Google releases optional security update for Chromebooks, but it wipes all local data

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Chrome OS is one of the most secure desktop operating systems on the market (privacy concerns about the Google ecosystem aside). Automatic system updates, verified boot, and system drive encryption all keep your Chromebook safe from attacks. Most models also use a Trusted Platform Module, or TPM, for generating the cryptographic keys that protect local data.

Sadly, nothing is 100% secure, and the same is true for some Chromebooks. Security researchers recently discovered a bug in certain versions of the Infineon TPM firmware, which allows hackers to potentially brute-force a Chromebook to obtain encrypted data.

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Google announces $999 Pixelbook touchscreen hybrid notebook, optional $99 pen accessory

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With a 12-inch touchscreen, convertible form factor, optional stylus input, and integration with Google Assistant, the new Google Pixelbook hopes to compete with both Apple’s MacBook and iPad Pro lineups.
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Limited edition Oktoberfest Android mini (and optional mug) goes on sale tomorrow (September 27)

Andrew Bell and Dead Zebra have been making Android mini collectibles for a long time. We’ve had hot dog bugdroids, panda bugdroids, and even Nexus bugdroids. Tomorrow, there’s a new special edition Android mini launching in celebration of Oktoberfest. It’s an Android drinking beer, which makes sense. You can even get a mug with your Android so you can have some beer, too.

The Oktoberfest Android has lederhosen, a jaunty little hat, and a tiny mug of beer.

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Google Pixelbook convertible runs Chrome OS, has optional stylus, arrives on October 4

Wondering what else Google has prepared for its October 4 hardware event, aside from the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, Home Mini smart speaker, and new Daydream View VR headset? The answer is simple: a convertible – a laptop that turns into a tablet. It’s going to be called Pixelbook, and it’s shaping up to be the successor for the two generations of Chromebook Pixel that Google previously launched. Like those devices, the Pixelbook will be anything but cheap. It will start at $ 1,199 (with 128GB of storage), but can go up to a whopping $ 1,749 (with 512GB of space). It runs…

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Honda says Apple CarPlay coming standard on 2018 Accord 2.0T, optional on other trims

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Honda has announced that the 2018 Accord, launching this fall, will once again offer Apple’s CarPlay, which allows iPhone owners to bridge Siri and select apps with a car’s dash interface.
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CamSoda wants you to broadcast your life, sex optional

CamSoda may be a relatively small porn industry player, but it has embraced new technology by offering things like holographic girls and virtual blowjobs. Now, it's trying to meld two other popular attractions: amateur performers and live webcams wit…
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