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  • NewUber's experimental cars are driving around Pittsburgh
    It looks like Uber's robotics lab is now up and running -- the Pittsburgh Business Times has just spotted one of its test cars marked "Uber Advanced Technologies Center" driving around the city. If you recall, the ridesharing company teamed up with C…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 15, 7:03am -
  • NewHelp these 30-year-old Intellivision games live again on PC
    One of the biggest problems facing video games as an artistic medium is one of preservation. Thanks to HD remasters, digital distribution and the Internet Archive that's becoming less of an issue. But we still need to do more to keep a record and con…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 15, 5:33am -
  • NewThe Big Picture: Say hello to NASA's 'nastiest' star
    NASA's "Nasty 1" isn't like other stars. Bigger than our Sun but barely older than humanity itself, this unusual celestial body sits just about 3,000 light years away from Earth. And while it's certainly similar to other Wolf-Rayet stars, which are i…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:53am -
  • NewBrain implants control robot arm well enough to grab a beer
    A paralyzed man named Erik Sorto has finally been able to drink beer on his own after 13 years, and it's all thanks to a robotic arm controlled solely by his mind. If you've been following our robotics coverage, you'll know it isn't the first mind-co…
    - 6 hours ago 22 May 15, 2:31am -
  • NewApple Transit maps could be coming to iOS 9
    9to5Mac, citing unnamed sources, reports that Apple is potentially gearing up to release its updated Transit service -- the same one it nixed immediately before last year's WWDC event -- with iOS 9. Transit acts as an add-on layer to Apple's existing…
    - 7 hours ago 22 May 15, 1:39am -
  • NewSFW 'Playboy Now' app is only here for the articles
    19 million people visit Playboy.com every month, 80 percent of which reportedly coming via mobile devices. In response to that demand, Playboy magazine has released a new mobile-centric app that gives its rabid fanbase exactly what they want: Buzzfee…
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:41am -
  • NewFirefox will look at your history to show Suggested Tile ads
    Starting next week, Firefox beta users will start seeing "Suggested" tiles whenever they open a new tab. These are ad tiles clearly marked as such (see bottom left above), which are a separate entity from the Directory tiles Mozilla launched in 2014.…
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:03am -
  • NewRazer's latest gaming mouse mat is a light-up wonderland
    Think your mouse pad is a little lifeless? Razer thinks it can spruce things up. Its new Firefly gaming mat is ringed with customizable lighting that can glow and pulse in 16.8 million colors. It'll even sync with Razer's Chroma-badged peripherals, i…
    - 9 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:28pm -
  • NewGoogle Maps: offensive search results came from 'online discussions'
    Google is constantly scraping the internet to fill out its search results, but apparently using crowdsourced information can have its drawbacks. Over the last couple of days word spread that searching for certain racial slurs (guess) showed the White…
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:43pm -
  • New'Ballistic Wallpaper' bombproofs US combat shelters
    At a recent DoD Lab Day, the US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) unveiled a unique defensive product. Dubbed "ballistic wallpaper," this amalgamation of kevlar fiber threading and flexible polymer film is design…
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:58pm -
  • NewAdobe says goodbye to its Photoshop Touch app, hello to Project Rigel
    Adobe's been keen on new mobile apps as of late, but today it announced the end of the road for one of its more popular pieces of software. As of next week, Photoshop Touch will no longer be available in iTunes, Google Play and other app libraries an…
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:26pm -

