Hackers unlock NES Classic, upload new games via USB cable

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Technology, Tips & Tricks

It should come as no surprise that the Nintendo Classic Mini has already been hacked. The system comes with 30 games pre-installed but determined hackers have managed to figure out a way to get more games onto the system. It appears that Nintendo knew that it would only be a matter of time before this happened, and hid a secret message for any would-be hackers inside of their diminutive console.

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How long do hard drives last for?

Posted by on Oct 26, 2016 in Technology, Tips & Tricks

A handful of studies on the lifespan of hard drives might give you some clearer indication, but they still aren’t very helpful. Many of the hard drives tested do not fail at all. These drives are also kept in controlled environments and don’t undergo the same conditions as, say, your laptop drive.

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