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Dell finally nixes the up-nose webcam in the new Dell XPS 13

January 8th, 2019

Valentina Palladino

No, your eyes do not deceive you. Dell unveiled the newest version of its XPS 13 laptop at CES today, and it fixes arguably the most frustrating problem with the Ultrabook: that pesky up-nose webcam. Dell removed it and instead put its smallest camera yet on top of the device's display, in addition to other new improvements that update the laptop for 2019.

The new webcam measures just 2.25mm, allowing Dell to embed it in the Infinity Edge bezel on top of the touchscreen. For years, the lower-bezel placement of the webcam marred the XPS 13. While some may not use the webcam on their laptop often, others need it for conferencing and video chats. The old webcam placement made doing those things difficult, as users were always shown at an unflattering angle.

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Chrome Flaw Allows Sites to Secretly Record Audio/Video Without Indication

May 30th, 2017

What if your laptop is listening to everything that is being said during your phone calls or other people near your laptop and even recording video of your surrounding without your knowledge?

Sounds really scary! Isn’t it? But this scenario is not only possible but is hell easy to accomplish.

A UX design flaw in the Google’s Chrome browser could allow malicious websites to record audio or

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Police warn of sextortion scam targeting men

January 12th, 2015

UK police have issued an urgent warning after three students were blackmailed in an online sextortion scam.

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