Slashdot Apple News

  • NewIn 1984, Jobs and Wozniak Talk About Apple's Earliest Days
    harrymcc writes: In 1984, Apple launched the Apple IIc computer. As part of its promotion, it produced a video with Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and other employees talking about company's founding and the creation of the Apple I and Apple II computers…
    - 17 hours ago 21 May 15, 3:11pm -
  • Why Apple Ditched Its Plan To Build a Television
    Apple has been rumored to be developing their own line of HDTVs for years, but a new report from the Wall Street Journal (paywalled) says while those plans did exist, they've been abandoned. Apple began pondering the idea of jumping into the televisi…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 6:25pm -
  • Court of Appeals Says Samsung's Legal Payments To Apple Should Be Reduced
    Mark Wilson writes: Patent lawsuits in the world of technology are nothing new, and the case between Apple and Samsung resulted in one of the largest fines ever being handed down. Samsung was order to pay $930 million in damages after a court found t…
    - 4 days ago 18 May 15, 8:04pm -
  • Apple Acquires GPS Start-Up
    An anonymous reader writes: Apple is still sprinting to catch up with Google with its navigation software — the company just acquired Coherent Navigation, a startup focused on GPS tech. Its navigation services are reportedly more precise than most…
    - 4 days ago 18 May 15, 1:38pm -
  • How Windows 10 Performs On a 12-inch MacBook
    An anonymous reader writes: As Microsoft prepares for the launch of Windows 10, review sites have been performing all sorts of benchmarks on the tech preview to evaluate how well the operating system will run. But now a computer science student named…
    - 5 days ago 17 May 15, 6:17am -
  • Apple, A123 To Settle Lawsuit Over Poached Battery Engineers
    itwbennett writes: Slashdot readers will remember that back in February, electric car battery maker A123 Systems sued Apple for allegedly "raiding" the Waltham, Massachusetts, company and hiring five employees, including two top-level engineers. The…
    - 8 days ago 13 May 15, 9:02pm -
  • Swift Vs. Objective-C: Why the Future Favors Swift
    snydeq writes: InfoWorld's Paul Solt argues that It's high time to make the switch to the more approachable, full-featured Swift for iOS and OS X app dev. He writes in Infoworld: "Programming languages don't die easily, but development shops that cli…
    - 10 days ago 12 May 15, 2:06am -
  • Apple Watch Hack Adds a Browser For Your Wrist
    TechCrunch reports that the Apple Watch now evidently has an tantalizing, but unofficial, feature: a browser, created by the jailbreak developer known as Comex. "Not great" is their headline-level assessment of what it looks like to use, which can't…
    - 11 days ago 11 May 15, 3:02am -
  • MacKeeper May Have To Pay Millions In Class-Action Suit
    jfruh writes: If you use a Mac, you probably recognize MacKeeper from the omnipresent popup ads designed to look vaguely like system warnings urging you to download the product and use it to keep your computer safe. Now the Ukranian company behind th…
    - 15 days ago 6 May 15, 10:18pm -
  • Apple's Plans For Your DNA
    An anonymous reader writes: MIT's Technology Review breaks news that Apple is working with scientists to create apps that collect and evaluate users' DNA. "The apps are based on ResearchKit, a software platform Apple introduced in March that helps ho…
    - 16 days ago 6 May 15, 5:09pm -
  • Apple Gets Antitrust Scrutiny Over Music Deals
    An anonymous reader writes: Bloomberg reports that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is probing Apple after its acquisition of Beats Electronics, and its various deals with record labels to sell music through the iTunes store. As part of the acquisit…
    - 16 days ago 6 May 15, 2:22pm -

Techcrunch Mobile News

  • NewApple Watch Bands Show Up In Apple Retail Stores
     Apple has indeed started putting Apple Watch inventory on sale for walk-in shoppers in its retail stores, for the first time since the Apple Watch officially launched. Reports from this morning started coming in of stores getting stock, and now Tec…
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:42am -
  • NewPayPal CEO Dan Schulman, “We Have A Lot Of Work Ahead Of Us”
     Digital commerce company PayPal is moving to establish itself as “more than just a button” to a global payments platform as it readies a split from parent company eBay later this year. “We’re coming into the market at a time when the financ…
    - 13 hours ago 21 May 15, 7:16pm -
  • NewFacebook Messenger Eyes Non-Friend Conversations With Chat ID
     Is that a message from some rando, a spammer, or the nice guy you met yesterday? Facebook Messenger wants to give you some clues before you consider responding. The app will now surface publicly shared biographical info like current city and job ti…
    - 14 hours ago 21 May 15, 6:00pm -
  • NewStorehouse Now Lets You Tag Friends In Stories
     Storehouse, the iOS-centric app for sharing stories from your photos and videos, now lets you tag friends in stories using the familiar ‘@-mention.’ In a world (read this in the trailer guy’s voice) where daily average users has become a bett…
    - 16 hours ago 21 May 15, 4:30pm -
  • NewMode Media Raises Another $30M
     Mode Media is announcing that it has raised $30 million in new funding.Previously known as Glam Media, the company ran the fashion site of the same name, as well as other online properties including Brash and Foodie. Last month, it brought all tho…
    - 16 hours ago 21 May 15, 4:00pm -
  • NewFirefox For iOS Begins Its Beta Testing Program
     Mozilla’s Firefox browser for iOS is nearing public release, as the organization is now actively recruiting beta testers willing to try the app ahead of its App Store debut. A recent survey sent to potential testers is asking for details about…
    - 17 hours ago 21 May 15, 3:42pm -
  • NewApple Said To Be Bringing Transit Directions To iOS 9
     Apple is said to be planning to bring built-in transit directions to its native Maps app in iOS 9. Transit directions were left out when Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering as the default navigation app in iOS 6 back in 2012. The nativ…
    - 17 hours ago 21 May 15, 3:06pm -
  • NewApple’s Mobile Hotspot Patent Application Could Connect Apple Watch Anywhere
     Apple has a new patent application for a mobile hotspot (via AppleInsider), which might surprise people since it hardly seems like the type of accessory the iPhone maker would go out of its way to create. It becomes interesting, however, when you…
    - 20 hours ago 21 May 15, 12:42pm -
  • NewApple Researching Combined 2D/3D Glassesless Displays
     Apple is looking into a way to provide both 3D and 2D images from the same display, without requiring any special ocular equipment like 3D glasses, according to a new patent application (via AppleInsider). The display would use gaze-tracking to ser…
    - 20 hours ago 21 May 15, 12:03pm -
  • NewChromebook Sales Predicted To Grow 27% This Year, To 7.3M Units
     Google’s cloud-based Chromebooks continue carving a niche for themselves predominantly in the education sector, as a less expensive alternative for this group of users than the iPad, but also making inroads in the U.S. consumer market. Read More
    - 22 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:13am -
  • Mapbox Takes On Apple With An SDK To Put Maps Into iOS Apps
     The impending sale of Nokia’s Here mapping division has put a sharp focus on the role that location and maps in particular are playing in the mobile world. And while we are seeing a number of big names emerge as potential Here suitors — they…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 7:32am -

