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Daily News Stuff 25 November 2023

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  • Researchers have bypassed Windows Hello secure logins.  (Bleeping Computer)

    All they needed to do was (checks notes) completely disassemble and rewire the laptop.

    Windows Hello is designed to be secure even if you do that, but that's a pretty difficult task when your partners building the CPUs, laptops, and fingerprint scanners fail to follow the specs.


  • AMD's Ryzen 8000 laptop chips are expected to be announced early next year, likely at CES.  (WCCFTech)

    These are a major advance over the already very good Ryzen 7000 chips.  Although they still use Zen 4 cores, and are still limited to 8 cores, and still use RDNA3 graphics, and still only 12 graphics cores, and are still limited to DDR5 memory, and...

    Wait, these aren't an advance at all.  These are the same chips with the numbers changed.


Disclaimer: Stand back!  I have a five pound pork roast and I'm not afraid to use it!

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1 I dunno, changin' numbers is pretty advanced stuff.  You don't see just any ol' company goin' from 7 to 8 without a good reason.

Posted by: normal at Sunday, November 26 2023 12:21 PM (bg2DR)

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Apple pies are delicious. But never mind apple pies. What colour is a green orange?




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