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Google’s augmented reality Measure app now works with the Pixel 2, Galaxy S9, and more

ARCore support opens up the ability to measure things with a lot more devices<p>Google has updated its augmented reality Measure app to support the company’s ARCore standard. The update opens up the app to more devices, including the Pixel 2, Galaxy S9, and the G7 ThinQ, as noted by <i>9to5Google</i>. (Check …

Augmented Reality

5 Web Design Trends You Need to Adopt Now!

Business owners often look to the future and make any decision. If you are one, you should do the same. Here are some future web design trends to …

Web Design

5 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Crashing Right Now

5 Reasons Why Bitcoin Is Crashing Right Now<p><b>1. Market Manipulation</b><p>BTC market manipulation has been a highly contentious area that always arises when …

Cryptocurrency

This tool lets you see–and correct–the bias in an algorithm

Accenture’s new Fairness Tool is a way to quickly evaluate whether your data is creating fair outcomes.<p>Algorithms might help decide the terms of your next loan, pull data from your online shopping history to help determine your credit score, assess whether you should be offered a job, or decide …

Artificial Intelligence

How to install custom fonts on your iPhone or iPad

Most of use just use the fonts that come supplied with the iOS apps we use every day. If you use Pages, you get a ton of built-in typeface options. But what if you use a notes app by a smaller developer that hasn’t licensed a bunch of fonts for their app? What if you have a favorite font, or even a …

Apps

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

These simple earbuds are the wireless, noise-cancelling solution you've been looking for

popsci shop<p>Incredible audio quality for less than $45<p>Although wireless audio is quickly becoming the new norm, some listeners crave the simplicity of wired headphones. The Cresuer Touchwave Bluetooth Earbuds combine the best of both worlds, delivering superb Bluetooth sound with the minimum of …

Consumer Tech

How to free up disk space after updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Feeling a bit constricted after upgrading to Windows 10 April 2018 Update? If you are on a laptop or Windows tablet with a smallish hard drive, then you might be running low on disk space after installing the latest version of Windows. And that's because Windows keeps previous versions around after …

Did you know that Google Search on Android is a podcast player?

Whether you're listening to the newest installment of a daily podcast you're subscribed to or binging the latest true crime series, being able to pause a podcast on one device and pick it back up on another is a useful feature. And according to <i>Pacific Content</i>, it's a feature that Google offers …

Bitcoin price nears six month low as experts warn that sharp rise in value was like an 'infection'

The price of bitcoin is hovering around its lowest point since November last year – and it might not come back up, experts warn.<p>Bitcoin is currently …

5 tips to prepare your PC for Windows 10 April 2018 Update

The next big version of Microsoft's PC operating system is imminent. Windows 10 April 2018 Update -- previously known as Windows 10 Spring Creators Update -- becomes officially available for download on April 30, and is a free update available to all current Windows 10 users. Before the April 2018 …

Have you noticed these web design trends in 2018?

As a space of ideas, fresh design and inspiration, the internet is a space which is constantly changing and evolving. As designers add new elements …

How Apple's helping to fight HIV and AIDS with red iPhone 8's

Apple's new red-colored iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are more than just a bright new shade to match your outfit. The new iPhones are part of (Product)RED, and …

IPhone 7

Facebook could owe $7.5 trillion for failing to protect your privacy

Forget about Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress or his company’s wilting reputation, Facebook has a much bigger problem: a potential $7.5 <i>trillion</i> …

A new app called Garden helps you stay in touch with friends and family without Facebook

Facebook has become the de facto way people today keep up with their friends and family and, at times, their wider network of professional acquaintances and colleagues. But its inattention to user data protection is leading some people looking for an out. A new app called Garden, officially …

Apps

Say Hello To ‘fontTools’, A Free Library For Font Manipulation From Python

For those of you who might be unaware, there exists a library for the manipulation of font files, written in Python, called ‘fontTools’.<br>Even though …

YouTube and Facebook Are Losing Creators to Blockchain-Powered Rivals

Peter “Furious Pete” Czerwinski has close to 5 million YouTube followers, but they can’t see most of his new videos there. To get 46 of the 71 …

Mark Zuckerberg doesn't want to talk about tracking users who've logged out of Facebook

For someone whose entire fortune depends on online advertising, Mark Zuckerberg sure is reluctant to talk about it.<p>Over the course of his Tuesday …

In blockchain we trust - MIT Technology Review

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being …

Web standard brings password-free sign-ins to virtually any site

Tech companies have been trying to do away with web passwords for years, but now it looks like they've reached a key milestone. The FIDO Alliance and W3C have launched a Web Authentication standard that makes it easier to offer truly unique encryption credentials for each site. That, in turn, lets …

Google Chrome

How Blockchain Is Threatening to Kill the Traditional Utility

If utilities think rooftop solar panels and batteries are bad for business, blockchain should scare the bejeezus out of them.<p>That’s because in …

The biggest Black Lives Matter page on Facebook is fake

For at least a year, the biggest page on Facebook purporting to be part of the Black Lives Matter movement was a scam with ties to a middle-aged white man in Australia, a review of the page and associated accounts and websites conducted by CNN shows.<p>The page, titled simply "Black Lives Matter," had …

Internet

Senators to Zuckerberg: We may need to regulate Facebook to protect privacy

WASHINGTON – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's promises to do more to protect the privacy of users' data failed to end calls from lawmakers of both parties Tuesday to regulate the social media giant in the wake of a massive privacy breach.<p>Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said one of his main takeaways …

Social Media

How to clean your Apple cables, keyboards, mice, trackpads, and more

Accessories for your Apple devices can add up quickly and before you know it they’re also looking a lot dirtier than when you first unboxed them. Follow along for the best ways to clean your first- and third-party accessories.<p>Last week we covered some of the best ways to clean your AirPods and …

Cleaning

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

Canadian Stock Exchange Launches ‘Fully-Regulated’ Token Funding Platform, ‘Unlike’ ICOs

The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) announced yesterday, Feb.13, that they will soon launch a securities clearing and settlement platform based on …

How to prevent the Apple HomePod from staining your furniture

Apple's HomePod ($349 at Walmart) entered the smart speaker space behind Amazon's Alexa speakers and the Google Home ($129 at Dell Home), lagging behind in both features and integrations. But that's not the biggest problem people are having with the speaker so far. It has nothing to do with audio …

HomePod