Zelle users are finding out the hard way there’s no fraud protection

Scammers have taken to Zelle, the Venmo alternative backed by U.S. banks, to defraud consumers who believe the service includes the same protections they’ve come to expect from PayPal. A number

PSA: Is your iPhone suddenly crashing? Here’s why (and how to fix it)

Is your iOS device rebooting itself seemingly at random this morning? You're not alone. Apple is having a pretty rough week when it comes to nasty software bugs. First there was that <a target="_bl

Slack is down, so enjoy your three-day weekend

Chat and collaboration app Slack is experiencing serious outages today, but we're not sure of the nature or extent of the disaster, because is also inaccessible! What? This is like a

Get Thee To The MacHeistery: 18+ Seriously Good Apps Are Going For $29

I would have posted this sooner but I just noticed that amazing indie game Braid and Bioshock 2 just ended up in the MacHeist bundle and popped over to the site to check it out. To my surprise, I foun

PSA: Check Your Computer For DNSChanger Or Risk Getting Booted Off The Web On Monday

It's something of a 21st Century nightmare -- headlines are declaring that come Monday morning, thousands of people could wake up to a startling lack of Internet access all because of a crafty bit of

Tune In Tomorrow Morning For Our iPad Event Liveblog

As 100% of our readers know, there is a major Apple event <a href="">tomorrow morning</a> here in San Francisco. We presume it will be the debut

PSA: RSA's SecurID Anti-Hacking Dongle Hacked By Hackers Unknown

Do you have one of these things? We got them with our free AOL CDs when that whole acquisition thing happened. The constantly changing code (and yes, it has changed since I took the picture) is used a

Excuse Our Dust – We're Migrating To Disqus

We’ve had more or less the same comment system since the early days of CrunchGear, but what with the mothership switching over to Disqus and our own system creaking under the weight of tens of t

Live In Oklahoma City? Watch Out For a Hot White MacBook With Cancer Research Data Inside

Attention seedy underbelly of Oklahoma. If you happen to be moving any hot laptops, please check if one of them is this white MacBook, full of prostate cancer research data, stolen from a medical rese

CrunchGear PSA: Don't Game For 12 Hours Straight. It's Bad For You.

<img src="" />I'm not making light of this, I'm actually quite upset and disappointed. Another gamer, this one in South Korea, ha

C’mon People, It’s Not Rocket Science – Don’t Kindle And Drive

<img src="" />With all the heat that texting and driving has been getting, it's kind of surprising that anyone would think that readi

PSA: Toshiba Recalls 41,000 Laptops For Overheating

Bad news if you own a Toshiba Satellite T130 notebook. It’s got a flaw. In fact, the CPSC (Consumer Protection Safety Comission) just issued a recall for about 41,000 notebook computers, siting

A quick PSA on "dots" versus "pixels" in LCDs

<img src="" />These days, when you go to look up the specs on a new camera or camcorder, one of the first things you check out is the LCD

Quick PSA: Eyjafjallajökull is erupting again

Looks like you’ll have to put off that vacation to beautiful Iceland yet again. The volcano whose name must not be spoken has resumed erupting and is at this moment spewing potentially flight-gr

Don't buy Lord Of The Rings on Blu-ray (yet)

<img src="" />So Lord of the Rings (hereafter called LOTR) is coming out on Blu-ray tomorrow. Cool, having it in HD will nice. Better

CrunchGear PSA: Tech tax deductions

<img src="" />I did my taxes recently, and this is the first year that I actually bothered to deduct for all those things that I

Canon 5D mk II update is live

Yes indeed! The update, detailed here, is live live live! 24p, better audio bitrates, and a sandwich. Get your update on here. It’s actually been live for a while. But, you know, in case you wer

PSA: Use your computer's SPDIF connection if it has one

I’ll just come out and say it. I’m dumb. Clearly. I’ve been listening to music from my computer for ages. Longer than some of you have surfing the Internet, but I’ve never used

Aperture 3 is making Macs freak out – be careful out there, children

Just a quick PSA: Aperture 3 is causing some Macs to write an enormous page file taking up the entire hard drive. If you were thinking of installing it and transferring over your collection, you might

PSA: It's AMBER alert awareness day

Today is AMBER alert awareness day, so this is as good a time as any to get a ID kit for you child. The kits are sold on the official AMBER alert website, and allows you to store all of your child&#82
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