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Reviewed : Hacking – The Art of Exploitation 2nd Edition

I have previously written an article on the “Best Books to Learn Hacking“, one book I did not review at the time, but was subsequently recommended to me by one of our Pen Test gurus was “Hacking – The Art of Exploitation 2nd Edition”, by Jon Erickson. This book is a winner. The CD included a complete Linux programming and debugging environment, which I could have really used when I was first starting out. I even stole some of their ideas and implementations for my current sandbox. There are plenty of code and examples... 
 

Reviewed : Kindle Fire HDX 7″ Tablet

The Kindle Fire HDX is a move away from the traditional Kindle, its a tablet rather than an e-reader. The resolution is 1920 x 1200, which is what you would typically get on a normal PC monitor and even better than a lot of the televisions out-there, AND its HD, High Definition, with a screen that will adjust depending on the amount of sunlight around, a feature ported from the original Kindle. The processor is a fast 2.2 GHz quad-core processor, which again is what you would find in a low end laptop, but it packs a small 2GB of RAM. Now-a-days... 
 

Samsung Powerbot VR9050

I love this product, and so does the wife! Powerbot is a robotic vacuum cleaner with powerful suction capabilities and various ranges of cleaning modes. A brief description of some of the most interesting features of the Samsung Powerbot is given below: Powerful Suction The highly powerful suction of this vacuum cleaner is maintained by Cyclone Force. With the Samsung digital inverter technology, this powerful suction collects the dust and dirt particles from the floors in your home. The functions performed by this suction are as follows: •... 
 

Best Laptops for Programmers of 2016

Many different types of laptops are available on the market. There is no special laptop manufactured only for programmers. However, there are some things you need to take into consideration while choosing the brand and type you like. A brief description of some of the best coding and programming laptops of 2016 is given below: Lenovo Y50 59426255 Gaming Laptop This laptop is a solid option for programming students. It is provided with lots of advanced features which make it one of the best laptops for coding and programming. Some features of... 
 

The Best Anti-Virus to Protect You When Online!

I use to work for an Anti-Virus company, I still work for a large american security vendor, so I know the troubles you can get in to when online. The bad guys want to get a Trojan or Malware on to your PC, so they can steal your bank details, steal your PayPal details or use your machine to commit fraud around the globe. There is some good news and bad news, the good news is there are a couple of things you can do to protect yourself, as described below, the bad news is they are pretty determined. The current going rate for you PayPal details on... 
 

Apple’s New MacBook

Apple’s new MacBook is one of the thinnest and lightest Mac products introduced recently. Some of the interesting features of this MacBook are given below: Design • According to Apple, this MacBook is not only thinner and lighter in weight but also functional and responses quickly with a black bezel display. • The thickness of the display portion of this MacBook device is just 0.88mm. • The polished and embedded Apple logo of this MacBook device also resembles the logos of the iPhone and the iPad. • The new MacBook has an edge-to-edge... 
 

Smart Kitchen Gadgets of the Future

Currently, many different companies of the world are in the process of introducing new smart kitchen gadgets to their customers. In this present world of Internet, one can cook his/her favorite recipes by using an app to turn on the device that monitors heat and other parameters on your iPhone to cook the perfect steak. Here is the list of some kitchen gadgets which will be available in the market in the near future. Palate Home Smart Grill This Palate Home Smart Gill can cook about all types of the food items perfectly through its iPad app.... 
 

The Six Best Online Games on The Planet, Right Now!

Games are a huge industry and the online versions have continued to grow at substantial rates. Popular games can easily generate billions of dollars for their makers, even though they will cost less than big budget movies to make. The appeal of pitting your wits against other humans on the battle field has long been a human endeavour, to be able to do so in a safe environment and live to fight another day, even after being crushed in battle, is unrivaled. The most popular online games fulfill that need, that challenge, to beat down your opponents... 
 

Kobo Glo HD eReader vs. Amazon Kindle Fire 8.9 HD

The Kobo Glo HD eReader and Amazon Kindle Fire 8.9 HD are two of the more popular e-readers around today. There are some similarities between these two devices, but there are key differences, check out below for a review of each product, starting with the Kobo Glo. Kobo Glo HD eReader Like many other tablets/e-readers, the Kobo Glo has a large high-quality touch screen. It uses an open platform and has a good battery life. It is much lighter in weight with a powerful memory. You can easily read from it in direct sunlight. Some of the interesting... 
 

The New Anova Precision Cooker

The New Anova Precision cooker is the upgraded version of sous vide circulator launched by Anova Culinary. This cooker offers professional level sous vide at an affordable price. The developers of this new cooker said that, it is one of the best, most cost effective, consumer grade sous vide solutions in the market. Some interesting features of this cooker are given below: Design of the Cooker The New Anova Precision Cooker looks very slim and sleek. Unlike the previous model, the new model contains detachable parts which make it easier to approach... 
 
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