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Review

Banana Pi D1 Review

The Banana Pi D1 is probably the coolest dev board I have received lately. It comes form the Banana Pi folks but it is something all of it’s own. At first I wasn’t sure what I was getting but I was pleasantly surprised when I saw it was an open source IP camera. The device is tiny, 38mm x 38mm squared with a small camera hanging off of a ribbon cable at the top.

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Development

Why You Don’t Need to Fear App Permissions

Lately if you are on any social media platform you are probably being bombarded by people posting videos and status updates about how the new Facebook Messenger app is tapping their phone and how this is the worst thing to ever happen. This is largely the fault of the Huffington Post.

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Technology

Serious security flaw in OAuth and OpenID discovered

Apparently Heartbleed wasn’t enough security exploit for the internet, Attackers can use the “Covert Redirect” vulnerability in both open-source log-in systems to steal your data and redirect you to unsafe sites. A found in popular open-source security software. This time, the holes have been found in the log-in tools OAuth and OpenID, used by many websites and tech titans including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and LinkedIn, among others.