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Hacker Sentenced to Nine Months for Stealing Celebrity Nude Photos

Edward Majerczyk pleaded guilty to obtaining private information belonging to Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, more<p>One of three men convicted of …

Crime

Target launches mobile payment system — because you definitely needed another app

Mobile payment is supposed to simplify the checkout process by eliminating the need to fumble around with cash or credit cards.<p>But how much time does …

Add This To The Growing List Of Things Removed From The White House Website

First, pages dedicated to LGBTQ and climate change issues were “removed” from the White House website. Then, the site’s Spanish-language version …

Just got the new Nvidia Shield TV? Here are the first few things you need to do

Nvidia’s new Shield TV is a fantastic piece of hardware that we love using, but you’ll only get the most out of it when you really make it your own. To do that, there are four main things to do as soon as you get your Nvidia Shield that help out with the experience.<p>Buy an HDMI Cable<p>It hurts me just …

Gear & Gadgets

You can now wake the Amazon Echo by saying "Computer"

Voice-activated speakers, like Amazon’s Echo and Echo Dot, are handy little devices. To activate the speaker’s virtual assistant though, you have to use a wake word to let the device know you’re talking to it. Until recently, you could use three different wake words with Amazon’s Echo products — …

Smart Homes

​Don't use Android pattern lock to protect secrets, researchers warn

Researchers show how an attacker can crack your Android pattern lock from a distance and that complex patterns are the easiest to …

Wanted: An Eraser for Everything You've Ever Regretted Putting Online

Wanted: Some sort of digital soap and water to wipe away every photo, post and email we regret sending into the abyss of the internet.<p>Sure, there's the basic recall function on some email accounts that allows you to take back a message, but only if you act fast. But what if there were some big …

Pew Research Center

This keyboard makes you feel like you're working on an old-school typewriter

Gadget lovers with a sense of nostalgia should get ready to drool. A new mechanical keyboard from Lofree will mirror the look and feel of an …

Google Home starts catching up to the Amazon Echo

Good news, Google Home owners: the smart home hub can now talk to more gear.<p>This morning, Google announced a pair of new partners for the Home …

Netflix now lets Android users download movies and shows onto SD storage

Small feature, big convenience<p>It was a truly glorious day when Netflix announced offline downloads, but maybe less impactful for those of you with limited storage on your smartphone or tablet. Today Netflix is taking a step to help Android users stuck in that situation; you can now store those …

Android News

Every movie Netflix and Amazon have acquired from Sundance, and when you can watch them

The Sundance Film Festival is finishing up this week, and Amazon Studios and Netflix have once again descended upon Park City, Utah. The annual fest is an opportunity for the companies to pick up new films and documentaries to bolster their streaming services.<p>Purchases in January can pay off by …

Entertainment

Tesla just ramped up its Autopilot system

After a delay, Telsa's new Autopilot is finally ready for mass rollout.<p>Tesla mastermind Elon Musk first teased the new system, Enhanced Autopilot, …

Internet provider Cox has expanded its home broadband data caps and overage fees

To eight locations around the US<p>Internet service provider Cox Communications has rolled out overage fees for its 1TB home internet data cap to five new locations around the US, the company confirmed to <i>The Verge</i>. While a trial began last year in Cleveland, Ohio before moving on to Florida and …

Google Home now works with Belkin WeMo and Honeywell smart devices

Amazon’s Alexa has a head start in terms of smart home functionality, but Google is keen to catch up. Today, the company announced that Google Home now supports Belkin WeMo and Honeywell smart devices, allowing users to control these products through the Google Assistant on their Home speaker. …