Gizmodo

  • NewWhat Good is Measuring an Erection? 
    You may have noticed some news around these weird sounding devices that measure “arousal”. They don’t. But they do measure changes in penile shape, and as such, can give users a rough estimate – in a non-invasive way – of how much blood is…
    - 6 hours ago 22 May 15, 2:00am -
  • NewAdultFriendFinder Hack Might Expose Your Sexual Orientation
    When a company or website you trust gets hacked, it can be pretty unnerving. Particularly if you trusted that company with your credit card or medical information . But what if the hackers had knowledge of your sex life instead? That could be a real…
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:51am -
  • NewHere's An Idea to Make Sure Your Rent Stays Low: Haunt the Building
    What’s more expensive than living in New York? Living in an apartment in a popular, swiftly gentrifying part of New York when your landlord jacks up the rent to try to squeeze you out. So what do you do to prevent this from happening? Invent ghosts…
    - 9 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:45pm -
  • NewBoondoggle HQ: The $25 Million Building in Afghanistan Nobody Needed
    This is a story about how the U.S. military built a lavish headquarters in Afghanistan that wasn’t needed, wasn’t wanted and wasn’t ever used at a cost to American taxpayers of at least $25 million.Read more...
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:50pm -
  • NewWhat Kinds of Apps Will the Kids of Tomorrow Use After Snapchat Dies?
    Today we learned that the only person in the office excited about Microsoft’s Outlook updates was one of the youngest amongst us. Who can predict what the kids today will be into? More importantly for our purposes, what will the youth of tomorrow…
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:30pm -
  • NewGawker Josh Duggar Accused of Molesting Several Sisters as a Teen: Reports | io9 What’s Wrong With T
    Gawker Josh Duggar Accused of Molesting Several Sisters as a Teen: Reports | io9 What’s Wrong With The Supergirl Trailer? Everything And Nothing. | Jalopnik It’s Time For America To Give Its Allies The A-10 | Lifehacker Why Chrome Uses So Much…
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:26pm -
  • NewNASA's Plan To Make Cheap Spacecraft That Will Explore Distant Worlds
    Right now, the cost of studying the atmosphere of a distant planet or moon is a multi-million dollar mission. But NASA is working to make space exploration way more affordable—using cheap, lightweight CubeSats.Read more...
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • NewThe Problem With the Doomsday Seed Vault
    The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is undeniably fascinating: This concrete slab that juts out of the barren snowscape may represent humanity’s last hope in an apocalypse . But recently, plant scientists have questioned its mission. Read more...
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:30pm -
  • NewAmerica's Trains Suck Because Most Americans Don't Ride Them
    Last week’s horrific Amtrak crash surfaced new concerns about the US’s neglect of its rail infrastructure, with blame falling on Congress for failing to allocate enough money to upgrade the system for safety. The truth is that trains would be the…
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:10pm -
  • NewWe Talked to a Man Who Is Actually Excited About Microsoft Outlook
    Microsoft Outlook has the distinction of being one of the world’s most widely-used email and calendaring systems — and the one that arouses the most profound indifference in its users. So we found the only person in our office who is non-ironical…
    - 12 hours ago 21 May 15, 8:30pm -
  • NewStop Going on Cruises
    Cruise ships are even worse than you think. ProPublica recently published a very alarming and downright dark interactive feature about health and safety on cruises. I’ll come right out and say it: Stop going on cruises. Don’t cruise. Don’t do i…
    - 13 hours ago 21 May 15, 7:44pm -

