Adrian Hunter Escher

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Apple case: judge rejects FBI request for access to drug dealer's iPhone

A federal judge on Monday rejected an FBI request to order Apple to open the iPhone of a drug dealer in a major setback to the US government’s increasingly heated efforts to force the company to help unlock an iPhone used by a San Bernardino terrorist.<p>The ruling late on Monday by magistrate judge …

Privacy

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

Apple's iPhone 7 Secret Camera Project Revealed

Despite its incredible success over the years and some very convincing advertising campaigns, the iPhone is now well and truly outgunned when it comes to core camera specs. Perhaps not for long. Since the launch of the iPhone 6, Apple has been continually filing patents detailing all manner of …

Mobile Photography

Daily Deals: LG 49-inch 4K ultra HD Smart TV $579, WD 1TB My Passport Ultra External Hard Drive $57, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>In this morning’s Daily Deals, we have the LG 49-inch 4K ultra HD Smart TV for only <b>$579</b> shipped from BuyDig via eBay. That’s $921 …

4K Ultra HD

Huawei Watch said to be delayed until September or October

Speaking to Chinese media, He Gang, the head of Huawei’s mobile division, has said that the launch of the company’s first smartwatch, called Huawei Watch, has been delayed until at least September or October, pushing its launch to the latter half of the year. The Huawei Watch was unveiled back at …

Wear OS

Apple is finally fixing the reason your Mac and iPhone's Wi-Fi sucks

Noticed your iPhone and Mac’s Wi-Fi weren’t so good over the last year? You’re not alone, and Apple is finally fixing it, albeit quietly.<p>If you’re wondering exactly what happened, there are a few moving parts. First, you need to understand what the Domain Name System (DNS) does.<p>Each computer on the …

Domain Names

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

Microsoft's Surface Hub pen display costs from $6,999 to $19,999

You'd be forgiven if you forgot what the Surface Hub is. After all, Microsoft announced it the same day as its futuristic HoloLens headset -- arguably the more interesting of the two products. Even so, though, the Hub is a compelling device in its own right: a big pen display designed for …

Instagram’s New Design Has Bigger Images (And Room For Ads)

Instagram’s new design will streamline user experience while introducing the possibility to produce some cash on the side.<p>Instagram redesigned its webpage.<p>Sorry, yes, Instagram has a webpage! It has for a while!<p>Your main feed is mostly unchanged. It still features one large image at a time, flanked …

Leak hints at a curvier BlackBerry Passport

Whatever you think of the BlackBerry Passport's oddball aspect ratio or software, there's no denying that the original design had rough edges... or rather, corners. That squarish handset might not dig into your hands and legs for much longer, though. <i>N4BB</i> claims to have photos of the Oslo, a "re-do" …

Archos' new Helium Plus smartphones launch direct to consumer

Available in July, the wallet-friendly handsets run Android 5.0 and come in 5-inch and 5.5-inch options.<p>In what's fast becoming a trend, Archos has announced a pair of budget-minded Android 5.1 smartphones to be sold direct to consumer. Of course, this has been the Archos way of doing things all …

Mobile Technology

AT&T to give free broadband to subscribers who interact with brands

AT&T will announce a new program next Tuesday that awards subscribers free broadband when they view ads, discover apps, or buy things from participating advertisers.<p>The carrier will offer the program, called Data Perks, to its post-­paid customers who are signed up with a Mobile Share Value plan. …

Wireless

Facebook Messenger games are here

We know that Facebook Messenger has more than 600 million users and now we know how Facebook wants to keep all those people on the app: …

The next iPhone could take much better selfies

<b>Update:</b> Read the Apple iOS 9 review.<p>Apple may be planning to up the iPhone's selfie game in a big way. Code within the developer beta of iOS 9 suggests that a future phone or tablet could have a flash beside its front camera, as well as the ability to record video in 1080p and the ability to record …

iPhone

Jawbone Hits Fitbit With Yet Another Lawsuit

This time, it's accusing Fitbit of infringing on its patents.<p>For the second time in two weeks, Jawbone is hitting Fitbit with a lawsuit, this time accusing its biggest rival and the world's largest activity tracker maker of infringing on Jawbone patents.<p>It's the latest example of bad blood between …

