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Tile’s lost-item finder will now fit in your wallet

The popular, Bluetooth-connected lost item finder Tile is today introducing a new product dubbed “Tile Slim” that’s designed to be kept in your wallet, so you can find it if it ever goes missing. The device – which the company claims is the world’s thinnest Bluetooth tracker – finally makes it …

Washio on-demand laundry service shuts down operations

Washio, the on-demand laundry startup that launched in 2013, has today announced that it will shutter its service.<p>In a letter posted to the website, Washio founders announced that the company will shut down operations, effective immediately. No new orders will go through the service, and …

Startups

Sunrise was the best calendar app ever and now I feel lost

It’s no secret, I loved Sunrise. Today, the team is shutting down the servers and you won’t be able to use Sunrise as your calendar app anymore.<p><b>Update:</b> Sunrise isn’t shutting down just yet. Servers will keep running until more Sunrise features are ported over to Outlook’s calendar feature, then …

Tesla Autopilot upgrade is imminent, Elon Musk says

Tesla Motors Inc. will announce "major improvements" for its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system Wednesday, according to Chief Executive Elon Musk.<p>The improvements will come "primarily through advanced processing of radar signals," Musk said in a series of tweets. He promised more details …

Uber is encouraging its drivers to lease electric cars

Electric cars are hitting the road for Uber.<p>Drivers in London Wednesday debuted electric cars supported by Uber through a new …

Electric Vehicles

Apple launches $20/mo 2TB iCloud storage plan ahead of iPhone 7 event

Apple has launched a new 2TB iCloud storage tier a little over a week out from the iPhone 7 launch event. The new 2TB plan, which is its largest plan available, will set users back $19.99 a month.<p>Synology RT2600ac: The AirPort Extreme replacement.<p>The timing for such a plan is interesting given the …

IPhone 7

Instagram gets pinch-to-zoom on iOS, Android update in tow

Get a closer look at your friend's selfie.<p>The feature you didn't know you wanted for Instagram has finally arrived: pinch-to-zoom. Surprised it wasn't already there? Don't be. Originally, Instagram didn't support large enough images to warrant enlarging -- but last year, that changed last year when …

Samsung mobile recovery suffers blow as Galaxy Notes 'catch fire'

SEOUL (Reuters) - The recovery in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s (005930.KS) mobile business suffered a blow on Thursday as reports of exploding batteries forced the firm to delay shipments of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, and knocked $7 billion off its market value.<p>A model demonstrates iris recognition …

Galaxy Note

Google's new search mode surfaces results from Android apps

For some time now, Google’s search engine has been able to peer into mobile apps to find content within them. The company has now taken that feature a step further with its new search mode on Android.<p>Fire up Google’s app or launch Google Now and enter a query, and you’ll find a new ‘In Apps’ tab …

Acer's Predator 21 X puts a curved screen and dual GTX 1080s in a laptop

Acer’s new Predator 21 X is a monster. Not only have this machine’s designers put a curved 21-inch display on a laptop for the first time ever, they’ve also gone and given it <i>two</i> GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs as well. Add in five cooling fans, a 7th-generation Intel Core K-series processor, and space for as …

Dropbox employee’s password reuse led to theft of 60M+ user credentials

Dropbox disclosed earlier this week that a large chunk of its users’ credentials obtained in 2012 was floating around on the dark web. But that number may have been much higher than we originally thought.<p>Credentials for more than 60 million accounts were taken, as first reported by Motherboard and …

Dropbox

Mary-Kate, Ashley Olsen won't be on 'Fuller House'; Uncle Jesse 'heartbroken'

You don't got it, dude.<p>It appears Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen will not be reprising their role as Michelle Tanner in Netflix's "Fuller House," according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>The Hollywood Reporter cited a statement from executive producer Robert L. Boyett about the absence of the 28-year-old …