Android Authority

All About Android

  • New[Deal] Dell’s Venue 8 7000 tablet gets a price cut to $349
    Best Buy’s eBay shop has put up a fantastic deal on Dell’s well-equipped Venue 8 7000 tablet, shaving $50 off the list price. You can pick up the very capable 8.4-inch tablet for just $349. The tablet is in new condition, sports 16 GB of internal…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 15, 4:07am -
  • NewAT&T implementing 30% down payments with Next program on May 28th
    We know AT&T is planning on completely doing away with traditional two-year contracts, but that leaves a good bit of confusion over what happens to customers who wouldn’t be approved for device financing but would normally be approved for the contr…
    - 4 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:56am -
  • NewGoogle’s Hangouts Chrome app gets update with new interface
    Google has updated their Hangouts app in Chrome with several new UI tweaks, bringing it more in line with how things look on Android. The material design influence is very apparent, and they’ve implemented a tabbed view for checking your recent con…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:38am -
  • NewGoogle sold over 5.7 million Chromebooks in 2014: Report
    Research firm Gartner has claimed that over 5.728 million units of the Google Chromebooks were sold last year, speaking volumes about the success of the platform. It is said that 72 percent of these units were sold or offered to educational instituti…
    - 9 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:17pm -
  • NewGoogle could bring fingerprint authentication with the next iteration of Android
    Right after the Nexus 6 was launched last year, reports suggested that the dimple containing the Motorola logo on the back of the smartphone was originally supposed to house a fingerprint scanner. But unfortunately, Google was believed to have chang…
    - 9 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:07pm -
  • NewT-Mobile Un-Carries Its Way to New Alabama Facility
      T-Mobile defines itself as “America’s fastest growing wireless company,” and it’s doubling down on that claim by opening a new customer care facility in Birmingham, Alabama. But don’t take our word for it. Behold, the wonderful, self-con…
    - 13 hours ago 21 May 15, 7:21pm -
  • NewAmazon Game Studios launches new action adventure, Til Morning’s Light
    Amazon Game Studios today announced a new action adventure title for Fire phones, Fire tablets, iPhone and iPads, Til’ Morning’s Light. Unfortunately, the game isn’t available on Android. However, for those of you that own Fire or iOS devices,…
    - 14 hours ago 21 May 15, 6:20pm -
  • NewBlu Studio C goes official with a 3,000 mAh battery and $99 price tag
    Blu Products has just unveiled a new budget handset known as the Studio C. Unlike most budget handsets that are launched in the U.S., devices from Blu deserve a specific mention as they come with excellent hardware and a very good price tag. The Stu…
    - 14 hours ago 21 May 15, 6:10pm -
  • NewSaygus delays upcoming V2 handset just one day before scheduled shipping date
    Are you surprised to hear that the Saygus V2 was delayed yet again? Neither are we. The handset was expected to ship in March after pre-ordering opened in February; however, that was dropped and May 22 became the date to watch. Today, just one day be…
    - 14 hours ago 21 May 15, 6:09pm -
  • NewZTE aims to become world’s third largest smartphone vendor
    In its latest quarterly earnings report, Lenovo become the world’s third largest smartphone vendor. Now, ZTE has its eyes on the title, aiming to become the world’s third largest smartphone manufacturer in three years time. ZTE plans to achieve…
    - 15 hours ago 21 May 15, 5:36pm -

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Engadget News

  • NewUber's experimental cars are driving around Pittsburgh
    It looks like Uber's robotics lab is now up and running -- the Pittsburgh Business Times has just spotted one of its test cars marked "Uber Advanced Technologies Center" driving around the city. If you recall, the ridesharing company teamed up with C…
    - 1 hour ago 22 May 15, 7:03am -
  • NewHelp these 30-year-old Intellivision games live again on PC
    One of the biggest problems facing video games as an artistic medium is one of preservation. Thanks to HD remasters, digital distribution and the Internet Archive that's becoming less of an issue. But we still need to do more to keep a record and con…
    - 3 hours ago 22 May 15, 5:33am -
  • NewThe Big Picture: Say hello to NASA's 'nastiest' star
    NASA's "Nasty 1" isn't like other stars. Bigger than our Sun but barely older than humanity itself, this unusual celestial body sits just about 3,000 light years away from Earth. And while it's certainly similar to other Wolf-Rayet stars, which are i…
    - 5 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:53am -
  • NewBrain implants control robot arm well enough to grab a beer
    A paralyzed man named Erik Sorto has finally been able to drink beer on his own after 13 years, and it's all thanks to a robotic arm controlled solely by his mind. If you've been following our robotics coverage, you'll know it isn't the first mind-co…
    - 6 hours ago 22 May 15, 2:31am -
  • NewApple Transit maps could be coming to iOS 9
    9to5Mac, citing unnamed sources, reports that Apple is potentially gearing up to release its updated Transit service -- the same one it nixed immediately before last year's WWDC event -- with iOS 9. Transit acts as an add-on layer to Apple's existing…
    - 7 hours ago 22 May 15, 1:39am -
  • NewSFW 'Playboy Now' app is only here for the articles
    19 million people visit Playboy.com every month, 80 percent of which reportedly coming via mobile devices. In response to that demand, Playboy magazine has released a new mobile-centric app that gives its rabid fanbase exactly what they want: Buzzfee…
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:41am -
  • NewFirefox will look at your history to show Suggested Tile ads
    Starting next week, Firefox beta users will start seeing "Suggested" tiles whenever they open a new tab. These are ad tiles clearly marked as such (see bottom left above), which are a separate entity from the Directory tiles Mozilla launched in 2014.…
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:03am -
  • NewRazer's latest gaming mouse mat is a light-up wonderland
    Think your mouse pad is a little lifeless? Razer thinks it can spruce things up. Its new Firefly gaming mat is ringed with customizable lighting that can glow and pulse in 16.8 million colors. It'll even sync with Razer's Chroma-badged peripherals, i…
    - 9 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:28pm -
  • NewGoogle Maps: offensive search results came from 'online discussions'
    Google is constantly scraping the internet to fill out its search results, but apparently using crowdsourced information can have its drawbacks. Over the last couple of days word spread that searching for certain racial slurs (guess) showed the White…
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:43pm -
  • New'Ballistic Wallpaper' bombproofs US combat shelters
    At a recent DoD Lab Day, the US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) unveiled a unique defensive product. Dubbed "ballistic wallpaper," this amalgamation of kevlar fiber threading and flexible polymer film is design…
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:58pm -
  • NewAdobe says goodbye to its Photoshop Touch app, hello to Project Rigel
    Adobe's been keen on new mobile apps as of late, but today it announced the end of the road for one of its more popular pieces of software. As of next week, Photoshop Touch will no longer be available in iTunes, Google Play and other app libraries an…
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:26pm -

