Storing Large Video and Music Files On Android

by Grey One •

Now that Android tablets accept large-capacity Micro Secure Disk memory cards, it’s possible to carry your entire media collection in your pocket. Currently, you can buy a 64 GB (gigabtye) Micro Secure Disk (microSD), and use it in most of the newer Android tablets and phones. These memory cards can store about 177 full albums in FLAC format, or about 80 hours …

The Major Advances In Password Cracking In The Past Five Years

by Grey One •

Ars Technica has a fascinating article that describes the latest techniques hackers are using to crack passwords. From the article: A PC running a single AMD Radeon HD7970 GPU, for instance, can try on average an astounding 8.2 billion password combinations each second, depending on the algorithm used to scramble them. Only a decade ago, such speeds were possible only …