Hannah Neiman

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Boot up: updating Android, Iron Maiden v pirates, DIY Mac Pros and more

We're back with a burst of 12 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Galaxy Nexus & Android 4.4 (KitKat) FAQs >> Nexus Help<p><b>Is Google releasing Android 4.4 as a system update for Galaxy Nexus?</b>No, Galaxy Nexus phones won't be receiving the update for Android 4.4 (KitKat).<b>Why</b> …

Coinbase Launches Point of Sale App for Bitcoin Payments

Coinbase, the Bitcoin digital wallet service that recently raised a hefty $25 million, is upping its focus on merchants after it released its first standalone point-of-sale app to allow retailers to accept payment via Bitcoin on a mobile device (assuming recent price drops haven’t discouraged them.)<p>…

LG makes Knock a standard feature, update coming for L Series II models

LG first rolled out its Knock feature on the G2 earlier this year, but now that item will become a standard feature on future handsets. If you'll recall, the power button on that smartphone is situated around back, so Knock allows users to turn the unit on by double tapping on the screen. In …

What is Android?

Android has evolved a lot over the years and has quickly become the dominant mobile platform across the globe. While most of us know exactly what Android is, and how to use it, there are still a number of folks that are new to Google’s mobile OS, finally ditching that old-school mobile phone or …

Android News

Tim Cook’s revised stock deal cost him $4M this year

<i>ComputerWorld</i> noted that Apple’s SEC filing on Friday revealed that Tim Cook lost out on $4M worth of stock as a result of his request to the board in August to revise his compensation arrangements to a deal he felt was fairer to shareholders.<p>Earlier this year Apple’s board revised Cook’s vesting …

Web App Searchlet Lets You Perform Multiple Searches Without Opening A Gazillion Tabs

At any given moment during my working day, I have browser tabs open for my email account, Feedly, TechCrunch, WordPress, Convo, Twitter, Google Calendar, Reddit, Pinterest and Facebook. That’s in addition to all the sites I am using for research (or to procrastinate) and desktop apps like Skype and …

NSA reportedly intercepting laptops purchased online to install spy malware

According to a new report from <i>Der Spiegel</i> based on internal NSA documents, the signals intelligence agency's elite hacking unit (TAO) is able to conduct sophisticated wiretaps in ways that make Hollywood fantasy look more like reality. The report indicates that the NSA, in collaboration with the …

Cisco “deeply concerned” over NSA backdoor claims

Cisco(s csco) is investigating a claim by Germany’s <i>Der Spiegel</i> that the company is among many whose devices have been backdoored by the NSA to assist …

Twitter Tests 'Recommended Accounts' Feature

It’s been a year of experimentation from Twitter, and the latest feature that the company is piloting is the option to favorite other users’ accounts.<p>Favoriting has taken on a new meaning in recent times. For many users it is more akin to a Facebook ‘Like’ or an act of acknowledgement rather than …

We must invest in SMEs to create a lasting recovery

The Government must focus on measures that will incentivise large businesses to invest the cash they have accumulated and to boost the confidence of small and medium-sized businesses<p>We have much to be optimistic about as we reflect on 2013, with the UK economy growing at its fastest rate for three …

Computer Use May Improve Fine-Motor Skills In The Brain, Scientists Say

Don’t worry about watching all those cat videos on the Internet. You’re not wasting time when you are at your computer—you’re honing your fine-motor skills. A study of people’s ability to translate training that involves clicking and twiddling a computer mouse reveals that the brain can apply that …

Roku player software cracked open temporarily, root now to run XBMC later

Roku's line of set-top boxes have been popular thanks to their simple controls, large set of available apps (recently expanded to include YouTube for the new Roku 3) and hardware ranging in price from inexpensive to downright cheap. Still, despite an active and encouraged developer community with …

British government will reportedly declassify Bush-Blair talks from Iraq War run-up

The British government is reportedly in the process of declassifying more than 100 documents detailing discussions that took place between then-U.S. President George W. Bush, then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and then-British Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown in the weeks and months …

Obama's healthcare law takes full effect this week

WASHINGTON — Nearly four years after it was signed and after months of scrambling and uncertainty, President Obama's landmark bid to guarantee Americans health security takes full effect Wednesday as the Affordable Care Act begins delivering healthcare coverage to millions nationwide.<p>Administration …

Russian City Hit by Second Suicide Attack in Two Days

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A suicide attack on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd killed at least 14 and wounded at …

Monsanto’s scary new scheme: Why does it really want all this data?

<b>(Nejron Photo, Fotokostic via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed<p>Lina Khan<p>December 29, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Imagine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need …

Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …