Kyle Kunze

1,631 Added | 4 Magazines | 25 Likes | 1 Following | 18 Followers | @Technicmender | Just a regular old Mechanical Engineer out of Oregon State University. I enjoy photography, Space, Elections and Playing Video Games. Please follow my magazines as I put a good amount of stuff in there!

The Xbox One Is About to Become Even More Windows-Like

Your Xbox One is about to talk back to you, but in a good way — or at least a slightly better one. Let’s clarify, especially for those who bought the …

Kinect

The new Pebble Core is a GPS accessory for runners and hackers

Pebble's first non-smartwatch gadget<p>Pebble just added optical heart rate sensors to its new smartwatches, but a lot of smartwatches are still lacking one feature that matters to workout hounds: GPS. Pebble's solution? Create an accessory device that has GPS.<p>The new Pebble Core is the company's …

Wearable Tech

Bernie Sanders Will Save Democrats From a Trump Presidency and Hillary Clinton's SAP Emails

If Democrats want to win, Bernie Sanders will become Democratic nominee. If the Democratic establishment and superdelegates desire a Donald Trump presidency, they'll nominate Hillary Clinton. Democrats everywhere fear the prospect of President Trump, yet Clinton faces possible FBI indictments, and …

Government
Donald Trump

Ronald Reagan was Donald Trump, until he was president

Though there are important differences, the parallels between Reagan's political life and Trump's are downright chilling, from their media careers to …

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton: Trump As President Would Endanger America

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hillary Clinton tore into Donald Trump’s foreign policy experience and temperament in a blistering speech Thursday, arguing that “we …

Government

PAUL RYAN: I'll be voting for Donald Trump this fall

"Donald Trump and I have talked at great length about things such as the proper role of the executive and fundamental principles such as the protection of life," Ryan wrote. "The list of potential Supreme Court nominees he released after our first meeting was very encouraging."<p>He continued: …

Donald Trump

Obama Wanted to Cut Social Security. Then Bernie Sanders Happened.

President Barack Obama endorsed an expansion of Social Security for the first time on Wednesday.<p>“We can’t afford to weaken Social Security,” he said …

Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Plan: Donald Trump Is a Crazy Person

In a speech that was ostensibly about foreign policy given this afternoon in San Diego, Hillary Clinton’s main point of focus was not on America’s …

CNN finally puts that annoying breaking news banner to use, begins live fact-checking Donald Trump

CNN’s chyron (finally) included a real time fact-check of Trump’s latest lie and Twitter roundly rejoiced<p>Donald Trump's presidential pivot has been as successful as his fraudulent, decades-long marketing scheme. But after months of serving as the convenient target of deflection every time the …

Donald Trump

Sanders is beating Obama’s 2008 youth vote record. And the primary’s not even over.

Bernie Sanders isn't just winning the youth vote — he's crushing it.<p>A new analysis from Tufts University shows that Sanders has now surpassed Barack Obama's 2008 Democratic primary totals among young people in the 25 states where we can draw a comparison — whether you count by raw vote total or …

Government

New Galaxy Note Leak Reveals A Significant Feature

Time to add one more bullet point to Forbes’ list of what we know about the next Samsung Galaxy Note phablet. Alongside the return of microSD support and a Quad HD screen, China’s Zhongguancun Online suggests that the phablet could sport a dual-lens camera.<p>Given the Galaxy Note range is known for …

Phones

PC Hardware Is Physically Leaking Your Encryption Keys

All it takes is a dedicated hacker, an antenna, and some signal processing skills.<p>Your computer has an aura. That sentence causes me actual physical pain to type, but there's not really a better way to put it—whether you're surfing really fucked up porn or writing the great American metaphysical …

Computer Science

Intel goes 'extreme' with first 10-core processor, puts tick-tock tactics on hold

Multitasking is for the weak: Now Intel is targeting "mega-taskers" at Taipei's Computex show, launching a lineup of desktop processors with "crazy good" performance.<p>Dual-core. Quad-core. Octa-core.<p>Chipset manufacturers have been boosting processing power by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now, …

