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Lilibits: Chip news, OnePlus Nord design, and CES Asia is canceled (permanently)

The latest retro console isn’t a console at all… it’s a LEGO kit that lets you build a model of a NES game system and a retro-style TV with a Super Mario level depicted on screen. After scrapping this year’s CES Asia event due to the pandemic, the Consumer Technology Association has decided it might […]

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Sophos releases Sandboxie source code (although its future is uncertain)

Sandboxie is a utility that allows you to run Windows applications in a “sandbox” that’s isolated from the rest of the operating system to prevent malware, spyware, or adware from infecting or just slowing down your system. The software has been around since 2004, and it’s been owned by cybersecurity company Sophos since 2017. Last […]

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Sandboxie goes freeware (on its way to open source)

Windwos 10 includes a “Windows Sandbox” tool that allows you to run untrusted applications in a protected environment so that they cannot harm your operating system. But it requires Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise and relies on virtualization in a way that could cause some apps to run slowly. Sandboxie, meanwhile, is a tool that’s […]