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Google Drive will soon let you backup your entire computer

Google Drive is ready to be the answer to all your computer storage needs — and not just the files you create and upload using its cloud-based …

Facebook's 'M' can now give you suggestions in Spanish

Users of Facebook's "M" — an artificial intelligence powered component of the Messenger application — can now choose from two languages: English or …

IBM will put connected car data to better use

As cars get smarter, we're going to have to deal with all of the information our daily drives create in a way we've never had to bother with before. Thankfully, IBM is offering to be the middleman that represents our vehicles in the confusing new world of automotive cloud telematics. The company …

Apple Seeds Third Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming macOS Sierra 10.12.6 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the second 10.12.6 beta and a month after introducing macOS Sierra 10.12.5.<p>macOS Sierra 10.12.6 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center or through the Software Update …

Apple Seeds Third Beta of watchOS 3.2.3 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming watchOS 3.2.3 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the second watchOS 3.2.3 beta and a month after releasing watchOS 3.2.2.<p>Registered developers can download the watchOS 3.2.3 update through the Apple Watch app on the …

Box introduces desktop app Box Drive

Box just made it a little easier to access your files while you’re at your computer.<p>The company is introducing Box Drive, a desktop application that works on Windows and MacOS. People will be able to create, edit, find and share files without pulling up a web browser.<p>This is the “final frontier,” …

Donald Trump launches Twitter attack on 'cowardly' former FBI director

Donald Trump launched another Twitter attack on his former FBI director on Sunday, describing him as “cowardly” and accusing him of multiple leaks of information.<p>Washington is still absorbing the public testimony of James Comey, who last week said he believed he was fired by Mr Trump because of his …

Apple Launches Business Chat in iOS 11 Developer Preview

Apple revealed more details of its new Business Chat feature for iMessage at a WWDC developer preview on Friday. Coming in iOS 11, Business Chat allows real customer service representatives to communicate directly with users, making the feature separate from existing AI chat bot systems.<p>Users send …

Report details how scammers are abusing App Store & Search Ads

Prior to WWDC last week, Apple highlighted that it has now paid developers over $70 billion through the App Store, with $21 billion of that occurring the last year. A new post on Medium from Johnny Lin, however, highlights that not all of that $70 billion is necessarily legitimate…<p>The post outlines …

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Microsoft Xbox at E3 2017: all of the latest news, trailers, and announcements

The next Xbox<p>Contributors:<p>Image credit: Photo: Microsoft<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Microsoft Xbox at E3 2017: all of the latest news, trailers, and announcements<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Microsoft is expected to unveil a name and details for its Project Scorpio device during its E3 …

Apple AirPods are in stock at Amazon with Prime shipping

Apple first released its awesome new truly wireless earbuds all the way back in December. And yet here we are in June and AirPods are still impossible to find in Apple stores anywhere in the country. Want to order them online from Apple? Sure, no problem just be aware that they're not going to ship …

Apple’s WWDC 2017: a Siri speaker, iOS 11, and what else to expect

It’s June again, so it’s time for Apple to give the world a look at what it’s been up to and what we should expect from the iPhone, the Mac, and everything in between in the months to come.<p>On Monday, Apple will kick off this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference with a keynote presentation where, …

Fresh leak sheds new light on the iPhone 8’s display

All eyes will be laser focused on Apple’s WWDC announcements next week, but that’s not to say that the influx of iPhone 8 rumors will ground to a …

Driverless Cars Will Be Part of a $7 Trillion Market by 2050

A new study from Intel and the research firm Strategy Analytics claims that driverless vehicles will be behind $7 trillion worth of economic activity …

Code suggests Facebook prepping Talk, a new chat app specifically for teens

Code spotted inside the main Facebook app contains some pointers to plans by the company to launch a new chat app aimed specifically at teens.<p>The app, whose actual or working name is Talk, looks set to contain some features likely to prove popular with teens, and others not so much …<p><i>Engadget</i> …

Apple begins manufacturing Siri Speaker, could see WWDC 2017 debut

The long-awaited Siri Speaker will likely be finding its way onto home countertops later this year. Apple has begun manufacturing the speaker and could find its debut at this year’s WWDC 2017, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>.<p><i>Bloomberg</i> sources stated that the Apple smart speaker will differ from its …

