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nilay patel on Twitter: "HERE FINE HERE IT IS: Bluetooth won’t replace the headphone jack — walled gardens will. https://t.co/DSDvmUFiyG… "

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>reckless</b><p>Photo 1: headphone pic in feed with white background. Photo 2: clicked on pic, now it's a black background. Are …

Almost no one knows about the best Android phones on the planet

Google has been making phones for years, but you probably didn't know that.<p>You're forgiven if you didn't, of course, given that Google doesn't take the same traditional approach in selling its phones. They're not sold in stores, they typically receive little-to-no promotion in advertising, and …

Ubuntu 15.10 Available to Download, This Is What’s New

<b>Six months in the making but today Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf staggers out of the wilderness, ready to sink its teeth in to your computer.</b>You can get …

iPhone users should look at Google's newest phones before judging Android

And that's unfortunate because those phones aren't really good examples of Android.<p>I'm not saying they're bad phones. Some of them have gorgeous designs and fantastic cameras, and some have great exclusive features. Samsung Pay, for example, is only available on the latest Samsung smartphones. It's …

Yahoo hopes for 'historic event' with its NFL livestream

Are you ready for some NFL football—at 9:30 on a Sunday morning?<p>Yahoo is set to exclusively air a game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo …

Twitter CEO Dorsey Apologizes To Developers, Says He Wants To “Reset” Relations

Twitter’s epic bust up with developers several years ago was one of the bigger bumps in the company’s rocky history, so now, as the social media company is working to reboot the business under new CEO Jack Dorsey, it kicked off its big developer event with a key message: an apology for Twitter’s …

A look inside Google's new OnHub wireless router

Last week, in Amazonian fashion, a new Google product suddenly appeared on the internet: a wireless router, the bastion of (and scapegoat for) all at-home internet experiences.<p>Its unveiling may have been sudden, but the $200 router, called the OnHub, has actually been in the works for a couple …

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

Samsung has new 360-degree wireless speakers and a better app

Samsung is releasing three new 360-degree wireless speakers -- the R1, R3 and R5 -- as a follow-up to its Portal-esque R7 device. They're not quite egg-shaped like their predecessor (and its own predecessors), but they feature the same "ring-radiator" technology that helps them fill a room with …

Ad-block software is approaching 200 million users — here's how publishers are reacting

Ad-block software usage may be more common than previously thought. There are nearly 200 million monthly active users (MAU) of ad-block software globally, according to data from a new study by PageFair and Adobe included in our latest ad-blocking report.<p>That represents a big uptick in ad-block …

Amazon’s new Underground app for Android delivers over $10,000 worth of free apps and games

<b>From</b> <i>9to5Toys.com</i>:<p>Amazon has launched a new service for Android users that will deliver “over $10,000 in paid apps, games and in-app items” for free. <i>Amazon Underground</i> is replacing the popular Free App of the Day promotion. The promotion page teases Frozen Free Fall, Star Wars Rebels: Missions, and …

There’s a Massive Battle Brewing Over the Future Of Wi-Fi

Verizon and T-Mobile are planning to use Wi-Fi networks to broadcast their cellular signals — a move that could clog up the airwaves and lead to …

Adobe's next mobile photo editor could be revealed in October

When Adobe announced it was discontinuing its mobile Photoshop Touch app earlier this year, it hinted at greater things to come in a mysterious project code-named "Project Rigel." While it listed a vague "late 2015" availability at the time, a recent <i>CNET</i> report suggests we'll be formally introduced …

Adobe

What Does Your Uber Driver Think Of You?

Veteran Uber passengers are accustomed to rating drivers on a scale of 1 to 5 after each ride. But passengers aren't the only ones giving a rating. Drivers also rate passengers on a similar scale after every ride.<p>Enter Uber's mysterious passenger rating. As it stands now, that passenger rating is …

How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1180000/1180963_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524630451_d7730ab5d4a6600f50ce22b205307da7<p><b>Eyes are everywhere online.</b><p>The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private …

Mozilla blocks Flash as Facebook security chief calls for its death

It's temporary, but we hope it's permanent<p>After yesterday's news that Facebook's new chief security officer wants to set a date to kill Flash once and for all, the latest version Mozilla's Firefox browser now blocks Adobe's vulnerability-riddled software as standard. Mark Schmidt, the head of the …

5 Reasons To Install a Home Webcam

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Docker and CoreOS unite to start the Open Container Project and standardize runtime, image format

Docker and CoreOS today are jointly announcing that they’re working with several major tech companies on a new Linux Foundation initiative called the Open Container Project. The idea is for everyone — users and vendors — to agree on a standard container runtime and image format and prevent …

DevOps

Apple didn't make MIT's 50 Smartest Companies list

In his introduction to <i>MIT Technology Review’</i>s 50 Smartest Companies list for 2014, Brian Bergstein paraphrased Justice Stewart Potter’s 1964 …

Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

At last, the Raspberry Pi mini PC has an official case

There's no question that the Raspberry Pi is successful among the homebrew computing crowd. However, it's not what you'd call consumer-friendly -- the bare circuit board you normally get is clearly intended for tinkerers who plan to put the mini PC inside their own projects. Mercifully, you won't …

Raspberry Pi

Sony's wafer-thin, Android-powered 4K TVs will start at $2,499

Spring has come and gone without any sign of Sony's promised X900C and X910C TVs, but those super-thin 4K sets are finally on their way... well, almost. The slimmest of the bunch, the 0.19-inch thick X900C series, is now slated to arrive in July at hefty prices of $2,499 for a 55-inch model, and …

Android TV

Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones

Have a Samsung Galaxy device? Chances are it has a security flaw that lets attackers install malware on it or eavesdrop on your calls, and there's …

Samsung Galaxy

This new site keeps track of failed startups and why they flopped

A new website — Autopsy.io— just launched to keep those failures all together in one neat place, complete with a summary of why each company flopped, in hopes of providing a lesson for others to learn from.<p>In a simple spreadsheet format, the site lists each startup name, its basic idea, the …

The robots are here — and you should be worried

Anxiety has been building around the second machine age and its implications for our economic future, and it may have reached a tipping point.<p>Just last week, Silicon Valley venture capitalists and executives published an open letter on the digital economy, calling for public-policy changes and new …

The web portal Lycos is releasing a smart band and smart ring

Lycos, the search engine and web portal that you may remember from way, way back, is not only still around, it's actually launching a pair of wearables today. Simply called the Band and the Ring, the wearables are primarily being pitched as devices that can be used to replace your password, using …

MIT researchers create an algorithm that removes digicam photo reflections

Professional photographers understand the complexities of compensating for errant reflections when shooting a scene through a window. But what about the rest of us who are using arguably less than stellar equipment for the same kinds of shots?<p>MIT researchers are getting ready to present a new …

Your favorite websites can now send notifications to Chrome on Android

Support for push notifications was the most important feature in last week's Chrome 42 release — and starting today you'll begin to see why. Today, several websites including eBay, Facebook, Pinterest, Vice News, and Product Hunt will begin to offer Chrome push notifications on both desktop and …

Amazon ‘Unlocked’ Will Give Away Paid Apps For Free

Amazon has been working hard to build up the popularity of its Android-based Appstore with consumers and developers — borrowing from the well-thumbed Amazon playbook of deep discounts to drive usage. Now, a new feature it wants to launch looks like it could be its biggest disruptive storefront …

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the …