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Android 4.4.2 removes hidden App Ops privacy feature, EFF grills Google about it

When Google released Android 4.4.2 a few days ago, it removed a hidden privacy feature called App Ops – many of you may know about it, while others may read about it for the first time – which was available on Android since Android 4.3, and now the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) wants it back.<p>…

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Google Pulls Privacy Feature it Says Wasn't Supposed to Be in Android in First Place

With the latest update to Android, Google has removed a hidden feature that had been used to allow phone owners to more tightly control which …

15 Million Students Learned to Program This Week, Thanks to Hour of Code

Hour of Code, a five-day-old initiative to get kids to take programming tutorials during Computer Science Education Week, will soon reach 15 million …

Sprint reportedly interested in acquiring T-Mobile, may offer bid in first-half 2014

The big four U.S. Carriers could be going down to just three sometime in the future, at least if a new report from the Wall Street Journal proves accurate. Reportedly Sprint is currently considering making an offer to buyout T-Mobile. Right now Sprint is said to be studying regulatory concerns but …

HTC One Google Play edition next to receive Android 4.4.2

HTC One Google Play edition owners should look lively as they appear to be next in line for a software update to Android 4.4.2. According to an Android Police report, limited reports are beginning to arrive as HTC One GPE owners are starting to see the update arrive.<p>The 4.4.2 update will bring the …

Review: LG's Flexible and Self-Healing Smartphone

Curved smartphones have hogged the limelight this year in the gadget world for their groundbreaking technology in hardware — Samsung became the first to roll out a smartphone with a curved display screen in October this year, and LG followed shortly after with the G Flex.<p>The G Flex is LG’s take on …

As Google slowly preps the Chromecast ecosystem, waves of new apps are on the way

HBO Go, Songza and Pandora are about to get more company on Chromecast, according to a <i>Gigaom</i> interview with Google's VP of product management Mario Queiroz where he stated additional waves of apps are coming soon. A public release for the Chromecast SDK -- which should allow developers to build and …

Twitter tests showing tweets near your location on iOS

Over the past few weeks, Twitter has been running a number of public iOS tests with many users seeing slightly different versions of the app compared to others. Today, the WSJ reports that an interesting new feature is appearing for some users that shows tweets nearby their location on a map.<p>The …

Verizon quietly unleashes its LTE monster, tripling 4G capacity in major cities

We’ve already logged a few sightings of Verizon’s powerful new LTE network in New York and other cities, but in the last few months Verizon has been …

LG G2 Android 4.4 KitKat update postponed to early 2014, at least in France (Update: December in Korea)

<b>Update:</b> <i>LG on Sunday posted a message on its South Korean website, advising LG G2 owners that the domestic Android 4.4 KitKat update will begin in December, although the company did not mention actual roll out dates for the handset. Following the local KitKat update, we would expect to see</i> …

Product reviews, how-tos, deals and the latest tech news - CNET

Top Deals and Promotions<p>CNET may get a commission from these offers.<p>Ltd. Ed. Deep Radiance<p>360-degree sound with deep bass, 100-foot Bluetooth range, 20-hour playtime, less than 2 pounds and fully waterproof.<p>Ultra-light and comfortable. Plus great sound, excellent call quality, wireless and wired …

TiVo testing thumbs-up / thumbs-down interactive voting on 'The Voice'

More than a decade after its introduction, TiVo is putting its trademark thumbs-up and thumbs-down buttons to good use. Well, "good" is strictly a matter of opinion in this case: <i>Zatz not Funny!</i> reports that the DVR maker is testing a feature on next Monday's episode of NBC's <i>The Voice</i> that will …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Google plans to expand Chromecast in 2014

Look out for an open SDK, international expansion and new devices from Google's Chromecast system over the coming year.<p>The search giant is planning …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

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2014 Golden Globe Nominations: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ ‘Girls,’ and More

Award Season<p>The films 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle were the big winners in the 2014 Golden Globe nominations, each getting seven nods. See …

‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Is This Oscar Season’s Breath of Fresh Air

2013’s awards contenders are bleak, brutal, and hard to watch. So thank Disney for this charming crowd-pleaser that’s practically flawless.<p><i>Saving Mr.</i> …

Humans Make Up Less Than 40 Percent of the Internet’s Traffic

The human race is a minority on the Internet. And no, it's not because your pets have all of a sudden gotten computer-savvy.<p>A recent report published …

It Looks Like Brian The Dog Will Be Back On 'Family Guy' After Being Killed Off

Fans were so outraged that a petition was created to bring back the character. Currently, — it has gathered more than 128,000 supporters.<p>Well, it looks like that may not have been necessary. As many suggested, it doesn't look like Brian the dog is staying off the show.<p>TVLine believes he'll appear …

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Nelson Mandela's Death: Discovery to Air New Documentary Worldwide

"The Making of Mandela" will premiere on the Discovery Channel in the U.K. before going out across the company's network of channels around the globe.<p>…

The Best Returning TV Shows of 2013

I posted my year-end Top 10 list the other day, and followed that up with a list of 25 of the best new shows of 2013. Today's roster focuses on returning scripted shows, many of which outdid themselves this year.<p>Veteran programs like "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," "Enlightened," "Game of Thrones" and …

Kanye West Returned To ‘South Park’ To Defend His Hobbit Of A Fiancée

It’s hard to parody Kanye West when he’s already such a parody of himself. But Matt Stone and Trey Parker can, obviously. On Sunday, a mask-wearing West booted a woman who kept screaming “take it off” out of his concert, telling her (and everyone), “Do I look like a motherf*cking comedian? Don’t …

Prince to Appear on Post-Super Bowl Episode of New Girl

Prince has decided to grace an episode of Fox’s <i>New Girl</i> with his diminutive and delicate presence.<p>The episode will air on Feb. 2, 2014, in the …

'SNL' to Add African-American Woman to Cast by January

Showcases featuring black female comedians have already been held in New York and L.A.<p>"It's not like it's not a priority for us," <b>Lorne Michaels</b> told …