Apple OS updates for Mavericks automatically bypass FileVault 2 login screen

Rich Trouton: With Apple’s release of OS X 10.9.1, it looks like the automated FV 2 unlock process that Apple built into the Mavericks install process has been included with OS X updates. During the upgrade process, an unlock key is being put into the SMC by the update process to unlock the encrypted volume … Continue reading Apple OS updates for Mavericks automatically bypass FileVault 2 login screen

Target won’t sell Beyoncé’s new album because of iTunes debut

Rolling Stone reporting that Target aren't too happy that Beyoncé's new album had a digital release before a physical one: "At Target we focus on offering our guests a wide assortment of physical CDs, and when a new album is available digitally before it is available physically, it impacts demand and sales projections," Target spokeswoman … Continue reading Target won’t sell Beyoncé’s new album because of iTunes debut

Doom turns 20

Doom did far more than just cement first-person shooters as a cornerstone genre in gaming, it proved that games could be just as atmoshperic and shit-your-pants scary, if not more so, than any horror movie.Even today, Doom is a benchmark for games to be measured against.