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Black Friday 2014: How to Keep Your Credit Card Information Safe From Cyber Criminals

"It's the most wonderful time of the year -- until your credit card information is compromised. An estimated 140 million American shoppers are expected to start their holiday shopping in stores and online over Thanksgiving weekend, according to the National Retail Federation. While many of us are dreaming of deals, it's important to remember that cyber criminals are on the prowl, targeting unsuspecting shoppers and trying to steal their passwords and credit card information.

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The Black Friday Survival Guide

"It wasn’t easy accumulating the research data displayed in the following guide. I saw horrific sights working retail for seven long years in both a big box electronic store and a major shopping center. I saw things that will haunt me the rest of my days. I watched two kids get trampled by what I call Double-Wides because Circuit City clearanced-out Dreamcasts for $80 on Black Friday. I once hid behind a massive video display just for a few moments during the chaos. I’ve seen people fight, bite, and trample other members of our human race just to save a few dollars.

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Newegg offers impressive Black Friday discounts

"It's that time of year again, American consumers are flocking to e-tail websites and brick-and-mortar retailers to take advantage of mind boggling Black Friday deals. This veritable homage to consumerism is slowly spreading beyond US borders, but the rest of the world is simply not there yet - the best deals are still to be had in the Land of the Free. So let's check out what Newegg has in store and what sorts of discounts are available to shoopers, including those hooked in bitcoin - we'll explain why.."

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Video Review #1651: Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV Anthracite Gray Case

The Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV Case is one of the coolest micro chassis that I've ever reviewed. It looks awesome, has an aluminum exterior of which the panels are removable, USB3 ports, fits 2.5", 3.5" & 5.25" drives, cable management, fan hub, and so much more. Also, the fit and finish is exception and it comes with a 5 year warranty. By far, the best all around micro ATX that's currently on the market.

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Video Review #1650: Thermaltake 8800mAh Battle Dragon Power Bank

The Thermaltake 8800mAh Battle Dragon Power Bank is designed to charge your USB chargeable mobile devices on the go. It sports 2.1A and 1.0A charging ports, 90% energy conversion efficiency and a two year warranty. If someone asks you if you have a battle dragon in your pocket or are you just happy to seem them, you can honestly say both.

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Video Review #1649: TRENDnet TEW-818DRU AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router

The TRENDnet TEW-818DRU AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router supports all the current standards, including N and AC. With wireless speeds up to 1.3Gbps, it's super fast and has a great coverage area. The stock firmware is comprehensive, but it's compatible with DD-WRT open source firmware enabling even more flexibility. As well, it comes with USB2 & USB3 ports for adding devices.

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Russian website streams thousands of private webcams

"A new website based in Russia is streaming video live from thousands of private webcams around the world, including images of babies and hospital patients. Hackers accessed the cameras by using default passwords set by the manufacturers, British officials said Thursday. Those log-in details are freely available online, leaving the unsecured cameras accessible to anyone..."


GeForce 344.75 WHQL driver download

"The latest GeForce Game Ready driver, release 344.75 WHQL, provides support for Maxwell’s new Multi-Frame Sampled Anti-Aliasing (MFAA) mode. In addition, this Game Ready WHQL driver ensures you'll have the best possible gaming experience for Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition, The Crew, and World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor."


Guardian Hardware Monitor for gamers and custom desktop PCs

(Mesa, AZ) Just a Bunch of Geeks LLC, launches Guardian Hardware Monitor and Spectrum fans on Kickstarter.  Inspired by the loss of an enormous collection of photos and videos, Guardian pulls together data protection, cooling control, full color strips and fans wit


Amnesty anti-spyware app tells you if the government is watching you

"Ever feel like someone's watching you? Amnesty International has released an app to find out if governments are spying on you. Detekt is a free and open source software that scans your computers for known surveillance spyware.

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Video Review #1648: NZXT S340 Case

The NZXT S340 is the best budget case to come along in years. It's a true bang-for-the-buck product that has features you'd expect from much more expensive cases. It looks outstanding, has plenty of room to work, excellent cable management, space for 120-280mm radiators, awesome cooling potential and so much more.

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Video Review #1647: SilverStone 4-Port ECU01 PCIe Expansion Card

The SilverStone ECU01 is a 4-Port PCIe USB 3.0 PCI Expansion Card with attitude! With two 19pin USB 3.0 connectors, this product is capable of 10Gbps. It also supports the USB Attached SCSI Protocol and Turbo Boost. It's perfect for adding additional USB 3.0 ports to a system that doesn't have any, or for that matter one that does.