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Report: Don't Put Too Much Trust in an Android Factory Reset

8 hours 48 min ago
According to new research, a typical Factory Reset for your Android device might not be as data-destroying as you think it is.

Uber Tries to Wriggle Out of ADA Lawsuits

8 hours 48 min ago
Recent ADA-themed lawsuits have put Uber on the defensive—namely, claiming that the ADA doesn't apply, since it's not a transportation company or public accommodation per se.

Pac-Man Turns 35, Gets Updated iOS App

8 hours 48 min ago
There are plenty of different ways to celebrate Pac-Man's big birthday today. Here are some of our favorites.

Google Working on 'Brillo' OS for Low-Powered Devices

8 hours 48 min ago
Is this the start of Google's big step into smarthomes?

Google Toy Patent Will Give You Nightmares

8 hours 48 min ago
Google wants to patent technology that would turn toys into Internet-connected controllers of gadgets in the home.

Business Choice 2015: Internet Service Providers

8 hours 48 min ago
When you're working, which ISP has the fastest, most reliable Internet service? PCMag readers weigh in.

Report: iOS 9 to Play Nice With Older iPhones, iPads

8 hours 48 min ago
iOS 9 is being developed to work with devices like the iPhone 4s and original iPad mini, 9to5mac reports.

Bring On the New Emoji!

8 hours 48 min ago
It's great to see Unicode tweaking emoji to make them even more useful.

Who's That? Facebook Messenger Adds 'Caller ID'

8 hours 48 min ago
Facebook Messenger will now display a larger photo and identifying information about those who contact you.

Surprise: NSA Poking Around App Stores, Your Phone

8 hours 48 min ago
The feds hijacked phone connections to app stores from Samsung and Google in order to install malware and track those phones.

Uber Self-Driving Car Spotted in Pittsburgh

8 hours 48 min ago
The sedan has "Uber Advanced Technologies Center" written on the doors, so Uber isn't trying to be stealth.

Schools Love Chromebooks, Businesses Still Skeptical

8 hours 48 min ago
In the U.S., only 1.1 percent of Chromebook sales last year were for the enterprise.

Google Explains Racist Maps Results

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
Google said the gaffe was a "mess up" and that it was "deeply upset by this issue."

Firefox to Serve Up Ads Based on Browsing History

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
If you navigate to PCMag.com on Firefox, you might see a tech-related ad the next time you open a new tab.

Walmart Sucks Fun Out of Walmart.horse Domain

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
Walmart.horse was a pretty obvious (and silly) parody, but Walmart wasn't having it.

ARM, Unicef Launch 'Wearables for Good' Challenge

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
The new program aims to serve children in developing countries with cost-effective, useful tech solutions.

YouTube Now Supports 60fps Live Streaming

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
YouTube will also now show live streams using an HTML5 player on supported browsers.

Your Secret Questions Are Just as Terrible As Your Passwords

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
Not only do we use awful passwords, but we can't even remember the answers to our secret questions, Google finds.

Leak Tips Lightweight Microsoft Email App, Flow

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
Flow allows people to communicate in real-time, and have their conversations saved in Outlook.

Nintendo Hires Bowser (No, Not That Bowser)

Fri, 05/22/2015 - 03:35
Doug Bowser, not King Koopa, will be leading Nintendo's North American sales.

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