Michael Gutierrez

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Eero Wants To Eliminate Wi-Fi Dead Spots In Your Home

Relying on one router to serve up Wi-Fi for your entire house can be frustrating and lead to dead spots. San Francisco-based startup, Eero, thinks it has the answer to that issue and doesn’t rely on irritating Wi-Fi extenders.<p>Rather than using a single router, Eero encourages you to deploy a …

PlayStation Network Maintenance Scheduled for Thursday

Ahead of the upcoming PlayStation 4 free play weekend, Sony will perform regular maintenance on the PlayStation Network, the company has announced.<p>The network maintenance is scheduled for Thursday, February 12 from 9 AM-12:30 PM PDT. That's 12 Noon-3:30 PM EDT or 5 PM-10 PM UK.<p>"During this time we …

Nintendo TVii Canceled in Europe

Nintendo TVii, which attempts to collect several different video streaming services and your existing television channels into one convenient Wii U channel, will not launch in the Europe, Nintendo has announced.<p>"Due to the extremely complex nature of localising multiple television services across a …

RadioShack Goes Bankrupt

Even RadioShack was making fun of how outdated RadioShack was before the electronics store filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this week. However, the stores won't disappear entirely, the company is just no longer independently owned.<p>RadioShack operated 4,000 stores in the US. According to …

Leaked image claims to depict the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge

Although nothing has been confirmed, it would <i>appear</i> that Samsung has sprung a leak as of late given the waves of materials claiming to depict the Galaxy S6 in all its case-enclosed glory. It is understood that Samsung will be releasing a Galaxy S Edge model as well, something that became a much …

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On the Origin of Colourful Monkey Faces

Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science<p>“Can you hear that?” says James Higham.<p>I can. It’s a loud screeching noise in the background of our phone call.<p>“That’s a female rhesus freaking out,” he says.<p>Rhesus macaques have featured heavily in lab experiments, but this particular loud female is …

This Is The Texting Service Undocumented Immigrants Are Using To Avoid Police

When Alfredo Rodriguez and his friends sit around a table drinking a beer, it's not unusual for all of their phones to light up with the same message.<p><i>Possible checkpoint</i>, the text messages read in Spanish, followed by the name of a street or an intersection. <i>Have a friend without PaseLaVoz? Get him</i> …

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How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

Nintendo Excludes Smash Bros From YouTube Partner Program

Nintendo has excluded the entire lineage of Super Smash Bros games from its Content Creators Program, meaning that YouTube personalities who wanted to upload videos of the series will not be eligible for a cut of Nintendo’s ad revenue.<p>Also blocked are third-party games licenced by Nintendo, such as …

Attorney: We're investigating what happened to Bobbi Kristina Brown

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> As Bobbi Kristina Brown remains hospitalized, her father's attorney said "we are currently investigating the events that led to (her) hospitalization."<p>Attorney Christopher Brown also said Tuesday that the 21-year-old daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown "is not and …

New Adware Found In Google Play Apps With Millions Of Downloads

A new report from security firm Avast out this morning reveals the discovery of a new form of malware on the Google Play store, which begins to display advertisements disguised as warning messages to end users when they unlock their Android smartphones. What’s interesting about this malware – or …

10 Reasons to Never Ever Drink Soy Milk

There’s never an excuse soy milk<p>Some lactose-intolerant folks drink it because they want a milk substitute. Some health-conscious people drink it …

Ready, Player? GameSpot Joins Flipboard

Whether you’re wondering where the next Minecon will take place or if you should get a dedicated gaming PC for your living room, GameSpot is …

Pixie's new Bluetooth beacons make it harder for you to lose your stuff

Each beacon will last 18 months, and they are water-resistant and UV-coated to protect the radios, circuitry, and processor inside. They work up to 50 feet from your phone indoors and 150 feet outdoors — all with an accuracy of under a foot. "It's not a proximity device. We're actually measuring …

Amazon, Google and Microsoft escape Adblock Plus, for a price

It's long been rumored that Google, among other companies, has been paying Adblock Plus in order to get through its filters. Now, <i>Financial Times</i> says that it's not only Google that's been paying the ad-blocking service to be part of its whitelisted websites, but also Microsoft, Amazon and ad …

How your iPhone could start your car before you get in it

Apple already has its in-dash operating system CarPlay, which it hopes will make its way into more than 24 million vehicles over the next five years. But if a new patent published today is anything to go by, that’s the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Apple’s hopes for the car-world.<p>What Apple …

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