Wearable Tech

Spotify responds to Apple Music by revealing it now has 75m active users

Music streaming service Spotify has upped its public numbers, announcing that it now has 75 million active users, with 20 million of them paying for its premium subscription tier.<p>That’s a rise from the previous figures – 60 million active users and 15 million subscribers – announced by the company …

Apple Music

​What you need to know about shooting raw images on your phone

Not sure what raw images are or why you want them on your phone? Read on to find out everything you need to know.<p>Shooting in raw is a term that's been familiar to digital camera users for several years now, but it's only recently started to spread out into the world of camera phones. It has various …

Mobile Photography

Ascend Mate 7 running Lollipop shown off on video

Huawei isn’t known for updating its handsets to the latest Android OS but the company is trying to change this and its flagship Ascend Mate 7 phablet looks set to be updated to the goodies that Android Lollipop. A new video has shown off exactly what the update to Lollipop will bring for Ascend …

Android Lollipop

These Are YouTube Viewers’ 5 Favorite Ads Of The Last Decade

The world (YouTube viewers) has voted and chosen its favorite ads from the past decade on YouTube. The ubiquitous video platform has been celebrating its milestone over the past few months and teamed up with the Webby Awards to recognize 10 years of brand videos.<p>Voters were asked to pick their …

Chroma Keying

Google Glass Business Chief Departs

Chris O'Neill, who joined Google Glass last May, has moved to a different part of the company.<p>Chris O’Neill, the business chief for Google Glass, is leaving the position after thirteen months.<p>O’Neill was named head of global business operations at Google X, the company’s moonshot division, in May …

These smart headphones come with a Google Glass lookalike on the side

The unholy union between a pair of over-ear headphones and wearable display that bares a more than passing resemblance to Google Glass. That's how we're going to summarize the SiMe smart headphones. It's a self-contained media player and, by virtue of being attached to large, cushioned headphones, …

California senate wants warrants to be required for phone searches

The California State Senate has passed the "Leno bill," which aims to protect residents' digital privacy. Officially called Senate Bill 178, it would require authorities to secure a warrant whenever they want to search phones, laptops or other devices in California. That would effectively keep …

In Tech: Microsoft tries to win mobile friends

Looking for a new app for making "to-do" lists on your Apple or Android phone? You could use Apple's Reminders or Google's Keep. But Microsoft is …

Augmented Reality

Camera+ for iOS adds dedicated selfie button in widget and Apple Watch shutter control

Camera+ for iOS received an update today, making it much easier to take a selfie — even with an Apple Watch.<p>For those with an Apple Watch strapped to their wrist, Camera+ now has a remote shutter button. You can even use the timer feature so you have time to perfect your cheesiest smile.<p>While you …

Apple Watch

Quick Charge 2.0 is coming to USB charging stations

Isn't it annoying when some smartphones boast Quick Charge 2.0 but only come with a regular USB charger? Given the option, we'd rather spend the money on something more practical, like a multi-port USB charging station that supports Quick Charge. And yes, we managed to stumble upon one at Computex, …

Gear & Gadgets

'Abused emoji' give kids an easy way to talk about serious issues

Some situations are just too hard to put into words even if you're the most eloquent person on the planet. So just imagine how tough it is for kids in troubled homes to tell someone, anyone, what they're going through. A Swedish non-profit for children's rights called BRIS believes one way to get …

ARM and Samsung sign deal for next-gen Mali graphics

ARM and Samsung have just signed a long-term graphics technology agreement, meaning that Samsung has licensed ARM’s latest and greatest graphics technology to power future devices, with the promise of even more impressive and immersive visual experiences. The license covers ARM’s latest Mali …

Mobile

HTC's new pixel-density champ is the One ME

Oh, HTC, we're starting to lose track of all your tempting Asia-only models. The Taiwanese company has just revealed the One ME, which is basically an M9+ with less metal and no Duo camera (as rumored). We understand if you're having trouble keeping up, so here are the boilerplate specs. The ME has …

New Apple TV Not Ready for Appearance at WWDC 2015

While it has been widely expected that Apple would unveil a new Apple TV at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, <i>The New York Times</i> and <i>Re/code</i> …

I Ditched my Nexus 9