Forgot your Android password or PIN? Here’s what to do

Forgot your Android password or PIN? Here’s what to do

The smart move for every Android smartphone owner is to set up lock screen security on your device so that others can’t access it. You can choose a pattern, password, or PIN. Many devices also now sport fingerprint scanners...

How to Easily Select Your Default Apps in Android 6.0

How to Easily Select Your Default Apps in Android 6.0

One of Android’s most powerful features is the ability to select your default apps for browsing the web, sending emails, and other tasks — even the launcher that appears when you press the Home button. On Android 6.0, there’s now an easy interface for man...

32-bit vs. 64-bit: What’s the difference, and what does it mean for your PC?

32-bit vs. 64-bit: What’s the difference, and what does it mean for your PC?

You’ve probably seen 32-bit and 64-bit options available whenever you download an app, or install a game. Your PC might even have a sticker that says it has a 64-bit processor. But does it really matter? Most new PCs have a 64-bit processor, so what do yo...

Keep an eye on your pet or child with Fynd, the 4G LTE tracking device

Keep an eye on your pet or child with Fynd, the 4G LTE tracking device

Currently on Indiegogo, Fynd is a tracking device that runs on Sprint’s 4G LTE coverage. While most Bluetooth trackers don’t work beyond 100 feet, this tracker has unlimited nationwide range. With Fynd, you can track down your child, pet, or valuable i...

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO A.I. SUPERINTELLIGENCE AND ‘THE SINGULARITY’

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO A.I. SUPERINTELLIGENCE AND ‘THE SINGULARITY’

Have you heard people talking about the technological singularity, either positively or negatively, but didn’t know enough to join in? Want to know if you should pack your bags and flee for the hills to escape the coming robot invasion? Or maybe join a ch...

RUMORS AND SPECULATION SWIRL AROUND THE UPCOMING ‘POKÉMON GO’ HALLOWEEN EVENT

RUMORS AND SPECULATION SWIRL AROUND THE UPCOMING ‘POKÉMON GO’ HALLOWEEN EVENT

A few days ago, the Pokémon Company teased a bunch of tricks and treats that are on the way for a special Pokémon Go Halloween event. Details are scarce, but that didn’t stop the avid trainers across the internet from parsing every single word and engagin...

HERE ARE THE NAMES AND ACHIEVEMENTS BEHIND THIS YEAR’S NOBEL PRIZES IN SCIENCE

HERE ARE THE NAMES AND ACHIEVEMENTS BEHIND THIS YEAR’S NOBEL PRIZES IN SCIENCE

The winners of this year’s Nobel Prizes in Science have been announced and, despite science writer Ed Yong’s thoughtful dismissal of this “absurd anachronistic way of recognizing scientific achievement,” they’re still a very big deal. Awarded annually ...

UBER IOS APP CAN VIRTUALLY ‘SEE’ YOUR PHONE SCREEN, AND APPLE APPROVED IT

UBER IOS APP CAN VIRTUALLY ‘SEE’ YOUR PHONE SCREEN, AND APPLE APPROVED IT

To better prepare its Apple Watch app, Uber used technology enabling it to view and record what was happening on an iPhone’s screen, even when the Uber app was only running in the background. The permission to do this was granted by Apple, and although Ub...

TO GET THE PERFECT MOUNTAIN SHOT, PHOTOGRAPHER COREY RICH HAS TO CLIMB IT FIRST

TO GET THE PERFECT MOUNTAIN SHOT, PHOTOGRAPHER COREY RICH HAS TO CLIMB IT FIRST

magine dangling thousands of feet in the air with only a rope and some cables to hold you in place. It’s not a place most of us would find ourselves, but for Corey Rich, it’s just an ordinary day at the office. In order to capture his subject — mountain c...

GOOGLE SECRETLY AXED ITS NFC SMART UNLOCK AND ANDROID USERS ARE FUMING

GOOGLE SECRETLY AXED ITS NFC SMART UNLOCK AND ANDROID USERS ARE FUMING

Google has discontinued its NFC (near-field communication) Smart Unlock for Android, a cool little feature that allowed users to easily unlock their nearby Android phone. NFC devices can interact wirelessly with each other if they’re within a few inches,...