Latest MobileNews

  • Digital Discount: 97.4 Million Coupon Clippers Moving to Mobile
    Printed coupons may soon become a relic of the past. New stats suggest American adults using digital coupons will grow 7.6 percent in 2015 to 121.3 million. But mobile will experience a boom of 18.4 percent, or about 97.4 million people. The figure t…
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  • Mobile Audience Targeting is Darling of Digital Marketers
    The rise in data collection and analytics is leading more and more marketers to target specific consumers, not just the devices they use. Now that the market is shifting to mobile, the industry is working hard to advance the science and tech of cutti…
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  • U.S. Smartphone Penetration Tops 77%
    comScore is out with new data from its MobiLens and Mobile Metrix services , which report key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry. In this instance, the data is derived from March 2015. According to comScore’s figures, Apple was the top smartpho…
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  • Groundbreaker for Google: Mobile Searches Lead Desktop in the U.S.
    We knew the day would eventually come. That day, it turns out, was yesterday. “Billions of times per day, consumers turn to Google for I want-to-know, I want-to-go, I want-to-do, and I want-to-buy moments. And at these times, consumers are increasi…
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  • The Mobile Marketing Association Unveils New Mobile Ad Guidelines
    This week, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) announced new guidelines for mobile native ad formats. The formats were developed by the MMA Mobile Native Advertising Committee. A statement from the MMA affirms that this effort resulted in a “pra…
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  • Worried About Surviving Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon?’ You Had Plenty of Time to Prepare!
    Let’s be honest, the marketing world is rife with hyperbole. In fact, that’s pretty much what advertising is, exaggerated statements meant to attract attention and move people to take action. It’s no surprise then that, when the term ‘mobileg…
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  • IAB Insights Report Reveals Insights from Winner’s List
    Every marketer working on digital campaigns could learn from Chipotle. And not just that company, but a host of other Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) winners who took home 2014 awards for campaigns that rocked the money boat. To help others, IAB…
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  • Marketers Push Digital Advertising Despite Doubts
    Sometimes — even though you’re not sure if it’ll work — you throw more money at it — just in case. And such is the case with advertisers who “don’t know what they’re doing yet when it comes to digital marketing.” “Nearly half of m…
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  • U.S. Smartphone Penetration Hits New All Time High
    New data from comScore is revealing the latest mobile tech and growth trends as of the close of February 2015. According to the information shared, Apple ranked as the top OEM with 41.7 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers. Samsung took silver with…
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  • Is Your Mobile Website Ready for April 21st?
    On April 21st, Google will update to its algorithm in a move that, according to some, could seriously impact the search engine rankings of countless websites… but especially those that aren’t prepared for the switch. Fortunately, Google has devel…
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Lifehacker

  • NewThe Marvel Comics Home Screen
    Just in case you weren’t satisfied with Marvel in every movie theater, news feed, and piece of merchandise on the planet, this design puts classic comics from the superhero behemoth right on your home screen.Read more...
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:00am -
  • NewReach Goals Faster by Reviewing and Reiterating Habits Every Three Days
    The more time you spend wondering how best to approach something, the less time you have to actually learn the best way for you. You have to learn through failure, so you might as well fail faster .Read more...
    - 9 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:00pm -
  • NewDeadspin A Civilian’s Guide To The U.S.
    Deadspin A Civilian’s Guide To The U.S. Military | Gizmodo Stop Going on Cruises | Jezebel I Am Not a ‘Pretty Little Liar’ | Kotaku 17-Year-Old Swatter Sounds Like A Complete Asshole | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:23pm -
  • NewReduce Your Email Workload with the "Three-Email Rule"
    You can be a lot more productive when you have to spend less time explaining things over email . By setting a limit on how many times you’re willing to discuss something over email, you can reduce your workload and avoid any miscommunication.Read m…
    - 10 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • NewAvoid Fighting Over Who Does the Dishes by Making It a Competition
    Doing the dishes is a simple chore, but for some reason, nobody ever wants to do them. By making it a competition with something at stake, everyone in the household might want to make an effort.Read more...
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:30pm -
  • NewHow To Turn Impostor Syndrome Into A Superpower
    Everybody gets impostor syndrome, but it’s a disease that hits geeks especially hard. You know how it is: You feel like you couldn’t possibly belong, that you can’t measure up, that everyone will realize you’re a fake. Here’s how to turn im…
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  • NewHow to Respond to Your Child's Emotional Meltdown and Help Them Grow
    Aren’t you amazed at how seemingly random things can send our kids into a complete emotional meltdown? In the heat of the moment, emotions run high for us parents too. So what’s the best way to cool down the situation and help your child learn ho…
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:00pm -
  • NewWhat Is Your Best or Worst Travel Experience?
    Whether you travel for work or for fun, whether it’s to see new sights or meet fascinating people, travelling can always yield surprises. What are your most interesting travel stories? Read more...
    - 12 hours ago 21 May 15, 8:30pm -
  • NewMake Sticky Thai Rice with a Spatter Guard and Bowl
    Thai-style sticky rice is a wonderful thing, but it can be difficult to make without laboring over a wok. A bamboo steaming basket works well if you have one, but using regular steaming tools often results in big clumpy blobs of rice. Enter the splat…
    - 12 hours ago 21 May 15, 8:00pm -
  • NewClean Your Electric Kettle with Citric Acid Powder
    Some electric kettles have narrow openings that make it difficult to get a scrub brush inside. Fortunately, you can get them clean with some boiling water and a little citric acid powder. Read more...
    - 13 hours ago 21 May 15, 7:30pm -
  • NewRun Smarter, Not Faster: How to Find Your “Gears” for Better Workouts
    Runners like to focus on getting faster, but especially if you’re new to running, you might be missing a key part of your training: learning to run slower, too. You need several “gears” in slow, medium, and fast speeds to get the most out of di…
    - 13 hours ago 21 May 15, 7:00pm -

