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Google Offers New Security Features for High-Risk Users

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Anyone with a personal Google account can sign up, but the program requires owning two physical security keys.

Save More Than $150 on Luma Whole Home Wi-Fi 3-Pack

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Designed to work together seamlessly, these 802.11b/g/n/ac routers create a mesh network that covers your entire home.

Smart Home? Toronto Moves to Create a Smart Neighborhood

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet, has committed $50 million for a smart neighborhood on the Eastern waterfront in Toronto.

Coinhive Tries to Appease Critics With Opt-in Crypto Miner

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Coinhive has come up with a new version of its controversial cryptocurrency miner after some ad blockers and antivirus companies decided to block the company's program.

GM Bringing Self-Driving Cars to NYC For Street Trials

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
The tests are expected to begin in a geofenced area of Manhattan in early 2018.

Alexa-Equipped Garmin Speak Is Like an Echo Dot for Your Car

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Because it has Alexa inside, the device can do a lot more than just play your music and direct you from point A to point B.

Sony Music to Publish Games on Switch

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Indie titles will be the focus, with the first being Tiny Metal heading to Switch, PC, and PS4.

Google Pulls Maps Calorie Estimator, Adds Planets to Visit

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
The feature showed not only calorie estimates, but how many "mini cupcakes" you could burn by walking.

Google's Pixel 2 Phones Recognize 17,300 Songs Offline

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
One 53MB file stored on the Pixel 2 holds details of all 17,300 songs so Google's servers aren't required for the most popular detections.

Google Adds ESET Malware Detection to Chrome

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
The redesigned and upgraded Chrome Cleanup will run quietly in the background detecting and alerting Windows users to unwanted software.

Google Photos Will Now Recognize Your Pets

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
You no longer need to search for pictures of your pets, Google Photos will now group them together automatically.

Microsoft Eyes Pro Users With Surface Precision Mouse

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
The Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse is designed for content creators, multitaskers, and STEM professionals.

Hackers Exploit Adobe Flash Flaw To Install Infamous Spyware

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Kaspersky Lab noticed the attack last week, and said it was carried out partly through an Office document.

Qualcomm Shows First 5G Reference Phone

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Qualcomm's 5G reference phone is the first time we've seen 5G in a device that small.

Qualcomm Boosts Chips for T-Mobile's 600MHz Rural Network

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
New 'RF Front End' chips from Qualcomm will help T-Mobile sell a range of 600MHz-compatible phones this spring.

Google Calendar Gets a New Look on the Web, Upgrades

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:45
Calendar on the web now offers a fresh color scheme and a responsive layout that auto-adjusts to your screen size.

Android Phone Running Out of Juice? Try Huawei's Mate 9

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:40
Evaluating the phones based on a variety of factors, including battery capacity, Phandroid finds the Huawei Mate 9 offers the most juice for your battery buck.

KRACK Wi-Fi Bug: What Apple, Google, More Are Doing to Fix It

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:40
Vendors including Apple, Google, Intel and Microsoft have already issued patches or are preparing to roll them out to the public.

Forget Politics: Why 'Fake News' Should Infuriate You

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:40
An outside force like Russia hijacking the democratic process should infuriate people. Yet many embrace 'fake' stories that back up preconceived notions.

Toyota's Concept-i Series Can Read Your Emotions

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 19:40
Toyota plans to start road testing vehicles equipped with AI features in Japan by 'around 2020.'

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