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We noshed on Nougat, and Android 7.0 is Google’s sweetest update yet
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:30:03 -0400
We noshed on Nougat, and Android 7.0 is Google’s sweetest update yetIt has been more than 5 months since Google dropped the first developer preview for Android Nougat. Now, it's officially here. We're periodically adding any new features we find, such as how Night mode is still accessible.
Pogue's Basics: How to create a search-and-replace macro in Word
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:12:31 -0400
Pogue's Basics: How to create a search-and-replace macro in WordAmong its thousands of features, macros are power-user tools that could benefit a lot of people. You hit Record Macro, you do something — a search and replace, let’s say — and then you can play back that macro later. Actually, search and replace is a bad example — Microsoft Word cannot, in fact, record and play back a search/replace.
Google Earth’s new update will take you anywhere in the world
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 10:30:17 -0400
Google Earth’s new update will take you anywhere in the worldGoogle Earth’s new update will take you anywhere in the world
Build your own DIY video game console
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:49:25 -0400
Build your own DIY video game consoleHave you ever wanted to build your own retro gaming device from scratch?
The first flying car is available for pre-order
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 14:39:45 -0400
The first flying car is available for pre-orderThe company unveiled their flying car in 2014 but it was not commercially available. Now it’s ready and being presented at the Top Marques car show in Monaco. The vehicle is fully functional as both a car and an aircraft, and its hybrid engine makes it environmentally friendly.
Inside the World's Greatest Scavenger Hunt, Part 1
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 14:41:28 -0400
Inside the World's Greatest Scavenger Hunt, Part 1Yahoo Finance's David Pogue spoke to Misha Collins, star of the CW series "Super Natural," and creator of the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen.
This gadget can turn an ordinary surface into a smart controller
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:06:37 -0400
This gadget can turn an ordinary surface into a smart controllerYou can now turn on your smart appliances with a touch of any ordinary surface.
Jeff Bezos describes one change some Amazon employees hated
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:11:05 -0400
Jeff Bezos describes one change some Amazon employees hatedAmazon is one of the world's most powerful companies, and to keep it that way CEO Jeff Bezos ensures employees make important decisions as fast as possible.
Pogue's Basics: How to forward a text message
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:37:48 -0400
Pogue's Basics: How to forward a text messageIn a previous “Pogue’s Basics” tip, I let you know that you could report cellphone text-message spam by forwarding it to 7726.
Jeff Bezos: Nobody asked for one of our most popular services
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 13:55:19 -0400
Jeff Bezos: Nobody asked for one of our most popular servicesIn his recent letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wrote that the company has become skilled at predicting customers' desires. "No customer ever asked Amazon to create the Prime membership program," he wrote.
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Don't hand your kid an iPhone without these controls
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 10:05:25 -0400
Worried about your children and what they see on the internet? These parental controls will ease your mind
Has tech lost its mind? Let's start with flying cars
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:06:42 -0400
And then ask: Do you really want a picture-taking Amazon Echo in your closet?
Yik Yak, the once popular and controversial college messaging app, shuts down
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:53:33 -0400
Once hugely popular app saw fortunes dim because of fickle users, miscues, school bans
Fitbit says 'external forces' caused the damage to Flex 2
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:30:09 -0400
It says the fitness band that resulted in second-degree burns did not malfunction.
What happens if a drone hits you in the head?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:37:40 -0400
It turns out that small drones are safer near people than was thought.
Airbnb to let California test for racist hosts
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:54:26 -0400
The agreement follows reports of bias against African Americans and other minority groups.
Facebook says governments tried to exploit network to sway elections
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:11:52 -0400
Social media giant acknowledges 'information operators' used it to manipulate public opinion.
10 must-have apps for your phone
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:23:38 -0400
Certain apps rise above the rest. They’re powerful, they’re fun, and they’re incredibly useful.
Five reasons 'Mario Kart 8' is best on Nintendo Switch
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:31:49 -0400
The racing game is incredible, and a must-own if you have Switch.
An Uber engineer killed himself. His widow says the workplace is to blame.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:21:30 -0400
The widow of 33-year-old Joseph Thomas contends Uber is to blame.
Be careful before posting about your 10 concerts
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:45:24 -0400
Facebook meme could be used by hackers.
