Tech

When Netflix signed on for Girlboss, it probably sounded like a great idea. Feminism, fashion, and San Francisco? We were about to have our first female president, so what could go wrong?  When the show starts streaming on Friday, things will be a little different. Not only are we living in Trump’s America, but Nasty […]

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While fingerprint sensors may be the reason for a delay in the new iPhone, that technology isn’t holding back MasterCard from rolling out new credit cards with fingerprint technology.  SEE ALSO: The Galaxy S8’s fingerprint sensor sure looks like it’s in a terrible spot The company announced on Thursday that it’s successfully wrapped up a […]

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Google Home may finally have a solution to children “hijacking” the device to buy stuff. Google Home now supports up to six different accounts on one device and can distinguish between the voices of different users, the company announced on Thursday. It uses a specific voice as a key to share your playlists, commute time […]

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Google Play is rolling out an update to make it easier than ever to get rid of apps you never use.  As Android Police reports, the new layout to “My apps & games” is giving users more organizational controls. Now you can view your apps by ones that have pending updates, all the apps installed, […]

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Last week, Dennis Mitzner, an Israeli tech journalist, published a blog post on his website claiming an overemphasis on social justice had “contaminated” tech journalism. He grumbled about how a press visit to a Nokia factory had, in his mind, been derailed. Instead of focusing on the company’s plans to build a commercial 5G network, […]

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HTC was once the maker of some of the best Android phones on the planet. It still makes solid phones, but after a few uninspiring models and several years of financial troubles, the brand lost a lot of its luster.  Soon, all that could be forgotten, as the company just announced the launch of its […]

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Apple’s enormous new campus in Cupertino, dubbed Apple Park, is now nearly completed and expected to open later in April.  And while we certainly don’t lack drone footage of the spaceship-like, circular main building of the campus, a new video gives us a solid glimpse of its nearly finished interior, as well as a couple […]

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How much abuse can Samsung’s Galaxy S8 take? In most cases, the question is mostly an academic one, as the vast majority of users won’t expose their phone to potential damage beyond a few drops and perhaps a brush with the car keys.  But after the disastrous launch of the Galaxy Note7 — a phone […]

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Augmented reality is the future because it’s a lot more socially acceptable than virtual reality. That was the surprising message from  Chief Oculus Scientist Michael Abrash at F8.  During his portion of the keynote, when many in attendance may have suspected he would dive more deeply into Oculus’ latest virtual reality advancements, Abrash instead laid […]

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Facebook is coming for you.  With the social media giant’s F8 conference in the rear-view mirror, it is now more clear than ever that what we think of when we think of Facebook — messaging, sharing photos, forming groups, etc. — represents only the beginning of the company’s ambitions.  SEE ALSO: Everything you need to […]

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Six-inch, foot long, toasted bread or multi-grain, you can now order it all and pay for it through Facebook Messenger. Subway and partner MasterCard announced this week the immediate availability of a Subway ordering chat bot for Facebook Messenger — one of several mobile payment-enabled food-based chatbots, including ones for Fresh Direct and The Cheesecake […]

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How do you spot a phishing scam when the URL looks perfectly legit?  An old phishing technique has recently popped back up in the news, and it has the potential to fool some folks no matter how many times they inspect a URL for typos. SEE ALSO: Your internet data is absolutely a national security […]

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Augmented reality is the future because it’s a lot more socially acceptable than virtual reality. That was the surprising message from  Chief Oculus Scientist Michael Abrash at F8.  During his portion of the keynote, when many in attendance may have suspected he would dive more deeply into Oculus’ latest virtual reality advancements, Abrash instead laid […]

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