How hackers turn our printers, cameras and thermostats into sinister cyber army
In the fall, several large hacker attacks took place in which IoT devices were used. One of them is for Russian banks. The Daily Poster tells the story of other…

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Motherboard
A motherboard is one of the main boards (components) of a computer. It is designed to connect the remaining components of the computer into something single called the system unit.…

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Cleaning your computer from dust
The topic Cleaning the computer (judging by the queries in the search engine) from the point of view of the user for the most part involves cleaning the garbage of the…

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Why everyone hated Apple and why they were wrong

Apple’s latest technical solutions have made a lot of noise. In the iPhone 7, the jack slot disappeared, in the new MacBook the usual connectors are replaced with USB Type-C and there is no memory card slot. Poster Daily recalls all the joys that engineers from Cupertino deprived us of, and why it is difficult to argue with them.
Apple for 30 years with an enviable persistence has been producing computers of closed architecture under the control of its own operating system. Neither the popularity of the PC as a gaming platform, nor the recognition in 2006 that Intel chips were better than their own could convince them of this. It turns out that the company, which we used to consider the most important developer of innovations, is in fact very conservative and rational in the market. By tradition, Apple itself decides what is needed and what Continue reading

Apple Pay: what is it and how to use it

Apple Pay is a payment system that allows you to pay for goods in stores by attaching an Apple mobile device to the terminal. The system works according to the NFC protocol and only on terminals that accept contactless payments (they must have a PayPass or PayWave label). The system is compatible only with models older than the iPhone 6, including the iPhone SE, as well as with the Apple Watch. In the latter case, the system will be able to configure through the iPhone 5, 5s and 5c.

To pay, you need to bring the gadget to the terminal, select the card in the application and attach your finger to the Touch ID sensor. On Apple Watch, a payment is launched by double-clicking on the power button and does not require special authorization. Neither Apple Pay nor other payment services charge Continue reading

5 fashionable ways to hide from face identification

Today, the face recognition algorithm is used everywhere. And not only in professional tracking systems or smart web services, but in various entertainment applications and basic functions like autofocus. Poster Daily decided to try to trick the algorithm with makeup.

Different systems for recognizing a human face have different goals, which is why their algorithms differ. One of the first systems that were able to establish a person’s identity from a photo looked for nodal points on the image that made up the main features of the face, and measured the distance between them. The main measurement parameters are the distance between the eyes, the width of the nose, the depth of the orbit, the shape of the cheekbones, and the length of the jaw line. Key figures in digital terms Continue reading

Computer Upgrade
I'll start with the upgrade, as it can slightly influence the decision of what is right for you. Upgrade (Upgrade) - this word means updating or improving what is, in…

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How to hack a computer
A home computer is an excellent and at the same time the most vulnerable place to attack. Hacking someone else’s PC, you can not only view the information stored in…

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Why the computer slows down and freezes - reasons and solution
Almost all PC users are faced with the fact that over time, the computer began to slow down. But, a few months ago, this has not happened yet and this…

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