What does your phone really know about you?
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:32:01 -0400
"Tags" put in by developers can ID your last wifi and apps. You cool with that?
What's hot on Facebook and You Tube? Allison Stern knows
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:37:05 -0400
Tubular Labs co-founder tracks video views and trends
What's hot on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:26:11 -0400
Which videos are trending big time on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram? Allison Stern knows. The co-founder of Tubular Labs, she monitors online video and publishes monthly reports on usage trends. Stern stopped by the #TalkingTech Live podcast.
You'll never find a better price on this iconic Weber grill
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:49:42 -0400
For the first time, the 22-inch Weber kettle grill is $20 off at Amazon
Craziest week in tech - flying cars & closet cams
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:43:44 -0400
Jefferson Graham runs down those 4 wild tech announcements--from the flying boats and cars to drone goggles and Amazon's closet camera, on #TalkingTech
If you live in Finland you can now buy a 1,000 pack of beer
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:25:33 -0400
It's like 1,000 beers when all you need is a pint.
16 brilliant recipes you can make with an ice cube tray
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:12:12 -0400
These hacks are genius
We tried the infamous toaster for bacon
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:00:22 -0400
Will the Bacon Express render your frying pan useless?
These wireless Beats earbuds have never been cheaper on Amazon
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:53:28 -0400
$50 off the Powerbeats 3? Sign us up.
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Ted 2017: Elon Musk's vision for underground road system
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:57:48 GMT
Elon Musk talks about networks of tunnel roads, autonomous driving, space travel and his pet snail Gary.
Amazon 'style assistant' divides opinion
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:31:35 GMT
Amazon's new Echo Look device takes full length photos and offers advice on outfit choices.
TED 2017: UK 'Iron Man' demonstrates flying suit
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:01:13 GMT
British inventor says the project is just a bit of fun and safer than a motorbike.
Google and Facebook duped in huge 'scam'
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:47:03 GMT
The two tech firms have confirmed they were tricked out of $100m (£77m) in an alleged scam.
Finland's oldest operating ferry given electric motor
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:01:29 GMT
The Fori passenger ferry will now use electric power to make its river crossings.
NatWest and RBS banking app fails
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:54:55 GMT
Customers complained on social media that payments and money transfers had not gone through.
Facebook 'observed propaganda efforts' by governments
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:24:57 GMT
The social network says it has seen highly organised attempts to manipulate information on the site.
Top Indonesia phone company Telkomsel's website defaced
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:29:49 GMT
The attacker replaced the homepage with a profanity-laden message criticising the company.
Plane in UK's first double-drone near-miss case
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:44:05 GMT
The near-miss with a passenger jet is the first in the UK to involve more than one drone.
BBC exposes flaws in 'world's most secure' email service
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:27:44 GMT
Security experts find several flaws that challenge Nomx's claims it gives users 'absolute security'.
India: Kashmir social media ban criticised
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 06:02:44 GMT
People in the restive Muslim-majority valley say the social media ban is "undemocratic".
Police to use facial recognition at Champions League final
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:19:36 GMT
Welsh police plan to use facial recognition on fans at the Champions League final.
Google, Amazon and Microsoft report rising profits
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:53:18 GMT
Google parent Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft and Intel all report a surge in profits.
Book sales hit a record as children's fiction gains in popularity
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:05:59 GMT
Total book sales hit a record high, but the popularity of ebooks continues to wane.
Hackers used Microsoft Word bug 'for months'
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:26:01 GMT
The bug was exploited for months before it was fixed, according to security researchers.
UK mobile network performance best in Belfast area
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:35:22 GMT
Manchester and Liverpool are second and third, but London is fourth form the bottom and Cardiff last.
Elon Musk reveals underground road vision
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:03:25 GMT
The US entrepreneur and Tesla-founder finds traffic "soul-destroying" - so he's come up with this.
Voice-controlled camera offers fashion tips and other news
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:20:53 GMT
BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.
Classic BlackBerry gets Android revival
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:58:27 GMT
The classic BlackBerry smartphone, including physical keyboard, is given a 2017 makeover.
The plan to grow strawberries inside shipping containers
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:33:39 GMT
Agricool is using former shipping containers to grow strawberries in Paris.
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