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I Made an Untraceable AR-15 ‘Ghost Gun’ in My Office—and It Was Easy

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 06.03.15.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>This is my ghost gun. To quote the …

Guns

This is what text selection actions look like in Android M

There was a lot to digest in today’s Google I/O keynote but one small, interesting new behavior change of note going into Android M is a new text selection floating toolbar, as you can see in the GIF above.<p>Whereas in the past primary actions of Cut, Copy, Paste, as well as other app-specific …

Diving into M: Dark and light themes, and revamped app drawer too

Now that the Google Android M preview images are out, we are all eagerly digging in and trying to figure out what all has changed, both under the hood and right at the surface. We will be bringing you a video that takes a look at Android M a bit later, but in the meantime we’ll do our best to …

Android Marshmallow preview: An exploration of Google's latest firmware

Some eleven months ago, Android chief Sundar Pichai took to the stage at Google I/O 2014 in San Francisco, and wasted little time getting to the meat …

Google launches password manager that can log you automatically into apps

One of the new features coming along Android M that Google chose not to highlight during the keynote yesterday is a password manager called Smart Lock for Passwords.<p>Here’s how it works. When you first sign into an app that supports Smart Lock for Passwords, your device will ask if you want to save …

[Android M Feature Spotlight] Bluetooth Low Energy Scanning By Apps Gets More Power Efficient

This article is part of our <b>Android 6.0 Marshmallow Feature Spotlights</b> series.<p>Bluetooth Low Energy is the current preferred method of communication …

Android News

Android M comes with a revamped RAM Manager and it's totally awesome

Remember that with stock Android Lollipop Google introduced a neat way to check the RAM status of your phone and how much memory does each app …

Finally! Android M scores a new, system-wide dark UI theme

Guess what, Android fans? Google has most probably kept an ear close to the ground, as the next Android rendition will bring a feature requested by …

Android M app data auto backup will make device switching less of a hassle

Switching, upgrading, or resetting an Android smartphone is often a daunting task. Not because you will lose your essentials, such as contacts or …

10 hidden Android M features Google didn’t discuss in its I/O keynote

• Swiping from left to right on the lock screen will not bring up the dialer anymore. Instead, it will open Google Now.<br>• The Google Now Launcher also now …

Top 5 Best Android games you need to play this week

When it comes to the Google Play Store, it can be challenging to find the best Android games. That’s why this week, we’re giving you a roundup of our …

Google Play

15 of the best new and updated Android apps from May 2015

It’s been a busy month for Android apps, with news from big names – Periscope from Twitter lading on the platform for the first time and notable updates to Flickr’s mobile apps.<p>Then, of course, there’s the black-and-white photography app Lenka, and an overhauled version of QuizUp.<p>All you need to do …

Why batteries suck, and the new tech that may supercharge them

Record demand for external chargers is one manifestation of the desire for gadgets that can last for days untethered, and what a strong desire it is: …

Clean Energy

Getting started with Google Photos

You can have your Android M, your Brillo, your Cardboard and any of the other products announced at Google's I/O developer conference yesterday.<p>I just need Google Photos , a product I've been waiting for to create order out of my sprawling photo library. I have used Picasa for years to share photos …

Apps

Diving into M: Revamped volume controls and Do Not Disturb mode

Android Lollipop was without a doubt the most massive change to Android since Ice Cream Sandwich, but all that change also brought a number of bugs, and some clunky implementation of certain features. Thankfully, Android M is less about changing the formula and more about refining it, making its …

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung required a much needed upheaval of their flagship Galaxy S line to better keep up with current trends in the smartphone world, and that is exactly what the company did. With a dramatic shift in build material and quality, significant changes in hardware, and a far improved software …

S6 Edge vs Huawei P8, 6 Plus & One M9 blind camera test

There’s an age-old saying that the best camera is the one you have on you and most manufacturers seem to have gone back to focusing on their cameras. In the past, cameras were a playground with most OEMs banking on higher megapixel counts to sell their handsets to customers, but in recent years, …

Eerste indruk: Vertrouwd Windows 10 met startmenu en nieuwe browser | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Voor deze eerste indruk heb ik enkele weken een testversie van Windows 10 op een Surface Pro 3 en op een Lumia 1020 getest. Windows 10 komt in de …

JUNGLE TOUR // 2015

The 3DR Solo Is One Scary-Smart Drone

Great drone footage is mesmerizing, no matter what it depicts. (Exhibit A: This video of a truck driving through mud in super-slow-motion.) But …

Drones

Convinced you need a smartwatch? Neither am I, and I’m really trying here

Yes, I’ve been wearing a smartwatch around. No, it hasn’t changed my life. Yes, it’s neat and handy. No, it can’t really do much that your smartphone …

Smartwatches

Ask an Expert: All About the Best Ways to Use LinkedIn

Most of us have LinkedIn profiles, even if we don’t know exactly why we’re on the service. How do you actually put the site to use and how much …

Seek’s smartphone thermal cam gets manual focus

One of the most interesting products featured on Geek.com in 2014 was the Seek thermal camera. This accessory brings thousands of dollars worth of …

iPhone 5

The Five Best Password Managers

A while ago, all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the …

Here's everything Sony showed at the PlayStation Experience keynote

Sony just held the keynote for its first-ever PlayStation Experience fan event, and the company didn't hold back on game previews -- it showed dozens of titles that will be hitting the PS3, PS4 and PS Vita in the months ahead. Did you miss out on the whole shebang? Don't worry. We've rounded up all …

Blinds seem downright medieval when you can dim your windows with an app

A Californian company is closing the door on ordinary windows, with new smartglass that can track the position of the sun and automatically dim …

San Francisco

Microsoft toont augmented reality-kamer voor gamers | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Microsoft toonde vorig jaar al Illumiroom, waarbij Xbox-games ook buiten het beeldscherm van de televisie worden getoond. Zo wordt de ruimte waar de …

15 Ways Video Games Make You Smarter And Healthier

Video games are a huge industry and a big part of our society — take a look at Microsoft's recent purchase of a game studio for $2.5 billion — but games get a bad rap.<p>They're often portrayed as antisocial, violent, and as an addictive waste of time that encourages obesity.<p>But that's not necessarily …

Samsung's latest 105-inch UHD TV isn't just curved: It bends too!

Perhaps 85 inches isn't enough? Samsung's just introduced a 105-inch curved, bendable UHD TV (21:9 aspect ratio) at its IFA 2014 press conference. That means not only is it a massive, Ultra High-Definition screen, but also that it transforms "from flat to curved" at the touch of a button. If all …

Lenovo reveals the Vibe Z2, its very first 64-bit smartphone

Lenovo might not be known for its smartphones around these parts (Motorola's new wares should change that soon), but it's definitely no slouch where the rest of the world is concerned. To no one's surprise, the Chinese juggernaut's family of phones just got a little bigger today at IFA: The company …