Skype’s Snapchat-inspired makeover puts the camera a swipe away, adds stories

Microsoft today is launching a completely revamped version of its Skype application, with a new set of features that draw obvious inspiration from messaging rivals, like Messenger and Snapchat. Yes, that means Skype now has its own Stories-like feature, which it’s calling Highlights, as well as a …

Tim Cook urges Trump not to back out of Paris agreement

President Donald Trump is considering pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, but some of the biggest names in tech are begging him to stay in, including Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>Trump announced today that his decision on the Paris agreement will be revealed in the next few days. During his …

Tesla fires female engineer who made claims of ‘pervasive harassment’

Lawyer for the ex-Tesla engineer says her termination amounts to ‘retaliation’<p>Tesla fired the female engineer who earlier this year publicly made claims about “unwanted and pervasive harassment” at the electric carmaker, according to <i>The Guardian</i>. Tesla says it was justified in firing the engineer, …

Honor 9 with dual-camera setup to be announced on June 12?

The upcoming Honor 9 stopped by TENAA a few days ago, so we already have an idea of what to expect from the device in terms of specs. Thanks to a promotional poster that leaked recently, we now also have a clue as to when the device will be announced.<p>The successor to the popular Honor 8 could be …

The Essential Phone is an intriguing indulgence

It’s often said, by people outside Silicon Valley, that people inside Silicon Valley spend all their time solving niche problems that only affect them. When the architect of Android, Andy Rubin, whipped out a new phone at the Code Conference this week, he did little to discourage that belief. His …

Фонд Навального нашел у премьера Медведева усадьбы и яхты

Фонд борьбы с коррупцией Алексея Навального опубликовал расследование об имуществе и многочисленных объектах недвижимости, якобы связанных с Дмитрием Медведевым. Пресс-секретарь российского премьера заявила, что материал носит ярко выраженный предвыборный характер.<p>Как утверждается в расследовании …

Sony Posts $780M Profit On Strong PlayStation And Sensor Businesses

Sony today reported a $780 million operating profit for Q1 2015, up 39 percent annually, as the company’s camera sensor business and PlayStation 4 arm pushed it past analyst expectations.<p>The Japanese firm posted quarterly revenue of $14.5 billion, down a mere 0.1 percent year-on-year. Back in …

Amazon signs Top Gear's Clarkson, Hammond, and May for new show

Former <i>Top Gear</i> presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May have signed up for a new motoring show on Amazon Prime, set to air in 2016. The news ends months of speculation about the trio's future on TV after the BBC refused to renew Clarkson's contract following a "fracas" during …

Apple Watch allows chronically late users to fool themselves with manually adjusted time

When unveiling the Apple Watch, Apple heavily touted the fact that the device is an incredibly precise timekeeper. As the Watch has rolled out to retail stores we’ve slowly been finding a few features buried within Settings, including one that relates to the accuracy of the time. In Watch OS, Apple …

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Microsofties Were All Over That New Windows 10 Build

Microsoft dropped a new Windows 10 build yesterday, build 10051, adding support for a host of Windows Phone handsets previously unsupported by the operating system.<p>Windows Phone users were understandably interested in the new code, as it represents Microsoft’s most complete vision to date of how …

WSJ: Google's X lab is working on batteries that last longer

Google's X lab is developing better batteries that last longer, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The company hasn't confirmed anything yet, but seeing as most of its products require batteries to work (phones, wearables, self-driving cars, etc), the report isn't hard to believe. This particular …

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How Apple's embrace of the new USB points to world without wires

Ready or not, Apple's new MacBook is cutting the computing industry's cables.<p>The slim laptop has just a single USB port, the new tiny Type-C variety that's slowly popping up in devices this year. It's a multipurpose port that connects to external devices like hard drives, runs video to TVs and …

20 years of PlayStation never looked so cute

I got a PlayStation in the summer of 1996. I remember being a little bitter that my aunt didn't get me a Saturn because I really wanted to play <i>Nights into Dreams...</i> I never did get around to owning a Saturn and I've never even played a minute of <i>Nights</i>, but I have to admit my aunt was clearly onto …