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Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

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Microsoft Lets Eligible Students Sign Up for Free Office 365

Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer is available first in the US and will roll out globally later this year.<p>The new program builds on the Student Advantage initiative that …

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Why Working at Google Is Not My Dream Job (Anymore) « failing like never before

I had to sign several NDAs with Google and I am honestly too lazy to check what I can and cannot disclose. In light of that, I'll keep this vague and …

Bot Traffic May Be Ruining Your Content Strategy, and Google Knows It — The Content Strategist

​On July 30, Google announced a new bot filter, alpha tested by Nestlé, that allows Google Analytics users to exclude known bots and spiders from …

This Discounted Keychain Has a Tiny Lightning Cable Hiding Inside

It might look like a car key, but this unassuming Monoprice keychain hides a stowaway 6" MFI-Certified Lightning cable for Apple devices, and you can …

Lytro changed photography. Now can it get anyone to care?

“Okay, can I take it out of the box now?”<p>Lytro product director Colvin Pitts wants to show me the camera he’s been working on since 2007. He cautions that it’s just an early model, then gently lifts the stark, black device out of an unmarked box. It looks like a cross between a DSLR and a …

Google Offers A Free Crash Course In Android Development

Google has teamed up with Udacity to make available a free course in Android development available to all – complete with videos, quizzes, course materials and forums. The course is called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals,” and it provides everything you need to learn how to make an …

Wi-Fi flaw gives up your password

Some popular home Wi-Fi routers use dumb computer chips that let hackers steal your password with a single try.<p>Swiss security researcher Dominique Bongard said many popular routers' computer chips use a "random number generator" intended to safeguard your password -- but it turns out those "random" …

Google Adds User Account Menu to Chrome Canary

Google Chrome has supported multiple user accounts for years now, but the options to add and manage them have been buried in the browser’s settings. In fact, if you actually navigate to the proper section (Hit the menu button, choose Settings, and scroll down to “Users”) and add a few users, you …

AppAdvice Daily: Walk and talk headphone free with the Bēm Speaker Band

We’re getting portable with today’s hot new accessory, the Speaker Band by Bēm. It’s light, stylish, and will let you have access to your music and …

Latest Google+ update for Android quietly adds Chromecast support

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Android Police<p>You won’t see mention of it in the release notes, but the latest version of Google+ for Android now has …

Latest Google Plus version lets you cast to Chromecast

Google pushed a design-focused update to the Google Plus app last week, but there was a hidden treat inside – support for casting to the Chromecast.<p>The feature is quite simple – there is a new casting icon on the right-hand side of the circle selector dropdown. Clicking on it will launch a brief …

Yahoo To Strengthen Email Encryption

Yahoo will join Google in providing users of its email service with end-to-end encryption, helping to keep the private communications of people protected from the prying eyes of governments and hackers alike. The company made the announcement on stage at the Black Hat security conference earlier …

Google shows off Mesa, a super-fast data warehouse that runs across data centers

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google is taking the wraps off yet another impressive feat of database engineering, a data warehousing system …

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Access your computers from <i>anywhere</i><p>Because the Guacamole client is an HTML5 web application, use of your computers is not tied to any one device or …

Write Gmail in Emacs the Easy Way: gmail-message-mode

09 Aug 2014, by .<p>Trying out the myriad of Emacs mail clients is no less than an odyssey. I am proud to say I dove into this sea of protocols and …

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Atraci Streams a Library of Over 60 Million Songs for Free

If you're looking for a way to stream an extensive library of music, create custom playlists of your favorite tracks, and listen to it all for free …

Cheerp, the C++ compiler for the Web

Cheerp 1.0 (previously duetto) - a C/C++ compiler for Web applications surpassing existing compile-to-JS solutions<p>Today Leaning Technologies …

Google strengthens web encryption drive by making HTTPS a ranking issue

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Google(s goog) has begun giving better search rankings to websites that use secure, encrypted connections to transmit customer …

Yahoo joins Google in effort to protect users' emails from prying eyes

Yahoo is reportedly working with Google on a new encryption system for emails<p>Yahoo said it will join Google to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported.<p>The move comes …

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What is HTTPS and why does Google like it so much?

Google has announced it will give sites using encryption a higher rank in its search algorithms. Particularly, it singled out HTTPS, which it characterizes as “industry-leading security.”<p>It’s easy to tell if a site is using the system: A URL that starts https:// instead of http:// is using it. …

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Wanna Build Your Own Google? Visit the App Store for Algorithms

Today's internet is ruled by algorithms. These mathematical creations determine what you see in your Facebook feed, what movies Netflix recommends to …

You can now use Facebook Messenger on your wrist with Android Wear

Android Wear is quickly gaining support for more messaging apps beyond Google's Hangouts. WhatsApp recently released a beta update enabling owners of the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live to dictate message replies, swipe through a stack of multiple notifications, and view full-length message …

Google Now Factoring HTTPS Support Into Ranking

As of today, there are only about 2 million websites that support HTTPS. That's a shamefully low number. Two things are about to happen that we at …

Mophie Adds 64 GB 'Space Pack' to Battery Case Lineup

Mophie today announced a new 64 GB version of its Space Pack for the iPhone 5 and 5s, which is currently available for pre-order on the company's website. First introduced in January of this year, the Mophie Space Pack is a 1700 mAh battery case that includes built-in storage.<p>The Space Pack aims to …

Tetris Gets Hacked Onto The Only Thing It’s Not Already On: A Playable T-Shirt

Tetris. Since its debut in 1984, it’s found its way onto nearly every possible platform. Game consoles. Graphing calculators. Lab equipment. Buildings.<p>Now its found its way onto the most elusive and coveted platform of all: some dude’s chest.<p>In honor of Tetris’ 30th anniversary, tinkerer Mark …

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The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …