Jason

1,237 Added | 4 Magazines | 8 Likes | 1 Following | 160 Followers | @jjcflip | Keep up with Jason on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jason”

Hyundai Sonata will finally get CarPlay in early 2016

Hyundai began teasing Apple's CarPlay software for its vehicles way back in 2014, but failed to deliver it as promised in the 2015 Sonata. Now, the automaker will finally make Cupertino's in-car system available during the first quarter of 2016. What's more, it won't be a free upgrade. Hyundai says …

These $20 earbuds are an obvious upgrade over the ones that came with your phone

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon If you're using the pair of earbuds that came with your phone — say, the EarPods Apple bundles with every iPhone— and you care …

Consumer Tech

Microsoft Outlook on the App Store

2.69.1<p>Mar 19, 2018<p>2.68.0<p>Mar 12, 2018<p>2.67.0<p>Mar 5, 2018<p>2.66.0<p>Feb 27, 2018<p>2.65.0<p>Feb 22, 2018<p>2.64.0<p>Feb 13, 2018<p>2.63.0<p>Feb 6, 2018<p>2.62.0<p>Jan 29, …

Apple wins lawsuit claiming messages to Android were blocked

You certainly have reason to be upset at how Apple handled iMessages for users switching away from iOS, but it's clear that not everyone has raised those gripes the right way. Judge Lucy Koh (from the Apple-versus-Samsung case) has dismissed a lawsuit arguing that Apple effectively wiretapped …

Hyatt Is Latest Hotel Brand Hacked After Finding Malware On Its Payment System

Hyatt, the global hotel chain with 627 properties across more than 50 countries, is the latest in its industry to suffer a cyber security attack.<p>In an announcement devoid of specific information or details, the company revealed that it “recently identified malware on computers that operate the …

Cybersecurity

Samsung's Galaxy A9 has a 6-inch display and a huge battery

Though flagship smartphones have apparently stopped growing, most of them having 5 to 5.5-inch screens, there's still a market for larger devices, …

HTC One X9 officially announced, features all-metal body, full HD 5.5-inch display, 3000mAh battery, more

HTC has finally launched the long-rumored One X9 in China, and it boasts some pretty decent specs in a package which costs 2399 Yuan, or roughly $370 USD when converted. There’s very little revealed about the device that we didn’t already know, and we’re unsure if/when the phone will be launched in …

Google Photos free space saver feature + Shared Albums arrive on iOS

A few weeks ago Google unveiled a new space saver feature for its Photos app on Android, and this week the best feature 16GB iPhones and iPads could wish for is now available on iOS. Google Photos has also added Shared Albums across iOS, Android, and the web, which makes sending pictures and videos …

Fossil's Android Wear watch goes on sale for $275

A company that specializes in designing watches has released an Android Wear model you might actually wear to dinner. Fossil's Q Founder smartwatch is now available on Google Play for $275 in leather (coming soon), with the stainless steel model priced at $295. Like the Tag Heuer Connected, it's …

Apple Watch 2 will reportedly debut at March event

If the rumors are true, Apple's next big reveal will happen in March. <i>9to5Mac</i> reports that Cupertino is planning to pull the wraps off of the Apple Watch 2 at the event, which would be the second consecutive year the company held a product announcement in that month. Details are scarce on version …

Apple Watch

iOS 9.2 gives you more control over Apple Music and iBooks

Apple is clearly hoping to clear its slate before the year is over. On top of that iPhone battery case, it just posted an iOS 9.2 update that brings big improvements to Apple Music and iBooks. For a start, it's much easier to reconcile your iCloud Music Library with the streaming service -- you can …

Apple unveils official 25-hour battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6S

Apple's iPhones have long been a source of battery anxiety, with third-party battery cases easing these worries by offering extra juice when you need it. Now, Apple has unveiled its own Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S, quietly posting the product on its online stores (as spotted …

iPhone

Apple's rumored magnetic Watch dock is now official and costs $79

It seems that rumors that Apple was about to release a dock for Apple Watch owners were bang on the money, following reports that some Apple stores are now selling them for $79.<p>As reported by 9to5Mac, the docks uses a magnetic attachment that allows it to either be laid flat or stood upright in …

Amazon Black Friday deals go live this week

<i>Enjoy new deals every five minutes starting Friday, November 20 through Friday, November 27</i><p><i>Effortlessly keep tabs on top deals from anywhere with new “Watch A Deal” feature</i><p>SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 18, 2015– (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon.com today announced holiday deals start on Friday, November 20, …

Shopping

Google And ASUS Launch The $85 Chromebit, A Chrome OS Desktop On An HDMI Stick

Earlier this year, Google and ASUS announced the Chromebit — a full Chrome OS-based computer on an HDMI stick. Today, the two companies are officially launching this new way of using Chrome OS on any screen with an HDMI port.<p>The $85 Chromebit is a 75 gram (or 2.6 ounces) stick that you can plug …

