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10/23/2017   CNET News
Google's online payments system should help you blast through online checkout in no time.
10/23/2017   CNET News
The 10-year-old travelling concert that features Final Fantasy's iconic game music is as fresh as ever.
10/22/2017   CNET News
The phone is now $200 cheaper, with the company saying it chose the price drop over spending money on marketing.
10/22/2017   CNET News
Judge Lucy Koh also details how to determine what "article of manufacture" actually infringed.
10/22/2017   CNET News
Search giant calls Financial Times report of revenue sharing deal "totally wrong."
10/22/2017   CNET News
Commentary: A Samsung Galaxy J7 in a woman's purse reportedly has to be put into a tray full of water on a Jet Airways flight over India.
10/22/2017   CNET News
Commentary: Apple wants to convince you that its new "smartphone of the future" is all screen. But just look at it.
10/22/2017   ArsTechnica News
Electric car maker would likely still pay the nation’s 25 percent tariff.
10/22/2017   ArsTechnica News
Love & Saucers: David Huggins has an unremarkable life—well, minus lifelong alien affairs.
10/22/2017   CNET News
Virtual reality travelling is here. So sit back on your couch and visit Australia's amazing reef.
10/22/2017   ArsTechnica News
Nyko dock delivers a much-needed option—but it comes with serious dealbreakers.
10/22/2017   ArsTechnica News
New documentary is based on footage from the man who would become Goodall's ex-husband.
10/22/2017   Wired Gear
A backpack that doubles down on the details.
10/22/2017   Wired Top Stories
A backpack that doubles down on the details.
10/22/2017   ArsTechnica News
It’s basically a time machine. For bacteria.
10/22/2017   Wired Top Stories
Studies of the energy-harvesting proteins in primitive cells suggest that key features of photosynthesis might have evolved a billion years earlier than scientists thought.
10/22/2017   Wired Top Stories
Ivanka Trump says she had a punk phase and was "really into Nirvana" in the 1990s. Not everyone on Twitter is buying that.
10/22/2017   ArsTechnica News
"I felt one hand on my breast and his arm reaching around and grabbing my butt."
10/22/2017   Wired Top Stories
Robocars headed for Manhattan will have to learn some new tricks. So will New Yorkers.
10/22/2017   Wired Top Stories
Across the tech landscape, grassroots groups want to help the left reclaim state and local political offices.
10/21/2017   CNET News
Commentary: Verizon is Google's exclusive partner for the Pixel 2 phone. But I wouldn't have known that after a chat with a Verizon salesman.
10/21/2017   CNET News
Sean gets a little help from Sean this week.
10/21/2017   CNET News
In this installment of CNET's Show Us Yours, Shaun's gives us a tour of his insanely upscale audio system and downstairs home theater. Don't ask how much it cost.
10/21/2017   CNET News
The Audiophiliac loves the KEF R300 stand-mount speaker’s sleek design and rich sound.
10/21/2017   CNET News
Would you drop $99 on a Schiit Magni 3 if it could make your headphones sound better?
10/21/2017   ArsTechnica News
Land use shifts could provide over a third of our needed emissions cuts.
10/21/2017   CNET News
These two phones go head-to-head in a video camera comparison.
10/21/2017   CNET News
A Japanese company says it claimed rights to animated emoji before Apple did.
10/21/2017   CNET News
It's been 17 years since Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy wrapped up, and a decade since "Compass" hit the big screen. The wait for a follow-up is over.
10/21/2017   CNET News
The Pixel 2 and the iPhone 8 Plus battle it out to determine which phone's camera does better portraits, landscape selfies and low-light shots.
10/21/2017   Wired Gear
I trekked with nomads. Their attitude about possessions presages a new age of traveling light.
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
I trekked with nomads. Their attitude about possessions presages a new age of traveling light.
10/21/2017   ArsTechnica News
Ganache, Fluff, and chocolate round out our baked ‘80s horror-food extravaganza.
10/21/2017   CNET News
These are unequivocally the best Android games on the planet and some of the best games on any system right now.
10/21/2017   ArsTechnica News
Flashing lights, eye-dominance test correlates eye physiology and dyslexia.
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
But Nat Segaloff's new biography captures the author's big personality and enormous talent.
10/21/2017   CNET News
Looking for a new game to play on your mobile device? Here are our picks of the best mobile games released in 2017 (so far).
10/21/2017   CNET News
Every week we ask people around the office a question about pop culture to see what makes them tick. With "The Walking Dead" returning this Sunday on AMC, we wanted to know which zombie movies or shows are their favorites.
10/21/2017   ArsTechnica News
The latest game in this legendary franchise is all about racing online and e-sports.
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
Another Flash zero-day, a Microsoft breach, and more of this week's top security news.
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
The technological revolution has been slow to arrive in finance, but it is surely coming.
10/21/2017   ArsTechnica News
Axon hopes "to resolve these matters as expeditiously as possible."
10/21/2017   Wired Gear
When the trek to work involves multiple modes of transit, this gear will ease your way.
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
When the trek to work involves multiple modes of transit, this gear will ease your way.
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
_Paperclips_ is a simple clicker game that manages to turn you into an artificial intelligence run amok.
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
For the first time in human history and modern science, researchers have detected ripples in spacetime produced by the violent impact of two dense neutron stars
10/21/2017   Wired Top Stories
The Golden State yanks the van commuting service’s license after it fails three inspections.
10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
The retweets were for innocent, “positive" stories.” And that was the point.
10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
The venture follows Musk’s recent obsession with tunneling equipment.
10/20/2017   Wired Top Stories
Building on the devastating Mirai botnet that took major sites offline a year ago, Reaper has some scary new tricks.
10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
Google Earth reveals hundreds of geoglyphs in the desert, possibly 9,000 years old.
10/20/2017   Wired Gear
A surge of voice-assisted speakers rushed the shores this month.
10/20/2017   Wired Top Stories
A surge of voice-assisted speakers rushed the shores this month.
10/20/2017   Extreme Tech
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Tim Cook declined to provide a timeline on when we might see a new Mac mini. That's somewhat problematic, because Intel's newer mobile chips would significantly improve the platform's performance, power consumption, video, and gaming capabilities.

