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All of the TVs getting Apple’s AirPlay 2 2019-01-16 18:36:06This year, Apple made it clear it was done keeping its AirPlay wireless streaming technology to itself. With an open API, the way is clear for a pleth

Android Q: Everything we know so far about 2019-01-16 18:25:13Android Pie recently rolled out, but it's already time to look ahead to Android Q, the next version of Google's mobile OS. We've seen a number of r

Having trouble logging in? Here’s how to reset 2019-01-16 18:22:31To use any of Apple's services, you need to have an Apple ID and know your password. Thankfully, there are ways to deal with forgotten passwords and

GHSP makes a (back)splash with its touchscreen concept 2019-01-16 17:54:44One of the coolest concept kitchens from CES 2019 came from GHSP. It created a backsplash entirely made of touchscreens. That means the control panel

Forget fireworks. Japan will soon have artificial meteor 2019-01-16 17:42:44Tokyo-based startup Astro Live Experiences is preparing to launch its first artificial meteor shower over Japan, serving as a showcase of its prowess

Huawei in for a rough year as feds 2019-01-16 17:40:04Huawei is also facing issues in the U.S., but it doesn't seem like that will end any time soon. According to a new report, the company is facing a fe

GoPro bumps resolution on Fusion 360 cam to 2019-01-16 17:09:30Currently available in public beta, Fusion firmware version 2.0 offers a new 5.8K mode that results in 5.6K output when the 360 camera's two hemisphe

CERN plans to build a massive particle collider 2019-01-16 17:09:00CERN already has the world's biggest particle accelerator. Now it wants a bigger one. Meet the 9 billion euro Future Circular Collider that will allo

A Japanese hotel fires half its robot staff 2019-01-16 16:45:48Japan’s oddball Henn na Hotel has fired half of its 243 robot staff. The reason? Because these labor-saving machines turned out to be causing wa

Microsoft to separate Cortana from search with the 2019-01-16 16:40:56Changes are on the way for two key features in Windows 10. A separation of Windows 10 search and Cortana will allow Microsoft to more often innovate o

Start your home gym and save over $200 2019-01-16 16:37:02January is the trial month of sticking to your fitness goals and a home gym can help. If 2019 is the year you start investing in your health goals Wal

Could the next Microsoft HoloLens be announced at 2019-01-16 16:32:38After not having a presence at Mobile World Congress for three years, Microsoft is now sending out media invites for a press conference on Februa

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MasterCard won't let companies automatically bill you after 2019-01-16 18:07:00We've all made the mistake of starting a free trial and forgetting to cancel it before the billing period kicks in. Now, MasterCard will protect agai

US bills would ban exports to Chinese telecoms 2019-01-16 17:36:00American politicians want to crack down further on Chinese telecoms like Huawei and ZTE. Members of both the House of Representatives and the Senate

Microsoft splits Cortana from search in Windows 10 2019-01-16 17:15:00Microsoft is splitting up search and voice assistant Cortana in Windows 10, giving each their own spot on the taskbar in the latest build for Windows

GoPro improves Fusion VR camera resolution via software 2019-01-16 16:44:00It's not often a camera gets a resolution upgrade purely through software, but GoPro appears to have managed just that. The company has released bet

Netflix announces ‘Space Force’ comedy series starring Steve 2019-01-16 16:13:00If you've missed The Office and Steve Carell's Michael Scott, Netflix's latest series announcement may be a bit of welcome news. In a video, which

US reportedly investigates Huawei for allegedly stealing trade 2019-01-16 15:52:00Huawei and the US government have been at odds for months now, and it looks like things are about to get far more severe. The Wall Street Journal repo

Marco Rubio proposes a totally uninspiring data privacy 2019-01-16 15:31:00Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced Wednesday a new privacy bill aimed at protecting personal data of American consumers from being sucked up indiscr

Netflix is still a bargain, even after the 2019-01-16 15:00:00On Tuesday morning, Netflix reported that it will be raising prices for all of its customers in what is widely regarded as the biggest price hike in t

Tinder test lets you share Spotify clips with 2019-01-16 14:41:00Tinder is experimenting with allowing daters to share music via Spotify right inside their conversations. The feature, first spotted by the blog MSPow

Iridium's 'truly global' satellite internet connects aircraft and 2019-01-16 14:19:00Wondering what Iridium would be doing with those Next satellites that SpaceX just finished launching? You now have an idea. Iridium has formally debut

Stop & Shop is bringing autonomous food stands 2019-01-16 13:58:00Forget self-driving grocery delivery cars -- Stop & Shop wants robotic vehicles to bring a chunk of the store to your door. It's launching a

A 'Fortnite' security flaw could have exposed players' 2019-01-16 13:32:00Fortnite fans who are able to log in and play without any issues (other than being eliminated before so much as building a ramp) might thank their luc

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CES 2019 Liveblog Day 3: Wednesday’s News and 2019-01-09 20:58:00This year’s CES, one of the biggest consumer tech showcases in the world, continues Wednesday. Join us for live updates from the show in Las Veg

CES 2019: More of the Coolest Stuff We've 2019-01-09 07:00:00We've played with a bunch of great new consumer products here at CES. Here are the neatest things we saw on day two.

Ignore 5G, for Now 2019-01-09 07:00:00Want the super-fast mobile speeds promised by 5G technology? Come back in a year.

