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Eero bathes your home in super-charged Wi-Fi

If you have cable, then it’s a good bet your Wi-Fi comes courtesy of the cable producer’s incredibly average modem. Most of them are one or two …

Pokémon's most adult fan theory explained and dissected

I love fan theories. If you're unfamiliar with their magic, basically the internet has helped communities repurpose details of a story that its creator probably included as inconsequential color. Sewn together into a quilt, the speculation appears from a distance kind of logical. For example, one …

Pokémon

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Steve Jobs' widow Laurene Powell Jobs "repeatedly tried to kill" the new movie about the life of her husband.</b> Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, however, feels "that it did a great job."<p><b>2. Twitter has reportedly dropped expansion plans at the last minute.</b> The company was due to lease new office …

Amazon Web Services

How to Share Xbox One Games

The rise of digital downloads for games has raised some interesting new problems. With old consoles, all you needed to do was carry the disc, put it …

GTA V mods for the PC let you flood Los Santos and swim with a whale

Mods on mods on mods<p>Being able to jam together different <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> mods is the only reason we wanted the game on the PC in the first place. Not only can you now destroy the city of Los Santos with disaster flick-sized tsunami, but you can also spawn a bunch of sea creatures afterwards and …

Grand Theft Auto
Apps

Sling TV launches on Xbox One today, and you can try it free for a month

Sling TV is debuting on its first gaming console today. Microsoft just announced that the internet TV service is now available to Xbox One owners — as is the month-long free trial we heard about back in January. Xbox customers can download the app and start streaming from Sling's core "best of live …

Smart TV

This could be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet

It looks like Huawei is taking smartwatches very seriously. As spotted by <i>Droid Life</i>, two official promo videos for the "Huawei Watch" have accidentally been set live on YouTube ahead of the device's likely announcement tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Before the videos were …

Wear OS

Huawei Watch Leaks Ahead Of MWC And It's Kind Of Hot, With Android Wear

Mobile World Congress, in beautiful Barcelona Spain, starts next week and the leaks and early tip offs are now flowing fast and furious. Today, an unlikely horse in the smartwatch race has emerged and its carrying the Android Wear flag to take on the Apple Watch that’s expected to be formally …

Wearable Tech

How Android 5.0 lets you get raw for better photos

Programmers have begun unlocking a new feature in Google's new Lollipop mobile OS: the ability to shoot photos in raw format, which adds new flexibility in image quality.<p>For more than a decade, photographers using traditional cameras have been able to get higher image quality by "shooting raw." The …

Mobile Photography

Capital One buys Level Money, an excellent spending tracker

Can it survive being acquired?<p>Level, an elegant but slow-growing app for tracking your spending, has been acquired by Capital One, the companies said today. The app, which was a favorite of ours when it launched in 2013, monitors your purchases and tells you how much you can spend each day without …

Capital One

Watch This: The first iPhone keynote was eight years ago today

On January 9th, 2007, Steve Jobs took to the stage to announce the first iPhone, in a keynote that would revolutionize the industry and set the tone for every major tech announcement since. Later reporting would reveal that the phone Jobs was using was a barely functional prototype, and many of the …

Schadenfreude

When Will Your Phone Replace Your Keys And Wallet?

When I leave my home, I check that I have three things: keys, wallet, phone. How long will it be until the first two are obsolete? My wallet has only three things I actually need: credit cards, cash, ID. Any American with an iPhone 6 has already obsoleted credit cards, courtesy of Apple Pay. Any …

Mobile Technology

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

Hands-On With Google's New, Insanely Huge Nexus 6 Smartphone

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Johnny Hallyday

Apple just made it easier to ditch your iPhone: You can now 'deregister' iMessage online

Today Apple quietly released a new tool which makes it easier for iPhone owners to deregister and turn off iMessage — something you might want to do if you ever switch to Android and still want to receive text messages.<p>Over the past year, Apple has found itself in hot water for a bug which prevents …

Why Silicon Valley doesn’t care about Android

Based on my experience meeting hundreds of startup founders and VCs in both San Francisco and New York, few professionals in America’s tech hubs have owned an Android phone or believe in the opportunity of the platform. Meanwhile, the growth and prevalence of Android around the globe shows that …

Startups

Google on Android Lollipop security: Set it and forget it

Google's lead security engineer on Android thinks you shouldn't have to be a tech whiz to keep your phone secure.<p>The head of Google's Android mobile software security team has a little secret: Although he lives in urban San Francisco, "most days" he doesn't lock the front door to his house.<p>And he's …

Android News

Google's Nexus 6 is a high-powered handful (hands-on)

It's a little funny to see Motorola finally crafting a Nexus phone <i>after</i> Google sold it to Lenovo, but hey -- life is peculiar that way. What's more important is that Motorola has taken its responsibilities as Keeper of the Nexus name seriously, and put together a phone that's as big on power as it …

Poynt's smart store terminal lets you pay any way you like

One of the many reasons you don't see widespread support for mobile payment tech like Apple Pay or Google Wallet is the hardware investment needed to make it all work. Why should a store spend thousands of dollars on machines that miss out on some features, or will be obsolete in a few years? …

Google's Nexus 6 is up for preorder... but it's already sold out

Google’s newest Nexus phone went up for sale less than an hour from the time of this post, but has already sold out. It took less than 30 minutes for inventory to run out.<p>That includes both the Midnight Blue and Cloud White colors in both the 32 GB and 64 GB options.<p>Still, if you’re looking to get …

Android News

The Nexus 6: hands-on with Google's phablet

After watching Apple unapologetically release the gigantic iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung release the fourth iteration of its massive Galaxy Note, getting a 6-inch phone from Google seems almost par for the course. Huge phones are the new normal, but the Nexus 6 somehow manages to feel supersized even …

Switching from iOS to Android? There's a guide for that

Alongside the launch of Lollipop, Google updated the official Android website with a guide for users switching from iOS to Android. Apple wrote a …

Google Play
Android News

Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 spotted in Google animated ads

If you needed another clue that the launch of the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 is nigh, three new animated commercials apparently featuring the devices went live a few hours ago.<p>While we can’t guarantee that the huge device one of the Androidified characters pulls out in the ad below is the Nexus 6, it sure …

Android News

How to change how Wifi networks are sorted on the LG G3

A few taps in the settings can make it much easier to see available Wifi networks<p>With Wifi being all around us, it can sometimes be tough to sort …

Wi-Fi

TGS 2014: How Dragon Ball Xenoverse’s Story Changes Everything

Major twists come in the new campaign, and they're great.<p>The Bandai Namco Dragon Ball Z fighting games have always excelled with their spectacular …