The post Tim Cook Says the Mac Mini Isn’t Dead, but It Sure Leaves a Lot of Performance on the Table appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
Once upon a time, researchers paid attention to the problems within their field.
10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
Uber: "We plan to support Dreamers as long as they need help."
10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
It's had two delays and now plans to launch in the spring, says Bloomberg.
10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
Agency will keep Renewable Fuel Standard despite earlier moves to help fossil fuels.
10/20/2017   Extreme Tech
Ethereum ET

Curious about the nitty gritty of blockchain? Considering building an app that uses blockchain in an interesting way? Today's course bundle from SkillWise is a slam-dunk. You'll get four courses on the intricacies of the Ethereum platform, so you'll be able to hit the ground running when it comes time for implementation.

The post ET Deals: 95% Off Complete Ethereum Blockchain Mastery Bundle appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
Do social pressures cause the evolution of big brains? The debate is ongoing.
10/20/2017   Wired Top Stories
The writer-directors—and twin brothers—sit down to talk about the second season of their hit Netflix series.
10/20/2017   Extreme Tech
PS4 Accessories

If you or a loved one are among the tens of millions of PS4 owners, consider grabbing one or more of these accessories to make the gaming experience even better.

The post The Best PS4 and PS4 Pro Accessories appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/20/2017   Wired Gear
We found deals on projecting alarm clocks, 4K TVs, laptops, and more!
10/20/2017   Wired Top Stories
We found deals on projecting alarm clocks, 4K TVs, laptops, and more!
10/20/2017   ArsTechnica News
The key question now is: Does Congress care?
10/20/2017   Wired Top Stories
Investors, banks, and governments are all experimenting with blockchain technology inspired by Bitcoin.
10/20/2017   Extreme Tech

Blue Origin successfully test-fired its BE-4 yesterday, in a major milestone for the cutting-edge engine.