Android Updates

  • New‘Brillo’ said to be Google’s flavor of Android for the Internet of Things
    In addition to Android M and native fingerprint recognition, Google may have a new version of Android in the works for Google I/O. Sources speaking to The Information say that Google is prepping [...]
    - 6 hours ago 22 May 15, 2:31am -
  • NewAndroid M will introduce native fingerprint authentication
    Fingerprint authentication has become a most wanted feature for some, adding just another layer of protection for mobile devices. Now, according to a new report, Google will be bringing native support for the security feature in the next version of A…
    - 9 hours ago 21 May 15, 11:53pm -
  • NewTop 10 new Android games this week: Tallowmere, Sunburn!
    Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top pick…
    - 12 hours ago 21 May 15, 8:52pm -
  • NewSamsung Galaxy S6 Review
    The Galaxy S6 is a complete reinvention of the Galaxy S line for Samsung and one that many users have been clamoring for since the Galaxy S II. While Samsung rose to global smartphone dominance during this time, it was perennially criticized for the…
    - 13 hours ago 21 May 15, 7:29pm -
  • NewHTC Mail app is now live in the Google Play store
    Lately HTC’s been steadily releasing its custom Sense apps in Google Play, and today the company added another to the list. HTC Mail is now live in Google Play, and it’s got a lot of the features that you’d expect from an email app. That includ…
    - 14 hours ago 21 May 15, 6:43pm -
  • NewNSA and others targeted Google Play, Samsung app store to send malware
    Apps have become one of the most important parts of our mobile devices. If we need something and it can be handled from a smartphone or tablet, an app is usually the way to get it done. So for the NSA and other agencies around the world, infecting th…
    - 16 hours ago 21 May 15, 3:58pm -
  • NewBlu introduces the Studio C, priced at just $99
    Blu Products has announced its newest smartphone, the Studio C, that certainly fits Blu’s goal of creating high-quality devices at extremely low prices. The Studio C comes outfitted with specs such as a 5-inch 720p display, 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTe…
    - 18 hours ago 21 May 15, 2:14pm -
  • Limited edition Android Live Cases are here, starting with a special Skrillex edition
    Google has announced today a new series of accessories for Android devices being sold directly in the Google Store that take phone cases to an entirely new level. Limited edition Live Cases are here, and Skrillex is helping to launch them. Priced at…
    - 1 day ago 20 May 15, 9:41pm -
  • Verizon test engineer spills the beans on Motorola and updates
    In a couple of Google+ posts today (that have since been deleted), a Verizon test engineer took to the social network to speak out on Verizon, Motorola and the manufacturer’s Lollipop updates. Jose Arturo, who works for Verizon, has said that Lolli…
    - 1 day ago 20 May 15, 9:36pm -
  • Giveaway: Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3
    Our friends over at PhoneDog are hosting a giveaway for 2 winners to each win an Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 smartphone. There’s a bunch of ways you can enter using the widget below. The contest is open internationally. Entries will close on Wednesd…
    - 1 day ago 20 May 15, 8:32pm -

