Apple shares your passwords with hackers! Robert's gonna tell you how to set up an iPad for dad. Curiosity has landed on Mars! Way to go NASA we've got more pictures and videos! What does getting hacked hard mean... and can you even prevent it??? That and more on today's Tekzilla!
Curiosity has landed on Mars! Way to go NASA we've got more pictures and videos! Can I re-use calibration settings from another HDTV? Parent's aren't very techy? Robert's gonna tell you how to set up an iPad for 'em. Your Mega Sized Mouse suggestions. Is there a blu-ray player that can play Blu-ray ISOs?apple-gives-hackers-your-passwords
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Epic!!!! The nuclear-powered Mars super-rover, Curiosity, made a successful touchdown on the Red Planet late last night! Here's the first images, more pictures, videos on NASA JPL site. and, BTW, XKCD says this is your excuse for everything today!
If you haven't read Yes, I Was Hacked Hard, Mat Honan's account of his Gmail, Twitter, -- and because is was linked, Gizmodo's twitter being taken over... along with his iCloud account being used to erase the hard drive on his iPhone and MacBook you should. Then heed Mat's Warnings on how an Apple ID and Amazon account can be used against you.
In an effort to get his parents more active online without having to spend more time doing tech support for them, Robert hooked his dad up with a new iPad. "Yes, you can easily spend a $1000 on one," says Robert, "but no more Blue Screens, viruses, malware...MORE FUN!" Robert got some great ideas from a post on Google Plus watch the video to find out what apps and setup tips he put on his Parent Proof iPad!
Gail writes in, "Occasionally I come across a review of the TV I own with the settings after calibration given. Can these settings be used to set up my TV or do TVs vary enough from set to set that it doesn't really equate?" We've got the answer in the video and it might be a shortcut for you to get your HDTV set up if somebody's posted the info on the AVS Forum!
Pete writes "I currently have all my Blu-Rays backed up as ISO files. Is there a Blu Ray player out there that can play them?" We talk about playing ISOs, why you might want to use MKV files instead and what your options are in the video!
Greg has a heads up for people that own their own cable modem if you get additional services installed, "make sure they don't take the modem you purchased. Almost had this happen to me when I got Comcast's Triple Play and luckily I remembered that before the guy took our purchased modem."
Last week we had viewer asking for advice on different computer mice he might find comfortable with his self described large hands your recommendations included the Logitech G9X, Mionix NAOS 5000, Cyborg R.A.T. 7 and Logitech's Performance Mouse MX. Find out why Tekzilla viewers recommended each of these in the video!