Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend.
Lockheed Martin(s lmt) is looking at several challenging applications for the quantum-computing hardware it has purchased from from D-Wave Systems, the New York Times reported Friday. The use of quantum computing is a big deal because as we depend more on computing, we're going to need different types of processors. Lockheed's commercial use suggests that the probabilistic problem-solving approach and breakneck speed of quantum computing could be more widely adopted in the near future.
It usually seems tiresome every time one has to manually lock their PC ,when they have urgent things to look to and ya if there’s an issue of not so friendly type environment then it a really frustrating…(o ya looking at u snoopy neighbor ..taking every opportunity to have a glance at the final work report ) .How easy it would be if the PC would lock or shut it self down when the respective user is not in a given radius.
Voila!! there’s an app just to serve this purpose.
Its an app that works on the simple principle of Bluetooth proximity .Its usually known as Bluetooth proximity lock;the name says it all.
It’s a utility tool that pairs with any mobile device that you usually carry around and have a Bluetooth functionality in it .Just pair it with the PC(desktop ,laptop,tablet etc ) which;obviously should have a Bluetooth functionality.
Start the app go through 2-3 steps to set your radius.
That’s it you have all setup and ready to go .
Well if the user belongs to the group of geeks who would like to play around with stuff ;well they can tweak this app to their to their hearts content .
As this app provides user to write shell scripts,run files …etc .
And above all its free….:D
Download :Bluetooth Proximity lock
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Hotmail (s MSFT) and Outlook.com e-mail services are down again for many customers and have been for several hours, according to Twitter reports and Microsoft's own Twitter Support account.
This is just more bad news for the popular Hotmail email service that suffered a big snafu on January 8, and folks don't have much of a sense of humor about it.
The owner of a website that was a conduit used by hackers to breach employee computers at both Facebook(s FB) and Apple(s AAPL) has come forward to explain the events that took place last month. Ian Sefferman, co-founder of the iPhoneDevSDK website, said Wednesday in a blog post that he'd found evidence that the targeted attack came from an administrator account on his website that was compromised.
The list of companies that have reported being hacked just keeps growing, with Microsoft (s msft) and Zendesk making headlines most recently. Although it's caused plenty of anxiety for IT people and everyday users alike, there might just be an upside: The attacks have demonstrated the need for the kinds of information sharing the federal government wants to do to improve cybersecurity.