CES 2019 Liveblog Day 2: Tuesday’s News and 2019-01-08 20:31:00This year’s CES, one of the biggest consumer tech showcases in the world, continues Tuesday. Join us for live updates from the show in Las Vegas

Keep a Daily Planner in 2019—for Yourself and 2019-01-08 18:44:30Does your planner need to be Insta-worthy? No. But a decorative, multi-colored, stickered planner just might help you love your to-do list.

Google's New Interpreter Mode Translates Your Conversation 2019-01-08 14:00:00If you want to ask a favor of the Parisian concierge, but maybe your French is too rusty, let Google do the talking.

CES 2019: All the Coolest Stuff We've Seen 2019-01-08 10:00:00In the sea of consumer products that is CES 2019, a few gems stand out. This is the neatest tech we've seen at the show.

CES 2019 Liveblog Day 1: News and Photos 2019-01-07 23:02:00This year's CES, one of the biggest consumer tech showcases in the world, starts Monday morning. Join us for live updates from the show in Las Vegas,

Intel Lakefield Brings Its 3D Chip-Stacking Tech to 2019-01-07 19:45:00Weeks after introducing Foveros, its 3D logic stacking technology, Intel has shown off a motherboard that puts it to use.

CES 2019: Samsung TVs Score iTunes and a 2019-01-06 22:54:30Samsung shows off new televisions at CES, and says iTunes will soon join its smart TV offerings.

What Is XR, and How Do I Get 2019-01-05 07:00:00A new shiny thing called XR—an umbrella term encompassing augmented, virtual, and mixed reality technologies—is the industry's new favori

14 Tech and Outdoors Deals: Mario Kart, Apple 2019-01-05 07:00:00From smart speakers to PopSockets, we have your weekend shopping covered.

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Next Windows 10 version will let you search 2019-01-16 18:28:33Cortana is seeing a productivity focus; search is being unified with Office 365.

Google Play starts manually whitelisting SMS and phone 2019-01-16 14:55:17To protect user privacy, Google starts policing apps using SMS and phone permissions.

YouTube updates policies to explicitly ban dangerous pranks, 2019-01-16 10:06:02Stunts like the inane "Bird Box challenge" are getting the ax.

Apple releases official battery cases for iPhone XS, 2019-01-15 20:25:41They closely resemble similar cases for prior iPhone models.

Intel reported to have a new 5GHz chip 2019-01-15 17:07:27The chip has to be bought by OEMs in an auction.

Microsoft’s fonts catch out another fraudster—this time in 2019-01-15 15:49:39Will these people never learn?

Millions of customers will now pay more for 2019-01-15 11:22:52To make more original shows and movies, Netflix needs more money.

Remember when Bill Gates challenged Slash to Guitar 2019-01-14 17:30:23Some highlighted tech proved game-changing; others were Zen music players and hot air.

The best PCs, gadgets, and future tech of 2019-01-14 16:35:59This year's best products mostly involve small tweaks that make them more usable.

Windows 7 enters its final year of free 2019-01-14 13:50:01Up to three years of paid support will be available after the cut-off.

Apple’s HomePod officially goes on sale in China 2019-01-14 09:24:43Can Siri's smart speaker give Apple an edge in one of its most important markets?

Google kills the Chromecast Audio 2019-01-11 13:55:42Google says it has stopped manufacturing the audio dongle.

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Robots learn to grab and scramble with new 2019-01-16 14:06:56Robots are amazing things, but outside of their specific domains they are incredibly limited. So flexibility — not physical, but mental —

Apple expands its reach with free Apple Music 2019-01-16 08:02:24Verizon Wireless is now offering free access to Apple Music. The music streaming service is available on select Verizon Wireless plans starting on Jan

Wrest control from a snooping smart speaker with 2019-01-16 06:06:06What do you get when you put one internet-connected device on top of another? A little more control than you otherwise would in the case of Alias the

CERN’s plan for 100-km collider makes the LHC 2019-01-15 19:53:38The Large Hadron Collider has produced a great deal of incredible science, most famously the Higgs Boson — but physicists at CERN, the internati

Amazon upgrades its Fire TV Stick with the 2019-01-15 11:11:36Amazon is giving its Fire TV Stick an upgrade. The company announced today it will now ship the Fire TV Stick with the new version of the Alexa Voice

The new TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Tourbillon Nanograph 2019-01-15 10:18:01Almost every word in the name of TAG Heuer’s new watch – the Carrera Calibre Heuer 02T Tourbillon Nanograph – is important. Carrera

Rumor suggests Apple’s AirPower mat has finally gone 2019-01-14 10:43:28In 2017, Apple announced the Qi-compatible AirPower Mat, a device that would charge multiple devices at once simply by placing them on the mat. That p

This Brooklyn man makes massive robotic costumes out 2019-01-14 10:25:09One Man’s Trash from We Are Films on Vimeo. Peter Kokis makes robots. Or more correctly, he turns into robots. This Brooklyn artists takes parts

Schneider’s EVLink car charging stations were easily hackable, 2019-01-14 09:00:11Schneider has fixed three vulnerabilities in one of its popular electric car charging stations, which security researchers said could have easily allo

Samsung’s new Galaxy M smartphones will launch in 2019-01-14 00:16:16Samsung will launch its new lower-priced Galaxy M series in India before