Latest Iphone Apps

  • NewCircle Timer for iPhone
    Many folks have relied on interval training to get fit and burn more calories. High intensity interval training can help you burn more fat in less time. You are going to need the right tools if you plan to come up with your own custom interval progra…
    - 19 hours ago 21 May 15, 1:50pm -
  • Roambi Analytics for iPhone
    There are plenty of ways to gather data on subjects you are interested in these days. Analyzing the data your gather properly requires the right tools though. Roambi Analytics for iPhone is an innovative app that lets you transform your data into int…
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 1:56pm -
  • Clover Dating App for iPhone & Apple Watch
    Online dating has come a long way over the past few years. There are many interesting online dating services and apps around these days. The Clover Dating app for iPhone & Apple Watch is designed to help you meet people from around the worlds. It has…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 12:01pm -
  • Lists for Writers: App for Creative Writing
    Writing is more challenging that some make it look. As you study, meditate, or work on your piece, more ideas come to you. Keeping track of all your ideas is going to be much easier when you have an app like Lists for Writers. This is a helpful tool…
    - 6 days ago 16 May 15, 12:51pm -
  • My Days: Period & Ovulation Tracker
    So you are trying to get pregnant or keep track of your period more conveniently? My Days for iPhone can help. It is an elegant app that tracks and predicts your period, ovulation and fertility. You will be able to track your symptoms, keep your data…
    - 7 days ago 15 May 15, 1:47pm -
  • Golfshot for Apple Watch
    Your iPhone can serve as your Golf GPS device with the right app. Golfshot for iPhone happens to be a powerful app that provides you with real-time GPS distances and a scorecard to allow you to keep your score. Golfshot lets you track fairways hit, p…
    - 8 days ago 14 May 15, 1:49pm -
  • Run 5k for iPhone
    Running is one of the best ways to lose weight and keep your body in top shape. If you have never run before, you shouldn’t try a 5k event without some training. The Run 5k for iPhone is a handy app that provides you with a 8-week training plan wit…
    - 9 days ago 13 May 15, 12:39pm -
  • Coach.me: Goal-tracking App for Apple Watch
    We all would love to accomplish more on a daily basis. You can’t do so if you don’t have clear goals and ways to keep yourself accountable. Coach.me is a powerful app that helps you focus on things that can help you achieve your most important go…
    - 10 days ago 12 May 15, 4:37pm -
  • 5 Treadmill Apps for the Apple Watch
    The Apple Watch is one of the best smartwatches on the market. Many folks plan to use it to keep track of their workout sessions. These 5 Apple Watch apps help you get more out of your treadmill workouts: BeatBurn: this treadmill trainer helps you pu…
    - 13 days ago 9 May 15, 3:25pm -
  • Wants and Needs for iPhone
    You can’t go about achieving new things in life if you don’t have any goals or ambitions. Reflecting on what you have achieved in the past is not a bad idea either. Thanks to Wants and Needs, you can organize your personal goals and thoughts in W…
    - 13 days ago 9 May 15, 11:49am -

IT News

  • GO invites public to experience the internet of the future 
    6 May 2015: Following the recent announcement of a €50 million plus investment in Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) Internet, GO is invitingThe post GO invites public to experience the internet of the future  appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 14 days ago 7 May 15, 8:47pm -
  • Android urinating on the Apple logo in Google Maps!
    Google and Apple have always had their differences, but a new Easter egg inside Google Maps has just taken theirThe post Android urinating on the Apple logo in Google Maps! appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 28 days ago 24 Apr 15, 12:42pm -
  • Stay connected on over 100 Emirates aircraft
    Emirates now offers Wi-Fi service on 106 of its aircraft, with two to three more aircraft being installed with Wi-FiThe post Stay connected on over 100 Emirates aircraft appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 46 days ago 6 Apr 15, 6:38pm -
  • Vodafone Malta launch HD Voice service
    Vodafone Malta has recently launched High Definition (HD) Voice technology to its customers. This will be available automatically as fromThe post Vodafone Malta launch HD Voice service appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 46 days ago 6 Apr 15, 5:11pm -
  • TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches in Malta
    TIDAL, a company that offers High Fidelity lossless music streaming service with HD music videos, has announced the launch andThe post TIDAL High Fidelity Music Streaming Service Launches in Malta appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 60 days ago 22 Mar 15, 8:27pm -
  • Microsoft Vice-President of Education To Visit Malta
    ANTHONY SALCITO, Vice-President of Education for Microsoft Corporation’s Worldwide Public Sector will be visiting Malta this coming Monday 23rd March.The post Microsoft Vice-President of Education To Visit Malta appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 63 days ago 20 Mar 15, 7:06pm -
  • ICT Solutions attain HP EG Storage Specialist Certification
    ICT Solutions, a Malta-based systems integrator, has been awarded EG Silver Storage Specialist Partner Status by HP. The appointment isThe post ICT Solutions attain HP EG Storage Specialist Certification appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 69 days ago 14 Mar 15, 2:37pm -
  • Maltese iOS and Android Apps list
    The Maltese app market is growing quickly and steadily, and for this reason, we decided to create this post toThe post Maltese iOS and Android Apps list appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 27 Jan 15, 9:52am -
  • WhatsApp comes to the desktop
    The new desktop oriented WhatsApp has now been released as a companion web app for Chrome (not a stand-alone). WhatsAppThe post WhatsApp comes to the desktop appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 22 Jan 15, 9:42am -
  • Microsoft just kicked a** in the Windows 10 unveiling
    As you may have just heard all over the web, Microsoft has unveiled a new generation of Windows, whilst also givingThe post Microsoft just kicked a** in the Windows 10 unveiling appeared first on itnews.com.mt.
    - 22 Jan 15, 8:32am -

