As of June, Google will be implementing a new change in how sign-ins work that should make theft of an account holder's credentials much more difficult for bad actors. Outlined via Google's security blog, the company is effectively moving away completely from the use of embedded browser framework and other similar authentication automation platforms for sign-ins. The move is meant to stop 'man in the middle' attacks from being used. When used with embedded frameworks -- which usually appear on the user's screen as a Google sign-in for apps -- those attacks lead to stolen user credentials for logging in. In extreme cases, that can also lead to stolen two-factor authentication credentials as well as the more commonly hijacked passwords and email addresses. Possible problems Although the implementation will impact mostly developers, users could initially see issues stemming from the change. That's because many web developers and others have used embedded frames for site log-ins and … [Read more...] about Google Calls Time On Sign-ins From Embedded Browser Frameworks
Good day, sleepy humans. I assume you are a fellow appreciator of delicious coffee, and that you suffer the same morning paradox as me: You just woke up, and are still rather groggy. And yet you also want to make a great cup of coffee. After all, you can’t drink that many in a day without wigging out. The answer is here: It’s the Clever Dripper, and it’s almost impossible to make a bad cup of coffee with it. Not only that, but it might make the best coffee you’ve ever tasted.The Clever Dripper takes a standard Melitta-style pour-over funnel, and adds a valve to the hole in the bottom. The valve stays closed when on the countertop, but opens when you place the device atop a cup, jug or (pro tip) thermal flask. This means you can dump in coffee grounds, add hot water, and wait a few minutes for the coffee to steep, or extract. Then, just plunk it onto your cup, wait another minute or so, and you’re ready. regular pour over is consistency. Normally, a pour … [Read more...] about The Clever Dripper might be the best (and easiest) way to make coffee, ever
9to5Mac "Apple whisperer" Guilherme Rambo has been siphoning a number of tidbits of information relating to the upcoming update of iOS, macOS, and watchOS. Today, he's posited that macOS 10.15, the next iteration of the Mac software system, will include Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and my personal favorite, iMessages effects. Rambo sources "people familiar with the development of macOS 10.15" to bring us news that Siri Shortcuts and the Shortcuts app, which is a useful Workflow revamp on iOS, to the Mac. This will likely mean that you can use Siri on your Mac to help build shortcuts to your daily functions. For example, unlocking your Mac might trigger the action to also launch Safari to your favorite website. Asking Siri to "Set break time" might put your Mac to sleep and turn off your office light for 15 minutes. There are a lot of useful things that Siri Shortcuts could do on Mac. Supporting the feature on macOS is important so developers of iPad apps can more easily port their … [Read more...] about Siri Shortcuts, iMessages effects, and more headed to Mac later this year!
Part of the Nintendo Switch‘s appeal is its versatility. You can play it at home on the TV and on the go in portable mode. This versatility also applies to multiplayer games, which can be played with single Joy-Con controllers, in tabletop mode, and wirelessly both online and locally. Nintendo created a console that encourages community. If you’re looking for games to play with friends and family, here are the best Nintendo Switch multiplayer games. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe The greatest Mario Kart game Nintendo has made, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe offers an endless supply of multiplayer fun. Well, and rage of course. No one likes to get hit by a blue shell by some slacker after maintaining the lead for the entire race. Boasting split-screen and wireless local multiplayer and online support, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe truly is the most fun when played alongside friends and family. The impressive track list, which includes courses both old and new, and slick, easy-to-learn controls make it a … [Read more...] about Best multiplayer games on Nintendo Switch
If you’re looking for your next laptop, Lenovo’s current sale on its 2-in-1 laptops might be worth checking out. Among its various offerings of deep discounts, the most eye-catching deal is the laptop manufacturer’s $650 discount on its Yoga C930 laptop that boasts a 2TB solid-state drive (SSD). Lenovo’s latest discount for this 14-inch laptop is pretty much a steal considering its original price is well over $2,000. With the $650 discount the price drops from $2,450 to $1,800. In addition to the 2TB SSD, the Yoga C930 featured in this deal offers an 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, a Windows 10 Home operating system, a fingerprint reader, a digital pen, and a 720p HD camera. It may not be the lightest 2-in-1 laptop on the market as the Yoga C930 laptop line starts at 3 pounds, but considering its overall size, that’s understandable. If privacy is a concern, the Yoga C930’s TrueBlock Privacy Shutter is a particularly notable feature. The … [Read more...] about Lenovo’s Yoga C930 sale drops a $650 discount on its 2TB SSD laptop