thousands of new features, refinements, changes, and APIs in iOS 11, and developers got their first taste of the major update during WWDC 2017. Earlier this week, Apple released its se … [Read more...]

Insiders detail why Apple’s efforts in the TV space have been unsuccessful

Insiders detail why Apple’s efforts in the TV space have been unsuccessful - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportApple's interest in the TV space has been nothing short of a jumbled mess, in part because the company can't seem to decide whether it wants to dive in head first and invest in original content that people actually want to watch. Recently, Apple introduced its first original show, a largely lambasted tech-oriented reality se … [Read more...]

Russia wants to examine the source code of US software, report reveals

Russia wants to examine the source code of US software, report reveals - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportWhile all US intelligence agencies agree that Russia meddled in the presidential election last year, Donald Trump still finds time in his busy schedule to question whether it actually happened. Vladimir Putin, meanwhile, has denied any interference and suggested that any hacks originating from Russia may be the work of … [Read more...]

Scientists finally think they know why eggs have different shapes

Scientists finally think they know why eggs have different shapes - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportEven if you started off your morning with a nice omelette, you probably didn't spare a thought for where it came from, but scientists have long wondered why eggs from different birds can be so dramatically different. Now, after comparing an astonishing 50,000 eggs from 1,400 different bird species, Princeton University biologist Mary … [Read more...]

10 unique fidget spinners that’ll make your kid’s friends jealous + MORE

7 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportIt’s hot outside, and I can’t think of any better cheap AC dispenser than a theater. The latest Transformers movie hits theaters this weekend, and The Beguiled might just be a great alternative if robots aren’t your thing anymore. But how about some fresh trailers before that? Continue reading...Continue Reading On http://feeds.f … [Read more...]

Mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ might not actually exist after all + MORE

Mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ might not actually exist after all - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportSkywatchers have been theorizing and dreaming about a mysterious unknown planet hanging out at the edge of our Solar System for many years. Sifting through an incredible amount of data, both professional scientists and amateur space sleuths have suggested that a planet is hiding somewhere past the recently demoted Pluto, and have repeate … [Read more...]

Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data + MORE

MacBooks really aren’t safe from malware any more - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportA new Threats Report from McAfee Labs reveals that malware targeting Apple's Mac platform is on the rise. Not only that, but the cumulative number of Macs infected by malware during the first quarter of 2017 was higher than it's ever been during any previous quarter. While the Mac famously has a reputation for being impervious to malware, the reali … [Read more...]

Watch the OnePlus 5 beat three Android flagships in a charging speed test + MORE

Watch a Tesla Model X pass the infamous ‘moose test’ - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportEarlier this month, Tesla's Model X became the safest SUV ever created when it attained a 5-star crash rating across every category after being put through the ringer by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Hardly a surprise, Tesla has long been incredibly laser-focused on ensuring that its vehicles are incredibly safe.. … [Read more...]

Google will stop snooping on your emails to target ads at you + MORE

Forget the iPhone 8, add wireless charging to any iPhone for under $20 - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportWireless charging is expected to be one of the new features coming to this year’s iPhone 8 that Apple will really shine a light on this coming September when it unveils the phone. In fact, rumor has it the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will get wireless charging as well. The technology has been around for what seems like … [Read more...]

8 paid iPhone apps on sale for free today + MORE

Amazon slashes Steam controller price as Steam Summer Sale 2017 kicks off - http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheBoyGeniusReportThe massive Steam Summer Sale 2017 kicked off on Thursday, and you can find all the best deals in our earlier coverage. Long story short, you're going to save a ton of money on some fantastic Steam games during this year's sale. In fact, you'll enjoy savings of up to 85% off! To complement the big Summer Sale currently … [Read more...]