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Project Loon brings limited internet access to Puerto Rico

Alphabet, Google's parent company, is hoping its high-flying internet balloons can help the people of Puerto Rico, about a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall.<p>On Friday, the search giant announced some balloons from its Project Loon program had been deployed over Puerto Rico, in an effort to …

Puerto Rico

Hugh Hefner, visionary editor who founded Playboy magazine, dies at 91

By Matt Schudel<p>Matt Schudel<p>Obituary writer<p>Email Bio Follow<p>As much as anyone, Hugh Hefner turned the world on to sex. As the visionary editor who created Playboy magazine out of sheer will and his own fevered dreams, he introduced nudity and sexuality to the cultural mainstream of America and the …

Apple announces the Apple TV 4K with HDR. Apple's bringing 4K to iTunes for the same prices as HD! #AppleEvent https://t.co/jfWbZz5SVd

Samsung launches Galaxy Note 8 hoping to extinguish Note 7 memories

South Korean firm adds dual cameras and infinity screen to stylus-equipped big smartphone flagship to make amends for fire-prone predecessor<p>The new Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the most important big smartphone in the company’s history, is launching in New York today, hoping to right the wrongs of last …

The Best Tablets for Work or Play

Who needs a computer when a tablet will do?<p>Whether it's as a replacement for a laptop or a complement to one, a tablet is a great option for more casual web browsing, gaming, and even productivity. For many people, their choice of tablet may already be partly decided for them -- if you're already …

Google launches Chrome Enterprise so businesses can use Chromebooks, too

Google wants you to use a Chromebook at work.<p>The company just announced a new enterprise version of Chrome OS that will make it much easier for …

Run Linux like a power user with this immersive training for under $20

If you’re a hardcore web pro, there’s a decent chance you’re also a devotee of the Linux operating system. Sure, Windows and iOS come with lots of fun frills and added features, but for down and dirty, uncluttered programming and system operations, many coding beasts say the open-source creative …

How Oreo is better than Nougat: Introduction

In general any new software release should be “better” than its predecessor, and while sadly this isn’t always the case (I’m looking at you Windows 8.x), it is generally true. So, as you would expect, Android 8.0 Oreo is better than Android 7.0 Nougat, but <i>how</i> exactly is it better? Let me …

Apple sued by State Farm over alleged iPhone fire

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Exploding phones were all the rage after Samsung's Note 7 debacle last year.<p>But Samsung is hardly alone among phone makers that have seen, at one time or another, devices of their making experience a …

You Can Now Try HomeKit at Dozens of Apple Stores Around the World

Apple has recently unveiled interactive HomeKit experiences in 46 of its retail stores worldwide, allowing customers to test out its smart home platform free of charge, according to <i>TechCrunch</i>.<p>Each interactive setup consists of two vertical displays positioned behind an iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch …

Apple 2017 Back to School deal: free Beats headphones with select Mac and iPad Pro purchases

Apple has just announced its Back to School deals for 2017. This year, students at the Apple Store can get a pair of Beats Solo3 headphones, Powerbeats3 or BeatsX bundled with Macs and iPad Pro purchases. This is in addition to the usual Apple Store education discount.<p>The company will bundle Beats …

Apple reportedly paying LG to exclusively devote OLED production lines to iPhone orders

Samsung may be the exclusive supplier of OLED screens for the iPhone 8, but it seems that Apple is taking significant steps to diversify its supply chain.<p>Not only is the company reportedly close to striking a deal with LG, but Apple is said to be making a large up-front investment in the company’s …

Target discounted 11 different Apple Watch models in today’s big sale

Apple’s latest-generation Apple Watch Series 2 is great, but a lot of people might not realize that it doesn’t really offer too many big benefits …

Smartwatches

The One Apple Watch Charging Mistake You’re Making

There’s nothing worse than having your battery drop down to 0%, especially when it’s your watch. But we all know that Apple Watches are more than …

Hints of iPhone 8 Showing Up in Web Analytics

Back in February, noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo laid out his expectations for the display resolution on the so-called "iPhone 8," a brand-new iPhone scheduled for release later this year that forgoes the traditional Home button and LCD screen in favor of an OLED display that fills essentially the …

Microsoft exec claims iPad Pro is a Surface copycat

In love with your new iPad Pro? You can thank Microsoft for that.<p>Microsoft executive Ryan Gavin claims Apple’s latest take on tablets wouldn’t have happened without the Surface Pro. It is a “clear example” that the company is following Microsoft’s move into ultraportable 2-in-1 machines.<p>The iPad …

DHS secretary: Electronics ban may be expanded to flights departing US

<b>(CNN) —</b> Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly confirmed to CNN Friday that he is considering expanding the ban on large electronics in airplane cabins to include flights departing from the US to overseas.<p>If that happens, then it would mean any electronic device larger than a cell phone would not …

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending April 28, 2017)

This week the new FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, moved forward with his plan to end net neutrality rules and voting is scheduled for for May 18. While Uber’s CEO remained in the crosshairs, Silicon Valley continued to make progress on a flying car, and ride-share app Gett purchased another ride-share app …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Gole1 Plus is a mini-PC with an Intel Atom processor and 8-inch display

One of the best things about the Windows PC ecosystem is the incredible variety of machines that manufacturers are producing. If you can imagine a …

Washing Machines

Samsung Galaxy S8 may have a headphone jack after all

The rumor mill has a tendency to go back and forth more often than not, and it looks like Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone isn’t immune from …