Monthly Archives: October 2012

The 10 least reliable cars

Just because a model is reliable, doesn’t mean it is recommended by Consumer Reports. Two out of the top 10 most reliable vehicles don’t perform well enough in our tests for us to recommend them. The opposite happens as well–some … Continue reading

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Super Mario 64 mod adds cooperative multiplayer

The hack that delivers multiplayer options to Super Mario 64. Thanks to YouTube user Skelux, players that follow the given instructions to patch the Nintendo 64 game can enjoy local and online co-op throughout the entire classic adventure. For those … Continue reading

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DoS vulnerability affects older iPhones, Droids, even a Ford car

Publicly available code allows hackers to disable Wi-Fi in a range of products. Proof-of-concept code exploiting a denial-of-service vulnerability in two Broadcom chip models. Core Security The iPhone 4 and a slew of older devices from Apple, Samsung, HTC, and … Continue reading

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Windows 8: Back To The Future

Due to scheduling conflicts I could not be in NYC yesterday for the Windows 8 launch but watched it intently as it was streamed around the world from Microsoft’s Web site. But what I saw was both impressive as well … Continue reading

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2000-2003 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable investigated for stuck throttles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened up a safety investigation into 31,000 2000-2003 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable models after receiving 50 complaints of a stuck throttle, which could cause unintended acceleration. The complaints allege the struck … Continue reading

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Pentagon will not label Fort Hood shootings as terrorist attack

Already facing intense scrutiny for its shifting narrative about the assault on the U.S. Consulate in Libya, the Pentagon now says it will not reclassify the Fort Hood shootings as a terrorist attack over concern about biasing the case against … Continue reading

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Guilford Co. voters say ballot cast for Romney came up Obama on machine

GREENSBORO, N.C. –The presidential election is just around the corner and voting issues have already become a problem in Guilford County. On Monday, several voters complained that their electronic ballot machine cast the wrong vote. All the complaints were made … Continue reading

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