Living Rooms

NVIDIA's new Shield Tablet is just like the old one, but cheaper

NVIDIA's first Shield tablet was a device that got almost everything right: The 8-inch slate had a crisp display flanked by twin speakers, a surprisingly precise built-in stylus and a powerful 192-core Kepler K1 processor. At the time, it was easily the best Android gaming device on the market, and …

Google Maps reviewers can now earn 1 TB of free Drive storage

Google has updated its Local Guides program for Google Maps, rewarding people who regularly leave reviews, upload photos, or add information for restaurants, tourist spots, and other locations with increased Google Drive storage and early access to new products.<p>Guides who reach level two will get …

Google Maps

Walmart is selling a $10 smartphone

For less than a large pie of pizza, you can buy an Android smartphone instead.<p>Yes, throwaway smartphones have arrived, and Walmart's selling them for …

Donald Trump and T-Mobile's CEO clashed on Twitter, and things got ugly

In one corner, folks, we have an outspoken businessman running for president. In the other, the outspoken CEO of T-Mobile.<p>Grab some popcorn, because …

T-Mobile snuck in a huge price hike to unlimited data without telling anyone

During its lavish Uncarrier event yesterday, T-Mobile drew headlines with its Binge On initiative that will exempt Netflix, HBO, and other video streaming services from customers' data plans. But the company also took the opportunity to raise prices while the world kept its eyes elsewhere. T-Mobile …

T-Mobile

BlackBerry’s second Android phone ditches the slider design, codenamed the ‘Vienna’

Just a short while after the oft-rumored BlackBerry Priv was made official, it appears the company is already readying its second-ever Android phone. CrackBerry today has shared images of what it claims is the BlackBerry Vienna, an Android device with an always-accessible physical …

This smart helmet gives you eyes in the back of your head

<i>(By Ben Gruber, Reuters) –</i> For Marcus Weller the idea started off with an accident. He was riding a motorcycle in Barcelona when he took his eyes off the road to look at a road sign and smashed into the back of a car. A couple of years later he dreamt about that accident, but in the dream Weller …

Deal: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 5 available for $550

The holiday shopping season is so close to kicking off, you can almost feel it. Those of you looking to snag a top flagship Android smartphone at a discounted price should look no further than the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. It’s undoubtedly one of this year’s best phones, and comes with a bunch of …

BlackBerry Priv review: Android alone can't save the company

Sports fans often say that their team could pull itself out of a losing streak <i>if only</i> it'd play that exciting but untested, kid who's usually consigned to the bench. Gadgets fans sing a similar hymn about BlackBerry, opining that it would have remained relevant if it'd adopted Android to run on its …

Karma launches $50 unlimited data for its shareable hotspot

Up until now, the shareable hotspot company Karma has offered internet access one way: Pay as you go for $14 a gigabyte, with free data thrown in when others hop onto your Karma Go hotspot. Now, it's introducing another method called Neverstop, which gives you unlimited internet for $50 a month. …

Karma

BlackBerry can bypass carriers to deliver Android security fixes

Multiple Android phone makers are promising monthly security updates, but there's a big gotcha: they typically have to get approval from carriers, which means you'll wait weeks before those updates arrive. BlackBerry won't be making that compromise with the Priv, however. It's not only planning to …

Karma’s Mobile Hotspot Adds “Neverstop,” A $50 Per Month Unlimited Data Plan

Karma, the makers of the pay-as-you-go LTE mobile hotspot that began shipping earlier this summer, announced today a new type of data plan meant to appeal to those who more regularly use their device. Instead of topping off data as you need it, the new “Neverstop” plan will instead offer users …

Karma

Wilson's X connected basketball is fun, but not ready for prime time

I am not a good basketball player. I am average at best, which is ironic for someone who loves Jordan sneakers. Still, that doesn't keep me from playing the sport recreationally, even if I end up making a fool of myself most of the time. But because I love watching NBA and NCAA games on TV, I enjoy …

Basketball

T-Mobile is fixing its coverage issues with an LTE hotspot for your home

With the new LTE CellSpot, T-Mobile is asking you to fix its network problems. The small plug-in tower takes a weak LTE signal and boosts it for your home or office, and cleverly hides T-Mobile’s own issues.<p>The CellSpot is available to all Simple Choice customers with a $25 deposit. There are no …

Google Apps For Work Passes 2M Paid Businesses, Now Vets And Recommends 3rd-Party Apps

Last month, Google made a bold move to win over more business customers using cloud-based apps by making Google Apps for Work free for any company that is still under contract with a rival like Microsoft of Amazon. Today, Google — which now has 2 million paying businesses using Google Apps for Work …

Apps