Engadget removed from RSS and here

Engadget today ran a story without checking the facts twice. They apologized and potentially damaged EA’s reputation. I used to be a reporter so this is a sensitive subject for me. I removed them from my RSS feed and I won’t be featuring them anymore in links here.

This may seem harsh, but if someone lies to you do you trust them again? If an organization makes a mistake like this, any credibility they had is lost. Part of the reason that I visit a site is that they are thoughtful and research what they present. When it is obvious they are cutting corners and not putting in due diligence you have to decide if its worth it. The cost of wrong information is very high these days. We deal in an information economy and your worth is dependent on how informed you are. Anything that makes you in error is too high a price to support.

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Synology launches DiskStation DS413j NAS server for your own private cloud — Engadget

 

Synology launches DiskStation DS413j NAS server for your own private cloud — Engadget. I have a friend who has a Synology DS212 and loves it. He uses it for a Time Machine backup and it works great. I have listened to it and it is silent, and has never caused an error in all the time he has it. It was easy to set up, and everything you would expect it to have and more.

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Passware claims FireVault 2 can be cracked in under an hour, sells you the software to prove it — Engadget

 

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Passware claims FireVault 2 can be cracked in under an hour, sells you the software to prove it — Engadget. So this isn’t a big surprise. What is surprising to me is if you have physical access to the machine, why not use the easier route to unlock it?

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Hack your monitor and 3D glasses, ensure ultimate privacy — Engadget

 

 

Hack your monitor and 3D glasses, ensure ultimate privacy — Engadget. This doesn’t seem like a good idea to me. We already know that many people have headaches with 3D theater glasses. Plus the fact that you can’t collaborate with this setup. Loose your glasses and you are out of luck too. No, this seems to cause more issues than it solves. If someone needs that much privacy, then you need to stick them in an office and not a cube.

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