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 Monday, 24-February-2014  01:46:37 (GMT +10) - by Agg

Apple are a little red-faced in the wake of an update which revealed SSL has not been working for a while in some versions of iOS 6 and 7. More info here. A single line in the program and an omitted bracket meant that those certificates were not authenticated at all, so that hackers can impersonate the website being sought and capture all the electronic traffic before passing it along to the real site. So, time to update. Discussion in the iOS Forum.

Here's an online magazine of old computers from the 70's to the early 90's. Plenty I haven't heard of. The Kenbak-1 is considered by the Computer History Museum and the American Computer Museum to be the world's first "personal computer". Only 40 machines were ever built and sold, and only around 10 are now known to exist worldwide. Discussion here.

In case you're wondering what's going on with the whole Toshiba/OCZ thing, HotHardware have the scoop. To say OCZ has had a tumultuous year would be putting it mildly, to say the least. The company took a brutal beating and was knocked down, but not out. Now, thanks to an acquisition by Toshiba, the newly formed and revitalized OCZ Storage Solutions, is poised and ready to make another run at enthusiasts and the enterprise. In an effort to clear up some of the rumors and hear what Toshiba's OCZ Storage Solutions has in store, we reached out to OCZ's CMO, Alex Mei.

If this story is to be believed, Microsoft are slashing the price of Windows, thanks mpot. Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 by 70 percent for makers of low-cost computers and tablets as they try to fend off cheaper rivals like Google Inc. (GOOG)ís Chromebooks, people familiar with the program said.

Here's a very cool 360-degree video onboard an F1 car. You can scroll around as it drives around, or pause the action and look around. Neato!



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