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You can now play a Pictionary-style game called Quick Draw against Google's AI

For machine learning to become more intelligent it needs data. The more that is fed into self-learning systems, the quicker they are able to take on …

Machine Learning

MailButler Adds New Tools to Apple Mail

Like many of Apple's stock Mac apps, Mail gets the job done without many bells and whistles. That leaves gaps for third-party developers to fill with their own apps and plugins. MailButler does just that – it's a plugin for Apple Mail from Berlin-based Feingeist Software that adds six tools to Mail …

MacID unlocks your Mac with your Touch ID: Free for 48 hours

Want to be able to unlock your Mac using Touch ID? Now you can. What's more, it's free for the next two days.Beginning March 16th, the MacID iOS app …

How the Apple Watch is made

<i>Greg Koenig is an industrial designer and co-founder of Luma Labs in Portland, Oregon. This post originally appeared on his blog, Atomic …

Java now pollutes your Mac with adware - here's how to uninstall it - ExtremeTech

Java now pollutes your Mac with adware — here’s how to uninstall it<p>By on March 9, 2015 at 8:28 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

I just relived the Bush years with Jon Stewart clips and laughed to keep from crying

Jon Stewart is stepping down as host of The Daily Show, after nearly 17 years of incisive political and media satire.<p>For most viewers, the show’s must-watch period started with George W. Bush in the White House, and particularly after 9/11. Stewart’s incisive comedy provided a vital antidote to …

Comedy

HTC hits Apple and Samsung with cringeworthy rap battle, Dr. Dre and Jay Z not impressed

I’m a bit speechless on this one. It makes Samsung’s sustainability report rap seem…still horrible. Huge tech companies, can we please not do this anymore?<p>It’s also probably not the smartest idea in the world to start a rap battle with the two companies affiliated with two biggest names in rap: …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Pebble Unfazed by Apple Watch, Plans New Hardware and Software in 2015

While much of the wearables focus remains on the upcoming Apple Watch launch, Pebble continues to push forward with its own smartwatch platform that began as a record-setting Kickstarter project and has blossomed into a successful company. Pebble CEO Eric Migicovsky recently discussed the company's …

Smartwatches

From Phones To Tablets: 26 Apple Designs That Never Came To Be

In Design Forward, frog design’s founder, Hartmut Esslinger, recounts the inspirations and process behind the computers that revolutionized consumer electronics.<p><i>Editors’ note: The following is an excerpt from</i> Design Forward: Creative Strategies for Sustainable Change <i>(</i><i>Arnoldsche Art Publishers</i><i>), by</i> …

Video: T-Mobile CEO offers Verizon and AT&T the gift of trolling

If there’s one thing T-Mobile CEO John Legere loves to do, it’s troll his rivals. Legere’s whole tenure as T-Mobile’s chief executive has been marked …

How to use the Apple Watch font as the system font on OS X Yosemite

As part of the WatchKit resources, which can be freely downloaded by anyone at Apple’s website, the company released the font it uses on Apple Watch, called San Francisco.<p>With Yosemite, Apple changed the system font from Lucida Grande to Helvetica, the font used on iOS. This caused some backlash …

Let's Try To Avoid Becoming Cyborgs...For Now

Check out the 60 complex questions that confused Cortana more than Siri and Google Now

The three main mobile operating systems all have their respective voice-based virtual assistants to help users with various tasks during the day. …

How “Today Widgets” work in iOS 8, and how developers should work them into their apps

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>So what are the Today Widgets in Apple’s iOS 8, and what is their intended purpose? For some, that seems to be left open to …

Google is revamping bookmarks in Chrome with a new extension

There's no getting around it — bookmarks aren't all that great. Google is hoping to make them a bit better with a new Chrome extension that, simply enough, is called Google Bookmark Manager. The extension swaps out the nigh-useless list of links for a grid of items illustrated with snapshots of the …

Amazon Admits It Botched Pricing on its Fire Phone Flop

Senior vice president of devices David Limp says Amazon got the price point wrong.<p>One of Amazon's top executives has admitted that the online retailer got the pricing of its Fire Phone wrong.<p>In an interview with <i>Fortune</i>, senior vice president of devices David Limp said that Amazon "mismatched …

Google’s upcoming Copresence feature lets iOS & Android users share via AirDrop-like functionality

In June a report detailed a feature in development by Google that would reportedly allow Android devices to alert “people, places, and things” to the presence of nearby users. At the time, reports referred to the feature as “Nearby” and described it as a location-based feature for Android devices …