Kindle Fire

Burglar who broke into house as owners slept caught buying bread and cigarettes with stolen credit card

A burglar who broke into a Hull home while its occupiers slept in their beds was caught when he used a stolen debit card to buy groceries.<p>James …

Crime

Dear Coleen: My ex boyfriend has married but he still contacts me all the time

Dear Coleen<p>I’m in the middle of a dilemma regarding my ex-boyfriend. I am currently single and would love to find a relationship, but my ex is still …

Relationships

Taking a page from Kindle, Amazon’s Alexa is everywhere—can Google's Assistant catch up?

When Amazon upended the publishing industry with the advent of the Kindle, it also paved the way for an approach to luring consumers into a larger …

Android News

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to help send 1,000 Dreamers to college

(FoxNews.com) - With his newly minted title as the world’s richest person, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos announced on Friday that he is donating a piece of his …

Jeff Bezos

The Gravity of Kubernetes

Kubernetes has become the standard way of deploying new distributed applications.<p>Most new internet businesses started in the foreseeable future will …

Cloud Computing

6 Fun Educational Toys and Apps To Teach Your Kids Coding

We live in a digital age and whether your child grows up to be an actual programmer or pursues another path, the structure and logic of programming …

Kids

Jeff Bezos' net worth tops $105 billion as Amazon climbs in New Year

Jeff Bezos' net worth reached $105.1 billion Monday on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index as Amazon.com shares added to a 12-month surge that's lifted the online shopping giant's market value by almost 57 percent.<p>Amazon shares have risen 6.6 percent this year, with a report showing the Seattle-based …

Amazon.com Inc

WIRED Magazine Subscription

Your Subscription Includes<p>The Print and Tablet Editions, plus a Free WIRED Portable Phone Charger. Enjoy the WIRED Tablet Edition on your Kindle …

'Next of Kin will certainly ruffle a few feathers in new gripping ITV drama'

I’ve seen enough dramas to know that if one opens with the line “Today is officially a good day” it will turn out to be anything but.<p>That was the …

TV

How the Amazon-Google Feud Is Hurting Customers

Last fall, I uploaded some family videos to YouTube. Then I bought my mother an Amazon Fire TV so she could access them on her living room television.<p>…

Business

Dear Coleen: I've slipped into a boring single life in front of the TV but I don't know how to get out of it

Dear Coleen<p>I’m a woman in my mid-50s and I’m in such a rut. I’ve been single for the past 10 years since my husband left me for a younger woman.<p>In my …

Love

Apple’s Aging Parental Controls Called into Question, Apple Responds

As recently as four or five years ago, Apple’s parental controls were considered to be the industry standard for mobile devices. They give parents a lot of basic functionality, including the ability to disable apps and features, select allowed content ratings for music, video, podcasts, and apps, …

Apple

Tech Q&A: North Korea alerts, converting VHS tapes, streaming options and more

<b>Nuclear Alerts</b><p><b>Q:</b> If North Korea launches a nuclear weapon, will the government let us know on our phones?<p><b>A:</b> Gone are the days of bombing drills and fallout shelters in the backyard. Almost every cellphone in the country is equipped to receive emergency notifications. I receive an alert several …

North Korea

Storage Full - is it Badvertising or just out of context?

My wife pulled me aside during the holiday break.<p>“Ben, I think my phone might have been hacked.”<p>“That doesn’t sound good. What do you mean?”<p>“Well, …

Gartner Inc.

Dear Coleen: I'm nervous about dating again after my husband dumped me

Dear Coleen<p>Eighteen months ago my husband left me and our five-year-old son, saying he needed some space and time to think. We’re both 35 and had …

Relationships

This Pint-Sized ‘Treadmill’ Wears Kids Out With Video Games

Instead of doing 20-minutes of hill repeats, however, they play on-screen games by running and jumping.<p>By<p>Getting kids excited about exercise can be …

Shopping

January 2018 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!

In our cover feature on <b>Julius Caesar</b>, Guy de la Bédoyère reveals why the Roman leader risked everything on a disastrous invasion <b></b>of Britain.<p>Meanwhile, …

History

Xamarin Live Player Kindle Fire Workaround

Let’s talk about using your Kindle Fire as a development device for Xamarin. It is running Android OS so you should be able to develop and test your …

Software Development

There's so much utter carnage on our streets we must make drunks pay for getting tanked

Carnage. Total, complete and utter carnage.<p>When you look at the pictures of people out on the lash on New Year’s Eve, it’s like some kind of …

Larchmont & Mamaroneck Libraries Offer New Streaming Film Service

With Kanopy, Library Patrons Will Have Access to more than 30,000 Films, For Free!<p>The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now …

New York City

Friday briefing: Apple offers discounted batteries in phone slow-down apology

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, Apple has apologised for not telling users about automatic throttling of iPhones with older batteries, Facebook and …

Charlie Brooker

44 Home Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

Your home will thank ya!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Shopping

Here's How You Can Connect iHeartRadio To All Of Your New Christmas Gadgets

Electronics are a huge go-to for Christmas gifts and we know that millions of Americans are currently basking in the beauty of their new gadgets …

Rock Music

'Perks of being royal must never outstrip responsibility for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry'

And here they are – the Fab Four.<p>William, Kate, Meghan and Harry – the little band which will take our monarchy racing towards the 22nd century.<p>A bit …

Royal Family

16 iPhone apps you shouldn't live without

I'm pretty conservative when it comes to the apps I keep on my phone. If I don't use an app at least once a week, it gets axed.<p>I started with that …

Google Photos

Work on the Thomas fire doesn't stop for Christmas

More than 1,500 firefighters and members of ground crews still are working to tame the Thomas fire, now the largest blaze in recorded state history.<p>The fire has covered 281,620 acres, but Pat Russell, deputy chief of the Anaheim Fire Department, who is helping supervise firefighting operations, …

News

Stack Overflow: 2017 Year-End Reflection

Well, somehow we’ve reached the end of 2017 already, and we figured it was time to check in on the reading resolutions we made at the beginning of …

Books

Dear Coleen: Husband always wears PJs his mum buys him for Christmas and it's just not sexy

<b>Dear Coleen</b><p>I have been married to my husband for eight years and every Christmas since then, his mother has given him a pair of pyjamas as part of …

Marriage

My 11 favorite apps and gadgets I tried in 2017

Throughout 2017, I tested dozens of gadgets and probably twice as many apps.<p>But as the year draws to a close, there are only a handful that rose to the top of the heap.<p>This list includes a few unlikely winners, like a tiny phone designed to be used as little as possible, and a smartphone game …

Gear & Gadgets

The Best Holiday Gifts For The Gamer In Your Life

We know, video games move at an absurd pace, and if you’re not a gamer, it can be hard to keep up. Fortunately, we’re here with a few recommendations to help you buy the right gift for the gamer in your life — be it a splashy new console or a modest stocking stuffer.<p>For The Gamer Who Pops The …

Consumer Tech