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Bitcoin Has Crossed the $10,000 Mark for the First Time

Don’t give in to the fear of missing out, conventional investing wisdom prescribes. But FOMO is hard to overcome when considering Bitcoin prices, …

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Firefox Quantum arrives with faster browser engine, major visual overhaul, and Google as default search engine

Mozilla today launched Firefox 57, branded Firefox Quantum, for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The new version, which Mozilla calls “by far the biggest update since Firefox 1.0 in 2004,” brings massive performance improvements and a visual redesign.<p>The Quantum name signals that Firefox 57 …

Pinterest launches colorful Pincodes that link to fashion and food boards

Pinterest is the latest company to get in on the scannable QR-style code trend, launching a colorful version of the tech that it calls Pincodes. At launch, Pincodes can only be created by companies and publishers; but if you stumble upon one, you’ll be able to scan it using Pinterest’s Lens feature …

Apple iOS 11.1 Release, It's A Big One

Apple iOS 11.1 is the big one. Following the rushed releases of iOS 11.0.1, iOS 11.0.2 and iOS 11.0.3 (which caused more problems than they fixed), Apple has launched a new iOS 11.1 update which tackles by far the biggest problem facing iOS 11 upgraders today: <i>battery life</i>.<p>Popular YouTuber …

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5 Fast Light Weight Android Launchers You should not miss

Team TechKT October 19, 2017 2 comments<p>Android comes with almost a million customization possibilities. With the vast range of Android Launchers …

WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

Apple lists the 14 car brands whose wireless chargers will work with the iPhone 8 and X

If you’re wondering whether your car’s wireless phone charger will work with this year’s iPhones, an Apple support document has the answer. It lists 14 brands whose chargers will work with the iPhone 8.<p>Although Apple doesn’t yet list the iPhone X, the same chargers should work, though there are a …

Amazon’s latest Alexa-enabled device is a home security camera

Cloud Cam also enables its new in-home delivery service<p>This morning, Amazon announced a new service called Key. It allows Prime customers to get in-home delivery, meaning the courier will unlock your front door and drop the package off inside. To work, Amazon is releasing a brand-new gadget called …

Home Security

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL India Pre-Orders Start Thursday

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL pre-bookings are now open in India, with the smartphones available online exclusively via Flipkart, while, according to …

Google Earth discovers ancient stone gates in Saudi Arabia

Scientists have discovered about 400 previously undocumented stone structures known as 'Gates' in Saudi Arabia with the help of Google Earth imagery. …

Google Earth

FBI tried to break into 6,900 phones -- and failed

The FBI thinks encryption is getting out of hand.<p>In the last 11 months, FBI agents have tried, unsuccessfully, to break into 6,900 mobile devices, reported the Associated Press. That's more than half of the devices the agency targeted, according to FBI director Christopher Wray.<p>It's not the first …

Google Lens is rolling out to the first-gen Pixel and Pixel XL in Photos app

Google Lens made its official debut at Google's October 4th event alongside the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, but we first checked it out nearly a month …

VTech's $100 KidiBuzz is a chunky Android-powered 'phone' for your kids, and it's available now

More and more children these days are getting their own smartphones. But if you just want your kid to <i>feel</i> like they have one, you can now look to the …

Apple and Samsung are headed back to court... again

The case that never ends is going back to court. Back in 2012, Apple won a lawsuit against Samsung that sought damages for a handful of patent infringements involving smartphone functionality and design. At the time, Apple was awarded $1 billion, but that sum has been whittled down and in December …

Judiciary

OnePlus 5T teaser image hints at the flagship going bezel-less (Updated)

The good folks at Android Authority have received a teaser image of OnePlus’ next phone, the 5T; if it’s legit, we might soon get the company’s first bezel-less device, and I can’t wait.<p>From what’s visible in the render, the handset appears to feature a similar chassis to the OnePlus 5, with an …

Sony's Xperia Hello robotic assistant can now be an expensive member of your family

Like an animated Amazon Echo for $1,300<p>Sony’s new robotic assistant called the Xperia Hello is now ready for Japanese homes. The swiveling smart speaker we first saw as a prototype last year features big animated eyes and a 4.55 inch LCD in its belly. The Xperia robot runs Android and responds to …

Google Pixel 2 "black smearing," "clicking," and speaker volume issues reported

Another day, another round of Pixel 2 problems. Google’s latest handsets were released last week and, seeing that they’re the major flagships from the Android maker itself, they’ve since been under the microscope. To briefly bring you up to speed, some tech critics found potential screen burn-in on …

3 ways your iPhone's Mail app just got better

It's a toss-up between Mail and Messages for the app I use most on my iPhone ($500 at Cricket Wireless). And maybe Instagram. (And, OK, the MLB.com At Bat app during the summer months.) But by and large, it's email and texting that I do most regularly on my phone. The Messages app got a few new …

Apps

Apple Watch saves man from pulmonary embolism

Wearing an Apple Watch has become the difference between life and death for a New York man who never expected that buying one could save his life.<p>James Green, a 28-year-old from Brooklyn, describes himself as a serial data tracker. When he bought the original Apple Watch two years ago, he picked it …

Apple Watch

Best Qi Certified Wireless Chargers under $20

Team TechKT October 1, 2017 no comments<p>Wireless charging is available with us since 2012 with Nokia being first to introduce this. On August 24, …

7 Best Contacts And Dialer Apps For Android

The primary function of a phone is to speak with other people, other features like social media interactions, gaming, business, blogging and other …

Apps

New iPhone X Surprises Reveal Apple's Flawed Vision

The iPhone X is the future for Apple’s iPhone. That’s the implication from Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive in an interview published by Japanese design publication Casa Brutus. But has Apple placed too much focus on design and not enough on the consumer?<p>Let’s start with the all-glass design. …

Mobile Technology

Instead Of Destroying Jobs Artificial Intelligence (AI) Is Creating New Jobs In 4 Out Of 5 Companies

AI will lead to humans losing their jobs and widespread redundancy – that’s the theory, anyway. However new research has suggested that firms which are investing in smart, automated and self-teaching systems are more likely to be creating jobs with it.<p>Researchers at Capgemini surveyed 1,000 …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft is now rolling out Cortana inside of Skype

Microsoft is starting to roll out Cortana inside of Skype, letting its smart assistant jump into private and group chats to offer assistance in making plans and looking up information. Cortana will be available on both iOS and Android, but Microsoft says its assistant “will be gradually rolled out” …

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Taylor Swift announces a social app for fans called The Swift Life

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Pornhub is improving search with an AI porn addict

<i>NSFW Warning: This story may contain links to and descriptions or images of explicit sexual acts.</i><p>One of the (many) problems that porn websites that rely upon user-generated content have, is that its one-handed users often don't respect proper database use. As a consequence, you may have thousands …

The 3 Best Hardware Wallets For Bitcoin of 2018 ( ++ Altcoins)

More and more people are joining the realm of Bitcoin each day.<p>While some are happy storing their coins in software or desktop wallets, some want to …

Cryptocurrency

Smartphone Accessories: iPhone 7/8 Plus 7200mAh Battery Case $28, more

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