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Google Assistant could be the killer bot, but it’s missing a key feature

As Google Allo becomes available worldwide, just over a week into its existence, its Google Assistant is already being called a standout in the rapidly growing field of bots.<p>Pete Skomoroch, founder of early-stage startup Skipflag and formerly a principal data scientist at LinkedIn, called the …

Boost Smartphone Battery Life

Smartphones are configured at the factory to optimize such factors as display quality and data-connection speeds. But these default settings might …

Apps

New Samsung patent details rollable, foldable phones and tablets

Samsung has toyed with the idea of non-rigid screens in the past. A semi-famous demonstration of the flexible YOUM display showed us that a future of bending, folding or rollable screens may not be just a pipe dream, either.<p>It seems Samsung is serious about the idea.<p>A recent patent filing details …

Even Adobe wants everyone to quit using Flash

As of today, Flash Professional CC, which enjoyed almost two decades as the de facto king of making animations for the web, will be known as Animate Professional CC, according to an Adobe blog entry.<p>Adobe is keeping support for making Flash content in Animate Professional, so as not to leave its …

HTML5

'Most firms will be using 3D printing'

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3D Printing

Electric Cars 101: The Answers to All Your EV Questions

Once a high-tech novelty, electric cars are becoming increasingly common. In fact, several models from mainstream brands have now been sold for …

Nokia's $60,000 virtual reality camera is now available for pre-order

In July, Nokia announced an interesting new direction for the company in the form of the Ozo, a ball-shaped, virtual reality camera aimed at …

Grandmother's Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

"This is my grandmother's macaroni and cheese. It is best when cooked in a clay baking dish at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 1 hour."<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

21 Healthy Meals (and Desserts) You Can Make in a Mug

The microwave gets a bad rap these days, but when you’re running late or only have 10 minutes between errands, tossing a few ingredients in a mug for …

Breakfast

How To Winterize a Car - Consumer Reports

The winter months are hard on your vehicle. Cold temperatures, dirt, and road-salt residue can all cause problems. However, there are some simple …

Home Improvement

What to Do If You Lock Your Keys in the Car - Consumer Reports

The odds are you’ll lock your keys in the car sometime, and those odds are on the increase. The American Automobile Association reports that it gets …

Driverless Cars

Hello, it's Alexa, the Amazon Echo voice with Adele and 'Hunger Games' Easter eggs

Hello, Alexa, can you hear me?<p>Alexa, the voice behind interactive speaker Amazon Echo, can hear your Adele reference loud and clear — and respond to …

VIVO X6 and X6 Plus officially announced in China

Earlier today at the Beijing National Aquatics Center, VIVO unveiled two new smartphones that will be of great interest to those who place priority on solid specs, metal bodies, and Super AMOLED displays: the VIVO X6 and the VIVO X6 Plus. Earlier this November, the new product line had been teased …

Phones

Christmas fairy lights can slow your broadband speed

Ofcom says wireless networks in millions of properties suffer 'interference' from electronics, including baby monitors - and even festive lights<p>Fairy lights on Christmas trees could cause slower broadband speeds, regulator Ofcom has warned, as it launched a new app to test Wi-Fi in homes.<p>The …

Google Chrome’s new Data Saver tool removes images to cut data use by up to 70 percent

Google’s latest Chrome feature includes more ways to improve your web browsing experience by reducing data consumption by up to 70%. Chrome’s Data Saver achieves the impressive consumption savings by blocking images when the web page initially loads, although it does give users the opportunity to …

360 Security - A lot of bang for zero bucks

Most antivirus apps do about one or two things and it usually revolves around your security. It’s interesting and unique when an antivirus app tries to do more to optimize your device and keep it safe, secure, and free of worries. 360 Security is an app that tries to do all of this and it does it …

Apps

Why Google Glass Isn't the Future

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College Basketball

Psalms 100:4 KJV; Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.

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