Maurizio Magistrelli

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Automatic Pro adds unlimited 3G to connected car gadget

The race for aftermarket smarts in your car is heating up, and Automatic is delivering an always-on 3G data connection as its move to race ahead of the competition. The Automatic Pro dongle, which plugs into the OBD-II port used for diagnostics on any car made after 1996, now includes 3G data …

Gear & Gadgets

Why not all Chromebooks will get Android apps

Google is adding Android app support to Chrome OS, but <i>your</i> Chromebook might not get it. Despite Google’s promise of a five-year lifespan for Chromebooks, most Chromebooks released more than two years ago will be left out.Check Google’s listGoogle published a list of Chromebooks, Chromeboxes, and …

Google

FBI has lead in probe of 1.2 billion stolen Web credentials: documents

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A hacker who once advertised having access to user account information for websites like Facebook (FB.O) and Twitter (TWTR.N) has been linked through a Russian email address to the theft of a record 1.2 billion Internet credentials, the FBI said in court documents.<p>People …

Cybercrime

Paperless Productivity With Evernote & Pocket

Evernote provides many different tools to capture and save web content. From our own Web Clipper to integrations like Feedly and Pocket,Freelance …

Productivity

Using Evernote (the right way)

I believe that the best insights are made possible when they’re built from the best knowledge available. Discovering that information gets easier and …

12 things you didn't know you could do with Gmail

Gmail is one of the world's most powerful and well-built tech tools, but there are ways to make it even more amazing.<p>Some features are hidden within Gmail itself -- through the Settings and Labs tab; others have been built by third party developers. (Just remember, third party apps will have access …

Apps

Fossil takes on Apple, launches its own Android Wear smart watch

The Apple Watch might be winning new customers left, right, and center, but that hasn’t stopped manufacturers from taking a chance on Google’s own …

Leaked Huawei Mate 8 renders: sleek body and nearly nonnexistent bezels

Huawei has worked hard to make a good name out of the Mate series. These devices have been outstanding, and the latest-generation Ascend Mate 7 happened to get a great review from us. 2015 is now coming to an end and it’s time for the Mate 8 to come around, a phone that should be announced in just …

Phones

Report: Apple to begin shifting iPhone displays from LCD to OLED in 2018

Apple is expected to begin shifting iPhones from LCD displays to improved OLED screens starting in 2018, according to <i>Nikkei Asian Review</i>. Currently the display technology is only used by Apple to produce Apple Watch displays while iPhones and iPads use older LCD technology. OLED benefits from …

Windows 10’s fall update is deactivating certain apps without asking

Windows 10 is possibly making unwanted changes to your gaming rig.<p>Microsoft’s first big update for its operating-system-as-a-service is deleting some user-installed apps without asking Windows owners for permission, according to dozens of complaints on message boards and forums. The affected …

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

The Magic Of Samsung Gear VR

Samsung Gear VR is here. The first major consumer-focused commercial effort in virtual reality is available for a mere $99. The bargain price has led to the device selling out in a matter of days and it will probably fill many stockings and sit under many Christmas trees this holiday season. I’ve …

Virtual Reality

ESET: mobile security for all things Android

Like it or not, our mobile devices are a huge part of our daily lives. Good security is essential – whether it be from malicious software, malicious people or too many distractions at the local pub. Things happen, but with the right protection, those things don’t have to be detrimental. This is …

Dell is fixing the security flaw that made it easy to steal data

PC maker Dell has announced a fix for a major security flaw found in computers that the company shipped this year. Some of its systems came preinstalled with a self-signed root certificate that makes it easy for attackers to exploit all affected systems.<p>Programmer Joe Nord found that a couple of …

Theme all of the Google things in preparation for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

We are now 24 days away from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and Google is jumping in on all the craze. If you navigate to Google.com/StarWars, you’ll …

Star Wars

The best hidden features in Windows 10's major update

Microsoft's first major Windows 10 update debuted yesterday with some new features and changes. Most of the additions are obvious, but there are a few hidden away. Here are several Windows 10 features you might not have discovered yet.<p><b>Find my device</b><p>You're probably used to using a find my device …

Apps

iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Compared to Surface Pro 4 and Surface Pen

Apple released the iPad Pro last week as a direct competitor to Microsoft's new Surface Pro 4. The high-end tablets are primarily targeted at creative professionals, with the companion Apple Pencil and Surface Pen available as precise input tools to complement your finger.<p><i>iMore</i> has shared a new …

Awaken the Force With Google's Star Wars Experience

Which side will prevail?<p>Google wants you to choose a side. In celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Google has launched a tool that allows …

Star Wars

These Are the 10 Best Apps for Your New iPad Pro

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IPad Pro

Why Google's virtual assistant won't tell you jokes

Google Now, the company's equivalent to Apple's Siri or Microsoft's Cortana, purposely avoids having any sort of personality, search executive Amit Singhal told Time's Victor Luckerson.<p>Singhal says that incorporating humor into voice assistants hints at artificial intelligence capabilities that …

Artificial Intelligence

A Map in Your iPhone Is Tracking You. Here’s How to Zap It

Author: Molly McHugh. Molly McHugh Gear<p>Date of Publication: 11.13.15.<p>Time of Publication: 4:30 pm. 4:30 pm<p>Buried in your iOS location settings is a …

Google is giving away Drive storage to get more restaurant reviews for Maps

Google is offering up to 1TB of free Drive storage for its most ardent Local Guides.<p>Local Guides is Google’s program for reviewers who offer their take on cafes, restaurants and various other businesses in their area. Those reviews are then fed into Google Maps.<p>In revamping its Local Guides …

iOS 9 How-To: Put your iPhone in Low Power Mode & extend your battery life

Have you ever wondered how much of your battery is being used? Or been in a quick pinch and you’re desperate to make your device last the whole day? Even though it’s at 18% and you won’t be able to access a charger for several hours? Or have you ever wondered why sometimes when you use certain apps …

Xbox One Armed Forces Controller Is Coming Back

The special edition Xbox One Armed Forces controller, which sports a camouflage pattern to give it a military look, is coming back. Microsoft has announced that the controller, originally released in October 2014, will start showing up again at retailers starting on November 23.<p>Apparently, the …

13 Google Chrome Tips That Will Make Your Life Better

Since it debuted in 2008, Google Chrome has quickly risen to be the most popular web browser in the world, beating out Firefox and Internet …

Apps

Why has WhatsApp accessed my contacts 23,709 times in the last 7 days?

Each time you install an app, you’re asked to accept the permissions it’s requesting to access the features on your phone. It’s a standard cost of entry for downloading pretty much any app, and particularly free ones.<p>If you’re not paying with money, you’re paying with your data.<p>But despite knowing …

Apps

Kudo Tsunoda Leaves Xbox Division to Head Windows Apps Studio

Kudo Tsunoda, former creative director of Kinect, has left the Xbox group to assume a role at Microsoft with a much broader remit. The announcement was made by Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Microsoft's Windows and devices group, in an email sent to employees.<p>Tsunoda has been appointed …

Microsoft Edge

Google's Going to Make Downloading Apps an Afterthought

Today, if I want to book a hotel from my phone, I’d likely search the Play Store for a travel app, skim the reviews, download one that looks …