The post Blue Origin’s Successful Engine Test Fire Puts SpaceX on Notice appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/20/2017   Wired Gear
72 years ago, an ambulatory coil of galvanized steel slinked into the history books.
10/20/2017   Wired Top Stories
72 years ago, an ambulatory coil of galvanized steel slinked into the history books.
10/20/2017   Extreme Tech

Intel is bringing its AVX-512 instruction set to desktop CPUs with its upcoming Cannon Lake CPUs, but AVX-512 is a good deal more complex than previous SIMD sets, and its capabilities are distributed across a wider range of products.

The post Intel May Deploy AVX-512 in Upcoming 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/20/2017   Wired Gear
Schuberth's sleek C4 motorcycle helmet is designed to keep wind noise down, and has a chin shield that flips up.
10/20/2017   Wired Top Stories
Schuberth's sleek C4 motorcycle helmet is designed to keep wind noise down, and has a chin shield that flips up.
10/20/2017   Extreme Tech
Windows-Bulge

he new OS version isn't a radical change from the previous Creators Update, but it does introduce some new features and improvements to Edge, OneDrive, GPU monitoring--and, apparently, up to 30GB of install data that it leaves behind.

The post Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/20/2017   Wired Gear
This Chromebook's big aspirations are undermined by software bugs and weak hardware.
10/20/2017   Extreme Tech

When a phone costs $850, you certainly should not tolerate a bad screen, but is that what Google is offering?

The post The Pixel 2 XL’s Screen Isn’t Bad, We’re Just Getting Picky appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/19/2017   Extreme Tech
iPhone 8

Apple has supposedly slashed its iPhone 8 production not even six weeks after launching the device. If true, this doesn't bode well for the company's quarterly results.

The post Rumor: iPhone 8 Production Slashed in Half On Weak Demand appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/19/2017   Extreme Tech
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Scientists have long wondered if shadowy crevasses on the lunar surface could be entrances to caverns that could serve as a home for future colonists. New data from Japanese and US researchers indicates such caverns do exist.

The post Scientists Detect Massive Caverns on Moon That Could House Colony appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/19/2017   Extreme Tech
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USB-C sells a dream of uniting every cable standard and protocol over a single cable, but so far the fairy tale hasn't stood up to cold reality.

The post Is USB-C Chasing an Unachievable Goal? appeared first on ExtremeTech.

10/19/2017   Wired Gear
A look at some of the best tech-centric board games and card games that use tech tree decision-making.
10/19/2017   Wired Gear
Ultimate Ears adds Alexa and a fresh redesign to its popular Boom speaker.
10/18/2017   Wired Gear
Need a more powerful router or faster laptop? These 5 tech deals can help
10/18/2017   Wired Gear
Amazon's most affordable device begs the question: when is a cheap tablet too cheap?
10/18/2017   Wired Gear
The $300 drip machine from Breville offers many ways to tinker with the variables that go into brewing your morning cup.
10/17/2017   Wired Gear
The $199 Sonos One is a great-sounding Sonos speaker you can command with your voice.
10/17/2017   Wired Gear
VR on the Oculus Rift + Touch is finally affordable.
10/17/2017   Wired Gear
ZTE made the foldable Axon M for people who want way more screen space on a phone that still fits in their pocket.
10/17/2017   Wired Gear
The most power you've ever seen in a normal-looking laptop.
10/17/2017   Wired Gear
We review the $650 Pixel 2 and the $850 Pixel 2 XL, the new Android handsets from Google.
10/16/2017   Wired Gear
The new Android handset from the Chinese manufacturer has a home-made chip that powers several AI features.
10/15/2017   Wired Gear
Today, learning about science and tech is all play. Well, and maybe just a little work.
09/28/2017   Yahoo! News - Technology

Twitter tests longer character limitYou may soon get to say a lot more on Twitter. The social media giant announced it is testing a longer character limit. The change will extend the current 140 characters to 280 for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Users won’t see this change right away, though. Only a small percentage will be testing it at first, and according to the company, it is just a test and there is no guarantee this change will be available to everyone. Via Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider. ...


09/26/2017   Yahoo! News - Technology

Mac OS High Sierra makes the Mac a teeny, tiny bit better — for freeMac OS High Sierra (macOS 10.13). As the new name suggests, it’s just a refinement of last year’s Mac OS Sierra. In fact, you could sum up what's new in an article about as short as this one.