The best cryptocurrency mining software 2018

If you’ve decided to take the plunge and have bought your own Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware or mining rig, your next step is to connect to a mining ‘pool’. This allows you to share your machine’s resources over the internet and receive a portion of the mining profits in return. There are a number of programs available to help manage your crypto-mining. In this guide, … Continue reading The best cryptocurrency mining software 2018

CES – Valt Visual Password Manager Offers Visual Alternative to a Text Password

LAS VEGAS – Valt takes a novel approach to the issue of securing your password manager’s vault by using images, rather than text, to secure the information.  Brent Heeringa, Co-Founder, gave us a demo and explains how their approach offers greater security. A password manager, be it built into the operating system, or a third party product like LastPass or 1Password, have one thing in … Continue reading CES – Valt Visual Password Manager Offers Visual Alternative to a Text Password

Android’s notification dots are coming to Chrome OS

A new commit suggests that Chrome OS will soon get Android Oreo’s notification dots. Oreo wasn’t the biggest Android update ever released, but one of the features it did add was notification dots. Notification dots are those colorful circles that appear next to your app icons, and long-pressing on an app with one of these reveals the notification(s) for that app above your app shortcuts. … Continue reading Android’s notification dots are coming to Chrome OS

Macs are the worst: Other than everything else

Bad news, everyone. Macs sometimes have bugs. Time to ditch your Mac and, uh… well, the next step isn’t so clear. Writing for the Forbes contributor network and set of the gameshow “What’s That Smell?” which was canceled before it premiered, Ewan Spence describes the “Three Damaging Mistakes That Guarantee More MacBook Pro Disappointment.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Alex.) [Takes MacBook Pro he’s typing … Continue reading Macs are the worst: Other than everything else