Techopedia

  • NewApproaching The Future
    What does the future have in store for us? Experts have differing views on what to expect when it comes to the future of technology and how it will affect us.
    - 2 hours ago 22 May 15, 6:00am -
  • Beyond Bitcoin: The World of Alt Coins
    Most people associate cryptocurrency with bitcoin, but there are numerous others out there too. From national currencies and cause-based currencies, to currencies inspired by memes, there are diverse cryptocurrencies to choose from.
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 6:00am -
  • 4 Financial Issues Tech Professionals Should Consider Before Changing Jobs
    The IT job market can be competitive, and when hunting for a new job, being financially secure can make a world of difference.
    - 4 days ago 18 May 15, 6:00am -
  • CP/M: The Story of the OS That Almost Succeeded Over Windows
    In the late '70s, CP/M seemed poised to take the lead in the emerging market of PC operating systems. What happened to this former powerhouse?
    - 7 days ago 15 May 15, 6:00am -
  • A Look at the Growth of Cloud Services
    Author Todd D. Lyle discusses cloud computing, the differences between different types of cloud services, their business applications and the future of the cloud.
    - 9 days ago 13 May 15, 6:00am -
  • 5 Insights About Big Data (Hadoop) as a Service
    Hadoop is a great way to get the most out of big data, but there are numerous other tools that can work with Hadoop to provide even more useful results. Here we explore some tools for handling big data and Hadoop.
    - 11 days ago 11 May 15, 6:00am -
  • SEO's Not Dead, It's Just Changing
    SEO has been a standard practice to elevate search rankings, but with recent changes in Google's search algorithms, SEO is shifting away from keyword stuffing and toward more meaningful content.
    - 14 days ago 8 May 15, 6:00am -
  • Agile Software Development 101
    This software development method encourages collaboration and flexibility to help deliver a high-quality product.
    - 16 days ago 6 May 15, 6:00am -
  • How Big Data Impacts Data Centers
    With big data being generated at increasingly rapid rates, it can be more than some data centers can handle. There are several factors that must be considered for a data center to handle big data well.
    - 17 days ago 5 May 15, 6:00am -
  • A Closer Look at FreeBSD
    Whether you realize it or not, there's a good chance that FreeBSD is is running behind the scenes on devices that you use every day.
    - 21 days ago 1 May 15, 6:00am -

Technology News

  • NewEv Williams’ Obvious Ventures Raises $123,456,789 for Debut Fund
    The San Francisco firm backs startups with a positive social impact in sectors such as cleantech, healthy living, and technology that improves education.
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:09am -
  • NewGoogle Ad Chief Says Larger Phones Help With Mobile Sales
    Larger-display smartphones make it easier for users to complete purchases, helping to boost prices for search ads, a Google executive said.
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:43pm -
  • NewYouTube Adds Boon for Gamers: Live Streams at 60fps
    Google’s YouTube put another arrow in its quiver in its fight against game-streaming services like Amazon.com's Twitch. It will now allow for live video streams that run at a high rate of 60 frames per second.
    - 11 hours ago 21 May 15, 9:14pm -
  • NewCEO Who Pushed Icann Independence Is Leaving in 2016
    The chief executive who sought greater autonomy for the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers -- the agency that manages the technical operations of the Internet -- has announced he is leaving early next year.
    - 16 hours ago 21 May 15, 4:24pm -
  • NewGoogle Wants YouTube Viewers to Shop While They Watch
    Google added shopping elements to YouTube’s skippable pre-roll video advertisements, known as TrueView ads. During some TrueView ads, viewers will also see products for sale, with prices, images and a button to click that will take them to an adver…
    - 16 hours ago 21 May 15, 4:00pm -
  • NewHewlett-Packard Earnings: What to Watch
    Hewlett-Packard is facing many of the same challenges as other big corporate technology vendors, but the company has an added obstacle: It is in the middle of the largest corporate split in history.
    - 19 hours ago 21 May 15, 1:32pm -
  • NewArora to Replace Softbank CEO Son as Yahoo Japan Chairman
    SoftBank chief Masayoshi Son will step down as chairman of Yahoo Japan's board of directors to be replaced by Nikesh Arora, a former Google executive recently named as a likely successor of the Japanese telecommunications and Internet giant.
    - 22 hours ago 21 May 15, 10:10am -
  • NewNvidia Teaches Cars to ‘See’
    Nvidia makes powerful graphics processors popular with computer and console game makers, but this month began shipping a hardware and software development kit that is a crucial part of carmakers’ training of their onboard computers to recognize ob…
    - 24 hours ago 21 May 15, 8:45am -
  • eBay Preps Amazon Prime Competitor
    EBay is the latest company to test a free shipping service similar to Amazon’s Prime program.
    - 1 day ago 20 May 15, 8:56pm -
  • Meet Bowser, Nintendo’s New VP of Sales
    Nintendo of America is taking a big leap of faith in bringing aboard a new vice president of sales. The lucky hire: Bowser.
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 7:15pm -