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You can enable one of Google Pixel’s coolest features on other Android phones

Google’s Pixel phones have some unique features that you can’t get on other Android devices. Google’s Assistant is one of them, and it’s not even …

Selected 33 Best Android Hacking Apps And Tools Of 2018

<b>Best Android hacking apps</b> — one of the most searched queries in Google.<p>Nowadays every geek wants to turn their <b>Android smartphone</b> into a hacking …

YouTube says some games are weirdly popular by region

Some games are universal -- <i>Minecraft</i> and <i>Grand Theft Auto</i>, for instance, are popular in almost every country despite being different from each other in nearly every way. <i>Pokémon Go</i> is also a hit everywhere except, not surprisingly, Russia. After checking game streams against regions, YouTube …

Ultimate drop test showdown: iPhone 7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Galaxy S7 Edge

The iPhone 7 is the likely fastest smartphone in the world. Apple is going to sell tens of millions of units, despite the fact that many thought the …

How to safely access and navigate the Dark Web

Is your business data on the Dark Web? Learn how to find out if you've been compromised in this step-by-step guide to accessing the underbelly of the …

Linux

How To Make Your DIY Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox

This article looks at how to make a DIY smartphone projector and offers some practical advice to readers.

Now you can power any app with Google's speech recognition software

Google had plenty to announce for eager developers at its GCP Next event in San Francisco, but perhaps the most interesting was the company’s decision to create a brand new API around its speech recognition technology.<p>Called — what else — the Google Cloud Speech API, developers will now be able to …

Machine Learning

Microsoft just launched an artificial intelligence bot for teens that has 'no chill'

But users won't be speaking to a person, they'll be talking to "Tay," Microsoft's new bot that's powered by artificial intelligence.<p>The easiest way to converse with Tay is on Twitter. It's at @tayandyou. All users have to do is tweet at it as if it were a real person and it'll tweet back in a kind …

Microsoft could finally show the world its universal Xbox apps next month

It’s been a while since we first heard about Universal Windows 10 apps for Xbox – apps that can run on anything from your console to your phone to your computer – but it looks like they’re finally ready to make their debut at Microsoft’s Build event later this month.<p>Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, …

Apps

Here's Where To See The Next Total Solar Eclipse

Parts of southeast Asia will see it in totality, but Hawaii and Alaska are also top skywatching spots.<p>For some, the sky is about to turn very dark. The next total solar eclipse takes place between Tuesday, Mar. 8 and Wednesday, Mar. 9.<p>Light will be blocked out as the moon passes between the Earth …

Solar Eclipse

Samsung's new dongle gives your car an LTE connection

Samsung is getting into the connected car business, but instead of building connectivity into new cars, it's providing a way for owners of older cars to add LTE connectivity to their vehicles. The Samsung Connect Auto dongle plugs into a car's OBD II diagnostic port (most cars built in the last two …

Scientists locate the part of the brain where sighs are made

Your life depends on your ability to sigh.<p>Yes, we sigh when we're exhausted or stressed -- and when the weight of the world feels like too much to bear -- but it turns out that sighing is also an essential life-sustaining reflex that is necessary to keep our lungs from collapsing.<p>This week …

The Brain

Ban Ki-moon adds to pressure on UK to stop arms sales to Saudis

Britain has come under renewed pressure to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia after the UN secretary general accused the Saudis of indiscriminate bombing in Yemen and said countries such as the UK had a duty to stop the flow of weapons to Riyadh-led forces.<p>Speaking in London, Ban Ki-moon said: “Yemen …

Middle East

Ex-cop pleads guilty to murdering Oregon woman found in suitcase | Reuters

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former Wisconsin police officer accused of killing two women, stuffing their bodies into suitcases and dumping them on a rural road pleaded guilty on Monday to murder in one of the cases, online court records showed.<p>Steven Zelich, 54, entered guilty pleas in Kenosha County …

Crime

Sending a single link can cause anyone's smartphone to crash

There’s a link doing the rounds on social media today that can crash almost any smartphone, just by opening it in your browser.<p>The aptly named crashsafari.com [<b>this will crash your browser — even Chrome</b>] does what it says on the box — it crashes the browser by writing thousands of characters in the …