Computer Hardware

Russia's got a point: The U.S. broke a NATO promise

Moscow solidified its hold on Crimea in April, outlawing the Tatar legislature that had opposed Russia’s annexation of the region since 2014. Together with Russian military provocations against<p>NATOforces in and around the Baltic, this move seems to validate the observations of Western analysts who …

Donald Trump is a 'vulgar, demented, pig demon' says Hillary Clinton's ex adviser

Donald Trump is a 'vulgar, demented, pig demon' who only appeals to 'emasculated' middle-aged men, the former innovation adviser to Hillary Clinton has said.<p>Alec Ross, who was senior aide to Clinton during her term as Secretary of State, was speaking at The Hay Festival in Wales about the …

Hillary Clinton

Apple and Microsoft are still fighting an old war — while Amazon and Google fight a new one

By the end of 2015, it finally looked as if both had succeeded: The new Apple TV supports the Apple App Store, and Microsoft updated the Xbox One to run a version of the Windows 10 operating system.<p>And a report came out last week indicating that the Apple TV will soon be getting an upgrade that …

Amazon Echo

How to Explain the Sanders Campaign to an Idiot, Paul Krugman or a Clintonite in 8 Sentences

<b>Sentence #1:</b> If a Democratic primary candidate can win 59 percent of the Party's "pledged" (primary- and caucus-won) delegates or more, the primary is decided by pledged delegates; if a Democratic primary candidate fails to meet that threshold, they are considered by DNC electoral processes to be a …

Middle-class

The long con of military decline: How the right uses the armed forces to lie about America

Listen to GOP and we’re either the greatest fighting force ever, or on verge of decimation. So which one is it?<p>If you set yourself the task of watching the Republican presidential debates, you may have noticed that when the candidates talk about the military they careen between declaring America as …

Military

Latest iPhone 7 Report: It Fixes Biggest iPhone 6S Failure

Should you be excited about the iPhone 7? The evidence says no. Widespread leaks argue new iPhone will be boring yet controversial. But new information reveals it could still be a crowd pleaser…<p>While headline features like Apple Pay and 3D Touch are what Apple finds most exciting, for users the …

Mobile Technology

Danger Below? New Properties Hide Abandoned Oil And Gas Wells

In 2007, Rick Kinder was working for a contractor, building a house in southern Colorado. The workers had just finished putting in all the doors, windows and sealing the house. Kinder and a colleague were working in the crawlspace, hanging insulation.<p>"And we just heard this big roar and then a big …

Oil & Gas Industry

Clinton Broke Federal Rules With Email Server, Audit Finds

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton violated federal records rules through her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, a State Department audit has concluded.<p>“At a minimum, Secretary Clinton should have surrendered all emails dealing with Department issues …

Government

The Huge Mistake Google Is Already Making With Its New Google Home Device | Inc.com

Powered by Google search, with access to all the magic that makes Google Now (a.k.a. cards) so uncannily useful, the Google Home device announced at the company's recent IO conference might seem set to run roughshod over the Echo, Amazon's earlier entry into the in-home, voice-activated-assistant …

Google Home

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo, round 2: Google strikes back

At Google I/O, new announcements help Home edge into the lead, but the Echo's far from finished.<p><b>Editors' note, May 18, 2017:</b> <i>Since I updated this piece a month ago, both Google and Amazon have announced major upgrades to their respective smart speakers. The piece has been updated accordingly, though</i> …

Smart Homes

Allo is a messaging app with Google built right in

Google sliding into your DMs<p>Google is announcing a new messaging app today. It's called Allo and its main feature is a Google assistant that's built right in. Google says it'll be available later this summer — for free — on both iOS and Android.<p>Allo (pronounced like "Aloe" and not like "'allo, …

Google

What I Learned At A Bernie Sanders Rally

• shares<p><b>The hype and horror of the candidates has distracted us from the real issues. But if the people do not participate in the election process, the</b> …